Daily Archive: March 29, 2010

Mar 29

Ouellette and Gangi score titles for PSL Karting at Florida Winter Tour

Canadian squad returns home with gold in Rotax Senior and Rotax Micro Max categories

Karting - Pier-Luc OuelletteThe 2010 season is primed to be another great year for the Trois-Rivieres, Quebec based PSL Karting squad. The Canadian CRG squad battled in both dry and wet conditions at the Ocala Gran Prix facility for the final round of the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Power shot: Make it 2-for-2 on streets

Alex Tagliani finished in sixth place after starting eight

Sunshine broke through the clouds just as Grammy-award winner Jon Secada hit the final notes of the national anthem, eliciting cheers from spectators and a quiet “thank you” from event promoters and Mayor Bill Foster. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Ferrari should have used team orders in Aus – Brundle

Ferrari “will need every point they can” to win this year’s world championship.

2010-03-17 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 03Martin Brundle thinks Ferrari should have ordered Felipe Massa to pull aside for his Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso during Sunday’s Australian GP. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Double points haul for Sykes in Portugal

2010 Hannspree World Superbike Championship – Round 2 in Portimao

The Kawasaki Racing Team might have been down to just one rider for round two of the 2010 Hannspree World Superbike Championship at Portimao this weekend but it turned out to be a double points haul for Yorkshireman Tom Sykes who recorded a 13th place in race two to go with his 15th place in the opening race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Andersen Racing’s Carmen Jorda finishes 11th

In her first Firestone Indy Lights race

While some of the veterans were making wild moves that didn’t work out or becoming victims of the wild moves of others, Andersen Racing’s Carmen Jorda successfully finished her first Firestone Indy Lights race ever Sunday on the St. Petersburg street circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Final news briefs from Melbourne

The latests…

Before finishing the thrilling Australian grand prix in second place, Renault’s Robert Kubica had pleaded with a friend not to throw away a EUR100 bet on a podium finish for the Pole.  “I may have to give him the money!” Kubica laughed. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Schu ‘lost instructions’ to F1 dominance – report

“An anonymous afternoon” for the great German.

2010-03-27 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 03Sections of the world’s media scoffed at Michael Schumacher after he finished more than a minute down and tenth of the fourteen runners at the end of Sunday’s Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Williams impressed with Barrichello

“Why was Rubens never world champion?”

2010-03-27 - AT&T Williams - Sam Michael - Rubens BarrichelloSam Michael is impressed with Rubens Barrichello, after working alongside the Brazilian veteran for his first two races at the wheel of a Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Whitmarsh excuses Hamilton for Melbourne outbursts

“If Lewis didn’t feel disappointed and frustrated, I’d be worried” -Whitmarsh

2010-03-27 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 09Martin Whitmarsh has excused Lewis Hamilton for his criticisms of McLaren’s race strategists in the Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Mercedes eyes Barcelona debut for ‘F-duct’

McLaren supercar caused Mercedes split – Haug

2010-03-14 - Merdedes GP Petronas - Laureus 02Mercedes is targeting May’s Spanish grand prix for the debut of its own McLaren-style ‘F-duct’ air inlet system. After Sauber tested (but did not race) a version in Australia, Williams’ Sam Michael said the Grove based team aims to be ready with the downforce-spoiling F-duct in China mid next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Kovalainen to sit out practice after coin toss

Team boss Fernandes not running Lotus team

2010-02-27 - Lotus F1 Racing - Tony Fernandez - Mike Gascoyne 012010-03-27 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kobvaleinen 01The loss of a coin throw means Heikki Kovalainen will sit out Friday morning practice ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

World’s press hails end of F1 boredom

The sport had gone from “Formula Yawn to a Blockbuster”

arton10179-a4011The world’s press hailed Sunday’s Australian grand prix as the perfect antidote to the lambasted ‘Bore-rain’ season opener two weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Pole sitter Hinchcliffe taken out in season start

The opening round of the 2010 Firestone Indy Lights Series proved to be short-lived for James Hinchcliffe

Having claimed pole on the 1.8-mile St. Petersburg, Florida street course on Saturday, the 23-year-old’s race lasted only to the first corner on Sunday courtesy of fellow countryman and ninth place starter Philip Major diving into him under braking. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Conquest Racing’s Mario Romancini to start 18th in St-Petersburg

In IZOD Indy Car race in Florida Monday

After a day of learning on Friday and some overnight changes to the car, Mario Romancini hopped into the #34 Ronn Motor H2Go Conquest IZOD IndyCar Series car for Sarturday’s qualifying session where he posted a time of 1 minute 2.7366 seconds, giving him a starting position of 18th place for Sunday’s race.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Trio of Andersen Racing drivers finish in the Top 10

Mikaël Grenier sixth in Star Mazda action at St. Pete

Mikaël Grenier

Mikaël Grenier

Andersen Racing’s Tristan Vautier, Anders Krohn and Mikael Grenier remain in the top five in the driver point standings for the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear after they all finished in the top 10 in the second race of the 13-race series Sunday at the street circuit in St. Petersburg, Fla. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Sage Karam leads every lap Sunday

To beat Fielding and McKenna in USF2000 cction at St. Pete Grand Prix

Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. concluded a perfect weekend at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday morning by leading all 20 laps of Round 2 of the USF2000 National Championship, which is presented by Cooper Tires and powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Podium finish for Wilson in St. Petersburg

In round one of Firestone Indy Lights Series

The opening round of the Firestone Indy Lights Series provided a wet and wild race on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. Bryan Herta Autosport drivers Stefan Wilson and Sebastian Saavedra found mixed results on the tight and challenging temporary street circuit with Wilson earning his first career Indy Lights podium in only his seventh start and Saavedra falling victim to the wet weather conditions. Read the rest of this entry »