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Chevrolet Camaro at Langley Speedway, Canada

Chevrolet Camaro at Langley Speedway, Canada

Langley Speedway, like Pinecrest in Ontario, is one of those legendary tracks that closed before its time and one that fans never forget. Bud Bussiere is a long-time Langley fan who visited the track in the spring of 2005 and sent these photos. The Camaros should not be missed. Here are a few great pictures [...]

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First hand account of race track safety !

First hand account of race track safety !

 Have you ever wondered about those funny looking suits the race drivers wear, you know the ones with all of the advertising on them. Maybe that's the ticket, maybe they are just a good place for a sponsor to put their logo. Well let me tell you, they are very useful for much more than [...]

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Life is Good at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2009 !

Life is Good at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2009 !

What does a good cigar, a glass of good cold beer, a huge crowd of people, lots of noise and excitement have in common – simple – The 24 Hours of Le Mans. WOW what a show the cars and drivers put on this year. Beauty on the race track is about the only way to [...]

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Portland Intl. Raceway with the Corvette

Portland Intl. Raceway with the Corvette

First let me apologize for taking so long to get this article done, I am a bit technology challenged and had to figure out how to publish the first practice video of the car. I have finally figured it out. Therefore, without further hesitation, I bring you my first practice laps in the Chevrolet Corvette at [...]

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Montoya wins at Silverstone while Alonso strengthens his position

Montoya wins at Silverstone while Alonso strengthens his position

Enthralling: this Grand Prix was everything but this. After a 1-minute silence in memory of Thursday’s victims in London, Montoya passed Button and Alonso at the start while Sato’s BAR stalled. This caused the safety car to come out, for 2 laps, but that’s about it. Sato went back to pit and re-started one lap [...]

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Alonso wins Grand Prix de France one lap ahead of team-mate Fisichella

Alonso wins Grand Prix de France one lap ahead of team-mate Fisichella

Alonso started the Grand Prix on pole position and won it without any disturbance. None of his opponents could even threaten him, for he was at least one second faster per lap than anybody else, his team mate Fisichella included. The latter was incredibly unlucky once again, losing precious seconds because of the fuel hose [...]

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FIA postpones sanctions

FIA postpones sanctions

After Wednesday’s council, the FIA decided not to apply sanctions to the teams incriminated in the Indianapolis affair before September 14. These 7 teams are more likely to have to pay a fine than to lose points. 2 charges out 5 were held against them: - They were found guilty of not having made sure [...]

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Michelin will refund US spectators

Michelin will refund US spectators

On the eve of the FIA World Motor Sport Council to be held on Wednesday in Paris, where harsh sanctions could be taken against Michelin and the teams that refused to race in Indianapolis, the French tyre maker publishes this press release. One week after the Indianapolis Grand Prix, Michelin wishes to make a sincere [...]

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F1′s battle still running… but not on track

F1′s battle still running… but not on track

Max Mosley strongly recalls he is the boss and asserts he’s not been moved by remarks after Indianapolis’s fiasco. He has summoned the 7 teams using Michelin tyres to the FIA world Motorsport Council to be held on June 29, in Paris. Minardi Boss Paul Stoddart warned if the sanctions turned out to be out [...]

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Kristensen’s seventh victory in a row in Le Mans

Kristensen’s seventh victory in a row in Le Mans

Even if the Audi R8s were not the fastest cars on a lap – they were compelled to carry ballast and reduce their power–  , one of those engaged by American Champion Racing team won the race thanks to their consistency. Bearing in mind the Pescarolos were quicker, they paid great attention to reliability and [...]

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