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Lotus Boss Blames Webber for Valencia Crash
Lotus Boss Blames Webber for Valencia Crash

29 Jun 2010, 07:07 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Lotus' chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne defended his driver Heikki Kovalainen after one of the most impressive and spectacular crashes that the world of Formula One has seen in years. Last...

 
Webber Felt Like a Passenger in Valencia Crash
Webber Felt Like a Passenger in Valencia Crash

28 Jun 2010, 08:25 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / As he was involved in arguably the most spectacular crash of Formula One racing since Robert Kubica's accident in the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix, Australian driver Mark Webber told the media how ...

 
Marco Melandri Misses Dutch GP Due to Shoulder Injury
Marco Melandri Misses Dutch GP Due to Shoulder Injury

25 Jun 2010, 12:58 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / This weekend's Dutch Grand Prix at Assen has become forbidden territory for Honda Gresini's Marco Melandri, as the Italian rider suffered a dislocated left shoulder in a crash during the f...

 
First Documented Crash of a SLS AMG
First Documented Crash of a SLS AMG

21 Jun 2010, 10:13 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / There you have it... The first documented crash of a $183,000 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, where else but in Russia. According to the very limited info available, the AMG got into it with two lesser cars,...

 
Dacia Train Derails in Austria, 200 Cars Destroyed
Dacia Train Derails in Austria, 200 Cars Destroyed

17 Jun 2010, 08:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A freight train carrying Dacia vehicles from Romania to France derailed yesterday in Bludenz, Austria, due to what appears to be a technical malfunction, causing some 200 new Logan, Sandero and Dust...

 
Title Without Rossi Not the Same - Lorenzo
Title Without Rossi Not the Same - Lorenzo

16 Jun 2010, 14:24 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / With Valentino Rossi gone from the 2010 MotoGP title fight, his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo admits a maiden world title in the series wouldn't feel quite the same. The Spaniard, who used to w...

 
Drunk Driver Injured Judge Who Let Him Off Years Before
Drunk Driver Injured Judge Who Let Him Off Years Before

15 Jun 2010, 10:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Talk about irony, or how some decisions come back to haunt you... Some 12 years back, judge Edwin Collier sentenced Rene Fernandez to 60 days in jail for drunken-driving charges, but suspended the t...

 
Valentino Rossi Released from Florence Hospital
Valentino Rossi Released from Florence Hospital

10 Jun 2010, 14:33 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Valentino Rossi finally left the hospital following the leg surgery he underwent after the crash he suffered in the final practice session of the Italian Grand Prix last weekend. The 7-time MotoGP c...

 
Allmendinger Blames Himself for Pocono Crash
Allmendinger Blames Himself for Pocono Crash

7 Jun 2010, 07:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As the cars were speeding towards the finish line in the final lap of the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 Sprint race at the Pocono Raceway, team mates AJ Allmendinger and Kasey Kahne took the fight fo...

 
Valentino Rossi Breaks Leg, Sidelined for 6 Weeks
Valentino Rossi Breaks Leg, Sidelined for 6 Weeks

6 Jun 2010, 10:00 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Valentino Rossi will miss the upcoming 6 weeks of the MotoGP following his violent crash in the final practice session of the Italian Grand Prix, at Mugello. The 7-time world champion suffered an op...

 
F1 Drivers Take Webber's Side in Red Bull Feud
F1 Drivers Take Webber's Side in Red Bull Feud

31 May 2010, 14:27 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Curiously enough, Red Bull Racing were the only ones in the paddock who blamed the Mark Webber-Sebastian Vettel incident on the former. As the footage provided by the F1 broadcasters showed after th...

 
Red Bull Blames Webber for Vettel Crash
Red Bull Blames Webber for Vettel Crash

31 May 2010, 05:34 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Soon after the race was over, a McLaren race engineer told Jenson Button via the radio “We have pushed and pushed and pushed them and we have cracked them,” obviously referring to Red Bu...

 
Vettel Denies Fault in Webber Incident
Vettel Denies Fault in Webber Incident

30 May 2010, 14:07 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / In Lap 41 of the Turkish Grand Prix, when Red Bull was once again on top of the classification with both its drivers – although in a less dominant fashion than before – Sebastian Vettel ...

 
Fail: Smart Volvo S60 Crashes in Safety Demo
Fail: Smart Volvo S60 Crashes in Safety Demo

9 May 2010, 10:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Although the auto industry evolved a lot, there is a bunch of people that still believe Volvo makes the safest cars out there. Over the years, the Swedish car manufacturer, who's now owned by t...

 
Ricardo Teixeira Unhurt after Airborne Crash in Marrakech
Ricardo Teixeira Unhurt after Airborne Crash in Marrakech

3 May 2010, 08:26 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / The Formula 2 championship almost went through another traumatic experience during last weekend's round at Marrakech – following the death of British teenager Henry Surtees at Brands Hatc...

 
Stoner Tops First Practice in Spain, Crashes Afterwards
Stoner Tops First Practice in Spain, Crashes Afterwards

30 Apr 2010, 13:50 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Prior to this weekend's Spanish GP, Casey Stoner said that he's not at all concerned with the 25-point deficit to championship leader Valentino Rossi after the first round of the season. A...

 
Operation Crash for Cash. Bye-Bye Staged Car Crashes...
Operation Crash for Cash. Bye-Bye Staged Car Crashes...

30 Apr 2010, 10:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / After managing to put an end to an organized group of individuals who staged car crashes in Central Florida to claim the insurance, Direct General Insurance Company announced the creation of a task ...

 
GM Backs EDR Initiative
GM Backs EDR Initiative

29 Apr 2010, 07:10 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Senator Tom Udall's piece of legislation regarding the fitting of all new vehicles with Event Data Recorders (EDRs) has already began causing effects, with most of the car manufacturers operati...

 
Crashed Tesla Plane Took Off at Own Risk
Crashed Tesla Plane Took Off at Own Risk

23 Apr 2010, 13:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The plane crash which killed three Tesla employees in East Palo Alto on February 17 is now being attributed by investigators on the pilot, who decided to take off at his own risk, despite warnings f...

 
Buemi Wants New STR5 Chassis for Spain
Buemi Wants New STR5 Chassis for Spain

20 Apr 2010, 10:08 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / Scuderia Toro Rosso's Sebastien Buemi reportedly asked his team to hand him a brand new chassis from as early as the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix, after his STR5 was involved in plenty of racing...