2005 Photos of the Week Archive
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1/9 Grand-Am: Daytona
(L to R) Christian Fittipaldi, Emerson Fittipaldi and Max Papis
 
Autoracing1.com


Grand-Am: Daytona
Emerson Fittipaldi back in the driver's seat
 
Autoracing1.com

NAIAS: Detroit
Lexus unveils 500 HP, 200 MPH LF-A concept car
 
Lexus

NAIAS: Detroit
Chrysler Firepower  concept car
 
Chrysler

 F1: Barcelona
Toyota unveils their TF105 2005 F1 contender
Toyota

 NAIAS: Detroit
Chevy takes the wraps off the 200 MPH, 500 HP 2006 C6 Z06
 
Chevrolet

 NAIAS: Detroit
Dale Earnhardt Jr. with a Corvette convertible
 
Chevrolet
 


1/16 F1: Valencia
Sauber rolls out a radical new front wing
 
Sauber


F1: Barcelona
BAR Honda's new 2005 F1 contender has its version of a radical front wing
 
Honda

F1: Vatican City, Rome
The Ferrari team meets with Pope John Paul II
 
Ferrari

NAIAS: Detroit
Chevy unveils their ALMS Corvette C6-R
 
Mark Scheuern/AR1

 IRL: Sebring
Patrick Carpentier in his new Red Bull IRL ride
Team Cheever

 IRL: Indianapolis
2004 Indy 500 winner Buddy Rice finally gets his ring
 
IMS

 Dakar Rally: Africa
Ford-Schlesser team in Dakar 2005 where four drivers lost their lives
 
Ford


1/23 NHRA:  LVMS
Morgan Lucas experienced a burst panel blowout during a test run his NHRA Powerade Top Fuel dragster
 
David Allo


NHRA:  LVMS
Robert Hight, teammate and son-in-law to John Force, experienced a supercharge backfire or blower blow-up on his NHRA Powerade Top Fuel Funny Car at about a half-second into a test run
 
David Allo

NHRA:  LVMS
Eric Medlen ran the low elapsed time of 4.744 second in his NHRA Powerade Funny Car
 
David Allo

IRL: Homestead
2005 Honda IRL drivers
 
Honda

 IRL: Homestead
Newcomer Ryan Briscoe was fast immediately
 
Honda

 IRL: Homestead
American Honda Executive VP Tom Elliott (Left) and his replacement
 
Honda

 IRL: Homestead
Helio Castroneves dogs Darren Manning on Homestead RC
 
Toyota

 IRL: Homestead
AGR team ponders IRL RC brakes
 
Honda


1/30 F1: Barcelona
Michael Schumacher tested with a radical new front wing on his Ferrari


F1: Barcelona
Juan Montoya gets first taste of 2005 McLaren
 
McLaren Mercedes

F1: Valencia
Jacques Villeneuve just before he crashed on the final day of testing
 
Sauber

MotoGP
Repsol Honda rider Max Biaggi tests for upcoming season
 
Honda

 Toyota Atlantic
Marco Andretti locks up a wheel during his 2-day test
 Champ Car

 FIA-GT: Paul Ricard
Andrea Bertolini continued testing to develop the MC12 modified to conform to the FIAís category GT1 regulations
 
Maserati


2/6 Vintage: Laguna Seca
Shell Lola T-212 Prototype
Bob Heathcote


Grand-Am: Daytona
Paul Newman (L) and Elliott Forbes Robinson
 
Grand-Am

Grand-Am: Daytona
Wayne Taylor's SunTrust team celebrates overall victory
 
Grand-Am

Grand-Am: Daytona
80-year old Paul Newman may have driven his last race as he negotiates a right-hander
 
Ford

 Grand-Am: Daytona
Wayne Taylor's SunTrust car at night with new Ferris Wheel in background
 
Grand-Am

 Champ Car: Sebring
Ex-F1 driver Timo Glock tries out the Rocketsport car
 
Champ Car

 Champ Car: Sebring
Cristiano da Matta in his new PKV Racing ride
 
Champ Car

 Champ Car: Sebring
Bruce Jouanny tries out one of the Mi-Jack Conquest cars
 
Champ Car


2/13 NASCAR: Daytona
Dale Jarrett celebrates winning Daytona 500 pole with his UPS crew
Ford


NASCAR: Daytona
Jimmie Johnson, winner of the Budweiser Shootout, passes Bill Elliott in his Coors #39
 
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Silverstone
Narain Karthikeyan is the first Indian to ever land an F1 seat.
 
Jordan F1

F1: Silverstone
Champ Car driver Mario Dominguez only got one lap in at his Silverstone test before bad weather stopped him
 
Jordan F1

 NASCAR: White House
Busch meets Bush.  Nextel Cup champion Kurt Busch meets President George W. Bush at the White House recently
 
Ford

 NASCAR: Daytona
Chris Daugherty, winner of television series Survivor Vanuatu Islands marries Lorie Groves in Victory Lane with Roush Racing driver Mark Martin as honorary best man
Jamie Squire/Getty Images IMAGE.NET

 World of Outlaws: Volusia
(15) Donny Schatz, (7) Jason Sides and (11) Kraig Kinser race three wide down the backstretch in the first World of Outlaws Sprint Car heat race on Sunday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Schatz won the first qualifying heat race in the Parker Store sprint car.
 
