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Thu 11 May 2006
Ide loses super licenseHeadline
F1

Ide loses super license

Super Aguri confirmed on May 10th that the Formula One Permanent Bureau has withdrawn Yuji Ide's super license and he will not be able to race in F1 again this season. After an accident at Imola, when he pushed the MF1 of Christijan Albers into a...

Sat 28 Oct 2006
Banshie Studios: The art of drag racingHeadline

Banshie Studios: The art of drag racing

Located outside our nation's capital, just a mile or two outside the Capital beltway, there's a small shop known only by its reputation and name; Banshie Studios. The shop isn't known by its location and that's by design. Lost among the half dozen...

Sun 05 Nov 2006
Nicky Hayden: The worker championHeadline

Nicky Hayden: The worker champion

"The worker champion" could be the best way to define Nicky Hayden, the new world champion of the FIM Road Racing World Championship (MotoGP) since last Sunday, when he became the man that put an end to the five-year reign of Valentino Rossi in...

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Montoya lands on podium in stock car debutHeadline

Montoya lands on podium in stock car debut

Juan Pablo Montoya's official reunion with Chip Ganassi Racing kicked off at Talladega Superspeedway. Montoya made his first start in a stock car since he left Formula One for the No. 42 Ganassi Dodge in the NASCAR Nextel Cup...

Sat 04 Feb 2006
Ducati's Desmosedici GP6 sees the lightHeadline

Ducati's Desmosedici GP6 sees the light

The Ducati Marlboro Team presented today in Madonna di Campiglio their new Desmosedici GP6 with which will be competing this year in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) season. The new Ducati Desmosedici...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuriesHeadline

Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuries

New Zealand racer Mark Porter died on Sunday, October 8th (Australia) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he had remained in critical condition from injuries sustained in a crash Friday at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South...

Wed 08 Mar 2006
Tue 03 Oct 2006
Schumacher takes points lead with China victoryHeadline
F1

Schumacher takes points lead with China victory

Michael Schumacher took the Formula One drivers' championship points lead for the first time this season with a wet-to-dry victory in the Chinese Grand Prix. The German jumped for joy on the podium, having snatched the win on the Shanghai circuit...

Sat 04 Feb 2006
Stewart injured at Chili BowlHeadline

Stewart injured at Chili Bowl

Reigning NASCAR Nextel Cup series champion Tony Stewart sustained injuries after flipping his Midget car during the opening laps of Friday night's qualifying Heat 8 for the 20th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa Expo ...

Wed 04 Jan 2006
Schlesser takes first African stage in DakarHeadline

Schlesser takes first African stage in Dakar

Jean-Louis Schlesser powered his Schlesser-Ford buggy to victory in the first stage on the African continent in the 2006 Dakar, eclipsing the factory Mitsubishi and Volkswagen teams. Jean-Louis Schlesser and François Borsotto. Photo by...

Tue 24 Oct 2006
Massa wins Brazilian GP, Alonso is championHeadline
F1

Massa wins Brazilian GP, Alonso is champion

Ferrari's Felipe Massa became the first Brazilian since Ayrton Senna in 1993 to win his home race when he took the chequered flag at Interlagos for his second victory of the season. Massa led the Brazilian Grand Prix from pole to flag and...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Changes are in the wind in MotoGPHeadline

Changes are in the wind in MotoGP

Just days before Christmas, Yamaha Racing announced that its works MotoGP team would no longer be sponsored by Gauloises in the 2006 season, in spite of the team's existing contract with Altadis, the owner of the Gauloises and Fortuna cigarette ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rainHeadline

Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rain

Marco Melandri got the mix just right in the dry-wet-drying Australian GP, the 14th round of the 2005 FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Stealing the lead from Sete Giberneau with ease just past the halfway mark, Melandri ...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
DAFs disqualified before Dakar startHeadline

DAFs disqualified before Dakar start

The competition in the 2006 Dakar's truck category thinned out unexpectedly before the start of the event. The organizers disqualified the DAF trucks of the Gauloises de Rooy and Hans Bekx team Sport, both teams credible contenders for the truck...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
MF1 Racing launches the M16 at SilverstoneHeadline
F1

MF1 Racing launches the M16 at Silverstone

MF1 Racing, which will be the first entry in the F1 championship to race under the Russian flag, became the latest team to present its 2006 challenger when it launched the Toyota-powered M16 at Silverstone on February 3rd. The car features red, ...

Sat 07 Oct 2006
Smaller restrictor plates mandated for TalladegaHeadline

Smaller restrictor plates mandated for Talladega

NASCAR will run smaller restrictor plates at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend after practice times for several Nextel Cup teams topped the 198-mph mark. NASCAR called a crew chief meeting at 6:30 am this morning to announce the ...

Sat 25 Mar 2006
Rossi on top in practice day at JerezHeadline

Rossi on top in practice day at Jerez

Valentino Rossi and Yamaha knocked first in the opening practice sessions for the 58th edition of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) that starts this weekend in Jerez de la Frontera with the `Gran Premio betandwin.com de ...

Wed 08 Mar 2006
BUSCH: Hamlin wins Mexico City raceHeadline

BUSCH: Hamlin wins Mexico City race

Denny Hamlin survived a rash of late race cautions to earn his first win in the NASCAR Busch series. Hamlin led 40 of the races 80 laps in his second trip to the road course in Mexico City (last year he finished 15th). Race winner Denny...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Ganassi all-star trio win Rolex 24 in DaytonaHeadline

Ganassi all-star trio win Rolex 24 in Daytona

The Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway traditionally attracts an eclectic mix of driving talent from a variety of racing disciplines around the globe, yet victory usually goes to sports car veterans. This year, however, a team comprised...

