Daily Archive: September 11, 2008

Sep 11

Javier Villa GP2 Monza preview

“Temple of speed”

The GP2 2008 season reaches its climax with the two races to be held at the historic Italian track of Monza, this will be the tenth race weekend in a year in which Javi Villa has not been able to obtain the results that he had hoped for at the start of the campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Bruno Senna an ambassador for Hublot

Bruno Senna is now part of Hublot’s family

Bruno SennaBruno Senna, currently second in the GP2 championship, will take part in the last round of the 2008 season at Monza this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

2008 F1 and GP2 drivers uniting for solidarity (+photos)

Canadian artist Bill Patterson created a painting that Formula One drivers signed

Today, during the Winning Attitudes Awards announcement, all GP2 competitors along with some F1 drivers have united to support the Gonzalo Rodriguez Memorial Foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Trident Racing GP2 Monza preview

Trident Racing will find an electric but friendly atmosphere at Monza

The Italian team will be racing at home in the last round of the GP2 Main Series, living in-touch with its main supporters, in addition to thousands of racing fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

A1GP impresses at First team test

The level of downforce and brakes are a lot better than before

Trouble free was the best way to describe the second day of testing at Donington Park with the new A1GP World Cup of Motorsport Powered by Ferrari cars.

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Sep 11

Yamaha riders visit Las Vegas en route to Indy

Finding time in their busy schedules

Fiat Yamaha´s Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, alongside Tech 3 Yamaha colleagues Colin Edwards and James Toseland, launched the new Yamaha R1 in Las Vegas on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

F1 teams courted Jeff Gordon

It was a flattering experience

Multiple NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon has revealed he was courted by teams about switching over to formula one some years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Hamilton defiant as rivals speak out

There’s a rulebook and everybody has to obey the same thing

Hamilton-02-2008-09-07Lewis Hamilton was defiant on Thursday when told many of his fellow formula one racers believe the FIA was right to penalise him for passing illegally at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Sep 11

Alonso hints Kubica to be teammate

Why not?

Kubica-garage 9B7659Fernando Alonso on Thursday did little to ease the flames of speculation that he may be joining BMW-Sauber next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Niki Lauda gets married

Without her I would not be alive today

Niki Lauda, the former three time world champion who still attends grand prix as a media commentator, recently got married. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Hakkinen tests Mercedes road car

Klaus Ludwig was there too

Former double world champion Mika Hakkinen is apparently heavily involved in Mercedes-Benz’s road car development programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Bourdais weighs up future with STR

Obviously I would like to stay

Bourdais-2008-09-04Sebastien Bourdais does not seem keen to keep racing in formula one next year, if he must do it at the wheel of the current Toro Rosso car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Raikkonen not ready for support role

I will try to win the races

Raikkonen-03-2008-09-05Kimi Raikkonen does not seem keen to slot into a supporting role for Ferrari’s title charger Felipe Massa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Heidfeld cool on Alonso rumours

I can only do my best, and then we will see

Heidfeld-03-2008-09-05Nick Heidfeld on Thursday was unreceptive to speculation that Fernando Alonso is set to slot into his BMW-Sauber seat in 2009.

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Sep 11

Bomarito leads Atlantic Championship to debut at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Hinchcliffe 3rd, Lacroix 9th and Morad 10th

The 2008 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda makes its first visit to New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Thunderbolt Raceway for the first time this weekend with American Jonathan Bomarito leading the way heading into the final three races of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

MotoGP: Rain at Indy?

Rain is forecast for this weekend’s inaugural Indianapolis Grand Prix

Unfortunately, MotoGP’s debut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend could be a wet one, with showers (and possibly thunderstorms) currently predicted for all three days of the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Star Mazda: New Jersey Preview

The first-ever Star Mazda race in New Jersey

The event at New Jersey Motorsports Park is sure to provide lots of excitement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Ferrari ‘struggling’ with KERS

We are learning every day, but we are struggling

Massa-2008-09-07Ferrari is “struggling” with KERS, according to the formula one team’s engine chief Gilles Simon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

New South Wales base confirmed for Repco Rally Australia

The organisers of Repco Rally Australia have revealed the brand new location

For their event which returns to the WRC calendar in September 2009 and will be included every second year from then on. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Round 10 preview: It all comes down to this…

Monza, Italy

The 2008 GP2 Series Championship comes to a close this weekend in Monza with one burning question: who will be the next Champion? Read the rest of this entry »

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