Firestone Indy Lights Championship Overview and IndyCar News And Notes

After 11 races on a combination of ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits, the competition for the Firestone Firehawk Cup has come down to a winner-take-all race on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway oval Sept. 15. Rookie Tristan Vautier of France leads Esteban Guerrieri by 11 points - one of the closest title races in Firestone Indy Lights history - entering the season finale. Vautier, who won the Star Mazda championship in 2011 to earn the Mazda Road to Indy scholarship to graduate to Firestone Indy Lights, hopes to give team owner Sam Schmidt another series title. He claimed victories on the street course at St. Petersburg, the Milwaukee Mile and the street courses at Trois Rivieres and Baltimore. He's also shown speed on the ovals, leading at Indianapolis and Iowa.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 10:38


Dominant Multimatic Aston Martins Robbed of Perfect Weekend at Laguna Seca

LAGUNA SECA, CA (September 8th, 2012) – Multimatic Motorsports hit the sweet spot with the team's two Aston Martin Vantage V8 Grand-Ams in the Monterey hills as Joe Foster and Tonis Kasemets dominated Saturday morning qualifying, trading lap records throughout the session and resulting in an all Aston front row, more than 0.3 seconds clear of the field.The opening stages of the race were totally controlled by the two Astons; the diminutive British sports cars running nose to tail with little to no pressure from the chasing hoard of American and German competition.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 10:22


L'Estage and Richard Win Rocky Mountain Rally, Controlling From the Start

CALGARY, ALBERTA // May 27, 2012 – Antoine L'Estage (St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, QC) won the 2012 Rocky Mountain Rally, the second round of the Canadian Rally Championship, leading from start to finish to claim his fifth win at the Calgary based rally. With co-driver Nathalie Richard, L'Estage took the lead early on day one, and never relinquished the advantage on the way to victory.

Monday, 28 May 2012 10:12


NASCAR Track Champion Brad Eddy Moving to Maritime Pro Stock Tour in 2012

2011 NASCAR Track Champion Brad Eddy is pleased to announce that his 2012 racing schedule will have him compete north of the border on the highly competitive Maritime Pro Stock Series (MPST). Over the last two years Eddy has been doing most of his racing in the United States, driving in NASCAR’s Late Model Division. The NASCAR race cars are much heavier than the Pro Stock (Super Late Model) cars that compete every summer at tracks throughout the Maritimes.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 11:13


Lotus PR Disaster: Never let the facts get in the way of a good story….

Editor's Note: Below is a press release from Lotus regarding rumors CEO Dany Bahar is no longer with the company and Lotus itself is in financial trouble.

Take a little look at what we found online. Don’t you think it’s funny? We do. We had a good old giggle. After all, we love a bit of self irony, just as well really. Although it’s funny, this one’s not accurate but then again, why let the facts get in the way of a good story? The inconvenient truth is – surprise, surprise – we have never said that there are no problems at Lotus.

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 14:43


ACT looks to VP Fuel to go “Green” In 2012

Waterbury, VT – The American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced today that VP Racing Fuels (VP) would become the “Official Fuel” of ACT for 2012. The ambitious program will begin a major effort on the part of ACT to create both a more “green” environment, and equally important, to begin to contain fuel expenses for over 400 Late Model race teams in the ACT system, and 100 competitors at Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl in Barre, VT.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 16:09


SRT Viper Returning to ALMS GT Class

Intent on recapturing the form that made it sports car racing’s dominant GT force in the early days of the ALMS, SRT Viper will return to the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this season. SRT Viper Racing is set to debut its competition-ready SRT Viper GTS-R later in 2012, Chrysler Group officials announced today at the New York Auto Show.

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 15:12


TSN and TSN2 Deliver Fast and Furious Coverage of Every Race from the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series

Toronto, ON (March 20, 2012) – Open-wheel racing returns to TSN and TSN2 as the networks deliver complete coverage of the 16-race 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series beginning with the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday, March 25 at 12:30 p.m. ET live on TSN (see complete broadcast schedule below). TSN and TSN2 also have coverage of the INDIANAPOLIS 500 on May 27 as well as back-to-back races on Canadian soil with the Honda Indy Toronto on July 8 and the Edmonton Indy on July 22.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:29


Snap-on’s D-TAC™ ELITE Takes Multi-Tasking to the Next Level

March 16, 2012 – Multi-tasking has become a lot easier with Snap-on’s new D-TAC™ ELITE (EECS306C) diagnostic station. Service technicians can diagnose multiple problems with this device, which includes a diagnostic charger, battery, starting and charging system tester, engine starter, Digital Multi-meter (DMM), cable voltage drop tester and flash-reprogram device.

Friday, 16 March 2012 15:52


Snap-On Blue-Point® 14.4 Volt Cordless Value Pack

March 15, 2012 – The new Blue-Point 14.4 Volt Cordless Value Pack (ETB144DBDIL) is a great set of time-saving tools that are sure to make you more productive and efficient every time you use them.

Thursday, 15 March 2012 13:39


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