Daily Archive: August 3, 2011

Aug 03

Dumoulin Competition back where it all started

The Dumoulin brothers are ready for the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix

Dumoulin Competition2011-06-05_0632Louis-Philippe and Jean-François Dumoulin return to their hometown in the hope of a podium this weekend (August 5th to 7th), at the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

A record number of Canadian Tire Series entries at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Since 2007, Montréal has greeted an ever increasing number of competitors

2010-08-29_00082010-08-28_0397Thirty-seven, a record number of entries for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at the next NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge.

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Aug 03

Freestyle X Games gold medalist Adam Jones at the Montreal Supermotocross

To compete at Supermotocross Monster Energy!

Adam Jones - Wasserman Media GroupSupermotocross Monster Energy presented by Coors Light Parts Canada ThorIn order to push the limits and delight fans, the organizers of the 2011 Montréal Supermotocross Monster Energy have added X Games 13 gold medalist Adam Jones to the event. Jones, one of the world’s best freestyle riders, will be competing in the motocross freestyle competition on October 1 in Montréal’s Olympic Stadium.

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Aug 03

McCormick aims for more AMP magic

This weekend near Shubenacadie, N.S.

2011-05-29_0096AMP LOGOGood things have happened to Brett McCormick at Atlantic Motorsport Park and the leader of the Canadian Superbike Championship by Parts Canada will be hoping for more when the national motorcycle racing series visits the 2.56km (1.6-mile) track near Shubenacadie, N.S. this weekend.

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Aug 03

2011 Nationals: Three days of live streaming

Three days of Live-Streaming of the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships announced…

ASN Canada FIA logoKarting Mont-TremblantASN Canada FIA and Karting Mont-Tremblant today announced that the entire on-track program of the August 12 to 14 Championship event will be broadcast globally on the Kart Racing Network.

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Aug 03

Sutil, Hulkenberg linked with Barrichello’s seat

The names Adrian Sutil and Nico Hulkenberg are suddenly being linked with the F1 seat currently occupied by Rubens Barrichello.

2011-07-30 - Force India F1 Team - Hungary - Adrian Sutil 012011-06-12_0588With Williams happy with Pastor Maldonado and his links with important Venezuelan backer PDVSA, the Grove based team at present is refusing to say the 39-year-old veteran Barrichello will surely stay beyond 2011.

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Aug 03

Pirelli announces the tyre choices up to Singapore

There are six colours for six tyres in the P Zero range 

2011-08-03 - PirelliPirelli logoPirelli, the exclusive tyre supplier to Formula One from 2011-2013, has revealed the tyre compound choices for the next three grands prix in Belgium, Italy and Singapore.

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Aug 03

Senna Movie a hit with Australian Motorsport industry

Set for Australian release on August 11

Ayrton SennaAyrton Senna 2011-04-30Australia’s multiple World Champions, Sir Jack Brabham and Mick Doohan joined many of the nation’s leading motorsport personalities on the Gold Coast tonight for the Queensland Premiere of the award-winning SENNA Movie.

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Aug 03

Mercedes targets ex-Ferrari chief Costa – report

Mercedes has reportedly targeted ousted Ferrari technical director Aldo Costa.

2011-07-30 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Hungary - Nico Rosberg 03Aldo CostaIn May, as Ferrari grappled with its new 150 Italia car, the famous Maranello based team said the Italian had stepped down. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Brawn ‘sure’ teams will abide August shutdown

F1 teams will not police their rivals’ adherence to the August factory shutdown.

2011-07-24 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Germany - Ross Brawn - Nick Fry2011-06-09_0310In the rare month-long gap between the Hungarian and Belgian grands prix, teams have agreed a mandatory two-week break period in which factories are strictly closed.

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Aug 03

Schumacher admits more ‘relaxed’ since comeback

Michael Schumacher has admitted he is sporting a more “relaxed” attitude since returning to formula one.

2011-07-24 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Germany - Michael Schumacher 012011-07-30 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Hungary - Michael Schumacher 02In his first, ultra-successful career to 2006 spanning a record seven titles and 91 wins, the German was known for an intense and often frosty character.

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Aug 03

Report – Kubica making steady return from injury

Robert Kubica is making slow yet steady progress as he pushes to return to formula one.

2011-07-30 - Lotus Renault GP - Hungary - Robert Kubica 012011-02-03 - Lotus Renault GP - Robert Kubica 01Germany’s Die Welt reports that the Pole, horribly injured in a February rally crash, is now able to move his right hand, fingers and arm, despite initial fears the limb would have to be amputated.

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Aug 03

FIA to approve India track this month

F1′s governing body will inspect the new Indian grand prix venue at the end of August.

Flagworld - FIABuddhInternational CircuitThe Buddh circuit near New Delhi is nearing completion ahead of its inaugural formula one race on October 30. The Asian Age reports that FIA official Charlie Whiting will inspect the venue so that it can be homologated on September 1.

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Aug 03

Ecclestone confirms Briatore made Gribkowsky payment

Ecclestone scoffed at claims the scandal could bring him down as F1 chief and even see him jailed.

Flavio Briatore - Bernie EcclestoneBernie Ecclestone has played down his friend Flavio Briatore’s involvement in the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery affair. A German newspaper this week said banned former Renault boss Briatore was involved in the F1 chief executive’s payment of millions to the jailed German banker.

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Aug 03

New talks revealed for New York F1 race

Yet another attempt to bring the New York skyline to formula one has emerged.

2011-06-26_0247Flagworld - F1The Wall Street Journal reports that the mayors of New Jersey townships Weehawken and West New York have revealed talks with private investors to put together a street race by 2013.

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Aug 03

Forty-Five ACT teams take advantage of NHMS Test and Tune

The Test and Tune session included two 12-lap simulation races with approximately 20 cars in each

ACT logoNHMS LogoForty-five American Canadian Tour Championship Late Model teams were on hand for a Test and Tune session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Tuesday, August 2. Team’s from all over the Northeast, Ontario and Quebec were on hand in preparation for the All-Star Late Model Challenge at NHMS on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13.

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