Archive for November 28th, 2006
Juan Pablo Montoya capped off an eventful conclusion to the 2006 racing season at Homestead-Miami Speedway with his Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) crews after successfully qualifying for his first-career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race in the Texaco/Havoline Dodge, and pulling his first racing “double” in the Busch Series event. When the dust [...]
One of the IndyCar Series’ brightest young driving talents, Danica Patrick has blossomed into one of the country’s brightest sports stars. On Nov. 29, Patrick will receive the Sportswoman of the Year award from the March of Dimes (New York State Chapter) at its 23rd annual luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. [...]
IndyCar Series champions Tony Kanaan (pictured right) and Dan Wheldon will attempt to win their third straight 500 Milhas Granja Viana this weekend at Kartódromo Da Granja Viana near Sao Paulo, Brazil.
When the checkered flag flew over the 2006 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford campaign, the on track action for rookie stand out Katherine Legge may have come to an end, but her commitment to represent Champ Car off track did not end by any means. On Wednesday, December 6th the [...]
Dr. Geoffrey Billows and Dr. Michael Olinger have been named directors of medical services for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League, respectively, after serving for more than a decade under retiring medical director Dr. Henry Bock.
Jimmie Johnson, who won the NASCAR Nextel Cup title, added to his list of awards Tuesday when he was named NASCAR driver of the year by Sporting News.
Ford Racing Technology’s Greg Specht said this week that the automaker is not panicking in the face of defections by Mark Martin, Dale Jarrett and Elliott Sadler to rival manufacturers, and has absolutely no plans to leave NASCAR.
1998 and 1999 World Champion Mika Hakkinen will test a McLaren Mercedes when the winter period kicks off at Circuit de Catalunya this week, according to newspaper reports in Spain.
Lewis Hamilton experienced a frustrating start to his Formula One career today when a mechanical problem with his McLaren forced an early interruption to the Barcelona test.
Fox Sports and its cable network, Speed, signed a three-year contract with Formula One racing to provide U.S. television coverage of the world’s most-watched motor sport through 2009.
Michael Schumacher will go back to his roots this weekend when he takes part in a 24-hour kart race on his own circuit.
Barcelona Test Times – 11/28/2006 1 . L. Badoer – Ferrari 248 F1 – 1:18.009 (+ 0.000 ) – 29 laps 2 . F. Massa – Ferrari 248 F1 – 1:18.020 (+ 0.011 ) – 13 laps 3 . P. de la Rosa – McLaren Mercedes MP4-21 – 1:18.194 (+ 0.185 ) – 29 laps