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Ingram: ‘Silicon Hills’ Right For F1?
Friday, 28 May, 2010 – 6:59 | One Comment
Ingram: ‘Silicon Hills’ Right For F1?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Is the city of Austin the right location for Formula One’s return to the U.S.?
Including other major Texas cities, Austin is certainly a market big enough to host F1 and brings with it the allure of the American West, old-fashioned cowboy values and a new-fangled high tech image as well. [...]

Gossage Welcomes F1 To Austin; Not IRL To Houston
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 – 6:33 | 3 Comments
Gossage Welcomes F1 To Austin; Not IRL To Houston

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage says he would not consider the announced addition of Austin to the 2012 Formula One schedule as “an invasion” of Speedway Motorsports Inc.’s Lone Star State turf.
“I hope they have success because that’s what makes more race fans,” said Gossage, [...]

Ecclestone Says F1 To Austin in 2012
Wednesday, 26 May, 2010 – 13:45 | 4 Comments
Ecclestone Says F1 To Austin in 2012

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In an announcement that appeared on Formula One’s official website, F1 is scheduled to return to the U.S. on a purpose-built track in Austin, Tex. in 2012. At a time when New York and New Jeresey were most prominently mentioned as the site of an F1 race, the choice of [...]

Highcroft Wins Laguna Six-Hour
Saturday, 22 May, 2010 – 23:59 | 2 Comments
Highcroft Wins Laguna Six-Hour

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Highcroft Racing’s duel versus the pole-winning Lola-Mazda of Dyson Racing ended with 25 minutes remaining, giving the Connecticut team a come from behind victory in the six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. After the Dyson car broke, the former Acura chassis now designated an HPD driven by David Brabham, [...]

Ingram: Porsche Pushes Hybrid Envelope
Monday, 17 May, 2010 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Ingram: Porsche Pushes Hybrid Envelope

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Nurburgring, Germany –  You’ll have to excuse Hartmut Kristen, the director of Porsche’s motorsports program. If you start talking about green racing, he shrugs with his eyes and doesn’t quite conceal his disdain. Green racing may no longer be oxymoronic, but it’s also a phrase that’s [...]

US F1: What Went Wrong In America’s Comeback?
Sunday, 9 May, 2010 – 8:25 | 8 Comments
US F1: What Went Wrong In America’s Comeback?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In the closing days of the US F1 team’s demise, Ken Anderson made a last-ditch proposal to the FIA requesting his team be allowed to begin its season at Barcelona, site of this weekend’s fifth round of the Formula One championship.
But the FIA decided the wheels had come off US [...]

Pruett, Ganassi Win Third Straight
Saturday, 24 Apr, 2010 – 19:50 | Comments Off
Pruett, Ganassi Win Third Straight

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Scott Pruett survived a pair of late-race restarts and a challenge by Burt Frisselle to win Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 before a record crowd at Virginia International Raceway.
The victory gave the No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Riley started by Memo Rojas its third consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented [...]

Harris: Suspense In F1?
Tuesday, 20 Apr, 2010 – 7:53 | 2 Comments
Harris: Suspense In F1?

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Formula One Grand Prix in China  on Sunday was one of the most entertaining races I’ve watched in some time.
Thanks to the weather, an on-and-off rain that kept everybody guessing on tires all day and had the cars throwing up roostertails that hampered visibility at times, the action was [...]

Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass
Saturday, 17 Apr, 2010 – 21:36 | Comments Off
Pagenaud Wins With Late Pass

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud took the lead from a sliding Adrian Fernandez on the last lap to win the American Le Mans Series race at Long Beach. The driver of the Acura ARX-01C chassis lost the lead to the Lola-Aston Martin of Fernandez six minutes before the finish of the one hour [...]

Fernandez Lands ALMS Pole
Saturday, 17 Apr, 2010 – 6:44 | Comments Off
Fernandez Lands ALMS Pole

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Adrian Fernandez captured his first overall pole position in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón with a lap of 1:13.213 (96.770 mph) in Aston Martin Racing’s Lola-Aston Martin prototype coupe for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach.
Fernandez, who is driving with Harold Primat, outpaced Patrón Highcroft Racing’s Simon [...]