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Wed 26 Dec 2007
Piquet can't wait for new seasonHeadline
F1

Piquet can't wait for new season

Every driver who has prepared for his Formula One competition debut is impatient for the moment to arrive and Nelson A. Piquet is no different in that respect. After spending a year as Renault's third driver he now steps up to race for the French...

Chili Bowl Nationals entry update 2007-12-06

Chili Bowl Nationals entry update 2007-12-06

Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals Pre-Entries Unveiled -- Current Count at 169 TULSA, Okla. (December 6, 2007) -- With the pre-entry deadline of December 15 still over a week away, the Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals office has been flooded with entries in...

Chili Bowl Nationals entry update 2007-12-14

Chili Bowl Nationals entry update 2007-12-14

Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals Entry Count Swells to 257 TULSA, Okla. (December 14, 2007) -- With the biggest Bowl event of the season set to kick off in less than four weeks, the entry count for the 22nd Annual Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals has ...

Sun 23 Dec 2007
Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first lapsHeadline

Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first laps

Earlier this week, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys clocked the first miles of Horag Racing's new Porsche RS Spyder. On a cold two-day test in Barcelona, the Swiss-based team gained valuable experience in advance of the car's race debut at the...

McLaren WMSC hearing cancelled
F1

McLaren WMSC hearing cancelled

It appears that the investigation into McLaren's 2008 car has come to an end as the FIA announced on December 18th that the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) hearing scheduled for February 14th has been cancelled. McLaren recently apologised for...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
IPS: IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing drivers on top 50 list

IPS: IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing drivers on top 50 list

THREE CHIP GANASSI RACING DRIVERS RANKED IN AUTOSPORT'S TOP 50 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Friday, December 21, 2007)-- While Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Inc. is already in the midst of preparations for the 2008 racing season, it has one more reason to be...

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-12-18

IPS: IRL: Indy Racing League News and Notes 2007-12-18

Today's IndyCar Series and Indy Pro Series headlines 1. ESPN2 to televise 2008 Indy Pro Series slate 2. Manning returns to A.J. Foyt Racing 3. Indy Pro Series To Sponsor Loyet Motorsports At Chili Bowl 4. Adam Andretti to debut with new Indy Pro...

CIK: AUS: Australian CIK Championship 2008 schedule

CIK: AUS: Australian CIK Championship 2008 schedule

FIVE ROUND CIK CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2008 The International Karting Council would like to advise that the 2008 Australian CIK Championship will take place over five rounds in three states. After several years on the sidelines, Australia's 'elite'...

SBRS: Michael DeNino Racing update 2007-12-21

SBRS: Michael DeNino Racing update 2007-12-21

SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY This past weekend I traveled to Sebring International Raceway, in Sebring Florida. It was a relief to climb back into a race car, not having raced since September's event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Complex.

ALLSTAR: Series announces 2008 rule changes

ALLSTAR: Series announces 2008 rule changes

O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions Release 2008 Rule Updates CAMARGO, IL (12-18-07) With the 2008 season just around the corner the All Star staff has been hard at work scheduling events for the upcoming season as well as re-tooling the...

USAR: McFarland, Pete Knight Racing - 2008 plans

USAR: McFarland, Pete Knight Racing - 2008 plans

FULL SLATE FOR MCFARLAND, PETE KNIGHT RACING IN 2008 MOORESVILLE, NC (December 21, 2007) - Several new initiatives, including an expanded racing schedule, a crew chief change, and a change of address are on tap for Mark McFarland...

BGTC: Chad Racing rejoins grid in 2008
GT

BGTC: Chad Racing rejoins grid in 2008

Essex based Chad Racing is returning to the Avon Tyres British GT Championship next season with a two car assault on the most competitive race series in the UK. The team will run two GT3 class Ferrari F430's, with Matt Griffin and Peter Bamford,...

