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Tue 03 Oct 2006
Schumacher takes points lead with China victoryHeadline
F1

Schumacher takes points lead with China victory

Michael Schumacher took the Formula One drivers' championship points lead for the first time this season with a wet-to-dry victory in the Chinese Grand Prix. The German jumped for joy on the podium, having snatched the win on the Shanghai circuit...

Wed 04 Jan 2006
Schlesser takes first African stage in DakarHeadline

Schlesser takes first African stage in Dakar

Jean-Louis Schlesser powered his Schlesser-Ford buggy to victory in the first stage on the African continent in the 2006 Dakar, eclipsing the factory Mitsubishi and Volkswagen teams. Jean-Louis Schlesser and François Borsotto. Photo by...

Thu 27 May 2010
Formula One to return to USA -- and TexasHeadline
F1

Formula One to return to USA -- and Texas

In a shock announcement today, it was revealed that the FIA Formula One championship would be returning to the calendar in 2012, but not in New York City or Indianapolis, as might have been expected, but in Austin, Texas. Bernie ...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar bike division wide openHeadline

Dakar bike division wide open

Richard Sainct will be sorely missed at the 2005 Dakar Rally and Nani Roma has followed Stephane Peterhansel to cars, but there is still no shortage of challengers ready to claim this year's bike title. KTM team testing: a tribute to ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
'Monster' dominates Pikes Peak againHeadline

'Monster' dominates Pikes Peak again

Pikes Peak was Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima's mountain again in the famous hillclimb's 2009 edition, and no assortment of top-notch rally and rallycross gear was going to take it away from him. Nobuhiro Tajima. Photo by Monster ...

Wed 03 Mar 2010
US F1 team on life support as staff laid offHeadline
F1

US F1 team on life support as staff laid off

It has been one year and six days since Peter Windsor and Ken Anderson officially announced their plans for US F1, an all-American effort to enter the hallowed tracks of Formula One. Subsequently accepted by the FIA (Federation Internationale ...

Sat 12 Jun 2004
Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans awardHeadline

Ickx, Joest receive Spirit of Le Mans award

In ceremonies at the 24H village today, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the organizer of the famed Le Mans 24H event, honored lifetime contributors to the event, and laid out some of the plans for the future of the race. ACO President...

Sat 05 Jan 2008
Dakar Rally canceled due to safety fearsHeadline

Dakar Rally canceled due to safety fears

The 30th Edition of the Dakar Rally, due to start in Lisbon tomorrow, January 5, 2008, has been been confirmed to be canceled. Scrutineering activities were halted in Lisbon at 10 AM local time, and Amaury Sport Organization, the rally organizer,...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at ValenciaHeadline
F1

Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at Valencia

In advance of the Formula BMW World Final, BMW Sauber ran a full-day testing session at Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia today, with Christian Vietoris at the wheel at first, and Augusto Farfus taking over in mid-afternoon. Running on the full...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
DAFs disqualified before Dakar startHeadline

DAFs disqualified before Dakar start

The competition in the 2006 Dakar's truck category thinned out unexpectedly before the start of the event. The organizers disqualified the DAF trucks of the Gauloises de Rooy and Hans Bekx team Sport, both teams credible contenders for the truck...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rainHeadline

Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rain

Marco Melandri got the mix just right in the dry-wet-drying Australian GP, the 14th round of the 2005 FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Stealing the lead from Sete Giberneau with ease just past the halfway mark, Melandri ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Steven Guerrero improves, but remains in comaHeadline
BF3

Steven Guerrero improves, but remains in coma

After two weeks in intensive care, Colombian Formula 3 driver Steven Guerrero's condition has stabilized. The young driver no longer needs to be connected to life support equipment, and has now been moved out of the intensive care unit at Clinica...

