Kimi Raikkonen will contest this weekend’s German grand prix.
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First female driver confirmed for GP du Canada 2014…
After several successful seasons in karting, one runner-up Rookie title for her road racing debut (Toyota Cup Series) and another runner-up Rookie title in the Quebec ACT series, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson will realize her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) debut at the Grand Prix du Canada, on the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit. She is presently the first female driver confirmed to contest the prestigious event on June 6, 7, and 8.
French-Canadian ‘excited’ about prospect of sideways 600bhp action
The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has added a former Formula 1 World Champion to what is an increasingly competitive driver line-up for its inaugural campaign, with Jacques Villeneuve signing up to compete in an Albatec Racing-prepared Peugeot 208.
Brother Karl Wittmer wins the Gilles-Villeneuve award
Young Canadian driver David Ostella eager to perform in Quebec
David Ostella and his No. 22 Global Precast/LiUNA/Xtreme Coil Drilling entry heads into the last stop on the Firestone Indy Lights Series Canadian tour with renewed drive and enthusiasm thanks to the support of his family, friends and local sponsors and supporters.
Alex Tagliani to drive Turner Motorsports No. 30 entry in upcoming NASCAR Nationwide Series NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge in Montreal
Tagliani to drive in Montreal in the NASCAR Nationwide NAPA 200
Turner Motorsports will field the No. 30 Chevrolet with driver Alex Tagliani for the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on August 18, 2012. Tagliani, a hometown favorite in Montreal, will compete on the circuit he knows well after narrowly finishing second in an epic battle to the finish during last year’s event. He hopes to better that result in 2012.
Jacques Villeneuve has prefaced this weekend’s Canadian grand prix by admitting he is no big fan of today’s formula one.
The 1997 world champion will be attending this weekend’s race, held in Montreal at the circuit named in honour of his late father. Race organisers intend to mark the 30th anniversary of legendary Gilles Villeneuve’s death. “There’s something planned, but I would like to keep it a surprise,” promoter Francois Dumontier told the Montreal Gazette.
Valencia will not be on next year’s F1 calendar, Bernie Ecclestone said on Saturday.
He confirmed that, starting in 2013, an annually alternating deal between the Spanish port city and Barcelona will begin. Barcelona, the scene of this weekend’s Spanish grand prix, will host the race in 2013, before Valencia returns to the schedule in 2014, the F1 chief executive told Reuters.
Ferrari’s title tilt could hinge on the competitiveness of the updated F2012 this weekend in Barcelona.
“What I want is to have a competitive car in Barcelona,” insisted the famous Italian marque’s president Luca di Montezemolo on Tuesday. “That’s what I’ve asked for,” he is quoted as saying by Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper.