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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...

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...

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).

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
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 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...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

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, ...

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

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...

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 06 Dec 2007
Hamilton leads on Jerez day twoHeadline
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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...