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Sun 03 Feb 2008
Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crashHeadline

Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crash

Colin McRae (39) and his son Johnny (5) have been reported dead in a helicopter crash near the McRae home in Lanarkshire, Scotland, shortly after 4 PM local time. The helicopter burst into flames on contact, though, making identification ...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

Thu 13 Nov 2008
55th Macau GP promises to live up to the pastHeadline
F3

55th Macau GP promises to live up to the past

Although we're on the 55th running of the Macau Grand Prix its history as the Blue Ribbon event for the F3 category only begins in 1983, though as the winner that year was one Ayrton Senna, it was quite a beginning. Suffice it to say that over...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
France's successful past at Le MansHeadline

France's successful past at Le Mans

There are no fewer than 13 entrants under the French banner at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, making up one of the strongest French challenges for all-out victory at the Circuit de La Sarthe. French teams have had their share of success at Le...

Tue 01 Apr 2008
Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crashHeadline

Leslie and Lloyd killed in plane crash

Veteran racer David Leslie and Apex Motorsport team principal Richard Lloyd died Sunday in a plane crash in Kent, England. The two, along with team member Christopher Allarton and two pilots, were en route to Nogaro, France for Monday's FIA GT3 ...

Thu 24 Jan 2008
World's best flock to Daytona for 24-HourHeadline

World's best flock to Daytona for 24-Hour

Each year, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series kicks off its season at the "World Center of Racing", Daytona International Speedway. The 46th annual Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona also ignites the global racing scene, with world-class drivers from ...

Thu 10 Jan 2008
IRL: Stephan Gregoire - The American FriendHeadline

IRL: Stephan Gregoire - The American Friend

Let's keep this between ourselves STEPHAN GREGOIRE: THE AMERICAN FRIEND By Christian Courtel (Auto Hebdo magazine, France) Stephan took his Rookie Test at Indy alongside Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet Unlike Sebastien Bourdais, who has ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Steven Guerrero improves, but remains in comaHeadline
BF3

Steven Guerrero improves, but remains in coma

After two weeks in intensive care, Colombian Formula 3 driver Steven Guerrero's condition has stabilized. The young driver no longer needs to be connected to life support equipment, and has now been moved out of the intensive care unit at Clinica...

Tue 15 Jan 2008
The success of the Chili Bowl NationalsHeadline

The success of the Chili Bowl Nationals

Every racing series has their star driver, but true all-star drivers shine in every form of racing. Those are the drivers who continue to visit the Chili Bowl year after year. Damion Gardner captured the coveted Golden Driller trophy by...

Sun 07 Dec 2008
Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dreamHeadline

Cytosport, Pickett living the Le Mans dream

The 76th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans marks a historic first for Greg Pickett and his Team Cytosport organization. The California-based team has made the trip across the Atlantic for their first twice-around-the-clock French marathon. But...

Thu 07 Aug 2008
USA prepared for fourth season of competitionHeadline

USA prepared for fourth season of competition

READY FOR THE WORLD When the concept of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport first emerged on the racing scene four years ago, rumors swirled about who would take the helm of Team USA. Names of American open-wheel racing legends like Penske, Ganassi,...

Sun 14 Dec 2008
Dyson joins forces with Mazda for 2009 P2 contestHeadline

Dyson joins forces with Mazda for 2009 P2 contest

Two of the most prominent names in American road racing will team up for a bid on the LM P2 championship. Dyson Racing made it official Thursday, confirming the highly speculated rumors that it will campaign two Mazda MZR-R-powered Lola B08/86 ...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
Esteban Gutierrez: Monster Mash from MexicoHeadline

Esteban Gutierrez: Monster Mash from Mexico

Esteban Gutierrez: Monster Mash from Mexico Shooting's loss was motor racing's gain, as in Jackie Stewart. Rowing's loss was motor racing's gain, as in Graham Hill. Now, all indications are basketball's loss will be the next great motor racing...

Wed 02 Jan 2008
TRG aims for Daytona 24 hours GT victoryHeadline

TRG aims for Daytona 24 hours GT victory

TRG will be well-equipped heading into next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The Kevin Buckler-led team revealed its seven-car GT attack Friday, featuring a diverse lineup that includes four Porsche factory drivers as well as a mix of veteran...

Mon 23 Jun 2008
Scott Kalitta dies in fiery crashHeadline

Scott Kalitta dies in fiery crash

Funny Car racer Scott Kalitta died on Saturday, June 21, in Englishtown, New Jersey, when his Toyota Solara funny car's engine exploded while making a qualifying attempt at the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of his first career race in...

Tue 29 Jan 2008
Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le MansHeadline

Cytosport teams with Charouz, enters Le Mans

After a successful debut season in the American Le Mans Series, Team Cytosport has announced that will compete in select rounds of the European-based Le Mans Series, all leading up to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, entry permitting. The Greg Pickett-led...

Thu 13 Nov 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: What's not to like?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: What's not to like?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram What's Not To Like? Clean cut. Rough edges long gone, without much sanding required. Occasionally gets angry, but usually at himself. Speaks in full sentences. Has made a couple of bonehead moves at Talladega,...

