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Mar 17

Victory for Canadian David Ostella in Sebring 12 Hour Race

Young Canadian wins his first sports car endeavor

David and RenatoSebring BridgeBefore this year, driver David Ostella had never raced anything other than karts or formula cars. The Toronto-native graduated through the ranks of karting, Formula BMW, Star Mazda, and two years in Firestone Indy Lights. But just a few short months ago Ostella decided to try his hand at sports car racing and take on historic Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

TrueCar becomes driving force in auto racing with “Women Empowered” initiative

Female race car drivers

ThumbnailThumbnailTrueCar, Inc., creators of the intelligent automotive marketplace that benefits both buyers and sellers, has announced the addition ofKatherine Legge to their 2012 TrueCar Racing Team – signing the former Atlantics, ChampCar and DTM star to a multi-year IZOD IndyCar Series sponsorship agreement with Dragon Racing.

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Mar 26

Important alliance for Formula Tour 1600

An open door to Road to Indy

Mazda road to Indy logoFormula Tour 1600 logoWe are proud to announce our alliance to the prestigious ROAD TO INDY 2012 program which will open a window for Quebec and Ontario champion to have a foot into PRO series like F2000 than STAR MAZDA, INDY LIGHT and ultimately IZOD INDY CAR. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Canadian IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Sunday, February 12

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012 James HinchclifeJames Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Daly to test Euro F3 open in Spain

On Monday December 12th with Team West-Tec

Conor Daly portrait Marco Wittmann  F3 carJust three days before his 20th birthday (December 15th), American Conor Daly will spend a day testing in Valencia, Spain on Monday December 12th with Team West-Tec in one of their F3 Euro open cars. The British based team is the current F3 Euro Open champion team.

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Aug 23

The final 3 candidates for the Team Canada Scholarship have been selected.

Team Canada Scholarship to the festival announces finalists!

Team Canada logoTeam Canada logo 2With the half-way point of the season now past, the selections have been made, and it was clear that Canada has a great number of young up and coming drivers who could all represent our country well! The 3 finalists will be gathering for an intensive interview process on August 29th, and shortly thereafter, one driver will be selected to be the very first winner of the annual Scholarship. The interviews will take place at Mosport International Raceway, the world renowned track known for producing some of this country’s greatest drivers.

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Jul 21

2011 Monaco de Trois-Rivieres

Vincec will be back in a CRG shifter kart at Le Monaco.

IMG_1417Monaco de Trois-Rivieres logoThe eyes of Canadian racing are about to return to Quebec as the City of Trois-Rivieres is getting set to host the 42nd Edition of the famed Grand Prix Trois-Rivieres at Exposition Park. Annually attracting the likes of Firestone Indy Lights, Star Mazda and the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, this year someone new is jumping the cue and its Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres – Canada’s most unique kart race. The event is making a move from the waterfront to the site of GP3R and is doing so in a very big way, kicking off race week!

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Jun 23

Ostella returns to Iowa where he stood on the podium as a Star Mazda driver

David Ostella, Firestone Indy Lights Iowa preview

Jensen Motorsport - David OstellaIndyLightsJust one week on from his last start, David Ostella returns to Firestone Indy Lights action this weekend as the first oval string of the season wraps up at Iowa Speedway. The Sukup 100 is scheduled for 115 laps early Saturday night, and the Canadian teenager from Maple, Ontario, is looking forward to returning to the track where he climbed to the podium earlier in his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

The Unveiling of the 2011 schedule of the Grand Prix in Trois-Rivières

A 42nd edition which is not to be missed.