Keith Allo


2/20 NASCAR: Daytona
Scott Wimmer went for a wild ride in Turn 4
CIA Stock Photo


NASCAR: Daytona
Scott Wimmer flips end-over-end
 
Dodge/Getty Images

NASCAR: Daytona
Big wrecks highlighted Friday night's Truck race

 
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Daytona
Jason Leffler spins on pit lane
 
CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Daytona
John Andretti plows head-on into Mike Skinner (#23)

 
CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Daytona
No. 21 Ricky Rudd lost a tire and started the first big wreck of the race
 
CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Daytona
Winner Jeff Gordon holds of challenge from Kurt Busch who finished 2nd

 
CIA Stock Photo


2/27 NASCAR: Fontana
Greg Biffle celebrates his 2nd win in three races
CIA Stock Photo


 NASCAR: Fontana
Daytona 500 winner Jeff Gordon
Getty Images Image.net

NASCAR: Fontana
Magic Johnson, recruited by NASCAR last year to co-chair the organization's Diversity Program, was on-hand again in 2005
 
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Fontana
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was front and center before Sunday's race, drawing a big cheer from the mostly homegrown crowd, greeting the drivers onstage during pre-race introductions and waving the green flag to start the race
 
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Fontana
NASCAR crews wait for Garage to open on Friday morning
 
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Moscow
Jordan launch their 2005 car in Red Square
 
Jordan

 F1: Sydney
The famous Sydney Harbor Bridge is closed so Mark Webber can race his Williams BMW across it on Sunday morning
 
BMW


3/6 F1: Australia
Italian Giancarlo Fisichella won the F1 season opener
Renault


 F1: Australia
F1 class of 2005
Red Bull

F1: Australia
Fisichella, Barrichello and Alonso enjoy podium
Ferrari

F1: Australia
Actor Nicolas Cage meets Jean Todt
Ferrari

V8 Supercars: Australia
The V8 Supercars almost always belch flame
 
Ford

IRL: Homestead
Kosuke Matsuura spun on pit lane but also caused a big wreck on lap 158
 
IRL/Ron McQueeney

NASCAR: Mexico
Martin Truex Jr. won the first points paying  NASCAR race out of the USA.
 
CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Mexico
Mexico meets the USA
 
CIA Stock Photo

03/13 NASCAR: Las Vegas
Kasey Kahne smacks the wall
David Allio

NASCAR: Las Vegas
Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes another DEI Chevy
CIA Stock Photo


NASCAR: Las Vegas
Mark Martin won Saturday's Busch Series race
CIA Stock Photo


 NASCAR: Las Vegas
After starting a lowly 31st rookie Michel Jourdain Jr. crashes out of race
David Allio

Champ Car: Fontana
Justin Wilson was fastest in testing his latest Lola/Ford
Bob Heathcote/AutoRacing1

F1: Mugello
Luca Badoer tests the new Ferrari F2005
 
Ferrari

WRC: Mexico
Toni Gardemeister (FIN) / Jakke Honkanen - Ford Focus RS WRC 04 flies through air
 
Ford

NASCAR: Las Vegas
Jeff Gordon
CIA Stock Photo

 Geneva Auto Show
Revealing the Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Tim Bishop Aston Martin

03/20 NASCAR: Atlanta
Carl Edwards nips Jimmie Johnson at the line
Ford

NASCAR: Atlanta
Carl Edwards does his patented  backflip
CIA Stock Photo


NASCAR: Atlanta
Carl Edwards does his patented  backflip
Jamie Squire Getty/NASCAR


 NASCAR: Atlanta
Carl Edwards does his patented  backflip after Busch race win too
Ford

F1: Malaysia
Fernando Alonso celebrates win with team boss Flavio Briatore
Renault

F1: Malaysia
Jarno Trulli gives thanks to God after delivering Toyota their first F1 podium
Renault

ALMS Sebring
The winning No. 1 Audi
 
ALMS

IRL: Phoenix
Sam Hornish Jr. wins, breaking Honda's dominance.
Toyota

 F1: Malaysia
With just fuel being added, why does Michael Schumacher's Ferrari have a swarm of red all around it?
Ferrari

03/27 F1: Barcelona
American youngster Scott Speed stunned the F1 establishment testing faster than Nick Heidfeld and Antonio Pizzonia in his very first F1 test
Red Bull

NASCAR: Nashville
Reed Sorenson dominated this weekend's Busch series race
CIA Stock Photo

ALMS: LeMans
Both ADT Champion Audi's were invited to participate in this year's 24 Hours of LeMans
Audi


Champ Car: Sebring
German Timo Glock has been the real eye-opener in the off-season, topping the timesheets at Sebring
G. Aleck/LAT/Champ Car


 Champ Car: Sebring
Veteran Paul Tracy was right back on form after the long layoff, topping test times on Day 1
G. Aleck/LAT/Champ Car

Champ Car: Sebring
Veteran Jimmy Vasser and new PKV Racing team manager Jim McGee
G. Aleck/LAT/Champ Car

