Daily Archive: June 6, 2009

Jun 06

Title favourite role ‘stressful’ – Button

It is definitely more stressful than last year

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - BrawnGP - Jenson Button 04Jenson Button on Saturday admitted he is beginning to understand the pressure associated with setting the pace in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

GP2 Series teams Turkish Grand Prix race 1 report (updated)

Turkish GP2 Series race 1 report

Today’s report from GP2 Series teams & drivers in Istanbul. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Pole sitter Vettel lighter than Brawns

Jenson Button’s Brawn is carrying an additional 6kg.

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Red Bull - Sebastian Vettel 02As per Ross Brawn’s prediction, pole sitter Sebastian Vettel is running slighter lighter than the Brawns ahead of Sunday’s Turkish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Petrov powers to victory in Istanbul

Russian claims first win of the season

Vitaly Petrov has continued his Barwa Addax team’s outstanding form this season by dominating today’s first race in Istanbul, brushing off the scorching conditions to claim victory by 6.5 seconds from Luca Filippi and Davide Valsecchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Formula One teams Turkish Grand Prix qualifying report (+results & photos)

Turkish Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

Jun 06

Vettel on pole, Hamilton out in Q1

Massa fastest, new engine for Vettel

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Red Bull - Sebastian Vettel 03Sebastian Vettel on Saturday kept his championship dream alive by putting his Red Bull on pole position for the Turkish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Piquet rumours back on song in Turkey

“Criticism is going to be around my whole life” -Piquet Jr

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Renault - Nelson Piquet 02Even before Nelson Piquet beached his Renault in the gravel during ‘Q1′ on Saturday, speculation that his seat is still in danger was floating around the Istanbul paddock.

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Jun 06

Finally Rosberg admits McLaren move possible

For two young Germans on the formula one grid, the future looms large.

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Williams - Nico Rosberg 02Off the back of constant speculation linking him with McLaren next year, current Williams driver Nico Rosberg has finally admitted he may soon steer a Mercedes-powered car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Renault decided against KERS for Turkey

New entrants just ‘shell companies’ – Briatore

2009-04-17 - Renault - Flavio Briatore 01Renault decided against reintroducing its KERS system for this weekend’s Turkish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

More photos from Delaware…

We wanted to learn the track…

Since it is Flagworld’s first visit to Delaware Speedway near London, Ontario for tomorrow’s NASCAR Canadian Tire Championshio, we wanted to get familiar with best photo locations.

photo album (UPDATED)

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Jun 06

IRC: Proton signs Wilks for Belgium debut (+photos)

Twelve days to the start of Belgium Ypres Rally

Proton will make its debut in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge later this month when Guy Wilks contests the Belgium Ypres Rally in the Malaysian company’s Satria Neo Super 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Ford crate motor accepted in ACT rules

Ford has shown a serious interest in getting back into grass roots racing

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) announced today that the Ford S347JR crate engine has been approved for competition starting immediately. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Lola: 24 Heures Du Mans preview

Eight Lola sportscars get set for 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours

The 2009 24 Heures Du Mans entry list features 8 Lola built chassis for the 77th edition of the great endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

HDNet set for Atlantic Championship television coverage beginning this weekend

Network to carry live coverage of doubleheaders in New Jersey and Chicago

The speed and excitement of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda will be on display in high definition for the first time this season as officials from HDNet and MAZDASPEED today announced that the television network is scheduled to broadcast five Atlantic events through the end of July. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

A1GP news round up

New breakdown assistance programme for young drivers

With two events now confirmed for Season Five of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport, the teams and drivers are still keeping busy both on-and-off the track during the summer break. Read the rest of this entry »