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  1. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Vettel and Alonso narrow Formula One chase to two-horse race

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... Richard Drew While Ferrari struggle to make their car perform, Red Bull know it's time to pull out all the stops and take the race home Vettel and Alonso prepare to fight it out ... title a two-horse race. Fernando Alonso arrives in South Korea under intense pressure from Sebastian Vettel. With the German winning in Japan and Alonso not finishing, there's just four ...

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    Racing into a car culture

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Racing improves the breed' is a quotation credited to Soichiro Honda, founder of the eponymous Japanese carmaker. As China increasingly embraces a 'car culture', it's also ... high-end manufacturers such as Porsche and Audi are using exclusive racing series to show their products and build a stronger bond with current and potential customers. Porsche have been ...

  3. How race sheds new light on the Lion City

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mathew Scott Richard Tan could well be talking for the entire Singapore business community as well as for the city itself when he reflects on how the race has afforded his company ... everyone else, Tan and his team obviously had no previous experience in putting together such a project, as there had never been a night-time Formula One race. But the event's subsequent ...

  4. Spaniard wins mayhem-filled race

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Juncadella made the most of the fortune that smiled on him in the form of the safety car, which came out midway through the 15-lap race. Marco Wittmann had a 2.7-second lead at that stage. ... to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious countrymen, Michael and Ralf Schumacher, by winning the Macau race. In the end, he had to settle for third place while Brazilian Felipe Nasr finished ...

  5. Local race became an institution

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth The Macau Grand Prix began as a 15-car race for local revheads in 1954. The back end of the inaugural circuit was in parts no more than a dirt track, but Eddie Carvalho ... round of the newly-created FIA World Touring Car Championship. The Macau Grand Prix Museum is worth a visit at 431 Rua Luis Gonzaga Gomes. It houses memorabilia and more than 20 historic racing ...

  6. HK stuck in first gear as Lion City wins right to stage supercar race

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Hong Kong may be 'Asia's world city' but it is a distant second to Singapore when it comes to motor racing. This was proved again last week as the city was passed over in favour of Singapore to stage Asia's first V8 Supercars Series race. Singapore's Formula One Grand Prix has already set the standard in Asia, where the event at the Marina ...

  7. Yoong pits home-grown racing car against the big boys

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... brand. Ten weeks ago, after a lot of planning, the decision was made to race the Bufori in Macau. It has been a whirlwind trip, says Yoong, whose Axle Motorsports has joined hands with Team ... building a new race car called the Bufori CS model, which we plan to launch next year. We thought it would be a great idea to get exposure by racing in Macau. 'Things are never simple ...

  8. Senna shrugs off fun-race flop to retain his focus

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau Bruno Senna had to do it the hard way yesterday - on foot. His pedi-cab refused to move despite his brave attempts to pedal during a light-hearted 'race ... favourite in the Formula Three race hopes he won't have to hot-foot it on Sunday too as he bids to write the famous Senna name once more into the record books of the showpiece event which ...

  9. Race car driver loves life in the fast lane

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Meanwhile, in the other SAR... Andre Couto's dream of becoming a professional race car driver started on Macau's go-kart track when he was only 12 years old. ... in a government sports event and go-karting was one of the activities. Before the final, he asked his father whether he would buy a go-kart for him if he won the race. After drawing second last ...

  10. Kwan quits speed racing and eyes Le Mans

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Hong Kong's greatest driver, Charles Kwan, yesterday officially announced his retirement from speed racing and the Macau Grand Prix- but said he might return in endurance events. Kwan made the announcement after finishing third in the season-ending race at the Porsche Infineon Carrera Cup Asia series, signing off one of the most brilliant careers in Asia. ...




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