Simona de Silvestro is already considered the runaway favourite to replace the retiring Craig Lowndes in one of the best seats in Supercars for 2019. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Three-time champion Lowndes’s impending exit from full-time Supercars competition should have sparked debate over who will replace him in one of the most sought-after seats on the grid […]

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Chip Ganassi Racing driver and IndyCar championship leader Scott Dixon topped both Friday practice sessions ahead of the Toronto race. Dixon’s fastest time of 59.0751 seconds came in the second session, a period in which most teams used the softer Firestone red-walled tyre compound. That left him 0.4s clear of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Takuma […]

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Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa has announced he will retire from grand prix motorcycle racing at the end of 2018. Pedrosa, who will turn 33 in September, broke the news in a special press conference ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. The Catalan rider had been part of the Honda works […]

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Toro Rosso is still investigating the front suspension failure that triggered Brendon Hartley’s huge Formula 1 accident at Silverstone and caused the New Zealander to miss qualifying. Hartley’s suspension failed at the end of the Wellington straight on his first run in FP3, pitching him into the barriers at Brooklands. Although the team was running […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe took his first IndyCar victory in over a year in baffling fashion at Iowa. Hinchcliffe made what appeared to be the decisive move for victory with 40 laps remaining of the 300, sweeping to the inside line to pass long-time race leader Josef Newgarden. But Hinchcliffe had to make […]

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Erik Jones scored his maiden NASCAR Cup series victory in a chaotic Daytona race, in which more than half the field was eliminated in various accidents. Joe Gibbs Racing driver Jones narrowly edged out his former team-mate and reigning champion Martin Truex Jr, biding his time with a quiet run to victory as others crashed […]

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Will Power took pole position for this weekend’s IndyCar race at Iowa, while Andretti’s Ryan Hunter-Reay managed to prevent a Penske one-two-three on the grid. Josef Newgarden made it a provisional Penske lockout after 19 drivers had set a two-lap average on the Iowa oval, but his 181.161mph was only good enough for second on […]

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Brendon Hartley will miss Formula 1 qualifying at Silverstone after a heavy accident in FP3, but Toro Rosso will run Pierre Gasly after changing his car’s front suspension. Hartley crashed after a front left failure on the STR13, damaging his chassis beyond immediate repair, so the spare car will be built up for the race. […]

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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel topped the second Formula 1 free practice session ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, while Max Verstappen crashed his Red Bull early on. Vettel’s team-mate Kimi Raikkonen topped the early stages of the session with a lap of 1m28.591s using the medium-compound Pirellis. That was before Verstappen’s session came […]

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Toro Rosso has introduced Ferrari-inspired channelled wing mirrors to its Formula 1 cars at this weekend’s British Grand Prix. With Toro Rosso pushing to improve its STR13 as it is involved in an ultra-tight midfield battle in 2018, the mirror development demonstrates that the team is not leaving any stone unturned in its efforts. The […]

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