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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
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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 weaker. It has freed team owner Carpenter to look at several non-American drivers.One of these is Aitken, the 26-year-old Briton who has ...Keep reading

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
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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. Dillon joined GMS Racing in October when they announced intensions to run a full-time Cup operation next year.Jones has just completed ...Keep reading

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
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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 Raceway, while his top finishes on road/street courses were 18th places at Barber Motorsports Park and Detroit Race 1."I'm very excited to be ...Keep reading

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
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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 Russell’s positive attitude and strong work ethic, allied to them being at difference stages of their careers with Hamilton 13 years his ...Keep reading

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
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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 match point of the year at the Jeddah circuit, and will be crowned champion if he leaves Saudi Arabia with a 26-point gap to ...Keep reading

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
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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 with championship-winning crew chief Scott Zipadelli. LiUNA! will serve as Ankrum’s primary sponsor for 20 of the 23 events this ...Keep reading

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
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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 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.Paludo’s races will be sponsored by Brandt Professional Agriculture.“We are back ...Keep reading

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
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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 Silverstone outfit but has since been emphatically outscored by Alpine and AlphaTauri, dropping down to a distant seventh in the constructors' ...Keep reading

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
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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 interesting as the on-track action – check out the book, The Piranha Club, for some excellent insight on that. This is how all the ...Keep reading

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
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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 the most enjoyable bit. It's fun, but what I really enjoy is the multitasking,” says Reid.  “The pace note reading, the ...Keep reading

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
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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 needing time to adapt to the new characteristics of the McLaren car, Norris fully accepts that the situation could change ...Keep reading

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
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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 race made me an F1 fan, but it also made me a Williams fan. Sure, I was only three at the time, but in the next couple of years I started to ...Keep reading

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
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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, precluding from staying on with Hanson and Albuquerque for a second season.Owen makes a return to racing full-time after a 2021 ...Keep reading

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
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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 principal.The Gresini squad enjoyed its strongest season with Aprilia in 2021, scoring a breakthrough podium for the marque at Silverstone ...Keep reading

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
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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 standings on three occasions - with a Ferrari 458 GTE in 2011 (with Tetsuya Tanaka) and then a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 in both 2013 and '14 ...Keep reading

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
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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 Brazilian GP, Hamilton took a superb win despite starting from 10th on the grid after a penalty.The seven-time champion then went on ...Keep reading

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
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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 sustaining costly damage. The teaser images of the Gen3 car, which were revealed on Monday evening, indicate these fairings will ...Keep reading

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
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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 design concept, Norris says he already has a firm view about how different the new generation of cars will be – and how drivers will need ...Keep reading

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
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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 standings of third last year alongside Real teammate Koudai Tsukakoshi."After eight years together, Fuji was my last race as a Honda ...Keep reading

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
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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 having extended his McLaren contract earlier this year, Norris thinks now is the perfect opportunity to make a change."It's something ...Keep reading

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