Daily Archive: October 10, 2010

Oct 10

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix race report (+ results & standings)

Japanese Grand Prix Formula One race report    

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka.  

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Oct 10

Brian Hoar claims Seventh ACT Tour title

Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. dominates Waterford 150

2010 American Canadian Tour - ACTHudson, NH’s Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., a.k.a. Joey Pole, continued his American Canadian Tour hot streak with a dominating win in the final ACT Late Model Tour event of the 2010 season. Pole led 137 laps of the Waterford 150 at Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, CT. The 21 year old has now won his last three ACT events including the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in September and the Milk Bowl at Thunder Road last week (Oct. 3). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Rossi reigns in sweltering Sepang (+Top Ten)

As Lorenzo lifts the title in  Malaysia

Valentino Rossi triumphed in incredibly demanding conditions at Sepang today, proving too strong for his rivals as he recovered from 11th position during the opening lap to take his second win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

No further penalty for Hamilton after Williams protest

McLaren hopes to avoid Korea penalty for Hamilton

2010-08-01 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 3 FIA stewards at Suzuka have rejected Williams’ protest that was lodged after Sunday morning qualifying. The British team argued that Nico Hulkenberg, who qualified ninth for the Japanese grand prix, was blocked on a flying lap by Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Webber extends lead with three races to run

That handy points margin for Webber is over both Ferrari’s Alonso and Vettel

2010-08-01 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber 8Mark Webber finished second in Sunday’s Japanese grand prix but still moved another step towards winning the 2010 world championship. At Suzuka, the Australian finished a second behind his Red Bull teammate – the pole sitter and winner Sebastian Vettel – but because Fernando Alonso finished third, Webber extends his lead to 14 points with just three races left to run. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Petrov to drop five grid places in Korea

Vitaly Petrov will move five places down the inaugural Korean GP grid in two weeks.

2010-09-13 - Renault F1 Team - Vitaly Petrov 01FIA stewards decided to penalise the Russian rookie for crashing into Williams’ Nico Hulkenberg before the first corner of Sunday’s Japanese race at Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Di Grassi crashes Virgin before race

“We have no idea what happened” – Virgin

2010-09-26 - Virgin Racing - Lucas di Grassi_4F1 rookie Lucas di Grassi has had a huge crash on the grid formation lap, 20 minutes before the start of the Japanese grand prix. The Brazilian’s Virgin car speared into the barrier at Suzuka’s famous 130R corner. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

‘Bubble car’ embarrasses Hamilton in drivers parade

The McLaren driver shared with his chauffeur a tiny 1950s Messerschmitt KR175

2010-09-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 1Lewis Hamilton’s bad weekend at Suzuka went from pain to plain embarrassment an hour before the Japanese grand prix. Surrounded by his Red Bull rivals perched in stately Rolls Royces, and Fernando Alonso in a classic Ferrari, Hamilton’s tour of the circuit for the drivers’ parade generated more laughs than adulation from the fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

No team boss role for Schumacher in 2011 – Haug

“We are sticking together and, for me, Michael is as good as he ever”

2010-06-13 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 04Mercedes has categorically ruled out suggestions a move into team management could be an elegant way for Michael Schumacher to return to racing retirement at the end of 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Horner ‘knows’ Korean GP to go ahead

“We know it is going to take place.” – Horner

Korean Grand PrixChristian Horner on Sunday said he “knows” the inaugural Korean grand prix will take place as scheduled in two weeks. There has been great uncertainty about the health of the event due to delayed construction at Yeongam, but Bernie Ecclestone and some other bosses are now openly bullish. Read the rest of this entry »


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