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Sun 15 Jun 2008
Peugeot still on top, RS Spyders swap spotsHeadline

Peugeot still on top, RS Spyders swap spots

Peugeot still retains the overall lead in the 76th Le Mans 24 Hours, although Tom Kristensen still remains close in the No. 2 Audi Sport Team Joest R10 TDI. The team continues to hold the two top spots, as the No. 9 Peugeot Total 908 HDi-FAP stays...

Montagny takes over lead from VilleneuveHeadline

Montagny takes over lead from Villeneuve

The Peugeots are still leading the Le Mans 24 Hours, although Jacques Villeneuve in the No. 7 Team Peugeot Total 908 HDi-FAP lost the lead to the No. 9 sister car with Franck Montagny at the wheel. ...

Audi closes the gap in morning warmupHeadline

Audi closes the gap in morning warmup

In today's morning warmup session at the Le Mans 24 Hours, Peugeot was still heading the time sheets, but the Audis were just half a second behind the slowest of the Peugeots. ...

Sat 14 Jun 2008
Lola celebrates '50' with a record 24H entryHeadline

Lola celebrates '50' with a record 24H entry

Lola, a true success story, celebrates 50 years in motorsports this year, and the highlight of the year must be Le Mans 24 Hours, where the UK firm has no less than seven cars this year, challenging in both the LM P1 and LM P2 classes. ...

Wed 11 Jun 2008
Peugeot recovers from test day crashHeadline

Peugeot recovers from test day crash

During testing at La Sarthe the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP set the pace but the achievements were somewhat overshadowed by Marc Gene's accident at the Karting curve. ...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
The history behind Le MansHeadline

The history behind Le Mans

The estimated 260,000 spectators will once again make their annual pilgrimage the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the ramshackle canvas shanty towns will spring up to house the vast majority of them. The city's own population of around 150,000 will be...

Fri 06 Jun 2008
French teams prepare for Le Mans challengeHeadline

French teams prepare for Le Mans challenge

This year, French teams are back in force and again looking for the overall win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The last French marque to take the overall crown on the 8.5-mile Circuit de La Sarthe came over ten years ago, and it was Peugeot. The ...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
France's successful past at Le MansHeadline

France's successful past at Le Mans

There are no fewer than 13 entrants under the French banner at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, making up one of the strongest French challenges for all-out victory at the Circuit de La Sarthe. French teams have had their share of success at Le...

Wed 28 May 2008
BGTC: Dodge Vipers win at Rockingham
GT

BGTC: Dodge Vipers win at Rockingham

Dodge Vipers dominated rounds five and six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship series at a rain soaked Rockingham Motor Speedway near Northamptonshire England. James Gornall and Jon Barnes took victory in the first meeting of the weekend...

Wed 14 May 2008
Grosjean takes Sprint win at IstanbulHeadline
GP2

Grosjean takes Sprint win at Istanbul

Romain Grosjean took the win in the GP2 Sprint race to cement his second position in the championship standings. The young ART Grand Prix driver pulled out an eight second lead in a bizarre race which saw Bruno Senna being taken out by a stray ...

Sun 11 May 2008
Pantano dominates Istanbul's race oneHeadline
GP2

Pantano dominates Istanbul's race one

Giorgio Pantano dominated the 34 lap Feature race in the second round of the GP2 Series at Istanbul Park. He took a convincing win over nearest challengers Romain Grosjean and Andreas Zuber who claimed second and ...

Sun 04 May 2008
Czech drivers pleased with Prodrive gifts

Czech drivers pleased with Prodrive gifts

Prodrive's David Richards visited Prague and the Czech Republic Le Mans Series drivers by making them very happy. Tomas Enge, a long-time Aston Martin racer campaigns the LMS events with Team Modena while Jan Charouz and Stefan Mucke co-share the...

