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Thu 02 Nov 2006
NZ V8: Tasman Motorsport enters series

NZ V8: Tasman Motorsport enters series

Tasman Motorsport today unveiled an expansion into the New Zealand V8 Touring Car Championship with twotime NZ V8 champion Andy Booth. On the eve of the beginning of the 2006/2007 series this weekend at Pukekohe, Booth will be joined by Tasman...

NZ V8: Round one preview

NZ V8: Round one preview

TOP FORD TEAM PROUD TO BE PART OF SUCCESSFUL LOCAL V8 SERIES Top Ford team, the Caltex-backed International Motorsport squad, has played a key role in the growth and development of the Parker ENZED NZ V8s Championship which tops the bill at the...

NZ Porsche GT3: Round one preview

NZ Porsche GT3: Round one preview

DAVISON FLIES IN TO ADD AUSSIE EDGE TO BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE BATTLE The battle for this year's WPS Carrera Cup Australia title crosses the Tasman this weekend with 2004 champion Alex Davison joining 2006 series points leader...

Wed 01 Nov 2006
ART Grand Prix on Steeve Marcel's death

ART Grand Prix on Steeve Marcel's death

Steeve Marcel The GP2 series is saddened to hear of the passing last night of Steeve Marcel, 32, who had been battling with cancer. Steeve engineered Nico Rosberg and ART Grand Prix to their double championship win in the inaugural year of the...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
NZV8: Powerbuilt Racing Team Pukekohe Park preview

NZV8: Powerbuilt Racing Team Pukekohe Park preview

YOULDEN RETURNS FOR NZV8s CHALLENGE WITH POWERBUILT RACING Australian Luke Youlden is in a confident frame of mind as he readies himself for his second season in the NZV8s Championship that begins at Pukekohe Park south of Auckland this weekend.

Sun 29 Oct 2006
Is Car of Tomorrow, NASCAR's future or downfall?

Is Car of Tomorrow, NASCAR's future or downfall?

No one seems to be quite sure what to make of these odd- shaped, winged, boxy cars that are supposed to change the face of NASCAR. Some are using them as their deep-throated, personal wail of despair, a plea for sanity; a cry, if you will, to...

Sat 28 Oct 2006
ETCC: Estoril practice and qualifying notes

ETCC: Estoril practice and qualifying notes

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI SNATCHES POLE POSITION FOR THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP PRACTICE 1 FASTEST LAP FOR RYAN SHARP Weather: overcast; track: drying Ryan Sharp reigned in the first free practice session of the FIA ETCC. A slippery track...

2007 FIA World Touring Car calendar

2007 FIA World Touring Car calendar

<pre> 2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship 11 March Brazil Curitiba *** 15 April Mexico Puebla *** 20 May Spain Valencia * 3 June ...

DeCastro, family perish in plane crash

DeCastro, family perish in plane crash

SPEED Touring Car Driver DeCastro, Family Perish In Plane Crash MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. (Oct. 27, 2006) -- SCCA Pro Racing SPEED Touring Car driver Lucho DeCastro (44), his wife and two children were killed in a private plane crash Wednesday in...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
So long and farewellHeadline

So long and farewell

The 2006 Formula One season is finally over and by and large it was a good one. There were close fought battles for both titles and it was never certain which way it was going to go, there were some great races and some not-so-great controversies...

ETCC: JAS Newsletter Estoril report

ETCC: JAS Newsletter Estoril report

PODIUM FOR TOMAS ENGSTROM IN ESTORIL; LVOV WINS SUPERPRODUCTION The ETC Cup 2006 took place in Portugal at the Estoril's track "Fernanda Pires Da Silva". It was an amazing week-end for JAS Motorsport customers: Tomas Engstrom; the...

2007 FIA GT Championship tentative calendar

2007 FIA GT Championship tentative calendar

<pre> FIA GT CHAMPIONSHIP 2007 CALENDAR (Tentative) 25 March CN Zhuhai 6 May GB Silverstone 20 May* RO Bucarest ** 24 June I Monza 8 July* ...

