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  • Aston "would love" to have Verstappen at Le Mans

    Aston "would love" to have Verstappen at Le Mans

    Verstappen's Red Bull F1 team has a title partnership with Aston and the energy drinks company's Advanced Technologies firm helped Aston develop the road-going Valkyrie hypercar.Read Also:Valkyrie's British GP debut was "two fingers" to scepticsA racing version of the Valkyrie will be built to the World Endurance Championship's new top-class regulations in 2020, giving ...Keep reading

  • The F3 ace aiming to become Russia's Max Verstappen

    The F3 ace aiming to become Russia's Max Verstappen

    Even though Russia has had a driver on the grand prix racing grid almost every year for the past decade, it would be fair to say that the exploits of Vitaly Petrov, Daniil Kvyat and Sergey Sirotkin have yet to really capture the imagination of the broader public back home.Shwartzman, the 19-year-old from St. Petersburg who is leading the standings in FIA Formula 3, aims to change that – and ...Keep reading

  • Haas sticks with split-spec approach for German GP

    Haas sticks with split-spec approach for German GP

    At the previous race in Britain, Grosjean dropped the aero package Haas had introduced during the first phase of the season and reverted to the spec he started the campaign with.However, the split-spec experiment to try to zero in on the team's race-pace difficulties was undermined by Grosjean and Magnussen colliding on the opening lap.Read Also:Steiner seeking firm "solution" ...Keep reading

  • Marquez explains why he's crashing less in 2019

    Marquez explains why he's crashing less in 2019

    Five-time premier class champion Marquez crashed no fewer than 23 times across the course of the 2018 campaign, giving him the highest total of any MotoGP rider - six more than Cal Crutchlow and Jack Miller, who both fell 17 times.In 2017, he likewise led the way on 27 crashes, three more than second-placed Crutchlow.However, with nine of this year's 19 races down, Marquez is on course for ...Keep reading

  • Ricciardo hit with £10 million claim from ex-advisor

    Ricciardo hit with £10 million claim from ex-advisor

    Ricciardo left his long-term backer Red Bull at the end of last season after striking an unexpected two-year deal to join the works Renault team from 2019.According to United Kingdom High Court of Justice documents obtained by Motorsport.com, Ricciardo’s former advisor Glenn Beavis claims he is owed “various sums” for the contract Ricciardo has entered into with Renault.Beavis' ...Keep reading

  • Toyota unveils revised LMP1 car for 2019/20 WEC season

    Toyota unveils revised LMP1 car for 2019/20 WEC season

    A more distinct nose gives the car a different look to the previous version of the TS050 that claimed title honours in the 2018/19 WEC superseason, while the bodywork either side of the nose has been pushed back to reveal more of the splitter.Toyota Motorsport GmbH technical director Pascal Vasselon stated that the fourth version of the TS050 was "not radically different to its predecessor" on ...Keep reading

  • New 2020 tyre package for Toyota Racing Series unveiled

    New 2020 tyre package for Toyota Racing Series unveiled

    The New Zealand category announced at the recent launch of its new FT-60 chassis that it would move to a wider control tyre for 2020, but while the car was unveiled on a set of Hankooks there was no official confirmation of a deal.It's now been confirmed that Hankook will replace Michelin as the control tyre supplier, the Korean brand set to provide the same tyre that's currently used in ...Keep reading

  • Johnson Jr., Torrence, Anderson, Hines win at Bandimere

    Johnson Jr., Torrence, Anderson, Hines win at Bandimere

    FUNNY CARJohnson raced to his second victory of 2019 and 19th in his career in the process, going 4.102-seconds at 308.50 mph in his Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to beat Bob Tasca’s 4.158 at 302.14 in the final round.Johnson reached the finals with wins against Jeff Diehl, Jack Beckman and Cruz Pedregon. Tasca, who has reached the final round at three of the past four events ...Keep reading

  • DiBenedetto says NHMS top-five "just shows our strength” 

    DiBenedetto says NHMS top-five "just shows our strength” 

    DiBenedetto battled with Martin Truex Jr. for the top-five position on the last restart of the race and held on for his third top-10 finish in the past five races.“Three top-10 in the last five races is so cool,” said DiBenedetto. “I feel so much better and we really didn’t have good luck to start the season and things fall our way.“Now it’s so nice to show when things go right ...Keep reading

  • Denny Hamlin: “S**t ... second sucks” after NHMS loss

    Denny Hamlin: “S**t ... second sucks” after NHMS loss

    Denny Hamlin did everything short of wrecking Kevin Harvick on the final lap of the Foxwoods Casino 301 Sunday in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race but came up short in a hard-fought battle for the win.Hamlin appeared to have a strong car, fully in control of the race when Kyle Larson brought out the final caution of the race to set up a sprint to the finish.Harvick’s crew chief ...Keep reading

