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Apr 18

Chastain Motorsports marks debut bittersweet F1600 weekend

Former IndyCar squad was running a single Mygale/Honda for Sam Chastain

Chastain Motorsports marked their first full pro F1600 Formula F Championship Series doubleheader weekend at Road Atlanta, April 11-13.

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Apr 02

Mazda to offer contingency package for 2014 Atlantic Championship Series

Professional atmosphere and Championship for Atlantic cars

Formula Atlantic logo Formula Race Promotions, operator of the Atlantic Championship Series, and Mazda North American Operations today announced that Mazda Motorsports will offer a year-end championship fund for Atlantic Series competitors running Mazda MZR power for the course of the 10-round 2014 Atlantic season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Hendrick Motorsports is good.

NASCAR logo The NASCAR team is 219 wins good. Eleven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships good. Fourteen overall NASCAR national series owner championships good. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Monster trucks return to the Olympic Stadium on April 26

With FMX mega program

Pit party Monster Spectacular is back with 14 monster trucks, FMX and a mega program with members of Metal Mulisha.

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Mar 15

Kuno Wittmer in the GTLM leader group at Sebring midway through the 12 Hours race

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida

2014-03-15 - SRT Motorsport - Kuno Wittmer action (1) Kuno Wittmer and SRT Motorsports have done what they set out to do at the start of the race, to stay at the front of the GT Le Mans pack from the start of the 12 Hours of Sebring.

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Mar 15

IMSA Green Alternative Fuels Lauded by DOE, EPA

IMSA signed new agreements with the U.S. Department of Energy

IMSA Green Leaders from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined top executives from the automobile and fuel industries Saturday at Sebring International Raceway to praise the International Motor Sports Association’s (IMSA) alternative fuels program, a cornerstone component of its growing IMSA Green initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Kuno Wittmer qualifies his SRT Motorsports No. 93 Viper GTS-R eighth for the 12 Hours of Sebring

The 12 Hours of Sebring will start at 10:30 am on Saturday.

2014-03-14 - SRT Motorsport - Kuno Wittmer action Kuno Wittmer has qualified his No. 93 Viper GTS-R in 8th spot in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category, for the 12 Hours of Sebring race, the Floridian Classic to be run tomorrow. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Auto GP adopts F1-style qualifying sessions

“We wanted to add this innovation to keep the pace” – Enzo Coloni

AutoGP Motorsports have always been a proving ground in terms of innovation and progress, and Auto GP is definitely a benchmark in that.

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Feb 20

Kopp fields privateer effort for 2014

Kopp is no stranger to the idea of a privateer team

F2000 Championship Series logoKevin Kopp, who made his entrance into open wheel racing in the F2000 Championship Series in 2012, will be moving to a privateer effort for the 2014 season.

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Feb 07

Formula 2000 Series launched

Big Time Wings & Slicks Racing Returns to Canada

Formula 2000 Series Move Motorsports Executives Jason Sharpe and Diane Dale (promoters of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship) announced today details of a new Formula 2000 Championship for the Canadian market. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Action Express Racing victorious In 52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona (+results, updated²)

Locally-owned team wins twice-around-the-clock challenge for second time

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaMore than 23 and a half hours of grueling and demanding racing came down to a four-lap dash to the finish as Action Express Racing and the No. 5 Corvette DP held off Wayne Taylor Racing and the No. 10 Corvette DP to win the 52nd anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Auto GP secures Eurosport live coverage

Partnership with WTCC, DTM, ELMS for 2014

AutoGP Auto GP Organization is proud to announce its 2014 calendar. As previously announced, the series will contest its fifth season over eight rounds, all of them on circuits steeped in motorsports history.

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Dec 17

Kuno Wittmer awarded the Bertrand-Fabi award for the 2nd time in his career!!

Brother Karl Wittmer wins the Gilles-Villeneuve award

2013-12-16_MF0006The Bertrand-Fabi Trophy is awarded to a French-Canadian driver by by demonstrating the most success at a national and international level throughout the year.

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Dec 04

2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship calendar announced

Including races in Canada

Rallycross FIA logoIMG Motorsports, a division of IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, and the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (“FIA”) have released the 2014 calendar of events for the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Chastain Motorsports announces 2014 F1600 program

The team is actively looking for two more drivers.

F1600 - Sam ChastainSam Chastain will be back for a sophmore season with a new team. Indianapolis, IN – Former IndyCar team and three-time Indy 500 entrant Chastain Motorsports has confirmed its F1600 Formula F Championship Series team for the 2014 season.

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Nov 20

Daytona International Speedway Test: Day 2 report

IMSA and Continental Tire officials decided Wednesday morning to suspend testing

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s November preseason testing concluded on Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway, with six GTLM and 19 GTD teams posting competitive laps in preparation for the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 25-26, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Sebring International Raceway Test: Day 2 report

“The changes really change the feel of the car, but it doesn’t change its character” – Bourdais

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP led its second consecutive day of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing Sunday at Sebring International Raceway courtesy of a best lap of 1:53.748 (118.367 mph) by Sebastien Bourdais. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

2013 World Rotax Karting Champions: Competition at its best

2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals logoBRP’s first Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) to be held in North America crowned this season’s champions while offering great performances at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, Louisiana over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship News Roundup: Nov. 15, 2013

A sneak preview of what to expect begins this weekend

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoPreparations are well under way for teams and drivers planning to compete in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014.

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Oct 20

SRT Motorsports: Petit Le Mans post-race quotes

Kuno Wittmer – No. 93 Pennzoil Ultra SRT Viper GTS-R (Finished 5th)

SRT Motorsports logo The No. 93 SRT Viper GTS-R driven by Jonathan Bomarito, Kuno Wittmer and Tommy Kendall survived an off-track excursion to lead SRT Motorsports with a fifth-place finish at Petit Le Mans Saturday at Road Atlanta.

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