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Evans: Bern attack mode location «probably saved» Vergne

Evans had qualified on the front row alongside polesitter Vergne but, following the lengthy red flag period, the Jaguar driver had a clear edge on pace.The narrow Bern circuit meant overtaking was at a premium and Vergne's defending at the downhill run to Tur
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Evans: Bern attack mode location «probably saved» Vergne

Evans had qualified on the front row alongside polesitter Vergne but, following the lengthy red flag period, the Jaguar driver had a clear edge on pace.The narrow Bern circuit meant overtaking was at a premium and Vergne's defending at the downhill run to Turn 3, the long Turn 6 bend and on entry to the Turn 7 left-hander stifled Evans's attempts to pass.Read Also:Swiss E-Prix ...Keep reading

World RX's electric Projekt E series to begin testing in July

Following news from the World Motor Sport Council recently that plans remain underway to introduce electric cars into World RX’s main category from 2021, series promoter IMG has confirmed that its proposed Projekt E concept will begin next year.Branding th
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World RX's electric Projekt E series to begin testing in July

Following news from the World Motor Sport Council recently that plans remain underway to introduce electric cars into World RX’s main category from 2021, series promoter IMG has confirmed that its proposed Projekt E concept will begin next year.Branding the concept as an “electric development series”, running at selected European rounds of the calendar, IMG says the “underlying aim of ...Keep reading

Latest Honda F1 upgrade inspired by jet engine tech

The ‘Spec 3’ engine introduced at last weekend’s French Grand Prix featured upgrades mainly around the turbo and the internal combustion engine.Honda’s F1 research and development personnel at Sakura have been working with their jet-engine counterpart
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Latest Honda F1 upgrade inspired by jet engine tech

The ‘Spec 3’ engine introduced at last weekend’s French Grand Prix featured upgrades mainly around the turbo and the internal combustion engine.Honda’s F1 research and development personnel at Sakura have been working with their jet-engine counterparts for two years, and this collaboration paved the way for a major breakthrough with the reliability of Honda’s MGU-H in the ...Keep reading

Ricciardo: New surface stopped Renault from maximising upgrade

With Renault having headed to Paul Ricard bullish that a series of aero updates could lift it clear of the midfield battle, both Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg were left slightly disappointed with how things panned out.Both believe, however, that there was goo
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Ricciardo: New surface stopped Renault from maximising upgrade

With Renault having headed to Paul Ricard bullish that a series of aero updates could lift it clear of the midfield battle, both Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg were left slightly disappointed with how things panned out.Both believe, however, that there was good potential in the changes, but a new track surface in France left Renault struggling to properly understand how to get the most out of ...Keep reading

Maini replaces Boccolacci for next two F2 rounds

Maini had a troublesome year in F2 in 2018 with Trident Racing, finishing 16th in the points, and he elected to make a switch to endurance racing in the European Le Mans Series for 2019.However, he now joins Aitken at a resurgent Campos team for the next two
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Maini replaces Boccolacci for next two F2 rounds

Maini had a troublesome year in F2 in 2018 with Trident Racing, finishing 16th in the points, and he elected to make a switch to endurance racing in the European Le Mans Series for 2019.However, he now joins Aitken at a resurgent Campos team for the next two rounds at the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone.“As I have always stated, Formula One remains my ultimate aim,” said Maini.“We ...Keep reading

Williams announces Lowe departure after leave of absence

Lowe has been on leave for “personal reasons” since March 5, with his last Williams appearance coming in pre-season testing at Barcelona.Williams has now announced that he will be leaving the team and step down from the board of directors with immediate e
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Williams announces Lowe departure after leave of absence

Lowe has been on leave for “personal reasons” since March 5, with his last Williams appearance coming in pre-season testing at Barcelona.Williams has now announced that he will be leaving the team and step down from the board of directors with immediate effect.In a statement from Williams, Lowe said he had made the decision to leave.“After a period of careful reflection I have ...Keep reading

Ticktum suspects «significant» car issue after «terrible» race

Ticktum endured his worst weekend in Super Formula since his debut at the same circuit last year, qualifying on the last row and crossing the finishing line in 15th, only ahead of Team LeMans duo Artem Markelov and Kazuya Oshima.By contrast, Mugen-Honda teamm
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Ticktum suspects «significant» car issue after «terrible» race

Ticktum endured his worst weekend in Super Formula since his debut at the same circuit last year, qualifying on the last row and crossing the finishing line in 15th, only ahead of Team LeMans duo Artem Markelov and Kazuya Oshima.By contrast, Mugen-Honda teammate Tomoki Nojiri was set for a podium finish until he crashed out while chasing the other Red Bull-backed car of Lucas Auer.Ticktum ...Keep reading

