Motorsport

The great champion Leclerc is “still missing something” – Motorsport Week

Former FIA President Jean Todt says Charles Leclerc is a “great champion” – but says the Ferrari driver is “missing”. In the early stages of the 2022 season, Leclerc appeared to be in contention for the title, having won two of the first three races. However, he has only had …

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FIA awards Sauber Motorsport a three-star rating as part of environmental accreditation

After tireless hard work to make the team more sustainable and environmentally friendly, Sauber Motorsport were recognized by the very highly FIA and were awarded the highest level of recognition. The Swiss-based company has been awarded the three-star level (highest achievable level) in the motorsport association’s environmental accreditation framework, which …

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Speedcafe.com Motorsport Survey returns with $20,000 in prizes

After two years of hiatus, the Australian and international motorsport scene has largely returned to normal, making it the perfect time to give your opinion on the sport via Speedcafe.com’s motorsport survey, presented by Kincrome. The Speedcafe.com motorsport poll is one of the most comprehensive of its kind in the …

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‘Some logic’ for Ricciardo to take F1 reserve role in 2023 – Motorsport Week

1996 Formula One World Champion Damon Hill believes there is “a certain logic” to Daniel Ricciardo taking on the role of reserve driver in 2023. The eight-time Grand Prix winner will leave McLaren at the end of the year amid a string of underwhelming performances. His future beyond the current …

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Louis Foster: “The goal is to be in IndyCar in 2024”

It has been a stellar year for Motorsport UK Academy athlete Louis Foster. After moving his whole life “across the pond” to America to pursue his IndyCar dream, the 19-year-old, originally from Hampshire, enjoyed championship success at the first attempt in the highly competitive IndyPro 2000 Series. That earned him …

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Velocity Invitational will push the limits of the upper class on its return to Laguna Seca

Last year’s Velocity Invitational at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca was a classic, trend-setting race weekend. If you missed it, plan now for the event’s return in Monterey, California on October 14-16 – a one-of-a-kind classic car racing event featuring a gourmet food and wine pavilion, wine tasting tents, luxurious spectator …

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“Screaming through the media usually gets results”

In recent weeks, during interviews with members of the media, several Cup Series drivers have raised concerns about safety issues with the next-generation car, which usually draws the attention of NASCAR officials and fans. “I think they are proactive now. Obviously they’ve made a number of changes this week. I …

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Sainz yearns to feel Leclerc’s ‘winning feeling’ from Monza 2019 – Motorsport Week

Carlos Sainz is looking forward to his second trip to Monza driving for Ferrari, which the Spaniard describes as “a dream come true for every kid”. Sainz finished sixth at last year’s Italian Grand Prix while team-mate Charles Leclerc finished fourth as Ferrari had a tough 2021 in which they …

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Matt Campbell confirmed for FIA Motorsport Games alongside Stephen and Brenton Grove

07.09.2022 Porsche works driver joins Australian father-son pairing in GT endurance category Matt Campbell is the latest driver selected to represent Team Australia for the upcoming FIA Motorsport Games. The 2016 Australian Carrera Cup champion will compete in GT Sprint at the famous Paul Ricard Circuit in October, hoping to …

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Chevrolet Motorsports is fueling the final months of 2022

As the summer draws to a close, Chevrolet Racing continues to upgrade. Chevrolet is the only manufacturer to compete in the combination of NASCAR, INDYCAR, NHRA, IMSA and Best in the Desert (BITD). Heading into Labor Day Weekend, a number of Chevrolet drivers are currently leading the standings in their …

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Palou wins the Laguna Seca test, Ericsson bounces off a shunt

Palou may have slipped to underdog status in the championship race as he seeks to become Ganassi’s first consecutive title winner since Dario Franchitti in 2010-11, and he is winless in 2022 so far. But the Spanish star led the 13 riders in action at Laguna Seca, with his closest …

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Ocon says tensions with Gasly have disappeared amid Alpine F1 ties

Gasly has emerged as a possible candidate for Alpine if Red Bull are willing to strike a deal to sack him from AlphaTauri having already been confirmed for next season. Inevitably, the prospect of them joining forces in a French team has intrigued fans and F1 insiders alike, as they …

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F1 outing ‘a crazy step up from F2’ – Motorsport Week

Liam Lawson described his Formula 1 outing as “a crazy experience” after teaming up with AlphaTauri during practice for the Belgian Grand Prix. Red Bull and AlphaTauri Reserve Lawson replaced Pierre Gasly during the hour-long opening session at Spa-Francorchamps as the team capitalized on one of its two mandatory rookie …

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Verstappen welcomes ‘old-school’ Spa F1 track changes – Motorsport Week

Max Verstappen has praised the renovation work at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit ahead of the 2022 Belgian Grand Prix. The reigning world champion believes the changes will make things a lot old-school for the riders. For safety reasons, run-off areas have been widened at certain points along the course, but gravel …

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Larson, Hendrick team mates top cup training session at Watkins Glen

Group A The first group of riders to tackle The Glen avoided any incident during the 20 minute session. There were a few moments including a suspension for Corey LaJoie at Turn 1 and Chase Briscoe missing the bus stop completely at one point. Erik Jones had a great save …

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IndyCar at the World Wide Technology Raceway – weekend program

All times local (Central) Friday, 08/19 8am-9am – Indy Pro 2000 first test session 9:15-9:45 – First session of vintage Indy cars 10:00-10:30 – USAC Silver Crown first practice 10.45-11.30 – Indy Pro 2000 second test session 12.00-13.00 – First Practice of the NTT IndyCar Series – Peacock premium 1.15-1.45pm …

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Wolff studied Man United to avoid Mercedes F1 retirements – Motorsport Week

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has revealed he has been studying Manchester United’s lackluster results in recent years to improve the form of his Formula One team. Since the start of the 2014 season, Mercedes has been a dominant force in F1, winning every title on offer from 2014 to …

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Photos: Storm Before the Storm – The Monterey Pre-Reunion

Friends, co-workers, and casual passers-by are probably tired of hearing me talk about how special the Monterey Pre-Reunion is year after year. With fewer crowds, lower ticket prices, and almost the same cars in action as the actual reunion, the Monterey Pre-Reunion is a well-kept secret. Deafening rotary music echoed …

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Kyle Larson beats Ross Chastain to Richmond Cup pole

Larson, the last of 10 cars to qualify for the final round on Saturday, averaged a lap speed of 187.177 mph ahead of his best fellow Chevy driver Ross Chastain (116.883 mph) for pole. It is the third pole of the season for reigning Cup Series Champion Larson and the …

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Porsche completes two-car LMDh test at Monza as US-bound chassis debuts

The new Porsche 963, adorned with a plain carbon fiber livery and no big sponsor logos, completed three consecutive days at Monza last week from August 3rd to 5th. It was the first proper launch of the brand’s second 963 LMDh, as all testing to date has been conducted on …

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Why F1 requires a summer shutdown

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – JULY 30: Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda pose with a painting of themselves on a deckchair in the paddock prior to the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 30, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary .photo: Mark Thompson (Getty Images) Right now, our favorite …

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KTM-bound Miller appreciates Ducati’s ‘unusual’ MotoGP update schedule

The three-time MotoGP race winner will join KTM in the factory squad next year after signing a two-year deal to join the Austrian manufacturer and become Brad Binder’s partner. Miller has been a mainstay in the Ducati squad since 2018, first with Pramac and then with the factory team, and …

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Taylor leads first practice in WTR Acura

Cadillac DPi-V.Rs dominated early racing in practice one for the penultimate round of the 2022 season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the prototype class. Earl Bamber in the #02 Chip Ganassi Racing starter was the first driver in the 1m50s, going 1m50.835s ahead of Pipo Derani in the Action Express …

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“We still have more performance ahead of us” – Motorsport Week

Mercedes says there will be more power in the near future as it tries to get closer to rivals Red Bull and Ferrari. The Brackley-based team started the 2022 season with setbacks as new technical regulations were introduced and are yet to claim a race win this year. The W13 …

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Hamilton expects ‘tough weekend’ after practice battles – Motorsport Week

Lewis Hamilton says he expects a “tough weekend” at the Hungaroring after a difficult first day of racing. The seven-time world champion finished the second practice session off the track in 11th place, 1.1 seconds off pacesetter Charles Leclerc. Mercedes used the FP2 outing to experiment with their car amid …

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Coyne, who is keeping Malukas, Sato for 2023, weighs the third entry

At the end of 2020 and 21, Dale Coyne Racing-Honda lost its star rookies Alex Palou and Romain Grosjean to Chip Ganassi Racing and Andretti Autosport respectively. Team owner Dale Coyne is keen that this doesn’t happen to last year’s Indy Lights runner-up David Malukas, who is just four points …

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Brad Perez joins MBM Motorsports for Indy Xfinity

