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Alonso logs first Toyota LMP1 miles in Bahrain

The Spaniard, confirmed by Toyota for the test late on Saturday, was sharing the #8 TS050 Hybrid with team regular Sebastien Buemi, who took the car out for its opening run.Alonso then took over around 40 minutes into the two-hour morning session, largely lap

Macau GP: Ticktum wins as top two crash at final corner

Sette Camara had been under intense pressure from Habsburg over the closing stages, and withstood a big challenge into Lisboa on the final lap.Going into the last corner though, Habsburg got a run and swooped around the outside of Sette Camara to take the lea

Buddh JK Tyre: Reddy secures title with Race 3 win

Reddy started the race outside the front row but quickly scythed his way through traffic to take second.On lap 6 he got his nose ahead of race leader Nayan Chatterjee on the backstraight, but the Hyderabad-based driver immediately regained position by brakin

Macau GT: Mortara doubles up with main race win

The Mercedes driver started on pole after winning the qualifying race on Saturday and was never headed as he beat the charging pair of Robin Frijns and Maro Engel to victory.Mortara hit the wall exiting the Grandstand kink off the rolling start but was not tr

Australia WRC: Neuville wins as Latvala throws away second

Hyundai driver Neuville was given a boost when the penultimate stage of the rally was cancelled earlier today, meaning his 14.7s lead from the morning loop only had to survive the 6.4-kilometre Power Stage.It was then put behind doubt when Latvala made a mist

Sadler livid after Xfinity finale: Preece "cost us a championship"

After a lengthy battle with his JR Motorsports teammate—and eventual champion William Byron—Sadler caught fourth-place Ryan Preece. Coming out of Turn 4, Preece, who was racing for the owner’s title, was in Sadler’s line and the two drivers made conta

Custer wins, Byron crowned Xfinity champion after heated battle

Rookie William Byron won his first NASCAR Xfinity Series championship and Cole Custer earned his first series victory.Byron’s championship came after a thrilling back-and-forth battle in the final stage with veteran Elliott Sadler, as Byron finally cleared

Alonso to drive Toyota in Bahrain WEC test

The McLaren Formula 1 driver will share a Toyota TS050 Hybrid with team regular Sebastien Buemi as he undertakes his first mileage in an LMP1 hybrid. Alonso was absent from the initial draft of the WEC rookie test entry list, released earlier this month, bu

Championship favorite Martin Truex Jr. leads final practice

Truex – one of the four drivers competing for the series championship in Sunday’s Ford 400 season finale – led the way in Saturday’s final practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway.His average single lap speed of 171.195 mph was posted early in the sessio

Bahrain WEC: Toyota wins finale, Ferrari gets GTE title

Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took their fifth win of the year and their third in succession on virtue of having the only incident-free race of the four LMP1 hybrids.In its final LMP1 race, Porsche got both of its cars on the podium, 

NASCAR allows Cup teams an extra set of tires for Homestead finale

Earlier this season, NASCAR had reduced the number of tire sets allowed in several races and Homestead-Miami Speedway was set to see a reduction from 11 sets allowed during the race to nine.The option of purchasing another set will now give Cup teams the abil

Lotterer: I missed "bigger picture" when I spurned Formula E

Lotterer was a guest at the inaugural FE season’s final round in London in 2015, when he was racing for Audi in LMP1, and suggested he would not be interested in racing in the category because it was “political” and a “philosophy”.He switched to Por

Hamlin leads Earnhardt in second practice, Truex scrapes the wall

The polesitter for the Ford EcoBoost 400 set the quick pace early in practice with a lap of 171.130mph (31.555-seconds) followed by Earnhardt (31.638), Truex (31.761), Kurt Busch (31.850), Kahne (31.958), Newman (32.020), Logano (32.048), Bayne (32.084), Blan

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Denny Hamlin: "Eventually we’ll win our championship"

But once again ‘close’ is what he’ll remain to his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship.It will be almost a bittersweet moment in Sunday’s Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway when Hamlin leads the field to the green-flag since he will

Lamborghini World Final: Wlazik/Scholze win chaotic Am/Cup race

Wlazik made a good start and looked threatening alongside pole-sitter Yuki Harata on the run to Tamburello before slotting into second place ahead of Teodor Myszkowski.The leading trio only managed half a lap before the safety car was deployed because of an a

Norris blames tyre woes for lack of Macau pace

The McLaren Formula 1 reserve driver reached fifth position after recovering from a poor start, before he slumped to seventh in the closing laps. Both Carlin driver Norris, who started from the front row, and poleman Joel Eriksson opted for a low-downforce s

F1 rule changes a must to entice new teams - Carey

Proposals for simpler engines with more standardisation were not well received by the current manufacturers when they were announced earlier this month.However, F1’s new bosses see the changes - along with the yet-to-be-finalised plans to control spending b

Bahrain F3.5: Binder fends off Fittipaldi in series finale

At the start, Binder held off an early challenge from newly-crowned champion Fittipaldi as the field squeezed its way round the first corner.Fittipaldi did attempt to claim the lead in the opening stages of the 40-minute race but Binder was too strong defensi

Lamborghini World Final: Breukers snatches pole from Abbate

Raphael Abbate looked to have pole sewn up with his lap of 1m41.048s, but Breukers crossed the line with less 60 seconds of the 20-minute session remaining to take first place by 0.045s.Breukers, sharing with Axcil Jefferies, was not challenged in the final m

Buddh JK Tyre: Reddy inches closer to title with Race 3 win

Reddy pulled away cleanly from pole position, leaving title rival and fellow frontrow starter Vishnu Prasad no chance to overtake him down into turn 1,With the threat of an early lunge dissipated, he began to build a buffer for him up front and ended the rac

