Daily Archive: September 19, 2009

Sep 19

Weather postpones Komatsu 300

Rescheduled for Sunday afternoon

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilinguePersistent weather system that moved into the area on Saturday morning forced the postponement of the Komatsu 300 at Riverside International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

GP2 Series teams Portugal race 1 report

Portugal GP2 Series race 1 report

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

Sep 19

Vasiliauskas wins the race as Soucek takes the title

Andy Soucek wins 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship

F2 - Andy Soucek 2009 FIA Formula Two ChampionKazim Vasiliauskas scored a sublime maiden victory of the season in the opening F2 race at Imola today, whilst Andy Soucek clinched the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship with a third place finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Bratt keeps his momentum with Vallelunga’s pole

Five drivers in half of a second

Nobody can stop Will Bratt. The british driver in Vallelunga managed to keep his momentum clinching a wondeful pole position, his second in this Euroseries 3000 by PartyPoker Racing Season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Johnson, Roush Garner last lap victory in Grand-Am KONI Challenge

Von Moltke, Sweeney earn third ST victory of 2009

The battle for the lead was between the APR cars for much of the event. Dion von Moltke passed teammate Josh Hurley with two laps remaining in the Street Tuner (ST) portion of the race to earn his and co-driver Mike Sweeney’s third victory of the 2009 season. Von Moltke and Sweeney drove the No. 181 APR/BBS Volkswagen GTI for APR Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Oreca’s 2010 starts this year at Petit Le Mans (+photos)

Road Atlanta trip will set stage for Le Mans next season

Team ORECA’s 2010 gets under way this weekend with two days of testing in advance of next week’s Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. Team boss Hugues de Chaunac, who knows a thing or two when it comes to winning races in the American Le Mans Series, is sending an AIM-powered ORECA 01 prototype to contest the 1,000-mile/10-hour endurance classic at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

RSR Trans-Am pre-race report a Road America

The last dance for Drissi and Ramoutarsingh in 2009

After a month long wait, RSR drivers Tomy Drissi and Daniel Ramoutarsingh are ready to rock and roll in the 2009 Muscle Milk SCCA Trans-Am Series season finale this weekend at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Hülkenberg dominates in Portimao (+results)

German seals Team’s Championship with win

Nico Hülkenberg has continued his winning ways with a strong victory in today’s feature race in Portimao,  shadowing  race  leader  Vitaly  Petrov  before  jumping  to  the  front  after  his  stop  and leading home Luca Filippi and Lucas di Grassi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Johnson, Roush Garner last lap victory in Grand-Am KONI Challenge

In Salt Lake City 200 at Miller Motorsports Park

In a seesaw battle with the defending race winning driver and team Friday at Miller Motorsports Park, Billy Johnson passed Bill Auberlen for the final time in Turn 1 of Lap 46 – the final lap of the two-and-a-half hour Salt Lake City 200 and held off the 2008 winner by 1.095 seconds to earn his second Grand Sport (GS) victory of 2009 and the first ever for co-driver Jack Roush Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

DTM: Tom Kristensen claims pole position in Barcelona (+grid)

Bruno Spengler will start fourth

Qualifying for the eighth DTM season round at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona was much to the liking of the DTM fans. Until the final stages, the positions on top of the leaderboard changed almost by the second. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Montoya starts first Chase with New Hampshire pole (+result)

Chase drivers take seven of top-10 qualifying positions

Juan Montoya sped around New Hampshire Motor Speedway in a track-record 28.545 seconds (133.431 mph) to win the pole for Sunday’s Sylvania 300, the first race in the Chase. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Button says he wants to stay at Brawn

Jenson Button says he wants to remain with the Brawn team in 2010

2009-07-25 - BrawnGP - Jenson Button 06It has been reported that the Briton and world championship leader, having agreed a pay-cut for 2009 after the Honda management buyout, is now pushing for more money for next season and is yet to be made a satisfactory offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