Coffee generally goes well with bread; Just ask any coffee house for their menu. Brad “Bread” Perez hopes to provide further evidence of this claim as it occurred on Saturday NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedwaydrives the #13 Toyota Supra GR for MBM Motorsport with sponsorship of Apex …

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Power Paces Field in Iowa Individual Practice – Motorsport Week

IndyCar completed its only practice session at the Iowa Speedway on Friday afternoon, and it was Will Power who posted the fastest lap of the day. Power lapped the 7/8 mile oval in 18.5729 seconds at an average speed of 173.285 MPH and was able to cover approximately one third …

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Lamborghini names Bortolotti and Caldarelli as first LMDh drivers

The long-time members of the Italian manufacturer’s GT squad will act as test drivers for the new car, co-developed with French constructor Ligier, in 2023 and be part of the racing line-up when the car competes in the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship the following …

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Live Fast Motorsports and Surface Sunscreen partner at Pocono

Live Fast Motorsports (LFM) announced today that Surface Sunscreen will sponsor the #78 NASCAR Cup Series at Pocono Raceway. This is a follow-up to their partnership in 2021 and the ongoing partnership in 2022. Surface Sunscreen previously partnered with Live Fast Motorsports at Richmond Raceway in April this season. Live …

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A “proud” Bubba Wallace finishes third in strong performance at NHMS

Since finishing second at the season-opening Daytona 500, Wallace has not finished more than tenth in a race at the NHMS through this weekend. After starting fourth, Wallace ran in the lead for most of the event before bringing home a third place finish for the 23XI Racing Team. “Yeah, …

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Three years at Williams was ‘too long’ – Motorsport Week

George Russell says he spent “too long” racing Williams in his early years in Formula One. The Briton joined the grid in 2019 after winning the 2018 Formula 2 Championship and signed a multi-year contract with the Grove-based team. Williams struggled for form, however, and spent much of the 2019 …

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Suzuki and Dorna agree to exit MotoGP at the end of 2022

Suzuki surprised the MotoGP paddock in May when it announced it would withdraw from the series at the end of 2022, just seven years after its return to the premier class. The Japanese manufacturer won its first world title in 20 years courtesy of Joan Mir in 2020 after rebuilding …

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NEW SEVEN MOTORSPORT EP ANNOUNCED

By Dan McCarthy Release Date: July 11, 2022 The Seven Network has announced that Kirsty Bradmore will take on the role of Executive Producer on Seven Motorsport, effective immediately. Bradmore has extensive television experience, is an award-winning broadcaster and a highly respected member of Seven’s Executive Producers. More recently, Bradmore …

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Ferrari will display the original Prancing Horse logo at the Austrian F1 GP

As part of celebrations of the emblem’s first appearance at a motor race at Spa-Francorchamps on July 9, 1932, the decals on the cars of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz at the Red Bull Ring were swapped. Although the iconic Ferrari logo hasn’t changed dramatically over the years, there are …

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DTM drivers demand flashing lights for “fair” starts

DTM rules require drivers to line up in a two-by-two formation for race starts and restarts, with the start lights determining when the race can begin. This has led to drivers attempting to anticipate starts by running out of line or holding back, leading to a pooling that many attributed …

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On Point Motorsports skips Mid-Ohio

On Point Motorsport has decided to give up his full-time job NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Campaign to return to the drawing board. On Tuesday, the team announced plans to skip Saturday’s race Sports car course in Mid-Ohio and prepare for the next round Pocono Racetrack on July 23rd. “After …

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Sainz feels ‘relieved’ after his first F1 win – Motorsport Week

Carlos Sainz admits he is relieved after his first Formula 1 victory in Sunday’s British Grand Prix. Sainz started the race from pole position but seemed to lack pace throughout the event compared to teammate Charles Leclerc and Mercedes-Lewis Hamilton. The Spaniard was second as the race neared its closing …

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Sainz explains team radio’s surprise at first F1 pole position – Motorsport Week

After the end of qualifying at the Silverstone Circuit on Saturday, Carlos Sainz expressed his surprise over the team radio that he had secured pole position. For the first time in his Formula 1 career, which began in 2015, the Spaniard finished qualifying as the fastest driver. The 27-year-old says …

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Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton pushes back racist comments against old voices Bernie Ecclestone Vladimir Putin Nelson Piquet, British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has said Formula One should ignore “old voices” speaking on behalf of the sport, as former CEO Bernie Ecclestone has voiced his support for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Hamilton, a seven-time world champion and the only black driver on the grid, spoke in response to …

