As expected, Renault has confirmed that Heikki Kovalainen will be the team's
official test and third driver for the 2006 season. Despite rumours that the
Finn was a likely contender for the second race seat at BMW Sauber, Renault
has invested ...
The last day of the week's Barcelona test was washed out by rain and only
Honda and Renault ventured out onto the Circuit de Catalunya to put in a few
laps. Honda tester Anthony Davidson set the best time in the wet conditions,
On the day that BAR Honda revealed the new team name for next season will be
Honda Racing F1 Team, Jenson Button and test driver Anthony Davidson topped
the times at the Barcelona test session. Using the V10 engine, Button's best
was 1:14.145 and...
After a period of uncertainty for Jacques Villeneuve, BMW Sauber has
confirmed that he will race for the team in 2006 alongside Nick Heidfeld.
Villeneuve parted company with BAR at the end of 2003 and sat out most of
the 2004 season before...
The testing action continued at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on November
30th, where 12 drivers from seven teams were on track. Jenson Button, running
the restricted V10 engine, topped the times for BAR Honda with a best of
Winter testing started in earnest at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya this
week and after only three cars were present on Monday, 10 drivers were on
track on November 29th. Red Bull and the debuting Scuderia Toro Rosso,
formerly Minardi, ran ...
Today, Ford driver Russell Ingall shredded his bridesmaid tag after winning
the V8 Supercar Championship at Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia.
Having been runner up on four previous occasions in 1998, 1999, 2001 and
2004, 'The Enforcer'...
The 'big apple' braces for NASCAR as championship festivities descend on
midtown Manhattan. It's the usual look of complete befuddlement by
manhattan-ites as the NASCAR flag flies from the Waldorf-Astoria and stock
cars take to the ...
The Honda Racing Competition has confirmed today Nicky Hayden and Dani
Pedrosa as their two riders for the FIM Road Racing World Championship
Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2006 season in the factory Repsol Honda Team.
Form followed function for Katherine Legge today as the three-time 2005
Toyota Atlantic Championship race winner clocked 27 learning laps at speed
on the Autodromo Vallelunga road course near Rome.
Photo by ...
Tony Stewart didn't do it in spectacular fashion. But he did it. His race
car left something to be desired, so he played it safe, ran for points and
when all the scenarios had played out, it was Stewart on top by 35 points.
If Tony Stewart is nervous about his championship chase on the eve of
the season finale, he isn't about to let you know it.
Stewart's fate is in the hands of the people that he trusts the most --
himself and crew chief Greg Zipadelli. A 10th...
Martin Truex, Jr. has won back-to-back NASCAR Busch Series championships for
car owners Teresa Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Truex had a healthy lead
over Clint Bowyer entering Homestead even though his luck over the last six
weeks has been ...
Ryan Newman started on the pole but looked stuck in a second place finish
before a late race caution changed his fate. Biffle was leading by a second
advantage over Newman with six to go when a late race caution gave Newman
Tony Stewart should be getting nervous. The cards seem to be falling
Carl Edwards way heading into the season finale at Homestead-Miami
Speedway. Edwards knocked out the quickest lap in Bud pole qualifying,
posting a 176.051 mph.
Greg Biffle held off Mark Martin on a last lap door-to- door battle to win
the Nextel Cup series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Biffle
grabbed the lead in dramatic fashion in the races closing laps after having
not been a factor all...
The debate about technological advancements versus safety is a long-running
one in F1. Some believe the technology that helps the cars go faster
undermines the safety aspect while others argue the opposite, that
technology makes the sport even ...
Giancarlo Fisichella will once again line up alongside Fernando Alonso at
Renault next year and the Italian is aiming to get the upper hand on his
world champion teammate. Statistically the results between the two this
season probably make ...
There are a few circuits on the calendar that have experienced uncertainties
about whether they will host a Grand Prix in the future and the latest under
threat is Monza. The famous Italian track was told by a court this week that
at any motor ...
Kyle Busch stayed out during the final caution to gain track position on lap
227 and that savvy move gave him the win at Phoenix International Raceway.
It is Busch's second win in his rookie NASCAR Nextel Cup season.
Greg Biffle and Kyle...
Tiago Monteiro is likely to take the second race seat at Midland next
year, alongside Christijan Albers, and the Portuguese claims he has already
signed the contract. Midland, however, has so far not confirmed that he
will race for the team in...
Carl Edwards' hot streak is undeniable. Coming off back-to-back Cup series
wins at Atlanta and Texas; Edwards earned the NASCAR Busch series victory at Phoenix
International Raceway from the pole position on Saturday. Edwards lead 103
Denny Hamlin wheeled his way to his first NASCAR Nextel Cup Series pole at Phoenix
International Raceway. Hamlin's lap of 134.173 bested the field by nearly
one mile-per-hour in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Chevrolet.