Tag Archive: Motorsports

Feb 05

Ferrari takes well-deserved win in Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

The Ferrari squad had a one-lap advantage over the #12 Competition Motorsports Porsche

The #88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari of Toni Vilander, Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes took victory in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, opening round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Feb 01

Aleshin returning to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in No. 7 Honda

It’s official: Mikhail Aleshin is returning to drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season

Mikhail AleshinAleshin’s return to the team had been speculated since the conclusion of the 2016 season, but was not confirmed until today. The announcement was made in Aleshin’s native Russia that the 29-year-old from Moscow will drive the No. 7 Honda with sponsorship once again from SMP Racing, the Russian motorsports program. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

EGT Drivers’ Club welcomes Cox as newest member

American racing veteran Cox has a vast amount of motorsports experience

Electric GT Championship - Stephen Cox The Electric GT Championship, the world’s first 100% zero-emissions GT championship, is delighted to welcome Stephen Cox into the EGT Drivers’ Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Mick Schumacher steps up to FIA Formula 3 with Prema 

While the world of motorsports is ready for a well-deserved holiday break, Prema has already begun early preparations for 2017

Mick Schumacher steps up to FIA Formula 3 with Prema Adding an extremely valuable piece to the 2017 puzzle, the Italian squad is excited to announce that Mick Schumacher will return for another season, stepping up to the FIA F.3 European Championship after an impressive 2016 run.

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Dec 23

Lone Star Racing Returns to IMSA GT Daytona in 2017 With Dan Knox, Mike Skeen and All-New Mercedes-AMG GT3

“Mercedes-AMG had a great performance record in 2016 with their new car” – AJ Petersen

Lone Star Racing team principal and driver Dan Knox will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017 with ACS Manufacturing, co-driver Mike Skeen and an all-new Mercedes-AMG GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo: Toronto – March 10-12, 2017

At Toronto’s International Centre

The Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers returns to Toronto’s International Centre March 10, 11 & 12, 2017. The three-day show is the biggest of its kind, in Canada, and features mostly first-time shown custom cars and hot rods, racing vehicles of all kinds, tuners and imports, car clubs, exhibitors and vendors, awards ceremonies, celebrity guests, discussion panels and much more. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Ford Shelby GT350R-C wins at home at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Multimatic’s Maxwell, Johnson score victory

“Honestly, I wasn’t even thinking about points today” – Maxwell

Driving for Multimatic Motorsports, based in nearby Markham, Ontario, Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson combined to lead all but three laps of Saturday’s race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, scoring the second victory of the season for the No. 15 Ford Shelby GT350R-C. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Adelaide looks to host electric car race

The international electric-car motorsports series Formula E would be “a good fit for South Australia”.

Formula E - Adelaide looks to host electric car race Australian city is contemplating hosting an electric car race to complement its other major sporting events as well as its push for carbon neutrality.

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May 22

First-day qualifying at Indy leaves nerves frazzled

How crazy was it at Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

James HinchcliffeThe exciting conclusion to the first day of qualifying for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil had quadriplegic team co-owner Sam Schmidt cracking jokes about doing a rain dance in his wheelchair for Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Ilker Starck excited to return to series with Two Cayman GT4 Clubsport Cars in Silver Cup

Starck was a mainstay of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama from 2012-14

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada Ilker Starck will be the first to admit that as much as he loves motorsports, the racetrack often wasn’t a fun place to be in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Sergey Sirotkin to run in Russian Grand Prix practice

Sergey will use Kevin Magnussen’s R.S.16 car for the 90 minute practice session on Friday morning

2016-04-26 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - Sergey Sirotkin (1) Russian race driver Sergey Sirotkin, 20, has joined Renault Sport Formula One Team as a Test Driver with a long term development plan, including running in FP1 at this week’s Russian Grand Prix Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

WEC: Schedule for the 6 Hours of Silverstone

The World Endurance Championship (WEC) will also leave room for the European Le Mans Series four-hour race

2016-04-14-Thursday This coming Sunday, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) will take the start in the first round of the 2016 season at the Silverstone circuit, the birthplace of British motorsports.

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Mar 18

ELMS: Mondini, Roda join Eurointernational for 2016

A new adventure will start for Eurointernational in 2016 in the European Le Mans Series

ELMS - Mondini, Roda join Eurointernational for 2016 Eurointernational is delighted to announce the agreements reached with Giorgio Mondini and Andrea Roda for the 2016 motorsports season.

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Mar 04

WEC & Le Mans – Patrick Dempsey (Porsche) puts on a show at Geneva Motor Show

Among the cars on display at the stand figures the Porsche 911 from last year’s edition of the 24 Hours.

Actor-driver Patrick Dempsey made an appearance at the Geneva Motor Show on Wednesday as an ambassador for watchmaker TAG Heuer along with the Porsche in which he claimed the second step on the podium in LM GTE Am in 2015 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

HJC Motorsports and Kyle Tasker team up for 2016 CTCC season

HJC has succeeded in maintaining the status as the #1 helmet motorcycle brand in North America since 1992

2015:08:01_08:45:25_0216 Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) driver Kyle Tasker is proud to announce HJC Motorsports as his official helmet for the 2016 CTCC racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Zhi Cong Li switches to Carlin

Having represented the Fortec Motorsports colours in the previous year, Zhi Cong Li will now be racing for Carlin

The 22-year-old Chinese is about to take on his second season of racing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour to kick off inaugural Intercontinental GT Challenge

The 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour has the honour to open the newly created Intercontinental GT Challenge

Some of the motorsports’ world most prestigious manufacturers have taken up the gauntlet in this first-ever global GT3 Series, and will compete for a historic first win in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Chastain Motorsports enters 2016 USF2000 season

Sam Chastain will field the No. 77 Van Diemen/Mazda and will be joined by at least one teammate

Chastain Motorsports Chastain Motorsports will field two cars in the upcoming 2016 Cooper Tires USF2000 National Championship presented by Mazda. Team driver Sam Chastain will field the No. 77 Van Diemen/Mazda and will be joined by at least one teammate for the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Months of preparation led to near-seamless engine change for Mazda

No. 55 & 70 Prototypes aiming for wins in 2016

2015-09-17-2721 Moving to a gasoline-fueled MZ-2.0T engine paid immediate dividends for Mazda Motorsports. The two-car team posted the third- and fifth-fastest times in the Prototype class at the recent Roar Before the Rolex 24, and is now in a position to challenge for the victory in the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 30-31. Read the rest of this entry »

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