Tag Archive: Canada

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 »

Jun 19

Beating Vettel ‘says a lot about me’ – Ricciardo

While the Mercedes duo tussle for title spoils, a very different battle is raging within Red Bull.

2014-06-08_1295 World champion for the last four seasons consecutively, Sebastian Vettel is now fighting merely to be the top dog within his own team, following the arrival of the surprisingly imposing Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Title rivals take ‘mind games’ into Austria

The psychological battle between title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is now racing into Austria.

2014-06-07_1325 The war between the Mercedes stars imploded in Monaco, where Rosberg won, and the German got some more wind in his sails two weeks ago in Canada, where Lewis Hamilton’s car failed. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Mercedes understands Canada problems – Wolff

Mercedes already understands the issue that in Canada ended the dominant team’s run of one-two victories.

2014-06-07_1038 In Montreal, championship leader Nico Rosberg fell to second behind F1’s newest winner Daniel Ricciardo, while the sister W05 of Lewis Hamilton failed to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Even 2014 title may not be beyond Ricciardo

The title could be the next target for F1’s newest race winner.

2014-06-08_1203 Impressive Red Bull newcomer Daniel Ricciardo drove past Mercedes’ technical trouble in Canada last weekend to record his first grand prix victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Mercedes in 2014 re-think after ‘wake-up call’

Canada was a spanner in the works in Mercedes’ otherwise flawless 2014 campaign.

2014-06-08_0944 Until both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton struck technical trouble aboard their silver W05s in Montreal, they had shared a total clean-sweep of one-two victories this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

No Mercedes ‘go slow’ despite Canada problems

Mercedes is not imposing team orders, even though the dominant team’s winning streak ended in Canada.

2014-06-08_0999 At the wheel of the W05, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were just as dominant at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, but they both struck technical trouble in the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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