Archive for September, 2007

A1GP Zandvoort feature: Jarvis wins for Britain

Oliver Jarvis was every bit as impressive in the feature race as Adrian Zaugg was in the sprint.
He moved ahead of early leader Zaugg at the first round of pit stops and was untouchable after then
But while the race at the front was settled early there were plenty of battles for the rest of the [...]

A1GP Zandvoort sprint: Zaugg repeats ‘06 win

Adrian Zaugg repeated his victory in last year’s Zandvoort sprint race in this year’s season opener with a dominant win for the South Africa team.
Zaugg risked a collision with Mexico’s Salvador Duran at the rolling start - the pair touching and Duran coming perilously close to the pit wall.
But Zaugg kept the lead ahead of [...]

GP2 Valencia Sprint: Glock wins race and title

Timo Glock has won the 2007 GP2 championship after cruising to his fifth win of the year in the final race of the year at Valencia.
The German was never headed as Brazilian title rival Lucas di Grassi struggled to make progress through the field.
Glock, test driver for the BMW F1 team who made four starts [...]

F3 Euro Nogaro 2: Buemi hangs on to win

The championship contenders took a win apiece at Nogaro as Sebastien Buemi took a narrow win ahead of a host of pursuing ASM rivals.
Buemi benefitted from second-placed Franck Mailleux stalling at the start to leap from sixth to second on lap one.
Edoardo Mortara took the lead but lost it when he was called in to [...]

F3 Euro Nogaro 1: Grosjean wins as ASM dominate

Romain Grosjean cruised to a straightforward win at Nogaro with his ASM team mates in tow.
Kamui Kobayashi followed him - a little too closely at times - to take second, while Nico Hulkenberg completed an ASM podium with third.
Sebastien Buemi took fourth at the start and remained their till the end of a race that [...]

GP2 Valencia Feature: Petrov leads Campos 1-2

Timo Glock is set to claim the GP2 title in tomorrow’s sprint race after edging further clear of rival Lucas di Grassi in the sprint race at Valencia today. Glock finished seventh in a race that began in damp conditions and saw di Grassi spin off early on.
Campos Racing scored a one-two win with Vitaly [...]

WTCC Brands 2: Priaulx wins and leads series

Andy Priaulx scored maximum points in the second WTCC race at Brands Hatch to take a vital 12-point lead in the drivers championship with four races remaining.
He had started from third on the grid, blasted past Pierre-Yves Courthals’ Seat heading into Paddock Hill bend before pole sitter Felix Porteiro let him pass at Hawthorns.
Courthals, meanwhile, [...]

WTCC Brands 1: Easy win for Menu

Chevrolet’s Alain Menu cruised to a straightforward win from pole position at Brands Hatch. Behind him were James Thompson and BTCC racer Colin Turkington, also in the same positions they started.
Jordi Gene sacrificed third place to Turkington so that he could let Yvan Muller in the other diesel Seat finish fourth. Gene ended the race [...]

Audi drags DTM into fresh controversy

Several drivers made woeful mistakes on the track at today’s DTM race in Barcelona - but by far the biggest blunder of all was committed on the pit wall.
Audi’s withdrawal from today’s DTM race at Barcelona was, in my opinion, a ridiculous over-exaggeration and a dismal display of poor sportsmanship.
Their withdrawal hinted at the suspicion [...]

DTM Barcelona: Scandal as Audi withdraw

A mass withdrawal from the DTM race at Barcelona by Audi overshadowed Jamie Green’s maiden victory at the Catalunya circuit.
Audi management took the unprecedented step of withdrawing all of their cars after its principal title charges Martin Tomcyk and Mattias Ekstrom were involved in controversial crashes.
Audi Sport issued a statement claiming, “the Mercedes drivers used [...]