Category Archive: Other

Oct 30

Vettel’s younger brother starts racing career

Sebastian Vettel’s younger brother is kicking off his own motor racing career.

Sebastian-Vettel Fabian Vettel, once photographed as a child playing with a remote control car in the F1 paddock, is now 15 and embarking on a foray in Poland’s Volkswagen Golf Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

10pc of Ferrari to be listed on stock exchange

Ferrari will be floated on the stock exchange next year.

Dany Flageole The Maranello outfit – the F1 team and the producer of exclusive sports cars – will be spun off from the Fiat Chrysler parent group, with 10 per cent of the shares to be up for grabs to the public on a US and possibly a European stock market. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Sainz must wait another month for Toro Rosso news

An increasingly impatient Carlos Sainz jr says he will have to wait another month for Red Bull to decide his future in formula one.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) “After what we have achieved this year,” the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion told Spain’s Marca, “there is no alternative choice for me other than formula one.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

WorldRX and NASCAR Canadian Tire are back at the GP3R for 2015

GP3R fans can enjoy both series fully and completely, they will be held on separate weekends

GP3R logo Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is proud to announce the return of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil1 and of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for its 2015 edition.

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Oct 28

World Touring Car Champion López to race at ROC 2014

At the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados

Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López has signed up to compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Sainz says he ‘deserves’ Toro Rosso debut

Carlos Sainz jr is convinced he should be handed his F1 debut by backer Red Bull.

Carlos Sainz Jr The 20-year-old is the newly crowned champion of the highly rated Formula Renault 3.5 series, but he was overlooked by Red Bull for a guaranteed seat at the junior team Toro Rosso for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Targa Newfoundland to kick off its 2015 promotional campaign at Motorama (updated)

Karbelt’s KARS Expo to be a major feature at Motorama

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logo Within weeks of wrapping up another successful edition of Targa Newfoundland, organizers are already preparing for the 2015 event. That includes the announcement that the promotional campaign for Targa 2015 will kick off at the inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Luke Chudleigh Q&A

Post-Season Review

As one of the few Canadian open-wheel racers competing over in Europe this season, Luke Chudleigh proudly sported the Maple Leaf flag throughout a busy campaign taking in the Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS Series and select rounds of the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Fantin posts best time at Jerez

Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) starred during day one of the collective tests at the Circuito de Jerez.

Fantin posts best time at Jerez

 The Brazilian clocked the best time of the day at 1:27.915 during the morning session. Dean Stoneman (Arden Motorsport) then dominated the afternoon. Today also saw Nyck de Vries put in his first laps at the wheel of a Formula Renault 3.5 Series. 10th on the day, the 2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 champion was with his future team, defending champions, DAMS.

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Oct 21

First laps in public for the Renault Sport R.S. 01

At the wheel, Alain Prost was impressed by its performance

The Renault Sport R.S. 01 made its first laps in public on October 18 at the Jerez track in Spain, for the last leg of the World Series By Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field

2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados

American NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch has happily accepted the invitation to participate in the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14.

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Oct 20

Susie Wolff to compete at ROC 2014

Susie Wolff will become the first female driver ever to compete in the Race Of Champions

News imageThe Race Of Champions is to feature its first female competitor as Susie Wolff has signed up for ROC 2014 at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Marko yet to tell Sainz of plans for 2015

Even now crowned the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, Carlos Sainz jr is still in the dark about his F1 future.

Carlos Sainz - Spa 2014 Clearly the cream of Red Bull’s hopeful clan of young development drivers, the 20-year-old is in the running to replace Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso in 2015. But with the 17-year-old Max Verstappen already signed up, it is clear that team boss Franz Tost and owner Dietrich Mateschitz think keeping the experienced Jean-Eric Vergne on board might be the smarter play. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

The 2015 World Series by Renault calendar revealed

Season ten has just finished and the 2015 World Series by Renault already begins!

The 2015 World Series by Renault calendar revealedDuring the awards ceremony, Renault Sport Technologies revealed next year’s calendar. With six circuits used by F1 and the highly anticipated return to Le Mans and Silverstone, the World Series by Renault 2015 will assure more than ever its role as the formative formula towards F1.

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Oct 19

Nigel Melker glorious winner of FA1 2014 championship

Due to rain, the FA1 field started behind the safety car for the last race of the season.

After two laps, the safety car went in as Dani Clos (ESP) was leading the field. Within a lap, championship leader Nigel Melker overtook Clos and made his nickname come true: he proved to be the rain man.

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Oct 19

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rowland wins, DAMS picks up another title

Starting from the pole position, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) won the final race of season ten of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Rowland wins, DAMS picks up another titleThe protégé of the Racing Steps Foundation scored his second triumph of the season ahead of Nicholas Latifi (Tech 1 Racing) and William Buller (Arden Motorsport). Thanks to his fourth place result, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport), winner of the 2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, finishes runner-up to fellow Red Bull Junior Team driver, Carlos Sainz (DAMS).

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Oct 18

Exciting FA1 qualifications at TT Circuit Assen

Acceleration started her season’s finale on the TT Circuit in Assen, The Netherlands
Acceleration - TT Circuit Assen . Championship leader Nigel Melker (NLD) did a very good job on the first qualification and starts from P1 in the first race.

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Oct 18

British trio go fastest at Jerez

Formula Renault 3.5 Series – Qualifying 1

British trio go fastest at Jerez

Will Stevens (Strakka Racing) grabbed his maiden Formula Renault 3.5 Series pole at Jerez on Saturday. The British driver got the better of fellow countrymen Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and William Buller (Arden Motorsport) in a qualifying session that saw the two title candidates struggle, with Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) no faster than tenth and Carlos Sainz (DAMS) lining up five places behind him on the grid.

 

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Oct 17

The Canadian Motorsports Expo will continue as a major component of Motorama

A Brand New Show on a Weekend You Know!

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logoFor the first eight years of its existence, the Canadian Motorsports Expo (CME) was a standalone, racing-only show catering to motorsports fans and the industry. The CME usually took place in early February, when Canadian winters can make it challenging for even the most hearty racers, exhibitors and enthusiasts to participate.

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Oct 15

Acceleration 2014 getting ready for Assen

When racing meets music…

Acceleration logo TT Assen in the Netherlands is the last venue for ACCELERATION 2014 during the weekend of 17 – 19 October. FA1, MW-V6 Pickups, Legend SuperCup, Supercar Challenge and 600 & 1000 cc motorbikes will form the starting grids on this legendary Dutch track.

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