Wed 16 Aug 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Allmendinger toughs out the street fight to win in DenverHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Allmendinger toughs out the street fight to win in Denver

A.J. Allmendinger proved he was the toughest cowboy at the rodeo today as he bested a field of sixteen cars in the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford race in the Mile High city of Denver. A.J. Allmendinger. Photo by Tom ...

Tue 13 Jun 2006
Alonso victorious at British GP for first timeHeadline
F1

Alonso victorious at British GP for first time

Renault's reigning world champion Fernando Alonso claimed victory in the British Grand Prix, his first win at Silverstone, with another faultless drive from pole to the chequered flag. Ferrari's Michael Schumacher put in a super-fast lap after his...

Sun 15 Jan 2006
IRL: Wheldon wins the big one in IndianapolisHeadline

IRL: Wheldon wins the big one in Indianapolis

Dan Wheldon was in just the right position at the right time, slingshotting past Danica Patrick with a bit more than five laps to go and winning the 89th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race over Vitor Meira and Bryan Herta. Dan Wheldon and...

Wed 19 Jul 2006
Raikkonen, Renault and various rantingHeadline
F1

Raikkonen, Renault and various ranting

Where exactly Kimi Raikkonen will be next year has been a hotly debated topic for quite some time now, perhaps even since the end of last year when McLaren announced it had signed Fernando Alonso for 2007. The pairing of Raikkonen and Alonso might...

Sun 02 Apr 2006
Button snatches pole position for Australian GPHeadline
F1

Button snatches pole position for Australian GP

Honda's Jenson Button snatched pole position from the Renaults in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix in the hectic last minute battle of the session. Button posted a best time of 1:25.229 and Giancarlo Fisichella and Fernando Alonso were...

Sun 26 Feb 2006
Hmiel banned for life by NASCARHeadline

Hmiel banned for life by NASCAR

After failing a third substance abuse test, driver Shane Hmiel has been banned for life by the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. Hmiel was first suspended in 2003 for failing a random drug test; he completed a rehabilitation program...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Alonso wins Monaco GP thrillerHeadline
F1

Alonso wins Monaco GP thriller

As usual there was not a great deal of overtaking at the Monaco Grand Prix but it was still quite an exciting race. Fernando Alonso finally set foot on the Principality podium and the top step at that, the Renault man claiming a solid victory.

Tue 21 Mar 2006
Fisichella leads Renault one-two in Malaysian GPHeadline
F1

Fisichella leads Renault one-two in Malaysian GP

It was a Renault one-two on the podium at the Malaysian Grand Prix, the first for the team since it returned to F1 in 2002 as a works outfit, with Giancarlo Fisichella taking the victory from pole position. Teammate Fernando Alonso, who started ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCARHeadline

IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCAR

Indy Racing League's 2006 IndyCar Series champion Sam Hornish, Jr. has his eyes set on NASCAR. Hornish will join the recent influx of openwheel racers to join the stock car ranks, with the goal to race in the top elite series: NASCAR Nextel ...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi showHeadline

The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi show

There's little to do in the three week summer break except poke the rumour mill and see what squeals, and even that only seems to have the never-ending Michael Schumacher/Kimi Raikkonen speculation to fall back on. The latest episode of the...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
The enigma of Michael SchumacherHeadline

The enigma of Michael Schumacher

We've heard the phrase "the end of an era" in abundance since Michael Schumacher announced his impending retirement but, despite the cliché, that's precisely what it is. Love him or hate him, Schumacher is the most successful driver of his ...

Tue 21 Mar 2006
Fisichella on pole position for Malaysian GPHeadline
F1

Fisichella on pole position for Malaysian GP

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella claimed pole position in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, in what was another entertaining session with the new format. Just over a tenth behind Fisichella was the Honda of Jenson Button and he will line up...

Fri 04 Aug 2006
Hungary the last race before summer breakHeadline
F1

Hungary the last race before summer break

The Hungarian Grand Prix follows hot on the heels of Germany and is the last race before the three week summer break and testing ban. The championship battles are getting closer every race, both the drivers' and constructors' titles, and currently...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais storms to San Jose poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais storms to San Jose pole

Sunny and warm conditions greeted the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford for day two of qualifying on the 1.5-mile, 7-turn street circuit in downtown San Jose. Sébastien Bourdais. Photo by Tom Haapanen. Two-time defending series...

Wed 26 Apr 2006
Montoya leads at Silverstone day oneHeadline
F1

Montoya leads at Silverstone day one

Testing kicked off at Silverstone on Tuesday this week with 14 drivers from eight teams present at the British track. McLaren's Juan Pablo Montoya was the fastest man with a best time of 1:21.076 and team test driver Pedro de la Rosa was 12th. Set...

Sun 12 Mar 2006
Schumacher leads Ferrari front row for Bahrain GPHeadline
F1

Schumacher leads Ferrari front row for Bahrain GP

Michael Schumacher put Ferrari's woes of last year behind him and claimed pole position in qualifying for the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. His best time was 1:31.431 but he came close to losing pole to his new teammate Felipe Massa. The ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Piquet fastest at Silverstone testHeadline
F1

Piquet fastest at Silverstone test

Testing continued at Silverstone on September 20th with 12 drivers from six teams working at the British track. On his second day as a Renault tester Nelson A. Piquet made an impression with the fastest time, 1:19.565, while fellow team tester ...