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Wed 19 Nov 2008
Sun 03 Feb 2008
Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crashHeadline

Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crash

Colin McRae (39) and his son Johnny (5) have been reported dead in a helicopter crash near the McRae home in Lanarkshire, Scotland, shortly after 4 PM local time. The helicopter burst into flames on contact, though, making identification ...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

Tue 01 Apr 2008
Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crashHeadline

Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crash

Veteran racer David Leslie and Apex Motorsport team principal Richard Lloyd died Sunday in a plane crash in Kent, England. The two, along with team member Christopher Allarton and two pilots, were en route to Nogaro, France for Monday's FIA GT3 ...

Wed 02 Jan 2008
Romano's 2007 Auld Lang Syne

Romano's 2007 Auld Lang Syne

For Auld Lang Syne. By: Chris Romano With the motors silent for a while it's time to reflect on those in the sport we lost this past year. Cancer was particularly virulent in 2007, claiming NASCAR Craftsman Truck champ and Nextel Cup winner ...

Sun 20 Jan 2008
Eric Garland memorial tribute

Eric Garland memorial tribute

In Memory of Eric Garland a True Karter Written by: Bruce C. Walls WASHINGTON, NJ-According to his father there was a special twinkle in Eric Garland's eyes the first time he saw a go-kart. That was in 1980. In a few years karting would reach...

Thu 02 Oct 2008
Thu 13 Nov 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: What's not to like?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: What's not to like?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram What's Not To Like? Clean cut. Rough edges long gone, without much sanding required. Occasionally gets angry, but usually at himself. Speaks in full sentences. Has made a couple of bonehead moves at Talladega,...

Tue 16 Sep 2008
Joe Pendergast passed away September 14

Joe Pendergast passed away September 14

Very Sad News Monday, September 15, 2008 It is with a heavy heart I must convey that my father, Joseph Pendergast, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2008 at 12:45 PM at 69 years of age. Joe succumbed to complications from pneumonia, which...

Mon 23 Jun 2008
Scott Kalitta dies in fiery crashHeadline

Scott Kalitta dies in fiery crash

Funny Car racer Scott Kalitta died on Saturday, June 21, in Englishtown, New Jersey, when his Toyota Solara funny car's engine exploded while making a qualifying attempt at the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of his first career race in...

Tue 16 Sep 2008
Pro Mod racer Steve Engel dies of injuries

Pro Mod racer Steve Engel dies of injuries

Engel dies suddenly at Indianapolis hospital INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 15 ) -- After showing significant signs of improvement in the past week, Pro Modified racer Steve Engel died suddenly at 5 p.m. Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Fri 27 Jun 2008
DC's the Aftermath of the Mid-Ohio ContestHeadline

DC's the Aftermath of the Mid-Ohio Contest

POST MID-O "Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin (1937-2008) Such must've been especially true Saturday for Rolex Series drivers at Mid-O -...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 1Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 1

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 1 The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is upon us, and since it is nearly here. I feel it is time to do some shaking down of 2007 of the individual drivers and teams, plus what to look forward to and how they...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Testing times for Formula OneHeadline

Testing times for Formula One

As Toro Rosso rules pre-season testing, Sato's yens may sail past common sense. Mosley does belt-tightening -- no pun intended -- with the blessing of FOTA. Jerez, Spain: A circuit that saw an epic battle to the finish line in 1986 between Nigel...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemmaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemma

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram F1's dilemma In the current discontent in Formula One over the 2009 schedule, Ferrari's relationship with F1's governing body is drawing even more scrutiny than usual. Kimi Raikkonen, Stefano...

Wed 02 Apr 2008
Rowland Bratt statement on David Leslie

Rowland Bratt statement on David Leslie

ROWLAND BRATT STATEMENT -- DAVID LESLIE Former saloon car racer Rowland Bratt wishes to express his, and his family's, sincerest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the relatives and many friends of respected racing driver David Leslie who was...

Sat 22 Mar 2008
NASCAR's new car: Does it meet the criteriaHeadline

NASCAR's new car: Does it meet the criteria

One year after its introduction, NASCAR's homogenous "Car of Tomorrow" has sifted out as the almost inevitable clash between design theory and harsh, practical reality. Budweiser Dodge. Photo by Eric Gilbert. While NASCAR has set...

Sun 06 Jan 2008
Sun 27 Jul 2008
Winning Indy 500 riding mechanic Dunham died

Winning Indy 500 riding mechanic Dunham died

WINNING INDIANAPOLIS 500 RIDING MECHANIC DUNHAM DIES AT 96 INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, July 26, 2008 -- Jimmy Dunham, the riding mechanic on board for Kelly Petillo's storybook victory in the 1935 Indianapolis 500, died Friday, July 25. He was...