BGTC: CR Scuderia Fiorano test summary
GT

BGTC: CR Scuderia Fiorano test summary

Andrew Kirkaldy completes shakedowd of world's first 2008-spec GT2 Ferrari 430 Christmas came early for CR Scuderia yesterday when the team took delivery of the world's first 2008-specification GT2 Ferrari 430. The team travelled to Fiorano in...

NA-F2000: Andersen Racing chosen by Van Diemen

NA-F2000: Andersen Racing chosen by Van Diemen

Andersen Racing Is Named Van Diemen's F2000 Factory Team PALMETTO, Fla., Dec. 21 - Andersen Racing has been chosen as Van Diemen's factory team for the 2008 F2000 Championship Series presented by Hoosier Racing Tire. The arrangement was ...

ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

The 2008 technical regulations: stability and opening All the races organized under the Le Mans label in 2008 (Le Mans 24 Hours, the American Le Mans Series in the USA and the Le Mans Series in Europe) will comply with new specifications drawn...

PAC: Young drivers earn series scholarships

PAC: Young drivers earn series scholarships

Formula BMW Pacific Scholarship Trials. Wootton, Stockinger and Moss earn Formula BMW Pacific scholarships. Nineteen-year-old Australian Chris Wootton, Filipino-Swiss karter Marlon Stockinger, 16, and South African Simon Moss, also 16, have...

EU: Ficichella MSI confirms Bianchini for 2008

EU: Ficichella MSI confirms Bianchini for 2008

Fisichella Motor Sport International is pleased to confirm it has signed Pedro Bianchini as part of its driver line-up for the 2008 Formula BMW International Championship. 16-year-old Brazilian Bianchini will be driving alongside previously ...

EU 2.0: Kuba Giermaziak Barcelona test summary

EU 2.0: Kuba Giermaziak Barcelona test summary

Kuba Giermaziak finishes year on top! Kuba Giermaziak finished his 2007 season on a high note, being the fastest of nearly 30 drivers in the second and final day of collective testing in Barcelona. After a successful debut season in ...

2007 American Sprint Car on Tour National schedule

2007 American Sprint Car on Tour National schedule

2008 O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National Schedule: Jan. 31 East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, FL) Feb. 1 East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, FL) Feb. 2 East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, FL) - $10,000-to-Win Mar. 14 Devil's Bowl Speedway Spring ...

ASCoT: Series reveals 2008 schedule

ASCoT: Series reveals 2008 schedule

O'Reilly ASCoT 2008 National Schedule Revealed TULSA, Okla. (December 21, 2007) -- Gearing up for its 17th year of Sprint Car racing action, the O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National series released a vigorous 2008 ...

Penske Racing names Hornish Jr's crew chief

Penske Racing names Hornish Jr's crew chief

EXPERIENCED CREW CHIEF CHRIS CARRIER JOINS PENSKE RACING TO LEAD NO. 77 SPRINT CUP TEAM MOORESVILLE, NC (December 21, 2007) -- Penske Racing is turning to an experienced crew chief to help lead the new No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge team in the 2008 ...

Rob Huffmaster Thunderhill 25H summary

Rob Huffmaster Thunderhill 25H summary

Rob Huffmaster Strikes Podium in Thunderhill 25 Hours Rob Huffmaster expanded his portfolio of experiences by competing in the NASA Thunderhill 25 Hours held on December 1st and 2nd. The Northern California event is the longest endurance...

Red Bull announces launch date
F1

Red Bull announces launch date

Red Bull is the sixth team to set a date for the launch of its 2008 challenger and the Adrian Newey-designed RB4 will break cover at Jerez testing on January 16th. The team continues with race drivers David Coulthard and Mark Webber and improving...

NA: 2008 Junior Scholarship winners announced

NA: 2008 Junior Scholarship winners announced

Formula BMW Americas names 2008 Junior Scholarship Winners Woodcliff Lake, NJ. - December 21, 2007 . . . Formula BMW Americas is pleased to announce the winners of the four 2008 BMW Junior scholarships. They are; Colombian-born Juan Arenas, 18,...

