Tag Archive: Porsche GT3

Jul 17

Martin Harvey Porsche GT3 Race Report from the Toronto Indy

A Couple of Fourth Place Master Class Finishes for  Martin Harvey in the Porsche GT3 Cup Races in Toronto

2017-06-11_0230Drivers of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada were in scenic downtown Toronto this past weekend for Rounds seven and eight of their 2017 schedule.

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Mar 08

Total is turning to girl power in motorsport this season!

We are proud to welcome those news driver within the Total Canada family.

Total logo It is during the International Women’s Day that Total proudly announced that two women will carry Total’s colour in motorsport this season! Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Toronto Indy – Canadians

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_070 Regarding the challenges the track offered to drivers on Friday, we were able to note the changes on Saturday morning, something a lot of drivers were going to use to their advantage.

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Jul 17

Honda Indy Toronto through my eyes

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_130 It has been a couple years since I did not have the chance to come to the Indy Toronto, but it feels great to be back.

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May 09

Valérie Chiasson in Porsche GT3 Cup Canada this season!

Porsche Prestige car is a 2014 GT3 Cup model and was prepared by Éric Côté’s GT Racing Team 

Michel Dansereau As the top Canadian Touring Car novice driver at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in 2014 and the first female driver to earn an overall podium at the Grand Prix du Canada in 2015, Valérie Chiasson will mark another “first” this year as the first woman to contest a full season in the Canadian Porsche GT3 Cup.

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Mar 07

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama expands to 12 rounds in 2016

Return to Montreal, events with USA Series, Cayman GT4 Clubsport among Highlights

2015-08-02_27309 A return to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal is a leading highlight of the 2016 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Benitez Edges Schein For Pole At Lime Rock Park

“We knew from right before qualifying that it was going to rain” – Benitez

Angel Benitez Jr. at Lime Rock ParkAngel Benitez Jr. and Michael Schein took different, but fast, routes to the front row during a strategic Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama qualifying session Friday, May 23 at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Porsche Cars Canada Rallies behind Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series

Laurance Yap’s introduction to Porsche came in 2008 in Siberia.

IMSA logoWorking as a freelance journalist at the time, Yap was sent to cover the Rallye TransSyberia that runs from Russia to Mongolia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Not every competitor enjoys sitting in a classroom for drivers meetings on race weekends, but Shaun McKaigue does

McKaigue Grows with Canadian Series

Shaun McKaigueThe Gilford, Ontario-native went from lapping days as a Porsche Club of America rookie driver, to spending time as an instructor, to now running in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series. McKaigue has raced in the series since its inaugural season in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

After Villota, F1 mourns another death

Sean Edwards was killed on Tuesday at a circuit in Queensland

Sean Edwards

Following the sad news about Maria de Villota, the F1 world is mourning yet another death. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

A first championship for Supercar

A car racing series for high performance and exotic race cars

Canadian Supercar Series logoThe Canadian Supercar Series (Supercar) kicks off its season this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park which will be the first time that Supercar is hosted at this famous track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Supercar confirms two class structure for 2013

The season kicks off with the Victoria Day Speedfest

Canadian Supercar Series logoWith the anticipation of a full season and to provide additional competition for its drivers and fans, the Canadian Supercar Series (Supercar) confirmed that there will be two Classes of competition beginning in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 21

2013 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series Schedule Released

Features Grand Prix du Canada and Trois-Riviéres

http://imsachallenge.ca/images/news/2012_GT3Canada_Calabogie_0137.jpgIMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by MichelinPorsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series competitors have received an early Christmas present with the release of their 2013 season schedule. In its third year of existence, the thriving young series and its competitors will be challenged by several of Canada’s finest racing venues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Once again, Jean-Frédéric Laberge victorious in all 3 Open GT Races

Laberge continues to impress accumulating wins since the beginning of the Porsche GT3 CUP CHALLENGE Canada

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Victorious at both Mosport races, Laberge also took top honours at la Classique du printemps du circuit Mont-Tremblant which was held May 26th and 27th.
 
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Dec 27

Alex Job Racing to run two Porsche GT3 cars in Rolex 24

 Florida-based Alex Job Racing earned a class victory in the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona and looks to return to the podium in January
 
Alex Job Racing 2011-12-27Rolex 24 At Daytona - Jay KokaAlex Job Racing will field two Porsche GT3 Cup cars for the 50th anniversary running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 28-29. The Florida-based team is preparing the No. 23 WeatherTech/Alex Job Racing Porsche for drivers Cooper MacNeil, Butch Leitzinger, Emmanuel Collard and Porsche factory driver, Marco Holzer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Ontario’s 6th Gear Racing ready for hometown event

In the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship this weekend

Max De Angelis Robert Sabato 2011-07-17 Fans will have a “hometown” team to cheer for in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship this weekend, as 6th Gear Racing and its trio of Ontario drivers – Amherstberg’s Max De Angelis, Toronto’s Robert Sabato and Windsor’s Michal Chlumecky – prepares to give the local fans a good show. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Legends of Motorsports Historic racing weekend complete at Circuit Mont-Tremblant

After Eight incredible feature races today

2011-07-10_01782011-07-10 - DimancheLegends of Motorsports, a Bobby Rahal Signature Event, was at the legendary LeCircuit in Mont-Tremblant this weekend for the second event of its’ sophomore season of competition. Over 140 cars arrived for the three day weekend comprising of seven different run groups that culminated in eight races today including a one-hour Enduro Race open to all entrants.

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May 13

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada debuts this week-end in Calabogie

Race marks the return of Porsche “One-Make” series to Canada after 20 year absence

2008-06-07_7552008-06-07_847The 20th Porsche one-make racing series will roar onto the Canadian motorsports scene this weekend with the inaugural Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada race. Calabogie Motorsports Park, in Calabogie, Ontario, will host the 911-based race cars on May 14 and 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Weather Gods are smiling on the Sunshine State (+result & photos)

While much of the U.S. is in the midst of dealing with winter weather woes

Rolex24_DaytonaDaytona International Speedway The forecast for this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona couldn’t be better. Although central Florida did see extreme weather earlier in the week when thunderstorms and 70 mph winds left a trail of damaged structures in its wake, the storm’s effect on Daytona has been to put a shine on the preparations for one of the most iconic endurance races in motorsports.

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Oct 09

Chris Cumming started from the front row and ended on podiums in Series finale weekend

Series rookie closes the season fourth in the championship  

Chris Cumming and the World Speed Motorsports crew had another successful race weekend in their Porsche GT3. The team traveled to the Patrón GT3 Challenge double header finale at Road Atlanta. “Chris has done a great job all season, and we are very proud of the progress he has been making in his and our first season of competition in the series,” stated WSM Team Manager John Olsen. Read the rest of this entry »

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