Tag Archive: Raphael Matos

Jan 26

Two for Two: David Ostella earns second endurance podium

Finishing third in the Prototype Challenge

David Ostella - Rolex 24 at Daytona David Ostella recorded his second podium finish in two career endurance racing starts, finishing third in the Prototype Challenge class with Performance Tech Motorsports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

FAZZT team looking for a strong finish heading into season finale

Homestead-Miami pre-race report

This is it, the finale event of the 2010, 17-race IZOD IndyCar Series schedule that will take place this weekend at the 2.414-kilometer Homestead-Miami Speedway oval. For FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani, this will be his second race at the South Florida oval track, but his first since 2000 when he qualified fourth and finished ninth as a rookie in the Champ Car Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Will Power wins the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen

Alex Tagliani finishes 17th at Watkins Glen

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-04Making his first race start from 19th position on the grid at the famed Watkins Glen International road course, FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani could not do much to improve his position during the race. Fuel strategy was the key in today’s race. The team brought Alex in for his first stop on lap 5 in the hopes that an alternate strategy would play in their favor. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Mixed results for AIM Autosport in New Jersey

Pegram learns while Ostella is hit and charging Bowlin spins

There were mixed results for AIM Autosport’s Formula Mazda drivers this afternoon as they competed in the first of two races at New Jersey Motorsports Park. After a morning qualifying session, round 8 of the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear started at 3:00pm. A total of 29 laps were run during the 45-minute timed race. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Skip Barber: 2010 National schedule announced

The Skip Barber Racing School has announced the 14-race schedule

For the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda. This is the 13th year of the Skip Barber National. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Fifteen-year-old Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport join forces

For historic season in 2010 Atlantic Championship

With the 23rd annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show as the backdrop, Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport announced today that Veach will compete in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. The 15-year-old driver will be the youngest in the 37-year history of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Massa and Di Grassi defeat Barrichello’s team at Granja 500 (+results)

Ferrari star dedicates victory to his son

Granja Viana 500 Mile - StartGranja Viana 500 Mile - Felipe MassaFerrari star Felipe Massa and Renault third driver Lucas di Grassi won the 2010 edition of the Granja Viana 500 Mile race on Saturday in Cotia near São Paulo. The Formula 1 duo was joined in the outstanding Brazilian endurance race by Stock Car Light frontrunner Julio Campos, who lined up along with Massa on his maiden victory in the event back in 1997. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Barrichello and Massa battle for Granja Viana 500 glory

Brazilian F1 stars hot favorites in the prestigious endurance karting race

Rubens Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello

Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa

Brazilian F1 stars Rubens Barrichello and Felipe Massa are once more the hot favorites for this year’s edition of the Granja Viana 500 Mile. The race will be held today (Saturday) at Kartodromo Internacional Granja Viana in Cotia near São Paulo and is scheduled to last 644 laps or a maximum of 11 hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

RSVP not required

It’s a taste of Indy

The beach, fashion, food and fun as IZOD and Apex-Brasil in partnership with the Indy Racing League, kick off IndyCar Series Championship Week with special events Oct. 2-3 in Miami that are free and open to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Bomarito and Mansell set for return to Atlantic Championship at Road Atlanta

Next up for the 2009 Atlantic Championship is the penultimate round of the 12-race season this Friday

A pair of familiar faces will return to the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda paddock at this week’s penultimate round of the 12-race 2009 championship as Jonathan Bomarito and Greg Mansell will compete in Friday’s race at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Atlantic Championship to test Cosworth ”Power To Pass” at Road Atlanta

With an eye toward the 2010 season

All Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda teams and drivers participating in the promoter test day at Road Atlanta on Tuesday, September 22 will have the opportunity to test Cosworth Power To Pass in the day’s first session. The session will run from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Honda Indy Toronto: Matos continues to advance, Tagliani to regress ! (+result)

Tracy also regressed

Second behind Will Power earlier today in the third Penske car, Raphaël Matos completed the first day at the Honda Indy Toronto in first place ahead of Justin Wilson who gained ten positions in his second outing.

Scott Huizinga Friday Photos Album

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May 22

Seven Atlantic Championship grads ready for Indianapolis 500

When the green flag falls on Sunday’s 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500

The famous race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the 33-driver starting field will include seven drivers with previous experience in the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Atlantic Championship graduates off to solid start in 2009

A quick recap of Atlantic alumni

Several graduates of the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda have gotten their 2009 seasons off to strong starts in various forms of North American motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

IndyCar: A sweeter note

It was noticeably quieter with multiple cars on the Homestead-Miami Speedway oval

So much so that A.J. Foyt didn’t have to raise his voice to speak with son Larry on pit lane. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Indy Car: All-America honors

The polls have closed for voters choosing the 2008 All-America Auto Racing Team

Six IndyCar Series drivers and one Firestone Indy Lights driver earning the honor. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Indy Lights: Matos big winner at year-end banquet

Raphael Matos was presented with the Firestone Firehawk Cup

For winning the 2008 series title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Indy Car: Join the celebration

Scott Dixon and Raphael Matos will receive their share of awards

In the form of checks and hardware during the IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights Championship Celebration on Nov. 5 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Promotion day

They didn’t stand at the podium arm in arm

But at a press conference Oct. 7 Jay Penske and Raphael Matos made it clear they are looking forward to building a legacy together. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Indy Lights: Chicagoland Preview

Richard Antinucci and Raphael Matos in the series season-finale

They are both involved in the closest championship fight in series history. Read the rest of this entry »

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