Raceline Radio Weekend Wrap-Up, and Show Guest Schedule
Compiled By Erik Tomas, The Raceline Radio Network. Week Of: March 11, 2018
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series:
Last Race: Sunday March 11th: ISM Raceway @ Phoenix AZ: Kevin Harvick scored his 3rd NASCAR CUP win in a row for his first career hat trick, his 40th Cup win! Kevin says with all the penalties and docking of points over the buckling rear window at Vegas, His Stewart Haas team came into Phoenix with attitude and something to prove. Kyle Busch 2nd, Chase Elliott 3rd.
Points into Autoclub/Fontana: Harvick now 41 points better than Austin Dillon ( 17th ).
Next CUP Race: Sunday March 18th: AutoClub Speedway, Fontana CA. Last year’s winner: Kyle Larson.
Verizon IndyCar Series:
Last Race: 2018 season opener: March 11, Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Florida: Toronto rookie Robert Wickens grabbed the pole in his first IndyCar race and was 2 laps away from winning it, but he was punted away by Alex Rossi,( no penalty ) off a re-start and Wickens winds up 18th. Sebastien Bourdais wins it, Oakville’s James Hinchcliffe 4th. Montreal’s Zach Clamom DeMelo 17th.
Points into Phoenix: Bourdais leads Graham Rahal ( 2nd ) by 11.
Next Race: Sunday April 7th: ISM Raceway/Phoenix. Last year’s winner: Simon Pagenaud.
Formula One World Driving Championship:
2018 F-1 season opener: March 25th, The Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne.
Lewis Hamilton wins his 4th championship and his 2nd in 3 years by 46 over Sebastian Vettel. Canada’s Lance Stroll finished 12th in final points.
IMSA Sports Car Series:
Next Race: March 17th: 12 Hours of Sebring.
Last race: Jan. 27-28, Rolex 24 at Daytona: Albequerque/Middleton-Ganassi Cadillac.
( Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Toronto: July 8th)
Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge:
Next Race: March 17th: 12 Hours of Sebring Florida
Last Race: January 28th: Rolex 24 at Daytona: Pumpelly/McHavern. Toronto’s Scott Maxwell 3rd.
Canadian Rally Championship presented by Subaru:
Next Rally: May 25th-27th: Rocky Mountain Rally Calgary.
Last Rally: February 3: Rally Perce Neige, Maniwaki Quebec: Carre’/Joyal- Subaru WRX STI
World Rally Championship:
Last Rally: March 9th: Rally Mexico: Sebastien Ogier wins for M-Sport Ford to re-take the points lead.
Next Rally: April 8th: Rally France.
Coming Up On Raceline Radio, the week of:
March 11th: More IndyCar season preview with Canada’s Robert Wickens…. Keith Morison with The Rally Promoter Association on their plans to return The World Rally Championship to Canada… and more plays in our Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest!
March 18th: IndyCar St. Pete winner Sebastien Bourdais… an F-1 season preview with Inside Track’s James Neilson….and the Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia contest!
–Guest scheduling is subject to change.
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