After fourteen rounds of competition on some of Canada’s most challenging race tracks
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7th Round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship…
Less than a week after winning the World Challenge Series race in Toronto, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer was back competing in the Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance championship, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road track for the seventh round of the season.
Pigot beat both of his fellow championship contenders, Hargrove and Chris Green
Hargrove leads Chris Green, 98-84, in the championship after five rounds.
Chris Green, from Montreal, was quickest Friday on the Streets of Toronto.
Chris Green, Spencer Pigot and Scott Hargrove continued to be interchangeable parts of speed in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, as Green led his two championship rivals during practice Friday, July 18 on the Streets of Toronto.
“It’s exciting to be back at Circuit ICAR to have another chance to race in front of my hometown crowd”
As The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 heads into the third event of the 2014 season at Circuit ICAR, Mirabel Quebec, the second of four road-course events on the schedule, Alex Tagliani recalls the inaugural 2011 event very well!
First of two
Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.
The team now looks forward to the third weekend of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship at CTMP
By the end of the racing weekend Karl finished with two top 5 and Nick with two top 8 finishes, both had their share of mechanical issues. Their performances were however good enough to move them into third place in each of their respective classes.
Stuart Clark made a successful career debut at Montreal’s famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as the Canadian Touring Car Championship rookie raced his way to a second place podium finish in the Touring Class in Race 1 on Saturday 7th June.
Ferrari sources have reacted swiftly to extinguish the latest big rumour as the ‘silly season’ steps up a gear in Montreal.
Swirling around the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve paddock on Saturday were whispers that, having failed to match Fernando Alonso’s pace in the first third of 2014, Kimi Raikkonen could be set to be axed by Ferrari.
Canada looks set to hold on to its popular place on the annual F1 schedule.
Even Montreal favourite Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes will be almost unbeatable this weekend.
Challengers Red Bull looked closer to the pace at tight and twisty Monaco, but on the long straights of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, the struggling Renault ‘power unit’ is expected to be totally outclassed.