Daily Archive: February 7, 2010

Feb 07

Harvick shines in second consecutive Shootout win (+result)

He becomes fourth driver to win back-to-back Shootouts

A bout with the flu and a lack of practice time didn’t seem to bother Kevin Harvick, who won Saturday night’s Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway for the second consecutive year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

ARCA: Danica proves she’s a natural in stock car (+result)

Using lessons from Junior, Danica proves she can handle stock cars

JR Motorsports team owners Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rick Hendrick could not keep their eyes off the TV screens Saturday afternoon. The pair, along with Daytona 500 polesitter Mark Martin and his crew chief Alan Gustafson, did their best to politely field questions in the media center after securing the front row for the Great American Race. But the ARCA race was underway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Perce-Neige: Bruno Caré takes first National win

In Rallye Perce-neige 2010 in Maniwaki

Icy conditions and mechanical issues took their toll on the field of 54 entrants at the 2010 Rallye Perce Neige on Saturday. Only 36 cars made it to the finish of the first round of the 2010 Canadian Rally Championship, presented by Subaru and supported by Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Rain could affect Jerez test this week

This week’s second test of the 2010 winter season is likely to be affected by bad weather.

Forecasts ahead of the four-day session at Jerez, in south western Spain, predict rain. The rain will almost certainly hit early in the week, ahead of the first test day on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Lotus fires up 2010 car, set for Tuesday shakedown

The Cosworth engine in the rear of the first completed 2010 Lotus car has been fired up.

LotusThe new Malaysian-backed, Norfolk (UK)-based team announced recently that the single seater will be launched at London’s Royal Horticultural Hall this coming Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Atlantic Championship selects Theory Communication and Design

As agency of record

The Cooper Tires presents the Atlantic Championship series Powered by Mazda, North America’s longest running racing series, assigned Agency of Record duties to Theory Communication and Design, a full service automotive-focused agency. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

GP2 2010 – The grid is taking shape

There are still some question marks over drivers that are not yet signed

With the 2010 GP2 Main series championship starting on May 7th, the grid is starting to get filled up. Once again a series of new talents are signed in the best teams and once again there is a good chance that some of them will end up in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

NASCAR: ”I might not do every race in 2010” – Gordon

Robby Gordon says he won’t be full-time in 2010, eyes Indianapolis 500 run?

Robby Gordon has spent the past eight seasons running a full-time Sprint Cup schedule, but he doesn’t plan on running a full 2010 season. His Robby Gordon Motorsports will field a car in every race, at times in association with BAM Racing, but Gordon said Thursday he likely won’t be in the seat for each event. He wouldn’t reveal his entire 2010 schedule but did say the Indianapolis 500 is a possibility. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Stoner: Ducati transformed by ‘big bang’ engine

The Australian was second fastest, behind Valentino Rossi

“Instead of the bike always wanting to buck and weave, with this engine, because it’s got that much more torque, it’s trying to drive the bike out instead” – Casey Stoner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Al-Attiyah gets Skoda for IRC debut

Nasser Al-Attiyah will make his Intercontinental Rally Challenge debut on Rally Argentina next month

Driving a Skoda Fabia S2000 for the Belgian Rene Georges Rally Sport team, the highly-regarded Qatari, 39, is a hero in Argentina after he finished runner-up to Carlos Sainz on the Dakar Rally, which started and finished in the capital Buenos Aires last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

McNish: We will have to be at top level to win

Allan McNish bidding for his third Le Mans triumph in further developed Audi R15 TDI

Allan McNish will bid for a third career Le Mans 24 Hour race victory in June when the Flying Scotsman races an Audi in search of the German manufacturer’s ninth triumph in the annual French sportscar endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Atlantic: Reduced fixed price for 2010 announced

A significant price reduction for competitors

Series Officials announced a significant price reduction for competitors in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. This price reduction is part of a new movement by the Atlantic Championship to help aspiring drivers onto the “Road to F1”. Read the rest of this entry »

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