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Aug 30

6 Hours of the Nurburgring: Porsche beat Audi to win at Home in Germany (updated)

Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche

2015-08-30 - SundayPorsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It was the second consecutive WEC win for Porsche after its Le Mans triumph in June.

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Aug 30

Thousands flock to see 6 Hours of Nurburgring

Sunshine and Crowds at the Nurburgring

2015-08-30-Sunday-0001As thousands of fans were still streaming in to the Nurburgring under gloriously sunny skies, many of those already at the circuit were looking forward to getting close to their heroes at the WEC pitwalk and autograph session.

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Aug 29

Porsche claim front-row at Nurburgring (+photos)

The two Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 racers will start from the front row for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2015-08-29 - SaturdayRomain Dumas and Marc Lieb shared the qualifying driving duties to register a best two lap average of 1m36.473s in the No 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. This eclipsed the second Porsche 919 Hybrid entry, driven by Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, by just 0.069s.

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Aug 27

Castell’s Calabogie comeback

It was a weekend of comebacks from Toyo Tires Formula 1600 driver Amy Castell at Calabogie Motorsport Park.

15-08-22_0004While testing on Friday presented a few mechanical issues limiting Castell’s time on track – Castell was able to quickly learn the 20-turn circuit in just the last two sessions of the day.

Aug 23

Season-best qualifying for Al Harthy secures Snetterton front row

Avon Tyres British GT Championship season at Snetterton 300 Circuit
2015-08-22-0024Muscat’s Ahmad Al Harthy produced his best and most competitive qualifying performance of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship season at Snetterton 300 Circuit on Saturday, 22nd August, to secure a richly deserved front row start for round seven of the campaign.

Aug 11

LP Dumoulin wishes to renew the experience

FIA World Rallycross Championship 

2015-08-07-2220 Louis-Philippe Dumoulin presented himself to the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières with eagerness this weekend to participate in the seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in the Supercar category.

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Aug 08

Jeanney wins World RX of Canada for Team Peugeot-Hansen

Marklund Motorsport team-mates Topi Heikkinen and Tanner Foust finished second and third respectively

2015-08-08 Frenchman Davy Jeanney has won the World RX of Canada, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after a lights-to-flag victory at the wheel of a Team Peugeot-Hansen prepared 208 WRX Supercar.

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Aug 07

Hansen leads overnight in Canada for Team Peugeot-Hansen

Sweden’s Hansen took the heat one victory and followed it up with a second fastest time in heat two

2015-08-07_29105After the first two heats at the World RX of Canada, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, it’s Timmy Hansen that leads the way for Team Peugeot-Hansen.

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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 03

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race recap: Lacroix powers to Trois-Rivieres triumph

Two wins in First Four Canadian Tire Series starts

2015-08-02_0275The latest in a long line of Quebec road course aces has arrived in Kevin Lacroix, and his ascension has come faster than all of those before him.

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Aug 03

Jocelyn Fecteau Top 13 for his comeback at the GP3R !

NASCAR Canadian Tire at Trois-Rivières…

2015-08-02_0301Driver Jocelyn Fecteau, of Mont-St-Grégoire, Québec, was contesting this past weekend’s forty-sixth edition of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 03

Alex Labbé strong Fourth at GP3R

The St-Albert (Québec) driver moved up to 4th on the last lap of a closely fought 50-lap battle.

2015-08-02_0884Alex Labbé took a strong 4th place this past Sunday in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series showcase event at the iconic Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

 

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Aug 03

Good points-day for Marc-Antoine Camirand at Trois-Rivières

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series – JuliaWine.com 50 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

2015-08-02_0883Marc-Antoine Camirand made the most of a car that did not handle as well as he wanted over the 50 laps of the JuilaWine.com 50, the iconic round of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series held on the tight urban track of this city mid-way between Montreal and Québec City.

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Aug 03

Frustration for Al Harthy as contact ends Brands GP podium challenge

“It’s a frustrating way for the weekend to end for sure”

2015-08-01-0069Omani racer Ahmad Al Harthy departed Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 2nd August, ruing what might have been after a realistic podium bid in round six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship was halted just 22 laps into the two-hour contest following contact from a rival.

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Aug 03

Ranger sets qualifying record, finishes second at GP3R

He was bumped from the lead on the final lap

2015:08:02_14:17:32_0722 Andrew Ranger appeared poised to claim his fifth victory at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres in the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge on Sunday afternoon during round number eight of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series.

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Aug 02

CTCC offers an exceptional show for fans at GP3R

Despite rather uncertain weather at times, the 34 entered drivers provided the best show of the weekend

2015-08-01_26134The drivers of the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire have once again won the hearts of the race fans who attended the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix (GP3R) this weekend.

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Aug 02

Hargrove sweeps Trois-Rivières for Fifth win in Six Starts this season

“You couldn’t ask for anything better than this” – Hargrove

2015-08-01_26554Scott Hargrove delivered a long-distance birthday present to his father by winning Round 8 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R), completing a weekend sweep of both races.

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Aug 02

Ecurie Ecosse seal epic British GT bictory at Brands Hatch

Second domestic win of the year after Sims’ late heroics

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Attard and Sims increase championship lead with three rounds remaining. A brilliant performance from Marco Attard and Alexander Sims helped Ecurie Ecosse Powered By Black score their second Avon Tyres British GT Championship victory of the season in round six at Brands Hatch earlier today (August 2).

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Aug 02

Fourth row start at Brands Hatch GP for confident Al Harthy

Despite encountering a few small issues in the opening practice session on Saturday

2015-08-02Aston Martin Middle East and North Africa ambassador Ahmad Al Harthy heads into today’s sixth round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit confident of a strong front-running challenge, after qualifying eighth fastest for the two-hour contest.

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Aug 01

Hargrove rules Trois-Rivières with dominant victory in Round 7

Daniel Morad 2nd, Chris Green 3rd

2015-08-01-2935Scott Hargrove crossed off the last remaining venue without a victory on his Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin résumé, leading every lap of Round 7 on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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