Daily Archive: August 12, 2017

Aug 12

50th BTCC pole position for Jason Plato

Touring car legend heads Subaru one-two in qualifying at Knockhill

BTCC logoAdrian Flux Subaru Racing’s Jason Plato topped a thrilling Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship qualifying session at Knockhill to claim a 50th career pole position in the UK’s premier motor sport series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 12

Tagliani Quickest at Trois-Rivières

Quebec driver fastest in Pinty’s Session for Sunday’s Race

2017-08-12_0712Alex Tagliani set the pace during Saturday’s sole NASCAR Pinty’s Series practice session for Sunday’s Le 50 Tours CanAm at Circuit Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 12

Prototype Challenge Trois-Rivieres Saturday notebook

Stefan Rzadzinski joins Prototype Challenge Series in Trois-Rivieres

2017-08-11-14-27-59_0761As anticipated Saturday morning at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres, rainy conditions leveled the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda playing field, balancing the heavier, higher-horsepowered LMP3 chassis and the nimble, but slower MPC entries.

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Aug 12

Joker in the pack: Marquez overturns predictions for pole

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Joker in the pack Marquez overturns predictions for poleRepsol Honda rider heads the grid, Dovizioso and Lorenzo complete the front row. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) blasted out the blocks to pole position at the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, carrying forward his earlier pace on Saturday to stake a claim on victory at the Red Bull Ring.

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Aug 12

Ferrari vindicated by ‘making less noise’ over winter – Vettel

“We want to win so very happy where we are going but it’s not yet enough”

2017-06-11_0510Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari is reaping the rewards of its strategy of keeping its head down over the winter having emerged as the team to beat during the 2017 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 12

Prototype Challenge Trois-Rivieres Friday notebook

A fan favorite, drawing significant crowds, “GP3R” as it is often referred

2017-08-11-14-32-47_0874The only street circuit on the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda schedule, the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres was certainly up to providing a challenge and a new perspective to series competitors Friday as they took to the track for two 30-minute practice sessions.

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Aug 12

Marquez shocks to top FP3 shootout and the march to Q2

Marquez, Zarco lead the way – with Rossi and Iannone moving up as Pedrosa heads for Q1

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) pulled out a surprise in FP3 at the Red Bull Ring, taking to the top of the timesheets by more than four tenths to head the direct entrants to Q2.

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Aug 12

Sometimes brilliant, sometimes mat

The best or nothing

Sometimes brilliant, sometimes matThe current Mercedes promotional claim suits very well to sum up the DTM season for the Stuttgart-based brand so far. Read the rest of this entry »

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