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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accidentHeadline

Henry Surtees dead after Brands Hatch accident

Henry Surtees was 18 years old when he was struck by a flying wheel at the Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent, England, in the FIA Formula Two Championship series' second race of the weekend at his home venue. Henry Surtees. Photo by ...

Frank Gardner obituary per BAM Media

Frank Gardner obituary per BAM Media

FRANK GARDNER Australian motorsport legend Frank Gardner sadly passed away at his Gold Coast home at the weekend after a long-time battle with illness -- he was 78. Following is the last biography written when he was BMW Team Manager,...

Ferrari mourns Henry Surtees' death

Ferrari mourns Henry Surtees' death

Maranello, 20 July 2009 - A tragic accident on the last motorsport weekend. Henry Surtees, the son of John Surtees, the Formula 1 World Champion with Ferrari in 1964, died last night after an accident at the Brands Hatch circuit in this season's...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
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...

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,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
A clean sweep for Wickens at ValenciaHeadline
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A clean sweep for Wickens at Valencia

Robert Wickens collected the second race win in the opening Formula Two event in Valencia, Spain to complete what was to be a remarkable start to the new championship. Race winner Robert Wickens celebrates in parc ferme. Photo by ...

Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in ValenciaHeadline
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Wickens takes first F2 win, another pole in Valencia

Robert Wickens showed dominant form in Formula Two competition in Valencia today, starting with his second pole position of the weekend, and then following it up with a dominant victory in the first of two races this weekend. Robert ...

Hegewald completes perfect Spa weekendHeadline
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Hegewald completes perfect Spa weekend

Tobias Hegewald showed the FIA Formula Two field how it's done this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, completing a perfect weekend with a win and a fastest lap in the weekend's second race today. Tobias Hegewald. Photo by FIA Formula Two ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30

An extraordinary meeting of the World Motor Sport Council was held in Paris on 29 April 2009. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship Applications to compete in the 2010 FIA...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Formula Two car unveiled at Brands Hatch

Formula Two car unveiled at Brands Hatch

Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head attend the launch of Williams JPH1 The Williams JPH1 was formally unveiled today (2 March) by MotorSport Vision's Chief Executive Jonathan Palmer at Brands Hatch, England. As Sir Frank Williams and ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Accident mars Soucek's Brands Hatch winHeadline
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Accident mars Soucek's Brands Hatch win

Andy Soucek took the victory in the weekend's second FIA Formula Two race today at Brands Hatch, but the celebrations and podium ceremonies were muted after a freakish accident involving Henry Surtees and Jack Clarke. Henry...

Formula One design legend impressed with Formula Two

Formula One design legend impressed with Formula Two

Adrian Newey impressed after tour of the F2 set up Red Bull Racing's Chief Technical Officer visits Spa-Francorchamps Red Bull Racing's Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey has hailed the FIA Formula Two Championship after taking a tour of the...

Wed 23 Dec 2009
F2 champion Soucek struggles to find F1 seat

F2 champion Soucek struggles to find F1 seat

Andy Soucek is frustrated that, as the new champion of the FIA Formula Two series, he is struggling to find a seat on the F1 grid. The Spanish-Austrian, who is 24, performed well as he recently claimed his prize of a full test with the Williams...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Brands Hatch: Henry Surtees accident update
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Brands Hatch: Henry Surtees accident update

This release provides an update on the accident involving Henry Surtees in the Formula Two race at Brands Hatch on 19 July. Henry was driving between Westfield and Sheene corner when he was struck on the head by a wheel and tyre from another car...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Andy Soucek Williams F1 Jerez test notes 2009-12-01

Andy Soucek Williams F1 Jerez test notes 2009-12-01

F2 CHAMPION SOUCEK TOPS F1 TEST FOR WILLIAMS Spaniard outpaces strong international rookie field in Jerez 2009 Formula Two champion Andy Soucek set the fastest time for Williams on his Formula One test debut for the team today (Tuesday 1 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Valencia: Race 2 starting grid
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Valencia: Race 2 starting grid

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Time --- --- ---------------------- ---- ------------------------------ ------------ 1. 12 Robert Wickens CDN Red Bull Lukoil 1:27.488 2. 22...

John Surtees statement on his son's death

John Surtees statement on his son's death

"The world beckoned and he was thriving on the freedom to concentrate on his motor sport. Despite bad luck in his motor sport, he had shown himself to be one with the possibilities of reaching the very top. Despite his young age he had shown ...

Brno: Series race one qualifying report
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Brno: Series race one qualifying report

De Marco grabs pole for Race One Italian masters tricky wet conditions in Brno Nicola De Marco took pole position for the first race of the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship in Brno tomorrow (Saturday 20 June). Mikhail Aleshin held the top...

Bortolotti takes first race win at Brno
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Bortolotti takes first race win at Brno

Mirko Bortolotti claimed the victory in the first of the two races for the Formula Two Championship in the Czech Republic, taking the championship lead away from Robert Wickens in the process. "I had a good start and a good pace, I knew that at...

Brands Hatch pre-race news
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Brands Hatch pre-race news

HUFF FINDS THE 'DRIVE' TO SUCCEED AT BRANDS HATCH WTCC ace takes on F2 drivers in pre-event golf challenge Leading drivers from the FIA World Touring Car and Formula Two Championships swapped their 125mph+ race cars for an 18mph golf...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Henri Karjalainen joins series
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Henri Karjalainen joins series

Finn aiming to follow Keke Rosberg from F2 into Formula One Finnish driver Henri Karjalainen has become the latest name to sign up for the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship as he bids to follow in fellow countryman Keke Rosberg's tracks from...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Spa: Natacha Gachnang preview
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Spa: Natacha Gachnang preview

Natacha Gachnang confident for third round Swiss driver Natacha Gachnang is back in action this weekend at Spa Francorchamps for the third round of the new F2 championship which features identical cars running on Avon Tyres designed by the ...

Brno: Race 1 starting grid
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Brno: Race 1 starting grid

Pos Car Driver Nat Time Notes --- --- ---------------------- ---- ---------- ------------------------- 1. 10 Nicola De Marco I 2:03.484 2. 14 Mirko Bortolotti I 2:03.651 3. 23 Henri Karjalainen...