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Wed 15 Dec 2010
Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancerHeadline

Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancer

Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...

Mon 13 Dec 2010
Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future carHeadline

Audi unveils R18 prototype, plans DTM future car

Audi AG showed off their new sportscar prototype contender, the Audi R18 TDI, at the Audi Sportpark in Ingolstadt, Germany today. The new closed coupe will be the car they hope will allow them to score their tenth victory at the 24 Hours of Le ...

Sat 17 Jul 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 28Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 28

Schumacher still loves horses, driver rivalry - what else is new, Ecclestone and his girlfriend. Schumacher still loves horses Although Michael Schumacher has left the famous Italian prancing horse stable in 2006, he and his wife Corinna still...

Fri 31 Dec 2010
The ten most embarrassing 2010 Formula 1 momentsHeadline

The ten most embarrassing 2010 Formula 1 moments

December is traditionally the time to reflect on the past Formula One season, a season that started with a boring race in Bahrain, but ended on a high with no less than four competitors from three teams fighting for the title during the very last...

Sun 16 May 2010
Saturday in Monaco: From the paddock to the partiesHeadline

Saturday in Monaco: From the paddock to the parties

Partying in Monaco, Mr. Innocent is back in the paddock, More surprises on Sunday? Partying in Monaco Ex-Formula One Ferrari driver and now Citroen rally driver Kimi Raikkonen is present in Monaco, where he spends time with his friends on his...

Sun 31 Oct 2010
Tribute to a classic gentleman - Hugh HaydenHeadline

Tribute to a classic gentleman - Hugh Hayden

It is with sadness that we at Motorsport.com have to report the loss of a very fine gentleman who will be missed in the endurance racing paddock. Sebah Racing team principal, and founder of Sebah Automotive, Hugh Hayden died on Saturday, October...

Sun 20 Jun 2010
JJ Lehto injured in boating accidentHeadline

JJ Lehto injured in boating accident

Former Formula One driver, 2004 American Le Mans Series champion and two-time Le Mans 24 hour winner JJ Lehto was injured in a boating accident in southern Finland early Friday morning, in a crash that resulted in the death of another ...

Mon 20 Dec 2010
Formula One - Full Throttle: Reflections on WalkinshawHeadline

Formula One - Full Throttle: Reflections on Walkinshaw

Reflections on Walkinshaw's greatest achievement in Formula One With the passing of Tom Walkinshaw last Tuesday, following a battle with cancer, motor racing will remember him as one of the most prominent figures within the sport over the past...

Thu 10 Jun 2010
Rules guidelines issued for Le Mans 2011Headline

Rules guidelines issued for Le Mans 2011

Another step has been taken to clarify the long-awaited rules for the 24 Hours of Le Mans and its associated series in 2011. The focus was on regulations for hybrid entries, which will be brought into compliance with fuel-powered cars by limiting...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Premat undeterred after horrific DTM crashHeadline
DTM

Premat undeterred after horrific DTM crash

During a Audi phone conference today, Frenchman Alexandre Premat commented on his horrific crash during the penultimate round of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) at the Adria circuit in northern Italy. On the start-finish straight his blue...

Fri 11 Jun 2010
Le Mans Notebook: HPD reveals 2011 engineHeadline

Le Mans Notebook: HPD reveals 2011 engine

A mock-up of next year's Honda engine for the new LMP1 category -- a 2.6-liter V-6 twin turbo -- was on display in front of the pits of Highcroft Racing during the first two days of practice and qualifying at Le Mans. Not only is the mock-up an ...

Fri 01 Oct 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Iron Man Felton returnsHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Iron Man Felton returns

Ingram's Flat Spot On Iron Man Felton Returns by Jonathan Ingram Sometimes the kid who can only dream of being a racer becomes a racer. And the rest is history. Gene Felton at a 2001 Road Atlanta Vintage event in his Pontiac Grand ...

Sat 21 Aug 2010
IndyCar and TMS race back to the futureHeadline

IndyCar and TMS race back to the future

IZOD IndyCar Series and Texas Motor Speedway Race Back to the Future The IZOD IndyCar Series has taken steps over the last month to insure that it moves into the future of open-wheel racing with the announcement of a new chassis, engine and aero...

Sat 04 Dec 2010
Albuquerque, Schumacher and Vettel take ROC gloryHeadline
F1

Albuquerque, Schumacher and Vettel take ROC glory

2010 Race of Champions lived up to past events and the stars put on a show in Germany. The annual Race of Champions (ROC) was held in Dusseldorf, Germany this year following up on last year's ROC in Beijing, China held in the famous 'birds nest'...

Fri 24 Dec 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 51Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 51

The promoters of the Austin Grand Prix, Full Throttle Productions (FTP), has been given the green light by the Travis County Commissioners to begin grading work on the site south-east of Austin. The plans for the project have not yet been approved...

Tue 15 Jun 2010
Felbermayr-Proton brings Porsche back to topHeadline

Felbermayr-Proton brings Porsche back to top

Speed, endurance and luck all played major roles in the always intense battle for the GT2 crown at this year's edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Although the name of Porsche often plays a role, this year the 911 GT3 RSR of Felbermayr-Proton...

Wed 09 Jun 2010
Bottas makes history at Zandvoort MastersHeadline
F3

Bottas makes history at Zandvoort Masters

At Zandvoort today, in front of a 43,000 strong crowd, Valtteri Bottas (ART Grand Prix) became the first man in history to win the Masters of Formula 3 title for the second time, the first of four drivers who have attempted to defend their title...

Sun 19 Dec 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 50Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 50

FIA announces new regulations, Reactions on lifting the team order ban, Lotus saga reaches boiling point. FIA announces new regulations Formula One's governing body, the F?d?ration Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), has published the 2011...

