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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Ron Hornaday Sr dies at 77

Ron Hornaday Sr dies at 77

Ron Hornaday Sr. Passes Away At The Age Of 77 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2008) -- Ron Hornaday Sr., a two-time NASCAR champion on the West Coast, died Sunday at the age of 77. Hornaday, who won back-to-back championships in NASCAR's...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
War of words adds fuel to F1 game showHeadline

War of words adds fuel to F1 game show

Luca takes a licking while Bernie keeps on ticking. F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone claims "we bought Ferrari's loyalty" and calls Ferrari's Luca di Montezemolo a "press officer". Bernie Ecclestone. Photo by xpb.cc. War of words has...

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...

ALMS statement on Bob Carlson

ALMS statement on Bob Carlson

A STATEMENT IN MEMORY OF BOB CARLSON American Le Mans Series President and CEO Scott Atherton issued a statement today in the memory of Bob Carlson, a long-time public relations manager with Porsche Cars North America. Bob passed...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: The Flying Mantuan

Ingram's Flat Spot On: The Flying Mantuan

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram* The Flying Mantuan Every race fan has a favorite racing hero from days gone by. Mine was a guy with a long face, deep set eyes and a broody complexion. Bandy-legged and short, there was not much about Tazio ...

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...

ASCS 2009 national schedule (tentative)

ASCS 2009 national schedule (tentative)

<pre> Preliminary 2009 Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series Presented by K&N Filters Schedule: March 20 Devil's Bowl Speedway Mesquite, TX March 21 Devil's Bowl Speedway ...

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...

Victory for Germany in ROC Nations' cupHeadline
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Victory for Germany in ROC Nations' cup

Team Germany successfully defended their Nations' Cup title at the Race of Champions in Wembley Stadium. The pairing of Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel returned for this year's challenge at the event. The two Formula One aces beat Team ...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Carroll enjoys Race of Champions challenge

Carroll enjoys Race of Champions challenge

Team Ireland star and team-mate Gareth MacHale battle superstars at Wembley London, 14th Dec 2008; A1 Team Ireland's Adam Carroll enjoyed an action packed debut in the Race of Champions at Wembley, competing against some of the ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: NASCAR Factories out?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: NASCAR Factories out?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram NASCAR Factories Out? If America's manufacturers have to change their role as major players in NASCAR, it wouldn't be the first time. It's happened twice before in the 60-year history of the sanctioning body,...

2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series tentative schedule

2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series tentative schedule

<pre> 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule Day Date Track City, State Friday Feb-06 Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL Saturday Feb-07 Volusia Speedway...

Thu 11 Dec 2008
2009 USAC National Sprint Car Series schedule

2009 USAC National Sprint Car Series schedule

<pre> 2009 USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES 2/20-21 Phoenix, AZ Manzanita Speedway 2/25 Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2/28 Perris, CA Perris Auto Speedway 4/10 Rossburg, OH ...

2009 USAC Silver Crown Series schedule

2009 USAC Silver Crown Series schedule

<pre> 2009 K & N USAC SILVER CROWN SERIES Date Location Track 2/20-21 Phoenix, AZ Manzanita Speedway 5/22 Indianapolis, IN Indiana State Fairgrounds 6/26-27 Richmond, VA Richmond ...

2009 USAC National Midget Championship schedule

2009 USAC National Midget Championship schedule

<pre> 2009 USAC MOPAR NATIONAL MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP 2/20-21 Phoenix, AZ Manzanita Speedway 2/25 Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2/28 Perris, CA Perris Auto Speedway 3/13 Wichita Falls, TX...

2009 Trans-Am Series tentative schedule

2009 Trans-Am Series tentative schedule

<pre> 2009 MUSCLE MILK SCCA TRANS-AM SERIES SCHEDULE* Date Venue With March 21-22 Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. Atlanta National April 17-19 VIRginia ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Jonathan Ridley-Holloway 2008 season Review

Jonathan Ridley-Holloway 2008 season Review

Securing his third class victory in as many attempts during the prestigious Silverstone 24 Hour Race and making an impact on the one-make ELF Renault Clio Cup series during his first full season in the category, 2008 was a memorable year for ...

