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Mon 21 Nov 2005
On the eve of the championshipHeadline

On the eve of the championship

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...

BUSCH: Truex Jr wins back-to-back championshipHeadline

BUSCH: Truex Jr wins back-to-back championship

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 ...

BUSCH: Newman wins NBS season finale at HomesteadHeadline

BUSCH: Newman wins NBS season finale at Homestead

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 his ...

Edwards knocks out quick lap for Homestead poleHeadline

Edwards knocks out quick lap for Homestead pole

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. Carl ...

Biffle grabs the win in HomesteadHeadline

Biffle grabs the win in Homestead

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...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Fry supports technology developmentHeadline
F1

Fry supports technology development

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 ...

Fisichella aiming to beat Alonso more oftenHeadline
F1

Fisichella aiming to beat Alonso more often

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 ...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
Monza to be silenced?Headline
F1

Monza to be silenced?

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 ...

Tue 15 Nov 2005
Kyle Busch wins in PhoenixHeadline

Kyle Busch wins in Phoenix

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...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Monteiro and MidlandHeadline
F1

Monteiro and Midland

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...

BUSCH: Edwards wins NBS race in PhoenixHeadline

BUSCH: Edwards wins NBS race in Phoenix

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 laps to...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Hamlin lands Phoenix poleHeadline

Hamlin lands Phoenix pole

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. Denny Hamlin. Photo...

Rossi happy with latest Ferrari testHeadline
F1

Rossi happy with latest Ferrari test

MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi was back behind the wheel of a Ferrari F1 car this week when he undertook a three-day test at Fiorano and Mugello. Rossi has tested with the Maranello squad twice already this year and while he has denied rumours...

Sat 12 Nov 2005
Toyota confirms Bridgestone tyre dealHeadline
F1

Toyota confirms Bridgestone tyre deal

Toyota confirmed on November 11th that it will return to Bridgestone tyres in a multi-year deal to commence when winter testing gets under way at the end of this month. The announcement comes as no surprise as Toyota said back in September that it...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Red Bull sets its sights on titleHeadline
F1

Red Bull sets its sights on title

Every team in Formula One ultimately wants to win the title but for some that's less likely than others. After just one competitive season, albeit following Jaguar's previous years, Red Bull is perhaps a little over-ambitious to already be talking...

Who will get the last race seats for 2006?Headline
F1

Who will get the last race seats for 2006?

Barring any unexpected surprises yet to be revealed, there are only two vacant race seats left for the 2006 grid. Ferrari, BAR and Williams have already confirmed their race driver line ups, while there seems no reason to expect any changes at ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Newey to quit McLaren and join Red BullHeadline
F1

Newey to quit McLaren and join Red Bull

Red Bull Racing announced on November 8th that Adrian Newey will join the team as chief technical officer at the end of February 2006. Presumably the appointment will be a blow for McLaren, for whom Newey has been technical director/designer since...

Sun 06 Nov 2005
Webber sure Rosberg will deliverHeadline
F1

Webber sure Rosberg will deliver

Williams' signing of 20 year-old Nico Rosberg to race for the squad next season perhaps raised a few eyebrows but Mark Webber is sure the youngster will be a strong teammate. Rosberg will be Webber's third partner at Williams, after the Australian...

Sat 05 Nov 2005
Schumacher supports regulation changesHeadline
F1

Schumacher supports regulation changes

The new regulations for next year, such as a return to tyre changes in the race and V8 engines, have met with mixed reactions but one man reasonably happy with the changes is Michael Schumacher. The Ferrari driver supports the regulations on...

Williams confirms Rosberg as race driver for 2006Headline
F1

Williams confirms Rosberg as race driver for 2006

Williams confirmed on November 3rd that Nico Rosberg will race for the team next season, alongside Mark Webber. The announcement comes as no big surprise as Rosberg and Antonio Pizzonia appeared to be the only serious candidates and Pizzonia said...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Biffle looks to make up Chase pointsHeadline

Biffle looks to make up Chase points

With the 2005 NASCAR Chase for the Nextel Cup winding down pundits have sized up this year's championship as a two man battle between Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson. Well. Greg Biffle has something to say about that. Greg Biffle. Photo...

What future for the series and for Fassler?Headline
DTM

What future for the series and for Fassler?

