Tag Archive: Montreal

Apr 14

Subway could become F1 sponsor – report

Subway could emulate its Nascar strategy

File:Subway restaurant.svgAmerican chain Subway could be the next sponsor to enter formula one, according to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Race promoter Francois Dumontier is worried about the future of the Canadian grand prix

Promoter worried about Canada GP future

2013-06-06_0009 He told French-language La Presse newspaper that Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve needs to urgently conclude its talks with F1 authorities about extending the current contract beyond the June race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

F1 return still ‘impossible’ for now – Kubica

“The limitations have made my life more difficult”

DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica (5) Robert Kubica has revealed his physical limitations are still standing in the way of his return to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Great result for team Flagworld.com

2014 4 Heures Pole-Position results

4heures-pole-positionThe “Flat Over Crest” team, made of rally drivers Mathieu Dubé and Mathieu Baillargeon and their teammates Maxime Poirier and Laurence Dubé, won the 2014 Edition of the annual karting competition presented at Kart-O-Mania complex in Montreal.

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Feb 11

A nice way to celebrate a 35th Formula 1 Race in Montreal

HPG Masters on June 6,7 and 8 program

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2014 Beauties of yesterday on track at Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Native Montreal race diver to compete in Virginia American Le Mans Race!!

American Le Mans Series Round 9 – Oak Tree Grand Prix of VIR

SRT Motorsports logo“From a driver’s point of view, VIR is one of the great North American road racing circuits. It’s on par with tracks such as Road America, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park and Road Atlanta”

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Aug 22

2013 could now be Vettel-Hamilton head-to-head

High-speed Spa and Monza, for a start, look set to favour the powerful W04.

Sebastian Vettel - Lewis Hamilton - photo Getty ImagesThe second half of 2013 looks set to be a head-to-head between championship leader and favourite Sebastian Vettel, and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Representatives of Octane Racing Group, Cascades and Soverdi proceed to a tree planting

Green initiative from the Grand Prix du Canada and Cascades

Alain Lemaire, Cascades - Pierre Belec, SOVERDI - François Dumontier Octane Racing GroupFollowing an initiative put in place during the recent Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Felipe Massa has admitted he has “a good chance” of staying at Ferrari in 2014

Massa admits ‘good chance’ of new Ferrari deal

2013-06-08_0790Team boss Stefano Domenicali said in Canada that the Brazilian is “absolutely” likely to remain Fernando Alonso’s teammate next year, despite a recent run of crashes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Team Octane announces Pirelli World Challenge participation

The team will campaign the #47 in the TC class.

IMG_0043Team Octane, based in Montréal, Canada has announced today that they will enter the SCCA World Challenge event on July 12-14 at Exhibition Place in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

“If a driver feels he is better somewhere else, what would be the point in keeping him?”

Force India won’t prevent di Resta exit

2013-06-09_0067Force India on Wednesday said it will not hold Paul di Resta to his 2014 contract should the Scot want to join another team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Mercedes not found guilty of rule breach – Lauda

Mercedes was not found ‘guilty’ of breaking the rules, Niki Lauda insists.

2013-06-09_0614The German team has been banned from the forthcoming young drivers test at Silverstone, and was officially reprimanded for running its 2013 car and race drivers in a secret test with Pirelli at Barcelona last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Most formula one teams have deals in place with Pirelli beyond 2013, according to a respected correspondent.

 “Pirelli haven’t got an agreement with the FIA (for 2014).”

2013-06-09_1210Bernie Ecclestone told F1 business journalist Christian Sylt last week that the organisation he leads – commercial rights holder Formula One Management – has “a contract with Pirelli for next year”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

F1 holds breath for ‘test-gate’ hearing

Predictably, rumours are swirling.

Flagworld - FIAThe F1 world is holding its collective breath ahead of the ‘test-gate’ hearing in Paris on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Maldonado not threatened by rising rookie Bottas

“The conditions benefitted Valtteri in Canada.”

2013-06-09_1134Pastor Maldonado insists he does not feel threatened by the rising form of his rookie teammate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

The “What Ifs Of Racing” leave BGR Team Grote frustrated in Montreal

The team now shifts its focus back to the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship

2013-06-08_1255BGR Team Grote had high hopes heading into the F1 weekend competing in the Formula Tour 1600 series were they looked to repeat the overall win the team captured in 2011.

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Jun 12

Exclusive Autosport dominates Grand Prix of Canada

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport finished with two wins (Thomas McGregor), two second place finishes (Jack Mitchell Jr.) and two pole positions

2013-06-08_1216In their first year of operation, Exclusive Autosport (The Canadian Factory Spectrum Team, owned by Exclusive Management Inc.) dominated the podium, and thrilled fans, at the prestigious Formula Tour 1600 event at the F1 Grand Prix of Canada this weekend at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

Flagworld photo album 

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Jun 11

Button writes of 2013 title

“We’re so far behind, we’re never going to win the championship this year.”

2013-06-09_0006Hot on the heels of his downbeat assessment of McLaren’s performance in Canada, Jenson Button has now written off the 2013 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Downbeat Hamilton plays down Mercedes rift

“Please just let me drive, man”

2013-06-07_0073Lewis Hamilton has played down talk of a rift with Mercedes, insisting he simply has “stuff” on his mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Relations ‘good’ after criticism and scuffle – di Resta

“Everybody in the team felt the same”

2013-06-06_0092Paul di Resta insists his relationship with Force India remains “good”, despite two rounds of hefty criticism and rumours of a garage scuffle. Read the rest of this entry »

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