Raceline Radio Weekend Wrap-Up, and Show Guest Schedule
Compiled By Erik Tomas, The Raceline Radio Network. Week Of: September 12th 2021
Formula One World Driving Championship:
Last Race: Sunday September 12th: The Italian Grand Prix at Monza: Last of 3 in a row: Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo set it up when he bolted past pole sitter Max Verstappen at the start, a lead he would never relinquish! The win sealed when rivals Lewis Hamilton and Verstappen crashed again- this time both out of the race on lap 27. Lewis coming out of the pits, battled Max who launch over the curbs and landed on top of Hamilton’s car in the gravel. Verstappen blamed- a 3 position grid penalty in Russia. They tangled previous at the British GP with Max taken out. Ricciardo’s 8th career F-1 win, first for McLaren and a 1-2 finish with Lando Norris. First GP win for McLaren in 9 seasons. Canadians: Lance Stroll classified 7th. Nick Latifi scored 11th.
Points: into Russia on the 26th: Verstappen leads Hamilton by 5 in Drivers. A 3rd at Monza for Valtteri Bottas after starting 19th has Mercedes leading Red Bull by 18 in Constructors.
Next Race: Sunday September 26th: The Russian Grand Prix, Sochi.
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series:
Last Race: Saturday Night September 11th: Richmond VA. Race # 2 in the Playoff round of 16: former RLR guest Martin Truex Jr. was slapped with a penalty for jumping the start, but 400 laps later, he led the field across the line again – this time legal as the race winner, his 4th of the season to advance to the playoff round of 12 with Gibbs team mate Denny Hamlin and regular season champion Kyle Larson.
Points/Playoff: Into the 3rd and final race in the Round of 16 Saturday night on the 18th at Bristol TN: the bottom 4 facing elimination: Bowman, Byron, Reddick and McDowell.
Next Race: Saturday Night September 18th: Bristol TN. 3rd and final race in round of 16.
NTT IndyCar Series:
Last Race: Sunday September 12th: Final 3 races of the season unfolds at Portland Oregon: Alex Palou, from the pole survives a rough one to score his 3rd win of the season. He gets to eat more chicken! Alex Rossi 2nd, Scott Dixon 3rd. Terrible weekend for the Canadians! James Hinchvliffe knocked out in a lap-one entanglement: a DNF. Dalton Kellett: DNF as well with mechanicals.
Points into Laguna Seca: Palou enjoys a 25 point lead on Pato O’Ward with 2 races to go.
Next Race: Sunday September 19th: Laguna Seca CA.
Sports Cars, IMSA:
Last Race: Sunday September 12th: Laguna Seca CA: Vanderzande & Magnussen win over all and DPi in the Cadillac. Dalzeil & Merrimen win LMP-2, Campbell & MacNeil win GTLM. GTD to Auberlin & Foley.
Next Race: September 26th, Long Beach CA with IndyCar:
Canadian Rally Championship presented by Subaru:
Last Rally: September 12th: Rally Defi Montpellier Quebec: the win to Quebec’s Jérôme Mailloux and co-driver Philippe Poirier in their Subaru WRX STi, their very first CRC win! They finished a wide 9 minutes ahead of second place brothers André and René Leblanc, in their Four Star Motorsports Subaru WRX STi.
Next Rally: October 23rd: Rallye Charlesvoix, La Malbaie Quebec
World Rally Championship:
Last Rally: September 12th: The Acropolis Rally, Greece: Kalle Rovanpera for Toyota wins by 42 seconds ahead of Hyundai’s Ott Tanak on the gravel. Ogier moved closer to an 8th WRC title as championship contenders Elfyn Evans and Thierry Neuville could only finish 6th and 8th. Ogier extends his championship lead to 44 points over Evans with 3 WRC rallies remaining.
Next Rally: October 3rd, Rally Finland.
Raceline Radio Show Guest Schedule for The Week of:
September 12th: Fast Eddie Speedwear founder, NASCAR Canada team owner and Canadian Motorsport Hall of Famer Ed Hakonson …plus The Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Trivia Contest!
September 19th: We’re back at The Raceline Bookshelf with best selling author Jade Gurss on his new book: “Al Unser Jr. A Checkered Past!” from Octane Press, on Little Al’s racing life and personal struggles… plus more entries for The Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest!
2021: Is our 29th consecutive season on the air as Canada’s National Radio Motorsport Authority!
2021 Raceline Radio Network Affiliate Stations:
Stations 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
Listen LIVE: www.sportsnet.ca
Tune In Radio: http://tunein.com/radio/Raceline-Radio-p58510/.
TSN 690 Montreal: Monday 9 PM Eastern or after baseball
Sportsnet 650 Vancouver: Sunday 10 PM Mountain. Also in HD at 96.9 – HD 3, and on the Radioplayer Canada App.
Sportsnet 960 The FAN Calgary: Sunday 10 PM Mountain
TSN 1260 Edmonton: Saturday 7:00 AM Mountain
News 95.7 Halifax: Monday 8 PM Atlantic
CityNews 101-1 FM Ottawa: Saturday 5 PM Eastern
CityNews 1310 AM Ottawa: Saturday 5 PM Eastern
AM 900 CHML Hamilton: ( Co-Flagship ) Sunday 8 PM Eastern, HD FM at 95.3 Channel 3 and podcasted.
NEWS-TALK 610 CKTB St. Catharines-Niagara: Monday 11 PM Eastern, and Saturday 6 PM Eastern, I-Heart Radio and podcasted.
NEWS TALK 1290 CJBK London: Saturday 5 PM Eastern and Sunday 6 PM Eastern and I-Heart Radio.