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Wed 30 Dec 2009
2010 British F3 Int'l Series tentative schedule
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2010 British F3 Int'l Series tentative schedule

<pre> British Formula 3 International Series Tentative Schedule Date Country Venue 03-05/04 GBR Oulton Park 01-02/05 GBR Silverstone 03-04/07 GBR Snetterton 17-18/07 GBR ...

2010 DTM schedule
DTM

2010 DTM schedule

<pre> 2010 German Touring Car Masters (DTM) schedule Date Country Venue 25/04 DEU Hockenheim 02/05 DEU Oschersleben 23/05 ESP Valencia 06/06 DEU EuroSpeedway Lausitz 04/07 DEU Norisring 08/08 DEU ...

Series newsletter 2009-12-25

Series newsletter 2009-12-25

CHEVROLET TEAM ALREADY AT WORK The Chevrolet team have already started their wintertime testing in view of the next WTCC season. Last week Alain Menu spent a couple of days at Jerez de la Frontera (December 17th and 18th) that were disturbed by...

WTCC star Rob Huff to appear at Autosport International

WTCC star Rob Huff to appear at Autosport International

WORLD TOURING CAR STAR ROB HUFF TO APPEAR AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL Rob Huff, Chevrolet's World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) race-winner, will be one of the special guests at Autosport International, Europe's largest motorsport show, held ...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Ute Drivers impress at V8 Supercar test

Ute Drivers impress at V8 Supercar test

V8 Ute Drivers impress at V8 Supercar test 2009 V8 Ute Series Champion Jack Elsegood and Racer Industries Rookie of the Year winner Paul Williams each took a test drive in one of Paul Morris's Supercheap Auto Supercars lasy Thursday, 17th...

Chevrolet winter testing preview

Chevrolet winter testing preview

CRUZE UNDERGOES INTENSE WINTER TESTING PROGRAMME AHEAD OF 2010 Four Sessions Scheduled In Jerez, Valencia And Algarve WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH, 21st December 2009 There is no "dead season" for the Chevrolet Cruze in-between the 2009 and 2010 ...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
Alex MacDowall RML Jerez test summary

Alex MacDowall RML Jerez test summary

TOURING CAR ASPIRANT MACDOWALL IMPRESSES DURING RML CHEVROLET TEST Alex MacDowall sampled British Touring Car Championship machinery for the second time in as many months this past week after joining legendary squad RML for a two-day test outing...

Series newsletter 2009-12-18

Series newsletter 2009-12-18

MOROCCO WINS WTCC SPECIAL AWARDS Championship promoter KSO established the "WTCC Special Award" to reward the efforts made by the companies involved in developing and promoting the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The jury, formed of ...

Sydney: TeamVodafone 2010 Commodore breaks cover

Sydney: TeamVodafone 2010 Commodore breaks cover

The first ever Triple Eight Race Engineering built Commodore broke cover yesterday with TeamVodafone driver, Jamie Whincup completing a shakedown in the car at Queensland Raceway. Dual V8 Supercar champion, Whincup carried out a handful of...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
P1: Series newsletter 2009-12-14

P1: Series newsletter 2009-12-14

THE BRITISH ARE COMING...BACK Team 26 Racing Returns to Florida for Additional Testing In advance of the 2010 Powerboat P1 World Championship season, Team 26 Racing is returning to Florida to debug some gremlins discovered after its Donzi's ...

Jason Bargwanna gets seat team with Kelly Racing

Jason Bargwanna gets seat team with Kelly Racing

JASON BARGWANNA HAS FIRST DRIVE OF KELLY RACING COMMODORE AT WINTON Recent signing Jason Bargwanna has had his first drive of a Kelly Racing Holden Commodore V8 Supercar at the team's end-of-season ride day at Winton Motor Raceway at Benalla, ...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
EU3: Marc VDS 2010 season preview

EU3: Marc VDS 2010 season preview

NEW BELGIAN MOTORSPORT TEAM SPLITS ITS PASSION BETWEEN CARS AND BIKES! The Belgian motor racing scene is set to enjoy a new addition to its community with the creation of a brand new structure regrouping several professional racing teams which...