Ducati tribute to Terblanche
AMA

Ducati tribute to Terblanche

Acclaimed motorcycle designer steps down as Director of Design for Ducati Motor Holding, Bologna, Italy. December 2007. * Tribute to Pierre Terblanche * By John M. Rossi Our sincere thanks to a friend and respected colleague, Pierre ...

Series season review - Danny Lasoski
WOO

Series season review - Danny Lasoski

2007 Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Season Review: Danny Lasoski Any time that Danny Lasoski is paired with the Roth Motorsports team, it's a potent combination. That was evident again this season, as he racked up six ...

FMAZDA WS: John Walko Racing racing news 2007-12-21

FMAZDA WS: John Walko Racing racing news 2007-12-21

Hill Overcomes Conditions for Two More Podiums at Firebird TRAFFORD, PA (December 17, 2007) -- The John Walko Racing team rolled in to Firebird International Raceway with no experience at the facility but plenty of expectations. Driver Mike Hill...

Ghosn and Piquet meet in Brasilia
F1

Ghosn and Piquet meet in Brasilia

Just one week after being announced as a 2008 race driver for the ING Renault F1 Team, Nelson Piquet Jr accompanied Renault President and CEO Carlos Ghosn as they met Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil. The meeting took place in the...

Sprints on Dirt news 2007-12-21

Sprints on Dirt news 2007-12-21

Engine Pro & Victor Reinz Stay on Board with ASCS Sprints on Dirt TULSA, Okla. (December 21, 2007) -- Following yet another successful year and with its 29th year of Sprint Car racing action around the corner, the ASCS Sprints on Dirt is proud...

Alex Job Racing adds Long for Daytona 24

Alex Job Racing adds Long for Daytona 24

Patrick Long added to Ruby Tuesday Championship Racing Team lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona TAVARES, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2007) -- After piloting the No. 23 Ruby Tuesday Championship Racing Team Porsche-powered Crawford Daytona Prototype for two ...

Robert Wickens joins Carlin Motorsport
WSR

Robert Wickens joins Carlin Motorsport

Wickens to run World Series by Renault in 2008 Red Bull driver signs with Carlin Motorsport (UK) December 20, 2007 - It was announced today that Canadian Robert Wickens will be competing in the World Series by Renault for the 2008 season....

CJM Racing Daytona test summary 2007-12-20

CJM Racing Daytona test summary 2007-12-20

CJM Racing Developmental Driver Tops the Speed Charts at Daytona Mooresville, NC (December 20, 2007) - 18 year-old Ryan Fischer made his very first laps around Daytona International Speedway last weekend as he tested the ...

DEI extends Manion's crew chief contract

DEI extends Manion's crew chief contract

Dale Earnhardt Inc. Signs Crew Chief Manion to Multi-Year Deal MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 20, 2007) -- Dale Earnhardt Inc. announced it has signed crew chief Kevin "Bono" Manion to a three-year deal that will continue his long-term tenure at ...

Yamaha GMT94 moves up to World Superbike

Yamaha GMT94 moves up to World Superbike

After having contested in the World Supersport Championship for the last two years, the Yamaha GMT94 team will move up to the World Superbike Championship in 2008. In addition to this and following on from their Bol d'Or win in 2007, Yamaha GMT94...

Mike Conway joins Trident Racing for 2008
GP2

Mike Conway joins Trident Racing for 2008

Trident Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Mike Conway, who will be competing with the team in the 2008 GP2 Series. The British driver enters his second season of GP2 competition with the team owned by Maurizio Salvadori. Conway began...

Same Bird moves to F3 Euro Series
BF3

Same Bird moves to F3 Euro Series

BIRD TO FLY THE FLAG IN EUROPE Sam Bird will be competing in the Formula 3 Euro Series with Manor Motorsport in 2008. The 20 year old CJ Motorsport managed driver will enjoy continued support from BP Ultimate in his quest for ...