GP3R2010-08-13_0036The organisation of the Grand Prix in Trois-Rivières presented the schedule of activities and races through a press conference held on June 21st, 2011. The president, M. Joël St-Pierre and the general director, M. François Bordeleau, both unveiled all the new ameliorations in this 42nd edition which is not to be missed. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

AIM Autosport sees good potential for Star Mazda season

Drivers eager to accept guidance from team and coach

AIM AutosportStar Mazda logoAIM Autosport’s Star Mazda team opened it’s season last weekend in St. Petersburg where, despite achieving race results that fell short of expectations, the outfit was happy to see good potential for the season ahead. Eighteen-year-old Zack Meyer (#66) finished twelfth, while Expert Class (for drivers over 30) competitors Larry Pegram (#72 Foremost Insurance Group/Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery) and Walt Bowlin (#23 Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery) finished second and third in class, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

JDC Motorsports signs Piedrahita in USF2000 National Championship Chase

Colombian teenager joins Minnesota squad after limited Star Mazda run last year

Juan Piedrahita headshotJDC-logoJDC MotorSports is pleased to announce that Juan Piedrahita will be part of the squad’s multi-car assault on the upcoming 2011 Cooper Tires presents the USF2000 National Championship powered by Mazda title. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

2010 champ Victor Carbone to Indy Lights

Carbone moves way up the ladder to Indy Lights in 2011

Victor Carbone  2010-01-13IndyLightsVictor Carbone dominated the 2010 F2000 Championship Series en route to six wins and the overall title and will make the leap to the Firestone Indy Lights for 2011 with Sam Schmidt Motorsports. Following his title-winning season, Carbone tested both Indy Lights and Star Mazda cars, and the Brazilian wasted no time in inking a deal with last year’s championship winning team for a 2011 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Son of ex-F1 driver admits US GP ‘boost’

The 2012 US grand prix could be good news for the son of an Irish former formula one driver.

Conor Daly - Rick ForsytheFormula 1 United States Grand Prix57-year-old Derek Daly drove in the late 70s and early 80s for the likes of Tyrrell and Williams, later becoming a US citizen after switching to the CART series and settling in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

The Road to Indy gets wider and faster

The Mazda Road to Indy will provide scholarships to the 2011

IZOD - IndyCar seriesStarMazdaThe Mazda Road to Indy unites the open-wheel driver development ladder and provides scholarships for champions at each level to move up; USF2000 > Star Mazda > Firestone Indy Lights > IZOD IndyCar.    Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Andersen Racing is busy

With driver tests at Sebring

The Firestone Indy Lights, Star Mazda and USF2000 seasons are over for 2010, but Andersen Racing is busy this week giving five drivers the opportunity to test cars on two different steps on the Road to Indy. The team, which is based at Andersen RacePark in Palmetto, Fla., and sponsored by Allied Building Products Corp., is conducting the tests at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Fla. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Daly to take part in GP3 Winter testing

Reigning Formula Star Mazda champion

Conor Daly, will test with Manor Motorsport and Status Grand Prix at the upcoming GP3 winter test session’s at Estoril, Portugal, October 13th – 14th and Jerez, Spain, Oct 20th – 21st.  After his record setting Star Mazda season, Daly is exploring what might be the next best move for his professional career. It will be his first time in a GP3 car, but from what he learned attending the final rounds of the 2010 championship in Monza Italy, in September, Daly very much looks forward to his upcoming experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

USF2000 Cooper Tires Winterfest

Slated for January at Sebring and Homestead

Junior formula car drivers who want to step up their game in 2011 can get the new season off to a rousing start by competing in the $25,000 Cooper Tires Winterfest, a special five-race series in Florida this coming January organized by the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

GP3R: Andersen Racing’s Krohn finishes fourth (UPDATED)

In Sunday’s Star Mazda race at Trois-Rivières

2010-08-14_1296Andersen Racing’s Anders Krohn started second in Round 10 of the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear Sunday afternoon at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières, led about a quarter of the race, and then finished fourth in the 39-lap event on the 1.53-mile street circuit.

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Jul 21

New non racing activities planned at Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Out race’s activities schedule presentation

Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières revealed the out race’s activities’ schedule standing the Grand Prix’s weekend during a press conference on July 20th 2010. Some novelties have been announced and will embellish the race’s schedule for this 41st edition of the Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Live Video Streaming planned for Night Before the 500

Live timing and scoring is also planned

Live video streaming of Saturday night’s USF2000 National Championship race at O’Reilly Raceway Park is scheduled to air on usf2000.com, starmazda.com and indycar.com. Read the rest of this entry »

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