Daily Archive: November 2, 2008

Nov 02

Brazil: Massa wins the race, Hamilton the Championship (+result & Championships)

Youngest F1 champion in history

Both contenders in the 2008 F1 Championship did the best they could do today in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

NASCAR: Refueling the Chase (+result)

Carl Edwards went the final 69 laps on one tank of gas

While other drivers pitted in the closing laps he stayed put. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Vettel oblivious to 2008 title role

I was just fully focussed on my own result

Sebastian Vettel said after finishing the Brazilian grand prix fourth that he had “no idea” overtaking Lewis Hamilton almost within sight of the chequered flag nearly cost the Briton the 2008 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

High drama as last corner crowns champion

The race finishes at the chequered flag

Timo Glock and Sebastian Vettel played a vital role in the outcome of the 2008 world championship, played out over a dramatic Brazilian grand prix where emotions ran high.

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Nov 02

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix race report (updated)

Brazilian Formula One race report


Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sao Paolo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Monster Spectacular: A 3-hour plus show

Bounty Hunter wins the event

With no time-outs and constant high-speed action. The mechanical monsters were back at Big O last night!

( Visit Dany Flageole photo album for Flagworld )

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Nov 02

WRC: Ford celebrates 1-2 result in Japan

Despite Mikko Hirvonen losing out in the battle for the 2008 drivers’ championship

A one-two result today in Japan meant the BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team still had plenty to celebrate. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Brawn criticises Hamilton race strategy

Ross Brawn has criticised the fuel strategy

With which Lewis Hamilton qualified just fourth for the decisive Brazilian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying report

Brazilian Formula One qualifying report


Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sao Paolo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

World Superbikes: Bayliss scores dominant win (+result)

Troy Bayliss eases to victory in Portugal as rivals embark on an entertaining scrap behind him

Troy Bayliss started his swansong weekend perfectly as he swept to a dominant victory in an eventful first World Superbike race of the day in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

It’s raining at Interlagos!

Rain is very likely to disrupt Sunday’s decisive round of the 2008 world championship in Brazil

It was drizzling at the Interlagos circuit, located outside downtown Sao Paulo, as thousands of fans filed through the gates hours before the 3pm local start time. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Alonso wins duel as best 2008 teammate

Fernando Alonso was the only driver on this year’s formula one grid to outqualify his teammate on every occasion in 2008

At all 18 grands prix this year, rookie Nelson Piquet lined up on the grid lower than the sister Renault, meaning his seat is in doubt for next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Ecclestone signs off new Brazil GP deal

The immediate future of the Brazilian grand prix has been definitively secured through 2014

It was reported last year that Bernie Ecclestone agreed the contract extension for the race, held at the Interlagos circuit outside downtown Sao Paulo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Two teams announce 2009 car launch dates

Toyota and BMW-Sauber are the first two formula one teams to confirm launch dates for their 2009 cars.

The Japanese team Toyota is to reveal its next car, to be called the TF109, on 16 January, probably at its Cologne headquarters in Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Hamilton car refit cost $7m – Ron Dennis

McLaren achieved the most expensive tenth-and-a-half improvement in the British team’s long history

By working meticulously on Lewis Hamilton’s car between the Chinese and Brazilian grands prix, according to Ron Dennis. Read the rest of this entry »

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