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The 1984 Monaco Grand Prix shone a spotlight on two raw and exciting Formula 1 talents. Although McLaren’s maestro Alain Prost won the 12th grand prix of his career that day, young guns Ayrton Senna and Stefan Bellof both starred as a monsoon soaked the French riviera.
The latest episode in Autosport’s Race of My Life podcast series is David Coulthard, on a day that the 13-time Grand Prix winner took the fight to Michael Schumacher – and won. And swore at him in doing so!
Former Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski believes NASCAR’s shorter race formats, with no qualifying nor practice, is ideal for midweek races – regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic that created the requirement for them.
In Motorsport Heroes, the full-length feature film by Manish Pandey now available on Motorsport.tv, four legends of our sport share their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents. Today we hear from Mika Hakkinen about the day he was crowned Formula 1 world champion for the first time.
NASCAR star Chase Elliott believes the decision to pit for tires ahead of overtime in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, which cost him the lead with two laps remaining, was inescapable as the following cars were always going to do the opposite to whatever he did.
Darlington NASCAR Cup Series race winner Denny Hamlin says Chase Elliott shouldn’t feel he has to retaliate following the clash with Kyle Busch that wrecked Elliott’s chances on Wednesday night.
Former Cup Series champion Joey Logano says the health measures put in place by sanctioning body NASCAR makes him “feel safer at the race track than I do at the grocery store” from the threat of COVID-19.
The world is seeking its ‘new normal’ during this coronavirus pandemic. In top-level motor racing, that first step happened when the NASCAR Cup returned at Darlington after a two-month break – its first track action since Phoenix on March 8.
Chase Elliott has given his first public reaction to his clash with Kyle Busch in Wednesday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Speedway, saying he has accepted his apology and that “I don’t think he wrecked me on purpose”.
NASCAR broadcaster FOX Sports replayed the radio transmissions between the crews of Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch during their controversial Cup Series clash at Darlington Speedway on Wednesday night.
NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett believes that the late-race clash at Darlington Raceway, in which Kyle Busch wrecked Chase Elliott, would have sparked “ugly” scenes on pit road but for the sport’s reaction to the Covid-19 situation.
A lot could have gone wrong as NASCAR held the first top-tier motorsports event since the coronavirus was declared a pandemic, but it didn’t. Thankfully, the return of the Cup Series at Darlington on Sunday went off without a hitch – and delivered a great race with some fantastic battles and storylines, none of which were Covid-19 related beyond the obvious.
Matt Kenseth scored a top-10 finish in Sunday’s Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Speedway, despite zero practice in a Cup car since his two-year break from the series.
In Motorsport Heroes, the full-length feature film by Manish Pandey now available on Motorsport.tv, four legends of our sport share their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents. Today we hear from Felipe Massa, about his near-death experience during qualifying in Hungary 2009.
NASCAR racing superstar-turned-TV-analyst Dale Earnhardt Jr. says Jimmie Johnson can win races, and contend in this year’s Cup Series playoffs, if he can clean up his “mental mistakes”.
Follow all the action as the NASCAR Cup Series returns with the Real Heroes 400 from Darlington.
NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. says today’s Real Heroes 400 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway will be a journey into the unknown but a huge step towards “getting our sport moving again”.
Bubba Wallace believes there are “some people out there that want to see us fail” when NASCAR makes its bold return to racing after the coronavirus pandemic hiatus at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway Sunday.
At a time when Alfas and Alpha(Tauri)s are very much in vogue in F1, it seems the top teams are averse to running two ‘number one’ drivers. Last year’s toppling of Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari by Charles Leclerc could be the last twin-alpha combo we’ll see for some time…
Many good Formula 1 cars got their day in the sun, but sometimes machinery which deserved the first-place spotlight in World Championship Grands Prix didn't get their chance, due to poor luck, bad timing or many other reasons.
Valentino Rossi is no stranger to Formula 1 test runs, but how close did the Italian MotoGP megastar really come to switching to a four-wheeled career a decade or so ago? Charles Bradley wonders…
The 2000 Spanish Grand Prix was a resounding 1-2 finish for McLaren, as it bounced back from a Ferrari-dominated start to the season to get Mika Hakkinen’s title defense back on track. But the bravery of David Coulthard, to not only take part so soon after a near-death experience but to finish second, was the real talking point of the weekend.
In Motorsport Heroes, the full-length feature film by Manish Pandey now available on Motorsport.tv, four legends of our sport share their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents. Today we hear from Tom Kristensen, about the moment he beat fellow ‘Hero’ Mika Hakkinen’s lap record at Hockenheim.
The 1985 San Marino Grand Prix is part of Formula 1 folklore, with three different leaders in the last five laps – none of whom actually won!