Daily Archive: November 27, 2008

Nov 27

Mikaël Grenier in Formula BMW in Mexico : Confirmed!

FBMW: Grid starting to fill for World Final 
 
The year-end Formula BMW World Final will pit the best drivers from around the world against one another. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Cars not allowed at 2010 Donington GP

This will be the first public transport grand prix

Cars will be banned from the 2010 British grand prix at Donington. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Heidfeld to marry partner Patricia Papen

They live with their daughter Juni and son Joda

In true romantic style, Nick Heidfeld asked his partner Patricia Papen to marry him. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Another successful season for Meritus

Success and Meritus go hand-in-hand

In a year when there were many new champions in most motor racing categories, be it on two wheels or four, around the world, the Meritus brand has continued to prosper in Asia.

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Nov 27

RMCGF Italy: Qualifying sessions: Ouellette on pole!

The level of confidence was not really high for Team Canada

The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final qualifying sessions results on the famous La Conca circuit, located in the south part of Italy, in Muro Leccese where Pier-Luc Ouellette is on pole in DD2.

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Nov 27

Injured Webber not facing charges – police

Charges will not be laid against Mark Webber

Following the Australian driver’s cycling crash last week, Tasmanian police have confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Impressive media presence for the Formula 3 Euro Series

Millions of clicks, thousands of printed stories and hundreds of television hours

The Formula 3 Euro Series dies not only represent a constant for young up-and-coming racing drivers alone. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Kubica says BMW had different goal in 2008

The team and I were no longer pursuing the same goal

Robert Kubica has renewed his criticism of the BMW-Sauber team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Another successfull season for Meritus

Five Asian titles this season make Meritus the team all drivers dream of joining.

Success and Meritus go hand-in-hand. In a year when there were many new champions in most motor racing categories, be it on two wheels or four, around the world, the Meritus brand has continued to prosper in Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Green light for F1 ‘medals’ unlikely

May not even be formally on the agenda

Bernie Ecclestone’s plan to install an Olympics-style ‘medals’ scoring system for formula one in 2009 may not be approved, British newspapers report. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

IMSA, PATRÓN partner in GT3 championship

The International Motorsports Association is breaking new ground in 2009

With a new title sponsor for its Porsche GT3 Cup-based championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

2009 Monster Energy Motocross Nationals – Series schedule

After reviewing the 2009 national series schedule

Many changes have been made to make the tour more attractive and affordable. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

DTM: Timo Scheider decorated at ADAC Gala

Tight schedule for reigning DTM Champion Timo Scheider

Since having secured the 2008 DTM title in the season finale held at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the Audi driver hurries from date to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Hartley in running for Red Bull test seat

Will substitute for the injured Mark Webber at Jerez

Brendon Hartley is in the running to become a full time formula one test driver for Red Bull in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Young charger impresses at debut Ferrari test

F3 champion Bortolotti beat benchmark lap time set by regular Ferrari test driver

The top three finishers in this year’s Italian F3 series this week made their formula one test debuts at Ferrari’s local Fiorano circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Barrichello confirms Toro Rosso option

That is what is motivating me at the moment

Rubens Barrichello has confirmed that Toro Rosso is one of his options to remain on the formula one grid in 2009.

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Nov 27

Martin Prokop to test Citroen C4 WRC

On Friday 28 November Czech driver Martin Prokop and his co-driver Jan Tomanek

They will drive a C4 WRC on a forest stage at the Sweet Lamb test facility in Mid-Wales. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Journalists overlook Hamilton for award

Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy got the award

Lewis Hamilton, Britain’s first world champion in 12 years and the youngest in history, has been beaten to a respected British sports plaudit.

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Nov 27

Webber could face charges for bike crash

No ‘grief’ from bosses despite injury – Webber

Tasmanian police could charge the injured Mark Webber, if it is found the Australian formula one driver caused his head-on cycling crash with a four-wheel drive on a public road last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

SunTrust enters Rolex 24

Wayne Taylor will be seeking his third overall victory in the 47th Rolex 24 At Daytona

Entering the No. 10 SunTrust Racing Ford Dallara for the January 24-25 classic. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Kovalainen not depressed with no.2

Yes, it could be easier, but it doesn’t bother me in the least

He will begin the 2009 season with the reigning world champion as his teammate, but Heikki Kovalainen insists he does not feel beaten already. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

NASCAR: Gordon traveling to Brazil to drive in charity kart race

Michael Schumacher and Jeff Gordon will participate in a charity kart race

Organized by Felipe Massa in Brazil this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Skip Barber: Roso Leaves Skip Barber Racing

Best known for his role as the Marketing and PR Director
 
Longtime Skip Barber Racing Marketing and Public Relations leader Rick Roso has announced he is leaving the organization. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Le Mans: Strakka duo get Ginetta-Zytek run

Nick Leventis and Peter Hardman try out an LMP1 Ginetta-Zytek during testing in Spain

Strakka Racing pairing Nick Leventis and Peter Hardman got the chance to sample an LMP1 prototype for the first time during the course of a two-day test session in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

MotoGP: Pedrosa pulls away on Jerez day one

Dani Pedrosa fastest by 0.6sec on opening day of Jerez MotoGP test

Dani Pedrosa was untouchable on day one of the Jerez MotoGP test, the Repsol Honda rider breaking 0.6sec clear of nearest rival Valentino Rossi and 1.6sec away from third fastest Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

FIA GT San Luis: race report

Joel had a positive weekend but it ended with a non race finish

Swiss GT driver, Joel Camathias (27), alongside his Argentine team-mate José Manuel Balbiani (30), driving the BMS Scuderia Italia # 78 Ferrari F430 GT, did not finish the last race of the FIA GT Championship in Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »