Daily Archive: April 3, 2008

Apr 03

Atlantic: Andreas Wirth returns to Brooks Associates Racing

Just Like Coming Home for Andreas Wirth

Longest Running Atlantic Series Competitor Brooks Associates Racing (BAR) welcome Andreas Wirth back to the fold for the 2008 Atlantic Championship presented by Mazda Motorsport and Cooper Tires. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

GP2 Asia Series: A race in the desert, sandstorms ahead!

Round 4 preview – Bahrain

The 2008 GP2 Asia Series is in Bahrain this weekend for the fourth and penultimate Round of the Championship.

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Apr 03

HANNspree Superbike World Championship 3rd round preview

Bayliss faces Spanish attack at Valencia

With the opening two flyaway rounds behind them, competitors in the 2008 HANNspree Superbike World Championship are now on European soil for the third round of the series at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, Valencia, Spain.

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Apr 03

Red Bull blocked McLaren move – Vettel

His contract is controlled by Red Bull for the next few years 

Sebastian Vettel on Thursday confirmed that Red Bull blocked his chance to switch to formula one title challenger McLaren in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

German F1 carmakers denounce Mosley sex scandal

The sex scandal has worsened further for Max Mosley

 With German manufacturers BMW and Mercedes-Benz distancing themselves from the embattled FIA president. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

ING Renault F1 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

 The situation is very different to last year

The ING Renault F1 Team prepares for the third round of the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship: the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Apr 03

Toyota F1 Bahrain Grand Prix preview

The team expects both cars to qualify in the top 10

Panasonic Toyota Racing heads to the Bahrain Grand Prix full of optimism after Jarno Trulli’s impressive fourth place in Malaysia confirmed the significant step forward taken by the team over the winter.

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Apr 03

Jaguar squad will continue despite Lloyd death

Apex: We’ll race in their memory

Apex Motorsport has revealed that it will continue with its racing programme for the 2008 season, despite the death of team principal Richard Lloyd in Sunday’s place accident in Kent. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Atlantic: Mathiasen Motorsports signs Jonathan Bomarito

It was obvious that driver and team had great chemistry

Mathiasen Motorsports announced today that they have signed Jonathan Bomarito to drive the #26 Swift for the 2008 Cooper Tires presents the Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda. 

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Apr 03

IndyCar: Entertainment abounds at St. Pete

Don’t forget the IndyCar Series driver autograph session

Not all the entertainment during the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg weekend is on the racetrack. Or even on the ground. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Mancuso family moving to Rolex Series Daytona Prototypes in 2008

They purchased a Riley chassis from Deerhaag Motorsports 
 
Rick and Adam Mancuso have been looking to move up in the sports car racing world for some time. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Vasser returns for final ride

Former champion back for Long Beach

Jimmy Vasser has confirmed that he will make a return to open-wheel racing for the Long Beach Grand Prix later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Indy Lights: Familiar faces among favorites at St. Pete

Twelve rookies are entered in the event

When it comes to racing on the only temporary street circuit on the 2008 Firestone Indy Lights schedule, there is a mixed bag of experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Locals queue for Valencia GP tickets

Long queues characterised the opening day of ticket sales

For this year’s inaugural grand prix on the streets of Valencia, Spanish media say. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Barrichello not ready to retire

 “It’s not my final year,” Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello thinks he has another two or three seasons of formula one racing in him. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

New Toro Rosso makes test debut

 Hartley, 18, drove the Ferrari powered STR3 at the Vairano circuit in Italy

Toro Rosso’s 2008 car, the STR3 that is based on Adrian Newey’s 2008-spec Red Bull single seater, has made its track debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Great season start for Ducati Corse

The 2008 season kicked-off to a fantastic start for the Shell-powered Ducati Corse

With the reigning MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner taking a dominant win at the first-ever grand prix night race at Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »


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