INDYCAR: Beaux Barfield named Series Race Director

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012) - INDYCAR announced today that Beaux Barfield has accepted the position of Race Director for the IZOD IndyCar Series. He will begin his duties immediately. Barfield, a native of Houston, has served as race director of the American Le Mans Series since August 2008. He previously worked as a Champ Car race steward (2003-2008) during which he served as Race Director of the Champ Car-sanctioned Atlantic and Trans Am series. Barfield was also chief steward for the USF2000 National Championship from 2001-2003.

Wednesday, 04 January 2012 11:04


RISI Competizione with American Canadian Racing announce Daytona line-up

HOUSTON, TX - With its two-car Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am entry to the Rolex 24 at Daytona recently confirmed, Risi Competizione with American Canadian Racing is pleased to announce its all-star roster of driving talent.

Wednesday, 04 January 2012 09:28


Multimatic Motorsports Celebrates Twenty Years of Competition

MARKHAM, ON - Multimatic Motorsports enters its twentieth year of competition in 2012 with the largest racing program in the organization’s history; campaigning new cars in both classes of the highly competitive Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.  After winning three Grand Sport (GS) titles in ten years the team will now add a two car Street Tuner (ST) entry as well as continuing its GS legacy with a pair of Aston-Martin V8 Vantages.

Tuesday, 03 January 2012 09:26


Kawartha Speedway Mourns the loss of Mike Johnson

FRASERVILLE, ON - Every speedway around the world has one. A fixture: someone who although is always at the racetrack, but has never driven a lap in competition. At Kawartha Speedway, that fixture was Mike Johnson. An independent news videographer by profession, Johnson was best known for his car with just one front seat, multiple radio antennas on its roof and a number of scanners that monitored police, ambulance and fire broadcast frequencies.

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:28


MERRITTVILLE: Original Pizza Logs returns to sponsor DIRTcar Sportsman division

THOROLD, ON - With the start of Merrittville Speedway's 2012 Season some four months away – Pizza Logger can't wait to say "Welcome to Victory Lane!" with the announcement that Finger Foods Products – makers of Original Pizza Logs and Calzones – will return as Division Sponsor of the Thorold Ontario's facility's DIRTcar Sportsman Division.

"What can we say about Bob Cordova and his staff," said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, "you'll not only find Original Pizza Logs presenting not only our Sportsman Division they are involved with our Tuesday N

Thursday, 29 December 2011 10:23


VIDEO: NCATS Champ Scott Stecky

This video on NASCAR Canadian Tire Series champion Scott Steckly was played prior to his being honoured at the NASCAR Touring Series gala in Charlotte, NC.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 16:56


KAWARTHA: Brad Martin enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2011

Every racecar driver looks forward to their first main event win and while some might wait their entire career for that sweet taste of success; Brad Martin became one of the fortunate few with his triumph Friday, July 15th at Kawartha Speedway. Quiet and intense – quick to blame himself for anything that goes wrong with the car – the pilot of the Bio 2000 Pressure Wash/JJ Stewart Chrysler/Xtreme Motorsports/Rhino's Roadhouse/Kennedy's NAPA, Cobourg/ Kawartha Metals/Canadian Industrial Service/Stacey Dismantling/ Ron McGuire/Keith Brown #53 Dodge Neon was the class of the Hasiuk Trailer and Container Rental Mini Stock field on this night – winning his heat race, semi feature and the 50 lap main event – and enjoyed a moment the sophomore runner felt was long overdue.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 12:59


Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame adds seven new members

TORONTO, ON - Seven Canadian men have today been named as the 2012 inductees into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame announced Chairman Dr . Hugh Scully."These new honourable members have earned recognition for their accomplishments and contributions to Canadian motorsports and it is an honour to confirm their entry into our Hall," said Dr . Scully.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 12:42


Three Canadian dates on 2012 Firestone Indy Lights sked

INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011) - A diverse calendar featuring 12 races divided among ovals, temporary street circuits and permanent road courses highlights the 2012 Firestone Indy Lights schedule announced today by INDYCAR officials.

Tuesday, 27 December 2011 17:26



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