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How Newgarden can win the IndyCar title, how he can be stopped

Newgarden leads Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Alexander Rossi by 41 points, Penske teammate and 2016 champion Simon Pagenaud by 42 points, and five-time and defending champ Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda by 85 points.With the race at WeatherTech Race

McLaren won’t compromise 2020 to save fourth place

With seven races to go, McLaren currently holds the position on 83 points, while engine partner Renault has gathered momentum and is on 65 points after making a net gain of 25 over the Spa and Monza weekends.All teams face the usual decision in the coming of

Flashback: Vettel’s disastrous Singapore 2017 start shunt

Two years ago, his title attack with Ferrari disintegrated after a startline collision with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and his own teammate Kimi Raikkonen. Now he arrives in Singapore after back-to-back wins for his current teammate, Charles Leclerc, and ha

Quartararo can fight for 2020 MotoGP title - Marquez

Quartararo came into MotoGP at the start of the year with the new Petronas Yamaha team off the back of a largely difficult junior career in grand prix racing, but has since scored three pole positions and four podiums in his rookie campaign.He led for much o

Formula 1 working to cure red flag button delay

In qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas was initially denied a time because the timekeepers believed he hadn't crossed the timing line before the red flag caused by Kimi Raikkonen's crash.That was quickly rectified when it became apparent tha

Petrucci convinced weight disparity is hurting him

While all the Ducati runners struggled on Misano's low-grip surface last weekend, Dovizioso managing only sixth, Petrucci continued his recent run of poor form by finishing down in 10th, 18 seconds behind his teammate.He was also running behind Ducati wildcar

F1 should reconsider run-off/gravel trap balance - Wurz

The Austrian, who is chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association (GPDA), reckons that a new way of thinking could help steer motor racing away from using sausage kerbs as an off-track deterrent.Speaking in the wake of Alex Peroni's terrifying F3 crash ove

Key Yamaha MotoGP figure steps down

Yamaha underwent several organisational changes over the winter off the back of a difficult 2018 campaign, in which it entered its longest losing streak in its premier-class history after passing 24 races without a victory before Maverick Vinales won at Phill

Hamilton says he's «more of a team player» now

Speaking to selected media including Motorsport.com, Hamilton acknowledged that his understanding of how to approach grand prix racing and how much risk to take has changed over the years.«Now, the goal is to help the team get the most points and finis

Muller to partner Hartley at Dragon in Formula E

Muller, who finished second in the 2019 DTM championship with two wins for the factory ABT squad, will make his FE race debut with Dragon at the upcoming 2019/20 season opener in Saudi Arabia.He has previous FE experience from test outings for Audi in Marrake

Third DRS zone added to Marina Bay F1 track

In an attempt to boost overtaking at the street circuit, a new DRS zone has been added between Turns 13 and 14.The detection zone will be placed 102 meters before Turn 13.The other two DRS zones, which were already in place in previous races at Marina Bay, ar

Barrichello reacts to first S5000 laps

The 11-time grand prix winner has turned his first laps as part of today's all-in test at The Island, ahead of this weekend's first-ever S5000 race at Sandown.The Sandown marks a return to competitive open-wheeler racing for Barrichello after a seven-year hia

Supercars defends parity update process

An updated aero package for the ZB Commodore was green-lit by the Supercars technical department on the eve of last weekend's Pukekohe round, a boost in downforce coming from tweaks at both ends of the car.However unlike aero changes in the past, the proposa

Tander returns to TCR Australia

The three-time Bathurst 1000 winner has already made a pair of appearances in a Melbourne Performance Centre Audi this season at Phillip Island and The Bend, winning a race at the latter.He's now set to return to MPC for Sandown, replacing wife Leanne in the

Mawer shunts early at S5000 test

Mawer lost control of his Milldun Motorsport entry at the fast final corner on just his third lap.The car was left damaged by contact with the wall. The driver, however, emerged unscathed.Repair work will now begin ahead of Friday's opening practice session a

Unraveling the Pukekohe Supercars Safety Car debacle

When Jamie Whincup is referencing race control and red wine in the same breath, and Cam Waters is asking for Supercars to strip a race of its points, you know something major has gone down.For the second year in a row, the pressure cooker that is Pukekohe pro

Truex's Las Vegas win a reminder «this is what we can do»

The answer turned out to be very timely – back in Victory Lane.While Truex came rolling into the NASCAR Cup Series as one of the “Big Three” – three drivers that each won four races in the regular season – it had been since June since he last one a

Grid for S5000 season opener complete

Cockerton will race for the MTEC Motorsport team, completing a three-car line-up that also comprises Matthew Brabham and Tim Macrow.The 21-year-old won the 2014/15 New Zealand Formula Ford Championship and has since been a regular in the Toyota Racing Series

Supercars aero upheaval confirmed for 2020

The Aussie series has confirmed that homologation testing, using a tweaked version of the VCAT process, will take place at the end of this season.The intended outcome is an overall drop in downforce compared to current-spec cars, as well as a more level playi

Rosenqvist: “IndyCar is the toughest beast yet”

Despite not turning 28 until November, Rosenqvist has enjoyed a remarkably varied career since winning the Formula Renault Asia title back in 2007.The Swede has taken on several FRenault championships, Formula Palmer Audi, several Formula 3 championships, Ind

