Tag Archive: Motorsports

Dec 13

Carlin joining Verizon IndyCar Series with drivers Chilton, Kimball in 2018

The team formally announced that it is entering the Verizon IndyCar Series

Max Chilton and Charlie KimballCarlin may be a new team to the Verizon IndyCar Series, but its name is respected worldwide in motorsports and it is bringing familiar names and faces to the competition in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

Formula V8 3.5: Pedro Piquet (SMP Racing by AVF) takes fastest time in Bahrain

Pedro Piquet (SMP Racing by AVF) got the best lap time of the day in the morning session

The last of the Collective Test days marks the very end of World Series promoted by RPM-MKTG continually over the last 20 years, flourishing many top-class drivers in motorsports.

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Nov 22

$100,000 Mazda Road to 24 Shootout Finalists Announced

12th Year For the Biggest Prize in Grassroots Road Racing

Season-opening Battery Tender Mazda Global MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich TiresMazda has confirmed four finalists for the 12th annual Mazda Road to 24 Shootout. This one-of-a-kind, post-season shootout, will award a $100,000 Mazda Motorsports scholarship to compete in the 2018 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires.

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Nov 07

22 Racing and Tagliani join forces again

Will continue quest for Pinty’s Series title

2017-10-31_003822 Racing is pleased to announce today that Alex Tagliani will be back with them in his #18 EpiPen/Lowes/St-Hubert/Spectra Premium sponsored car in 2018.  This will be the fifth year of partnership in the NASCAR Pintys Series between Tagliani and 22 Racing.

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Nov 01

FIA announces plans for simpler, louder F1 power units from 2021

The proposal presented was the outcome of a series of meeting which took place during 2017

2017-01-19_0146The FIA has outlined initial plans for Formula 1’s 2021 engine specification, retaining the V6 turbo hybrid power units currently used while making them simpler and louder. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Hinchcliffe, Wickens form all-Canadian lineup for Schmidt Peterson

Hinchcliffe has renewed his contract with the Indianapolis-based team with a multiyear extension

James Hinchcliffe and Robert WickensSchmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today its lineup for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season that will feature an all-Canadian driving duo of James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Acronis and Renault e.dams announce Team Partnership

Innovative technology partnership in which Acronis will provide cloud storage, backup, and active ransomware protection

Acronis and Renault e.dams announce Team PartnershipThe new partnership expands the presence of Acronis in data-driven environments that require high reliability and performance – motorsports, automotive and manufacturing industries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “During my entire time in motorsports, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anything like it”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Robert Wickens 2The 2017 motorsport season is entering the decisive phase over the coming weeks. Nürburgring winner Robert Wickens shares his thoughts on the tense run-up to the DTM finale.

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Aug 31

Spectra Premium launches new motorsports initiative

Spectra PremiumTM has been actively involved in motorsports

Spectra Premium logoSpectra Premium Industries Inc. is proud to announce a new motorsports initiative, pursuing its efforts on driver development, sponsorships and high performance products for racecars.

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Aug 31

Alex Tagliani to pull double duty in NASCAR Series this Weekend at Mosport

NASCAR Pinty’s  and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

2017-08-13_0466Just back from China earlier this week where he competed in Round 3 of the FRD LMP3 Prototype Series, Alex Tagliani will be a very busy driver this weekend as he is registered in the two major NASCAR races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course (formerly known as Mosport Park), located north of Bowmanville, Ontario.

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Aug 30

Alex Tagliani to drive in NASCAR Truck Series for Young’s Motorsports at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Alex Tagliani to drive for Young’s Motorsports at Mosport Park

Spectra Premium NASCAR number 02 TruckOfficials from Young’s Motorsports announced today that road course sensation Alex Tagliani will drive the team’s No. 02 Spectra Premium Chevrolet in Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP).
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Aug 11

Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 Monster Energy Series race car (+video)

The deep-blue car will replace the outgoing Chevy SS next year

Chevrolet dipped into its rich motorsports history in assembling the race car that will tackle the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, announcing Thursday that it will bring the Camaro ZL1 name to the sport’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Mazda Team Joest set for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut

Mazda Motorsports announced the creation of “Mazda Team Joest”

2017-07-07_8344One of the most successful teams in endurance sports car racing is returning to IMSA competition in a big way next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Lacroix Dominates for First Toronto Victory

Celebrates Third Pinty’s Road Course Win of 2017

It only took Kevin Lacroix seven laps to get the lead, once he got there he didn’t look back. The 28-year-old driver from Saint- Eustache, Quebec, held off hard charges from Marc- Antoine Camirand, LP Dumoulin and Adam Andretti to win the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto Sunday at Exhibition Place.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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