NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Now Starting…Round No. 2…The Contender Round…Round No. 2

NASCAR logo Twelve drivers persevered through a Challenger Round that tested the versatility of the world’s best drivers. Four failed to navigate through the early gauntlet. (more…)

Exclusive Autosport sweeps Formula Tour 1600 Championship Titles

The team captured the Pro-class, Masters-class and Rookie championship titles Sunday

2014-09-27_0779Exclusive Autosport, the North American Spectrum factory team wrapped up a tremendously successful F1600 year in the Quebec based Formula Tour 1600 Championship.

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Seb Morris to make GP3 Series test debut with Status in Abu Dhabi

Latest news from Seb Morris…
Seb MorrisAspiring FIA Formula One World Championship racer Seb Morris will take the next step on his fast moving career path next month after today, Wednesday, 1st October, confirming he will make his GP3 Series test debut with leading squad Status Grand Prix.

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Team Canada Scholarship winner announced

The  selection for the Team Canada Scholarship  is a difficult process as there are so many great young candidates. 

Team Canada logo 2014 has been a stellar year for many of the nominees and in the end one driver stood out among his peers. In just his second season of racing, this years winner left his mark with his first Championship and multiple podiums across the two F1600 Championships in Ontario and Quebec. (more…)

Albatec confirms Double RX150 Champion Marc Scott for World RX of Turkey

Jacques Villeneuve away fulfilling media commitments

World RX - Albatec Racing Double British Rallycross RX150 Champion Marc Scott will make his World RX debut aboard Albatec Racing’s two litre, 16v Peugeot 208 next weekend, 11&12 October.

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Sep 30

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix preview

Japanese Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Suzuka.

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Sep 30

2015 nose rules benefit Mercedes, Ferrari

The nose is central to the entire “aerodynamic philosophy” of the car,

2014-06-07_1201 Two teams already have a “big head start” when it comes to the 2015 regulations, according to Force India technical boss Andy Green. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Albatec’s Jacques Villeneuve to miss World RX of Turkey

The former F1 World Champion has clashing media commitments

Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve British rallycross team Albatec Racing has released Jacques Villeneuve from his contract to contest round 11 of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 30

German racing legend Jochen Mass named Grand Marshal for the 53rd Edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona

“Jochen Mass is an endurance racing legend as well as a veteran driver in Formula One”

Jochen Mass candid Legendary German sports car and Formula One driver Jochen Mass will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 53rd edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 24-25, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway – the season-opening event for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

ELMS championship standing before Estoril

A True International Championship

European Le Mans Series logo The provisional entry list for the final race of the 2014 European Le Mans Series season includes 37 cars from nine different countries, with around 100 drivers representing 18 diverse nationalities.
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Sep 30

Young, multicultural and female drivers compete for spot in NASCAR

 

Rev Racing, NASCAR Scout Drivers At 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

NASCAR logo Twenty multicultural and female race car drivers from the United States, Canada and Latin America will participate in the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine Oct. 13-15 with hopes of earning a spot in the 2015 NASCAR D4D Class in partnership with Rev Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Luis Sa Silva to line-up with Zele Racing at Estoril

There will be a new face on the Auto GP grid for the final round of the 2014 season at Estoril.

Lining-up at the Portuguese circuit will be Angolan Luis Sa Silva, who will be behind the wheel of a Zele Racing car. Born on the 23rd of Agust, 1990, Sa Silva has been a part of the GP3 Series field in the last few season and will be at his first time behind the wheel of a 550-horsepower open wheel car like the Auto GP one. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

V8 Supercar legend Whincup signs up for ROC 2014

Tickets are now available for ROC 2014, which will take place at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14

Five-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup is the latest driver to join the line-up for the 2014 Race Of Champions. Whincup has dominated Australia’s most popular racing series in recent years and leads the 2014 championship as he bids for a record sixth title.

