Archive for August, 2008

Castroneves takes vital victory to stay in title hunt (Indy Car)

Helio Castroneves headed a Penske one-two at Infineon Raceway to breathe life into his championship effort. He ended a 29-race streak without a win after scoring seven second places so far this year.
It came just days after Penske lost both their original race cars when one of their transporters cost fire. Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe [...]

Di Grassi lucks in to win as Pantano extends title lead (GP2)

The Campos team won the second race at Valencia as well and once again fortune smiled on them. Lucas di Grassi collected the win.
The GP2 sprint race once again provided more talking points than the feature race after a controversial crash between two former team mates and another twist in the championship battle between Giorgio [...]

Title rivals Pantano and Senna stop on final lap at Valencia (GP2)

The GP2 feature race at the Circuito Urbano Valencia came to a surprising end as title rivals Giorgio Pantano and Bruno Senna both ran out of fuel on the final lap.
Pantano had run away with the race from pole position and was poised to win when his car rolled to a halt on the final [...]

A1 Grand Prix takes radical step to level playing field (A1GP)

A1 Grand Prix has taken further measures to help its less experienced and less capable teams narrow the gap to the front runners.
In the 2008-2009 season it will make the telemetry available from the car that sets the fastest lap in practice and qualifying.
But will it actually help the teams at the back of the [...]

Tom Onslow-Cole punts Jason Plato into the barriers (BTCC)

The TV commentators sucked their teeth and said things like “ooh, it’s a bit hard to tell what’s happened from that angle.”
What garbage. They were looking at footage of a collision between Jason Plato and Tom Onslow-Cole in this afternoon’s third British Touring Car race at Knockhill.
Plato is chasing Fabrizio Giovanardi (Onslow-Cole’s team mate) in [...]

Sebastien Buemi wins as Senna closes on Pantano (GP2)

Sebastien Buemi scored his second win in a sprint race this year with a measured drive at the Hungaroring.
The Swiss driver capitalised on a mistake by early leader Andy Soucek halfway through the race and smoothly pulled out a commanding lead in the heat at Hungary.
Bruno Senna made up vital ground in his championship battle [...]

Disaster for Pantano breathes life into title battle (GP2)

A moment’s misjudgement by Giorgio Pantano at the Hungaroring cost him vital points in the championship. And it handed Bruno Senna an opportunity to reduce the gap between the pair in the title race which the iSport driver did not waste.
Senna finished third behind winner Lucas di Grassi and Andreas Zuber, the pair nose-to-tail for [...]