August 29th, 2013
Bobby Labonte will miss this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta after a cycling accident. The 2000 champion broke three ribs in the incident near his home in Trinity, North Carolina
July 12th, 2013
Kimi Raikkonen will drive for Lotus in the young driver test at Silverstone next week, after being drafted in to help work on Pirelli’s new tyres. With race drivers being allowed to run on one of the scheduled three days, Lotus has called on Raikkonen to help provide input on the new tyre construction that will be introduced from the Hungarian Grand Prix.
July 10th, 2013
Formula 1 camera crews and broadcast personnel will be banned from the pitlane during all sessions from now on, the sport’s commercial rights holder has said. Just 24 hours after the FIA announced that it was clamping down on pitlane access during qualifying and the races in the wake of an FOM cameraman being hit by a flying wheel in Germany, further restrictions have been imposed. In an email that was sent to Formula 1′s broadcasters on Wednesday, Formula One Management has made it clear that it has tightened up pitlane restrictions
June 22nd, 2013
LMP2 polesitter OAK Racing is confident of fighting for class victory after making a breakthrough with the set-up on its Morgan-Nissan. The #24 car of Olivier Pla, David Heinemeier Hansson and Alex Brundle struggled to find a good balance in Wednesday’s practice and was hampered by numerous disruptions caused by red flags. But Pla improved late in Thursday night’s final qualifying session to claim the class pole ahead of the #26 Delta-ADR ORECA-Nissan of Roman Rosinov, John Martin and Mike Conway, and the Frenchman says they are now much more assured ahead of the race
September 30th, 2010
Franck Montagny and Peugeot fired the first shots of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda 2 with the fastest lap in Wednesday’s official test session at Road Atlanta.