2005

Racing Results: July 28-30, 2006
Racing Results: July 28-30, 2006

The NASCAR Nextel Cup got a rare weekend off, their last of the season, but most of the other major series were busy. Open-wheel fans had plenty to watch, with Formula 1 at Hockenheim for the German Grand Prix, Champ Car and the Atlantics on San Jose’s street circuit and the IRL at Michigan...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, July 24

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Renault Wants Raikkonen: Renault’s team president Alain Dassas told Italy’s Gazzetto dello Sport newspaper this week that signing McLaren’s Kimi Raikkonen for 2007 is his team’s “main priority.” Renault, of course, is losing...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, July 17

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Montoya Follow-Up: Want to really make your F1 team boss mad? Tell him you’ve just signed to go to NASCAR. Especially when the team boss in question is McLaren’s Ron Dennis, who apparently equates American stock car racing with...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, July 3

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • USGP Future: Much of the talk at the USGP centered around the future of the event. The race has been held at Indianapolis for the past seven years, and now it’s contract-renewal time. Tony George has let it be known that he doesn’t...Read More»

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Racing Results: June 23-25, 2006

It was another busy weekend for race fans, with just about everybody in the business doing the business. Formula 1 made the first stop on its two-race North American swing in Montreal, while NASCAR’s Nextel Cup did a little road racing of its own at Infineon Raceway, joined by the Speed World...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, June 26

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Bernie Talks Trash: Bernie Ecclestone threw a pre-emptive punch prior to the start of contract renegotiations with Indianapolis Motor Speedway, saying to London’s Times newspaper this past week, “It does not matter to Formula 1 if...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, June 5

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • McLaren Edged Out of F1 Commission: The FIA has appointed six of the 12 Formula 1 teams to serve as representatives to the F1 Commission, the body that approves measures agreed upon by the Technical Working Group and the new Sporting...Read More»

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Racing Results: May 26-29, 2006

     This past weekend was the most wonderful time of the year, especially if you’re a racing fan. Memorial Day weekend is always the biggest racing weekend of the year, with the Formula 1 cars shrieking through the streets of Monte Carlo, the IRL Indy Cars blasting around the Indianapolis...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, May 15

  Here’s the news from the world of motorsports:   Formula 1   • Peace in Our Time: The future of Formula 1 is now secure, at least through the 2012 season. The member teams of the Grand Prix Manufacturers Association – Toyota, Honda, BMW, Renault and Mercedes-Benz – signed a Memorandum...Read More»

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Racing Results: May 12-14, 2006

     We’re getting into the meat of the racing season now, with action on many fronts. Formula 1 held court at Barcelona, while NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series flirted with disaster at the “Track Too Tough to Tame,” legendary Darlington Raceway. Both major sports car series were in...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, April 17

 Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Schumacher/Renault Talk Heats Up: If you recall, we mentioned two weeks ago that the rumor mill was rife with talk about seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher going to Renault next year. The talk heated up this week, as...Read More»

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Racing Results: April 7-9, 2006

Lots of action this past weekend. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series were deep in the hot of Texas, while the Champ Cars kicked their season off on the streets of Long Beach, joined by the Grand-Am Daytona Prototypes, Atlantics and Speed World Challenge GTs. Meanwhile, the NHRA was rolling big...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, April 10

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Toyota ‘Suspends’ Gascoyne: Toyota’s technical director Mike Gascoyne got a copy of the home game last week, just as the team scored its first podium of the year. Officially, Toyota says that Gascoyne, who came to the team from...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, April 3

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • FIA Receives 22 Applications for 2008: FIA president Max Mosley put the pressure on teams to sign up for the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship, with its radical new rules, by allowing only one week for applications to be filed instead...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, March 20

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • More Ferrari Wing Flap: It turns out that Ferrari’s rear wing, as we reported last week, is not the only flexible part of the aerodynamic system on the new 248 F1 bolide. The car’s front wing also moves at speed, and is apparently...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, March 6

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Pre-Season Testing Ends: The Formula 1 teams wrapped up their pre-season testing last week, getting in their last laps even as the first shipping containers were arriving at the Bahrain International Circuit for next weekend’s season...Read More»

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Racing News and Notes, Feb. 27, 2006

Here’s the news from the world of motorsports: Formula 1 • Testing Update: Pre-season testing for the Formula 1 teams is wrapping up as the season opener at Bahrain on March 12 looms ever closer. Many of the teams wrapped up their test schedule last week, while a handful will do a little...Read More»

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DC Profits $3.4 Billion in 2005

DaimlerChrysler earned $3.4 billion in 2005 with the Chrysler Group accounting for $1.8 billion of the profit, the company announced on Thursday. The Mercedes Benz Group posted an operating profit of $1 million in the fourth quarter, and finished the year with a $600 million loss, but...Read More»

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Ford Earns $2B In 2005

Ford Motor Co. did better than expected financially during the fourth quarter, eking out a small profit even though its core automotive business was under siege and its credit rating under extreme pressure. William Clay Ford Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, said Ford Motor was profitable...Read More»

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