Daily Archive: September 3, 2017

Sep 03

Hamlin commits costly mistake, flies through field to complete comeback Darlington win

Hamlin swept the weekend races after also winning Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Darlington

Denny Hamlin stormed back from a costly pit road error with 53 laps remaining and passed Martin Truex Jr. with three laps left to capture the victory at the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Ranger and Team Mopar on the podium at CTMP 

Total Quartz 200

2017-08-13_1164Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team once again claimed a podium finish at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) during round number 11 of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series this past Sunday.  The three-time former winner at CTMP scored his fourth podium result of the season with a third place finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Second place finish for Alex Tagliani in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Total Quartz 200

2017-08-12_1028Second place finishes for Alex Tagliani in the NASCAR Pinty’s and CTCC races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Alex Tagliani finished second on Sunday in Round 11 of 13 of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series held at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’s quick 3.958-km road course (CTMP), located 90 kms east of Toronto.

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Sep 03

Kevin Lacroix continues his winning streak at CTMP

Total Quartz 200

Kevin Lacroix continues his winning streak at CTMPThe NASCAR Pinty’s race at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park was dominated by the Saint-Eustache native as he wins the Total Quartz 200, a 51-lap event. This also marks Kevin’s 4th win of the season in the series, and his third consecutive win at Mosport, and allows him to stay 2nd in the Driver’s Championship with 444 points.
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Sep 03

WEC: Porsche and Aston Martin win in Mexico

6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T

2017-07-14-0043Porsche LMP1 Team put on a commanding display today during the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T, with the No.2 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber taking their third win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Alex Kirby Takes First Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Victory at Circuit of the Americas

Preston Calvert (Diamond Masters), Ray Shahi (Platinum), Jeff Kearl (Silver) and Carl Tofflemire also score wins in Austin.

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoIt was another big day of Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA racing at Circuit of the Americas on Sunday when two drivers claimed their first-ever Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA victories in Race 12 at the Austin, Texas circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Seventh Top-5 of the season for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin

Total Quartz 200

2017-08-12_0448The #47 WeatherTech Canada / Groupe Bellemare team recorded its seventh Top-5 finish of the season this afternoon on the legendary Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course.

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Sep 03

France hails King Cyril as Raymond clinches RX2 crown on home turf

Olsbergs MSE ace delights French fans as he is crowned on home soil 

2017-08-06_0305Dan Rooke goes down fighting following epic season-long duel. Podium joy for rallying converts Guillaume De Ridder and Vasiliy Gryazin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Rossi wins at Watkins Glen as championship takes wild turn (updated)

Rossi won the 60-lap race at Watkins Glen International from the pole

Alexander RossiAlexander Rossi completed a dream weekend at the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen, as the Verizon IndyCar Series championship competition took a dramatic turn with but one race remaining on the schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) wins to extend his championship lead

Joining him on the podium were Alfonso Celis Jr and Konstantin Tereschenko

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) scored victory in the second race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez and increased his driver championship lead as he now stands with 208 points.

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Sep 03

Lacroix leaves no doubt with CTMP sweep (updated)

Caps off record weekend with Eighth career NASCAR Pinty’s Series win

Kevin Lacroix takes home his fourth checkered flag of the 2017 season. Matthew Manor NASCARSince Kevin Lacroix figured out Canadian Tire Motorsport Park last fall, he has been nothing short of unstoppable on the historic road course. He continued his CTMP domination Sunday in winning the Total Quartz 200 on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Kristoffersson makes World RX history with four consecutive wins 

It is also the Swede’s eighth podium in a row

2017-08-06_0343Johan Kristoffersson made rallycross history today as the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver became the first driver to win four consecutive rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 03

Patrick Gallagher secures $200,000 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires Championship

Todd Lamb scores Race 2 win as Robert Stout takes $50,000 Rookie points lead

Todd Lamb scores Race 2 win as Robert Stout takes $50,000 Rookie points leadBattery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires staged two thrilling races at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. With 15 lead changes among seven drivers, over 400 passes for position, some mid-race rain, two different race winners, and the crowning of a new champion, the penultimate weekend of the championship season was an unforgettable one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Šonka spectacular in Porto win

Canada’s Pete McLeod captured second for the third race in a row

Canada’s Pete McLeod captured second for the third race in a rowThe Czech Republic’s Martin Šonka claimed the second race win of his career at the Red Bull Air Race in Porto, Portugal on Sunday and launched himself back to the top of the World Championship standings with only two races to go

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Sep 03

The story behind Red Bull Air Race’s presence in Porto’s historic centre

World Heritage Site turned circuit

The story behind Red Bull Air Race’s presence in Porto’s historic centrePortugal’s second largest city, some 300 kilometres north of Lisbon. An historical centre located along the Douro River and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix race report

Italian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Hamilton dominates Italian GP, takes championship lead

Lance Stroll finished seventh 

2017-06-11_1432Lewis Hamilton moved into the lead of the Formula 1 drivers’ championship for the first time this season in style with a dominant victory in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, leading Mercedes to a one-two finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

F2: Ghiotto soars to Monza sprint win

Italian reclaims top step in front of home fans

F2 - Luca Ghiotto, Sergio Sette Camara, Antonio Fuoco, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaLuca Ghiotto has reset his emotional clock after a penalty handed down last night lost his feature race victory to countryman Antonio Fuoco by claiming a dominant victory in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship sprint race, with a formidable drive on his home circuit to claim a popular win ahead of Sergio Sette Camara and Fuoco.

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Sep 03

GP3: Russell wins dramatic Monza race

Briton leads ART 1-2-3 for Teams’ title

GP3 - George Russell, Jack Aitken, Anthoine Hubert, ART Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale MonzaGeorge Russell put the long wait for the start of Race 1 behind him by claiming a strong win in this morning’s race at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, keeping his head while chaos reigned behind him to head home an ART 1-2-3 ahead of teammate’s Jack Aitken and Anthoine Hubert to claim the team’s 7th title in 8 seasons.

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Sep 03

Debut victory at home for NM Racing Team at Hankook 24H Barcelona

After 643 laps around the 4.655km Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya

Atmosphere_800pixThe NM Racing Team Ginetta G55 GT4 (#215, Nikolay Dmitriev / Maxime Guillemat / Marc de Fulgencio / Ivan Pareras / Nil Montserrat) has won the Hankook 24H Barcelona.

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