Daily Archive: April 20, 2008

Apr 20

DTM: A podium for Bruno Spengler

He finishes third in Oschersleben…

Without much surprise, Timo Scheider on Audi wins in front of teammate Martin Tomczyk in Holland

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Apr 20

Danica does it!

Feisty female throws off the shackles to triumph in Japan Indy 300

Taking advantage of the smallest IndyCar Series field of the year, and her acknowledged enjoyment of the Twin Ring Motegi oval, Danica Patrick finally opened her victory account with Andretti Green Racing in round three of the 2008 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Atlantic: De Silvestro becomes second woman to win a race

Imperial Capital Bank Atlantic Challenge of Long Beach

Less than 24 hours after Atlantic Championship graduate Danica Patrick earned her first career Indy Racing League IndyCar Series victory in Japan, second-year Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro became the second woman in the 34-year history of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda to win a race with her victory in the Imperial Capital Bank Atlantic Challenge of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Remy Audette qualified third for the round two of F2000 Championship

Qualifying for Round Two at VIR has just with Krohn on the pole

Flagworld qualifying photo album Sunday morning

Round One winner Anders Krohn will start from the pole in the second race of the doubleheader later in the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Andersen Racing’s Krohn and Baker Are in a Class of Their Own Saturday

In F2000 Season Opener at VIR

After Andersen Racing’s Jonny Baker beat his teammate, Anders Krohn, in qualifying on Saturday morning, Krohn got the upper hand and beat Baker in the F2000 Championship Series season-opening race Saturday afternoon at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Mosley vows to quit in 2009

Max Mosley told a British newspaper on Sunday that he intends to “stay and fight” despite widespread calls for him to resign as FIA president

The 68-year-old Englishman said he decided to give his first media interview since the News of the World sex scandal broke because of the “enormous publicity” generated by revelations of his allegedly Nazi-themed orgy with five prostitutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Brabham’s late pass gives Highcroft first win in LP2

Aussie divebombs Dumas to take Acura to victory lane

It took a spectacular pass on Romain Dumas on lap 70 of the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series feature in Long Beach, but Highcroft Racing finally secured its first LMP2 class win for Acura. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Walker Racing and Alex Tagliani on front row for Long Beach

It’s great to drive such a quick car

Walker Racing and Alex Tagliani (No.15 CEC Wheels) proved once again they were ready to give it their all this weekend for the 34th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the final Champ Car race, as they say farewell to Champ Car and their loyal supporters, the fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Scheider survives scare to secure pole again

Two in a row for Timo and Audi

Despite a worrying moment when his bonnet came loose early in the session, Timo Scheider took pole position at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on Saturday, ahead of the second round of the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Positive signs amid Super Aguri turmoil

Super Aguri’s financial crisis remains dire, but two positive signs emerged from the Leafield camp on Saturday

Firstly, it has emerged that one of the Japanese team’s transporters has been dispatched to the Circuit de Catalunya, scene of next Sunday’s Spanish grand prix, despite uncertainty about whether Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson will be able to compete. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

BMW duo eye up fourth consecutive podium

BMW pairing confident they can maintain championship contending pace in Europe

BMW Sauber aces Nick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica – the driving architects behind BMW’s formidable rise to power in this year’s F1 World Championship – are confident they can carry their title contending form into the European season which kicks off in Barcelona next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Webber accuses Mosley of damaging F1

Mark Webber, the active formula one race driver for Red Bull Racing, has openly charged the Max Mosley sex scandal with bringing the sport into disrepute

“Whether we like it or not, all of us in F1 are role models, and F1 simply cannot have scandals of this type,” the Australian wrote in his column for BBC Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Hamilton: We should never lose Catalunya

McLaren #1 still really fond of Montmelo despite that incident back in February

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton believes that the Circuit de Catalunya will always deserve a place on the F1 calendar as it is quite simply just a ‘great’ track. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Perfect one-two for Scuderia Playteam Sarafree at Vallelunga

Scuderia Playteam SaraFree took a sensational one-two finish in the first race of the new International GT Open season

Montermini-Maceratesi and Giao-Couceiro brought their two Ferrari 430s home in first and second places respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Porsche adds Mosley to reasons not to enter

German marque makes it excuses and continues to avoid top flight

Having already repeatedly denied that it was pursuing a potential return to Formula One, Porsche has found new reasons not to join motorsport’s top flight. Read the rest of this entry »