Floridian De Quesada takes passion for Porsche to success in Canada

Carlos de Quesada can say his passion led him to become an endurance-racing champion and private collector

Carlos de Quesada is a standout competitor in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, winning the 2013 Gold Cup championship.

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50 years after stunning victory, iconic Chaparral 2 returns to Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring

Jim Hall II To Drive His Father’s Winning Car –  Revolutionary Chevrolet-Powered Racer Defeated World’s Best

Fans at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida will take a trip down memory lane when the famed Chaparral 2 turns exhibition laps around the historic Sebring International Raceway on the 50th anniversary of its 1965 victory, prior to the 63rd running of the classic on Saturday, March 21. (more…)

Havoline named Official Motor Oil of Toronto’s Motorama show

Show takes place March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto’s International Centre

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logo In the first deal of its kind for the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, Havoline has been named the ‘Official Motor Oil of Motorama’ for the 2015 show. (more…)

R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari prepare for second season in 2015 Pirelli World Challenge

Olivier Beretta Team Driver

R.Ferri Motorsport logo With three wins, eight podiums, and a strong run to third in the 2014 championship, Toronto-based R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari made a big impression in its first season of Pirelli World Challenge competition. (more…)

NASCAR statement

NASCAR is aware of the Delaware Department of Justice announcement today regarding driver Kurt Busch.

NASCAR logoAs we disclosed Monday, he has accepted the terms and conditions of a reinstatement program and is actively participating in the program.

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Mar 05

Making up two of the seven stops on the expanded 2015 season for Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 is the newly renovated Pittsburgh International Race Complex

 New Pittsburgh track awaits for 2015

Formula Race Promotions logo The complex is looking forward to the three summer days in July and August, as well as capping off the 2015 season in October, when all three series will be laying down rubber. With the addition of the 1.2-mile “South” track this expands the facility into a 2.8-mile road course, which will be great for open wheel cars.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Luke Chudleigh pre-season Q&A

Fortec Motorsports racer looking ahead to 2015 European Campaign
Canada’s Luke Chudleigh flies to Europe this week to prepare for his third consecutive European open-wheel racing campaign.  The 19-year-old from Milton announced last month his move to British-based Fortec Motorsports for both the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Series as well as the 2015 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup Series (NEC).

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Mar 05

It’s all fun for series veteran, JDC Mainstay Kraut

They say don’t mess with happiness.

Gerry Kraut has been a steady, quick Masters competitor for four seasons in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda championship.

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Mar 04

Manor Marussia F1 Team ready to race

The Manor Marussia F1 Team looks forward to its participation in the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship.

09 - Manor F1 TeamFormal agreement was reached with Manor’s creditors on Thursday 19th February 2015 in order to allow the team to come out of administration, following new investment from Stephen Fitzpatrick. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Williams (Ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce that it has agreed in principle a multi-year strategic technology partnership with BT

BT to help Williams Martini Racing accelerate Team Communications 

 

03 - Williams Martini RacingThe Williams Martini Racing team will use BT’s high performance network services globally, facilitating secure and high speed communication and more effective collaboration between team members. The team’s fixed and mobile voice needs will be brought together by BT into a single service, hosted in the cloud and delivered globally on a wide range of devices. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season.

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for first four Grands Prix of 2015 season

2015-03-04 - PirelliIn Australia, Pirelli will bring the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft compounds: well-suited to the varied demands and wide range of potential weather conditions experienced at the semi-permanent Albert Park facility in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

31 cars on track for the official test session at Le Castellet

ELMS 2015 Le Castellet Official test session

European Le Mans Series logo The first gathering of  the 2015 European Le Mans Series teams will take place at the Paul Ricard circuit in the South of France on March 23rd and 24th.

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Mar 04

‘Real races where you’re overtaking and battling, that’s what I love’

Laureus Sportsman of the Year Nominee Lewis Hamilton

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton knows he has plenty of rivalry for the 2015 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award next month, including major sports stars like Novak Djokovic, Rory McIlroy and Cristriano Ronaldo.

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Mar 04

Sunoco extends its role as the official fuel

Sunoco, the official fuel of the Verizon IndyCar Series, also has been named official fuel of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Sunoco Race Fuels logo Sunoco’s relationship with Indy car racing dates to 1968 when Mark Donohue drove the No. 12 Sunoco Eagle for Penske Racing. Four years later, that same team of Penske, Donohue and Sunoco won its first Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

FanBoost now open for Miami ePrix

FanBoost is Formula E’s unique fan interaction concept

Follow your favourite driver’s progress on new live leaderboardFans can now vote for their favourite driver to receive an extra speed boost for the Miami ePrix and monitor their progress live on a new FanBoost leaderboard. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Work has begun on the resurfacing of the Misano International circuit, as part of the ongoing modernisation of the tracks facilities

Work begins on new track surface at Misano

Work begins on new track surface at MisanoIt is not just the surface of the track that is being replaced, in fact a number of additional changes are being carried out, including giving the circuit an optional 3.2 km layout for track days and racing, alongside the 4.2 km Grand Prix configuration. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Arden International confirms Kevin Ceccon for 2015 GP3 Series

Arden International, GP3 Series – Driver Announcement

ArdenArden International is delighted to announce Kevin Ceccon joins the team to contest the GP3 Series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Story Slow starters could clean up in Mexico

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Mar 04

Spectacular Rallye Açores 50th anniversary Erc video

The event’s signature Sete Cedades stage, which runs along the rim of a volcanic crater, is one of the highlights of the video

Meireles 264To celebrate this year’s 50th edition of SATA Rallye Açores (4-6 June), the organisers of the fourth round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship have produced a great video. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

JOTA Sport completes 2015 ELMS line-up

Young Briton excited about maiden sportscar season including making Le Mans debut

Yelloly switches from Single-Seaters to complete Jota Sport’s European Le Mans Series Triumbrant. Nick Yelloly switches from a successful single-seater career to complete JOTA Sport’s 2015 European Le Mans Series squad – a maiden sportscar season that will also see the young Briton making his Le Mans 24 Hour race debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kroger 250, Boyd Gaming 300 and Kobalt 400

NASCAR logoThe NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for its first stop on a three-race west coast swing – Sunday’s Kobalt 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX).

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Mar 04

Michael Stridsberg appointed New Media Director for ACT

He will replace Nick Bigelow

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced the appointment of Michael Stridsberg of Berlin, VT as the new Media Director for both the US touring series and Thunder Road International Speedbowl.

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Mar 03

M1 Racing’s Tristan DeGrand is impressive at Pro Mazda Winterfest

At Barber Motorsports Park

Although the weather was very cold, M1 Racing was all fired up after one of its rookies, Tristan DeGrand of Eureka, Mo., finished fourth in the finale of the Pro Mazda Series’ Cooper Tires Winterfest Feb. 26 at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Antonio Pizzonia (Zele Racing) sets fastest lap in Vallelunga test

Antonio Pizzonia, driving for Zele Racing, cruised to the fastest lap of the opening Auto GP test session of 2015 at Vallelunga.

The Brazilian, who made it on-track in time for Day 2 only, due to the long trip from Brazil, stopped the clocks in 1’23″196, completing 50 laps. The second fastest lap was set by German Sebastian Balthasar, who ended up 6 tenths of a second adrift in a Manor MP Motorsport car.

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Mar 03

Team Sard Morand promising test session

The first stage took place in Spain on the Motorland Aragon circuit.

Team Sard-Morand logo Team Sard Morand is getting actively prepared for the new challenges of 2015 in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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