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Fri 17 Dec 2010
Wed 15 Dec 2010
Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancerHeadline

Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancer

Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...

Mon 13 Dec 2010
Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future carHeadline

Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future car

Audi AG showed off their new sportscar prototype contender, the Audi R18 TDI, at the Audi Sportpark in Ingolstadt, Germany today. The new closed coupe will be the car they hope will allow them to score their tenth victory at the 24 Hours of Le ...

Wed 08 Dec 2010
Courtney crowned Champion in SydneyHeadline

Courtney crowned Champion in Sydney

Newly crowned V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney didn't hold back his tears as he celebrated an emotional end to the 2010 season, which has been plagued with ownership troubles within the Dick Johnson (Jim Beam) Racing camp and Courtney's alleged...

Mon 06 Dec 2010
Webb wins race one in SydneyHeadline

Webb wins race one in Sydney

Webb wins Mother of a race Rookie Jonathon Webb kept a cool head to win the first of two races during the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship. Piloting the Mother Energy Drink Ford Falcon prepared by Dick Johnson Racing Webb out-smarted...

Sat 04 Dec 2010
Bright upstages title contenders in Sydney practiceHeadline

Bright upstages title contenders in Sydney practice

Jason Bright in the Trading Post Racing Holden upstaged series leader James Courtney and title contender and 2009 champion Jamie Whincup in the Friday practice sessions at the Sydney Telstra 500 at the former 2000 Sydney Olympic ...

Fri 12 Nov 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Team tactics hurt the sportHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Team tactics hurt the sport

Ingram's Flat Spot On Team Tactics Hurt The Sport by Jonathan Ingram Is motor racing a team sport? It's a question that was brought up in three major series over the past weekend -- and a situation still yet to be given a rest as the Formula...

Sun 31 Oct 2010
Tribute to a classic gentleman - Hugh HaydenHeadline

Tribute to a classic gentleman - Hugh Hayden

It is with sadness that we at Motorsport.com have to report the loss of a very fine gentleman who will be missed in the endurance racing paddock. Sebah Racing team principal, and founder of Sebah Automotive, Hugh Hayden died on Saturday, October...

Wed 27 Oct 2010
Whincup, Owen take race two at Gold Coast 600Headline

Whincup, Owen take race two at Gold Coast 600

The International drivers may have wooed the crowd but it was the home grown stars that had the fans on their feet and in the grandstands cheering and booing as Jamie Whincup (Steve Owen) in the Team Vodafone Commodore and Kiwi young gun Shane Van...

Mon 25 Oct 2010
Tander, McConville win Surfers Paradise race oneHeadline

Tander, McConville win Surfers Paradise race one

Tander takes advantage of Courtney's indiscretion to win race one Garth Tander and Cameron McConville in the Toll Holden Racing Team managed to survive the carnage of the opening lap of the Gold Coast 600 to take the first race of the ...

Sat 23 Oct 2010
Villeneuve sets pace at the Gold Coast 600Headline

Villeneuve sets pace at the Gold Coast 600

This weekend's Armor All Gold Coast 600 will host no less than 18 of the worlds most versatile and fastest drivers on the revamped street circuit. Following the exit of the IndyCar series in 2008 and the failed collapse of the A1 Grand Prix series...

Sat 16 Oct 2010
Lowndes and Skaife claim another Bathurst 1000 titleHeadline

Lowndes and Skaife claim another Bathurst 1000 title

Team Vodafone drivers Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife added another Bathurst 1000 title to their resumes after finishing ahead of the sister car piloted by Jamie Whincup and Steve Owen, with Toll Holden Racing Team's Garth Tander and Cameron ...

Mon 11 Oct 2010
Bright grabs provisional pole at BathurstHeadline

Bright grabs provisional pole at Bathurst

Jason Bright/Matt Halliday in the Trading Post Racing Holden Commodore pulled out all stops in qualifying to grab provisional pole for the Supercheap Auto Top Ten shoot out. Bright who has not featured in the shootout since 2006 delivered a ...

