Tag Archive: IndyCar

Jul 21

Carpentier on World RX: “Rallycross is for me”

World RX of Canada is the seventh round of the season and will take place at Trois-Rivieres from 7-8 August.

  Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Supercar - Patrick Carpentier The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has attracted a host of stars from a variety of motorsport disciplines including drivers from F1, WRC, DTM, Formula Drift, BTCC and X Games. 

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Jul 20

Honda Indy Toronto respectful of Canadian Fans

Bold Statement

14-07-19_291Following Saturdays difficult weather situation at the Honda Toronto Indy and the subsequent postponement of the Indycar race, event promoters released the following statement.

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Jul 01

It’s July in Toronto – It’s IndyCar Time!

One of the highlights on the IndyCar Series circuit is the July stop in Toronto.

TravelBloggers.ca, Honda Indy of Toronto, Indy CarEach year the race in Toronto turns out to be one of the most exciting on the calendar. There are always bumps, crashes and controversy, a driver can still win the race even if he starts from the back – and that’s why the fans love it. But wait, there’s more!

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Jun 18

Alex Tagliani set for Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series assignment!

First of two

Penske Ford Mustang no 22 Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.

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Jun 11

Albatec boss steps aside for Villeneuve after Swedish test damage

The Albatec team is aiming to give Jacques the best possible chance of victory

World RX - Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve 01 Albatec Racing Team Principal Andy Scott has made the decision to surrender his #26 Peugeot 208 to former F1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, after the French-Canadian rolled his car in testing at Holjës, Sweden today.

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Jun 09

Anti-Perez conspiracy theory ‘nonsense’ – Whiting

The stewards sided with Massa, penalising Perez five places

2014-06-08_0767Force India smells a rat, after Sergio Perez was penalised for a terrifying crash at the end of Sunday’s Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Danica Patrick ‘possible’ for Haas F1 seat – boss

The door to formula one could be opening up for Danica Patrick.

Danica-Patrick-helmet-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-Series-Daytona-2013-July-4 - CG In April, the sport’s newest team owner, Gene Haas, said the world’s most famous female racing driver will not be making the switch from Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Congratulations to the Verizon P1 Award winner for the 98th Indianapolis 500!

 James Hinchcliffe on row 1, Alex Tagliani on row 8 and Jacques Villeneuve on row 9

Ed Carpenter An Indiana racer, who has revered the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its signature race since before he climbed in a quarter-midget for the initial time, will start from the pole in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race for the second year in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Alex Tagliani to compete in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Team Penske

Tagliani to compete for Penske in two NASCAR Nationwide races

No-22 Team Penske Ford Mustang Discount Tire NASCAR Nationwide car Accomplished road racer Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in two 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series road course races. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Nuclear millions powering de Silvestro’s F1 push

The nuclear lobby is powering Simona Silvestro’s push for a Sauber race seat in 2015.

2014-04-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Simona De Silvestro 01 That is the claim of the Swiss newspaper Blick, as it revealed some of the secrets behind the 25-year-old female driver’s recent F1 test debut at Fiorano. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

‘Bad luck’ for dominant Mercedes’ rivals – Montoya

Mercedes may now be at the front, but little has changed in formula one.

Juan Pablo Montoya - NASCAR - Talladega - 10-2010 That is the view of former driver Juan Pablo Montoya, who left the paddock half-way through the 2006 season to begin his foray in the American series Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Wealthy backer behind Sauber and de Silvestro

Simone de Silvestro’s debut F1 test for Sauber was funded by a wealthy industrialist.

Simona de Silvestro - photo © Sauber Motorsport AG At the weekend, the Swiss team headed to engine supplier ‘s private test circuit, Fiorano, to give the “affiliated driver” her first F1 experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Hunter-Reay makes it two wins in a row at Barber

Individuals at Barber Motorsports Park certainly have a sense of humor.

Verizon IndyCar logo At the tail end of a 2-hour, 30-minute rain delay to the green flag of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Jimmy Cliff’s “I Can See Clearly Now (the Rain is Gone)” covered the grounds through loud speakers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

World RX: Patrick Carpentier to enter RX Canada at GP3R in the Marley’s Mellow Mood VW Polo for Marklund Motorsports

“Last time I raced in Trois-Rivières, we had a double header and we won both events on the same weekend”- Carpentier

Marleys Mellow Mood logo After shining in CART, IndyCar and NASCAR, Québécois driver Patrick Carpentier will take part in his first FIA World Championship event as driver of the Marley’s Mellow Mood VW Polo Supercar for top team Marklund Motorsport at RX Canada which will be part of Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières next August 7th and 8th.

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Apr 22

The entire FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy broadcast on RDS networks.

The 12 rounds of the championship will be broadcast on RDS and RDS2

Rallycross FIA logo After finding a live event to call home in Canada with Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R), the new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy (World RX) has found a spot in the French-language television packages of Canada with an agreement to have all 12 rounds of the championship season broadcast on the Réseau des sports (RDS) networks.

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Apr 11

Sauber’s female driver to make F1 test debut

Simone de Silvestro will shortly make her formula one test debut.

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) The 25-year-old female Swiss driver, best known for her Indycar exploits, recently became “affiliated” with the Ferrari-powered Sauber team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Eddie Cheever III (Mercedes) grabs first 2014 Eurov8series pole

2013 champions awarded in Monza

EuroV8Series logo Son of former F1, Indycar driver takes stunning debut pole to edge R.R.T. team-mate Nicola Baldan Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

F1 must wait to bid for Long Beach race

F1 will have to wait for its return to iconic Long Beach

20060408I105 It emerged recently that formula one was interested in racing on the Californian streets, if the city opened up the bidding process at the end of Indycar’s current 2015 contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Verizon P1 Award goes to Sato for opening race

“I’m just happy to start on the pole” – Sato

IndyCar logo 2013 There will be an asterisk next to Takuma Sato in the notation of consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series pole starts, but does it really matter to the veteran driver? Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Simone de Silvestro rates her chances of joining the grand prix grid in 2015 with Sauber as “good”

De Silvestro’s F1 race chance ’1 per cent’ – report

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) Last month, the Swiss team signed up the 25-year-old Indycar driver, nominating her as “an affiliated driver” of the Hinwil based outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

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