Tag Archive: Canadian Grand Prix

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

Exclusive Autosport sweeps Canadian Grand Prix weekend in Formula Tour 1600

Estep scores pole and pair of wins in Formula Tour 1600 action at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal

2016-06-10_2991-16-18-00 Exclusive Autosport had a very proud weekend in front of the crowd gathered at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal for the Canadian Grand Prix.

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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 14

Jesse Lazare scores double podium in home town of Montreal

Canadian driver tops charts for USA series points total

2016-06-12_0465 Jesse Lazare and his Door Doctor sponsored Porsche GT3 Cup car had a solid weekend at the Canadian Grand Prix. Lazare ended up with two podium finishes overall. He was also the top scoring USA series driver in both races.

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Jun 14

Scott Hargrove sweeps 2016 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama rounds 3 and 4 in Montreal

Shaun McKaigue also sweeps weekend in the Gold Cup through tricky conditions at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

2016-06-12_0526 The 2016 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama continued this past weekend with Rounds 3 and 4 taking place at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, QC.

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Jun 13

Arrivabene: Ferrari’s hard work paying off

Arrivabene also stressed, however, that more work and more progress is needed to beat Mercedes
2016-06-09_0514 Maurizio Arrivabene thinks the Scuderia is definitely on the up and that the work put in is starting to pay off, even though the team missed out on victory in the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Jun 09

Rosberg hopes bad luck is all used up

“Montreal is an unusual circuit…the track is far more aggressive on tyres than Monaco”
Nico Rosberg insists that he always expected to have a race or two where the Mercedes misfortune switched to his side of the garage, but hopes that his seventh place in the Monaco Grand Prix is the nadir of his season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix preview

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Dedicated Lance Stroll strives for excellence off-track in quest to reach pinnacle of motorsport

Canadian teenager totally disciplined in terms of diet and fitness on daily basis

Nick Cassidy (Prema Powerteam team-mate), Lance Stroll, David Whiteman & Hugo Mousseau (Personal Manager). Lance Stroll is on a mission to become Canada’s next Formula One driver and returns home to Montréal next week to be at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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May 30

Verstappen looking forward to new engine in Montreal

“I made a mistake and hit the wall. That’s of course not how you want to end the weekend”

2016-02-25 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen_14 Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen was eager to put the disappointment of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend behind him and look forward to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal next month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Renault hurries engine upgrade for Monaco

Renault has confirmed it will attempt to make its much vaunted engine upgrade available for the Monaco Grand Prix, a race earlier than originally planned

The French manufacturer, which also supplies the Red Bull Racing team, has spent much of the 2016 season working on a ‘B-spec’ power unit to replace the current engine, which is regarded as only a minor modification over the upgrade it introduced in the closing stages of last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama expands to 12 rounds in 2016

Return to Montreal, events with USA Series, Cayman GT4 Clubsport among Highlights

2015-08-02_27309 A return to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal is a leading highlight of the 2016 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Canadian Grand Prix

The P Zero Purple Ultrasoft makes its race debut in Montreal

2016-02-27 - Pirelli P Zero Purple ultrasoft Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the seventh* round of the 2016 Formula One season in Canada (June 10 – 12) Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Alex Tagliani honoured as he is inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

Tagliani Honoured in the Annual Induction Ceremonies in Toronto

Alex Tagliani Canadian racecar driver Alex Tagliani joined an elite group on Saturday night when he was inducted into the 2015 Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame during the  annual induction ceremonies in Toronto.

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Jul 23

Fabio Leimer to take part in FP1 session in Budapest

Stepping up

2015-07-23 - Manor - Fabio LeimerThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Fabio Leimer will take part in the opening Free Practice session of this weekend’s Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydíj 2015.

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Jul 02

June win streak continues for BGR and Piper Racecars

“Another great weekend for the team and our drivers”

Zacharie Robichon barc wet race The month began with the biggest F1600 race in the country as the Canadian Grand Prix was host to the Quebec based Formula Tour 1600 Series.

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Jun 10

Canadian Grand Prix: Alonso insists he is ‘not regretting’ McLaren move

Alonso endured a fraught afternoon as he struggled to both save fuel and generate enough to power to make progress

2015-06-07_1393 Fernando Alonso insists he does not regret making the switch from Ferrari to McLaren despite frustration setting in over his third consecutive mechanically-induced retirement during the Canadian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Canadian Grand Prix: BGR wins thriller in Montreal

The Formula Tour 1600 featured 38 competitors from across North America

2015-06-07_0199Brian Graham Racing driver Zacharie Robichon  took home the trophy after a hard fought victory at the Canadian Grand Prix support event.

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Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton stays cool for Canadian GP win

Lewis Hamilton defies the race-long attentions of Nico Rosberg

2015-06-07_1899Hamilton’s fourth F1 win of the season in the Canadian Grand Prix.

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Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Exclusive Autosport triumphs

Dussault (23) won Race 1 of the F1600 Super Series double-header
2015-06-06_2815Exclusive Autosport claimed a fifth consecutive victory in the F1600 support race category at the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday 6th June, this time with hometown racer Patrick Dussault taking the spoils in a one-off appearance for the leading F1600 team.

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