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NASCAR’s so-called ‘Next Gen’ prototype chassis hit the track once again this week at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with Toyota driver Erik Jones in the driving seat for a two-day test.
Former Williams, McLaren and Red Bull star David Coulthard believes that Formula 1 drivers only truly reach their peak once they’ve passed 30 years of age – not because they get faster, but as they make better decisions both on and off the track.
British Formula 1 driver Johnny Herbert started over 160 grands prix and won three of them – two for Benetton in 1995 and one for Stewart Grand Prix in ’99. But his F1 career might never have got past his debut in the 1989 Brazilian Grand Prix...
Hyundai has revealed the 2020-spec i20 Coupe WRC with which new signing Ott Tanak will attempt to defend his 2019 title that he won with rivals Toyota. Check it out from all angles by clicking on the arrows above.
The competitors’ briefing at the Dakar Rally on Sunday night was transformed into a ceremony to allow event organisers and competitors to pay their respects to Paulo Goncalves, who was killed earlier that day.
Organisers of the Dakar Rally have decided to cancel Monday’s stage for motorbike and quad bike competitors, following the crash on Sunday’s seventh stage of the Saudi Arabian endurance event that led to the death of motorbike veteran Paulo Goncalves.
Competitors in the Dakar Rally have given their reactions to the death of veteran bike rider Paulo Goncalves, who passed away following a crash on Sunday’s seventh stage of the Saudi Arabian endurance event.
Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has pledged to donate half a million dollars to services and charities that are working amid the tragic Australian bushfires.
The biggest news from the Dakar Rally today was former bike class winner Sam Sunderland’s painful fall, which has forced him out of the event with back and shoulder injuries. In our highlights video above, it shows many of Sunderland’s rivals stop to help before the medical helicopter arrives, which then airlifts him to hospital.
Three-time Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al-Attiyah was handed a three-minute post-stage penalty on Tuesday’s competitive running, elevating Fernando Alonso to fourth place on the day.
The Italian super sportscar maker looks poised for success in the decade ahead – here’s why.
Fernando Alonso’s co-driver Marc Coma admits he thought their Dakar Rally “was over” when a wheel was ripped from their Toyota Hilux on Monday’s second stage and was left “30 meters behind us” in the desert.
Fernando Alonso learned a hard lesson about the Dakar Rally on Monday, when his Toyota Hilux lost a wheel after he hit a ditch while blinded by dust from competitors. Watch our video as he toils under the desert sun with co-driver Marc Coma to rebuild the left-front corner of the car, and hear his explanation of what happened. Plus all the rest of today’s highlights.
NASCAR champion-turned-sportscar racer Kyle Busch says he was already requesting setup changes to his AIM Vasser Sullivan Racing Lexus RC F that he will race in the Rolex 24 later this month after his very first run in the car at Daytona.
Reigning NASCAR Cup champion Kyle Busch says he was encouraged by progress on his first day in the AIM Vasser Sullivan Racing Lexus RC F that he will race in the Rolex 24 at Daytona later this month.
Harry Tincknell set the pace for Mazda in the opening session of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test, the precursor to the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship, the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The 2020 Dakar Rally has already claimed its first victim before even the administrative and technical checks have been completed, as Martin Kolomy somersaulted his Ford Raptor 4x4 during shakedown and was hospitalised with injured vertebrae.
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Lewis Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s record for the most races led in Formula 1 World Championship history at the 2019 Russian Grand Prix at Sochi. Here are the top 50 grand prix-leading drivers of all-time, in order with their number of races led*.
Motorsport.com continues its annual countdown of the biggest stories in racing with the future of NASCAR depending on the success of the Next Gen (aka Gen-7) car.
First published in Autosport magazine in its "Race of my Life" series, this is the account of the 1960 Daytona 500 that the legendary Robert Glenn Johnson Jr kindly gave to me when I met him in 2010. He was Grand Marshal for the 500 that year, and his car took a ceremonial lap ahead of the race (pictured). Rest in peace, Junior.
Watch Lewis Hamilton ride Valentino Rossi’s 2019 Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 on a hot lap of the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia.
How hard did Valentino Rossi push Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes-AMG F1 W08 at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia during their recent ride swap? See for yourself in this onboard video, and strap yourself in for quick lap with ‘The Doctor’.