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Motorsport: The 2022 market is booming worldwide

Motorsport market 2022 This report is included with the Impact of recent market disruptions like Russia-Ukraine war and analysis of impact of COVID19 outbreak of key points influencing the growth of the market. Also motorsport market (By Major Players, By Types, By Applications, and Leading Regions) Segment Outlook, Business Assessment, …

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Petty GMS Motorsports “Finishing Up” 1 contract extension

Getty Erik Jones said he is close to signing his contract with Petty GMS Motorsports. Silly Season is in full swing after both Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. signed new contracts ahead of the Ally 400 Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. Now Petty GMS Motorsports is completing …

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LYFE Motorsport’s diesel-powered Nissan GT-R aims to break the Pikes Peak record

The 2022 Broadmoor Pikes Peak Hill International Climb (PPHIC) begins this Sunday, June 24, with more than 70 different competitors scaling the 4,720-foot mountain pass. The track is a difficult and treacherous road consisting of 156 turns and is 12.42 miles long. We conquered Pikes Peak on a random weekend …

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Mercedes planning British GP upgrades amid heightened expectations

With the feeling that the Brackley-based team are finally making progress in unlocking the potential of the W13, the team have some developments planned for the car for the next race at Silverstone. But while the slick nature of the Northamptonshire track could be particularly good for the team, its …

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NBC will cover “heavyweight battles” to make the NASCAR playoffs

Fox Sports wrapped up its televised coverage of the first half of the 2022 NASCAR season at Sonoma, California, Raceway with plenty of momentum, including increased overall viewership at Cup Series races, led at least in part by the debut of the next-generation car . The first half of the …

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Ritomo Miyata has no regrets about the Sugo strategy

TOM’s man Miyata led most of Sunday’s fifth round of the season after being the top-placed driver of the seven who opted to stay on the track rather than take the opportunity to pit under the safety car , when the window opened in lap 10. At first it looked …

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Hamilton calls Canadian F1 setup experiments ‘disaster’

The seven-time champion assessed a trial floor in Montreal’s first session on Friday. That was abandoned for the second practice session when he and teammate George Russell went completely separate ways with their setup instructions. But after telling his team over the team radio that the car was “undriveable,” Hamilton …

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Flying Lizard Motorsports revisits heaven at VIRginia International Raceway

DANVILLE, Vir., (June 15, 2022) – Famed actor and racing driver Paul Newman once said of VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), “If there’s heaven on earth it’s VIR” and this weekend Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to the track for another action-packed racing event Alton, Virginia, back . The Lizards will contest …

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Forza Motorsport returns in 2023, built from the ground up

picture: Xbox Game Studios Although it’s hard to believe, it’s been five years Forza Motorsport 7 started. What was once a sim racing franchise that traded with the open world every two years Forza Horizon games has slowed down in output, presumably to allow developer Turn 10 Studios to rebuild …

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Why actor Michael Fassbender competes in the 24 Hours of Le Mans

In 2019, racing fans got a glimpse of Christian Bale driving a Ford GT40 at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans in the movie Ford v Ferrari. Another actor will get behind the wheel of a racing car in the 2022 race, but this time without a script. Starting …

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Supercars prohibit natural tire heating

Changes to the operations manual have been made ahead of next week’s Darwin Triple Crown, including a ban on heating tires in the sun. An updated rule D17.1.16 now reads: “It is not permitted to use devices that artificially change the temperature in or on a control tyre, whether the …

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Motorsport Roundup: Quartararo wins Barcelona MotoGP, Evans wins Formula E Jakarta E-Prix, Tänak wins WRC Rally Sardegna and more

The past week has continued the steady flow of racing from the week before. MotoGP raced at Barcelona in Spain while WRC tackled the fast but narrow roads of Rally Sardegna. The world also saw Jakarta make an exciting Formula E debut. Here’s everything that went down: MotoGP Christmas came …

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Ringwood Raceway at Matchams too close to motorsport

A POPULAR circuit is set to close its doors to motorsport forever this summer, it has been announced. Ringwood Raceway will host its last event ever over the weekend of Sunday 6th August and Sunday 7th August. In a post on social media, a Ringwood Raceway spokesman said they were …

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Mistakes in Ferrari F1 Monaco will make us stronger

Polesitter Charles Leclerc was leading the race as Ferrari made several strategic mistakes in transitioning the race from wet to dry tires that not only saw Leclerc lose the race to Red Bull’s Sergio Perez but also pushed him off the podium to finish to be fourth. “Sometimes mistakes can …

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The 1988 Jaguar F-Pace SVR Edition is a motorsport-inspired performance SUV

During this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans (8-12 June), Jaguar will be displaying the 1988 Le Mans-winning XJR-9, accompanied by another very special guest. On display alongside the racer will be the new 1988 F-Pace SVR Edition, designed and built to commemorate the British automaker’s triumph at motorsport‘s most …

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Bagnaia scores home win for Ducati; Quartararo second

Bagnaia, who had started from fifth on the grid, dropped to ninth on the first lap but recovered to take the ninth Tour lead, pulling over a second away to claim his second win of the 2022 season. Shock poleman Fabio Di Giannantonio took the holeshot on his year-old Gresini …

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Indy 500 Ticket Prices: How Much Are Indianapolis 500 2022 Seats?

The roar of engines and mellow tones of “Back Home Again in Indiana” provide the perfect backdrop for Sunday’s Indy 500, one of motorsport‘s Three Jewels. The 500-mile drive, which takes place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is a spectacle like no other. There are fighter jets. There is a …

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Yokohama Rubber in support of 3 Walkenhorst Motorsport cars competing in the 2022 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Yokohama Rubber Co.,Ltd. is pleased to announce that it will be at the 50th Nürburgring, which takes place in Germany from May 26th to 29th. All three cars compete in the top SP9 class. Yokohama Rubber will fit the cars with ADVAN A005 tires for dry conditions and ADVAN A006 …

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Several F1 teams risk missing final races – Horner – Motorsport Week

Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner has warned that budget caps put several teams at risk of missing the final few races of the 2022 F1 season. The FIA ​​imposed a budget cap of $145m (£116m) last year, which has been cut to $140m (£111m) this season and …

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Grosjean shines on a bad day for Andretti cars in Indy qualifying

After all but Stefan Wilson and Colton Herta had completed their first heat – both requiring an engine change – Grosjean was in ninth place, qualifying for tomorrow’s Fast 12 segment of qualifying. “I think we expected more wind than this morning [in practice] and the wind didn’t increase, so …

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From the Motorsport Archives: On this day in 1972

The Canadian-American Challenge Cup (Can-Am) from 1966 to 1974 gained cult status among motorsport enthusiasts because there were basically no rules for the design of their cars. The FIA-approved Group 7 regulations it was driven under only dictated that cars had an enclosed body and room for two people. However, …

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Karam was relieved that there was no more need for Bump Day drama

Last year Karam was involved in the five car battle for the last three spots on the grid. Eventually he qualified 31stSt For the third year in a row, ahead of Will Power and Simona De Silvestro, this trio beat Charlie Kimball and RC Enerson on the last row of …

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Kurt Busch tops ‘Kyle and Kyle Show’ for Kansas Cup win

Kurt Busch dominated much of the race but lost the lead during a round of cautionary pit stops to Kyle, who took the lead on a restart with 23 laps of 267 remaining. Kurt fell back to fourth place before storming forward again. After Larson knocked Kyle out for the …

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Zarco sets new lap record in FP3, Mir misses Q2 cut

Perfect conditions for the start at Le Mans on Saturday meant lap time improvements came early in the combined order, although there were no major climbers. Pramac Ducati rider Jorge Martin was the first significant name to improve to 10th overall in the early stages of the 45-minute session, while …

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NASCAR is the leader in motorsport betting

Motor sports have been popular in the United States for many years, and their overall increase in popularity can be attributed in part to the 2020 pandemic. However, this may also be due to the ongoing legalization of sports betting across the country and the increasing availability of new car …

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The GPX Store revs up for the ultimate motorsport retail experience

The first concept store of its kind at the Dubai Autodrome for motorsport enthusiasts, the GPX Store is the place to be for those collecting memorabilia from F1 greats such as Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Lewis Hamilton. Pros looking for racing and karting gear and those looking to shop …

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F1 boss hints at German GP yield interest amid Audi and Porsche arrivals

The last German GP was held at Hockenheim in 2019, while the Nürburgring hosted the one-off Eifel GP in the first COVID-hit season of 2020. The latter event only took place because cheap offers were available to circuits at the time to fill gaps in the calendar, but any future …

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Matt Kenseth leads the class in the 2023 NASCAR Hall of Fame