Champ Car: Sebring
Dutchman Jos Verstappen was 3rd fastest on Day 1 at Sebring and certainly opened a lot of eyes
G. Aleck/LAT/Champ Car  

Champ Car: Sebring
Ronnie Bremer from Denmark was fast and thinks he can land a full-time ride for '05
G. Aleck/LAT/Champ Car

04/03 NASCAR: Bristol
There were so many crashes at Bristol it looked more like a Jalopy race
CIA Stock Photo


IRL: St. Petersburg
Fans fly a banner over St. Petersburg during the IRL race asking the city to bring back the Champ Cars
TYDS.cc

NASCAR: Bristol
The big one
CIA Stock Photo


IRL: St. Petersburg
Dan Wheldon, Tony Kanaan, Dario Franchitti and Bryan Herta gave Andretti Green Racing a 1--2-3-4 finish, the first time it has been done since Ferrari did it in the 1961 Belgian GP
Honda


 NASCAR: Bristol
Ricky Rudd turns Matt Kenseth around
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Bahrain
Another wire-to-wire win for Alonso
Renault

NASCAR: Bristol
Mike Bliss and Kyle Busch get together
CIA Stock Photo  

IRL: St. Petersburg
Mario Andretti and Michael Andretti keep an eye on Marco Andretti
Honda

04/10 NASCAR: Martinsville
Greg Biffle spins
CIA Stock Photo

Champ Car: Long Beach
Sebastien Bourdais won again
Bob Heathcote

Atlantic: Long Beach
Drivers lock wheels under braking
Bob Heathcote


NASCAR: Martinsville
The loose tire passed the pack
CIA Stock Photo


 Atlantic: Long Beach
Katherine Legge celebrates win in maiden race
Bob Heathcote

Champ Car: Long Beach
Champ Car class of 2005
Bob Heathcote

Champ Car: Long Beach
Paul Tracy leads opening lap
Bob Heathcote  

Champ Car: Long Beach
Champ Car cutaway
Bob Heathcote

04/17 IROC: Texas
Max Papis rides with Sebastien Bourdais to Victory Circle.  Note rear tire.
TMS

IROC: Texas
Called the best ever to drive in IROC, Bourdais raises the trophy
TMS

MotoGP: Estoril
Alex Barros wins on his Camel Honda
MotoGP

NASCAR: Texas
A 200,000 person crowd fills every seat in Texas
NASCAR


NASCAR: Texas
Greg Biffle's pit crew in action
Ford


 ALMS: Road Atlanta
The winning Audi of Werner and Lehto gets fuel and tires
ALMS

ALMS: Road Atlanta
The winning Corvette on beautiful Road Atlanta
ALMS

NHRA: Las Vegas
NHRA Top Fuel Dragster (91) Larry Dixon won the battle of the beer cars as he beat Brandon Bernstein
David Allio

F1: Imola

Fernando Alonso just beats Schumacher to the flag
Renault

F1: Imola
Fernando Alonso raises three fingers for three wins in row
Renault

F1: Imola
Schumacher congratulates Alonso after their epic battle
Ferrari

NASCAR: Phoenix
Winner Kurt Busch salutes his crew
NASCAR

NASCAR: Phoenix
Fireworks over the finish tower
CIA Stock Photo


NASCAR: Phoenix
Busch does his Polish victory lap
NASCAR


 F1: Imola
Jacques Villeneuve had his best finish in a long time in 6th
Sauber

 F1: Imola
Drivers line up in Parc Ferme after race
Red Bull

NASCAR: Phoenix
Heavy rain falls on Phoenix paddock at night
CIA Stock Photo

5/1 NASCAR: Talladega

Jeff Gordon dominated entire race
NASCAR image.net

NASCAR: Talladega
Dale Earnhardt Jr. inspects his damaged Chevy
CIA Stock Photo

Grand-Am: Laguna Seca
Kicking up the dust
Bob Heathcote

Formula BMW: Laguna Seca
The sensational 15-year old Richard Philippe took both poles and led flag-to-flag
Dan Neri Photography

Formula BMW: Laguna Seca
The sensational Richard Philippe gets a little opposite lock
Bob Heathcote

Renault World Series: Zolder
Pastor Maldonado crashes out
Guenther Reinhold

 Grand-Am: Laguna Seca
Scott Pruett in the winning CompUSA car
Bob Heathcote

 Formula BMW: Laguna Seca
No. 4 lost his nose in a crash
Bob Heathcote

Renault World Series: Zolder
Start of race 1 sees Enrico Toccacelo jump to an early lead from pole
Guenther Reinhold

5/8 Word Rally: Sardinia Italy

Ford Focus gets air
Ford

F1: Barcelona
Kimi Raikkonen celebrates his third win
McLaren

F1: Barcelona
The BAR team was barred from running due to cheating
BAR Honda

F1: Barcelona
King Juan Carlos of Spain and hero Fernando Alonso
Renault

F1: Barcelona
Kimi Raikkonen got the jump at the start and ran away flag-to-flag
Ferrari

