Tag Archive: Quebec

Jul 25

Patrick Carpentier leaves the Brickyard trying his best

The Combat Wounded Coalition 400

Carpentier Brickyard 400 Patrick Carpentier finishes in 34th place at The Combat Wounded Coalition 400, this Sunday, July 24 behind the wheel of the Ford No. 32 Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear held on the historic brickyard oval’s track. From Laval, Quebec, Carpentier was coming out of retirement driving for his second and last race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Jean-François Dumoulin will join his brother on the ICAR road circuit in Mirabel, Québec this upcoming July 2-3 weekend

Jean-François Dumoulin back on track this weekend at ICAR

2016-05-22-3164 For his second outing of the season, the driver of the #04 Dodge Spectra Premium/ Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA cannot wait to be back on the track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Stat Advance: Analyzing the Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR

NASCAR Pinty’s Stat Advance: ICAR                            

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo The 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s Series returns to the road with the sixth annual Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR on Sunday in Mirabel, Quebec. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers.

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Jun 26

Jordan Szoke completes St-Eustache Mopar CSBK sweep

“It was really exciting and a lot of fun battling with Kenny and Ben and it shows how competitive the series is this year”

2016-06-26_1127 Jordan Szoke completed a sweep of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship doubleheader at Autodrome St-Eustache with victory in Sunday’s 22-lap race aboard his Express Lane / Motovan / BMW Motorrad Canada BMW S1000RR.

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Jun 25

Szoke wins fifth straight Mopar CSBK race at St-Eustache

Jordan Szoke continued his mastery of Autodrome St-Eustache and the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Autodrome St-Eustache on Saturday

2016-06-24_51178 Riding the Express Lane / Motovan / BMW Motorrad Canada BMW S1000RR, the Lynden, Ont. rider took the lead from Kenny Riedmann on lap 4 of 14 and went on to beat his Belfountain, Ont. rival by 2.474 secs. for his fifth straight win at Autodrome St-Eustache and his ninth consecutive Mopar CSBK win dating back to the start of last season.

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Jun 25

Dominant Szoke on Mopar CSBK pole at St-Eustache

“It was exciting for sure” – Szoke

2016-06-24_51176 Jordan Szoke confirmed his status as favourite at this weekend’s second round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship with a dominant performance in Dalton Timmis Insurance SuperPole qualifying Saturday.

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Jun 24

Jordan Szoke sets pace on day one at Autodrome St-Eustache

Szoke Opens St-Eustache Fastest – Reigning Champ Sets Superbike pace for BMW

2016-06-24_51369Reigning Mopar CSBK National Canadian National Superbike Champion Jordan Szoke of Lynden, ON, set the pace in the opening day of practice for the second round of the 2016 National tour at Autodrome St-Eustache, Quebec.  Aboard his 2016 Express Lane Motovan BMW S1000RR, Szoke turned a best lap of 45.4 sec around the eight turn, 1.93 km long road course at the Autodrome north west of Montreal, QC.

Jun 23

Mopar CSBK racers face key early season challenge in Quebec

Jordan Szoke has five wins at the track, including four in a row between 2012 and 2015.

CSBK - Jordan Szoke The 2016 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship is still in its early stages but the season hits a major juncture at this weekend’s doubleheader at Autodrome St-Eustache, near Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Chiasson combines racing, marketing into powerful platform with Porsche

Valerie Chiasson’s life has been a trans-Atlantic blur lately, and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

2016-06-09_0062 Chiasson, from Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, is balancing her bustling career as a race driver, as the founder and CEO of VCE Auto Marketing and as the Canadian representative of the Women in Motorsport commission formed by worldwide motor racing governing body FIA.

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Jun 07

NASCAR Pinty’s News & Notes: Chaudière

Hathaway will try and tie series record at Chaudière

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo The NASCAR Pinty’s Series will return to Autodrome Chaudière for the third consecutive year and Jason Hathaway will try to make history at the competitive oval in Vallee-Jonction, Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

F1 Grand Prix du Canada: A major economic boon for Québec

The GPF1 generates a total of $90 million in spending from visitors from outside the Greater Montreal Area

2015-06-07_1032Tourisme Montréal, the Ministère du Tourisme du Québec, the City of Montréal and Octane Racing Group published the results of a study on the economic impact of the Grand Prix du Canada (GPF1) today.

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Jun 02

Exclusive Autosport dominates Quebec Formula Tour 1600 season opener

Team snags trio of runaway victories and seven of nine available podium positions  in Spring Classic weekend at Circuit Mont-Tremblant

2016-05-28_0091 Quebec’s Formula Tour 1600 season got under way this weekend as part of the Spring Classic weekend at Circuit Mont-Tremblant, and Exclusive Autosport laid down an extraordinary performance that resulted in utter domination.

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Feb 08

Subaru wins Rallye Perce Neige 2016

Maxime and Robert Labrie finish at the top of the podium at Rallye Perce Neige 2016 driving a Subaru WRX.

Subaru wins Rallye Perce Neige 2016 Subaru secures first place manufacturer status after the first event of the 2016 Canadian Rally Championship season. After an extremely hard fought battle through harsh conditions, Maxime and Robert Labrie won the 2016 Rallye Perce Neige held in Maniwaki, Quebec, on February 6 in their Subaru WRX.

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Feb 07

Maxime and Robert Labrie, First Winners of 2016 in the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship

A tricky event taking place on snow and ice

Maxime and Robert Labrie, First Winners of 2016 in the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship This past weekend, the Rallye Perce-Neige was held in Maniwaki, Québec, the first round of the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC).

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Jan 25

Mazda Prototype Lites to compete in Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Prototype Sports Cars Return to Popular Canadian Street Circuit for First Time since 2003

Mazda Prototype Lites To Compete In Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires will compete Aug. 12-14 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R) in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

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Dec 07

Pinty’s to become Entitlement Sponsor of Canadian Series

NASCAR Pinty’s Series returns to Toronto with 3-Year-Deal

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo NASCAR in Canada has a new name and entitlement sponsor – one that’s familiar to race fans across the country. NASCAR and Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. announced today a six-year series entitlement sponsorship agreement of NASCAR’s Canadian-based series. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the series will be known as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series.

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Nov 26

Lance Stroll joins Williams Young Driver Development Programme

Canadian teenager takes important step towards fulfilling Formula One dream

2015-11-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Lance StrollLance Stroll has been selected by Williams Martini Racing to join its Young Driver Development Programme. The Montréal-born teenager, who turned 17-years-old last month (29 Oct), will be fully-immersed into the Williams team next year in a similar capacity to that of Valtteri Bottas when he first joined the team in a development role in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve: home to 2016’s hottest ticket

One of the most interesting races of this year’s calendar took place at Montreal in June

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 001-2010 Following Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the United States Grand Prix on Sunday, the 2015 Driver’s Championship is officially decided, and with just three more races remaining this season it’s already time to start looking ahead to next season’s action. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Top Fives on the Streets of Trois-Rivières

Fresh off six straight SCCA Majors victories

2015:08:01_09:59:34_0412Max Mällinen encountered his first street circuit and came away with two fifth place finishes over the Formula Tour 1600 weekend at GP3R, or better known as the tight street course in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

 

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Jul 30

Max Mällinen set for GP3R weekend at Trois-Rivières

Mällinen previously competed in Formula Tour 1600 in Montreal

image1Max Mällinen will make his second start of the season in the Formula Tour 1600 this weekend, taking part in the famous Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières, which happens on a narrow and tight street circuit in Canada’s Quebec Province.

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