Daily Archive: February 22, 2009

Feb 22

Sticky: Grand Prix de Valcourt: Sunday photo album on line

It is under snowy conditions that the Grand Prix de Valcourt is closing today

As we can see with the photo album from Sunday in Valcourt, it is snowing again today and our photographer on site Dany Flageole just posted his last album of the weekend including podium ceremonies.

Sunday’s photo album including podiums

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Feb 22

Switzerland take feature race victory in South Africa (+results)

Go-GP.Org A1GP Gauteng, South Africa (Round 5 of 9)

Switzerland’s Neel Jani claimed victory in this afternoon’s Go-GP.Org A1GP Gauteng, South Africa Feature race with a fantastic drive from fifth on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Podium delight for A1 Team Brazil in South Africa (+photos)

A1 Team Brazil’s Felipe Guimarães led the squad to its first podium position in 23 races

When he took a fine second in the Feature race at A1GP Gauteng at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

At Phillip Island (+photos)

Haga and Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) complete second day of testing

The Ducati Xerox Team made good progress during the second and final day of testing at the Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Webber confirms ‘middle’ range salary

Mark Webber’s F1-derived income of 4.3m euros is about average for the sport

The Australian driver has confirmed.

Asked by The Times to confirm reports he made about $8.5m Australian dollars last year, the Red Bull driver said the figure “sounds about right”.

 

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Feb 22

Renault in talks with Indian sponsor

Renault is in talks to replace the outgoing title sponsor ING

With an Indian multinational, an official has told the Indian news agency PTI. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

F1 ‘copying’ A1’s ideas – Teixeira

Tony Teixeira, chairman of A1 GP

Wants formula one to buy his series “instead of copying all our ideas”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Raikkonen 17th after second rally

F1’s Kimi Raikkonen this weekend completed his second professional rally in 17th place

Earlier this winter, the Ferrari driver finished 13th on his rally debut, having entered a Fiat Abarthe Grande Punto S2000 in the Arctic Lapland Rally in his native Finland. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Ticket demand decline in Malaysia

Compared with the same time last year

20 per cent fewer tickets have been sold for the forthcoming Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Honda chiefs turned down Bernie’s help

Honda team bosses turned down Bernie Ecclestone’s financial help

For their attempted management buyout. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

The Netherlands take first win of season four (+results)

Go-GP.Org A1GP Gauteng, South Africa (Round 5 of 9)

Jeroen Bleekemolen took the Netherlands’ first victory in Season Four in this morning’s Go-GP.Org A1GP Gauteng, South Africa Sprint race. Bleekemolen drove a faultless race around the 2.65-mile Kyalami circuit to win by 4.407-seconds from Portugal’s Filipe Albuquerque. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Grand Prix de Valcourt: Saturday photo albums online (+results)

Flagworld in Valcourt to cover the 27th Grand Prix de Valcourt

Dany FlageoleThe ”winter show”  is continuing in Valcourt and Flagworld is on site all weekend long.

Our photos from Saturday

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Feb 22

NASCAR: Vickers wins pole (+photo – grid)

But will start from back…

What goes around comes around and, in Brian Vickers’ case, it came around at pole-winning speed Friday at Auto Club Speedway. But things still managed to turn sour for the Red Bull driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Ducati Xerox Team takes part in final tests (+photos)

Before the opening of the 2009 Superbike Championship

The Ducati Xerox Team have travelled to the Australian circuit of Phillip Island a week ahead of the race weekend in order to benefit from a final two days of testing before the start of the 2009 Superbike season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

MOTOGP: Canepa gives Ducati, Desmosedici insight (+photo)

Canepa also balancing university with MotoGP

2009 MotoGP rookie and former Ducati test rider Niccolo Canepa has provided an insight into riding the Desmosedici grand prix machine. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

American Le Mans Series remembers…(+photo)

Larry H. Miller

The American Le Mans Series is mourning the loss of Larry Miller, creator and founder of Miller Motorsports Park along with the Utah-based Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

WTCC: Two weeks before the kickoff of 09 season

Tiago Monteiro and SEAT sharpen strategy to defend title

This week Tiago Monteiro was in Valencia with the SEAT Sport team for a two day test where they worked intensely on the preparation of the new FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

No night racing until 2015 – Sepang

No contracts to do night races

Sepang will not go down the route of night racing for the foreseeable future, a spokesman for the Malaysian circuit has confirmed.

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Feb 22

Haug admits Merc’s eye on Vettel

There is certainly a similarity with Michael Schumacher

Norbert Haug has admitted his desire to unite a German formula one driver with a Mercedes-powered cockpit.

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Feb 22

Plans afoot for Madrid F1 track

The project could be used for F1 testing

Plans are afoot for a formula one-standard circuit in Barajas, near Madrid’s international airport in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »