Tag Archive: Motorsports

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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