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Tue 16 Dec 2008
Loeb wins Race of Champions at WembleyHeadline

Loeb wins Race of Champions at Wembley

Sebastian Loeb took the overall victory to be crowned Champion of Champions at the Race of Champions in Wembley Stadium in London. Podium: Race of Champions winner Sébastien Loeb lifts the winner's trophy. Photo by xpb.cc. "It was a...

Victory for Germany in ROC Nations' cupHeadline
F1

Victory for Germany in ROC Nations' cup

Team Germany successfully defended their Nations' Cup title at the Race of Champions in Wembley Stadium. The pairing of Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel returned for this year's challenge at the event. The two Formula One aces beat Team ...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
BGTC: Hines and Metcalfe take final win at Donington Park
GT

BGTC: Hines and Metcalfe take final win at Donington Park

The final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship took place at the UK's future home of Formula 1, Donington Park. Luke Hines and Jeremy Metcalfe took the win in yet another exiting and dramatic race. With the drivers title already sewn...

Tue 07 Oct 2008
FIA set to revive Formula 2 with testing in November
F1

FIA set to revive Formula 2 with testing in November

Plans to revive the FIA Formula Two Championship came a step closer with the recent announcement of details for the new race series. MotorSport Vision (MSV), having won the tender last month to supply the cars and operational expertise, wasted...

Fri 22 Aug 2008
BGTC: CR Scuderia take team title in Silverstone
GT

BGTC: CR Scuderia take team title in Silverstone

With the Drivers title already sewn up in the last round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Brands Hatch, the remaining team honours were taken by the CR Scuderia in the latest outing for the GT cars at the Northamptonshire, Silverstone...

Mon 21 Jul 2008
Chandhok gets first win of the year in GermanyHeadline
GP2

Chandhok gets first win of the year in Germany

The Indian national anthem is not often heard at motorsport events but Karun Chandhok made sure it was played today, as he took the GP2 Series sprint race win at Hockenheim. Karun Chandhok celebrates his victory on the podium. Photo by...

Sun 20 Jul 2008
Grosjean penalty hands win to Pantano in GermanyHeadline
GP2

Grosjean penalty hands win to Pantano in Germany

Romain Grosjean claimed his first GP2 Series feature race win at Hockenheim race one, but celebration soon turned to disappointment as he was handed a 25 second penalty. The ART Grand Prix driver was stripped of the win when a penalty was ...

Sat 19 Jul 2008
Pantano on pole in Hockenheim
GP2

Pantano on pole in Hockenheim

Giorgio Pantano put in a dominant performance at the GP2 series qualifying in Hockenheim on Friday. Pantano, the current GP2 point leader, put in a time of 1:21.65, over a quarter of a second ahead of nearest rival Romain Grosjean. "Everything...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
BGTC: Gornall and Barnes win British GT3 championship
GT

BGTC: Gornall and Barnes win British GT3 championship

James Gornall and Jon Barnes came away from Brands Hatch as the Avon Tyres British GT champions. The Trimite Brookspeed Viper drivers took first place in the first of the two races at Brands Hatch meaning they only required a single point from...

Thu 03 Jul 2008
BGTC: Team Trimite Viper maintain points lead after Thruxton
GT

BGTC: Team Trimite Viper maintain points lead after Thruxton

Jon Barnes and James Gornall in the Team Trimite Brookspeed Dodge Viper came away from this past weekend's meet with a 25 point championship lead. The pair are now tantalisingly close to the title after scoring a 3rd and 1st place in the two ...

Tue 17 Jun 2008
Aston Martin, Ferrari take class wins at Le MansHeadline

Aston Martin, Ferrari take class wins at Le Mans

Aston Martin Racing took a second consecutive win in LM GT1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Sunday. David Brabham, Antonio Garcia and Darren Turner battled against rivals from Corvette Racing to take the victory in the endurance classic by less...

Sun 15 Jun 2008
Audi takes lead in the rainHeadline

Audi takes lead in the rain

The No.2 Audi Sport R10 with Tom Kristensen at the wheel has made the best of the wet conditions in the early morning of Le Mans 24 Hours, taking the overall lead for Audi from their French rivals, Peugeot. ...

Peugeot ahead of Audi in hour 11Headline

Peugeot ahead of Audi in hour 11

The battle between Peugeot and Audi is still raging. The Team Peugeot Total 908 HDi-FAP still has the edge for now. Nicolas Minassian leads Dindo Capello in the Audi Sport Team Joest R10 TDI by one lap. The No. 3 Audi has a driver change as ...

Kristensen takes second as Klien spins offHeadline

Kristensen takes second as Klien spins off

Christian Klien went off at around 11:20 pm CET in the leading Peugeot Total 908 HDi-FAP at the Ford chicane. The car was not seriously damaged but some three-and-a-half minutes were lost as he struggled to get the car out of the gravel trap he...

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...