Now the 2005 season is over thoughts are already turning to next year but for one manufacturer there will be no more DTM. Parent company General Motors (GM) made the decision to withdraw Opel at the end of this season so one of the top, if not the...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Winning never gets old for Alex ZanardiHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi

Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi, the two-time Champ Car titleholder, a 15-race winner who changed the culture of motor racing with his truly efficient and rarely duplicated "doughnut" victory celebrations. Alex Zanardi. Photo by...

Edwards doubles up for Atlanta sweepHeadline

Edwards doubles up for Atlanta sweep

Carl Edwards led 115 of 325 laps to sweep both NASCAR Nextel Cup events at Atlanta Motor Speedway this season. Edwards took the lead early in Sunday's race, swapping the top spot several times before settling into the lead on lap 241 to earn his...

Loeb earns 10th season win in CatalunyaHeadline
WRC

Loeb earns 10th season win in Catalunya

Sebastien Loeb was in dominant form again this weekend to take his 10th World Rally Championship victory of the year in Rally Catalunya, clinching the manufacturers' championship for Citroen. Loeb had already claimed his second drivers'...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Loeb runs away with the lead in CatalunyaHeadline
WRC

Loeb runs away with the lead in Catalunya

Sebastien Loeb occupies his usual position at the end of Saturday's second leg of Rally Catalunya: first. But what is less usual is that the World Rally Champion is not only on top, he is leading a Citroen 1-2-3 charge atop the ...

Sun 30 Oct 2005
War of words over tyresHeadline
F1

War of words over tyres

Tyres have often been a talking point this year and even though the season is over the bickering continues in regard to the round black rubbery things. Flat-spotted tyres, delaminating tyres, only one set of tyres; the list goes on. The World...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: 2005 champion Bourdais is biting for moreHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: 2005 champion Bourdais is biting for more

Sebastien Bourdais still has mountains to climb in the Champ Car World Series, even after logging his second straight Champ Car World Series championship recently in Australia. The winner of six races this season can clinch his seventh victory of...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Ferrari plans fight backHeadline
F1

Ferrari plans fight back

Ferrari may have handed over its crown to Renault this season but the Maranello squad is determined to make amends in 2006. President Luca di Montezemolo is critical of F1's current regulations, especially the tyre rules, but believes that Ferrari...

Edwards needs to go for gold in AtlantaHeadline

Edwards needs to go for gold in Atlanta

Greg Biffle may not know it, but he got an assist on Carl Edwards' first Nextel Cup win last March at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Carl Edwards. Photo by Eric Gilbert. With a handful of laps left in the fourth points race of the new ...

Thu 27 Oct 2005
IRL: Wheldon's dream seasonHeadline

IRL: Wheldon's dream season

When the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series opened the 2005 season at Homestead Miami Speedway in March, Dan Wheldon provided fans with a preview of what was to come over the next 16 races. The young Englishman's dream season kicked off with a ...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Loeb perfect in Tour de Corse victoryHeadline
WRC

Loeb perfect in Tour de Corse victory

Sebastien Loeb was flawless on the twisty mountain roads of Corsica, winning every stage of the Tour de Corse en route to his first victory in the French round of the World Rally Championship. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena. Photo by...

Jeff Gordon wins at MartinsvilleHeadline

Jeff Gordon wins at Martinsville

Jeff Gordon's ruinous streak of bad luck seems to have ended. After a summer marred with race mishaps that took him out of the championship hunt, the No. 24 Chevrolet team of Gordon has finally turned it around. Jeff Gordon. Photo by...

Melandri rides to first victory in IstanbulHeadline

Melandri rides to first victory in Istanbul

Marco Melandri today scored his maiden MotoGP victory, as he took first place in the Grand Prix of Turkey, held at Istanbul Park Circuit. 2005 champion Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden completed the podium. Marco Melandri leads the ...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Schneider wins, Paffett is champion at HockenheimHeadline
DTM

Schneider wins, Paffett is champion at Hockenheim

Bernd Schneider took his 39th DTM victory in the last event of the season at Hockenheim, in his 200th race. The Mercedes man led home a one-two-three for the manufacturer, with Jamie Green second and Gary Paffett third. Paffett became the first...

Loeb on track to conquer Tour de CorseHeadline
WRC

Loeb on track to conquer Tour de Corse

Sebastien Loeb continued his drive toward his first World Rally Championship victory in his home country, the Frenchman topped the charts for the second consecutive day at the Tour de Corse in his Citroen Xsara WRC. Sébastien Loeb and...

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