Weekend Preview: 27-28 June 2009

Feature Events IndyCar Series – SunTrust Indy Challenge – Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia, USA – (8/17) – 300 laps – http://www.indycar.com A Saturday evening race as darkness falls at the short oval where traffic will be an issue, it could cause problems or it could help the racing as the better drivers through lapped […]

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The War Ends Before It Begins

24 hours ago Max Mosely and Luca di Montezemelo were sat discussing the FIA/FOTA fiasco, with Bernie Ecclestone also present presumably as moderator as well as looking after his own interests. The trio reportedly discussed the issues for most of the night in order to strike a deal before Wednesday’s crucial FIA World Motorsport Council […]

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Delayed Race Notes: Monaco Grand Prix 2009

2009 Formula 1 Grand Prix de MonacoCircuit: Monte-CarloLocation: MonacoDistance: 78 laps Coverage: BBC OneAnchor: Jake HumphreyAnalysts in the paddock: David Coulthard (DC) and Eddie Jordan (EJ)Race commentary: Jonathan Legard and Martin BrundlePit and paddock reports: Ted Kravitz and Lee McKenzie Tyre selection (red): SS / S / M / H[Apologies for the ridiculous delay due […]

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Weekend Preview: 20-21 June 2009

Feature Events FIA Formula 1 World Championship – Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix – Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England, UK – (9/17) – 60 laps – http://www.f1.com The final FIA Formula 1 British GP to be held at Silverstone, for the foreseeable future at least, as in 2010 this event is scheduled to move to Donington […]

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Weekend Preview: 14 June 2009

Just a very quick list of things this weekend: Le Mans 24 HoursCircuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France(see my previous post) NASCAR Sprint CupMichigan International Speedway, nr. Detroit?, Michigan, USA(with Trucks) NASCAR NationwideKentucky World Rally ChampionshipAcropolis Rally, Greece Renault World SeriesHungaroring, Budapest, Hungary(FR3.5, FR2.0Euro) Masters of Formula 3Zandvoort, Netherlands(with FBMW Europe) Atlantic ChampionshipNew Jersey, […]

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Le Mans 24 Hours

We are 5 and a half hours into the 24 Heures du Mans 2009, here are some useful links to follow the action: Radio feed:www.radiolemans.com – click the ‘Listen Live’ link. If you are on an Apple, or if you want to be able to adjust the volume, you will need to insert the following […]

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On The Limit

There are those who think F1 tracks and IndyCar non-ovals are ‘road courses’, which hold ‘road races’. These are not road races. In Europe these are just called race tracks. No. This is a road race: [note – this is quite long, over 10 mins] The Isle of Man TT races. Insane isn’t it?! And […]

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