Daily Archive: November 1, 2017

Nov 01

Tickets for 2018 Honda Indy Toronto are on sale now for renewal customers

Public Sales Will Begin on December 5

Honda Indy Toronto logoThe renewal window for customers who purchased Two-day Reserved Grandstand seats to this year’s Honda Indy Toronto is now open.  This annual event for festival-goers takes place July 13-15, 2018, at Exhibition Place.  Orders can be placed online at hondaindy.com or by calling 877-725-8849.  Public ticket sales will begin on Tuesday, December 5, at 10 a.m. ET.

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Nov 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Texas

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Turbos Into Texas

NASCAR logoOne week after the dramatic Round of 8 opener at Martinsville, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 (2 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Kyle Busch has locked up a berth in the Championship 4 with his win at “The Paperclip.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Watkins Glen makes return to 2018 FRP schedule

Next up, FRP expects to announce its full 2018 schedule by mid November

Formula Race Promotions logoWatkins Glen International will be back on the 2018 Formula Race Promotions (FRP) schedule as the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series will head to the historic facility May 11-13, 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Tales from the paddock – Toto Wolff: “I’ve never seen Lewis operate at such a high level”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe battle for 2017 F1 title is over: Lewis Hamilton is Formula 1 World Champion for the fourth time in his career. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Alpine throws all its forces into battle!

The aim will be to secure another win for the no.36 Alpine A470

2017-09-15-0064The penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held this weekend at the Shanghai racetrack. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

World RX drivers support men’s health Movember campaign 

Movember’s South Africa campaign will activate at the upcoming Gumtree World RX of South Africa

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires will support the global Movember health campaign, which kicks off today (1 November).

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Nov 01

Paddock entertainment set to light up Qatar experience 

Don’t hide between the shadows when bikes aren’t on track

If you’re heading to the Acerbis Qatar Round for the final racing action of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship season, then you certainly won’t be bored at the Losail International Circuit with plenty to keep you entertained over the weekend. Getting excited about seeing the history making Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) out on track? We don’t blame you, but there is even more to keep you excited this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

FIA announces plans for simpler, louder F1 power units from 2021

The proposal presented was the outcome of a series of meeting which took place during 2017

2017-01-19_0146The FIA has outlined initial plans for Formula 1’s 2021 engine specification, retaining the V6 turbo hybrid power units currently used while making them simpler and louder. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Kanaan, Cowdin look to bring winning chemistry to AJ Foyt Racing

The driver-engineer relationship is paramount to success in the Verizon IndyCar Series

Larry Foyt, Eric Cowdin, Tony Kanaan, and A.J. FoytIt’s been proven time after time. If the length of that relationship is any indicator, AJ Foyt Racing is sitting pretty for 2018 with Tony Kanaan driving the team’s No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet and Eric Cowdin as his engineer.

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Nov 01

WEC: Dragon Speed is thinking of going to LM P1 for FIA WEC super season

“The whole team is thrilled and up for the challenge” – Elton Julian 

2017-06-04-0062“We’re carefully studying potential partners who can help us put together a programme which will deliver the progress and success we want for DragonSpeed”

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Nov 01

Making of a Champion: Christina Nielsen

Nielsen won back-to-back GT Daytona (GTD) class championships

2017-07-09_10714The first in a series of articles highlighting each individual champion driver in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, “Making of a Champion” shares previous experiences and the “backstory” that led to this driver becoming a champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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