Daily Archive: February 27, 2010

Feb 27

Jacques Villeneuve set for Stefan seat fitting

In Stefan GP’s car in Cologne on Monday, AUTOSPORT has learned

Team boss Zoran Stefanovic has said that the 1997 world champion is close to a deal with the Serbian squad, which continues to push for a place in the 2010 Formula 1 field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

NASCAR: Vegas native Kurt Busch wins pole at LVMS (+grid)

Las Vegas native Kurt Busch says it’s his turn to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kurt Busch edges out Jeff Gordon to secure pole for Sunday’s Shelby American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Busch took the first step in that direction Friday, winning the pole for Sunday’s Shelby American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race with a track-record speed of 188.719 mph. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI® Cup Champion prepares for the next level

The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI® Cup Champion

Timmy Megenbier is preparing for the next stage of his motorsports career as he travels to Athletes’ Performance in Phoenix, AZ for an intense, weeklong training session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Formula One teams testing report day 3 (+results)

Formula One day 3 test report

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

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Feb 27

Schu backtracks after saying Mercedes not ready to win

Michael Schumacher on Saturday steered away from claims his 2010 car might not be a winning one.

2010-02-13 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 07When asked 24 hours ago whether the W01 Mercedes car will travel to Bahrain next month as the favourite, he told reporters at the Barcelona test: “Maybe not.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Stefan slams USF1 ‘dreamers’ as entry push continues

Stefan GP on Saturday continued its feisty push to race in formula one in 2010.

Amid rumours the Serbian outfit may not have sent containers of equipment to Bahrain for the first race as it earlier claimed, copies of the actual transport orders were published on Stefan GP’s official website. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

F1 needs ‘quality not quantity’ on entry list – Webber

Sir Richard Branson is in the Barcelona paddock on Saturday, and he made clear his distaste for Ferrari’s recent outburst.

Ferrari’s ‘Horse Whisperer’ column poured scorn on the new wave of struggling small teams in formula one, including Branson’s Virgin Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Amid rain in Spain, pecking order also clouded

“P1 today is nice but means nothing, to be honest” -Nico Hulkenberg

Rain threatened to put a dampener on the Barcelona test early on Saturday, but the 2010 pecking order was also clouded. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

GP2 Asia Series teams Sakhir Grand Prix race 2 report (+photos, updated²)

Sakhir GP2 Asia Series race 2 report

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

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Feb 27

Charles Pic at the top (+results)

Arden rookie wins maiden GP2 Asia win while iSport International are crowned GP2 Asia champions

Charles Pic bagged his first GP2 Asia win today in Bahrain sprint race after overtaking initial race leader Adrian Zaugg on Lap 4 and then pulling away from his closest rivals Giacomo Ricci and Javier Villa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Mario Romancini and Conquest Racing finish in Top Ten

Of the IZOD Indycar Series open test at Barber Motorsports Park

Conquest Racing and Mario Romancini completed two days of testing at Barber Motorsports Park with a recorded fast lap of 1:10.5487, a time which ranked the team tenth fastest on the 17-turn, 2.38 mile circuit.  This was the team’s first outing at the track and Romancini’s first real test in an IZOD IndyCar Series car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Simona De Silvestro impresses at 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series open test

Takuma Sato completed his first ever IRL test, he finished an impressive 6th place overall.

The 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series testing season got off to a positive start when Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing concluded a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park in Huntsville, Ala., with driver Simona De Silvestro. The test marks the third time in which Team Stargate Worlds and HVM Racing have partnered up with De Silvestro in the cockpit and once again the recipe proved fruitful. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Haslam takes his first ever Superpole win at Phillip Island

Lascorz the top man after qualifying in World Supersport

In a new look Superpole, with the top 20 riders trying to go through all three sectors of Superpole in sessions which last 14, 12 and 10 minutes respectively, Leon Haslam (Suzuki Alstare) beat all the others to pole position with a best time of 1’31.229, securing his first ever WSBK Superpole win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Fabio Onidi in Auto GP with team Lazarus

Fabio Onidi will race in Auto GP.

The italian driver signed an agreement with team Lazarus in order to be on the series starting grid and compete for the 1.2 million euros prize money.

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Feb 27

Dynamic Sebring entry list to open 2010 season

Contenders in every class will vie for victory in 58th edition of 12 Hours

With the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón concluding its annual Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway, the focus now shifts to the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Skip Barber Racing School and Bryan Herta Autosport announce partnership

Throughout the upcoming Firestone Indy Lights season

Skip Barber Racing School announced that it has partnered with Bryan Herta Autosport to promote the Skip Barber National series and help identify and develop talented young racing drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

UAE Sportbike Festival report

Arushen Moodley makes it ten out of ten at the Sportbike Festival

South African Superbike champion Arushen Moodley made it ten out of ten wins in the UAE Sportbike Championship by powering to victory in the two races of the Sportbike Festival at Dubai Autodrome Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Liberty Motorsports expands race operations for 2010

Illinois-based team joining USF2000 National Championship and F2000 Championship Series with full-time efforts

Junior formula car front-runners Liberty Motorsports have announced an expanded race program for the upcoming 2010 race season, with a goal of achieving success in both the pro and amateur ranks. Targeting both race wins and championship titles, the Illinois-based team will compete in the USF2000 National Championship, F2000 Championship Series and SCCA Club Racing, fielding multi-car entries in all three series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Marc Antoine Cardin satisfied in spite of the tough events

This past weekend at the second round of the Florida Winter Tour, in Palm Beach 

A bad choice for the tunings changed the direction that the 55’s team of Marc Antoine Cardin had in mind, it is by doing the tunings they were used to for the Mini Max category that the team made a mistake, while it was starting the weekend in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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