Caterham’s Ericsson set for Sauber switch

Marcus Ericsson looks set to keep his formula one career alive by signing with Sauber for 2015.

2014-06-08_0560 Said to carry some $18 million in personal sponsorship, the Swedish rookie is trackside in Austin this weekend despite the absence of his failing existing team, Caterham. (more…)

Russian billionaire buys Nurburgring

After the Capricorn deal fell through, a new owner for the German grand prix venue at the Nurburgring has already been found.

Nurburgring Until recently, the embattled Nurburgring’s buyer was the Dusseldorf automotive company Capricorn, whose chief Robertino Wild failed to make the second due instalment payment. (more…)

Forza Rossa still waiting for FIA approval

Forza Rossa, a Romanian project targeting a debut in formula one, has played down reports it has already been granted an entry by the FIA.

Forza Rossa - photo Getty Images Reports this week suggested that with Caterham now close to collapse, advisor Colin Kolles is set to return his immediate attention to Forza Rossa. (more…)

Doran returns to World RX for season-finale

Doran will return to compete in his Citroen DS3 Supercar

World RX - Liam Doran Monster Energy World RX Team driver Liam Doran is set to make his return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the season-closing World RX of Argentina next month (27-28 November).  (more…)

An update regarding Jules Bianchi

On behalf of the Bianchi family

IMG_4100 The family of Jules Bianchi would like to issue the following statement, by way of an update on Jules’ medical condition. The Marussia F1 Team is supporting the family by facilitating its communication. (more…)

Oct 29

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Extremely hot and humid temperatures over the race weekend created trying conditions for the riders

MotoGP logoIn sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 29

24H SERIES powered by Hankook rapidly growing with full international status

The calendar for the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook at a glance

The announcement that the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook is set to become a full international series with championship status, application for which has been filed with the FIA, numerous teams have already expressed their interest to become part of the inaugural season.

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Oct 29

Austin says Vettel qualifying absence ‘unfortunate’

Organisers of the US grand prix say world champion Sebastian Vettel’s absence from qualifying this weekend is “unfortunate”.

Austin cowboy booths The Red Bull driver will sit out Saturday’s decisive session and start the Austin race from the pitlane, as he takes a penalty for using an unscheduled sixth engine of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Prost doubts Renault can catch Mercedes in 2015

F1 legend Alain Prost doubts struggling engine supplier Renault can catch dominant Mercedes in 2015.

2014-05-16 - Renault - Formula E - Alain Prost Having faltered at the start of the new turbo V6 era, Renault – whose prominent F1 partner is the outgoing world champion team Red Bull – can upgrade its 2014 engine to the tune of 48 per cent under the existing ‘freeze’ regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Collapsing F1 teams ‘made mistakes’ – Haas

As F1’s two backmarker teams collapse, 2016 newcomer Haas’ plans continue to take shape.

Haas F1 Team The teams that were ultimately known as Caterham, Marussia and HRT are all now gone, but Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas is determined not to make the same mistakes as his North Carolina based Haas F1 Team takes its next bold steps. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Sainz must wait another month for Toro Rosso news

An increasingly impatient Carlos Sainz jr says he will have to wait another month for Red Bull to decide his future in formula one.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) “After what we have achieved this year,” the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion told Spain’s Marca, “there is no alternative choice for me other than formula one.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Domenicali to start work at Audi next week – report

Stefano Domenicali will reportedly start work at Audi next week.

2014-01-16_0782 Earlier this month, reports emerged that the former Ferrari team boss had accepted an offer to work for the Volkswagen-owned carmaker. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

WorldRX and NASCAR Canadian Tire are back at the GP3R for 2015

GP3R fans can enjoy both series fully and completely, they will be held on separate weekends

GP3R logo Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is proud to announce the return of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil1 and of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for its 2015 edition.

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Oct 28

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix preview

United States Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Rosberg not giving up on 2014 title

Nico Rosberg is convinced he is still in the running for the 2014 title.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (2) The German, once the runaway championship leader, has fallen 17 points behind with just three races to go off the back of teammate Lewis Hamilton’s run of dominant form. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

World Touring Car Champion López to race at ROC 2014

At the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados

Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López has signed up to compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Season review part 1: Italy’s Prema Powerteam clinches all the titles

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

As defending drivers’ and team champions, Prema Powerteam entered the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season as favourites and met the expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Colin Thompson to make Porsche Supercup debut in Austin

The Porsche Supercup races around the world exclusively with Formula 1

Newly crowned Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Champion Colin Thompson will make his debut in the preeminent Porsche one-make Series, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, this weekend at the Circuit of Americas, in Austin, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Goodwood Kartways Pan American Challenge report

Brand will make his seventh-consecutive trip to the Grand Finals in November.

Rotax Max Challenge Pan American logo Goodwood Kartways had nine drivers in action at the Pan American Challenge a week ago and with the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals just one month away the Intrepid charges prepared in the best way possible: sweeping the DD2 classes and producing an epic drive in Rotax Senior.

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Oct 28

Accelerate becomes digital partner of Sahara Force India

“We are delighted to welcome Accelerate and Crash Media Group as our new Digital Partner” – Otmar Szafnauer
06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India Formula One Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with Accelerate, a brand of the Crash Media Group, a leading motorsport editorial group with an involvement in Formula One dating back to 1999.

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Oct 28

Mercedes AMG Petronas and Puma to extend Formula One partnership

“PUMA has been a key performance partner for the three seasons” – Toto Wolff

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and PUMA, one of the world’s leading sports brands, are delighted to announce a new team supplier partnership to extend their relationship which began in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Force India avoids joining backmarkers on US bench – report

Force India has avoided becoming the next formula one team to drop out of this weekend’s US grand prix.

2014-06-07_0910 Now in administration, backmarkers Caterham and Marussia will miss not only Austin but also the penultimate round of the 2014 world championship a week later in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Horror month for collapsing backmarker Marussia

October was a horror month for the F1 backmarker Marussia.

2014-02-22_0032 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi The first, tragic blow came in the shadow of the Suzuka typhoon, when the promising talent Jules Bianchi skidded into a recovery vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Ericsson in talks with three teams about 2015 – manager

Marcus Ericsson’s manager says he is in talks with three alternative teams after Caterham ran off track.

2014-06-05_0049 With the Leafield based team in administration and set to miss the forthcoming Austin-Brazil double header, Swedish rookie Ericsson’s teammate Kamui Kobayashi admitted he is not sure the green team will be back in action for the Abu Dhabi finale next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the AAA Texas 500

There have been 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR logo A look at the Eliminator 8 – and beyond –  at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas going into the AAA Texas 500 on November 2. ESPN’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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