Monthly Archive: November 2009
French driver Pierre Campana has claimed second place
In the hotly-fought Renault Clio R3 class on the Rallye du Var, the final round of the French Championship. The 24-year-old was in the lead right up until the final two stages, when a puncture dropped him down the order.
Birel kart racing team finishes off the 2009 season
With strong runs in several classes as they look toward 2010. Pserra Racing recently returned home from Las Vegas with new experiences and new opportunities for the 2010 racing season. The Pserra Racing Team made good use of their Birel chassis and fielded one of the strongest Birel efforts at the SuperNationals.
Christian Bakkerud, Johannes Seidlitz and Tomáš Kostka Q&A
In this Q&A, the three Kolles drivers talk about their debut season on the DTM grid.
Two weeks work experience at top international sports car team on offer
At the Inside Motorsport Race Car Engineering Seminar, one aspiring young race engineer who attends the Inside Motorsport Race Car Engineering Seminar at the Silverstone Innovation Centre on 4-8 January 2010 will be offered two weeks work experience with a leading international sports car team – and work with that team at the Silverstone 1000kms.
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Sauber eyes Russian Petrov for 2010 seat
With the Qadbak uncertainty now past and Peter Sauber back in charge, the Hinwil based team’s Swiss founder says he is expecting to see the green light from the FIA on Monday.
After superb outings at the SuperNationals
Tyler Bennett (in car) and Gustavo Menezes will take part in the Jim Russell Future Driver Selection program. A successful weekend at the world’s largest kart race, Super Karts USA! SuperNationals XIII, has awarded two young drivers a chance at launching their careers in motorsports.
”I have a great team behind me in Glen Phillips and GTP Motorsports” – Lombardi
“As far as my plan for the 2010 season, it’s quite simple, win the championship,” said Phil Lombardi, who has been a fixture on the F2000 Championship Series tour for a couple seasons now.
2009 MotoGP World Championship runner-up Jorge Lorenzo received a warm welcome
In Thailand, during the first day of a visit to South East Asia. In a country where half a million motorcycles are sold, but where stars of the sport rarely visit, the Spaniard made an early morning trip to the Yamaha Motor Thailand factory in Bangkok before spending the afternoon at the capital city’s most important dealership, the Yamaha Rider’s Club.
The Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup starts its fourth season in 2010
With 15 nations represented in the provisional entry list of 25 riders – all looking to follow in the footsteps of 2009 winner Jakub Kornfeil. Kornfeil received his FIM award from the Federation president Vito Ippolito at the final MotoGP round in Valencia, where he was racing in the 125GP class – and the 16-year-old Czech is due to start next season as a full time grand prix rider.
But it’s not over
Jimmie Johnson may have secured a fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup title in a row, but there is still more to come. At long last, Jimmie Johnson allowed himself to savour the magnitude of his accomplishments — but don’t let that fool you.
Ready at a moment’s notice with all the right answers
The euphoria of winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive Cup Series championship still hung in the air as Chad Knaus made his way to his place at the table where driver Jimmie Johnson and Marshall Carlson, general manager of Hendrick Motorsports, already had begun a lengthy interview session with the media.
But Solberg ruled out a WRC victory for Raikkonen next year
Petter Solberg believes that should Kimi Raikkonen commit to a full WRC season in 2010 he would adapt quickly to the sport and could challenge for top five finishes before the end of the year.
It’s all over but our wrap-up of the 2009 season
So let’s get to it. Here’s a breakdown of the top 12 in the Sprint Cup Series point standings after Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
IndyCar Series confirms a deal with Sao Paulo to host the first race of the 2010 season
The 2010 IndyCar Series season will start in Brazil after confirmation that a deal has been done to see an event run in Sao Paolo. A race in Brazil had been on the cars for some time but no venue had been revealed, with confirmation now coming that Sao Paulo will host a new street race alongside the F1 race at Interlagos.
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