Raceline Radio Weekly Update and Show Guest Schedule: Week of November 12 2023

Compiled By Erik Tomas, The Raceline Radio Network. 

2023 is our 31st Season on the air across Canada!


Formula One World Driving Championship:   

Next Grand Prix: SATURDAY Night November 18th: The Grand Prix of Las Vegas, USA. Inaugural Event. This will be a late 10 PM Pacific start, meaning the GP starts 1 AM Sunday November 19th Eastern time. Why so late? Gives a more practical time for the larger European TV audience (approx. 6:30 PM).

Temperatures for Vegas will be very cool to cold. 60 degrees F. Tires work best at 80 F. Grip will be the main task. 

Last GP: Sunday November 5th: The Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo: Red Bull’s Max Verstappen had to survive red flag chaos and a restart before he once again bolted away to run and hide for season win 17, re-setting the record again. This marked win number 52 for his career, one shy of Sebastian Vettel for 3rd all time. A nice bounce back for Aston Martin as Canada’s Lance Stroll grabbed 5th after qualifying 3rd, his best result since the summer break!

F-1 Points: into the second-last GP of the season on the 18th with the highly anticipated dash up The Strip in Las Vegas! The fight for 2nd place under champions Max Verstappen and Red Bull: Sergio Perez’s lead over Lewis Hamilton for runner-up in the Driver’s Championship is back up to 32. Mercedes’ advantage over Ferrari in the Constructors is now 20 points.


NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series:  Season Closed!

Ryan Blaney is the 2023 Champion.

Next Race: Season 2024 season opener: Sunday Feb. 18th, The 66th Daytona 500. 


NTT IndyCar Series: Season Closed!

Alex Palou wins his 2nd series championship (2021). This marks the 15th IndyCar title for Chip Ganassi Racing.

Final IndyCar Points: Alex Palou 78 better than team mate Scott Dixon. Canada’s Devlin DeFrancesco: ranked 22nd.

Next Race: 2024 season opener: Sunday March 10th: St. Petersburg FLA.

IMSA Sports Cars: Season Closed! 2024 season opener: January 25th– 28th: Rolex 24 at Daytona


Canadian Rally Championship presented by Subaru:

Next Rally: November 25th: Rally of The Tall Pines, Bancroft Ontario.

Last Rally: Oct 22nd: Rally Charlesvoix, La Malbaie PQ: Vincent & Gaudreau first overall and Open 4WD aboard their Subaru Impreza by 2 minutes over Arsenault & Belanger and their Subaru WRX STi. Trudel & Miller won Production 4WD in their Subaru WRX. Leblanc & LeBlanc won 2WD in their Nissan Sentra. Top 4 cars all Subaru’s!


World Rally Championship:

Next Rally: November 19th: The Rally Japan, Chubu. Season closer.

Last Rally: October 29th: Central European Rally Bavaria, Kalle Rovanperä is now a 2-time WRC champion, clinching the title by finishing second overall to Thierry Neuville.  Just a year ago, Rovanperä made history as the youngest WRC champion ever at only 22 years! 


Raceline Radio Show Guest Schedule The Week of:

November 12th: The most successful Canadian driver in 2023, DIRT Modified’s “Money” Mat Williamson returns… plus The Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest!

November 19th: 2023 NASCAR Cup Champion Ryan Blaney…plus more entries for the Subaru-Raceline E-Mail Bag Trivia Contest!


2023 Raceline Radio Network Affiliate Stations:

Affiliates feature live audio streaming, podcasting and Iphone access.

Sportsnet 590 The FAN Toronto: ( Co-Flagship ) Mondays 10 PM Eastern and Sundays 7am (replay). 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       

Sportsnet 590 The FAN Toronto 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: Tuesdays 6 PM Eastern. On-line: TSN690.ca, The I-Heart Radio App and TSN App.

Sportsnet 650 The FAN Vancouver: Monday 10 PM and Saturday 6 AM Pacific. Also in HD at 96.9 – HD 3, and on the Radioplayer Canada App.

Sportsnet 960 The FAN Calgary: Monday 10 PM Mountain and Saturday 7 AM Mountain. Also on-line at Sportsnet.ca/960 and the Sportsnet App.

Edmonton Sports Talk: Tuesday 8 PM Mountain and Saturday 9 AM Mountain.  edmontonsportstalk.com    Show Page: edmontonsportstalk.com/programming/raceline-radio/

CityNews 95.7 Halifax: Monday 9 PM Atlantic

Global News Radio 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-Western NY: Monday 11 PM and Saturday 6 PM Eastern, I-Heart Radio and podcasted.

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