Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

1 Nov 2008: SLF: Reds renew rivalry with AC Milan

Liverpool and AC Milan, rivals on the football field, are shaping up as close competitors on the racetrack too after the Reds’ Adrian Valles beat the Italian team’s representative Robert Doornbos to size pole in Superleague Formula’s Vallelunga race one.

1 Nov 2008: F1: Massa pole piles pressure on Hamilton

Fans cheering on Lewis Hamilton’s title challenge face a nervous start to the Brazilian Grand Prix as the British driver was only able to qualify fourth, behind title rival Felipe Massa who took a dominant pole position.

1 Nov 2008: F1: Stewart says Coulthard can be proud

Veteran Scottish racer and three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart has said that countryman David Coulthard can be proud of his F1 career: “For a wee country we’ve produced some remarkable drivers and David is high amongst those.”

1 Nov 2008: F1 in 2008: sign up for a free Brits on Pole e-book

If you’ve enjoyed the live blogs, the race reports and the ‘six word’ summaries we’ve produced for each race, we’re collecting them all together in a downloadable e-book that will be available as soon as we’ve incorporated our Brazilian Grand Prix coverage into the work so far.

31 Oct 2008: F1: Hamilton subdued in Brazil practice

Felipe Massa got his bid to secure the 2008 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships off to a strong start today after topping the unofficial timesheets in one practice session and coming second in the other.

31 Oct 2008: F1: DC wears white for F1 swansong

Do not adjust your television sets: David Coulthard’s Red Bull Racing car has been repainted white for the final race of his career to promote spinal cord injury charity Wings for Life.

31 Oct 2008: A1GP: Khan to sit out the rest of the year

Team Pakistan’s Adam Khan has announced that he will not take part in the series’ remaining 2008 events because his car’s chassis must be modified before he can race it properly.

31 Oct 2008: A1GP: Brands Hatch tickets go on sale

It seems a reasonably fair bet that Team GBR will have a running car by the A1GP season finale at Brands Hatch in May 2009. Fans can get their hands on tickets for the event from this weekend.

31 Oct 2008: DC to the BBC: we have confirmation

David Coulthard will be joining the BBC next year to provide technical feedback during race weekends, according to a very well-informed source.

30 Oct 2008: F1: Brawn says ‘good riddance’ to 2008 season

For Honda, the Brazilian Grand Prix will be the last chapter in a painful year and a chance to finally look towards the future, according to team principal Ross Brawn.

 
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