Tag Archive: New York

Nov 26

ACT will visit 11 different tracks in 2015

The ACT Late Models visit two new tracks in 2015

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour Late Models will visit 11 different tracks throughout New England, New York and Quebec during the 13 event 2015 season.

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Sep 10

Statement from Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo

Montezemolo announces Ferrari exit

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Team - Luca di Montezemolo “Ferrari will have an important role to play within the FCA Group in the upcoming flotation on Wall Street. This will open up a new and different phase which I feel should be spearheaded by the CEO of the Group. Luca di Montezemolo has ended the intense speculation about his future by announcing his departure as Ferrari’s long-time president. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Montezemolo denial not stopping future rumours

“As usual, it’s about money”

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Team - Luca di Montezemolo Luca di Montezemolo’s half-hearted denial on Saturday has not stopped rampant speculation about the long-time Ferrari president’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Departed backers ended New York race hopes – Ecclestone

Plans for a New York street race were foiled by financial backers that pulled out, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed.

2011-06-26_0247 A second American grand prix, in New Jersey but amid the iconic Manhattan skyline, has appeared on draft calendars for some time but the F1 supremo now admits it is unlikely to happen. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Ecclestone sure about Russia, not about New York

“We have a contract”

2014-08-13 - Sochi 3 Bernie Ecclestone insists formula one is definitely going to controversial Russia — but he is much less sure about a race in New York. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the CHEEZ-IT 355 at The Glen

There have been 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen International,

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A look at some of the top statistical performers at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York going into the CHEEZ-IT 355 At The Glen on August 10.

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Aug 01

Mallya granted bail on tax case in India

Indian media report that flamboyant Mallya, dressed all in white including his shoes, was granted bail.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Dr Vijay Mallya 02 Although the meeting was ultimately cancelled, it was expected that one of the touted ‘popularity working group’ protagonists would be Vijay Mallya. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

International 300 to showcase ACT rising stars Hebert, Therrien, Welch, Packard, Atkins

Vermonters Jimmy Hebert and Bobby Therrien are both former Thunder Road Tiger Sportsman Champions

ACT International 300 logo The International 300 this weekend (July 20, 2014) at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York will be full of ACT young stars who are making big statements on the American Canadian Tour (ACT) short tracks around the region.

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Jul 15

ACT point leaders lead teams to International 300

Both drivers also happen to be leading their respective ACT Tour and Série ACT in the US and Quebec.

ACT International 300 logo At the half-way mark of the 2014 race season, two of the best young stock car racing stars in the region, one from New Hampshire-Joey Polewarczky, Jr. (Pole) and the other from Quebec-Alex Labbe, will lead the way to the ACT Invitational at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, New York this Sunday, July 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

2015 calendar to have 19 races – Ecclestone

The F1 calendar will not break the 20-race barrier in 2015, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed

150x80-flagworldf1In recent years, teams have expressed concerns that organising as many as twenty races in a single season would put unacceptable stress on personnel. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Formula E could snap up F1’s New York race

“We are working with New York”

FIA Formula E Championship The new FIA-sanctioned electric single seater series Formula E could sweep in and snap up a New York street race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

New York judge dismisses Ecclestone case

New York supreme court has ruled that it has no jurisdiction to hear the case

2012-06-07_0277 Bernie Ecclestone’s legal woes have eased slightly, as it emerges a $650 lawsuit against him has been dismissed. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

FIA confirms 19, not 22-race calendar for 2014

Grand Prix of Canada, June 8th

Flagworld - FIAThe FIA has confirmed that previously-scheduled races in New Jersey, Korea and Mexico will in fact not take place in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

New Jersey back on 22-race 2014 calendar

New Jersey is right back in the running for a grand prix in 2014.

2011-06-26_0247Earlier, the new street race amid the New York skyline was the subject of constant ‘on again, off again’ speculation, culminating in an early draft of next year’s calendar omitting the famous name. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the CHEEZ-IT 355 at The Glen

There have been 30 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York going into the CHEEZ-IT 355 At The Glen on August 11.

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Jul 06

Ecclestone considers buying Nurburgring

“At least I’m thinking about it.”

GP2 - Nurburgring, GermanyBernie Ecclestone has revealed he is thinking about securing the future of the Nurburgring’s formula one race, by buying the embattled circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

New York race ‘definitely’ on – promoter

Not just for June 2014 but “for the next 15 years”.

2011-06-26_0247A formula one race amid the Manhattan skyline is “definitely” on for 2014, promoter Leo Hindery said. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

More roadblocks for F1’s 2014 New Jersey race

F1’s scheduled trek to New Jersey next year is hitting more roadblocks.

2011-06-26_0247The debut race, amid New York’s famed Manhattan skyline, had to be postponed last year, due to organisational and funding delays. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

A Two-Seater IndyCar ride – Suited up and ready for the ride of his life!

Suited up and ready for the ride of his life!

Watkins Glen , 2- Seater Indy Racing Experience Gail Shankland, Iain Shankland © 2013 TravelBloggers.caAs a race fan going back to when I could barely walk – just being able to say I’ve “been there” is a thrill and an honour. To have been driven around the track in an IndyCar 2-seater is without a doubt a dream-come-true and something I’ll never forget. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Tim Paul Signs with AJ Foyt Racing for Indy Lights in 2014

2013 is going to be a turning point for me

IndyLightsOpen-wheel racing and former midget and sprint car driver Timothy Paul of Mahopac, New York, has signed an agreement to race in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship in 2014 for AJ Foyt Racing. Prior to the 2014 season, Paul, who has run competitively in the F2000 Championship Series, will spend 2013 competing in both F2000 and USF2000 in a CellMark Paper-sponsored entry to gain the maximum amount of seat time possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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