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  • Crehan to replace Lowndes in Darwin TV line-up

    Crehan to replace Lowndes in Darwin TV line-up

    Lowndes was set to travel to the Northern Territory this weekend to be part of a slimmed-down on-site TV presence, however the official Supercars website is reporting that he’s decided to stay in Queensland as his son Levi recovers from a motocross accident. He’ll be replaced in Darwin by regular Supercars Media pit reporter Crehan, […] More

  • Heikki Kovalainen to make return at Suzuka

    Heikki Kovalainen to make return at Suzuka

    The ex-Renault, McLaren and Lotus Formula 1 racer had been forced to miss the first two rounds of the delayed 2020 campaign after falling foul of Japan’s tight entry restrictions on travellers from abroad imposed in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. However, a slight change in the rules announced by the Japanese government […] More

  • 2020 Supercars Darwin Triple Crown session times and preview

    2020 Supercars Darwin Triple Crown session times and preview

    It’s been another dramatic build-up to an event for the Aussie series, which was forced to postpone the opening leg of the Darwin double-header thanks to a last-minute border restriction that saw a number of staff and drivers put into hotel quarantine upon arriving in Darwin last Wednesday.  NT health officials later revoked the Brisbane […] More

  • Lamborghini Urus, Huracan And Aventador Engage In A Friendly Family Battle

    Lamborghini Urus, Huracan And Aventador Engage In A Friendly Family Battle

    There’s nothing quite like an inter-family rivalry, so for their latest drag race, CarWow brought along the three current Lamborghinis on sale for a series of tests. Nowadays, Lamborghini’s range of series-production models consists of the Urus, Huracan, and Aventador. Admittedly, CarWow was testing the Urus against a Huracan Performante and an Aventador SV, two […] More

  • Double win for Vanthoor and Weerts in Sprint opener

    Double win for Vanthoor and Weerts in Sprint opener

    With the original Sprint calendar reduced by one weekend due to the outbreak of Covid-19, three races were held in a single weekend for the first in series history. Vanthoor and Weerts won the first and third races, while AKKA ASP Mercedes pairing Timor Boguslavskiy and Raffaele Marciello won race two. The Silver Cup entry […] More

  • Does Individual Ametrin Metallic Suit The BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe?

    Does Individual Ametrin Metallic Suit The BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe?

    Here’s another 2020 BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe model for your viewing pleasure, specced with BMW Individual options both inside and out. The car was photographed at BMW Abu Dhabi, rocking a stylish BMW Individual Ametrin Metallic paint ($1,950) to go with the optional M Carbon Pack ($5,400), which does its best work on the […] More

  • Indy 500 schedule – practice, qualifying, race day

    Indy 500 schedule – practice, qualifying, race day

    Wednesday Aug. 12 11.00am – 1.00pm   Practice – Oval veterans (NBC Sports Gold)1.00pm – 3.00pm     Practice – Rookies and refreshers (NBC Sports Gold)3.00pm – 5.00pm     Practice – all cars (NBC Sports Gold) Thursday, Aug. 13 11.00am – 5.30pm   Practice – all cars (NBC Sports Gold) Friday, Aug. 14 11.00am – 5.30pm   Practice – all cars at 150kPa […] More

  • Crossover, sedan, and SUV all coming by 2024

    Crossover, sedan, and SUV all coming by 2024

    Hyundai Monday morning in South Korea announced the formation of a new dedicated electric-vehicle brand, called Ioniq. The brand follows a formula that Hyundai followed just a few years earlier, with Genesis: take a strong nameplate that applied to several things already, and refocus it. For Genesis, that focus was luxury; for Ioniq it’s “customer-centric […] More

  • Harvick completes a sweep of Michigan Cup Series doubleheader

    Harvick completes a sweep of Michigan Cup Series doubleheader

    In what has become commonplace this season, Harvick had to out-duel Denny Hamlin down the stretch but managed to hold him off to win Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway. The victory is Harvick’s sixth win in the NASCAR Cup Series this season, the most of any driver. It was also Harvick’s third consecutive win […] More

  • The Most Entertaining, Brutish SUV You’ll Ever Drive

    The Most Entertaining, Brutish SUV You'll Ever Drive

    It is possible to drift the Aston Martin DBX. Once. After that, the electronics ‘learn’ what you’re trying to do, and quickly curtail the fun on your next go. That’s the reality of stability controls for SUVs – roll-over mitigation means you can’t ever switch everything off. But the fact I felt compelled to try, […] More

  • Blaney “didn’t deserve that” as teammates collide

    Blaney "didn't deserve that" as teammates collide

    On Lap 96, Brad Keselowski went to the inside of Ryan Blaney entering Turn 2 while racing for the lead, but snapped loose and made contact with his Penske teammate. The cars slammed the outside wall, ending both of their days. “I just lost it. It’s my fault. I feel really bad for my teammate, […] More

