Tag Archive: Derek Daly

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Nov 17

The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo set for Feb. 8-10, 2013

The Canadian racing season begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo, Presented by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at the International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

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May 27

McLaren duo wish injured spectator well

McLaren’s drivers have wished a fan a speedy recovery following a nasty incident in Monaco this week.

2012-02-01 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - MP4-27 Launch 0702 - Vodafone McLaren MercedesJust before Thursday practice kicked off, a 49-year-old male British spectator broke his back and leg when a grandstand alongside the Principality’s street circuit collapsed. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Daly fast in Spain

Driving for Team West-Tec

GP3 - Carlin - Nurburgring - Conor DalyAmerican, Conor Daly set the fastest time of the Spanish based Euro F3 Open championship cars during winter test session in Valencia, Spain. Driving for British based, Team West-Tec, who won the 2011 team championship, Daly completed an untroubled day other than having to deal with traffic on his final new tire run.

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Dec 09

Daly to test Euro F3 open in Spain

On Monday December 12th with Team West-Tec

Conor Daly portrait Marco Wittmann  F3 carJust three days before his 20th birthday (December 15th), American Conor Daly will spend a day testing in Valencia, Spain on Monday December 12th with Team West-Tec in one of their F3 Euro open cars. The British based team is the current F3 Euro Open champion team.

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Sep 22

Schumacher not sorry after Monza driving criticism

Michael Schumacher is unapologetic in the wake of criticism of his driving at Monza.

Michael Schumacher  - Lewis Hamilton2011-07-30 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Hungary - Michael Schumacher 03Two weeks ago, some of the seven time world champion’s rivals, and former driver and Monza steward Derek Daly as well as commentators, said Schumacher should have been penalised for his tactics to prevent Lewis Hamilton from passing him.

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Sep 21

50 ‘just a number’ as Buemi reaches milestone

Sebastien Buemi is not getting excited despite preparing to clock up a career milestone this weekend.

2011-08-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Belgium - Sebastien Buemi  3 2011-07-24 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Germany - Sebastien Buemi 6Blick newspaper points out that the 22-year-old Swiss, who debuted for his current team Toro Rosso as a teenager in 2009, will contest his fiftieth consecutive grand prix in Singapore. He will therefore draw level with Luca Badoer and move ahead of the career tallies of predecessors including Christian Klien and Derek Daly, and even race winner Jean-Pierre Jabouille as well as Mike Hailwood.

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Sep 15

Stewards missed ‘blatant’ Schumacher block – Daly

Stewards failed to notice an incident that should have seen Michael Schumacher penalised during the Italian grand prix.

Michael Schumacher  - Lewis HamiltonMonzaThat is the claim of former F1 driver Derek Daly, who was the third official in the stewards’ room at Monza. Since last weekend’s race, many F1 commentators and figures have suggested Schumacher should have been penalised for his antics during a scrap with Lewis Hamilton.

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Sep 08

Good weather forecast for Monza

A warm and sunny weekend is forecast for the Italian grand prix at Monza.

Monza2010-09-13 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 01A report at F1′s official website said that, unlike at Spa-Francorchamps two weeks ago, the weather in Italy should mean teams and drivers have better conditions to avoid a repeat of the blistering seen on Pirelli’s tyres.

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Sep 06

Derek Daly to be FIA Steward at Monza

Derek Daly will be an FIA Driver Steward at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza this weekend.

Flagworld - FIAMonzaDerek raced Formula One from 1978 – 1982 for Ensign, March, Tyrrell and Williams. He finished 10th in the World Championship in 1980.

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Aug 18

Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America

Stellar opening to first season for Grist

Garett GristGarett Grist - David Clubine“Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America”. Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, is having an amazing opening to his rookie season of open wheel car racing. For this driver, every track was new experience having never raced a car, let a lone seen any of the tracks that the Ontario Formula Ford Challenge will compete on in 2011.

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May 04

Garett Grist makes the move to Formula Cars

“Derek Daly Academy Driver joins Britain West Motorsports to run single seater races in both Ontario and Quebec”

Garett Grist - James HinchcliffeOntario Formula FordGarett Grist, two-time Team Canada member, steps into the formula car world beginning this weekend by taking on the ultra fast and challenging Mosport International Raceway in the Formula Ford division. Grist ended a busy 2010 with a trip to Italy for the 2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals followed on week with the 2010 Skip Barber Karting Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterrey, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Son of ex-F1 driver admits US GP ‘boost’

The 2012 US grand prix could be good news for the son of an Irish former formula one driver.

Conor Daly - Rick ForsytheFormula 1 United States Grand Prix57-year-old Derek Daly drove in the late 70s and early 80s for the likes of Tyrrell and Williams, later becoming a US citizen after switching to the CART series and settling in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Rising NASCAR star Brad Keselowski in Toronto

To appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo Sunday

Canadian Motorsports Expo logoBrad Keselowski-Roger Penske-Texas-Nationwide-11-2010Canadian racing fans will have an opportunity to meet – and get an autograph from – one of NASCAR’s top young stars when Brad Keselowski appears at the Canadian Motorsports Expo on Sunday, January 23, 2011. The show takes place Jan. 21-23 at Toronto’s International Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Daly named 18th annual recipient of Gorsline Scholarship

Conor Daly joins a long list of talented drivers to win the Gorsline Scholarship

Daly, of Noblesville, Ind., has been selected to receive the 18th annual Gorsline Scholarship, presented by The Gorsline Company. Daly, 18, is the 2010 Formula Star Mazda champion and the son of professional racing champion Derek Daly. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

The 5th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo – January 21-23, 2010

  Canada’s only dedicated motorsports show if Five-Years-Old and growing!

Canadian Motorsports ExpoAt a time when many Canadian racers and enthusiasts are thinking about championship chases and the exciting conclusion of the 2010 racing season, the promoters of the Canadian Motorsports Expo are in high gear, revving up for the 5th Annual CME, January 21, 22 and 23, 2011 at Toronto’s International Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Fellow author and journalist Jeff Grist joins the Derek Daly Academy

“Derek and I connected when we both wrote for Motorbooks” -Grist

Derek Daly AcademyDerek Daly is pleased to announce that Jeff Grist, author of the best selling Secrets of Speed karting book series is joining Derek Daly Academy as Director of Marketing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Conor Daly to compete with Juncos Racing in 2010 season

Daly has announced his plans to compete with Juncos Racing in the 2010 Star Mazda Championship

After topping the time sheets at the first official series test in Sebring at the end of January with the fastest overall time of 2:00.588, the 18-year-old is more than ready to return to the Championship this season where he will race his lucky #22 car in Juncos Racing colors. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Sebring Hall of Fame luncheon tickets still available

Derek Bell will serve as master of ceremonies for the event

Tickets are still available for the Sebring Hall of Fame Luncheon to be held Friday, March 19th at Sebring International Raceway.This year’s luncheon will honor 2010 inductees Hurley Haywood, John Morton, Derek Daly, Phil Walters, Reginald Smith and Michelin. Derek Bell will serve as master of ceremonies for the event. Several other racing legends will be attending the event, which begins with a reception at 11:00 a.m. ET. Dress is casual. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

ALMS CEO Scott Atherton to headline Alternative Fuels Forum at the CME (+photos)

Motorsports has long been at the leading edge when it comes to innovation and the development of automotive technologies

These days, environmental issues are front of mind in many spheres, including the auto industry and motorsports. The escalating cost of traditional energy has only heightened awareness of the need for new options. Many in motorsports are working to be part of the solution, and one aspect of that is the development of practical, alternative fuels for use on the racetrack, and ultimately, on our roads.

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