Daily Archive: August 9, 2017

Aug 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Michigan and Mid-Ohio

Truex Wins Series-Best Fourth Race

NASCAR logoSaving fuel in the closing laps, Martin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney, who had to pit for gas, to win the I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at Watkins Glen International – his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series-high fourth victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge announced 

Second Annual Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Post-Season Event Offers $75,000 to Win, $110,000 Total Prize Pool

2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge announced Mazda Motorsports today announced open registration for the 2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge featuring a $110,000 prize pool, with $75,000 going to the overall winner.

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Aug 09

Canada’s biggest motorcycle road racing event of the year set for CTMP

Jordan Szoke’s High-Adrenaline Freestyle Motocross Extreme Show included in admission

Jordan Szoke's Extreme ShowCanada’s biggest motorcycle road racing event of the year is set for Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) August 18-20. The weekend features Canada’s top motorcycle road racers as they compete for the national Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, as well as a full slate of off-track, family-friendly activities including 11-time National Champion Jordan Szoke’s Extreme Show. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Kevin Lacroix will attempt a hat trick at the GP3R

CanAm 50

2016-08-14_1530Kevin Lacroix and Team Bumper to Bumper are preparing for the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières in the NASCAR PINTY’S series, a huge event for Quebec’s racing fans taking place this Saturday August 12 and Sunday August 13.

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Aug 09

Jean-François Dumoulin hits the track at home, at the Trois-Rivieres Grand Prix

NASCAR Pinty’s Series: Ninth event

2017-07-08_0424For Jean-François Dumoulin, the mythical circuit of the Trois-Rivieres Grand Prix is THE event of the year. At the wheel of the #04 Spectra Premium / Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA car, for the 23rd consecutive year, the Trois-Rivieres native is as excited as ever to start the main event of this upcoming weekend, on Sunday, August 13 at 2:18 PM. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Prosecco DOC German Round the location for WorldSBK in August

Leading Italian Consortium continues support of WorldSBK 

Prosecco DOC German Round the location for WorldSBK in AugustAs the European season resumes from the summer break, Prosecco DOC and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce the addition in their partnership ahead of the Prosecco DOC German Round from 18th – 20th August.
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Aug 09

Wehrlein excited to work with ‘outstanding’ Vasseur at Sauber

“We never really worked together, so I’m looking forward to working with him”

2017-06-08_0505Pascal Wehrlein is relishing the opportunity to work with new Sauber Formula 1 chief Frederic Vasseur, but feels changes implemented will only begin to bear fruit in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Iowa universal aero kit test open to public

The test will be the first on a short oval for the two cars testing the new kit to be used by all series competitors next season.

Chevrolet and HondaIowa Speedway race fans can watch the latest test of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series universal aerodynamic bodywork kit free on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “The first half of the season has been incredible”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM, Formula 1 and ADAC GT Masters: Lucas Auer has been exceptionally busy during the last few weeks driving ‘Pink Panthers’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Acura teases new ARX-05 Prototype Race Car ahead of Monterey Automotive Week (+video)

Acura teased its newest race car, the Acura ARX-05 prototype, to be fielded by the legendary Team Penske in 2018

Introduced in a new video (https://youtu.be/cblkk4d9YMw) the ARX-05 marks the Acura brand’s anticipated return to prototype racing and will be fully revealed at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, part of the prestigious Monterey Automotive Week, August 18. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

WRC: Loeb tests Citroën C3 (+video)

“The feeling on the dry Tarmac at the end was really fast”

Sébastien Loeb was impressed by the performance of the latest generation World Rally Cars during his comeback test with Citroën Racing on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Lowes extends Yamaha WorldSBK contract for 2018 Season

The British rider will continue his partnership with team mate Michael van der Mark for a further year

Yamaha Motor Europe has announced that Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team’s Alex Lowes has agreed a one-year extension to his contract that will see him stay with the team for the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship.

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