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  1. Defending champ Huisman faces uphill challenge

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Defending champion Duncan Huisman saw his chances of winning a record fourth Guia title slip away after he crashed in the final qualifying session yesterday. Huisman crashed heavily at Mandarin Corner and failed to make any headway on the leaders as the field jostled for prime positions on today's grid for the Guia touring car race. Germany's Jorg Muller ...

  2. Competitive car to put O'Young in the driving seat for major honours

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Touring Car Championship (22 rounds) in Brazil last month and will open his 2011 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (11 rounds) campaign this weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit. The 31-year-old ... upgraded to a highly competitive car. I'm capable of winning the overall title. I'll be in a similar car as world champion Yvan Muller [of France],' he said. O'Young finished ...

  3. O'Young grabs pole despite crash

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... who can win the series, qualifying fourth and sixth respectively. Jones felt the session should have been halted after O'Young's accident. 'To allow cars to go along is dangerous. I think it's ridiculous that cars were allowed to keep going,' he said. At the time of the accident, Jones was running third, but lost one position as Lee came within 0.188 ...

  4. Rosberg realistic about his goals in Formula One's 'fourth-fastest' car

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... simulator. 'Yes, that would be a very bad crash,' Rosberg said into a microphone, as he stood over the man's shoulder, unobtrusively but still very much present. Rosberg, who ... will pit their skills against each other on Sunday, with the champion winning a trip to Spain next month where he/she will compete in a real car on a real racetrack. With McLaren and Ferrari ...

  5. Car trouble ends Hong Kong driver's dream

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... on the circuit, Marsh knew the result couldn't be good. From the monitor, Marsh saw the car being pushed off the track. On the radio, he heard these words: 'It's over. Turn off ... the second-place Peugeot team. The LMGT2 class, which GPC Sport belonged to, was won by a Porsche team. Just five of the 13 LMGT2 cars finished the race. Marsh, who lives in Hong Kong, was not upset at his ...

  6. Huff's double victories prove too little, too late

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Robert Huff won both legs of the FIA World Touring Car Championship yesterday, but still felt down in the dumps after Chevrolet teammate and rival Yvan Muller thrillingly ... that included spectacular crashes by hometown heroes Andre Couto and Daryl O'Young. But it still was not enough as Muller stuck like a limpet and finished the two races in second and third place ...

  7. Tough start for O'Young

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... yesterday. The Hong Kong driver's first foray in top-class European racing ended prematurely in round two when he crashed out just three laps into the race- although he was not at fault. O'Young had finished an encouraging 10th out of 29 cars in round one and had moved to 12th place in round two when disaster struck. O'Young's Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car spun round ...

  8. Staying on track is easier said than done

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... the cars of the five Formula BMW scholarship winners and the consequences should we crash do not bear thinking about. 'Please don't crash the cars,' instructor Christopher Wassermann ... a racing car driver, I'm only in third. I'm driving a Formula BMW Asia series car, Akhil Khushlani's number 27 car to be exact, and while Akhil isn't at the Sepang International ...

  9. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this week following a car crash in which her younger brother, Szymon, 19, was killed. The 23-year-old Jedrzejczak- the 2004 butterfly gold medallist over 200 metres- faces from half a year to up to eight years in prison if found guilty of the offence of unintentionally causing a death in a traffic accident. Jedrzejczak's car crashed into a tree and rolled over several times after she ...

  10. Missing tyres and spare parts leave teams fuming

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... as the final event today - if time permits. While there has been no immediate impact because of the delay, team officials are worried if any of their cars crash during the qualifying session tomorrow as it will give very limited time for the mechanics to do a patch-up job. 'We have seen instances in the past where teams have worked right around the clock to get the cars ready after a crash ...




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