NASCAR: Darlington
Winner Greg Biffle celebrates with team owner Jack Roush
Ford

 NASCAR: Darlington
No. 6 Mark Martin's last Darlington race
Ford

 NASCAR: Darlington
Sunset at the Dodge Dealers 500
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Barcelona
Michael Schumacher was out with left-front suspension damage
Ferrari

5/15 IRL: Indianapolis

Sam Hornish flips after hitting debris from Dana
IRL

MotoGP: LeMans
Rossi hounds Gibernau before passing him for the win
MotoGP

MotoGP: LeMans
(L to R) Sete Gibernau (2nd), Valentino Rossi (1st), Colin Edwards (3rd)
MotoGP

IRL: Indianapolis
Tony Kanaan gets the Indy Pole trophy
Michael Voorhees/IRL

IRL: Indianapolis
Danica Patrick is not happy after blowing her chance at pole
Michael Voorhees/IRL

NASCAR: Richmond
Robby Gordon and Dale Jarrett get together late in the race
CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Richmond
Kahne pulls away from Stewart after the final restart
CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Richmond
Kasey Kahne enjoys his very first victory
CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Indianapolis
The voice of the Indy 500, Tom Carnegie, with his family
Dana Garrett/IRL

5/22 Champ Car: Monterrey

Paul Tracy goes for a wild ride Friday
Champ Car

Champ Car: Monterrey
Paul Tracy goes for a wild ride Friday
Champ Car

Champ Car: Monterrey
Paul Tracy goes for a wild ride Friday
Champ Car

NASCAR: Lowe's
Pamela Anderson was the Honorary Starter for the All-Star race
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Lowe's
Multi-Car Wreck
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Monaco
Michael Schumacher lost his front wing in an early incident
Ferrari

 F1: Monaco
Race winner locks up his brakes into Turn 1 at the start
Ferrari

 F1: Monaco
Ralf Schumacher climbs from his battered Toyota on Saturday
Cipolloni/AutoRacing1.com

F1: Monaco
Fans filled the steep rock cliffs to catch a glimpse of the race
Cipolloni/AutoRacing1.com

5/29 IRL: Indy 500

Dan Wheldon takes the tradition drink of milk
Honda

NASCAR: Lowe's
Johnson just gets Labonte at the line
CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Indy 500
Hearn and Dixon get together in Turn 1
Michael Voorhees/IRL

NASCAR: Lowe's
The DEI team of Earnhardt Jr. and Michael Waltrip crash
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Lowe's
Martin, Jeff Gordon and Busch crash late in the race
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Lowe's
Scott Wimmer spins
CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Indy 500
Dan Wheldon waves the Union Jack flag
Honda

 F1: Nurburgring
Nick Heidfeld (2nd), Fernando Alonso (1st) and Rubens Barrichello (3rd)
Ferrari

NASCAR: Lowe's
Johnny Sauter spits fire
CIA Stock Photo

6/5 NASCAR: Dover

Winner Greg Biffle crashes his car into the outside wall doing donuts
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Dover
Jeff Gordon retired early after this accident
CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Indy 500
Hearn and Dixon get together in Turn 1
Michael Voorhees/IRL

Champ Car: Milwaukee
Oriol Servia drinks champagne from his 3rd place trophy
Dan

NASCAR: Dover
Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch crash in the Busch race
CIA Stock Photo

MotoGP: Mugello
Valentino Rossi ahead of Max Biaggi and Marco Melamdri
MotoGP

MotoGP: Mugello
Rossi puts an inside move on Melandri
MotoGP

 MotoGP: Mugello
Rossi passes Biaggi for the win on the last lap
MotoGP

World Rally: Turkey
Toni Gardemeister (FIN) / Jakke Honkanen - Ford Focus RS WRC 04. Day two, Rally of Turkey 2005. The Finn's continue to press hard on the grueling stages in Turkey.
Ford

6/12 NASCAR: Pocono

Dale Earnhardt Jr. blows a tire and it catches fire
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Nashville
Busch series driver Brandon Miller collects the Turn 4 wall
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Pocono
Carl Edwards does his infamous victory backflip
Ford

MotoGP: Barcelona
Valentino Rossi hunts down Sete Gibernau on his home turf
MotoGP

MotoGP: Barcelona
Valentino Rossi gets even closer to Sete Gibernau as he sets up late race pass for win
MotoGP

IRL: Texas
Ed Carpenter and Ryan Briscoe get together.  The contact damaged Carpenter's car and he had to pit for repairs
Honda

IRL: Texas
Ed Carpenter heads for the Turn 2 wall after contact with Briscoe.
Honda

 MotoGP: Barcelona
Sete Gibernau leads a pack of drivers, but he was no match for the great Valentino Rossi
MotoGP

F1: Montreal
Montreal Grid Girl
Red Bull

6/19 F1: Indianapolis

A record low of 6 cars took the green at the start of the USGP after the Michelin shod teams all pulled out
USGP

Champ Car: Portland
Cristiano da Matta gave team owner Kevin Kalkhoven a champagne bath on the podium
LAT/Champ Car

Champ Car: Portland
Paul Tracy gets air
LAT/Champ Car

Champ Car: Portland
Justin Wilson dominated early but lost the fire in his Ford Cosworth
LAT/Champ Car

