Daily Archive: September 26, 2009

Sep 26

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series postponed at Kawartha

Rescheduled for Sunday


 Due to inclement weather, Saturday evening’s Z-Line Designs 250 presented by the Dodge Dealers of Ontario and Coca-Cola at Kawartha Speedway has been postponed. The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 event has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 27 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

‘Disastrous’ qualifying for title favourites Brawn

His team boss Ross Brawn called the result “disastrous”

Jenson Button had no explanation after yet another disappointing twist put a dent in his world championship challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Rumour – Turkey to be dropped from 2010 calendar

On the face of it, F1 recently presented a healthy 19 race dates for the 2010 calendar.

But so many of those venues are under a cloud: Canada and Germany are subject to the signing of contracts, Britain’s two alternative circuits are not guaranteed races, Spa’s racing license has been revoked, and South Korea’s new venue is only half built. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Vettel emerging as favourite for Singapore win

“It was my first run on new tyres”

Lewis Hamilton has pole, but the Red Bull drivers are emerging as the real favourites for victory in Sunday’s Singapore grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix qualifying report (+results)

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

Sep 26

Telefonica to sponsor Campos – report

Santander to pay for Raikkonen transfer – report

SantanderTelefonicaTelefonica is set to be the main sponsor of the new Spanish team Campos in 2010. But despite the expected support of the telecommunications giant, team managing director and F1 veteran Daniele Audetto has revealed that the FIA’s budget cap row with FOTA earlier this year endangered the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Schu, Prost, Berger, Massa back Todt for president

The elections take place at the FIA General Assembly on 23 October

On the heels of Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone, two more influential voices have publicly backed the FIA presidential campaign of Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Hamilton takes new chassis to fastest time

Hamilton hits out at state of Singapore track

2009-07-25 - McLaren - Lewis Hamilton - 5833With a brand new chassis, Lewis Hamilton put Friday’s problems in the past as he powered to the quickest time in the final practice session before qualifying on Saturday evening. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Barrichello to take grid penalty for gearbox change

Button wants calm amid rumours of Brawn discord

2009-07-25 - BrawnGP - Rubens Barrichello and Jenson ButtonRubens Barrichello is to take a five-place grid penalty in Singapore because his gearbox needs to be changed, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Piquet will find another F1 seat – Ecclestone

Ecclestone ‘out of touch’ says F1 owner

Nelson Piquet 269Although blacklisted by many in the pitlane, Nelson Piquet Jr will find another drive in formula one, according to the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Matt downs wins IMSA season finale at Road America

Downs’s win secured his second place finish in the Lites One driver championship

Matt Downs started third, dropped back to fourth and then worked his way back up to the front to win his fifth race of the 2009 IMSA Lites presented by Frisby Performance Tire series at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

State of Series address includes 2010 schedule

And return of Drawson Racing

The 2010 American Le Mans Series will feature both scheduling stability to go alongside a dynamic class restructure, efforts that secure the world’s leading sports car championship in the upper echelon of global motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Leventis & Verdon-Roe victorious at Goodwood

 Strakka Racing’s Nick Leventis polished off a remarkable season

With a debut win at the Goodwood Revival last weekend, securing victory with co-driver Bobby Verdon-Roe in the prestigious Lavant Cup. One of the headline events at the annual Revival, the Lavant Cup vies with the RAC Tourist Trophy for top honours. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Bob Faieta and Brian Wong sweep Petit Le Mans

Faieta sat on pole and led every lap at Road Atlanta in the Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama

Following in Faieta’s path was Gold Cup racer Brian Wong, who won his seventh consecutive race. Faieta came into Road Atlanta with a lead in the championship over Martin Snow. Snow didn’t let Faieta out of his sights the entire weekend, finishing second in both races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Race of America set for Oklahoma Motorsports complex

Norman circuit prepares for new event for weekend prior to the CKI Grand Championships

Following a busy two weeks hosting the Rotax Max Challenge USA Grand Nationals, the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex is preparing to host another two straight weekends of top level karting in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Mosport’s 2010 American Le Mans date announced

August 26-29 set for the Grand Prix of Mosport

As part of its 50th anniversary season celebration, Mosport International Raceway will again host the only Canadian stop on the 2010 American Le Mans Series schedule, August 26-29. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Andy Soucek Q&A

The newly crowned champion reflects on a fantastic campaign in F2

Podium joy for SoucekA third place finish in race one at Imola last Saturday (19 September) secured the FIA Formula Two Championship title for Andy Soucek, and the Spaniard went on to celebrate his achievement in style by storming to his fifth victory of the season in race two. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Financial future of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport secured

“We have always put on a fantastic show and this is only going to get better.”

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport will be starting Season Five in just over a month with the Nikon SuperGP on 22 to 25 October and a financial restructuring has been put in place to secure its long term future. Read the rest of this entry »