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Mon 02 Apr 2007
Loeb takes Portugal win as Fords are penalizedHeadline
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Loeb takes Portugal win as Fords are penalized

Sebastien Loeb dominated the final two days at Rally Portugal to close up the gap in the standings on current leader Marcus Gronholm. After five World Rally Championship events, Gronholm held a mere two-point lead for this year's championship over...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Sutil to race for Spyker in 2007Headline
F1

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 16 Jun 2007
Sat 19 May 2007
Raikkonen ends Paul Ricard test on topHeadline
F1

Raikkonen ends Paul Ricard test on top

The week's testing at France's Paul Ricard HTTT concluded on May 18th and Kimi Raikkonen was the fastest of the 11 drivers present on the final day. The Finn's Ferrari clocked 1:28.624 on the 1E V2 layout of the circuit and he once again focused...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Ferrari leads in Italian GP first practiceHeadline
F1

Ferrari leads in Italian GP first practice

It may have been McLaren at the top of the time sheets during the recent testing at Monza but in the opening practice session for the Italian Grand Prix it was Ferrari that led the way. Kimi Raikkonen's best time of 1:22.446 on Friday morning was...

Fri 23 Mar 2007
IRL: Foyt reflects on 50 years in open-wheel racingHeadline

IRL: Foyt reflects on 50 years in open-wheel racing

The first four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr., recently stopped by the Texas Motor Speedway to reflect on his 50 years in open-wheel racing and his future vision for A.J. Foyt Enterprises. A.J. Foyt ...

Wed 07 Feb 2007
Spyker reveals its new F8-VII challengerHeadline
F1

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...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
McLaren appeal rejected, Raikkonen title secureHeadline
F1

McLaren appeal rejected, Raikkonen title secure

McLaren's appeal against the decision of the Interlagos stewards to not penalize Williams and BMW Sauber was rejected by the International Court of Appeal, which confirms Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen as the 2007 world champion. The Court met in London...

Sat 07 Jul 2007
Raikkonen top in British GP last practiceHeadline
F1

Raikkonen top in British GP last practice

The feud between Ferrari and McLaren -- the on-track one -- continued in the final practice for the British Grand Prix and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen won out with a best time of 1:19.751. Fernando Alonso's McLaren was a tenth and a half behind in ...

Thu 20 Sep 2007
McLaren leads on second day of Jerez testHeadline
F1

McLaren leads on second day of Jerez test

Testing continued at Jerez on September 19th as the F1 teams prepare for the final three races of the season. Once again nine drivers were present at the Spanish track and McLaren tester Pedro de la Rosa was at the top of the time sheet with a...

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 ...

Thu 01 Feb 2007
IRL: Corn Syrup and Blue Skies open Daytona test dayHeadline

IRL: Corn Syrup and Blue Skies open Daytona test day

A blue-sky Daytona day and the bittersweet smell of warm corn syrup welcomed the Indy Racing League as nine teams and seventeen drivers took to the Daytona International Speedway roadcourse for the first official testing of the 2007 IndyCar Series...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
Villeneuve prepares for first Le MansHeadline

Villeneuve prepares for first Le Mans

Jacques Villeneuve makes his first appearance in the 24 Hours of Le Mans after a break from racing since his departure from Formula One in the middle of last year. He talked about how the various parts of the Le Mans experience compare with other...

Fri 15 Jun 2007
Darren Turner looks forward to the challengeHeadline

Darren Turner looks forward to the challenge

Team Aston Martin Racing driver Darren Turner faced the media and the public at the Scrutineering event in Le Mans town centre on Tuesday. He talked about his previous experiences at Le Mans, and preparations and expectations for this year's ...

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...

Mon 06 Aug 2007
Alonso demoted five places, McLaren penalizedHeadline
F1

Alonso demoted five places, McLaren penalized

McLaren's Fernando Alonso has been given a five place grid demotion penalty at the Hungarian Grand Prix after stewards investigated a pit stop incident in qualifying in which he apparently deliberately held up Lewis Hamilton. It was judged that he...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
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...

Wed 11 Apr 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Australia's Power lands first win in VegasHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Australia's Power lands first win in Vegas

Driving the new Panoz DB01 chassis in the Champ Car World Series Powered by Cosworth, Will Power won from the pole to claim top honors in the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix on the downtown streets. Will Power. Photo by Kurt ...

Thu 06 Dec 2007
Hamilton leads on Jerez day twoHeadline
F1

Hamilton leads on Jerez day two

Testing continued at Jerez on December 5th and Lewis Hamilton made his mark on his return to the McLaren cockpit with the best time of the 20 drivers present, 1:19.371. His day focused on aerodynamic tests with no driver aids while team test...

