Daily Archive: June 15, 2009

Jun 15

Sticky: Ranger dominating in Dickies 200 win (+results & exclusives photos)

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series 

2009-06-14_0080Andrew Ranger won the Dickies in dominating fashion in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series action at Mosport International Raceway. 

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Jun 15

Crisis about ‘power’ not rules – Ecclestone

FOTA, 2010 entrant, point fingers at FIA

F1’s political crisis is grinding on with no solution in sight because it is not about disputed rules but “power”, according to Bernie Ecclestone.

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Jun 15

Irvine accuses mayor’s son of assault

At the Milan dance nightclub Hollywood

Former grand prix winner and Ferrari driver Eddie Irvine has accused the son of a high-ranking Italian dignitary of assaulting him.

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Jun 15

Webber’s future waits for F1 crisis

Nobody knows what and where he is going to drive next year

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - RedBull - Mark Webber 02Mark Webber is another driver to have halted considerations about his future while F1’s current political crisis is resolved.

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Jun 15

A1GP award winners announced

Fans from across the globe voted

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport fans have chosen their winners from the 2008/09 season.

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Jun 15

FIA suspects FOTA ‘element’ thwarting solution

FIA said the 1998 Concorde Agreement should be extended until 2014

F1’s governing body on Monday accused “an element” of the teams’ association FOTA of being “determined to prevent” a solution to the sport’s political crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Le Mans winner named as Campos F1 candidate

Campos Grand Prix will be based in Madrid and Valencia

2009 Le Mans winner, Ferrari test driver and veteran of 36 grands prix Marc Gene has been named as a possible driver for a new Spanish formula one team.

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Jun 15

New US team to select drivers ‘soon’

There are some very good American drivers out there

Having secured a spot on the 2010 grid, new formula one entrant Team US F1 expects to select drivers for the North Carolina-based outfit “pretty soon”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Patrese, Panis, slam F1 politics

“Ridiculous, a joke”

Two former formula one winners have expressed dismay at the current state of formula one politics. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

New rumour links Coca-Cola with F1

Coke has never sponsored a formula one team

New rumours have arisen linking Coca-Cola with a sponsorship foray in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Nick Wittmer remains second in the standings with Lombardi Honda Racing

Dumoulin finishes in seventh in Mosport CTCC Touring Championship

2009-06-13_0031The second double header that was held on mythic Mosport facility for the third program of the Canadian Touring Car Championship was not what Lombardi Honda Racing drivers expected this weekend.

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Jun 15

Andersen Racing Sunday Star Mazda race report

Andersen Racing’s Kent is perfect on Sunday in Star Mazda action at NJMP

Andersen Racing’s Richard Kent pledges allegiance to the Union Jack rather than the Stars and Stripes, but it was the checkered flag he captured on Flag Day when he led every lap of round five of the Star Mazda championship presented by Goodyear at New Jersey Motorsport Park’s Thunderbolt Raceway on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Meetings roll on as another F1 deadline looms

The next ‘D-Day’ is for Friday June 19

Formula one bosses’ glut of meetings will roll into yet another week on Monday, as the rebel FOTA alliance jets into Heathrow airport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Valtteri Bottas wins traditional Masters of Formula 3

In the footsteps of Hamilton and Coulthard

Formula 3 Euro Series driver Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix) is the winner of the “Tango Masters of Formula 3″ that took place at the 4.307 kilometres long circuit of Zandvoort this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Bruno Senna forced to retire in Le Mans 24 Hour

Peugeot 1-2 breaks Audi dominance in the famous endurance race

A team decision led Bruno Senna’s car to retire from the world famous endurance race, the Le Mans 24 Hour, on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Hamilton worked to win rivals’ respect

“I think they do respect me more but maybe because I’m not winning!” -Hamilton

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - McLaren - Lewis Hamilton 05Lewis Hamilton has admitted that his opening two years in the sport left relationships with his F1 rivals in tatters. Read the rest of this entry »