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Fri 28 Dec 2012
Tim Bell to drive Doran Racing SCC Nissan 370Z  in 2013

Tim Bell to drive Doran Racing SCC Nissan 370Z in 2013

Tim Bell will team with BJ Zacharias in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge ST class. Their first challenge will be at the Daytona infield road course.

A clear path to Santiago for Despres?Headline

A clear path to Santiago for Despres?

Following Marc Coma’s withdrawal from the Dakar 2013, Cyril Despres’ chances of winning the title a fifth time have certainly improved… but the competition for the French rider could be even stronger.

Top moments of 2012, #12: The crash world championship - videoHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #12: The crash world championship - video

This year’s Formula One season saw a lot of crashes including the very dramatic start ones that saw cars get airborne. Obviously, they are one of the Motorsport.com top moments - number 12 out of 20.

Top moments of 2012, #13: End of the Schumacher era, againHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #13: End of the Schumacher era, again

Motorsport.com’s 13th top moment is the record holder of Formula One championships who lost his ride at Mercedes and swiftly went back into retirement. Michael Schumacher leaves the premier series with seven world championships.

DRS clampdown 'sensible' - Raikkonen Headline

DRS clampdown 'sensible' - Raikkonen

In 2013, DRS will only be used during races and not during free practice and qualifying. Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen agrees with the FIA.

Coughlin on the upswingHeadline

Coughlin on the upswing

While his hometown may have snow this time of the season, Jeg Coughlin has a smile that could warm up the coldest wintry weather in Ohio.

Top moments of 2012, #14: Bad luck strikes Power for the third timeHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #14: Bad luck strikes Power for the third time

Will Power: self-discipline, control of oneself and one’s conduct and one heck of a racer but for the third consecutive time, he lost out on taking the IndyCar championship. The Team Penske driver thus becomes our 14th top moment.

Thu 27 Dec 2012
Top moments of 2012, #15: The sudden retirement of PeugeotHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #15: The sudden retirement of Peugeot

Motorsport.com staff selected as the 15th top moment the pull out of Peugeot's prototype contender that was to contest the World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Reason given was “economic reasons”!

Rum Bum Racing ready to defend SCC GS championshipHeadline

Rum Bum Racing ready to defend SCC GS championship

The Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS championship team will field both a Porsche and an Audi next year. First 2013 race will be at Daytona.

We are entering “Mini Time”!Headline

We are entering “Mini Time”!

X-Raid Team is running six MINIs ALL4 Racing in the 2013 Dakar challenge. Peterhansel, Roma, and Holowczyc are the first-line candidates for the win.

Top moments of 2012, #16: Beckman is a fighter on and off the dragstripHeadline

Top moments of 2012, #16: Beckman is a fighter on and off the dragstrip

Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car teammates gave it all they could in the season final two events, and at Pomona Jack Beckman took his victory and earned a spot in our 2012 top 20 moments.

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.