Lamborghini World Final: Agostini quickest in Pro qualifying

Agostini, the Super Trofeo North America champion sharing with Trent Hindman, hit the top halfway through the 20-minute session with a lap of 1m40.980s.That knocked Yuki Nemoto off pole by just 0.011, and Agostini was still fastest when the full course yello

British rider Hegarty dies in Macau GP crash

The Topgun Racing Honda rider crashed at Fisherman’s Bend on lap six of the race, hitting the barriers on the outside of the circuit and losing his crash helmet.The race was immediately red-flagged and, with it clear how serious the situation was, a decisio

Lamborghini World Final: Hardwick on pole for Am/Cup Race 2

The Lamborghini Cup driver set his pole time shortly after the five minute mark to knock Am driver Massimo Mantovani off top spot.That was good enough to keep him in front for the rest of the session, with Am driver Yuki Harata setting the second-fastest time

Di Grassi: Macau GT pile-up crash the craziest I can recall

The Brazilian was caught right in the middle of the 12-car opening lap pile-up, which was triggered when Daniel Juncadella ran into the barriers at Police and was collected by following cars.Amid the spectacular chain reaction smash, with the circuit blocked

Lamborghini World Final: Harata tops first Am/Cup qualifying

The 2017 Super Trofeo North America Am class champion set his pole position time just six minutes into the 20-minute session, knocking Miroslav Konopka off top spot.Philipp Wlazik went second fastest, four tenths slower than Harata, moments later - with the b

Bahrain MRF: Falchero beats Van Kalmthout to win Race 4

Pole-sitter and Race 3 winner Rinus Van Kalmthout briefly lost the lead to Falchero on the opening lap, but managed to retake the position only a couple of corners later to reinstate the status quo.While Van Kalmthout and Falchero were battling out at the fro

Vernay crowned 2017 TCR International champion

The Frenchman made a poor start from the front row and was swiftly dispatched by eventual race winner Pepe Oriola, before slotting in behind the sister Volkswagen Golf GTi of teammate and pole-sitter Gordon Shedden.His main championship rival Attila Tassi nee

Scary Rally Australia crash leaves car underwater

A Queensland Rally Championship crew running in the national field behind the WRC cars was involved in a strange accident on the Nambucca stage that resulted in their car sinking into a river.Ross Cox and Janet Binns landed upside down in the creek after leav

Bahrain MRF: Van Kalmthout takes lights-to-flag Race 3 win

Kalmthout got away cleanly from pole position and immediately established a gap of one second to dissipate any chances of an early attack from Friday’s double winner Felipe Drugovich.The Dutch driver then began to pull away an ever bigger advantage, eventua

Macau WTCC: Bennani wins as Michelisz crash blocks track

Sebastien Loeb Racing driver Bennani cantered away at the front of the field in his Citroen C-Elysee and was two seconds clear of the ROAL Motorsport Chevrolet Cruze of Tom Coronel on the penultimate lap of the race before a red flag was shown after Michelis

Macau GT: Mortara wins after crash decimates field

The race was suspended for more than half an hour after a huge pileup at Police Bend accounted for 12 of the runners from the 20-car field.Officials issued a restart time of 1320, with the race time extended to 25 minutes.Maro Engel had been due to head the

Macau GT: Mortara wins crash-filled qualifying race

The race was suspended for more than half an hour after a huge pileup at Police Bend accounted for 12 of the runners from the 20-car field.Officials issued a restart time of 1320, with the race time extended to 25 minutes.Maro Engel had been due to head the

Macau GP: Ilott passes Eriksson for qualifying win

It was Eriksson who was in control of the race early on after making a clean start from pole position to lead Ilott, with front row starter Lando Norris getting away slowly and dropping back to ninth place on the run to Lisboa.Eriksson opened up a one second

Christopher Bell crowned Truck champion as Briscoe wins finale

As Briscoe closed the deal in his 23rd Camping World Truck Series start,  his friend Christopher Bell celebrated his first championship on Friday. “Oh, thank you guys, thank you, thank you, thank you,” Brisco ... Keep reading

Goodyear and NASCAR agree to long-term extension

The Akron, Ohio-based manufacturer has been involved in the sport since 1954. For the last two decades, Goodyear has been the exclusive tire supplier for NASCAR’s top three series.That relationship will continue for at least the next five years as part of

Schmidt in talks with Shank, Harvey for part-time 2018 IndyCar deal

Harvey, the 2012 British Formula 3 champion, twice finished runner-up in the Indy Lights championship, amassing six wins and five pole positions for Schmidt Peterson in 2014-15.Although his IndyCar debut this past season came in a Michael Shank-run entry for

Hamlin snags pole from Truex in dramatic qualifying session

Hamlin, the last drive to make a qualifying attempt in the final round of knockout qualifying on Friday, snatched the pole away from fellow Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr.Hamlin’s average lap speed of 173.980 mph just edged Truex (173.952 mph), who led the f

PWC completes 10-round 2018 schedule with Watkins Glen finale

The Aug. 31-Sept. 2 event at the legendary 3.4-mile road course in New York state, will feature the entire PWC division lineup – GT (GT/GTA/GT Cup), GTS (GTS/GTA) and Touring Car (TCR/TC/TCA) with doubleheader sprint races. There will then be traditiona

Briscoe takes pole for Truck finale; Cindric leads title contenders

For Briscoe, it was his fourth pole of the Camping World Truck Series season.“You’re my hero,” crew chief Buddy Sisco told his driver.“I’m so proud of the whole Brad Keselowski Racing team,” Briscoe said.Ben Rhodes will share the front row with Br
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