Thu 14 Dec 2006
Sun 10 Dec 2006
Forecasters predicted a 90 percent chance of rain for Sunday's Champ Car Grand Prix of Montreal, and hit the nail right on the head. Series officials red-flagged the event after six laps of racing due to heavy rain showers. First lap:...
We've heard the phrase "the end of an era" in abundance since Michael Schumacher announced his impending retirement but, despite the clichÃ©, that's precisely what it is. Love him or hate him, Schumacher is the most successful driver of his ...
Matt Lee won the Formula BMW Grand Prix of Mosport race in 'slick' fashion: unlike most competitors, Lee switched to slick, dry-weather tires early in the damp, overcast race, dropping to dead last, but then passed the field to win. Matt...
Mon 04 Dec 2006
Thu 30 Nov 2006
Niall Breen joined the Formula BMW UK series in 2005, after competing in the European FA Kart championship, and come the end of the 2006 season he was the UK champion. Formula BMW is full of very competitive youngsters but the 20 year-old Irishman...
Tue 28 Nov 2006
At the age of seventeen, Christian Vietoris is on top of the world, as the German racer notched his greatest victory of his young life by taking the Formula BMW World Final in a tightly-contested battle on the Circuito de la Comunidad ...
Mon 27 Nov 2006
Christian Vietoris held his edge, holding nothing back to secure the Formula BMW World Final pole position this morning in Valencia, Spain. Christian Vietoris. Photo by BMW AG. The 2006 F-BMW Germany champion has been on top of the ...
Christian Vietoris continued his challenge to notch this year's Formula BMW World Challenge pole for Sunday's race of the top drivers who competed this season around the globe. The German 17-year-old racer won the 2006 Formula BMW Germany title ...
Mon 06 Nov 2006
Fri 27 Oct 2006
Sun 15 Oct 2006
Indy Racing League's 2006 IndyCar Series champion Sam Hornish, Jr. has his eyes set on NASCAR. Hornish will join the recent influx of openwheel racers to join the stock car ranks, with the goal to race in the top elite series: NASCAR Nextel ...
Thu 12 Oct 2006
New Zealand racer Mark Porter died on Sunday, October 8th (Australia) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he had remained in critical condition from injuries sustained in a crash Friday at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South...
Sun 08 Oct 2006
Fri 18 Aug 2006
There's little to do in the three week summer break except poke the rumour mill and see what squeals, and even that only seems to have the never-ending Michael Schumacher/Kimi Raikkonen speculation to fall back on. The latest episode of the...
Sat 15 Jul 2006
Despite the upheaval between McLaren and Juan Pablo Montoya, it seems the Colombian may yet make a return to the McLaren cockpit. Although it was announced earlier this week that Montoya would step down from his F1 race seat immediately, after he...
Sat 17 Jun 2006
It's not unusual for a team or manufacturer to have a programme of young driver development, bringing on new names and fresh talent in the hope of finding the next big thing. BMW, however, has expanded its idea to an international operation where...
Sun 12 Mar 2006
What's better than being in 'Sin City' on the NASCAR Nextel Cup circuit? How about landing a ride in Kurt Busch's loaner car, a Dodge Charger SRT-8? John Fernandez, Director of Dodge Motorsports Operations was the driver and I was the passenger ...
Wed 08 Mar 2006
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 6, 2006) -- The life of Grand American driver Josh Rehm was tragically cut short on Sunday, March 5, in a highway accident in Ridgeway, Wis. Rehm, 27, was a pioneer in Rolex Series Daytona Prototype competition,...
Sun 26 Feb 2006
After failing a third substance abuse test, driver Shane Hmiel has been banned for life by the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. Hmiel was first suspended in 2003 for failing a random drug test; he completed a rehabilitation program...
Thu 09 Feb 2006
The Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway traditionally attracts an eclectic mix of driving talent from a variety of racing disciplines around the globe, yet victory usually goes to sports car veterans. This year, however, a team comprised...
Sat 04 Feb 2006
Eric Lux and Charles Espenlaub drove the No. 44 Team Sahlen's Porsche 996 to victory Friday in the Grand-Am Cup 200 at Daytona International Speedway. The two drivers led 47 of 57 laps of the season-opening race for the 10-race Grand-Am Cup ...
Lucas Luhr smashed the Daytona Prototype track record by more than a second Thursday at the Daytona International Speedway, capturing the pole for the 44th Rolex 24 at Daytona with a lap of 1:44.009 in the No. 23 Alex Job Racing/Emory Motorsports...
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