DRAGS: Summit Racing's Greg Anderson Wants to Make a Statement at Pomona

Pomona, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 – Greg Anderson wants to end the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season on a positive note by driving the Summit Racing Pro Stock Chevrolet Camaro into the winner’s circle at this weekend’s 48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals.

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 11:13


Cornwall: Joel Doiron 2012 season review

The 2012 season was filled with some great moments for Joel Doiron and his family highlighted by his Dad, Ovide Doiron being elected into the DIRT Motorsports Hall of Fame.  On the track, Doiron had a solid 2012 campaign that had him in championship contention at Cornwall Speedway throughout the season.

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 10:39


Cornwall Motor Speedway: Looking back at 2012

CORNWALL, ON - With racing in our area now over for another season, Cornwall Motor Speedway would like to reflect on our season, and give recognition to all of our great champions.

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:04


Star-Studded Lineup At PRI Trade Show

ORLANDO, FL - John Force, Humpy Wheeler and Scott Bloomquist will join representatives from Google, eBay Motors and more to help make the 25th Annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show and Race Industry Week 2012 an unforgettable experience.

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 11:25


kartSTART provides 133 youth initial driving experience

TORONTO, ONTARIO – November 6, 2012 – The Toyota Canada Inc. supported kartSTART (www.kartSTART.ca) program announced today that 133 youth took part in the 2012 kartSTART programs in Ontario and Quebec in 2012.

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 10:02


GRAND-AM TEST AT KANSAS SPEEDWAY ANYTHING BUT SCARY

C360R's first visit to trick track features a great venue and amazing fan turn-out

(Kansas City, Kansas) -- Grand-Am's first official test at the Kansas Motor Speedway resulted in a pleasant surprise for multi-time champions Compass360 Racing (C360R). Held the weekend before Hallowe'en, the event presented a collection of unknowns for the teams that attended.

"We weren't sure what to expect of the track," noted Technical Director Ray Lee. "The asphalt was green in the first few sessions, for sure, but the track rubbered in quickly and we got a lot of useful data from the test."

The facility itself received high marks from the entire team, who were also impressed with the number of fans that showed up despite the chilly conditions. "It was amazing how many people were in the garages, looking at the cars and talking to the drivers," remarked Team Principal Karl Thomson. "The track, garages and the whole area around it are really first-class."

The team ran two cars and five drivers for the event. Ray Mason, returning for his third year with the team in 2013, impressed with his quick pace out of the box and steady improvement in each session. Jayson Clunie, who drove an i-Moto Mazda this season, enjoyed his time in a C360R Honda Civic Si, commenting on the differences between the platforms; "The Honda is so easy to drive. It's really comfortable and it responds to steering inputs so wonderfully. It may not have the straight-line speed of the Mazda but it really feels easy to drive fast."

The team also brought a few new faces out for the test, including Eric Foss (who's driven Rolex GT Porsches and World Challenge Mustangs in recent years), Jeff Westphal (an open-wheel and drifting star who impressed in 2012 with Insight Racing), and "Speedy" Dan Clarke (known for his time in Champ Car and for recently winning the Cayman ITC Championship).

"Being the only two Street Tuner cars at the test, it was fun to see our guys try to best each other each and every lap," laughed Thomson. "If you look at the results it was pretty much a different guy on top each and every session."

"We're confident our new 2012 Honda Civic Si is the car to beat next year," continued Thomson. "Now, it's about putting together the right driver line-ups that can get the job done. Ray and I liked what we saw from the drivers at the Kansas test, and we'll be actively signing our drivers over the next few weeks."

Compass360 will next be on track during the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway, January 4-6, 2013. Fans are welcome to attend the test days. For details visit http://grand-am.com.

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Compass360 Racing (C360R) is the motorsports division of Compass360 Brand Architects, a Toronto-based firm offering marketing expertise to clients in diverse industries across North America. The team, with support from Honda Performance Development (HPD), fields front-running Honda Civic Si's in Grand-Am's Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, winning series Championships in 2010, 2009, 2007 and 2006. C360R also won World Challenge Touring Car Championships in 2012 and 2011, and the Canadian Touring Car Championship in 2010. For details visit http://C360R.com.

Friday, 02 November 2012 11:55


KAWARTHA: Most Improved Driver Awards presented to Kimball, Crowe and Flindall

FRASERVILLE, ON - Whether it’s a matter of reaching your comfort level, finding a set-up that’s perfect for the track conditions, being in the right place at the right time – or a combination of all 3 – there’s no feeling that compares with the experience a racecar driver enjoys once they finally land on something that works on a consistent basis.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 12:49


MERRITTVILLE: First time champ McPherson joins Bicknell, Murray, Sliter & Conte as 2012 champions

THOROLD, ON - Merrittville Speedway’s 61st consecutive season officially came to a close with the Night of Champions Saturday October 27th - honoring the 2012 Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Champions.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 11:59


Matt Pritiko enjoys solid results in first half of 2012 season

LONDON, ON - During the first half of the 2012 Ontario Late Model season, Matt Pritiko and his Global Warranty / Toyota-Town Toyota Camry have had the speed to be competitive, and he’s confident that the results will be even better in the second half of the year.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 16:05


RCR RACING: Cox enjoys his day at The Beach

DORCHESTER, ON - Jamie Cox and his Stubbs Communications / APC / Total Lubricants / London City Chrysler - Dodge Charger headed north for the Civic Holiday Weekend. Sauble Speedway in Sauble Beach was the destination for the APC Presents the ‘Beat the Heat’ 150 Open Late Model event, with some of the top drivers in Ontario on hand for the action.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 15:48


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