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Aitken to test Ed Carpenter Racing IndyCar

Following the news that the U.S. Air Force has pulled its support for the #20 car which oval specialist Ed Carpenter shares with a road/street course driver, former IndyCar champion and Indy 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay’s candidacy for the ride has looked we

GMS Racing buys majority interest in Richard Petty Motorsports

GMS has also acquired two charters in the agreement and will run two cars during the 2022 season.Erik Jones signed a contract extension with RPM in August and should remain in the No. 43 car with Ty Dillon being the likely candidate for the second entry. Dill

Kellett confirmed for third season with AJ Foyt Racing

After four seasons in Indy Lights, the 28-year-old Canadian joined the team owned by the legendary A.J. Foyt for eight races in 2020, before switching up to a full-time role piloting the #4 entry in 2021. His best result was 12th at World Wide Technology Race

Hamilton ready to help Russell become next British F1 champion

While Hamilton is expecting nothing less than a strong challenge from Russell when he steps up from Williams to replace Valtteri Bottas next year, the seven-time champion senses a golden opportunity to help guide his new teammate.He thinks that 23-year-old Ru

Bottas will play bigger role than Perez in F1 title battle - Brundle

Red Bull driver Verstappen goes into this weekend's Saudi Arabian GP - the penultimate round of the season - with an eight-point gap over Hamilton after having scored nine victories to the Briton's seven.That advantage means Verstappen will have his first mat

Hattori expands NASCAR Truck team, adds Tyler Ankrum

One day after HRE announced the addition of Chase Purdy to drive its No. 61 Toyota, the organization on Wednesday confirmed Tyler Ankrum would compete in the team’s No. 16 Toyota as well.Ankrum, who spent the past two seasons at GMS Racing, will be paired w

Miguel Paludo to run three Xfinity road races for JRM

Paludo, a native of Nova Prata, Brazil, and reigning Porsche Carrera Cup champion of Brazil, will drive the No. 88 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports in three Xfinity Series races in 2022 – March 26 at Circuit of the Americas, July 2 at Road America and July 30 a

Vettel: «Draggy car» Aston Martin F1's main 2021 weakness

Aston Martin was hit hard by F1's aero rule tweaks for 2021 and has generally struggled to keep up with its midfield rivals throughout the season.The former Racing Point team scored big in Monaco and Baku, where Vettel claimed his first podium for the Silvers

Insider’s guide: What is the difference between the FIA and FOM?

F1 is a complex sport with a governing body – the FIA – making the rules, a promoter – FOM / Formula One Group – driving its commercial success and ten teams, all with their own agendas to throw into the mix.Paddock politics can sometimes be just as i

Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid

Jean Todt, the current FIA president also started his career as a rally co-driver so what is it about the person who reads the maps that qualifies them for the ‘hot seat’?“As a co-driver, I always say that being driven on the stage isn't necessarily th

Norris: Ricciardo can strike back when things click at McLaren F1

Norris has shone against Ricciardo in their first season together at McLaren this year, and currently sits on 153 points compared to the Australian’s 105.But with the team aware that some of Ricciardo’s issues were down to him simply needin

Chandhok: Why charming F1 boss Williams will be dearly missed

The first Formula 1 race I ever watched was the 1987 British Grand Prix. We all know the story – Nigel Mansell stops to change tyres, chases Nelson Piquet down, and then dramatically passes him for the win, kicking off an incredible crowd invasion.That rac

United Autosports adds Owen to 2022 WEC line-up

Owen effectively takes over from Fabio Scherer as United's designated silver-rated driver alongside the recently-confirmed Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque in one of the team's two Oreca 07-Gibson entries.Scherer has been upgraded to gold status for 2022, p

Gresini feared MotoGP team would fold after team owner’s death

Double 125cc world champion Gresini tragically lost his life in February following a lengthy battle with COVID-19.The team reaffirmed its commitment to MotoGP in the wake of Gresini’s death, with his wife Nadia Padovani taking over as team owner and princip

SUPER GT veteran Hiranaka departs Gainer after 13 seasons

Hiranaka, 40, first joined what was then known as Jim Gainer back in 2009 off the back of a three-year stint in SUPER GT's top GT500 class driving for Toyota and then Honda.In that time he has picked up 10 wins, and finished second in the GT300 standing

Hamilton has «moved into overdrive» in F1 title battle - Brundle

The Mercedes driver took victory in the Russian GP at the end of September before he went without a win in the next three events, seeing championship rival Max Verstappen increase his lead in the standings to 19 points.But, after fitting a new engine in the B

Vergne calls for clampdown on “unacceptable" FE driving standards

Many attribute the robust racing in the electric championship to the design of the Gen2 car. With its wheel covers that flow into a front wing, the bodywork is capable of surviving repeat knocks to allow drivers to force a move without the major risk of

F1 2022 cars to be on edge like F2, says Norris

The young Briton has driven early versions of the new 2022 design in his McLaren’s team simulator, as preparations ramp up for the all-new rules next year.And although the feeling from the car is evolving as teams get to better understand the desi

Baguette announces exit from Honda SUPER GT fold

The Belgian driver has been part of Honda's GT500 roster since he first joined the Nakajima Racing squad back in 2014, and since 2019 he has been part of the Real Racing outfit.He won a total of four races in that time, and secured a best finish in the standi

McLaren F1 driver Norris to move to Monaco from UK

The young Briton has long resisted joining other F1 drivers in the tax haven of Monaco, despite the clear money benefits from doing so, and committed to living near the McLaren factory in Woking.But, after getting more established in grand prix racing and hav