  • TCR set for Australian GP support berth

    TCR set for Australian GP support berth

    The category will form part of the support programme for the opening Formula 1 race weekend of the season, which has been locked in for March 12-15.That means the AGP could mark the first appearance of both Supercars and TCR Australia on the same schedule, pending an ongoing dispute between the two over the Adelaide 500.TCR Australia promoters Australian Racing Group are understood to have ...Keep reading

  • Harvick fends off Hamlin in wild finish to win at New Hampshire

    Harvick fends off Hamlin in wild finish to win at New Hampshire

    Harvick and his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team rolled the dice, electing not to pit when most of the lead-lap cars did late in the race to move back to the lead. Hamlin caught Harvick in Turns 1 and 2 on the last lap and banged fenders but Harvick was able to pull away from Hamlin off Turn 4 and claim the win in Sunday’s Foxwoods Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. "I ...Keep reading

  • Hinchcliffe: “Shocking” that Iowa was first podium of 2019

    Hinchcliffe: “Shocking” that Iowa was first podium of 2019

    The 2018 Iowa winner started fifth and remained in the hunt all night, eventually prevailed in a skirmish with Dale Coyne Racing’s super-brave rookie Santino Ferrucci and took the final restart in third place. He then passed Simon Pagenaud’s Penske-Chevrolet but had to cede second place to Scott Dixon whose Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda was on much newer tires.“I think kind of best of the ...Keep reading

  • Almirola holds off Logano for Stage 2 win at New Hampshire

    Almirola holds off Logano for Stage 2 win at New Hampshire

    Almirola got a jump on Logano with two of 75 laps remaining in the second stage and was able to claim his first stage win of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season.Ryan Newman finished third, William Byron was fourth and Kyle Busch completed the top-five.Following the break between Stages 1 and 2, the lead-lap cars elected to pit and Kyle Busch was the first off pit road thanks to a two-tire ...Keep reading

  • Santa Cruz do Sul Stock Car Brazil: Piquet and Barrichello star

    Santa Cruz do Sul Stock Car Brazil: Piquet and Barrichello star

    After taking pole position on Saturday, Julio Campos dominated the first race on Sunday. He claimed his fourth win in the series, his first since 2016. Two-time champion Daniel Serra finished second and reclaimed the leadership of the 2019 title race.Former points leader Thiago Camilo started second, but retired early due to engine failure – and he also failed to start race two. Because of ...Keep reading

  • Kyle Busch takes Stage 1 win at New Hampshire

    Kyle Busch takes Stage 1 win at New Hampshire

    Busch went from fourth to first on a restart on Lap 50 of 75 and cruised to his seventh stage win of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season.Aric Almirola was third, Clint Bowyer was fourth and Brad Keselowski completed the top-five.Keselowski started on the pole, but Kyle Busch wasted no time getting past him to take the lead on Lap 1.After 10 laps, Kyle Busch had opened up a 1-second lead ...Keep reading

  • “Stellar” second place but Dixon puzzled by “bizarre” handling

    “Stellar” second place but Dixon puzzled by “bizarre” handling

    Dixon qualified eighth, struggled through most of the race, and almost went two laps down but with nothing to lose, his team put him on an alternate strategy in the final stint. This paid off handsomely when Ed Carpenter crashed his car on Lap 262. Dixon had stayed out when the front runners made their final pitstops under green-flag conditions.Not only had this put him back on the lead lap ...Keep reading

  • Newgarden: Win was redemption from qualifying and 2018 race

    Newgarden: Win was redemption from qualifying and 2018 race

    Newgarden not only led 245 of the 300 laps of last night’s race, he also stretched his points lead over Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Alexander Rossi from four points to 29, as his prime title rival came home sixth.Newgarden dominated the event for Ed Carpenter Racing in 2016, leading 282 laps, and looked set to do the same last year with Penske but after running P1 for 229 laps, his setup ...Keep reading

  • Kaulig Racing crew chief Nick Harrison dies at 37

    Kaulig Racing crew chief Nick Harrison dies at 37

    Harrison, 37, was in his first season serving as crew chief for Kaulig driver Justin Haley and was at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday working with Haley as he finished 13th in the Roxor 200.“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Nick Harrison, our beloved crew chief of the No. 11 car at Kaulig Racing,” a team statement said. “Please keep Nick’s family in your ...Keep reading

  • Travisanutto wins European karting title, Amand junior champion

    Travisanutto wins European karting title, Amand junior champion

    Travisanutto and Mini entered Le Mans second and third in the championship behind Dexter Patterson, but the former moved into the points lead before the final race as he collected nine points in the qualifying heats.In the race, Patterson quickly dropped out of the title fight as he made contact with pole-sitter Kobe Pauwels and retired.Mini put pressure on Travisanutto as he moved into ...Keep reading