Alex Zanardi goes flat out on a BMW bike

Alex Zanardi goes flat out on a BMW bike

FLAT OUT! Bl**dy hell what a fun! I admit to have very few merits in devising what could look like my hundredth "idea". In reality, Roberto Ungaro from the very nice magazine "Riders" proposed me this test. His motivations, beyond the ...

FIA WTCC 2010 Calendar

FIA WTCC 2010 Calendar

2010 FIA WTCC CALENDAR <pre> 07 Mar Curitiba, Brazil 11 Apr Puebla-Amozoc, Mexico 02 May Marrakech, Morocco 23 May Monza, Italy 20 Jun Zolder, Belgium 04 Jul Portimao, Portugal 18 Jul Brands Hatch, United Kingdom 01 Aug Brno, Czech...

Series newsletter 2009-12-12

Series newsletter 2009-12-12

NO MORE BALANCE OF PERFORMANCE CHANGES Yesterday in Monaco, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the concept that there will be no balance of performance changes to any of the FIA WTCC cars after the start of the 2010 season. The same ...

Series newsletter 2009-12-11

Series newsletter 2009-12-11

FASTER, MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY DUNLOP TYRE FOR BTCC TEAMS IN 2010 A new tyre that gives greater performance and also complies with latest European environmental regulations will be debuted in the 2010 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car ...

James Rosenberg, Tim Slade and SBR partners for 2010

James Rosenberg, Tim Slade and SBR partners for 2010

JAMES ROSENBERG, TIM SLADE AND STONE BROTHERS RACING PARTNER FOR 2010 Brand-new V8 Supercar Racing Entitlements Contract (REC) owner James Rosenberg has today confirmed a partnership with Stone Brothers Racing to prepare and run a Ford FG Falcon...

Utes: Series newsletter 2009-12-11

Utes: Series newsletter 2009-12-11

V8 Utes Trans Tasman Test Match for Hamilton Street Race It's a well known fact that Australian's and New Zealanders love to battle it out for top honors in Cricket, Rugby Union and League. Now, Trans Tasman rivalry has expanded with 16 V8 Utes...

Series FIA Gala summary

Series FIA Gala summary

Tarquini And SEAT Crowned at Gala The FIA officially crowned Gabriele Tarquini as the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Champion at its gala awards event in Monaco. It was a fitting finish to another exciting season, where 47-year old Tarquini...

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11
F1

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11

World Motor Sport Council The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 11 December 2009. The following decisions were taken: MOBILITY AND MOTOR SPORT The FIA President opened the meeting by reaffirming his strong commitment to encouraging...

UK Rally to run BRC until 2014
BRC

UK Rally to run BRC until 2014

UK Rally Ltd, the company that promotes and runs the MSA British Rally Championship (BRC), has extended its contract option with the Motor Sports Association to continue running Britain's premier rally championship for the next five years. UK...

Sydney: Utes: Glenn McNally weekend summary

Sydney: Utes: Glenn McNally weekend summary

SOLID SEASON IN V8 UTES ENDS FOR MCNALLY IN SYDNEY Glenn McNally didn't take much from the Sydney 500 Grand Final of the V8 Utes Series but could look back on a solid year of improvement in his second season in the popular category. Sunday ...

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...

Audi newsletter 2009-12-08

Audi newsletter 2009-12-08

Audi opts for new prototype racing series Ingolstadt, December 8, 2009 -- In 2010, the DTM, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the customer sport program with the Audi R8 LMS will again be the three cornerstones of AUDI AG's motorsport commitment.

Wed 09 Dec 2009
P1: Yalta to host 2010 Powerboat race

P1: Yalta to host 2010 Powerboat race

Yalta to host 2010 POWERBOAT P1 Ukrainian Grand Prix of the Sea The Ukrainian city of Yalta will host the second leg of the 2010 Powerboat P1 World Championship, May 7-9, following the April opening race in Split, Croatia. This is its first ...

