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Sascha Maassen - 2006 preview

Sascha Maassen - 2006 preview

Spyder success As other drivers enjoy a few weeks between race seasons, Sascha Maassen is anxious to get back on track. The German Porsche factory driver, now living in Raeren, Belgium, spent 2005 testing the new Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 car in ...

WSS: Lewis at Bacchus summary

WSS: Lewis at Bacchus summary

LEWIS RETURNS TO BACCHUS MARSH WITH A TOP 5 FINISH Ian 'The Fly' Lewis had not raced at Bacchus Marsh's Rolling Thunder Raceway for some years, however was strong immediately as the car hit the large newly reopened complex last weekend. The ...

2006 Formula Renault 3.5 World/EU2000 calendar

2006 Formula Renault 3.5 World/EU2000 calendar

The 2006 World Series by Renault racing calendar will consist of seven meetings. The World Series Formula Renault 3.5 will also be a curtain raiser for the Monaco Grand Prix and the Spa-Francorchamps 24-hour race. <pre> World Series by ...

ESS: Tommy Wickham prepares for rookie season

ESS: Tommy Wickham prepares for rookie season

Tommy Wickham is Ready to Tackle his Rookie Season with the Empire Super Sprints. SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Empire Super Sprints (ESS) has grown to be one of the largest 360 sprint car organizations in the country. For 19 year old Tommy Wickham...

Velocity Motorsports Barber test summary

Velocity Motorsports Barber test summary

Velocity Motorsports set quick times at Barber Motorsports Park Prospect Hill, NC- The Velocity Motorsports team recently completed a very successful test at the Barber Motorsports Park outside of Birmingham, Alabama. This was a private...

Sofuoglu signs with Ten Kate Honda Supersport team

Sofuoglu signs with Ten Kate Honda Supersport team

KENAN SOFUOGLU JOINS WINSTON TEN KATE HONDA Winston Ten Kate Honda has announced that Kenan Sofuoglu will join the team as it aims for a record fifth World Supersport championship title in 2006. The 22-year-old Turkish rider from Adapazari in...

BMW Sauber interview with Theissen
F1

BMW Sauber interview with Theissen

Interview with BMW Motorsport Director Mario Theissen. "Things are shaping up nicely at the first assessment." Today, 22nd December, marks exactly six months since BMW announced its takeover of the majority shareholding in Sauber. How has the ...

Jim Yates Bradenton test summary

Jim Yates Bradenton test summary

Good Times from Jenkins' Motors Impresses Jim Yates in First Pre-season Pro Stock Test Session Veteran engine builder and Pro Stock legend Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins doesn't resemble Santa Claus, but he has what Jim Yates would like for Christmas...

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day two

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day two

AFTER TWO COMPLETE DAYS OF CHAMP CAR TESTING, KATHERINE LEGGE PROVES HER SKILL FOR PKV RACING SEBRING, Florida (December 21, 2005) -- If there was ever a doubt that British rising star Katherine Legge could handle the power of a turbocharged...

Lasoski, McCarl to run Tulsa Shootout
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Lasoski, McCarl to run Tulsa Shootout

Sprint Car Stars Lasoski & McCarl Ready for Tulsa Shootout TULSA, Okla. (December 21, 2005) -- The annual Tulsa Shootout presented by Brodix, held at Tulsa Expo Raceway, has long been a breeding ground for the future stars of auto racing. While...

Daytona test notes 2005-12-21

Daytona test notes 2005-12-21

Rusty Wallace Turns First Laps in Daytona Prototype; Joins Grand American Regulars and Rolex 24 At Daytona Hopefuls for Daytona International Speedway Test Session DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 21, 2005) -- 1989 NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace ...

Alex Job, Rod Emory teleconference transcript

Alex Job, Rod Emory teleconference transcript

An Interview with Alex Job and Rod Emory ADAM SAAL: Welcome, everyone. Thank for taking a couple minutes out of your busy holiday schedules to join us for what we believe is an exciting announcement for the Rolex Sports Car Series in the ...

