Albatec welcomes Villeneuve’s return for World RX of Italy

Jacques will join 40 of the world’s top rallycross racers

World RX - Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve After a two-race absence from the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, former F1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve re-joins Albatec Racing aboard the team’s #25 two-litre, 16v Peugeot 208. (more…)

Korea eyes F1 return with Seoul night race

Korea is casting jealous eyes on the success of Singapore’s city night race as it plans to return to the F1 calendar.

2012-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Korea International Circuit 01 South Korea’s first foray, at the desolate, highly unpopular and debt-making Yeongam circuit between 2010 and 2013, is now looked back upon as an unmitigated failure. (more…)

Red Bull denies making illegal radio calls

Red Bull has denied claims it sent illegal coded radio messages to Daniel Ricciardo during the Singapore grand prix.

2014-07-06 - 99355 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo After the FIA’s new communications clampdown took effect last weekend, McLaren pointed the finger at its rivals for disguising driver-performance related radio calls to Ricciardo as legal technical messages. (more…)

Mercedes says reliability must now crown 2014 champion

Paddy Lowe says it is something the Brackley based team must address

2014-06-08_0999 Mercedes has acknowledged it needs to up its game in the reliability stakes following former championship leader Nico Rosberg’s problems in Singapore. (more…)

Smoke becomes fire as Alonso’s Ferrari future in doubt

Where before there was merely smoke, now there are the first obvious signs of fire.

IMG_5961 Fernando Alonso’s future with Ferrari is almost certainly in serious doubt. Some Spanish media sources continue to insist that the frustrated Spaniard is not interested in leaving the crisis-struck Italian team for McLaren-Honda, or even reigning world champions Red Bull. (more…)

Sep 21

Endurocross racers take on grueling Red Bull Rocks & Logs race

125 riders battled for glory in front of thousands at Canada’s second urban endurocross challenge

RocksAndLogs_MarkDzikowski_RedBullContentPool_6 This weekend, Calgary welcomed some of the best endurocross riders as it hosted Red Bull Rocks & Logs for the second time, a head-to-head endurocross competition that takes place on a custom built course. The new format this year opened the search of champion riders in five different classes including Pro, Amateur, Junior, Veteran and Women’s from a field of 125 riders. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix race report

Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Marina Bay Street Circuit.

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Sep 21

Angry Rosberg tells Mercedes to improve

One small problem has cost Nico Rosberg big under the glaring Singapore floodlights.

IMG_7271 Long before the five lights went out on the start gantry on Sunday, the former championship leader’s Mercedes crew was grappling with malfunctioning electronics on the steering wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

McLaren loses sponsor deal to Ecclestone

McLaren has reportedly suffered yet another sponsorship blow.

2014-06-07_0425 On the eve of the Singapore grand prix, Bernie Ecclestone unveiled whisky brand Johnnie Walker as a new official sponsor for the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Victory and top spot in the championship for Kuno Wittmer !

Kuno Wittmer and his teammate now lead the drivers’ championship

Kuno Wittmer - Austin (2) This weekend, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer contested the penultimate round of the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Lone Star Le Mans shakes up TUDOR Championship points races

Two-hour FOX Network telecast of penultimate round airs this afternoon

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo One race remains in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, with Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans shaking up three of the four point races heading into the season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Solberg wins Germany RX after closest finish in sport’s history

“Wow, I don’t know what to say – I don’t think I have seen anything so close in my whole life,” – Solberg

Germany RX - Petter Solberg Norway’s Petter Solberg has won the Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in what is the sport’s closest ever finish in its 47-year history.

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Sep 21

FIA ERC Cyprus Rally day two report

2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round nine of 11
FIA ERC 2014 Cyprus Rally Yazeed Al-Rajhi day two action image Yazeed Al-Rajhi has claimed a debut victory in the FIA European Rally Championship to become the eighth different winner of the all-action ERC season.

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Sep 21

Laurens Vanthoor takes Pro Cup title in 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5 – Main Race 

By winning the Nürburgring 1000, the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series, Laurens Vanthoor became the new Pro Cup champion of the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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Sep 21

Audi racers end up 1-2-3 at Sachsenring

Thomas Kostka wins, moves to the top of the Eurov8series standings

Eurov8series podiumjpg In a spectacular display, the Audi Sport Italia team cruised to dominate the EUROV8SERIES podium at Sachsenring, in the penultimate round of the 2014 season. The series lined-up in the prestigious frame of the ADAC GT Masters sporting a new race format which features a single race and is in effect for the closing stint of the year. 

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Sep 21

Mechanical failure ends another Top-3 Tagliani run as NCATS season concludes at Kawartha!

Ending a NCATS campaign that might be best described as frustrating

2014-08-10_0503 The 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 season wrapped up for Canada’s most versatile race car driver Saturday night with The Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway, Peterborough Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Hamilton wins under the night lights of Singapore

Rosberg retires early to hand Championship lead to Hamilton

2014-07-18_0895 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton has won the 2014 Singapore Grand Prix and in doing so has replaced teammate Nico Rosberg at the top of the Drivers’ World Championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Albatec Racing endures challenging World RX of Germany outing

Renowned as one of the most challenging tracks on the schedule

World RX of Germany - Albatec Racing It was a case of all or nothing for Albatec Racing in round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Estering today.

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Sep 21

Disappointing night for Team Mopar at Kawartha

A mechanical issue and contact would ultimately end Andrew Ranger night early.

2014-08-10_3680 Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team looked to be on the way to a top finish at the final round of the NASCAR Canadian Tire series at Kawartha Speedway near Peterborough, Ontario on Saturday night.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Relaxing engine freeze talk ‘nonsense’ – Wolff

Toto Wolff has declared Mercedes’ obvious resistance to moves to relax F1’s engine ‘freeze’.

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engine The German marque has utterly dominated in 2014, producing a clearly superior turbo V6 ‘power unit’ than its engine rivals Renault and Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Ferrari wants three-car teams ‘for the show’

Ferrari has split from the pack and declared its support for three-car teams in formula one.

2014-06-05_0038 Amid rumours up to three or four teams are in financial peril, Bernie Ecclestone said in Singapore that the sport would fill the grid gaps by requiring top teams to move from two to three-car operations as soon as 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Honda plans to charm Alonso at Suzuka – report

Even in the midst of Fernando Alonso’s anger and warnings, rumours about his future just will not go away.

2014-06-07_0841 Speaking with foreign-language reporters on the eve of the Singapore grand prix weekend, the Spaniard flew into a rage when faced with the latest wild speculation about his impending Ferrari exit. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Grosjean slams Renault in Singapore qualifying

“Bloody engine, bloody engine.  We break our balls for this?”

2014-06-07_0899 Romain Grosjean made his thoughts about Renault’s below-par 2014 ‘power unit’ more than clear as he bowed out in Singapore qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Deputy PM says sanctions won’t stop Russia GP

Russia is pressing ahead with its preparations for next month’s inaugural grand prix in Sochi.

2014-08-13 - Sochi 3 That is despite the highly controversial and divisive Ukraine crisis, the recent MH17 atrocity, and new anti-Russian punitive sanctions by the US and Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas – Saturday Race

After a long time in the lead the Porsche 919 Hybrids came fourth and fifth in Austin

Porsche Motorsport logo After a strong qualifying performance and a long time in the lead in the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids only finished fourth and fifth in the six-hour race on Saturday.

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