RCR to release Hemric following 2019 season

Richard Childress Racing announced Hemric's departure Tuesday with the following statement:«Richard Childress Racing has exercised its option and will release Daniel Hemric as the driver of the No. 8 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camaro ZL1 effectiv

Porsche to run Coca-Cola livery at Petit Le Mans

In this 50th anniversary season of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), several special liveries were seen in the season-opening Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring.Now Porsche has elected that the 10-hour season-closer, in wh

Renault says fighting McLaren an «awkward situation»

Renault drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg earned fourth and fifth places in the last race at Monza, and in the two events held since the summer break the Enstone outfit has made a net gain of 25 points on fourth-placed McLaren – leaving the curre

KTM drops Zarco for rest of 2019 MotoGP season

Zarco, who joined the Austrian manufacturer on an initial two-year deal ahead of the current campaign, has struggled to adapt to its RC16 bike and was granted the request to terminate his deal a year early.However, KTM has now accelerated Zarco's exit from it

Muller denies Rast's DTM title «pressure» claims

Rast wrapped up a second DTM title with a round to spare on Sunday, with his third-place finish in the second race of the Nurburgring weekend giving him an insurmountable 56-point advantage heading to next month's Hockenheim finale.Muller had started the week

Ocon learned «a lot of things» from year out of F1

Ocon, who will race for Renault next year, was given the Mercedes role when he was unable to find a race seat after Lance Stroll took his place at Racing Point.His main job this season has been as a simulator driver at Brackley on race weekends, although he

Da Costa to partner Vergne at DS Techeetah

Da Costa’s exit from BMW – where he was a factory driver for six years, which covered three seasons racing for the Andretti-run team that is now the works BMW FE squad – was confirmed earlier in September.But da Costa will only start working with DS Tec

Why a key title-winning team builder is leaving F1

Aldo Costa was a key building block for the all-conquering Ferrari effort from 2000-2004 and until recently he spearheaded the engineering side of Mercedes' unbroken run of titles since 2014.However, at the end of September, Costa's service with Mercedes wil

Ghiotto joins Ginetta for Fuji WEC debut

Ghiotto will share the #5 Ginetta G60-LT-P1 with Ben Hanley and Egor Orudzhev, with Charlie Robertson moving across to the sister #6 car alongside Mike Simpson and 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith.Robertson takes the place vacated by Chris Dyson, who wi

Zandvoort replaces Paul Ricard on F2 calendar

New events joining the grand prix racing calendar for 2020 gave the Formula 2 and Formula 3 series organisers more flexibility when it came to choosing events.The only new addition to the F2 calendar is Zandvoort, the Dutch circuit joining F1 for the first ti

Di Giannantonio hits out at Moto2 stewards' call

Speed Up rider Di Giannantonio was denied a first Moto2 victory on the final lap at the Italian track, having led every lap up to that point from pole, when Fernandez barged his way through with an aggressive move at the slow Turn 14 right-hander.The move wa

Channel 4 extends Formula 1 TV coverage deal

Channel 4 stopped its regular free-to-air live F1 coverage in 2019 as Sky's exclusive rights to the championship began in a deal that runs to 2024.However, Sky and Channel 4 struck a deal that allowed the British GP to continue being shown live, along with hi

Marquez's victory a «miracle» given Honda weaknesses

While Marquez saw off the challenge from the ascendant Yamahas to bag his seventh win of the season, Crutchlow endured a chastening San Marino Grand Prix, having scarcely troubled the top 10 all throughout the weekend before crashing out in the race.«I

Zandvoort 'doesn't need to worry' about remaining track work

Revisions to both the track itself and the venue's infrastructure have to be completed in time for the circuit's first world championship race since 1985, which has been scheduled for May 3.The work is subject not just to approval of the work by the FIA but a

Fenestraz: Japan success shows Renault «wrong» to drop me

Fenestraz was inducted into the French manufacturer’s junior scheme after he dominated the 2017 Formula Renault Eurocup, beating the likes of Robert Shwartzman and Dan Ticktum.But Fenestraz’s association with Renault ended after a single campaign in Europ

Monza not Ferrari's last chance to win in 2019 - Binotto

The low downforce and high-speed nature of Spa and Monza were expected to play to Ferrari's strengths, and the team duly came away with back-to-back victories for Charles Leclerc.Those are Ferrari's only wins of the year so far, which led to predictions that

Miller was «paranoid» about crashing at Misano

On a tough weekend for all the Ducati runners, Pramac rider Miller recovered to ninth place from a lowly 16th on the grid, finishing ahead of the factory bike of Danilo Petrucci.The Australian confessed that in the latter stages of the race he had switched fo

Team Kiwi outlines Bathurst 1000 wildcard plan

TKR boss David John is currently seeking support for a Bathurst entry, which would be driven by Porsche Supercup regular Jaxon Evans and Carrera Cup Asia star Chris van der Drift.It would be a Bathurst debut for Evans, who has been given clearance by Porsche

S5000 to race at 2020 Australian Grand Prix

Following ongoing talks, promoter Australian Racing Group has now struck a deal with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to open the 2020 S5000 season at Albert Park.It's the second ARG category to join the AGP undercard, with TCR Australia already locked i
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