Daily Archive: October 25, 2008

Oct 25

Indy Car: One for the home team (+result)

Power on pole! Alex Tagliani will start 7th on the grid’s fourth row 

Spectators, drivers and crews have come to expect at least one wild card to turn up during the Surfers Paradise race weekend. Two already are missing from the deck. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

DTM: Ekstrom on pole at Hockenheim (+result)

Canadian Bruno Spengler will start from 6th place

Audi’s Mattias Ekstrom will start from pole on Sunday for the final DTM race of the year; Title rivals Paul di Resta and Timo Scheider are second and third on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

MotoGP: Stoner takes Valencia pole, Rossi 10th (+result)

Casey Stoner takes pole position

For the final round of the 2008 MotoGP World Championship, at Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Jordan to Hamilton – ‘take Massa out’

Lewis has to be ready for it

Lewis Hamilton should fight fire with fire if his championship rival Felipe Massa resorts to hostile tactics in Brazil next weekend, a famous observer insists. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Nico Hülkenberg’s seventh stroke

Hülkenberg won from Renger van der Zande and Mika Mäki.

f3_Formula3EuroseriesAlready-crowned champion Nico Hülkenberg (ART Grand Prix) won the 19th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg.

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Oct 25

Tagliani scores Conquest Racing’s best IndyCar Series

Canadian Tagliani to start seventh with Camara 20th on the grid

Conquest Racing scored its best IndyCar Series start of the season today, with a seventh place by Alex Tagliani during qualifying for the Nikon Indy 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Nikon Indy 300 daily trackside report – Day One

Welcome to the Nikon Indy 300, the final event of the 2008 IndyCar® Series season

This is the first IndyCar Series event on the streets of Surfers Paradise, Australia. Half of the drivers in the 24-car field have previously competed at Surfers Paradise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Alex Tagliani auctions off helmet (+photos)

A special Conrad Jupiters themed helmet for $25 000 
 
Alex Tagliani is sporting a specially designed Conrad Jupiters themed helmet at this weekend’s Nikon Indy 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

DTM brings best crowd figure of the season for Hockenheimring

The script couldn’t have been any better

The final round of the season, One Audi and one Mercedes-Benz driver who still can become champion and an unparalleled spectator interest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Schumi: Hamilton record ‘speaks for itself’

As the McLaren-Mercedes ace bids to clinch the drivers’ crown in Brazil

F1 World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has received a ringing endorsement from no less than legendary seven-time title-winner Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Star Mazda: Goodyear partnership continued

For the next five years
 
All the Star Mazda Championship cars will continue to feature Goodyear tires for the next five years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

WRC: Pioneer Carrozzeria Rally Japan – Preview

Three weeks after a double helping of Mediterranean asphalt

The WRC moves 9000km east and back to gravel roads for the 14th and penultimate challenge of the year, Pioneer Carrozzeria Rally Japan, which starts on Thursday 30 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

MotoGP: Rossi shrugs off Friday fall

Valentino Rossi ‘quite happy’ despite a fall at Valencia on Friday
 
Valentino Rossi began his quest for a tenth 2008 victory in the Valencia season finale by setting the fourth fastest time during two wet free practice sessions, the second of which saw the Italian slide off his championship winning Fiat Yamaha. Read the rest of this entry »

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