McLaren P1 Aims for Pole Position with Global Debut in Paris

McLaren Automotive will use its first ever international motor show appearance to preview its next generation ultimate supercar – the McLaren P1 – which takes much of its technological and spiritual inspiration from the company’s Racing division.  The McLaren P1 has one simple goal: to be the best driver’s car in the world on road and track.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 18:38


Dates set for 12th annual Targa Newfoundland in September 2013

ST. JOHN’S, NFLD – The dust had barely settled on Targa Newfoundland 2012 when organizers announced the dates of the next edition of Canada’s longest and toughest motorsport event.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 18:33


Simpson Performance Products Acquires HANS Performance Products

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – Simpson Performance Products, Inc. today announced the acquisition of HANS Performance Products. This expands Simpson racing safety products to include the prestigious HANS Device Head & Neck Restraint System.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 14:10


Bentley unveils new Continental GT3 concept racer

(Paris, 26 September 2012) – At the 2002 Paris Motor Show, the unveiling of the Continental GT concept took the world by storm and opened an exciting new chapter in Bentley’s history. Now, ten years on, Bentley is repeating the same feat with a Continental-based GT3 race car currently being developed by a dedicated motorsport team at the company’s factory in Crewe.

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:09


Merchant Services Racing Stands Tall After A Rough And Tumble Race At VIR

Alton, Virginia / September 18 – It's been a tough four weeks for the Merchant Services Racing team. After surviving the battle on the streets of Baltimore with both cars finishing in the top five, it was another rough and tumble weekend at the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón VIR 240 at Virginia International Raceway.

Monday, 24 September 2012 15:50


WTCC: Darryl O’Young Salvages Points Despite Consecutive Hits

September 24 – Canadian / Hong Kong race driver Darryl O’Young was made to work hard for every inch on the track as he picked up three valuable points for the Yokohama Drivers’ Trophy during the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) Race of USA.

Monday, 24 September 2012 13:44


2012 Quebec GT Challenge Wrap-up

September 21, 2012.- Montreal driver Charles Hammer clinched the 2012 season Championship with two 5th place finishes at the last round, held at the Calabogie Motorsports Park. The Quebec GT Challenge was created late in 2011 to give every racer a chance to go on track, no matter what type of car he or she was driving. Challenge founder Charles Hammer saw an opportunity to race the kind of car he likes to drive.

Friday, 21 September 2012 11:27


Benjamin Silliker Gets Top Rookie in All Three Regular Divisions

GRAND PRAIRIE, AB - This past weekend Team Silco and driver Benjamin Silliker traveled to Monroe, Washington for their final quarter midget race of the 2012 season. The 7 year old driver from Grand Prairie, Alberta has had a phenomenal rookie season, and was looking for a good run to end his quarter midget season.

Friday, 21 September 2012 11:23


ALMS Class Structure to Remain Consistent in 2013

BRASELTON, GA – In the wake of recent, ground-breaking news that the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) will merge with GRAND-AM Road Racing in 2014, the ALMS announced that its current class structure will go unchanged for the 2013 season. The Series' five categories continuing in 2013 are P1, P2, Prototype Challenge (PC), GT and GT Challenge (GTC).

Thursday, 20 September 2012 10:45


Ostella Completes Season with Career Best 2nd Place

Saturday’s Firestone Indy Lights Auto Club Speedway Foundation 100 brought plenty of heat with air temperatures in excess of 100 degrees and track temperatures approaching 140 degrees at the drop of the green flag. But David Ostella managed to keep a cool head, save his tires, and work his way through the field to a career-best second-place finish.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 12:24


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