Daily Archive: October 17, 2008

Oct 17

MotoGP: Edwards fastest in Sepang sauna

Colin Edwards fastest during Friday practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang

Colin Edwards, under pressure to return to his early season form, got his Malaysian Grand Prix weekend off to a perfect start by leading Friday practice at a hot and humid Sepang in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

GP2 Asia Series teams Chinese Grand Prix qualifying report

Chinese GP2 Asia Series qualifying report


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

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Oct 17

Webber angry about Hamilton headlines

Mark Webber has responded angrily to media reportage of his comments about Lewis Hamilton

Amid drivers’ concerns about some of the championship leader’s recent on-track manoeuvres, the Australian had compared Hamilton’s start at Fuji a week ago with Monza in 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

2008 Formula BMW Pacific Championship

MERITUS front row qualifying at Shanghai Friday

The only  Malaysian-owned team competing in Formula BMW Pacific, currently  leading the 2008 Formula BMW Pacific. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

World Superbike wild card for Bridewell in Portugal

Team NB Suzuki rider Tommy Bridewell will make his World Superbike Championship debut

Having secured a wild card entry at the season finale in Portugal at the end of this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Penske now a legend of Laguna Seca

Roger Penske will be honored as the seventh Legend of Laguna Seca

The pre-race ceremony will kick off the Monterey Sports Car Championships presented by Patrón, the final race of the American Le Mans Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Teams can choose engine implementation

FIA proceeds with standard engine

Teams will be free to choose how to implement the FIA’s imposition of a standard engine formula from 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Ecclestone spells out ideas to improve F1

Bernie Ecclestone has called for a single F1 “referee” to issue football-style red and yellow cards

After the spate of controversial driver penalties this year, the F1 chief executive believes there is room for an improved system. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Canada must pay to reinstate GP – Ecclestone

Canada could win back its spot on the formula one calendar

Bernie Ecclestone on Friday said it is not inconceivable that Canada could win back its spot on the formula one calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

MY Qi-Meritus.Mahara has a positive qualifying session

In Shanghai the first race of the 2008 GP2 Asia season

This weekend in Shanghai the first race of the GP2 Asia coincides with the penultimate F1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Will Power hits the beach upon arrival on the Gold Coast

Team Australia IndyCar star and local favourite

Will Power arrived on the Gold Coast ahead of his home event, the Nikon 300 on October 23-26. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Mallya confirms Force India drivers to stay

They will continue through 2009

Force India will keep the same race drivers for the 2009 season, high profile team co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday.

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Oct 17

Kubica deserves 2008 title – Villeneuve

The one who really deserves it

Neither Lewis Hamilton nor his main challenger Felipe Massa fully deserves to be 2008 world champion, former title winner Jacques Villeneuve says. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

‘All drivers want Massa to win’ – Alonso

Sometimes what you read in newspapers is wrong

Moments after the FIA press conference on Thursday, Fernando Alonso told his Spanish compatriots what he really thinks of Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

FIA not told of Magny Cours axe

Urgent clarification of the situation needed

F1’s governing body says it is “gravely concerned” with the news that the promoter of the race at Magny Cours has cancelled the 2009 French grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Ecclestone wants ‘no dirty tricks’

Hard and close racing, yes, but fair play

Bernie Ecclestone has ordered a ‘hard but fair’ conclusion to the 2008 championship, as rivalries threaten to spill onto the circuit with two races to go. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Briatore tips Hamilton to lose title

Hamilton ‘good’ despite criticism – Massa

Hamilton-garage 9B4127Flavio Briatore has tipped McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton to “throw the title away again”. Felipe Massa, who is Lewis Hamilton’s chief rival for the 2008 world championship, has declined to join in the current drubbing of the McLaren driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix free practice report

Chinese Formula One free practice report


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

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Oct 17

Roldan Rodriguez blitzes his way to pole

Rodriguez puts his Piquet GP on pole on his last lap

While everyone was waiting for Dams’ Kobayashi to sign pole position at the Shanghai track today, it was Spaniard Roldan Rodriguez who ended up at the prestigious spot on his last lap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Kamui Kobayashi keeps on flying

The Japanese ace tops the morning Free Practice

On the opening of the second season of the GP2 Asia Series in Shanghai, China.

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