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  1. A1 experience helps Yoong regain appetite for motor racing

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Matthew Marsh

    ... Matthew Marsh Alex Yoong is enjoying his motor racing again. He became famous in 2001 as the first Asian to race in modern-day Formula One, but two years with the perennially under-funded Minardi team eroded the Malaysian's reputation. After dropping out of F1 he raced in the United States and then Australia before grabbing the opportunity to create, and then drive for, ...

  2. Beijing race puts A1 upstarts on the map

    Posted Nov 05th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... professional sports organisations around the world know their futures lie in China. It was therefore no surprise when Formula One motor racing started up in Shanghai in 2004, but the upstart A1 series ... on countries like China, Indonesia and South Africa that have little presence in global motor racing. 'The fact is that there is a unique positioning of nation versus nation and the fact it allows ...

  3. State firms in race to roll out Rover

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Two state firms are racing to market China's first Rover car in factories less than 100 kilometres apart and one has just taken delivery of 4,000 ... in Jiangsu province and less than 100 km from Nanjing, SAIC is racing to install machinery and equipment to produce its Rover models, aiming to have them on the market in the first quarter of next ...

  4. 'When I race, it's for HK because I'm Chinese'

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... Darryl O'Young is a Hong Kong racing car driver. He was talking to David Phair. Darryl O'Young, Hong Kong racing driver I think I inherited my love of motor racing from my ... it relevant. The idea of teamwork has helped me a lot. Some people have this idea that motor racing is just about the drivers but it's a big team working flat out to help the driver win ...

  5. Mainland joins race for hybrid car dominance

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... worldwide. In the next five years, oil will remain the dominant fuel for China's motor cars and its ambitions to be a car superpower will remain hostage to the vagaries of the world oil market- ...

  6. Guangzhou shows zip in vehicle export race

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough in Guangzhou Honda-led parnership tops sales table in volume and value after just 7 months Guangzhou has jumped to an early lead in the race to become an export powerhouse ... by the Japanese firm, 25 per cent by Guangzhou Auto and 10 per cent by Dongfeng Motor. This year the company was targeting production of 25,000 cars, a spokesperson said. Honda also makes cars ...

  7. A triumph of the spirit as Zanardi races again

    Posted Nov 17th 2006, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... motor racing's history books by becoming the first person who has had his legs amputated to test an F1 machine. 'I always enjoyed Cart more than F1 because I was more successful,' ... that his career would now have to be put on hold as the world struggled came to terms with the atrocity. The 2001 racing season had already been one of reflection for Zanardi. In 1999 he had signed ...

  8. Finnish blood races through veins of new F1 star Rosberg

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... pessimistic'. It's not an ideal quality in life in general, but when it comes to motor racing, keeping your feet firmly on the ground can be vital. It's helped Nico Rosberg win points in his ... at the back of the field, but after that the fireworks started. He chalked up the fastest lap of the race, and charged up the field. The dummy he sold Christian Klein before overtaking him ...

  9. How to take the nail-biting out of WHO-style races

    Posted Nov 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wasn't the race to see who would get to head the World Health Organisation good fun? Local contender Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun eventually won through, but it was a nail-biter right ... big Democrat win', November 9). Rather than placing all our eggs in one basket, as we did in the WHO race, maybe we should ask the chairman of the Advisory Committee on the Admission ...

  10. The great race

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... is passionate about cricket, Australian Rules Football, motor racing and tennis, and has superb facilities close to the city centre. Of the 16 sporting disciplines at the games, 14 will be staged ...




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