Tag Archive: Canada

Aug 04

Top Fives on the Streets of Trois-Rivières

Fresh off six straight SCCA Majors victories

2015:08:01_09:59:34_0412Max Mällinen encountered his first street circuit and came away with two fifth place finishes over the Formula Tour 1600 weekend at GP3R, or better known as the tight street course in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

 

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Aug 04

Host of motorsport stars join World RX for Canadian street race 

A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-08_0821The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will resume after a short summer hiatus as the teams cross the Atlantic for Canada RX, round seven of the 13-event calendar.

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Jul 30

Max Mällinen set for GP3R weekend at Trois-Rivières

Mällinen previously competed in Formula Tour 1600 in Montreal

image1Max Mällinen will make his second start of the season in the Formula Tour 1600 this weekend, taking part in the famous Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières, which happens on a narrow and tight street circuit in Canada’s Quebec Province.

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Jul 09

Lazare, Skeer to continue see-saw race for Platinum Cup title in Canada

Lazare, from Montreal, returns to home turf for Rounds 7 and 8 of the 2015 season

The pendulum may continue to swing between young stars Jesse Lazare and Elliott Skeer in the race for the Platinum Cup drivers’ championship in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on July 10-12 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Jun 30

Pirelli official tire partner of Mercedes-Benz Canada’s driving programs

These programs will take place throughout the year and in locations from coast to coast.    

Pirelli official tire partner of Mercedes-Benz Canada’s driving programs Mercedes-Benz Canada and Pirelli are pleased to announce that they have reached a partnership agreement that entails the outfitting of Pirelli Ultra high-performance P Zero tires on several fleets of Mercedes-Benz, AMG cars and SUVs that are used in Mercedes-Benz Canada’s various customer and press driving programs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Massa: Maintaining Williams momentum is paramount

Off the back of strong results in Canada Felipe Massa says continuing its success in Austria will be key if Williams is to catch Ferrari

2015-06-07_1206 Felipe Massa insists the momentum gained by Williams’ results in Canada must be carried into the return to Europe, starting this weekend at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Pirelli announces nominations for Spain, Monaco, Canada and Austria

Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Spain, Monaco, Canada and Austria

Pirelli  The nominations are the same as 2014, but with the cars going faster this year, there is more energy going through the tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

NASCAR Home Tracks Champions Week kicks off

All that’s left is to hand out is the hardware. And settle some bragging rights.

NASCAR Home Tracks Champions at the event will include: L.P. Dumoulin, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada (NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1) Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Aug 12

Tagliani to race in NASCAR Truck Series at Mosport

Alex Tagliani to make Nascar Truck Series debut with Brad Keselowski Racing

Brad Keselowski Racing - Alex Tagliani Brad Keselowski Racing announced today that Alex Tagliani will drive the team’s No. 19 Ford F-150 in the August 31 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Olsbergs MSE fights hard in Canada

World RX makes first visit to North America

 

2014-08-08_0625The Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST rallycross cars earned a host of new fans this weekend as the team joined World RX for its first-ever North American stop at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières in Quebec.

Aug 09

Albatec Racing returns to semi-final form in Canada

“It’s a very frustrating end to the weekend after we fought so hard” – Jacques Villeneuve

2014-08-08 - VendrediAlbatec Racing helped the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy make history in the first ever race outside Europe at the stunning Trois-Rivieres track in Quebec on Friday.

Aug 05

CTCC at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières: a strong and competitive field

GP3R has always been a highlight of the CTCC season,

CTCC logo The Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is one of the most attended race events in Canada and the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire will be presenting its Rounds 11 and 12 on the August 7-10 weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

World RX crosses the Atlantic for landmark event

GP3R – All four heats, semi-final and final run over one day instead of its normal two-day format

World RX Friday 8 August will go down in history as the day the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy staged its first event outside of Europe as part of the annual Grand Prix Trois-Rivieres (GP3R) motorsport festival in Quebec, Canada.

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Aug 01

Albatec heads into the unknown in World RX of Canada

At the famous GP3R in Trois-Rivières

World RX - Albatec Racing Albatec Racing heads into unknown territory in round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at World RX of Canada on 7&8 August.

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Jul 22

Vettel blamed for turning off Hockenheim crowd

Or maybe the German fans listened to their reigning world champion.

2014-06-07_0952 World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend. After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty seats for the German grand prix were conspicuous. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Dodge Vipers sweep GT Le Mans, GT Daytona poles in Canada

Canadian Kuno Wittmer scores first career pole on home soil in GTLM

2014-07-12-1838The combination of Canadian driver Kuno Wittmer and the Dodge Viper GTS-R proved to be too much for the competition in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Jul 12

Teenager Lazare holds off Thompson for first series win at home in Canada (updated)

“It was a long race” – Lazare

Canadian teenager Jesse Lazare parried intense pressure from championship leader Colin Thompson over the closing laps to earn his first career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Jul 01

It’s July in Toronto – It’s IndyCar Time!

One of the highlights on the IndyCar Series circuit is the July stop in Toronto.

TravelBloggers.ca, Honda Indy of Toronto, Indy CarEach year the race in Toronto turns out to be one of the most exciting on the calendar. There are always bumps, crashes and controversy, a driver can still win the race even if he starts from the back – and that’s why the fans love it. But wait, there’s more!

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Jun 20

‘Silly season’ yet to hit highest gear

The ‘silly season’ is yet to hit its highest gear in 2014.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - 2014 drivers Two early protagonists, Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton, spent time on Thursday dismissing the rumblings about their respective futures. Read the rest of this entry »

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