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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Kolles Audis sparking surprise through 12 hoursHeadline

Kolles Audis sparking surprise through 12 hours

With a driver lineup of six Le Mans rookies, all with minimal prototype experience only from the first two Le Mans Series races this season, it was safe to say the customer Kolles Audi R10 TDIs were not expected to be among the front-runners in...

Audi's #2 bullet destroyed at seven-hour mark Headline

Audi's #2 bullet destroyed at seven-hour mark

Peugeot may have made a pit faux pas early in this 24-hour race, but at present they still have four of their 908 HDi FAP diesels in the running for both the win and overall victory. Audi now has but one. It is the defending champions of Tom ...

After Porsches, P2 shaping up as a battle of attritionHeadline

After Porsches, P2 shaping up as a battle of attrition

At the moment, this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans' battle for LM P2 is between both leading Porsche RS Spyders. Within the last half hour Keisuke Kunimoto in the ...

Peugeot crash headlines start at Le Mans Headline

Peugeot crash headlines start at Le Mans

At the end of the first hour in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a factory Peugeot 908 HDi FAP leads overall but the story is really about two of the other three cars. Franck Montagny leads but his teammate Pedro Lamy in the ...

Risi Competizione looking for GT2 repeat Headline

Risi Competizione looking for GT2 repeat

The question looming over LM GT2 at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year, while neither the depth nor number of cars in class, is whether Porsche or Ferrari will emerge from their battle royale to capture the class title. There are ten Ferraris to five...

Franchitti survives for Iowa victory

Franchitti survives for Iowa victory

Iowa captured a lot of the excitement that has been missing from the 2009 IndyCar Series season, as Dario Franchitti took a well-judged second victory of the year by navigating a series of incidents and green-flag pit stops. It was still a...

Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Matos leads Toronto Friday practiceHeadline

Matos leads Toronto Friday practice

Raphael Matos of Luczo Dragon Racing topped the Friday practice timesheets on the IndyCar Series' return to the streets of Toronto, Ontario. Matos' time of 1:01.4739 was nearly three-tenths quicker than Justin Wilson of Dale Coyne Racing at ...

Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009Headline

Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009

Jonathan Summerton came up just short of an Atlantic Championship in 2008. For the rest of 2009, the prodigious American talent will have a chance at capturing that crown with the same team as he did a year ago. Jonathan...

Franchitti survives frantic Toronto street fight Headline

Franchitti survives frantic Toronto street fight

In a typical Toronto battle of attrition, Dario Franchitti recovered from several pitfalls to score his third victory of the 2009 IndyCar Series season. He endured a slow pit stop, hit the pits a second time with a well-timed caution flag, and ...

Franchitti snares Toronto pole Headline

Franchitti snares Toronto pole

Dario Franchitti nailed down his third pole of the IndyCar Series season in Toronto today. The Scotsman led a Chip Ganassi Racing and Team Penske sweep of the front row, but by any measure this was a highly competitive qualifying session involving...

Peugeot confirms two cars for Petit Le MansHeadline

Peugeot confirms two cars for Petit Le Mans

Having already conquered the pinnacle of the sports car racing calendar at Le Mans, Peugeot has confirmed its assault on the final major endurance event of the 2009 season. In September at Road Atlanta, Peugeot has entered two factory 908 HDi FAPs...

Pobst, Saini secure Autobahn triumphs
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Pobst, Saini secure Autobahn triumphs

Randy Pobst and Jason Saini scored the SCCA SPEED World Challenge wins this weekend at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. Pobst survived several yellow flags and a host of accidents in the GT race, while Saini led from flag-to-flag and held off...

Edwards sweeps Autobahn weekend

Edwards sweeps Autobahn weekend

John Edwards sealed the deal on a near-perfect weekend for himself and Newman Wachs Racing in today's finale to the weekend at the Autobahn Country Club. Edwards has now scored his third win, second successive from pole position, in this year's ...

Edwards cruises to first Autobahn win

Edwards cruises to first Autobahn win

John Edwards is three-fourths through a perfect weekend in Joliet, two days after a perfect game in baseball occurred in the Windy City. He's captured pole positions for both Cooper Tires Atlantic Championship races, and now has scored a win in...

Sofronas, Saini score Autobahn poles
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Sofronas, Saini score Autobahn poles

James Sofronas and Jason Saini set the bar in each of their respective classes, GT and Touring Car, for the SCCA SPEED World Challenge events this weekend at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. Although each set the quickest time, they had to ...

Edwards snares second pole at Autobahn

Edwards snares second pole at Autobahn

This morning the Atlantic Championship held its qualifying session for the second race of its weekend here at the Autobahn Country Club. For the first time John Edwards' supremacy atop the time sheets was threatened, but not eclipsed. When all...

Edwards nails down first pole at Autobahn

Edwards nails down first pole at Autobahn

John Edwards paced Friday's qualifying for race one of the double-header Atlantic Championship weekend at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Ill., at the first professional road racing event in Chicago in over 40 years. At a time of 2:04.600,...

Summerton edges Edwards for Mid-Ohio pole

Summerton edges Edwards for Mid-Ohio pole

Jonathan Summerton just eclipsed his teammate at Newman Wachs Racing, John Edwards, in the battle for pole position for tomorrow's Atlantic Championship race at Mid-Ohio. Summerton secures his third pole of the season and fourth of his career, his...