Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

5 Sep 2009: SLF: Pizzonia on pole as Superleague shakes up line-up

Antonio Pizzonia earned his third pole in four outings as Superleague Formula began its visit to Estoril, but the field behind him will include some major changes since the football-themed series’ last meeting at Donington – including the disappearance of two out of the three Brits who raced there.

31 Aug 2009: IRL: Briscoe wins another Chicago thriller

Ryan Briscoe took a big step towards the IndyCar championship by winning pole position, the race and the bonus for leading the most laps at the Chicagoland Speedway – but the result was anything but the one-sided affair those statistics suggest.

30 Aug 2009: GP2: Hulkenberg net winner after troubled weekend

Nico Hulkenberg looks to be two weekends away from securing this year’s GP2 championship after extending his lead during a troubled weekend at Spa-Francorchamps – despite a retirement in the sprint race.

30 Aug 2009: F1: Raikkonen holds off Force India charge to win in Spa

Giancarlo Fisichella had speed, momentum, a career to kick-start and every neutral fan at Spa cheering him on – but Kimi Raikkonen had the KERS button and that was enough to win him his fourth Belgian Grand Prix.

30 Aug 2009: F1: Belgian Grand Prix liveblog

Well, who would have thought it? Force India would have been quite satisfied with an appearance in Q2 and thrilled with Q3. Instead veteran driver Giancarlo Fisichella is on pole on a topsy-turvy grid that sees the midfield players promoted to the front.

30 Aug 2009: Indy Lights: Hildebrand wins title in wheel-to-wheel thriller

J.R. Hildebrand was confirmed as the 2009 Indy Lights champion during a fast-paced and closely fought Chicagoland 100 in which all the cars on the lead lap finished within three quarters of a second of each other.

29 Aug 2009: F1: Fisichella stuns F1 with pole for Force India

The rain stayed away from Spa during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix – but it made no difference as the grid was turned on its head anyway, with Force India’s Giancarlo Fisichella taking a shocking pole position.

29 Aug 2009: IRL: Wheldon and Wilson doing it for the kids

IndyCar drivers Dan Wilson and Justin Wilson, both fathers of very young children, will be racing at Chicagoland this weekend with reminders of youngsters in need on their cars and helmets.

28 Aug 2009: IRL: Briscoe wins pole to pressure championship rivals

Ryan Briscoe grabbed pole position for the PEAK Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway – and with it a bonus championship point that might prove crucial in this tightest of tight IndyCar title battles.

28 Aug 2009: Walker’s Norfolk motorsport team razed by fire

The Norfolk-based motorsport team behind driver James Walker has seen its headquarters destroyed by a fire that burned for around five hours yesterday evening – but it remains determined to stay on track.

 
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