Tag Archive: Chevrolet

Oct 01

Eurov8series: three-way championship fight set for Hockenheim decider

Tomas Kostka (Audi), Nicola Baldan (Mercedes), Francesco Sini (Chevrolet) set for final showdown in Germany

EuroV8Series logo The EUROV8SERIES is ready to re-start its engines this weekend at Hockenheim. The FG GROUP-promoted series lined-up at the German venue for the first time in 2010, when Luigi Ferrara cruised to a double win with a Mercedes C63 AMG. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Eurov8series back on-track at Sachsenring

Mercedes, Chevrolet, Audi to challenge for title in Germany

EuroV8Series logo After a long summer break, the Eurov8series is about to go back on-track this weekend (September 20th and 21st) at Sachsenring. The German venue will be hosting a single race in the penultimate round of the 2014 series, capping in a spectacular fashion three 30-minute sessions, two of free practice and one of qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Eurov8series teams & drivers set for round 4 at Brno

Four different car manufacturers (Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Chevrolet) to fights for wins

 

EuroV8Series logo The EUROV8SERIES is set for its fourth round of the season, the first outside the Italian borders, taking place this coming weekend in Brno, Czech Republic with Nicola Baldan leading the championship aboard a R.R.T. Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Jimmie Johnson ends drought, wins Coca-Cola 600

Six-time premier-series champ wins at Charlotte for a record-breaking seventh time

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Though fans and pundits of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing seemed inordinately concerned about Johnson’s “drought,” the six-time series champion said repeatedly that a victory would come.

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May 08

Eurov8series: the Vallelunga showdown highlights battle betweek Audi, Chevrolet, Mercedes and BMW

The Eurov8seriesshow will be back underway on may 17, 18 at Mugello

eurov8seriesjpg The two EUROV8SERIES races held at Vallelunga will be remembered by all the series’ fans for the excitement provided, as they witnessed the first win of Francesco Sini’s Chevreolet Camaro, who scored in Race 1, and the sensational battle that involved the Audi Sport Italia-prepared Audi RS5 racers.

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May 04

Sini (Chevrolet), Kostka (Audi) share Vallelunga Eurov8series wins

Baldan (Mercedes), Mercatali (BMW) complete race 1 podium

EuroV8Series - kostkaj Stancheris, Dionisio hand Audi an 1-2-3 finish in race 1. The second round of the 2014 EUROV8SERIES provided plenty of exciting action at Vallelunga. After the double win by Mercedes at Monza, two new brands hit the top of the podium.

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May 03

Tomas Kostka takes maiden Eurov8series pole at Vallelunga for Audi Sport Italia

Tdavide Stancheris completes all-Audi front row to top Max Mugelli (BMW M3) and Francesco Sini (Chevrolet)

 

EuroV8series Tomas Kostka led from start to finish in qualifying for the EUROV8SERIES round at Vallelunga. The Czech racer scored a stunning pole for the Audi Sport Italia team despite being at his first experience at the venue.

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Mar 15

IMSA Green Alternative Fuels Lauded by DOE, EPA

IMSA signed new agreements with the U.S. Department of Energy

IMSA Green Leaders from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined top executives from the automobile and fuel industries Saturday at Sebring International Raceway to praise the International Motor Sports Association’s (IMSA) alternative fuels program, a cornerstone component of its growing IMSA Green initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Superstarsworld hits the track in Algarve

GTSprint kicks-off with practice 1, Mercedes SLS joins the pack

Mercedes SLS 49 of Fontes-Barbosa The fifth round of the 2013 SUPERSTARSWORLD got underway today at the Algarve circuit in Portimão as the series’ Teams and Drivers are looking forward to tomorrow’s qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Superstars International Series: Brand-new Chevrolet Camaro leaves its mark at Monza

Superstars International Series is set to be back on-track at Brno

superstars - Francesco SiniThe american-built muscle car, developed by Solaris Motorsport for Francesco Sini, scored a positive top-5 finish in the 2013 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Superstars International Series: brand-new Chevrolet Camaro set for top showings at fast venues

The brand-new American racer is gaining character as Chevrolet Solaris Motorsport look forward to Monza, Brno

Superstars - Team Chevrolet Solaris MotorsportSuperstars logoWith just one month to go for the start of the 2013 season, scheduled on the 6th and 7th of April at Monza, the Superstars International Series technical package is getting each day more interesting. After the ground-breaking news regarding the arrival of the Chevrolet Camaro, more news are coming from Chevrolet Solaris Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Superstars welcomes top American muscle cars

Chevrolet-powered Solaris Motorsport to line-up with brand-new v8 Camaro in 2013

Superstars - Chevrolet Camaro Solaris MotorsportSuperstars logoA brand-new contender is set to join the 2013 Superstars International Series roster, as Chevrolet Solaris Motorsport will be fielding a Camaro starting from this season’s opener at Monza, on the 6th and 7th of April. The American brand will bring on-track another spectacular-looking car model, also adding new facets to the already-exciting technical challenge of SUPERSTARS. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

New Hampshire’s First Race Wrote Chase’s Script

2010_09_18_EHB_2866NHMS LogoHow accurately did July’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway preview this year’s Chase field? Within one position of perfection.

