In business or in politics, those driven by their careers typically aim for the highest position they can get to, and after they're done there, they typically retire. But not in motor racing. With an expiration date hovering in their mid-30s at best, Formula One drivers typically seek out other racing series to compete in once they've outlived their career on the grand prix circuit. And there is no lack of racing disciplines that are glad to welcome them in with open arms as motor racing royalty
var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/Video_of_the_classic_GT2_class_finish_at_the_2007_Twelve_Hours_of_Sebring'; At last! The final lap of the 12 Hours of Sebring has been posted on YouTube (thanks to commenter Devin Sylvester for sending the link). If you read our recap over the weekend, you already have an idea of how it went down. Now you can follow the jump to watch the unbelievably exciting last-lap GT2 showdown between Flying Lizard's Jorg Bergmeister, driving one of the team's ne
You win some, you lose some. First Dyson announces it's dropping a division to start racing LMP2 in a Porsche RS Spyder, and now Petersen/White Lightning is switching from its two-time championship winning 911s to a Ferrari F430 GT. That 2,425 lb. Ferrari is essentially the same as the Risi Competizione car that won the GT2 Team Championship last year in its first season of racing.
OK, here's the scenario: you're carving your favorite stretch of road - Mulholland Drive, say - and you're driving, um, vigorously (but not illegally, of course), with both hands firmly grasping the wheel at ten o'clock and two o'clock. Suddenly, you realize you're supposed to meet your significant other at 4:00 p.m., but you've lost all track of time. You're far too busy driving to shift your view waaaay over there to your dashboard clock and you don't dare take your hand off the wheel so you c