Daily Archive: December 27, 2011

Dec 27

Alex Job Racing to run two Porsche GT3 cars in Rolex 24

 Florida-based Alex Job Racing earned a class victory in the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona and looks to return to the podium in January
 
Alex Job Racing 2011-12-27Rolex 24 At Daytona - Jay KokaAlex Job Racing will field two Porsche GT3 Cup cars for the 50th anniversary running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 28-29. The Florida-based team is preparing the No. 23 WeatherTech/Alex Job Racing Porsche for drivers Cooper MacNeil, Butch Leitzinger, Emmanuel Collard and Porsche factory driver, Marco Holzer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

Paddon: Ogier will be the ultimate benchmark

Ogier is one of rallying’s hottest properties

Hayden Paddon  20100130Sebastien Ogier portaitProduction Car world champion Hayden Paddon says the opportunity to measure himself against Sebastien Ogier was one of the key reasons behind his decision to switch to the Super 2000 World Rally Championship in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

Loeb excited ahead of Monte-Carlo return

Sebastien Loeb says he is relishing starting his bid for his ninth World Rally Championship title on Rallye Monte-Carlo

Sebastien Loeb 2011-08-16Sébastien Loeb  2011-09-14The event, which begins in the French city of Valence on Tuesday 17 January, returns to the WRC trail for the first time in three years. Loeb says the rally is “mythical” and that its return is another boost to the championship’s popularity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

Championship win ‘sinking in’ for Dario

Dario Franchitti won his fourth IZOD IndyCar Series Championship in 2011, but it was overshadowed by tragedy at Las Vegas

Dario Franchitti 2011-08-12 IZOD - IndyCar seriesOnly now is the series success sinking in, he says.Going into the final round of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series championship, all the attention had been on the showdown between Dario Franchitti and Will Power for the title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

Chandhok eyes sportscar switch as F1 doors close

Karun Chandhok is exploring options in the new World Endurance Championship as a means of keeping himself race ready in 2012

2011-08-28 - Team Lotus - Belgium - Karun Chandhok 012011-07-24 - Team Lotus - Germany - Karun Chandhok 03One-time Team Lotus race driver Karun Chandhok has admitted that he will have to look elsewhere to keep his hand in this season as doors continue to close on his options in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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