Tag Archive: Canada

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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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 »

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