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Sun 14 Aug 2005
Dramatic victory for Audi at Silverstone

Dramatic victory for Audi at Silverstone

Audi Playstation Team Oreca won the Le Mans Endurance Series race at Silverstone after an intense race-long battle. The Audi R8 ran in second place for most of the race with the gap to the leader changing regularly due to Safety Car periods. Allan...

McNish fights back to win at Silverstone

McNish fights back to win at Silverstone

Audi Playstation Team Oreca won the Le Mans Endurance Series race at Silverstone after an intense battle during the final three hours of the race. Allan McNish gradually closed in on the leader Jamie Campbell Walter and, after a Safety Car period...

Parente makes it two at Silverstone
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Parente makes it two at Silverstone

Alvaro Parente won his second race of the day with another dominant performance around the Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone in round 16 of the British F3 International Series. The Portuguese driver took the lead at the start and was never headed...

Parente dominates Silverstone race one
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Parente dominates Silverstone race one

Alvaro Parente led from lights-to-flag in round fifteen of the British F3 International Series. The Carlin Motorsport driver started in pole position and pulled out a significant advantage over the opening laps to comfortably take his eighth win...

Sat 13 Aug 2005
Minassian leads after 3 hours at Silverstone

Minassian leads after 3 hours at Silverstone

Nicolas Minassian, driving the Creation Autosportif DBA Judd, dominated the opening three hours of the Le Mans Endurance Series 1000km race at Silverstone circuit. Minassian kept his car on the track as many drivers suffered incidents in the ...

Minassian on pole for Silverstone 1000km

Minassian on pole for Silverstone 1000km

Creation Autosportif qualified in pole position early this morning for the Silverstone round of the Le Mans Endurance Series. Nicolas Minassian improved on each of his first three laps to set a time of 1m 34.562s during the brief qualifying...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
BTCC: Third win for Vauxhall after dramatic final race

BTCC: Third win for Vauxhall after dramatic final race

Yvan Muller secured a clean-sweep for VX Racing with the team’s third win of the day in the British Touring Car Championship at Mondello Park. Muller held off a strong challenge from Arena Motorsports driver Tom Chilton to take his second win of...

BTCC: Turkington recovers to win round two

BTCC: Turkington recovers to win round two

Colin Turkington won his second race of the 2005 British Touring Car Championship with a strong display in race two at Mondello Park. The VX Racing driver recovered from an incident at the first corner, benefited from a series of penalties award...

BTCC: Muller takes round one at Mondello Park

BTCC: Muller takes round one at Mondello Park

Yvan Muller dominated the opening round of the British Touring Car Championship at Mondello Park in Ireland. The VX Racing driver started from pole position and pulled out a comfortable lead to take a lights-to-flag victory, moving up to second ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
Parente takes pole for round two
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Parente takes pole for round two

Alvaro Parente qualified on pole position for the second race of the weekend at Castle Combe session after an extremely tight and competitive session. The Portuguese driver, who drives for Carlin Motorsport, put in a strong lap early in the...

Kimball on pole after first qualifying
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Kimball on pole after first qualifying

Charlie Kimball qualified in pole position for race one at Castle Combe circuit in Wilshire. The American driver put in a strong series of laps and eventually set a 59.100s time to go fastest to line up at the front of Sunday morning's race.

Clarke leads way in Castle Combe practice
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Clarke leads way in Castle Combe practice

Dan Clarke led the way in practice for the British Formula 3 International series at Castle Combe circuit. The British driver set a time of 59.266 seconds around the 1.85 mile circuit to comfortably set the fastest time. Clarke was quickly on the...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
Champion Racing earns their first Le Mans victoryHeadline

Champion Racing earns their first Le Mans victory

Tom Kristensen, Marco Werner and JJ Lehto won the 73rd Le Mans 24 Hours after a dramatic race that contained series of incidents, mechanical problems and a many surprises. The ...

Mon 20 Jun 2005
Seventh Le Mans victory for Kristensen

Seventh Le Mans victory for Kristensen

Tom Kristensen's victory in the 73rd Le Mans 24 Hours brings his total number of wins in this prestigious event to seven, including six wins in succession, after his victories in 1997 and 2000 to 2004. "The first one is the most important as ...

