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  • NASCAR and teams to honor Kobe Bryant at Fontana

    NASCAR and teams to honor Kobe Bryant at Fontana

    Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, were among nine people killed in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on January 26.The retired NBA legend's death shocked the sports world and NASCAR was no exception with several drivers paying tribute to the fallen and sending their thoughts and prayers to the families of those they left behind. Here's a small sampling of the ...Keep reading

  • Brown: New Alonso Indy deal a result of failed Andretti talks

    Brown: New Alonso Indy deal a result of failed Andretti talks

    Alonso, who made his highly impressive Indy 500 debut with a McLaren-backed Andretti Autosport entry in 2017, failed to qualify for last year’s 500 in a purely McLaren-run car, and when he ditched his ambassadorial role for the famous Woking, UK-based brand in January, it freed him up to negotiate with Michael Andretti’s team.However, that deal disappeared, allegedly as a result of Honda ...Keep reading

  • Alonso joins Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet for Indy 500

    Alonso joins Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet for Indy 500

    Alonso’s #66 Ruoff Mortgage-sponsored entry will hit the track for the first time in the Indy 500 open test on April 30, and will be race engineered by Craig Hampson, Arrow McLaren SP’s fulltime R&D engineer. He will be teammates with fullime AMSP drivers for 2020 Patricio O'Ward and Oliver Askew.Said Alonso: “I am a racer and the Indy 500 is the greatest race in the world. I love ...Keep reading

  • Racing Point details plans for "true integration" with Aston

    Racing Point details plans for "true integration" with Aston

    The team's future Aston Martin works status was announced last month after Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll bought a shareholding in the troubled car marker.Szafnauer says plans are already in hand for the racing team to share its technical expertise with its sister company, as part of the overall deal.“It should be great,” he said when asked by Motorsport.com. “It's a win-win. It ...Keep reading

  • F3 gets revised points system, race format

    F3 gets revised points system, race format

    FIA F3 had inherited its previous format from predecessor GP3, which entailed the top eight finishers from the opening race being reversed to form the grid order for race two, in which only eight drivers then subsequently score points.Citing the size of its current grid as the reason, the series will now invert the whole point-scoring top 10 from the first race for the second and final race of ...Keep reading

  • Top Paul Ricard French GP moments

    Top Paul Ricard French GP moments

    Since the beginning of the Formula 1 world championship in 1950, the French GP has been held at seven circuits. Its current home is Circuit Paul Ricard, which has so far held 16 GPs, the first of which came in 1971. This article is brought to you by Motorsport TicketsThe mix of long straights and twisty sections has helped create some great races over the years. Time to pick out ...Keep reading

  • Calado has "mixed emotions" about Ferrari podium

    Calado has "mixed emotions" about Ferrari podium

    Calado and AF Corse teammate Alessandro Pier Guidi secured the final spot on the podium at the Circuit of the Americas after the British driver successfully passed the #97 Aston Martin of Alex Lynn and Maxime Martin in the final hour.The result marked only the second podium of the 2019/20 WEC season for the #51 Ferrari, but Calado and Pier Guidi were never in contention for race victory - with ...Keep reading

  • Red Bull, Honda target no engine penalties in 2020

    Red Bull, Honda target no engine penalties in 2020

    With the performance of the new RB16 having looked strong in the opening week of pre-season testing, Red Bull’s hopes of battling for the championship will be boosted if it does not face grid penalties for using more than three power units.Following a winter where Honda has completed more dyno mileage than ever before, hopes are high that everything is on target to get through the season ...Keep reading

  • Redding plans to study Rea in first WSBK races

    Redding plans to study Rea in first WSBK races

    Rea has taken five WSBK titles on the trot with Kasawaki, most recently seeing off a challenge from Redding's Ducati predecessor Alvaro Bautista, despite the Spaniard winning the first 11 races of the season.MotoGP podium finisher Redding arrives to WSBK with title ambitions after having triumphed in British Superbikes in 2019, but accepts he doesn't yet have a full image of what to expect ...Keep reading

  • McLaren had "best start for many, many years" to F1 testing

    McLaren had "best start for many, many years" to F1 testing

    The Woking-based team, which will face a tough fight for fourth in the constructors’ championship this year, concentrated more on reliability running this week so did not set any headline-grabbing times.However, Seidl says he is overjoyed with the way the first test went, especially because it did not suffer any major mechanical problems.“To be honest, we're really, really, really ...Keep reading

