Daily Archive: August 13, 2017

Aug 13

Disappointing race for Kevin Lacroix at the GP3R

Le 50 Tours CanAm

2017-08-13_1075It was a disappointing 48th Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières for Saint-Eustache native Kevin Lacroix in the NASCAR Pinty’s series as he abandoned the race due to an accident. He still managed to finish the race 16th, which allowed him to score a few valuable points in the Driver’s Championship.

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Aug 13

Alex Tagliani wins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières

Le 50 Tours CanAm

2017-08-13_1316He might have been ill with bronchitis, but Alex Tagliani was able to put his ailment on hold on Sunday long enough to score his first win of the season and his first-ever NASCAR Pinty’s victory on the temporary street course of Circuit de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 13

Tagliani dominates at Trois-Rivières

Quebec driver claims First Pinty’s Series victory of 2017

2017-08-13_1416It took Alex Tagliani just over a year, but he finally found his way back to Victory Lane by winning Le 50 Tours CanAm on Sunday.

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Aug 13

The Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières will enhance its profile and visibility internationally

The non-repayable contribution totalling $600,000 was awarded through CED’s Quebec Economic Development Program

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Government of Canada awards $600,000 in financial assistance to the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières to commercialize the event outside Quebec over the next three years.

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Aug 13

Kyle Larson foils Truex to boost Michigan winning streak (+video)

“This win feels amazing to steal one in a way”

Kyle Larson steamed to his third victory of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, making a bold move in an overtime restart for his third straight Michigan International Speedway win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Prototype Challenge Trois-Rivieres Sunday notebook

Rzadzinski held on to third place for his second LMP3 podium finish of the weekend

2017-08-13_0218While the skies were sunny and clear, the track surface at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres told another story for the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series Race 1 Saturday morning.

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Aug 13

Snow doubles down with encore Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA win at UMC

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA will next head to the Circuit of the Americas

Loren Beggs returns to Victory Lane in Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Race 2 at Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaMcKay Snow emerged from a close battle with Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA championship leader Loren Beggs (No. 08 911 Design/Porsche GT3 Cup) to claim his second win of the weekend at Utah Motorsports Campus on Sunday for TruSpeed Autosport.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Pirelli showcases both old and new at the Oldtimer Grand Prix

Porsche also celebrated 40 years of the 928

Pirelli showcases both old and new at the Oldtimer Grand PrixPorsche also celebrated 40 years of the 928, which was launched in 1977 and continued in production up until 1995, with more than 61,000 units built.Italian tyre firm Pirelli, which equips the majority of the world’s premium and prestige cars, was a sponsor of the Porsche Classic event at the Nurburgring’s Oldtimer Grand Prix in Germany over the weekend, which united several hundred Porsches from every era, as well as more than 1000 guests. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Canada RX2 review: Raymond extends series lead

Raymond scored his fourth win of the season

2017-08-06_1254The RX2 International Series joined the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada last weekend, for the first ever flyaway points-scoring round in the support series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Turkington tops table after podium hat-trick

Wins for Plato, Sutton and Ingram at Knockhill

BTCC logoTeam BMW’s Colin Turkington moved to the top of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings after scoring a podium hat-trick at Knockhill. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Unfinished business: Dovizioso vs Marquez to reign the Ring

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Unfinished business Dovizioso vs Marquez to reign the RingSpielberg hosts an all-time classic as it’s a Ducati vs Honda head-to-head to the line. Some races immediately enter the history books as the flag falls. The 2017 Austrian GP proves one such example, as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged a showcase of the best of the sport, right down to the wire.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

McKay Snows the Field for Pirelli GT3 Cup Victory at UMC

It was a mix of youth and experience leading the 34-car field 

McKay Snows the Field for Pirelli GT3 Cup Victory at UMCMaking his first ever Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA start, young McKay Snow made a big impression on Saturday as he took a flag to flag victory at Utah Motorsports Campus in the No. 66 TruSpeed Autosport/Porsche GT3 Cup machine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich Sunday Guide

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

20160723_010FIM MotoGP Stewards Panel Notification of Sanction: 24 Moto3 riders and Moto2 Hafiz Syahrin for technical infringement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, Aleshin parting ways

The INDYCAR team issued a statement on the decision

Mikhail AleshinThe 30-year-old is the first Russain driver to compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series, with a best finish of second place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Ranger powers to GP3R pole

Will lead the field for Fourth time at Trois-Rivières

2017-08-12_1067Andrew Ranger has earned many accolades at Circuit Trois-Rivières and he added one more to his resume Saturday by winning the NASCAR Pinty’s Series pole for Sunday’s Le 50 Tours CanAm.

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Aug 13

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Ontarians Laurens Wit and Jonathan Cox claim victory at the Black Bear Rally

Laurens Wit was participating in this event for his third time

ECRC-CREC logoOntarian driver Laurens Wit, of Dunrobin, and his co-driver Jonathan Cox, of Owen Sound, won the Black Bear Rally this weekend at the wheel of their Subaru WRX. This event, held in the Gilmour region of Ontario, marked the mid-season of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC).

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