  • Antonio Felix da Costa Wins His First Formula E Championship

    Antonio Felix da Costa Wins His First Formula E Championship

    Photo: Sam Bloxham/FIA Formula E (Getty Images) Antonio Felix da Costa’s years of dedication have paid off: the DS Techeetah driver has dominated the 2019-20 Formula E season and come home with the championship with two races remaining. The Portuguese driver has been involved with Formula E since its first season but had never finished […] More

  • Covering A C8 Corvette With Stickers Is Not The Best Of Ideas

    Covering A C8 Corvette With Stickers Is Not The Best Of Ideas

    It’s well known that money can’t buy taste, and the owner of the following Corvette C8 in the U.S. is clearly in that department. This clip was filmed outside a house in Pennsylvania and shows a C8 Corvette plastered with a host of random stickers across the exterior, ruining any otherwise nice-looking C8 that includes […] More

  • Horner praises Verstappen’s “amazing performance”

    Horner praises Verstappen's "amazing performance"

    Verstappen was the only top runner to start on the hard tyre, and he converted that into a surprise race win with a brilliant charging performance that saw him run a long first stint. He was ultimately able to pit and come out just behind Valtteri Bottas, who he then passed. He gained the lead […] More

  • The Racing Point F1 Drama Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

    The Racing Point F1 Drama Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

    Photo: Rudy Carezzevoli (Getty Images) If you haven’t been keeping up with the recent drama surrounding the Racing Point Formula One team, you’ve been missing out. The team has recently been punished for utilizing a Mercedes-based design for its brake ducts, which the FIA says is illegal but which many others say is, actually, perfectly […] More

  • Tesla paid almost $100 million for Gigafactory Texas land in Austin

    Tesla paid almost $100 million for Gigafactory Texas land in Austin

    Tesla has paid almost $100 million for the large piece of land where it is building Gigafactory Texas in Austin. After months of going through the process to secure approval from the local government, Tesla announced last month that it selected a site outside of Austin to build its next Gigafactory in the US. Much has […] More

  • Don’t Bother Subscribing to F1 TV Until It Has A Better Race Archive

    Don't Bother Subscribing to F1 TV Until It Has A Better Race Archive

    Photo: Frank Augstein/AFP (Getty Images) When quarantine hit and I found myself itching to watch race cars again, I made a decision: I bought a subscription F1 TV, the series’s bespoke streaming service that also boasts an archive of old races and feature shows. I was thinking, how could would it be to watch some […] More

  • New FE champion da Costa reveals he was “close to giving up”

    New FE champion da Costa reveals he was “close to giving up”

    Da Costa sealed his first crown since his 2009 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC success with second place in the fourth Berlin race after a team orders call to drop behind team-mate Jean-Eric Vergne. The 1-2 also assured the DS Techeetah team of successive teams’ titles.  The Portuguese driver replaced Andre Lotterer at the squad for […] More

  • Mercedes boss Wolff refutes Bottas’ “sleeping” claim

    Mercedes boss Wolff refutes Bottas' "sleeping" claim

    As the leading W11 on the road, Bottas was given priority at the stops, and after a stint on the hard tyre he made his second stop on lap 32. However, instead of coming in a lap later – as was the case at the first round of stops – Hamilton took his hard tyres […] More

  • Debut MotoGP win after three races “scary”

    Debut MotoGP win after three races “scary”

    Binder stunned on Sunday at Brno by charging to the front of the Czech GP on lap 13 to score his and KTM’s first MotoGP victory – and by a dominant margin of by 5.2 seconds The MotoGP rookie showed great pace during practice and qualifying for the two Jerez races last month, but two mistakes […] More

  • BMW’s Oliphant beats Sutton for maiden win

    BMW's Oliphant beats Sutton for maiden win

    Sutton burst his Laser Tools Racing Infiniti through from 10th to second within the first lap and a half, and was on the bootlid of the West Surrey Racing-run BMW 330i M Sport soon after that.   Sutton feinted moves at the Druids hairpin, but Oliphant stayed resolute, and had enough speed at the end […] More

  • Vettel’s spin hurt his race more than strategy

    Vettel's spin hurt his race more than strategy

    Vettel slumped to 12th place in Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone after spending much of his race stuck in the midfield, trailing a group of cars that he struggled to overtake. The four-time world champion dropped to last place on the opening lap when he spun his car at the first corner, losing […] More

  • Vinales feels “very lucky” to have finished 14th

    Vinales feels "very lucky" to have finished 14th

    Vinales started from fifth on the grid, but slipped to eighth after the opening lap and continued to tumble down the order at Brno, eventually taking the chequered flag almost 20 seconds from the win in 14th – his worst finish as a Yamaha rider. Vinales joined half the field in running the soft rear […] More

