Top Story: Gurney Posts Quickest Time in Test Day at Virginia International Raceway

Driving the No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac Riley, Alex Gurney posted the quickest lap in Friday's track test day in preparation for Sunday's Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve VIR 400 at Virginia International Raceway (SPEED, Live, 1:00 p.m. ET). Gurney logged a best lap at 1:45.766 (111.302 mph) in the second of the day's two test sessions, which was nearly a full second quicker than his next closest competitor. Gurney and co-driver Jon F mehr >>

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Gurney Posts Quickest Time in Test Day at Virginia International Raceway 27.04.2007

GrandAm: Gurney Posts Quickest Time in Test Day at Virginia International Raceway

Driving the No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac Riley, Alex Gurney posted the quickest lap in Friday's track test day in preparation for Sunday's Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve VIR 400 at Virginia International Raceway (SPEED, Live, 1:00 p.m. ET). mehr >>

27.04.2007

ChampCar: Positive energy continues to fuel the Champ Car World Series

Anticipation may be the best word to describe the lead up to the 2007 Champ Car World Series season, bringing in a new car; new television partners; and new events. With the first three races now in the books, the word has turned to exhilaration as Champ Car has shown marked growth through the early parts of the 2007 season. Television ratings have increased mehr >>

27.04.2007

GrandAm: Racers Edge Motorsports James Gué - VIR preview

Experienced Sports Car driver James Gué is set to compete in the Grand American Rolex Series presented by Crown Royal event in the GT class at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on April 28th. The race, which will be televised on SPEED Channel at 8:30pm Saturday April 28th, will feature today’s top drivers in the fastest growing sports car series in the world. At VIR, mehr >>

27.04.2007

ChampCar: Atlantic officials find Sierra Sierra Enterprises and Red Bull Team Forsythe cars to be ...

...in full compliance with Series rules Two of the fastest and most successful cars early on in the 2007 Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda have been found to be in full compliance with series-specified rules and regulations. After completion of last Sunday’s Fast Trac 100 Atlantic race at the Grand Prix of Houston, C mehr >>


#99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac-Riley Daytona Prototype - The VIR 400K 27.04.2007

GrandAm: #99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac-Riley Daytona Prototype - The VIR 400K

DRIVERS: Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty JON’S ANNIVERSARY: Jon Fogarty made his debut with the GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Team at this event last year. Since his debut, Jon and Alex have earned their first Grand Am victory along with four podiums and two pole positions. mehr >>


Atlantic driver Frankie Muniz featured in Long Beach home video at people.com 26.04.2007

ChampCar: Atlantic driver Frankie Muniz featured in Long Beach home video at people.com

Jensen Motorsport rookie driver Frankie Muniz (#13 Chandler Development) found a special way to commemorate his first time competing as a member of the Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda in Long Beach earlier this month. mehr >>


James Gué finishes 4th in Iowa- Koni Challenge 25.04.2007

GrandAm: James Gué finishes 4th in Iowa- Koni Challenge

The third round of the Koni Challenge season was held this past weekend at Iowa Speedway. This was the first visit to the 1.3 mile road course for the Koni Challenge Series. For the 2 hour 30 minute race Gué was paired with regular co-driver Bret Seaf mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: Minardi F1x2 - Flying high in Houston

Over recent years, the Minardi two-seater team has played host to some high-profile passengers, but none could claim to be higher flying than Colonel Kevin Ford, who hitched a ride in a fast, but decidedly low-flying F1x2 car during pre-race activities at this weekend’s JagFlo Grand Prix of Houston, third round of the 2007 Champ Car World Series. Colonel Ford, a graduate mehr >>

23.04.2007

GrandAm: Pontiac Grand-Am Teams Ready For VIR Natural Road Course

GT and DP Cars to Run Separate Races Pontiac Daytona Prototype (DP) and GT teams are ready for their first natural road course race of the season to be run at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on April 28 and 29. Round four of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Spe mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: An interview with Sebastien Bourdais, Graham Rahal and Robert Doornbos

