24 Aug 2008: IRL: Team Penske blaze a trail at Infineon
Not even the destruction of their first-choice race cars in a fire could stop Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe from seizing the front row in qualifying for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma County.
22 Aug 2008: A1GP: Car failure forces delay to new season
A1GP’s planned season opener at Ferrari’s Mugello circuit has been postponed after its newly-designed car failed in testing, causing a crash that left driver Patrick Friesacher with three crushed vertebrae.
Three races remain in Firestone Indy Lights and Surrey’s Dillon Battistini remains a good outside bet to bring home a third consecutive British victory in the highly-competitive feeder series for the IRL.
Lanarkshire’s Ryan Dalziel says he’s delighted and excited to have landed the chance to drive for Glasgow Rangers in Superleague Formula.
Seventeen down, three to go – Superleague Formula’s ambition to have 20 football-themed 750hp, V12 single-seaters racing at Donington Park at the end of this month came a step closer with the announcement that Liverpool have signed up.
21 Aug 2008: Manning helps Embassy to season’s best result
Darren Manning’s mid-season excursion away from American Indycar racing and into European Le Mans Series competition has begun with a success – a fourth place at the Nurburgring, seconds short of his team’s first podium.
Wondering what it’s like to drive a lap at the new Valencia street course? So are most of the F1 and GP2 drivers who are heading there this weekend.
With less than three weeks to go before the inaugural race of the football-themed Superleague Formula racing series, new teams are still being added and drivers are being chosen.
10 Aug 2008: IRL: Castroneves unlucky in Kentucky
Scott Dixon’s seemingly-unstoppable march to this year’s IRL championship continued in Kentucky with a last lap overtake of the luckless Helio Castroneves to take victory in the Meijer Indy 300.