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Austin Cindric to run Daytona Xfinity race for Roush Fenway Racing

Cindric, 19, is one of the three Ford drivers that comprise the Roush 60 Team that also includes Ty Majeski and Chase Briscoe. Mike Kelley, who won the 2011 and 2012 NXS title with Ricky Stenhouse Jr., will be the crew chief for the car.“It’s really cool,

Austin Cindric to run Daytona Xfinity race for Penske

Cindric, 19, is one of the three Ford drivers that comprise the Roush 60 Team that also includes Ty Majeski and Chase Briscoe. Mike Kelley, who won the 2011 and 2012 NXS title with Ricky Stenhouse Jr., will be the crew chief for the car.“It’s really cool,

A "humbled" Ron Hornaday will join NASCAR Hall of Fame

“This don’t mean anything right now. Give it about six months, where the things you’ve done in racing, it will hit you of who you helped, how you handled yourself,” Hornaday, 59, recalled Martin saying.“It’s not all about all the races you won an

Englishtown shuts down drag racing operations with immediate effect

The track-owning Napp family, who have operated the facility since 1965, made the announcement that it would cease operations of its quarter-mile and one-eight-mile drag racing facility while continuing to hold other auto- and motorcycle-related activities.Th

David Gilliland returns to Cup competition in Daytona 500 attempt

For the first time since 2015 David Gilliland will return to Daytona International Speedway and attempt to start the Daytona 500.I think we have a chance to go out and surprise some peopleDavid GillilandThe California driver is teaming up with RBR Enterprise

Sainz has penalty rescinded for Dakar quad incident

Koolen had lodged a complaint to Dakar in the aftermath of the La Paz – Uyuni stage, alleging that he was hit by the Peugeot and that Sainz did not stop to assist him following the contact.The two-time World Rally champion was subsequently assessed a 10-min

Folger will not race in 2018 due to illness

Folger was forced to miss the final four rounds of the 2017 season, as well as post-season testing, after being diagnosed with ‘Gilbert’s syndrome’, a genetic ailment that had rendered the German bedridden.Initially, it was expected that the 24-year-ol

Dale Jr. to make NBC debut at Super Bowl and Winter Olympics

NBC Sports announced Tuesday that Earnhardt will make his NBC debut as a contributor during Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4 and coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games beginning on Feb. 8.Earnhardt, who was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver 15 consecutive seas

Ducati could feature e-cigarette branding in 2018

Although Ducati hasn’t had Marlboro as an official title sponsor since 2010, it has maintained a close relationship with parent company Philip Morris, which also retains ties with the Ferrari Formula 1 team.Now the tobacco giant is poised to market its IQO

1993 Subaru Legacy RS driven by Richard Burns heading to auction

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McLaren has overcome Renault packaging headaches

After three years of disappointment with Honda, McLaren elected to end its deal with the Japanese manufacturer at the end of 2017 and sign a customer partnership with Renault for this year.Although the move is set to deliver a much-needed power boost, Goss ha

McLaren has overcome Renault packaging headaches

After three years of disappointment with Honda, McLaren elected to end its deal with the Japanese manufacturer at the end of 2017 and sign a customer partnership with Renault for this year.Although the move is set to deliver a much-needed power boost, Goss ha

Has Williams made the right choice with Sirotkin?

Has Williams been smart by realising it was short of options for 2018 and picking a driver that has a good junior record and lots of cash - or is that too generous? Mitchell StevenWhat Williams is doing by signing Sirotkin is not stupid. He has pedigree in t

Larbre set for LMP2 return for 25th Le Mans start

The French team, which has taken five class victories at Le Mans since its debut in 1993, has entered a Ligier-Gibson JS P217 for the French endurance classic on June 16/17.Larbre will dovetail its assault, which is dependent on the acceptance of its entry, w

Kubica had enough chances to prove himself - Chandhok

Renault ran Kubica in 2017 machinery in August before Williams picked up the baton and gave him mileage in a 2014-spec car before testing him in 2017 machinery.After analysing the data, Williams decided against signing him alongside Lance Stroll for the 2018

Ferrari announces an all-electric supercar is coming

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Dakar 2018, Stage 10: Santosh inside top-40 despite crash

Riders had to complete an initial long liason of 424 km before starting off with the stage proper, which comprised of a distance of 373 km, taking the day’s total running to 797 km.The navigational challenges posed by the stage in Argentina shook up the fro

Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell bring dirt rivalry to pavement

Yes, Bell was thrilled with the win. But both he and Kyle Larson were hoping for a rematch after the two dueled it out in the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Ventura (Calif.) Raceway on Nov. 22. Larson started from the pole on Turnkey Night and the pair exchanged

Andretti: 2018 IndyCar is what a “pure” open-wheel car should be

The new Dallara-developed kit replaces the downforce-laden manufacturer-developed aerokits of the past three seasons. The design not only reduces overall downforce by up to 25 percent, the majority of the downforce now comes from the underside of the car, the

Tickford signs young gun Randle

The reigning Toyota Racing Series winner and former Aussie Formula Ford champion returns to regular Australian competition after a stint in Europe that included outings in BRDC British F3, Formula Renault 3.5, and Formula Renault Eurocup. He’s set for a fu

