Tag Archive: Trois-Rivières

Jul 28

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust fights hard in Charlotte

Flat tire ends charge to victory

Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen driver Tanner Foust Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust was the driver to beat at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, a week after his lights-to-flag victory in New York. But the win eluded Foust this weekend when a flat tire on the rough course ended his podium charge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: St-Eustache

Four-Race, 21-day stretch concludes in Quebec – Dumoulin returns home with points lead

IMG_6245_FW L.P. Dumoulin returns from the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1’s annual western swing to his native Quebec with the championship points lead as the 2014 season reaches the halfway mark with Saturday’s National 250 at Autodrome St-Eustache. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series: L.P. Dumoulin scores Saskatoon victory (updated)

Green-White-Checkered pass secures third career Canadian Tire Series win

2014-07-06_4784 L.P. Dumoulin finally got the oval-track win he was looking for. The road-course ace from Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, came out on top in a wild green-white-checkered finish to the Velocity Prairie Thunder 250 Wednesday in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 action at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Valérie Chiasson to contest the Grand Prix du Canada with Lombardi Honda Racing

First female driver confirmed for GP du Canada 2014…

2011-07-16_0006 After several successful seasons in karting, one runner-up Rookie title for her road racing debut (Toyota Cup Series) and another runner-up Rookie title in the Quebec ACT series, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson will realize her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) debut at the Grand Prix du Canada, on the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit. She is presently the first female driver confirmed to contest the prestigious event on June 6, 7, and 8. 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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Feb 25

Tanner Foust set to join World RX

Tanner Foust confirms 2014 competition schedule

Tanner Foust American Top Gear presenter and 10-time X Games medallist Tanner Foust has announced he will compete in four rounds of this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

FIA World Rallycross to be broadcast live on British Eurosport in 2014

Eight of 12 rounds during inaugural campaign to benefit from live coverage in the UK

Rallycross FIA logo The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will benefit from live television coverage in the UK for the majority of races in its inaugural season.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Former F1 Champion Jacques Villeneuve commits to World RX (+ video)

French-Canadian ‘excited’ about prospect of sideways 600bhp action

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 01 The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has added a former Formula 1 World Champion to what is an increasingly competitive driver line-up for its inaugural campaign, with Jacques Villeneuve signing up to compete in an Albatec Racing-prepared Peugeot 208. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Aug 14

5 podiums for Team Octane at Trois-Rivières

Sallenbach regains championship lead

2013-08-09_0014It was a very successful weekend of racing for Team Octane and their drivers at the 44th running of Grand-Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 13

Mechanical woes strike Alex Guénette at GP3R

JuliaWine.com 100 – Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

2013-08-11_0297Alex Guénette had managed to avoid the many incidents that occurred early on in the JuliaWine.com 100, the now-traditional NASCAR Canadian Tire race run in the streets of Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 12

Kennington captures Trois-Rivieres win (updated)

First NASCAR Canadian Tire Series win of season for defending champ

2013-08-11_1081D.J. Kennington claims he isn’t a road racer, but he keeps proving himself wrong.

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Aug 11

Supercar drivers fighting for the Mayor’s Cup

Canadian Supercar Series: Ultra Performance Racing

2013-08-10_1072The Supercar drivers were very excited to be racing on Trois-Rivières’ beautiful track. They were once again fighting for the historic Mayor’s Cup.

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Aug 10

GT Racing captures two podium finishes in round 7

Masters Cirone battles from last to fourth

2013-08-10_1028The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series matched the illustrious reputation of the Porshe 911 GT3 Cup car with a distinguished, caution-free Race 1 at Circuit de Trois-Rivières. The IMSA Development Series made its debut at the track in the 44th edition of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 07

Supercar competitors fight once again for the Mayor’s Cup

One year ago, the Canadian Supercar Series was launched in Trois-Rivières.

2012:08:05_10:25:14-3363_v1Competitors were competing for the first time for the Mayor’s Cup, an historic cup battled on a historical race circuit. That cup was won by Jean-François Dumoulin (Dumoulin Competition). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The JuliaWine.com 100

At Circuit de Trois-Rivieres

2012-08-05_0700The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 makes its last of three trips into Quebec on Aug. 9-11 for the JuliaWine.com 100 as part of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres (Que.). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

CTCC in Trois-Rivières featured in a spectacular night race

It has become a tradition now for CTCC to be featured on this unique evening.

2012-08-03_1373Motorsports fans in Trois-Rivières are getting ready to attend the biggest event of the year this weekend, the 44th edition of Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Monaco de Trois-Rivières: A new record for the 15th edition!

More than ever, Trois-Rivières is the annual rendezvous of choice for karting.

2013-08-01When 265 riders were registered last year, the number reached 305 in 2013, making Monaco de Trois-Rivières the largest karting happening on the North American east coast.

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Aug 05

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Trois-Rivieres

Guenette getting the feel; In tight battle for rookie honors

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueRookie seasons almost always have bumps, but Alex Guenette has handled them with apparent ease. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Andrew Ranger teams up with Ray Courtemanche Jr. in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

With support from La Cité de Mirabel Inc.

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series - Ray Courtemanche Jr. - Andrew RangerThe experienced Roxton Pond (QC) driver will race in two Quebec rounds of the 2013 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCaTS), at ICAR on July 7 and at Trois-Rivières on August 11, as a teammate to Ray Courtemanche Jr, aboard a second car prepared by Jacombs Racing. The project is backed La Cité de Mirabel Inc. Read the rest of this entry »

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