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Mon 26 Nov 2007
Eng takes World Final pole positionHeadline

Eng takes World Final pole position

Philipp Eng and the Mucke-Motorsport team will take the start for this afternoon's Formula BMW World Final from pole position, after the Austrian took a victory in the fifth heat race this morning, and Daniel Morad was unable to do better than...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Toyota launches the TF107 in CologneHeadline
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Toyota launches the TF107 in Cologne

Toyota was the first of the Formula One teams to reveal its 2007 challenger when the TF107 was launched at the Expo XX1 conference centre in Cologne on January 12th. The car, featuring the familiar red and white livery, is almost completely new as...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais to test for Toro RossoHeadline
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais to test for Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso announced on December 11th that Champ Car's Sebastien Bourdais will drive for the team during the upcoming test session at Jerez this week. The Italian squad is scheduled to be at the Spanish track for three days, starting on Wednesday...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to GermanyHeadline
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Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to Germany

The estimated 55000 crowd came to magnificent new Wembley stadium to watch the 2007 Race of champions, The attendance was some what down on the expected 80000 and the large bowl clearly had a lot of empty seats but still the tension grew as the ...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Testing, testing in Daytona, day twoHeadline

Testing, testing in Daytona, day two

TESTING, TESTING, 1 - 2 In a test where anyone could've done almost anything they wanted to cars that didn't have to undergo official technical inspections or likewise gain approvals, it nevertheless appears 12 Daytona Prototypes turned laps ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
NASCAR - The motorsport destinationHeadline

NASCAR - The motorsport destination

NASCAR: The Motorsport Destination (Eventually.right?) It all started in 1967, when a world famous talent named Mario Andretti came into a little known southeast stockcar series called NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing).

Mon 05 Nov 2007
Alonso and McLaren officially part companyHeadline
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Alonso and McLaren officially part company

Unsurprisingly, official confirmation that Fernando Alonso and McLaren have agreed to part company came on November 2nd. In a statement issued by the team it said "it would be in the best interest of both parties to bring the relationship to an ...

Tue 21 Aug 2007
Ericsson shuffles deck with Brands Hatch winsHeadline

Ericsson shuffles deck with Brands Hatch wins

Marcus Ericsson was in strong form again at Brands Hatch in rounds 15 and 16 of the Formula BMW UK championship, and this time he was able to convert his speed into a double victory, avoiding the disappointment of Snetterton, where a clutch...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
Audi R10 TDI takes repeat victory at Le MansHeadline

Audi R10 TDI takes repeat victory at Le Mans

Audi dominated the Le Mans 24 Hours with a near flag-to-flag victory in the 75th running of the event. Although the win was convincing it came at the cost of two of the three Audi cars that crashed out during the race, leaving the sole ...

Fri 17 Aug 2007
Spyker considers sale of Formula One teamHeadline

Spyker considers sale of Formula One team

Spyker Cars, the Dutch company which owns the Spyker Formula One team, is considering selling part or all of the team due to a refinancing plan and is also making changes to the senior management. In a statement on August 14th Spyker said that ...

Wed 26 Dec 2007
Piquet can't wait for new seasonHeadline
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Piquet can't wait for new season

Every driver who has prepared for his Formula One competition debut is impatient for the moment to arrive and Nelson A. Piquet is no different in that respect. After spending a year as Renault's third driver he now steps up to race for the French...

Wed 17 Jan 2007
NASCAR Champion Parsons dead at 65Headline

NASCAR Champion Parsons dead at 65

The 'Professor' has schooled his final class. After a relatively short battle with lung cancer, 1973 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Benny Parsons has died. Parsons retired from Cup series competition in 1988 after running 526 races and amassing one...

Thu 18 Oct 2007
Ferrari confirms Massa through 2010Headline
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Ferrari confirms Massa through 2010

Ferrari confirmed on October 16th that Felipe Massa's contract has been extended until the end of the 2010 season. The Brazilian, who previously raced for Sauber, debuted in competition with the Scuderia alongside Michael Schumacher in 2006 and...

Fri 20 Apr 2007
Massa keeps his cool for Bahrain GP winHeadline
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Massa keeps his cool for Bahrain GP win

Ferrari's Felipe Massa put the disappointment of Malaysia firmly behind him at the Bahrain Grand Prix and kept his cool from pole to flag to win at Sakhir. Early pressure from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton made for a riveting first stint but McLaren...

Fri 26 Jan 2007
Honda presents the RA107 in BarcelonaHeadline
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Honda presents the RA107 in Barcelona

Honda was the sixth team to unveil its 2007 challenger when the RA107 was presented at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on January 25th. For the moment the new car is in mostly black testing colours, ahead of a separate launch of the new livery in...

Fri 11 May 2007
Morad keeping a level headHeadline

Morad keeping a level head

It's a pretty good start to a racing career to manage sixth place in the Formula BMW USA standings and win the rookie championship at only 16 years old. Heading into the 2007 USA season Daniel Morad is tipped to be a favourite to take the overall...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Testing, testing in Daytona, day oneHeadline

Testing, testing in Daytona, day one

TESTING, TESTING 1 Oswaldo Negri, driving Michael Shank Racing's No. 60 Ford-Riley, turned a 1:41.502 (126.264 mph) -- unofficially the fastest lap of the 19 Daytona Prototypes at Daytona International Speedway for the a 'get-acquainted' test of...

