Category: Motorsport

Petter Solberg Wins For The First Time At Sardinia

petter-solberg-wins-for-the-first-time-at-sardinia 3 October 2004

Subaru World Rally Team

Petter Solberg and co-driver Phil Mills took victory on Rally Italia Sardinia today to claim their third consecutive WRC win. Leading the event from the outset, the pair were fastest on 13 of the rally’s 19 stages and finished 2 minutes 7.9 seconds ahead of second placed Sebastien Loeb.

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It’s Magny-Fique From Corser And Foggy Petronas Racing!

its-magny-fique-from-corser-and-foggy-petronas-racing Troy Corser – the undisputed king of Superpole – claimed pole position on the PETRONAS FP1 for the final two races of the Superbike World Championship at Magny-Cours.

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British Racing Drivers’ Club Rejected By FOM To Host British Grand Prix

1 October 2004

“We understand that the British Grand Prix will not be appearing on the provisional calendar for 2005 which Mr Ecclestone will present to the FIA for ratification on 13 October 2004, and Mr Ecclestone will not accept the BRDC offer to promote the British Grand Prix at Silverstone for the next three years which is a disaster for the sport and industry in the UK”, said the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

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BAR HONDA JAPANESE GRAND PRIX PREVIEW

1 October 2004

Formula One heads east again next weekend for Round 17 of the 2004 World Championship, the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda is very proud of its Japanese connection via engine and chassis development partner Honda, and of course home-grown hero Takuma Sato. As such the team regards this as its second home race after Sil

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BMWWilliamsF1 TEAM TARGETS FOURTH PLACE IN STANDINGS

20120412123833752   1 October 2004

Japan plays host to the penultimate round of the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship season next weekend and the BMW WilliamsF1 Team heads to Suzuka with hopes of securing valuable points to augment their position in the Constructors’ Championship.

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Foggy Calls for Morale-Boosting Finale In France

foggy-calls-for-morale-boosting-finale-in-france 29 September 2004

Carl Fogarty has called for a morale-boosting finale to the Superbike World Championship from his Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Chris Walker and Troy Corser at the final round in Magny-Cours, France.

Despite a disappointing display at Imola, the results in Italy last weekend were sufficient to secure a creditable third place in the manufacturers’ championship for PETRONAS.

And Carl is now hoping to follow that with a closing performance that will provide a springboard for further development progress during an extensive programme of winter testing.

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Subaru World Rally Team Rally Italia Sardinia Preview

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SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM RALLY ITALIA SARDINIA PREVIEW

27 September 2004
With the BTCC championship title fight going right down to the wire, Donington was always going to be a battleground for all the racers. So it proved for Team PSP, with Watson Smith having to open the race weekend from the back of the grid after overheating problems in qualifying. Hairuman also suffered, afflicted in all three races by an intermittent electrical gremlin which prevented him getting a full race.

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FRP Riders Look To Bounce Back In France

frp-riders-look-to-bounce-back-in-france Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Troy Corser and Chris Walker enter next weekend’s final round of the Superbike World Championship looking to bounce back from a weekend of tribulation at Imola.

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Lee delighted with Chinese GP weekend

  26 September 2004: Shanghai International Circuit, China
Event: Formula BMW Asia (in support of the Chinese Grand Prix)

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CHINESE GRAND PRIX RACE REVIEW- Barrichello victorious, Button finishes second to confirm BAR’s second spot in Constructors’

20120412122255728  26 September 2004

Rubens Barrichello trotted home to record his second consecutive win of the season here at Shanghai International Circuit. After securing his first win of the year at one of the oldest and most historic tracks on the calendar, that is Monza, this time he secured an historic win at the newest and most modern circuit in the world. It was also an historic moment for China, as the grand prix is the biggest international event ever staged in the country.

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