BTCC: Half-term report…

It has been a whirlwind first half to the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

BTCC logoFive flat out events have given more than their fair share of thrills and spills, with no fewer than eight different winners already and plenty more drivers in the hunt. (more…)

Host of motorsport stars join World RX for Canadian street race 

A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-08_0821The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will resume after a short summer hiatus as the teams cross the Atlantic for Canada RX, round seven of the 13-event calendar.

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Line goes cold on Renault – Toro Rosso buyout

“We have to wait for Renault’s move and announcement” – Tost

2015-06-07_1390 Franz Tost admits Toro Rosso’s future programme hinges on Renault’s F1 plans as he says it hasn’t followed up on initial interest in buying the team. (more…)

FIA homologates manufacturers for second Formula E season

The series will become an open championship allowing manufacturers to pursue their own in-house innovation

FIA Formula E Championship logo The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile has today approved the homologation of the eight manufacturers that will provide powertrains to the 10 teams competing in the second season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. (more…)

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 10 preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Indianapolis preview

MotoGP logo Round ten of the 2015 season sees MotoGP™ return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the second half of an enthralling championship gets underway on American soil.

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Aug 02

Tagliani Autosport race report from the Trois-Rivières GP

3rd on the podium behind Kevin Lacroix and runner-up Andrew Ranger

2015-08-02_0274 Alex Tagliani saved his best performance of the weekend for his last race on Sunday at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières by driving his number 18 EpiPen/CGI/CanTorque Chevrolet to a third-place podium finish in Le JuliaWine.com 50-lap GP3R main event.

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Aug 02

Hargrove sweeps Trois-Rivières for Fifth win in Six Starts this season

“You couldn’t ask for anything better than this” – Hargrove

2015-08-01_26554Scott Hargrove delivered a long-distance birthday present to his father by winning Round 8 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R), completing a weekend sweep of both races.

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Aug 02

Szoke takes 50th Superbike win at Atlantic Motorsport Park

“It’s great to get my 50th win here; this place is so challenging on a Superbike. They’re really animals around here”

2015-06-27_0087Jordan Szoke claimed a milestone 50th career Canadian Superbike race win and closed in on his 10th national title with victory in the Pro Cycle and Honda Canada-sponsored fifth round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Ecurie Ecosse seal epic British GT bictory at Brands Hatch

Second domestic win of the year after Sims’ late heroics

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Attard and Sims increase championship lead with three rounds remaining. A brilliant performance from Marco Attard and Alexander Sims helped Ecurie Ecosse Powered By Black score their second Avon Tyres British GT Championship victory of the season in round six at Brands Hatch earlier today (August 2).

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Aug 02

Solid round for IceOne Racing in Lommel

“It was a tough, tough GP for me” – Nathan Watson

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing logoAround the roughest and toughest track of the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship tour, Husqvarna Motorcycles’ best performing MXGP rider at Lommel was Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Todd Waters.

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Aug 02

Second win for Grant at Pittsburgh

Grant started on pole to complete a weekend sweep with two wins in two races

Formula Atlantic logoKeith Grant took another determined and dominating race victory at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex, leading from green to checkered flag.

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Aug 02

Clean sweep of Pittsburgh for Beasley

Steve Bamford was second after a race-long battle with Trent Walko, who completed the podium

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It was a dominating weekend for Sam Beasley at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, with two poles, fastest laps and two race victories, as the No. 4 drove flag-to-flag on Sunday afternoon to complete his weekend sweep.

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Aug 02

Cane sweeps Pittsburgh Sunday

In the morning he triumphed in a close battle, and later in the day, he broke away to cross the line first.

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It was Jordan Cane sweeping the day with two victories in the F1600 Formula F Championship Series races, rounds 14 and 15 of the 2015 season, on Sunday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Ekström wins in the rain

Radio call sparks a lot of discussion 

DTM - Mattias Ekström, Audi RS5 DTMOverwhelming – that is the only suitable way to describe Mattias Ekström’s performance in the race at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday. In the most adverse conditions with pouring rain, the Audi driver secured victory after 34 laps.

