29 May 2010: GP2: Third for Bird as Maldonado scores easy win
Pastor Maldonado ran away with the opening GP2 race in Turkey, beating pole-sitter Davide Valsecchi away at the start and comfortably leading home the GP2 Asia champion and ART’s British driver Sam Bird.
Pippa Mann’s hopes of becoming the first woman to taste victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway were destroyed when she was wiped out of the Firestone Freedom 100 by the spinning car of an opponent.
28 May 2010: IndyCar: Carroll will make his debut at Watkins Glen
A1GP champion Adam Carroll will make his IndyCar debut at Watkins Glen during the 4th of July weekend – and says he feels right at home in America, away from the “cut-throat” world of European racing.
The legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway has seen many things across the decades, but today it saw something new – Britain’s Pippa Mann became the first woman to earn pole position there in 101 years of racing.
Liverpool’s championship-winning Superleague Formula car has been put through its paces by driver James Walker in a demonstration along the city’s Strand waterfront.
26 May 2010: Donington Park saved as new leaseholders pledge “calm, cautious, credible and sensible” approach
The troubled future of the racing circuit at Donington Park looks to have been settled in the best possible way – by the appointment of a new leaseholder with all the expertise needed to set it back on its feet.
Edoardo Mortara opened a gap to the chasing pack in the F3 Euro Series by winning the opening Valencia race, while Kevin Magnussen won the second in his debut weekend as replacement for the GP3-bound Adrian Quaife-Hobbs.
Jolyon Palmer closed out a near-perfect weekend at Monza, in which he won both races from pole, by warning his rivals not to underestimate his title challenge.
24 May 2010: British F3: Oli Webb conquers on French expedition
Oli Webb dominated British F3’s visit to Magny-Cours in France, setting two fastest laps on his way to a pair of wins, a second place, and the lead of the championship.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves qualified on pole for this year’s race – but the man who believes he was the rightful winner of the Brazilian’s 2002 triumph, Paul Tracy, lost his place in the field of 33 as the final minutes of Bump Day ended in high drama.