Sat 06 Dec 2008
2009 SCORE Desert Series schedule

2009 SCORE Desert Series schedule

<pre> 2009 SCORE Desert Series Schedule of Events Date Event Location Jan. 22-25 15th SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge Laughlin, Nevada March 13-15 23rd Tecate SCORE San Felipe...

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...

Team Ireland to join Race of Champions

Team Ireland to join Race of Champions

A1GP series leader, Adam Carroll, and Irish rally star, Gareth MacHale, team up to represent the 'Emerald Isle' The Race of Champions will feature a team from Ireland for the first time when the 2008 event is held at Wembley Stadium on Sunday,...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-11-29

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-11-29

Volkswagen Motorsport at the Essen Motor Show In 2009 Volkswagen again features wide-ranging motorsport programme When the Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires on 3 January 2009 with four Volkswagen Race Touareg vehicles it will also give the ...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Yvan Muller joins Team France for Race of Champions

Yvan Muller joins Team France for Race of Champions

Newly-crowned FIA World Touring Car Champion, Yvan Muller, will complete the line-up for Team France at The Race of Champions on Sunday 14 December, at Wembley Stadium, joining Sebastien Loeb, the most successful WRC driver of all time. Former...

LSJ Academy racer Tresler news 2008-11-27

LSJ Academy racer Tresler news 2008-11-27

Victorville, CA Hurricane Heidi Tresler has been preparing for this race for the last 7 years. After finishing 3rd in the points race at Victorville Auto Raceway in the 410 class this year, Hurricane Heidi is ready for her final race of the...

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...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: All hail CaleHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: All hail Cale

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram ALL HAIL CALE Now that Jimmie Johnson has clinched this year's Sprint Cup, the question looms. Was it tougher to win three straight championships in the current era of the Chase versus the old points ...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
Daniel Lloyd Donington Park test summary

Daniel Lloyd Donington Park test summary

LLOYD RIGHT ON PACE DURING DONINGTON GENERAL TEST Donington Park National Circuit in Leicestershire played host to Daniel Lloyd's latest ELF Renault Clio Cup test outing yesterday, Thursday, 20th November -- quite possibly the 16-year-old's...

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...

Wed 19 Nov 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,...

DC's the Music at Daytona

DC's the Music at Daytona

When The Music's Over ... You know that old "Musical Chairs" thing, right? It's a game during the conduct of which a bunch of people gather together, form a circle around a bunch-of-chairs-less-one having a slightly smaller radius. As hokey...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Daniel Lloyd Rockingham test summary

Daniel Lloyd Rockingham test summary

OFFICIAL ROCKINGHAM TEST SEES LLOYD SECOND FASTEST AGAIN Daniel Lloyd continued his excellent progress at the wheel of his brand new ELF Renault Clio Cup race car during official winter testing at Rockingham on Friday, 7th November -- the ...

UK Winter: Series Rockingham summary

UK Winter: Series Rockingham summary

HOUSE AND NEWSHAM WIN AS SMITH TAKES TITLE Aron Smith (Rathfarnham) became the 2008 ELF Renault Clio Winter Cup champion with a brace of second place finishes in rounds three and four at Rockingham on Saturday, 8th November. The Irish driver...

F1 2008 season: One for the memory banks

F1 2008 season: One for the memory banks

Admit it. Most of the time we rejoice if a Formula One season offers one snapshot moment, one mental image we can savor as time wears on: The Pass, Belgium, 2000. The Defense, San Marino, 2005. Montoya, Brazil, 2001. But 2008 gave snapshots ...

Fri 07 Nov 2008
FIA WTCC Series 2009 calendar (revised)

FIA WTCC Series 2009 calendar (revised)

<pre> 8 March Curitiba (Brazil) 22 March Puebla (Mexico) 3 May Marrakech (Morocco) * 17 May Pau (France) 31 May Valencia (Spain) 21 June Brno (Czech Republic) 5 July Porto...

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...

Daniel Lloyd Croft test summary

Daniel Lloyd Croft test summary

LLOYD SHINES IN CROFT RAIN WITH SECOND FASTEST TIME West Yorkshire racing driver Daniel Lloyd produced an exceptional performance at Croft Circuit near Darlington on Friday, 31st October, by setting the second fastest time during official ELF ...

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