British Touring Cars

This is the 50th season of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), which started life as the British Saloon Championship. I’ve been to several BTCC meetings over the last few years and you can view photos from those events through the Picasa links on the right-hand side. For the uninitiated, the BTCC is Britain’s premier […]

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2008 IndyCar GP Sonoma

IRL IndyCar Grand Prix of SonomaESPN2Anchor: Marty ReidAnalysit: Scott GoodyearPitlane: Jack Arute, Vince Welch & Brienne ‘Petticoat’ Pedigo 80 laps of a dustbowl. Hungaroring mk2? START ORDERFast Six: Helio, Briscoe, Power, Kanaan, Dixon, ServiaThe rest: Wilson, RHR, Patrick, Andretti, Dominguez, Moraes, Bruno, Viso, Rahal, Wheldon, Scheckter, Meira, Bell, Mutoh, Manning, Rice, Carpenter, Foyt 4, Roth, […]

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F1 – European Grand Prix

2008 Formula 1 Telefonica Grand Prix of EuropeValencia, SpainRound 12 of 175.440 km (3.38 mile) street circuitRace distance: 57 laps, 310.08 km, 192.66 miles The Grand Prix of Europe, because we’re all one big happy European family! Coverage: ITV1 *LIVE*Anchor: Steve RiderAnalyst: Mark BlundellCommentary: James Allen & Martin BrundlePitlane: Louise Goodman & Ted Kravitz You […]

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Preview – F1 European GP ’08

First up, I gave the blog a lick of paint.I was messing around with Google earlier and discovered Pressdog’s old blog from 2006/07. I hadn’t seen it before – it was an identical maroon scheme to the one I was using until now!I know it is a standard Blogger template but so that I’m not […]

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Superleague Formula

I’m not convinced of this. Superleague Formula, the crossover between motorsport and football, say they have a large amount of market research telling them that such a crossover is going to be a bit hit. They would say that, of course, or they wouldn’t have launched the series. Now I’m not big fan of footie […]

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Conway in IndyCar test

A timely story for this blog given that the last couple of posts are notes on IndyCar and GP2 races, and a story which came seemingly from nowhere today, was that GP2 race winner Mike Conway topped the IndyCar test at Sonoma, California. Conway won a race at the Monte Carlo round of the GP2 […]

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GP2 Series from Magny-Cours, France

GP2 Series [series website]Circuit du Nevers Magny-Cours, Nevers, FranceHeld: 21 & 22 JuneWatched: 14 August Anchor & interviews: Charlie WebsterCommentary: David Croft & Chris Goodwin I wrote some notes on the GP2, as promised. These notes are for my own writing practice and I don’t know if I’ll do the same for the following races […]

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