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Wed 15 Dec 2010
Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancerHeadline

Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancer

Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...

Mon 13 Dec 2010
Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future carHeadline

Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future car

Audi AG showed off their new sportscar prototype contender, the Audi R18 TDI, at the Audi Sportpark in Ingolstadt, Germany today. The new closed coupe will be the car they hope will allow them to score their tenth victory at the 24 Hours of Le ...

Wed 08 Dec 2010
Courtney crowned Champion in SydneyHeadline

Courtney crowned Champion in Sydney

Newly crowned V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney didn't hold back his tears as he celebrated an emotional end to the 2010 season, which has been plagued with ownership troubles within the Dick Johnson (Jim Beam) Racing camp and Courtney's alleged...

Mon 06 Dec 2010
Webb wins race one in SydneyHeadline

Webb wins race one in Sydney

Webb wins Mother of a race Rookie Jonathon Webb kept a cool head to win the first of two races during the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship. Piloting the Mother Energy Drink Ford Falcon prepared by Dick Johnson Racing Webb out-smarted...

Sat 04 Dec 2010
Bright upstages title contenders in Sydney practiceHeadline

Bright upstages title contenders in Sydney practice

Jason Bright in the Trading Post Racing Holden upstaged series leader James Courtney and title contender and 2009 champion Jamie Whincup in the Friday practice sessions at the Sydney Telstra 500 at the former 2000 Sydney Olympic ...

Wed 01 Dec 2010
di Resta takes title as Paffett wins in ShanghaiHeadline
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di Resta takes title as Paffett wins in Shanghai

Paul di Resta drove for the championship, not the race win in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season finale in Shanghai today, and his approach paid off with the 2010 series championship, as he finished the race second behind title rival...

Sun 28 Nov 2010
Di Resta in the driver's seat for season finaleHeadline
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Di Resta in the driver's seat for season finale

Paul di Resta may be second in the points starting tomorrow's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season finale in Shanghai, but he is firmly in control of the championship battle, as current leader Bruno Spengler will start from 17th. Di Resta...

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 5Headline

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 5

British Touring Car Championship 2010 season in review, part 5 Once again the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has lived up to expectations and proved why it is the best National Touring Car series in the world. Dave ...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
BTCC 2010 season in review, part 3Headline

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 3

British Touring Car Championship 2010 season in review, part 3 The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has lived up to expectations once again and proved why it is the best National Touring Car series in the world. Mat ...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Premat undeterred after horrific DTM crashHeadline
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Premat undeterred after horrific DTM crash

During a Audi phone conference today, Frenchman Alexandre Premat commented on his horrific crash during the penultimate round of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) at the Adria circuit in northern Italy. On the start-finish straight his blue...

Thu 04 Nov 2010
BTCC 2010 season in review, part 4Headline

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 4

British Touring Car Championship 2010 season in review, part 4 Following the end of Vauxhall's BTCC campaign this has been a weird season for Triple 8 who were set up in 1997 with the sole purpose of running Vauxhall in the BTCC. It was...

Wed 03 Nov 2010
Scheider, Audi return to top with Adria victoryHeadline
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Scheider, Audi return to top with Adria victory

It had been a long time: the 2008 and 2009 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) champion Timo Scheider had not won a race since the Catalunya round in September of 2009 -- and Audi had not beaten Mercedes since the second round of the 2010 season.

Sun 31 Oct 2010
Paffett beats Spengler to Adria poleHeadline
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Paffett beats Spengler to Adria pole

Gary Paffett and Bruno Spengler have been the class of the 2010 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season, and it was no different today, as the two Mercedes drivers locked out the front row at the Adria International Raceway. Paffett edged his ...

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 1Headline

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 1

British Touring Car Championship 2010 season in review, part 1 Once again the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has lived up to expectations and proved why it is the best National Touring Car series in the world. This was no more...

Wed 27 Oct 2010
Whincup, Owen take race two at Gold Coast 600Headline

Whincup, Owen take race two at Gold Coast 600

The International drivers may have wooed the crowd but it was the home grown stars that had the fans on their feet and in the grandstands cheering and booing as Jamie Whincup (Steve Owen) in the Team Vodafone Commodore and Kiwi young gun Shane Van...

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 2Headline

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 2

British Touring Car Championship 2010 season in review, part 2 Neal was joined at Honda Racing by the returning Gordon Shedden. Shedden had long been part of the team since joining the series in 2006 but when the team dumped him after race 1...

Mon 25 Oct 2010
Tander, McConville win Surfers Paradise race oneHeadline

Tander, McConville win Surfers Paradise race one

Tander takes advantage of Courtney's indiscretion to win race one Garth Tander and Cameron McConville in the Toll Holden Racing Team managed to survive the carnage of the opening lap of the Gold Coast 600 to take the first race of the ...

Sat 23 Oct 2010
Villeneuve sets pace at the Gold Coast 600Headline

Villeneuve sets pace at the Gold Coast 600

This weekend's Armor All Gold Coast 600 will host no less than 18 of the worlds most versatile and fastest drivers on the revamped street circuit. Following the exit of the IndyCar series in 2008 and the failed collapse of the A1 Grand Prix series...

Thu 21 Oct 2010
Di Resta wins third in a row at HockenheimHeadline
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Di Resta wins third in a row at Hockenheim

Paul di Resta is in the midst of a massive comeback in the second half of the 2010 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season: the young Scot took his third consecutive victory today at the Hockenheimring to move into the championship lead with two...

Sun 17 Oct 2010
BMW looks forward to return after 18 yearsHeadline
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BMW looks forward to return after 18 years

BMW today confirmed its return to DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) for the 2012 season, an event that has been widely expected since the company publicly announced its intent in April. BMW returns to DTM press conference: ITR president...

Scheider splashes to Hockenheim pole positionHeadline
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Scheider splashes to Hockenheim pole position

Timo Scheider has suffered from a series of misfortunes in the 2010 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season, but he's looking to put it all behind him now, as he will start his Audi A4 from the pole position in tomorrow's race at Hockenheim, the...

Sat 16 Oct 2010
Lowndes and Skaife claim another Bathurst 1000 titleHeadline

Lowndes and Skaife claim another Bathurst 1000 title

Team Vodafone drivers Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife added another Bathurst 1000 title to their resumes after finishing ahead of the sister car piloted by Jamie Whincup and Steve Owen, with Toll Holden Racing Team's Garth Tander and Cameron ...

Wed 13 Oct 2010
Plato crowned 2010 Champion at Brands HatchHeadline

Plato crowned 2010 Champion at Brands Hatch

A record crowd of 42,000 over the weekend saw Jason Plato earn the crown in the 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. 2010 Champion Jason Plato. Photo by Pat Cranham. Plato headed into the event with a 17-point lead over...

Plato and Jordan are victors at Brands HatchHeadline

Plato and Jordan are victors at Brands Hatch

Race 1 saw Plato make a perfect start and he led comfortably into the first corner. Plato's main title challenger Neal did not make the best of starts and lost places to his team mate Shedden and the Airwaves BMW belonging to Mat Jackson who had...

Mon 11 Oct 2010
Bright grabs provisional pole at BathurstHeadline

Bright grabs provisional pole at Bathurst

Jason Bright/Matt Halliday in the Trading Post Racing Holden Commodore pulled out all stops in qualifying to grab provisional pole for the Supercheap Auto Top Ten shoot out. Bright who has not featured in the shootout since 2006 delivered a ...

Sun 10 Oct 2010
Advantage Plato after Brands Hatch qualifyingHeadline

Advantage Plato after Brands Hatch qualifying

It's advantage Jason Plato after the Silverline Chevrolet driver took his first pole position of the year and it came at Brands Hatch for round 28 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Despite carrying full ballast Plato topped every...

Sat 09 Oct 2010
Tight points race heading into Brands Hatch finaleHeadline

Tight points race heading into Brands Hatch finale

After 27 races so far this season the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship reaches its final meeting of the year at Brands Hatch in Kent, incredibly with the top 4 drivers separated by just 24 points. Start: Jason Plato ...

Sat 25 Sep 2010
Championship hangs in balance after DoningtonHeadline

Championship hangs in balance after Donington

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is still very much all in play after rounds 25, 26 and 27 which saw title contenders Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal win races along with Team Aon's Tom Onslow-Cole taking the Race 2 ...

Fri 24 Sep 2010
Di Resta and Mercedes rule at OscherslebenHeadline
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Di Resta and Mercedes rule at Oschersleben

While all over Germany people are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the 'Oktoberfeste', Scotsman Paul di Resta celebrated his second consecutive win of the season for AMG Mercedes on the highest step of the podium at the Motorsport Arena ...

Sun 19 Sep 2010
Team Aon 1-2 in Donington qualifyingHeadline

Team Aon 1-2 in Donington qualifying

Tom Chilton took pole position for round 25 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car for Team Aon at a damp Donington Park leading home his team mate Tom Onslow-Cole. Tom Chilton celebrates pole. Photo by Pat Cranham. The two morning...

Di Resta edges Spengler for Oschersleben poleHeadline
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Di Resta edges Spengler for Oschersleben pole

The qualifying session at the traditional DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) venue of Oschersleben saw what has been a common sight in the 2010 DTM season: a Mercedes-Benz C-class on the pole position. Paul di Resta took the top starting position...

Sat 18 Sep 2010
BTCC reaches penultimate event at DoningtonHeadline

BTCC reaches penultimate event at Donington

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will this weekend visit the newly reopened Donington Park circuit in the midlands for the series 2010 penultimate rounds 25, 26, and 27, in Derby, England. Jason Plato at Knockhill. Photo...

Sun 12 Sep 2010
Kiwi sets the pace at Phillip IslandHeadline

Kiwi sets the pace at Phillip Island

Kiwi and Stone Bros. racer, Shane Van Gisbergen took advantage of the conditions at Phillip Island yesterday and finished on top after the third practice session for the V8 Supercar L&H 500 with a 1 min 32.7 sec lap. Throughout the day the sun ...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Three different winners At KnockhillHeadline

Three different winners At Knockhill

As predicted the racing was close and physical at the tight and twisty Knockhill circuit for rounds 22, 23 and 24 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Cars, which saw three different drivers take the top step of the podium. Ultimately though Jason ...

Wed 08 Sep 2010
Di Resta cruises to first 2010 win at Brands HatchHeadline
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Di Resta cruises to first 2010 win at Brands Hatch

Paul di Resta was dominant in DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) practice and qualifying yesterday, and he followed that up with a clear-cut victory today at Brands Hatch with a 7.443-second victory over his Mercedes teammate Bruno ...

Sun 05 Sep 2010
Di Resta repeats Brands Hatch poleHeadline
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Di Resta repeats Brands Hatch pole

Paul di Resta repeated his 2009 Brands Hatch pole position in today's DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) qualifying, leading a Merceds lock-out of the front row of the grid. Paul di Resta, Team HWA AMG Mercedes C-Klasse . Photo by ...