Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

27 May 2008: A1GP: New car prototype gets its first outing

The latest A1GP car design, based on one of Michael Schumacher’s championship-winning Ferraris, has had its first outing on an Italian track.

26 May 2008: IRL: Dominant Dixon wins Indy500

All through May Scott Dixon had looked the driver most likely to win the 192nd Indianapolis 500 – and in the end he out-lasted, out-lucked and just plain out-drove his rivals to victory.

25 May 2008: F1: Monaco glory for emotional Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton won a rain-hit Monaco Grand Prix after an early puncture forced his McLaren team to redesign his race strategy – transforming it into exactly the right plan for victory.

25 May 2008: F1: Monaco GP in six words

A rain-soaked, incident-packed race with thrills, spills and some pretty heroic driving – you’d need a lot of words to accurately describe the Monaco Grand Prix, but we’re doing it in just six per driver and team.

25 May 2008: F1: Monaco Grand Prix live blog

Before Monaco qualifying McLaren publicly told its drivers that it expected them to “add to the illustrious history of the team at the Monaco Grand Prix.” And now Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are smarting after failing to find an answer to Ferrari in qualifying. The red cars beat them to the front row by mere hundredths of a second and they command the race. How will the McLarens respond?

25 May 2008: GP2: Sweet revenge for victorious Conway

Mike Conway, gifted pole position in GP2’s second Monaco race after being unceremoniously dumped out of the first one, took advantage with a dominant drive to victory.

23 May 2008: Could Sunday see two British winners?

The two biggest open-wheel motor races in the world – and they’re on the same day. But how likely is it that Union Flags will be flying over the top steps of the podiums at Monaco and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway come Sunday?

23 May 2008: F1: Do you recognise this man?

We are posting this merely so that our loyal readership can reassure itself that it is on top of the latest salient points of the Mosley saga and then get back to wondering about the far more interesting possibilities of rain and spectacular upsets in the race.

23 May 2008: F1: Button and Hamilton warn of weather carnage at Monaco

The notorious Monaco circuit, which has no room for error. A number of rookies. The removal of traction control and now a good possibility of rain. Three drivers busting up their cars before practice was even completed. No wonder Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton are expecting trouble. Monaco five-day forecast from the BBC is available here >>

23 May 2008: F1: Monaco practice round-up

Lewis Hamilton has everything to play for in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix tomorrow after practice times demonstrated how his McLaren team is running neck and neck with Ferrari. The race, with its famous lack of overtaking opportunities, is even more likely than usual to be won by whoever can take pole position – and the threat of rain during both qualifying and the race itself may make things considerably more interesting.

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