Sun 16 Jan 2005
Dakar trucks set for an exciting 2005Headline

Dakar trucks set for an exciting 2005

The truck category of the Dakar Rally looks to be set for even more excitement than usual in the 2005 edition of the famed cross-country event. Pre-prologue in The Netherlands: trucks leaves. Photo by Team de Rooy. Kamaz is back with...

Tue 02 Nov 2004
Martin holds on for third win in Rally CatalunyaHeadline
WRC

Martin holds on for third win in Rally Catalunya

Markko Martin, never known as a tarmac specialist, took his second win in a row, and again on an asphalt rally, claiming the Rally Catalunya victory by 23.2 seconds over Marcus Gronholm. The win is Martin's third in the World Rally Championship...

Tue 05 Oct 2004
Solberg dominates Sardinia, but Loeb still in chargeHeadline
WRC

Solberg dominates Sardinia, but Loeb still in charge

Petter Solberg is clearly back in form, and his third consecutive World Rally Championship victory, in Rally Italia Sardinia, was clear proof of that. Solberg finished the event in his Subaru Impreza WRC 2004 literally miles ahead of the ...

Tue 27 Jul 2010
Massa gives Alonso German GP in Ferrari 1-2Headline
F1

Massa gives Alonso German GP in Ferrari 1-2

Fernando Alonso returned Ferrari to the top of the Formula One podium with a victory in the German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring circuit this afternoon -- and that victory puts him back in the hunt for a third World ...

Sun 18 Apr 2010
Team Joest scores a Headline

Team Joest scores a "plus" on new Audi debut

Today's 8-hour race at Circuit Paul Ricard was not only the season opener for the 2010 Le Mans Series, it was also the opening skirmish in the Audi-Peugeot battle, building up to the Le Mans 24H in two months' time. ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Massa critical, in induced comaHeadline
F1

Massa critical, in induced coma

Felipe Massa has undergone successful surgery at the AEK hospital in Budapest after crashing heavily during the qualifying session for the Hungarian Grand Prix. However, the Brazilian's condition remains critical. Felipe Massa is taken...

Wed 19 May 2010
Webber leaves no doubt, dominates MonacoHeadline
F1

Webber leaves no doubt, dominates Monaco

Success at the Grand Prix de Monaco, the jewel in the crown of Formula One, is rarely a matter of pure race pace, but rather qualifying, pit stop strategy and the whims of Lady Luck. Mark Webber made all this work for him, and took his first...

Wed 26 May 2010
Palmer wraps up a perfect weekend at MonzaHeadline
F2

Palmer wraps up a perfect weekend at Monza

Jolyon Palmer took the victory in the second FIA Formula Two race today at Monza, adding to his first-race win and two pole positions -- a sweep of everything that mattered at the legendary Italian circuit. Jolyon Palmer. Photo by FIA...

Thu 21 Oct 2010
Di Resta wins third in a row at HockenheimHeadline
DTM

Di Resta wins third in a row at Hockenheim

Paul di Resta is in the midst of a massive comeback in the second half of the 2010 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season: the young Scot took his third consecutive victory today at the Hockenheimring to move into the championship lead with two...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Peugeot protests Audi ahead of 24H practiceHeadline

Peugeot protests Audi ahead of 24H practice

Team Peugeot has lodged a protest with the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) , the organizers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, ahead of the start if this evening's first practice session. The complaint concerns the front wing of the team's archrival, ...

Sun 05 Sep 2010
Di Resta repeats Brands Hatch poleHeadline
DTM

Di Resta repeats Brands Hatch pole

Paul di Resta repeated his 2009 Brands Hatch pole position in today's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) qualifying, leading a Merceds lock-out of the front row of the grid. Paul di Resta, Team HWA AMG Mercedes C-Klasse . Photo by ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Treluyer in a massive early-morning crashHeadline

Treluyer in a massive early-morning crash

Updated 11:05 AM CET.</I> Benoit Treluyer suffered a massive crash in the early morning crash at the Le Mans 24 Hours, losing control of his ...

