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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 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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 12 May 2007
McLaren rules again in Spanish GP last practiceHeadline
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McLaren rules again in Spanish GP last practice

McLaren has been at the top of the time sheet since the start of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend and Saturday morning was no different. In the last practice it was Lewis Hamilton's 1:21.233 that just edged out teammate Fernando Alonso by under a ...

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...

Wed 07 Nov 2007
Drivers' market waits on McLaren decisionHeadline
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Drivers' market waits on McLaren decision

Since McLaren's recent confirmation that the team and Fernando Alonso have agreed to part company the rumour mill has gone into overdrive about who will be teammate to Lewis Hamilton next year. Several names have been linked with the Woking squad...

Mon 05 Mar 2007
Fisichella positive after Bahrain testHeadline
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Fisichella positive after Bahrain test

Although drivers have moved to different teams and there's only one tyre supplier this year, as well as the usual regulation changes, things at the sharp end of the grid look likely to remain familiar. It's never wise to put too much stock in the...

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 ...

Mon 06 Aug 2007
Massa leads in Hungarian GP last practiceHeadline
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Massa leads in Hungarian GP last practice

Ferrari's Felipe Massa led the way in the last practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, his best time on Saturday morning at the Hungaroring a 1:20.183 and the fastest of the weekend so far. The McLarens weren't far behind, Fernando Alonso...

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...

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

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 ...

Mon 05 Feb 2007
Williams launches the FW29 at homeHeadline
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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 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...

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 ...

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 ...

Sat 01 Dec 2007
Fisichella and Schumacher to test Force IndiaHeadline
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Fisichella and Schumacher to test Force India

Winter testing is set to continue at Jerez next week and Force India, formerly Spyker, has confirmed that Giancarlo Fisichella and Ralf Schumacher will be part of its evaluation programme. The team is very busy assessing drivers as former Toyota...

Tue 07 Aug 2007
Hamilton wins sedate Hungarian GPHeadline
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Hamilton wins sedate Hungarian GP

After all the controversy of Saturday perhaps the Hungaroring decided there had been enough drama for one weekend, as the race was a mostly sedate event. McLaren's Lewis Hamilton led from pole to flag to take his third win of the season, pressured...

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 ...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
Fri 11 May 2007
McLaren leads in Spanish GP first practiceHeadline
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McLaren leads in Spanish GP first practice

Formula One is back in action after the four week break and McLaren started its Spanish campaign with a one-two at the top of the times in Friday's first practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya. Lewis Hamilton was fastest with a 1:21.880,...

Fri 30 Mar 2007
Hamilton top in mixed conditions at SepangHeadline
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Hamilton top in mixed conditions at Sepang

The third day of testing at the Sepang circuit proved to be a tricky one as mixed conditions interfered with work programmes. Overnight rain meant the track was wet in the morning and although it dried out for a while, a further downpour in the ...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
Alonso top again in US GP final practiceHeadline
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Alonso top again in US GP final practice

Once again it was Fernando Alonso at the top of the time sheet in the final practice session for the UP Grand Prix, the McLaren clocking a best of 1:12.150 at Indianapolis on Saturday morning. BMW Sauber's 19 year-old test driver Sebastian Vettel...

Thu 24 May 2007
McLaren sets early Monaco GP paceHeadline
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McLaren sets early Monaco GP pace

Track action got under way on Thursday morning on the streets of Monte Carlo and it was McLaren that set the pace in the first practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso clocked the best time of 1:16.973, just over sixth tenths up...

Thu 17 May 2007
Hamilton leads on day one at Paul RicardHeadline
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Hamilton leads on day one at Paul Ricard

Testing resumed this week at Paul Ricard HTTT in France and 11 drivers from 11 teams were on duty. McLaren's Lewis Hamilton was the fastest man of the day, 1:05.699, and he worked on tyres on the 2D SC layout of the track in preparation for Monaco.

Fri 13 Apr 2007
Ferrari leads in Bahrain GP first practiceHeadline
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Ferrari leads in Bahrain GP first practice

Ferrari stamped its authority on the first practice session of the Bahrian Grand Prix weekend with a one-two at the top of the time sheet on Friday morning. Kimi Raikkonen clocked a best of 1:33.162 and Felipe Massa was half a second behind. Once...