Daily Archive: May 21, 2016

May 21

Joey Polewarczyk Jr. returns to ACT Victory Lane at New London-Waterford Speedbowl

American Canadian Tour 100 Unofficial Results

ACT logo Hudson, NH’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. returned to American Canadian Tour action and victory lane at New London-Waterford Speedbowl with his win in the first event of the Southern New England Tripleheader on Saturday, May 21. Polewarczyk claimed his third straight New London-Waterford Speedbowl ACT win dating back to the last two times the tour visited the track in 2010.

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May 21

Daniel Morad holds off Scott Hargrove to win thrilling opener at CTMP

Daniel Morad refused to blink

2016-05-21_0317 Morad, from Toronto, won the season-opening Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama race Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, edging 2014 Platinum Cup champion Scott Hargrove by .308 of a second for his second career victory in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Single-Make Series.

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May 21

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) takes first win of 2016

Orudzhev cruised to victory by prevailing in a thorough battle with Tom Dillmann (AVF) who ended up second and retained his championship lead

Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) takes first win of 2016Fielded by Arden Motorsport, Egor Orudzhev scored his maiden Formula 3.5 V8 win of the year today in Race 1 at Spa-Francorchamps, in the third round of the 2016 series.

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May 21

Lance Stroll wins and extends points’ lead

“But I am not thinking about the title yet. I am just working from one race to another, because there is still a long way to go to the title”

F3 - Red Bull Ring - Lance Stroll wins and extends points’ lead With a margin of over ten seconds, Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) secured a dominant lights-to-flag victory in the eleventh race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

WRC: Kris Meeke retains control in Portugal

“I was thinking about protecting my lead”

WRC - Kris Meeke Kris Meeke will carry a comfortable lead into the final leg of Vodafone Rally de Portugal after distancing world champion Sébastien Ogier over rough mountain roads on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Buemi win cuts di Grassi’s lead to just one point

Sebastien Buemi rediscovers winning ways in Berlin

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302127/buemi.jpgSebastien Buemi has reduced Lucas di Grassi’s lead in the FIA Formula E Championship to just a single point following victory in the BMW i Berlin ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

A 1-2 for BMW at Spielberg

In a dominant way, Marco Wittmann has won the DTM race on Saturday at Spielberg in Austria

DTM - Marco Wittmann Having started from pole position, the 2014 DTM champion crossed the line as the winner after 30 laps. For Wittmann, this is the sixth win of his DTM career. At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, he won ahead of his fellow BMW driver Tom Blomqvist, who finished second in the third DTM race of the season. Edoardo Mortara took the final slot on the podium at Spielberg after finishing third with his Audi RS 5 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Resurgent Rossi sends Mugello wild with pole

The hills of Mugello exploded as Valentino Rossi took pole position for the Italian GP, holding off Viñales and Iannone in a gripping session

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi The last eight races have seen the pole setter go on to take victory, the stat looming in the back of all the MotoGP™ riders’ minds as they headed out for Q2.

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May 21

Sainz: Verstappen success shows I’m ready for top team too

Sainz and Verstappen made their F1 debut alongside one another at Toro Rosso in 2015
Carlos Sainz says he is ready to step up to a top team in Formula 1, an endeavour he feels has been given the boost by the remarkable success of former team-mate Max Verstappen at the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 21

Andretti Autosport cars put themselves in Indy 500 pole conversation

Here came the Hondas on “Fast Friday,” especially Michael Andretti’s cars.

Townsend BellDon’t put too much stock in the latest daily speed chart from 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil practice, which listed Team Penske’s Will Power and Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden 1-2 with Chevrolet engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Vergne takes pole in Berlin

Buemi starts second in Germany

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302073/_l0u1666.jpgJean-Eric Vergne scored his first pole position as a DS Virgin Racing driver, to lead the way in qualifying for the BMW i Berlin ePrix.

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May 21

Callum Ilott wins at Red Bull Ring

Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) finished second to extend his lead in the drivers’ standings

F3 - Red Bull Ring - Race 1 podium British driver Callum Ilott (Van Amersfoort Racing) has won the tenth round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Update on drivers involved in incident during Race 1 at Spielberg (+video)

A Huge crash today on the Red Bull Ring

A serious incident has occurred during Race 1 of Round 4 of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, involving car number 18 Zhi Cong Li (CHN), number 3 Ryan Tveter (USA) and number 5 Pedro Piquet (BRA).

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May 21

Formula V8 3.5: Vaxiviere loses race 1 pole position

Matthieu Vaxivere (SMP Racing) scores first 2016 pole

Matthieu Vaxivere (SMP Racing) scores first 2016 poleDue a Parc-fermé infringement, Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) lost his pole position for today’s race 1. It will be an all-Adren Motorsport front row with Aurelien Panis and Egor Orudzhev. . Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Lucas Auer: “Now, I understand how the DTM game works”

As the local hero, Lucas Auer is in the centre of the attention at Spielberg

Lucas Auer likes the striking design of his carThe 21-year-old is in his second DTM season and scored his best result at the Red Bull Ring in 2015 as a series’ rookie by finishing sixth. DTM.com has also spoken with the Austrian and found an optimistic and talkative Mercedes-Benz driver in a good mood. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Really fast lap times, Blomqvist on top

At 17.00 hrs sharp on Friday afternoon, the DTM started into its second weekend of the 2016 season

Tom Blomqvist was the only one in the field to post a lap time of under 1 minute 24 seconds and ended up fastest with 1:23.941 minutes, a really fast lap time.Four minutes  after the green flags were waved at the Red Bull Ring, all 24 drivers already had left their pit boxes. However, at Spielberg as well, the first outing only served as an installation run for most of them. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

WEC: Porsche endurance test draws to a close

Porsche’s Chief Test Engineer Pascal Zurlinden confirmed that the team covered 8,427 km

2016-05-06-0009With just weeks to go until the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the Le Mans 24 Hours on 18/19 June, teams around the world are busy finalising their preparations for the world’s greatest sportscar race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

The all-important WEC points battle

It is not impossible for teams or drivers to succeed without a win at Le Mans, but it certainly helps!

We may just be two races in to the 2016 FIA WEC season, but the next round of the championship – the Le Mans 24 Hours on 18/19 June – is key to how the remainder of the season might unfold as double points are on offer.   Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

WRC: Kris Meeke’s Portugal lead nears a minute

Extend his overnight lead from 31.9sec to 53.9sec ahead of Sébastien Ogier

Kris Meeke extended his Vodafone Rally de Portugal lead to almost a minute on Saturday morning during an action-packed opening to the longest leg of the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

ERC in the Azores: “Rallying in a nutshell”

The rally takes place on spectacular roads on São Miguel Island

ERC in the Azores: “Rallying in a nutshell”The defending FIA European Rally Champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz is preparing for the Azores Airlines Rallye (2-4 June) – an event he’s described as “rallying in a nutshell”. Read the rest of this entry »

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