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...

Tue 11 Sep 2007
Alonso takes dominant Italian GP victoryHeadline
F1

Alonso takes dominant Italian GP victory

McLaren's Fernando Alonso has been at the top of the Monza time sheets since Friday afternoon and he wasn't about to let anyone take the place off him in the race. The Spaniard dominated the Italian Grand Prix from pole to flag to take his first...

Fri 20 Jul 2007
Raikkonen hopes for change of German luckHeadline
F1

Raikkonen hopes for change of German luck

Kimi Raikkonen has not had the best of times at races in Germany in his F1 years but the Ferrari man is hoping that will change at this weekend's European Grand Prix. Victorious in France and Britain, Raikkonen is aiming for his third straight win...

Sun 15 Apr 2007
Massa wins battle for Bahrain GP poleHeadline
F1

Massa wins battle for Bahrain GP pole

Ferrari's Felipe Massa won the battle in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, fighting with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton for the top spot They were quite evenly matched but Massa eventually outdid Hamilton, the Brazilian clocking 1:32.652 for pole...

Thu 29 Mar 2007
Raikkonen quickest on second day at SepangHeadline
F1

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 13 Feb 2007
Gronholm wins Swedish Rally for the fifth timeHeadline
WRC

Gronholm wins Swedish Rally for the fifth time

Marcus Gronholm has given notice early that the 2007 World Rally Championship season will be a hard fight to the title, taking a victory on the icy roads of the Swedish Rally in convincing fashion in his Ford Focus RS WRC. Marcus ...

Fri 02 Feb 2007
Super Aguri claims van der Garde contractHeadline
F1

Super Aguri claims van der Garde contract

After Spyker announced on February 1st that Giedo van der Garde has joined the team as test and third driver, Super Aguri has released a statement that says it has a valid contract with the Dutchman for 2007. The team confirmed van der Garde as...

Sat 08 Sep 2007
McLaren strikes back in Italian GP second practiceHeadline
F1

McLaren strikes back in Italian GP second practice

Ferrari made the running in the first practice session for the Italian Grand Prix but McLaren struck back on Friday afternoon with a one-two at the top of the time sheet. Fernando Alonso clocked 1:22.386, just half a tenth quicker than Kimi ...

Wed 30 May 2007
Raikkonen rues Monaco qualifying errorHeadline
F1

Raikkonen rues Monaco qualifying error

Kimi Raikkonen was left disappointed at the Monaco Grand Prix after only picking up a single point towards his championship challenge. But the Ferrari man acknowledged it was his own error that left him 16th on the grid with a very hard task ahead...

Sat 17 Mar 2007
Raikkonen claims pole position for Australian GPHeadline
F1

Raikkonen claims pole position for Australian GP

Kimi Raikkonen was more red hot than Iceman in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix as he confidently claimed his first pole position for Ferrari at the first race of the season. His best time was 1:26.072 but it was mixed fortunes for Ferrari...

Fri 16 Mar 2007
Massa fastest on Australian GP FridayHeadline
F1

Massa fastest on Australian GP Friday

The second free practice for the Australian Grand Prix was a slightly less damp affair and at the end of it Ferrari's Felipe Massa was the fastest man of the day. The Brazilian clocked 1:27.353, just under two seconds quicker than McLaren's...

Tue 06 Feb 2007
Lack of testing no worry for GascoyneHeadline
F1

Lack of testing no worry for Gascoyne

Most teams have been putting in the test mileage since before Christmas but Spyker has been noticeably absent from the winter season. The new car was launched on February 5th and was due its first track excursion the next day but chief technical...

Mon 05 Feb 2007
Williams launches the FW29 at homeHeadline
F1

Williams launches the FW29 at home

Williams launched the FW29 at its home base of Grove, near Oxford in the UK, on February 2nd and presented its new identity with title sponsor AT&T. The FW29, which features dark blue and white livery, is a development of last year's car and ...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Final test of the year under way at JerezHeadline
F1

Final test of the year under way at Jerez

The final scheduled test session of 2007 got under way at Jerez de la Frontera on December 4th with 20 drivers at work on the Spanish track. BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld set the pace, his best of the day a 1:19.042. The team also tried out young ...

Champions head to the UK for 2007 ROCHeadline

Champions head to the UK for 2007 ROC

Sixteen of the best road/oval racing and rally drivers from across the world will be heading to Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom. They come for an end-of-season gladiatorial style motorsport event on the 16th of December...

Thu 18 Oct 2007
Ferrari confirms Massa through 2010Headline
F1

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...