Penske’s Josef Newgarden says that James Hinchcliffe’s bumping from the 2018 Indianapolis 500 is a “great” and “sad” story for IndyCar. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’s Hinchcliffe dramatically failed to qualify for the Indy 500 after a troubled late second run and he ran out of time for a third attempt. SPM then looked into buying Hinchcliffe […]

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Daniel Ricciardo led a Red Bull one-two in the opening practice session for Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix. Ricciardo jumped to the top of the times in the final third of FP1 to displace team-mate Max Verstappen, who is under investigation for reversing back onto the track after an off at Ste Devote. Lewis Hamilton […]

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Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley has moved to quash speculation he risks losing his Formula 1 seat, insisting he is “more than capable” of staying in the job. Hartley has been the focus of speculation in recent weeks after making two high-profile errors. In Azerbaijan, he failed to progress from Q1 after touching the wall […]

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Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen topped the timesheet just three hundredths of a second ahead of Renault’s Carlos Sainz, as Formula 1’s first in-season test of 2018 got underway at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. Verstappen used hypersoft Pirelli tyres to set the best time of the day, a laps of 1:17.528s in the final hour […]

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The Manthey Porsche team scored its sixth Nurburgring 24 Hours victory in a nail-biting climax to a weather-affected race that had to be halted in the latter stages. A bold outside pass at Turns 1 and 2 of the Grand Prix loop by Frederic Makowiecki on the #4 Black Falcon Mercedes AMG-GT3 of Adam Christodolou […]

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Lewis Hamilton made it back-to-back Formula 1 victories as he headed home a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton defeated team-mate Valtteri Bottas by more than 20 seconds after a surprise second stop under a virtual safety car for Sebastian Vettel dropped Ferrari off the podium. In Vettel’s place came Max Verstappen, […]

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Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Formula 1’s Spanish Grand Prix, pipping Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to top spot by four-hundredths of a second. Hamilton was fastest after the first runs in the Q3 top 10 shootout, and like team-mate Bottas opted for another set of supersoft Pirellis for his second run. He banged in […]

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Brendon Hartley says his Spanish Grand Prix Formula 1 free practice crash on Saturday was one of the biggest of his career. The Toro Rosso driver spun backwards into the barriers at the high-speed Campsa right-hander after putting a wheel on the grass on the outside before turning into the corner. His car was too […]

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Will Power gave Penske its 200th IndyCar win after team-mate Josef Newgarden caused a late caution that threatened to derail Power’s bid at the Indianapolis road course. Power’s third win at the Indy road course initially came under threat from the ever-impressive Schmidt Peterson Motorsports rookie Robert Wickens. The Penske driver looked to be in […]

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FIA single seater technical chief Nikolas Tombazis hopes that DRS will be dropped from the 2021 Formula 1 rules package, calling the overtaking device a “necessary evil.” The power of the DRS has been increased with the new aerodynamic rules recently passed for 2019-20, but that is seen as a temporary solution. Tombazis is working […]

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