AJR/Emory name Daytona 24 drivers

AJR/Emory name Daytona 24 drivers

Alex Job Racing/Emory Motorsports Ready for Assault on Daytona 24 Hours Long, Luhr and Rockenfeller to Drive Daytona Beach, Florida -- Alex Job announced today the team's driver lineup for their assault on the Grand American Rolex Series...

Skagit Speedway added to 2006 schedule
WOO

Skagit Speedway added to 2006 schedule

World of Outlaws Northwest Tradition Grows with 2006 Event at Skagit Speedway Norman, OK -- Dec. 21, 2005 -- For the past 12 years, the World of Outlaws Sprint Series has raced its way through the Pacific Northwest in late August. That tradition...

Chili Bowl news 2005-12-21

Chili Bowl news 2005-12-21

CHILI BOWL EXTRAS: PREFERRED PARKING & BUFFET TULSA, Okla. (December 21, 2005) -- Race fans gearing up for the upcoming 20th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa Expo Raceway on January 11-14, 2006, can take advantage of some...

SWS: Auggie Vidovich 2005 review

SWS: Auggie Vidovich 2005 review

UNBELIEVABLE YEAR FOR SHOWDOWN WINNER AUGGIE VIDOVICH LAKESIDE, Calif. (21 December 2005) -- Auggie Vidovich II of Lakeside, California recently summarized his year in racing for an interview stating that he still can not believe what he ...

Dirt Late Model Series tire rule amendment

Dirt Late Model Series tire rule amendment

STORMPAY.COM DIRT LATE MODEL SERIES AMENDS 2006 TIRE RULE CLARKSVILLE, TN - In an effort to provide more competitive racing competition, StormPay.com Dirt Late Model Series officials have amended the tire rule for both the ...

Herbert names Brissette interim crew chief

Herbert names Brissette interim crew chief

HERBERT NAMES BRISSETTE AS INTERIM CREW CHIEF LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Dec. 21, 2005) -- Doug Herbert has shifted duties of his veteran tuner and tuning consultant Jim Brissette to interim crew chief for the Snap-on Tools Top Fuel dragster while Wayne...

Ron Capps - DSR champion interview, part 2

Ron Capps - DSR champion interview, part 2

Continued from part 1 11. Q. HAS THE NHRA BENEFITED FROM WHAT DON SCHUMACHER BROUGHT TO THE TABLE ONCE HE PUT TOGETHER A MULTI-CAR TEAM IN 2001? A. It's huge. What Don Schumacher has accomplished has to go down in history, for sure. To win a...

Ron Capps - DSR champion interview, part 1

Ron Capps - DSR champion interview, part 1

Q&A WITH RON CAPPS, 2005 NHRA FUNNY CAR RUNNER-UP CARLSBAD, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2005) - Ron Capps joined Don Schumacher Racing for the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series to drive the Brut-sponsored Dodge Stratus R/T Funny Car and found himself...

2006 Eldora Speedway events announced
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2006 Eldora Speedway events announced

Prestigious 'Kings Royal' Among Six World of Outlaws-sanctioned events in 2006 at Eldora Speedway Norman, OK -- Dec. 21, 2005 -- The Kings Royal at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway is one of sprint car racing's most prestigious annual events,...

Thunder Arabia Bahrain test 2005-12-21

Thunder Arabia Bahrain test 2005-12-21

Raed Raffii Bahrain's Youngest Champion tests in Formula BMW After his success in securing the 2005 Thunder Arabia Formula Ford Championship Title, young Raed Raffii, the 16 year old Bahraini Champion is now on his way to the International World...

2008 technical regulations
F1

2008 technical regulations

2008 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REGULATIONS At the beginning of 2005 the FIA began a consultation on the regulations for the 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship. All the sport's stakeholders were given the opportunity to participate...

Super Aguri steps closer to 2006 entry
F1

Super Aguri steps closer to 2006 entry

Super Aguri F1 Limited is delighted to announce that its late entry application to participate in the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship has been accepted by all 10 of the current F1 teams. Super Aguri F1 Limited will now apply to the FIA to...