Bathurst TCR: Mostert seals 2021 title

The Supercars star only needed a handful of points in the first of three races to put the title beyond Melbourne Performance Centre Audi teammate Luke King.He spent the first phase of the race sitting seventh before spending several laps locked in battle wit

Super Formula Lights drivers set to join Super Formula test

Ren Sato, Hibiki Taira and Atsushi Miyake were named on a list of 21 drivers that will participate in the three-day test on December 7-9 released on Wednesday by series organiser JRP, but with no team affiliation mentioned - meaning it's unclear who wil

Why Honda’s ‘back-up’ car was powerless to stop Toyota

When the Team Kunimitsu Honda NSX-GT of pre-race points leader Naoki Yamamoto was wiped out in an accident with ARTA’s GT300 car at Turn 1 on lap 51, the #8 machine of Tomoki Nojiri and Nirei Fukuzumi would have ideally been there to pick up the slack.With

Cameron breaks Bathurst two-minute barrier

After a number of drivers lapped in the low-2m00s bracket, Cameron became the category's first driver under two minutes.The 1m59.930s from the Tasman Series leader didn't just make S5000 history but also secured pole position for the first of four races.Next

2021 Supercars Bathurst 1000 – Start time, how to watch, channel & more

Bathurst week will be bigger than ever this year, with track action for a packed undercard kicking off on Tuesday.The support categories include GT World Challenge Australia, S5000, TCR Australia, Super2, Carrera Cup, Toyota 86s, Trans Am and Touring Car Mast

$100,000 Bathurst incentive for Erebus

Major backer Shaw and Partners has pledged a pay day of up to $100,000 through its philanthropic arm, the Shaw and Partners Foundation, to Erebus' charity partner Feel the Magic.But Erebus will have to earn the money with its on-track performances.The Will Br

New deal aims to revitalize Nashville Fairgrounds for NASCAR

Nashville Mayor John Cooper and Bristol Motor Speedway have reached a deal to bring the 117-year-old race track back to the NASCAR calendar.“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the mayor, government officials and Nashville community to bre

Todd Gilliland lands full-time NASCAR Cup drive with Front Row Motorsports

McDowell, the 2021 Daytona 500 champion, will return to FRM and continue to drive its No. 34 Ford along with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer. It will be their fifth year together.This past season they set new records for the organization with five top-10 and t

Vandoorne leads second day of FE testing from Mortara

The Belgian kept improving through his three-hour afternoon session to repeatedly retake the lead of the timing screens and end the penultimate day on top.Vandoorne lapped the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in 1m26.045s to end the day fastest and he found a healthy ni

Andretti Autosport reveals LMP3 drivers for 2022 IMSA season

Andretti and Burdon will campaign the #36 Gallant Ligier JS P320 in all LMP3 rounds, Burdon having impressed the team in his initial run at Petit Le Mans this year.This line-up will be bolstered next January for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, where they will be joi

MotoGP winner Petrucci says Dakar switch is “another world”

Petrucci will make a unique career switch in 2022 after bringing his MotoGP tenure to an end earlier this month at the Valencia finale having lost his Tech 3 KTM ride for next year.The Italian will remain with KTM and Tech 3 in 2022 but will contend the famou

Ocon: «Just a matter of time» before Piastri lands F1 seat

Piastri currently leads the Formula 2 standings after taking the FIA F3 title at his first attempt last year with Prema.But despite his rapid rise the Australian will spend 2022 on the sidelines, becoming Alpine's reserve driver after missing o

Top 10 Williams F1 drivers ranked: Mansell, Hill, Montoya and more

Williams has been competing at car racing's pinnacle for more than four decades and 16 drivers have won world championship races with the team.That makes selecting the top 10 Williams F1 drivers a challenge.For this list we’ve taken into account the amount

Kyalami 9 Hours IGTC round gets new date in February 2022

The announcement from IGTC organiser the Stephane Ratel Organiser on Tuesday follows last week's postponement of the South African series finale from its 4 December date this weekend as a result of the imposition of international travel restrictions to and fr

Van der Mark «expected more» from new BMW in 2021

With wet conditions providing a level-playing field at the newly-built Mandalika Street Circuit, Van der Mark was part of the lead group for the entirety of the second race, battling with champion Toprak Razgatlioglu and top independent rider Axel Bassani fo

Giovinazzi was initially «confused» during first Formula E tests

Giovinazzi will depart Alfa Romeo's Formula 1 team at the end of the season following three years with the outfit, and joins Dragon for his first Formula E season alongside ex-Formula 2 driver Sergio Sette Camara.The Italian driver was 15th on the timesheets

Da Costa tops second morning of FE testing, de Vries wins race simulation

Formula E put on a full race-style test, complete with starting grid, to trial the new extra time regulations.In lieu of the energy allowance reduction formerly used to emphasise energy management in a safety car hit race, races will now receive extra time t

Jones pays tribute to «true enthusiast» Frank Williams

The recent passing of the legendary Formula 1 team owner has prompted a flood of tributes from around the motor racing world.The latest to pay his respects to Sir Frank is Alan Jones, who took the Williams team to the first of its seven drivers' world champio

McLaren signs Kirchhofer to factory GT deal

The 27-year-old German has agreed his first manufacturer deal following five seasons of GT racing after calling time on a single-seater career that included two third-place championship finishes in GP3 in 2014 and 2015.His successes in the GT3 arena include
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