Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

20 Aug 2009: Mark Grain: the view from the McLaren garage

The chance to see what goes on behind the scenes at a Grand Prix is something that every single Formula One fan would love and precious few actually get. But McLaren have made the whole process that little bit more transparent.

19 Aug 2009: It’s IndyCar or bust says Speedy Dan Clarke

“Anywhere else besides IndyCar is not really what we want to do,” says Champ Car and A1GP veteran Dan Clarke when asked about his plans for next season. The flamboyant Brit is currently in the US, courting team owners in a hunt for a place on next year’s IRL grid.

19 Aug 2009: NASCAR’s success should inspire F1, says branding expert

Formula One risks being caught up by its rivals in the multi-million pound sports marketing battle – and could learn a thing or two from the commercial success of NASCAR, according to one expert working in the field.

19 Aug 2009: Q&A with Stuart Humm

Stuart Humm, who has responsibility for overseeing the commercial aspects of Shell’s technical partnership with Ferrari, talks to Brits on Pole in depth about branding, sponsorship and driver management.

17 Aug 2009: Donington Park: no news before September

Donington Park has said that no details of the progress of its construction work and fundraising attempts are going to be released before September.

17 Aug 2009: Will Middle Eastern money secure Silverstone’s F1 future?

Calling in Middle Eastern financiers is likely to be the only way the Silverstone circuit will ever be able to afford to bring its facilities up to the standards required by Formula One promoter Bernie Ecclestone, reports suggest.

16 Aug 2009: F2’s tribute to Henry Surtees (photo gallery)

Formula Two’s drivers and personnel held a minute’s silence in memory of Henry Surtees before their races at Donington this weekend. Here are a selection of photos from that tribute.

16 Aug 2009: F2: Surtees is mourned as Soucek extends his lead

For the second time in Formula Two’s comeback year the blue and yellow number seven car of Henry Surtees sat on pole position before a race – but this time it was there not to compete, but as a tribute to its late driver.

16 Aug 2009: Atlantics: De Silvestro takes record-breaking fifth win

Atlantic Championship points leader Simona De Silvestro has taken a step closer to the series title after a close win over the second-placed John Edwards at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres in Quebec.

16 Aug 2009: Star Mazda: Last-lap pass gives Ardoin victory

The Americans came out to play as the Star Mazda Championship headed north of the border into Canada, Louisiana’s Alex Ardoin overtaking Texan Rusty Mitchell on a last-lap restart to win the Grand Prix of Trois Rivieres on a day in which the Brits and Irish faltered.

 
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