Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

27 Jun 2008: IRL: Wheldon says he’s having too much fun for NASCAR

Dan Wheldon, thought last season to be hoping for a switch to Chip Ganassi Racing’s NASCAR program, has changed his mind and wants to stay in the IRL.

27 Jun 2008: IRL: Wilson puts focus on qualifying performance

He may be 6’3 in his socks, but when Justin Wilson visited a kids’ basketball camp this week he proved to everyone’s satisfaction that he’d made the right career choice by picking driving over shooting hoops.

26 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 26/06/08

Lewis Hamilton took control of the third day of Silverstone testing, providing a dominant performance for the thousands of fans who turned out to see him and beating his nearest challenger by more than half a second.

26 Jun 2008: F1: McLaren reveals the cause of Kovalainen’s crash

Heikki Kovalainen’s heavy crash into the tyre wall during the Barcelona Grand Prix was the result of a lacquering process incorrectly applied to a wheel, which caused it to move apart and pitch his car off the racetrack at nearly 150 miles per hour.

26 Jun 2008: F1: could McLaren really develop two separate cars?

Here’s a really intriguing story doing the rounds on a F1 website or two – could McLaren possibly develop two versions of its 2009 car and enter the one that would give it the biggest race advantage on any given circuit?

26 Jun 2008: Hill: Silverstone’s F1 future on a knife edge

Damon Hill has rated the chances of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone remaining a fixture on the F1 calendar at 50 per cent.

26 Jun 2008: F1: Mosley launches fusillade at Ecclestone

The decisions made at the FIA’s latest World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris amount to a stack of grenades lobbed in the direction of Bernie Ecclestone and his Formula One Management company.

26 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 25/06/08

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen and Toyota’s Jarno Trulli have topped the unofficial timesheet on the second day of Silverstone testing, in the face of an unusually subdued performance from Ferrari.

25 Jun 2008: Ticket touts told to stay away from Silverstone

Touts trying to pass off forged or stolen tickets at the gates of Silverstone have been targeted by Northamptonshire police as one of the biggest crime threats of the upcoming race weekend.

25 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 24/06/08

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa has followed up his serendipitous victory in the French Grand Prix by topping the timesheets in the first day of Silverstone testing – a circuit that has always played well to the Italian team’s strengths.

 
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