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Wed 28 Nov 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe, Pettit join forces for next season

CHAMPCAR/CART: Forsythe, Pettit join forces for next season

Two of Champ Car's quartet of owners are now partners, Gerry Forsythe and Dan Pettit now combining operations to create Forsythe/Pettit Racing. This is not the first time Forsythe has had a partner as for year's Player's Canadian tobacco was part...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais reflects on the past, embraces his future
F1

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais reflects on the past, embraces his future

It may be trying times for the series he's leaving, but for Sebastien Bourdais the future offers a plethora of opportunity. He's one race away from concluding, statistically, one of the best ever Champ Car careers with 30 wins from 72 starts and...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairsHeadline

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairs

It's that time of year again - football is in full swing both professionally and in college, sweltering summer temps are subsiding to cooler fall weather, and American open-wheel racing has seen their two competing series, the IRL IndyCar Series...

Sun 12 Aug 2007
Perera powers to Road America pole

Perera powers to Road America pole

He will not win the Champ Car Atlantic championship, but 2007 Rookie-of-the-Year Franck Perera continues to be a force to be reckoned with. In the final points race of the year, Perera has been at the top of the pylon in each session but one - the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais romps to Road America win

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais romps to Road America win

This was by far one of Sebastien Bourdais' finest weekends. From Friday practice through today's race, the McDonald's Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing entry was firmly planted at the front of the field. Today "Seabass" capped off the weekend in style...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais storms to Road America pole

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais storms to Road America pole

If Friday was "only" a dominant performance, then today Sebastien Bourdais annihilated the competition. Yesterday he was the only driver to post a time in the 1:42 range, and today he raised the bar even higher by banging out a phenomenal...

Sat 11 Aug 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifyingHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais dominates Road America Friday qualifying

It will be a swansong at Road America for three-time defending series champion Sebastien Bourdais, having earlier today confirmed his switch to Formula One for the following season. Today he continued to show his authority by registering the ...

Fri 03 Aug 2007
Third season kicks off in September

Third season kicks off in September

The first major open-wheel series to declare its next season schedule is A1GP, slated to kick off its third season in the fall. The eleven-round schedule maintains a number of holdover events from last year, with one new circuit and one ...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Doornbos wins wild race in Mont-TremblantHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Doornbos wins wild race in Mont-Tremblant

At a new venue for Champ Car, there was a corresponding new winner in Dutchman Robert Doornbos. The Formula 1 veteran and Champ Car rookie has been close on a number of occasions this year, scoring four prior podium finishes from five starts, but...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Power paces soggy Q2 in Mont-TremblantHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Power paces soggy Q2 in Mont-Tremblant

Will Power pulled a rabbit out of his hat on his final lap, posting the fastest time in today's second round of qualifying in Mont-Tremblant. With a mix of wet-dry conditions, today's times were basically a wash. The rain ensured Tristan...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gommendy files to Mont-Tremblant provisional poleHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gommendy files to Mont-Tremblant provisional pole

Given the French ran 1-2-3 in the morning's practice session, you might have expected one to be on provisional pole. And one is, but it is the PKV Racing entry piloted by Tristan Gommendy and not three-time defending series champion Sebastien ...

Sun 08 Jul 2007
Perera takes wet Toronto victory

Perera takes wet Toronto victory

Franck Perera survived a rain-drenched race around the treacherous streets of Toronto for his second consecutive win in Canada. Perera is the first non-American or Canadian to win on this street course since the inception of this race on the ...

Fri 29 Jun 2007
Carroll, Viso return to action in France
GP2

Carroll, Viso return to action in France

Two of GP2's original drivers are back in Formula One's main feeder series. Veterans Adam Carroll and Ernesto Viso replace a pair of Brazilians, Antonio Pizzonia and Sergio Jimenez. Carroll unseats Antonio Pizzonia at Giancarlo Fisichella's FMS ...

Thu 14 Jun 2007
Speed searches for stateside success
F1

Speed searches for stateside success

American Scott Speed looks to crack the top eight this weekend in Indianapolis following on from a short race in Montreal. Luck at his home track, even though he currently resides in Austria, has eluded Speed in his two appearances, first as a ...

Wed 13 Jun 2007
Hamilton wins his first in off-the-wall Canadian GP
F1

Hamilton wins his first in off-the-wall Canadian GP

In one of the more frenetic Formula One races in recent memory, about all that was normal was a McLaren winning and that was in the hands of rookie Lewis Hamilton. From pole he led the bulk of the race, often with a huge margin in hand, and scored...

Sun 10 Jun 2007
Hamilton captures first career pole in Montreal
F1

Hamilton captures first career pole in Montreal

Given his torrid start to his rookie campaign in Formula One, it was only a matter of time before Lewis Hamilton would score his first pole position. With a time of 1 minute, 15.707, Hamilton beat teammate Fernando Alonso by a full four and a half...

Sat 09 Jun 2007
Alonso sets Friday pace at Canadian GP
F1

Alonso sets Friday pace at Canadian GP

Fernando Alonso enjoyed a fantastic Friday on the Isle Notre Dame, leading both practice sessions in dominant fashion. In the morning 90-minute session, Alonso led teammate Lewis Hamilton by nearly two tenths as the McLaren-Mercedes duo were four...

Wed 06 Jun 2007
IRL: Kanaan snatches win in Milwaukee

IRL: Kanaan snatches win in Milwaukee

Perhaps the racing gods owed him one. Had last weekend's Indianapolis 500 been called after the first rain delay, then Tony Kanaan would have been crowned champion of IndyCar racing's most prestigious event. It wasn't and a series of pitfalls ...

Sun 06 May 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi reinvents itself

CHAMPCAR/CART: Minardi reinvents itself

In 20-plus seasons of Formula One, Minardi made it to the podium a grand total of. drum roll please. zero times. The little fish in the big pond of F1, the Faenza, Italy hopefuls were always just that, never within a sniff of the leaders save for...

Fri 30 Mar 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Doornbos and Speedy Dan for Minardi USA

CHAMPCAR/CART: Doornbos and Speedy Dan for Minardi USA

Less than two weeks away from the season opener in Las Vegas, Paul Stoddart's Minardi Team USA officially named its drivers today. It was always likely that Robert Doornbos, who has tested all winter for the team and raced for Minardi in Formula...

Sat 10 Mar 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Series announcements headline Spring Training

CHAMPCAR/CART: Series announcements headline Spring Training

Champ Car had a busy day in terms of series announcements but still somewhat quiet on the driver front. The series has named its official vehicle, Mazda, which isn't much of a surprise considering the manufacturer badges the Atlantic championship...

Thu 08 Mar 2007
2007 Team-by-team preview
F1

2007 Team-by-team preview

The winter has once again come and gone and the sounds of V8s in the morning are once again emerging. It's that time again, for another Formula One season to kick off. Whereas last year the rules and regulations changes dominated pre-season ...

Fri 16 Feb 2007
IPS: Cheever's lone entry goes to Antinucci

IPS: Cheever's lone entry goes to Antinucci

Eddie Cheever Jr. today declared his intentions for the 2007 IRL IndyCar season - and like many owners he has placed a stake in the series' supporting division, the Indy Pro Series. After fielding two cars last year for Chris Festa and Nick ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car's identity shift

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car's identity shift

2007 marks a significant reinvention for the Champ Car World Series. Though the season is still several months away, any trace of its former self has long since departed. The series has forged its own path that continues to widen from its...