MERRILL CAIN: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for joining us for our top three press conference following a very exciting third round of the Champ Car World Series here at the Grand Prix of Houston. We're joined by our top three finishers in today's race. We'll start out, get some opening comments from each one of the drivers. We'll start out first w mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing has banner day with a one-two finish in the Grand Prix of Houston

After being penalized following qualifying for the Grand Prix of Houston Sebastien Bourdais (#1 McDonald’s Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) was set for a showdown with Team Australia’s Will Power (#5 Aussie Vineyards Cosworth/ DP01/ Bridgestone), but it was his teammate, rookie Graham Rahal (#2 Medi|Zone Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) who filled his mirrors for most of the day. In the end, mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: Grand Prix of Houston - Driver race quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone – "It's just been a weird weekend overall. You know, it feels really good to be back at the top here. After a great weekend at Long Beach, you know, the first 1-2 with Graham, it has been a long time for Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing. It feels really good because the boys worked so hard last night. Like Graham was sayi mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: Houston - World Series Race results

1 1 1 S. Bourdais Newman/ Haas/ Lanigan Racing          93 1:45:32.136 89.356 143.804 Active 2 6 2 G. Rahal Newman/ Haas/ Lanigan Racing          93 1:45:36.955 89.288 143.695 4.818 Active 3 13 14 R. Doornbos Minardi Team USA     mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: Raphael Matos scores third straight atlantic victory

... winning the fast Trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston Second-year Atlantic racer Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) is a much better race car driver than a baseball player but he completed a remarkable triple play Sunday, winning his third consecutive race to open the 2007 Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. After scori mehr >>

23.04.2007

ChampCar: HOUSTON - Atlantic Race Results

1 1 6 Raphael Matos Sierra Sierra Enterprises          43 50:50.602 85.757 138.010 0.000 Active 2 4 24 Carl Skerlong US RaceTronics            43 50:51.548 85.731 137.967 0.945 Active 3 2 9 James Hinchcliffe Sierra Sierra Enterprises     &nbs mehr >>

22.04.2007

ChampCar: Will Power to lead the Champ Car field to the green flag at the Grand Prix of Houston

Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, is notorious for traffic snarls and on Saturday afternoon at JAGFlo Speedway at Reliant Park it looked more like an evening rush hour than a race track. When all the dust had settled Sebastien Bourdais (#1 McDonald’s Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) had set the fastest lap in qualifying but was penalized for qualifying interference mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Results from Saturday’s final Atlantic qualifying at the Grand Prix of Houston

with car number in parentheses, driver, car, top time and speed. 1. (6) Raphael Matos, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift/Cooper, *1:04.520, 93.906 mph. 2. (9) James Hinchcliffe, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift/Cooper, 1:04.988, 93.230 mph. 3. (11) Franck Perera, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift/Cooper, 1:05.070, 93.112 mph. 4. (24) Carl Skerlong, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Raphael Matos establishes new track record...

... and adds to series lead while winning Altantic pole at Houston   Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda series leader Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) continues to raise the bar at this weekend’s Fast Trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston (tape-delayed broadcast on ESPN2 at 5:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 26). mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Houston - Saturday qualifying results

1 S. Bourdais 1 Newman/ Haas/ Lanigan Racing 57.242 105.845 170.341 2 W. Power 5 Team Australia 57.405 105.545 169.858 0.163 3 J. Wilson 9 RSPORTS 57.533 105.310 169.480 0.291 0.128 4 N. Jani 21 PKV Racing 57.753 104.909 168.834 0.511 0.220 5 O. Servia 3 Forsythe Championship Racing    &nbs mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Driver final qualifying quotes from Houston

