Sports News and Bookmarking - Submitted news - Motor Sports en Speedway: Jonasson quits Monarchs in wake of Campbell rift <p>THOMAS JONASSON last night effectively quit Edinburgh Scotwaste Monarchs after putting the brakes on his UK racing career.</p> lucrative Polish League Motor Sports THOMAS JONASSON UK racing Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:03:23 +0000 admin 52659 at Mosley demands unconditional entries <p>which now numbers eight of the 10 teams including champions Ferrari, have submitted conditional entries dependent on the signing of a new version of the confidential 'Concorde Agreement' governing the sport by June 12.</p> Ferrari force India Motor Sports Williams Wed, 10 Jun 2009 06:50:29 +0000 admin 52623 at Isle of Man TT: Alternative-fuelled lap record broken <p>Rob Barber has just set the outright lap record for an alternative-fuelled bike round the Isle of Man with an average speed of 84.819mph. On a battery-powered GSX-R750-framed bike he recorded a top speed down the Sulby Straight of 103mph.</p> fuelled bike Motor Sports motorspots Rob Barber Wed, 10 Jun 2009 04:45:03 +0000 admin 52597 at Brawn admits Button doubts <p>Team boss Ross Brawn has admitted he doubted Jenson Button was 'exceptional' when they started the Formula One season.</p> British Grand Prix Jenson Button Motor Sports Ross Brawn Tue, 09 Jun 2009 11:27:55 +0000 admin 52563 at Force on fast pace in Chicago, reflects on reality show <p>We had a great race in Chicago. We did well in qualifying, No. 8 and in the top half of the field. It started raining before eliminations on Sunday so our schedule got moved around. I didn't make my first run until almost 3:30 when I was supposed to run at 9 a.m. That is a long time to try and stay focused when you are ready to race.</p> Chicago.Joey Severance Motor Sports Spanaway Tue, 09 Jun 2009 11:13:23 +0000 admin 52561 at Rossi and Agostini pay Isle of Man TT visit <p>Two MotoGP greats made a visit to a legendary event this past weekend, as reigning premier class World Champion Valentino Rossi and racing legend Giacomo Agostini made a pilgrimage to the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy.</p> Giacomo Agostini MotoGP Motor Sports Valentino Rossi Tue, 09 Jun 2009 09:47:39 +0000 admin 52545 at RPM lets 9 employees go and cuts salaries <p>Richard Petty Motorsports laid off nine employees Monday and reduced salaries throughout the organization, a byproduct of Chrysler’s bankruptcy filing.</p> Chrysler’s Motor Sports MotorSports Richard Petty Tue, 09 Jun 2009 09:23:06 +0000 admin 52540 at Tony Stewart wins the Pocono 500 <p>Tony Stewart won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup points race as a team owner, coming from the rear of the field and taking a late gamble on fuel to win the Pocono 500 at Long Pond,</p> Motor Sports NASCAR Sprint Cup Tony Stewart Tue, 09 Jun 2009 07:27:13 +0000 admin 52528 at McGuinness takes 15th TT win <p>The TT legend was in imperious form around the island, recording three laps averaging more than 130mph, including an outright lap record of 130.442mph on lap two.</p> HM Plant Honda rider JOHN MCGUINNESS McGuinness Motor Sports Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:44:38 +0000 admin 52517 at Button: This is most stressful time I have known in F1 <p>Runaway 2009 Formula 1 World Championship leader Jenson Button has admitted that his current situation is the most stressful he has ever known in the top flight, acknowledging that with his parents having ‘been through the sh*t [over] the last couple of years’, he now has a golden opportunity to reward their enduring faith in him – and he doesn’t want to mess it up.