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Wed 30 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Johnson, F1 exodus - top storiesHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Johnson, F1 exodus - top stories

Ingram's Flat Spot On By: Jonathan Ingram Johnson, F1 exodus: top stories The Top Ten motor racing stories in 2009, according to one man's opinion. 1. Jimmie Johnson wins four straight -- This is the story of the decade. It only changes...

JMW Motorsport to run Aston Martin GT2 program

JMW Motorsport to run Aston Martin GT2 program

JMW MOTORSPORT TO SPEARHEAD ASTON MARTIN RACING GT2 RACE PROGRAMME JMW Motorsport, runners up in their debut Le Mans Series GT2 season in 2009, will be switching allegiance for 2010 and 2011 with the announcement they will be competing...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Strakka Racing statement on Acura deal

Strakka Racing statement on Acura deal

Strakka Confirms move to HPD ARX-01 for 2010 Silverstone-based Strakka Racing is pleased to confirm that the team will be competing in the 2010 Le Mans Series with Honda Performance Development (HPD) and the ARX-01 LMP2 sports prototype. The...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Olivier Pla statement on Quifel-ASM Team deal

Olivier Pla statement on Quifel-ASM Team deal

Olivier Pla to defend his title... The Le Mans Series LMP2 champion will race again with Miguel Amaral and the Quifel-ASM Team... Olivier Pla continues his adventure in endurance racing, a discipline he discovered in 2008, with the Quifel-ASM...

Team Oreca Matmut statement

Team Oreca Matmut statement

ORECA & PEUGEOT Sport sign a long-term partnership 2010: A Peugeot 908 HDi FAP entered by ORECA, @2011: A Peugeot engine to power the new LM P1 "ORECA 02." "I'm happy, proud and enthusiastic," said a delighted Hugues de Chaunac at the signing...

Team Oreca Matmut to be Peugeot Sport customer

Team Oreca Matmut to be Peugeot Sport customer

PEUGEOT SPORT CHOOSES TEAM ORECA MATMUT After taking time to consult the various teams which expressed an interest in running a Peugeot 908 HDi FAP in 2010, Peugeot Sport has finally decided to provide Team ORECA MATMUT with a car. The...

Olivier Pla to stay with Quifel ASM

Olivier Pla to stay with Quifel ASM

French driver Olivier Pla renews contract until the end of 2011 Quifel ASM Team and drivers, Miguel Pais do Amaral and Olivier Pla, received the LMS LMP2 2009 Championship wining trophies for teams and drivers at the ACO prize giving ceremony...

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...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

Porsche Cup winners 1970-2009

@>Porsche Cup Winners, 1970-2009 Year Driver Nat Team ------- ------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- 1970 Gijs van Lennep NL Wihuri 1971 Erwin ...

Sat 12 Dec 2009
Prestigious awards for Aston Martin Drivers

Prestigious awards for Aston Martin Drivers

Gaydon, December 9 2009. Aston Martin Racing drivers, Jan Charouz (CZ), Toma' Enge (CZ) and Stefan Mucke (DE) celebrated their 2009 racing achievements by receiving two prestigious awards. Charouz and Mucke travelled to Le Mans, France on ...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport constructor

OAK Racing takes over as Pescarolo Sport constructor

OAK Racing has reached an agreement with Pescarolo Sport (Sora Group) to take over the manufacturing side of its business. Consequently, the development and construction of the chassis, bodywork and spare parts of the Pescarolo LMP1 and LMP2 ...

Audi newsletter 2009-12-08

Audi newsletter 2009-12-08

Audi opts for new prototype racing series Ingolstadt, December 8, 2009 -- In 2010, the DTM, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the customer sport program with the Audi R8 LMS will again be the three cornerstones of AUDI AG's motorsport commitment.

ACO launches the

ACO launches the "2010 Le Mans Intercontinental Cup"

During its press conference at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours in June, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest confirmed its intention to link the various Le Mans Series, so in 2010, it will launch a cup reserved for entrants in the top endurance category,...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
David Brabham awarded BRDC Fairfield Trophy

David Brabham awarded BRDC Fairfield Trophy

Brabham Honoured With BRDC Fairfield Trophy London, UK -- Monday 7 December, 2009: Le Mans 24 Hours victor and American Le Mans Series Champion David Brabham was honoured for his outstanding performance in 2009 with the Fairfield Trophy at...

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme: focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion. Munich, 5th December 2009. Having bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the ...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
Speedy Racing Team Sebah becomes Rebellion Racing

Speedy Racing Team Sebah becomes Rebellion Racing

SPEEDY RACING TEAM SEBAH becomes REBELLION RACING. For the past two seasons in 2008 and 2009 the association between SPEEDY Racing and SEBAH Racing in their partnership as SPEEDY RACING TEAM SEBAH has grown and evolved from the GT ranks into the...

