Tag Archive: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Jun 24

Season reaches halfway point with tight races at combined Watkins Glen event

Scott Hargrove is on the loose again as the 2016 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama season reaches its halfway point.

Scott Hargrove (front) leads the Platinum Cup standings in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama entering Ro So the challenge is simple for Hargrove’s rivals entering Rounds 5 and 6 on June 30-July 2 at Watkins Glen International: Rein him in. 2014 Platinum Cup champion Hargrove, from Surrey, British Columbia, swept Rounds 3 and 4 on June 10-12 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal to take a two-point lead, 66-64, over Zach Robichon in the Platinum Cup championship standings.

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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

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

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 12

Montreal reigns supreme in Round 6 with Lazare, Green taking top spots

Lazare took a 1.552-second victory in the No. 21 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche over Green

2016-06-12_0501 Montreal was well represented on the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama podium Sunday after Round 6, with the two top steps going to hometown boys Jesse Lazare and Chris Green.

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Jun 12

Hargrove runs away to victory in tricky conditions at Montreal

“I was really looking forward to driving in changing conditions today” – Hargrove

2016-06-12_0322 After a sweep of two rounds in Montreal, Scott Hargrove is back in high gear in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.

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Jun 12

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix race report

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

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Jun 11

Hometown advantage leads to Fourth win of the season for Lazare

Mark another one down in the win column for Jesse Lazare.

2016-06-10_2991-17-35-16-0002 The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Round 5 win at Circuit Gilles Villenueve makes three in a row and four out of five for the hometown kid from Montreal.

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Jun 11

Hargrove holds off Morad in tight, clean duel at Montreal

“Once I got up front, it was pretty clear sailing except for the last lap” – Hargrove

2016-06-10_2991-17-35-14-0002 Scott Hargrove earned his first victory of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama season, holding off rival Daniel Morad in a tight, clean race between the two young Canadian stars at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Jun 11

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix qualifying report

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One qualiyfing report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

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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 10

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix free practice report

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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Jun 10

Scott Hargrove wins platinum pole to set up showdown with Daniel Morad at Montreal

Jesse Lazare 3rd

2016-06-10_2991-17-43-00-0001 Scott Hargrove edged Daniel Morad for the Platinum Cup pole Friday, setting a big stage for more fierce competition between the Canadian stars Saturday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.

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Jun 10

Lazare hits mark for Fifth straight pole position

The streak stayed alive for the hometown kid

2016-06-10_2991-17-41-23-0002 Jesse Lazare, from Montreal, picked up his fifth straight Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama pole when the stakes were high. Lazare will start from pole for Round 5, this time in his hometown at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Jun 10

Ricciardo: Title bid could depend on Canada

“This race will be pretty telling”
2016-06-09_0248 Daniel Ricciardo says despite the mishaps in the past two races he never expected to be in the frame for the F1 world championship and although he prefers to play down his chances his opinion could be swayed with a strong result in Canada.
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Jun 07

Grand Prix du Canada: Montreal’s Jesse Lazare sports new look for hometown Porsche GT3 Cup rounds

Montreal based Door Doctor front and centre in new look

Montreal's Jesse Lazare sports new look for hometown Porsche GT3 Cup rounds Montreal based Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama driver Jesse Lazare will be sporting a new look at this weekend’s event at his home track, the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Lazare’s new look prominently features major sponsor and long-time Montreal based business Door Doctor (www.doordoctor.com). Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Jun 03

Title fights take big, unique spotlight in historic race at Montreal

Montreal resident Etienne Borgeat will aim for Platinum Cup podium finishes on home turf

2016-05-21_0307 The races for victory and championships will take a new and higher-profile dimension for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama during its next two rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Promising start in the Porsche Cup for Valérie Chiasson!

“I am happy with this first weekend in the series”

2016-05-21_0335 This past weekend at Mosport (Canadian Tire Motorsport Park) in Ontario, Quebec driver Valérie Chiasson made her grand debut in the Porsche GT3 Cup Canada series.

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May 13

Hometown hopeful Jesse Lazare eager to race in Montreal

Finally able to go home to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Jesse Lazare There’s something to be said for having a home-track advantage, something Jesse Lazare hasn’t experienced in his last three years in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series. Read the rest of this entry »

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