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Wed 31 Dec 2008
British F3 2009 tentative calendar
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British F3 2009 tentative calendar

<pre> Provisional 2008 Calendar (11 rounds) 24-Mar Oulton Park (Mon) (F3/GT) 27-Apr Croft (F3 ONLY) 18-May Monza (F3 ONLY) 26-May Rockingham (Mon)** (F3/GT) 08-Jun Snetterton (F3/GT) 29-Jun ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Oran Park: Russell Ingall 2008 season review

Oran Park: Russell Ingall 2008 season review

HERE'S TO A GREAT FESTIVE SEASON With the presents opened and the after-lunch snooze done and dusted, I thought it was time to wish everyone a happy festive season. There is no doubt that this year was one of the most challenging and one...

BSB: Hydrex Honda 2009 rider lineup

BSB: Hydrex Honda 2009 rider lineup

HYDREX HONDA AIM FOR TRIPLE SUCCESS IN 2009 Following on from the success gained in 2008, Teesside-based Hydrex Honda will have no less than three riders gunning for glory on various fronts in both the 2009 British Superbike Championship as well...

Series news 2008-12-22

Series news 2008-12-22

STEADY INCREASE FOR WTCC AUDIENCES The 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) has reached a new record in TV ratings, according to the recent study published by the German independent Institute IFM. The study showed that an ...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Markus Niemela news 2008-12-19

Markus Niemela news 2008-12-19

Atlantic Champion evaluates 2009 options 2008 Formula Atlantic Champion and Rookie Of The Year,Markus Niemela, has been busy since the end of the Atlantic championship. Right after the last Atlantic race Markus returned to Europe for a GP2 test...

Ollie Millroy considers British F3 in 2009
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Ollie Millroy considers British F3 in 2009

Following a strong finish to the year in Formula BMW, British Race Elite Academy driver Ollie Millroy is seriously considering offers to move up to the British Formula 3 Championship in 2009. The eighteen year old BMW junior development driver...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
2009 SCCA World Challenge schedule updated
PWC

2009 SCCA World Challenge schedule updated

<pre> 2009 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge Schedule Date Venue With Location March 18-20 Sebring International Raceway ALMS ...

Series adds event to 2009 schedule
PWC

Series adds event to 2009 schedule

10 Rounds Set for 2009 World Challenge; Watkins Glen Added TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 17, 2008) -- WC Vision and SCCA Pro Racing have announced that the SPEED World Challenge Championships will join the Indy Racing League at Watkins Glen International,...

Offshore Super Series December 2008 news

Offshore Super Series December 2008 news

Offshore Super Series - December 2008 The Future of Offshore Racing comes to OSS in 2009 Hard work is finally paying off and it looks like Offshore Racing may finally be reaching the next level as a professional motorsport. During this past ...

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

MODIFICATIONS TO ADELAIDE PARKLANDS STREET CIRCUIT FOR 2009 CLIPSAL 500 The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) and the South Australian Motor Sport Board (SAMSB) have today announced changes to the Adelaide Parklands street circuit...

Series announces new Pirelli Cup for 2009
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Series announces new Pirelli Cup for 2009

PIRELLI CUP INITIATIVE FOR STAR DRIVERS In advance of the Star Driver Shootout, the MSA British Rally Championship announced an additional incentive for the finalists. The Pirelli Cup, as it will be known, will reward all the runners up of ...

Thu 18 Dec 2008
Motorcycle Concours d'Elegance 2009 postponed

Motorcycle Concours d'Elegance 2009 postponed

2009 EVENT POSTPONED San Francisco -- 19 December 2008 -- The annual Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d'Elegance, which takes place the first weekend each May, will be postponed in2009. Instead, the fourth annual event, highlighting...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
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Whincup pilots his way to his first championship

The Winner, Three Retirements and Two New Tracks in 2009 Team Vodafone pilot Jamie Whincup won his first V8 Supercar Championship on Saturday afternoon during the first of the three race format for the final round of the Series. However, all...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Audi newsletter 2008-12-15
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Audi newsletter 2008-12-15

"Golden Helmets" for Audi and Dindo Capello Le Mans: Dindo Capello was presented with the "Golden Helmet" for the third time after 2003 and 2006. The award given by the Italian specialist magazine "Autosprint" is regarded as the "Motorsport...

MOJO Rotax Karting endurance summary

MOJO Rotax Karting endurance summary

V8 DRIVERS AND KART RACERS BATTLE THE BIG WET IN MELBOURNE V8 Supercar drivers and the stars of the future all persevered in atrocious weather conditions in the MOJO Rotax Karting endurance race at VACC Park in Port Melbourne, Victoria ...

Series newsletter 2008-12-13

Series newsletter 2008-12-13

WTCC CHANGE QUALIFYING FORMAT The FIA World Touring Car Championship will change its qualifying format from next season to adopt a system similar to Formula One. The new format was proposed by the FIA Touring Car Commission and approved ...

IFM star Sergey Afanasiev Audi A4 test notes
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IFM star Sergey Afanasiev Audi A4 test notes

DELIGHTED AFANASIEV THANKS FORMULA MASTER FOR DTM TEST Formula Master's Sergey Afanasiev took to the track in DTM team FutureCom-TME's Audi A4 today at the Circuito de Almeria, Spain, for his prize test as the Series' Best Team-mate for ...

FIA Gala notes

FIA Gala notes

Muller And Seat Take Honours At Gala The FIA officially crowned Yvan Muller as the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Champion at an awards event in Monaco. It was a fitting finale to another exciting season, where Muller claimed victory at the final ...

EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes
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EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. These...

Sun 14 Dec 2008
Mosport Int'l Raceway news 2008-12-12
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Mosport Int'l Raceway news 2008-12-12

TRANS-AM TRADITION RETURNS TO MOSPORT; Re-Born Series To Join SPEED World Challenge On Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend BOWMANVILLE, ON (December 11, 2008) - Mosport has added a longtime fan favorite, the Trans-Am® Series, to its 2009 ...

Sat 13 Dec 2008
VIR: Touring Car race results
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VIR: Touring Car race results

Pos Car Driver Laps Lag Fast lap Status --- ---- ---------------------- ---- ---------- ---------- ------------ 1. 44 Kuno Wittmer 21 -- 2:06.968 Active 2. 38 Seth Thomas 21 ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
2009 SCCA World Challenge tentative schedule
PWC

2009 SCCA World Challenge tentative schedule

<pre> 2009 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge Schedule Date Venue With Location March 18-20 Sebring International Raceway ALMS ...

Series 2009 schedule nears completion
PWC

Series 2009 schedule nears completion

2009 World Challenge Schedule Nears Completion TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 10, 2008) -- WC Vision and SCCA Pro Racing have announced three more dates that will be added to the 2009 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge Championships calendar, including...

Sergey Afanasiev to test with Audi
DTM

Sergey Afanasiev to test with Audi

AFANASIEV TO TEST AUDI DTM THANKS TO FORMULA MASTER Formula Master driver Sergey Afanasiev has been awarded an official DTM test in an Audi A4 with Dr Colin Kolles' Futurecom-TME team for winning the Formula Master 'Best Team-mate'...

Triple Eight 2008 season review

Triple Eight 2008 season review

Triple Eight Race Engineering celebrates most successful year in historyF Triple Eight Race Engineering has enjoyed widespread success in 2008, dominating the world's most competitive touring car championships. Last weekend's V8 Supercar ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Wales: Andrew Hockridge weekend summary
BRC

Wales: Andrew Hockridge weekend summary

Hockridge happy to take second on Wales Rally GB Pwllheli based Andrew Hockridge has declared himself happy after finishing last weekends Wales Rally GB, his first ever world rally, second amongst the Citroen C2R2s' on what was arguably the...

Chevrolet Bologna Motor Show summary

Chevrolet Bologna Motor Show summary

NICOLA LARINI WINS BOLOGNA MOTOR SHOW RACE Second Consecutive Victory On Lacetti's Very Last Outing BOLOGNA, 8th December 2008 Chevrolet's Nicola Larini has won the Yokohama World Touring Car Show for the second year running in Bologna,...

Wales: Jason Pritchard weekend summary
BRC

Wales: Jason Pritchard weekend summary

Pritchard takes championship glory on Wales Rally GB 20 year old rallying ace Jason Pritchard became the youngest winner of the British C2R2cup when the Builth Wells resident dominated proceedings on last weekends Wales Rally GB, taking class...

Wales: Series weekend summary
BRC

Wales: Series weekend summary

Flodin wins, but Wilks and Mitsubishi are crowned British Champions At the final control of Wales Rally GB, the final round of the Tesco 99 Octane MSA British Rally Championship, Guy Wilks was delighted to not only take his second consecutive...

Wales: Matt Cotton weekend summary
BRC

Wales: Matt Cotton weekend summary

Cotton takes championship podium at first attempt. Cornishman Matt Cotton has declared himself pleased with taking third in the Citroen C2R2cup at his first attempt despite failing to finish last weekends Wales Rally GB after suffering a ...

Wales: Mitsubishi UK Team weekend summary
BRC

Wales: Mitsubishi UK Team weekend summary

This year's Wales Rally GB provided the perfect outcome for the Mitsubishi Motors UK Works Rally Team, when Guy Wilks became British Rally Champion for the second season in a row and Mitsubishi retained its British Team's Championship ...

Wales: O'Mahony and Higgins weekend summary
BRC

Wales: O'Mahony and Higgins weekend summary

O'MAHONY AND HIGGINS HAVE UNFORTUNATE END TO SEASON BUT STILL WIN TITLES Irish crew Brian O'Mahony and John Higgins had an unfortunate end to their British Rally Championship (BRC) season as they finished round six by superally and failed to...

Oran Park: Russell Ingall weekend summary

Oran Park: Russell Ingall weekend summary

INGALL ROUNDS OUT 2008 WITH FOURTH AT ORAN PARK Supercheap Auto Racing's Russell Ingall has rounded out the year with a fine fourth placing in the NRMA Motoring + Services Grand Finale at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway over the weekend. Ingall was...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Wales: Steve Perez final leg summary
BRC

Wales: Steve Perez final leg summary

PEREZ SECURES TOP TWENTY PLACE ON WALES RALLY GB Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez had by no means an easy final day of Wales Rally GB but despite his problems, he secured an all-important top twenty placing on Britain's round of the FIA...

Oran Park: Tony D'Alberto weekend summary

Oran Park: Tony D'Alberto weekend summary

POSITIVE END TO SEASON FOR D'ALBERTO AT ORAN PARK Tony D'Alberto ended his rookie season of the V8 Supercars Championship today at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway with 19th place in the final after a season-best qualifying and two frustrating ...

Oran Park: TeamVodafone weekend summary

Oran Park: TeamVodafone weekend summary

TeamVodafone celebrate a dominant season with another podium result for LowndesFor Immediate Release: Sunday 7 DecemberAfter an incredible year, TeamVodafone marked the end of their inaugural Championship winning season with a second placing to ...