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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Terry Troxell - fatal heart attack

Terry Troxell - fatal heart attack

2005 Gold Cup Unlimited Hydroplane Champion Terry Troxell Passes The boat racing world was rocked on Saturday by the news that 2005 Gold Cup champion Terry Troxell, one of the sport's most popular and successful drivers, had succumbed to a...

USAC racer McDaniel fatality in Knoxville

USAC racer McDaniel fatality in Knoxville

CHAD McDANIEL, 34, SUCCUMBS TO INJURIES By USAC staff writers Chad McDaniel, 34, of Concordia, Kansas, succumbed to injuries suffered while racing during Friday night^s midget race in Knoxville, Iowa. McDaniel was transported to Knoxville ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
FIA Statement Of Condolence to Mosley family

FIA Statement Of Condolence to Mosley family

The FIA extends sincere condolences to the Mosley family on the sad news of the death of Alexander Mosley. Our thoughts are with Alexander's family and friends, and we would request that the media respect the Mosley family's privacy at this ...

AUSF3: Graham Watson passes due to fight with cancer

AUSF3: Graham Watson passes due to fight with cancer

VALE: GRAHAM WATSON Formula 3 Australia was today shocked and saddened to hear of the untimely loss of Graham Watson, who passed away last (Tuesday) night after a brief battle with Cancer. Graham was born in Palmertson North, New Zealand...

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...

Mon 30 Nov 2009
Briatore wants Formula One ban overturnedHeadline

Briatore wants Formula One ban overturned

Today Flavio Briatore, former Renault Formula One team principal, has asked the French High Court in Paris to overturn the decision of FIA's World Motor Sports Council to ban him from Formula One for life. The decision was made in September this...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Jonathan Byrd dies at 57

Jonathan Byrd dies at 57

LONGTIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR OWNER BYRD DIES AT 57 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 -- Jonathan Byrd, co-entrant in 1996 of Arie Luyendyk's all-time Indianapolis 500 record qualifier, passed away Aug. 20 in Greenwood, Ind. He was 57. Byrd,...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: US F1 ready for Busch?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: US F1 ready for Busch?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram US F1 Ready For Busch? If NASCAR Valley is the source for America's next Formula One car, it seems fitting that Kyle Busch is being wooed by the US F1 team. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Services for David Poole announced

Services for David Poole announced

Viewing, Funeral Services and Favorite Cause Information for David Poole The family of David Poole will receive friends Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at McLean Funeral Home, 700 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, N.C. Services are Thursday...

IMSA on passing of Harry Brix

IMSA on passing of Harry Brix

IN MEMORY OF HARRY BRIX The International Motor Sport Association honors the memory today of Harry Brix, a championship-winning team owner in IMSA and one of the nation's pioneering businessmen. The 61-year-old Brix passed away Sunday in ...

Mike Desmarais - Canadian SBK obituary

Mike Desmarais - Canadian SBK obituary

TORONTO, Ont. (March 6) -- The Parts Canada Superbike Championship is saddened to report that former Canadian Open Sport Bike champion Mike Desmarais died on February 26 in Delta, B.C. He was 33 years old. A native of North Bay, Ont., Desmarais...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Look who's hotHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Look who's hot

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Look Who's Hot To paraphrase Jimi Hendrix: Are you motivated? It's a question most race car drivers answer in the affirmative. But one only need look at recent results -- starting with six victories...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Michael Roman news 2009-04-05

Michael Roman news 2009-04-05

Amputee Michael Roman Establishes Two Land Speed Records at Opening Maxton Event Amputee and chronic pain patient Michael Roman heightening awareness of chronic pain sufferers' plight through his pursuit of Land Speed Records Maxton, NC (April...

IMS - Danny Kladis dies at 92

IMS - Danny Kladis dies at 92

1946 INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER KLADIS DIES AT 92 Midwestern driver competed in first Granatelli entry at Indy INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 -- Danny Kladis, who had the distinction of being the oldest driver and having the earliest start...

Tue 01 Dec 2009
Formula One young driver test days at JerezHeadline

Formula One young driver test days at Jerez

The annual Formula One winter test takes place at the circuit of Jerez in Spain on December 1-3, 2009. Traditionally a number of drivers have been invited to drive a Formula One car, some of them attend as a reward for their achievements in 2009.

Fri 19 Jun 2009
DC's the sound of silenceHeadline

DC's the sound of silence

THE SOUND OF SILENCE A SEASON IN PURGATORY ... ... is the title of an old Patrick Dempsey flick and seems appropriate after Dempsey and his fellow Rolex Series racers cleared out from this past weekend's "Roar Before The 24" because this is ...

Wins should determine the F1 championshipHeadline

Wins should determine the F1 championship

The F1 World Championship should go to the driver who wins the most races. Try it, you'll like it! It's not often that this writer agrees with Bernie Ecclestone on anything, but he's absolutely right with his plan for basing the Formula One...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
WKA: William Grant memorial service announced

WKA: William Grant memorial service announced

C. William Grant arrangements announcement 07.15.2009 -- Arrangements for Charles "Bill" Grant, the road racer we lost Sunday morning at Road America, have been announced. Friends may pay their final respects to Bill at: A. Ripepi & Sons...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Same orbit for NASCAR, F1?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Same orbit for NASCAR, F1?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Same Orbit For NASCAR, F1? The subjects of NASCAR's Sprint Cup and Formula One have been coming up in the same sentence regularly these days. F1 drivers have been testing Sprint Cup cars, Marcos Ambrose...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
CAMS statement of fatal crash at Classic Adelaide

CAMS statement of fatal crash at Classic Adelaide

CAMS STATEMENT FATAL CRASH AT CLASSIC ADELAIDE CAMS has received confirmation that the driver and co-driver of a car competing in the Classic Adelaide rally have been killed in a crash this afternoon. The crash happened...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Lloyd Ruby dies at 81

Lloyd Ruby dies at 81

POPULAR, RESPECTED INDIANAPOLIS 500 VETERAN RUBY DIES AT 81 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- Indianapolis 500 standout Lloyd Ruby, one of the most popular drivers in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history, died March 23 in Wichita Falls, ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Brave new worldHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Brave new world

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Brave New World Stock car racing has come a long way since the days of binge drinking the night before races, bourbon in water jugs, cigarette lighters on the dashboard, amphetamines in the tool box or...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ferrari's drivers dilemmaHeadline

Ferrari's drivers dilemma

Now that Ferrari has confirmed Felipe Massa will not return to the circuit before 2010, Ferrari has to decide whether they will continue with Luca Badoer as Massa's substitute for five more races, or to replace him. Massa has to undergo plastic ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Judd Greedy: Australian Superbike racer fatality

Judd Greedy: Australian Superbike racer fatality

Motorcycling Australia (MA) can confirm that Australian Supersport rider Judd Greedy has died following an incident which took place at the second round of the 2009 Australian Superbike Championship in Tasmania on Sunday morning. Greedy was ...