Category: Motorsport

PITCHED BATTLE FORECAST IN KOREAN SHOWDOWN

20120324040840102 The cream of Asia’s sports car specialists are gearing up to do battle in the penultimate two rounds of the 2004 Porsche Infineon Carrera Cup Asia season at South Korea’s Taebaek Circuit. With the 2004 Championship title wide open, and the top six drivers on the leaderboard all in contention for the crown, the action is guaranteed to be thrilling, tense – and more than a little aggressive.

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Solberg Bounds For A Fourth Victory…/ Peugeot 307 WRC Hungry For …

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SOLBERG BOUNDS FOR A FOURTH VICTORY IN A ROW

12 October 2004
After claiming a hat-trick of wins on the last three rounds of the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship, the Subaru World Rally Team will travel to Corsica next week for the 14th of the 16-event series, the French Tour de Corse. Starting on Friday 15 October, the rally will be the first asphalt event since August’s Rallye Deutschland and the first of two consecutive Mediterranean sealed-surface events.

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Minardi F1 Auction Dates Announced

12 October 2004

Bache Treharne announced today the dates for Paul Stoddart’s Formula One Auction. The three-day sale is set for November 18, 19 and 20, and will include approximately 50 per cent of the Minardi Team Principal’s collection of F1 cars and memorabilia.

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Best Ever Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix In Sepang

best-ever-malaysian-motorcycle-grand-prix-in-sepang A total of 40,025 spectators and more than 350 million more TV viewers across the globe yesterday saw Sepang International Circuit (SIC) showcasing to the world its best ever Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix since the world event first came to the circuit in 1999.

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Rossi Rockets His Way To A Commanding Victory In Sepang

rossi-rockets-his-way-to-a-commanding-victory-in-sepang 10 October 2004Valentino Rossi secured his seventh win of the season and extended his championship lead at Sepang today, in hot and steamy conditions. With air temperatures hitting 40°C it was a tough task for Rossi, who led from lap four to the very end, setting a new lap record no fewer than three times.

The eventual record lap was set at 2’03.253s on lap eight. Rossi’s team-mate Carlos Checa finished a fighting ninth, after experiencing chatter problems.

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MICHAEL REBOUNDS TO WIN THE JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

20120412024333199  10 October 2004

Michael Schumacher keeps on re-writing his own record books and breezed to his 83rd victory of his career. Just as critics had said he is taking it too easily, he rebounded with the fifteenth victory of the season for Ferrari, the thirteenth for Michael Schumacher, his sixth in the Japanese Grand Prix, from 212 grands prix starts, It is Ferrari’s 182nd win from 703 Grands Prix starts.

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JAPANESE GRAND PRIX POST RACE PRESS CONFERENCE

10 October 2004

1. Michael Schumacher, 2. Ralf Schumacher, 3. Jenson Button

Q: Michael, it looked like a copybook race today, from the pole, a difficult qualifying session earlier today and then start to finish.

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Rossi Leads Them All In Malaysian GP Final Qualifying

rossi-leads-them-all-in-malaysian-gp-final-qualifying Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi took his YZR-M1 to a new all-time qualifying best of 2’01.833s this afternoon to secure pole position for tomorrow’s Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Ducati Ends Up Third Row in Marlboro Malaysian MotoGP

ducati-ends-up-third-row-in-marlboro-malaysian-motogp Ducati Marlboro Team riders Loris Capirossi and Troy Bayliss straddle the third row of the provisional grid following this afternoon’s steaming-hot opening qualifying session for Sunday’s Marlboro Malaysian Grand Prix. The pair ended up seventh and ninth quickest after both figured up front during the latter stages of the outing.

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Rossi At The Forefront In Sepang

rossi-at-the-forefront-in-sepang Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi rode his Yamaha YZR-M1 to third place in today’s provisional qualifying order at Sepang.

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