Sebastien Loeb considered for Peugeot Le Mans entry

Sebastien Loeb considered for Peugeot Le Mans entry

Last week saw Peugeot Sport organise a test session with the 908 HDi FAP at the new Motorland circuit in Aragon, Spain. The drivers present at this test were Sebastien Bourdais, Marc Gene, Franck Montagny, Alexander Wurz and Sebastien ...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
Brabham family honoured 2009-11-27
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Brabham family honoured 2009-11-27

Brabham Family Honoured Racing great Sir Jack Brabham was honoured at a joint Kangan Batman TAFE Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) and Docklands Chamber of Commerce event this week. Kangan Batman TAFE CEO Ray Griffiths said the evening was...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
ACO to take over Le Mans TV rights

ACO to take over Le Mans TV rights

Le Mans TV rights: new organisation The Automobile Club de Ouest, owners and organisers of the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours event has decided to manage all media rights internally. Following a period spanning more than 20 years of ...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
ALMS teams invited to 2010 Le Mans

ALMS teams invited to 2010 Le Mans

HEAVY SERIES FLAVOR IN FIRST LISTOF 2010 LE MANS INVITES Risi Competizione and Flying Lizard Motorsports are each on the list of the first 27 invites to the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours. Five teams and six entries from the American Le Mans Series are...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
2010 24 Heures du Mans invitation list

2010 24 Heures du Mans invitation list

2010 24 Heures du Mans: The official list of the 29 automatically selected entrants The Le Mans 24 Hours, the Petit Le Mans, the Le Mans Series in the United States, Europe and Asia and the winner of the Michelin Green X Challenge make up the ...

Oliver Gavin Q & A on 2009 season

Oliver Gavin Q & A on 2009 season

OLIVER GAVIN -- A BUSY YEAR IN 2009! 1. How did it feel to say goodbye to the Corvette GT1 car in the ALMS after so many successful seasons? It felt quite sad because the car had generated a huge amount of success for the team and...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Honda JAS Motorsport will run two Acura LMP2 entries

Honda JAS Motorsport will run two Acura LMP2 entries

JAS MOTORSPORT AT THE LE MANS 24 HOURS WITH ACURA LMP2 Thanks to a well-established relationship with Honda Performance Development, Honda America's motorsport department, JAS Motorsport is developing a programme to contest the European Le Mans...

Fri 06 Nov 2009
Benjamin Leuenberger season summary

Benjamin Leuenberger season summary

Leuenberger: "A really successful season!" Interview with the Swiss Le Mans Series-driver Solothurn (CH), 05.11.09. Benjamin Leuenberger looks back on a successful 2009 season. In a Lola-Judd B08/80-Judd, the young Swiss competed along with...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
Allan McNish confirmed for Autosport International

Allan McNish confirmed for Autosport International

ALLAN MCNISH CONFIRMED FOR AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL Multiple Le Mans 24 Hours winner Allan McNish is the latest big-name driver confirmed at Autosport International, held at the NEC, Birmingham, 14-17 January 2010. The show will provide...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Peugeot event newsletter 2009-10-30

Peugeot event newsletter 2009-10-30

PEUGEOT SPORT TAKES OVER LE MANS! Five months after its one-two in the world's most famous endurance race, Peugeot Sport returns to Le Mans, this time with a packed programme featuring all its one-make championships for the season's final ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test summary

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test summary

"THAT WAS FANTASTIC!" They were practically the only words on Gregory Guilvert's lips following his test at the wheel of the 908 HDi FAP at Le Castellet, in the south of France, on Wednesday October 28. After wrapping up the 2009 THP Spider...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Rencontres Peugeot Sport weekend preview

Rencontres Peugeot Sport weekend preview

PEUGEOT CELEBRATES ITS LE MANS TRIUMPH AT... LE MANS Five months after its one-two finish in June's Le Mans 24 Hours, Peugeot Sport returns to the French circuit to celebrate its success at the 'Rencontres Peugeot Sport' weekend at Le...

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test preview

Gregory Guilvert Peugeot test preview

GREGORY GUILVERT PREPARES FOR 908 HDi FAP PRIZE DRIVE The winner of the third edition of the THP Spider Cup, 27-year old Frenchman Gregory Guilvert, is scheduled to drive the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP on Wednesday, October 28. Following in the ...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tests Audi R10 TDI with Team Kolles

Matteo Cressoni tested in an Audi R10 TDI, the "queen car" of many 24 Hours of Le Mans. It happened on the tarmac track of the Rothenburg airport where on 14th October the Italian driver had contact with the made-in-Ingolstadt Sport Prototype from...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Watts signs long-term contract with Strakka

Watts signs long-term contract with Strakka

Danny Watts signs with Strakka Racing Strakka Racing is pleased to confirm that the team has signed a new long-term contract with established sportscar ace Danny Watts. The Aylesbury-born driver joined Strakka at the beginning of 2009, and has...

Wed 14 Oct 2009
Jean Alesi tests AF Corse Ferrari
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Jean Alesi tests AF Corse Ferrari

An appreciated comeback Maranello, 13 October 2009 -- Thanks to AF Corse's availability this morning Jean Alesi was back behind the wheel of a Ferrari on the Fiorano circuit. It was a proper test, keeping the promise made to the French driver on...

David Brabham news 2009-10-14

David Brabham news 2009-10-14

David Brabham, Special Ambassador for Malaria No More UK announces new plans for 2010 Celebrity Karting Challenge LONDON, UK -- Wednesday 14 October, 2009: David Brabham, winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours and newly crowned champion of the 2009...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS FOR BRAWN GP IN PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2009 AWARDS Professional MotorSport World Expo, central Europe's leading trade-only motorsport exhibition, today reveals the nominees for its...

Mon 12 Oct 2009
McNish, Russell School search for new talentHeadline

McNish, Russell School search for new talent

Call him "Professor McNish." It is worlds apart from his day job in the American Le Mans Series wheeling the latest rocket ship on wheels, the latest Audi Le Mans prototype, the R15 TDI, but Allan McNish is now focused on his newest ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-06-14

EU3: Audi newsletter 2009-06-14

Audi R15 TDI finishes third at Le Mans debut Le Mans: Eleven starts, eleven times in succession on the winner's podium: Audi continued its impressive series of podium results in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After taking three consecutive victories...