Raceline Radio Weekend Wrap-Up, and Show Guest Schedule.
Compiled By Erik Tomas, The Raceline Radio Network. Week Of: March 15 2020
Formula One World Driving Championship: SEASON POSTPONED-Corona Virus Pandemic
2020 Season opener: The March 15th Australian Grand Prix season opener, cancelled. McLaren withdrew as a crew member tested positive for the virus. They have also postponed the GP of Bahrain ( March 22 ), Vietnam’s debut ( April 5 ) and China ( April 19 ).
Next Race: TBD. Depending on the status of the Virus, we might not see the season start until June. They could use the August summer break to make up GP’s.
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series: SEASON INTERRUPTED- Corona Virus Pandemic
Next Race Scheduled: Sunday March 15th: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Commerce Georgia: postponed along with Miami Homestead ( March 22 ) as they continue to monitor the situation beyond that.
Points: Joey Logano leads Alex Bowman by 25.
Next Race: TBD.
NTT IndyCar Series: SEASON POSTPONED-Corona Virus Pandemic
2020 Season Opener: March 15th, St. Petersburg Florida has been cancelled as are all races until at least May. That’s all of April: Barber Alabama ( April 5 ) Long Beach ( April 19th ) and COTA/Texas ( April 26th). Is the May 24th 104th Indianapolis 500 under threat as well?
Next Race: TBD.
IMSA WeatherTech Series: SEASON INTERRUPTED-Corona Virus Pandemic
Next Race Scheduled: The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Mar. 13-15) and the Grand Prix of Alabama (April 3-5) are cancelled. Long Beach ( April 17-19 ) has been postponed with re-scheduling possible.
Next Race: TBD IMSA is scheduled to run CTMP Toronto: July 5th.
Canadian Rally Championship presented by Subaru:
Next Rally: May 24th: Rocky Mountain Rally, Invermere BC.
Last Rally: 2020 Season opener: February 1st: Rallye Perece Neige, Maniwaki Quebec.
Karel Kare’, the 2019 and defending champion and going for his 3rd straight championship wins round # 1 with new co-driver Hubert Gadreau in their Subaru WRX STi by a little over 2 minutes over Maxime Labrie and Anick Barrette in their Subaru WTR STi.
World Rally Championship:
Last Rally: March 15th: Rally Mexico: shortened due to fast-changing travel restrictions connected with the Corona Virus outbreak. Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier grabbed the lead on Friday and in the wilting heat, held it the rest of the event, winning by 27.8 seconds over Hyundai’s Ott Tänak. 6th win of this rally by Ogier.
Points: Ogier leads Elfyn Evans ( 4th ) by 8.
Next Rally: April 26th: Rally Argentina.
Guest Schedule for Raceline Radio, the week of:
March 15th: Latest on the Corona Virus threat… a 2020 IndyCar season preview with IMS Radio’s Mark Jaynes in a two-part interview… and the Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest!
March 22nd: Canadian Motorsport Hall of Famer Ron Fellows on the Corona Virus impact on the sport and how as a track co-owner/promoter, they’re dealing with the crisis… plus the Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest.
2020 Raceline Radio Network Affiliate Stations:
Most feature live audio streaming, podcasting and Iphone access.
Sportsnet 590 The FAN Toronto: ( Co Flagship ) Sundays 7am (replay) and 11 PM Eastern for the primary airing. The FAN / Raceline is also available in HD FM: 92.5 Channel 3, The Radio Player Canada App, Bell Express-Vu Sat. channel 959, and carried live and podcasted on the Web at sportsnet.ca Raceline Podcasts: (http://www.sportsnet.ca/590/) “Shows” – link to the audio page for Raceline Radio (http://www.sportsnet.ca/590/raceline-radio/ Listen LIVE: www.sportsnet.ca
Tune In Radio: http://tunein.com/radio/Raceline-Radio-p58510/.
TSN 690 Montreal: Sunday 11 PM Eastern
Sportsnet 650 Vancouver: Sunday 11:00pm Mountain. Also in HD at 96.9 – HD 3, and on the Radioplayer Canada App.
Sportsnet 960 The FAN Calgary: Sunday 11:06 PM Mountain
TSN 1260 Edmonton: Saturday 7:00 AM Mountain
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Friday 10 PM Central
News 95.7 Halifax: Monday 8:00 PM Atlantic
TSN 1200 Ottawa: Monday 7:06 PM Eastern
AM 800 CKLW Windsor: Sunday 8:06 PM Eastern
AM 900 CHML Hamilton: ( Co Flagship ) Sunday 8:06 PM Eastern, HD FM at 95.3 Channel 3 and podcasted.
NEWS-TALK 610 CKTB St.Catharines-Niagara: Sunday 8:00 PM and Saturday 4:06 PM Eastern, I-Heart Radio and podcasted.
NEWS TALK 1290 CJBK London: Monday 7:06 PM Eastern
Radio NL ( CHNL ) Kamloops BC: Monday 6:05 PM Pacific and podcasted ( Audio Vault )
AM 1070 CHOK Sarnia: Sunday 8:06 PM Eastern
103.9 FM CHOK Sarnia: Sunday 8:06 PM Eastern