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  • Team Kiwi outlines Bathurst 1000 wildcard plan

    Team Kiwi outlines Bathurst 1000 wildcard plan

    TKR boss David John is currently seeking support for a Bathurst entry, which would be driven by Porsche Supercup regular Jaxon Evans and Carrera Cup Asia star Chris van der Drift.It would be a Bathurst debut for Evans, who has been given clearance by Porsche for the race, and a second start for van der Drift, who raced for Erebus back in 2016.John has already locked in a Triple Eight ZB ...Keep reading

  • S5000 to race at 2020 Australian Grand Prix

    S5000 to race at 2020 Australian Grand Prix

    Following ongoing talks, promoter Australian Racing Group has now struck a deal with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to open the 2020 S5000 season at Albert Park.It's the second ARG category to join the AGP undercard, with TCR Australia already locked in for the Melbourne race.The news comes days out from the first ever S5000 round at Sandown, star signing Rubens Barrichello – a ...Keep reading

  • Aero change saved Holden's Bathurst hopes – Triple Eight

    Aero change saved Holden's Bathurst hopes – Triple Eight

    The Commodores went into last weekend's New Zealand round with a new aero package, consisting of a new front tray, a Gurney flap on the bottom plane of the rear wing, and the deletion of a brake light bracket above the rear windscreen.The introduction of the new package coincided with a season-best showing for Triple Eight, which is also the Holden homologator. There was a one-two on the ...Keep reading

  • Promoted: What sets this Casio EDIFICE watch apart from the rest

    Promoted: What sets this Casio EDIFICE watch apart from the rest

    CASIO Edifice engineers have gone above and beyond with the EQB1000 series achieving the thinnest design yet.With a case just 8.9 mm thick, no other watch in the series can match it. This super slim design was reached despite the multi-hand display and the inclusion of high-spec functionality such as Bluetooth® and Tough Solar technology.The reductions in thickness have been accomplished ...Keep reading

  • Ex-Australian F3 runner-up joins Sandown S5000 grid

    Ex-Australian F3 runner-up joins Sandown S5000 grid

    Capo is the 11th driver to sign up for the history-making race, joining the likes of ex-Formula 1 star Rubens Barrichello, Pro Mazda champion Matt Brabham and Superleague Formula title winner John Martin.His confirmation follows two previous test outings in the V8-powered car, the first of which took place at Phillip Island in August before he put down further miles at Sydney Motorsport Park ...Keep reading

  • Whincup remorseful over Pukekohe controversy

    Whincup remorseful over Pukekohe controversy

    The Triple Eight driver was a key figure in Sunday's Safety Car debacle, blatantly ignoring regulations after feeling aggrieved at being wrongly identified as the leader.He then laid in to Supercars officials on TV after the race, claiming that there are “people making decisions that are just cruising back, just having a few glasses of red each night, and rocking up to the track and the ...Keep reading

  • Bowyer, Busch and Jones face NASCAR playoff elimination

    Bowyer, Busch and Jones face NASCAR playoff elimination

    Two races remain – at Richmond, Va., this week and the following week on the Charlotte Roval – but three drivers who had high hopes for the playoffs already find themselves in a hole.While Clint Bowyer hasn’t won this season and had to claw his way into the 16-driver playoff field, he was sitting pretty coming into the Las Vegas opener, winning the pole and leading his Stewart-Haas ...Keep reading

  • Montoya, Cameron feel “big relief” at points advantage

    Montoya, Cameron feel “big relief” at points advantage

    The Acura ARX-05s dominated the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s penultimate round last weekend, despite some Balance of Performance breaks for the Cadillac teams, with #6 car of Cameron and Montoya leading home the sister #7 Acura of Ricky Taylor and Helio Castroneves in a 1-2 for the Penske-run team.Action Express Racing’s defending champion Felipe Nasr and his new-for-2019 co-driver ...Keep reading

  • MotoGP riders baffled by "strange" Misano crashes

    MotoGP riders baffled by "strange" Misano crashes

    LCR Honda duo Crutchlow and Takaaki Nakagami, as well as Pramac Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia, fell during the San Marino GP and were all left confused afterwards.Crutchlow, who struggled massively all weekend and crashed while running a lowly 12th, said he didn't do anything different compared to other laps."[I have] no idea [why I crashed] because I did nothing different to any other ...Keep reading

  • Ogier warns Citroen not to get complacent after 1-2

    Ogier warns Citroen not to get complacent after 1-2

    The C3 WRC led for 15 out of 17 stages on the rough roads around Marmaris last weekend, with Ogier leading home teammate Esapekka Lappi - the Finn securing his second runner-up spot in three rallies following a similar result at home in Finland.It marks Citroen's first 1-2 finish since Kris Meeke led home Mads Ostberg in Argentina in 2015.A disappointing Rally Germany performance - where ...Keep reading