Wed 16 Jun 2010
Audi takes 9th Le Mans win with 1-2-3Headline

Audi takes 9th Le Mans win with 1-2-3

In the end, the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP proved to be fast but fragile compared to the Audi R15 TDI "plus" that added another victory for the German manufacturer from Ingolstadt at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. ...

Wed 08 Dec 2010
Courtney crowned Champion in SydneyHeadline

Courtney crowned Champion in Sydney

Newly crowned V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney didn't hold back his tears as he celebrated an emotional end to the 2010 season, which has been plagued with ownership troubles within the Dick Johnson (Jim Beam) Racing camp and Courtney's alleged...

Mon 13 Dec 2010
Renault signs deal with Group Lotus and ProtonHeadline
F1

Renault signs deal with Group Lotus and Proton

Today the Renault Formula One team announced a long-term deal with Group Lotus, the sports car manufacturer owned by Malaysian car manufacturer Proton. French car company Renault have sold their remaining stake in the Renault Formula One team to...

Thu 27 May 2010
Formula One to return to USA -- and TexasHeadline
F1

Formula One to return to USA -- and Texas

In a shock announcement today, it was revealed that the FIA Formula One championship would be returning to the calendar in 2012, but not in New York City or Indianapolis, as might have been expected, but in Austin, Texas. Bernie ...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Anything is possible during the Brazilian Grand PrixHeadline
F1

Anything is possible during the Brazilian Grand Prix

2010 Brazilian Grand Prix Preview For the penultimate round of the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) Formula One World Championship teams have arrived at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace near Sao Paulo in Brazil. As a tribute ...

Sun 24 Oct 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Richmond lived fast, died youngHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Richmond lived fast, died young

Ingram's Flat Spot On Richmond Lived Fast, Died Young by Jonathan Ingram Was Tim Richmond ever really understood or appreciated by the NASCAR community -- the fans, the participants in the garage or the sanctioning body? Tim ...

Sat 22 May 2010
Simona de Silvestro on track for Indy successHeadline

Simona de Silvestro on track for Indy success

She grips your hand with a man's shake: rock-solid and firmer than any twenty-one-year-old you have ever met before. Simona De Silvestro, HVM Racing. Photo by Andy Sallee. Her face is pleasant but all business, as lean as the rest of...

Sat 04 Sep 2010
Details of US GP's Austin track lay-out revealedHeadline
F1

Details of US GP's Austin track lay-out revealed

The organizers of the Formula One United States Grand Prix have released detailed plans of the circuit which will be built on a site located southeast of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas. The promoter of the race, Full Throttle ...

Fri 22 Oct 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 42Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 42

Sochi to host Russian Grand Prix, The Russians are in, who's out?, Silverstone construction on schedule Sochi to host Russian Grand Prix Both little big bosses FOM Executive Bernie Ecclestone and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin have...

Fri 30 Jul 2010
Summer break after the Hungaroring bumpsHeadline
F1

Summer break after the Hungaroring bumps

2010 Hungarian GP preview For round twelve of the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) Formula One World Championship the trucks of the Formula One teams have arrived at the Hungaroring in Hungary. The Hungarian circuit, which ...

Fri 21 May 2010
BMW takes Nurburgring 24H as Porsche stumblesHeadline

BMW takes Nurburgring 24H as Porsche stumbles

The 2010 edition of the 24 Hours of the Nurburgring will certainly be one to remember. Major players Porsche, Audi, BMW and Ferrari all shared a bit of the lead, and misfortune, around the legendary Nordschleife. In the end it was BMW coming home...

Mon 07 Jun 2010
The 'Ring prepares Leh Keen for Le MansHeadline

The 'Ring prepares Leh Keen for Le Mans

In the world of Leh Keen, competing in this year's Le Mans 24-hour is another step in a fast-moving parade. After getting a victory at the Sebring 12-hour in the GT Challenge class aboard a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, Keen co-drove to a runner-up ...

Thu 18 Mar 2010
2010 season kicks off this week in SebringHeadline

2010 season kicks off this week in Sebring

Sebring 12H - Planetlemans preview By Marcel ten Caat After the Winter Test late last month the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron season really kicks off this week with the 58th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring ...

Thu 04 Nov 2010
BTCC 2010 season in review, part 4Headline

BTCC 2010 season in review, part 4

British Touring Car Championship 2010 season in review, part 4 Following the end of Vauxhall's BTCC campaign this has been a weird season for Triple 8 who were set up in 1997 with the sole purpose of running Vauxhall in the BTCC. It was...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 36Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 36

Formula 100, Jochen Rindt - 40 years on, new 2011 regulations but no new teams in 2011 Formula 100 Formula 100 is not a new race formula, but is an alliance of Formula One sponsors who want to represent their interests in Formula One. Their...

Fri 11 Jun 2010
ILMC will spread Le Mans magic around the worldHeadline

ILMC will spread Le Mans magic around the world

In a press conference at the Museum of the 24 Hours in Le Mans the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) announced their plans to bring the Le Mans magic to most continents around the world. By creating the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC), a new ...

Sat 09 Oct 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 40Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 40

Porsche considering F1 return, the long road to the Austin GP, GP2 drivers in Formula One Porsche considering F1 return During the Paris Motor Show new Porsche chairman Matthias Mueller revealed Porsche is considering a return to Formula One...

Sun 15 Aug 2010
High-speed Daytona Prototype runs in UKHeadline
BF3

High-speed Daytona Prototype runs in UK

First high-speed runs of Daytona Prototype in the United Kingdom At Silverstone yesterday Anglo American Oil Company Ltd, Sunoco and GRAND-AM presented the top four competitors in this year's Sunoco Rolex 24 at Daytona Challenge and also ...