Monthly Archive: August 2008

Aug 31

Cristiano da Matta joins AIM Autosport for final Rolex series race

AIM Autosport announces driver lineup for final race

AIM Autosport today announced their driver lineup for the SunRichGourmet.com 1000 presented by The Grand and Little America Hotels at Miller Motorsport Park in Tooele, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Andreas Zuber has a promising first Superleague experience with the Al Ain Team

It was a rough battle

Andreas Zuber started the first ever Superleague Formula race with a lot of hopes and finished in a brilliant sixth place at the wheel of the Al Ain single seater in Donington, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Superleague Formula: Scuderia Playteam Sarafree had a hard first round in Donington

Doornbos was the first driver out of the race

Scuderia Playteam Sarafree started the first ever 28-lap Superleague Formula race at Donington with its cars fifth and seventh on the grid.

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Aug 31

Mosley welcome back in F1 paddock – Ecclestone

“I’ll welcome him back,” Ecclestone said.

Despite recently calling for the embattled FIA president to resign, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone now believes everyone should forget about the Max Mosley sex scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Kimi ‘not in love’ with F1 – Ecclestone

He is a super-talented driver

F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone would not be surprised if Kimi Raikkonen resumed his post at the top of the formula one time sheets before too long.

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Aug 31

1-2 for Signature: Franck Mailleux ahead of Jean-Karl Vernay

Safely drove victory home

Franck Mailleux (Signature-Plus) had to wait until the 14th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series before he could celebrate his first win of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Cayuga: Second place for Andrew Ranger

Also 2nd in the championship

Andrew Ranger went to Cayuga with a firm intention to win his first oval race, but the best he could do was to finish second.

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Aug 31

Indy Car environmental program

Ryan Hunter-Reay was an unwitting test driver

During the Watkins Glen International race weekend in early July. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Bartholemy finalising 2009 plans with Kawasaki president

According to Michael Bartholemy

The signing of Marco Melandri and the confirmation of a third Kawasaki bike on the MotoGP grid in 2009 are expected within days. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

McCormick takes two in a row (+results)

It was a pretty good lap

Saskatoon’s Brett McCormick claimed his second straight Inside Motorcycles Pole Position Award of the season during qualifying for the final round of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship, presented by Buell American Motorcycles, at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Acura reveals LMP1 plans

Acura reveals plans to move up to LMP1 with two of its teams in the American Le Mans

Acura has confirmed that it will enter the LMP1 class of the American Le Mans Series for the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Martin wins wild warrior feature at Thunder Road (+results)

More than 40 American-Canadian Tour Late Models take practice laps

Jeff Martin, Jr. of Moretown, VT won a wild two-segment race for the Power Shift Online Junkyard Warrior division at Barre, VT’s Thunder Road on Saturday, as part of the 30th Bond Auto Labor Day Classic 200 program. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Seventh on the New Jersey grid for Spirit of Daytona

Porsche V8-Coyote strong on brand-new circuit

Spirit of Daytona Racing’s return to Rolex Sports Car Series competition got off to a strong start on Saturday as Marc-Antoine Camirand qualified the Porsche V8-Coyote seventh on the grid with a fast lap time of 1:12.674-seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Cayuga: Our first photo album is on line

Flagworld is on site

(click on the photo to visit the album)

Racers of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series are back on track tonight in Cayuga, Ontario,

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Aug 30

Scuderia Playteam Sarafree at Donington

We need to work hard on race strategy

 Galatasray's carScuderia Playteam Sarafree had been placed respectively in group A and B for the first qualifying round of the 2008 Superleague Formula season at Donington

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Aug 30

F2000: The Rookie Report by Kyle Marcelli

Always On the Go 
 
What Time is it? What Day is it? What Month is it? Those questions have seemed pretty common to me these for the past few months on the calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Nico Hülkenberg celebrates fifth season win

Winning is always great!

At the Indy circuit of Brands Hatch, only 1.929 kilometres short, Nico Hülkenberg (ART Grand Prix) celebrated his fifth victory of the season in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Japanese Formula 3 title sealed with victory for Carlo van Dam

Game, set and match for Carlo van Dam

Dutchman Carlo van Dam today claimed the 2008 Japanese Formula 3 championship title. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Patrick Carpentier not part of GEM plans anymore

From his own comments

According to RDS, it’s all over between team Gillett Evernham Motorsports (GEM) and Patrick Carpentier. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motorsports on Pole in New Jersey

They claimed their third “Destination Daytona Pole Award”

In qualifying for the Thunderbolt 500k, round six of the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series, at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, N.J. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Ferrari to keep same drivers – president

Ferrari will field the same driver lineup in 2009

The Italian marque’s president Luca di Montezemolo said on Friday while visiting the final day of the Monza test. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Alex Tagliani to replace Enrique Bernoldi in Detroit

With Eric Bachelart’s  Conquest Racing Team
 
Conquest Racing announced today that it has replaced Brazilian Enrique Bernoldi, who is out with an injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Tagliani will not be in Cayuga tonight…he is already in Detroit

For the Indy Car race

Yesterday morning, Alexandre Tagliani had already arrived in the Hamilton region to participate in the Coca-Cola Zero 200 this evening in Cayuga.

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Aug 30

DTM: Audi also on top in free practice

Canadian Bruno Spengler in 12th place

For the third time during this Brands Hatch weekend, Audi scored a fastest time. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Banner day on Belle Isle for Brabham, Acura

It has turned out to be quite a day for Patrón Highcroft Racing

David Brabham captured the overall pole position for the Detroit Sports Car Challenge presented by Bosch, only hours after Acura announced that Patrón Highcroft would be one of its two LMP1 entries for the 2009 American Le Mans Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

MotoGP: Rossi playing catch-up – again

Valentino Rossi second fastest during Friday practice at Misano

He had hoped to be closer to Casey Stoner. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

WRC: Hirvonen clings on as Loeb looms

But his lead is less than seven seconds now

Mikko Hirvonen resists Sebastien Loeb over the first three stages of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

DTM: Ekström sets fastest lap time in test 2

With temperatures rising up to 24 degrees

The 19 drivers from Audi and Mercedes-Benz failed to match the times from the morning session in the second DTM test. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Clint McBain fastest at Shannonville

“I’m a little bit surprised,” -McBain

Clint McBain paced practice for the final round of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Mazda rescues TwoFast Racing!

The Québec Mazda Dealers Association increases its financial support

To allow TwoFast Racing to compete in the last events of the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship, to be held in August and September 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

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