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Sun 05 Nov 2006
Nicky Hayden: The worker championHeadline

Nicky Hayden: The worker champion

"The worker champion" could be the best way to define Nicky Hayden, the new world champion of the FIM Road Racing World Championship (MotoGP) since last Sunday, when he became the man that put an end to the five-year reign of Valentino Rossi in...

Sat 04 Feb 2006
Ducati's Desmosedici GP6 sees the lightHeadline

Ducati's Desmosedici GP6 sees the light

The Ducati Marlboro Team presented today in Madonna di Campiglio their new Desmosedici GP6 with which will be competing this year in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) season. The new Ducati Desmosedici...

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Montoya lands on podium in stock car debutHeadline

Montoya lands on podium in stock car debut

Juan Pablo Montoya's official reunion with Chip Ganassi Racing kicked off at Talladega Superspeedway. Montoya made his first start in a stock car since he left Formula One for the No. 42 Ganassi Dodge in the NASCAR Nextel Cup...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuriesHeadline

Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuries

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...

Wed 08 Mar 2006
Sat 04 Feb 2006
Stewart injured at Chili BowlHeadline

Stewart injured at Chili Bowl

Reigning NASCAR Nextel Cup series champion Tony Stewart sustained injuries after flipping his Midget car during the opening laps of Friday night's qualifying Heat 8 for the 20th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa Expo ...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Changes are in the wind in MotoGPHeadline

Changes are in the wind in MotoGP

Just days before Christmas, Yamaha Racing announced that its works MotoGP team would no longer be sponsored by Gauloises in the 2006 season, in spite of the team's existing contract with Altadis, the owner of the Gauloises and Fortuna cigarette ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rainHeadline

Melandri takes Australian GP win in the rain

Marco Melandri got the mix just right in the dry-wet-drying Australian GP, the 14th round of the 2005 FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Stealing the lead from Sete Giberneau with ease just past the halfway mark, Melandri ...

Sat 25 Mar 2006
Rossi on top in practice day at JerezHeadline

Rossi on top in practice day at Jerez

Valentino Rossi and Yamaha knocked first in the opening practice sessions for the 58th edition of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) that starts this weekend in Jerez de la Frontera with the `Gran Premio betandwin.com de ...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Ganassi all-star trio win Rolex 24 in DaytonaHeadline

Ganassi all-star trio win Rolex 24 in Daytona

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...

Sun 26 Feb 2006
Hmiel banned for life by NASCARHeadline

Hmiel banned for life by NASCAR

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...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCARHeadline

IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCAR

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 ...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi showHeadline

The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi show

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...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
The enigma of Michael SchumacherHeadline

The enigma of Michael Schumacher

We've heard the phrase "the end of an era" in abundance since Michael Schumacher announced his impending retirement but, despite the cliché, that's precisely what it is. Love him or hate him, Schumacher is the most successful driver of his ...

Mon 06 Nov 2006
The ride of my lifeHeadline

The ride of my life

As a fan, how close can you get to true racing? If you don't have a $100,000 and a bunch of time to spend, it can be difficult. Take a driving school? That still can be pricey. Most racing series offer rides in their cars or bikes. Formula One...

Wed 05 Jul 2006
Pedrosa dominates British GP weekendHeadline

Pedrosa dominates British GP weekend

In his debut season, Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa today claimed his second career victory in the GAS British Grand Prix, the ninth round of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) held on the Donington Park circuit. The ...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
BMW's best-kept secretHeadline

BMW's best-kept secret

I have to thank Tony Brunskill for the title of this piece, as he really did hit the nail on the head with that comment. Formula BMW is what we were talking about and when he said that it was BMW's best-kept secret, I had to agree. How many of you...

Thu 14 Dec 2006
Surfin' USAHeadline

Surfin' USA

Well, well, well, 2007 Nextel Cup champ Jimmie Johnson's been moved from "in" to "on top" of the golf cart from which he was flung. Jimmie Johnson. Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom. A racer who's exhibited considerable skill whether astride a...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
So long and farewellHeadline

So long and farewell

The 2006 Formula One season is finally over and by and large it was a good one. There were close fought battles for both titles and it was never certain which way it was going to go, there were some great races and some not-so-great controversies...

Sat 04 Feb 2006
SCC: Lux, Espenlaub take the win at DaytonaHeadline

SCC: Lux, Espenlaub take the win at Daytona

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 ...

Thu 02 Mar 2006
Yamaha unveils their 2006 machineHeadline

Yamaha unveils their 2006 machine

The Camel Yamaha Team has today in Milan, Italy, officially launched the new M1 with which they will try to defend the championship earned in the hands of Valentino Rossi. Along with the 2005 title holder, Colin Edwards, they hope to notch the...

Sun 12 Mar 2006
Dodge revs up with the Charger SRT-8Headline

Dodge revs up with the Charger SRT-8

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 ...

Sat 17 Jun 2006
BMW nurturing international young talentHeadline

BMW nurturing international young talent

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...

Sat 04 Feb 2006
Luhr, Henzler win Daytona 24 polesHeadline

Luhr, Henzler win Daytona 24 poles

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...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Lee takes Mosport win, Wickens is USA championHeadline

Lee takes Mosport win, Wickens is USA champion

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...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to MondayHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Montreal races moved to Monday

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:...

Capirossi to continue with Ducati for 2007Headline

Capirossi to continue with Ducati for 2007

Loris Capirossi has been confirmed to continue on with the Ducati Marlboro Team for the 2007 season of FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP), the Italian team announced. Loris Capirossi tests the new 800cc Ducati ...

Tue 31 Oct 2006
Hayden is 2006 champion as Rossi falls in ValenciaHeadline

Hayden is 2006 champion as Rossi falls in Valencia

In a dramatic fashion, Nicky Hayden today became the new world champion, finishing in third place on his Repsol Honda, helped by Valentino Rossi's thirteenth place -- due to a fall in the fourth lap of the "Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana".

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Capirossi on Japanese GP pole, looking to repeatHeadline

Capirossi on Japanese GP pole, looking to repeat

The pole position for the fifteenth round of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) is in the hands of Ducati's Loris Capirossi after the qualifying session at the Motegi circuit in Japan. Loris Capirossi. Photo by...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
Breen's three-year plan to the topHeadline

Breen's three-year plan to the top

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...

Mon 27 Nov 2006
Vietoris secures the World Final poleHeadline

Vietoris secures the World Final pole

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 ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Capirossi dominant in Japanese GP victoryHeadline

Capirossi dominant in Japanese GP victory

Loris Capirossi knows and loves Motegi, and there was no denying him a victory in the Japanese Grand Prix today. The Ducati rider followed up last year's maiden victory for the team with a convincing flag-to-flag win, his third victory of the year...

Sat 15 Jul 2006
Montoya and McLaren not over yet?Headline

Montoya and McLaren not over yet?

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...

Tue 28 Nov 2006
Vietoris notches the 2006 World Final victoryHeadline

Vietoris notches the 2006 World Final victory

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
Vietoris leads the challenge for World Final poleHeadline

Vietoris leads the challenge for World Final pole

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 ...