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Teen racer joins rookie shortlist alongside F1 stars
FIA Formula Two Championship runner-up Mathéo Tuscher has been nominated as Rookie of the Year for the prestigious Autosport Awards. His name appears alongside Formula 1 drivers Romain Grosjean, Charles Pic, Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne, as well as drivers from Indycar, GP2, Formula Renault 3.5 and Formula 3.
New stars battle with series veterans to enjoy exciting 2012 season
Johan Kristoffersson has been the class of the 2012 Superstars field by winning the Rookie of the Year contest (and an 100.000€ bonus for the next season), the International Series and the Italian Championship. On the other hand he has also been a great ambassador for the many young drivers of the championship: as happened in the last few years, the series kept highlighting some of the best prospects in racing.
The second of three Western Canadian Events
Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be participating in the esteemed event, Edmonton Indy, this July 22nd in Alberta, behind the wheel of the “WeatherTech Canada/ Bellemare Dodge. After being absent for two consecutive years, the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series is making its return to Edmonton.
For Dumoulin Competition Racing and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin
Best rookie racer of Superstars to be awarded 100.000€ bonus for 2013
The great performance of Roma Racing Team’s Andrea Boffo at Monza, on a Mercedes C63 AMG, in addition to the impressive results scored by Swedish Johan Kristoffersson and German Thomas Schoffler, both running on the new Audi RS5 for Audi Sport / KMS and Audi Sport / MTM, have left a strong impression and put more attention on the “ROOKIE OF THE YEAR” contest. The special prize classification is aimed at awarding the best young racers who proved able to battle with the SUPERSTARS great.
Johnny Herbert looks forward to face new, young talents as Superstars launch “Rookie of the year” title
Superstars to race in Indonesia at Sentul Jakarta on 11th November 2012
Superstars is offering a new, unique opportunity to young drivers with the launch of the brand-new Rookie of the year title. The winning driver will be offered a fully-funded ride in the European season of the 2013 AutoGP championship.
New Zealander Chris Vlok is the Formula Tour 1600 Series rookie of the year driving his BGR Team Grote Van Diemen.
He finished fourth overall in the points narrowly missing 3rd with his 5th podium of the year at the fnal round at the Le Circuit Mont Tremblant. Entering the final weekend the rookie driver was still in contention for a top 3 placing in the Championship but a tough race on Saturday which saw him spin but recover to finish 10th meant it was a long shot to overtake 3rd in the points.
Morcom is in sixth place overall, and third in the rookie standings
Nathan Morcom remains in contention for the F2000 Championship Series Rookie of the Year title after two seventh placings in a wild day’s racing at Lime Rock Park. The Sydney teenager kept his cool despite problems on and off the 2.4km (1.5-mile) Connecticut racetrack in the 11th and 12th rounds of the American ‘development’ openwheeler series.
NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race recap, Steckly extends points lead in Antigonish with victory (updated)
Series veteran wins tough battle at Nova Scotia Track
Scott Steckly came out on top in a fierce battle with Pete Shepherd III to win the Komatsu 300 presented by Wilson Equipment at Riverside International Speedway on Saturday and extend his lead in the championship standings of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series.
Rookie Battle Tightens – Five drivers still alive for 2011 honor
Isabelle Tremblay trails Louis-Philippe Dumoulin by two points in the Rookie of the Year standings and looks to change that on Saturday, Sept. 17 in the Komatsu 300 presented by Wilson Equipment at Riverside International Speedway in Antigonish, N.S.
Divisional Champions lead 2011 Thunder Road Rookie Class
The 13th annual Merchants Bank 150 will open the new season at Thunder Road International Speedbowl on Sunday, May 1, 2011. There is no track on the American Canadian Tour (ACT) schedule that presents a bigger challenge to the ACT regular touring teams than Thunder Road and its regular teams. As many as eight (8) former Thunder Road “King of the Road” champions are expected to be at the opening event.
In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this Friday
The 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series rookie of the year Derek White isn’t through with racing competition for this year. White has agreed to drive the #6 Deer Excavating Chevrolet entry fielded by Rick Ware Racing in the final round of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this Friday November 19th at Homestead Miami Speedway.
American teenager narrowly missed a podium finish in Round 12 of Italian Formula 3 Championship
American up-and-comer Gabby Chaves further strengthened his chase for top rookie honors in the Italian Formula 3 Championship this past weekend (September 25-26), narrowly missing out on an impressive podium finish at the Autodromo di Vallelunga.
Rookie of the Year contender challenged for podium finish early on before scoring seventh place result at ORP
Connor De Phillippi showed he can race and challenge for top honors on a variety of courses this Saturday (May 29), as the highly-rated young driver added another top-10 result to his Star Mazda Championship Presented by Goodyear resume in his formula car oval debut at O’Reilly Raceway Park in Indiana.
American junior formula car standout exits season-opening doubleheader second in the rookie standings
Junior formula car standout Gabby Chaves showed good speed and skill in his inaugural Italian Formula 3 Championship outing this past weekend (April 24-25), despite not garnering the results desired at the Misano World Circuit. Overcoming less than ideal wet conditions and a pre-race penalty, the Eurointernational racer exited Rounds One and Two with a top-finish and second in the Rookie of the Year title chase.
The 2010 ACT Rookie of the Year battle will begin next Saturday
The 2010 American Canadian Tour (ACT) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) battle is shaping up to be one of the best in recent history. ACT will see six drivers competing for the 2010 ROTY honors, including four teenagers with a combined three career ACT starts.
British Formula Ford runner-up’s chances at repeat victory halted by overheating engine
Josef Newgarden’s hopes of a repeat win at the historic Formula Ford Festival in England unfortunately ended prematurely over the weekend (October 17-18). The British Formula Ford runner-up and Rookie of the Year failed to finish a lap in the Final, when an overheating engine forced the American into pitlane after a superb start.
Hanssen is NASCAR Canadian Tire Series 2009 Rookie of the Year
The 2009 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Rookie of the Year champion Joey Hanssen has barely had time to celebrate his accomplishments from this past season, but he is already looking ahead to 2010 and pleased to announce that he will return to the series for the 2010 season with Prime Champ continuing as the primary sponsor of the #40 Dodge Avenger that will again be part of a two car team with DJK Racing.