The news that three-time F1 World Champion Niki Lauda had passed away at the age of 70 will be spreading sadness throughout the world of motorsport this morning. Lauda’s story is, quite literally, Hollywood-like in its twists and turns, triumphs and tragedy. Like any public figure he had his fans and detractors, but nobody can, […]

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An unexpected email less than an hour before public confirmation of Aussie Driver Search’s demise was all the warning Matt Powers got that his Super3 drive was gone. It was announced last Friday that the ambitious talent search programme has been put into voluntary liquidation, following a period of rapid growth that included promising a $1 million […]

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Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. In a statement issued to the Austrian Press Agency on Tuesday morning, it was confirmed by Lauda’s family that he had passed away on Monday, nine months after undergoing a lung transplant. “In deep mourning, we announce that our beloved Niki has passed […]

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Simon Pagenaud edged Ed Carpenter for the pole position; Kyle Kaiser captured the hearts of underdogs everywhere; and Fernando Alonso got bumped out of the 103rd Indianapolis 500. Those were the major storylines of Sunday’s emotionally charged qualifying session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pagenaud gave Roger Penske his 18th Indy pole with a 229.992 […]

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Despite some drastic setup changes, Fernando Alonso fell short of making the grid for the Indy 500. After an incredibly difficult week of running, Alonso’s chance to make the grid boiled down to a single run on unfamiliar settings. The five other drivers fighting him for a spot in the race were all in a […]

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It was a wild, emotional and sadistic day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday. Or, as we’ve come to know it, qualifying. You think it wasn’t crazy? Pippa Mann and her little USAC team is safely in the 103rd Indianapolis 500 and Fernando Alonso and McLaren are still outside looking in going into Sunday’s […]

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If Fernando Alonso can’t find some speed and misses the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, he’ll join a distinguished group of big names that missed the show. Alonso, who made five attempts to get into the top 30 qualifiers and was knocked out three times, is one of six drivers who will be trying to make […]

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What figures to be one of the most interesting qualifying weekends at Indianapolis in recent memory didn’t really come into focus on Friday. Make no mistake, it was good for Conor Daly, who turned in the fastest lap of the week at 231.704 mph in the Air Force Honda; and it remained good for Ed […]

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Supercars team boss Matt Stone has hit back at allegations that his squad played a role in the downfall of the Aussie Driver Search programme. The ADS business has been put into voluntary liquidation after a period of steep growth, crowned by a $1 million prize pool for its 2019 programme. As a result American driver Matt Powers, […]

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The Aussie Driver Search programme, which promised funded drives in lower-tier Supercars series, has been placed in voluntary liquidation. The news comes after a period of rapid growth for ADS, including the announcement of a $1 million prize pool for its 2019 programme that featured a free seat in Super2 and a full blown GT3 campaign at […]

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