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Thu 04 Mar 2010
Sabine Kehm to be Schumacher's new manager
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Sabine Kehm to be Schumacher's new manager

Sabine Kehm has stepped into a leading managerial role for Michael Schumacher's second career on the Formula One grid. Although handled throughout his ultra-successful career by Willi Weber, Schumacher essentially negotiated his own return to F1...

Wed 15 Dec 2010
Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancerHeadline

Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancer

Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...

Mon 13 Dec 2010
Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future carHeadline

Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future car

Audi AG showed off their new sportscar prototype contender, the Audi R18 TDI, at the Audi Sportpark in Ingolstadt, Germany today. The new closed coupe will be the car they hope will allow them to score their tenth victory at the 24 Hours of Le ...

Sat 17 Jul 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 28Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 28

Schumacher still loves horses, driver rivalry - what else is new, Ecclestone and his girlfriend. Schumacher still loves horses Although Michael Schumacher has left the famous Italian prancing horse stable in 2006, he and his wife Corinna still...

Mon 31 May 2010
Indy 500: Victory Celebration report

Indy 500: Victory Celebration report

FRANCHITTI EARNS $2.75 MILLION FOR 2010 INDIANAPOLIS 500 VICTORY De Silvestro earns $25,000 for Chase Rookie of the Year honors INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 31, 2010 - Dario Franchitti earned $2,752,055 from an overall purse of $13,592,815 for his...

Fri 31 Dec 2010
The ten most embarrassing 2010 Formula 1 momentsHeadline

The ten most embarrassing 2010 Formula 1 moments

December is traditionally the time to reflect on the past Formula One season, a season that started with a boring race in Bahrain, but ended on a high with no less than four competitors from three teams fighting for the title during the very last...

Thu 27 May 2010
Shop accident ends Jesse Hockett's life

Shop accident ends Jesse Hockett's life

Jesse Hockett (1983-2010) TULSA, Okla. (May 26, 2010) - The nation lost one of its most daring Sprint Car drivers on Wednesday afternoon, as Jesse Hockett lost his life in an accident in his Warsaw, MO, shop. The 26-year-old was electrocuted...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
TeamVodafone give Sir Jack Brabham the grand tour

TeamVodafone give Sir Jack Brabham the grand tour

Australian racing legend Sir Jack Brabham paid a visit to the Brisbane workshop of dominant V8 Supercar outfit TeamVodafone recently where he received a grand tour of the facilities and met with Team Principal Roland Dane. TeamVodafone were ...

Sun 16 May 2010
Saturday in Monaco: From the paddock to the partiesHeadline

Saturday in Monaco: From the paddock to the parties

Partying in Monaco, Mr. Innocent is back in the paddock, More surprises on Sunday? Partying in Monaco Ex-Formula One Ferrari driver and now Citroen rally driver Kimi Raikkonen is present in Monaco, where he spends time with his friends on his...

Sun 31 Oct 2010
Tribute to a classic gentleman - Hugh HaydenHeadline

Tribute to a classic gentleman - Hugh Hayden

It is with sadness that we at Motorsport.com have to report the loss of a very fine gentleman who will be missed in the endurance racing paddock. Sebah Racing team principal, and founder of Sebah Automotive, Hugh Hayden died on Saturday, October...

Tue 11 May 2010
Charlie Garrett - Elite Racing spotlight
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Charlie Garrett - Elite Racing spotlight

Elite Racing Spotlight: Charlie Garrett the Power Behind the Team At the age of 69 most people are retired and have accomplished most of their goals, but not renowned engine builder Charlie Garrett. After 45 years of working in racing, Garrett...

Fri 07 May 2010
GP2 and GP3 live on British Eurosport
GP2

GP2 and GP3 live on British Eurosport

LIVE GP2 and GP3 opening rounds this weekend on British Eurosport The sixth edition of the GP2 Series gets underway this weekend in Barcelona, alongside the first European Formula One Grand Prix of the season. In addition, and new for 2010,...

