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Wed 26 Dec 2007
Piquet can't wait for new seasonHeadline
F1

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...

Sun 23 Dec 2007
Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first lapsHeadline

Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first laps

Earlier this week, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys clocked the first miles of Horag Racing's new Porsche RS Spyder. On a cold two-day test in Barcelona, the Swiss-based team gained valuable experience in advance of the car's race debut at the...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to GermanyHeadline
F1

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 ...

Ekstrom earns Champion of Champions titleHeadline
DTM

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...

DC's commentary on the DP Gen-2, part 1Headline

DC's commentary on the DP Gen-2, part 1

DP GEN-2, Part 1 Will a flood of Gen-2, 2008 Daytona Prototype photographs flow into the public domain now that photographs of the new "Proto-Auto" DP - resulting from the Tracy Krohn, Multimatic and Lola Cars collaboration - have joined...

Mon 17 Dec 2007
McLaren confirms Kovalainen for 2008Headline
F1

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 ...

Sun 16 Dec 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24

Champ Car World Series stars Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal have landed rides with Michael Shank Racing for next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season. The two open-wheel drivers will...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
Renault confirms Alonso and Piquet for 2008Headline
F1

Renault confirms Alonso and Piquet for 2008

Renault was always the rumour mill's favourite option for the future of Fernando Alonso and on December 10th it was confirmed that Alonso will indeed return to the team with which he won his back-to-back titles. After a fraught year with McLaren...

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 ...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
WMSC not convinced Renault used McLaren dataHeadline
F1

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 07 Dec 2007
Earnhardt to drive V8 Supercars in AustraliaHeadline

Earnhardt to drive V8 Supercars in Australia

After being voted the 2007 NASCAR NMPA Chex Most Popular Driver for the fifth consecutive year and being presented with the award only a few days earlier at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Media Luncheon in New York City, Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn't...

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...

Kubica tops Jerez test timesHeadline
F1

Kubica tops Jerez test times

It was the third day of testing at Jerez on December 6th and a third different driver took to the top of the time sheet. After Nick Heidfeld was fastest on the first day, it was the turn of BMW Sauber teammate Robert Kubica on Thursday, his best a...

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...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Champions Week wraps up a year to rememberHeadline

Champions Week wraps up a year to remember

What a year it was for NASCAR and all of its fans. Who would have thought that it would come to an end so quickly. It always seems to happen too fast, and the shortest off-season in professional sports, always seems to last ...

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 01 Dec 2007
Fisichella and Schumacher to test Force IndiaHeadline
F1

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...

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 ...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Red Bull rules out Alonso for 2008Headline
F1

Red Bull rules out Alonso for 2008

Since splitting with McLaren at the end of the season Fernando Alonso has yet to reveal where he might race in 2008, but it seems the rumoured deal with Red Bull is just another myth. The double-champion has been linked with the energy drink ...

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...

Mon 26 Nov 2007
Eng takes World Final pole positionHeadline

Eng takes World Final pole position

Philipp Eng and the Mucke-Motorsport team will take the start for this afternoon's Formula BMW World Final from pole position, after the Austrian took a victory in the fifth heat race this morning, and Daniel Morad was unable to do better than...

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 23 Nov 2007
Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at ValenciaHeadline
F1

Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at Valencia

In advance of the Formula BMW World Final, BMW Sauber ran a full-day testing session at Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia today, with Christian Vietoris at the wheel at first, and Augusto Farfus taking over in mid-afternoon. Running on the full...

Young guns to clash in Valencia World FinalHeadline

Young guns to clash in Valencia World Final

It's late November, and once again BMW will bring together the top drivers from the four Formula BMW series around the world for the World Final in Valencia, Spain. 35 young drivers from the the Asia, Germany, UK and USA championship series will...

Tue 20 Nov 2007
Toyota F1 confirms Glock for 2008Headline
F1

Toyota F1 confirms Glock for 2008

As expected, Toyota has confirmed Timo Glock as a race driver for 2008 along with a multi-year contract. Glock has been linked with Toyota for some time but as BMW Sauber believed it still had a deal with the 25 year-old German as test driver for...

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 ...

Barcelona test ends with Massa fastestHeadline
F1

Barcelona test ends with Massa fastest

The first winter test at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya came to a close on November 15th and Ferrari's Felipe Massa was at the top of the time sheet on the final day. Of the 20 drivers present Massa clocked a best of 1:21.044, while team test ...

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...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Schumacher top again at Barcelona testingHeadline
F1

Schumacher top again at Barcelona testing

It was another busy day of testing at Barcelona on November 14th, with a total of 21 drivers working at the Spanish track. As he was on Tuesday, Ferrari's Michael Schumacher was at the top of the times, his best of the day a 1:21.489. Felipe Massa...

Teammates chasing the Nextel CupHeadline

Teammates chasing the Nextel Cup

Two teammates. Two friends. One trophy. After over 14,000 miles of racing, the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Championship comes down to the wire this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with Hendrick Motorsports' Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon ...

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...

Wed 14 Nov 2007
Winter testing gets under way at BarcelonaHeadline
F1

Winter testing gets under way at Barcelona

On November 13th, just under a month after the final F1 race of 2007, on track preparations for 2008 got under way with the first winter test session at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya. With no restriction on the number of cars a team may use, as...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
Honda announces Ross Brawn as team principalHeadline
F1

Honda announces Ross Brawn as team principal

Honda announced on November 12th that Ross Brawn is to take up the position of team principal and will work alongside Nick Fry, who will continue as CEO. Brawn stepped down from his post of Ferrari technical director at the end of 2006 for a ...

Wet start to Brazilian GP weekendHeadline
F1

Wet start to Brazilian GP weekend

It was unpredictable start to the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend as the Interlagos track was declared wet for Friday's first practice. The top teams didn't do more than installation laps until the final 15 minutes when Ferrari's Felipe Massa...

Johnson wins Phoenix, controls Chase leadHeadline

Johnson wins Phoenix, controls Chase lead

Jimmie Johnson inched closer to the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Championship Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, winning the Checker Auto Parts 500, his fourth straight. Johnson's Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet came to life in the closing stages...

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