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Thu 27 Dec 2012
Nurburgring to host 2013 German race - spokesman Headline

Nurburgring to host 2013 German race - spokesman

It appears now that the July date placed on the Formula One 2013 calendar by the FIA has now been decided. Despite the financial trouble, Nurburgring will host the German Grand Prix.

Top moments of 2012, #17: The success of the GT3 class around the worldHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #17: The success of the GT3 class around the world

The 17th spot on Motorsport.com’s top 20 moments goes to the popularity of the GT3 cars by fans, manufacturers and drivers. In just seven seasons the GT3 category has become the biggest and most popular GT racing category in the world.

Great Scotts! Sweep of three classes threatened at DaytonaHeadline

Great Scotts! Sweep of three classes threatened at Daytona

Five Scottish drivers are in the solid U.K. contingent expected for 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona. Ryan Dalziel and Dario Franchitti are past winners of the challenging race.

Top moments of 2012, #18: Stenhouse takes two titles under new ruleHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #18: Stenhouse takes two titles under new rule

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. became the only NASCAR Nationwide driver to earn the championship under the new “declare a series rule” and he did it twice! We felt that he definitely deserved a spot in our top 20 moments.

Wed 26 Dec 2012
Horner pleased with Red Bull Racing’s 2012 commitmentHeadline

Horner pleased with Red Bull Racing’s 2012 commitment

Christian Horner had nothing but praise for the Red Bull Racing crew and the two drivers: Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. The team again celebrated the championship, along with the three times Formula One world champion Vettel.

TRG roars into the January test days with formidable lineupHeadline

TRG roars into the January test days with formidable lineup

Kevin Buckler's The Racers Group team prepares for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with three Porsche cars as they aim for their fifth GT class victory. First step to reach their goal is the traditional January testing on the infield road course.

Top moments of 2012, #19: The remarkable Zanardi Headline

Top moments of 2012, #19: The remarkable Zanardi

The man who still reaches for the gold may not be active as a race car driver but the determination and desire that Alex Zanardi has is one of the reasons we at Motorsport.com believe that he fits our Top Moments of 2012.

Top moments of 2012, #20: Johnson family celebrationHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #20: Johnson family celebration

The first of the Top 20 Moments of 2012 selected by Motorsport.com staff goes to Allen Johnson who landed his first NHRA Pro Stock championship. It was a remarkable season for the Johnson & Johnson Racing team.

2012 champion Shedden shares end of year spotlight with MGHeadline

2012 champion Shedden shares end of year spotlight with MG

The British Touring Car Championship had a tight battle this past season with Gordon Shedden taking the title. MG may not have won the Manufacturers title but they definitely made their mark in their return to the BTCC.

Tue 25 Dec 2012
The Lost filesHeadline

The Lost files

Latest picture on my screen saver 2012-12-25: Motorsport.com art director Eric Gilbert presents the photos that he actually uses as screen savers (and that he has actually shot, also). Enjoy!

Formula Sochi takes active part for the new Russian circuitHeadline

Formula Sochi takes active part for the new Russian circuit

Formula Sochi announces interim results for the construction of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix circuit which will they hope will hosts other series events including the WEC, MotoGP, Formula 3, and WTCC.

Mon 24 Dec 2012
Protasov confirms his prize winning debut for 2013Headline

Protasov confirms his prize winning debut for 2013

Yuriy Protasov will contest five rounds in the World Rally Championship next year. In a Subaru R4, the Ukraine racer will first take on Rallye Monte Carlo.

Sun 23 Dec 2012
Ferrari Challenge series brings many novelties for 2013Headline

Ferrari Challenge series brings many novelties for 2013

The qualifying system undergoes changes next year in the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli series. The 2013 Ferrari Corse Clienti season actually gets underway officially at the end of January in Daytona, USA.

Hexis and McLaren take on the BES top teamsHeadline

Hexis and McLaren take on the BES top teams

Hexis to take on top GT teams with drivers Alvaro Parente, Alexander Sims and Stef Dusseldorp. Their stated objective is to win this championship, considered as the top-class Grand Touring series.

Dakar 2013: Exceptional is the watchwordHeadline

Dakar 2013: Exceptional is the watchword

The suspense of who will take victory in Dakar is heating up. Those who already have the "legend" status will yearn to take another; while those who challenge will not give up the fight nor their dreams.

Sébastien Loeb Racing setting the bar high for 2013Headline

Sébastien Loeb Racing setting the bar high for 2013

Dominique Heintz, who co-founded the team with rally legend Sébastien Loeb, looks forward to a busy 2013, including a two-McLaren GT effort, a multi-car French Porsche Cup season and sights set on Le Mans with help from...Pescarolo?

Sat 22 Dec 2012
Kurt Caselli will substitute for Marc Coma in 2013 DakarHeadline

Kurt Caselli will substitute for Marc Coma in 2013 Dakar

KTM, the brand whose factory teams and bikes have sealed eleven consecutive Dakar Rally victories named their U.S. offroad rider Caselli as the substitute for the injured 2012 DAKAR champion.

Firestone continues with INDYCAR through 2018Headline

Firestone continues with INDYCAR through 2018

Before the director of all motorsports activities for Firestone departs from his position, Al Speyer ensured that INDYCAR would continue their long standing relationship with Firestone.

Marcos Ambrose set to test with Michael Shank Racing at DaytonaHeadline

Marcos Ambrose set to test with Michael Shank Racing at Daytona

Aussie NASCAR Sprint Cup Ford driver steps in to help the Grand-Am Ford Riley team during Grand-Am test days for the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona. MSR team driver Ozz Negri sustained a leg injury during off-season training.

Ho-Pin Tung looks toward the Asian Le Mans Series in 2013Headline

Ho-Pin Tung looks toward the Asian Le Mans Series in 2013

The Asian Le Mans Series is preparing for the 2013 season with special interviews. The long time international and 2012 ROC driver Ho-Pin Tung shares his thoughts.

Fri 21 Dec 2012
Christmas comes early: a festive update from Benoit TreluyerHeadline

Christmas comes early: a festive update from Benoit Treluyer

The past month has been busy for Benoit Treluyer after winning the WEC championship with his two teammates, Marcel Fässler and Andre Lotterer. Now as he prepares for the holidays, he takes time to send best wishes to all.

Rum Bum Racing ready for their first Rolex 24 at Daytona Headline

Rum Bum Racing ready for their first Rolex 24 at Daytona

New year campaign with Audi Sport customer racing for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge champions as they make their Rolex series 24 Hour debut with drivers Plumb, Biela, Winkelhock and Haase.

Inexperience no problem for Sauber - Hulkenberg Headline

Inexperience no problem for Sauber - Hulkenberg

Compared to Sauber's 2012 lineup, Hulkenberg and 21-year-old Gutierrez have 60 Grands Prix less experience than departing team drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez.

Thailand set to join 2015 calendar Headline

Thailand set to join 2015 calendar

The 2012 ROC event was held in Bangkok which always has F1 drivers contesting the event, and this year Romain Gorsjean won. Now it appears that Thailand may host a grand prix in2015 instead of the target date of 2014.

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing:  Prepping for 2013 - videoHeadline

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing: Prepping for 2013 - video

The American Le Mans Series overall (P1) championship team tested at the new Circuit of The Americas preparing for the 2013 season. Champion drivers Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr had two good days on the 3.427-mile track.