Sun 18 Jul 2010
Oreca take long-awaited victory in PortimaoHeadline

Oreca take long-awaited victory in Portimao

Team Oreca's Peugeot 908 HDi FAP ran flawlessly for six hours at Portimao's Autodromo Internacional de Algarve to take victory in tonight's Le Mans Series race by a margin of five laps over the Lola of Rebellion Racing. ...

Tue 27 Jul 2010
Graf, Pickett take first overall win at Lime RockHeadline

Graf, Pickett take first overall win at Lime Rock

Klaus Graf, driving the Team CytoSport Porsche RS Spyder, resisted late attacks from Highcroft Racing's David Brabham and managed a late stop-and-go penalty to take, together with co-driver/owner Greg Pickett, the team's first overall victory in...

Sun 03 Oct 2010
Dixon wins Homestead, Franchitti cruises to titleHeadline

Dixon wins Homestead, Franchitti cruises to title

Scott Dixon capped a night of celebration for Chip Ganassi Racing with a victory in the Cafes do Brasil Indy 300 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. That was just 30 minutes after his teammate Dario Franchitti effectively clinched his third IndyCar...

Sun 12 Sep 2010
McNish leads Audi front row at SilverstoneHeadline

McNish leads Audi front row at Silverstone

In the ongoing rivalry between the powerful Audi and Peugeot works teams in Le Mans racing, Peugeot has often been the hare with Audi still taking the victory as the tortoise. But at Silverstone today, the Audis were unbeatable as Allan McNish led...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
ACO adds trophies, expands driving schoolHeadline

ACO adds trophies, expands driving school

At its annual press conference during the 24 Hours of Le Mans weekend, the ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) expanded the scope of its racing programs with a pair of new trophies, and unveiled a new Pescarolo-designed-and-built endurance racing car...

Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in ValenciaHeadline
F2

Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in Valencia

Robert Wickens showed dominant form in Formula Two competition in Valencia today, starting with his second pole position of the weekend, and then following it up with a dominant victory in the first of two races this weekend. Robert ...

Fri 28 Sep 2007
Capirossi takes Motegi, Stoner the championshipHeadline

Capirossi takes Motegi, Stoner the championship

It may have been the home race for MotoGP's Japanense manufacturers -- Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Bridgestone -- but the Ducati Marlboro Team painted the Motegi circuit red, with Loris Capirossi taking the victory in the Japanese Grand ...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- againHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- again

Mattias Ekstrom is not just a two-time DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) champion, he is now also a three-time winner of the Race of Champions. The Swedish touring car ace added another RoC title to his list of achievements in this year's event...

Tue 10 Aug 2010
Dyson hangs on for hard-fought Mid-Ohio winHeadline

Dyson hangs on for hard-fought Mid-Ohio win

Chris Dyson survived a late-race challenge from Simon Pagenaud to take a 0.506-second victory in Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge in the Dyson Racing Lola B09/86 Mazda. It was the team's first American Le Mans Series victory with the new Lola-Mazda...

Wed 01 Dec 2010
di Resta takes title as Paffett wins in ShanghaiHeadline
DTM

di Resta takes title as Paffett wins in Shanghai

Paul di Resta drove for the championship, not the race win in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season finale in Shanghai today, and his approach paid off with the 2010 series championship, as he finished the race second behind title rival...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Aston Martin 007: Licence to challengeHeadline

Aston Martin 007: Licence to challenge

Aston Martin's LM P1 program is currently the company's flagship racing program, and the 007 car, piloted by Jan Charouz, Stefam Mucke and Tomas Enge is clearly the team's best hope for a top result in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Reid takes the Sentul double for New ZealandHeadline

Reid takes the Sentul double for New Zealand

It was all Team New Zealand today at Sentul International Circuit, as Jonny Reid took the Feature race victory in the A1 Grand Prix event for the team, following up on his Sprint race win earlier today. Jonny Reid leads Nico ...