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Thu 15 Dec 2005
A special touch for the holidaysHeadline

A special touch for the holidays

This Year It is Okay To Get a Lot When You Give a Little By: Tom Moore, Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing It is the time of year that our thoughts all turn towards others, or they should. But, if we're honest, how many of us don't ...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
Jani lands Dubai sprint poleHeadline

Jani lands Dubai sprint pole

Neel Jani gave his Team Switzerland their second pole in the inaugural season of the A1 Grand Prix series and to edge out the front-running Team France. Three weeks ago in Malaysia, the Swiss racer landed the team their first pole position in ...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for Daytona

Just call it A.J. & Justin's grand adventure as the two RuSPORT Champ Car World Series drivers are among the stellar pilots who will undertake the 44th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona on 28-29 January 2006. A.J. Allmendinger and Justin ...

Tue 06 Dec 2005
Loeb first two-time Champion of ChampionsHeadline

Loeb first two-time Champion of Champions

Sebastien Loeb made it to the Race of Champions super final for an unprecedented fourth year in a row, and took the spoils of victory for the second time, adding to his 2003 win. Superfinal 1: Sébastien Loeb. Photo by IMP. Loeb had...

Kristensen, Ekstrom perfect in Nations' CupHeadline

Kristensen, Ekstrom perfect in Nations' Cup

Tom Kristensen and Mattias Ekstrom took the Nations' Cup for Team Scandinavia with a perfect record of nine victories and no losses, in the opening event of the Race of Champions. Final: winner Tom Kristensen celebrates. 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 ...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
Bergmeister and Long: A lap of Laguna SecaHeadline

Bergmeister and Long: A lap of Laguna Seca

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the American Le Mans Series and the SCCA SPEED World Challenge to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. This coming weekend both series' drivers will compete on the...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Marino Franchitti: A lap of Road AtlantaHeadline

Marino Franchitti: A lap of Road Atlanta

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the American Le Mans Series and the SCCA SPEED World Challenge to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. This coming weekend the ALMS drivers will compete on the ...

Mon 26 Sep 2005
Nelson Piquet takes the double for BrazilHeadline

Nelson Piquet takes the double for Brazil

Team Brazil opened the inaugural A1 Grand Prix race with a resounding double victory, with Nelson Piquet Jr. easily taking wins in both the sprint and the feature race at Brands Hatch. Nelson A. Piquet. Photo by xpb.cc. The new...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Speed is the name and the gameHeadline

Speed is the name and the game

Scott Speed. His name says it all and the 22-year-old Californian is firmly headed for the big time in motorsports: the FIA Formula One Championship.

Sat 17 Sep 2005
Andy Wallace at workHeadline

Andy Wallace at work

The author gets a high G load look at a top professional race driver plying his trade around VIR - one of the most challenging circuits in North America Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King It was mid-week at Virginia International Raceway,...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
A fast lap around VIR -- then and nowHeadline

A fast lap around VIR -- then and now

Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King Ed Lowther (1964) and EFR (2005) take you for a lap around the most challenging racetrack in the country -- and maybe the world. Ed Lowther (left) explains it all to the author, circa 1964. Photo...

Fri 19 Aug 2005
JJ Lehto: A lap of Road AmericaHeadline

JJ Lehto: A lap of Road America

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the American Le Mans Series and the SCCA SPEED World Challenge to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. This coming weekend the ALMS drivers will compete on the ...

Sat 06 Aug 2005
Women in winners circleHeadline

Women in winners circle

Has anyone in major motorsport done more to advance the careers of women racers than Lyn St James? The former Indianapolis 500 combatant and sports car driving standout has made it her goal to see a more feminine look to grids, pit roads and ...

East keeps challengers at bay for IRP winHeadline

East keeps challengers at bay for IRP win

Despite predictions of thunderstorms, the final USAC Silver Crown Series pavement event of 2005 was completed on a dry track at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Part of the three-day Kroger Speedfest, the J.D. Byrider 100 was the last pavement race for...

Fri 29 Jul 2005
Timo Bernhard: A lap of PortlandHeadline

Timo Bernhard: A lap of Portland

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the American Le Mans Series and the SCCA SPEED World Challenge to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. This coming weekend the racers will compete on the 1.944-mile...

Fri 15 Jul 2005
Scott Bradley: A lap of Sears PointHeadline

Scott Bradley: A lap of Sears Point

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the SCCA SPEED World Challenge and the American Le Mans Series to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. This coming weekend the teams will take to the Infineon...

Fri 01 Jul 2005
Chris Dyson: A lap of Lime RockHeadline

Chris Dyson: A lap of Lime Rock

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the SCCA SPEED World Challenge and the American Le Mans Series to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. This coming weekend the teams will take to the Lime Rock...