Sun 19 Jun 2005
Alex Job Racing/BAM! win GT2Headline

Alex Job Racing/BAM! win GT2

Alex Job Racing/BAM! with Mike Rockenfeller, Leo Hindery and Marc Lieb won the GT2 class after a race long battle with the White Lightning Racing team of Jorg Bergmeister, Patrick Long and Timo Bernhard. ...

Corvette Racing repeat 1-2 in GT1 class

Corvette Racing repeat 1-2 in GT1 class

Corvette eventually won a race long four-way battle for honours in the GT2 class. The two Corvette Racing CR6 cars interchanged places regularly with the two Aston Martins but problems near the end of the race for both Aston Martins handed the ...

RML Lola MG win LMP2 class

RML Lola MG win LMP2 class

RML Lola MG won the LMP2 class at Le Mans 24 Hours that saw an extremely high level of attrition. Twelve cars started in the class but only four cars finished and the technical problems that those cars encountered put them way down the overall...

Aston Martin suffer double disappointment

Aston Martin suffer double disappointment

The two Aston Martin cars simultaneously suffered problems with just 90 minutes to go before the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The ...

Audi first and third with six hours to goHeadline

Audi first and third with six hours to go

Champion Racing led the Le Mans 24 Hours after 18 hours with JJ Lehto nearly two laps ahead of the nearest competitor. The Audi R8 led all night and remained comfortably in the lead during the morning, despite a small twitch where Tom Kristensen...

McNish accident allows Pescarolo pastHeadline

McNish accident allows Pescarolo past

Allan McNish ran off the circuit on lap 224 of Le Mans 24 Hours at Indianapolis corner, clipping the tyres with the front-right section of his ...

Close battles throughout the field in 24HHeadline

Close battles throughout the field in 24H

The Audi Playstation Team Oreca suffered a lengthy problem in the pits and so released Audi's hold of the Le Mans podium and opened up the final place to a number of contenders. Franck Montagny sat patiently in the car as the team worked on the ...

Audi at the front as night falls at Le MansHeadline

Audi at the front as night falls at Le Mans

The headlights came on and the times tumbled as the sun began to set over La Sarthe region as Le Mans 24 Hours entered its seventh hour. The two Champion Racing Audi R8s at the front of the field, driven by Tom Kristensen and Frank Biela ...

Sat 18 Jun 2005
Pescarolo drops back as Pirro crashes

Pescarolo drops back as Pirro crashes

The leading Pescarolo Sport Judd of Erik Comas pulled into the pitlane at the start of the third hour with suspected gearshift problems. The team removed the rear bodywork and spent several minutes working on the back of the car. Comas rejoined...

Ayari pits for repairs

Ayari pits for repairs

Pescarolo suffered a scare doing the second hour of Le Mans as second-placed Soheil Ayari suffered steering damage and was forced to make an extended pitstop. Ayari was running comfortably in second place when he hit the Panoz Motor Sports ...

Boullion leads after first hour at Le MansHeadline

Boullion leads after first hour at Le Mans

Jean-Christophe Boullion lead the field at the start of the Le Mans 24 Hours in his Pescarolo Sport Judd closely followed by Ayari in the sister car. Jim Gainer International Dome Mugen driven by Ryo Michigami made a dive down the inside of...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
Spirit of Le Mans prizes for Moity, PescaroloHeadline

Spirit of Le Mans prizes for Moity, Pescarolo

The annual ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) Le Mans press conference saw the presentation of two Spirit of Le Mans awards, an award created in 2001 to reward those people who have done a lot to spread the fame of Le Mans throughout the...

Ecology prize for 2006 Le Mans 24H

Ecology prize for 2006 Le Mans 24H

The ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) has announced the introduction of an ecology prize to take into account the environmental components of the cars' performances. Daniel Poissenot, Clark of the Course, talked about the ecology price that will...

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddockHeadline

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddock

The official ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) press conference took place as usual on the Friday of Le Mans week in the Restaurant du Welcome in the North West area of the circuit. The ACO took this opportunity to look forward to next year's ...