SSP – Kubica, Sandell, and DMACK *Update*

Welcome to this week’s Sunday Service Park and it is with great regret we kick off the column with terrible news. Yet again the motosport world has turned its eyes to rally and not for the right reasons. Lotus Renault F1¬†driver Robert Kubica suffered a huge accident this morning in Italy competing in the Ronde di Andora rally. The Formula 1 ace and a pre-season favorite has multiple fractures in his right arm and leg. The polish driver was air lifted to the hospital where surgery began on his right…

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Rally – Kimi DNFs Spain Before it Starts

Kimi Raikkonen has put on a rather embarrassing performance in Spain already. The Finn has crashed out of the rally during the shakedown stage and will not make the start for Day 1. Citroen explained that the roll cage had suffered terminal damage and would not be ready in time to start the event. In my opinion this is yet another pathetic showing in a year that Kimi will want to forget period. Citroen have made it very clear they will not pay Kimi to drive and he needs sponsorship…

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F1 – FIA Appeal Official

It would appear as my cries for peace on the last podcast have fallen on deaf ears yet again. The FIA has officially announced they are going to move forward with their appeal against Flavio Briatore which would keep him out of the sport a bit longer. As we remember the Tribunal de Grande Instance had ruled in favor of Flavio and Pat Symonds and called the punishment by the FiA “irregular”. Below is the FIA’s justification for the continued legal battle: “The President of the FIA has consulted the…

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IndyCar – When it Rains it Pours

This weekend the IndyCar series will be without two of its drivers after a massive practice accident. Nelson Philippe and Will Power had a nasty coming together during practice for this weekends race in Sonoma California. This continues to highlight a rough summer for race drivers as we have suffered 3 racing fatalities and another two that have seen serious injury to competitors. The accident happened at turn 3A which is a blind hill corner when Ryan Philippe spun for the second time and was then clipped in the nose…

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