Daily Archive: August 16, 2017

Aug 16

Colin Thompson Delivers Two More Podium Results for Kelly-Moss Road and Race at Trois-Rivieres

Maintains championship lead with just one more event remaining

2017-08-13_0031It was another positive outing for Kelly-Moss Road and Race (KMR) driver Colin Thompson in the penultimate round of the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda championship held at Trois-Rivieres over the weekend.

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Aug 16

A Hat trick for Chris Sahakian at Trois-Rivières

For motorsport enthusiasts across Canada, the first two weekends of August are sacred

2017-08-12_0124More than 300,000 people travel to Trois-Rivières from August 4th to the 13th in order to attend one of the largest events in Canadian motorsport history, the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R).

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Aug 16

Rollercoaster ride on Zandvoort’s new track surface

BMW’s Bruno Spengler to contest his 150th DTM race

Mattias Ekström, René RastThe DTM summer break is over and the pinnacle of touring-car racing is back. Conveniently, the second half of the season will be kicked off at a circuit with a special ambience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Canada’s First National Superbike Champion George Morin announced as Superbike Doubleheader weekend Grand Marshal

Canada’s biggest motorcycle road racing event of the year

Canada’s First National Superbike Champion George Morin 1George Morin, Canada’s first ever Superbike National Champion, has been announced as the Grand Marshal for this weekend’s Superbike Doubleheader at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), August 18-20.

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Aug 16

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol Motor Speedway

Good Things Coming In Threes

NASCAR logoAs the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the number to remember is “three.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Dorna and ADAC agree on joint promotion of juniors

Tomczyk and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta agreed on even closer joint promotion of juniors

Dorna and ADAC agree on joint promotion of juniorsRegulations of the NEC Moto3™ and the ETC to be brought in line, with reduced costs for participants and similar opportunities to progress. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Sainz has ‘no intention’ of breaking Red Bull F1 contract

Sainz currently races alongside Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso

2017-06-11_3325Carlos Sainz Jr. says he has “no intention” of breaking his Formula 1 contract with parent team Red Bull amid speculation about his racing plans for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Zandvoort: full throttle through the sand dunes

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers travel to the Dutch seaside resort Zandvoort

But the young guns are not travelling to the North Sea for a holiday but to fight for race wins and championship points at the 4.307-kilometre long Circuit Park Zandvoort. Germany’s Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) will try to defend his championship lead against British rookie Lando Norris (Carlin) and Sweden’s Joel Eriksson (Motopark).

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Aug 16

Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Riverside

High-Banked Oval in Nova Scotia Welcomes Series For 11th Time

2017-08-12_0678In the 11-year history of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, there has been four tracks host an event every season and the series will make its 11th stop at one stop at Riverside International Speedway for the Bumper To Bumper 300 this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT ’67 Heritage

Ford GT ’67 Heritage

Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT '67 HeritageOn the heels of the Ford GT ’66 Heritage released this year in celebration of the first of the American manufacturer’s four consecutive wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, here is the Ford GT ’67 Heritage, a limited series release a lucky few may take possession of in 2018.

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Aug 16

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “I will obviously do everything I can to start from pole and win every race”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoWith the second half of the DTM season about to get underway, team captain Gary Paffett looks ahead to the Zandvoort weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

A small town on the road

The paddock is the core of every DTM race meeting

A small town on the road During the race weekends, thousands of fans are provided motor racing at close range, there. But who is responsible for putting together all the parts of this incredible jigsaw?

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Aug 16

VW to enter Third car for Germany RX

The Volkswagen Motorsport test driver will be only the third driver to race a Volkswagen Motorsport built Polo in World RX

2017-08-06_0240Germany’s Dieter Depping will make his rallycross debut in the 11th round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Estering in Germany, racing a Volkswagen Polo GTI for PSRX Volkswagen Sweden. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Lausitzring promises a party vibe for WorldSBK fans 

Plenty of off track action to keep fans entertained at #GermanWorldSBK

Lausitzring promises a party vibe for WorldSBK fans Right around the corner, excitement for the Prosecco DOC German Round is swiftly gaining momentum and there are plenty of activities on offer for fans to make even more of their experience. Not only will crowds be able to experience the jam packed Paddock Show, there will be the fan zone, SBK Village and live music on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

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