NASCAR: Michigan
Batman gave the command to start engines
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Indianapolis
All 14 Michelin shod cars pull into the garage and out of the race before it starts
Red Bull

ALMS: LeMans
Tom Kristensen celebrates his record 7th 24 Hours of LeMans win
ACO

 F1: Indianapolis
The pit babes in F1 are 2nd to none
Renault

 F1: Indianapolis
At least one fan came out of Indy happy
Renault

6/26 Atlantic: Cleveland

Katherine Legge gets airborne in first corner melee
Adriano Manocchia

Champ Car: Cleveland
Paul Tracy zooms by his pit board at 175 MPH
Adriano Manocchia

NASCAR: Infineon
Tony Stewart #20 makes inside pass for the win on Ricky Rudd
Bob Heathcote

Modified: Orange County
Let's go racing!  4-1/2 yr old J.C. Secor helping to unload Grandpa's Modified at Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletletown, New York
Ann Secor

NASCAR: Infineon
Dale Jarrett gets two wheels up
Ford

NASCAR: Infineon
Earnhardt Jr's battered Chevy
Mike Veglia

NASCAR: Infineon
Greg Biffle gets two wheels up
Ford

 Champ Car: Cleveland
Cristiano da Matta crashes out of the lead
LAT/Champ Car

 Champ Car: Cleveland
Marcus Marshall gets off course
LAT/Champ Car

7/3 IRL: Kansas

Tony Kanaan wins in a photo finish
LAT/Honda

F1: France
Fernando Alonso celebrates his 5th win of year
Renault

NASCAR: Daytona
Casey Mears, Mark Martin and other wreck near entrance to pit road
Dodge

NASCAR: Daytona
Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick get together
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Daytona
Scott Wimmer crashes
Dodge

NASCAR: Daytona
Toy Stewart climbs the Starter's Stand to wave to fans
CIA Stock Photo

World Rally: Greece
Toni Gardemeister (FIN) / Jakke Honkanen - Ford Focus RS gets air. Day three, 2005 Acropolis Rally
Ford

 F1: France
The Jordan drivers ride antique car in pre-race parade
Jordan

IRL: Kansas
Tony Kanaan kisses his wife in Victory Lane
LAT/Honda

7/10 MotoGP: Monterey

Marco Melandri goes down in the Corkscrew
MotoGP

Champ Car: Toronto
Beauty was everywhere
Champ Car/LAT

Champ Car: Toronto
Justin Wilson (Center) celebrates first win on podium with Oriol Servia and Alex Tagliani
Champ Car/LAT

Champ Car: Toronto
Paul Tracy and Sebastien Bourdais drag out of pit stalls and then collide seconds later
Champ Car/LAT

NASCAR: Chicago
Mike Bliss and Jeff Gordon get together
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Chicago
NASCAR official looks at one of Goodyear's junk tires.  Another race, another rash of blown tires
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Chicago
Michael Waltrip's torn up car and tire
CIA Stock Photo

 F1: England
Juan Montoya finally got his first win for McLaren
McLaren

F1: England
McLaren crew members do their best imitation of Darth Vader
McLaren

7/17 Champ Car: Edmonton

AJ Allmendinger cries after throwing away his first Champ Car win
Hiroshi Nakajima/US-Racing.net

NASCAR: New Hampshire
A drunk NASCAR fan lays on the track after falling off the wall
CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Nashville
Vitor Meira hits the wall while Alex Barron crashes and burns
IRL

IRL: Nashville
Tomas Enge breaks his back in this crash
IRL

Champ Car: Edmonton
AJ Allmendinger slides out of control
Champ Car/LAT

Champ Car: Edmonton
Sebastien Bourdais raises one finger on victory lap
Champ Car/LAT

NASCAR: New Hampshire
Helio Castroneves copycat Tony Stewart scales the fence at New Hampshire
CIA Stock Photo

 ALMS: Sonoma
Emanuele Pirro celebrates his victory with Frank Biela in the No. 2 Champion Racing Audi
ALMS

NASCAR: Charlotte
Ford's new Vision for 2006
Ford

F1: Germany

Fernando Alonso and team boss Flavio Briatore enjoy another win for Renault
Renault

MotoGP: Donington
Valentino Rossi won again in treacherous conditions
MotoGP

NASCAR: Pocono
Kyle Busch finds the wall
CIA Stock Photo

ARCA: Pocono
Not a good day for the Lucas Oil machine
Jim Garrahan/AutoRacing1.com

IRL: Milwaukee
Buddy Rice exits his burning car after crashing
IRL

F1: Germany
Juan Montoya drove one of the best races of his career - Last to 2nd
McLaren

IRL: Milwaukee
Helio Castroneves came together with his teammate and found the wall
IRL

 NASCAR: Pocono
Rusty Wallace leads Kurt Busch.  At the finish the order was reversed
Dodge

IRL: Milwaukee
Sam Hornish made the Andretti Green powerhouse look like chopped liver on this day
Toyota

7/31 Champ Car: San Jose

Sebastien Bourdais looks spent after taking a pounding on the streets of San Jose
Champ Car/LAT

