Daily Archive: June 5, 2011

Jun 05

Buck takes first ICAR win

Inaugural series visit nets first win for road-course ace

2011-06-05_10972011-06-05_1126Robin Buck was the beneficiary of a skirmish between race leaders Alex Tagliani and Andrew Ranger, and converted the opportunity into a win in the Grand Prix ICAR Sunday. 

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Jun 05

Harvey wins platinum cup, McKaigue takes gold

In Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada

2011-06-05_00922011-06-05_0117When a broken ball joint ended the day for pole sitter Perry Bortolotti on lap one, Quebec’s Martin Harvey picked up where he left off after yesterday’s racing, dicing with Shaun McKaigue through the entire 26-lap Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada race in the Grand Prix ICAR.

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Jun 05

A First “Top 5″ for Scion in Canadian Touring Car!

Two Cars at the Mirabel GP … 

2011-06-04_00712011-06-05_0178The Media Racing Team contested this weekend’s Grand Prix ICAR de Mirabel, where a doubleheader was held for the Canadian Touring Car Championship competitors. At the wheel of their Scion tC’s, Luc Lesage and Jocelyn Fecteau had mixed results but came away from the races with a positive overall feeling as both of the Scion drivers finished the two races, including a top 5 for Luc Lesage.

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Jun 05

Audette sweeps at Watkins Glen

The third win of 2011 didn’t come easy for Audette in a huge field 

F2000 new logoRemy Audette made it two wins at Watkins Glen in two days, three on the season, and added to his quickly growing championship lead on a Sunday in New York. Audette, now with an impressive six-straight top four finishes, started second and had to fight his way to the point in the #21 Audette Racing Van Diemen from third place, passing Chris Livengood and then Tim Minor for the lead a few laps later. Livengood held on to finish second ahead of Minor, who wins the Masters Class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Kautz Recovers for Win at Watkins Glen

Kautz dropped back to 11th and passed Valet for the win with two laps to go

F1600 F Championship logoTim Kautz somehow recovered from an opening lap excursion that sent him back to 11th place to win at Watkins Glen in his #88 Piper/Ford. It was Kautz’s second win of the year, and fourth straight top-five finish. Bill Valet finished a very-close second, after winning on Saturday, in an entertaining closing-stages battle with Kautz. John Robinson rounded off the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Tomczyk wins from Schumacher at Red Bull Ring

Bruno Spengler 4th

Gary PaffettDTM logoA fantastic backdrop for the third round of the DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. At the re-opened circuit, 48,000 fans witnessed a DTM weekend with everything that makes the most popular international touring car series stand out. On Sunday afternoon, they hailed the victory by Audi driver Martin Tomczyk. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Tiago Monteiro in the top 5 at Budapest

Michel Nykjær performed, but got a puncture

2011-6-4_00352011-6-4_0369Tiago Monteiro succeeded in his daring bid to secure two points finishes, bringing home a total of 16 points, in Hungary. For the fourth meeting of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), the Portuguese SEAT Sun Red driver was still driving the old version of the SEAT León, powered by a TDI engine, which he managed to move up to finish in 7th place in the first race and 5th in the second.

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Jun 05

Stoner triumphs in tricky conditions at Catalunya

Round 5: Catalunya GP – Race

MotoGP - Spain - Casey Stoner - Jorge LorenzoMotoGP - Spain - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerFrom second on the grid Casey Stoner took another decisive victory for the Repsol Honda Team today to mark his third of the season, ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies in a double podium for the Yamaha Factory Racing team.

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Jun 05

Budapest, Race 2: first win for Afanasiev

“My last win dated back to 2009 on this same track” – Sergei Afanasiev

AutoGP - Budapest -  Sergei AfanasievAuto GPWith a commanding performance Sergei Afanasiev won the second round of the Auto GP Hungarian event, after an exciting race and a very eventful first lap. At the start Rodolfo Gonzalez was the best off the line, and took the lead entering first corner starting from second row.

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Jun 05

Lola at Le Mans 2011: 6 days to go!

Dress rehearsal sets the scene for Le Mans epic

The return of the once traditional test day at Le Mans whetted the appetite of most of the teams that will take part in this year’s 79th running of the great race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Want to win two tickets to Friday practice at the Montreal Grand Prix?

Jensen Motorsport Twitter contest

jensen motorsport logoGP Canada new logoRe-tweet message @Jensen_Racing for a chance to win 2 tickets to Friday practice with Jensen MotorSport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Juncadella brings Prema third victory in Austria

“For me, it was a perfect race” – Daniel Juncadella

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRed Bull Ring - A1-RingFrom pole position, Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) won the twelfth season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series. At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring in Styria, the Spaniard took the lead at the start and went on to win the race with a five seconds’ margin over Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Daniel Descoste wins first career Série ACT Castrol feature in St-Eustache 100

Descoste was never seriously contested in the last half of the race

ACTCastrolAutodrome St-Eustache logoVeteran Série ACT Castrol competitor Daniel Descoste of St-Joseph-du-Lac, Quebec earned his first career win on the series in the St-Eustache 100 at Autodrome St-Eustache in St-Eustache, Quebec. Descoste worked his way by 2010 Série ACT Castrol Champion Karl Allard on lap 66 and was never seriously contested in the remainder of the 100 lap event.

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Jun 05

Jeff White takes first ACT win in Big JAB 150 at Oxford Plains Speedway

Hoar held on for second followed by Brent Dragon and Joey Polewarczyk Jr.

ACT logoOxford Plains SpeedwayWinthrop, Maine’s Jeff White earned his first career American Canadian Tour win in dominant fashion at his hometrack of Oxford Plains Speedway on Saturday, June 4. White led all but three laps in the Big JAB 150 while battling with seven time and defending ACT Champion Brian Hoar.

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