Daily Archive: February 12, 2009

Feb 12

NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins dramatic second Gatorade Duel

Kyle Busch secured victory in the second Gatorade Duel race at Daytona

After a dramatic end to the 60 lap encounter as Jeremy Mayfield and AJ Allmendinger both secured their place in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Gordon holds off Stewart to win first Gatorade Duel

Riggs races way in to 500; Smith in due to qualifying time

Jeff Gordon ended the longest winless drought of his career with a victory in the first of Thursday’s twin Daytona 500 qualifying races. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

WRC: Petter starts with a win! (+photo)

Rally Norway: SS1

Petter Solberg begins his first event with his own team in the best way possible by setting the pace in the short opening super special. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

GP2 Series Asia teams Qatar qualifying report (updated³, + photo)

Qatar GP2 Series qualifying report

Today’s report from GP2 Series teams & drivers in Losail. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Nico Hülkenberg shines in Qatar night qualifications (+results)

Nico strengthens his GP2 rising star status

The ART Grand Prix debutant scores his second pole position in a row in Doha ahead of both Barwa International Campos Team cars

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Feb 12

Ferrari not hurt yet by financial crisis

Sales growth in 2007 was 15.9 per cent.

2009-01-12_0006The world might be gripped by a financial crisis, but Ferrari is continuing to make money, according to reports.

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Feb 12

Bourdais potential won him seat – Mateschitz

When you invest in a driver for one year, it makes sense to work with him for another year

Toro Rosso signed Sebastien Bourdais for a second season because the Frenchman showed promise on debut last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Donington GP boss muses F1 cynicism

Are we on the brink of ruin?  Absolutely not,” said Gillett.

The F1 establishment is reluctant to embrace Simon Gillett’s plans for the 2010 British grand prix because his veins “don’t ooze petrol”, the Donington Park boss claims.

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Feb 12

Raikkonen eyes next Finnish rally outing

He now wants to take part in the Vaakuna Rally

Kimi Raikkonen will resume his rallying foray in Finland later this month, according to reports in the Ferrari driver’s native country. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Formula One teams testing report day 3 (updated)

Formula One day 3 test report


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

Feb 12

Vitaly Petrov quickest in Qatar night (+results)

GP2 Asia Series round 4

The Russian from Barwa International Campos Team set the pace today during the Free Practice at the Losail International Circuit

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Feb 12

WRC: Loeb top in Norwegian shakedown

Citroen’s Sebastien Loeb set the pace on Thursday morning

In the shakedown for the Rally Norway, the second round in the 2009 World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

WRC: Ford counts on its winter record

Ford heads to Rally Norway this week aiming to emulate its 2007 performance

When Focus World Rally Cars claimed a clean sweep of the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Three drivers pay for 2009 Superlicenses

Mosley tells drivers to race elsewhere

Three formula one drivers have broken rank, amid their dispute with the sport’s governing FIA over the cost of the mandatory Superlicense credentials. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

F1 has some new shareholders

Sir Martin Sorrell and Peter Brabeck both took shares in the sport’s holding

Formula one has a group of new minority shareholders, according to the Financial Times.

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Feb 12

Renault calls off next week’s R29 testing

Renault has called off its scheduled test for next week at Barcelona.

2009-01-19 - DThe German specialist magazine Auto Motor und Sport said the change of plans is in response to the troubled track debut of the French team’s 2009 car, the R29. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Kristensen and Rockenfeller to race at Sebring

The two Audi works drivers will contest the Sebring 12-Hour Race

For Tom Kristensen and Mike Rockenfeller, the off-season will be shorter this year than for the majority of their DTM rivals. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Another sandstorm halts Bahrain test (+photos)

Teams eye extended Bahrain test

Another sandstorm halted proceedings in Bahrain on Thursday morning, frustrating the three teams that had travelled to the region to avoid the European winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

USF1 heads for Feb.24 announcement – Windsor

USF1 considers European base in Spain

USF1, a prospective new formula one entrant to be based in America, looks set to launch its foray on February 24, according to one of the figures central to the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Schu visits hospital after motorcycle crash (+photos)

Motorcycle racing is a dangerous hobby

Michael Schumacher on Wednesday checked out of a Spanish hospital basically unscathed following a motorcycle testing crash.

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