Daily Archive: September 14, 2008

Sep 14

Vettel wins Italian GP (+result & standing)

Sebastian Vettel shines at Monza for Toro Rosso. History has been made!

Sebastian Vettel put in a storming drive on Sunday to take his first grand prix win at the Italian Grand Prix, the 14th round in the 2008 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.

(See Flagworld’s photo album by Muriel Brousseau in Monza)

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Sep 14

Biffle opens Chase with late pass to earn NHMS victory (+result)

Patrick Carpentier 31st , 2 laps behind winner

Greg Biffle snapped a 33-race winless streak with a late surge past Jimmie Johnson in the opening race of the Chase for the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

No top talent in GP2 field – Ron Dennis

Exceptional talent in GP2 jumps out at you

McLaren boss Ron Dennis has delivered bad news to this season’s pretenders in the F1 feeder series GP2.

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Sep 14

Kyalami revs up bid to host F1 again

Bernie Ecclestone talking to provincial Gauteng government

A bid to bring a South African grand prix back to the formula one calendar is gathering speed, according to a local report.

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Sep 14

BMW’s Theissen plays down Kubica rift

“It was a storm in a teacup,” Theissen

Kubica-01-2008-09-12BMW-Sauber boss Mario Theissen has played down suggestions of a team rift with Polish race driver Robert Kubica. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Star Mazda: Edwards wins race one in New Jersey

John Edwards scored his third win of the season in Round Nine
 
American John Edwards returned to victory lane on Saturday (September 13th), scoring the win in Round Nine of Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Kevin Lacroix fell short of the podium in fourth place

Skerlong becomes sixth different winner of Atlantic Season in New Jersey

In a dominating performance at New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Thunderbolt Raceway, Carl Skerlong claimed his first career Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda victory in the inaugural Mazda Formula X. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Le Mans: Peugeot unveils new hybrid machine

Peugeot 908 HY hits the track during Silverstone race weekend

Peugeot has used the final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series season to give a brief glimpse of the technology it could elect to utilise in future with its sportscar programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Mercedes’ Haug rules out Hockenheim rescue

Mercedes-Benz F1 boss Norbert Haug has ruled out helping Hockenheim

To survive a financial crisis and keep hosting the German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix race report (updated²)

Italian Formula One race report

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

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Sep 14

Laperle closes ACT title chase with Oxford victory (+result)

Patrick Laperle of Montréal served notice on Saturday evening

He is ready to challenge Scott Payea for the 2008 American-Canadian Tour Late Model stock car championship, following a dominant victory in the New England Dodge Dealers 150 at Maine’s Oxford Plains Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Kevin Lacroix raises to third place in Atlantic

Atlantic Championship – Qualifying session 2

The second qualifying session for Junior Strous and Dominick Muermans (Condor Motorsports Team Holland) in the Atlantic Championship got underway early on Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

GP2 Series teams Italian Grand Prix race 2 report (updated³)

Italian GP2 Series race 2 report

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

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Sep 14

Valsecchi dominates final race of the season(+results, + standings)

Italian on top in home race

Davide Valsecchi stormed to victory in front of his local fans this morning in race two, winning by nine seconds ahead of Roldan Rodriguez and Romain Grosjean in the final, action packed race of the season which saw Bruno Senna take the vice-champion laurels and Campos Grand Prix wrap up their first team’s championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Safety car to lead Monza GP start

Deep puddles littered the Monza paddock on Sunday

Rumours say the race may begin behind the safety car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ferrari play Massa engine ‘joker’

Ferrari has elected to change Felipe Massa’s engine ahead of the Italian grand prix

Recent reliability problems have troubled the Italian team, failures for both drivers in recent races forcing them to adopt a new cooling system for Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Kyalami revs up bid to host F1 again

A bid to bring a South African grand prix back to the formula one calendar is gathering speed

The country’s Sunday Times newspaper said talks about a new race from 2011 at the Kyalami circuit, last scene of a formula one event in 1993, are taking place between the provincial Gauteng government and Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

BMW’s 2009 driver plans still unclear

Discussions are taking place

BMW-02-2008-09-12The Italian grand prix weekend has so far done little to reveal more about the 2009 plans of BMW-Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Alonso plots F1 future without Ferrari

In 2011 I want to be winning

Alonso-01-2008-09-12Former double world champion Fernando Alonso insists he is plotting his future successes in formula one without Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

“Track position is always the key to a good finish at Loudon” – Carpentier

Dodge Motorsports Keys to Success

Each race weekend, random Dodge Motorsports crew chiefs, drivers, engine specialists and team members will give their insight on the ‘keys to success’ for the upcoming race. This week, the green flag drops at the 1.058-mile oval of New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the Sylvania 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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