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone – "Well, yeah, it did. Basically we just succeeded to match what we had done in the 15 minutes, which obviously the track gets better. No, I think there was a ton more in the McDonald's car and I was very happy with the balance. But I got one lap in the 15 laps or 14 laps we've done. So it was quite hard. I mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: HOUSTON - An interview with Sebastien Bourdais, Will Power and Justin Wilson

MERRILL CAIN: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for joining us for our top three press conference following the second and final round of qualifying for this weekend's round three of the Champ Car World Series here at the Grand Prix of Houston. We're joined by our top three qualifiers as they will start in tomorrow's race. We'll start out first with mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Saturday Morning Practice at Houston Topped by Provisional Pole-Winner Matos

Continuing to call upon his speed seemingly whenever he wants, Sierra Sierra Enterprises driver Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) scored the top time in Saturday morning practice at the Fast Trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston (tape-delayed broadcast on ESPN2 at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. After getting nearly seven-tenths-of-a-second clear of the field on Friday while c mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: An interview with Sebastien Bourdais, Will Power and Graham Rahal

MERRILL CAIN: All right, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining us for our first-round qualifying press conference following the open round of qualifying for this weekend's round three of the Champ Car World Series here at the Grand Prix of Houston. We're joined by our top-three qualifiers after a very warm and exciting qualifying session for the Champ Cars. We'll hea mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Houston : Friday Qualifying quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone – "The first run was a little difficult. The grip wouldn't come. Kind of kept going quicker and quicker. Felt like we really would have needed to extend the run, but we were running low on fuel so we had to pit. On the second run, obviously, like Will said, it's always great to pit out. All the credit to Gra mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Red-hot in Houston, Raphael Matos dominates first-round Atlantic qualifying ...

...as he chases third straight win About the only thing that can slow down Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) these days is a damaged race car. Although he suffered a broken front suspension late in Friday’s first-round of qualifying for this weekend’s Fast Trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston (tape-delayed broadcast on ESPN2 at 5:30 p.m. ET on Thursday mehr >>

21.04.2007

ChampCar: Vegas Grand Prix track removal completed one week early

De-construction of the 2.44-mile Vegas Grand Prix temporary street course was completed one week earlier than planned. Workers began dismantling the course immediately following the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix on Sunday, April 8, and finished work on Saturday, April 14, one week ahead of the predicted finish date of April 22. "This has been a monumental project which has mehr >>

20.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car Poised for Continued Growth Throughout the 2007 Season

With two Champ Car World Series races already etched into the history books, 2007 is looking like it will continue to see the series grow. During the last two seasons Champ Car has shown steady growth of its television ratings and after the first two rounds the numbers continue to follow the trend. The Las Vegas Grand Prix pulled the highest ratings for an opening event mehr >>

19.04.2007

ChampCar: A Southwest showdown ist set for the veterans and the "Young guns" as Champ Car World-Series heads to Houston

Young guns of the Champ Car World Series might have staked their claim on the 2007 Championship in the season-opener in Las Vegas two weeks ago but the veterans stepped up last week in Long Beach letting the young guys know that they were not going to give up that easily thus setting the table for what should be an interesting duel this weekend at the Grand Prix of Houston which, mehr >>

19.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car Altantic Championship - Grand-Prix of Housto

Please see the following series news, notes, stories to follow and trends to track for this weekend's Fast Trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston - Round 3 of the Cooper tire Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. Meet The Press: Three Champ Car Atlantic drivers will participate in the Grand Prix of Houston pre-event press conference on Thur mehr >>

18.04.2007

ChampCar: Fast trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston

COOPER TIRES PRESENTS THE CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY MAZDA FAST FACTS WHAT: Fast Trac 100 at the Grand Prix of Houston WHERE: JAGFlo Speedway at Reliant Park – Houston, Texas, April 20-22   CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE (All times local): FRIDAY, APRIL 20 – 8:45 mehr >>

18.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car Atlantic Championship visits Houston ...

