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Piquet to complete 2010 Campos lineup - report
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Piquet to complete 2010 Campos lineup - report

A Spanish motor racing website is reporting that Nelson Piquet will complete the driver lineup of the new Campos team in 2010. Motor21.com said on Monday that the 24-year-old Brazilian's contract is for three years, ensuring a lineup of famous...

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-28

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-28

McMurray, Allmendinger Get Their Racing Fix During Daytona KartWeek By Cometic Gasket DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- For NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jamie McMurray and AJ Allmendinger, the best way to celebrate the holidays is do what they love...

Series news and notes 2009-12-28
WOO

Series news and notes 2009-12-28

World of Outlaws News & Notes Concord, NC--December 28, 2009 Back in Victory Lane: Donny Schatz returned to action on Sunday at Parramatta City Raceway in Australia and won a duel over Garry Brazier in the annual $10,000 to-win Valvoline Sprint...

SCC: Jason Aranha test news 2009-12-28

SCC: Jason Aranha test news 2009-12-28

Aranha Completes Successful Test With APR Motorsport HOUSTON, Dec. 28 - In a major step towards his goal of competing in the Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge's Street Tuner class in 2010, Houston-based driver Jason Aranha recently ...

RCR news on Richardson's funeral

RCR news on Richardson's funeral

Memorial Service Arrangements Set for D.J. Richardson WELCOME, N.C. (December 27, 2009) -- Funeral arrangements have been made for former Richard Childress Racing pit crew member Donald "D.J." Richardson, Jr., who passed away December 25 ...

Series news on Jimmie Johnson 2009-12-28

Series news on Jimmie Johnson 2009-12-28

Johnson AP Award Validates Bill France Sr. Belief That Drivers Are Athletes Four-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Joins Distinguished List Of World-Class Athletes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 28, 2009) -- When Jimmie Johnson was named Male...

Pit Board 2009-12-28

Pit Board 2009-12-28

WKA's Pit Board - 12.28.2009 *** World Karting Association graces the World Center of Racing 12.28.2009 -- After a cool and cloudy parking and registration day Sunday, karters woke to a clear and sunny Monday morning in Daytona Beach, Fla....

Ecclestone hopes Klien gets Sauber race seat
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Ecclestone hopes Klien gets Sauber race seat

Bernie Ecclestone has crossed his fingers that Christian Klien is chosen to be Kamui Kobayashi's teammate at Sauber in 2010. Klien, 26, has been the Hinwil based team's test driver for the past two years but faces stiff competition for the race...

Schumacher's return not universally popular
F1

Schumacher's return not universally popular

Even among those representing Mercedes-Benz, Michael Schumacher's return to Formula One is not universally popular. Uwe Werner, a member of parent company Daimler's supervisory board, said the decision to pay the seven time world champion 7 ...

Todt's FIA to tackle Schumacher favouritism claims
F1

Todt's FIA to tackle Schumacher favouritism claims

F1's governing body will be "on their toes" in 2010 to scupper renewed suggestions of bias towards Michael Schumacher. Damon Hill, the German driver's fierce championship opponent of the mid 90s, told the BBC: "The suspicion was always that ...

Todt says F1 still too expensive
F1

Todt says F1 still too expensive

Jean Todt has vowed to continue Max Mosley's efforts to reduce costs in Formula One. "F1 is too expensive," the new FIA president said in an interview with France's Le Figaro daily. "I am sad that Honda, BMW and Toyota have left, but when one...

Vettel agrees new points system not radical
F1

Vettel agrees new points system not radical

Sebastian Vettel agrees with Norbert Haug that the changes to F1's scoring system for 2010 are not as radical as was interpreted by some. Mercedes' competition boss Haug said earlier this month that the new points system actually does not...

Schumacher not bookmakers' favourite for 2010 title
F1

Schumacher not bookmakers' favourite for 2010 title

Bookmaker Victor Chandler is offering odds of 13/2 that Michael Schumacher will secure a record-expanding eighth world championship in 2010. After the legendary German's return to the sport after a three-year absence was announced just prior to...

Ralf Schumacher 'ready' for F1 return
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Ralf Schumacher 'ready' for F1 return

Ralf Schumacher has confirmed reports that he would like to return to the Formula One grid. An unnamed source close to the 34-year-old German has told Bild newspaper that Schumacher, the younger brother of seven time world champion...

D'Ambrosio tipped for 2010 Renault seat
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D'Ambrosio tipped for 2010 Renault seat

Jerome d'Ambrosio has emerged as a possible candidate to be Robert Kubica's teammate at Renault in 2010. The 24-year-old Belgian has been a GP2 driver in the last two years, and in the wake of the Genii buyout, he is being linked with the...

2010 Mercedes car to be launched in Stuttgart
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2010 Mercedes car to be launched in Stuttgart

After the collapse of plans for a common 2010 car launch event, the newly rebranded Mercedes GP team looks set to reveal its new single seater in Stuttgart late in January. The German Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag said the event will ...

Laughlin 2010 event news 2009-12-27

Laughlin 2010 event news 2009-12-27

Event: Jan. 15-17 in Laughlin, Nev. McMillin Racing & Wilson Motorsports each planning five entries in this week's SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge Start draw Pre-race festivities include $16,000 SCORE Laughlin Leap & SCORE Trophy-Truck ...

PS Laser Racing Team pre-event news 2009-12-27

PS Laser Racing Team pre-event news 2009-12-27

Car released and ready for start of 2010 Dakar In four days the caravan will line-up for the start of the world's most gruelling test for man and machine, the 2010 Argentina Chile Dakar Rally. In that line-up will be South Africa's Dakar legend,...

South African teams preview

South African teams preview

HIGH HOPES FOR SA TEAMS There will be high hopes for South African teams -- and those with close South African ties -- when the 2010 Dakar Rally gets underway in Buenos Aires on January 1. The South African assault on this year's event will be...

Volkswagen pre-event news 2009-12-27

Volkswagen pre-event news 2009-12-27

6 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Deserts, vineyards and coastal resorts: Dakar Rally as holiday destination Wolfsburg (27 December 2009). The toughest test in cross country rallying is, at the same time, a worthwhile journey: When, at the...

FIA Formula 2 Championship schedule
F2

FIA Formula 2 Championship schedule

<pre> FIA Formula 2 Championship Schedule Dates Races Country 18.04.2010 Silverstone GBR 02.05.2010 Marrakech ** MAR 23.05.2010 Monza ITA 20.06.2010 Zolder BEL 04.07.2010 ...

European Formula 3 Open schedule

European Formula 3 Open schedule

<pre> European Formula 3 Open Schedule Date Country Event name 24/04 ESP Valencia 22/05 PRT Algarve 04/06 ESP Jarama 25/06 BEL Spa Euro Race 18/09 GBR Brands Hatch 01/10 ITA Monza 15/10 ESP ...

2010 British F3 Int'l Series tentative schedule
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2010 British F3 Int'l Series tentative schedule

<pre> British Formula 3 International Series Tentative Schedule Date Country Venue 03-05/04 GBR Oulton Park 01-02/05 GBR Silverstone 03-04/07 GBR Snetterton 17-18/07 GBR ...

2010 DTM schedule
DTM

2010 DTM schedule

<pre> 2010 German Touring Car Masters (DTM) schedule Date Country Venue 25/04 DEU Hockenheim 02/05 DEU Oschersleben 23/05 ESP Valencia 06/06 DEU EuroSpeedway Lausitz 04/07 DEU Norisring 08/08 DEU ...