Daily Archive: April 26, 2008

Apr 26

Barcelona : The starting grid

For the fourth F1 race of the season

We can expect quite a dual for the start of the Barcelona race between Räikkönen and Alonso tomorrow…

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Apr 26

Barcelona: Kimi Räikkönen and Ferrari on pole

Fernando Alonso (Renault) , the local hero on first line with pole position to Räikkönen

The fourth qualifying session of the 2008 season is now iver with reigning champion Kimi Räikkönen on pole.

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Apr 26

Excellent qualifying in Talladega for Patrick Carpentier

He will start from 12th place in Nationwide Saturday

Tony Stewart on pole. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Conquest Racing’s Jaime Camara to Start 19th in IndyCar Series Debut

Teammate Enrique Bernoldi qualifies 25th

Qualifying for the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 took place today at Kansas Speedway with the Conquest Racing pair of Jaime Camara, who was taking part in his first IndyCar Series qualifying session, and Enrique Bernoldi taking the 19th and 25th spots respectively on tomorrow’s starting grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Parente powers to first win (+results)

Romain Grosjean was not giving up without a fight

Alvaro Parente claimed victory in his first ever GP2 race today in race one at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, taking the top spot as the lights went out and then controlling the pace from the front despite race long pressure from Bruno Senna and Andreas Zuber. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

GP2 Series team Barcelona race 1 reports

Here are today’s GP2 Series team Barcelona race 1 reports

 

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Apr 26

Formula One team Spanish Grand Prix qualifying report

 

Here are today’s Formula One team Spanish Grand Prix qualifying report

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Apr 26

Aprilia USA fastest in first ever SunTrust MOTO-ST Series qualifying session

At Virginia International Raceway (VIR) in Danville, Va. today

The No. 1 Aprilia was also fastest in Saturday’s one-hour practice session . Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Barcelona: Honda, Williams miss Q2 cut

Barrichello edged out as Button, Nakajima and Rosberg struggle

The final phase of qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix will have a familiar look about it, following the failure of either Williams or Honda to get a car into the top ten in phase two. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Boss tells Hamilton to focus on himself

 “I think Lewis is too giving of himself.” – Whitmarsh

McLaren executive Martin Whitmarsh at Barcelona advised Lewis Hamilton to focus on himself, as observers agree that the 23-year-old Briton is going through a slump. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Ducati: Top four in second qualifying session in Assen

WSBK qualifying times (2) – Assen

World Superbike qualifying times (2) from round four of the 2008 championship, held at Assen in The Netherlands. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

STR new car decision due next week

 “It will be the end of next week before we know if we have enough parts to go for Istanbul,” - Franz Tost

Toro Rosso will decide at the end of next week whether it can go ahead with the planned debut of its 2008 car, the STR3. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Let Red Bull race four cars – Mateschitz

 “My proposal is to allow four cars per team,”  Mateschitz

Red Bull magnate Dietrich Mateschitz has proposed that each formula one team be allowed to field four cars per grand prix in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Scott Speed wins stock car race

 A step toward Sprint Cup

Former Toro Rosso racer Scott Speed impressed the American stock racing scene on Friday by winning the ‘ARCA RE/MAX’ race – a couple of steps down from the premier NASCAR category – at Kansas Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Israel retracts Mosley invitation

 Mosley not welcome anymore in Israel

Beleaguered Max Mosley has been embarrassingly uninvited to Israel, as the sex scandal continues to hinder his ability to effectively operate as FIA president. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Glock not worried about tyre blanket ban

“Motor sport is simply dangerous, always,” the German said

Toyota racer Timo Glock at Barcelona declined to join the growing chorus of formula one drivers who are pushing for a rethink on the ban next year on tyre warmers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Bruce Willis tipped for role in Schu film

Willis as Walker 

American actor Bruce Willis is tipped to play legendary F1 commentator Murray Walker in the Hollywood adaptation of Michael Schumacher’s life story. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Hayden to ride at Indy 500!

The demonstration ride will mark Hayden’s second trip to Indianapolis in as many months

2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden will ride around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval shortly before the start of the world-famous Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

I’m a good teammate, Alonso insists

 “I want two equal drivers that work together” – Alonso

Fernando Alonso on Thursday discreetly rebuked the suggestion that he might “damage” Ferrari if he were to join the pacesetting Italian team in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Team Suzuki Alstare Friday qualifying report

Problems for Xavi in Assen

Team Suzuki Alstare rider Xavier Simeon experienced problems at Assen today and ended first qualifying with the eleventh fastest time. Read the rest of this entry »

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