Daily Archive: September 19, 2008

Sep 19

A good Day One for Patrick Carpentier (+grid)

He qualifies in 17th place

Still without a confirmed ride for 2009, Patrick Carpentier has a lot to prove this weekend on the ”Monster Mile” in Dover, Delaware, site of the second race towards the Chase Title in NASCAR Sprint Cup.


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Sep 19

Gillett Evernham Motorsports and Robby Gordon Motorsports terminate merger plan

Merger will not proceed

IMG_0181Robby Gordon Motorsports and Gillett Evernham Motorsports today announced that they have agreed on terms for the resolution of the issues growing out of their former plan to merge the two teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Formula One teams Jerez Day 4 test report

Jerez Formula One Day 4 test report

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

Sep 19

BMW Sauber F1 Team Singapore Grand Prix preview

15th of 18 World Championship races

Heidfeld-02-2008-09-13Sunset in Singapore on the weekend of 26th 28th September will set the scene for a captivating event: the first ever night race in the history of Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Teams test tyre markings at Jerez

Several alternatives tested this week

pneus-01-2008-09-12F1 teams this week tried a few of Bridgestone’s proposed solutions for visibly distinguishing its tyres in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Singapore Grand Prix preview

It will be very different preparation to any other race

Hamilton-01-2008-09-13Formula 1 continues to break boundaries as it travels to the Republic of Singapore for Asia’s first street race and the first night race in the history of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Nico Hülkenberg and Yann Clairay on the first row of the grid

Finding a clear lap at this short track was difficult

Nico Hülkenberg (ART Grand Prix, 1:06.908 min) could cheer in Barcelona as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Team boss Alonso would hire Kubica

If I was a team boss

Kubica-01-2008-09-14Two time world champion Fernando Alonso has singled out his friend Robert Kubica as his ideal pick for a grand prix team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Kimi still not ready to play second fiddle

It is not going to be easy, but you never know

Raikkonen-2008-09-07The Italian press is continuing to push world champion Kimi Raikkonen about his reluctance to declare his full efforts to the championship charge of his Ferrari teammate Felipe Massa. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Alonso to stick with Renault in ’09 – report

Possibilities for next year that exist outside of Renault

Alonso-01-2008-09-12Fernando Alonso has decided against switching to BMW-Sauber or Honda for the 2009 season, according to the Spanish daily newspaper AS. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Buemi to race with Toro Rosso in 2009 – Tost

You can take that as an official declaration

Vettel-02-2008-09-06Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost has told a Swiss newspaper that Sebastien Buemi will be signed to make his formula one race debut with the Faenza based team in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Toro Rosso faster than Red Bull – Vettel

Ferrari-powered STR3

Toro Rosso-04-2008-09-14Monza winner Sebastian Vettel has played down his notable performance this week at the wheel of Red Bull’s Renault-powered RB4 chassis.

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Sep 19

WRC: Rallyday 2008 to include more action

Eighth Rallyday to be the most action-packed ever?

The Rallyday 2008 will feature more action than ever before, organisers have pledged ahead of this weekend’s show. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

MotoGP: Injured Stoner may need early op

Casey Stoner is determined to see out season, despite admitting to injury woes

Stoner could be forced to miss some of the remaining MotoGP rounds after it was revealed his scaphoid injury could warrant an earlier than planned operation. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

DTM: Paris display cancelled

Plug pulled on the DTM event

Due to be held on the streets of the French capital. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Scuderia Playteam Sarafree is raring to go

At Nuerburgring for Superleague Formula race

Scuderia Playteam Sarafree’s two V12, 750- horsepower cars featuring the colours of international football club Galatasaray SK on one car, and the popular magic red and black colours of AC Milan on the other are ready for this weekend’s second round of the new Superleague Formula season on September 20 and 21st. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

2008 Atlantic Championship still up for grabs as series makes first visit to Utah

Canadian James Hinchcliffe Kevin Lacroix hopeful

Six drivers are still in mathematical contention for the 2008 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda as the series makes its inaugural visit to the 4.5-mile Miller Motorsports Park near Salt Lake City for Sunday’s SunRichGourmet.com 1000. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Takuma Sato at Jerez test

Felt very much at home and enjoyed myself

Takuma Sato got back into a Formula 1 car for the first time since the Spanish Grand Prix on April 27 when he tested for Scuderia Toro Rosso at Jerez today, September 18. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

A new song and dance for Castroneves

“I definitely have learned a lot,” Castroneves said Thursday at Road Atlanta

Even a championship-caliber driver like Helio Castroneves finds new things to learn every now and then. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Indy Car coming to Toronto in July 2009

Heading north

Andretti Green Toronto has signed a multi-year agreement with Honda Canada for the title sponsorship rights to the company’s IndyCar Series event – the Honda Indy Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »