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Retro: The 6-wheeled Williams F1 car that never raced

All Formula 1 fans have seen the infamous Tyrrell P34 car with four tiny wheels at the front and two standard Goodyear tyres at the back. March also produced a six-wheel car in the mid-1970s, named the 2-4-0, which had two normal wheels at the front and four
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Retro: The 6-wheeled Williams F1 car that never raced

All Formula 1 fans have seen the infamous Tyrrell P34 car with four tiny wheels at the front and two standard Goodyear tyres at the back. March also produced a six-wheel car in the mid-1970s, named the 2-4-0, which had two normal wheels at the front and four small ones at the back. Unlike the Tyrrell (pictured below), it was never raced in F1, but the thinking hadn’t passed by the Williams tech ... Keep reading

BetDSI odds: Formula 1 at Circuit of the Americas

BetDSI, one of the safest betting sites online, has been around for 20 years now and accepts several options from credit cards and even Bitcoin to ensure effortless depositing.  Looking for odds ahead of the United States GP? Well, look no further as BetDSI
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BetDSI odds: Formula 1 at Circuit of the Americas

BetDSI, one of the safest betting sites online, has been around for 20 years now and accepts several options from credit cards and even Bitcoin to ensure effortless depositing.  Looking for odds ahead of the United States GP? Well, look no further as BetDSI has you covered. Here are the odds for the 18th round of the 2018 world championship from the Circuit of the Americas.  Odds to win ... Keep reading

Kyle Larson's playoff hopes take hit as NASCAR issues L1 penalty

Larson salvaged an 11th-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway despite a difficult weekend, but that seems to be all for naught now. NASCAR has issued a substantial penalty to the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team, citing Section 10.9.9.d of the rule book, wh
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Kyle Larson's playoff hopes take hit as NASCAR issues L1 penalty

Larson salvaged an 11th-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway despite a difficult weekend, but that seems to be all for naught now. NASCAR has issued a substantial penalty to the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team, citing Section 10.9.9.d of the rule book, which covers the damaged vehicle policy and mechanical repairs. "Damaged vehicle repair, regardless of how the damage occurred, is permitted ... Keep reading

2018 US Grand Prix coverage by ESPN, ABC

ABC will televise this Sunday’s race in Austin, TX, at 1:30 p.m., coverage commencing with the On the Grid pre-race show before the race begins at 2 p.m. Qualifying and all three practice sessions will air on ESPN networks on Friday and Saturday with stream
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2018 US Grand Prix coverage by ESPN, ABC

ABC will televise this Sunday’s race in Austin, TX, at 1:30 p.m., coverage commencing with the On the Grid pre-race show before the race begins at 2 p.m. Qualifying and all three practice sessions will air on ESPN networks on Friday and Saturday with streaming of all sessions and the race on the ESPN app. The race and qualifying telecasts will air commercial-free with sponsorship from Mothers ... Keep reading

Mercedes wheel design gets FIA all-clear after Ferrari probe

Sources have revealed that Ferrari approached the FIA asking questions about the rear wheel rim and hub design that its title rival had used in recent races.  In particular, Ferrari wanted to know why Mercedes was able to run with a rim design that featured
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Mercedes wheel design gets FIA all-clear after Ferrari probe

Sources have revealed that Ferrari approached the FIA asking questions about the rear wheel rim and hub design that its title rival had used in recent races.  In particular, Ferrari wanted to know why Mercedes was able to run with a rim design that featured a collection of holes that appeared similar in many ways to a concept that Red Bull was banned from using at the 2012 Canadian Grand ... Keep reading

Da Costa tops second Formula E test day for BMW

Da Costa claimed the honours for BMW for a second day in a row by setting the pace in the three-hour morning session with a 1m16.977s – the first lap below the 1m17s barrier so far in testing. Season four champion Jean-Eric Vergne ended the morning in secon
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Da Costa tops second Formula E test day for BMW

Da Costa claimed the honours for BMW for a second day in a row by setting the pace in the three-hour morning session with a 1m16.977s – the first lap below the 1m17s barrier so far in testing. Season four champion Jean-Eric Vergne ended the morning in second place, 0.421s slower than da Costa on a 1m17.398s, with Jerome D’Ambrosio completing the top three for Mahindra Racing. Lucas di ... Keep reading

F1 installs Austin kerbs to avoid Verstappen drama repeat

Verstappen was left furious after the 2017 race when he was handed a five-second penalty – which cost him a podium finish – after he was ruled to have gained an advantage by cutting the track at Turns 16 and 17. The Dutchman had snatched third place on th
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F1 installs Austin kerbs to avoid Verstappen drama repeat

Verstappen was left furious after the 2017 race when he was handed a five-second penalty – which cost him a podium finish – after he was ruled to have gained an advantage by cutting the track at Turns 16 and 17. The Dutchman had snatched third place on the road from Kimi Raikkonen on the final lap by diving inside the Ferrari driver at the double apex right hander, but with all four wheels ... Keep reading

Lorenzo: Switching from 250cc easier than Ducati move

Three-time premier class champion Lorenzo was lured away at great expense from Yamaha to join Ducati in 2017, but the partnership fell apart earlier this year after a season-and-a-half of inconsistent results. Lorenzo went on to win three races after the deci
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Lorenzo: Switching from 250cc easier than Ducati move

Three-time premier class champion Lorenzo was lured away at great expense from Yamaha to join Ducati in 2017, but the partnership fell apart earlier this year after a season-and-a-half of inconsistent results. Lorenzo went on to win three races after the decision was made by Ducati to ditch him, and he has since penned a deal to join Honda in 2019 alongside Marc Marquez. Read ... Keep reading

Jones to pilot new ECR Scuderia Corsa IndyCar entry in 2019

Jones will compete in 13 of the 17 2019 IndyCar races, including the Indianapolis 500 and all road and street courses, as Scuderia Corsa affiliates with Ed Carpenter Racing. Scuderia Corsa made its IndyCar debut last year in the 2018 Indy 500, a race in whic
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Jones to pilot new ECR Scuderia Corsa IndyCar entry in 2019

Jones will compete in 13 of the 17 2019 IndyCar races, including the Indianapolis 500 and all road and street courses, as Scuderia Corsa affiliates with Ed Carpenter Racing. Scuderia Corsa made its IndyCar debut last year in the 2018 Indy 500, a race in which its driver Oriol Servia emerged as a late victory contender. The IMSA team was known to be working on an IndyCar expansion, and had ... Keep reading

Cost cap policing doubts are «nonsense», says Tost

One of the strongest arguments in recent years against limiting what teams can spend has been that outfits will simply find clever ways to get around reporting what their budgets have really been. But Tost thinks this concern no longer stacks up, as he sugges
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Cost cap policing doubts are «nonsense», says Tost

One of the strongest arguments in recent years against limiting what teams can spend has been that outfits will simply find clever ways to get around reporting what their budgets have really been. But Tost thinks this concern no longer stacks up, as he suggests the fact the FIA has been able to properly regulate activities like CFD, testing and wind tunnel work shows that monitoring costs is ... Keep reading

HWA evaluating F2 entry in 2019

HWA, which is best known for running the Mercedes DTM programme and supplying the same manufacturer’s powerplants for Formula 3, would add the F2 team to its expected participation in the new FIA Formula 3 Championship. HWA was one of the 10 teams accepted
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HWA evaluating F2 entry in 2019

HWA, which is best known for running the Mercedes DTM programme and supplying the same manufacturer’s powerplants for Formula 3, would add the F2 team to its expected participation in the new FIA Formula 3 Championship. HWA was one of the 10 teams accepted by FIA F3 promoter Bruno Michel on a list recently uncovered by Motorsport.com. With Mercedes quitting the DTM, HWA’s F2 and F3 teams ... Keep reading

Williams' design process «quite different» for 2019 car

The team overhauled its challenger for this season but as Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe explains in an exclusive interview for this week's issue of Autosport magazine, «a number of those more radical design changes didn't really work for u
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Williams' design process «quite different» for 2019 car

The team overhauled its challenger for this season but as Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe explains in an exclusive interview for this week's issue of Autosport magazine, «a number of those more radical design changes didn't really work for us». The FW41's aggressively undercut sidepods is one radical misstep that has helped contribute to the car suffering a diffuser stall problem ... Keep reading

Monteiro to make racing return in WTCR Suzuka round

The ex-Formula 1 driver was injured in a high-speed crash at the Spanish Grand Prix venue while testing for the Honda World Touring Car Championship team when the brakes on his Civic TC1 car failed on the approach to the first corner. Monteiro said he was kno
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Monteiro to make racing return in WTCR Suzuka round

The ex-Formula 1 driver was injured in a high-speed crash at the Spanish Grand Prix venue while testing for the Honda World Touring Car Championship team when the brakes on his Civic TC1 car failed on the approach to the first corner. Monteiro said he was knocked out in the impact, which required him to be kept in hospital under observation in Spain before he was flown back to Portugal. The ... Keep reading

Toyota announces Meeke for 2019 WRC season

The Finnish-based squad communicated Meeke’s signing on Wednesday morning, while Jari-Matti Latvala will also remain in a factory Yaris WRC alongside Ott Tanak, who was already under contract. Meeke effectively replaces Esapekka Lappi, who has been announ
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Toyota announces Meeke for 2019 WRC season

The Finnish-based squad communicated Meeke’s signing on Wednesday morning, while Jari-Matti Latvala will also remain in a factory Yaris WRC alongside Ott Tanak, who was already under contract. Meeke effectively replaces Esapekka Lappi, who has been announced as Sebastien Ogier's teammate at Citroen in 2019. “It’s a huge pleasure and honour for me to become a Toyota driver,” said ... Keep reading

Citroen signs Lappi from Toyota

The 27-year-old Finn is looking forward to furthering his WRC education alongside the five-time champion, while Citroen will be looking to him and his illustrious teammate to ensure the C3 WRC challenges for victory on every round in 2019. Lappi said: “Obvi
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Citroen signs Lappi from Toyota

The 27-year-old Finn is looking forward to furthering his WRC education alongside the five-time champion, while Citroen will be looking to him and his illustrious teammate to ensure the C3 WRC challenges for victory on every round in 2019. Lappi said: “Obviously, I'm delighted to be joining the team and to be the future teammate of Sebastien. It’s a good opportunity for me to keep ... Keep reading

De Ferran suppressing «anger» amid McLaren results

De Ferran took his sporting director role in the summer after a leadership shake-up at McLaren that included the departure of Eric Boullier. McLaren promised a lot for 2018 after ditching Honda to switch to Renault but that move has exposed its own failings a
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De Ferran suppressing «anger» amid McLaren results

De Ferran took his sporting director role in the summer after a leadership shake-up at McLaren that included the departure of Eric Boullier. McLaren promised a lot for 2018 after ditching Honda to switch to Renault but that move has exposed its own failings after spending the last three seasons criticising its engine supplier. In Japan last week McLaren was the slowest of all 10 teams, even ... Keep reading

Audi: Rast's winning streak a «record for eternity»

Rast's fourth consecutive victory at the Red Bull Ring was already a record, but he added two more to his tally at Hockenheim and now his streak is twice as long as anybody else's in the series' modern era. As a result, Rast was only four points behind champi
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Audi: Rast's winning streak a «record for eternity»

Rast's fourth consecutive victory at the Red Bull Ring was already a record, but he added two more to his tally at Hockenheim and now his streak is twice as long as anybody else's in the series' modern era. As a result, Rast was only four points behind champion Gary Paffett in the final standings, having been 93 adrift six races before the end. "You should never say such a thing, but it ... Keep reading

Target budget for WEC hypercar rules slashed

The WEC's rule makers, the FIA and series promoter the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, have come up with a revised budget target of €20m a season for a two-car factory team.  This is down from the €25-€30m announced when the broad framework of the new top
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Target budget for WEC hypercar rules slashed

The WEC's rule makers, the FIA and series promoter the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, have come up with a revised budget target of €20m a season for a two-car factory team.  This is down from the €25-€30m announced when the broad framework of the new top class of the WEC was announced ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours in June.  The lower figure has come out of the technical working group ... Keep reading

Stadium Trucks return to Australia despite CAMS ban

Amid a bitter dispute with the peak governing body in Australia, which has seen the category suspended from competing at Supercars events, the Stadium Trucks have joined the line-up for the Australian Motor Racing Series round at Sydney Motorsport Park. The A
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Stadium Trucks return to Australia despite CAMS ban

Amid a bitter dispute with the peak governing body in Australia, which has seen the category suspended from competing at Supercars events, the Stadium Trucks have joined the line-up for the Australian Motor Racing Series round at Sydney Motorsport Park. The AMRS is able to provide a safe haven for the Stadium Super Trucks as it is licensed by the Australian Auto Sport Alliance, and runs outside ... Keep reading

Major backer planning new Supercars squad

The Boost boss has been linked to team ownership before, having initially looked to buy into what was then known as Walkinshaw Racing during Ryan Walkinshaw’s search for equity partners last year. He ultimately missed out in favour of the three-way allianc
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Major backer planning new Supercars squad

The Boost boss has been linked to team ownership before, having initially looked to buy into what was then known as Walkinshaw Racing during Ryan Walkinshaw’s search for equity partners last year. He ultimately missed out in favour of the three-way alliance between Walkinshaw, Michael Andretti, and Zak Brown, the Boost brand instead becoming one of two naming rights sponsors of the ... Keep reading

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