Category: Motorsport

Uphill Battle For Foggy Petronas Racing

uphill-battle-for-foggy-petronas-racing Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Chris Walker and Troy Corser face an uphill battle in qualification for Sunday’s two races of the penultimate round of the Superbike World Championship at Imola.

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Another Mediterranean Campaign For Peugeot

ANOTHER MEDITERRANEAN CAMPAIGN FOR PEUGEOT

22 September 2004

The WRC continues to break with tradition and, coming immediately after a Rally GB organised in summer, the calendar turns to yet another brand new round in October, the Rallye d’ Italia, in Sardinia. Harri Rovanperä, who came 6th in Wales, has previous experience of the Italian event after winning it last year prior to its inclusion in the World Championship, although the actual route was very different twelve months ago. The Finn will be out for a top result on the Mediterranean island, as will Marcus Grönholm who will be looking to obtain the sort of success that has escaped him in recent outings. Read more

Corser Set For 200th World Superbike Start

corser-set-for-200th-world-superbike-start 22 September 2004

Troy Corser will start his 200th World Superbike race this weekend in search of further honours to add to his impressive career statistics.

The 32-year-old Australian, together with Foggy PETRONAS Racing team-mate Chris Walker, enters the penultimate round of the championship at Imola, Italy, determined to provide additional proof of the progress made in developing the PETRONAS FP1, the first Malaysian superbike.

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PORSCHE INFINEON CARRERA CUP ASIA

21 September 2004Round 8 Preview

Shanghai International Circuit, China, 25-26 September 2004

Porsche Infineon Carrera Cup Asia prepares for Shanghai Showcase

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Tamada Wins A Scorcher At Motegi

tamada-wins-a-scorcher-at-motegi 20 September 2004

After yesterday′s qualifying session, where he took polewith an astonishing lap, Makoto Tamada won today′s race inspectacular fashion.

In his home race of Motegi, at theCamel GP of Japan, Makoto once again showed his talent andfighting spirit.

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Audi Conquers Them All

20120330013213517  AUDI CONQUERS THEM ALL

20 September 2004

Audi works driver Mattias Ekström achieved a dominant victory in the penultimate race of the DTM season at Brno, locking in his title even before Europe’s most popular touring car series will draw to a close this year.

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BMW Win Second Successive Manufacturers’ Title

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BMW WIN SECOND SUCCESSIVE MANUFACTURERS’ TITLE

19 September 2004
Oschersleben Race
BMW has won the FIA ETCC Manufacturers’ Championship for the second successive year and it could not have chosen a more perfect venue than home territory in Oschersleben.

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Solberg Does It Again At Wales Rally GB

solberg-does-it-again-at-wales-rally-gb 19 September 2004

Subaru World Rally Team

Weather: Following early morning light showers, conditions cleared and were mostly dry for the remainder of the day. Temperatures started at 12°C in the morning, rising to 17°C by midday. Stages were loose gravel with some mud and damp patches.

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Camel Honda Japanese Grand Prix Preview

camel-honda-japanese-grand-prix-preview TRACK FACTS – MOTEGI
It took Honda four years to construct this incrediblefacility which was opened in 1999. In addition to the 4.801kms road circuit there is 2.141 kms Cart style oval and the Honda museum. The facility is situated 100 kms north-east ofTokyo in hilly open country side and first staged the Japanese Grand Prix in 1999.

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Final Spurt In The Title Race

20120330012545613  FINAL SPURT IN THE TITLE RACE

14 September 2004

With two races two go, there are three drivers in contention for the 2004 DTM Championship title. Behind championship leader Mattias Ekström (Audi) with 61 points, Christijan Albers (DaimlerChyrsler Bank AMG-Mercedes) and Gary Paffett (C-Class AMG Mercedes) kept small title hopes alive with third and fourth places at Zandvoort a week ago. Albers is second overall with 48 points followed by Paffett with 45 points. The track: The 5.4-kilometre Auto Motodromo Brno is the longest track on the DTM calendar, about 900 metres longer than Hockenheimring (4.574 kms) and Lausitzring (4.534 kms). The circuit has been built in 1986 and features six left- and eight right-hand corners. Between the highest and the lowest point of the track there are about 75 metres.

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