Daily Archive: August 28, 2008

Aug 28

Phil Hill is dead

The only American-born Formula One champion, died today

Hill died at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at the age of 81. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Kimi would back Massa title charge – boss

But, first, let’s see how things evolve

Reigning world champion Kimi Raikkonen will if required support his teammate Felipe Massa’s charge for the 2008 title, Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali insists. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Muriel Brousseau’s photo album from Valencia now complete

We added 43 new pictures to complete her Valencia album

We invite the racing fans to revisit her exclusive album produced for Flagworld last weekend in Valencia.

Valencia photo album by Muriel Brousseau

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Aug 28

Lewis Hamilton will visit the DTM

Hamilton will return to his roots this coming Sunday

When he pays a visit to the DTM race at Brands Hatch. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Valencia chief apologises to unhappy spectators

It is obvious that for next year we want to improve

Kubica-track 9B5987Valencia race organisers have apologised to spectators whose grandstand offered no view of the Spanish street circuit at last weekend’s European grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Monza day two test report

Formula One teams Monza day two test report

Today’s report from Formula One teams at Monza . Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

MotoGP: Confident Kawasaki ready to build on Brno

West and Hopkins also head for Misano in confident mood

Both Anthony West and John Hopkins are hoping that their Brno form can be a catalyst for podium success in the San Marino MotoGP this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Spirit of Daytona Returns to Rolex Racing at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Guy Cosmo and Marc-Antoine Camirand once again sharing driving duties

It can be hard to be the new guy, and when Spirit of Daytona Racing hits the track with the only Porsche V8-Coyote combination in the Rolex Sports Car Series paddock, that is the role the team plays as it competes against other Daytona Prototype packages that boast thousands of miles of racing history. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Another turn: To LMP1 or not LMP1?

Will Acura join the LMP1 fray?

One of the big questions of this year’s American Le Mans Series figures to be resolved at this weekend’s Detroit Sports Car Challenge Presented by Bosch. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

SCCA Club Racing: Runoffs rookie program announced

Commencing this season with the 2008 edition of the SCCA National Championship Runoffs
Sports Car Club of America has announced a new program designed to help acclimate SCCA National Championship Runoffs rookie drivers to the prestigious week-long year-end event. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Davidson also to test Toro Rosso – report

He is ready for the challenge

Bourdais-piste-course 9B6787Alongside Sebastien Buemi and Takuma Sato, Super Aguri refugee Anthony Davidson may also be given an evaluation test drive by the Toro Rosso team at the southern Spanish circuit Jerez next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Teen racer on learning curve

As the Labor Day Weekend approaches

Most teenagers are thinking nervously about the upcoming school year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Detroit is a major goal for Power

Will Power sees the Detroit Indy Grand Prix as arguably his strongest event of the season

The Australian looks ahead to the 16th race in the 2008 IndyCar Series at the Belle Isle street circuit in Detroit, Michigan this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

WRC: ”New Zealand return won’t be easy” – Duval

Francois Duval returns to New Zealand

For the first time in two years chasing more points for Stobart. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Pantano can be crowned GP2 champion at Spa

But Pantano has a somewhat mixed record at Spa

Valencia was a mixed experience for Georgio Pantano, but by the end of the day he ended up being a lot closer to winning the GP2 crown than before going into the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

GP2 Series 2008 Prize Giving Ceremony in the name of solidarity

Prize giving Ceremony and Winning Attitudes Awards (WAA) dedicated to solidarity

In less than a month, the 2008 GP2 Series season will draw to an end and a new champion will be crowned. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

‘Fixer’ denies Abu Dhabi facing F1 delay

I don’t listen at all to what people say

Renowned ‘F1 fixer’ Philippe Gurdjian has denied whispers that the new Abu Dhabi circuit will not be ready to host its inaugural formula one race next November. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

’09 bodywork to promote overtaking – report

2009 will look considerably different

retour du parc fermDetailed computer simulations of next year’s sweeping aerodynamic bodywork changes predict that the new rules will lead to more overtaking. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Ferrari boss predicts no more engine failures

Kimi’s cool not reason for crisis

Ferrari’s highest-placed championship contender, Felipe Massa, is confident the Italian team has overcome its engine reliability problems of recent races. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

WRC: Preview for Rally New Zealand

The eleventh round of the 2008 FIA World Rally Championship

Having switched over to asphalt for the tenth round of the World Rally Championship, gravel is the order of the day once again for round eleven as the series heads down under for Rally New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Québec championship event this weekend

Four drivers will have the chance to sweep the big titles

Three weeks after the Canadian Championship held in Grand-Mère, kart drivers have this weekend the chance to add another big title to their record: 2008 Québec Champion.

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Aug 28

Star Mazda: Winter Series returns for year two

Under the guidance of World Speed Motorsports

Series officials have recently confirmed that the Formula Mazda Winter Series will return for a second season of competition in 2008-09. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Battle for the championship lead getting close and closer

Winners 2007: Romain Grosjean / Edoardo Mortara

When the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to contest its two British rounds on Brands Hatch’s 1.929-kilometre Indy Circuit, this weekend, three drivers will entertain the crowds with their thrilling battle for the championship lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Star-Studded field ready for Thunder Road Bond Auto Labor Day Classic

Patrick Laperle of Montréal will continue a heated battle

A huge cast of Late Model stock car racing stars will flock to Barre, VT’s Thunder Road on Sunday, August 31 for the 30th running of the Bond Auto Labor Day Classic 200. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

De la Rosa still hoping for F1 race return

I still have small hopes that I can be racing again

At the age of 37 and two years since his last grand prix, Pedro de la Rosa has not given up on one day returning to the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »