Daily Archive: October 29, 2008

Oct 29

Pastor Maldonado tops first day

The Venezuelan flew in a 1:24.727 on ART Grand Prix this afternoon in Jerez

The GP2 teams enjoyed a trouble-free day with impeccable reliability today at the Circuito de Velocidad in Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Force India to announce 2009 partner ‘shortly’

Force India to compensate Ferrari for split

High profile Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Wednesday he hopes to confirm the team’s technical partner for the 2009 season “very shortly”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Scheckter slams today’s F1

They are destroying it

1981_27GillesVilleneuveFerrari_01Former world champion Jody Scheckter has issued a damning appraisal of today’s incarnation of the sport he conquered in 1979. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Valsecchi sets the pace in Jerez

Durango driver signed the quickest laptime this morning in Jerez in a 1:24.823

 This morning in Jerez, the GP2 Series paddock started a two-day winter test session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Brazil GP improves rain drainage with grooves

Cloudy conditions could bring rain at any point throughout the weekend

Bourdais-02-2008-09-13Brazil could be set to stage a wet finale to the 2008 world championship.

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Oct 29

Standard engine ‘not feasible’ – Mercedes

A solution can be found, but everyone must be prepared to compromise

course-Hamilton-04-2008-09-07Norbert Haug has added yet another F1 manufacturer’s opposing voice to plans for a standard engine formula.

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Oct 29

Only new rules give Rosberg hope for 2009

Loyalty is an important value

F1’s raft of sweeping rules changes for 2009 has given Nico Rosberg hope that he could be able to climb the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Boss hopes for unlikely Ferrari title

Something extraordinary must happen

Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali believes it is possible the team’s Felipe Massa will emerge from the 2008 championship showdown this weekend with the drivers’ title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Massa hits back at Eddie Jordan jibe

14 career pole positions and 10 wins at Interlagos

Felipe Massa has hit back at Eddie Jordan, after the former F1 team owner warned Lewis Hamilton to watch out for more dirty tactics from his Brazilian rival this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

GP2 Series teams Jerez test preview

Jerez GP2 Series test preview

GP2 Series teams & drivers in Jerez de la Frontera. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix preview (updated)

Brazilian  Formula One Grand Prix preview


Formula One teams & drivers in  Sao Paulo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

MotoGP: Bridgestone – Good start to single tyre era

Rain on Tuesday at Valencia cuts short MotoGP testing

But dry Monday leaves Bridgestone ‘very satisfied’ with new single supply tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

WRC: Rally Japan – preview

The fourteenth round in the 2008 FIA World Rally Championship

The World Rally Championship takes a step into the unknown this week when it journeys to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ for a new-look Rally Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Euroseries 3000 in 2009 (+schedule)

It will go to Imola, Algarve (Portugal) and Donington

The Euroseries 3000 Championship isn’t still over, but the organizers are already looking towards the new 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Country Crock partners with No. 10 Dodge at Texas Motor Speedway

A.J. Allmendinger owns only two starts in the No. 10 Country Crock Dodge

But you’d think he’s been with the Gillett Evernham Motorsports team for the full season if you listen to the team’s radio communication. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

DTM-Backstage: Behind the curtains of the season finale

The DTM season finale at Hockenheim represented a very special show

In addition to top-class motor racing on the track and the beaming champion, Timo Scheider, the fantastic event also featured quite a number of celebrities that had travelled to Hockenheim to witness the race action on site. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

FBMW Americas: Brazil Preview

Alexandre Ruiz will attempt to clinch the Rookie Cup

In his native Brazil during the season-finale doubleheader. Read the rest of this entry »

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