Rea: Crashes show Bautista «not invincible»

Bautista led off the line in Sunday's feature race at Misano before crashing at Turn 4 on lap three, tallying up his second race crash in as many rounds - the Spaniard having fallen from the lead at Turn 1 at Jerez.Rea finished second in Jerez race two, and w
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Rea: Crashes show Bautista «not invincible»

Bautista led off the line in Sunday's feature race at Misano before crashing at Turn 4 on lap three, tallying up his second race crash in as many rounds - the Spaniard having fallen from the lead at Turn 1 at Jerez.Rea finished second in Jerez race two, and won both feature races at Misano to reduce Bautista's lead in the standings to just 16.“It's unfortunate for him, but he's not ...Keep reading

Ferrari ready to pursue downforce at top speed's expense

As expected, Ferrari struggled during last weekend’s French Grand Prix and was no match for chief rival Mercedes, which maintained its 100% winning start to the season.Ferrari brought several upgrades to Paul Ricard and persevered with an updated front wing
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Ferrari ready to pursue downforce at top speed's expense

As expected, Ferrari struggled during last weekend’s French Grand Prix and was no match for chief rival Mercedes, which maintained its 100% winning start to the season.Ferrari brought several upgrades to Paul Ricard and persevered with an updated front wing, rear wing and brake ducts through qualifying and the race, but removed its new floor after Friday practice.The team had not ...Keep reading

Hyundai drafts in Breen for Rally Finland

The decision ends weeks of speculation about who would step in for the team’s resident drivers Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo, both of whom had made it clear they didn’t want to compete on the August 1-4 event.Breen will be partnered by co-driver Paul Nagl
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Hyundai drafts in Breen for Rally Finland

The decision ends weeks of speculation about who would step in for the team’s resident drivers Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo, both of whom had made it clear they didn’t want to compete on the August 1-4 event.Breen will be partnered by co-driver Paul Nagle, who had worked with Kris Meeke at Citroen and has been competing alongside Breen in Ireland this season.Breen will attend ...Keep reading

F1 race director Masi open to racing rules change for 2020

The controversy caused by Sebastian Vettel’s five-second penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix for rejoining the track in an unsafe manner and pushing Lewis Hamilton off circuit has prompted calls for F1 to rethink how it deals with such incidents.Many feel th
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F1 race director Masi open to racing rules change for 2020

The controversy caused by Sebastian Vettel’s five-second penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix for rejoining the track in an unsafe manner and pushing Lewis Hamilton off circuit has prompted calls for F1 to rethink how it deals with such incidents.Many feel that F1 is now over-regulated and the spectacle is being ruined because drivers cannot race hard as they risk being punished by the ...Keep reading

Supercars driver Slade to race entry-level Hyundai

The Brad Jones Racing driver will take over the car regularly raced by father Gil Slade in the one-make Hyundai series for this weekend's SA state championship round at The Bend.The return to grassroots racing comes after the younger Slade's interest in the c
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Supercars driver Slade to race entry-level Hyundai

The Brad Jones Racing driver will take over the car regularly raced by father Gil Slade in the one-make Hyundai series for this weekend's SA state championship round at The Bend.The return to grassroots racing comes after the younger Slade's interest in the category was piqued during the recent Winton Supercars round, where a huge Excel field was part of the undercard.“We went out to ...Keep reading

Unseen details of a bold Supercars Bathurst plan emerge

Supercars is understood to have been working on a wide-ranging motoring event at the famous Aussie circuit since last year, with the concept dubbed the Superspeed Festival.Modelled largely on Goodwood's Festival of Speed, the centrepiece for the an early iter
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Unseen details of a bold Supercars Bathurst plan emerge

Supercars is understood to have been working on a wide-ranging motoring event at the famous Aussie circuit since last year, with the concept dubbed the Superspeed Festival.Modelled largely on Goodwood's Festival of Speed, the centrepiece for the an early iteration of the Superspeed plan was a competitive hillclimb for the current Supercars field, running in reverse direction from The Chase ...Keep reading

Brawn “can’t wait” to work with Hamilton on future F1 rules

After dominating a processional French Grand Prix last weekend, Hamilton was critical of F1’s rulemaking process and said the series is nowhere near where it needs to be with its 2021 rules overhaul. The five-time world champion attended a meeting at the FI
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Brawn “can’t wait” to work with Hamilton on future F1 rules

