Daily Archive: September 1, 2008

Sep 01

DTM: A difficult race for Canadian Bruno Spengler Sunday

Quotes from the Mercedes-Benz drivers after the race

”Unfortunately, we had a weight handicap compared to the Audis” – Paul Di Resta Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Spirit of Daytona Racing closes Rolex season out on strong note at New Jersey

Marc-Antoine Camirand & Porsche V8-Coyote quick on brand-new circuit

Spirit of Daytona Racing had a strong return to Rolex Sports Car Series competition with the No. 09 Porsche V8-Coyote in the debut event at New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend for the penultimate round of Rolex competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Fontana: Victory for Johnson, nice comeback for Carpentier (+ results)

For the Pepsi 500

Jimmie Johnson was unbeatable all week-end in Fontana where the NASCAR drivers took part of the Pepsi 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Schumacher caught speeding in Germany

I’m really sorry, it is out of character for me.

Michael Schumacher has been caught speeding on a highway near his German hometown of Kerpen, according to reports in Italy and Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Stoner tries Webber’s Red Bull for size

Slipped behind the controls of his Australian countryman Mark Webber’s Red Bull racer

Webber-off track 9B4601Reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner visited the garages of the formula one test at Monza late last week, according to Switzerland’s Motorsport Aktuell. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

WRC: Loeb claims stunning New Zealand win

Sebastien Loeb wins his eighth WRC round of the season

After a dramatic day of events in New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Red Bull Racing Belgian Grand Prix preview

From Becketts to Blanchimont

Coulthard-track 9B5343Red Bull Racing comes to Spa after a couple of disappointing outings in Budapest and Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

ING Renault F1 Team Belgian Grand Prix preview

Scoring points must remain our objective

paddock 9B6167The ING Renault F1 Team prepares for round thirteen of the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship: the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Panasonic Toyota Racing Belgian Grand Prix preview

Ardennes admirers

Glock-track 9B4834Panasonic Toyota Racing makes the short trip across the Belgian border this weekend to Spa-Francorchamps, just an hour away from the team’s technical centre in Cologne, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Klien tips Massa to win first world title

At this point I would actually tip him to win it

grid-Massa 9B6339BMW-Sauber test driver Christian Klien has backed Ferrari’s Felipe Massa to win his first world championship in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Alonso doesn’t deserve bad image – father

He is a happy and affectionate person

Alonso9B3971Fernando Alonso’s father says his famous son does not deserve the reputation as an arrogant champion whose formula one successes went to his head.

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Sep 01

Rumours of discord at Force India

2009 will be much more competitive for the Force India team

Fisichella-track 9B6482All is not well behind closed doors at Force India, according to loudening whispers in formula one circles. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Ecclestone rules out London Olympics role

I wouldn’t want to be involved

Bernie Ecclestone was a high profile spectator at the recent Olympic Games in Beijing, but the Briton has ruled out getting involved with London’s hosting of the event in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Nurburgring future in doubt at FIA meeting

Leading topic at a World Motor Sport Council meeting organised by the FIA for October 7

National authority over motor racing in Germany could be set to change hands, bringing into doubt the future of the formula one race held every two years at the Nurburgring.

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Sep 01

Spa official denies layout to change

Our circuit is not going to change

An official for the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Monday played down reports that the much loved formula one layout may be shortened from its current 7km. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Tagliani registers sixth fastest lap of race but is sidelined by mechanical woes

Conquest Racing Shows Potential in Detroit

It was a busy weekend for Conquest Racing in Detroit after making a driver change late Friday afternoon due to an injury to Enrique Bernoldi and calling up veteran race car driver Alex Tagliani to fill in. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Szoke, McKormick win big at SMP (+results)

“We got the championship and that was the most important thing” – Szoke

Brett McCormick scored his first career professional race win while teammate Jordan Szoke locked up his third consecutive Parts Canada Superbike Championship in the final round of the season at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Leighton takes unlikely Bond Auto Labor Day Classic win at Thunder Road (+results, + photos)

Four flat tires during the race!

Brad Leighton blazed a new trail to victory lane at the 30th Bond Auto Labor Day Classic 200 stock car race for the American-Canadian Tour Late Model Championship cars on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »