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Phillip Island: FPR Sunday race two notes

Phillip Island: FPR Sunday race two notes

MARK WINTERBOTTOM SECOND IN RACE TWO AT PHILLIP ISLAND December 10, 2006 - Ford Credit FPR Falcon driver Mark Winterbottom has raced from 7th on the grid to 2nd in today's second Caterpillar Grand Finale V8 Supercar race, the 25 year old setting...

Post-season Newsletter 2006-12-09

Post-season Newsletter 2006-12-09

PRIAULX CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION BY THE FIA Andy Priaulx has been officially titled 2006 FIA World Touring Car Champion, during the traditional FIA prize giving gala last night in Monaco. In the sumptuous setting of the Sporting d'Ete's Salle des...

Phillip Island: FPR Saturday report

Phillip Island: FPR Saturday report

TOP TEN START TO PHILLIP ISLAND OPENER December 9, 2006 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Mark Winterbottom and Jason Bright have raced to seventh and tenth places in the first of three sprint races at the Caterpillar Grand Finale, the...

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing Saturday report

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing Saturday report

LOWNDES CLOSES GAP TO KELLY IN THE CHASE FOR CALTEX'S FOURTH CONSECUTIVE V8 CHAMPIONSHIP Caltex Ambassador Craig Lowndes has closed to within three points of the lead in the V8 Supercar Championship Series after finishing fourth in the opening...

Phillip Island: Tasman Motorsport Saturday report

Phillip Island: Tasman Motorsport Saturday report

Opening lap incident stops Tasman Island charge Saturday, December 09, 2006 -- A strong qualifying performance by Tasman Motorsport's Jason Richards has been thrown out the window in today's opening race of the Caterpillar Grand Finale at...

Phillip Island: Holden Racing Saturday report

Phillip Island: Holden Racing Saturday report

Kelly seals opening Phillip Island race as Skaife hangs on for third The Holden Racing Team's Todd Kelly has continued his late season surge in the V8 Supercar Championship Series with victory in the first race of the Grand Finale at ...

Phillip Island: TBE/Triple Eight Saturday report

Phillip Island: TBE/Triple Eight Saturday report

LOWNDES REDUCES GAP TO KELLY In what is being touted as one of the greatest V8 Supercar Season Championship endings, Triple Eight Race Engineering's Craig Lowndes reduced Rick Kelly's lead to just 3 points with two 150km races still to be ...

Phillip Island: WPS Racing Saturday report

Phillip Island: WPS Racing Saturday report

WPS CONTINUES TO DIG DEEP AT THE GRAND FINALE The WPS Racing outfit continued to dig deep during the second day of proceedings at the Caterpillar Grand Finale on Phillip Island in Victoria today. After making several changes to the set up of...

Phillip Island: TBE/Triple Eight Friday report

Phillip Island: TBE/Triple Eight Friday report

Lowndes and Kelly neck and neck in opening V8 practice Triple Eight Race Engineering's Craig Lowndes has finished a mere 14 thousandths of a second behind championship rival Rick Kelly in today's nail biting practice session which saw the duo...

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing Friday report

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing Friday report

WHINCUP AND INGALL PUT CALTEX IN TOP FIVE IN PHILLIP ISLAND PRACTICE Jamie Whincup and Russell Ingall have led the charge for Caltex drivers in practice for this weekend's final round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at Phillip Island ...

Phillip Island: FPR Friday report

Phillip Island: FPR Friday report

FPR FALCONS FIRST AND THIRD IN OPENING PHILLIP ISLAND PRACTICE December 8, 2006 - CAT FPR Falcon driver Jason Bright has started the Caterpillar Grand Finale strongly by taking the number one spot in today's opening V8 Supercar ...

Road Atlanta: Touring Car race results
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Road Atlanta: Touring Car race results

Pos Car Driver Laps Lag Fast lap Status --- ---- ---------------------- ---- ---------- ---------- ------------ 1. 73 Randy Pobst 27 0.000 1:37.018 2. 17 Chip Herr 27 2.403...

Road Atlanta: Autosport Development qualifying report
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Road Atlanta: Autosport Development qualifying report

Autosport Development Road Atlanta Qualifying Report Trenton, MI -- September 28, 2006 -- It was exciting to have both GTOs on track during today's SPEED World Challenge qualifying session, although the outcome wasn't quite what Autosport ...

Road Atlanta: Dodge Motorsports qualifying report
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Road Atlanta: Dodge Motorsports qualifying report

TOMMY ARCHER WINS THIRD GT POLE OF THE SEASON, PUTS DODGE IN A TIE FOR THE LEAD IN MANUFACTURER POINTS STANDINGS BRASELTON, Ga. (September 28, 2006) -- Tommy Archer grabbed the pole at Road Atlanta for round nine of Speed World Challenge GT ...

Road Atlanta: RealTime Racing qualifying report
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Road Atlanta: RealTime Racing qualifying report

Curran's Acura Fastest in Qualifying RealTime RSX pilot scores first career pole at Road Atlanta Eric Curran drove his RealTime Acura RSX to the pole position at Round Eight of the 10-event SPEED Touring Car Championship season at Road Atlanta.

Road Atlanta: GT starting grid
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Road Atlanta: GT starting grid

Pos Car Driver Laps Time --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------- 1. 5 Tommy Archer 8 1:26.441 2. 1 Andy Pilgrim 6 1:26.539 3. 6 Leighton Reese 3 1:26.581 4. 28 Lou Gigliotti...

Road Atlanta: GT qualifying report
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Road Atlanta: GT qualifying report

ARCHER CAPTURES ROUND NINE SPEED GT POLE AT ROAD ATLANTA BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 28, 2006) -- Tommy Archer, of Duluth, Minn., set a new SPEED World Challenge GT qualifying record en route to capturing his third SPEED GT pole of the season at Road...

Road Atlanta: Touring Car qualifying report
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Road Atlanta: Touring Car qualifying report

CURRAN GRABS FIRST CAREER SPEED WORLD CHALLENGE TOURING CAR POLE AT ROAD ATLANTA BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 28, 2006) -- Eric Curran, of East Hampton, Mass., did not waste anytime in grabbing his first career SPEED Touring Car pole for tomorrow's ...

Road Atlanta: Team Cadillac qualifying report
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Road Atlanta: Team Cadillac qualifying report

Pilgrim Puts Cadillac on Front Row at Road Atlanta Angelelli and Fellows Qualify Sixth and Seventh for Ninth Round of SPEED GT BRASELTON, Ga., Sept. 28, 2006 - Cadillac's bid for a second consecutive SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT manufacturers...

Road Atlanta: GT qualifying times
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Road Atlanta: GT qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 5 Tommy Archer 8 1:26.441 105.783 2. 1 Andy Pilgrim 6 ...

Road Atlanta: Touring Car starting grid
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Road Atlanta: Touring Car starting grid

Pos Car Driver Laps Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 43 Eric Curran 3 1:33.566 97.728 2. 73 Randy Pobst 7 ...

Road Atlanta: Team Cadillac preview
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Road Atlanta: Team Cadillac preview

Team Cadillac Enters Three CTS-V Race Cars for Crucial Road Atlanta SPEED GT Race Angelelli, Fellows and Pilgrim Aim to Repeat Past Success at Road Atlanta BRASELTON, Ga. - As the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT series is winding down, Team ...

Autosport Drevelopment adds Moxlow for Road Atlanta
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Autosport Drevelopment adds Moxlow for Road Atlanta

New kid on the grid: Autosport Development's Dane Moxlow makes professional driving debut at Road Atlanta Trenton, MI -- September 24, 2006 --Autosport Development's new kid on the grid Dane Moxlow makes his professional driving debut in the...

Road Atlanta: BimmerWorld preview
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Road Atlanta: BimmerWorld preview

BimmerWorld Team Upbeat And Optimistic Heading To Road Atlanta BimmerWorld drivers, James Clay, Seth Thomas and Steve Bassen head to Road Atlanta this week with a "home-court" sense of optimism as the SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge Series...

Istanbul: GM Racing race notes

Istanbul: GM Racing race notes

CHEVROLET CONTINUES PODIUM FINISH STREAK Chevrolet driver, Nicola Larini joined his team mates as a WTCC podium finisher by finishing third in the second of the Istanbul races, today. It is Chevrolet's fourth podium finish (of which two wins)...

BTCC: Team Eurotech Brands Hatch race notes

BTCC: Team Eurotech Brands Hatch race notes

Jordan bang on the pace at Brands Mike Jordan and Team Eurotech were among the pacesetters during the 2006 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch on Sunday (24 September), but gearbox problems meant that a fighting seventh...

SPEED renews with SCCA World Challenge, Runoffs

SPEED renews with SCCA World Challenge, Runoffs

World Challenge, Runoffs To Continue Relationship With SPEED in 2007 BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 28, 2006) -- Sports Car Club of America announced today that its hallmark road racing properties, the SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge® and SCCA...

Istanbul: JAS Motorsport race notes

Istanbul: JAS Motorsport race notes

The 8th round of the Wtcc 2006 took place in Turkey at the Istanbul park During the free practice sessions Pierre-Yves learned the track and worked to find the right setup. The car showed immediately all the potentials;Pierre had the fastest...

Road Atlanta: GT combined practice times
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Road Atlanta: GT combined practice times

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- --------------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 14 James Sofronas Porsche 911 GT3 1:27.314 104.725 2. 13...

Road Atlanta: GT Wednesday report
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Road Atlanta: GT Wednesday report

Sofronas Shines in SPEED GT Practice at Road Atlanta BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- James Sofronas, of Newport Beach, Calif., rose to the top in the afternoon practice at Road Atlanta to tie down fastest time of the day for Round Nine of the...

Road Atlanta: Combined practice times
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Road Atlanta: Combined practice times

Pos Num Driver Car Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- -------------------- --------------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 13 Brian Smith* Dodge SRT-4 1:33.992 97.284 2. 97...

Road Atlanta: Touring Car Wednesday report
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Road Atlanta: Touring Car Wednesday report

Brian Smith Tops SPEED Touring Car Practice at Road Atlanta BRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- Rookie Brian Smith, of Simpsonville, S.C., topped the afternoon practice at Road Atlanta Wednesday, in preparation for the penultimate round of the...

Standings after Istanbul

Standings after Istanbul

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 58 2. G. Tarquini 57 3. R. Rydell 54 ...

Istanbul: Race one, two notes

Istanbul: Race one, two notes

Weather: overcast with a dry track until the end of Race 1; then a thunderstorm flooded the track and delayed the start for the second race by nearly two hours. TARQUINI AND RYDELL CLOSE IN ON PRIAULX BMW and SEAT shared honours and victories...