Daily Archive: October 4, 2008

Oct 04

DTM: Bruno Spengler will start from 7th place at Le Mans (+grid)

The king of Le Mans secures pole position

Danish driver Tom Kristensen will be starting from pole position in the tenth season round of the DTM at Le Mans in France. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Patrick Carpentier failed to make Sunday’s race (+grid)

Kvapil gives Yates the pole; DEI strong in ‘Dega quals

In a qualifying session that saw none of the Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers crack the top 10, Travis Kvapil put his No. 28 Yates Racing Ford on the pole for Sunday’s AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Haga (Yamaha) grabs first Superpole of the year at Magny-Cours

Linfoot wins the European 600 Superstock Championship Race for Yamaha

Noriyuki Haga’s exceptional end-of-season run of form continues at Magny-Cours this weekend as the Yamaha Motor Italia WSB rider powered to the Superpole for tomorrow’s French Round races with a new best lap of 1 minute 38.444 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Petit Le Mans: Seventh hour update

Peugeot, Audi racing into dusk

The sun is setting at Road Atlanta as Petit Le Mans powered by the Totally New MAZDA6 is well into its second half. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Petit Le Mans: Early race lead for Ginetta-Zytek

Stunning pace puts new car under the spotlight

Twelve laps in possession of the overall lead has been the high point of a rollercoaster ride for the new Ginetta-Zytek 07S during the first five hours of the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Kimi form ‘a mystery’ to Ecclestone

“With Kimi I am extremely disappointed” – Ecclestone

After Kimi Raikkonen admitted his 2008 title defence is now over, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has declared extreme “disappointment” with the current form of the reigning world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Mosley seeks to change privacy laws

If I had been notified first …

Max Mosley, still aggrieved by the News of the World expose about his sex life, is set to wage war on the English privacy laws. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

F1’s Mallya to join football foray

Announcement expected as early as next week

Another formula one luminary looks set to get behind the London football club Queens Park Rangers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Junior Strous wins Gilles Villeneuve Award

Hinchcliffe wraps Atlantic Season with podium

2008-08-17_072During the Atlantic Championship 2008 Award Banquet at Chateau Elan near the Road Atlanta circuit, Junior Strous received the very important American motorsports award, the “Gilles Villeneuve Award 2008”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

BMW Sauber F1 Team driver Nick Heidfeld stages a first in South Korea

Formula One demonstrations in Seoul and Gwang-ju. Seoul

Heidfeld-01-2008-09-13The BMW Sauber F1 Team marked a rather special debut in South Korea on Saturday when Nick Heidfeld became the first Formula One driver ever to clock up mileage in an F1 car in South Koreas capital, Seoul. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

F2 champs to win Williams test

Formula 2 will attract the greatest depth of talent

Champions of the new FIA-backed Formula 2 series will win a full F1 test with the Williams team.

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Oct 04

GP2 Asia news week 40

Dallara cars to be used once again

In two weeks time the second season of GP2 Asia will kick off. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Luca Filippi with BCN at Shangai

2nd driver to be announced soon

BCN Competicion is glad to announce the agreement with Luca Filippi, who will be on track from next Wednesday at Shangai in occasion of the tests introductory to the GP2 Asia Series 2008-2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Le Mans: Jules Bianchi wins – Nico Hülkenberg champion

First German to win the world’s strongest junior race series

Frenchman Jules Bianchi (ART Grand Prix) won the 17th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at Le Mans, scoring his second Formula 3 victory after his success in the Formula 3 Masters at Zolder. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport news from Zandvoort (+results)

Sporting Regulation Changes, Nominated Drivers, Miss TW Steel Competition, reports & results

A1GP Powered by FerrariToday’s report from A1GP World Cup of Motorsport series and teams in Zandvoort. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

WRC: Loeb maintains run in Catalunya

Citroen’s Sebastien Loeb stretches his overnight lead in Spain

Sebastien Loeb strengthened his stranglehold on the Rally RACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada this morning, increasing his overnight advantage from 15.8 seconds to 23.7 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

MotoGP: Phillip Island – Qualifying times

Round 16 of the 2008 MotoGP World Championship

Full qualifying times from the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Ready to race

Marco Andretti is getting ample seat time before racing this weekend

Andretti, who said he hasn’t signed a contract extension with Andretti Green Racing’s IndyCar Series program yet but “we’re working on it,” co-drove the No. 26 XM Satellite Radio AGR Acura ARX-01b with Franck Montagny at Lime Rock Park in mid-July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Star Mazda: 2009 schedule announced

The 2009 schedule will feature a return to oval racing

The Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear has released its 13-race schedule 2009, beginning with the traditional date at the 57th annual Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring and ending at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

MotoGP: Stoner ready in the dry

Casey Stoner sets commanding dry pace at home grand prix

He is honoured to receive 2007 world championship trophy alongside Mick Doohan and Wayne Gardner. Read the rest of this entry »

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