Two drivers — one from the Pioneer Ballot and one from the Modern Era Ballot — and a crew chief were elected Wednesday to be inducted into the 2023 NASCAR Hall of Fame. Induction into the Hall of Fame from the Modern Era election: Matt Kenseth: In 18 full-time seasons, …

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REVV Motorsport Ecosystem welcomes the Hockenheimring circuit

Another day, another brand for blockchain giant Animoca Brands. This time they secure the licensing rights to include the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg in their REVV Motorsport ecosystem of racing games. This represents one of the most famous racetracks in the world and carries with it decades of German motorsport tradition. Pedal! …

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Tire degradation still an issue despite the new regulations – Motorsport Week

According to Fernando Alonso, despite the introduction of new technical regulations, tire degradation is still an issue when following a rival car closely. This year, the cars were built to a new set of technical rules aimed at allowing drivers to follow a rival more closely through corners. Cars used …

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NASCAR 21: Ignition to Expand in 2022; New game expected for 2023

BJ McLeod, driver of the #78 NASCAR 21: Ignition Ford Mustang for Live Fast Motorsports, makes a pit stop during the 2022 Daytona 500. Photo by Justin Melillo. Split tweet Split Split E-mail A new product roadmap for the future of Motorsport Games’ NASCAR video game series was released Thursday …

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Motorsport: Kiwis experience ups and downs at a wild Formula 2 event in Imola

Marcus Armstrong celebrated his first race win of the Formula 2 season at the sprint race in Imola. Photo / Getty Images In the murderous world of Formula 2, every opportunity must be seized. For Kiwi Marcus Armstong, technical problems on board didn’t stop him from claiming his first win …

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‘Solution coming’ for F1 budget cap inflationary pressures

The annual spending cap for teams has dropped from $145 million in 2021 to $140 million this season. However, the rising cost of many items falling below the cap has made it even more difficult than expected for the larger players to stay below without impacting vehicle development. Several teams …

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“No doubt” about the quality of the additional Ganassi car in Indy

Canaan is in his 21stSt Indianapolis 500, his sixth with Ganassi but his first to drive an “extra” entry, in what is likely his only IndyCar race of the season. In 2020, his final year with AJ Foyt Racing, and in 2021 with Ganassi, Kanaan was a full-time oval specialist. …

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Takaaki Nakagami feels ‘extra pressure’ to save speed

Takaaki Nakagami says the early European rounds of the MotoGP calendar will put “extra pressure” on him to try and salvage his LCR Honda seat for 2023. The Japanese rider’s contract expires at the end of 2022 and his place is currently under threat from young Moto2 star Ai Ogura. …

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Local motorsport with a bang back | Sports

west office: Local motorsport returned with a bang as the 2022 Radical Invasion caused an uproar with a huge crowd gathered at Dover Raceway in St Ann on Easter Monday. Legendary driver Doug “Hollywood” Gore was pleased with the turnout as motorsport had been absent from the local scene for …

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TA2 will headline the SA Motorsport Series at an earlier AMRS event at The Bend

TA2 cars at The Bend Several regular Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS) categories will still be racing this weekend at The Bend in what will now be the inaugural round of the ‘South Australian Motorsport Series’. The second round of AMRS in 2022 should have taken place from April 22-24 …

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Why McNish continues to be smitten with the unforgiving Suzuka

Despite a brutal slip and a few mishaps on his visits to Suzuka, Allan McNish still chooses the Japanese Grand Prix venue as his favorite track for its mix of challenging, high-speed corners Allan McNish has never had much success at Suzuka. The Scot, who has competed in just three …

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The Acura GP Long Beach is proving a hit on TV and at the racetrack

NBC Sports has revealed that the 47thth The Long Beach Acura Grand Prix, won by Josef Newgarden after a close three-way battle in the final stint, has generated the most viewership at the race since NBC replaced ABC as the event’s broadcast channel in 2009. That means IndyCar viewership through …

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Newgarden beats Grosjean to victory, Herta pushes off

Herta got off to a perfect start, leaving Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Newgarden to fend off Chip Ganassi Racing’s top starter, Palou, which he did. Behind them, Arrow McLaren SP-Chevy’s Felix Rosenqvist and Alexander Rossi (Andretti) finished fourth and fifth respectively, while the big mover at the front of the field was …

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FIA clarifies restart rules amid recent Verstappen tactics – Motorsport Week

Formula 1 director of racing Niels Wittich has reminded all drivers of the need to drive safely during safety car restarts. Wittich’s words are believed to be aimed at Max Verstappen after the reigning F1 champion used similar tactics in the last three races to try and gain the upper …

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F1 is already feeding in 2026 car concept with 2022 dates

Along with his team of F1 engineers, who have since moved to the FIA, Symonds was one of the main architects of the current aerodynamics package after being commissioned to improve the cars’ ability to follow closely. Symonds says that after an encouraging start to the 2022 season, ways to …

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All-Star Motorsport Lineup for Collision Repair Expo

An exciting mix of Australia’s top motorsport drivers, past and present, and legendary team owners will delight the huge professional audience attending the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo (AAAExpo), co-located with Collision Repair Expo. Despite a busy racing schedule as part of the Australian F1 Grand Prix weekend, Friday 8th April …

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MotoGP Argentina Friday practice has been canceled due to cargo delays

The opening day of practice for the 2022 Argentina MotoGP Grand Prix has been canceled due to delays in cargo arrivals at Termas de Rio Hondo. Motorsport.com reported earlier this week that a technical issue with an aircraft at Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya, carrying cargo for part of …

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Honda and Chevrolet make track debuts of 2.4-liter IndyCar engines

The Honda-powered car was driven by Chip Ganassi Racing’s six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, while two-time Team Penske champion Josef Newgarden drove the Chevrolet machine. Will Power is expected to take over Chevy driving duties when testing resumes tomorrow. Today’s test was conducted on a 2.6-mile, 13-turn version of the …

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Will Smith’s film inspires me to do my own F1 biopic

Manufactured with the support of the Williams family, King Richard tells the story of how Richard Williams raised his daughters to be tennis stars while allowing them to grow up with a well-rounded education. The film was produced by Smith, who has already won a BAFTA for Best Actor and …

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Sainz has “interesting theories” about being behind Leclerc early on – Motorsport Week

Carlos Sainz says he has “some very interesting theories” about his early performance deficit over Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc in 2022. Sainz was in the mix for pole position but fell a tenth behind Leclerc in the closing stages of Q3 and was unable to keep in touch with Leclerc …

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TOM’S #37 driver unfazed by sister Toyota’s pace

Reigning champion Sho Tsuboi led both days of testing earlier this month in the number 36 car he shares with Giuliano Alesi, posting a best overall time of 1m 18.116s on day two of the race. By comparison, the number 37 KeePer-branded car was ninth on the combined timesheet, thanks …

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First, take a look at F1’s fresher new TV graphics for the 2022 season

With Grand Prix racing ushering in a new era of rules as the sport moves towards ground effect cars, F1 has taken the opportunity to overhaul the graphics package shown on the international feed. The focus, which is given much more prominence and space on screen than before, is a …

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Dedicated recovery team for Motorsport Australia Championships events

The Nissan PRO-4X Warrior from Premcar recovery vehicle A dedicated recovery team will be on duty at all events of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships, starting with the first of the year at Phillip Island this weekend. The event will host Round 2 of the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series, …

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Nissan drivers convinced of Z’s potential in Okayama

Nissan SUPER GT drivers Ronnie Quintarelli and Bertrand Baguette believe the Z has the potential to fight at the front of the field at Okayama based on last weekend’s pre-season testing at the track. By: Jamie Klein, news editor 1 H While Toyota topped both days of the two-day test, …

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Alpine’s Piastri added to McLaren’s reserve list – Motorsport Week

Alpine and McLaren have reached an agreement on Oscar Piastri potentially watching the race in Australia for the latter if a replacement driver is needed. Piastri is currently Alpine’s reserve driver, having won the 2021 FIA Formula 2 Championship as part of its junior academy. Prior to his success in …

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Watch the complete 2022 Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 2022 class of the Motorsports of America Hall of Fame was inducted on March 8th in Daytona Beach, Florida. If you missed the evening dress show at the Grand Ballroom, The Shores Resort & Spa, here’s a replay and backstage access presented by Autoweek (hint, fast-forward to 14:44 of …

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Daytona 500 winning car on display at the Motorsports Hall of Fame

Daytona 500 winning car on display at the Motorsport Hall of Fame Daytona 500 Champion owner Roger Penske, driver Austin Cindric and crew chief Jeremy Bullins pushed the winning car to its resting place at the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in Daytona Beach on Tuesday. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. …

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Australian motorsport’s mission to get more women onto the track | The Canberra Times

