Daily Archive: September 30, 2012

Sep 30

Home win takes Bianchi top

Jules Bianchi was in a class of his own

Jules BianchiWorld Series by Renault logoFrance’s Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing) made the most of home advantage to win at Paul Ricard on Sunday and move five points clear of Robin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports) in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series standings. The Dutchman could do no better than ninth on a damp track, while Antonio Felix da Costa (Arden Caterham) backed up his fine recent form with second place and Sam Bird (ISR) kept his flickering title hopes alive by finishing third. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sep 30

Briton Luciano Bacheta wins the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship

Essex racer scoops prize test drive with Williams F1 Team

F2 - Celebrations on the podium with Jonathan Palmer for the final round of the yearF2 - 2012 champion Luciano BachetaBritish driver Luciano Bacheta has clinched the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship at Italy’s famous Monza circuit today (Sunday, 30 September) to secure a prize test drive with the Williams Formula 1 Team.

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Sep 30

Christopher Zanella wins as Luciano Bacheta is crowned champion

Brit takes Williams F1 test with Tuscher and Zanella 2nd and 3rd

F2 - Luciano Bacheta celebrates winning the 2012 F2 titleF2 - Christopher Zanella takes victory in the final race of the yearChristopher Zanella powered to victory during today’s (Sunday) sun-soaked final Formula Two race at Monza, leading home Kevin Mirocha while Luciano Bacheta finished third to wrap up the championship title and secure the Williams F1 test.

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Sep 30

Peerless Pedrosa wins at Aragon

Round 14: Aragon Grand Prix – Race

Motorland Aragon logoMotoGP - 2012 Aragon MotoGP Race Winner Dani PedrosaRepsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa dominated the Aragon Grand Prix today to clinch his fourth win of the season and breathe life back into the championship fight.

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Sep 30

A powerful rainstorm swept through the region and forced the postponement of the 50th Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl

50th Milk Bowl postponed

Milk Bowl 2012Dave Pembroke (44) and Mike Bruno (72) at Devils Bowl in 2010 - Photo by Eric LaFlecheThe season-ending event, which has posted record awards of over $160,000 will run on Sunday, October 14th with a post time of 1:00pm. Two-time Thunder Road Champion David Pembroke will try to take a crack at the $50,000 bonus for winning all three segments from the Booth Brother’s Pole Position that he earned through time trials on Saturday.

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Sep 30

Iliev makes it seven IRCC winners in 2012 with Sliven victory

 ŠKODA pilot secures sixth triumph in Sliven despite late charge by Peugeot ace Gyoshev

Dimitar Iliev IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeDimitar Iliev, in a ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000, has made it seven different winners in this season’s all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge with victory on the Mabanol Sliven Rally in Bulgaria today, his sixth on the high-speed asphalt event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

Felix Rosenqvist celebrates second season victory (updated)

Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) claimed victory in the 21st season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesValencia Street Circuit logoAt the 4.005 kilometres long Circuit Ricardo Tormo near the Spanish city of Valencia, the Swede took the lead at the start and won from Spaniard Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) and Italian Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam).

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Sep 30

Pommer powers to pole for Monza season finale

Title rivals Tuscher and Bacheta line-up sixth and seventh

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer on his way to pole in MonzaMarkus Pommer put in a superb late lap on a damp but drying Monza track to claim his fourth Formula Two pole position during today’s (Sunday) closely fought qualifying session, ahead of the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

Adams Jones, Nate Adams and Ben Milot shine in freestyle

Monster Energy Supermotocross American Matt Goerke is the King of the 2012

2012-09-29_14632012-09-29_1465After winning earlier his MX1 class for the second year in-a-row, Californian Matt Goerke was ready for an encore in the Monster Energy Grand Finale at the Monster Energy Supermotocross, presented by Parts Canada/Thor, on Saturday, September 29.

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