Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

3 Jul 2008: F1: British Grand Prix preview

No pressure, Lewis… just thousands and thousands of fans poised to descend on Northamptonshire to see Hamilton defy the form-book, Ferrari, his recent difficulties and the nay-sayers to pull a fantastic win out of the hat.

3 Jul 2008: Is Coulthard about to announce his retirement?

Veteran F1 racer David Coulthard will take part in a press conference at 3pm today as part of the run-up to the British Grand Prix – and the BBC is far from alone in speculating he will use it to announce his retirement. But there seems precious little evidence to back it up.

1 Jul 2008: GP2: Silverstone experience will give me edge, says Conway

With testing and practice time cut to the bone in GP2, Mike Conway reckons his experience on the Silverstone circuit will serve him well when race day comes.

1 Jul 2008: F1: How pitstop protocols are helping sick children

There’s a wonderful story now running on the official Formula One site about how a couple of doctors teamed up with McLaren and Ferrari to plug a gap in their procedures that was putting sick children at risk.

30 Jun 2008: IRL: It’s been agony, says Howard as he returns to racing

Jay Howard, the rookie driver dropped by Roth Racing in the run-up to the Indianapolis 500, will return to action next weekend at Watkins Glen.

29 Jun 2008: F1: ‘It was different in my day’, says Watson

Five-time F1 race winner John Watson reckons the rise of technology in the sport has damaged the experience for drivers, who now lack the opportunity to demonstrate their skills unless they compete for one of the top teams.

29 Jun 2008: F1: How Glock took the wind from DC’s sails

The one-man quote machine that is David Coulthard has been taking advantage of the run-in to Silverstone by demonstrating again why a media career could beckon once he retires.

29 Jun 2008: Being a Brummie pays off for Murray

Murray Walker, 84-year-old national treasure and the universally-acknowledged voice of F1, returned to his home city of Birmingham yesterday to take his place among its most famous citizens.

29 Jun 2008: IRL: TK wins in crash-filled Richmond

Tony Kanaan took his first victory of the season by surviving a demolition derby at the Richmond International Raceway that wiped out more than half the field.

27 Jun 2008: IRL: Manning’s drive in doubt after “knackered” row

Darren Manning’s IndyCar drive with Foyt Enterprises is in danger after his retirement from the Iowa Corn Indy 250 due to exhaustion led to a pitlane row between driver and boss.

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