Category: FIA GT, International Motorsport

NEW ZEALAND’S RALLYING PROSPECTS SHOW THEIR POTENTIALS

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Three of New Zealand’s most promising young rally drivers have the opportunity to take a big step forward in their competitive careers as the recently-selected recipients of this year’s Rally New Zealand Rising Stars awards.

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VOLKSWAGEN VYING TO DEFEND PARIS DAKAR TITLE IN 2010

volkswagen-vying-defend-paris-dakar-title-2010  Volkswagen (VW) will again contest the famous Dakar Rally in January 2010. One year after the triumph of the Wolfsburg-based automobile manufacturer at the debut event in Argentina and Chile – the first in the history of the legendary desert marathon by a diesel-powered automobile – Volkswagen will compete with five Race Touareg vehicles – and with a new sporting challenge: to again bring the trophy home.

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MONZA RALLY PITS MOTORSPORTS’ VERY BEST ON RALLY CARS

monza-rally-pits-motorsports-rally-cars  At the “Monza Rally Show” from 27 – 29 November, Audi “factory” driver Dindo Capello will again challenge MotoGP Champion Valentino Rossi.

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EKSTROM TOPS THEM ALL AT RACE OF CHAMPIONS

ekstrom-tops-race-champions  Audi-factory driver Mattias Ekström again proved his exceptional talent at the 2009 Race of Champions (ROC) held at the Beijing’s Olympic stadium, also known as the “Birds Nest”. The ROC is one of the more established motorsport competitions which is ran annually, bringing together the world’s best racers from rallying and racing, on two wheels and four.

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FAUZY ON CLOUD NINE AFTER SECOND POSITION OVERALL IN FORMULA RENAULT 3.5

fauzy-cloud-position-formula-renault-35  After securing pole position in the qualifying sessions for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series last Saturday, Malaysian Fairuz Fauzy faced several technical glitches on his car during Race 1, and was forced to concede several positions to appear 10th at one point. However, Fauzy bounced back and gave the other drivers the challenge they were waiting for, and finished 6th in the race.

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GT3 ASIA CHALLENGE TO CONCLUDE IN AUTOPOLIS

gt3-asia-challenge-conclude-autopolis  GT3 Asia will be making history as it heads to Japan for the first time to race at the Autopolis Circuit in Kyushu, Japan on 16-18 October 2009 – the final event of the GT3 Asia Challenge. The event will be  held in conjunction with Round 8 of the Super GT Championships, the penultimate round of the series.

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A1 TEAM MALAYSIA TO GIVE FIRST ROUND A MISS

a1-team-malaysia-give  A1 Team Malaysia will not be on the grid for the first round of the 2009/2010 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport.

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FAUZY TAKES DOUBLE PODIUM IN NURBURGRING

fauzy-takes-double-podium-nurburgring  The MOFAZFortec Motorsport Team’s did not let the bleak and cold weather in Nurburgring hamper their tremendous spirit two weekends ago, soldiering on to compete in Round 8 of the World Series by Renault Formula 3.5.

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A1 GRAND PRIX ANNOUNCES 2009/10 CALENDAR

a1-grand-prix-announces-200910-calendar  Photo: A1GP.com

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has recently announced its Season Five calendar and a long term deal with IMG Sports Media to market its worldwide media rights for the next three seasons.

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RENAULT SPORT REVEALS NEW FORMULA RENAULT 2.0

renault-sport-reveals-formula-renault-20  The development phase for New Formula Renault 2.0 is drawing to a close with more than 6,000km driven over seventeen days of testing on nine European circuits. This new single seater, developed and manufactured by Renault Sport Technologies is faster, while being a reliable as ever and with basic running costs 10% lower than its predecessor.

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