Corey Lewis storms through field to take Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America victory

Corey Lewis started the 2016 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season the same way he ended 2015 – winning

Corey Lewis storms through field to take Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America victory Lewis made a spirited drive to the top step of the podium after starting from last place, claiming a 9.288-second Round 1 victory in the No. 16 Change Racing Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo representing Lamborghini Carolinas on Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. (more…)

Weather forces postponement of Merchants Bank 150

The dismal forecast for Sunday May 1 has forced Thunder Road Speedbowl to postpone the Merchants Bank 150

ACT logo The race has been rescheduled for Sunday May 8, post time set for 2:00pm. More than 40 ACT Late Model teams were expected to try and qualify including defending  2015 ACT Champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. of Dover, NH, along with 2015 Merchants Bank champion Brad Babb and multi-feature winner Nick Sweet. (more…)

Jesse Lazare dominates Round 4 for Laguna Seca sweep

Lazare, from Montreal, beat Lucas Catania to the finish of the 45-minute race by 7.412 seconds

Lazare Dominates Round 4 For Laguna Seca Sweep Jesse Lazare completed a sweep of both Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, powering away from the field to win Round 4 on Saturday. (more…)

German F4: Two first conclusive days for Kami Laliberté in the 2nd season’s weekend

ADAC Formula 4 at the Sachsenring: A 2nd Weekend That Begins under Better Auspices for Kami Laliberté

Kami Laliberté in German F4 Two First Conclusive Days in The 2nd Season's Weekend The first two days of the 2016 German Formula 4 championship second weekend have been much more positive than a few weeks ago for young Montréal born Kami Laliberté, driver of the Dutch Van Amersfoort Racing (VAR) team.

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Prinoth, Grossmann and Smeeth win at Mugello

Ferrari Challenge Europe

Ferrari Challenge Europe - Mugello Erich Prinoth, Bjorn Grossmann and Sam Smeeth dominated the first day of the Round 2 of the Ferrari Challenge Europe in the beautiful setting of Mugello. Coppa Shell. (more…)

Apr 29

Castroneves takes on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ obstacle course

NASCAR’s Ricky Stenhouse was also scheduled to compete

Helio CastronevesOn a rain-soaked night in Indianapolis, Helio Castroneves was the lone Verizon IndyCar Series driver able to take to the “American Ninja Warrior” course in Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Arden International confirm 2016 line-up

Arden International GP2 Series driver announcement

Arden International confirm 2016 line-up Following a successful testing programme in Barcelona and Jerez last month, Arden International confirm Nabil Jeffri and Jimmy Eriksson have signed for the 2016 Season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Race winner Eriksson graduates to GP2 Series

Eriksson joins Kirchhofer and Ghiotto in GP2 this season

Race winner Eriksson graduates to GP2 SeriesFormer GP3 race winner Jimmy Eriksson joins the long list of drivers to graduate to the GP2 Series. The Swede who was victorious with Koiranen GP in 2014 and 2015 makes the step up to sister series GP2 and will line-up for Arden International.

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Apr 29

Racing immersion on a whole new level

Dive into the hot seat through racing simulation
The thrill of driving a racecar around a track can only truly be experienced by engaging in the act itself – getting seat time at one of the countless circuits around the globe. Such an activity overwhelms the senses with sights, smells, sounds and speed. Such an activity cannot be replicated. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

WEC: Richard Lietz, the understated champion

“The championship is really special because I know how hard we worked for it” – Lietz

In contrast to the palpable buzz surrounding the Porsche LMP1 team’s hospitality in the Silverstone paddock, the scene over at factory-supported GTE outfit Dempsey-Proton Racing was one of relative tranquillity. Richard Lietz likes it that way, this most understated of champions preferring to go about his work with the minimum fuss and attention.   Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

ERC’s Jean-Pierre Nicolas gives thumbs up to stunning Acropolis route

The 33-kilometre test contains a wide variety of driving conditions

ERC’s Jean-Pierre Nicolas gives thumbs up to stunning Acropolis routeFIA European Rally Championship Sporting Manager Jean-Pierre Nicolas has given his seal of approval to the stunning SEAJETS Acropolis Rally stages, following a full recce of the route. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus to complete preparations for Nurburgring 24 Hours

Entered for the second round of the VLN championship are the two SCG003Cs

This weekend’s second round of the VLN championship marks the final opportunity for Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus to prepare itself for the unique demands of the world’s toughest race: the Nurburgring 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Morad aiming for title in second season with Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville

Daniel Morad’s time is now, and he knows it

Daniel Morad finished on the podium in nine of his 10 starts in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama in 201 He is the top returning driver in the series. He is staying with the same team for a second straight season for the first time. His new direction in sports cars continues to open territory to explore and attack. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Emily Packard set to tackle Thunder Road in the Merchants Bank 150

Packard’s best finish here in the American Canadian Tour spring race was a third place back in 2014

2014-07-20_0189 Coming off her sixth place finish at Lee USA Speedway this past weekend, Emily Packard and her 9x Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team are ready to tackle the quarter mile high banked oval of Thunder Road.

