Daily Archive: September 12, 2008

Sep 12

Flagworld at Monza

Muriel Brousseau is in Monza to cover the Italian Grand Prix for Flagworld

For the second week in a row, our friend and photographer Muriel Brousseau is on site to cover a Formula One Grand Prix.

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Sep 12

Skerlong leads test day at New Jersey Motorsports Park

It’s a new track, and it’s a pretty level playing field for everyone

2008-08-16_118The drivers and teams Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda got their first look at the new Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park on Friday for a test session in advance of this Sunday’s Mazda Formula X race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

BMW denies Monday driver announcement

“A decision has not yet been made.” – Theissen

BMW-Sauber boss Mario Theissen has denied rumours in  Monza that the German team is set to announce its 2009 driver lineup the day after Sunday’s Italian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Pantano on pole in Monza

Championship leader on top at home

Giorgio Pantano’s title aspirations were given another boost this afternoon when he claimed the final pole position of the season at Monza ahead of Lucas di Grassi and Sébastien Buemi, with the Italian’s championship rival Bruno Senna finishing in a lowly 12th position for tomorrow’s penultimate race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

GP2 Series teams Italian Grand Prix qualifying report (updated²)

Italian GP2 Series qualifying report

Today’s report from GP2 Series teams & drivers in Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Red Bull pays tribute to Coulthard career

“I feel honoured” – Coulthard

Coulthard-2008-09-04As the last few races of David Coulthard’s 14-year formula one career near, Red Bull is at Monza displaying a photographic exhibition in celebration of the retiring Scot. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

FIA sets date for penalty appeal

Before the inaugural Singapore grand prix

F1’s governing body has set a date for the appeal lodged by McLaren against the penalty that cost Lewis Hamilton victory in the Belgian grand prix a week ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

Italian Formula One free practice report


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

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Sep 12

Spa steward says ‘Italians love me’

Despite trying to quash conspiracy theories

One of the three stewards involved in the Lewis Hamilton penalty controversy has given an unfortunate quote to the press. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Maldonado tops wet free practice

Venezuelan leads the way after storm delay

Pastor Maldonado has taken the top spot in free practice today in Monza after a one hour delay as a result of a massive storm which flooded the paddock and the circuit, with Alberto Valerio and Mike Conway following in his wake on the still soaking circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Ferrari confirms same drivers for 2009, 2010

Driver lineup unchanged

Ferrari on Friday announced that Kimi Raikkonen will stay with the Italian team at least until the end of 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Engine change but no penalty for Webber

‘engine joker’ allows to swap out one engine per season without penalty

Webber-02-2008-09-05Red Bull will install a new Renault engine in the rear of Mark Webber’s RB4 for the official Italian GP action on Saturday, a spokesman for the Milton-Keynes based team confirmed on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

WRC: Petter Solberg turns driving instructor

Solberg has been asked to give the world’s best biathlete some driving tuition

To help prepare him for a star-studded motor race this weekend in Norway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

BCN Competicion to field only one car in Monza

For the last week-end of the season

BCN Competicion regretfully inform that will unfortunately not be able to operate with two single seaters during this weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Boss denies no BMW focus on Kubica

It it simply not correct

Kubica-01-2008-09-11BMW boss Mario Theissen has rejected driver Robert Kubica’s claim that the focus of the team’s attention should return to him.

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Sep 12

Practice deluge floods Monza track

McLarens ventured out only for untimed installation laps

BMW-01-2008-09-11An incredible deluge towards the end of morning practice for the Italian grand prix on Friday halted running and left the F1 teams’ garages flooded. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

MotoGP: ”Indy safety the priority” – Rossi

For his part, Colin Edwards concerned by wet weather

Valentino Rossi says safety must be the priority at this weekend’s inaugural Indianapolis Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Hamilton tempts rivals into mind games

If you don’t have the balls to brake late, that’s your problem

pneus-01-2008-09-11Lewis Hamilton at Monza tempted his Ferrari rivals into a psychological battle of words, as the championship battle whittles down to just five races to go. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Mosley admits pressure to stay FIA boss

An awful lot of pressure coming from different parts

Max Mosley on Friday refused to rule out performing a u-turn on his earlier promise to step down as FIA president at the end of his current term in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Formula Atlantic: New Jersey Preview

Canadian James Hinchcliffe seeking return to form 
 
The first-ever Atlantic championship race at New Jersey Motorsports Park could play a vital role in determining the 2008 champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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