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Mon 16 Nov 2009
DiZinno notebook: Deals and tweets in off-seasonHeadline

DiZinno notebook: Deals and tweets in off-season

A month has passed since the final checkered flag of the IndyCar Series season. There have been several newsworthy developments since Dario Franchitti captured his second series championship at Homestead and we now take a look at ...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- againHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- again

Mattias Ekstrom is not just a two-time DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) champion, he is now also a three-time winner of the Race of Champions. The Swedish touring car ace added another RoC title to his list of achievements in this year's event...

Sat 07 Nov 2009
Toyota: Another one bites the dustHeadline

Toyota: Another one bites the dust

Today the world's No. 1 automaker, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), announced its immediate withdrawal from Formula One. The decision once again caught Formula One by surprise, as the team had signed the 2009 Concorde Agreement, an agreement...

Fri 06 Nov 2009
Formula One races into the desert sunset of Abu DhabiHeadline

Formula One races into the desert sunset of Abu Dhabi

The Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi provided a futuristic Thousand and One Nights-like decor for last weekend's ultimate round of the 2009 Formula One World Championship. The developers and builders of the circuit can rest assured, they have ...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
SBRS: De Phillippi gives USA Trophy win at SilverstoneHeadline

SBRS: De Phillippi gives USA Trophy win at Silverstone

At Silverstone this afternoon, 16-year old American Connor de Phillippi (Team USA Scholarship) completed an impressive weekend by winning the 2009 Walter Hayes Trophy despite coming under tremendous pressure from Robert Barrable and Felix Fisher,...

Soucek wraps up 2009 with yet another victoryHeadline
F2

Soucek wraps up 2009 with yet another victory

Andy Soucek demonstrated once again that he is the class of this year's FIA Formula Two championship, adding a second-race victory on Circuit de Catalunya to his first win yesterday. The Spaniard had already clinched the title with three races ...

Ten years on: Greg Moore rememberedHeadline

Ten years on: Greg Moore remembered

It has now been ten years since open-wheel racing lost one of its fan-friendliest, most articulate, brightest, fastest, and incredibly well-respected drivers. But with that said, the memories that Greg Moore left the world of motorsport live on to...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: US F1 ready for Busch?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: US F1 ready for Busch?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram US F1 Ready For Busch? If NASCAR Valley is the source for America's next Formula One car, it seems fitting that Kyle Busch is being wooed by the US F1 team. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing ...

Mon 02 Nov 2009
Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Abu Dhabi GPHeadline

Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Abu Dhabi GP

Sebastian Vettel wrapped up the 2009 Formula One season in style, leading a Red Bull-Renault 1-2 finish at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 22-year-old prodigy scored his fifth career victory and the fourth of the year in a dominant ...

Sun 01 Nov 2009
Paffett takes Hockenheim, Scheider the titleHeadline
DTM

Paffett takes Hockenheim, Scheider the title

Gary Paffett did all he could in his fight for the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) championship at the Hockenheimring today, winning the race over his title rival, Timo Scheider. However, Scheider did not set a foot wrong and as he came into...

Hamilton storms to pole in Abu DhabiHeadline

Hamilton storms to pole in Abu Dhabi

It looked momentarily like the Formula One season finale would start with a Red Bull front row, but Lewis Hamilton put an end to that with a stunning lap as the clock ran out in the final segment of qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Abu Dhabi to offer an unforgettable experienceHeadline

Abu Dhabi to offer an unforgettable experience

Round 17, the last round of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship, takes place at the Yas Marina Circuit, located near the city of Abu Dhabi, the second largest city of the United Arab Emirates. Although oil business is still booming, in the...

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Wed 28 Oct 2009
Brazilian showdown time for Brawn and Red Bull Headline

Brazilian showdown time for Brawn and Red Bull

Round 16 of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship takes place at the Jose Carlos Pace Circuit in Interlagos, Brazil. Located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, the circuit is situated between two large lakes. The track is constructed on a...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Ekstrom again on Hockenheim poleHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom again on Hockenheim pole

The DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) championship will be on the line in tomorrow's season finale at the Hockenheimring, with Audi's Timo Scheider trying to hold off his Mercedes rival, Gary Paffett. However, that didn't stop Scheider's...

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential electionsHeadline

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential elections

FIA Presidential elections, a guide for dummies On Friday October 23 the members of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will elect a new president, as current 69-year old president Max Mosley will step down after a reign of 16...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: France Jr. a year earlyHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: France Jr. a year early

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram France Jr. A Year Early After his victory in Charlotte on Saturday night, Jimmie Johnson appears to be on his way to a fourth straight Sprint Cup championship. But will he be able to get into the NASCAR...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
USF1 eyes Kyle Busch for 2011 race seatHeadline

USF1 eyes Kyle Busch for 2011 race seat

Sporting director Peter Windsor has named NASCAR's Las Vegas-born Kyle Busch as an ideal driver for the new USF1 team in 2011. Briton Windsor, who with Ken Anderson aims for their Charlotte-based team to debut next season, said he keeps up to...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Button kept his cool to steal the show in BrazilHeadline

Button kept his cool to steal the show in Brazil

How Button won the championship in Brazil After a very chaotic, rainy and red flag plagued qualifying session on Saturday, Jenson Button didn't have much hope of winning the championship in Brazil. He only managed to score a very disappointing...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 2Headline

Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 2

The 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season has been one of the closest and most unpredictable ones seen in recent years. Northern Irishmen Colin Turkington eventually took his first BTCC title but only after a final race shootout ...

Sun 18 Oct 2009
Stoner edges Rossi to secure Australian poleHeadline

Stoner edges Rossi to secure Australian pole

Casey Stoner is perfectly at home on the Phillip Island circuit and today, the Aussie landed his second consecutive Australian Grand Prix pole. It wasn't by any means an easy qualifying on the 6.5-mile (10.6 km) circuit. In the closing laps,...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 1Headline

Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 1

The 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season has been one of the closest and most unpredictable ones seen in recent years. Northern Irishmen Colin Turkington eventually took his first BTCC title but only after a final race shootout ...

Thu 15 Oct 2009
Massa 'ready to race' after Fiorano testHeadline

Massa 'ready to race' after Fiorano test

Felipe Massa on Monday said he felt back to his old self after driving a Formula One car for the first time since sustaining serious head injuries in July. First roll out of Felipe Massa, Scuderia Ferrari in a privately-owned...

Holden Racing team sweeps Bathurst 1000Headline

Holden Racing team sweeps Bathurst 1000

Holden Racing Team drivers Garth Tander and Will Davison put an end to the dominance of Triple 8's stranglehold on the Peter Brock Trophy by claiming the lion's first win at the Mountain since 2005. For three long years Craig Lowndes and Jamie ...