“I was shocked when I heard about it” – Vettel
World champion Sebastian Vettel says he was “shocked” when he heard about Stefano Domenicali’s departure at Ferrari. (more…)
“We found many errors” – Marko
Renault’s 2014 crisis began to ease when the French marque became more “open”, according to outspoken Red Bull director Dr Helmut Marko. (more…)
Dominant F1 team Mercedes could be preparing to shed some staff
Italy’s Autosprint reports that team chairman Niki Lauda has assessed the chassis team at Brackley, and the nearby engine facility at Brixworth, and concluded that 1,250 staff is too many. (more…)
“It is absolutely not true”
Niki Lauda has lashed out at Luca di Montezemolo’s claim that the 2014 rules have reduced the F1 field to little more than “taxi drivers”. (more…)
“He will already start to make a difference at the Chinese grand prix”
Luca di Montezemolo has played down rumours Marco Mattiacci is only a stop-gap solution at the top of the Ferrari team. (more…)
The race weekend at Silverstone will be contested by a total of 27 drivers
This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship kicks off its 2014 season at Silverstone’s 5.891-kilometre GP circuit.
The Alpine A450 will be shared by Nelson Panciatici and Paul-Loup Chatin
A year ago, Alpine made its eagerly-anticipated racing comeback at Silverstone – and Signatech-Alpine went on to clinch the 2013 European Le Mans Series crown.
NASCAR’s Spring Break Arrives After Intriguing Start
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its own version of spring break and it has arrived, with the traditional Easter weekend hiatus. It’s time for a bit of rest, relaxation – and examination regarding the first eight races of the 2014 season.
The Merchants Bank event has been the season opener since 1999
Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT will enter their 55th season of stock car racing with the 16th annual Merchants Bank 150 on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27.
Chinese Grand Prix Formula One preview
Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai.
“We have had a very long and testing build-up to the first race”
“I always look forward to racing at Silverstone and this weekend will be no exception when I return as a Porsche works driver LMP1.”
Red Bull to ‘move on’ after losing appeal
We are of course disappointed by the outcome and would not have appealed if we didn’t think we had a very strong case.
Red Bull broke the rules in “such a flagrant and deliberate” manner
Championship leader Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to reigning world champion Red Bull’s penalty amid the fuel flow affair.
Domenicali’s immediate replacement is Marco Mattiacci
Within hours of Ferrari’s confirmation that Stefano Domenicali has left the team, Mercedes announced its own split with technical director Bob Bell.
F1 drivers are threatening to strike if their teams do not pay them.
Germany’s Sport Bild reports that, in Bahrain recently, Kimi Raikkonen’s manager Steve Robertson was seen arguing in the paddock with Lotus team boss Federico Gastaldi.
Sergey Sirotkin’s F1 future is suddenly in doubt
Closely linked with a Russian rescue deal that reportedly saved Sauber from financial collapse last year, the 18-year-old is backed by Russia’s SMP bank.
“People talk badly about me, without really understanding what it’s about.”
Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that public perception already depicts him as being defeated amid the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption affair.
“Michael Schumacher is in a coma and cannot decide what is reported about him”
Michael Schumacher’s family will stop releasing information about his condition once the former F1 driver leaves hospital.
“It would be really impossible to accomplish that and survive”
Danica Patrick, the world’s most famous female racing driver, will apparently not be making the switch to formula one with Haas.
NASCAR team co-owner Gene Haas commits to joining F1™ field
Circuit of The Americas president and chief executive officer Jason Dial today provided this statement upon confirmation that Gene Haas, co-founder of the title-winning Stewart-Haas NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing team, will enter a new team called Haas Formula in the world’s most popular motorsport, Formula 1 racing, sometime in the next two years.
SHR driver dominates much of race, but needs late pass for first Darlington win
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has been one of feast or famine for Kevin Harvick—and on Saturday night at Darlington Raceway, Harvick enjoyed the delectable taste of victory.
Alex will be busy in Indianapolis qualifying for the Indy 500
Tagliani Autosport gives young Edmonton Star a chance in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series!
Road courses primary focus; possibility of ovals
Simon Dion-Viens announced his 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule. The three-time Quebec champion and 2013 Supercar Series national champion will participate in the four road course events on the schedule this season.
He has held the position of Technical Director since April 2011
The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today announced that Bob Bell is to leave his position as Technical Director.
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