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Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

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 07 Jun 2008
Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower
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Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower

British ride-on lawnmower manufacturer, Countax Ltd., have launched a new Williams Formula One Team model at this years' Chelsea Flower Show. The new Williams FW-4WD is equipped with a 16hp twin cylinder engine, and with 4WD capability, this new...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4Headline
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Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4

On a rainy morning in Jerez, Spain, the Red Bull Formula One team brighten up the region with the unveiling of their RB4. The new baby in the Red Bull family is quite stylish with an eye-popping livery accentuating the outline of the F1 ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Steven Guerrero improves, but remains in comaHeadline
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Steven Guerrero improves, but remains in coma

After two weeks in intensive care, Colombian Formula 3 driver Steven Guerrero's condition has stabilized. The young driver no longer needs to be connected to life support equipment, and has now been moved out of the intensive care unit at Clinica...

Thu 07 Feb 2008
Corsa Motorsports partners with Alabama Motorsports Park

Corsa Motorsports partners with Alabama Motorsports Park

ALABAMA MOTORSPORTS PARK AND CORSA MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP FOR ALMS Project Officials Expect National Exposure with ALMS Team Association MOBILE, AL -- Alabama Motorsports Park, A Dale Earnhardt Jr. Speedway is pleased to announce...

Sun 14 Dec 2008
Dyson joins forces with Mazda for 2009 P2 contestHeadline

Dyson joins forces with Mazda for 2009 P2 contest

Two of the most prominent names in American road racing will team up for a bid on the LM P2 championship. Dyson Racing made it official Thursday, confirming the highly speculated rumors that it will campaign two Mazda MZR-R-powered Lola B08/86 ...

Thu 07 Aug 2008
USA prepared for fourth season of competitionHeadline

USA prepared for fourth season of competition

READY FOR THE WORLD When the concept of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport first emerged on the racing scene four years ago, rumors swirled about who would take the helm of Team USA. Names of American open-wheel racing legends like Penske, Ganassi,...

Fri 01 Feb 2008
'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new carHeadline
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'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new car

Under a fanfare of flash bulbs, smoke, and rousing music, the Honda F1 team launched their 2008 specification car, a 'new' model developed from the ground up. Sporting a tamer livery from last season, the attractive white blue and green scheme is...

Wed 30 Jan 2008
Bell Motosports launches GT1 program

Bell Motosports launches GT1 program

BELL MOTORSPORTS LAUNCHES GT1 EFFORT WITH ASTON MARTIN DBR9 FOR 2008 SEASON SEBRING, FL (January 28, 2008) - Jim Bell, one of the elite names in the history of sports car racing, announced today a shared venture with prominent businessman...

Tue 29 Jan 2008
Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le MansHeadline

Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le Mans

After a successful debut season in the American Le Mans Series, Team Cytosport has announced that will compete in select rounds of the European-based Le Mans Series, all leading up to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, entry permitting. The Greg Pickett-led...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Honda calls Formula One quitsHeadline
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Honda calls Formula One quits

Honda president Takeo Fukui on Friday morning announced his company has pulled out of Formula One. Honda President and CEO Takeo Fukui poses with Jenson Button, Rubens Barrichello, Ross Brawn, Nick Fry and Honda Racing F1 team ...

Wed 09 Apr 2008
Independent GT2 teams adapt to new challengesHeadline

Independent GT2 teams adapt to new challenges

Ford. Chevrolet. Dodge. America's original "big three" automakers now all have cars competing in the LM GT2 category in the American Le Mans Series. But it's not the big brass in Detroit that's putting up the bucks for these American icons to go...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World
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Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World

October 15, 2008, afternoon, two VIP paid a very important visit to SIC Kart World, they were two F1 drivers, Robert Kubica from BMW Sauber and Fernando Alonso, World Champion of 2005 & 2006 F1 season from Renault. Just as we know, Kubica and...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemmaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemma

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram F1's dilemma In the current discontent in Formula One over the 2009 schedule, Ferrari's relationship with F1's governing body is drawing even more scrutiny than usual. Kimi Raikkonen, Stefano...

Mon 24 Nov 2008
Webber surgery success, race return setHeadline
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Webber surgery success, race return set

Formula One racer Mark Webber has undergone surgery to insert a rod into his lower right leg, both bones of which were broken in a collision with a car during the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge on Saturday in Australia. Launceston,...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes Friday practice report

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen finished Friday's second free practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo in ninth and 15th positions respectively. Lewis completed 33 laps with a best time of 1m12.827.

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Barrichello talk surprises AGRHeadline
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Barrichello talk surprises AGR

"News to me," came the response from Andretti Green Racing spokesman Al Larsen as told exclusively to Motorsport.com this morning. Thus reports that Honda Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, set next month to become the series' longest-serving...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Testing times for Formula OneHeadline

Testing times for Formula One

As Toro Rosso rules pre-season testing, Sato's yens may sail past common sense. Mosley does belt-tightening -- no pun intended -- with the blessing of FOTA. Jerez, Spain: A circuit that saw an epic battle to the finish line in 1986 between Nigel...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes qualifying report

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen will start Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix, the final grand prix of the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship, from fourth and fifth on the grid. Lewis set a time of 1m12.830 and was...

