Daily Archive: August 28, 2010

Aug 28

Flagworld is ”almost” back from a very difficult week

We apologize to our regular visitors and we are very happy to be back LIVE

For all members of Flagworld’s team, the past week was possibly one of the most difficult we had to endure since our introduction on the web in 1995. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NAPA 200: Marcos Ambrose edges Villeneuve for pole position (+result)

NASCAR Nationwide qualifying report

Marcos Ambrose posted a new track record  lap (100.458 seconds) at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to earn his fourth career NASCAR Nationwide Series pole in preparation for the NAPA AUTO PARTS 200 on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series qualifying record run for Ranger (+results)

 Fourth Canadian Tire pole of 2010 with new top time

Andrew Ranger extended his dominance in road-course qualifying with a record run Saturday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in advance of Sunday’s NAPA AUTOPRO 100. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NAPA Autopro 100: A first pole for Andrew Ranger in NASCAR Canadian Tire in Montréal (+ starting grid)

Ranger to start from pole position
Dumoulin brothers are focused on the race

Even if he claims a victory in 2008 and two second place finishes in 2007 and 2009 in the last three edition of the NAPA 100 race at circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, the NASCAR Canadian Tire champion , Andrew Ranger had never claimed the pole position before today. He posted a time of 105.003 second earlier today, a new track record. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Wickens wins on the clock (+results, + team & drivers reports)

Canadian victorious in Race 1 at rain soaked Spa-Francorchamps despite damage to his car.

GP3 Series

Robert Wickens has not given up on title hopes: starting from pole position, he managed to keep the lead after having damaged his nose cone under torrential downpour and took the win after the clock counted down. Series leader Esteban Gutierez having finished fifth, the Canadian can still hope to chase the Mexican for the GP3 Series title. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Villeneuve and Carpentier near the top in Nationwide (+result)

Engine failure for Andrew Ranger

The free practice session to prepare the qualifying of the NAPA 200 presented by Dodge that will take place later this afternoon is now over. Two of the three Quebec drivers had excellent result, mainly Jacques Villeneuve who was never further than second place since the start of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Maldonado hangs on for dramatic sixth win (+results, +teams & drivers report)

Venezuelan wins, just, from Parente

GP2 SeriesPastor Maldonado has collected his sixth, and toughest, win of the season in today’s feature race at Spa Francorchamps, benefiting when polesitter Jerome d’Ambrosio stopped late in the race and then hanging on against a huge push in the closing laps to win by just 0.2 seconds from Alvaro Parente and Romain Grosjean. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Webber not worried about running out of tyres

Mark Webber on Saturday said he is not worried about running out of useable tyres in Belgium.

Earlier at Spa-Francorchamps, where wet and changeable weather has featured regularly so far this weekend, Bridgestone admitted it is worried about drivers running out of rain tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

News briefs from Spa: Saturday

The latest…

Fernando Alonso on Saturday said he is not worried after qualifying just tenth for the Belgian GP. “This was the least important qualifying of the year because of the weather.  Anything can happen so our goal is still the podium and victory,” the Ferrari driver told Spanish media. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix qualifying report (+results)

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francochamps.

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Aug 28

Andrew Ranger fastest of the single practice session for the NAPA 200 Autopro 100

In preparation for the NASCAR Canadian Tire race

The first and single practice session for the NASCAR CAnadian Tire drivers for Sunday’s race , the NAPA 200 Autopro 100 is now completed at circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Ile Notre-Dame in Montreal. Without surprise, it is the local favorite Andrew Ranger driving the Dodge sponsored by the Quebec Dodge dealers who posted the fastest time. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Ducati will not participate in the 2011 Superbike World Championship with a factory team

HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship

Infront Motor Sports has learnt with disappointment of Ducati’s decision not to participate with a factory team in the 2011 FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Hulkenberg close to new Williams deal – manager

“Nico is doing so well that Frank Williams wants to extend his contract” – Weber

Nico Hulkenberg is close to agreeing a deal to remain with Williams for his second season in formula one, manager Willi Weber said on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Vettel stops in Spa pitlane in final practice

Team boss Christian Horner immediately said he did not know the reason for the stoppage.

A rain shower slowed the action towards the end of the final 60-minute practice session on Saturday morning, but there was frantic activity inside the Red Bull garage. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

HRT return for Chandhok not imminent

He ruled out a switch to Force India.

It is believed Karun Chandhok will not return to the Hispania cockpit until at least the end of October. In Belgium this weekend, the Indian rookie is missing his third consecutive grand prix, with successor Sakon Yamamoto reportedly wielding more lucrative sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

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