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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...

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).

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...

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 25 Sep 2007
Full steam ahead to IndianapolisHeadline
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Full steam ahead to Indianapolis

After the dramas of Canada F1 hardly has time to draw breath before the next race is knocking on the door, namely the US Grand Prix. Montreal gave us plenty of thrills and spills, although we could have done with a few less of the crashing...

Fri 13 Jul 2007
Hopkins switches to Kawasaki next yearHeadline

Hopkins switches to Kawasaki next year

John Hopkins has been confirmed today as a Kawasaki Racing Team rider for the 2008 and 2009 seasons of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Podium: John Hopkins. Photo by Crescent Suzuki. "We have had our eye on...

Wed 30 May 2007
FIA clears McLaren of wrongdoingHeadline
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FIA clears McLaren of wrongdoing

The FIA has decided to take no action against McLaren after investigating the team in regard to its actions at the Monaco Grand Prix. It was alleged that McLaren had employed team orders to secure its one-two finish in Monaco, concerning the ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
McLaren presents the MP4-22 in ValenciaHeadline
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McLaren presents the MP4-22 in Valencia

McLaren was the third team to launch its 2007 car when it presented the MP4-22 at the Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias in Valencia, Spain on January 15th. Race drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton unveiled the new livery at a special ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Ekstrom earns Champion of Champions titleHeadline
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Ekstrom earns Champion of Champions title

The Race of Champions and the Champion of Champions title in particular is the title all the drivers want to win. The charity event is by invitation only and it attracts the top names in motorsport. All the drivers in the event do not get paid a...

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...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
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...

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 05 Oct 2007
IRL: Open-wheel veterans gunning for Petit gloryHeadline

IRL: Open-wheel veterans gunning for Petit glory

Andretti Green Racing started its American Le Mans Series program on top with a win in the Twelve Hours of Sebring. The driving trio of Bryan Herta, Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan outlasted the Penske Racing Porsche RS Spyders to give Acura...

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 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 15 May 2007
Massa confidently takes Spanish GP victoryHeadline
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Massa confidently takes Spanish GP victory

Ferrari's Felipe Massa followed up his pole position in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix with an untouchable victory in the race at the Circuit de Catalunya. However, although Massa has firmly staked his place in the championship fight, ...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
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 ...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
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...

Sat 17 Mar 2007
Raikkonen top in Australian GP last practiceHeadline
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Raikkonen top in Australian GP last practice

Kimi Raikkonen set the pace in the final practice for the Australian Grand Prix, the Ferrari clocking 1:26.064 on a track that was declared wet at the start of the session. Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella was second fastest, just under four tenths...

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...

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...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
Wed 07 Feb 2007
Spyker reveals its new F8-VII challengerHeadline
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Spyker reveals its new F8-VII challenger

The name Spyker isn't exactly new to Formula One; the team, which was previously Jordan and then Midland, carried the moniker Spyker MF1 since the car maker took over Midland in 2006 and since the beginning of this year it's simply SpykerF1. 2007...

Sun 09 Sep 2007
Alonso flies to Italian GP pole positionHeadline
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Alonso flies to Italian GP pole position

McLaren's Fernando Alonso has been on a roll so far this weekend and he kept it going to pole position in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix. His best time of 1:21.997 was set on his penultimate lap at the end of the third session, while...

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 ...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
New suit, old hat for JohnsonHeadline

New suit, old hat for Johnson

With so much to see and do in the Big Apple, Jimmie Johnson had to come back to do it all again. Once is never enough when you visit New York, and winning a second consecutive championship is the perfect reason to come back for Johnson. "This is...

Fri 15 Jun 2007
Past, present and future of Le MansHeadline

Past, present and future of Le Mans

Automobile Club de l'Ouest president Jean-Claude Passart announced the recent changes and future intentions of the ACO for the next few years at a press conference at the Musee Automobile de la Sarthe at Le Mans circuit. The circuit has seen...

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...

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...

Mon 28 May 2007
FIA investigates McLaren actions in MonacoHeadline
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FIA investigates McLaren actions in Monaco

The FIA has launched an investigation into "incidents involving McLaren" at the Monaco Grand Prix, in regard to a possible breach of the sporting regulations. The sport's governing body did not specify what those incidents were but it's widely ...