Busy weekend for Tagliani at the Trois-Rivières GP

Tagliani to compete in three races at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières

2015-07-25_0097Alex Tagliani will be a busy driver this weekend at the 47th running of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières (GP3R). A regular entrant in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 (NCATS), Tagliani is entered in Round 8 of 12 held on this tight street course.  (more…)

Max Mällinen set for GP3R weekend at Trois-Rivières

Mällinen previously competed in Formula Tour 1600 in Montreal

image1Max Mällinen will make his second start of the season in the Formula Tour 1600 this weekend, taking part in the famous Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières, which happens on a narrow and tight street circuit in Canada’s Quebec Province.

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KCMG completes positive WEC test at Nurburgring

The 6 Hours of Nurburgring will be held on August 29 – 30

2015-28-03-31KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) successfully rounded off FIA World Endurance Championship’s Nurburgring test last July 27 – 28 after a five-week hiatus from LMP on-track action.

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Alonso: F1 is not the same or as exciting

Fernando Alonso laments the modern limitations of the current Formula 1 era and teases it may well drive him out of the sport

2015-06-06_0068 Fernando Alonso has teased the prospect of looking beyond Formula 1 in favour of other categories if the regulations don’t move in a faster, more challenging direction. (more…)

Formula 1 returns to Germany & The Hockenheimring!

Anticipation at the Hockenheimring
Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg Advance ticket sales for the 2016 Formula 1 German Grand Prix will start with fantastic early bird discounts and amazing special offers for young fans!

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Jul 29

Lance Stroll excluded from results of race three in Monza

The ruling does change the points’ standings of the rookie and drivers‘ championship

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Following the ruling of the International Court of Appeal, Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) has been excluded from race number three in Monza, which took place on May 31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Hans-Joachim Stuck is named as Grand Marshal for 6 Hours of Nürburgring

Stuck began his racing career at the Nürburgring in 1969

Legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and 1985 Sportscar World Champion Hans-Joachim Stuck will be the guest of honour of the World Endurance Championship at its first race in Germany.

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Jul 29

Video: Hirvonen’s Formula 1 test

The former Ford team-leader retired from full time competition last year having notched up 15 WRC victories

While he will miss his home round of the World Rally Championship this week, Finland’s Mikko Hirvonen recently got an adrenaline fix of a different kind when he took the wheel of a Williams Formula One car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Rapid turnaround for Al Harthy as British GT season resumes

British GT campaign at the famous Kent venue

2014-09-14-Saturday Mere days after the most challenging race of his motor racing season, Ahmad Al Harthy swiftly returns to competitive action this coming weekend, 1st/2nd August, with round six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship taking place at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono and Iowa

WINdianapolis: Kyle Busch notches Third straight victory at the Brickyard

NASCAR logo Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at Indianapolis on Sunday for his third straight victory as well as his fourth in the last five races. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Beasley leads F2000 field into Pittsburgh

The Series is coming off two strong weekends at VIR and Mid-Ohio, with no lack of drama at the front of the field.

F2000 Championship Series logo

Off five straight wins, Sam Beasley comes charging into the new 2.8-mile, 18-turn Pittsburgh International Race Complex for rounds nine and 10 of the F2000 Championship Series season looking to further extend his points lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Bullock happy to juggle demands of growing family, work, racing

So far, 2015 has been filled with seconds rather than firsts for Tony Bullock

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logoThis is his second year in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda series, his second year visiting many of the tracks on the schedule, and he and his wife, Nancy, welcomed their second child, a girl named Alicia. She joined 8-year-old brother, Anthony, in the growing family this spring.

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Jul 28

Alex Tagliani returns to Team Penske for Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio

“Ii is an honor to be back in the 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang” – Tagliani

2015-06-13_0199 Team Penske announced today that accomplished road racer, Alex Tagliani, will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 15. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

ACT Awards American Racer Three Stars for Oxford Plains 150

The ACT Tour returned to action this past Saturday, July 25 with its second visit of the year to Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway

ACT logo The ACT Tour returned to action this past Saturday, July 25 with its second visit of the year to Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway. The race was postponed nearly a month from its original date, but defending Tour Champion Joey Polewarczyk Jr. and young star Brad Babb made up for the wait with a scintillating battle for the win over the race’s final 20 laps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Trois-Rivieres

Prestigious JuliaWine.com Le 50 Tours up next – Dumoulin Brothers return home riding high

2014-08-07_0509A lot has changed for racing brothers Louis-Philippe and Jean-Francois Dumoulin since they last competed on their hometown circuit, and all for the better. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Strakka Racing completes a successful two-day test at the Nürburgring with latest Gibson 015S

Strong debut for team’s Gibson 015S at Nürburgring test

Strakka Racing logoStrakka Racing enjoyed a successful debut of its Gibson 015S chassis at the Nürburgring WEC test. Despite changeable conditions, Strakka Racing topped the LMP2 times on both days ending day two with a 1:45.123 set by Jonny Kane. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

CTCC enters second half of the season

Tagliani to run at GP3R

CTCC logoCompetitors of the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) are preparing for the second half of an exciting season. Rounds nine and ten will be featured at the Grand Prix Trois-Rivières from July 31 to August 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Formula F ready for Pittsburgh Triple

Drivers and teams will have no shortage of track time this weekend

F1600 F Championship logo

Massively long and wide straights should produce a nail-biting triple header for the F1600 Formula F Championship Series, which takes to the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Allison: When you’ve got good pace…

“I am completely delighted, of course, with the victory”

Allison: When you’ve got good pace...Ferrari technical director James Allison reflects on Sebastian Vettel’s unexpected Hungarian Grand Prix win and what it means for the Scuderia going forward. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

New rain tire will gain traction with teams

The rain tires will be available this weekend at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.

New Firestone Rain TiresSpectators, TV viewers and Verizon IndyCar Series teams will be able to better distinguish which cars are running Firestone Racing’s new rain tire by its silver stripe, which complements the red stripe on the alternate tires for road and street courses. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Finland countdown: Rally route

Speak to the drivers about the route of last year’s Neste Oil Rally Finland and they’ll tell you it was probably the best ever.

This year organisers have made a few tweaks and brought back a WRC legend to try and raise the bar even higher. If there is one stage that defines Finland’s round of the WRC it’s the super-fast roller-coaster ride that is Ouninpohja. After a sabbatical last year it returns this time in its full, uncompromising 34.39km format and back in its traditional spot in Friday’s itinerary, Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Aksel Lund Svindal and Andreas Mikkelsen under pressure

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Jul 28

Freddie Hunt at the Maserati Trofeo in Virginia

Maserati Trofeo World Series – Vir Int’l Raceway – 21-22 August 2015 

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo Round 4 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will feature Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 F1 World Champion, James Hunt who has recently moved back into the spotlight courtesy of Ron Howard’s recent movie Rush, which recounted his rivalry with Niki Lauda. Freddie Hunt will be on the track in Virginia, USA, on the weekend of 21-22 August. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Brand new championship launched: FA1 Middle East Trophy 2016 is go!

FA1 Middle East Trophy 2016 launch

FA1 logoThe organiser of the Acceleration 2014 events, ISRA, has today officially launched a brand new motor racing championship – FA1 Middle East Trophy 2016 – which aims to provide drivers with key seat time and race experience during the traditional winter break across Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Equal measures of risk, reward as ritle chase hits Streets Of Trois-Rivières

Chris Green, from Montreal, leads the Platinum Cup standings in pursuit of his first Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship

The levels of risk and reward will be amplified for all drivers in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin during Rounds 7 and 8 on July 31-Aug. 2 at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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