Daily Archive: September 2, 2008

Sep 02

Ranger impressing owners in just two N’wide starts

Inaugural Canadian Tire Series champ to race Fri. at RIR

Andrew Ranger has never seen Richmond International Speedway before; he’s never really spent much time in the U.S., let alone the distant South of NASCAR country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Patrick Carpentier Richmond International Raceway preview

No. 10 Valvoline Dodge Charger

Patrick Carpentier continued his quest toward winning rookie of the year after an 18th place run at California Speedway. The Quebec-native earned rookie of the race honors for the sixth time this season. He now sits third in the rookie standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Private teams the ‘heart’ of F1 – Haug

Williams and Force India is important for the whole sport

paddock 9B6155Independent teams are the “heart” of formula one, Mercedes-Benz’s F1 chief Norbert Haug said on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Raikkonen fuels reports of career end

You just have to live with it

Ferrari-push to tech3958Kimi Raikkonen on Tuesday fuelled speculation that he is set to retire at the end of the season.

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Sep 02

Williams gives best sponsor value – report

Reportedly receives more mentions in the print media

Rosberg-pitwall 9B4089Ferrari is the most lucratively sponsored formula one team, but its backers do not get the best value for money. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

DTM: Quotes from the Audi drivers after the race

The winner Timo Scheider had a fantastic day at The Hatch

“The pole position, the fastest race lap and victory – that was simply a fantastic day today.” – Scheider Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Buemi and Sato to test for Scuderia Toro Rosso

The time has come to try and find a suitable replacement for Vettel

Bourdais-track 9B4409As the 2008 season moves into its final stages, Scuderia Toro Rosso is turning its thoughts to its 2009 driver line-up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Honda Racing F1 Belgian Grand Prix preview

Spa-Francorchamps, 5-7 September 2008

Barrichello-track 9B4616Round thirteen of the 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship takes the Honda Racing F1 Team to Spa-Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Senna still without F1 contract

Nothing has been signed, sealed and delivered

The F1 race calendar is building up to its finale and the silly season reaching a climax as the countdown begins for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Sep 02

F1 news briefs: Tuesday

Formula One at a glance…

grid girls and boys 9B6294French formula one driver Sebastien Bourdais has demonstrated his Toro Rosso single seater on the streets of the capital city Paris.  The 29-year-old, guided by police, took in sights including the famous Place de la Concorde and may even have triggered a few speed cameras, the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Indy Car: Dad’s on board

Dad’s Root Beer will be highly visible

On the Chicagoland Speedway oval and in metro Chicago this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Coulthard to vacate RBR seat before season end?

The rumour coincides with Toro Rosso’s announcement

Coulthard-parade des pilotes 5195Retiring grand prix veteran David Coulthard may relinquish his seat at Red Bull Racing before the end of the 2008 season, according to the latest whisper in formula one circles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Jesse Lazare Crowned 2008 Quebec Champion

He also took home the Canadian title three weeks ago

11 year-old Jesse Lazare left many drivers stunned at SRA karting last Sunday as he clinched the Quebec title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Power climbed to eighth place in Detroit

”Team Australia crew did a great job” – Will Power

Will Power has moved through the field to finish eighth in a frantic Detroit Indy Grand Prix at the Belle Isle street circuit in Detroit, Michigan . Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Castrol Canadian Touring Car featured at President’s Trophy Races

The strong field put on incredible races on the hot and sunny weekend

The Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship Presented by Toyo Tires was featured at the President’s Trophy Races at Mosport International Raceway on August 30-31, 2008.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Lafontaine and Cyr are Québec Champions!

Ninety-eight drivers registered in seven classes

Jean-François Lafontaine (SRA / Arrow) and Vincent Cyr (KDM / Arrow) are the two Arrow drivers crowned « Québec Champion » last weekend in St-Roch-de-L’Achigan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

WRC: Sordo ‘delighted’ with gravel breakthrough

Dani Sordo produced one his best rallies

He finished second on his least favourite surface in New Zealand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

MotoGP: Stoner title hopes ended in the gravel

Casey Stoner cites front tyre problems for his third fall in as many races
 
Casey Stoner has all but conceded that his 2008 MotoGP title hopes are over after his third fall in three races – and second in a row while leading – at Misano on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Aprilia Team takes third SunTrust MOTO-ST Series win

At the Thunderbolt 500k at New Jersey Motorsports Park

The No. 1 Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motorsports Aprilia Tuono 1000R of Ty Howard (Weatherford, Texas) and Mike Himmelsbach (Quakertown, Pa.) was in an exceptionally familiar spot atop the podium in the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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