AR-TC2000: Honda names team for Buenos Aires 200

AR-TC2000: Honda names team for Buenos Aires 200

HONDA TOURING CAR TEAM FOR BUENOS AIRES 200Km The Argentine Honda TC2000 drivers and their international guest drivers teamed up in the heat of the 4Km long Oscar Cabalen circuit in Cordova to test the Honda TC2000 cars they will be racing next...

Sun 22 Oct 2006
ETCC: Estoril post-race quotes

ETCC: Estoril post-race quotes

DRIVER QUOTES AFTER THE RACES OF THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP SUPER 2000 Ryan SHARP GR Asia, WINNER "I've had a fantastic first year in touring car racing and I think I have proved myself to a lot of people. It was unfortunate I didn't ...

ETCC: Estoril race one, two notes

ETCC: Estoril race one, two notes

RYAN SHARP WINS THE FIA EUROPEAN SUPER 2000 CUP ALEXANDER LVOV IS TSAR OF SUPER PRODUCTION Ryan Sharp and Alexander Lvov were the winners of the 2006 FIA European Touring Car Cup in the Super 2000 and the Super Production class ...

World of Outlaws founder Ted Johnson passes

World of Outlaws founder Ted Johnson passes

World of Outlaws Family Remembers Founder Ted Johnson Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws. It's pretty hard to say one without at least thinking of the other. That's as much a tribute to the man as it is the racing series he created. Johnson...

Sat 21 Oct 2006
ETCC: Estoril qualifying quotes

ETCC: Estoril qualifying quotes

DRIVER QUOTES AFTER THE QUALIFYING SESSION FOR THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP SUPER 2000 Alessandro ZANARDI BMW Team Italy-Spain, pole position "I wasn't struggling in the earlier sessions; it just looked that way because my new team-mate...

Fri 20 Oct 2006
ETCC: Estoril Friday test day notes

ETCC: Estoril Friday test day notes

TEST DAY FOR THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP TEST 1 RUDOHOLM ON TOP ON A DRYING TRACK Robin Rudholm of West Coast Racing topped the timesheet of the first testing session which lasted an hour on a drying track. The Swede clocked...

Mon 16 Oct 2006
DTC: Jan Magnussen 2006 season summary

DTC: Jan Magnussen 2006 season summary

No title for Jan Magnussen despite 7 race wins Despite winning 7 races in this years Danish Touring Car Championship, DTC, there was no title for Jan Magnussen and Team Den Blaa Avis Fleggaard Racing. In the races Jan Magnussen, in his BMW...

DTC: 2006 final standings

DTC: 2006 final standings

<pre> Championship positions - drivers: 1. Casper Elgaard Team Essex BMW 320si E90 358 2. Jan Magnussen Den Blå Avis Fleggaard Racing BMW 320si E90 355 3. John Nielsen Team...

DTC: Jyllandsringen season finale summary

DTC: Jyllandsringen season finale summary

Elgaard retook title after thrilling DTC final With a mere six points separating the two championship rivals before Sunday's race at Jyllandsringen the Danish Touringcar Championship final could have turned out to be a tactical and boring affair.

Sun 15 Oct 2006
DTC: Chevrolet makes deubt in 2007

DTC: Chevrolet makes deubt in 2007

Chevrolet to enter the Danish Touringcar Championship The American brand reveals a three-year plan for the tin tops series After rumours have been circulating for several months it is now a reality. Chevrolet will next year be entered the...

Fri 13 Oct 2006
ETCC: Estoril preview

ETCC: Estoril preview

ESTORIL IS READY TO HOST THE SECOND EDITION OF THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP Thirty drivers, coming from 13 European countries, and at the wheel of 12 different types of car from 10 different makes, will gather next week at Estoril's ...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuriesHeadline

Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuries

New Zealand racer Mark Porter died on Sunday, October 8th (Australia) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he had remained in critical condition from injuries sustained in a crash Friday at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South...

