Daily Archive: April 19, 2009

Apr 19

Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix race report

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One race report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Vettel wins his second wet Grand Prix (+result)

Red Bull Racing scores 1-2 in China

2009-04-19 - Red Bull -  Sebastian Vettel 01Red Bull Racing recorded an historic first grand prix win in Chinese rain today, Sebastian Vettel leading home teammate Mark Webber for a dominant one-two.


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Apr 19

Franchitti wins Grand Prix of Long Beach (+result)

Alexandre Tagliani in Top Ten

Dario Franchitti and his No. 10 Target car dominated the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday. The victory is his ninth career IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

A ”Spectacular” evening at Olympic Stadium

At the Monster Spectacular 2009

As usual, promoter Christian Arel put on quite a show last night at Olympic Stadium to the great pleasure of thousands of fans on hand for the occasion.

Click HERE to visit photo and video albums

The promoter presented one of the most spectacular show with demolition derbies and monster truck races with numerous cascades. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Brawn plays down possible FOTA exit

It would be wrong to mix the sporting and political sides

2009-04-04 - Ross BrawnRoss Brawn has played down the possibility that the diffuser saga could cost the FOTA alliance his team’s membership.

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Apr 19

Mark Martin finally wins a Sprint Cup race (+result)

Saturday evening in Phoenix

The oldest driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Mark Martin, won the Subway FreshFit 500  at Phoenix Internation Raceway to end a long 97 races without a victory.

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Apr 19

At long last for de Ferran and Pagenaud (+result)

Gil de Ferran finally got his win at Long Beach

de Ferran Motorsports took victory in the American Le Mans Series on Saturday as de Ferran and Simon Pagenaud won at the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Dennis exit will not appease FIA – Ecclestone

This is an issue for the McLaren team to deal with

2009-04-18 - McLaren - Heikki Kovalainen 05The withdrawal from formula one of Ron Dennis is unlikely to appease the World Motor Sport Council when it meets later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

F1’s political intrigue turns to humour

Change the medication!

2009-04-17 - Renault - Flavio Briatore 01Memorable quotes have flown thick and fast as political intrigue swills in the Shanghai paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Brawn GP and Ray-Ban continue partnership

World’s leading sunglasses and optical eyewear brand

2009-04-18 - Brawn GP - Jenson Button 01Brawn GP is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with Ray-Ban for a sixth successive season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Mosley not keen on standard-KERS idea

Max Mosley is unlikely to agree to FOTA’s plans for a standard KERS system next year

Only three cars were fitted with the controversial energy re-use units in Shanghai qualifying, as teams grapple with the reliability, safety and performance of the technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Power position uncertain following Castroneves’ return

He is currently slated for just two events

Team Penske has admitted that Will Power’s future programme in this year’s IndyCar Series remains undecided. The Australian was forced to give up the #3 Dallara following Helio Castroneves’ acquittal on tax evasion charges.

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Apr 19

Chris Hall: Quite a ride at Long Beach

Debut blog for primetime race group’s veteran  

I’m coming off a three-day Porsche program at Barber Motorsports Park, where incidentally I acquired food poisoning from a well-known food chain – which I will not mention as they would be an ideal sponsor for Primetime. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

NASCAR: Allmendinger retained by Petty for 2010

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that AJ Allmendinger will remain with the team

To drive in the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup campaign. Read the rest of this entry »