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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Guillaume Moreau 2009 season preview

Guillaume Moreau 2009 season preview

FIA GT and the Le Mans 24 Hours for Guillaume Moreau Guillaume Moreau's first season with the Luc Alphand Adventures team yielded a Le Mans Series title in LM GT1, and they have renewed their collaboration for 2009. The man from the Limousin ...

IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

IMSA 40th anniversary - Tom Milner spotlight

MILNER AND 40 YEARS OF IMSA As the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) prepares for its 40th season of road-racing, it seems appropriate to spend some time with a member of the American Le Mans Series paddock...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat news 2008-12-21

Harold Primat Broadcast - Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Crans Montana hosts Pescarolo drivers' winter training camp for second successive year Primat was once again joined in the Swiss...

Mazda and Saulnier partner for 2009

Mazda and Saulnier partner for 2009

Mazda and Saulnier Racing form Endurance partnership Saint-Germain-en-Laye, december, 20th 2008 - Following a strong 2008 season*, Saulnier Racing will expand their LMP2 sportscar program in 2009. The French team, based in Nevers, will run two...

Saulnier goes with Mazda power for 2009Headline

Saulnier goes with Mazda power for 2009

The good news keeps coming for the European-based Le Mans Series, as Saulnier Racing announced Friday that it will expand its operations to campaign two LM P2-class Pescarolo Mazda MZR-Rs next season. The French squad led by Jacques Nicolet has ...

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Silverstone: Race results

Silverstone: Race results

Pos Num Class Drivers Team Car Laps/Gap --- --- ------ -------------------------------------- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. 16 LMP1...

EU3: Bradley Ellis earns Ford Manufacturer Cup
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EU3: Bradley Ellis earns Ford Manufacturer Cup

Ellis Collects FIA GT3 European Ford Manufacturer Cup Barely a week after receiving the BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy in London, Croydon's Bradley Ellis travelled to Monaco to attend the FIA GT3 European Championship prize-giving where he was...

EU3: Matech Racing to bring Ford GT to GT1 in 2009
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EU3: Matech Racing to bring Ford GT to GT1 in 2009

FORD GT1 - Matech GT Racing confirms! All can now be revealed. The highly awaited GT1 version of the Ford GT will shortly see the light of day, as such confirming the increasingly numerous rumours doing the rounds these last few weeks. The ...

VDS Racing joins series for 2009
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VDS Racing joins series for 2009

A new challenge for the VDS Racing Team The VDS Racing Team is getting ready for a new challenge in 2009: the Belgian racing team has been present on the circuits for almost half a century now and will again defend the Belgian...

Matteo Bobbi signs with Racing Box

Matteo Bobbi signs with Racing Box

AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN MATTEO BOBBI AND RACING BOX FOR 2009 LE MANS Matteo Bobbi and team Racing Box reached an agreement for the 2009 season. The Milanese driver, winner of the 2003 FIA GT1 world championship, will take part in the next...

Dubai 24: Event newsletter 2008-12-16

Dubai 24: Event newsletter 2008-12-16

Preparations TOYO TIRES 24H of Dubai well underway GENNEP (December 13th, 2008) There is less than one month to go before the start of the first major motor racing event of 2009: the TOYO TIRES 24H of Dubai. The fourth running of this race will...

Racing Box, Speedy Sebah confirm Lola entriesHeadline

Racing Box, Speedy Sebah confirm Lola entries

While there's doom and gloom rocking the motorsports community, the worldwide economic downturn hasn't taken its toll on everyone. In fact, two European-based Le Mans Series teams are expanding their programs for 2009. Racing Box and Speedy Racing...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challengesHeadline

Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challenges

Following last week's driver announcement from Flying Lizard Motorsports, fellow Porsche competitor Farnbacher Loles Racing confirmed that reigning American Le Mans Series GT2 co-champion and Porsche works driver Wolf Henzler will pair with 2007...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Adria 24: Thomas Biagi summary

Adria 24: Thomas Biagi summary

Together with his friends Daniel Ducret, Agostino Penna and Giuliano Altoe ADRIA, 14th December 2008 - Thomas Biagi has won the fifth edition of 24 Hours race in Adria during Telethon with Adria Race Way Team with an advantage of one round on...

Audi newsletter 2008-12-15
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Audi newsletter 2008-12-15

"Golden Helmets" for Audi and Dindo Capello Le Mans: Dindo Capello was presented with the "Golden Helmet" for the third time after 2003 and 2006. The award given by the Italian specialist magazine "Autosprint" is regarded as the "Motorsport...

Farnbacher Loles Racing announce 2009 plans

Farnbacher Loles Racing announce 2009 plans

Farnbacher Loles Racing will continue its strong association with Porsche in 2009. The team will again field a host of Porsche race cars in the American Le Mans Series, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and Patron GT3 Cup Challenge. Farnbacher...

Dubai 24: Event newsletter 2008-12-13

Dubai 24: Event newsletter 2008-12-13

Preparations TOYO TIRES 24H of Dubai well underway GENNEP (December 13th, 2008) -- There is less than one month to go before the start of the first major motor racing event of 2009: the TOYO TIRES 24H of Dubai. The fourth running of this race...