Tue 29 May 2007
Alonso leads McLaren one-two at Monaco GPHeadline
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Alonso leads McLaren one-two at Monaco GP

Fernando Alonso led home a McLaren one-two at the Monaco Grand Prix with a just about faultless drive from pole to flag, the second win of the year for the world champion and his second consecutive win on the streets of Monte Carlo. Teammate Lewis...

Sat 14 Apr 2007
Hamilton top in Bahrain GP last practiceHeadline
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Hamilton top in Bahrain GP last practice

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton stole the top of the time sheet from Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen in the last practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix by just six thousandths of a second. The rookie clocked 1:32.543 straight after Raikkonen had just gone fastest.

Sun 08 Jul 2007
Hamilton takes home pole for British GPHeadline
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Hamilton takes home pole for British GP

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton got the fans on their feet at Silverstone on Saturday as he claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix. It was a close and tense last few laps but Hamilton triumphed with a best time of 1:19.997, a tenth quicker than...

Sat 12 May 2007
Alonso fastest on Spanish GP FridayHeadline
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Alonso fastest on Spanish GP Friday

Local hero Fernando Alonso gave the Barcelona crowds something to cheer about in Friday's second practice for the Spanish Grand Prix when his McLaren finished at the top with the fastest time of the day. Alonso's 1:21.397 was four tenths faster...

Mon 17 Dec 2007
McLaren confirms Kovalainen for 2008Headline
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McLaren confirms Kovalainen for 2008

McLaren confirmed on December 14th that Heikki Kovalainen will be teammate to Lewis Hamilton for 2008. The Finn was dropped by Renault when Fernando Alonso and Nelson A. Piquet were announced just this week as the race driver line up for next ...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
Tue 16 Jan 2007
Sutil to race for Spyker in 2007Headline
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Sutil to race for Spyker in 2007

Spyker F1 announced on December 21st that Adrian Sutil will race for the team in 2007, alongside Christijan Albers. 23 year-old Sutil, who replaces Tiago Monteiro in the second race seat, drove the third car for the Silverstone squad three times...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairsHeadline

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairs

It's that time of year again - football is in full swing both professionally and in college, sweltering summer temps are subsiding to cooler fall weather, and American open-wheel racing has seen their two competing series, the IRL IndyCar Series...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Super Aguri test role for YamamotoHeadline
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Super Aguri test role for Yamamoto

Super Aguri confirmed on December 26th that Sakon Yamamoto will continue his relationship with the team as the second test driver for 2007. He and newly appointed test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will support the race line up of Takuma...

Fri 25 May 2007
IRL: Special Indy feature: Bob HueyHeadline

IRL: Special Indy feature: Bob Huey

Without Bob Huey "A New Track Record" Would Have Never Been Possible at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Bob Huey never raced a car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but without him, there would have never been, "A new track record!" Anyone ...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Young guns to clash in Valencia World FinalHeadline

Young guns to clash in Valencia World Final

It's late November, and once again BMW will bring together the top drivers from the four Formula BMW series around the world for the World Final in Valencia, Spain. 35 young drivers from the the Asia, Germany, UK and USA championship series will...

Fri 22 Jun 2007
Peugeot retains pole when rain hits areaHeadline

Peugeot retains pole when rain hits area

Peugeot held on to pole position for the Le Mans 24 Hours after intermittent rain reduced final qualifying to a practice session. Showers during the day meant that no competitive running was able to take place, so teams used the opportunity to ...

Mon 06 Aug 2007
Alonso on pole for Hungarian GPHeadline
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Alonso on pole for Hungarian GP

It's a McLaren front row for the Hungarian Grand Prix, with Fernando Alonso on pole position and Lewis Hamilton alongside in second.[*] Alonso clocked 1:19.674 after Hamilton failed to cross the line in time for a last flyer -- it appeared that ...

Thu 25 Jan 2007
Renault launches the R27 in AmsterdamHeadline
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Renault launches the R27 in Amsterdam

After its track debut at Jerez testing last week in interim livery, Renault officially launched the striking new colours of the R27 in Amsterdam on January 24th. Along with new title sponsor ING the team unveiled the new car, displaying dark blue...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
WMSC not convinced Renault used McLaren dataHeadline
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WMSC not convinced Renault used McLaren data

After the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) hearing on December 6th, in which Renault was investigated for being in possession of confidential McLaren information, the FIA has publicized its reasons for not penalizing Renault despite finding the...

Fri 30 Nov 2007
Good morning New YorkHeadline

Good morning New York

Please welcome NASCAR; past, present, and future. When NASCAR's top ten season finishers arrive in the Big Apple to join back to back champion Jimmie Johnson, the sport will get a look at a cross section of NASCAR history. Nextel Cup ...

Thu 29 Mar 2007
Raikkonen quickest on second day at SepangHeadline
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Raikkonen quickest on second day at Sepang

Work continued at Malaysia's Sepang circuit on March 28th and on the second day of the test Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was the quickest of the 13 drivers on the time sheet. The Finn clocked 1:35.258 while working on set up for the Malaysian Grand ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
New Year's revolutionsHeadline

New Year's revolutions

The New Year is upon us and it won't be too long before engines are revving up on the Melbourne grid for the first race of 2007. Anticipation is high for next season: there will be no Michael Schumacher and no tyre war but there are drivers...

Sat 01 Sep 2007
McLaren ends Monza test on topHeadline
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McLaren ends Monza test on top

Testing at Monza came to a close on August 31st and McLaren kept its form at the top of the time sheet for the fourth consecutive day. Once again the morning was disrupted by poor track conditions but later on test driver Pedro de la Rosa clocked...