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Apr 28

Jesse Lazare captures 3rd straight pole to lead field for round 3 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Lazare, from Montreal, led the 20-minute qualifying session with a best time of 1 minute, 28.411 seconds

Jesse Lazare earned his third straight pole of the season in the No. 21 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche Jesse Lazare made sure to gain an edge for Round 3 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama by earning his third straight pole position Thursday, April 28 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

JF Dumoulin signs major partnership with Spectra Premium

Spectra Premium Engineers to Partner with Dumoulin Competition to Develop Radiators 

2016:04:28_12:48:29_0004 Dumoulin Competition is pleased to announce a major sponsorship agreement between renowned racecar driver Jean-François Dumoulin and Spectra Premium Industries, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of auto parts, for the 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s season.

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Apr 28

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola

#ImolaWorldSBK Pre-Event: Fire at will…

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola WorldSBK, WorldSSP and STK1000 stars get medieval as WorldSBK goes back in time. The Rocca Sforzesca di Imola played host to the pre-event for the Motul Italian Round at Imola, with WorldSBK paddock stars getting into character in medieval costume before taking each other on on a different kind of battlefield.

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Apr 28

Albatec heads to Essay for France RX season-opener

A strong quality line-up includes 18 Supercar drivers

Albatec heads to Essay for France RX season-opener Albatec Racing heads to Essay this weekend (April 30/May 1) for the opening round of the French Rallycross Championship, with Philippe Maloigne taking the wheel of the team’s #21 Peugeot 208 RX Supercar for the first time in competition.

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Apr 28

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-24 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Monaco Grand PrixPirelli will bring the following three compounds to the ninth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Austria*, to be held (June 30 – July 3) on the Spielberg circuit.

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Apr 28

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore

Mattias Ekström to meet a major challenge

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore “It’s high time for the season to be started,” says Mercedes-Benz driver Christian Vietoris, thus also expressing the opinion of his 23 colleagues.

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Apr 28

The Squadre Clienti Maserati on track in Europe and America

The next event on the European calendar will be Pau, France, on 14-15 May

Marcus Hoggarth_ Abbie Eaton - Ebor GT Motosport (2) The Squadre Clienti Maserati had a fantastic showing at Monza on 23-24 April. The GranTurismo MC GT4s picked up two wins in the 2016 Competition102 GT4 European Series.

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Apr 28

Franco Uncini and Alex Criville become MotoGP™ Legends

Due to their incredible achievements, the pair will be inducted as MotoGP™ Legends

Franco Uncini in 1982 bike The 1982 and 1999 500cc champions will join an illustrious list of names as they are inducted into the MotoGP™ Legends Hall of Fame in Misano and Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Sahara Force India welcomes Felio Siby as lifestyle partner

Sahara Force India is delighted to join Felio Siby in a new partnership, which sees the luxury brand become the team’s official lifestyle partner

05 - Sahara Force India F1 Team The Felio Siby logo will appear on the VJM09’s nose starting at this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. A purveyor of some of the best leathers in the world, manufactured to the highest standards in a time-honoured way, Felio Siby is a reference for customers whose way of life is to find timeless and unique products. This is a vision that has now been extended to watch-making, as the brand embarks on a new venture with the best Swiss watchmakers to redefine the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Kvyat remains firm on Vettel spat, won’t change approach

“If Sebastian feels so [wants to talk], he will do it, but for me it is all quite clear.”

Daniil Kvyat says he sees no reason to devote any more time to discussing his fall out with Sebastian Vettel from the Chinese Grand Prix, adding he has no qualms about making the same turn one move again if given the opportunity. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Buhk and Baumann eager to defend two-point lead around Brands Hatch rollercoaster

One pole position, two podium finishes: Buhk and Baumann did not require a win in Italy to claim top spot in the Blancpain GT Series drivers’ standings

Buhk and Baumann eager to defend two-point lead around Brands Hatch rollercoaster After the Italian double-header of Misano and Monza, Blancpain GT Series’ teams and drivers now head to Great Britain for back-to-back meetings at Brands Hatch and Silverstone. First up is the former GP circuit in Kent, which hosts round three of the Blancpain GT Series and where HTP Motorsport drivers Maxi Buhk and Dominik Baumann are aiming to defend their slender lead in the drivers’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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