  • Hamilton: Realities of F1 dangers are still "shocking"

    Hamilton: Realities of F1 dangers are still "shocking"

    With the Formula 1 paddock having been left upset by the death of F2 race-winner Hubert in a crash in Belgium last month, Hamilton was one of many who took to social media at the time to express his feelings.Read Also:Hamilton leads tributes to "hero" Hubert And while Hamilton is no stranger to such tragic events, having raced in Japan in 2014 when Jules Bianchi ...Keep reading

  • Audi reveals talks with Kubica's management

    Audi reveals talks with Kubica's management

    Kubica is one of several drivers under consideration to partner George Russell at Williams in 2020 and Kubica has admitted to looking to alternatives outside of F1.He has experienced DTM machinery in the past, having driven a Mercedes in January 2013 that impressed the manufacturer to the point it later said it would consider him for a drive.Motorsport.com understands that ahead of the ...Keep reading

  • Hand: Ford went from “worst car we've had here to the best”

    Hand: Ford went from “worst car we've had here to the best”

    Muller tracked the pole-winning BMW M8 GTE of Jesse Krohn in the early stages of the penultimate round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, and when the German car failed to accelerate out of Turn 2 on Lap 20, Muller swerved around it and snatched the lead.He relinquished the driver seat of the Ford to Hand who led the rest of the way, winning by 20sec. After leading 72 ...Keep reading

  • Acuras still “in a different race”, says Wayne Taylor

    Acuras still “in a different race”, says Wayne Taylor

    Dane Cameron and Juan Pablo Montoya took the #6 Acura ARX-05 to a third victory of the 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season at the Monterey track on Sunday, ahead of the sister #7 car of Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor.Wayne Taylor Racing’s #10 Cadillac DPi-V.R ran the #7 Acura close for much of the race in the battle for second, but in the end the car shared by Renger van der ...Keep reading

  • Singapore GP organisers react to "unhealthy" air concerns

    Singapore GP organisers react to "unhealthy" air concerns

    Daily advisories have been issued by the National Environment Agency since the start of August, since drier-than-normal weather conditions in Singapore and the surrounding region were forecast.Nearby Southeast Asian islands have produced "hotspot activities with smoke plumes" that triggered the risk of transboundary haze, a form of air pollution that crosses territories.Though the ...Keep reading

  • Alonso finishes 16th on eventful rally-raid debut

    Alonso finishes 16th on eventful rally-raid debut

    Alongside recently-confirmed navigator Marc Coma, Alonso endured a turbulent start to his off-road career in the two-day Lichtenburg 400, a round of the South African Cross Country Series, as he gears up for a potential Dakar Rally debut next January.After completing the 55km Prologue stage on Friday third fastest, only 32 seconds off the pace, Alonso suffered a roll 27km into the 190km ...Keep reading

  • Vinales explains early Misano pace drop-off

    Vinales explains early Misano pace drop-off

    Vinales eased to pole position and looked the strongest on race pace, but dropped to over 2.5 seconds adrift of Petronas Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo and eventual race winner Marc Marquez on the Honda after leading for the first two laps.The Yamaha rider eventually found his pace again by lap nine and ended up 1.6s from the victory at the chequered flag.“I found the track very slippery ...Keep reading

  • Ricciardo hails Renault's "special" engine effort

    Ricciardo hails Renault's "special" engine effort

    The Australian and teammate Nico Hulkenberg delivered a strong performance at Monza to finish fourth and fifth, and give their team hope that it can still overhaul McLaren in the constructors' championship.For Ricciardo, the performance was proof of how much progress Renault had made with its power in 2019, which is why he is so keen to point out how good a job its Viry-Chatillon engine base ...Keep reading

  • Dovizioso: No good being "pissed off" at Ducati deficit

    Dovizioso: No good being "pissed off" at Ducati deficit

    Having recovered from his violent first-corner crash last time out at Silverstone, Dovizioso qualified sixth and finished in the same position in the San Marino Grand Prix, a little under 14 seconds adrift of race winner Marc Marquez.It came as all the Ducati runners struggled, with the Bologna marque's next highest-representative being Jack Miller in ninth, a further 13s down on ...Keep reading

  • Mercedes needs to keep "intensity" on 2019 - Wolff

    Mercedes needs to keep "intensity" on 2019 - Wolff

    Lewis Hamilton is currently 99 points ahead of nearest non-Mercedes rival Max Verstappen in the drivers' standings, with the German car manufacturer 154 points clear of Ferrari in the constructors' battle with seven races remaining.But although it would likely take a huge run of bad luck to stop Mercedes taking both championships this year, Wolff says he still does not feel that the outfit is ...Keep reading