IRL: Michigan
Bryan Herta nips teammate Dan Wheldon at the line
Honda

Champ Car: San Jose
Sebastien Bourdais on his way to victory
Bob Heathcote/AutoRacing1

Champ Car: San Jose
Not a good day for the Lucas Oil machine
Champ Car/LAT

Champ Car: San Jose
Ryan Hunter-Reay touches the wall
Champ Car/LAT

Champ Car: San Jose
Amanda Scott won the Miss San Jose contest
Bob Heathcote/AutoRacing1

Atlantic: San Jose
Katherine Legge won again
Bob Heathcote/AutoRacing1

 Trans-Am: San Jose
Boris Said won the Trans-Am race in his Ford Mustang
Bob Heathcote/AutoRacing1

IRL: Michigan
Helio Castroneves loses an engine
IRL

8/7 NASCAR: Indianapolis

It's not the Borg Warner trophy but Stewart enjoys win at the Brickyard
Ron McQueeney/IMS

NASCAR: Indianapolis
Tony Stewart sets up Kasey Kahne for the pass to win
Dodge

World Rally: Finland
Toni Gardemeister (FIN) / Jakke Honkanen - Ford Focus RS WRC get air
Ford

World Rally: Finland
Mikko Hirvonen FIN)/ Jarmo Lehtinen get air
Ford

NASCAR: Indianapolis
Dale Earnhardt Jr. collects Scott Wimmer on the front straight accident during a restart.
Dodge

NASCAR: Indianapolis
Dale Earnhardt Jr. collect the Dodge of Scott Wimmer
Dana Garrett/IMS

NASCAR: Indianapolis
Scott Wimmer limps back to pits
Dodge

 NASCAR: Indianapolis
Jeff Green clouts the wall
Steve Snoddy/IMS

World Series by Renault
Celso Miquez from Spain crashes in Germany Sunday
Guenter Reinhold

8/14 Champ Car: Denver

Paul Tracy smacks the Turn 4 wall while leading
Champ Car

IRL: Kentucky
Scott Sharp leads Vitor Meira across the finish line
IRL

NASCAR: Watkins Glen
Tony Stewart celebrates another win
CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Kentucky
Firmen douse Dixon's blown up Toyota engine
Ron McQueeney/IRL

Champ Car: Denver
Cristiano da Matta gets up in the air in first turn melee that involved 5 cars.
Champ Car

Champ Car : Denver
Large crowd reacts to first turn crash
M. Cipolloni/AutoRacing1

IRL: Kentucky
Safety crew gets Ed Carpenter out of his car
Ron McQueeney/IRL

 IRL: Kentucky
Wheldon and Sharp race hard
Ron McQueeney/IRL

NASCAR: Watkins Glen
The Home Depot crew enjoy Victory Circle celebration
CIA Stock Photo

8/21 Monterey Historics

Stirling Moss and Jay Leno in the Mercedes 300 SLR he drove
to victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia
Bob Heathcote

Monterey Historics
Stirling Moss and Jay Leno in the Mercedes 300 SLR he drove
to victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia
Bob Heathcote

Monterey Historics
Jim Hall leads a few examples of the Chaparrals he
created
Bob Heathcote

NASCAR: Michigan
Jeremy Mayfield and crew celebrate first win in a long time
Dodge

F1: Turkey
Raikkonen battles two Renaults at start of first-ever Turkish GP
Ferrari

ALMS: Road America
Emanuele Pirro (standing) and his winning teammate Frank Biela
Champion Audi

Monterey Historics
McLarens and Lolas dominate the Group 7A field
Bob Heathcote

Monterey Historics
Red 1961 Ferrari 250 GTO is of Bobby Rahal against some historic Corvettes
Bob Heathcote

Monterey Historics
Red 1961 Ferrari 250 GTO is of Bobby Rahal finishing 1st in his
class
Bob Heathcote

8/28 Champ Car: Montreal

Oriol Servia scores his first Champ Car win in an epic battle
Bridgestone

IRL: Infineon
Helio Castroneves goes off course
Bob Heathcote

NASCAR: Bristol
Ryan Newman accidentally spins out Dale Jarrett
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Bristol
Jarrett gets back at Newman by deliberately spinning him out
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Bristol
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s season goes from bad to worse
David Allio

NASCAR: Bristol
Clay Rodgers brings out the first caution in the Busch race
David Allio

IPS: Infineon
Marco Andretti is all smiles after winning another IPS road course race
Bob Heathcote

IRL: Infineon
Tomas Enge goes spinning
Bob Heathcote

NASCAR: Bristol
A farewell tribute to Rusty Wallace
CIA Stock Photo

9/4 NASCAR: Fontana

Sunset over huge crowd
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NASCAR: Fontana
A fan's innovative hat
Heathcote/AutoRacing1

F1: Monza
The Jordan goes over the edge and kicks up pea gravel
Jordan

NASCAR: Fontana
NASCAR fans admit they're Red Necks
Heathcote/AutoRacing1

F1: Monza
Juan Montoya wins his 2nd Italian GP
McLaren

AMA Superbike: Road Atlanta
Mathew Mladin tucks in tight as he starts down the front stretch on his way to winning
David Allio

