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Oct 28

WorldRX and NASCAR Canadian Tire are back at the GP3R for 2015

GP3R fans can enjoy both series fully and completely, they will be held on separate weekends

GP3R logo Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is proud to announce the return of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil1 and of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for its 2015 edition.

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Oct 19

McConnell crowned British Supersport Champion

Historic Fourth British Superbike title for Byrne

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After one of the most dramatic weekends of the year, the Gloucester-based Smiths Triumph Racing Team duly wrapped up their second Motorpoint British Supersport Championship win in three years when Australian ace Billy McConnell secured the title at Brands Hatch today. Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne became the first man in history to take the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship on four occasions when he clinched the 2014 crown with a double victory on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki at Brands Hatch today.

Oct 05

MCE British Superbike Championship: Byrne victorious at Silverstone

Challenging Silverstone weekend but Smiths remain on top

2014-10-05The Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki team enjoyed a positive day’s racing at Silverstone this weekend with Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne taking a first and second place to maintain his lead in the race for the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship and team-mate Stuart Easton securing two top six finishes to do the same in the MCE BSB Riders’ Cup. The Gloucester-based Smiths Triumph team endured one of their toughest meetings of the season at Silverstone over the weekend with riders Billy McConnell and Graeme Gowland struggling to replicate their strong form of previous rounds.

Sep 30

Jason Plato wins Silverstone opener

“I’m really pleased with the win. We’d like to do the same in race two”

2014-09-28MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save driver Jason Plato has won the opening BTCC race at Silverstone after getting the better of championship leader Colin Turkington in an early tussle.

Sep 22

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin crowned 2014 Champion of the Nascar Canadian Tire series

Ultimate title of 2014 champions in the Nascar Canadian Tire series

Pinty's 250 Nascar Canadian TireAfter years of perseverance and passion, it is with great pride and a feeling of accomplishment that Dumoulin Competition, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin, Mario Gosselin, crew chief, King Autosport and the #47 WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare Group team have won the ultimate title of 2014 champions in the Nascar Canadian Tire series during the final event of the season which occurred on the Kawartha Raceway circuit in Fraserville, Ontario.

Sep 20

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Results: Dumoulin earns first NASCAR Championship (updated)

Wins NASCAR Canadian Tire Series crown as Fitzpatrick takes Kawartha finale

Pinty's 250 Nascar Canadian TireJR Fitzpatrick did everything he could. LP Dumoulin did what he needed. The result was Dumoulin was crowned the champion of the 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 Saturday, while Fitzpatrick walked away with the winner’s trophy for the Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway.

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Sep 15

Oman Racing Team seals history-making British GT team title

“It’s our strongest year in endurance racing”
2014-09-13-0059History was made by the Oman Racing Team at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 15th September, when the squad became the first ever entrant running under an Omani licence to win the coveted Avon Tyres British GT Championship ‘GT3 Teams’ crown – an achievement driver Ahmad Al Harthy dedicated to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said and the people of Oman.

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Sep 14

Al Harthy & Caine take pole for British GT decider

Pivotal two-hour race at the Leicestershire track

2014-09-13-0028Title challenging Aston Martin duo Ahmad Al Harthy and Michael Caine will begin the decisive final race of the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit from pole position, after a tense and nail-biting qualifying session on Saturday, 13th September.

Sep 09

Subaru brings new car and driver, scores second at Rallye Défi

Global debut of all-new rally-prepared 2015 Subaru WRX STI at Rallye Défi.

2014-09-05 - VendrediSecond-place finish for Subaru Rally Team Canada driver Martin Rowe and co-driver Nathalie Richard. Subaru Canada resumes its battle for the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) with the global debut of the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX STI on the rally circuit as Rallye Défi came to a close on September 6 in Ste-Agathe, Quebec.

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Sep 08

Antoine L’Estage breaks a tecord and eins the Rallye Défi

Undefeated in the Canadian Championship this season…

2014-09-06-1011Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his Torontonian co-driver Alan Ockwell, won this weekend’s Rallye Défi, contested in the Laurentian and Outaouais regions of Quebec and marking the mid-way point of the 2014 Canadian Rally Championship.

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Sep 07

Canadian Rally Championship: Antoine L’Estage wins Rallye Défi for record-setting eighth time

The result marks L’Estage’s eighth victory in the last ten editions.

Claude LamoureuxAntoine L’Estage (St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) and Alan Ockwell (Toronto) of the Yokohama Canada Rally Team won the 2014 edition of the Rallye Défi by winning every stage of the rally.

Sep 02

Young earns First points of BSB season with a 12th at Silverstone

Part of the Hertz British Grand Prix

Ben Young This past weekend Scottish-born / Canadian resident Ben Young earned his first points of the British Superbike (BSB) Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship season.  He finished 12th with a inspired ride aboard his #40 GR Motosport’s Team WD-40 ZX10 at Silverstone, UK.

