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Thu 10 Dec 2009
Sydney connection steals the show on SundayHeadline

Sydney connection steals the show on Sunday

THE SYDNEY CONNECTION STEAL THE SHOW AT TELSTRA 500 James Courtney, Michael Caruso and Mark Winterbottom all survived the carnage of the final 250 kilometre race at the Telstra 500 at Sydney Olympic Park yesterday and in doing so ensured an all...

Tue 08 Dec 2009
Ambrose presented Sir Jack Brabham awardHeadline

Ambrose presented Sir Jack Brabham award

Former two-time V8 Supercar champion and now NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose was presented with the Sir Jack Brabham Award in a special ceremony at the Homebush Olympic precinct by CAMS, the Australian Confederation of Motor Sport governing ...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Tander wins Sydney race 1,  Whincup scores crownHeadline

Tander wins Sydney race 1, Whincup scores crown

TANDER TAKES THE FIRST TELSTRA SYDNEY 500 RACE AT THE OLYMPIC STADIUM Holden Racing Team driver Garth Tander claimed the inaugural race around the streets of Sydney's newest motorsport track at Olympic Park, Homebush. The 2008 V8 Supercar...

Whincup set for back to back titlesHeadline

Whincup set for back to back titles

Team Vodafone pilot Jamie Whincup needs only 19 points to secure back to back championships at the Sydney Telstra 500 this weekend. The current champion can finish as far back as 28th in the first of two street races around the Olympic Park...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- againHeadline
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Ekstrom is the Champion of Champions -- again

Mattias Ekstrom is not just a two-time DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) champion, he is now also a three-time winner of the Race of Champions. The Swedish touring car ace added another RoC title to his list of achievements in this year's event...

Sun 01 Nov 2009
Paffett takes Hockenheim, Scheider the titleHeadline
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Paffett takes Hockenheim, Scheider the title

Gary Paffett did all he could in his fight for the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) championship at the Hockenheimring today, winning the race over his title rival, Timo Scheider. However, Scheider did not set a foot wrong and as he came into...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Ekstrom again on Hockenheim poleHeadline
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Ekstrom again on Hockenheim pole

The DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) championship will be on the line in tomorrow's season finale at the Hockenheimring, with Audi's Timo Scheider trying to hold off his Mercedes rival, Gary Paffett. However, that didn't stop Scheider's...

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential electionsHeadline

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential elections

FIA Presidential elections, a guide for dummies On Friday October 23 the members of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will elect a new president, as current 69-year old president Max Mosley will step down after a reign of 16...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 2Headline

Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 2

The 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season has been one of the closest and most unpredictable ones seen in recent years. Northern Irishmen Colin Turkington eventually took his first BTCC title but only after a final race shootout ...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 1Headline

Close racing in 2009 BTCC season, part 1

The 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship season has been one of the closest and most unpredictable ones seen in recent years. Northern Irishmen Colin Turkington eventually took his first BTCC title but only after a final race shootout ...

Thu 15 Oct 2009
Holden Racing team sweeps Bathurst 1000Headline

Holden Racing team sweeps Bathurst 1000

Holden Racing Team drivers Garth Tander and Will Davison put an end to the dominance of Triple 8's stranglehold on the Peter Brock Trophy by claiming the lion's first win at the Mountain since 2005. For three long years Craig Lowndes and Jamie ...

Sun 11 Oct 2009
Plato takes Hat-trick, Turkington the titleHeadline

Plato takes Hat-trick, Turkington the title

A record Brands Hatch crowd of 35,000 witnessed a dramatic British Touring Car Championsip season finale where Jason Plato became only the second person in the series history to take three wins in a day; but this wasn't enough to stop Colin ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Winner to take it all at Brands Hatch finaleHeadline

Winner to take it all at Brands Hatch finale

This weekend the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship reaches its climax and returns to Brands Hatch back where it all started in April. Although, this time around the world famous Grand Prix loop, the championship could go any of three ways...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Paffett picks winning strategy at LausitzHeadline
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Paffett picks winning strategy at Lausitz

Gary Paffett had to start today's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race at Lausitz back from fourth row of the grid, but he more than made up for it with the right race strategy to take the win for Mercedes. Gary Paffett, Team HWA AMG...

Ekstrom takes another pole at LausitzHeadline
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Ekstrom takes another pole at Lausitz

Mattias Ekstrom will be starting tomorrow's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race from a familiar spot: the pole position. The popular Swede set a time of 1:33.205 on a damp Lausitz Eurospeedway, and that was easily fast enough to clinch the...

Turkington aims for championship lead in CroftHeadline

Turkington aims for championship lead in Croft

As the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship reaches the half way point this weekend at Croft in North Yorkshire, Team RAC driver Colin Turkington firmly has the championship lead in sight; and after his fantastic double last time out at Oulton...

Turkington takes title lead after CroftHeadline

Turkington takes title lead after Croft

Colin Turkington took yet another two fantastic victories at Croft in rounds 13 and 14 of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship, to go into the mid season break with a 25-point lead over Matt Neal. Fabrizio Giovanardi took victory in the ...

Turkington storms to Croft poleHeadline

Turkington storms to Croft pole

Colin Turkington will line up on pole position for round 13 of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship after beating Jason Plato, becoming the 5th driver in 5 meetings to claim pole. In doing so he goes into the first race of the day tomorrow...

Green repeats at Norisring for MercedesHeadline
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Green repeats at Norisring for Mercedes

Timo Scheider led and fought a defensive battle throughout the 80-lap DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) race at Norisring, but 78 laps were not enough, as Jamie Green slipped by on the penultimate lap to take the win. Race winner Jamie...

Scheider gives Audi first Norisring poleHeadline
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Scheider gives Audi first Norisring pole

Timo Scheider was the man of the day at the Norisring, the defending DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) champion taking the pole position for Audi with a time of 49.012 seconds, the marque's first in four years of racing at the 2.3-km street...

Paffett takes Zandvoort while stewards pursue AudiHeadline
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Paffett takes Zandvoort while stewards pursue Audi

The 2009 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season has produced its share of twists and turns, and this weekend's race at Zandvoort added to the tally. While Gary Paffett was the hero at the Dutch seaside track, the DTM race stewards disqualified...

Action returns to Snetterton after summer layoffHeadline

Action returns to Snetterton after summer layoff

The HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship returns this weekend to Snetterton in Norfolk after its six week summer break with Team RAC driver Colin Turkington taking in a 25 point leader from Matt Neal. During this preview we will also look at...

V8 Supercars to share Phillip Island with SuperbikesHeadline

V8 Supercars to share Phillip Island with Superbikes

Australian V8 Supercars created history yesterday by announcing that the Australian Superbike Series will join them at the L & H 500 at Phillip Island in September. The event will showcase Australia's premier four and two wheel motorsport ...

Holden Racing finish 1, 2 at SandownHeadline

Holden Racing finish 1, 2 at Sandown

The pair of Garth Tander and Will Davison dominated the Norton 360 Sandown Challenge with Davison taking the chequered flag in race 1 on Saturday and backing up teammate Tander as the pair crossed the line in a 1, 2 finish. Garth Tander...

Giovanardi mounts title charge after Snetterton doubleHeadline

Giovanardi mounts title charge after Snetterton double

Reigning double champion Fabrizio Giovanardi got his title bid back on track after securing a superb double victory and second place in a day of high drama and controversy at Snetterton; which also saw series leader Colin Turkington take the other...

Di Resta outclasses the Audis at Brands HatchHeadline
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Di Resta outclasses the Audis at Brands Hatch

Paul di Resta was the class of the field in DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) qualifying at Brands Hatch today, taking the pole position for Mercedes-Benz from Audi's Timo Scheider and Tom Kristensen. Pole winner Paul di Resta, Team HWA...

Jackson continues superb form at SilverstoneHeadline

Jackson continues superb form at Silverstone

Racing Silverline Mat Jackson continued his recent superb form, taking another podium and two races taking his tally to 3 wins and 3 podiums out of the last 6 races. Teammate Jason Plato took the other victory while, in the championship battle, ...

Di Resta returns to top step at Brands HatchHeadline
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Di Resta returns to top step at Brands Hatch

Paul di Resta may have been largely invisible during much of the 2009 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season, but he emphatically demonstrated his return at Brands Hatch today, taking a solid if hard-fought victory over Timo ...

Kristensen takes another pole, at BarcelonaHeadline
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Kristensen takes another pole, at Barcelona

Tom Kristensen is looking to go out with a bang, not a whimper. The Danish sportscar veteran, who will be leaving DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) at the end of the year, took his second pole of the season today at Barcelona, and he'll be...

BTCC heads to penultimate round at RockinghamHeadline

BTCC heads to penultimate round at Rockingham

This weekend the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship heads to Rockingham in Corby for the penultimate race meeting of the year, with Colin Turkington defending his 11-point championship lead from reigning double champion Fabrizio ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Kristensen leads Audi Le Mans 24H lineupHeadline
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Kristensen leads Audi Le Mans 24H lineup

Tom Kristensen, popularly known as "Mr Le Mans," will once again lead Audi's driver lineup in 2009, also his final year of DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) racing for the German marque. Tom Kristensen. Photo by xpb.cc. The Dane,...

Thompson takes double in wet Donington epicHeadline

Thompson takes double in wet Donington epic

James Thompson took a fantastic double victory at a wet Donington Park with Rob Collard taking the other victory for Airways BMW. Thompson took his win in the first race of the day and in doing so became the 7th different winner in seven races; ...

Thruxton's speed nets new 2009 winners and dramaHeadline

Thruxton's speed nets new 2009 winners and drama

Six Races, Six Different Winners after Thruxton Races in Hampshire, England. After six races of the HiQ MSA British Touring Cars there has been six different winners after Fabrizio Giovanardi, Colin Turkington and Mat Jackson were all winners at...

Wins For Neal, Collard and Plato at BrandsHeadline

Wins For Neal, Collard and Plato at Brands

The 2009 MSA HiQ British Touring Car Championship got off to a fantastic and thrilling start at Brands Hatch with 20 cars producing bumper-to-bumper action. In glorious April weather a packed crowd saw three different winners in Matt Neal, Rob ...

Neal Leads Vauxhall 1-2 in qualifying at Brands HatchHeadline

Neal Leads Vauxhall 1-2 in qualifying at Brands Hatch

Twenty cars will line up tomorrow for the first rounds of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship headed by the Vauxhall Vectras with a 'surprised' Matt Neal just ahead of his teammate Fabrizio Giovanardi. Matt Neal. Photo by Pat...

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