Honda was the sixth team to unveil its 2007 challenger when the RA107 was presented at Barcelona's
Circuit de Catalunya on January 25th. For the moment the new car is in mostly black testing colours,
ahead of a separate launch of the new livery in...
NASCAR: The Motorsport Destination (Eventually.right?)
It all started in 1967, when a world famous talent named Mario
Andretti came into a little known southeast stockcar series called NASCAR
(National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing).
Toyota was the first of the Formula One teams to reveal its 2007 challenger when the TF107 was launched at the Expo XX1 conference centre in Cologne on January 12th. The car, featuring the familiar red and white livery, is almost completely new as...
TESTING, TESTING, 1 - 2
In a test where anyone could've done almost anything they wanted to cars
that didn't have to undergo official technical inspections or likewise gain
approvals, it nevertheless appears 12 Daytona Prototypes turned laps ...
After the dramas of Canada F1 hardly has time to draw breath before the
next race is knocking on the door, namely the US Grand Prix. Montreal
gave us plenty of thrills and spills, although we could have done with
a few less of the crashing...
John Hopkins has been confirmed today as a Kawasaki Racing Team rider
for the 2008 and 2009 seasons of the FIM Road Racing World Championship
Grand Prix (MotoGP).
Podium: John Hopkins.
Photo by Crescent Suzuki.
"We have had our eye on...
The FIA has decided to take no action against McLaren after
investigating the team in regard to its actions at the Monaco Grand
Prix. It was alleged that McLaren had employed team orders to secure its
one-two finish in Monaco, concerning the ...
McLaren was the third team to launch its 2007 car when it presented the MP4-22 at the Ciudad de las Artes
y de las Ciencias in Valencia, Spain on January 15th. Race drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton
unveiled the new livery at a special ...
The New Year is upon us and it won't be too long before engines are revving
up on the Melbourne grid for the first race of 2007. Anticipation is
high for next season: there will be no Michael Schumacher and no tyre
war but there are drivers...
TESTING, TESTING 1
Oswaldo Negri, driving Michael Shank Racing's No. 60 Ford-Riley, turned a
1:41.502 (126.264 mph) -- unofficially the fastest lap of the 19 Daytona
Prototypes at Daytona International Speedway for the a 'get-acquainted' test
Audi dominated the Le Mans 24 Hours with a near flag-to-flag victory in the
75th running of the event. Although the win was convincing it came at
the cost of two of the three Audi cars that crashed out during the race,
leaving the sole ...
The Race of Champions and the Champion of Champions title in particular
is the title all the drivers want to win. The charity event is by
invitation only and it attracts the top names in motorsport. All the
drivers in the event do not get paid a...
Fernando Alonso led home a McLaren one-two at the Monaco Grand Prix
with a just about faultless drive from pole to flag, the second win of
the year for the world champion and his second consecutive win on the
streets of Monte Carlo. Teammate Lewis...
Toro Rosso announced on December 11th that Champ Car's Sebastien
Bourdais will drive for the team during the upcoming test session at
Jerez this week. The Italian squad is scheduled to be at the Spanish track for
three days, starting on Wednesday...
After the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) hearing on December 6th, in
which Renault was investigated for being in possession of confidential
McLaren information, the FIA has publicized its reasons for not
penalizing Renault despite finding the...
Andretti Green Racing started its American Le Mans Series program on top
with a win in the Twelve Hours of Sebring. The driving trio of Bryan Herta,
Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan outlasted the Penske Racing Porsche RS
Spyders to give Acura...
The estimated 55000 crowd came to magnificent new Wembley stadium to
watch the 2007 Race of champions, The attendance was some what down on
the expected 80000 and the large bowl clearly had a lot of empty seats
but still the tension grew as the ...
It's that time of year again - football is in full swing both
professionally and in college, sweltering summer temps are subsiding to
cooler fall weather, and American open-wheel racing has seen their two
competing series, the IRL IndyCar Series...
Ferrari's Felipe Massa followed up his pole position in qualifying for
the Spanish Grand Prix with an untouchable victory in the race at the
Circuit de Catalunya. However, although Massa has firmly staked his
place in the championship fight, ...
Unsurprisingly, official confirmation that Fernando Alonso and McLaren
have agreed to part company came on November 2nd. In a statement issued
by the team it said "it would be in the best interest of both parties
to bring the relationship to an ...
Every driver who has prepared for his Formula One competition debut is
impatient for the moment to arrive and Nelson A. Piquet is no different
in that respect. After spending a year as Renault's third driver he now
steps up to race for the French...
Kimi Raikkonen set the pace in the final practice for the Australian
Grand Prix, the Ferrari clocking 1:26.064 on a track that was declared
wet at the start of the session. Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella was
second fastest, just under four tenths...
The 'Professor' has schooled his final class.
After a relatively short battle with lung cancer, 1973 NASCAR Cup Series
Champion Benny Parsons has died. Parsons retired from Cup series
competition in 1988 after running 526 races and amassing one...
Testing at Monza came to a close on August 31st and McLaren kept its
form at the top of the time sheet for the fourth consecutive day. Once
again the morning was disrupted by poor track conditions but later on
test driver Pedro de la Rosa clocked...
The name Spyker isn't exactly new to Formula One; the team, which was
previously Jordan and then Midland, carried the moniker Spyker MF1 since the
car maker took over Midland in 2006 and since the beginning of this year it's simply SpykerF1.
McLaren's Fernando Alonso has been on a roll so far this weekend and
he kept it going to pole position in qualifying for the Italian Grand
Prix. His best time of 1:21.997 was set on his penultimate lap at the
end of the third session, while...
It's a McLaren front row for the Hungarian Grand Prix, with Fernando
Alonso on pole position and Lewis Hamilton alongside in second.[*] Alonso
clocked 1:19.674 after Hamilton failed to cross the line in time for
a last flyer -- it appeared that ...
With so much to see and do in the Big Apple, Jimmie Johnson had to come back
to do it all again. Once is never enough when you visit New York, and
winning a second consecutive championship is the perfect reason to come back
for Johnson. "This is...
Automobile Club de l'Ouest president Jean-Claude Passart announced the recent changes and future intentions of the ACO for the next few years at a press conference at the Musee Automobile de la Sarthe at Le Mans circuit.
The circuit has seen...
After its track debut at Jerez testing last week in interim livery,
Renault officially launched the striking new colours of the R27 in
Amsterdam on January 24th. Along with new title sponsor ING the team
unveiled the new car, displaying dark blue...
Ferrari confirmed on October 16th that Felipe Massa's contract has been
extended until the end of the 2010 season. The Brazilian, who previously
raced for Sauber, debuted in competition with the Scuderia alongside
Michael Schumacher in 2006 and...
Ferrari's Felipe Massa put the disappointment of Malaysia firmly behind
him at the Bahrain Grand Prix and kept his cool from pole to flag to
win at Sakhir. Early pressure from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton made for
a riveting first stint but McLaren...
The FIA has launched an investigation into "incidents involving McLaren"
at the Monaco Grand Prix, in regard to a possible breach of the sporting
regulations. The sport's governing body did not specify what those
incidents were but it's widely ...