Tag Archive: Canada

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 »

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 »

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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Jun 21

Raikkonen: Gap to Mercedes is swinging

Raikkonen still feels Ferrari has a chunk of performance to make up to catch Mercedes
2016-06-10_2991-14-04-24-0003 Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari’s performance deficit to Mercedes changes at each circuit and differing conditions but concedes his team must continue to improve to catch its rivals.
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Jun 15

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

From Canada to Azerbaijan: New country, new track and a new challenge for the Silver Arrows

2016-06-12_2339 The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has always been a happy hunting ground for Lewis Hamilton. Last Sunday, the reigning Formula 1 World Champion won there for the fifth time.

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Jun 14

‘Necessary’ upgrades coming as Mercedes feel pressure

This week’s European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan is the first to be held on the streets of Baku
2016-06-10_2991-14-16-16 Toto Wolff says Mercedes is set to bring an aero upgrade for its car in time for the British Grand Prix as it begins to feel increasing pressure from improving rivals Red Bull and Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Hamilton surprised by gap over Rosberg

“It was surprising to see the gap between Nico and myself but for sure a very positive feeling” – Hamilton
2016-06-10_2991-14-16-16 Lewis Hamilton says he didn’t expect to have such a large time advantage over his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg at the end of Friday practice in Canada, while highlighting the threat from Ferrari.

Jun 07

Wolff: No breathing space due to threatening Red Bull

“There remains room for improvement in our reliability”
Toto Wolff says Mercedes left Monaco having seen ‘the very real threat from Red Bull’ and feels with previous mistakes still fresh in the memory his team has no room for further error heading to Canada.
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Jun 05

Magnussen sets sights on Montreal points

“The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is a cool circuit with a semi-street track vibe to it”

Kevin Magnussen is determined to bounce back from a frustrating Monaco Grand Prix by claiming a top ten finish at F1’s next stop, in Canada, next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Mazda Prototype Lites to compete in Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Prototype Sports Cars Return to Popular Canadian Street Circuit for First Time since 2003

Mazda Prototype Lites To Compete In Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires will compete Aug. 12-14 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R) in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

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Jan 19

The selection of volunteers for the 2016 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX begins

In 2015, 1200 volunteers from Russia, China, Brazil, Canada, India and many other countries took part in the Russian Grand Prix
Sochi Autodrom logo Today, the selection of volunteers for the third Russian round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship that will be held at Sochi Autodrom from 28 April to 01 May 2016 has started.
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Jan 14

Montreal International Auto Show launch and updates (+photos)

Montreal International Auto Show as seen by Flagworld team

2016-01-14-09-29-56_0013Flagworld’s coverage of the Montreal International Auto Show is online.

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Jan 09

Perez: McLaren chance ill-timed

Force India’s Sergio Perez says he is now “ready for anything”

2015-10-22_37368 ‘Ready for anything’ Sergio Perez concedes McLaren chance came too early: In terms of racing, I was very immature and not ready to cope with such a difficult car and such a difficult team… Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Watch the best action from World RX in 2015 (+video)

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the 13-round season

Dany Flageole A short video highlighting the best action from the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Lance Stroll joins Williams Young Driver Development Programme

Canadian teenager takes important step towards fulfilling Formula One dream

2015-11-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Lance StrollLance Stroll has been selected by Williams Martini Racing to join its Young Driver Development Programme. The Montréal-born teenager, who turned 17-years-old last month (29 Oct), will be fully-immersed into the Williams team next year in a similar capacity to that of Valtteri Bottas when he first joined the team in a development role in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

World RX reveals its 2016 calendar‏

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has announced its draft calendar for 2016
World RX reveals its 2016 calendar‏The calendar, which is still subject to confirmation by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, consists of 12 rounds including an all-new race in Riga, Latvia (1/2 October).  Franciacorta (Italy) and the Intercity Istanbul Park (Turkey) have both been omitted from the 2016 calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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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