Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

27 Feb 2008: GP2: Conway joins Honda’s young driver programme

It’s official – Mike Conway’s got a testing role with Honda, according to the team, which confirmed his selection earlier this month. The new Trident Racing signing will be complete a GP2 season for that team – but will also contribute to a set number of days with Honda assigned by the FIA for evaluating new drivers while developing its new car.

27 Feb 2008: F1: Barcelona testing report day two (February 26)

Lewis Hamilton will have a smile on his face in the run-in to the season-opening race in Melbourne, if the latest Barcelona test times are anything to go by. McLaren managed a one-two on a day when the team’s minds were on the forthcoming Australian Grand Prix, and most of the race drivers put in race distances on the testing circuit.

26 Feb 2008: F1: Coulthard injures neck in Barcelona test

David Coulthard has been forced to pull out of his Red Bull team’s latest Barcelona test session after injuring his neck on the first day. His stats were noticeably down after yesterday’s session when he was the slowest driver on the track, putting in a mere 25 laps.

26 Feb 2008: A1GP: Jarvis says title hopes are over after Durban

A strong weekend for Team GBR fell apart when a freak accident in the feature race cost Oliver Jarvis a possible second consecutive podium – and led him to admit Britain’s hopes of the title are now over.

26 Feb 2008: F1: February round-up

It’s been a surprisingly active month in F1, despite the fact that there’s been no actual racing. And not always in a good way, either. Here’s our handy guide to what’s happened.

25 Feb 2008: F1: Barcelona testing report day one (February 25)

Lewis Hamilton kept his McLaren’s nose ahead of both Kimi Raikkonen and Michael Schumacher in the closely-fought first day of the latest Barcelona test. The British driver put in a fastest lap of 1:22.276, beating Raikkonen by less than a tenth of a second, and Schumacher by just over a tenth.

4 Feb 2008: A1GP: Kerr on the podium in Australia

Robbie Kerr put Team GBR on the podium at a rain-soaked Eastern Creek Circuit, ending a run of British bad luck that had stretched back to the previous race in New Zealand.

20 Jan 2008: A1GP: Desperate day for Britain, but Carroll and Khan shine

A mystery mechanical fault and a controversial clash with the American car meant that Team GBR failed to finish either of A1GP’s New Zealand races and now drop to eighth in the championship.

19 Jan 2008: A1GP: Brits falter in NZ qualifying

Team GBR’s Robbie Kerr and the other British-based drivers have set themselves a stiff test for both the sprint and the feature races in New Zealand after disappointing qualifying sessions.

18 Jan 2008: A1GP: France and Ireland set early NZ pace

Team Ireland scored second place and GBR sixth when the part-biofuelled A1GP field hit the track for a first, history-making, practice session on Friday.

 
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