Fri 24 Jun 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lou Gigliotti: A lap of ClevelandHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lou Gigliotti: A lap of Cleveland

Motorsport.com has asked drivers from the SCCA SPEED World Challenge and the American Le Mans Series to give our readers an insight of some of the 2005 venues that they will compete on. The Burke Lakefront Airport 2.106-mile temporary circuit on...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddockHeadline

ACO plans changes to Le Mans circuit, paddock

The official ACO (Automobile Club de l'Ouest) press conference took place as usual on the Friday of Le Mans week in the Restaurant du Welcome in the North West area of the circuit. The ACO took this opportunity to look forward to next year's ...

Wed 18 May 2005
IPS: IRL: A night to eradicate paralysisHeadline

IPS: IRL: A night to eradicate paralysis

Well more than 400 members of the Indy Racing League community, along with friends of motorsports, helped the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation celebrate the sixth annual Racing to Recovery Gala benefiting former driver Schmidt's foundation and the...

Tue 17 May 2005
Van Overbeek: One lap of SebringHeadline

Van Overbeek: One lap of Sebring

Motorsport.com decided to have an American Le Mans Series driver give our readers a lap around the season opener, the historic 12 hours of Sebring, Flying Lizard Motorsports' Johannes van Overbeek sent us, in his own words, the lap around the ...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
Wed 13 Apr 2005
Get a Legge upHeadline

Get a Legge up

How often have we heard that one driver or another is the "real deal"? Some people were just born to race. Katherine Legge, who makes her home next to the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in Northampton, UK is certainly one of those. She is the...

Mon 11 Apr 2005
Legge earns first career win in Long BeachHeadline

Legge earns first career win in Long Beach

With 15 rookies of 19 starters in today's Imperial Capital Bank Challenge that begins the Toyota Atlantic Challenge for the 2005 season, it was nearly inevitable a first-timer would claim the checkered flags. Katherine Legge. Photo by...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at BirminghamHeadline

Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at Birmingham

Exclusively for Motorsport.com by DC Williams 2000 Nextel Cup Champion Bobby Labonte has added the July 29-31 Grand American Rolex Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., to his 2005 Grand American Rolex Series race ...

Mon 07 Mar 2005
SunTrust two-for-two with win at HomesteadHeadline

SunTrust two-for-two with win at Homestead

Max Angelelli, driving the SunTrust Racing Pontiac Riley, held off several late-race surges by Butch Leitzinger to win the Grand Prix of Miami at the Homestead Miami Speedway. The gap between the two at the finish was 1.198 seconds, the second ...

Sat 05 Mar 2005
Darren Law lands pole at HomesteadHeadline

Darren Law lands pole at Homestead

Darren Law, driving the No. 58 Brumos Porsche Fabcar, lapped the 2.3-mile, 11-turn Homestead Miami Speedway road course in 1:15.433 (109.766 mph) to claim the pole for the Grand American Road Racing Association Rolex Sports Car Series Grand Prix...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
Taylor's Rolex 24 win a career highlightHeadline

Taylor's Rolex 24 win a career highlight

Was this a Rolex 24 "for the ages?" If you like SunTrust Racing, the team owned by veteran driver Wayne Taylor and run with his on-circuit partner Max Angelelli and, this year, with Emmanuel Collard in their ...

Mon 07 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Leitzinger completes his Rolex 24Headline

4 car diary - Leitzinger completes his Rolex 24

The Mopping Up Operation Continues By Bill King When Butch Leitzinger started his previous stint in The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford, he was well and truly in contention for the big trophy as 2005 Rolex 24 at ...

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Back in one pieceHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Back in one piece

Now Can We Make Up 18 Laps? By Bill King Normally at this point in the life of The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford, nobody but friends, family, drivers, crew and sponsors are paying any attention to your progress in...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, Rocky Road for JohnsonHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Rocky Road for Johnson

Jimmie Johnson Spins to Avoid Errant Porsche By Bill King Jimmie Johnson inherited the lead-lap fruits of Elliott Forbes-Robinson's labors and set about to consolidate that position for The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac ...

4 car diary - Butch basks in the momentHeadline

4 car diary - Butch basks in the moment

EFR Back in the Saddle By Bill King Butch Leitzinger completed his brilliant early evening stint in the lead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, turning The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford over to Elliott Forbes-Robinson on...

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the huntHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the hunt

Jimmie Johnson Acquits Well By Bill King On both his sets of fresh tires, Jimmie Johnson had The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford in the 1:49s for about three laps before the sticker edge wore off the Hoosiers. He...

4 car diary - We take the LeadHeadline

4 car diary - We take the Lead

First Driver Change By Bill King Just before the caution came out at Lap 62, Butch Leitzinger - overall race leader for the past half dozen laps - reported that his rear tires were going off on The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports ...

Sat 05 Feb 2005
4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Thursday afternoonHeadline

4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Thursday afternoon

Butch 'splains it all to EFR By: Bill King It's the opening day of practice and qualifying for the 43rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. We're following one of the three Daytona Prototypes entered by Howard-Boss Motorsports in the crowded ...