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Aug 02

Hollywood stars witness victory by Antonio Giovinazzi

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas attentively watching

F3 - Safety Car, 3 Antonio GiovinazziHeavy rain at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring dominated proceedings in the 24th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Latvala wins fastest WRC rally ever

The Finn triumphed in an event affectionately known as the ‘Finnish Grand Prix’

WRC - Latvala wins fastest WRC rally everJari-Matti Latvala won the fastest event in FIA World Rally Championship history when he claimed his third victory at Neste Oil Rally Finland on Sunday afternoon.

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Aug 02

Rosberg at a loss over qualifying deficit

“We have been practicing the starts” -Rosberg

Rosberg at a loss over qualifying deficitAfter winning last season’s pole position battle, Nico Rosberg cannot explain why he is unable to out-pace Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton this time around… Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Audi also locks out front row of the grid on Sunday (+video)

Once again, two Audi RS 5 DTMs are on the front row of the grid at Spielberg.

Like in qualifying on Saturday, the Audi drivers also locked out the first two places for the race on Sunday. In the final seconds, Mattias Ekström toppled his fellow Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller to claim pole position. His lap time of 1:42.010 minutes was 0.005 seconds faster than Rockenfeller’s.

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Aug 02

Fourth row start at Brands Hatch GP for confident Al Harthy

Despite encountering a few small issues in the opening practice session on Saturday

2015-08-02Aston Martin Middle East and North Africa ambassador Ahmad Al Harthy heads into today’s sixth round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit confident of a strong front-running challenge, after qualifying eighth fastest for the two-hour contest.

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Aug 02

Davies denies Rea’s title celebrations, Jacobsen takes maiden WSS win

0.091s between the two riders at the flag as Torres equals personal best in third.

WSBK - Chaz Davies and Jonathan Rea (GBR) side by side at the final turnChaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team) has won the second WorldSBK race of the 2015 Pirelli Malaysian Round after a spectacular last-lap battle with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), which saw the two riders separated by 0.091s at the line.

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Aug 02

Perfect racecraft gives Rea the win in Sepang opener

The series leader edges Davies as Biaggi makes historic return to podium

WSBK - Jonathan Rea (GBR) a fraction ahead of fellow Briton Chaz Davies at the line. Championship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) won the opening encounter at the Sepang International Circuit after a race of two halves, which saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) slip to fifth at the flag after leading for the first eleven laps.

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Aug 01

Hargrove rules Trois-Rivières with dominant victory in Round 7

Daniel Morad 2nd, Chris Green 3rd

2015-08-01-2935Scott Hargrove crossed off the last remaining venue without a victory on his Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin résumé, leading every lap of Round 7 on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 01

Szoke on Superbike pole at Atlantic Motorsport Park

His third straight Magneti Marelli SuperPole Award added four points to Szoke’s championship

CSBK - Jordan Szoke Jordan Szoke inched closer to a 10th Canadian Superbike title by claiming pole position for this weekend’s Pro Cycle and Honda Canada-sponsored fifth round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Mortara wins at Spielberg

Wehrlein is half-time leader

DTM - Red Bull Ring He had announced if after claiming pole position in qualifying. “Here, we have the fastest car,” Edoardo Mortara said. And he was to be proven right after the first DTM race of 40 minutes at the Red Bull Ring.

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Aug 01

Felix Rosenqvist wins – Lance Stroll takes first podium

In third place, Lance Stroll already found out early in the race that he wasn’t able to keep up with Rosenqvist and Giovinazzi
F3 - Red Bull Ring - Felix Rosenqvistand - Antonio Giovinazzi  - Lance Stroll In the first race of the weekend, Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam) was still beaten by his team-mate Jake Dennis (Prema Powerteam), but he came out on top in the second race at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring.

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