Raceline Radio Weekend Wrap-Up, and Show Guest Schedule.
Compiled By Erik Tomas, The Raceline Radio Network. Week Of: March 29th, 2020
Formula One World Driving Championship: SEASON POSTPONED-Corona Virus Pandemic
2020 Season opener: The March 15th Australian Grand Prix season opener, cancelled. Postponed: Bahrain ( March 22 ), Vietnam’s debut ( April 5 ), China ( April 19 ), the return of the Dutch GP ( May 3 ), and Spain ( May 10 ). The Grand Prix of Monaco ( May 24 ) has been cancelled outright. Baku Azerbaijan ( June 7 ) is postponed. The Canadian GP Montreal June 14th might be the season-start.
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 some GP’s. A shortened schedule is certain.
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series: SEASON INTERRUPTED- Corona Virus Pandemic
Last Race Scheduled: Sunday March 15th: Atlanta: postponed along with Miami Homestead and all races through May 3rd, ( Texas, Bristol, Richmond, Talladega & Dover ) They plan to resume at Martinsville VA ( May 9th ) and intend to re-schedule all 36 CUP races this season.
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: cancelled. All of April: Barber Alabama, Long Beach, and COTA/Texas: cancelled. The 104th Indianapolis 500 has been moved to August 23rd. The Grand Prix on the road course to July 4th in a twin-bill with NASCAR. Mid-Ohio moves to August 9th, and Gateway St. Louis moves to August 30th. The Toronto Indy is still scheduled for July 12th.
Next Race: TBD.
IMSA WeatherTech Series: SEASON INTERRUPTED- Corona Virus Pandemic
Mid-Ohio has been moved to the weekend of Sept. 25th. Laguna Seca has been moved to Sept. 6th to accommodate IMSA teams running the 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will now run Sept. 19th and 20th. The 23rd annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta moves to October 17th. The 12 Hours of Sebring is now set for Nov. 14th.
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 Perce 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:
Next TBD: April 26th: Rally Argentina ( April 26th ), Portugal ( May 24 ) and Italy Sardegna ( June 7 ): all postponed.
Last Rally: March 15th: Rally Mexico: shortened due to travel restrictions connected with the Corona Virus outbreak. Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier grabbed the lead early 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.
Guest Schedule for Raceline Radio, the week of:
March 29th: The latest on the Covid-19 threat…NASCAR President Steve Phelps on the pandemic and the effect on their schedules… plus The Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest!
April 5th: The latest on the Covid-19 situation… A two-part interview with Canada’s newest F-1 pilot, Toronto’s Nicholas Latifi on the delay of his F-1 debut due to the pandemic… and our 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 and Saturday 5 PM Eastern ( New! )
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