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The venue and date for the Formula BMW World Final 2007 have been confirmed. The high point of the season for the four international Formula BMW series will take place at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain from 22nd - 25th November. The event will see the world wide leading Formula BMW drivers battling it out for overall victory - and a prize which would be a dream of every up-and-coming young racing driver: a Formula One test with the BMW Sauber F1 (...)
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With the race on the time-honoured Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on 21 July, the American Le Mans Series takes off into the second half of the season. For the seventh round of this race series with the world’s fastest sports cars, the Porsche RS Spyders return to the race track where Timo Bernhard (Germany) and Romain Dumas (France) last year claimed the first overall victory with the Weissach-developed and built sports cars. This season the RS Spyders have set new standards claiming four (...)
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Mika Hakkinen amazed everyone at the DTM race from Mugello.The Finn won the race after an amazing run, recovering from 15th place to the most wanted 1st. This represented the second victory of the season for Hakkinen. Mattias Ekstrom, the winner of the pole position a Mugello, finished the race on the second place with his Audi A4 DTM, being with 0.371 slower than Hakkinen. With these 8 points won in this race, Ekstrom took over the lead in the drivers classification. 3rd place was (...)
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After missing out on a GT2 class victory last year when leading in the 23rd hour, Porsche returned to the top of the podium in GT2 with a victory for the French IMSA Performance (not related to International Motor Sports Association) Porsche 911 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and the trio of Raymond Narac (France), German factory driver Richard Lietz and American factory driver Patrick Long. Just last week, the German Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR won the 24 hour race on the Nürburgring with the Porsche (...)
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After he had 27 laps to go before finishing the race at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Burton let his teammate Kevin Harvick to take the lead and win the Nascar Busch Series Race.This victory represents Harvick’s 4th victory at Chicagoland Speedway (he won in 2001,2002 and 2005). After this victory Harvick said that he was just where he needed to be, in the right place at the right time. Aric Almirola spun out and this was the reason to bring out the caution flag when were 34 laps left to (...)
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Team Audi Sport North America breaks new ground once again with the Audi R10 TDI only 14 days after the accident-packed race at Lime Rock: The Le Mans winning diesel sportscar has, as yet, not driven a single meter at Mid Ohio (US state of Ohio). Dindo Capello/Allan McNish and Emanuele Pirro/Marco Werner therefore face yet another big challenge on the weekend of 21 July during the seventh round of the American Le Mans Series. The track at Mid Ohio is only 2.258 miles long and has 13 (...)
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Mattias Ekstrom took Audi’s first pole position of this season after a qualifying session dominated almost entirely by Audi.Audi dominated top 5 places of the session overtaking Bruno Spengler and Jamie Green, both driving a Mercedes Mercedes . Timo Scheider followed closely the Audi of Mattias Ekstrom, while the Audi driven by Martin Tomczyk finished on the 3rd place.Alexandre Premat closed the top 5 in his 2006 Audi A4 Audi A4 DTM. After dominating the testing session Audi clearly dominate the (...)
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A very special star guest joins the action for the seventh round of the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup on the Nürburgring. Five-time Le Mans winner Frank Biela (Germany) accepted an invitation from Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, to drive the 911 GT3 Cup with the starting number 88. After initial tests, the 42-year-old praised the handling of the 400 hp near-standard racing sports car. Frank Biela’s motorsport career began at the age of 18 when he claimed fourth in the German kart (...)
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Audi dominated the first session of testing at Mugello, with its driver Martin Tomczyk who set the fastest lap time of 1:45.198 minutes.Tom Kristensen followed closely Tomczyk in his Audi A4 Audi A4 DTM.The difference between the 2 cars was only 0.3 seconds.Enough to make Martin Tomczyk the leader of the testing session. Both drivers were followed by another 3 Audi cars driven by Mattias Ekström, Timo Scheider and Mike Rockenfeller. The fastest Mercedes Mercedes -Benz was the one driven by Gary Paffett. (...)
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Volkswagen has completed the squad for the 2008 Dakar Rally: Carlos Sainz / Michel Perin, Giniel de Villiers / Dirk von Zitzewitz, Mark Miller / Ralph Pitchford, Dieter Depping and co-driver Timo Gottschalk. The two times World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz, is driving for the German automaker from June 2005.Sainz shares the cockpit with the Frenchman Michel Perin, who is the most succesful co-driver in cross country rallying, winning the Dakar Rally for 3 years in a row, in 1994,1995 (...)

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