Archive for December 11th, 2006
Roush Racing announced today that DISH Network(TM) has signed on as a primary sponsor in the NASCAR Busch Series and the NEXTEL Cup Series, with additional status as an associate sponsor on all Roush entries. DISH Network will have a team representative in all 35 Busch Races in 2007, alternating between four Roush Busch teams. [...]
Todd Bodine waited years – two decades to be exact – to win a NASCAR national touring series championship. Now he’s done it and in the process the 42-year-old Bodine of Chemung, NY set a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series single-season winnings record.
France’s triple ChampCar champion Sebastien Bourdais will test for Ferrari-powered Toro Rosso in Spain later this week, the Red Bull-owned Formula One team said on Monday. In a statement Red Bull said the 27-year-old, who has long harboured a desire to race in Formula One, would join them during the test in Jerez from Wednesday [...]
Renault say Italian Giancarlo Fisichella faces a ‘now or never’ season next year following the departure of double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso to McLaren. “If he doesn’t find it this year, then I doubt if he ever will,” technical director Bob Bell told the Times newspaper on Monday.
Microsoft Corp. and McLaren Electronic Systems (MES) today formally announced that they are to be the official suppliers of engine control units (ECUs) to the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Formula One World Championship for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 racing seasons.