Daily Archive: November 22, 2009

Nov 22

Pat Richard wins dramatic Rally of the Tall Pines (+photos & results)

He is crowned 2009 Canadian Rally Champion

In a dramatic season finale, Pat Richard (Squamish, B.C.) and Alan Ockwell (Toronto) won the Rally of the Tall Pines in Bancroft, Ontario to clinch the 2009 Canadian Rally Championship, presented by Subaru and supported by Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

NASCAR: Fourth consecutive championship for Jimmie Johnson (+result)

Denny Hamlin wins the season finale

58987325Jimmie Johnson finishes fifth at Homestead to clinch his history-making fourth consecutive Cup Series championship. In the 61 year’s history of Nascar, it is the first time that a driver wins four championship in a row.

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Nov 22

FAZZT Race Team places key personnel for 2010 Season

The team was formed in July

 The FAZZT Race Team is continuing to take shape with the addition of key personnel. Chief Operating Officer Jim Freudenberg and Team General Manager Rob Edwards have completed the hiring in several key positions in preparation for the 2010 IndyCar series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

McRae scores historic podium for Proton in Rally of Scotland

The Proton MEM Satria Neo S2000 scored its first ever podium finish

On the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, Scottish rally hero Alister McRae crossed the finish line of the Rally of Scotland in third place in Stirling this afternoon. McRae, one of the sport’s biggest names, is returning to rallying with the Malaysian manufacturer and admitted the result was an emotional moment for all concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Mercedes’ 2010 lineup to ‘surprise’ – Haug

Norbert Haug has passed up an opportunity to clearly rule out speculation

Michael Schumacher could set to make a sensational return to full time formula one racing.  Amid intense speculation that the almost 41-year-old will join Nico Rosberg in an all-German 2010 lineup for Mercedes GP, the marque’s competition director said: “You might be surprised. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Mortora on top of the world (+photos, updated)

Edoardo Mortara wins Macau Grand Prix

Edoardo Mortara (Signature) has won the traditional Macau Grand Prix, the world’s most prestigious Formula 3 race. Together with Jean Karl Vernay (Signature), the Signature team, a regular entrant in the Formula 3 Euro Series, scored a 1-2 at the 6.12 kilometres long Guia circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

End of season party at Autodrome St-Eustache

Alan Labrosse and family welcomed the ASE staff

Saturday afternoon, Alan Labrosse and family, owner of the Autodrome St-Eustache invited their staff and friends to a private party to salute their work over the past season.

Our photo album from St-Eustache

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Nov 22

Kris Meeke crowned king of Scotland (+result)

The 2009 IRC season reached a rousing finale

This weekend on the inaugural RACMSA Rally of Scotland, producing a fitting victory for series champion Kris Meeke in his home event. Starting out from Perth’s historic Scone Palace on Thursday under the most severe rainstorm to have hit Britain in 1000 years and passing through the rugged Scottish landscape to end with a fanfare at Stirling Castle on Saturday, the 1000km event lived up to its billing as the ‘battle of Britain’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Andersen Racing conducts test at Sebring in preparation for 2010 season

This is very beneficial to young drivers

One of the many benefits Andersen Racing’s karting and Star Mazda drivers enjoy is that their team already has a program in place at the next level of competition.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

MOTOGP: Rossi excited ahead of sportscar bow

Valentino Rossi prepares for his sportscar outing at Vallelunga

MotoGP title winner Valentino Rossi says he is excited about the prospect of racing in Sunday’s Vallelunga Six Hour sportscar race after hitting the track on Friday for the first practice sessions of the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Phil Mills celebrates historic victory

Instead of taking a break after the 2009 WRC season

Petter Solberg’s co-driver Phil Mills has been working flat-out at his rally car preparation business, and this week celebrated his team’s victory on the British historic Roger Albert Clark Rally. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Ferrari to release Schu for Mercedes seat – Jordan

“It will be approved because it is in the interests of F1” -Jordan

Speculation that Michael Schumacher is planning a full return to formula one is continuing to build. So far the rumours are being played down by the 40-year-old’s spokeswoman Sabine Kehm and officials for Brackley based Mercedes GP and its parent Mercedes-Benz/Daimler. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Williams insists equity sale will not change team

“I have no intention of losing control of this company” – Williams

WilliamsHybridPowerSir Frank Williams insists he has sold a minor portion of his Grove based team to pay some bills rather than wind down his involvement in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Donald Theetge honored at Série ACT Castrol Banquet

It is Theetge’s second career Série ACT Castrol Championship

ACTCastrol2009 Série ACT Castrol Stock Car Champion Donald Theetge of Boischatel, Quebec was honored at the annual Série ACT Castrol Banquet of Champions at the Best Western Hotel Universel in Drummondville, QC on Saturday, November 21. It is Theetge’s second career Série ACT Castrol Championship, with his previous title coming in 2006. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

F1 on Sunday: around the ‘net

The latest…

All the latest news and bits from F1 on the web. Read the rest of this entry »