... for third straight event to begin season as Raphael Matos goes for three-in-a-row When the 2007 schedule for the Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda was released Sierra Sierra Enterprises driver Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) probably wondered how he would feel heading into the third race of three-in-a-row to start t mehr >>

16.04.2007

GrandAm: Homestead-Miami Speedway - KONI Challenge - Race Results GS

Homestead, Florida KONI Challenge Koni Race: April 15, 2007 1 5 GS 1 Nastasi/ James Blackforest Motorsports / Mustang GT 87 1:28.953 42 79 USG Sheetrock/ Ramset Tools 2 96 GS 2 Auberlen / Gleason Turner Motorsport / BMW M3 87 1:28.895 42 79 Turner Motorsport 3 28 GS 3 Jenkins/ Ham Fall-Line Motorspo mehr >>

16.04.2007

American Series: Pilgrim Takes Second for Team Cadillac on the Streets of Long Beach

Fellows Sidelined by Electrical Gremlin, Aschenbach Recovers from First-Lap Hit Andy Pilgrim survived rush hour on the mean streets of Long Beach to finish as runner-up in his Cadillac CTS-V in the second round of the SCCA SPEED World Challenge GT series. Ron Fellows led the middle third of the 28-lap race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach before he mehr >>

16.04.2007

ChampCar: TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH - Race quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone – "It feels really good for the whole McDonald's team. They worked their tails off all winter and I really, really couldn't feel any worse than what I was feeling after Vegas, making all these mistakes. And I think we worked a little bit on the car to make me a little more comfortable and we got things figured out. mehr >>

16.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car press conference from Long Beach with Sebastien Bourdais, Oriol Servia and Will Power

ERIC MAUK: All right, ladies and gentlemen, we'll go ahead and get started with our post-race press conference. We have our top three finishers from today's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, second round of the 2007 Champ Car World Series campaign. I've been instructed to turn things over to Mr. Harris before I get started. Michael Harris. MICHAEL HARRI mehr >>

16.04.2007

ChampCar: Results Sunday Long Beach - Champ Car Atlantic

Results from Sunday’s Grand Prix of Long Beach with starting position in parentheses, driver, type of car, laps completed and reason out, if any: 1. (1) Raphael Matos, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift/Cooper, 31. 2. (3) Jonathan Bomarito, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift/Cooper, 31. 3. (7) Robert Wickens, Mazda-Cosworth/Swift/Cooper, 31. 4. (5) John Edwar mehr >>

16.04.2007

ChampCar: Raphael Matos wins at Long Beach for second straight Atlantic victory to start the season

It wasn’t exactly an easy day at the beach, but it was a fun Sunday drive for Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) in the second round of the Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. The 25-year-old Brazilian racer fought off a strong early challenge in the Imperial Capital Bank Atlantic Challenge at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (tape-dela mehr >>

15.04.2007

ChampCar: Long Beach - final qualifying quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone – "I think it was a little bit of a better today for the McDonald's team. We were a little frustrated after yesterday. Obviously we had a very strong first run, then an unhappening on the second with the pit selection we had after the terrible mistake I made in Vegas. We just paid the price. You know, very mehr >>

15.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car Press conference with Sebastien Bourdais, Will Power and Simon Pagenaud

ERIC MAUK: All right, ladies and gentlemen, we'll go ahead and get started with our post qualifying press conference, final round of qualifying for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Round 2 of the Champ Car World Series campaign. We will be joined by our top three qualifiers. We have two of those three with us at the moment. We'll start with our third-place qua mehr >>

15.04.2007

ChampCar: Long Beach Pole for Sebastien Bourdais makes him the active leader among Champ Car World Series drivers

Rebounding from the toughest weekend of his Champ Car career, Sebastien Bourdais (#1 McDonald’s Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) resumed his march toward an unprecedented fourth consecutive Champ Car title by winning the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Bourdais earned his first pole of the year and the 26th of his career, posting a best time of 1:07.546 (104 mehr >>

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