Thu 24 Jul 2008
Carl Skerlong's one lap of EdmontonHeadline

Carl Skerlong's one lap of Edmonton

Pacific Coast Motorsports' Katie Brannan, public relations and team driver Carl Skerlong, treat the Motorsport.com readers to what it takes to run one lap of Edmonton. The Atlantic Championship series team is preparing for a doubleheader this ...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Derek Bell returns to the driver's seatHeadline

Derek Bell returns to the driver's seat

After getting seat time in a Daytona Prototype at the Daytona Test Days earlier this month, racing legend Derek Bell has now confirmed that he will race in this year's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The three-time winner will share the No. 12 RVO ...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
The history behind Le MansHeadline

The history behind Le Mans

The estimated 260,000 spectators will once again make their annual pilgrimage the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the ramshackle canvas shanty towns will spring up to house the vast majority of them. The city's own population of around 150,000 will be...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Pruett landed overall fast time at Daytona Test DaysHeadline

Pruett landed overall fast time at Daytona Test Days

The annual Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series offical Daytona Test Days concluded on Sunday with a familiar face on top of the time sheets. While some teams were trying to set an early mark for 2008, others were coming to grips of new developments...

Mon 14 Apr 2008
Switzerland takes Shanghai double poleHeadline

Switzerland takes Shanghai double pole

Neel Jani and the Swiss A1GP car ran like proverbial clockwork in the qualifying sessions of the A1GP event in Shanghai, China to take a double pole position for Team Switzerland. Double pole for Neel Jani, driver of A1 Team ...

Wed 09 Apr 2008
Independent GT2 teams adapt to new challengesHeadline

Independent GT2 teams adapt to new challenges

Ford. Chevrolet. Dodge. America's original "big three" automakers now all have cars competing in the LM GT2 category in the American Le Mans Series. But it's not the big brass in Detroit that's putting up the bucks for these American icons to go...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 1Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 1

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 1 The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is upon us, and since it is nearly here. I feel it is time to do some shaking down of 2007 of the individual drivers and teams, plus what to look forward to and how they...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemmaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemma

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram F1's dilemma In the current discontent in Formula One over the 2009 schedule, Ferrari's relationship with F1's governing body is drawing even more scrutiny than usual. Kimi Raikkonen, Stefano...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Testing times for Formula OneHeadline

Testing times for Formula One

As Toro Rosso rules pre-season testing, Sato's yens may sail past common sense. Mosley does belt-tightening -- no pun intended -- with the blessing of FOTA. Jerez, Spain: A circuit that saw an epic battle to the finish line in 1986 between Nigel...

Fri 27 Jun 2008
DC's the Aftermath of the Mid-Ohio ContestHeadline

DC's the Aftermath of the Mid-Ohio Contest

POST MID-O "Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin (1937-2008) Such must've been especially true Saturday for Rolex Series drivers at Mid-O -...

Thu 17 Apr 2008
New car, same goals for Drayson-BarwellHeadline

New car, same goals for Drayson-Barwell

Drayson-Barwell's first two outings in the American Le Mans Series haven't exactly gone to plan. After crashing out at Sebring and not taking the green flag at St. Petersburg, the No. 007 Aston Martin has yet to put points on the board in the LM...

Thu 05 Jun 2008
The Circuit aims for the checkered flagHeadline

The Circuit aims for the checkered flag

We've seen Tom Cruise aim for the top of NASCAR in Days of Thunder. We've laughed at Will Ferrell goofing around in Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby. But step aside now, gentlemen, as Michelle Trachtenberg takes to the oval track in The...

Sat 22 Mar 2008
NASCAR's new car: Does it meet the criteriaHeadline

NASCAR's new car: Does it meet the criteria

One year after its introduction, NASCAR's homogenous "Car of Tomorrow" has sifted out as the almost inevitable clash between design theory and harsh, practical reality. Budweiser Dodge. Photo by Eric Gilbert. While NASCAR has set...

Wed 05 Nov 2008
Victory for Conor Daly in Silverstone ThrillerHeadline

Victory for Conor Daly in Silverstone Thriller

16-year old Conor Daly from the USA won the 8th running of the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone today, but not before team-mate Josef Newgarden took himself out of the lead. The victory was achieved after a tense final race which saw Daly battle...

Wed 10 Dec 2008
Rossi doesn't give up, takes World FinalHeadline

Rossi doesn't give up, takes World Final

Alexander Rossi had more than his share of problems in the heat races at Formula BMW World Final in Mexico City, but when it counted, the young American was unstoppable, taking the coveted victory in the final race by 0.655 seconds over Michael ...

Tue 18 Mar 2008
Penske Porsche takes Sebring overall victoryHeadline

Penske Porsche takes Sebring overall victory

Penske Racing and Porsche rewrote the history books Saturday, winning the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and giving Porsche it's first overall win at Sebring in 20 years. The No. 7 RS Spyder of Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas and Emmanuel Collard led...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009Headline

EU3: Audi to break new ground in 2009

The 2008 season was one for the record books for Audi. From its American Le Mans Series and DTM titles to its breathtaking win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and snatch of the Le Mans Series championship, the German automaker had it all. In its bid to...

Sun 10 Aug 2008
Audi scores another one-two at Road AmericaHeadline

Audi scores another one-two at Road America

Audi Sport North America, with its powerful V12 engine powering the R10 TDI, and the torque to get off the corners and up the hills, atoned for its 2007 overall defeat at Road America with an authoritative performance in today's race. The duo of...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
DC en MexicoHeadline

DC en Mexico

MIENTRAS QUE EN MEXICO, LLAMEME SOLAMENTE EN TELMEX After winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the GAINSCO Miami Grand Prix, it's quite possible the No. 01 Telmex Lexus-Riley of Scott Pruett and a nicely maturing Memo Rojas are looking to do what...