While Walter Smith and his Rangers squad went head-to-head in the final of the Emirates Cup, the team tasted their first major success on four wheels in the football club-backed Superleague Formula.
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Di Resta delivers DTM lifeline
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta finally delivered the blistering drive which might just kickstart his bid to win the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). The 22-year-old Scot stormed from ninth on the grid to narrowly miss out on a podium finish in the latest round at Oscherslaben.
Franchitti sixth at Kentucky
Two years after he finished the race with his car spearing towards the sky after colliding with the No55 of Kosuke Matsuura, Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti returned to the Kentucky Speedway for the latest round of the IndyCar Championship.
Win for Rangers is Martin’s goal
While Walter Smith watched his players warm up for the Champions League battles against Europe’s best by tackling Paris St Germain in the Emirates Cup, Rangers were also tackling premier competition at Donington Park; but this time the action was on four wheels.
Shedden satisfied with BTCC return
Fifer Gordon Shedden marked his return to the British Touring Car Championship, leading the Glasgow-based Clyde Valley Racing team for the first time, by putting his Seat Leon to within 0.902secs of polesitter Jason Plato.
Disappointment for Di Resta
Bathgate’s Paul Di Resta will start a disappointing ninth on the grid in tomorrow’s round of the German Touring Car Championship at Oscherslaben. The 22-year-old Scot, who had hoped to kickstart his season after a miserable run, was hampered by a lack of grip.
Franchitti returns to Kentucky flyer
Two years after he finished the race with his car spearing towards the sky after colliding with the No55 of Kosuke Matsuura, Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti returns to the Kentucky Speedway for the latest round of the IndyCar Championship.
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