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Due to two accidents, leg ten of the Transsyberia from Mankhan to Darvi had to be stopped. In their Cayenne S Transsyberia cars, drivers from the Colombian and Australian teams didn’t see a two-metre deep ditch. Christian Pfeil-Schneider, Neil Hopkins and Paul Watson sustained minor injuries and are now in hospital under observation. As the medical service had to transport the casualties and will not able to be on time for the eleventh leg from Darvi to Altai, this section will instead be (...)
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Audi once more demonstrated the impressive performance of modern diesel engines in round eight of the American Le Mans Series at Road America (US state of Wisconsin): Both Audi R10 Audi R10 TDI sportscars were the dominating cars on the fastest track of the season, achieving another 1-2 victory in the LM P1 class. After a fierce inter-team battle, Dindo Capello/Allan McNish (Italy/Scotland) beat their team-mates Emanuele Pirro/Marco Werner (Italy/Germany) by just 0.796 seconds. Team Audi Sport (...)
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The first special stage of the Transsyberia Rally in Mongolia was without doubt full of drama. The 106 kilometre stage near Olgy led over winding rough gravel paths and through swamps. Due to numerous wheel changes during the stage, Armin Schwarz (Austria) and Oliver Hilger (Germany) forfeited the lead and now lie seventh in the classification. The best-placed crew driving a Porsche Cayenne S Transsyberia are the Americans Rod Millen and Richard Kelsey, who finished the ninth leg in fifth (...)
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With a brilliant overall victory at the four hour race in Elkhart Lake, Porsche further increased its lead in the American Le Mans Series. In a breath-taking finale, Timo Bernhard (Germany) and Romain Dumas (France) won the eighth round of this series featuring the world’s fastest sports prototypes at the wheel of a Penske Motorsports RS Spyder on the legendary Road America circuit in the US state of Wisconsin. For Porsche this marks the sixth overall victory in succession. In the most (...)
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The 33 participants contesting the Transsyberia Rally are optimally prepared to tackle the first special stage in Mongolia on Sunday. Saturday’s rest halt is used by the Porsche teams to do routine checks and maintenance work on their 385 hp Cayenne S Transsyberia vehicles. On Sunday the teams expect a tough special stage on gravel and rocky tracks. The leg finishes in Mankhan after 440 kilometres. “I’m happy that as the leaders of the classification we’ll be first out on the stage. Because if (...)
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The No. 99 Gainsco Pontiac powered Daytona Prototype (DP) driven by Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney won the Crown Royal 200 at Watkins Glen and round 12 of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve this evening. For the GAINSCO duo it is their sixth win on the season. In second place was the No. 10 SunTrust Pontiac placing driver Max Angelelli in a tie for the championship lead. Starting from the pole position, their ninth on the season and Pontiac’s (...)
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By setting the quickest qualifying time in the LMP2 class, the RS Spyder fielded by Penske Motorsports is in a good starting position for the eighth round of the American Le Mans Series. On the legendary Road America course in the US state of Wisconsin the Weissach-developed and built sports prototypes, which have excelled this season by securing five overall victories so far, take up the race on Saturday from the second row. Claiming the fastest time in the LMP2 class and setting a new (...)
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The border crossing from Russia into Mongolia took a total of eight hours for the 33 competitors contesting the Transsyberia Rally. In the early evening all teams reached the camp in Olgy after 197 kilometres. There the teams now have a full day to prepare their cars for several hundred tough kilometres of special stages on a gravel and rock-strewn surface. Heading the rally is ex-European rally champion Armin Schwarz (Austria) and Oliver Hilger (Germany) in their 385 hp Porsche Cayenne S (...)
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Audi Sport North America employs only the best drivers and crew. Dindo Capello definitely qualifies. The defending LMP1 co-champion in the American Le Mans Series and winner of the Italian "Golden Helmet" award (a highly-coveted prize given to the top driver in Italy) has a soft spot for Road America, site of this weekend’s Generac 500 and the eighth round of the 2007 season. According to Capello, Road America is one of the most beautiful tracks in America. It has a little bit of (...)
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Ferrari North America will be returning to Fontana’s California Speedway after two years on the weekend of August 10-12. Open to the public, the race weekend will include Ferrari 430 Ferrari 430 Challenge and Shell Historic vintage racing events. Now in its 14th racing season in the North America, the Ferrari Challenge Series (utilizing race-prepared 430 Challenge vehicles) offers Ferrari owners who are not professional racers the opportunity to compete against other Ferrari owners in a highly (...)
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