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Sep 18

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the SYLVANIA 300

There have been 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NHMS Logo2010_09_18_EHB_2866A look at some of the top statistical performers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire going into the SYLVANIA 300 on Sept. 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

A positive balance for Superstars so far as seven different drivers share wins in the first 5 rounds

Four car brands (Mercedes, BMW, Audi & Chevrolet) stand in the series’ top-5 as Tonio Liuzzi clinches the championship lead

Superstars logoSuperstarsAfter having reached its half point for 2012, Superstars can draw a really positive balance in terms of on-track competition. The series has experienced a sensational run in the first part of the championship, featuring an unprecedented performance balancing between the cars and drivers taking part in it. Seven drivers scored victories so far, representing five different car brands, while six manufacturers ended up on the podium so far.

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May 24

Coca-Cola 600 changes but remains test of endurance

FOX’s Darrell Waltrip won race record five times listening, being patient

Charlotte Motor Speedway logoMuch – almost everything – has changed since Joe Lee Johnson spent 5-1/2 hours behind the wheel of his Chevrolet en route to victory in 1960’s inaugural World 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Harris: The Secret to Corvette’s Success

It all started as a leap of faith, Fehan says

2012-02-12 - ALMS - Corvette 1ALMS Corvette…That name has had magical qualities for me since the day in 1964 when my dad and brother split the cost and bought a Stingray.

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Mar 16

ACT Chevy vs. Ford heats up in 2012

Three years ago the American Canadian Tour (ACT) introduced a Ford crate engine option to their racing program.

2012:01:12_09:23:25.0066_v12012:01:12_15:45:43.0665The goal was to give the Late Model teams some variety, and hopefully make the racing more exciting for the fans, many of whom are die hard Ford fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Testing concludes with Chevrolet Corvettes on top of speed charts

Day 3 Roar Before The Rolex 24

Corvette Rolex 24 DaytonaRolex 24 at Daytona 2012 logoThe Roar Before The Rolex 24, the three-day test session for the historic 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29, concluded on Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.

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Oct 22

Martin leads strong Hendrick effort in ‘Dega quals (+grid)

 Mark Martin paced four Hendrick cars in the top six starting spots

2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipMark Martin 2011-10-22If Sunday’s Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway goes the same way Saturday’s qualifying session did, Rick Hendrick should have an excellent chance to pick up his 200th Sprint Cup victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Most successful race in history of Road Atlanta (+photo)

At Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Petit-LeMansPLM-CrowdThe results are in and the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda is in the record books as one of the most successful races in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

NASCAR Nationwide points leader to compete in Montréal

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is still an enigma for Reed Sorenson, only a few weeks away from his first NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

François Dumontier - Reed Sorenson DaytonaNAPAPiecesdAuto200Caught in a battle to the finish with Elliott Sadler for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver title, Reed Sorenson from Georgia is intrigued by Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve where, at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge, he will be challenged for the first time by the famed road course. During the August 19-20 event, the eight-year series veteran will be discovering the Montréal track at the wheel of his Turner Racing #32 Chevrolet.

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Feb 27

Hamilton to drive NASCAR at Watkins Glen

Lewis Hamilton is set to drive a premier Sprint Cup NASCAR for the first time later in 2011.

F1 in Schools - Lewis Hamilton2011-02-18_0099American sports network ESPN reports that the McLaren driver will swap his formula one car for Tony Stewart’s Chevrolet. The exhibition, organised by mutual sponsor Mobil 1, is set to take place some time in the summer at the famous Watkins Glen road course in New York. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

ACT champion, an outlaw, and a young star enter New Smyrna

Brian Hoar will be crowned American Canadian Tour (ACT) Champion for a record-tying 7th time since 1992.

ACT logoNew Smyrna SpeedwayHoar, from Williston, VT will celebrate by driving his RPM race team Chevrolet in the inaugural New Smyrna Speedway (NSS) ACT Goodyear Speedweek Cup event to be held on Sunday, February 13 and Monday, February 14, 2011 in New Smyrna, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

ALMS Series is Baltimore-bond for 2011

Added to Labor Day lineup in prominent Eastern market

The Baltimore Grand Prix announced today that the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, has been added to the inaugural auto racing event scheduled for September 2-4, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Porsche RS Spyder again secures podium spot

At American Le Mans Series, round 4 in Salt Lake City, USA

Another success for the Porsche RS Spyder in the American Le Mans Series: In Salt Lake City, Klaus Graf (Germany) and Greg Pickett (USA) claimed third place with the Muscle Milk Cytosport run sports prototype from Weissach. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Gainsco/Bob Stallings Racing files first 2010 Rolex 24 entry

Jimmie Johnson joins 2009 championship-winning team for Daytona race

A switch to Chevrolet power for the 2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype season, and the third-year return of the all-American champion driver lineup of Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Jimmie Johnson and Jimmy Vasser for the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 30-31, were announced today by GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing team owner Bob Stallings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Logano wins first as rain shortens New Hampshire, Carpentier out early!

Teenager becomes youngest winner in Cup history

Teenager Joey Logano became the youngest winner in the history of the Cup Series on Sunday, winning the rain-shortened race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The precocious 19-year-old rookie came back from a crash that put him a lap down earlier in the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 and won in his 20th Sprint Cup start. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Diverse, quality field forming for Sebring (+photos)

The second decade of the American Le Mans Series will be off to a roaring start

With one of the most exciting and diverse fields ever seen for the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida, America’s greatest sports car race. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

In NASCAR, manufacturer pullouts are nothing new

Still, many fear “trickle down effect” if history repeats

Rex White remembers it as if it all unfolded yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »

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