Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

17 Feb 2009: F1: Adrian Newey to quit?

One of the biggest names in British motorsport engineering is considering his future in the light of the latest regulations changes to hit Formula One because the sport is losing its challenge.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Silverstone is going out in style

Silverstone will be sending the British Grand Prix off in style in its 60th year – the circuit has announced that, with four months still to go, the venue is on course for a capacity crowd.

17 Feb 2009: A1GP: Watts to return for Team GBR in South Africa

Danny Watts will be back in the Team GBR car this weekend for the next races of the A1GP season, as the series calls at Gauteng in South Africa.

17 Feb 2009: GP2 Asia: Hulkenberg celebrates maiden win

GP2 debutant Nico Hulkenberg has stamped his authority on the series after winning its first-ever night race on a weekend where he challenged the leaders from qualifying onwards.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 13/02/2008

Kimi Raikkonen put in a dominant performance in Bahrain to raise his Ferrari to the top of the unofficial timesheet after the weather-disrupted test there resumed. Meanwhile in Jerez Fernando Alonso got within two-tenths of a second of Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 12/02/2008

Lewis Hamilton’s return to the test track saw him top the 2009 cars’ unofficial standings in Jerez on Thursday after only Sebastien Bourdais’ interim Toro Rosso was able to go faster. Meanwhile the three teams testing at Bahrain lamented a lost day.

13 Feb 2009: Over the white line: Footballers avoid the Hamilton treatment in Seville

In a news-packed week when Formula One and several other racing series began gearing up for the start of their new season, the main item to catch our eye was football-related. But bear with us.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 11/02/2008

The sand in Bahrain is mainly on the racetrack, it would appear, after a second day of testing at the Middle Eastern circuit was held up by a sandstorm.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 10/02/2008

Timo Glock put in a surprise fastest lap in Bahrain to put himself at the top of the unofficial timesheet ahead of Felipe Massa and Robert Kubica. Meanwhile, in Jerez, Sebastian Buemi continued his reign and Milton Keynes’ finest engineering was on display.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Questions grow over Donington’s finances

Concerns about the ability of Donington Park to stage the British Grand Prix in 2010 are growing exponentially this morning with indications that track owner Tom Wheatcroft may have lost faith in the company behind the bid.

 
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