Tag Archive: Motorsports

Jun 21

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup heads to Road America 

Fall-Line Motorsports set for series debut this weekend

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup heads to Road America Moving from one iconic North American race track to the next in the space of a week, this weekend will see the drivers and teams in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires head to Road America for Rounds 5 & 6 of the 2017 championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Sallenbach scores perfect, Team Octane and SCB Racing shine at Calabogie Motorsports Park

CTCC competitors raced on Calabogie’s ‘short’ track

2017-06-18_0014CTCC presented by Pirelli took their tour to Calabogie Motorsports Park on June 17-18 for rounds three and four on the 2017 calendar.

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Jun 20

The FIA World Motor Sport Council approves the dates for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-ThursdayThe FIA World Motor Sport Council convened the first day of the week dedicated to motorsports organized at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and approved the dates of June 16-17, 2018 for the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 13

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing seeking encore at 24 Hours of Le Mans

One year ago Ford Chip Ganassi Racing accomplished its stated mission

One year ago, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing – specifically its U.S.-based No. 68 Ford GT team of Joey Hand, Dirk Mueller and Le Mans native Sebastien Bourdais – accomplished its stated mission: to return on the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40 victory in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans and win.

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Jun 04

Labbe races way back to Victory Lane

Pulls away late for Second Career Pinty’s Win

It took almost a year, but Alex Labbe found his way back to Victory Lane. The 24-year-old from St. Albert, Quebec, passed Alex Tagliani with 36 laps to go en route to the win in the Fast Eddie/CHOKO 250 presented by Havoline Saturday night in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series return to Delaware Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

World Championship promoters meet to discuss calendar harmonisation

An important and fruitful meeting took place yesterday in Monaco to discuss harmonisation of sporting calendars in the future

World Championship promoters meet to discuss calendar harmonisationHosting the meeting was President of the FIA, Jean Todt, and FIA Secretary General for Sport, Peter Bayer, and they welcomed Formula One’s Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Global Director, Promoter and Business Relations Chloe Targett-Adams, FIA World Endurance Championship CEO Gérard Neveu and Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’

“Ron is Mr. McLaren in many ways and always will be”

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has revealed his predecessor Ron Dennis is supportive of the team’s upcoming Indianapolis 500 endeavour, describing his feedback as ‘pretty cool’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Nelson takes Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA victory for Competition Motorsports 

Mark Nelson, driving for Southern California-based Competition Motorsports, came away with the victory

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoRace four of the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA season saw another close and exciting event on Sunday, as a field nearly 30 strong raced hard for 20 green flag laps on a hot and dry afternoon at Sonoma Raceway.

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May 16

The Tony Stewart Foundation announces The Faces of Team One Cure for 2017 Indy 500

The Indiana native announced that his Tony Stewart Foundation has launched the Faces of Team One Cure

The Tony Stewart Foundation announces The Faces of Team One Cure for 2017 Indy 500Tony Stewart is a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and his passion about people, pets, and motorsports will be on full display during the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend.

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May 05

WEC: A lap at Spa-Francorchamps inside the Toyota LMP1 (+video)

Built in 1921, the Belgian circuit figures high on the list of driver favorites.

2017-05-04-0004Feast your eyes and ears…like the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most legendary in all of motorsports.

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Apr 19

Sarah Moore to enter Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship alongside Richard Dean

Sarah Moore to race Ligier JS P3 in opening round

2016-09-25-Sunday-0039Tockwith Motorsports have confirmed their entry into the opening round of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship at Donignton Park this weekend (22-23 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Honda’s Asimo robot named Barber Race Grand Marshal

Honda’s humanoid robot ASIMO will serve as grand marshal at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

AsimoBarber Motorsports Park and race promoter ZOOM Motorsports are merging the high-tech world of INDYCAR racing with the high-tech world of robotics for a one-of-a-kind race experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 18

Scholarship winner Jake Eidson carries points lead to series debut at Barber Motorsports Park

Jake Eidson began his racing career in karts, and moved up steadily through the formula car ranks
Jake Eidson As the recipient of the first-ever IMSA Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship, which helped Eidson secure a full season behind the wheel of a Porsche in the 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, you had to wonder: How would the open-wheel driver perform in a race car that has fenders? Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

Long Beach gamble set legendary career in motion for Pruett

Scott Pruett cannot forget the impact the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has had on his life

It was the gamble of a lifetime 29 years ago that took the career of one of the most decorated and diverse drivers in American motorsports to another level. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck to Lucas Oil Off Road series for 2017

Toyota began its involvement with Team Lucas in 2009

Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck to Lucas Oil Off Road series for 2017 Toyota and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, two world leaders in the motor sports industry, have extended their successful Team Lucas partnership for a ninth season in 2017.
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Mar 04

SRO Motorsports join Suzuka Circuit and GTA to unveil first joint GT3/GT300 race

47th Summer Endurance Suzuka 10 Hours confirmed for August 2018

Global GT racing promoter SRO Motorsports Group has joined forces with SUPER GT Series organiser GTA and Mobilityland to stage the first ever joint GT3/GT300 race. The 10-hour endurance event will take place at the world famous Suzuka Circuit in Japan on 23-26 August 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 03

Formula V8 3.5: “Our drivers like a fish in the water with new F1 specs!” – Vallés

The new Formula One car specs suits our discipline the best!

Vallés: “Our drivers like a fish in the water with new F1 specs!”Adrián Vallés, former test driver in Spyker F1, later Force India, is managing the Mexican Alfonso Celis Jr in the Indian team and has his own racing team set just a a few miles away from the Circuit Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Mar 02

Derani feels right at home testing Schmidt Peterson Motorsports car at Sebring

Luis Felipe “Pipo” Derani made a smooth transition from sports cars to Indy cars today at Sebring International Raceway. 

The 23-year-old Brazilian, who has dozens of Formula 3 races in Brazil and Europe as well as a six-race stint in the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires on his extensive resume, tested James Hinchcliffe’s No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda on Sebring’s short course.

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Feb 28

Linda Vaughn – The First Lady of Motorsports – to appear at Toronto Motorama show

March 10, 11 & 12, 2017 at Toronto’s International Centre

Linda Vaughn with Dale Earnhardt There are few people who compare to Linda Vaughn when it comes to being a popular and integral part of the world of motorsports for such an extended period of time.

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Feb 28

Rob Allaer targets F2000 title run

“Every single year in F2000 the field is strong top to bottom” – Allaer

Rob Allaer targets F2000 title run Add another fast driver and team combination to the front of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series field as Rob Allaer and LTD Motorsports confirmed today they would run a full season assault on the seven-weekend USAC-sanctioned Formula Race Promotions Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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