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Sep 30

DTM and Super-GT agree upon new Class One regulations

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are making big steps forward, in their co-operation.

DTM - Audi RS 5 DTM, DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe, BMW M4 DTM Since the beginning of the 2014 season, the technical regulations – mainly in the chassis and the aero areas – have been identical, in the two series and from 2017, there also will be joint engine regulations: two litres, four cylinders, turbo charged.

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Sep 30

Volcano could affect Japan GP – report (+video)

An erupting volcano is threatening to affect this weekend’s Japanese grand prix.

On Saturday, Mount Ontake – located less than 200 kilometres from the Suzuka circuit – erupted, killing dozens. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Honda delay could thwart Alonso switch – report

It has stirred real fears that McLaren could dump its protege Kevin Magnussen after just a single season

2014-01-16_0495 The high uncertainty surrounding Fernando Alonso’s future could be connected with rumours emerging from the Honda camp.

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Sep 30

F1 ‘too easy’ as teen Verstappen makes debut

F1’s governing body has cleared the way for Max Verstappen to make history this week at Suzuka.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (6) Under existing rules, a hopeful rookie can qualify for the mandatory ‘super license’ credential by testing for more than 300 kilometres under FIA supervision. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Jason Plato wins Silverstone opener

“I’m really pleased with the win. We’d like to do the same in race two”

2014-09-28MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save driver Jason Plato has won the opening BTCC race at Silverstone after getting the better of championship leader Colin Turkington in an early tussle.

Sep 30

Hankook 12H HUNGARY: A good mix of cars promises great racing in Hankook 12H HUNGARY this Saturday

“We are looking forward to great racing to conclude the season in our 24H SERIES powered by Hankook”

On Friday and Saturday this week (3 and 4 October), endurance race teams and drivers from all over the world will get together at the Hungaroring for the Hankook 12H HUNGARY, the round-the-clock-race for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials.

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Sep 30

Championship Roundtable: Title Contenders Share Thoughts on Eve of Showdown

The close title chase isn’t their only common bond.

Just 20 points separate Colin Thompson, Michael Lewis, Angel Benitez Jr. and Sloan Urry entering the final two rounds of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Oct. 2-3 at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

AIM Autosport chasing two championships in Ten Hours at Petit Le Mans

“I am really looking forward to driving with Bill and Townsend at Petit Le Mans” – Grunewald

Sweedler and Bell looking to capture Patron North American Endurance Cup and TUDOR Championship in GT-Daytona Formula Drift star and Ferrari Challenge driver coach Conrad Grunewald to join Sweedler and Bell at Petit Le Mans.

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Sep 29

Goodwood Kartways ECKC Mont-Tremblant report

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship 2014 season finale

Rotax Max ECKC-CA Goodwood Kartways produced a solid end to its Canadian campaign a week ago as eight team drivers made the trek to Mont-Tremblant and the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship 2014 season finale.

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Sep 29

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Hollywood Casino 400

There have been 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Kansas Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A look at the 12 Contenders – and beyond – at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas going into the Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday, October 5. Coverage begins on ESPN at 1 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET.

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Sep 29

Packard finishes 15th in the Fall Foliage ACT season finale

Packard finishes off the season this weekend at the 52nd Annual Milk Bowl at Thunder Road.

2014-07-20_0189 Heading into the last American Canadian Tour race of the season at Airborne Speedway, Emily Packard, the 17 year old East Montpelier native was fifth in the points just 8 points out of the runner up position in the championship battle and knew that she was going to have to avoid trouble at all cost to gain valuable points.

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Sep 29

DeGrand celebrates Quebec F1600 championship title

American Racer lifts second F1600 Championship in Canada
 
20140928_8867 Tristan DeGrand followed up winning the 2014 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship in Ontario a fortnight ago by winning this year’s Quebec F1600 Championship at the weekend, the 18-year-old St Louis racer becoming the first driver to capture both series titles in the same year. Read the rest of this entry »

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