Daily Archive: January 7, 2010

Jan 07

FAZZT Race Team completes first shakedown test

Tagliani and the team fought chilly temperatures

Today the FAZZT Race Team completed the second and final day of their first on-track shakedown of their #77 FAZZT Race Team Honda/Dallara/Firestone IndyCar on the oval at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Dakar: The film of stage number six

Coma still on a mission;”Peter” for glory

The many navigation mistakes of his contenders allowed Marc Coma to finish with the best time of the day in the bike category and to move up four places in the overall standings.  Moreover Italian rider Luca Manca, who was ranking ninth this morning in the overall standings, had to be evacuated from the track after a very serious fall in the early hours of the stage.

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Jan 07

Campana to compete on Monte Carlo rally

The oldest and most prestigious event in the history of the sport

Frenchman Pierre Campana will compete on the Monte Carlo Rally from January 19-23. Once more the young Corsican will drive a Renault Clio R3 run by the Italian Munaretto team, which he drove to category victory on the Sanremo Rally in September and took to third overall in the 2009 West European Clio Trophy – despite only participating in two events. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

GRAND-AM Continental Tire Challenge heads to Roar Before The 24

At Daytona International Speedway

Nearly 60 cars and more than a hundred drivers between the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Grand Sport (GS) and Street Tuner (ST) classes will participate in the three-day Roar Before The 24 this Friday through Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Another look: Sebring 2009

First in a nine-week review heading into the new season

The first official practice day for the 2010 American Le Mans Series is now 10 weeks away. So to help get your motor running for the new season, let’s take a look back at 2009 – starting of course at Sebring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

F1000: National Championship returns in 2010

2010 F1000 National Championship will again feature top drivers doing battle across the U.S.A

Series officials have confirmed that the F1000 National Championship presented by George Dean Racing Engines and Taylor Race Engineering will return in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Dakar stage 6: Antofagasta to Iquique (+map)

598 km are on the menu for stage 6

418 km against the clock that will still make contenders suffer with challenges like managing the efforts deployed and many pace changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Rumour – Nespresso to be Sauber sponsor

After losing Petronas to Mercedes, Sauber is close to inking a deal with a new sponsor.

Rumours indicate that the Hinwil based team will sign a sponsorship contract to promote Nespresso, a coffee subsidiary of the well-known foods company Nestle. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

FIA set to push for new crashgate bans

World’s press considers defeat of crashgate bans 

F1’s governing body is reportedly considering a fresh attempt to sanction Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds, after the crashgate conspirators this week won their French legal action. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Kubica’s teammate unlikely to be French – Boullier

“There are several possible scenarios, one of them French,” said Boullier

Robert Kubica’s teammate at Renault in 2010 is not likely to be a Frenchman, Eric Boullier has admitted. The Enstone based team, recently taken over by Luxembourg based investment company Genii Capital, has installed the 36-year-old Frenchman as its new permanent boss. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Aluminos arrive and drive racing program continues to find success

Professional operation continuing to build and improve on accomplished program

The past two seasons has been a successful beginning in what promises to be a long future for Team Aluminos. The Danville, California-based operation, which came to life in late 2007 and splashed onto the karting scene with their debut at the 2007 SKUSA SuperNationals with excellent results and happy customers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Global Leader Green Racing” becomes Series

The American Le Mans Series was green before green was cool

So it has decided to make it official. In 2010, the world’s leading sports car series will use its Global Leader Green Racing mark as its primary logo. Style and usage guidelines were developed and issued to teams and corporate partners over the holidays. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

All systems go for Dubai 24 Hours

With free entry for race fans

Under the patronage of His Highness Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the countdown to the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai has begun. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Beechdean and Mansell sign Le Mans partnership

They will run run a factory supported Ginetta-Zytek GZ09S Le Mans Prototype

Leading UK GT race team Beechdean Motorsport has entered into a long term partnership with Nigel Mansell to form Beechdean Mansell Motorsport, with the long term aim of acheiving glory at the Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »