Well, well, well, 2007 Nextel Cup champ Jimmie Johnson's been moved from
"in" to "on top" of the golf cart from which he was flung.
Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom.
A racer who's exhibited considerable skill whether astride a...
The week's test at Jerez came to an end on December 8th and it was a
Honda one-two at the top of the time sheet on the final day. Rubens
Barrichello set a best of 1:19.981 and team test driver James Rossiter
was a tenth and a half behind. After an...
Forecasters predicted a 90 percent chance of rain for Sunday's Champ Car
Grand Prix of Montreal, and hit the nail right on the head. Series
officials red-flagged the event after six laps of racing due to heavy rain
There was no change at the top of the time sheet after Friday's second
practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, with Alex Wurz still at the top.
The Williams third driver set a best of 1:35.539, less than half a tenth
up on his fastest in the morning.
MF1 sporting relations manager Johnny Herbert has reportedly departed his
position now that the team has been taken over by Dutch sports car
company Spyker. Former racer Herbert was appointed by MF1 earlier this
season after sporting director...
Williams third driver Alex Wurz kicked off the on-track proceedings for
the Chinese Grand Prix weekend with the fastest time in the first Friday
practice session. He set a best of 1:35.574 around the Shanghai circuit,
less than two hundredths of a...
Audi's Martin Tomczyk kept his cool in a race full of incidents at
Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya and took his maiden DTM victory from
pole position. Championship leader Bernd Schneider had a fair few scraps
to bring his Mercedes home second, ...
Formula One has now said farewell to Europe and this coming weekend's
Chinese Grand Prix leads the way to the title showdown in the last three
races of the 2006 season. And it couldn't get much closer; with just two
points between Fernando Alonso...
Loris Capirossi knows and loves Motegi, and there was no denying
him a victory in the Japanese Grand Prix today. The Ducati rider
followed up last year's maiden victory for the team with a convincing
flag-to-flag win, his third victory of the year...
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 ...
DTM makes its first appearance at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya
this weekend and Audi came out fighting. Martin Tomczyk claimed pole
position with a best time of 1:13.900 round the 2.95 km short track
and Heinz-Harald Frentzen was less than a...
The pole position for the fifteenth round of the FIM Road Racing World
Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) is in the hands of Ducati's Loris
Capirossi after the qualifying session at the Motegi circuit in Japan.
This week's test at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain came to a close
with Honda test driver Anthony Davidson at the top of the time sheet.
The Brit clocked a best of 1:16.676 while working on aero evaluation
and tyres. Honda also had development...
Testing continued at Jerez on September 14th with once again just three
teams at work on the Spanish track. Honda's Rubens Barrichello topped
the times with a best of 1:17.601 and the team also had development
driver James Rossiter on duty, fourth...
On the final day of testing at Silverstone this week it was once again
a Renault one-two at the top of the time sheet. Nelson A. Piquet was
fastest for the second day in a row, his best of 1:19.510 half
a tenth quicker than fellow team tester...
Suzuka is hoping for a return to the F1 calendar in 2008 after it
was dropped for next season in favour of the Fuji Speedway. It was
thought that Suzuka could possibly hold a second Pacific race once the
Toyota-owned Fuji circuit was confirmed as...
Due to Spa being dropped from the 2006 calendar there is a three week break
between Italy and China and while most teams are expected on the test
track next week, Renault, Honda and Red Bull are working at the Spanish
circuit of Jerez this week.
Testing continued at Silverstone on September 20th with 12 drivers
from six teams working at the British track. On his second day as a
Renault tester Nelson A. Piquet made an impression with the fastest
time, 1:19.565, while fellow team tester ...
While the hordes of Michael Schumacher fans get to grips with the fact
that the seven time champion will hang up his helmet at the end of
this season, the man himself is firmly focused on taking his tally
up to eight titles before he bows out.
Testing resumed on September 19th and Silverstone was where the most
of the activity was to be found. Eight drivers from five teams made up
the time sheet and Renault tester Heikki Kovalainen was quickest with
a best of 1:19.125 while working on...
The organisers of the Turkish Grand Prix and the National Sporting
Authority of Turkey (TOSFED) have been fined $5 million after the World
Motor Sport Council found against them in a hearing on September 19th.
They were charged with breaching FIA...
Red Bull confirmed on September 11th that test and third driver Robert
Doornbos will replace Christian Klien for the remaining three races of
the season. Doornbos, who was previously tester for Jordan and raced
with Minardi for eight events last...
As had long been expected, Ferrari confirmed on September 10th that it
has signed Kimi Raikkonen in a three-year deal. The announcement came
along with confirmation that Michael Schumacher will retire at the end
of this season. Raikkonen will be...