Sun 16 Mar 2008
DC on the road - Cheever Group

DC on the road - Cheever Group

DC ON THE ROAD - CHEEVER IN CHARGE Indianapolis: This is the epicenter of North America's open-wheel racing, NHRA and - insofar as three Rolex Series teams are concerned - Daytona Prototypes. Excepting I-465 and I-865, no Interstate highways...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 5Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 5

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 5 The final part of this 2008 preview is here! I am delighted and I am certainly ready for the 2008 season. In this final section we'll take a look at all the major teams in 2008, pick a top-12, and then ...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
WoO statement on death of Chuck Amati

WoO statement on death of Chuck Amati

Chuck Amati Remembered as One of the Original Outlaws Concord, NC-- November 19, 2008--Chuck Amati was an "Outlaw" long before the inaugural 1978 World of Outlaws season. For over 40 years he raced from coast-to-coast chasing wins, and when he...

Sat 01 Mar 2008
The Formula One battle in 2008Headline

The Formula One battle in 2008

In 2007 we witnessed a battle between Ferrari and McLaren Mercedes, both on the track and in the courtroom. The Formula One season created as many headlines on the front page as the on-track action did in the sport section. Ice man and...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly...

Wed 05 Nov 2008
DC's The Duality of Man

DC's The Duality of Man

The Duality of Man For those in the sportscar racing world who might also hold AARP memberships, Stanley Michael Hailwood is often remembered as the Formula One driver who, in an accident's aftermath during the 1973 South African Grand Prix F1...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

Paul Leonard Newman 1925 - 2008

PAUL LEONARD NEWMAN January 26, 1925 -- September 26, 2008 Paul Leonard Newman, eighty-three, one of the most warmly admired and universally loved figures in motion pictures and philanthropy, died Friday after a long battle with cancer at his...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Loeb wins Race of Champions at WembleyHeadline

Loeb wins Race of Champions at Wembley

Sebastian Loeb took the overall victory to be crowned Champion of Champions at the Race of Champions in Wembley Stadium in London. Podium: Race of Champions winner Sébastien Loeb lifts the winner's trophy. Photo by xpb.cc. "It was a...

Mon 16 Jun 2008
Toyota mourns the death of Ove Andersson

Toyota mourns the death of Ove Andersson

Toyota Motorsport GmbH expresses its profound sadness at the untimely death of Ove Andersson, aged 70. He was involved in an accident whilst competing in the Milligan Vintage Trial, when the classic car he was driving suffered a frontal ...

Fri 15 Feb 2008
ETCS: Endurance Touring Car Series earns FIA approval

ETCS: Endurance Touring Car Series earns FIA approval

ENDURANCE TOURING CARS SERIE (ETCS) BECOMES FIA APPROVED SERIES Rome (Italy) It's now official. After the late October rumours the FIA Board approved the Gruppo Peroni request for its prestigious Endurance Touring Cars Series thus recognising...

Sun 03 Feb 2008
Sun 20 Apr 2008
DC en MexicoHeadline

DC en Mexico

MIENTRAS QUE EN MEXICO, LLAMEME SOLAMENTE EN TELMEX After winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the GAINSCO Miami Grand Prix, it's quite possible the No. 01 Telmex Lexus-Riley of Scott Pruett and a nicely maturing Memo Rojas are looking to do what...

Thu 10 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 3Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 3

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 3 Now that we are part three, we are now past halfway and we are starting to glide towards the finish line of this commentary. We'll tackle No. 22 through No. 41 in this section and keep the wheels moving...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
Formula One and the Inconvenient Truth

Formula One and the Inconvenient Truth

If the 45th vice president and self proclaimed "former next President of the United States", Al Gore, is to be believed, humanity is sitting on a ticking time bomb. Gore makes a convincing argument in this Academy award-winning documentary film,...

Wed 20 Feb 2008
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jerry Karl losses life in car accident

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jerry Karl losses life in car accident

Gerald "Jerry" Karl lost his life on Saturday, February 16, in a car accident in Baltimore County, Maryland. The York, Pennsylvania resident competed in both the USAC and CART (now Champ Car) racing series. He leaves behind his wife of over 45 ...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
Damon Hill attends 60th Birthday celebrations at Silverstone
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Damon Hill attends 60th Birthday celebrations at Silverstone

Damon Hill, Richard Phillips and staff at Silverstone celebrate the circuit's 60th Birthday Damon Hill OBE, president of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) and 1996 Formula 1 World Champion, joined Richard Phillips and his staff ...

Fri 06 Jun 2008
George Couzens, 1938-2008

George Couzens, 1938-2008

George L. Couzens. 1938 - 2008 Obituatry Passed gently away on May 31st. Originally from Detroit, MI., George made his home in Parker, CO. During his life, George was V.P. of Marketing for Bertram Yacht, V.P and General Mgr. of Professional ...