Dreams are meant to be lived and Jenson Button has finally achieved the ultimate in Formula One as his fifth place finish in the Brazilian Grand Prix guarantees he’ll be the 2009 Formula One Grand Prix World Champion. They still have a little work to do in Abu Dhabi but Button is fifteen points ahead of his closest competitor Sebastian Vettel and seventeen points in front of his team mate Rubens Barrichello as they head to the last race of the year.
The overall race was won by Red Bull’s Mark Webber, just ahead of BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica, last year’s …read more
Do you know someone affected by breast cancer in some way? Maybe a relative battled and lost their fight with breast cancer? Or a friend, acquaintance, colleague, someone you know has been affected by breast cancer at sometime in their life? Maybe you know someone whose mother, sister, grandmother, father, brother or son among the 2.5 million survivors of breast cancer who walk and work in America everyday. All of us have a connection to the battle to find a cure for breast cancer through someone we know, have met or whose life has been permanently extinguished or scarred by …read more
The Chase continues today as NASCAR’s Sprint Cup darlings will be in Concord, North Caroline on the track of Lowe’s Motor Speedway competing in the NASCAR’s Banking 500. The fifth race of the Chase today’s race is going to probably cut the field of contenders for the Sprint Cup Championship a little more. Currently Jimmie Johnson in the No. 48 Chevrolet leads the Chase by 12 points to his Hendrick Motorsports team mate Mark Martin in the No. 5 Chevrolet.
Jimmie is chasing history and his fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship in a row, while Mark Martin is just trying to …read more
A dream can be a fleeting will-o-wisps that slips through your grasp just as you reach out to make it your own after years of constant battling and competing. One slip or moment of indecision during the heat of competition can burst your dream and have you beginning at the start again. You may never be in a position to achieve your dream again, sometimes you only get so many chances during a career to achieve the ultimate goal, and the pressure of knowing this might be your only chance to be a world champion could be more than you …read more
NASCAR Nationwide Series races are often survival of the fittest affairs that are won by the racer who is able to survive the carnage on the track and come out on the other side with a car that’s still in tact and able to finish. Joey Logano was fortunate enough to survive the carnage on the track of the Auto Club Speedway Saturday in the Copart 300 and come out the other side of the adrenalin ride in one piece. Starting from the pole Logano was able to rally from being put into the wall by Greg Biffle while Biffle …read more
Phillip Island down under and the Iveco Australian Grand Prix are next on the calendar for the MotoGP this weekend and Fiat Yamaha and team are sitting pretty and fighting over who is going to be the MotoGP Premier Class World Champion. Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo are sitting one-two in the MotoGP premier standings, with Lorenzo 18 points behind Valentino, and Dani Pedrosa 77 points behind Valentino and out of the race for the championship with only 3 races left in the 2009 season.
Rossi finished fourth at Estoril to his team mate Lorenzo’s 1st place finish, but Phillip Island …read more
Sports is a dangerous activity, it doesn’t matter if you play darts or football, the chance of being injured exists whenever we interact in the physical world and even more so whenever we tempt fate by taking our bodies and minds into realms of physical activity that aren’t natural to us and we have to learn to adapt to existing conditions to succeed. Sitting behind the wheel of a race car is certainly one of these moments in human history when humans attempt to take their bodies and minds into areas that aren’t normal to our senses and experience. A …read more
Jimmie Johnson moved into a familiar position at the top of the Chase standings after he came out on top during a three-lap race to the finish in Sunday’s Pepsi 500 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The win allowed him to move 12 points ahead of Mark Martin, 58 ahead of Juan Montoya and 89 points ahead of Tony Stewart in the race for the Sprint Cup Series championship. This victory is the fifth of the 2009 Sprint Cup Series for Johnson and the 45th Sprint Cup win of his career and his fourth at Fontana, which …read more
Qualifying sessions for the fourth round of the Chase the Pepsi 500 went as expected as the championship contenders all had good runs and will start in good positions. Denny Hamlin moved into a good position for Sunday’s race by posting a time of 39.158 during his turns around the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway and grabbed the pole for Sunday’s race. Hamlin needs to have a good finish in Sunday’s race if he wants to stay in contention for the championship and he has achieved the first part. Now he just has to have a good, strong race and finish …read more
Becoming a MotoGP World Champion or just succeeding in competing at the highest level of competition on the planet for two-wheeled enthusiasts is an accomplishment that takes time, dedication and sacrifice. We all want to be Valentino Rossi, but do we have any idea what this seven time world premier class MotoGP champion has been through on his road to world fame. Just ask the seven teenagers who were successful in the recent 2010 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup competition against the best young two-wheeled racers in the world. After making it through the opening rounds, they’ll have to compete …read more