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Sep 02

British MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

The warmer weather created good conditions for Marquez and Lorenzo to set a fierce pace at the front of the field

 

2014-08-31-0047Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won a thrilling battle with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo at last Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, the pair finishing first and second respectively with just 0.732 seconds between them, ahead of Valentino Rossi in third place on the other factory Yamaha M1.


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Sep 01

Fourth podium lifts Al Harthy into 3rd in title race

“It’s a really good result and although there’s still a big points gap in the championship”
2014-08-31Avon Tyres British GT Championship front-runner Ahmad Al Harthy will go into the final race of the 2014 season a fortnight from now still in contention for the coveted title, after securing an excellent second place finish in round nine at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 31st August.

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Aug 31

Marquez emerges victorious in spectacular Spanish duel at Silverstone

Round 12: British Grand Prix – Race

2014-08-31-0057For the second consecutive year the British Grand Prix was the venue for a spectacular duel between Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo, but this year it was Marquez who was the victor at Silverstone as the reigning World Champion beat his Spanish rival to the chequered flag.

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Aug 30

Marquez runs riot in cool conditions to take pole position at Silverstone

Round 12: British Grand Prix – Qualifying Practice

2014-08-31Marc Marquez was dominant in qualifying for the British Grand Prix on his Repsol Honda RC213V, the Spanish star setting a time of 2’00.829 to seize his tenth pole position of 2014 as he vies for a first MotoGP™ win at Silverstone.

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Aug 11

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series: Dumoulin celebrates hometown win

Points leader victorious in Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-10_0995With the Dumoulin family celebrating their 45th season of racing, it was second-generation driver L.P. Dumoulin who raced to victory in the 45th running of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres Sunday in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 competition.

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Aug 10

Formula 1600 Super Series race news & notes

Pelletier sweeps Trois Rivières

2014-08-09_2181 Chase Pelletier just had his most successful weekend ever in a formula 1600 car, right when he needed it most.Heading into Race 2 of the Super Series finale he managed to get into a tie with Tristan DeGrand for the Formula 1600 Super Series Championship and only had to finish in front of DeGrand to take the title.

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Aug 10

Six different winners in two intense races at Trois-Rivières

CTCC at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

2014-08-10_0078 This weekend, CTCC presented by Continental Tire presented the penultimate outing of the 2014 season with two races on the program at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 10

Canadian Touring Car: Rémy Audette wins at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières !

Sixth 2014 Racing Weekend …

2014-08-09-1514 This weekend, the Audette Racing Team contested the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) doubleheader program at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Aug 10

Spencer Pigot Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières

Platinum Cup podium finishers, Spencer Pigot, Scott Hargrove, Chris Green

2014-08-07_0556 Spencer Pigot stayed clean from green to checkered to win Round 8 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Sunday during the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières (GP3R).

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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

Chris Green chips away at Hargrove’s lead with victory in Trois-Rivières

“I’m really proud of the Pfaff Motorsports Castrol guys today” – Green

2014-08-09_0180 Patience helped Chris Green earn his second victory of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season after a rough-and-tumble race Saturday during the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières (GP3R).

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Aug 09

Pelletier victorious in race 1 at GP3R

Tragedy for DeGrand

2014-08-07-2516 Race 1 of the F1600 Super Series finale, part of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières weekend, was full of high drama for points leader Tristan DeGrand and his closest rivals, Chase Pelletier and Olivier Bédard.

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Aug 09

Quebec driver Jerimy Daniel emerges as new star in Gold Cup

Impressive. Especially when you consider his year almost ended just hours after it started.

2014-08-07_0433 Jerimy Daniel leads the Gold Cup championship as a rookie in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin with just four rounds remaining in the 2014 season.


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Aug 09

Solberg becomes first double winner in World RX

The PSRX driver also becomes the first double winner in RX this year.
JF GagneNorway’s Petter Solberg took a sensational lights-to-flag victory at today’s World RX of Canada to become the first driver to win a round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy held outside of Europe.


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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 08

Tough season strengthens bonds at Quebec-based GT Racing

Etienne Borgeat is a longtime standout driver with GT Racing.

2014-08-07_0215 When Andre Belzile crashed heavily July 20 on the Streets of Toronto, the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season reached a crossroads for GT Racing.

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Aug 08

Chase Pelletier sets pace for race 1 in Trois-Rivières

Keeps championship drive alive

2014-08-07-2543 Brampton, ON’s Chase Pelletier arrived in Trois-Rivières trailing Tristan DeGrand by 100 points in the Super Series Championship. He needs a perfect weekend and some misfortune to strike the leader and to have any hope at grabbing the inaugural Super Series crown.

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Aug 08

Albatec to field David Binks in Lohéac World RX

Jacques Villeneuve will be unable to race at the biggest event on the World RX schedule

2014-08-07_0099 British rallycross ace David Binks will step into Jacques Villeneuve’s Albatec Peugeot 208 at Lohéac, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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