Dakar 2018, Stage 10: Walkner takes shock lead as rivals crumble

While the day started with six riders within less than 10 minutes of the overall leader, Walkner now holds a 39m42s advantage.The KTM rider had a quiet start to the day and was nearly seven minutes behind leader Kevin Benavides at the mid-session break.Howe

Cody Coughlin joins GMS Racing for full-time Truck campaign

Coughlin has 35 starts in the CWTS since 2015 and a career-best finish of third at Phoenix Raceway last season. He has raced for both Kyle Busch Motorsports and Thorsport Racing in the past with 2017 serving as his first full-time campaign. He ended the seaso

Ex-McLaren boss Whitmarsh returns to F1 with FIA role

Whitmarsh cut ties with F1 in 2014 after being ousted as McLaren’s CEO at the end of 2013, when Ron Dennis returned to controlling the team.Since then he has been heavily involved in yacht racing, having been the chief of the America’s Cup team Land Rove

DC Solar to expand its role with Chip Ganassi Racing in 2018

After three successful seasons in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, DC Solar will move up to the Cup Series on the Nos. 1 and 42 Chevrolets in 2018.DC Solar debuted on Larson’s car at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the Cup season finale. Larson led 145 of 267 laps be

Gurney’s first F1 teammate, Tony Brooks, pays tribute to his friend

Brooks had two Formula 1 seasons under his belt when he signed with Ferrari for 1959, a year in which he would finish second in the World Championship. He was soon joined by F1 rookie Gurney, who had won the 12 Hours of Sebring for the Italian marque in Marc

Four new IndyCar team owners “a sign of growth,” says Miles

Carlin has committed two full-season entries to 2018 to be driven by Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton, Harding Racing will run Gabby Chaves full-time, while Juncos Racing and Michael Shank Racing have added part-time entries in the upcoming season.Speaking at

Four new IndyCar team-owners “a sign of growth,” says Miles

Carlin has committed two full-season entries to 2018 to be driven by Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton, Harding Racing will run Gabby Chaves fulltime, while Juncos Racing and Michael Shank Racing have added part-time entries in the upcoming season. Speaking at

Formula E grid set to expand next season

Factory entries from the two German giants are already confirmed for the 2019/20 season, but Motorsport.com has learned the grid is to be taken beyond 10 entries sooner by an independent team.Series CEO Alejandro Agag confirmed to Motorsport.com it was poss

Raphaël Lessard to race Super Late Models for Kyle Busch Motorsports

The team, led by 2015 NASCAR Cup Champion Kyle Busch has confirmed that Lessard - a driver supported by Toyota Racing Development for the past few years - will drive the No. 51 Super Late Model in 18 events this season. The teenager will make his KBM debut Su

F1 to present vision of future to race promoters

Since completing its takeover of 1 in January last year, Liberty Media has held discussions with all the stakeholders and conducted its own research as part of plans to reshape the championship.It will now present its findings and plans for the future during

Hughes seals GP3 return with ART

The 23-year-old competed in the Formula 3 European championship in 2017, finishing fifth in the standings with one win and two poles for HitechGP.He raced in GP3 with the DAMS squad the year before where he scored two wins, which turned out to be the French s

2019 Hyundai Veloster N revealed as VW Golf GTI rival

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Di Resta: Formula E car better than people said

Di Resta had been courted by Jaguar for some time and finally joined the team for the post-race Marrakesh rookie test on Sunday.He admitted had not been able to "pay a whole lot of attention to Formula E” because of his Mercedes DTM and Williams/Sky Sport

Ducati warns it won’t repeat “extraordinary” Lorenzo contract

Like the majority of the field, both Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso are out of contract at the end of the 2018 season, with Dovizioso’s strong 2017 form in particular expected to make him a key player in the silly season.The Italian is likely to command a hig

Kubica: Williams role "important step" towards F1 race return

The Pole was the early frontrunner to get a race seat alongside Lance Stroll but after he and Sergey Sirotkin tested in Abu Dhabi, the latter emerged as the favourite.When it became clear Sirotkin would get the seat, Kubica and his team switched focus and pus

Gade joins SPM, becomes IndyCar’s first female lead race engineer

Gade’s appointment to SPM marks the first female lead race engineer in IndyCar history.The ambassador for the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission has engineered cars in Formula BMW, A1 Grand Prix, GT racing and has worked for Jaguar, Audi and most recently f

Ford confirms 2019 Mustang Shelby GT500 with over 700bhp

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Hitachi extends support of Penske, switches to Newgarden car

Three-time Indy 500 winner Castroneves moved to Team Penske’s revived sportscar team in the IMSA WeatherTech championship, and will return to IndyCar this year only for the GP of Indy and the Indy 500.However, Hitachi has decided to extend its contract wi

New partnership gives Wood Brothers ownership of charter

Last season the Wood Brothers leased a charter from St. Hilaire, owner of Go Fas Racing. Both teams’ headquarters are located at the Mooresville (N.C.) Drag Strip Park.St. Hilaire is still expected to field his own No. 32 Ford team with driver Matt DiBenede
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