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Hulkenberg: «Impatient» Leclerc showed his frustration

Leclerc, who had started 15th after a strategy error from Ferrari saw him eliminated in Q1 from Saturday, was on an early charge through the field and passed Romain Grosjean for 12th with an audacious move down the inside of La Rascasse before coming up on Hu

Mercedes: Hamilton «saved» us after wrong tyre call

The German car manufacturer went it alone in moving on to the medium compound during the early safety car that was called out to clear debris left on the track from Charles Leclerc's flailing tyre.Read Also:Monaco GP: Hamilton wins despite tyre dramaHamilton

Verstappen was «really reserved» in Hamilton battle

Verstappen finished second on the road after his attempt to pass Hamilton in the closing laps at the chicane saw contact made but the two drivers continue in the same positions.Read Also:Monaco GP: Hamilton wins despite tyre dramaVerstappen has been carrying

Perez «very lucky» to avoid hitting Monaco marshals

The Racing Point driver had emerged from a tyre change and was accelerating out of the pits when he encountered two marshals running across the track before Ste. Devote.One marshal managed to get across in front of his car to the inside barriers, while a seco

Hamilton planned to «crash or finish» in «hardest» race

Hamilton led the way from pole but was forced into an early stop by a safety car for debris left by Charles Leclerc's accident at La Rascasse.The reigning champion was equipped with medium tyres during his sole pitstop, which committed him to a 67-lap stint o

Silverstone World RX: Timmy Hansen wins to take points lead

RX Cartel driver Bakkerud set the pace through the final two qualifying sessions on Sunday, and like Hansen won his semi-final to start on the front row of the final.With a pair of new tyres for the front axle of his Audi, Bakkerud made the best launch and be

Monaco GP: Hamilton wins despite tyre drama

Hamilton resisted more than 60 laps of pressure from Verstappen to hold on to victory despite having to manage softer tyres than his pursuers.As Verstappen was not able to get past the Mercedes and edge clear – despite a late dive at the chicane two laps fr

Daniel Suarez says 'victories will come,' so why not Charlotte?

Daniel Suarez sure hopes so.Suarez, the first Mexican-born driver to win a NASCAR national series race, is still looking for his first Cup series victory and his performance so far this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway shows it may very well be possible o

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Hamilton: I'd be one-time champion without Lauda

As Mercedes non-executive chairman, Lauda made his first contact with Hamilton during 2012 to help lure the Briton to the team from McLaren, when Mercedes was struggling to establish itself as a leading team and McLaren was still winning races.Since the move

Perez pessimistic over Mexican GP future

F1 CEO Chase Carey has made it clear that with Vietnam and the Netherlands added next year a stable total of 21 races will mean that two current events will be dropped.The races in Mexico, Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain are all out of contract after this s

Ducati: Petrucci podium «very important» as 2020 decision looms

Unlike teammate Andrea Dovizioso, Petrucci has a contract that runs out at the end of the year, and has Pramac's Jack Miller vying for his ride.The Italian was in danger of being overshadowed by fellow GP19 rider Miller over the first rounds of the season, bu

McLaren will consider «strategic alliance» for Indy 500 return

In 2017, Fernando Alonso drove a full Andretti entry, but McLaren opted to go it alone in 2019, with some technical support from Carlin. Alonso was one of three non-qualifiers for this year's race, along with two Carlin entries.Read Also:McLaren explains &laq

Ferrari will alter qualifying procedure after Leclerc Q1 exit

A miscalculated «cut-off time» to make it into Q2 gave Ferrari false confidence that Leclerc would not have to run again in the first part of qualifying.He remained in the garage, saving a set of tyres for Q2, as rivals improved and dumped him out

Renault has «real» qualifying engine mode now - Ricciardo

With the French car manufacturer having had to wind back its engine settings in recent races because of reliability concerns, it has only been since an upgrade was introduced in Spain that it has had the confidence to push again.Read Also:Ricciardo: «Br

Roger Penske emailed Supercars stars after clash

The pair clashed on the opening lap of yesterday's race, Coulthard running McLaughlin off the track at Turn 5.McLaughlin then took a controversial shortcut to rejoin in third place, before going on to win the race.Coulthard, who later admitted fault, dropped

Mercedes to keep Lauda red star on car «forever»

Lauda died shortly before the Monaco Grand Prix, and Mercedes paid tribute with the red three-pointed star on its car's engine cover, a red halo and a facsimile autograph on the nose.Read Also:The full extent of the void left by LaudaWhile the German car manu

Perez fears Monaco GP will be a «great pain» without rain

Both Racing Point drivers have been short of pace throughout the weekend in Monte Carlo, resulting in Perez and Lance Stroll exiting qualifying at the first hurdle - ending up 17th and 18th on the timesheets.Asked if rain was key to his team's fortunes durin

Suzuka Super GT: Nakajima/Sekiguchi lead Lexus 1-2-3

Nakajima started the race from pole position in the #36 TOM’S Lexus LC500, sprinting away from the field to build a one second gap within the opening lap itself.Nakajima slowly but steadily extended his advantage to 2.5s, as the order in the top 10 largely

Percat argued against risky pit call

The BJR driver was running fifth in the closing stages of today's 200-kilometre race when a late Safety Car led to an unsuccessful strategic gamble.The team – operating without team boss Brad Jones, who is currently holidaying overseas – opted to pit Perc