Sun 20 Jun 2010
JJ Lehto injured in boating accidentHeadline

JJ Lehto injured in boating accident

Former Formula One driver, 2004 American Le Mans Series champion and two-time Le Mans 24 hour winner JJ Lehto was injured in a boating accident in southern Finland early Friday morning, in a crash that resulted in the death of another ...

Tue 21 Dec 2010
Team Penske's Will Power wedding news 2010-12-21

Team Penske's Will Power wedding news 2010-12-21

POWER MARRIES LONGTIME GIRLFRIEND ELIZABETH CANNON IN HAWAII Coming off the best IZOD IndyCar Series season of his career, Verizon Team Penske driver Will Power is also enjoying a pretty memorable offseason. On Friday, December 17, Power married...

Sat 07 Aug 2010
Watkins Glen: Starting grid

Watkins Glen: Starting grid

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 99 Carl Edwards Ford 1:10.882 ...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Nick Leventis skydives Everest

Nick Leventis skydives Everest

30,000 foot skydive seals new record for Strakka's Nick Leventis 2010 Le Mans class-winner Nick Leventis has just returned from Nepal having completed a 30,000 foot leap into the record books. His skydive over Mount Everest with jump partner Tom...

Thu 14 Oct 2010
Putin in Sochi to sign 2014 F1 race contract
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Putin in Sochi to sign 2014 F1 race contract

Russian president Vladimir Putin is due to sign the contract for a 2014 Grand Prix in the resort city Sochi on Thursday. It emerged last weekend that F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone had agreed terms for the race, to be held on a bespoke ...

Mon 20 Dec 2010
Formula One - Full Throttle: Reflections on WalkinshawHeadline

Formula One - Full Throttle: Reflections on Walkinshaw

Reflections on Walkinshaw's greatest achievement in Formula One With the passing of Tom Walkinshaw last Tuesday, following a battle with cancer, motor racing will remember him as one of the most prominent figures within the sport over the past...

Fri 11 Jun 2010
Mooresville Motorplex karting track announced

Mooresville Motorplex karting track announced

RACE CAR DRIVERS ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR MOORESVILLE MOTORPLEX KARTING TRACK AND FACILITY MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2010) -- Professional race car drivers Michael McDowell and Justin Marks have partnered together to develop a state-of-the-art,...

Thu 10 Jun 2010
Rules guidelines issued for Le Mans 2011Headline

Rules guidelines issued for Le Mans 2011

Another step has been taken to clarify the long-awaited rules for the 24 Hours of Le Mans and its associated series in 2011. The focus was on regulations for hybrid entries, which will be brought into compliance with fuel-powered cars by limiting...

Sat 20 Nov 2010
Baja 1000: Official event results

Baja 1000: Official event results

43rd Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Nov. 18-20, 2010--Final round of five-race 2010 SCORE Desert Series Ensenada, Baja California, to La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico -- 1061.69 miles TOTAL STARTERS: 292 TOTAL FINISHERS: 197 (67.5 Percent) (37 States,...

Mon 06 Dec 2010
F1 wreck led to Australian title for former tester
F1

F1 wreck led to Australian title for former tester

Former Jaguar tester James Courtney on Sunday secured his first V8 Supercar title. But as a 22-year-old in 2002, the Australian was testing a Jaguar at Monza when a rear suspension failure sent him into the barriers at an...

Wed 21 Jul 2010
IMS Brickyard list of events

IMS Brickyard list of events

BRICKYARD 400 EVENTS CALENDAR: JULY 22-25 Brickyard 400 weekend is jam-packed with activities, both at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and around the Indianapolis area. From July 23-25, the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will ...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
John Force on Austin Coil's departure

John Force on Austin Coil's departure

FORCE ADDRESSES COIL'S DEPARTURE; FIRED UP BY GARLITS LETTER 15-Time NHRA Funny Car Champ Excited to Be at Ford 400 HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Drag racing icon John Force will deal with mixed emotions this weekend when he attends the Ford 400 ...

