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Wed 26 Dec 2007
Piquet can't wait for new seasonHeadline
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Piquet can't wait for new season

Every driver who has prepared for his Formula One competition debut is impatient for the moment to arrive and Nelson A. Piquet is no different in that respect. After spending a year as Renault's third driver he now steps up to race for the French...

Sun 23 Dec 2007
Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first lapsHeadline

Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first laps

Earlier this week, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys clocked the first miles of Horag Racing's new Porsche RS Spyder. On a cold two-day test in Barcelona, the Swiss-based team gained valuable experience in advance of the car's race debut at the...

McLaren WMSC hearing cancelled
F1

McLaren WMSC hearing cancelled

It appears that the investigation into McLaren's 2008 car has come to an end as the FIA announced on December 18th that the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) hearing scheduled for February 14th has been cancelled. McLaren recently apologised for...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

ACO announces the 2008 technical regulations

The 2008 technical regulations: stability and opening All the races organized under the Le Mans label in 2008 (Le Mans 24 Hours, the American Le Mans Series in the USA and the Le Mans Series in Europe) will comply with new specifications drawn...

Red Bull announces launch date
F1

Red Bull announces launch date

Red Bull is the sixth team to set a date for the launch of its 2008 challenger and the Adrian Newey-designed RB4 will break cover at Jerez testing on January 16th. The team continues with race drivers David Coulthard and Mark Webber and improving...

Ducati tribute to Terblanche
AMA

Ducati tribute to Terblanche

Acclaimed motorcycle designer steps down as Director of Design for Ducati Motor Holding, Bologna, Italy. December 2007. * Tribute to Pierre Terblanche * By John M. Rossi Our sincere thanks to a friend and respected colleague, Pierre ...

Ghosn and Piquet meet in Brasilia
F1

Ghosn and Piquet meet in Brasilia

Just one week after being announced as a 2008 race driver for the ING Renault F1 Team, Nelson Piquet Jr accompanied Renault President and CEO Carlos Ghosn as they met Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil. The meeting took place in the...

Mike Conway joins Trident Racing for 2008
GP2

Mike Conway joins Trident Racing for 2008

Trident Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Mike Conway, who will be competing with the team in the 2008 GP2 Series. The British driver enters his second season of GP2 competition with the team owned by Maurizio Salvadori. Conway began...

Same Bird moves to F3 Euro Series
BF3

Same Bird moves to F3 Euro Series

BIRD TO FLY THE FLAG IN EUROPE Sam Bird will be competing in the Formula 3 Euro Series with Manor Motorsport in 2008. The 20 year old CJ Motorsport managed driver will enjoy continued support from BP Ultimate in his quest for ...

Scott and Alex Speed to run Florida kart competition

Scott and Alex Speed to run Florida kart competition

SPEED BROTHERS WILL COMPETE AGAINST ONE ANOTHER FOR THE FIRST TIME THREE OAKS, MI (December 20, 2007) -- MRP-Birel AMERICA announced today that both Scott Speed, American F1 stars turned ARCA racer, and younger brother, Alex Speed, 2-time Stars...

Honda to launch in UK
F1

Honda to launch in UK

Honda has announced that the launch of its new car, the RA108, will take place at the team's Brackley headquarters in the UK on January 29th. Race drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello will be on hand for the unveiling, as will CEO Nick Fry...

Bridgestone confirms official tyre supplier status
F1

Bridgestone confirms official tyre supplier status

Bridgestone Motorsport is pleased to confirm that it will commence a three-year contract with the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA) from 1 January 2008 which will see Bridgestone become Official Tyre...

Zhuhai: Jonathan Summerton weekend summary

Zhuhai: Jonathan Summerton weekend summary

Jonathan Summerton, in conjunction with Tangled Spider web design, are proud to announce the launch of Jonathan's new WWW.JONATHANSUMMERTON.COM website and additional blog. Jonathan said he really appreciated all Jackie and the team at Tangled ...

I-Sport sign Chandhok for 2008
GP2

I-Sport sign Chandhok for 2008

Indian racing star gets top drive with reigning Champion team and also strengthens ties with Red Bull F1 New Delhi, 19th December 2007 ; India's Karun Chandhok has been signed up by the UK based I-Sport International team to compete in the 2008...

Zhuhai: ART Motorsports driver weekend summary

Zhuhai: ART Motorsports driver weekend summary

Asia Racing Team driver shines in A1 GP Asia Racing Team (ART) Motorsports 2007 Swiss driver Alexandre Imperatori was one of the biggest surprises of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport event at Zhuhai International Circuit at China. In the A1 GP...

Horag Racing test notes, add Lammers to lineup

Horag Racing test notes, add Lammers to lineup

Horag Racing Tests Its Brand-New Porsche RS Spyder; Veteran Lammers to Join Theys and Lienhard on Driver Roster SULGEN, Switzerland, Dec. 19 - Horag Racing and its two primary drivers, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys, are very optimistic about...

Asia: Series 2008 preview
GP2

Asia: Series 2008 preview

GP2 Asia Series: Our Philosophy The GP2 Asia Series, which begins in January 2008, will be an exciting new racing championship, designed to bring the highest level of one-make single-seater action to the emerging motorsport nations in the ...