McLaren says it might revisit F1 efficiency push

The Woking-based team is one of several outfits that has looked to minimise drag as much as possible, but is now pondering whether an alternative approach of chasing out-and-out downforce is better.Mercedes has shown to good effect how focusing on downforce n

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin dominates Sunday race

As expected based on his half-second advantage in qualifying, it was a straightforward win for the defending series champion. Having beaten teammate Fabian Coulthard to the first corner, McLaughlin had more than a second up his sleeve within the first three l

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin seals pole with record lap

The defending champion was in a class of his own throughout qualifying, with healthy gaps to the field in both Q2 and Q3.His Q2 lap was a 1m18.825s, which initially put him five-tenths up on the pack, only for teammate Fabian Coulthard to reduce the deficit t

Jeffrey Earnhardt rallies for career-best NASCAR finish

It took just about everything Earnhardt could muster but he rebounded late in Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to finish third – his best finish in his 157 career starts across NASCAR’s three national series – Cup, Xfinity and Trucks.H

Dixon on Indy 500 strategy, weather, and IndyCar aerokit

The Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda legend, who is third on the all-time Indy car race-winner list behind only AJ Foyt and Mario Andretti, will start only 18th on the grid for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, but he is aiming to b

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin sets early Sunday pace

Crews were greeted by dry, cold conditions to kickstart Sunday's action, times dipping into the 1m19s almost from the word go.It was Jamie Whincup that led the way initially thanks to a 1m19.734s, which left him roughly a tenth clear of yesterday's pacesetter

‘It’s go-time’ for the inaugural eNASCAR Heat Pro League season

When all 28 drivers arrive Sunday afternoon for the kickoff event for the 2019 eNASCAR Heat Pro League season, Leavine Family Racing will be well represented.Harbin will be joined by Nicholas Vroman - who’s handle is ‘HD Motorsports’ - as they will comp

Rosenqvist feels confidence returning after Indy shunt

Rosenqvist feels confidence returning after Indy shunt Felix Rosenqvist is hoping his Carb Day practice session is indicative of how his car will feel in tomorrow’s Indianapolis 500. Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s rookie had a major shunt on Wednesday las

Tyler Reddick wins chaotic Xfinity Series race at Charlotte

Reddick overcame a wild run of restarts and brutal temperatures to hold off Justin Allgaier to win Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.The win is the second of the season for the Richard Childress Racing driver and fifth of his NASCAR Xfinity S

McGuinness lands Padgetts Honda Supersport ride

McGuinness returns to the TT in '19 after a two-year absence with a leg injury, racing in the Superbike and Lightweight classes with Norton, and in the Zero class with Mugen. The 23-time winner did have an entry for the both SSP races – where he will start

Monaco GP 2019: What to look out for

The start-line getawayThe Monaco Grand Prix start is probably one of the most important in Formula One and, in some cases, it can decide the outcome of the event. Valtteri Bottas will be hoping that his Spanish Grand Prix start-line issue is resolved in orde

Andretti “sitting pretty” as he tries to break family’s Indy jinx

At Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Marco Andretti is driving a dayglo-orange Andretti Autosport-Honda as he marks the 50th anniversary of his grandfather Mario’s Indy 500 win in the STP-liveried Hawk.Mario made 29 Indy starts, his sons Michael and Jeff starte

David Hoots returns to race control - to call eNASCAR race

After working for more than three decades with NASCAR, Hoots called his final NASCAR Cup Series race in the Daytona 500 in February. Sunday, he’ll try out a similar position with on-line racing.This is a new experience for the veteran race director.“I def

Ricciardo: «Brave» set-up led to best grid position of 2019

The Australian made the most of some aggressive changes to his front wing settings to set the seventh fastest time, before getting moved up a position thanks to Pierre Gasly's penalty for impeding.Having bounced back from a particularly difficult practice da

Ferrari concedes Leclerc Q1 risk was «not worthwhile»

Leclerc will start his home grand prix from 15th on the grid after being knocked out in Q1 when Ferrari failed to send him back out for a second run as rivals improved. Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto arranged an unscheduled media briefing to explain a

Redding scores first British Superbike win at Donington

Redding had lined up second on the grid, but was initially only fighting for fifth as his Paul Bird Motorsport teammate Josh Brookes led the way.But as Brookes started to lose positions, he had a highside coming out of Goddards, leaving Tommy Bridewell and Ta

Leclerc, Hulkenberg, Perez escape weighbridge penalties

All three drivers missed the call to stop for the weighbridge during qualifying, but in all three cases their teams did not work on the cars, which were quickly returned to the FIA weighbridge.In Azerbaijan, Pierre Gasly had to start from the pitlane because

«Poor guy» Gasly penalised for impeding Grosjean

Grosjean was baulked by Gasly in the closing stages of Q2 exiting the Casino right-hander, prompting an expletive-filled radio rant from the Haas driver, who complained: “Honestly, people don't give a s**t”.The incident cost Grosjean a final chance to imp

Hamilton thought fence might collapse in pole celebration

Hamilton had led teammate Valtteri Bottas through Thursday practice, but trailed both the Finn and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc on Saturday morning.He rebounded during the final segment of qualifying, turning the tables on provisional pole-sitter Bottas with
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