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HONG KONG (July 7, 2014) Ð Infiniti has announced the winners of its global talent search initiative that will see three engineering students given the career opportunity of a lifetime with World Championship-winning Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing. After a grueling three-day world final event in the UK which saw 12 hopefuls from around the world competing for victory in the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, it was William Priest from Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK; Eric LaRoche from Hamilton Square, New Jersey; and Jason Zide from Laguna Beach, California who were deemed the winners.

Infiniti offers top international engineering students F1 career opportunity

Infiniti’s global search for the best up-and-coming engineering undergraduate talent begins its third successive year with the launch of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. Canadian students have the chance to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One and automotive engineering, with a factory F1 team and the premium Japanese vehicle manufacturer. InfinitiRead Full Story

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Aston Martin and Red Bull confirm plans to build next-generation hypercar

Aston Martin and Formula One team Red Bull Racing are partnerning to produce a ground-breaking Aston Martin hypercar. Codenamed Project ‘AM-RB 001’, the new hypercar will represent the ultimate blend of cutting-edge F1 technology with Aston Martin’s signature sports car design. The combined talents of Adrian Newey Red Bull Racing’s chief technical officer, who isRead Full Story

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Valdimir Chagin, team leader & director of the 2016 Silk Way Rally.

Putin supports 2016 Silk Way Rally

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a recent visit to Tatarstan visited the KAMAZ Plant and congratulated employees and veterans of the enterprise with the 40th anniversary release of the first KAMAZ truck. During the visit the President asked the team leader and director of the international rally-marathon Silk Way Rally Vladimir Chagin on the preparationsRead Full Story

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New Nissan Micra Cup billed as Canada’s most affordable racing series

Nissan Canada and JD Motorsport Organization have launched the 2015 Nissan Micra Cup in Quebec. The Nissan Micra Cup is billed as an exciting one-of-a-kind racing series offering the lowest running cost of any Canadian series and featuring Canada’s most affordable vehicle, the 2015 Nissan Micra. Sanctioned by Auto Sport Québec (ASQ) and presented byRead Full Story

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Track Day for Charity Steering Committee Chair, (from left) Regina Chan, and vice-chair, Pius Chan, presented the donation to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s senior manager, Jennifer Atkinson and Chinese Community Ambassador, Claudia Lau.

Chinese community’s Track Days for Charity raises funds for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

The second annual of Track Day for Charity, which took place on June 15, 2014, raised $13,500 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Regina Chan, founder and committee chair of Track Day for Charity, the first Chinese Community fundraising event for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, was extremely proud and excited at the 35 per centRead Full Story

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Patrick Richard wows the crowd at Rally Baie Des Chaleurs. Photo: Rocket Rally Racing.

Rocket Rally Racing now official Subaru Rally Team Canada

Subaru Canada has established a three-year agreement with Patrick Richard and his Squamish, B.C.-based Rocket Rally Racing to continue their longtime Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) participation. The new partnership will extend over three years and solidifies Patrick Richard and Rocket Rally Racing as the official Subaru Rally Team Canada. The Canadian Rally Championship is comprisedRead Full Story

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David Higgins & Craig Drew claimed their third Rally America Championship in a row for Subaru Rally Team USA. The top three teams were all WRX STI's prepared by Vermont SportsCar. Photo courtesy Subaru

Subaru Rally Team USA win 2013 Rally America National Championship

Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew were crowned the 2013 Rally America National Champions, with a spectacular victory at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) on October 20, 2013; the final round of the 2013 Rally America Championship.   Higgins entered LSPR locked in an epic season-long battle with rival Ken Block. Read Full Story

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Antoine L'Estage and Craig Parry drive their Mitsubishi Lancer EvoX to victory at the 2013 Pacific Forest Rally. CRC Photo.

2013 Pacific Forest Rally: L’Estage win puts Mitsubishi on top

Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Craig Parry won the Pacific Forest Rally (October 4-5, 2013), fourth round of the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) in their Mitsubishi Evolution; it was L’Estage’s sixth lifetime victory at the Merritt event and 41st of his career. For the Canadian and North American champion, the Pacific Forest Rally is his thirdRead Full Story

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