  • JOTA podium "shouldn't have been", says Davidson

    JOTA podium "shouldn't have been", says Davidson

    Shanghai race winners Davidson, Roberto Gonzalez and Antonio Felix da Costa finished third in the Lone Star Le Mans race, a lap down on the winning United Autosports Oreca shared by Filipe Albquerque, Phil Hanson and Paul di Resta.Ex-Toyota LMP1 racer Davidson admitted the Goodyear-liveried #38 Oreca had a trouble-free race, but described the car as being "incredibly hard to drive".He told ...Keep reading

  • The changes that helped Mercedes fit DAS

    The changes that helped Mercedes fit DAS

    This toe-angle adjusting system has intrigued rival teams and fans alike, as they marvel at Mercedes's ingenuity whilst also hunting out answers about its operation and legality.While some of the details of how DAS work remain hidden for now, Giorgio Piola's latest illustration of the Mercedes W11 offers us a glimpse of a few changes that the team has made at the front end of its car this ...Keep reading

  • Albon: Rivals would still have found out about "sneaky" DAS

    Albon: Rivals would still have found out about "sneaky" DAS

    F1 is broadcasting the two 2020 pre-season tests at Barcelona, and Mercedes innovative system was spotted being used by Lewis Hamilton during his laps on the morning of the second day of last week's opening event.This led to intense speculation about what Mercedes was doing – and whether it was legal – with rival squads also expressing interest and raising their own questions.Albon ...Keep reading

  • Kobayashi berates LMP1 handicaps after "joke" Austin race

    Kobayashi berates LMP1 handicaps after "joke" Austin race

    Sunday’s race at the Circuit of the Americas was notable for its lack of action in a sparse LMP1 field, with the solo Rebellion R-13 enjoying a clear advantage over both of the Toyota TS050 Hybrids and going to take an easy second win of the 2019/20 season.The slower championship-leading #7 Toyota, which Kobayashi shares with Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez, was powerless to challenge the ...Keep reading

  • Prost says "stupid" electric obsession leaves F1 in tough spot

    Prost says "stupid" electric obsession leaves F1 in tough spot

    As a number of governments plan to outlaw the sale of petrol/diesel and hybrid cars from 2040 at the latest, Prost has questioned the political motives behind those efforts which he thinks will achieve little in reducing carbon emissions.And with the costs of forcing car manufacturers to go electric putting their finances under pressure – with Honda this week admitting that the price of ...Keep reading

  • Carlin announces driver line-up for 2020 F3 season

    Carlin announces driver line-up for 2020 F3 season

    Ahmed, 20, scored 13 wins in 24 races to secure the 2017 British F3 title with Carlin, and has spent the past two seasons in F3 machinery - following up a race-winning campaign with Hitech in the 2018 FIA European F3 championship by finishing third in last year's Japanese F3 championship for the B-Max Racing with Motopark squad.Ahmed has previous experience of the new-for-2019 F3 car ...Keep reading

  • Rea tops final World Superbike 2020 pre-season test

    Rea tops final World Superbike 2020 pre-season test

    Fourth on the opening day of the test - which was topped by Yamaha's Toprak Razgatlioglu - reigning champion Rea was quickest in both of Tuesday's sessions, ending up with a 1m30.448s as his best lap.Razgatlioglu's Monday benchmark had held as the fastest effort of the test until an hour to go in the subsequent day's morning session, when Ten Kate Yamaha privateer Loris Baz went two tenths ...Keep reading

  • Super GT reveals 45-car 2020 entry list

    Super GT reveals 45-car 2020 entry list

    Toyota, which previously competed under its Lexus brand in GT500, will once again have the highest representation in the series' flagship category, with six GR Supras fielded by four teams. TOM’S will again field two cars, while Cerumo has also added a second entry following the exit of last year’s championship-winning Team LeMans squad.Honda will run five NSX-GTs, with the engine now ...Keep reading

  • Bathurst 6 Hour nearing 72-car limit

    Bathurst 6 Hour nearing 72-car limit

    New promoter Australian Racing Group (ARG) has already accepted 68 entries for the race, with more cars expected to be added before entries close this Friday.This means that the 2020 event will feature the largest field for any event at Mount Panorama, the previous record of 64 entries set by Bathurst 6 Hour itself during the 2017 edition of the race.The 68 cars accepted so far for this ...Keep reading

  • Moffat's Renault TCR challenger unveiled

    Moffat's Renault TCR challenger unveiled

    Heading into his second season with support from the local Renault arm, Moffat will move from a black-and-yellow look on his Megane to a predominately yellow colour scheme for 2020.With the new livery, Renault pays homage to its fastest production vehicle – the Megane R.S. Trophy R.“We are proud to continue to build our association with Garry Rogers Motorsport, further expanding our ...Keep reading