FORMULA ONE: Pirelli has determined that the tire failures at Baku were caused by – wait for it – ‘the way the tires were being run.’ AND, ‘the tires were not being run properly while out on track.’ Huh? Political doublespeak perhaps? The high ‘kerbs’ at the Paul Ricard Circuit for the French Grand Prix seemed to have damaged several cars during practice.
Monday, 21 June 2021 16:31 Published in Comments & Features
FORMULA ONE: In F1 news, it appears Spa-Francorchamps suffered a major flood recently. And the irony is that Eau Rouge got flooded... except the ‘Eau’ was not ‘Rouge’ but just normal rain water and overflow from a nearby river. The track immediately began repaving of the damaged surfaces.
Monday, 14 June 2021 10:14 Published in Comments & Features
BIG NEWS about Delaware Speedway, just outside of London, Ontario. From Norm De Bono, London Free Press: “The new owners are the Delaware Group, made up of London businesspeople Walt Spivak and Jon Aarts and the United Racing Series, including Ivor Jones, John Jones, Steve Drake and Ramsay.
Monday, 07 June 2021 11:51 Published in Comments & Features
The Indianapolis 500 – the biggest race in the world – sure lived up to its reputation on Sunday. And Hollywood couldn’t have written a better script. Helio Castroneves, in the AutoNation Sirius XM car won for the fourth time, got a big kiss from Mario, and was followed by Palou and Pagenaud. The old adage, ‘and the crowd went wild’ has never been more appropriate!!
Monday, 31 May 2021 11:45 Published in Comments & Features
First the bad / sad news! Jukasa Motor Speedway – Canada’s most beautiful racing facility – has made the decision to cancel racing this year due to the pandemic restrictions and it will most definitely be missed.
Monday, 24 May 2021 08:48 Published in Comments & Features
Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame member Dave Mathers recently began telling stories about racers and other characters in Canadian motorsports, in a column in Inside Track Motorsport News. But as an avid fan, we thought we'd also give him a chance to talk about current events in the world of racing, and do it online every week on InsideTrackNews.com. Titled, "Monday Morning Motormouth," Dave will share his thoughts. Welcome aboard, Dave! (Greg MacPherson).
Monday, 17 May 2021 10:27 Published in Comments & Features