After dominating a processional French Grand Prix last weekend, Hamilton was critical of F1’s rulemaking process and said the series is nowhere near where it needs to be with its 2021 rules overhaul. The five-time world champion attended a meeting at the FIA earlier this month that delayed the finalisation of F1’s major new regulations package.In his regular post-race review, Brawn said ...Keep reading

Ross Chastain’s NASCAR comeback story is still being written

Chastain was expected to be competing fulltime in the Xfinity Series this season with Chip Ganassi Racing, which would be his best ride yet in NASCAR competition.Unfortunately, the departure of the planned sponsor caused CGR to shut down its Xfinity program b
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Ross Chastain’s NASCAR comeback story is still being written

Chastain was expected to be competing fulltime in the Xfinity Series this season with Chip Ganassi Racing, which would be his best ride yet in NASCAR competition.Unfortunately, the departure of the planned sponsor caused CGR to shut down its Xfinity program before the season even started and Chastain, 26, was left scrambling for any and all available rides.He landed two – returning to JD ...Keep reading

Debate: Do you agree with Perez's lap one penalty?

Any desire for the stewards to be out of any post-race debates were scuppered when they were forced to make calls on incidents involving Renault's Daniel Ricciardo and Racing Point's Sergio Perez.Possibly the most controversial decision of the race was to han
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Debate: Do you agree with Perez's lap one penalty?

Any desire for the stewards to be out of any post-race debates were scuppered when they were forced to make calls on incidents involving Renault's Daniel Ricciardo and Racing Point's Sergio Perez.Possibly the most controversial decision of the race was to hand Perez a five-second time penalty for leaving the track at turn three - after a lock-up - and gaining an advantage, despite following ...Keep reading

F1 race director Masi explains why Perez was penalised

Perez was handed a five-second penalty at Paul Ricard for having gained an advantage when he cut across the run-off areas at Turns 3 and 4 on the opening lap of the race.Read Also:Perez baffled by French GP penaltyThe Mexican was especially annoyed because h
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F1 race director Masi explains why Perez was penalised

Perez was handed a five-second penalty at Paul Ricard for having gained an advantage when he cut across the run-off areas at Turns 3 and 4 on the opening lap of the race.Read Also:Perez baffled by French GP penaltyThe Mexican was especially annoyed because he had gone around the track limits bollard as the rules demanded.But the FIA was unhappy because Perez ...Keep reading

Last chance to back Piola’s Fine Art Kickstarter campaign

Formula 1’s premier technical artist, Giorgio Piola, launched his second Kickstarter campaign to allow fans of the sport a direct-to-consumer opportunity that will allow you to put his art on your own walls. The campaign was fully funded in less than 24 ho
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Last chance to back Piola’s Fine Art Kickstarter campaign

Formula 1’s premier technical artist, Giorgio Piola, launched his second Kickstarter campaign to allow fans of the sport a direct-to-consumer opportunity that will allow you to put his art on your own walls. The campaign was fully funded in less than 24 hours and has received the support from hundreds of backers.Piola, who has attended more grands prix than anyone in history, is launching ...Keep reading

Rosenqvist, Dixon relieved by Ganassi's “well-executed race”

Dixon, who had struggled with the handling balance of his Chip Ganassi Racing throughout practice, looked encouragingly quick in qualifying, but after setting a time that would have seen him graduate to Q2, his Honda engine expired so he was consigned to 12t
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Rosenqvist, Dixon relieved by Ganassi's “well-executed race”

Dixon, who had struggled with the handling balance of his Chip Ganassi Racing throughout practice, looked encouragingly quick in qualifying, but after setting a time that would have seen him graduate to Q2, his Honda engine expired so he was consigned to 12th on the grid.Meanwhile, Rosenqvist made a small mistake on what would have been his fastest run in Q1 and wound up starting from 18th on ...Keep reading

No win for Kyle Larson at Sonoma but «better than normal»

Despite starting on the pole in Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350, Larson wasn’t even able to lead a lap as William Byron quickly got around him and went on to take the Stage 1 victory.Larson began to drop back and it seemed like he was in store for another S
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No win for Kyle Larson at Sonoma but «better than normal»

Despite starting on the pole in Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350, Larson wasn’t even able to lead a lap as William Byron quickly got around him and went on to take the Stage 1 victory.Larson began to drop back and it seemed like he was in store for another Sonoma disappointment, but his No. 42 Chevrolet handled the long runs and lack of cautions well.Read Also:Kyle Larson ...Keep reading

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