Thu 01 May 2008
Sportscar aces, F1 stars lineup for AMR title defenseHeadline

Sportscar aces, F1 stars lineup for AMR title defense

Aston Martin Racing have announced their driver line up to take on the famous 13.65km Circuit de la Sarthe for the 76th 24 Heures du Mans race. The annual event held yearly in Le Mans, France is the top prize for sportscar teams, manufacturers...

Wed 16 Apr 2008
Peugeot scores season opener win in BarcelonaHeadline

Peugeot scores season opener win in Barcelona

Nicolas Minassian and Marc Gene stormed to a convincing victory in the Catalunya 1000km, giving Peugeot a first round win in the Le Mans Series. The weather was good, glorious Spanish sunshine, as the field of 46 entrants lined up on the 20km...

Sun 06 Apr 2008
News of the World claims Mosley is a liar
F1

News of the World claims Mosley is a liar

The Mosley sex scandal deepened today as British tabloid newspaper The News of the World struck back at comments made by Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) president Max Mosley that the Nazi element of the story the newspaper ran last...

Peugeot champions land first pole of season

Peugeot champions land first pole of season

The opening round of the 2008 Le Mans Series is set to start tomorrow (Sunday 6th April) at 11:35 CET. The Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona, Spain, will host the first of the five events on this year's calendar, but first the cars had to battle...

Tue 01 Apr 2008
Max Mosley's scandal, true or not, causes shockwaves
F1

Max Mosley's scandal, true or not, causes shockwaves

Staggering reports that the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile President Max Mosley has been involved in Nazi style orgy with five prostitutes have emerged from a prominent tabloid newspaper in the UK. The News of the World has...

Wed 26 Mar 2008
BGTC: Snow and cold for teams in Oulton Park
GT

BGTC: Snow and cold for teams in Oulton Park

Race 1 The Avon Tyres British GT championship headed to the 2.7 mile Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire, England, for the opening rounds of this popular and action packed series. While the forecasts predicted snow the weather on Saturday (the ...

Sat 22 Mar 2008
Toro Rosso team put on the marketHeadline
F1

Toro Rosso team put on the market

Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One team co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz has confirmed that the team is up for sale. The new F1 concord agreement includes changes to the sports regulations. For the 2010 season onwards new rules stipulate that Red bull...

Glock to race in MalaysiaHeadline
F1

Glock to race in Malaysia

Toyota driver Timo Glock, who celebrated his birthday at Sepang this week, insists he will race in this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix despite sustaining an injured hand after a big off in the race in Melbourne. Timo Glock, Toyota F1 ...

Wed 19 Mar 2008
Australia: The aftermathHeadline
F1

Australia: The aftermath

The Australian Grand Prix, the first Formula One race of the 2008 season, undoubtedly produced an exciting and eventful spectacle. Sebastien Bourdais, Scuderia Toro Rosso. Photo by xpb.cc. The loss of traction control was big news for...

Sun 09 Mar 2008
BGTC: Series readies for 2008 season kick offHeadline
GT

BGTC: Series readies for 2008 season kick off

The 2008 Avon Tyres British GT championship will kick off its 6 event calendar on the March 22 & 24 March with two 1 hour races at Oulton Park, Cheshire. GT3 Dodge Viper Competition Coupe. Photo by Gareth Fair. The series comprises 3...

Fri 07 Mar 2008
F1 teams in action at Silverstone
F1

F1 teams in action at Silverstone

Both the Honda F1 and Red Bull F1 teams have been spotted testing in the UK at Silverstone on the 6th March, 2008. The two Formula One teams apparently were doing further development work; especially considering that Honda's main F1 team was...

Thu 06 Mar 2008
Allow Dennis to make his own choicesHeadline

Allow Dennis to make his own choices

The recent stories speculating that Ron Dennis was set to be fired from McLaren by the company's major shareholder Mercedes, unsurprisingly have turned out to be false. Both Mercedes and the Mclaren team were quick to rubbish the allegations which...

