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Mon 05 Dec 2005
Renault confirms Kovalainen as third driverHeadline

Renault confirms Kovalainen as third driver

As expected, Renault has confirmed that Heikki Kovalainen will be the team's official test and third driver for the 2006 season. Despite rumours that the Finn was a likely contender for the second race seat at BMW Sauber, Renault has invested ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Rain washes out last day at BarcelonaHeadline

Rain washes out last day at Barcelona

The last day of the week's Barcelona test was washed out by rain and only Honda and Renault ventured out onto the Circuit de Catalunya to put in a few laps. Honda tester Anthony Davidson set the best time in the wet conditions, 1:25.542, and...

Button leads again at BarcelonaHeadline

Button leads again at Barcelona

On the day that BAR Honda revealed the new team name for next season will be Honda Racing F1 Team, Jenson Button and test driver Anthony Davidson topped the times at the Barcelona test session. Using the V10 engine, Button's best was 1:14.145 and...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
BMW Sauber confirms Villeneuve for 2006Headline

BMW Sauber confirms Villeneuve for 2006

After a period of uncertainty for Jacques Villeneuve, BMW Sauber has confirmed that he will race for the team in 2006 alongside Nick Heidfeld. Villeneuve parted company with BAR at the end of 2003 and sat out most of the 2004 season before...

Button takes over at BarcelonaHeadline

Button takes over at Barcelona

The testing action continued at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on November 30th, where 12 drivers from seven teams were on track. Jenson Button, running the restricted V10 engine, topped the times for BAR Honda with a best of 1:14.111. Team...

Klien fastest as Barcelona testing gets busyHeadline

Klien fastest as Barcelona testing gets busy

Winter testing started in earnest at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya this week and after only three cars were present on Monday, 10 drivers were on track on November 29th. Red Bull and the debuting Scuderia Toro Rosso, formerly Minardi, ran ...

Wed 30 Nov 2005
Ingall earns first Supercar titleHeadline

Ingall earns first Supercar title

Today, Ford driver Russell Ingall shredded his bridesmaid tag after winning the V8 Supercar Championship at Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Having been runner up on four previous occasions in 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2004, 'The Enforcer'...

Tue 29 Nov 2005
Stewart storms ManhattanHeadline

Stewart storms Manhattan

The 'big apple' braces for NASCAR as championship festivities descend on midtown Manhattan. It's the usual look of complete befuddlement by manhattan-ites as the NASCAR flag flies from the Waldorf-Astoria and stock cars take to the ...

Fri 25 Nov 2005
Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006Headline

Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006

The Honda Racing Competition has confirmed today Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa as their two riders for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2006 season in the factory Repsol Honda Team. Nicky Hayden. Photo by...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Legge pilots Minardi F1 carHeadline

Legge pilots Minardi F1 car

Form followed function for Katherine Legge today as the three-time 2005 Toyota Atlantic Championship race winner clocked 27 learning laps at speed on the Autodromo Vallelunga road course near Rome. Katherine Legge. Photo by ...

Wed 23 Nov 2005
Stewart earns his second championshipHeadline

Stewart earns his second championship

Tony Stewart didn't do it in spectacular fashion. But he did it. His race car left something to be desired, so he played it safe, ran for points and when all the scenarios had played out, it was Stewart on top by 35 points. NASCAR Nextel...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
On the eve of the championshipHeadline

On the eve of the championship

If Tony Stewart is nervous about his championship chase on the eve of the season finale, he isn't about to let you know it. Stewart's fate is in the hands of the people that he trusts the most -- himself and crew chief Greg Zipadelli. A 10th...

BUSCH: Truex Jr wins back-to-back championshipHeadline

BUSCH: Truex Jr wins back-to-back championship

Martin Truex, Jr. has won back-to-back NASCAR Busch Series championships for car owners Teresa Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Truex had a healthy lead over Clint Bowyer entering Homestead even though his luck over the last six weeks has been ...

BUSCH: Newman wins NBS season finale at HomesteadHeadline

BUSCH: Newman wins NBS season finale at Homestead

Ryan Newman started on the pole but looked stuck in a second place finish before a late race caution changed his fate. Biffle was leading by a second advantage over Newman with six to go when a late race caution gave Newman his ...

Edwards knocks out quick lap for Homestead poleHeadline

Edwards knocks out quick lap for Homestead pole

Tony Stewart should be getting nervous. The cards seem to be falling Carl Edwards way heading into the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Edwards knocked out the quickest lap in Bud pole qualifying, posting a 176.051 mph. Carl ...

Biffle grabs the win in HomesteadHeadline

Biffle grabs the win in Homestead

Greg Biffle held off Mark Martin on a last lap door-to- door battle to win the Nextel Cup series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Biffle grabbed the lead in dramatic fashion in the races closing laps after having not been a factor all...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Fry supports technology developmentHeadline

Fry supports technology development

The debate about technological advancements versus safety is a long-running one in F1. Some believe the technology that helps the cars go faster undermines the safety aspect while others argue the opposite, that technology makes the sport even ...

Fisichella aiming to beat Alonso more oftenHeadline

Fisichella aiming to beat Alonso more often

Giancarlo Fisichella will once again line up alongside Fernando Alonso at Renault next year and the Italian is aiming to get the upper hand on his world champion teammate. Statistically the results between the two this season probably make ...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
Monza to be silenced?Headline

Monza to be silenced?

There are a few circuits on the calendar that have experienced uncertainties about whether they will host a Grand Prix in the future and the latest under threat is Monza. The famous Italian track was told by a court this week that at any motor ...

Tue 15 Nov 2005
Kyle Busch wins in PhoenixHeadline

Kyle Busch wins in Phoenix

Kyle Busch stayed out during the final caution to gain track position on lap 227 and that savvy move gave him the win at Phoenix International Raceway. It is Busch's second win in his rookie NASCAR Nextel Cup season. Greg Biffle and Kyle...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Monteiro and MidlandHeadline

Monteiro and Midland

Tiago Monteiro is likely to take the second race seat at Midland next year, alongside Christijan Albers, and the Portuguese claims he has already signed the contract. Midland, however, has so far not confirmed that he will race for the team in...

BUSCH: Edwards wins NBS race in PhoenixHeadline

BUSCH: Edwards wins NBS race in Phoenix

Carl Edwards' hot streak is undeniable. Coming off back-to-back Cup series wins at Atlanta and Texas; Edwards earned the NASCAR Busch series victory at Phoenix International Raceway from the pole position on Saturday. Edwards lead 103 laps to...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Hamlin lands Phoenix poleHeadline

Hamlin lands Phoenix pole

Denny Hamlin wheeled his way to his first NASCAR Nextel Cup Series pole at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin's lap of 134.173 bested the field by nearly one mile-per-hour in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Chevrolet. Denny Hamlin. Photo...