NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race recap: Lacroix powers to Trois-Rivieres triumph

Two wins in First Four Canadian Tire Series starts

2015-08-02_0275The latest in a long line of Quebec road course aces has arrived in Kevin Lacroix, and his ascension has come faster than all of those before him.

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Trépanier gets first Série ACT win of season at Autodrome St-Felicien

Trépanier unofficially extends his point lead to 47 markers over Bouvrette

 Dany TrépanierSérie American-Canadian Tour (ACT) point leader Dany Trépanier broke into the winner’s circle for the first time this season by capturing the St-Felicien 150 at Quebec’s Autodrome St-Felicien on Saturday, August 1. (more…)

Jocelyn Fecteau “Top 13″ for his comeback at the GP3R !

NASCAR Canadian Tire at Trois-Rivières…

2015-08-02_0301Driver Jocelyn Fecteau, of Mont-St-Grégoire, Québec, was contesting this past weekend’s forty-sixth edition of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Alex Labbé strong Fourth at GP3R

The St-Albert (Québec) driver moved up to 4th on the last lap of a closely fought 50-lap battle.

2015-08-02_0884Alex Labbé took a strong 4th place this past Sunday in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series showcase event at the iconic Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

 

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Good points-day for Marc-Antoine Camirand at Trois-Rivières

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series – JuliaWine.com 50 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

2015-08-02_0883Marc-Antoine Camirand made the most of a car that did not handle as well as he wanted over the 50 laps of the JuilaWine.com 50, the iconic round of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series held on the tight urban track of this city mid-way between Montreal and Québec City.

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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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Aug 01

Grant notches PittRace Atlantic win

Conner Kearby and Gaston Kearby, in a pair of K-Hill Motorsports cars, completed the podium.

Formula Atlantic logoKeith Grant led from pole to checkered flags in round nine of the Atlantic Championship Series season to take the win in the first of two races of the Pittsburgh International Race Complex weekend. Grant backed up his recent victory at Mid-Ohio, making it two in a row for the Polestar Swift 016/Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

From pole, Sam Beasley led flag-to-flag at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex to continue a dominating F2000 Championship Series season

Beasley claims first F2000 race at Pittsburgh

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The Legacy Autosport No. 4 was the class of the field with Beasley driving to an easy checkered flag. Eric Filgueiras returned to the podium with a solid second place run and Steve Bamford charged to third after starting from seventh. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Robinson takes Pittsburgh victory

Andrews finished second by .069 seconds with Cane right behind in third place to complete the podium

F1600 F Championship logo

Skylar Robinson drove his No. 12 K-Hill Motorsports Mygale/Honda inside Jordan Cane in turn one on the last lap, and then held off a pass from Scott Andrews at the flag stand to take his first F1600 Formula F Championship Series victory in round 13 of the season taking place on Saturday evening at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Jake Dennis stays in front after thrilling finale

Felix Rosenqvist  took the chequered flag in second place ahead of Antonio Giovinazzi

F3 - Red Bull RingIn summerly temperatures at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, 20-year-old Brit Jake Dennis (Prema Powerteam) scored his fifth season win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Alonso: Pit-lane push underlines love for F1

Despite quotes to the contrary, Fernando Alonso has no intention of giving up on F1 just yet….

2015-06-06_2044 Fernando Alonso insists that he is still in love with F1, despite rumours that he may be looking elsewhere for his motorsport fix. Read the rest of this entry »

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