Daily Archive: October 24, 2008

Oct 24

MotoGP: Hayden – ” We’ve got to keep it rolling” (+result)

Nicky Hayden fastest in both Friday free practice sessions at a wet Valencia

Nicky Hayden began his final weekend as a Honda MotoGP rider in spectacular style at Valencia on Friday, when he blasted to the top of both free practice sessions in slippery conditions at the Spanish circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

DTM: First blood di Resta at Hockenheim

Paul di Resta sets the practice pace at Hockenheim ahead of the DTM finale

Paul di Resta drew first blood in the battle for the 2008 DTM title after setting the pace during free practice at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

WRC: Rossi to use Ford Focus on Wales Rally GB

Valentino Rossi will use a Ford Focus RS WRC car on Wales Rally GB

That will be his third outing in the World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Champion Nico Hülkenberg fastest qualifier for the sixth time

I have shown that I am as good as anyone in qualifying

f3_Formula3EuroseriesNico Hülkenberg (ART Grand Prix, 1:33.218 min) bows out of the Formula 3 Euro Series by setting the fastest qualifying time for the sixth time this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

IndyCar: Ganassi to make history at Surfers

Target Chip Ganassi Racing to make history

As its runs its 2009 driver line-up for the first time on the Gold Coast. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Di Grassi admits 2009 debut possible

Di Grassi, who would replace one of Renault’s current drivers

Lucas di GrassiLucas di Grassi has admitted there is a “good possibility” he will step up to make his formula one race debut with Renault next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Lewis has learned from 2007 defeat – Briatore

He has much more chance than anybody

Flavio Briatore has continued to back-paddle after recently slamming McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton in an Italian newspaper interview. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Loeb reaches new heights

Shortly before flying jetting off to Sapporo for the forthcoming Rally Japan

ImageSebastian Loeb took up an invitation from the Patrouille de France (French Acrobatic Patrol) display team for a ride in one of the squad’s nine Alpha Jets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

MotoGP: Gibernau’s MotoGP return confirmed

Sete Gibernau to ride a fifth Ducati Desmosedici

For the new Francisco Hernando Onde 2000 team in the 2009 MotoGP World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Canada GP needs new promoter – official

Rumours suggest that the saviour could be in the form of Guy Laliberte

Officials of the axed Canadian grand prix are searching for a new race promoter, following their London meeting on Thursday with Bernie Ecclestone.

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Oct 24

Eddie Jordan set for F1 return with BBC

Selected for his expertise both on and off the track

Eddie Jordan, the flamboyant former formula one team owner, is tipped to return to the sport in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Will Power smashes the opposition down under

On day one at Surfers Paradise

Aussie Vineyards – Team Australia driver Will Power has made his intentions clear on day one of the of 2008 Nikon Indy 300, smashing the opposition in the first two practice sessions of the weekend on the streets of Surfers Paradise in Queensland, Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Brazil GP not F1 farewell – Barrichello

“I’m not seeing it as my last race” -Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello insists he is not approaching next weekend’s Brazilian grand prix as his farewell to the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Chandhok likely for F1 test role – newspaper

Fully fledged testing role in 2009

Karun ChandhokA deal for Karun Chandhok to become a Force India test driver in 2009 is set to go through in “the coming days”, according to an Indian newspaper.

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Oct 24

Modena court confirms Ferrari sabotaged

Accusations are “vague and inexact”

A Modena court has confirmed that sabotage against Ferrari did take place prior to last year’s Monaco grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Kovalainen unhappy with McLaren role – report

He may have to consider his position

Despite not airing his discontent publicly, Heikki Kovalainen is reportedly unhappy with his treatment by the McLaren team this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

DTM: This weekend, deutsche Post AG is going to hold a raffle

Bruno Spengler to participate in the raffle:  “Keen on a grid-girl signpost?”

The prizes: Five race-proven grid-girl signposts provided with the original autograph of the respective driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

MotoGP: Valencian Grand Prix – Preview

The 18th and final round of the 2008 MotoGP World Championship takes place at Valencia this weekend

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden waves goodbye to Honda on Sunday at the scene of their greatest triumph together two years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Honda lead the way with Kers

Next year will see some changes in Formula One

Slick tyres are on their way back, the aerodynamics will be curtailed and KERS will give an extra boost to HP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

ING Renault, mission accomplished!

Fourth place in the bag! 
 
Having spent the past month in the Far East with races in Singapore, Japan and China, the ING Renault F1 Team finally returns to Europe this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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