SUPERCROSS: Special night announced for Anaheim 2008
AMA

SUPERCROSS: Special night announced for Anaheim 2008

Monster Energy® Supercross Throwback Night at Second Round of Anaheim Pays Tribute to Supercross' Golden Era AURORA (December 19, 2007) -- Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, announced today that the second round of...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to GermanyHeadline
F1

Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to Germany

The estimated 55000 crowd came to magnificent new Wembley stadium to watch the 2007 Race of champions, The attendance was some what down on the expected 80000 and the large bowl clearly had a lot of empty seats but still the tension grew as the ...

ART signs Luca Filippi for 2008
GP2

ART signs Luca Filippi for 2008

The ART Grand Prix team is pleased to announce that Luca Filippi will join their GP2 team to partner Romain Grosjean in the 2008 championship season. This strong driver line up will put them in the best possible position in order to play a...

Nico Hulkenberg is F1 test driver for Williams

Nico Hulkenberg is F1 test driver for Williams

Germany's talented single-seater "star of tomorrow" Nico Hulkenberg, who won the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in the 2006/2007 season with Willi Weber's A1 Team Germany, has signed a contract as official test driver with the AT&T Williams Formula...

Standings after Zhuhai

Standings after Zhuhai

Pos Country Points --- ------------------- ---------- 1. Switzerland 79 2. France 60 3. New Zealand 59 4. Great Britain 48 5. South Africa 47 6.

Zhuhai: Team Ireland Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Ireland Sunday notes

Ireland on the rise in China Adam Carroll continued Belmayne A1 Team Ireland point- scoring form with a fourth place Sprint finish in round four of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport at the series' first ever visit to the Zhuhai International ...

Zhuhai: Team Malaysia's Yoong slams Reid after clash

Zhuhai: Team Malaysia's Yoong slams Reid after clash

Alex Yoong was fiercely critical of A1 Team New Zealand's Jonny Reid following the pair's second controversial collision in as many meetings in Zhuhai. Yoong and Reid collided in the opening laps of the Feature race in Sepang, and they touched...

Zhuhai: Team USA Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team USA Sunday notes

A1 TEAM USA's Summerton 10th in Feature at Zhuhai A1 TEAM USA's Jonathan Summerton finished 10th in the Feature race Sunday in the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport at Zhuhai International Circuit in China, overcoming a pit stop delayed by a ...

Zhuhai: Team France Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team France Sunday notes

We'll do better next time The A1 Team France left Zhuhai in a disappointed frame of mind, having scored only 7 points during the weekend. However, it is still in second place in the overall classification, 19 points behind Switzerland, and one...

Zhuhai: Cheng Cong Fu weekend summary

Zhuhai: Cheng Cong Fu weekend summary

Cheng Cong Fu takes an historical home race podium The hottest race of the year came at Zhuhai International Circuit with the fourth round of the 2007 A1 GP series. The much anticipated race was held over the weekend of the 15th and 16th of ...

Zhuhai: Team Canada Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Canada Sunday notes

Zhuhai Visit Ends Scoreless for Canada A weekend that initially promised much for A1 Team Canada ultimately failed to live up to its billing on Sunday as Robert Wickens left Round 4 of the 2007-08 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport, at China's Zhuhai...

Zhuhai: Team GBR Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team GBR Sunday notes

A1 Team GBR adds to points tally in China Oliver Jarvis gained further valuable points for A1 Team GBR in both races at the first ever A1GP World Cup of Motorsport event to be held in Zhuhai International Circuit, keeping the team in the ...

Zhuhai: Team Pakistan Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Pakistan Sunday notes

Chaotic race for Pakistan at Zhuhai The A1GP Zhuhai, China provided some action packed racing today, as A1 Team Pakistan raced for glory in the fourth round of the 2007/08 season. Following a difficult qualifying session yesterday, A1 Team ...

Zhuhai: Team Malaysia Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Malaysia Sunday notes

DOUBLE UNLUCKY A1 TEAM MALAYSIA AT ZHUHAI An eighth place start for A1 Team Malaysia in the Feature race at the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport, Zhuhai China offered the team the promise of a strong points finish, but instead it was intense ...

Zhuhai: Team Brasil Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Brasil Sunday notes

Disappointment in Zhuhai for A1 Team Brasil A disappointed A1 Team Brasil leaves the Zhuhai International Circuit tonight as it comes away empty-handed from round four of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport. In the sprint race Sergio Jimenez...

Zhuhai: Team Czech Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Czech Sunday notes

Czechs scored twice in China The Czech A1GP enjoyed competitive and successful weekend in Zhuhai and scored points in both races. Tomas Enge fought hard to get fifth place in the Sprint race and eighth in the Feature race. Zhuhai offered ...

Zhuhai: Team Switzerland Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Switzerland Sunday notes

Switzerland extends championship lead At the fourth round of the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport at Zhuhai, A1 Team Switzerland driver Neel Jani took the second step of the podium in the 14 lap sprint race finishing just 0.601 behind Germany, ...

Zhuhai: Series Feature race report

Zhuhai: Series Feature race report

India Takes Incredible Maiden Victory at Zhuhai China -- A1 Team India's Narain Karthikeyan made history today when he took his and the team's first ever A1GP race win in this afternoon's incident-packed Feature race at China's Zhuhai ...

Zhuhai: Team Germany Sunday notes

Zhuhai: Team Germany Sunday notes

A1 Team Germany celebrates tenth victory Willi Weber's A1 Team Germany celebrated its tenth overall victory in the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport during the fourth round of the 2007/2008 season held at Zhuhai in the People's Republic of ...