Tag Archive: Karting

Aug 20

‘Kid’ Verstappen the big talking point at Spa

“The cars are really safe.  I think it’s more dangerous to bike through a big city than race in an F1 car.”

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old ‘kid’ who doesn’t even have a license to drive a road car. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Exclusive Autosport signs Canadian karting standout Jeffrey Kingsley to F1600 Program

“It is a real pleasure to sign with Exclusive Autosport for the 2014 season!”

Exclusive Autosport logo Exclusive Autosport proudly announced today that they have signed 15 year old Canadian karting sensation Jeffrey Kingsley to their 2014 Formula 1600 program. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Wolff unlikely to remain driver manager

Toto Wolff, a shareholder and director of the Williams team, doubts he will continue his role of driver manager.

2012-09-02 - Williams F1 - Belgium - Toto Wolff 02012-04-15 - Williams F1 - Chinese Grand Prix - Toto Wolff 01That is despite the Austrian’s latest charge, Valtteri Bottas, having successfully risen through the ranks to make his formula one debut in 2013. But Wolff told Switzerland’s Motorsport Aktuell that 22-year-old Finn Bottas is more an exception than the rule. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Le Monaco de Trois-Rivières: An energizing program of events for the Monaco de Trois-Rivières

Over 250 drivers from around the world are expected to attend.

2011-07-30 SamediLe Monaco de Trois-Rivières logoFor its 14th edition, the Monaco de Trois-Rivières is proud to present Karting fans with a high intensity schedule of events, from July 26th to the 29th, at the Terrain d’Exposition and July 28th in downtown Trois-Rivières.

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Jan 20

Luciano Bacheta returns for F2 title assault

Leading British talent targets championship glory and Williams F1 test

F2 - Luciano Bacheta action F2 - Luciano Bacheta has signed up for F2 in 2012Top British talent Luciano Bacheta has his sights set on championship glory after confirming his return to the FIA Formula Two Championship in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Rayhall dominant in Prototype Lites Championship debut

Georgia teenager won both rounds of the Petit Le Mans finale from the pole and set a new lap record

Sean Rayhall Lites Petit Le MansSean Rayhall prototype 77American teenager Sean Rayhall further strengthened his place as one of the most talented up-and-coming racers in the nation this past week (September 29-30) by dominating the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship season-finale at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres PSL Karting race report

King believes the new venue will become a great spot for Canadian karting.

2011-07-29 - Vendredi2011-07-30 SamediTeam PSL Karting was front and centre as Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres began life in its new home last week as the CRG outfit threw its weight behind its famed hometown race, now kicking off the GP3R race week at Exposition Park.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Feb 25

Marussia Virgin Racing backing the future

From Karting to Formula One with Marussia Virgin Racing

2011-02-11 - Marussia Virgin Racing - Jerez - Timo Glock 052011-02-13 - Marussia Virgin Racing - Jerez - Jerome DAmbrosio 03The Marussia Virgin Racing Formula One team is pleased to announce that it is supporting the exciting new karting category Formula KGP with effect from this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Rumour – Massa to Sauber, Kubica to Ferrari

Rumours of driver movements within the top teams are yet again gaining traction.

Recently, a Spanish television station reported that, notwithstanding the existence of new contracts, Felipe Massa and Robert Kubica could be set to swap seats for 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

The Championships will be broadcast live in their entirety on the Internet

Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships

Canadian Tire Revs Up Racing! ASN Canada FIA and Le Circuit Karting are excited to announce that the entire program of track activity will be live-streamed over the internet. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Canadian Tire revs up racing

Title Sponsor of ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championship and Rotax Team Canada

Canadian Tire continued its tradition of supporting Canadian motorsport today announcing title sponsorship of the Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championship, to be held August 18 – 22, 2010, at Le Circuit, Mont Tremblant, Quebec. In addition, Canadian Tire will be a sponsor of the Canadian team entry at the Rotax World Finals taking place November 15 – 21, 2010, at Muro Leccese in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Vincec heads to round two of Florida Winter Tour

Stouffville teen looks to build on double podium in season opener

Karting - Michael VincecRound two of the Florida Winter Tour takes place this coming weekend at the Palm Beach International Raceway and Mike Vincec with the Pserra Racing team are fired up for another run at the podium in Rotax Senior and DD2 categories. Vincec returned from the opening round last month with a double podium in DD2 scoring second place in race one and taking the victory in race two. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Coupe de Montréal 2010 race calendar

The 2010 race calendar for all karting championships in Québec is now available online.

Of course, this calendar includes the races of the Coupe de Montréal which will takes place on four different karting tracks, including the new racetrack in Mont-Tremblant. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Sticky: FIA confirms new points and stewards systems (+photos)

World Motor Sport Council decision report

FIA_GE09_012The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 11 December 2009. The following decisions were taken.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Andersen Racing conducts test at Sebring in preparation for 2010 season

This is very beneficial to young drivers

One of the many benefits Andersen Racing’s karting and Star Mazda drivers enjoy is that their team already has a program in place at the next level of competition.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Karting: Banquet of champions

Outstanding evening!

The champions of the Coupe de Montréal, Coupe du Québec and Coupe Vega karting championships have been crowned during the annual banquet, held last Saturday in Trois-Rivières. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Champion Lazare captures Rotax Max Junior championship

Lazare: Coupe de Montreal

12-year-old Jesse Lazare did all that was needed to get his PSL Karting CRG in a position to claim the prestigious Coupe de Montreal Rotax Max Junior Championship – but it was a nerve racking experience for the Montreal youngster. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Massa aims for kart race return in December

“If the doctors give me permission”

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 01Felipe Massa has revealed he is hoping to make his competitive racing return at the famous Brazilian Granja Viana endurance kart race in Sao Paulo late this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

422race.com interviewed Toro Rosso’s F1 driver Jaime Alguersuari in Sarno

Jaime is taking part to the Kart World Cup

“I had this idea, because I think it’s a good training for Formula One and for cars in general. I’m a Formula One driver, but also a kart one. I’ve always been and I’ll always be. You never lose your love for go-karting: it’s unique, with it you have feelings that you don’t get with any car. The main problem (in F1) is that you don’t have testing, so you can’t drive. The best training for F1 is driving something, so that’s why I’m here! If you can’t drive a Formula One, then you drive anything else, either a GT or a kart.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Fisichella also set for Ferrari test deal

“There is a lot of noise around about this” -Liuzzi

2009-02- 28 - VJM02 - 1 Pilotes - 23If Giancarlo Fisichella puts his signature on a five-race deal to finish the 2009 season with Ferrari, he is likely to then stay with the Maranello based team next year and beyond as test driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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