Daily Archive: June 21, 2009

Jun 21

Vettel waters down Button lead with British GP glory (+result)

A crushing one-two podium for Red Bull

Sebastian Vettel stole Jenson Button’s thunder on the British star’s home turf to consummately triumph in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone today. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Mosley drops legal threat and wants FOTA talks

Max Mosley on Sunday said the FIA will not proceed with legal action against the FOTA teams

Indicating he would rather reach a deal to stave off the threat of a breakaway championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Kasey Kahne wins Sonoma (+result)

Patrick Carpentier finishes eleventh

Kasey Kahne held off Tony Stewart on double-file restart after double-file restart and won at Sonoma for Richard Petty Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Dario Franchitti’s TomTom car found its way to Victory Circle (+result)

At Iowa Speedway

Franchitti inherited the lead on Lap 200 as cars cycled through for their final pit stops under green and held off Ryan Briscoe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Gold Coast confirms breakaway race interest

Gold Coast mayor Ron Clarke has confirmed reports

That Surfers Paradise is keen to host a round of FOTA’s breakaway series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

FOTA ‘loonies’ hit back at Mosley: no deal

As Max Mosley expressed hope for peace on Sunday

A word he uttered earlier at Silverstone echoed around the race-day paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

FOTA’s ‘New Formula’ eyes 17-race calendar

Rumours that plans for FOTA’s breakaway championship are moving forwards abounded on Sunday

In the paddock of the Silverstone circuit, even a possible name for the series emerged – ‘New Formula’ – as well as a potential 17-race 2010 calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Three podiums for the Ducati Xerox team in Misano (+photos)

Ducati celebrates 700th Superbike podium

Ducati Xerox riders Michel Fabrizio and Noriyuki Haga rode a stressful 24–lap first race at the Misano World Circuit today, in which “flag-to-flag” rules were implemented due to the wet track conditions at the race start. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Formula One teams British Grand Prix race report

British Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

Jun 21

IndyCar: ‘Rain-out’ gives Penske front row in Iowa (+grid)

Team Penske drivers Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe will start on the front row

For Sunday’s Iowa Corn Indy 250 presented by Pioneer after the line-up had to be based on entrant points. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

From California to Milwaukee to claim victory (+result)

Carl Edwards… a repeat of last year !

Last year, Carl Edwards travelled back and forth from Sears Point California to Milwaukee to win the first of his seven victories…and he repeated the same scenario this Saturday at the NorthernTool 250 in the Nationwide Championship at the Milwaukee Mile. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Bernie: Let F1 teams spend freely provided they commit

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he ‘sympathises’

With the Formula One Teams’ Association (FOTA) over its ongoing political stand-off with the FIA, insisting competitors should be free to ‘spend what they like’ – provided they commit to F1 for the next five years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Soucek takes race two win in Brno (+result)

Spaniard claims maiden F2 victory ahead of Jousse and De Marco

Andy Soucek has won his first FIA Formula Two Championship race in Brno, Czech Republic, this afternoon (Sunday). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Maldonado on top in race two (+result)

Venezuelan claims second 2009 win

Pastor Maldonado has taken his second victory of the season this morning in race two atSilverstone, leading from lights to flag despite race long pressure and a late safety car period toclaim the win ahead of Andreas Zuber and Karun Chandhok. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

GP2 Series teams British Grand Prix race 2 report (updated)

British GP2 Series race 2 report

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

Jun 21

Williams sceptical of breakaway plans

“We have a niche in F1″ -Williams

Sir Frank Williams is sceptical the FOTA teams will carry through their threat to establish an alternate series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Donington to pull plug amid breakaway

If Donington is not ready for next year’s grand prix, Silverstone will be

Donington would consider cancelling its contract to host the next 17 British grands prix if the major teams break away, the Leicestershire circuit’s boss Simon Gillet has warned.

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Jun 21

Button to celebrate title with engagement ring

If Jenson wins the title in November we will celebrate

Jenson Button would celebrate winning the world championship by proposing marriage, his girlfriend has revealed.

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Jun 21

Surtees claims maiden Formula Two pole

Young Englishman pips Mikhail Aleshin

Henry Surtees took pole position for Race Two this morning at Brno, Czech Republic, just ahead of Red Bull Junior driver Mikhail Aleshin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Brent Dragon wins Series ACT Castrol Riverside 100 (+result)

After taking the initial green in the 12th position

Milton, Vermont’s Brent Dragon dominates the Series ACT Castrol Riverside 100 stock car race at Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, QC. Dragon made the trek up north after finding out the Nutmeg State make-up scheduled at Waterford Speedbowl was cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »

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