Motor Sports

Frank Williams Sells His Share of Storied Formula One Team

By ADAM COOPER AUTO WEEK Williams F1 has sold a minority shareholding to an Austrian group led by investor Christian “Toto” Wolff. The Williams team has been owned 70/30 by Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head since it was started in 1977. They have resisted overtures from potential partners, including BMW. The 37-year-old Wolff is […]

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Felipe Massa Seriously Hurt in Formula One Crash

July 27, 2009 Ferrariā€™s Massa Stable After Surgery on Skull By BRAD SPURGEON THE NEW YORK TIMES BUDAPEST — Felipe Massa, a Brazilian driver who finished second in the Formula One series last year, was in stable condition Sunday after surgery for a skull fracture, his Ferrari team said. The Brazilian was injured Saturday in […]

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Canadian Ryan Coniam hired as race engineer for Jacques Villeneuve in 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup

  Burlington racer to be Villeneuve’s NASCAR engineer TheStar.com – AutoRacing – Burlington racer to be Villeneuve’s NASCAR engineer September 04, 2007 Norris McDonald Motorsport Reporter Burlington’s Ryan Coniam has been hired as race engineer for Jacques Villeneuve in the 2008 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series. Villeneuve, who was world driving champion in 1997, will start […]

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