Tue 04 Mar 2008
Williams admits surprise at Rosberg stayingHeadline
F1

Williams admits surprise at Rosberg staying

Williams F1 boss Sir Frank Williams has stated that he was concerned about losing his ace driver Nico Rosberg to McLaren for the 2009 season. The team is celebrating their 30th year in Formula One and are campaigning six special designs over the...

Sat 01 Mar 2008
The Formula One battle in 2008Headline

The Formula One battle in 2008

In 2007 we witnessed a battle between Ferrari and McLaren Mercedes, both on the track and in the courtroom. The Formula One season created as many headlines on the front page as the on-track action did in the sport section. Ice man and...

Fri 29 Feb 2008
Ron Dennis: Gone or on a leave of absence?Headline
F1

Ron Dennis: Gone or on a leave of absence?

The Spanish daily sports newspaper Marca has apparently reported Dennis will hand in his resignation after the race in Australia and Mercedes will accept it with regret. Ron Dennis, McLaren, Team Principal, Chairman and Norbert Haug, ...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Force India's VJM01 not just a SpykerHeadline
F1

Force India's VJM01 not just a Spyker

Force India F1's 2008 challenger, the VJM01, may be based on its predecessor but Force India are keen to point out the new car has undergone much development. Force India F1 Team. Photo by xpb.cc. The VJM01, named after team's...

Sat 16 Feb 2008
Toyota setting realistic aims for 2008Headline
F1

Toyota setting realistic aims for 2008

Toyota has had its fair share of success in motor racing. The company's official motorsport division is now called Toyota Motorsport GmbH but it can trace its roots back as far as 1971 to the Toyota Team Europe outfit. The team claimed four World...

Mon 11 Feb 2008
Super Aguri may yet make the grid in 2008
F1

Super Aguri may yet make the grid in 2008

The Super Aguri team has recently been plagued by rumours of financial difficulties but at last the team has some good news. The SA08, the team's 2008 car, has gained its official sign-off from the FIA after passing all its mandatory crash tests.

Sat 09 Feb 2008
Force India ready for debut, unveils VJM01Headline
F1

Force India ready for debut, unveils VJM01

Formula One's newest team, today launched its 2008 F1 challenger, the VJM01 at the historic Gateway of India in Mumbai. Force India F1 team owner Dr. Vijay Mallya, bought the team from Spyker at the end of last season. Significantly, the new...

Mon 04 Feb 2008
Renault must find a second says AlonsoHeadline
F1

Renault must find a second says Alonso

Renault's star driver, two times world champion Fernando Alonso claims the new R28 is a second off the pace of rivals McLaren and Ferrari. The team is aiming to get to the front but the 26 year-old Spaniard revealed at the launch of the all new...

Sat 02 Feb 2008
Renault shows off new R28 in ParisHeadline
F1

Renault shows off new R28 in Paris

The place, Paris, the occasion, the launch of the new Renault F1 R28. The ING Renault F1 Team has announced its determination to return to the front of the Formula One field in 2008. The team has been there before and not just in recent years.

Thu 31 Jan 2008
Honda unveil the all-new RA108Headline
F1

Honda unveil the all-new RA108

Since the Honda Racing F1 Team purchased the remaining 55% share of BAR to become the sole owner in September 2005, things have been going in the wrong direction. In 2006 the team was getting podium finishes and even won the Hungarian Grand Prix...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
Parente enjoys a spin in the Renault F1Headline
F1

Parente enjoys a spin in the Renault F1

The World Series by Renault features identical cars designed to provide a stepping-stone to Formula One, and indeed it has already established its credentials. Alvaro Parente tests for Renault F1 Team. Photo by xpb.cc. In its...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4Headline
F1

Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4

On a rainy morning in Jerez, Spain, the Red Bull Formula One team brighten up the region with the unveiling of their RB4. The new baby in the Red Bull family is quite stylish with an eye-popping livery accentuating the outline of the F1 ...