Tag Archive: Las Vegas

Oct 24

Ecclestone denies F1 heading to Madrid

Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid.

Flag of MadridSpain’s El Confidencial claimed this week the F1 supremo is already in possession of a business plan and bank guarantees, as a group of businessmen want the Spanish capital to host an annual street race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

F1 to exceed 20 races as Madrid plans emerge

Plans are afoot for a F1 street race in the heart of Madrid, Spain’s El Confidencial reports.

Flag of MadridIt is claimed Bernie Ecclestone is in talks with a group of Spanish businessmen who want the sport to race on the streets of the large capital city. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Las Vegas ‘ready to go’ with F1 race – Ecclestone

Las Vegas could be the next new F1 destination, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed.

Bernie Ecclestone-11-2010 “Vegas say they are ready to go and it would be on The Strip for sure,” the F1 chief executive told business journalist Christian Sylt, in the Independent. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Monster & FMX Spectacular G1 Tour return to the Olympic Stadium this Saturday

Don’t miss it!!!

Pit party Monster Spectacular is back with 14 monster trucks, FMX and a mega program with members of Metal Mulisha.

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Mar 22

Monster trucks return to the Olympic Stadium on April 26

With FMX mega program

Pit party Monster Spectacular is back with 14 monster trucks, FMX and a mega program with members of Metal Mulisha.

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Mar 08

Logano wins Coors Light Pole Award at Las vegas

Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski will take the front row on Sunday

Joey Logano Las-Vegas-pole - photo © NASCAR

Team Penske has this system down cold. A week after Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski grabbed both front-row starting spots in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series knockout qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway, the Penske Ford teammates repeated the feat — in reverse order — Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Formula E car performs maiden public demonstration run in Las Vegas

The event was held in conjunction with the International CES

Spark-Renault SRT_01E b The 100% electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E single-seater race car performed its first public demonstration run in Las Vegas, USA, on Monday, January 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Overwhelming Support For Dan Wheldon Memorial Kart Race

An unrivalled gathering of professional drivers

Dan Wheldon 2011-10-16Dan WheldonThe Dan Wheldon Memorial Kart Race, set to take place at Daytona Milton Keynes on Monday, December 5, has received overwhelming support from fans and the motor racing industry alike, all wishing to race in Dan’s honour while raising funds for the Wheldon family’s chosen charity, Alzheimer’s Society.

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Nov 19

SKUSA SuperNationals XV practice report

Sunny skies but cold weather for more than 500 drivers in Las Vegas

2011-11-16_0003The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XV is underway outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The 15th edition of the series primer event has welcomed a record number of drivers, record number of entries (528), with a record purse of over $120,000 to be handed out after SuperSunday.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Nov 07

Dan Wheldon will be honoured in a special memorial kart endurance event on Monday, December 5, at Daytona Milton Keynes

Dan Wheldon Memorial Kart Race

Dan WheldonDan Wheldon 2011-10-16Appropriately staged just 10 miles away from Dan’s hometown of Emberton, Buckinghamshire, the event will see drivers from across the realms of worldwide motorsport join together to remember their close friend and colleague.

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Oct 19

F1 governing body to help Wheldon crash probe

F1’s governing body will assist in the investigation of Dan Wheldon’s death.

2011-06-09_0006Dan Wheldon 2011-10-16Briton Wheldon, 33, was killed in a 15-car crash last Sunday on lap 12 of the 2011 Indycar finale in Las Vegas.

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Oct 04

Tickets for NASCAR *After The Lap* go on sale today

Proceeds benefit NASCAR Foundation; Coca-Cola to host Fan Zone to culminate 
 
NASCARNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesNASCAR announced that tickets officially go on sale today for 2011 NASCAR After The Lap on December 1 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. NASCAR After the Lap is one of the highlights of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, Nev. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Oliver Webb re-joins Jensen MotorSport Firestone Indy Lights team at Baltimore and Las Vegas

“Oliver is very professional and clearly has the speed and natural talent to win” – Eric Jensen

jensen motorsport logoIndyLightsFollowing an impressive 3rd place finish in his Edmonton race debut in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship, talented British race driver Oliver Webb has been re-signed to drive for Jensen MotorSport at the Baltimore Grand Prix and Las Vegas season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Patrick Carpentier returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup competition this weekend

Patrick Carpentier will race in Kansas on June 5, also enters July’s Ride to Conquer Cancer with Team Komatsu

NASCAR - Spcint Cup - Frank Stoddard 32 FordPatrick Carpentier - Alex Tagliani - Indy 500Patrick Carpentier will return to the NASCAR circuit next weekend driving Frank Stoddard Jr’s #32 Ford at Kansas Speedway. The Canadian driver, who now lives in Las Vegas, has confirmed that he will compete in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year on June 5 at the 1.5-mile (2.414 km) banked oval, round 13 of the 2011 schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

Aluminos Ends Season at SKUSA SuperNationals XIV

Solid results and championships earned by Leesmann and Diaz close out 2010 

Team Aluminos - Fritz LeesmannTeam Aluminos - Fernando DiazThe Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIV in Las Vegas last month closed out the 2010 racing season for Team Aluminos. The Northern California karting operation put in a solid effort over the course of 12-months, providing one of the best options for drivers to learn and excel behind the wheel. With 20 drivers under the tent outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, the five-day event was busy with action for Aluminos equaling to mix-results. Coming away the big victor, Aluminos driver coach and S1 Pro Stock Moto driver finished runner-up in the main event and scored the SKUSA Pro Tour championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Lucas Oil off-road series rolls into Las Vegas

This weekend for rounds 13 and 14

Even this late in the season there are several classes are still engaged in very close points battles with just three rounds of racing left, and the upcoming two rounds of racing should prove to be pivotal in the drivers’ quests to grab the points titles in their respective classes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Karting news…

The latest…

2010_08_08_EHB_0840EDKRA gears up for expended fall classic. Phil Giebler Racing enters seven drivers in SKUSA West Coast Shootout at Santa Maria.
Aluminos eyes big finish after Pro Tour wins at SKUSA SummerNationals. James Dean Laderoute Mont-Tremblant report.

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Aug 11

SKUSA SuperNationals entry list tops 200 with three months to green flag‏

KZ2 class to replace SuperPro, S4 Stock Moto Master filled to capacity

SKUSA logoShifterkart racing is making a solid comeback this year under the focused efforts of Superkarts! USA, the racing organization that will once again bring the sport’s top drivers together in Las Vegas in November for the biggest race in the country – the SKUSA SuperNationals. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Chris Pook involved in New Jersey F1 race bid

Chris Pook has confirmed he is involved with plans for a second formula one race in the United States.

photo: motorsportmagazine.co.ukPook is a British businessman who championed the famous Long Beach street event for F1 before heading the Champ Car series. It has been reported this week that, alongside Austin’s inaugural United States grand prix in 2012, Bernie Ecclestone is in talks for another race amid the New York skyline. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Patrick “nervous” about NASCAR return

 Danica Patrick gets back in the NASCAR saddle this weekend

Danica Patrick is looking forward to her NASCAR return at New Hampshire Speedway this weekend, although she admits to being nervous about this weekend after being away from the Nationwide Series for more than three months. Read the rest of this entry »

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