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Fri 27 Apr 2007
Bob Snodgrass passes awayHeadline

Bob Snodgrass passes away

Brumos Racing's Bob Snodgrass died Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla. The cause of death unknown as this is written. No matter, Robert F. Snodgrass Jr., CEO of Brumos Porsche and Brumos Motorcars, is gone at 64. Legends induction ceremony:...

Sun 10 Jun 2007
My great friend: a tribute to Earl MaHeadline

My great friend: a tribute to Earl Ma

A tribute to Earl Ma by Memo Gidley My great friend Earl Ma passed away today from a battle with cancer. Most drivers and media people in racing would know Earl. How could you forget the guy -- really? He was a racing ...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
DC's commentary on the DP Gen-2, part 1Headline

DC's commentary on the DP Gen-2, part 1

DP GEN-2, Part 1 Will a flood of Gen-2, 2008 Daytona Prototype photographs flow into the public domain now that photographs of the new "Proto-Auto" DP - resulting from the Tracy Krohn, Multimatic and Lola Cars collaboration - have joined...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at ValenciaHeadline
F1

Farfus, Vietoris test BMW Sauber at Valencia

In advance of the Formula BMW World Final, BMW Sauber ran a full-day testing session at Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia today, with Christian Vietoris at the wheel at first, and Augusto Farfus taking over in mid-afternoon. Running on the full...

Sun 23 Dec 2007
Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first lapsHeadline

Horag Porsche RS Spyder completes first laps

Earlier this week, Fredy Lienhard and Didier Theys clocked the first miles of Horag Racing's new Porsche RS Spyder. On a cold two-day test in Barcelona, the Swiss-based team gained valuable experience in advance of the car's race debut at the...

Wed 31 Jan 2007
Montoya, Pruett, and Duran win Daytona 24Headline

Montoya, Pruett, and Duran win Daytona 24

The Lexus Riley shared by Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Pruett, and Salvador Duran ran virtually trouble free throughout the 45th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, leading 468 of 668 laps and handing Chip Ganassi Racing its ...

Fri 07 Dec 2007
Earnhardt to drive V8 Supercars in AustraliaHeadline

Earnhardt to drive V8 Supercars in Australia

After being voted the 2007 NASCAR NMPA Chex Most Popular Driver for the fifth consecutive year and being presented with the award only a few days earlier at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Media Luncheon in New York City, Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn't...

Fri 28 Sep 2007
Capirossi takes Motegi, Stoner the championshipHeadline

Capirossi takes Motegi, Stoner the championship

It may have been the home race for MotoGP's Japanense manufacturers -- Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Bridgestone -- but the Ducati Marlboro Team painted the Motegi circuit red, with Loris Capirossi taking the victory in the Japanese Grand ...

Mon 06 Aug 2007
Angelelli, Magnussen earn victory in MontrealHeadline

Angelelli, Magnussen earn victory in Montreal

Angelelli, Magnussen taste victory in Montreal SunTrust Racing's Max Angelelli kept his Rolex Sports Car Series championship hopes alive on Friday, winning the Montreal 400K at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. With his second win of the season,...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Reid takes the Sentul double for New ZealandHeadline

Reid takes the Sentul double for New Zealand

It was all Team New Zealand today at Sentul International Circuit, as Jonny Reid took the Feature race victory in the A1 Grand Prix event for the team, following up on his Sprint race win earlier today. Jonny Reid leads Nico ...

Fri 12 Oct 2007
A full circle for Theys, LienhardHeadline

A full circle for Theys, Lienhard

Horag Racing's Didier Theys and Fredy Lienhard have high hopes heading into the 2008 season with a Porsche RS Spyder Many years have passed since Didier Theys and Fredy Lienhard sat behind the wheel of legendary Porsche sports cars in endurance...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Ekstrom takes Race of Champions victoryHeadline

Ekstrom takes Race of Champions victory

2005 DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom can now add the title of "Champion of Champions" to his list of credits, as the Swede took the victory in today's Race of Champions at the Stade de France in Paris. Mattias Ekström. Photo by Philippe...

Fri 13 Jul 2007
Hopkins switches to Kawasaki next yearHeadline

Hopkins switches to Kawasaki next year

John Hopkins has been confirmed today as a Kawasaki Racing Team rider for the 2008 and 2009 seasons of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP). Podium: John Hopkins. Photo by Crescent Suzuki. "We have had our eye on...

Wed 30 May 2007
NASCAR races into CanadaHeadline

NASCAR races into Canada

Don Thomson Jr. will remember his win in the Dodge Dealers 200 at Cayuga Speedway Park for a very long time. The five-time CASCAR Super Series champion led 77 laps on Saturday, including the final 14, to take the checkered flag in the first...

Sun 16 Dec 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24Headline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Rahal, Wilson team with MSR for Daytona 24

Champ Car World Series stars Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal have landed rides with Michael Shank Racing for next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series season. The two open-wheel drivers will...

Sat 20 Jan 2007
Benny Parsons' Headline

Benny Parsons' "24"

BENNY PARSONS' "24" The 1976 24 Hours of Daytona was chock full of talent with names like Peter Gregg, Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood (not teamed with Gregg), Alex Job, Gilles Villeneuve, David and Larry Pearson, Richard Childress and a few British...

Fri 09 Nov 2007
Eng dominates the World Final in ValenciaHeadline

Eng dominates the World Final in Valencia

Philipp Eng had a near-perfect weekend at the Formula BMW World Final in Valencia, and he capped it with a dominating performance in the final race.

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Ekstrom earns Champion of Champions titleHeadline
DTM

Ekstrom earns Champion of Champions title

The Race of Champions and the Champion of Champions title in particular is the title all the drivers want to win. The charity event is by invitation only and it attracts the top names in motorsport. All the drivers in the event do not get paid a...

Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to GermanyHeadline
F1

Vettel, Schumacher hand Nations Cup to Germany

The estimated 55000 crowd came to magnificent new Wembley stadium to watch the 2007 Race of champions, The attendance was some what down on the expected 80000 and the large bowl clearly had a lot of empty seats but still the tension grew as the ...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Testing, testing in Daytona, day twoHeadline

Testing, testing in Daytona, day two

TESTING, TESTING, 1 - 2 In a test where anyone could've done almost anything they wanted to cars that didn't have to undergo official technical inspections or likewise gain approvals, it nevertheless appears 12 Daytona Prototypes turned laps ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
NASCAR - The motorsport destinationHeadline

NASCAR - The motorsport destination

NASCAR: The Motorsport Destination (Eventually.right?) It all started in 1967, when a world famous talent named Mario Andretti came into a little known southeast stockcar series called NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing).

Wed 17 Jan 2007
NASCAR Champion Parsons dead at 65Headline

NASCAR Champion Parsons dead at 65

The 'Professor' has schooled his final class. After a relatively short battle with lung cancer, 1973 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Benny Parsons has died. Parsons retired from Cup series competition in 1988 after running 526 races and amassing one...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Testing, testing in Daytona, day oneHeadline

Testing, testing in Daytona, day one

TESTING, TESTING 1 Oswaldo Negri, driving Michael Shank Racing's No. 60 Ford-Riley, turned a 1:41.502 (126.264 mph) -- unofficially the fastest lap of the 19 Daytona Prototypes at Daytona International Speedway for the a 'get-acquainted' test of...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairsHeadline

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: A precarious state of affairs

It's that time of year again - football is in full swing both professionally and in college, sweltering summer temps are subsiding to cooler fall weather, and American open-wheel racing has seen their two competing series, the IRL IndyCar Series...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
New Year's revolutionsHeadline

New Year's revolutions

The New Year is upon us and it won't be too long before engines are revving up on the Melbourne grid for the first race of 2007. Anticipation is high for next season: there will be no Michael Schumacher and no tyre war but there are drivers...

Mon 26 Nov 2007
Eng takes World Final pole positionHeadline

Eng takes World Final pole position

Philipp Eng and the Mucke-Motorsport team will take the start for this afternoon's Formula BMW World Final from pole position, after the Austrian took a victory in the fifth heat race this morning, and Daniel Morad was unable to do better than...

Fri 05 Oct 2007
IRL: Open-wheel veterans gunning for Petit gloryHeadline

IRL: Open-wheel veterans gunning for Petit glory

Andretti Green Racing started its American Le Mans Series program on top with a win in the Twelve Hours of Sebring. The driving trio of Bryan Herta, Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan outlasted the Penske Racing Porsche RS Spyders to give Acura...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Champions head to the UK for 2007 ROCHeadline

Champions head to the UK for 2007 ROC

Sixteen of the best road/oval racing and rally drivers from across the world will be heading to Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom. They come for an end-of-season gladiatorial style motorsport event on the 16th of December...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
An appeal for common senseHeadline

An appeal for common sense

It's not over until the fat lady sings, as they say, or in F1's case it's not over until there's been a meeting. There are not many people out there who would begrudge Kimi Raikkonen the 2007 drivers' title and the Finn won it fair and square on...

Fri 11 May 2007
Morad keeping a level headHeadline

Morad keeping a level head

It's a pretty good start to a racing career to manage sixth place in the Formula BMW USA standings and win the rookie championship at only 16 years old. Heading into the 2007 USA season Daniel Morad is tipped to be a favourite to take the overall...

Sat 27 Jan 2007
Stewart ready for another run at Rolex 24Headline

Stewart ready for another run at Rolex 24

Love him or loathe him, Tony Stewart is one of this era's most talented and versatile race car drivers. His accomplishments speak for themselves: two NASCAR Nextel Cup championships, an IRL IndyCar Series title, multiple USAC crowns, and countless...

Sat 01 Sep 2007
Melandri tops Misano practice before storm hitsHeadline

Melandri tops Misano practice before storm hits

Marco Melandri, who is back on track after two weeks of recuperation from neck and ankle injuries, set the pace in day one of the San Marino Grand Prix that was shortened due to heavy rain fell in Misano circuit. Major flooding around ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Kovalainen clinches Nations' Cup for FinlandHeadline

Kovalainen clinches Nations' Cup for Finland

Heikki Kovalainen was the Champion of Champions in 2004, and he showed the same form in this year's Nations' Cup, the first event in the Race of Champions, being held at the Stade de France in Paris. Nations Cup winners Heikki Kovalainen...

Tue 21 Aug 2007
Ericsson shuffles deck with Brands Hatch winsHeadline

Ericsson shuffles deck with Brands Hatch wins

Marcus Ericsson was in strong form again at Brands Hatch in rounds 15 and 16 of the Formula BMW UK championship, and this time he was able to convert his speed into a double victory, avoiding the disappointment of Snetterton, where a clutch...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Young guns to clash in Valencia World FinalHeadline

Young guns to clash in Valencia World Final

It's late November, and once again BMW will bring together the top drivers from the four Formula BMW series around the world for the World Final in Valencia, Spain. 35 young drivers from the the Asia, Germany, UK and USA championship series will...

Wed 23 May 2007
Vermeulen earns first win at French GPHeadline

Vermeulen earns first win at French GP

Under the rain on the Bugatti Le Mans circuit of France, Chris Vermeulen achieved his maiden victory in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) onboard his Rilza Suzuki. Second place belonged to Marco Melandri, with a Honda ...