Daily Archive: August 29, 2008

Aug 29

MotoGP: Stoner makes perfect Misano start

Casey Stoner fastest on Friday practice for the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano

Casey Stoner may have suffered two costly falls at the past two rounds, but the reigning world champion underlined that his raw speed remains intact by setting the pace in both of Friday’s free practice sessions at Misano. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Only Buemi ready for STR race debut – Marko

The only one who can say he is really ready

Of all the youngsters queued at F1’s door, only Sebastien Buemi is ready to make his debut for Toro Rosso next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Predators have strong start to New Jersey challenge

Pritiko and Boyer looking forward to a good weekend

Predators Autosports is coming off a solid finish at Trois Rivieres, and now the team is focusing on the next challenge, New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Theissen wants Friday GP testing

Mario Theissen is open to the formula one calendar expanding to a maximum of 20 races

Only if the format for the actual grand prix weekend is restructured. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Goodyear posts $5,000 team bonus for ACT showdown

The race will feature the top 11 drivers from the U.S.-based American-Canadian Tour (ACT)

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. of Akron, OH has posted a “team” bonus for the Coors Light 200 “Showdown at Chaudière” all-star Late Model stock car event at Autodrome Chaudière in Vallée-Jonction, QC on Saturday, Sept. 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Franchitti, Dyson out front early in Detroit

In the first practice for the Detroit Sports Car Challenge by Bosch

Dyson Racing’s Marino Franchitti made a late jump to the top of the timing chart Friday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Pair-A-Nines – A star-studded team

The 2007 Sport Twins class defending champions

Since its inception in October 2006, the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series has boasted some of the most famous teams and riders to be found in two-wheeled racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Valencia F1 buildings to be razed

Torn down over the winter

garage-camions d'Perhaps the most charming and interesting feature of the new Valencia street circuit was the building housing the pits and team garages. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

GE Canada to join Octane Motorsport team for Mosport

Lauzière and Kenzie to share driving duty on the Mini Cooper S

The Octane Motorsport racing team announced today that GE Canada will provide sponsorship to the race team. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

AIM Autosport taking it down to the wire

Frisselle and Wilkins strive for another podium in New Jersey

AIM Autosport arrived in Millville, New Jersey ready to attack the brand new Thunderbolt circuit at New Jersey Motorsport Park (NJMP) for the penultimate round of the Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Masters-winner Jules Bianchi claims maiden pole position

Still have to become quicker in fast corners

Frenchman Jules Bianchi (ART Grand Prix, 0:41.668 min) claimed pole position for the 13th season round.

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Aug 29

Monza day three test report

Formula One teams Monza day three test report

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

Aug 29

Hülkenberg travels to the UK as championship leader

Unfortunately, overtaking is virtually impossible, there

Nico Hülkenberg (ART Grand Prix), test driver for the Williams Formula 1 team, is going to contest this weekend’s Formula 3 Euro Series rounds held at Brands Hatch’s short Indy Circuit as new championship leader.

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Aug 29

Kubica – I don’t like the spotlight

Proud of what I have achieved

Robert Kubica has ruled out returning to live permanently in his native Poland. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Italians bring endurance racing passion to the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series

Italian racers Federico Mannheimer and Fabrizio Guerra will travel the world to find a good endurance racing series

That passion has brought them to North America and the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

ING Renault F1 Team: Back to reality with a bump

Back to the test track

To say that the European Grand Prix was disappointing for the ING Renault F1 Team is a masterpiece of understatement. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

A1GP heads to the streets of Indonesia

And A1 Team Monaco joins series

At an event in Indonesia today plans were announced for the street circuit which will be the venue for A1GP World Cup of Motorsport’s return to the country for Season Four. Lippo Village, near Jakarta will host the series only street race of the season, A1GP Indonesia, on 6 – 8 February 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Massa ends his Monza test in Ascari gravel

In excess of 250kph

After going quickest on Wednesday, Valencia winner c had an ignominious end to his test driving duties on Thursday by beaching his Ferrari in Monza’s Ascari chicane gravel bed. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Belgian Grand Prix preview

In the heart of the deeply-forested Belgian Ardennes

One of Formula 1’s most revered racetracks, the Spa Francorchamps road course has been a mainstay of the world championship calendar since it began in 1950.

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Aug 29

BMW Sauber F1 Team Belgian Grand Prix preview

13th of 18 World Championship races

Formula One trades stifling urban heat for fresh mountain air: after the Valencia street circuit on which the BMW Sauber F1 Team took its eighth podium place of the season, the Belgian Grand Prix beckons in the Ardennes. Read the rest of this entry »

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