McLaren confirms Paffett as test driver
F1

McLaren confirms Paffett as test driver

Team McLaren Mercedes is pleased to confirm that 2005 DTM Champion Gary Paffett has become a Team McLaren Mercedes test driver. Gary will form an integral part of the development of the team's 2006 World Championship challenger the MP4-21 in the...

Williams and Reuters extend partnership
F1

Williams and Reuters extend partnership

WilliamsF1 today confirmed that the global news organisation, Reuters, has once again extended its existing association with the team into the long term. Reuters' partnership with the WilliamsF1 Team commenced in 2000. This announcement marks...

Paffett lands McLaren test roleHeadline
DTM

Paffett lands McLaren test role

It's been a busy time for McLaren recently, as the team has confirmed both Vodafone as a title sponsor and current world champion Fernando Alonso as a driver for 2007, and now the Woking squad has announced this season's DTM champion Gary Paffett...

Kronos Racing enters Xsaras for Monte Carlo
WRC

Kronos Racing enters Xsaras for Monte Carlo

Kronos Racing to enter three Xsara WRCs for 'Monte Carlo' Following an agreement made with Citroen Sport - official since the 4th of November - Kronos Racing has entered a team as 'Manufacturers 1' in the FIA WRC under the name 'Kronos Total...

2006 SCCA World Challenge final schedule
PWC

2006 SCCA World Challenge final schedule

<pre> Date Venue Location With Race Day TC/GT Mar. 15-17 Sebring International Raceway Sebring, Fla. ALMS Fri/Fri Mar. 31-Apr. 2 Honda GP of St. Petersburg...

WPS Racing's engineer receives award

WPS Racing's engineer receives award

TOP AWARD FOR WPS RACING'S FEMALE ENGINEER WPS Racing junior engineer Kate Millar is the toast of the team following her recent success in securing the inaugural 'Excellence in Studies and Achievement' award, presented by the Queensland State...

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day one

Legge's Champ Car test with PKV Racing, day one

KATHERINE LEGGE PERFORMS WELL IN FULL DAY OF CHAMP CAR TESTING WITH PKV RACING SEBRING, Florida (December 20, 2005) -- Last week British racing sensation Katherine Legge got her feet wet in her first experience in a 750-horsepower Champ Car. On...

Long Beach adds GT race to April event
PWC

Long Beach adds GT race to April event

RECORD SIXTH RACE ADDED TO SCHEDULE FOR 32nd ANNUAL TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2005) -- Race fans attending the 32nd Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 7-9, 2006, will be witnessing a "first." An ...

Series completes 2006 schedule
PWC

Series completes 2006 schedule

2006 SPEED World Challenge Schedule Complete; Touring Cars Return to Denver, GT to Debut at Long Beach TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 20, 2005) -- SCCA Pro Racing announced today the addition of two venues to its 2006 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World ...

Weirich, Neely purchase new cars

Weirich, Neely purchase new cars

WEIRICH, NEELY PURCHASE NEW GENERATION SILVER CROWN CARS FROM STEALTH INDIANAPOLIS -- Stealth Motorsports of Brownsburg, Ind. has announced the purchase of two more new generation Silver Crown cars for the 2006 season. RW Motorsports and...

Chili Bowl entry list updated 2005-12-20

Chili Bowl entry list updated 2005-12-20

MCCREADIE JOINS O'REILLY CHILI BOWL FIELD TULSA, Okla. (December 20, 2005) -- New York's Tim McCreadie is the latest to join the list of entries for the upcoming 20th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, set to take place at the Tulsa...

Dirt Late Model Series returns to Brunswick

Dirt Late Model Series returns to Brunswick

SAME SERIES WITH A DIFFERENT NAME REUNITES WITH THE SAME TRACK WITH A DIFFERENT SURFACE ON FEBRUARY 3-4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CLARKSVILLE, TN - The StormPay.com Dirt Late Model Series will return to the track where it...