Justin Wilson’s patient wait for the IndyCar series to return to road courses paid off with a front row qualifying performance for the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen.
JR Hildebrand won a final-lap shoot-out in the Indy Lights Corning 100 at Watkins Glen after Wade Cunningham became the third championship front-runner to crash out of the race, bringing out a safety car.
4 Jul 2009: 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed photos
A sunny summer’s day, an English country estate, the roar of engines and the smell of oil, petrol, brake discs and bacon sarnies – what else can it be but the Goodwood Festival of Speed?
2 Jul 2009: High Court winds up A1GP’s British operations
A1GP’s British arm has been wound up in the High Court after creditors chasing unpaid bills applied for it to be shut down, leaving 40 staff working without pay and lending new urgency to the series’ planned restructuring.
28 Jun 2009: SLF: Reds ahead after round one
Liverpool FC’s Superleague Formula team came away from Magny-Cours with a two-point lead in the standings after Adrian Valles won the first race of the day and managed sixth in the second contest despite starting at the back of the reversed grid.
28 Jun 2009: The Brits on Pole All-Star League is launched
In every form of motor sport, in every corner of the world, there are British drivers taking part and winning – but which one of them is doing best? We decided to find out.
28 Jun 2009: IRL: Dixon wins “awful, awful” Richmond race
The slow-burning controversy about the quality of racing in this year’s IndyCar Series flared into life after the SunTrust Indy Challenge turned into such a procession that the drivers felt compelled to apologise to fans afterwards.
Dario Franchitti tightened his grip on the short oval part of the IndyCar season by taking pole for the SunTrust Indy Challenge in Richmond, ahead of his team-mate and his two closest rivals.
Liverpool topped the timesheets as the football-themed racing series Superleague Formula held a pre-season test and shakedown at Magny Cours ahead of the opening weekend of its second campaign.