Wed 15 Sep 2010
Davidson, Minassian take Silverstone for PeugeotHeadline

Davidson, Minassian take Silverstone for Peugeot

Anthony Davidson and Nicolas Minassian claimed victory at the Silverstone 1000 km for Peugeot, giving the French manufacturer the victory they were hoping for, but it turned out to be a much easier task than anyone had anticipated, as they took...

Sun 12 Sep 2010
McNish leads Audi front row at SilverstoneHeadline

McNish leads Audi front row at Silverstone

In the ongoing rivalry between the powerful Audi and Peugeot works teams in Le Mans racing, Peugeot has often been the hare with Audi still taking the victory as the tortoise. But at Silverstone today, the Audis were unbeatable as Allan McNish led...

Kiwi sets the pace at Phillip IslandHeadline

Kiwi sets the pace at Phillip Island

Kiwi and Stone Bros. racer, Shane Van Gisbergen took advantage of the conditions at Phillip Island yesterday and finished on top after the third practice session for the V8 Supercar L&H 500 with a 1 min 32.7 sec lap. Throughout the day the sun ...

Fri 27 Aug 2010
Strakka takes Hungaroring in LM P2 walkoverHeadline

Strakka takes Hungaroring in LM P2 walkover

It was a day of historic results for the Le Mans Series: Danny Watts, Jonny Kane and Nick Leventis took the victory at Hungaroring for Strakka Racing in an HPD ARX-01c, the first ever for an LM P2 car in series history, having claimed the...

Sun 22 Aug 2010
Watts takes Hungaroring pole for Strakka HPDHeadline

Watts takes Hungaroring pole for Strakka HPD

Danny Watts took the Le Mans Series pole position for Strakka Racing at the Hungaroring today, in preparation for tonight's 1000-km endurance race. It was the first time an LM P2 car has scored an overall pole position in the series' seven-year ...

Sun 18 Jul 2010
Oreca take long-awaited victory in PortimaoHeadline

Oreca take long-awaited victory in Portimao

Team Oreca's Peugeot 908 HDi FAP ran flawlessly for six hours at Portimao's Autodromo Internacional de Algarve to take victory in tonight's Le Mans Series race by a margin of five laps over the Lola of Rebellion Racing. ...

Sat 17 Jul 2010
Lapierre scores pole for Peugeot at PortimaoHeadline

Lapierre scores pole for Peugeot at Portimao

Nicolas Lapierre took advantage of his works-supported Peugeot 908 HDi FAP to claim another Le Mans Series pole position for ORECA Matmut's trophy case at Portimao, but unlike the qualifying at the Le Mans 24H last month, the Peugeot pole position...

Sun 20 Jun 2010
JJ Lehto injured in boating accidentHeadline

JJ Lehto injured in boating accident

Former Formula One driver, 2004 American Le Mans Series champion and two-time Le Mans 24 hour winner JJ Lehto was injured in a boating accident in southern Finland early Friday morning, in a crash that resulted in the death of another ...

Sat 19 Jun 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Peugeot 'out-paced' at Le MansHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Peugeot 'out-paced' at Le Mans

Ingram's Flat Spot On Peugeot 'Out-Paced' At Le Mans by Jonathan Ingram How fast is too fast? How slow is too slow? Those are the questions that the Peugeot Sport and the Audi Sport teams pondered prior to this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans...

Wed 16 Jun 2010
Audi takes 9th Le Mans win with 1-2-3Headline

Audi takes 9th Le Mans win with 1-2-3

In the end, the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP proved to be fast but fragile compared to the Audi R15 TDI "plus" that added another victory for the German manufacturer from Ingolstadt at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. ...

Tue 15 Jun 2010
Felbermayr-Proton brings Porsche back to topHeadline

Felbermayr-Proton brings Porsche back to top

Speed, endurance and luck all played major roles in the always intense battle for the GT2 crown at this year's edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Although the name of Porsche often plays a role, this year the 911 GT3 RSR of Felbermayr-Proton...