</p> Jenson Button Michael Schumacher Motor Sports Turkish Grand Prix Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:41:52 +0000 admin 52516 at MCGUINNESS TAKES RECORD-BREAKING 15TH TT VICTORY <p>MORECAMBE'S JOHN MCGUINNESS WON A RECORD-BREAKING SUPERBIKE TT RACE TODAY, COMING HOME OVER 18 SECONDS CLEAR OF HM PLANT HONDA TEAM-MATE STEVE PLATER. MCGUINNESS ALSO SET A NEW OUTRIGHT LAP RECORD OF 130.442MPH ON HIS WAY TO CLAIMING HIS 15TH TT VICTORY</p> JOHN MCGUINNESS McGuinness Motor Sports STEVE PLATER Tue, 09 Jun 2009 04:34:51 +0000 admin 52494 at Briatore slams list of new F1 hopefuls 'a joke, provocation' <p>The list of potential new entrants onto the 2010 Formula 1 starting grid in the top flight’s budget-capped era is ‘a joke’ and mere ‘provocation’ by FIA President Max Mosley, Flavio Briatore has blasted – as the FIA-FOTA dispute shows no signs of reaching a resolution and the spectre of a ‘breakaway’ series intensifies.</p> Fernando Alonso Jarno Trulli Motor Sports Renault Toyota Mon, 08 Jun 2009 09:33:20 +0000 admin 52447 at Button dominates in Turkey <p>Jenson Button of Brawn GP extended his lead in the World Championship standings to 26 points by winning the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul from Red Bull duo Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel.</p> Jenson Button Mark Webber Motor Sports Red Bull Sebastian Vettel. Mon, 08 Jun 2009 08:25:32 +0000 admin 52438 at Webber puts the heat on Vettel <p>Mark Webber is pouring heat on fancied teammate Sebastian Vettel but admits runaway leader Jenson Button was "on another planet" in winning the Turkish Grand Prix.</p> Jenson Button Mark Webber Motor Sports Turkish Grand Prix Mon, 08 Jun 2009 08:20:54 +0000 admin 52436 at NASCAR's double-file restarts debut at Pocono <p>It didn't take long for drivers to get some experience with NASCAR's new double-file restart rule.</p> Denny Hamlin&#039;s Motor Sports NASCAR Pocono 500 Mon, 08 Jun 2009 05:56:34 +0000 admin 52416 at Rain threatening Coca-Cola 600 <p>he Nascar Coca-Cola 600 is suppose to be ran today at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. It don’t start till around 5pm but checking the weather there is a 80% chance of rain today at the track. I suppose they will do everything possible to get the race in.</p> Coca-Cola 600 Motor Speedway Motor Sports NASCAR Mon, 08 Jun 2009 05:12:45 +0000 admin 52404 at Button is supreme in Turkey <p>Jenson Button extended his lead at the top of the Formula One drivers' standings by cruising to victory in the Turkish Grand Prix.</p> Jenson Button Motor Sports Mon, 08 Jun 2009 02:09:41 +0000 admin 52370 at Turkish Grand Prix Results <p>Jenson Button got past Sebastian Vettel on the first lap after the Red Bull driver made a slight mistake on turn 10 of the first lap. From that moment on, nobody stood a chance of getting past Button as he stormed to victory. Red Bull tried a change of strategy in the hopes of grabbing the win, but to no avail.</p> Motor Sports Sun, 07 Jun 2009 16:31:15 +0000 admin 52343 at Button aiming for four in a row <p>Jenson Button has the chance to chalk up some significant stats, but the numbers are against him in Turkey.It is 17 years since a British driver last won four races in a row, that honour belonging to Nigel Mansell in his title-winning year of 1992.</p> Motor Sports Sun, 07 Jun 2009 16:06:38 +0000 admin 52339 at Tarkenton: Favre’s actions ‘despicable’ <p>Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton, appearing on 790 The Zone in Atlanta, said “it’s all about” Favre when discussing the subject and also had some interesting comments about NFL owners in general. Tarkenton, a resident of the Atlanta area, didn’t need any encouragement to go after Favre and was especially critical of how the future Hall of Fame QB has treated the Packers after playing 16 seasons in Green Bay.</p> Motor Sports Sun, 07 Jun 2009 09:33:20 +0000 admin 52336 at