Thu 29 Dec 2005
It's been a busy time for McLaren recently, as the team has confirmed both Vodafone as a title sponsor and current world champion Fernando Alonso as a driver for 2007, and now the Woking squad has announced this season's DTM champion Gary Paffett...
Wed 30 Nov 2005
Today, Ford driver Russell Ingall shredded his bridesmaid tag after winning the V8 Supercar Championship at Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Having been runner up on four previous occasions in 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2004, 'The Enforcer'...
Fri 04 Nov 2005
Now the 2005 season is over thoughts are already turning to next year but for one manufacturer there will be no more DTM. Parent company General Motors (GM) made the decision to withdraw Opel at the end of this season so one of the top, if not the...
Wed 02 Nov 2005
Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi, the two-time Champ Car titleholder, a 15-race winner who changed the culture of motor racing with his truly efficient and rarely duplicated "doughnut" victory celebrations. Alex Zanardi. Photo by...
Sun 23 Oct 2005
Bernd Schneider took his 39th DTM victory in the last event of the season at Hockenheim, in his 200th race. The Mercedes man led home a one-two-three for the manufacturer, with Jamie Green second and Gary Paffett third. Paffett became the first...
Jamie Green took his second pole position of the season in qualifying for the last race at Hockenheim, the Mercedes man clocking a best of 1:45:294 in the super pole session. In mixed weather conditions the Audi of Tom Kristensen was second and ...
Tue 20 Sep 2005
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Thu 15 Sep 2005
Triple 888 Racing yesterday took the chequered flag at the Betta Electrical 500 at Sandown in Victoria. Lead driver Craig Lowndes who got off the line ahead of Rick Kelly in the HSV Commodore set about establishing a handy lead for his French ...
Tue 09 Aug 2005
Audi's Mattias EkstrÃ¶m snatched the victory from Mercedes rival Gary Paffet at the NÃ¼rburgring and regained the lead of the championship standings by one single point. Paffett led most of the race until receiving a drive-through penalty that ...
Sun 07 Aug 2005
DTM championship leader Gary Paffett took pole position in qualifying for the seventh round at the NÃ¼rburgring and Mika HÃ¤kkinen made it an all Mercedes front row in second. This came as a bit of a rude surprise to Audi, whose drivers had mostly...
Fri 29 Jul 2005
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
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
Mon 27 Jun 2005
Mercedes driver Gary Paffett kept the championship fight very close by taking victory at Oschersleben ahead of Audi rival Mattias EkstrÃ¶m, the result reducing EkstrÃ¶m's lead over Paffett in the standings to a single point. EkstrÃ¶m battled to ...
Sat 25 Jun 2005
Audi's Tom Kristensen claimed his maiden DTM pole position at the fifth round of the championship at Oschersleben, in a qualifying with a different format due to the weather. Kristensen clocked a best of 1:20.218 and fellow Audi driver Martin ...
Fri 24 Jun 2005
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...
Thu 19 May 2005
Tue 17 May 2005
After claiming his first DTM pole position in the third round at Spa-Francorchamps, Mika HÃ¤kkinen followed it up with his maiden victory in the series. The Mercedes driver beat Audi's reigning champion Mattias EkstrÃ¶m in the first round of pit...
Sun 15 May 2005
Mika HÃ¤kkinen took his first DTM pole position in qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps, where the Mercedes man posted a best of 2:32.729 in the super-pole session. In very wet conditions, Audi's Mattias EkstrÃ¶m took second on the grid and the...
Mon 02 May 2005
Mercedes driver Gary Paffett took a confident and dominant victory at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz in what was, by DTM standards, a fairly sedate event. Audi's Tom Kristensen had a good race to come home second and Mika HÃ¤kkinen scored his first DTM...
Sun 01 May 2005
Mercedes proved to be strong again at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz and locked out the top three positions in the super pole qualifying. Gary Paffett took pole position comfortably two tenths ahead of Jamie Green, and DTM rookie Mika Hakkinen was...
Tue 19 Apr 2005
Mercedes started the 2005 season in fine style with a podium lock-out at Hockenheim, where race winner Jean Alesi led home Gary Paffett and Bernd Schneider. Audi couldn't really match the pace at a circuit where Mercedes traditionally goes well,...
Mon 18 Apr 2005
Reigning DTM champion Mattias EkstrÃ¶m took pole position for the first race of the season at Hockenheim, his Audi setting the best time of 1:35.251 in the super pole qualifying. A pair of British Mercedes drivers followed on, with Gary Paffett in...
Sun 23 Jan 2005
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