News, News, Harry Bates, Motorsport, Rally Car Australian motorsport is pushing for greater inclusion of women, not only behind the wheel but also in key supporting roles where they are ‘outnumbered’. Over the next month, girls aged 8-14 will have the opportunity to take part in the FIA ​​Girls On …

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Tim Considine, racing driver, motorsports author and actor, has died

Actor and motorsport journalist Tim Considine died on March 3 at the age of 81. Best known for roles in my three sons and the early Disney TV show Spin and MartinConsidine was also a serious and prolific motorsport journalist. His greatest works were about Americans driving in F1 and …

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Nissan’s Kohei Hirate supports Yokohama to win races

Nissan’s Kohei Hirate says he’s confident the Yokohama tire he’ll be racing in this year’s SUPER GT is capable of winning races following his surprise move to Kondo Racing. By: Jamie Klein, news editor 59m Two-time GT500 Champion Hirate has spent the past three seasons racing for the No.3 NDDP/B-Max …

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Ban Russians from competing, says Ukrainian federation – Motorsport Week

The Motor Sport Federation of Ukraine has called for Russians to be banned from FIA-sanctioned competitions following Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade his country. Ukrainian cities have been attacked by Russian troops since Thursday on the orders of Putin, prompting widespread condemnation and sanctions from the world community. Formula 1 …

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Daytona 500 champion Austin Cindric wins pole at Fontana

Daytona 500 Champion Austin Cindric will be in excellent position Sunday to start the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series with back-to-back wins. Cindric posted the fastest average lap speed (174.647 mph) on the final lap of Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. “There is so …

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Chadwick declares return to W series, responds to criticism

The doubles winner announced Tuesday her return to the all-female championship with Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner’s new Team Jenner Racing. It drew criticism on social media, including 2021 runner-up Alice Powell, who said she felt “champions should move on”. On Thursday, Chadwick admitted her frustration at not being able to …

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KBL commits to greater involvement in Kenyan motorsport after East African Classic Rally

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL), through its White Cap Lager beer brand, has expressed optimism about greater involvement in Kenyan motorsport. This is done through inclusion in the East African Safari Classic Rally. The company recently became an official responsible drinking partner at the classic car rally to raise awareness among …

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Subway, Coke Cars for PremiAir Racing

Ex-Team Sydney’s squad will enjoy the support of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners throughout the season to re-sign Chris Pither’s car. Subway Australia, meanwhile, will support Garry Jacobson’s Holden for the first two rounds at Sydney Motorsport Park and Symmons Plains. Pither has had close ties to the Coke brand for several …

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Albon expects visibility issues with new 18-inch tires – Motorsport Week

Alexander Albon says he expects visibility problems on certain tracks in the upcoming 2022 Formula 1 season. F1 introduces 18-inch tires for this year, as well as new technical regulations related to the car’s aerodynamics. Deflectors above the tires are part of new car designs this year, including the new …

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The Nine Greatest Healings From Motor Sport Injuries (List)

Alex Zanardi If there’s a man in motorsport, or even sport in general, that just takes the biggest hits imaginable and fights to keep coming back, it’s him Alex Zanardi. Most injuries in sport can be repaired, but Zanardi suffered injuries so bad that they changed his life. Rather than …

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Pagenaud leads Meyer Shank 1-2 in the second Sebring Test

The former Penske driver lapped the course in 52.11 seconds to just beat his former and current teammate Helio Castroneves, with whom he won the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona last month. Castroneves, meanwhile, was just a few hundredths quicker than the fastest of the Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda quartet, Marcus …

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Sydney Motorsport Park renames Center of Excellence

Sydney Motorsport Park. Image: Mark Horsburgh The long-awaited Sydney Motorsport Park Center of Excellence has been rebranded in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now known as the Australian Motorsport Innovation Precinct (AMIP), work on the Eastern Creek Circuit business center is slated to begin soon. In 2019, the Center …

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Caitlyn Jenner enters the W Series with her own team

The W Series, a partner of Acronis, has announced that former racer and Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner will be joining the 2022 W Series with her own racing team. Hailed by Time magazine as “the greatest athlete alive” after winning the decathlon at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, Jenner is …

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Sullivan praises ‘great layout’ for inaugural F1 race in Miami

The 1988 CART champion, who scored his only F1 points at the 1983 Monaco Grand Prix, plans to visit the circuit shortly, which last week completed its latest milestone of a ‘topping out’ ceremony for its pit and paddock building . Sullivan spoke to Motorsport.com at a reception in Miami’s …

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