Tag Archive: Canada

Aug 13

Canada RX2 review: Raymond extends series lead

Raymond scored his fourth win of the season

2017-08-06_1254The RX2 International Series joined the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada last weekend, for the first ever flyaway points-scoring round in the support series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Jack of all trades Auer wins

Following his F1 tests for Team Force India, ‘Luggi’ now raced for BWT Mücke Motorsport

2017-08-05_1614Last weekend, Lucas Auer, DTM driver and jack of all trades, made a very successful guest appearance in the ADAC GT Masters race weekend at the Nürburgring.

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Jul 26

FanBoost opens for first Montreal race

Voting is now open for the Saturday race in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix double header

The first Formula E race to be held in Canada is part one of the season finale double header and is thus the penultimate opportunity to boost your favourite driver this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

Rooke enters Canada as RX2 battle heats up

Rooke secured his first win in the FIA World Rallycross Championship support category at Holjes two weeks ago

DriverBritain’s Dan Rooke will race in the fifth round of the RX2 International Series at Trois-Rivieres in Canada in a few weeks’ time (5-6 August) as one of 17 competitors in the category, adding the event to his original plan of the five Europe-based rounds.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Battle of the Borders at Watkins Glen International for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA and Canada

Bragging rights are on the line as Canadian series points leader squares off against U.S. points leader

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup ChallengeThis weekend’s IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge almost needs one of those vintage drag racing radio commercials to do it justice.

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Jun 12

Learning not updates key to Canada turnaround – Hamilton

“It’s crazy to think after 10 years that I enjoy driving every single lap as much as I did 10 years ago when I was 22 years old”

2017-06-11_1746Lewis Hamilton has credited Mercedes for its efforts in giving him such a formidable package en route to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix two weeks after the team was left at a loss to explain its lack of performance in Monaco.

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Jun 07

Mercedes reiterates equal driver philosophy

“We have two excellent drivers and we will hold true to our philosophy of letting them race each other”

Mercedes reiterates equal driver philosophyMercedes boss Toto Wolff has repeated his team’s policy of allowing both its drivers to race equally against one another, which comes off the back of Lewis Hamilton accusing Ferrari of favouring Sebastian Vettel over team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Third F1 title still Alonso’s priority ahead of Canada return

Alonso skipped last Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix in order to race in the Indianapolis 500

20170324-012Fernando Alonso has stressed that racing in Formula 1 remains his priority as he prepares to return to the grand prix paddock in Canada next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

Horner expects Red Bull to struggle in Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria

“I don’t want to talk about engines anymore, just about TAG Heuers.”

Horner expects Red Bull to struggle in Canada, Azerbaijan, AustriaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner expects the next three races in Canada, Azerbaijan and Austria to be difficult for the team given its current power weakness. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 30

2017 Sommet des Legendes

The Canadian Northeast is spectacular this time of year

2016-07-10_0279The 2017 Historic racing season is in full swing and the Sommet des Legendes event is just around the corner, July 7-9 at Le Circuit Mont Tremblant Quebec Canada.

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Apr 25

Simon Olofsson has designs on glory as he commits to RX2

Swedish star sets clear objective for 2017 campaign

Simon Olofsson has designs on glory as he commits to RX222-year-old shone in RX Lites last year. Charlottenberg native predicts fierce competition. Simon Olofsson has vowed to push all-out for title glory in the RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires this year, following a standout 2016 campaign that saw him firmly establish himself as a budding young rallycross talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 Grands Prix in Spain, Monaco, Canada and Azerbaijan

The tyres nominated so far

2017-03-10 - Pirelli 02Pirelli will bring the following compounds to the rounds on the 2017 Formula One season in Spain (May 12-14), Monaco (May, 26-28), Canada (June 9-11) and Azerbaijan (June 23-25) which will be held on the Montmelò, Monte-Carlo, Montréal and Baku circuits respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 16

World RX: Portugal, Norway and Canada tickets on sale

Do you want to spectate at an FIA World Rallycross Championship event in 2017?

16-08-07_0049 Tickets are now on sale for the Portuguese, Norwegian and Canadian rounds of World RX this season. Previously the traditional World Rallycross season opener, Portugal’s Montalegre circuit located high in the Vila Real region in the East of the country will host the second round of World RX this season, the venue where new team mates Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson have claimed victories in the last three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 01

John Duff, the first Canadian to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924

On December 31, 1857, the city of Ottawa was chosen by Queen Victoria as the capitol of Canada

Today's Photo Story - John Duff, the first Canadian to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1924On May 27, 1924, Captain John Duff, one of the Bentley Boys, became the first and sole to-date Canadian to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Dec 06

MAVTV Set to Launch in Canada – Announces Distribution Agreement with CCSA

MAVTV opens in Canada

MAVTV logoMAVTV Motorsports Network, the destination for all things motorsports, offering an unparalleled line-up of motorsports events and exclusive automotive reality shows, in partnership with media executive Mike Garrow, is pleased to announce today that a distribution agreement has been signed, making MAVTV Motorsports Network available to all 115 CCSA members across Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

2017 F1 calendar confirmed by FIA

The provisional 2017 Formula 1 World Championship calendar has been published by the FIA after approval from the World Motor Sport Council

2017 F1 calendar confirmed by FIANext year’s calendar follows a similar pattern to 2016 with the same 21-round races remaining in place, with only minor changes of note. China and Bahrain have switched places in the schedule with the Shanghai race acting as round two, while a second swap sees the Malaysian Grand Prix brought forward ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix in the schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

World RX Canada entries revealed!

FIA World Rallycross Championship

Dany FlageoleThe official entry list for the first ‘flyaway’ event of the year, the seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada (6-7 August) has been released by the FIA.

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Jul 15

Jake Parsons primed for the streets of Toronto

“It’s incredibly cool to be racing in the home country of Gilles Villeneuve, my racing idol growing up”

Jake Parsons primed for the streets of Toronto Australian Jake Parsons has extra reason to be excited about his first visit to Canada and the streets of Toronto this weekend for rounds 10 and 11 of the Pro Mazda Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

Sara Price to break gender barrier at Stadium Super Trucks Series this Friday (+video)

Price will make her debut during the Honda Indy Toronto July 15-17 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SaraPrice01Sara Price, 23, a successful multi-championship Professional Motocross and UTV racer from Southern California will be the first woman to compete in the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS Series.

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Jul 06

British GP: Hamilton, Rosberg can’t influence team orders decision

Though Hamilton has urged Mercedes not to introduce team orders, Wolff suggests the matter is now out of the drivers’ hands
2016-06-12_1475Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg cannot make their case for or against the implementation of team orders, saying the decision will be taken by Mercedes internally.

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