Motorsport

Lauda fears F1 will regret introducing Halo

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda says the FIA has made a mistake by committing to the Halo for 2018.<p>Editor's Picks<p>What is Halo and why is it being …

Auto Racing

Controversial "halo" to arrive in F1 next year

After sporadic testing, the F1 Strategy Group says the cockpit-style "halo" will be mandatory for season 2018. Designed to protect drivers from …

Auto Racing

2017 Spring Creek MX | Matt Bisceglia To RCH

RCH/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing has announced Matt Bisceglia will join the team in place of the injured Broc Tickle, effective this weekend at …

Motocross

Ferrari offer Vettel mega R1.8bn, 3-year deal

Cape Town - <b>Sebastian Vettel</b> has reportedly been offered a three-year deal worth $138.5m (R1.8 billion) as Ferrari look to resolve the four-time world …

Auto Racing

Formula 1 drivers' GPDA backs controversial 2018 FIA halo decision

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Formula 1's Grand Prix Drivers' Association has backed the FIA's decision to push ahead …

Auto Racing

Watch F1's Greatest Car and Engine Take Their First Laps

On a cold day in 1967, a handful of Brits made history.<p>Cosworth is strongly considering a return to Formula 1. That's a big deal because this English company gave F1 its single greatest engine, the 3.0-liter DFV V8. Thanks to the power of YouTube, we can enjoy its first laps on the track, with …

Autos

Alex Bowman will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2018

The wait is over.<p>Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that Alex Bowman will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Chevrolet in 2018.<p>Bowman, 24, filled in during 10 of the final 18 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races last year as Earnhardt was sidelined with a concussion. He earned three …

Autos

F1 analysis: Sebastian Vettel's tyre failure explained in-depth - RealSport

Almost four days after the conclusion of an enthralling British Grand Prix, neither Ferrari nor Pirelli have provided a conclusive insight into the …

Auto Racing

BMW wants its M8 coupe to be a winner on both road and track

Why it matters to you<p>This is the car BMW plans to take on the 24 Hours of Le Mans with, marking its return to the famous race after seven years.<p>The …

Autos

Watch how ridiculously hard it is for NASCAR drivers to race on a dirt track

Slippery surfaces, tiny bumps and set grooves are some of the typical obstacles NASCAR drivers face on the track. But it was a totally different scenario Wednesday night on the dirt track at Eldora Speedway.<p>The Camping World Truck Series took on the challenges of the Tony Stewart-owned half-mile …

Autos

HAVE YOUR SAY as Halo gets 2018 F1 introduction

We haven't seen it on track for a year and the FIA has spent the past few months developing 'The Shield' as an alternative but the governing body has …

Auto Racing

Nine Of The Ten F1 Teams Don't Want The Ugly Halo: Report

No one <i>really</i> likes Formula One’s halo, meant to prevent driver head injuries. Nine of the ten teams voted against the halo as well, per sources who …

Auto Racing

Esteban Ocon leaves Force India owner Vijay Mallya 'very impressed'

Frenchman claimed ninth point-scoring finish at British GP and beat team-mate Perez for first time<p>By Jonathan Green<p>Last Updated: 20/07/17 …

Auto Racing

This Is Tensest F1 Driver Sebastian Vettel Has Ever Been Inside Ferrari

Because Formula One drivers keep their visors closed at all times, we rarely see their emotions inside the cockpit. Even so, we can safely assume …

Sebastian Vettel

Hendrick Motorsports faces challenge with multiple sponsor deals ending after 2018 season

Plenty of time remains, but Hendrick Motorsports faces a pivotal year with several primary sponsorship deals ending after the 2018 season.<p>Thursday’s …

Autos

Watch the Rolex Grand Prix Aachen LIVE on H&C | H&C TV (UK)

Showjumping fans can watch the Rolex Grand Prix Aachen LIVE this Sunday on Horse & Country TV.<p>Rolex Grand Slam<p>The Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen is …

Auto Racing

Mercedes' F1 gearbox troubles explained

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Mercedes' recent gearbox reliability concerns in Formula 1 were a result of the team …

Auto Racing

Register now for Roadkill Nights, legal drag racing on Woodward Avenue

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Classics and clunkers bring throng to Silver Dome parking lot. Mark Phelan/Detroit Free Press<p>Registration is now open for the only …

Drag Racing

Yamaha’s Cooper Webb Is Ready To Race For Wins

<i>Cypress, CA – July 20, 2017</i> – After a one-week break in the series, Round 8 of the 2017 AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the Spring Creek National, is …

Motocross

F1 'halo' cockpit safety device is 'least worst option'

Description Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel tests the "halo" cockpit protection deviceCredits Clive Mason/Getty ImagesAlt Text Sebastian Vettel and …

Auto Racing

Motor racing: Mexico GP to build on Day of the Dead theme

LONDON (Reuters) - Mexican Grand Prix organizers are planning to bring more of a flavor of the country's Day of the Dead festivities to this year's race, after previous reticence due to Formula One's inherent danger and tragic past.<p>The Oct 29 race precedes the annual 'Dia de Muertos' holidays, now …

Auto Racing

McLaren set to be denied Mercedes, Ferrari engine options

As McLaren continues to consider its engine options for 2018, Zak Brown hints that help from front-running teams is unlikely.

Auto Racing

This 25-year-old photo of Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs is the perfect TBT

Joe Gibbs Racing had been waiting a long time to snap its streak of 20 winless races that extended back to November 2016. But No. 11 Toyota driver Denny Hamlin took care of that Sunday, winning the Overton’s 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.<p>Given Hamlin’s victory – which locked him into the …

Autos

Formula E wows the crowds with street racing in NYC | Ars Technica

The electric racing series has a new home in the US, and it put on a fine show.<p>NEW YORK—On July 15 and 16, the fledgling sport of Formula E racing …

Formula Racing

There's Something So Eerily Beautiful About The Earth Reclaiming Its Forgotten Race Tracks

Abandoned race tracks are some of the most eerily mesmerizing things there are. In a way, it’s beautiful to see the earth reclaim something its …

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

TG's five favourite F1 podium celebrations

If you watched last weekend’s British Grand Prix (and if you didn’t, where the hell were you?), you’ll have seen now five-time winner Lewis Hamilton …

Auto Racing

Halo: the controversy

<b>The FIA's decision to introduce the halo hasn't been well received</b><p>The implementation of compulsory cockpit halo devices in Formula 1 from next year …

Auto Racing

Halo is hideous but there's a good reason why it isn't going away

The Halo head protection system, which F1 cars must be fitted with from next year, challenges the idea that beauty is subjective.<p>There might be …

FIA

​Watch Chris Hemsworth Spin a Race Car

​Thor had the same problem with the same car we drove months earlier<p>Chris Hemsworth famously portrayed iconic Formula 1 driver James Hunt in the 2013 drama <i>Rush</i>, but when it came to trying his hand at a real race car on a real track, Hemsworth spun out and hit a wall.<p>The <i>Thor</i> actor was in Brooklyn, …

Auto Racing

NASCAR Rumors: Richard Petty Team Wants To Add Bubba Wallace, Needs Sponsor

2,078<p>Darrell Wallace Jr. is on the NASCAR sidelines for now, but at least one team is working hard to change that.<p>Richard Petty Motorsports is …

Autos