Fri 24 Sep 2010
BMW not coming back for F1's 2013 engine era - Theissen
F1

BMW not coming back for F1's 2013 engine era - Theissen

Even with greener and more road relevant engine rules on their way for Formula One, BMW is not expected to return any time soon. That is the view of Dr Mario Theissen, the German carmaker's motor sport director and former BMW-Sauber team ...

Mon 08 Mar 2010
Vettel names 2010 car 'Luscious Liz'
F1

Vettel names 2010 car 'Luscious Liz'

Sebastian Vettel has named his new RB6 Formula One car 'Luscious Liz'. The 22-year-old German and 2009 championship runner-up famously called last year's Red Bull 'Kate's Dirty Sister' -- because it was faster and more aggressive than its ...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Premat undeterred after horrific DTM crashHeadline
DTM

Premat undeterred after horrific DTM crash

During a Audi phone conference today, Frenchman Alexandre Premat commented on his horrific crash during the penultimate round of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) at the Adria circuit in northern Italy. On the start-finish straight his blue...

Mon 27 Sep 2010
Road America 2011 schedule

Road America 2011 schedule

Road America Announces 2011 Season Schedule Elkhart Lake, Wis., September 26, 2010-Road America has released its 2011 Season Schedule. Notable elements in the line-up include the return of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, June 25, 2011, with ...

Fri 08 Oct 2010
Engine makers want F1 to keep V8s beyond 2012
F1

Engine makers want F1 to keep V8s beyond 2012

F1's engine makers are banding together against the FIA's plans to introduce a radically new engine formula in 2013. It was previously believed the bulk of the teams backed the plans for turbocharged 1.6 litre 4-cylinder engines, in accordance...

Fri 17 Dec 2010
$150m F1 track proposed for Vietnam
F1

$150m F1 track proposed for Vietnam

Vietnam could be the next country vying to join the ever-growing Formula One calendar. Hans Geist, linked in the past with F1 forays in Russia, Austria and Bahrain, has proposed a $150 million project to Vietnam's ministry of planning and ...

Tue 21 Dec 2010
F1 cars to have 'tea tray' front wings in 2013
F1

F1 cars to have 'tea tray' front wings in 2013

F1 cars will feature 1980-style 'tea tray' front wings in 2013, the BBC reported on Tuesday. With KERS and adjustable rear wings to feature on the grid next season, and radical 4-cylinder turbo engines to debut in 2013, the report said the ...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Hamilton hits out at FIA super license threat
F1

Hamilton hits out at FIA super license threat

Lewis Hamilton has hit out at the FIA's plans to penalise Formula One drivers for road traffic infractions. It is almost certainly the McLaren driver's so-called 'hoon driving' in Melbourne earlier this year that has moved the governing body to...

Thu 11 Mar 2010
Stewart-Haas Racing spotlight - Cam Strader

Stewart-Haas Racing spotlight - Cam Strader

ANOTHER CHAMPION ON A CHAMPIONSHIP-CALIBER TEAM Former NASCAR Goody's Dash Series Champion Cam Strader Helping Office Depot/Old Spice Team Chase Sprint Cup Title KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (March 11, 2010) -- The championship lineage of the No. 14...

Tue 11 May 2010
Warren Johnson - NHRA teleconference 2010-05-11

Warren Johnson - NHRA teleconference 2010-05-11

NHRA FULL THROTTLE DRAG RACING SERIES TELECONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT An interview with: WARREN JOHNSON THE MODERATOR: I'd like to welcome everybody to today's teleconference. Our special guests joining us on the call are six-time Pro Stock world...

Wed 22 Dec 2010
Schumacher snubbed in magazine's top 50 drivers list
F1

Schumacher snubbed in magazine's top 50 drivers list

Michael Schumacher does not feature in an authoritative magazine's ranking of the top 50 racing drivers of 2010. The editor of the British print magazine Autosport, often described as the 'bible' for motor sport fans, said the seven time world...

Fri 19 Feb 2010
Fontana: Starting grid

Fontana: Starting grid

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 39.185 ...