NASCAR: Fontana
Adrian Fernandez suits up for the Busch Series race
Heathcote/AutoRacing1

ALMS: Mosport
The No. 2 Audi rounds Turn 5a/5b followed by the uphill Mario Andretti straightaway
Audi

ALMS: Mosport
As they drop into Turn 1 at the start, the two Dysons lead the two Audis
ALMS

9/11 IRL: Chicagoland
Ryan Briscoe sees his life pass before his eyes as his car gets airborne into the fence and explodes in a ball of flames
© 2005 Phil Rider

IRL: Chicagoland
Ryan Briscoe's car splits in half against the safety fence pole
© 2005 Michael DiNovo

IRL: Chicagoland
Ryan Briscoe's IndyCar takes off like a jet on afterburners
© 2005 Michael DiNovo

IRL: Chicagoland

Ryan Briscoe sees his life pass before his eyes as his car gets airborne into the fence and explodes in a ball of flames
Mordichai Rosen

IRL: Chicagoland
A major crash in the IPS race took out the leaders
Ron McQueeney/IRL

F1: Spa
Takuma Sato spears Michael Schumacher from behind and takes them both out
Ferrari

IRL: Chicagoland
Dan Wheldon edges the two Penske teammates at the line
Honda

IRL: Chicagoland
Dan Wheldon edges the two Penske teammates at the line
Ron McQueeney/IRL

F1: Spa
Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen celebrate on the podium
Renault

9/18 NASCAR: Loudon
Roger Penske meets Senator John Kerry, loser to George Bush in the latest Presidential election
Dodge

MotoGP: Motegi
Loris Capirossi first (C) over Max Biaggi (L) and Makoto Tamada (R)
MotoGP

MotoGP: Motegi
Loris Capirossi rides to victory on his Ducati
MotoGP

NASCAR: Loudon
Matt Kenseth pitted with a smoking flat tire
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Loudon
Kurt Busch goes to have a talk with Scott Riggs' Crew Chief after Riggs crashed him out
CIA Stock Photo

German DTM: EuroSpeedway
A gaggle of cars come together
German DTM

MotoGP: Motegi
Loris Capirossi, Max Biaggi and Makoto Tamada run 1-2-3
MotoGP

MotoGP: Motegi
Valentino Rossi could have won the tile, but it will have to wait after crashing out.  Here he leads eventual third place finisher Tamada
MotoGP

9/25 F1: Brazil
New F1 title holder Fernando Alonso kissed trophy
Renault

Champ Car: Las Vegas
HPD President Robert Clarke walks off to a meeting with Kevin Kalkhoven
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IRL: Watkins Glen
Scott Dixon through up rooster tails on Friday
IRL

F1: Brazil

New F1 title holder Fernando Alonso kissed trophy
Renault

Champ Car: Las Vegas
Tracy's Cosworth Ford spits out Methanol flames
Champ Car

Champ Car: Las Vegas
Tracy holds off Bourdais and Junqueira
David Allio

Champ Car: Las Vegas
Bourdais won even with the missing shock cover
David Allio

Dover: IRL
A huge crowd at Dover this weekend
Dodge

10/2 A1GP: Brands Hatch
Khalil Beschir, Team Lebanon flips
A1 Grand Prix

A1GP: Brands Hatch

Khalil Beschir, Team Lebanon flips
A1 Grand Prix

A1GP: Brands Hatch

Khalil Beschir, Team Lebanon flips
A1 Grand Prix

NASCAR: Talladega
Ryan Newman spins Casey Mears and the Big One starts
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Talladega
Ryan Newman spins Casey Mears and the Big One starts
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Talladega
Michael Waltrip flips in another big wreck
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Talladega
Dale Jarrett takes a breather after a hard day's work
NASCAR

ALMS: Road Atlanta
The Courage goes spinning
David Allio

MotoGP: Qatar
Melandri chases Rossi.  The two exchanged the lead several times over the final two laps
MotoGP

10/9 F1: Japan
Kimi Raikkonen enjoys his brilliant victory
McLaren Mercedes

A1GP: Germany
USA driver Scott Speed gets punted off in the first turn
Guenter Reinhold

A1GP: Germany
USA driver Scott Speed gets punted off in the first turn
Guenter Reinhold

NASCAR Busch: Kansas

Kasey Kahne beats Greg Biffle by 0.031 sec.
CIA Stock Photo

F1: Japan
Toyota's Ralf Schumacher wins pole on wet track
Toyota

F1: Japan
A huge crowd at Suzuka - looked to be biggest of the year
Honda

NASCAR: Kansas
Mark Martin salutes crowd
Ford

NASCAR: Kansas
Crowd salutes Mark Martin
CIA Stock Photo

Grand-Am: VIR
Luis Diaz and Scott Pruett enjoy their win
Grand-Am

10/16 NASCAR: Charlotte
David Stremme's wrecked Dodge caused by blown tire
Dodge

NASCAR: Charlotte
Michael Waltrip and Jamie McMurray wreck
Dodge

ALMS: Monterey
Porsche LMP2 wins class first time out
Bob Heathcote

NASCAR: Charlotte
Tony Stewart wrecks caused by blown tire
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Charlotte
Sterling Marlin's wrecked Dodge
Dodge

