2007 April 03 archive

BTCC: Turner DQ’ed over Turkington collision 3rd April 2007, 19:45

Darren Turner has been thrown out of the results of the third race at Brands Hatch on Sunday after being found guilty of causing an avoidable accident with Colin Turkington. The clash between the pair at Clearways forced Turkington out of the race. Seat’s appeal was rejected and Turner was given four points on his […]

Premier 1 GP v2.0

No, it’s not a late April Fool. Someone has dragged up the ‘motor racing-meets-football idea’ again. It was last heard of when a group of investors came up with the desperately naff ‘Premier 1 GP’ concept in the early ’00s. The ‘Superleague Formula’ proposes a 20 car series of single seater cars backed by football […]

IRL boss wants NASCAR alliance

John Barnes, the owner of Indy Racing League team Panther Racing, reckons the series would be better off as a support series to NASCAR: We would make it where we would race on Saturday to replace a Busch or ARCA race, and they (Nextel Cup) would race on Sunday. I have no problem being second […]

The Old Rumour Mill – April

This time twelve months ago the magazines were full of rumours about a Schumacher-Raikkonen ‘superteam’ at Ferrari. What a pity that never came to pass. Take a look at this and a few other predictions and expectations that were just a little wide of the mark…

Malaysian Grand Prix 2007 preview

The Sepang track appeared to be under threat until recent weeks when the Malaysian government confirmed they would do what they can to keep the race there. It’s good thing too because it’s one of Hermann Tilke’s better efforts as a circuit, with fast bends for drama and the vital mix of long, wide straights […]