Daily Archive: September 27, 2008

Sep 27

Sticky: Massa lights up night for Singapore F1 pole

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa throws down the gauntlet to F1 World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton

With a stunning lap to steal pole position for the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix – as the McLaren-Mercedes ace gets out of jail.

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Sep 27

Heidfeld and Barrichello penalised in Singapour

Stewards interviewed both Nick Heidfeld and Rubens Barrichello

After an incident in Singapore qualifying.

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Sep 27

Furious Alonso rues ‘lost chance’

The former double world champion, who has not won a grand prix for more than a year

Fernando Alonso on Saturday said a mechanical problem during qualifying for the Singapore grand prix cost him his best chance of the season for a strong result. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Patrick Carpentier would have an offer to race in Nationwide

Next season in Nationwide? 

RDS announce that Patrick Carpentier could race in NASCAR Nationwide next season if he wants to remain in NASCAR racing.

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Sep 27

Paul Newman lost his battle to cancer

Remembering Paul Newman: A long full life

The American Le Mans Series paddock remembered Paul Newman on Saturday as a larger-than-life personality and one of the world’s most renowned figures in motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

WRC: Sordo extra motivated for home round

Dani Sordo wants to impress his home fans next weekend with another good result

Dani Sordo will be especially determined to do well on the Rally Catalunya-Costa Daurada next week in order to give his home supporters something to really cheer about. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Carpentier will start from 19th position in Kansas City

Montoya disqualified after earning pole at Kansas

Juan Montoya’s misfortune was serendipity for Jimmie Johnson, who will start from the pole in Sunday’s Camping World RV 400 at Kansas Speedway after Montoya’s qualifying speed was disallowed. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

First photos from Singapour now on line

Our contributor Muriel Brousseau could finally send her first photos from Singapour

After resolving transmission problems she had to take care of , Muriel sent Flagworld her first photo album in her coverage of the event.

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Sep 27

Singapore pit entry altered

The new solution compels drivers to commit to the pit entry earlier

Barrichello-01-2008-09-26The controversial pit entry at Singapore has been modified ahead of Saturday’s official action on the new street circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Jacques Villeneuve will start from 15th place in Argentina

In the Top Race event

Jacques Villeneuve realized the 15th chrono, the best of the Volkswagen drivers, in the first practice session in preparation for the Top Race Series that will take place tomorrow in Buenos Aires in Argentina.

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Sep 27

McLaren use Kovalainen engine joker

It’s a critical time of the season and if we have it available

Kovalainen-01-2008-09-12McLaren has changed Heikki Kovalainen’s Mercedes engine ahead of Saturday and Sunday’s action in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Japanese sunshine greets riders on day two

There were brilliant blue skies overhead

As the action commenced on Saturday morning at the A-Style Grand Prix of Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Mother Nature can’t dampen Milk Bowl

Scott Payea of Milton, VT will battle Montréal’s Patrick Laperle

The 45th Annual Chittenden Bank Milk Bowl stock car event will go on as scheduled at Barre, VT’s Thunder Road on Sat./Sun., Sept. 27/28, despite a test from Mother Nature.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Dovizioso to switch to Repsol Honda for 2009

HRC have announced Andrea Dovizioso as their second factory team rider for next season

Andrea Dovizioso has been unveiled as a Repsol Honda rider for the coming season in a special press conference at Motegi, cementing his move from the satellite JiR Team Scot outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Teams say economy crisis to affect F1

It affects all areas of the pit lane

paddock 9B6172Formula one is not immune to the worsening global financial crisis, leading figures of the sport said on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Berger denies making Red Bull demands

We are happy with what we get

Gerhard Berger has played down reports that he has urged Red Bull mogul Dietrich Mateschitz to increase his support for the Toro Rosso team.

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Sep 27

Drayson-Barwell takes up the ”Green Challenge”

Green is a common theme with Drayson-Barwell’s GT2 effort in the American Le Mans Series

The transporter is green. So is the team’s Aston Martin Vantage GT2. Even more important, though, is the green mindset the British team has employed all season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

FBMW: Mikaël Grenier is returning to action in Jersey

FBMW Americas: New Jersey Preview

Alexander Rossi can clinch the series title in New Jersey with a pair of strong results. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Glock’s Toyota future secure – team

He will be with us next year

Timo Glock looks set for a secure future with the Toyota team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Canadian stock car champion turns heads in test for TRG

J.R.Fitzpatrick made a huge leap in his racing career this week

By participating in a two-day test at Iowa Speedway in a TRG Motorsports Chevrolet. Read the rest of this entry »