Marcos Ambrose Sydney press conferece

Marcos Ambrose Sydney press conferece

MARCOS AMBROSE & TONY COCHRANE SYDNEY TELSTRA 500 PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT QUESTION: Marcos, firstly welcome back to Australia. Just tell us a little bit about what you've been doing since you got back a week ago. You've been hiding down in...

Sydney karters reminisce on V8 podium

Sydney karters reminisce on V8 podium

In the early nineties the likes of James Courtney, Michael Caruso and Mark Winterbottom were 'banging sidepods' on karting circuits across New South Wales. Yesterday, the trio filled the podium at the inaugural Sydney Telstra 500 at the Sydney...

Marcos Ambrose to race in Dubai 24 Hours

Marcos Ambrose to race in Dubai 24 Hours

AMBROSE TO RACE AT THE DUBAI 24 HOUR SPORTSCAR RACE IN JANUARY Marcos Ambrose will race in the Dubai 24 Hour sportscar race at the Dubai Autodrome on January 14-16 early next year. Ambrose will drive the ...

Sydney: Utes: Series weekend summary

Sydney: Utes: Series weekend summary

Elsegood Hustles to Series Title in Homebush V8 Ute Finale Coopers Pale Ale driver Jack "The Hustler" Elsegood claimed victory in the 2009 Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series & ...

Marcos Ambrose honored with Sir Jack Brabham award

Marcos Ambrose honored with Sir Jack Brabham award

MARCOS AMBROSE HONOURED WITH SIR JACK BRABHAM AWARD IN AUSTRALIA Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose has been honoured with the prestigious Sir Jack Brabham Award by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS), the governing body of...

Sydney: TeamVodafone weekend summary

Sydney: TeamVodafone weekend summary

Disappointing end to 2009 season for TeamVodafone TeamVodafone has endured a tough final race of the 2009 V8 Supercar season with a series of on track incidents in the final leg of the Sydney 500 ending their hopes of consecutive Team ...

Sydney: IRWIN Racing weekend summary

Sydney: IRWIN Racing weekend summary

IRWIN RACING GRABS TOP-10 ON SYDNEY STREETS IRWIN Racing's Alex Davison has scored a ninth place finish at the final race of the 2009 V8 Supercar Championship, the Sydney Telstra 500 at the Sydney Olympic Park Street Circuit. In what proved to...

Sydney: Fujitsu: Drew Russell weekend summary

Sydney: Fujitsu: Drew Russell weekend summary

Novocastrian Drew Russell had a strong run in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar series this weekend at the Sydney Telstra 500, qualifying in 12th and finishing in 7th place in both races. This was the final round of the 2009 season and Drew was hoping...

Sydney: Hi-Tec Oils Racing weekend summary

Sydney: Hi-Tec Oils Racing weekend summary

MCNALLY ONE OF MANY CAUGHT BY TURN EIGHT IN SYDNEY Hi-Tec Oils Racing driver Mark McNally was one of many drivers caught out at the treacherous Turn 8 at the Sydney Telstra 500 at the Sydney Olympic Park street circuit today. McNally was keen...

Sydney: Dodo Racing Team weekend summary

Sydney: Dodo Racing Team weekend summary

PERKINS FAILS TO FINISH FINAL RACE IN SYDNEY Jack Perkins has failed to finish the final race of Sydney Telstra 500 in Sydney, New South Wales today. Perkins experienced bad understeer aboard the ...

Sydney: FPR weekend summary

Sydney: FPR weekend summary

FPR SURVIVES 'BATTLE OF THE TOUGHEST' Mark Winterbottom was again on the podium today, the only V8 Supercar driver to deliver two top-three finishes in one of the toughest rounds of the year. The inaugural Sydney Telstra 500 proved a race of...