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
MONTE CARLO (May 18, 2021)- "Formula 1’s return to Monaco this weekend is going to be something special. And it got me thinking about a few of the other street tracks I’ve competed on during my career."
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 10:15 Published in Driver and Team Releases
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
MONTRÉAL, QC – Bell today announced it has agreed to acquire the operations of Montréal's Octane Racing Group Inc., promoter of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix, the largest annual sports and tourism event in the country. After the cancellation of the 2020 and 2021 Grand Prix events in Montréal due to COVID-19, Bell's investment brings the financial stability and enhanced investment needed to ensure the long-term growth of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix.
Friday, 30 April 2021 12:16 Published in Breaking News
ABU DHABI - "I gave it my best shot, but we always knew Abu Dhabi was likely to be a tough one. Of course you hope to be proved wrong, but today did show the limits of the package we have at our disposal."
Sunday, 13 December 2020 16:42 Published in Driver and Team Releases
Montréal, Friday July 24th 2020 - We regret to confirm that the 2020 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix unfortunately will not be presented.
Friday, 24 July 2020 13:51 Published in Breaking News