Di Resta lines up fourth in DTM Finale

Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta will start fourth on the grid for tomorrow’s finale to the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) at Hockenheim as he bids to helps his Mercedes team-mate Gary Paffett clinch the title. The Englishman, seven points adrift of defending champ Timo Scheider’s Audi, was denied pole position in the closing seconds by...
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Podium finish for Di Resta

Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta continued his fine end to the season when he finished second in the penultimate round of the German Touring Car Championship in Dijon in France. The 23-year-old Scot, who won last month at Brands Hatch, finished just 0.834secs behind his Mercedes team-mate Gary Paffett. Canadian Bruno Spengler made it an all-Merc...
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Front row start for Di Resta in Dijon

Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta will start second on the grid for the penultimate round of the German Touring Car Championship in Dijon. The 23-year-old was narrowly edged off pole position by his Mercedes team-mate, Canadian Bruno Spengler. “Sure it would have been ideal to have qualified on pole,” Di Resta, whose fastest lap of 1min...
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Franchitti beats Dixon to Homestead pole

Dario Franchitti edged one point closer to his IndyCar Championship rival and Ganassi team-mate, Scott Dixon, when he scorched to pole position for today’s season finale at Homestead in Florida. The 36-year-old Scot, now just four points behind the Kiwi, clocked an average of 212.696mph on his four-lap qualifying run round the 1.5-mile oval to...
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Franchitti hopes lightning strikes twice

Two years after he clinched the IndyCar Championship in a nailbiting finish to the last race of the season at Kansas, Scot Dario Franchitti enters the 2009 finale hoping history repeats itself. The 36-year-old from Bathgate will start today’s 200-lap race on the tricky high-speed 1.5-mile oval at Homestead in Florida knowing victory would be...
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