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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...

Fri 25 Nov 2005
Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006Headline

Hayden and Pedrosa to ride for Honda in 2006

The Honda Racing Competition has confirmed today Nicky Hayden and Dani Pedrosa as their two riders for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2006 season in the factory Repsol Honda Team. Nicky Hayden. 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 ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Rossi happy with latest Ferrari testHeadline
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Rossi happy with latest Ferrari test

MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi was back behind the wheel of a Ferrari F1 car this week when he undertook a three-day test at Fiorano and Mugello. Rossi has tested with the Maranello squad twice already this year and while he has denied rumours...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Melandri rides to first victory in IstanbulHeadline

Melandri rides to first victory in Istanbul

Marco Melandri today scored his maiden MotoGP victory, as he took first place in the Grand Prix of Turkey, held at Istanbul Park Circuit. 2005 champion Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden completed the podium. Marco Melandri leads the ...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Honda riders earn front row in IstanbulHeadline

Honda riders earn front row in Istanbul

The Movistar Honda riders came up today with a 1-2 in the qualifying session at the Istanbul Park Circuit for this weekend's first MotoGP Grand Prix of Turkey. Sete Gibernau took the pole position, leaving behind, by just one tenth of a second,...

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...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Corser wins World Superbike title after rain cancellationHeadline

Corser wins World Superbike title after rain cancellation

Troy Corser clinched the 2005 World Superbike championship today under somewhat unusual circumstances -- the Australian took the title after a torrential downpour caused the cancellation of the second race of the Imola round. Troy ...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Rossi takes the victory in QatarHeadline

Rossi takes the victory in Qatar

The seven-time World Champion, Valentino Rossi, came up today with his tenth victory of the season as the MotoGP tour disputed the 14th round at the Losail International Circuit for the Qatar Grand Prix. Marco Melandri, with Movistar Honda, and ...

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 ...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
Capirossi wins the race, Rossi the championshipHeadline

Capirossi wins the race, Rossi the championship

In a historic race, Loris Capirossi claimed his second 2005 victory on his Marlboro Ducati at the Sepang Circuit of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as Valentino Rossi won the Moto GP world championship for the fourth consecutive time -- or fifth, counting...

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
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...

Wed 27 Jul 2005
Rossi takes Donington in appalling conditionsHeadline

Rossi takes Donington in appalling conditions

Rain or shine, Valentino Rossi has been unbeatable just about any time that he has climbed on his Yamaha in this year's MotoGP championship, and that was the case again in the rain today, at the British GP at Donington Park. Start: ...

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 ...

Wed 04 May 2005
Rossi wins torrential Chinese GPHeadline

Rossi wins torrential Chinese GP

Valentino Rossi has brought the YZR-M1 full-circle by winning the third round of the 2005 season in Shanghai, China under torrential conditions. Race winner Valentino Rossi celebrates with Oliver Jacque. Photo by Gauloises Fortuna...

Sun 01 May 2005
Gibernau takes historic pole in ChinaHeadline

Gibernau takes historic pole in China

Spaniard Sete Gibernau went on to take the first-ever pole-position for a motorcycle in Shanghai, China. This year is the first time the MotoGP paddock visited the futuristic and newly-built Chinese racetrack. The F1 boys got a chance to sample it...

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 ...