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Mon 26 Feb 2007
Toro Rosso confirms SpeedHeadline
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Toro Rosso confirms Speed

Toro Rosso finally confirmed on February 24th that Scott Speed will race for the Faenza squad again this season. Teammate Tonio Liuzzi was announced earlier this month but Toro Rosso cited 'contractual issues' in regard to Speed and the American...

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

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...

Tue 02 Oct 2007
Hamilton wins rain-soaked Japanese GPHeadline
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Hamilton wins rain-soaked Japanese GP

Formula One went back to Fuji after a 30-year absence and it was a rather watery affair. Much of the race was spent under safety car conditions due to the torrential rain and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton slogged around in his wellies to take the win.

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Bahrain company invests in McLarenHeadline
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Bahrain company invests in McLaren

It was announced on January 9th that the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, owned by the Kingdom of Bahrain, has agreed to acquire a 30% stake of the McLaren Group, currently owned by Chairman and F1 team principal Ron Dennis, TAG Group and ...

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 ...

Sun 13 May 2007
Massa wins battle for Spanish GP poleHeadline
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Massa wins battle for Spanish GP pole

As expected, it came down to a battle between Ferrari and McLaren in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix and a very close one it was. Felipe Massa was the man who triumphed, his Ferrari taking pole position with a time of 1:21.421. Just three ...

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...

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 10 Jul 2007
Raikkonen victorious at British GPHeadline
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Raikkonen victorious at British GP

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen took his second consecutive win of the season at the British Grand Prix with an impressive and determined drive. In a race that had three leaders, Raikkonen was at the front for the most important part -- when the...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
Sat 19 May 2007
Raikkonen ends Paul Ricard test on topHeadline
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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...

Sat 07 Apr 2007
Massa claims pole position for Malaysian GPHeadline
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Massa claims pole position for Malaysian GP

It's been a fight between Ferrari and McLaren so far this weekend in Malaysia and it was Felipe Massa who triumphed in qualifying to claim pole position. The Ferrari man set a best time of 1:35.043 in a last minute shoot-out, with McLaren's...

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...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
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...

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

Tue 18 Sep 2007
Untouchable Raikkonen wins Belgian GPHeadline
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Untouchable Raikkonen wins Belgian GP

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was untouchable at Spa Francorchamps and followed up pole position with victory in the Belgian Grand Prix. Felipe Massa held station in second to give Ferrari its third one-two finish of the season and, mathematically at...

Fri 05 Oct 2007
Raikkonen leads in Chinese GP first practiceHeadline
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Raikkonen leads in Chinese GP first practice

Compared to Formula One's last track outing, the first practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix was a sedate affair and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was the man who led the way. The Finn clocked a best of 1:37.024 around the Shanghai circuit on ...

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 ...

Sun 11 Nov 2007
Sat 24 Nov 2007
Johnson soaking up second Cup titleHeadline

Johnson soaking up second Cup title

Jimmie Johnson had quite a season. Ten wins, 20 top-fives and 24 top-10s, Johnson became NASCAR's first back-to-back Nextel Cup Series Champion since teammate Jeff Gordon. Statistics aside, he was the class of the field, especially in the final...

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

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

Full speed ahead to MonzaHeadline
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Full speed ahead to Monza

The speed is high, the downforce is low and the special aero packages are out in force so it can only mean one thing: the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, the fastest circuit on the F1 calendar. With Spa-Francorchamps just a week later these two races...

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...

Fri 16 Mar 2007
Massa fastest on Australian GP FridayHeadline
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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...

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

Wed 17 Jan 2007
Testing at Jerez and ValenciaHeadline
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Testing at Jerez and Valencia

Testing continued at two Spanish circuits on January 17, with three teams in action at Jerez and two at Valencia. At Jerez Renault, in dark blue and yellow livery, continued its first programme of work with the new R27, Giancarlo Fisichella being...

Tue 11 Dec 2007
Car of Tomorrow's time has comeHeadline

Car of Tomorrow's time has come

The checkered flag that ended NASCAR's Cup season at Homestead-Miami Speedway waved in a new era in chassis development. NASCAR's powers that be have accelerated the full use of the Car of Tomorrow from 2009 to next year. Matt Kenseth ...

Sun 09 Sep 2007
McLaren on top in Italian GP last practiceHeadline
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McLaren on top in Italian GP last practice

McLaren carried through its performance from Friday practices to Saturday at Monza when Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton scored another one-two at the top of the time sheet in the last practice session for the Italian Grand Prix. Alonso's best...

Sat 30 Jun 2007
Ferrari sets the pace in French GP first practiceHeadline
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Ferrari sets the pace in French GP first practice

Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa both said they believed that the F2007 had improved at the Silverstone test session last week and they put that into practice on Friday morning at Magny Cours. Raikkonen set a best time of 1:15.382...