Tue 10 Oct 2006
STCC/DTC: JAS Motorsport update 2006-10-10

STCC/DTC: JAS Motorsport update 2006-10-10

RACE REPORTS FROM DENMARK AND SWEDEN ENGSTROM STEPS ON PODIUM IN THE LAST STCC ROUND The ninth and the last round of the STCC Championship took place at Mantorp Park. Tomas' goal was clearly to be on the podium for the last race of...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
2007 SCORE Desert Series schedule

2007 SCORE Desert Series schedule

<pre> 2007 SCORE Desert Series Schedule of Events Dates Event/Location Jan. 18-21 13th SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge Laughlin, Nevada March 9-11 21st Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250 San Felipe, Baja California,...

Wed 04 Oct 2006
MOTOCROSS: US Open Pre-events news 2006-10-03

MOTOCROSS: US Open Pre-events news 2006-10-03

Ivan Tedesco Ready to Race in 2006 Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open After Bringing Home Gold in Motocross of Nations AURORA, Ill. (October 3, 2006) -- After being a part of AMA Team USA's second consecutive Motocross of Nations ...

Mon 02 Oct 2006
Sneak look into 2007 Rolex Series schedule

Sneak look into 2007 Rolex Series schedule

Perhaps fearing others might steal some of its thunder beforehand, late Monday the Grand American Road Racing Association released a tantalizing tidbit of its 2007 Rolex Series' schedule of events: the series will lay rubber on Montreal's Ile ...

MOTOCROSS: Australia Nations Cup wrap-up

MOTOCROSS: Australia Nations Cup wrap-up

AUSTRALIA DOES WELL AT 2006 TRIAL DES NATIONS Australia has finished second in the Trophy des Nations at the 2006 Trial des Nations in Breals Montfort, France. The Australian team of Michael Byrne, Trevor Campbell, Dylan Rees and Colin ...

Sat 19 Aug 2006
Saluting EFR

Saluting EFR

Upfront: the following is about racer Elliott Forbes-Robinson, to whom others simply refer as "EFR." Breaking with journalistic style, EFR will be "Elliott" hereinafter. But, like his full, get-down, get-down, get-funky name, there's a whole lot...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
MOTOCROSS: Cup of Nations Australian team changes

MOTOCROSS: Cup of Nations Australian team changes

CHANGES TO THE AUSTRALIAN MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS TEAM Two changes have been made to the Australian Motocross of Nations team that will take part in the 2006 event at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England, from September 23-24. While Chad Reed,...

The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi showHeadline

The latest episode of the Michael & Kimi show

There's little to do in the three week summer break except poke the rumour mill and see what squeals, and even that only seems to have the never-ending Michael Schumacher/Kimi Raikkonen speculation to fall back on. The latest episode of the...

Thu 17 Aug 2006
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Richard

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Richard "Dick" Miller passed away

LONGTIME INDY 500, LUYENDYK SUPPORTER MILLER DIES AT 86 INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 16, 2006 -- Arie Luyendyk found more than two victories at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after coming to the United States from his native Holland to race in the 1980s.

Wed 16 Aug 2006
Dazed and confused: DC's take on The Glen

Dazed and confused: DC's take on The Glen

On the lap seven restart following the Crown Royal 200 at Watkins Glen's first race caution, Colin Braun and his Krohn Racing No. 76 "No Smoking" Ford-Riley entered Turn One on the rear of a fifth-place No. 12 Lowe's Pontiac-Riley of Mario ...

Tue 15 Aug 2006
Pat Rummerfield Bonneville update 2006-08-14

Pat Rummerfield Bonneville update 2006-08-14

RUMMERFIELD RUN RUINED BY MECHANICAL PROBLEM BONNEVILLE, Utah (Aug. 14, 2006) -- Pat Rummerfield's attempt to break his own land speed record came to a premature finish due to engine trouble Monday. ...