NASCAR: Charlotte
Rusty Wallace's wrecked Dodge caused by blown tire
Dodge

IRL: Fontana
Danica Patrick and Jaques Lazier slam the outside wall
Ron McQueeney/IRL

IRL: Fontana
Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan battled to the end
Ron McQueeney/IRL

IRL: Fontana
Kosuke Matsuura crashes on pit road all by himself
Ron McQueeney/IRL

Champ Car: Australia

Cristiano da Matta runs over Mario Dominguez in the first turn of the first lap
Dan Streck/LAT

10/23 Champ Car: Australia

The pre-race flyover includes a spectacular dump and burn
Dan R. Boyd

Champ Car: Australia
The pre-race flyover includes a spectacular dump and burn
Mark Cipolloni

Champ Car: Australia

Sebastien Bourdais hoists the Vanderbilt Cup again
Mark Cipolloni

WoO: Las Vegas
Sammy Swindell crashes
David Allio

WoO: Las Vegas
Dennis Moore Jr. flips
David Allio

A1 GP: Portugal
Adam Kahn gets it sideways
A1GP

Champ Car: Australia
Alex Tagliani attacks the tires
Champ Car

NASCAR Martinsville
Michael Waltrip examines his damaged race car
CIA Stock Photo

10/30 NASCAR: Atlanta

Carl Edwards does his typical victory back flip
Ford

NASCAR: Atlanta
Rusty Wallace gets repairs to his damaged Dodge nose
Dodge

F1: Detroit

Keke Rosberg at the USGP in 1983.  The former F1 champion's son Nico is rumored to have signed with Williams for 2006.
Ford

World Rally: Catalunya

Dani Sola (Esp) / Xavier Amigo - Ford Focus RS
Ford

F1: Mosport
The late great American Peter Revson on his way to victory in 1973
Ford

NASCAR: Riverside
David Pearson in his famous No. 21 Woods Brothers Purolator Ford
Ford

CART: Indy 500
One of the most famous Indy 500 front rows - 1980 Johnny Rutherford (Pole) in the Jim Hall Chaparral and Penske teammates  Mario Andretti (Middle) and Bobby Unser
Ford

V8 Supercar: Australia
Russell Ingall's Ford belches flame
Ford

11/06 A1 Grand Prix: Australia

Horrific crash of A1 Team Japan driver Hayanari Shimoda
Chris Ormerod and Trent Wallis

A1 Grand Prix: Australia

Horrific crash of A1 Team Japan driver Hayanari Shimoda
Chris Ormerod and Trent Wallis

NASCAR: Texas

Backflipping winner Carl Edwards
Ford

Champ Car: Mexico City

Race winner Justin Wilson
Champ Car

Champ Car: Mexico City
Championship winner Sebastien Bourdais and the Vanderbilt Cup
Champ Car

Champ Car: Mexico City
Rodolfo Lavin and Ronnie Bremer
Champ Car

Champ Car: Mexico City
New team co-owner Cedric The Entertainer
Champ Car

A1 Grand Prix: Australia
Jos Verstappen gets air
A1GP

11/13 GP Masters: Kyalami

Winner Nigel Mansell locks a wheel trying to hold off Emerson Fittipaldi
Getty Images/GP Masters

GP Masters: Kyalami
Fittipaldi, Mansell and Patrese share a laugh after qualifying
Getty Images/GP Masters

GP Masters: Kyalami
(L to R) Fittipaldi (2nd), Mansell (1st) and Patrese (3rd)
Getty Images/GP Masters

NASCAR: Phoenix

Race winner Kyle Busch - 2nd win of year
NASCAR

NASCAR: Phoenix

Carl Edwards does his backflip after winning Busch race
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Phoenix
Race winner Kyle Busch - battles Greg Biffle
NASCAR

World Rally: Australia
FranÁois Duval/Sven Smeets pick up their first win
CitroŽn Total

GP Masters: Kyalami
Mansell and Patrese clown around on the podium
Getty Images/GP Masters

LMES: Istanbul
Emmanuel Collard and Jean-Christophe Boullion won the fifth and final race of the 2005 Le Mans Endurance Series, driving their Pescarolo to victory by little more than a minute over the Audi Team France R8 of Allan McNish and Stephane Ortelli
LMES

11/20 NASCAR: Homestead

Tony Stewart holds up two fingers to signify his two Nextel Cup titles
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Homestead

Greg Biffle celebrates his Ford 400 win
NASCAR

A1GP: Malaysia

Chinese driver Tengyi Jiang gets on his head
A1GP

NASCAR: Homestead
Tony Stewart goes by the crashed car of Jimmie Johnson his closest title contender
CIA Stock Photo

F3: Macau

Guillaume Moreau climbs from his wrecked car

Macau GP

NASCAR: Homestead
Tony Stewart raises his $5.8 million check
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Homestead
Tony Stewart goes by the spinning car of Kyle Busch
CIA Stock Photo

A1GP: Malaysia
Canadian driver Sean McIntosh sends up a Rooster Tail in the rain on Friday
A1GP
   
     

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