Brazilian GP: Ferrari qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Ferrari qualifying report

F. Massa: 1st 1.12.368 6 laps chassis 269 K. Raikkonen: 3rd 1.12.825 6 laps chassis 271 Weather: air temperature 24/25 C, track temperature 36 C, sunny. Eighth pole position of the season for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, the sixth courtesy of...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
2008 British Formula 3 season reviewHeadline
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2008 British Formula 3 season review

At the end of what has been a rollercoaster of a season, it's interesting -- and probably informative -- to take a look at the season as a whole, and to reflect on who has done well, who has done an average job, and who has been surprisingly good...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Renault Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: Renault Friday practice report

Cool and overcast conditions greeted the team this morning with the threat of rain in the air as the opening free practice session got underway. Some light rain did fall, but both sessions were held in largely dry conditions allowing the team to...

Brazilian GP: Toro Rosso qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Toro Rosso qualifying report

Sebastian Vettel (STR3-03) "Good to get both cars in Q3 for the final time this year. It was a fun session. I had a very strong lap in Q2. Then Q3 started very well and I got a good first run, but I'm not too sure where I lost the time on my ...

Brazilian GP: Ferrari Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: Ferrari Friday practice report

Free practice - First session F. Massa: 1st 1.12.305 24 laps chassis 269 K. Raikkonen: 3rd 1.12.509 19 laps chassis 271 Weather: air 19/17 C, track 21/20 C. Overcast, some drizzle at times. Free Practice - Second session F. Massa: 2nd...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009Headline

EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009

The 2008 season was one for the record books for Audi. From its American Le Mans Series and DTM titles to its breathtaking win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and snatch of the Le Mans Series championship, the German automaker had it all. In its bid to...

Sun 22 Jun 2008
Luck stings Kimi, blesses Massa for French victoryHeadline
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Luck stings Kimi, blesses Massa for French victory

Yes, we know Finns are not exactly of the same cultural bent as their fellow Northerners, but looking from the outside, it would seem a certain Nordic knucklehead name of Loki, trickster god, contriver of fraud, mischief-maker extraordinaire, is...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Renault qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Renault qualifying report

It was another strong afternoon for the ING Renault F1 Team as Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet qualified in 6th and 11th places for tomorrow's Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, Sao Paulo. Having been competitive in all three practice...

Sun 08 Jun 2008
Hamilton pips Kubica for Canada poleHeadline
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Hamilton pips Kubica for Canada pole

Lewis Hamilton of McLaren Mercedes repeated pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix with a now-or-never flyer lap of the 2.7-mile, disintegrating Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The Englishman snatched it in the dying seconds from BMW Sauber's...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Ferrari celebrates at the World Finals
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Ferrari celebrates at the World Finals

Scarperia (Florence) - Today at the Mugello International Circuit, every element of the world of Ferrari was represented on track to celebrate the end of the racing season, joined by a crowd of fans who had come to acclaim the Prancing Horse ...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Super Aguri fate hangs in Spanish GP balanceHeadline
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Super Aguri fate hangs in Spanish GP balance

For Super Aguri, arriving in Barcelona, Spain, for this weekend's Fromula One grand prix appears to be only half the battle. The struggling Formula One team's dependence on Honda, which backed its formation to contest the 2006 season to give...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Hamilton stripped of Belgium victoryHeadline
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Hamilton stripped of Belgium victory

FIA race stewards have stripped McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of his fifth victory of the Formula One season after a review of his passing of leader Kimi Raikkonen in the final two laps of the Belgian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton,...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Vettel wrests testing speed crown from BuemiHeadline
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Vettel wrests testing speed crown from Buemi

For the first time in December, someone besides Sebastien Buemi topped timesheets in Formula One testing in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. After blaming his car for putting him second-quick to the Swiss on Tuesday and receiving a little overnight...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Toyota qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Toyota qualifying report

Jarno Trulli (Car 11, Chassis TF108-05) Summary: Made the front row with a stunning drive. PROVISIONAL GRID: 2nd Free Practice Session 3 10th Best Lap Time: 1m 12.457s (+0.316s) Laps: 19 Q1 6th Best Lap Time: 1m 12.226s (+0.396s) Laps: 3 Q2...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Porsche back to Le Mans?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Porsche back to Le Mans?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Porsche Back To Le Mans? The American Le Mans Series finale at Laguna Seca was a blogger's dream. There was a twisted rumor behind every gnarly tree on the hills and outcroppings surrounding the northern ...

Mon 03 Nov 2008
Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 titleHeadline
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Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 title

The country continent, as Brazil calls itself, put its full weight behind local hero Felipe Massa and pushed him home a winner Sunday in the season-ending Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil. But 80,000 close, personal friends in attendance at the ...