Incident ends qualifying early for AlexTagliani and Barracuda Racing
Single-day tickets to the 2012 Honda Indy Toronto, taking place July 6-8, are now on sale
Race fans have the opportunity to now purchase reserved grandstand seating, general admission tickets, paddock passes and parking passes for Saturday or Sunday only. Tickets and passes can be purchased online at www.hondaindytoronto.com/tickets or by phone at 1-877-503-6869. Tickets start as low as $30 for adults and $15 for juniors.
The driver of the No. 27 Go Daddy entry is bringing a ‘substance first’ approach to his new opportunity at Andretti Autosport
Sunday, February 12
James Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12.
At the Canadian Motorsports Expo
Race fans attending the Canadian Motorsports Expo presented by Inside Track will have an exclusive opportunity to have an up-close look at the new 2012 Dallara DW12 IndyCar. This is the first time Canadian race fans and journalists in Canada will have the chance to view the long awaited car.
Ranking the Top 10 Indy drivers for 2011? Piece of cake. Just copy the final point standings, right? Hell no
Hell no, you have to look at the complete body of work, practice, qualifying, race day and those intangibles like bad pit calls, racing luck and brain fade. So here’s one opinion in a world of experts, starting from 10th and working down.
James Hinchcliffe Q&A
James Hinchcliffe’s off-season has been far from quiet as the 2011 IndyCar Series ‘Sunoco Rookie of the Year’ is fulfilling a packed diary of engagements. The Canadian, who celebrated his 25th birthday on Monday, sat down to review a busy few days that included the news of Newman/Haas Racing, who James raced for in 2011, closing its IndyCar operation.
IndyCar ‘Rookie of the Year’ reflects on 2011 Season
James Hinchcliffe, the 2011 IndyCar Series ‘Sunoco Rookie of the Year’, enjoyed a stellar debut season in North America’s premier open-wheel racing category. The 24-year-old Canadian piloted the No.06 Sprott Inc. Newman/Haas Racing entry to numerous top-ten finishes, including three season-best fourth-place finishes at Long Beach, Loudon and Kentucky.
Eight karting drivers were invited this week to participate at the 2011 Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Award Shootout.
The shootout took place at the Bridgestone Racing Academy in Mosport, ON on Formula 2000 open wheel cars. Amonst the invited drivers, three raced the 2011 karting season under SRA Karting colours on Birel Chassis: Zacharie Richard-Robichon (Rotax DD2), Olivier Bédard (Junior Max) and Jean-François Lafontaine (Rotax Max).
Olivier Bébard is one of eight drivers headed to Hinchtown Tuesday
Eastern Canadian Karting Championship drivers are back in action tomorrow as six will be on hand at the Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Shootout. Of the eight drivers invited to the 3rd Annual event at the Mosport Driver Development track, Zach Robichon, Tyler McEwan, Steven Szigeti, Luke Chudleigh, Cameron Morrison and Olivier Bedard each completed full ECKC schedules in 2011, and they equally represent the ‘Team Canada’ classes of the series coming from DD2, Senior and Junior respectively.
Stellar opening to first season for Grist
“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.
“Derek Daly Academy Driver joins Britain West Motorsports to run single seater races in both Ontario and Quebec”
Garett 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.
Takuma Sato came up 10 minutes short of potentially claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory
Tagliani in 19th place
Will Power, not usually one to pay attention to time, said “obrigado.”Power, the pole sitter and re-start leader of the rain-postponed Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, came into the pits for a splash of fuel on Lap 36 (the race resumed on Lap 15).
17th Annual Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Paul Cooke and four Canadian Karting World Champions were honoured last Saturday in Toronto at the 17th Annual Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Gala held at the prestigious Inn On The Park Conference Centre in Toronto attended by over three hundred motor sport and business leaders that included Bobby Rahal as the keynote speaker.
Alex Tagliani finishes 5th
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