Daily Archive: August 16, 2009

Aug 16

De Silvestro extends Atlantic Championship lead (+results, + photos)

She wins Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres

DPP_09-08-15_097Series points leader Simona De Silvestro is now the most prolific woman driver in the 36-year history of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda.

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Aug 16

Miller Takes Mid-Ohio Win and 2009 F2000 Title

Miller put a stamp on his title season with a dominating win over Audette

F2000 - Chris Miller - Remy AudetteChris Miller took the F2000 Championship Series title while putting a stamp on his 2009 season by taking a dominating victory in the season finale at Mid-Ohio over Remy Audette and Tim Minor. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Jousse takes superb maiden F2 win

Frenchman coverts pole position to race two victory

Julien Jousse, who started on pole position, took a dominant maiden victory in race two of the FIA Formula Two Championship at Donington Park this afternoon (Sunday). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Another Mid-Ohio pole and three more points for Chris Miller

Remy Audette second

Chris Miller now touts a huge 30 point margin in the championship over Matthew Inge. Inge said: “The car was so much better than yesterday with the wing package St. Clair put on. I think I could have put it on pole but was pushing way too hard and just lost it in one, ending my session.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Rookie Alexander Sims celebrates maiden Formula 3 victory

At the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit

British driver Alexander Sims (Mücke Motorsport) scored his maiden victory in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Already before the first corner, the Mücke driver, who won the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award last year, overtook Christian Vietoris (Mücke Motorsport), who eventually came home second. Mika Mäki (Signature) completed the top three. In the points’ standings after twelve races, leader Jules Bianchi (ART Grand Prix) has a margin of 25 points over Vietoris. Bianchi finished fifth in the Eifel race on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Soucek storms to victory at Donington Park

Formula Two pays tribute to Henry Surtees

Spaniard Andy Soucek has extended his lead in the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship after taking a brilliant win at Donington Park in race one this morning (Sunday). He becomes the first driver to achieve three race victories this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Jousse tops the timesheets in qualifying two

Frenchman claims maiden pole at Donington

Julien Jousse has taken a maiden pole position for tomorrow’s second Formula Two race, after a dramatic qualifying session at Donington Park this afternoon (Saturday). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Searcy takes race one at Mid-Ohio

Audette recovered to finish third

Benjamin Searcy and Z-Sports took their third win of the F2000 season at Mid-Ohio, Searcy held second spot for most of the race before a late race spin by leader Remy Audette gave him the lead and ultimately the victory. Tim Minor finished second, coming off a win at Summit Point. Read the rest of this entry »