Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

17 Jul 2009: Superleague Formula hits Donington (photo gallery)

Superleague Formula, the football-themed racing series currently in its second season, has put on a demonstration at Donington Park featuring the Liverpool, Rangers and Spurs cars to promote its upcoming British race weekend.

17 Jul 2009: Superleague Formula: we’re not green and we don’t care

“We like to consider ourselves the naughty boys of motor sport,” says Superleague Formula’s competition director Robin Webb, proudly staking his championship’s claim to be the most politically incorrect series in racing.

12 Jul 2009: IRL: Franchitti takes third win of season in Toronto

Dario Franchitti rode his luck, a fast car and some controversial decisions by race control to take victory in Toronto and regain the lead of the IndyCar Series championship.

12 Jul 2009: GP2: Hulkenberg excels in front of home crowd

Nico Hulkenberg has displaced Barwa’s Romain Grosjean from the top of the GP2 championship after taking every point available to him in front of a home crowd in his native Germany.

12 Jul 2009: F1: Victorious Webber makes his mark at last

Red Bull’s Mark Webber gave Australian sports fans something to talk about besides the cricket by shrugging off a drive-through penalty at the Nurburgring and cruising to his first-ever Formula One victory.

12 Jul 2009: F1: German Grand Prix liveblog

Sebastian Vettel scored his first ever win last year on a soaking-wet track in Italy. This year he’s got the prospect of rain, possibly the best car in the field and a home crowd egging him on – but he hasn’t got pole position.

12 Jul 2009: F1: Hamilton keen to be involved in 2010 development

Lewis Hamilton has stated his intention to get more involved in testing the 2010 McLaren car – what we imagine will be the MP4-25 – in hopes that the Woking-based team will get it right next time around.

12 Jul 2009: Young British engineer wins Renault F1 placement

A British woman has won an international competition for a Renault F1 engineering scholarship with her work on enhancing energy efficiency through moveable aerodynamics.

12 Jul 2009: IRL: Franchitti, Wilson and Conway battle for Toronto pole

Dario Franchitti took pole for the Honda Indy in Toronto as his championship rivals all failed to make the cut to join the shoot-out that decided the top six qualifiers.

11 Jul 2009: Indy Lights: Saavedra cleans up after storm

Colombia’s Sebastian Saavedra won the Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto from pole, grabbing back the lead on lap 18 after losing it when the field pitted to change tyres on a track drying out from a pre-race thunderstorm.

 
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