Daily Archive: August 20, 2017

Aug 20

Labbe uses bumper for Riverside win (updated)

Makes last corner pass on Lacroix for Pinty’s victory

It was fitting, perhaps, that the Bumper To Bumper 300 was determined by a bumper Sunday. Alex Labbe culminated a late charge to the finish with a bump-and-run pass on Kevin Lacroix, on the final corner of the final lap at Riverside International Speedway. The win is the fourth of the season for the Victoriaville, Quebec driver, and his first win on the high-banked, third-mile oval. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Ranger and Team Mopar earn Top-Five finish

Bumper To Bumper 300

2017-08-13_0356Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team continued were back in action for round number ten of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series this past Sunday at Riverside International Speedway near Antigonish, Nova Scoria.  And it was a total team effort that earned them a fifth place result. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Alex Tagliani finishes sixth in Nova Scotia

Bumper To Bumper 300

2017-08-13_0558Alex Tagliani Scores a Well-Deserved Sixth Place Finish at Riverside Speedway in Nova Scotia. Things did not look good for racecar driver Alex Tagliani at the start of Round 10 of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series originally scheduled for Saturday evening on the high-banked oval of Riverside International Speedway located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

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Aug 20

Szoke wins exciting Mopar CSBK finale at CTMP

“What a battle that was. It feels good to win that way” -Szoke

Szoke wins exciting Mopar CSBK finale at CTMPJordan Szoke completed a sweep of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship doubleheader at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday in dramatic fashion, leading a five-bike pack across the line in the final round of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Szoke victorious again as canada’s Biggest Motorcycle Road Racing event of the year comes to a close

Held off challengers Kenny Riedmann and Samuel Trepanier

CTMP Victory Circle CSBK Pro SuperbikeLynden, Ontario’s Jordan Szoke capped off another championship-winning season with a victory in the final Mopar Pro Canadian Superbike race of 2017 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The checkered flag flew on Sunday afternoon to close out the Superbike Doubleheader weekend, Canada’s biggest motorcycle road racing event of the year.

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Aug 20

Frustrating day for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin at Antigonish

Bumper To Bumper 300

2017-08-12_1064NASCAR Pinty’s Series: tenth race. Every member of the #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare team was expecting great things from this race that was run on Sunday, on the one third banked oval of the Riverside International Speedway, near Antigonish (NS).

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Aug 20

Kevin Lacroix comes close to victory in Nova Scotia

Bumper To Bumper 300

2017-08-13_0542Kevin Lacroix had a perfect NASCAR Pinty’s race at the Riverside International Speedway during the Bumper To Bumper 300 this Sunday. Leading for most of the 300 laps, it is at the last corner that he lost the first place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Rockenfeller winner at Zandvoort – Ekström claims back points’ lead

Wittmann loses victory

#99 Mike Rockenfeller, Audi RS5 DTMMike Rockenfeller is the winner of the race at Zandvoort in The Netherlands on Sunday. The Audi driver, who took the chequered flag in second place after 37 laps, was retroactively declared as the winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Seventh season win for McLaren junior driver Lando Norris

Lando Norris took the lead at the start and already returned from the opening lap with a margin of almost one second

Seventh season win for McLaren junior driver Lando NorrisBritish driver Lando Norris (Carlin), who is supported by the McLaren Formula 1 team, scored his seventh win of the season in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Aug 20

German WorldSBK Day 3 – Davies dominates to take double in Germany 

Davies dominates to take double in Germany 

German WorldSBK Day 3 - Davies dominates to take double in Germany Ducati secure double podium with Rea continuing podium run. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) wrapped up a superb weekend on Sunday with his second victory of the Prosecco DOC German Round in Race 2, whilst Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also secured podium results. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Tänak seals second victory

Estonian wins ADAC Rallye Deutschland as Ogier regains WRC title lead

Tänak seals second victoryOtt Tänak, who broke his career duck with victory in Italy in June, drove his Ford Fiesta to a 16.4sec victory over Andreas Mikkelsen at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Four Brits up front at Zandvoort

Five different teams were classified in the first five positions

Four Brits up front at ZandvoortIn the 20th race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) made maximum use of his pole position and won from his fellow countrymen Jake Hughes (Hitech Grand Prix), Lando Norris (Carlin) and Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Medical update on Verizon IndyCar Series driver Hunter-Reay

The Andretti Autosport driver is released from the hospital and will be re-evaluated Sunday morning

Ryan Hunter-ReayVerizon IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay was evaluated at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pennsylvania, today for injuries to his left hip and knee sustained in a crash in qualifying for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.

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Aug 20

POSTPONED: Pinty’s to race Sunday

Bumper To Bumper 300 at Riverside washed out

Persistent inclement weather prompted NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday’s Bumper To Bumper 300 at Riverside International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Kyle Busch rolls to Bristol victory, caps tripleheader sweep

Busch is the only driver in NASCAR history to achieve the three-series sweep in the same week at the same track

In a race fraught with tension, and with a pack of drivers with desperate agendas chasing him to the finish line, Kyle Busch held off Erik Jones to complete a sweep of all three NASCAR touring series with Saturday night’s keystone victory in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

BMW once again strong in qualifying

For BMW, the starting grid positions could hardly have been better

BMW once again strong in qualifyingThe drivers from the brand from Munich already having locked out the first two rows on the grid on Saturday, there will again be three BMW M4 DTMs up front for the second race of the weekend.

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Aug 20

First victory in the Blancpain GT Series Asia for the Lamborghini Huracán GT3

Cozzolino and Yokomizo took the victory in Race 1 at Fuji Speedway

X-One Motorsports_HaryantoThe Lamborghini Huracán GT3 wins also in AM class with Andrew Haryanto. On the same weekend as the Fuji Speedway hosted the fourth round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia one-make series, the Huracán GT3 took its first seasonal success in the Blancpain GT Series Asia championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

WRC: Victory for Tänak

Ott Tänak claimed his second WRC victory at ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Sunday afternoon

The 29-year-old Estonian, driving a Ford Fiesta, headed Andreas Mikkelsen’s Citroën C3 by 16.4sec after leading the four-day asphalt event since Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

MotoGP™ to remain at the Twin Ring Motegi until 2023

The future of MotoGP™ at the Twin Ring Motegi is now secured for another five years

MotoGP™ to remain at the Twin Ring Motegi until 2023Japanese venue celebrates 20th anniversary of its opening with new five-year deal to host the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

Davies completes double victory in Germany

Ducati man seals maximum points in Germany in Race 2, with Rea and Melandri following him across the finish line

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) wrapped up a superb weekend on Sunday with his second victory of the Prosecco DOC German Round in Race 2, whilst Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also secured podium results.

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