Category: Race series
F1: McLaren points appeal set for Sep 19
A quick heads-up for all those following McLaren’s progress through the disciplinary labyrinth laid on for it by the FIA.
F1: Is Christian Horner a smarter team boss than Ron Dennis?
If Kimi Raikkonen had been partnered at McLaren in 2005 by David Coulthard rather than Juan-Pablo Montoya then he would have got those crucial extra points and challenged Fernando Alonso for the drivers’ championship. With the re-writing of motorsport history that this would have entailed.Tagged as: Christian Horner, David Coulthard, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, McLaren, Red Bull Racing, Ron Dennis
F1: Nothing to see here but racing, say McLaren and Hamilton
Somewhere inside the maelstrom of controversy that is the McLaren F1 organisation, a racing team is struggling to get out.
Darren Manning to race at Silverstone in Le Mans Series
IndyCar ace Darren Manning used to be a driving instructor at Silverstone: now he’s returning to make his prototype sports car debut there.Tagged as: AJ Foyt, Darren Manning, Embassy Racing, LMS
A1GP: Surtees steps down from Team GBR
Great Britain’s A1GP team will enter its third season without its most famous face as racing legend John Surtees has announced he is standing down as team principal.Tagged as: A1GP, John Surtees, Tony Clements
Coulthard: F1 a sport? Don’t make me laugh.
The mistake F1 fans make, says veteran driver David Coulthard, is to kid themselves they’re watching a sport. If they’d only remember it’s 90 per cent business then everything would make a lot more sense.Tagged as: Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Fernando Alonso, Formula One, Lewis Hamilton
Champ Car: Clarke speeds to second as Bourdais finally wins at Road America
“Speedy” Dan Clarke is still waiting for his first Champ Car victory – but the Generac Grand Prix of Road America provided him with visible proof of progress and a great example to follow.
IndyCar: Air Franchitti flies again as Kanaan wins in Kentucky
Dario Franchitti still leads the race for the IndyCar championship after the Meijer Indy 300 – but his rivals are catching fast and he’s using up all his luck just staying alive.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, Darren Manning, Meijer Indy 300, Tony Kanaan
IndyCar: Kanaan, Franchitti head Kentucky qualifying
Dario Franchitti, fresh from an airborne excursion in his last race and looking to hold off a surging Tony Kanaan, could only qualify in second place behind his rival for the Meijer Indy 300 at the Kentucky Speedway.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, Darren Manning, IndyCar Series, Meijer Indy 300, Tony Kanaan