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Sun 08 Nov 2009
Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- againHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- again

Mattias Ekstrom is not just a two-time DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) champion, he is now also a three-time winner of the Race of Champions. The Swedish touring car ace added another RoC title to his list of achievements in this year's event...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Soucek wraps up 2009 with yet another victoryHeadline
F2

Soucek wraps up 2009 with yet another victory

Andy Soucek demonstrated once again that he is the class of this year's FIA Formula Two championship, adding a second-race victory on Circuit de Catalunya to his first win yesterday. The Spaniard had already clinched the title with three races ...

Mon 02 Nov 2009
Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Abu Dhabi GPHeadline
F1

Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Abu Dhabi GP

Sebastian Vettel wrapped up the 2009 Formula One season in style, leading a Red Bull-Renault 1-2 finish at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 22-year-old prodigy scored his fifth career victory and the fourth of the year in a dominant ...

Sun 01 Nov 2009
Paffett takes Hockenheim, Scheider the titleHeadline
DTM

Paffett takes Hockenheim, Scheider the title

Gary Paffett did all he could in his fight for the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) championship at the Hockenheimring today, winning the race over his title rival, Timo Scheider. However, Scheider did not set a foot wrong and as he came into...

Soucek notches another victory in Catalunya
F2

Soucek notches another victory in Catalunya

It has been a dominant Formula Two season for Andy Soucek, with the Spaniard clinching the revived series' inaugural championship with three races to run, and he continued his form with a convincing victory in the first race of the season finale...

Hamilton storms to pole in Abu DhabiHeadline
F1

Hamilton storms to pole in Abu Dhabi

It looked momentarily like the Formula One season finale would start with a Red Bull front row, but Lewis Hamilton put an end to that with a stunning lap as the clock ran out in the final segment of qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Kovalainen tops Abu Dhabi twilight practice
F1

Kovalainen tops Abu Dhabi twilight practice

McLaren's Heikki Kovalainen and Lewis Hamilton headed the timesheets on Friday's second practice at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, run partially in twilight conditions, with only floodlights lighting the track. The starting grid for Sunday's...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Ekstrom again on Hockenheim poleHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom again on Hockenheim pole

The DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) championship will be on the line in tomorrow's season finale at the Hockenheimring, with Audi's Timo Scheider trying to hold off his Mercedes rival, Gary Paffett. However, that didn't stop Scheider's...

Wed 14 Oct 2009
Mercedes romp extends Paffett's title hopes
DTM

Mercedes romp extends Paffett's title hopes

Gary Paffett and the rest of the Mercedes-Benz contingent did what it took, locking out the top five places in today's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race at Dijon and extended Paffett's title challenge to the final race of the season.

Sun 11 Oct 2009
Spengler's Dijon pole adds to title fight
DTM

Spengler's Dijon pole adds to title fight

Bruno Spengler took the pole position for Mercedes-Benz at Dijon this afternoon in the penultimate round of the 2009 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season by a stunning 0.532-second margin over his teammate, Paul di Resta. "I am really happy...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Hamilton takes Singapore as competition faltersHeadline
F1

Hamilton takes Singapore as competition falters

Lewis Hamilton drove a perfect race under the artificial lights and took full advantage of the circumstances in both the race and in qualifying to take a convincing 9.6-second victory in today's Singapore Grand Prix, his second victory of the 2009...

Hamilton handed the Singapore poleHeadline
F1

Hamilton handed the Singapore pole

Lewis Hamilton looked strong in both practice and early qualifying action at the Singapore Grand Prix today, but in the end he did not have to fight for the pole position for tomorrow's Formula One race as the qualifying session was halted with 26...

Vettel fastest in Singapore night practiceHeadline
F1

Vettel fastest in Singapore night practice

As night fell over Singapore, Sebastian Vettel picked up his pace, setting the fastest time of the day during the second practice session. The Singapore Grand Prix will also run at night, the second time that Formula One cars will race under the...

Sordo hands Catalunya lead to LoebHeadline
WRC

Sordo hands Catalunya lead to Loeb

Dani Sordo and Sebastien Loeb were again untouchable on the second day of Rally Catalunya, with Sordo in the spotlight much of the day, as he defended the overnight lead against his senior teammate. The two Citroen works drivers claimed three of...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Paffett picks winning strategy at LausitzHeadline
DTM

Paffett picks winning strategy at Lausitz

Gary Paffett had to start today's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race at Lausitz back from fourth row of the grid, but he more than made up for it with the right race strategy to take the win for Mercedes. Gary Paffett, Team HWA AMG...

Ekstrom takes another pole at LausitzHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom takes another pole at Lausitz

Mattias Ekstrom will be starting tomorrow's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race from a familiar spot: the pole position. The popular Swede set a time of 1:33.205 on a damp Lausitz Eurospeedway, and that was easily fast enough to clinch the...

Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in ValenciaHeadline
F2

Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in Valencia

Robert Wickens showed dominant form in Formula Two competition in Valencia today, starting with his second pole position of the weekend, and then following it up with a dominant victory in the first of two races this weekend. Robert ...