IndyCar: Scott Dixon wins Motegi (+result)

Championship to be decided in Miami

Ryan Briscoe had the IndyCar Series championship all but sewn up just past the halfway point of the Indy Japan 300. He just had to remain clear of trouble, such as having a yellow cone with “end of pit road speed limit” in bold block lettering on it lodged under the left-front suspension. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

DTM: Audi quartet up front in practice in Barcelona

Sprengler: seventh

Audi driver Timo Scheider emerged fastest from free practice of the DTM at the Circuit de Catalunya. On Saturday morning, the reigning DTM champion set the fastest lap time at 1:07.049 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

A dominant win for Bianchi

First podium finish for Caldarelli

At the 2.977 kilometres long Circuit de Catalunya, Jules Bianchi (ART Grand Prix) scored his seventh race victory of the season in the Formula 3 Euro Series. The Frenchman crossed the finish line 1.071 seconds ahead of Alexander Sims (Mücke Motorsport), who became the best-placed rookie driver by finishing second. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

NHMS home track advantage to some ACT Invitational

The $65,000 ACT Invitational will be part of the biggest one day of racing in New England

This weekend’s American Canadian Tour (ACT) Invitational at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) will seem like a homecoming of sorts to several of the drivers who race with the ACT. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Bratt tops the time sheets in the second practice

Five drivers in less than three tenths

Five drivers in less than three tenths. This is the verdict of Vallelunga’s second Free Practice Session, an outcome that boosts the hopes for a really close fight for the top spot, both in today’s qualifying as in Sunday’s races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Gigliotti ready to fire up LG Corvette again (+photo)

Lou Gigliotti will team with Tomy Drissi and newcomer Matt Bell

The last time we saw Lou Gigliotti’s LG Motorsports Corvette C6, it was nearly burnt to a crisp and headed on a truck bound east for Long Beach. Thanks to tireless work and a little help from its friends, the Riley Technologies-built car will make its return to the American Le Mans Series next weekend at Road Atlanta’s Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Juncos Racing advances to Atlanta with two Championship leads

With only two races remaining in the 2009 Star Mazda Championship

The Florida-based debut team of Juncos Racing will continue on to Round 12 at Atlanta next week with not only one, but two Championship leads to its name.  In the Team Championship Points Standings, Juncos Racing is now tied with AIM Autosport for third place with 195 points, sitting just behind the veteran teams of JDC Motorsports and Andersen Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Point leader Fogarty wins fourth consecutive pole Friday at Miller Motorsports Park

His 13th career Grand-Am overall

While Jon Fogarty won his fourth consecutive pole position and series-tying 13th career overall pole Friday in Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Friday, the Daytona Prototype point leader viewed the session as a test for Saturday’s Utah 250. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Road America to host prestigious racing Championship

The event will be held at Road America,on  September 24-27

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) drivers from around the country will soon participate in what is known as the pinnacle of motorsports, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.® Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Bonanomi is the fastest in the first free practice session in Vallelunga

Euroseries 3000 by PartyPoker Racing started its roman weekend

The first of the two free practice sessions saw the drivers getting on track to find the first benchmarks, especially the ones who never raced there before. Rodolfo Gonzalez, Will Bratt and Juan Carlos Sistos took some time to become familiar with the “Autodromo Piero Taruffi” and also Ben Hanley had to learn again a track on wich he raced only in 2004. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Kazim blazes to maiden F2 pole

Lithuanian sets blistering pace in first qualifying

Kazim Vasiliauskas stormed to his maiden F2 pole in the first qualifying session at Imola, eclipsing his rivals by more than three tenths of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

ING Renault F1 Team completes spectacular demo in Sochi

This event gave a lot of fans in Sochi their first chance to see a Formula One car up-close

2009 - Dubai Roadshow 02The Russian city of Sochi played host to the ING Renault F1 Team as race driver Romain Grosjean and demo driver Adam Khan staged a spectacular display on the streets of the city. Read the rest of this entry »