Mon 14 Jun 2010
Audi pushes Peugeot over the edge at Le MansHeadline

Audi pushes Peugeot over the edge at Le Mans

By involuntarily giving Peugeot a shot for the second position, Audi has pushed the final Team Peugeot Total car over the edge. While driving on the limit to carry in the No. 8 Audi, Alexander Wurz asked too much of his car and blew his ...

Pressure mounts in closing hoursHeadline

Pressure mounts in closing hours

In a 24 Hours of Le Mans with clear weather and aggressive pacing, the 20th hour included numerous spins, breakdowns and new developments as the final hours approached. ...

Sun 13 Jun 2010
Halfway at Le Mans: Audi on the moveHeadline

Halfway at Le Mans: Audi on the move

With half of the 24 hours of Le Mans completed, Audi continues its climb to the top. While the Peugeots have been the faster cars all week long, the reliability of the Audis seem to be of a higher value. Night lights at Le Mans. Photo...

Reliability breaks Peugeot, Audi takes over the leadHeadline

Reliability breaks Peugeot, Audi takes over the lead

In a surprising turn of events, Audi has taken the overall lead in the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans after the No. 2 Peugeot had to retire at 7am (just past the end of the 16th hour). While Franck Montagny had a comfortable lead with the...

Risi streak ends at Le MansHeadline

Risi streak ends at Le Mans

As daylight faded into night, the best duel at the 24 Hours of Le Mans belonged to the red Risi Competizione Ferrari and the No. 64 yellow C6.R of Corvette Racing. Midway in the seventh hour, the two GT2 combatants familiar to fans of the American...

Sat 12 Jun 2010
Kristensen hits barriers, more woes for AudiHeadline

Kristensen hits barriers, more woes for Audi

Prior to the 78th edition of the Le Mans 24-hour, Tom Kristensen said drivers would have to "expect the unexpected." When the eight-time Le Mans winner encountered Andy Priaulx nursing a flat tire on his BMW M3 in the racing line at the high-speed...

No. 3 Peugeot retires, No. 1 holds hour four leadHeadline

No. 3 Peugeot retires, No. 1 holds hour four lead

In a very surprising development at Le Mans 24H, the No. 3 Peugeot has had to retire from the race already in the third hour. After 2.5 hours of racing, the car that started the race earlier today from pole position returned to the pit with a ...

Mansell team out after early crashHeadline

Mansell team out after early crash

Nigel Mansell brought out a safety car period after just 18 minutes of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Driving at maximum pace and on the straight approaching the Indianapolis corner on his fifth lap, Mansell's Ginetta-Zytek 09S spun into the ...

Audi surprises with fastest time in the warm-upHeadline

Audi surprises with fastest time in the warm-up

Audi has broken the Peugeot domination by setting the fastest time in the fastest time in the pre-race warm-up. The German car manufacturer drove with all three cars banking the most laps of the entire field on a drying track to beat Peugeot with...

Le Mans Notebook: Is Audi playing a game?Headline

Le Mans Notebook: Is Audi playing a game?

Le Mans Notebook: Friday Is Audi playing hide and seek at Le Mans? Peugeot has overshadowed Audi in all practice sessions for the 24 Hours of Le Mans by being dominating in every session. This while Audi had built a completely new car over the...

Bourdais' fastest time gave Peugeot the poleHeadline

Bourdais' fastest time gave Peugeot the pole

Peugeot scored Le Mans pole, Audi reduces gap The expected heavy rain stayed out, but also with the competition having a shot on pole Peugeot was able to keep the four fastest lap times on the time sheets to score its sixth pole in Le Mans ...

Fri 11 Jun 2010
Le Mans Notebook: HPD reveals 2011 engineHeadline

Le Mans Notebook: HPD reveals 2011 engine

A mock-up of next year's Honda engine for the new LMP1 category -- a 2.6-liter V-6 twin turbo -- was on display in front of the pits of Highcroft Racing during the first two days of practice and qualifying at Le Mans. Not only is the mock-up an ...