Daily Archive: October 24, 2010

Oct 24

Flagworld’s photo albums from Rallye de Charlevoix 2010 (+result& photos)

Flagworld’s contributors Lamoureux and Dansereau in Charlevoix

For the very first time, two of Flagworld’s photographers were in the Charlevoix region Saturday to shoot some of the action in different stages. Although we could not find any reports and/or results from the rally management , we managed to  find results which we are posting.

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Oct 24

Formula One teams Korea Grand Prix race report

Korea Grand Prix Formula One race report

South Korean Grand-Prix logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yeongam circuit.



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Oct 24

Citroen C4 WRC driver Sebastien Loeb has won the Rally de Espana (+result)

Three weeks after clinching this year’s drivers’ World Championship

Adding another victory to his record breaking tally, today’s win was the 61st at World Championship level for the Frenchman and his co-driver Daniel Elena. The pair led the rally from beginning to end, eventually finishing 35.3 seconds ahead of the man in second place, Citroen privateer Petter Solberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Fifth position for Jacques Villeneuve and teammate Dumbrell (+result)

Spectacular racing tops off stellar Gold Coast weekend

A crowd of 58,977 spectators has enjoyed a hot day and hot racing on the streets of the Gold Coast today for the third and final day of the Armor All Gold Coast 600.  Today’s crowd brings the Event’s total tally to 170,073 fans across the three days, a result Queensland Sport Minister Phil Reeves said was spectacular. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Cyprus Rally ready for action

The IRC is gearing up to a spectacular end of season finale

At the 2010 FxPro Cyprus Rally (4-6 November) as well as at the inaugural Love Cyprus Golden Stage Rally (7 November). The final round of the season will form an IRC swansong for Peugeot UK’s defending champion Kris Meeke, who was recently supplanted by Skoda’s Juho Hanninen. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Button will help Hamilton ‘voluntarily’ – Whitmarsh

Button should help Hamilton now, thinks Horner

2010-10-23 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 52010-10-23 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 6As the Yeongam paddock emptied on Sunday night, the only talking point was the title contending teams’ driver strategies for the now two-race run to the championship crown. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Alonso leads title as Red Bulls falter in Korea

“Totally my mistake” admitted Australian Webber

2010-10-23 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 42010-10-23 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 5An eventful and marathon inaugural Korean grand prix, beginning in boredom and ending in darkness, has changed the face of the 2010 world championship fight. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Vettel failure a surprise admits Red Bull

“Something broke in the valve area, so it’s the first time.”

2010-10-23 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 22010-10-23 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 3A gutted Red Bull team on Sunday night was ruing a catastrophic Korean grand prix, where Mark Webber lost the championship lead, and Sebastian Vettel the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Brawn commits to Mercedes but thinking about retiring

2011 Mercedes car ‘more innovative’ than W01 – Haug

2010-06-13_04182010-10-10 - Mercedes GP - Ralf Schumacher - Norbert Haug - Michael SchumacherThe Briton has played down rumours he is at loggerheads with Norbert Haug, but acknowledged that if the 2011 car is disappointing, his role as Mercedes team principal will be in danger. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Money to play role in 2011 driver decision – Head

Considerations about money will play a role in the formulation of Williams’ driver lineup for 2011.

2010-06-13 - AT&T Williams - Adam Parr - Patrick Head2009-04-04 - Williams - Patrick Head 02That is the admission of the famous British team’s co-owner Patrick Head, amid speculation Nico Hulkenberg could be dumped in favour of new GP2 champion Pastor Maldonado. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Talk of Ferrari switch ‘not realistic’ – Kubica

He said he is not concerned with F1’s incessant rumours and speculation.

2010-10-10 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 062010-09-26 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 04Robert Kubica has confirmed he would like to race alongside his friend Fernando Alonso at Ferrari. Asked the question directly by the Spanish newspaper El Pais, the Pole answered emphatically: “Yes.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Klien could return to HRT seat in 2010 – report

Klien acknowledged that a surprise result for HRT with the F110 car is unlikely.

2010-09-26 - HRT F1 Team - Christian Klien 002010-06-27 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Christian KlienAfter Sunday’s Korean grand prix, Christian Klien could return to the wheel of the HRT for one or both of the remaining races of 2010. That is the claim of the Austrian newspaper Kleine Zeitung, recalling the 27-year-old’s strong performance with the struggling Spanish team in Singapore recently. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

FIA cannot guarantee Spa’s F1 race – Todt

“The world and the economy is constantly changing.”

Flagworld - FIASpa-FrancorchampsJean Todt insists the FIA cannot guarantee historic Spa-Francorchamps’ place on the annual formula one calendar. The much-loved Belgian venue is struggling with profits and facing down Bernie Ecclestone’s threat that one or two European races will need to be scrapped to make room for incoming events in the US and Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Hornaday earns his first career win at Martinsville

It’s fair to say Ron Hornaday clocked Kyle Busch on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway

No, Hornaday didn’t knock Busch around the race track during the Kroger 200 Truck Series race at the .526-mile short track.  Instead, he beat Busch to the checkered flag to win for the first time at Martinsville, coincidentally the first time the track’s coveted grandfather clock trophy — in the past the exclusive province of Cup winners — has been awarded in the Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Inaugural ‘Border War’ ends 2010 SKUSA Mountain region season

Promising event between Colorado and Utah racers concludes the year for Superkarts! USA regional

The first annual ‘Border War’ between the best in Colorado and Utah is now in the books following the October 16-17 event at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway (GJM). The event served as the 2010 finale for the Superkarts! USA Mountain Region series, closing out its inaugural season in what is projected to be a growing program in the years to come. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Keselowski wins possible final race at Gateway (+ result)

Brad Keselowski made a triumphant return to Gateway International Raceway on Saturday

Passing Mike Bliss with less than two laps remaining to win the 5-hour Energy 250 Nationwide Series race, Keselowski was 200 yards from victory in the July Nationwide race at Gateway when he was knocked into the wall by Carl Edwards and finished 14th. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Gassner Jr. continues his Spanish lesson

Driving a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX backed by Red Bull

Hermann Gassner Jr. continues to lead the ‘conventional’ Group N category for four-wheel drive turbocharged cars based on production models after day two of the Rallye de Espana. Gassner Jr, co-driven by Kathi Wustenhagen, is currently 15th overall. Read the rest of this entry »