Archive for August, 2006
When brought up in conversation, the name Mario Andretti may be the only one that universally brings racing to mind. Whether one is a fan of NASCAR, Champ Car, Formula One or any other type of racing, Andretti is one of few men ever to cross each of those borders and do it at a [...]
The National Sporting Authority of Turkey (TOSFED) and the MSO, the organiser of the Turkish Grand Prix have been called to appear before a specially convened meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris on September 19. The World Council will consider charges that they acted in breach of the FIA Statutes, the [...]
Tony Stewart, running a Sprint car in a charity event near Seattle, Washington, was invloved in a crash.
52nd ANNUAL MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 52nd annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in four categories earn points leading to 2006 POWERade Series world championships. Sportsman competitors in seven categories earn points leading to 2006 NHRA Lucas [...]
It was man of the moment Felipe Massa who topped the Monza testing timesheets for the second day in a row today as the Ferrari number two recorded a best lap if 1:21.098s, well over a second faster than the ultimate Wednesday pace.
Q: Kyle, you’re fourth in the points, puts you in pretty good shape as the Chase approaches. On the other hand there’s only 48 points separating you from the 18th place driver, Mark Martin. Maybe just talk about what the pressure is feeling like going into these next couple races with the Chase on the [...]
Jimmie Johnson: “California is a great track for us. I think everybody likes it when you have a little bit more room – especially this time of the year. Everybody is just in crunch mode. Every point counts.
NASCAR returns to NBC this weekend in primetime at California Speedway in Fontana, Calif., with Nextel Cup Racing from California on Sunday. Coverage begins at 7:00pm/et with the “Bank of America Countdown to Green” pre-race show, hosted by Bill Weber. Weber and analyst Wally Dallenbach will call the race action live at 8:00pm/et – analyst [...]
Q. You’ve run three races with Michael Waltrip Racing so far this season. What are your goals heading into this weekend’s race at California Speedway? Bill Elliott: I think we will be better than we were at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. We gained a lot at Indy. I’ve talked to Michael and Larry over the last [...]
Jacques Villeneuve is edging closer to a deal with a NASCAR team, according to an Italian sports newspaper.
A Ferrari spokesman has again denied unrelenting speculation that the Italian squad might, at Michael Schumacher’s request, delay its scheduled announcement about race drivers for 2007.
NHRA announced a limit on the number of cars one owner group can field in each of the four professional categories that make up the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Effective immediately, owner groups will be limited to four teams per professional category, currently comprised of the Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro [...]