Patrick Long announces 2009 plans

Patrick Long announces 2009 plans

Porsche announced today that factory driver Patrick Long, 2-time winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will return to action in the American Le Mans Series in 2009, driving the ...

EU3: Muhlner Motorsport 2008 season review
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EU3: Muhlner Motorsport 2008 season review

Muhlner Motorsport looks back on a successful 2008 season Champions in the ADAC GT Masters and FIA GT3 one-two in Spa Francorchamps. The Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium based Muhlner Motorsport Team can look back on one of its most successful...

EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes
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EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. These...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Gulf Retail BRDC Awards notes

Gulf Retail BRDC Awards notes

GULF PRESENTS PRESTIGIOUS LE MANS TROPHY AT BRDC AWARDS The British Racing Drivers Club 2008 annual awards took place on Monday 08 December at the Cafe Royal, London. Gulf Retail CEO, Jonathan Turner, was on hand to present The Woolf Barnato ...

IMSA releases GT3 Cup 2009 television package

IMSA releases GT3 Cup 2009 television package

PATRON GT3 CHALLENGE BY YOKOHAMA RACING TO SPEED LINEUP IN 2009 For the first time in its five-year history, the Patron GT3 Challenge by Yokohama will hit cable airwaves with a full-season television package on SPEED, series officials announced...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
David Brabham BRDC Awards notes

David Brabham BRDC Awards notes

Brabham Collects BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy David Brabham was awarded the BRDC Woolf Barnato Trophy, sponsored by Gulf, on Monday 8 December during the British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008 ceremony at the Cafe Royal, London. For the second...

EU3: Bradley Ellis BRDC Awards notes

EU3: Bradley Ellis BRDC Awards notes

BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy for Ellis Bradley Ellis was presented with the BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy during the British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008 at the Cafe Royal, London, on Monday 8 December, where the 21 year-old was recognised for...

EU3: Callaway drivers championship summary
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EU3: Callaway drivers championship summary

CALLAWAY WINS FIA GT3 DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP DUBAI, UAE (Dec. 8, 2008) -- Arnaud Peyroles and James Ruffier of Martini Callaway Racing secured the 2008 FIA GT3 Driver's Championship at the Dubai Autodrome this weekend. This is the second ...

EU3: Dubai: Lacko and Vojtech weekend summary
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EU3: Dubai: Lacko and Vojtech weekend summary

Race in Dubai cancelled due to local floods All those participats of FIA GT3 European Championship experienced really unexpected end of the season in Dubai. Last race of the year, which could be started hour and half after midday CET, was ...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
EU3: Matech Racing championship summary
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EU3: Matech Racing championship summary

The Ford GT Matech team clinch the title in the European FIA GT3 Championship! At the close of a spectacular and gripping season the Swiss Matech GT Racing team took the teams' crown on Friday during the final round of the European GT3 ...

EU3: Dubai: Bradley Ellis Saturday notes
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EU3: Dubai: Bradley Ellis Saturday notes

Dubai Downpour Cancels Final FIA GT3 European Round And Ellis' Championship Dreams Bradley Ellis, from Croydon, was denied the opportunity to fight for the runner's up position in the FIA GT3 European Championship after the find round of the ...

EU3: Statment from Dubai Autodrome on flooding
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EU3: Statment from Dubai Autodrome on flooding

Race Day 2: Grand Racing at Dubai Autodrome Heavy rains force officials to cancel the second day of racing at the circuit Overnight torrential rains in Dubai served to flood many areas in and around Dubai Autodrome forcing officials to cancel...

EU3: 2008 final standings
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EU3: 2008 final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver/Team Points --- ---------------------------- -------- 1. Arnaud Peyroles 54 2. Thomas Accary 43 3. Ian Khan 41 4. Alex...

EU3: Audi to concentrate on European motorsport

EU3: Audi to concentrate on European motorsport

Audi concentrates on European motorsport Ingolstadt -- Audi concentrates its motorsport programmes for the 2009 season on the new R15 TDI sport prototype for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the re-worked racing touring car A4 DTM and the newly...

Audi pulls plug on season-long programsHeadline

Audi pulls plug on season-long programs

The most successful manufacturer in American Le Mans Series history has scrapped its factory participation. Come 2009, Audi's works entries will not be on the grid on a full-time basis, ending the German manufacturer's tenure in the series that ...

Sun 07 Dec 2008
Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dreamHeadline

Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dream

The 76th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans marks a historic first for Greg Pickett and his Team Cytosport organization. The California-based team has made the trip across the Atlantic for their first twice-around-the-clock French marathon. But...

Sat 06 Dec 2008
EU3: Dubai: Bradley Ellis race one report
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EU3: Dubai: Bradley Ellis race one report

Ellis Battles for FIA GT3 European Championship Crown Croydon's Bradley Ellis remains embroiled in the FIA GT3 European Championship title fight after taking his first pole position of the season and clinching third and another podium finish...