Sarrazin takes Le Mans pole for PeugeotHeadline

Sarrazin takes Le Mans pole for Peugeot

The official Audi and Peugeot statements on tonight's qualifying session for the Le Mans 24 Hours said that the two rival teams were going to work on race settings rather than taking part in a competition for the pole position. ...

ACO adds trophies, expands driving schoolHeadline

ACO adds trophies, expands driving school

At its annual press conference during the 24 Hours of Le Mans weekend, the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) expanded the scope of its racing programs with a pair of new trophies, and unveiled a new Pescarolo-designed-and-built endurance racing car...

ACO denies protest, Peugeot appealsHeadline

ACO denies protest, Peugeot appeals

As was expected by most observers, the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) stewards turned down the protest Peugeot lodged yesterday against the front wing design on the Audi R15. Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R15 TDI front wing detail. Photo...

Audi says R15 aero confirmed as legalHeadline

Audi says R15 aero confirmed as legal

While Team Peugeot has lodged a protest with ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the organizers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans) against the front wing design of the Audi R15 (see separate story), the response from the German manufacturer is clear: the...

Peugeot protests Audi ahead of 24H practiceHeadline

Peugeot protests Audi ahead of 24H practice

Team Peugeot has lodged a protest with the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) , the organizers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, ahead of the start if this evening's first practice session. The complaint concerns the front wing of the team's archrival, ...

Team Goh looking to repeat successHeadline

Team Goh looking to repeat success

Team Goh has been to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, seen it and conquered it, with an overall victory in 2001 with an Audi R8. This time the team will be aiming for a class victory in a Porsche RS Spyder rather than an overall one, but again they look...

A date with destiny for Drayson RacingHeadline

A date with destiny for Drayson Racing

Prime Minister Gordon Brown held the first meeting of his new cabinet in London this morning. His Minister of Science, Paul Drayson, was in Le Mans, though, going through scrutineering with his team's Aston Martin Vantage GT2 for his first career...

Titanic battle set for P1 at Le Mans 24HHeadline

Titanic battle set for P1 at Le Mans 24H

The LM P1 class has not only a bumper crop of entrants -- twenty in all -- at this year's Le Mans 24H, but the strongest set of works entries in years, from Aston Martin, Audi and Peugeot. Each of the three factory teams has entered three cars,...

Peugeot comes through with a 1-2 Le Mans victoryHeadline

Peugeot comes through with a 1-2 Le Mans victory

With the French newspaper headlines demanding "Now go win Le Mans" after Team Peugeot won the pole at the Le Mans 24 Hours on Thursday, it was clear that the pressure was on, with the entire country expecting the French team to win the race over...

New dawn sees Peugeot still in the leadHeadline

New dawn sees Peugeot still in the lead

As Sunday morning dawned at the Le Mans 24 Hours, it was still a 1-2 lead for Team Peugeot, the French team's 908 HDi FAP cars holding a solid if not quite comfortable lead. David Brabham in the ...

Treluyer in a massive early-morning crashHeadline

Treluyer in a massive early-morning crash

Updated 11:05 AM CET.</I> Benoit Treluyer suffered a massive crash in the early morning crash at the Le Mans 24 Hours, losing control of his ...

Gene holds the lead for Peugeot at midnight Headline

Gene holds the lead for Peugeot at midnight

Marc Gene continues to drive in the lead as midnight approaches at the Le Mans 24 Hours. Peugeot has held the lead for all but a few minutes of the race so far, and the ...

Peugeot running away after the four-hour markHeadline

Peugeot running away after the four-hour mark

After four hours of racing at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours, the Peugeot 908 HDi FAPs are flexing their muscles and pulling away from their rivals, including the Audi R15 TDIs. Polesitter Stephane Sarrazin in the ...

Dumas learning the R15 on the jobHeadline

Dumas learning the R15 on the job

Romain Dumas and Timo Bernhard finally made it to the Le Mans in top prototype cars -- each has driven LM GT2 cars here, and Dumas has been with Team Pescarolo the past two years -- but it wasn't to be in the pair's usual Porsche RS Spyder from...

Prost looking forward to Speedy race in Le MansHeadline

Prost looking forward to Speedy race in Le Mans

Nicolas Prost may have the famous last name, but he doesn't need any help from his father to make his mark in racing. In a few hours he'll be getting on track for Speedy Racing Team Sebah in their Lola B08/60-Aston Martin, for the 24 Hours of Le...

Aston Martin 007: Licence to challengeHeadline

Aston Martin 007: Licence to challenge

Aston Martin's LM P1 program is currently the company's flagship racing program, and the 007 car, piloted by Jan Charouz, Stefam Mucke and Tomas Enge is clearly the team's best hope for a top result in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. ...

Hegewald completes perfect Spa weekendHeadline
F2

Hegewald completes perfect Spa weekend

Tobias Hegewald showed the FIA Formula Two field how it's done this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, completing a perfect weekend with a win and a fastest lap in the weekend's second race today. Tobias Hegewald. Photo by FIA Formula Two ...

Green repeats at Norisring for MercedesHeadline
DTM

Green repeats at Norisring for Mercedes

Timo Scheider led and fought a defensive battle throughout the 80-lap DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race at Norisring, but 78 laps were not enough, as Jamie Green slipped by on the penultimate lap to take the win. Race winner Jamie...