Archive for December 8th, 2006
Greg Biffle dislocated his shoulder when he crashed his No. 16 Ford during a tire test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this week.
IndyCar Series ‘Rookie of the Year’ Marco Andretti will experience a Formula One car for the first time courtesy of the Honda Racing F1 Team when he joins the team’s test in Jerez next week. The team has invited Marco to drive its 2006 RA106 race car on Friday 15 December, the final day of [...]
Michael Andretti still isn’t ready to announce the fourth Indy-car driver for Andretti Green Racing, much less the fifth. But both are in the works.
Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Matt Borland, Larry Carter and David Hyder have been named crew chiefs of the organization for the 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series season. Borland has been designated as crew chief of the No. 44 UPS Toyota Camry with former champion Dale Jarrett. Carter will reside as crew chief of [...]
Steve Wallace Tests at Road Atlanta: Steve’s intense preparation for next season’s three Busch Series road course events continued this week, under the tutelage of road racing ace, Boris Said. Following up on their previous test at Virginia International Raceway, the duo headed
Kevin Harvick Inc. and owner DeLana Harvick have dominated the past two Daytona 300 Busch Series races at Daytona International Speedway, winning the season-opening events with driver Tony Stewart. With Kevin Harvick Inc.’s success in the Daytona 300, Daytona International Speedway President Robin Braig announced that the legendary historic motorsports facility will now carry the [...]
Within just a few months, Spc. Lyndon Amick will be in the heart of Afghanistan, deployed there with his South Carolina National Guard unit, Bravo Company of the 1st Battalion — 118th Infantry Regiment based out of Fountain Inn. A former Busch and Craftsman Truck Series driver, Amick once lived the life of a young [...]
Testing tires is pretty boring stuff for most drivers, but this week’s two-day Goodyear test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway left Kyle Busch excited and Greg Biffle with a headache.
The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 8 December, 2006. Following the agreement between GPMA and FIA, the technical regulations governing Formula One will undergo significant change over the next five years and beyond.
Panasonic Toyota Racing welcomed race driver Ralf Schumacher back to the car on the second day of testing at the Circuito Permanente de Jerez in Spain today. Schumacher joined Kamui Kobayashi, a member of the Toyota Young Driver Programme, behind the wheel on a cloudy but dry day in southern Spain.
Thursday Testing at Jerez – 12/7/06 1. L. Hamilton – McLaren – 1’18″684 – 78 laps 2. G. Fisichella – Renault – 1’19″685 (+1″001) – 63 laps 3. R. Barrichello – Honda -1’19″784 (+1″100) – 111 laps