Daily Archive: June 8, 2009

Jun 08

Barrichello still concerned about team orders

But Barrichello is not yet downbeat

2009-05-23 - Monaco GP - BrawnGP - Rubens Barrichello 03Both Brawn drivers clarified before Sunday’s Turkish grand prix that team orders would not be in place, Rubens Barrichello has revealed.

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Jun 08

Ecclestone missed Turkey with kidney infection

Ecclestone blames Turkey for GP failure

Bernie Ecclestone watched the Turkish grand prix from his lounge room in London. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Williams sure F1 crisis will be resolved

This is just how formula one is

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Williams - Frank Williams 01Sir Frank Williams says he is “absolutely, 100 per cent” certain the current formula one crisis will eventually be resolved. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Close racing action at Coupe de Montreal round # 3

Round 3 of the Coupe de Montreal Series was held in Mont St-Hilaire

The drivers in the championship put on a brilliant display of racing. Here are the highlights of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Turkey boycott rumours ‘a joke’ – Domenicali

The Italian said the threat was “not discussed”

Just before the pitlane opened on Sunday afternoon, wild rumours swept the Istanbul paddock suggesting that the eight FOTA teams were preparing to boycott the Turkish grand prix.

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Jun 08

Alonso repeats Ferrari affection

It is a colour, a machine, a brand that means racing, means formula one, means competition

2009-05-24 - MonacoGP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 03If the Spaniard had not already made it crystal clear, he has stated once again his affection for the famous Italian formula one team Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Barrichello hits out at Button’s smooth ride

The bad luck seems to be happening too much on my side

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - BrawnGP - Rubens Barrichello 03Rubens Barrichello has expressed irritation that, while teammate Jenson Button seemingly strolls to the 2009 world championship, the sister Brawn is not proving such a smooth ride. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Dickies 200 headlines action packed Mosport weekend

At the Mosport High Octane from June 12 to 14

Headlined by the Dickies 200 for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, features a wide variety of racing from thundering stock cars to performance sedans and open-wheel racers that will cater to just about every racing fan’s taste. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Vettel unhappy with Turkey race strategy

Staying on a three stop didn’t make much sense

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Red Bull 03After finishing behind his teammate and in third place in Istanbul on Sunday, Sebastian Vettel made clear his dissatisfaction with his race strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Force India not yet expelled from FOTA

FOTA votes against KERS for 2010

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Force India - Giancarlo Fisichella 03Force India’s drivers were not invited to the FOTA meeting on Sunday, but boss Vijay Mallya says his team has not yet been formally suspended by the group. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Alonso urges Renault to improve 2009 car

“Any changes at all are welcome” -Alonso

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 03Fernando Alonso on Sunday pushed Renault to make urgent changes to the R29 formula one car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Mallya hopes FOTA lifts Force India suspension

He hopes FOTA will now reconsider the decision

2009-04-19 - Force India 02Late on Sunday, it was finally confirmed that Force India has joined Williams in being suspended by the formula one teams association FOTA. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Webber on Turkey – ‘there was no-one here’

Sunday’s official headcount was 36,000

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Red Bull 04Instead of covering grandstands with asphalt-coloured tarpaulin or removing trackside broadcast cameras, organisers of the Turkish grand prix should have swung open the gates, Mark Webber said after finishing second at Istanbul Park.

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