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Fri 30 Oct 2009
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
F1

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
F1

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
F1

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
F1

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 ...

Mon 12 Oct 2009
McNish, Russell School search for new talentHeadline

McNish, Russell School search for new talent

Call him "Professor McNish." It is worlds apart from his day job in the American Le Mans Series wheeling the latest rocket ship on wheels, the latest Audi Le Mans prototype, the R15 TDI, but Allan McNish is now focused on his newest ...

Sun 11 Oct 2009
Plato takes Hat-trick, Turkington the titleHeadline

Plato takes Hat-trick, Turkington the title

A record Brands Hatch crowd of 35,000 witnessed a dramatic British Touring Car Championsip season finale where Jason Plato became only the second person in the series history to take three wins in a day; but this wasn't enough to stop Colin ...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
Franchitti primed for Homestead title showdownHeadline

Franchitti primed for Homestead title showdown

The last time he entered a championship finale in IndyCar, Dario Franchitti had to fight off his then rival from an opposing team, Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing. Mid-Ohio Podium: winner Scott Dixon, second place Ryan Briscoe,...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: JPM pointing to Title?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: JPM pointing to Title?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram JPM Pointing To Title? Juan Pablo Montoya can be either princely or prickly, depending on the mercurial driver's mood. Following the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing team's advancement into the Chase and the ...

Renault announces Kubica for 2010 and beyondHeadline
F1

Renault announces Kubica for 2010 and beyond

Renault on Wednesday announced that 24-year-old Polish driver Robert Kubica will race for the French Formula One team "from the 2010 season onwards". Robert Kubica, BMW Sauber F1 Team. Photo by xpb.cc. "We are very excited to have ...

US F1 Team interview with Ken Anderson Headline
F1

US F1 Team interview with Ken Anderson

5 QUESTIONS WITH KEN ANDERSON, US F1 TEAM PRINCIPAL, PRESIDENT & CEO Author: US F1 Team America's new Formula One team prepares for the 2010 season. Team interview with Ken Anderson follows: Q1: Ken, we're hearing about a lot of activity in ...

Thu 08 Oct 2009
Title slips through Brawn GP fingers in SuzukaHeadline
F1

Title slips through Brawn GP fingers in Suzuka

Brawn GP loses grip on title after crash fiesta at Suzuka After a start to finish victory for Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel in Japan, Jenson Button's lead in the Drivers Championship has been reduced to only 16 points. Rubens Barrichello also...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Hamilton takes Singapore as competition faltersHeadline
F1

Hamilton takes Singapore as competition falters

Lewis Hamilton drove a perfect race under the artificial lights and took full advantage of the circumstances in both the race and in qualifying to take a convincing 9.6-second victory in today's Singapore Grand Prix, his second victory of the 2009...

Hamilton handed the Singapore poleHeadline
F1

Hamilton handed the Singapore pole

Lewis Hamilton looked strong in both practice and early qualifying action at the Singapore Grand Prix today, but in the end he did not have to fight for the pole position for tomorrow's Formula One race as the qualifying session was halted with 26...

Vettel fastest in Singapore night practiceHeadline
F1

Vettel fastest in Singapore night practice

As night fell over Singapore, Sebastian Vettel picked up his pace, setting the fastest time of the day during the second practice session. The Singapore Grand Prix will also run at night, the second time that Formula One cars will race under the...

Night scene on Singapore city streetsHeadline
F1

Night scene on Singapore city streets

Singapore 2009 preview Round 14 of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship takes place at the Singapore Marina Bay Street Circuit. Situated in the heart of downtown Singapore, the tight circuit passes various famous landmarks...

Symonds claims Singapore crash was Piquet's ideaHeadline
F1

Symonds claims Singapore crash was Piquet's idea

In a document published by the FIA earlier today, former Renault's director of engineering Pat Symonds claims is was in fact Nelson Piquet himself who proposed to crash his car, thinking he would do the team a favor. Symonds: "The idea for this ...

Suspended race ban for RenaultHeadline
F1

Suspended race ban for Renault

The FIA World Motor Sports Council (WMSC) came to a verdict regarding the Renault crash-gate affair, after a 90 minute hearing earlier this morning in Paris, attended by Renault F1 president Bernard Rey, head of public relations Jean-Francois ...

Sordo hands Catalunya lead to LoebHeadline
WRC

Sordo hands Catalunya lead to Loeb

Dani Sordo and Sebastien Loeb were again untouchable on the second day of Rally Catalunya, with Sordo in the spotlight much of the day, as he defended the overnight lead against his senior teammate. The two Citroen works drivers claimed three of...

Suzuka takes center stage with title on the lineHeadline
F1

Suzuka takes center stage with title on the line

Suzuka 2009 preview Round 15 of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship returns to the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. Located on the southeast coast of the island of Honshu, Suzuka is a favourite circuit amongst drivers. Designed by Dutchman John...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Petit still looms largeHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Petit still looms large

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Petit Still Looms Large Despite heavy rains and the flooding of the circuit at Road Atlanta, once again the Petit Le Mans demonstrated the staying power of the American Le Mans Series. Cars ...

Winner to take it all at Brands Hatch finaleHeadline

Winner to take it all at Brands Hatch finale

This weekend the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship reaches its climax and returns to Brands Hatch back where it all started in April. Although, this time around the world famous Grand Prix loop, the championship could go any of three ways...

Formula One 2009 drivers' title still undecidedHeadline
F1

Formula One 2009 drivers' title still undecided

After the Singapore Grand Prix, both Formula One championships are still undecided. Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello are still leading the Drivers Championship with 84 and 69 points, with Red Bull drivers Sebastian Vettel in third place with...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classicHeadline

ALMS teams prep for Le Mans June classic

The usual summer break for the American Le Mans Series sees the sports car division off from its previous race mid-May at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, until mid-July and the shortest track on the schedule, Lime Rock Park. ...

'Formula GP3': Who are they?Headline

'Formula GP3': Who are they?

During the Monaco Grand Prix, Luca di Montezemolo denigrated the new applicants for the 2010 Formula One season, saying that the series should be called 'Formula GP3'. This article takes a brief look at each of the new teams known to have lodged...

Formula One: Rien ne va plusHeadline

Formula One: Rien ne va plus

Rien ne va plus No further bets please, teams and wannabe teams can no longer submit their entry for the FIA Formula One 2010 championship. All we can do now is wait until June 12 when the FIA will reveal which teams have been selected for the...

Dixon wins fastest Milwaukee IndyCar eventHeadline

Dixon wins fastest Milwaukee IndyCar event

Scott Dixon didn't lead the majority of laps around the treacherous Milwaukee Mile, but led the right ones en route to winning his second IndyCar Series event of the season. Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing. Photo by Andy ...

Paffett picks winning strategy at LausitzHeadline
DTM

Paffett picks winning strategy at Lausitz

Gary Paffett had to start today's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race at Lausitz back from fourth row of the grid, but he more than made up for it with the right race strategy to take the win for Mercedes. Gary Paffett, Team HWA AMG...

A clean sweep for Wickens at ValenciaHeadline
F2

A clean sweep for Wickens at Valencia

Robert Wickens collected the second race win in the opening Formula Two event in Valencia, Spain to complete what was to be a remarkable start to the new championship. Race winner Robert Wickens celebrates in parc ferme. Photo by ...

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