DTM Timo Scheider (Audi) wrapped up the championship with a win in the final race at Hockenheim, leaving him four points clear of second-placed Paul di Resta (Mercedes).
WTCC Yvan Muller wrapped up the title at Macau with third and second in the two races, finishing 26 points clear of Gabriele Tarquini. Japanese Keisuke Kunimoto won the prestigious Macau F3 race.
A1GP Team Pakistan missed the season’s first three races after Adam Khan had problems getting comfortable in the car. The team had to redesign the powered-by-Ferrari racer. n Filipe Albuquerque won for Team Portugal at Chengdu. It is the 17th nation to win an A1 race.
GP2 The Algarve International Circuit will host the 2009 finale. The circuit will also be used for F1 testing this winter. n Pastor Maldonado, confirmed at the ART Grand Prix team, topped the first day of testing at Jerez, while Kamui Kobayashi of DAMS finished day two on top.
ROC Lewis Hamilton will demo his McLaren F1 car at the Wembley event on December 14, before racing a Mercedes-Benz road car against triple Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy on his bike. David Coulthard has also been confirmed for the event. n The KTM X-Bow and RX Racing RX150 buggy have been added to the car line-up.
WRC François Duval’s co-driver Patrick Pivato has undergone surgery following their crash in Japan where he fractured his pelvis and tibia. Denis Giraudet will stand in for the Frenchman at Wales Rally GB.
Superleague David Rigon and Beijing Guoan won their third race of the season at Vallelunga. Tristan Gommendy took Porto’s first victory in race two, denying Roma a home win by passing Franck Perera on the last lap.
NASCAR Jimmie Johnson was 15th at Homestead to secure his third straight Sprint Cup title, an achievement only Cale Yarborough has matched.
MotoGP Czech GP organisers have signed a deal for the Brno track to host the race until 2013.
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