Auto Racing

Ecclestone replaced as Formula One boss

LONDON (Reuters) - Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year reign as Formula One's commercial supremo ended on Monday with the sport's new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old Briton with American Chase Carey.<p>Liberty said in a statement that Carey had been appointed Chief Executive in addition to his …

Formula Racing

Bernie Ecclestone is out as head of Formula 1

Several outlets are reporting that Bernie Ecclestone, the 86-year-old dynamo who has been both a controversial and effective leader of Formula 1 for years, is officially out. The move comes as part of a leadership shuffle orchestrated by the new owners of F1, Liberty Media, reports …

Formula One

Bernie Ecclestone: F1 chief executive 'forced out' of role, says report

<b>Bernie Ecclestone has been forced out of his position as Formula 1 chief executive, according to a German motor sport magazine.</b><p>The 86-year-old told Auto Motor und Sport he was asked to resign by new F1 chairman Chase Carey.<p>"I was dismissed today. This is official. I no longer run the company. My …

Formula One

How the Volkswagen Kombi became a family heirloom

Collector cars that appreciate in value are normally associated with aristocratic marques such as Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, not the …

Formula Racing

FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING READY TO TAKE ON ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

<b>Twelve drivers. Four cars. One team. It’s become a common refrain for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing and remains at the core of the effort as the IMSA</b> …

NASCAR

Barcelona F1 test to feature wet running

Formula 1's opening pre-season 2017 test will feature at least one day of wet running in a bid to give teams at least some experience of the new …

Formula One

Thrills and spills for F1 stars at the 2017 Race of Champions competition // F1 News // James Allen on F1 – The official James Allen website on F1

A number of past and present Formula 1 drivers took part in the 2017 Race of Champions event that took place in Miami last weekend.<p>Former Williams …

Formula One

Nice names a street after late F1 driver Bianchi

NICE, France (Reuters) - The late French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi now has a street named after him following a ceremony in his home city of Nice on Monday.<p>Compatriot and former racing rival Jean-Eric Vergne posted a photograph on Instagram of the street sign at the Rue Jules Bianchi, with …

Japanese Grand Prix

America's Cup: Practice Racing in Bermuda

Bermuda based teams have been hitting the water together to train for the upcoming America's Cup Final.<p>The four America’s Cup teams based in Bermuda …

NASCAR

Pirelli warns of "processional races"

Tyre manufacturer fears that promise of new regulations shaking up the order may prove false.<p>While Jacques Villeneuve may blame the fans for the …

Motorsport

Haas F1 Team aim to replicate last season’s great start

The Haas F1 Team are hoping they can get as good a start this season, as they did on their debut last year.<p>The <b>Haas F1 Team</b> are hoping to replicate …

Formula One

Manor F1 talks ongoing but money needed

LONDON (Reuters) - Administrators for the Manor Formula One team say talks with interested parties have intensified but a firm financial commitment has yet to be secured as a deadline looms.<p>Manor need at least half a million pounds ($622,000) to pay salaries, prepare the cars and go testing before …

Manor Racing

FITNESS AND ENDURANCE IS KEY TO WIN ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

<b>The dynamic and beautiful Mazda RT24-P will make its race debut this weekend at the 55th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The historic 24-hour</b> …

NASCAR

F1 drivers can make the difference in 2017 cars, says Kevin Magnussen

"It will be more of a driver's car that you can push," says Magnussen as Haas driver looks forward to 2017 campaign<p>By Matt Morlidge<p>Last Updated: …

Formula One

Button: For anyone to catch Mercedes is a big ask

Jenson Button won’t be on the grid to compete in the 2017 Australian Grand Prix, but that’s not to say he has lost interest in Formula 1 as he spoke …

Formula One

Is Hamilton's status under threat in 2017?

Lewis Hamilton has been at the top of Formula One since his career began. Storming to his first world title in only his second season, after narrowly …

Formula One

Perez caught off guard by Hulkenberg departure

Sergio Perez has admitted to being shocked when he heard the news that Nico Hulkenberg would be driving for Renault in 2017.<p><b>Sahara Force India F1 …

Formula One

Sebastian Vettel defeats Busch brothers for Nations Cup

MIAMI – In a contest of America vs. everyone else, the world had a solid day, despite the best efforts of Kurt and Kyle Busch.<p>Four-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel defended his Nations Cup title for Germany and Norwegian former World Rally champion Petter Solberg romped Scott Speed by 2.1 …

NASCAR

Your Ridiculously Awesome Ferrari LaFerrari Wallpaper Is Here

The Ferrari LaFerrari may be super low to the ground and more than just a little bit difficult to get into, but you don’t have to do that if you’re …

Formula One

These Are the Greatest Driving Innovations to Come From Formula One

From brakes to spoilers and beyond.<p>Physics effects every sport, from baseball to swimming. But when your sport features machines in competition, science can become even more important. One need look no further than how race cars have changed over the years for proof.<p>You have race cars to thank for …

Formula One

Liberty look to cut Ferrari’s $100-million annual bonus

Formula 1’s new owners Liberty Media are set to take on Ferrari by cutting the $100 million bonus received by the sport’s most famous team, while …

Formula One

IndyCar - momentum looking strong as series gears up for 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- There's a definite air of optimism surrounding the IndyCar Series.<p>Whether it was from drivers passing through INDYCAR's headquarters …

NASCAR

How To Get The Most Out Of Your F1 Career: Retire As Often As Possible

Likely by accident, and likely about 10 years later than he would have wanted, now un-retired Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa discovered …

Formula One

NASCAR Off-Season: The Four Biggest Moves

NASCAR DFS Writer.NFL Fan, Detroit Lions Fan and DFS player.<p>Latest posts by Sergio Balatan (see all)<p>Not long ago, we were celebrating Jimmie …

NASCAR

Sebastian Vettel wins Nations Cup at the Race of Champions

Let’s face it, the Race of Champions is equal parts auto racing and novelty — and that’s not a bad combo.<p>The auto racing part includes some of the …

Sports

IndyCar’s Juan Pablo Montoya wins 2017 Race of Champions

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Juan Pablo Montoya was named Champion of Champions on Saturday as he won the individual round of the 2017 Race of …

Formula One

F1: What are the financial implications of Bottas move to Mercedes?

Now that the dominoes have fallen into place at Mercedes, how will Valtteri Bottas' move improve his own fortune and affect those of Felipe Massa and …

Formula One

Event: Wildays Bike Show - May 2017

We’re proud to announce that we’ll be attending and supporting the inaugural Wildays even in Parma, Italy over three days in March 2017. While Italy …

Drag Racing

Palmer: Tough rookie season has made me "a lot stronger"

Jolyon Palmer believes his difficult rookie season in Formula 1 with Renault has made him stronger mentally.<p>The 25-year-old scored a sole point for a …

Formula One

It's time for Magnussen to prove his worth.

Kevin Magnussen has had an unremarkable Formula One career so far. Since his debut race, there hasn’t been much else to speak of. His podium in …

Formula One