  • Verstappen explains why he defied Red Bull warning

    Verstappen explains why he defied Red Bull warning

    Verstappen charged to victory thanks to impressive tyre management over his first stint on the hard compound Pirellis which allowed him to pull out an advantage over Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton after their first stops. Opting for the alternative strategy by starting on the hard tyres, Verstappen knew his opening stint and tyre management […] More

  • Zarco “didn’t want” to avoid Turn 1 contact

    Zarco “didn’t want” to avoid Turn 1 contact

    The KTM rider endured an unlucky weekend at Brno, with a yellow flag infringement – which he protested, but to no avail – robbing him of a front-row start in qualifying, and the collision with Zarco on lap 10 ruling him out of potentially taking KTM’s first-ever victory. Espargaro says the collision was a “win-win” […] More

  • 840 HP Aviar R67 Is A Tesla-Based Ford Mustang Electromod From Russia

    840 HP Aviar R67 Is A Tesla-Based Ford Mustang Electromod From Russia

    A Russian company by the name of Aviar Motors has previewed a Tesla-based electromod Ford Mustang it is currently developing. The unique creation is underpinned by the platform of a Tesla Model S and features the sedan’s same 100 kWh battery pack and two electric motors. Dubbed the Aviar R67, it is said to be […] More

  • Ferrari strategy “didn’t make any sense”

    Ferrari strategy "didn't make any sense"

    The German dropped to the back of the field on the first lap after spinning at the first corner, but steadily began to make some progress up the order. However, Ferrari’s strategy calls left him stuck in traffic – and he made clear his frustration on the team radio at one point by suggesting that […] More

  • Debut of choose rule in Cup Series provided “different possibilities”

    Debut of choose rule in Cup Series provided "different possibilities"

    Saturday’s race at Michigan International Speedway, the first of a weekend doubleheader at the track, provided the first test of NASCAR’s choose rule in the Cup Series. The rule compels each driver to choose which line they wish to restart in as they approach a designated area on the track instead of simply lining up […] More

  • Leclerc didn’t expect to finish higher than eighth

    Leclerc didn't expect to finish higher than eighth

    Pirelli had indicated that it didn’t expect anyone to try a one-stop and potentially risk tyre issues, but Ferrari’s sporting director Laurent Mekies suggested before the race that the Maranello-based team might take some risks on the strategy side.  Along with Renault’s Esteban Ocon, who finished eighth from 14th on the grid, Ferrari’s Leclerc used a […] More

  • F1 World Championship points after 70th Anniversary GP

    F1 World Championship points after 70th Anniversary GP

    Verstappen’s first win of 2020 for Red Bull Racing at Silverstone moves him four points ahead of Bottas in second place, and means he is now 30 points behind World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc’s fourth place has pushed him ahead of McLaren’s Lando Norris into fourth position. Alex Albon, in the second […] More

  • Hulkenberg explains reasons for “forced” late pitstop

    Hulkenberg explains reasons for "forced" late pitstop

    After qualifying third on Saturday at Silverstone, Racing Point stand-in Hulkenberg looked on course to record a top-five finish after completing his second stop for a fresh set of hard tyres. Hulkenberg was lapping quicker than both Mercedes drivers at one point and was catching the one-stopping Charles Leclerc, only to be called into the […] More

  • Mercedes “sleeping” when Verstappen got ahead

    Mercedes "sleeping" when Verstappen got ahead

    Bottas led the early part of the race after starting on pole position, but struggled for pace after switching to the hard compound tyre for the second stint. Red Bull opted to keep Verstappen out for a long first stint on the hard tyre, during which he was able to match Bottas’ pace despite the […] More

  • Racing Point reprimanded over use of brake ducts

    Racing Point reprimanded over use of brake ducts

    The FIA had ruled ahead of the Silverstone weekend that the ducts were a breach of the sporting regulations, because they had been designed by Mercedes and not Racing Point itself. Following the race, the FIA noted that Racing Point had used the same design yet again, so had broken the regulations. A team representative […] More

  • Hamilton says new pressures making tyres like “balloons”

    Hamilton says new pressures making tyres like "balloons"

    With Max Verstappen taking a surprise victory for Red Bull at Silverstone, as Mercedes faced battles all afternoon to keep its tyres alive, Hamilton said he never expected things to be as bad as they were. And with Mercedes suffering the most out of all the teams, Hamilton suspects that a ramping up of tyre […] More

  • “I didn’t see it coming”

    "I didn't see it coming"

    Verstappen was able to give his rivals a lesson in tyre management by stretching out his first stint on the hard compound Pirellis, pulling out a gap on Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton after their early stops. Verstappen emerged from the pits after his first stop just behind Bottas, but quickly passed the Mercedes driver […] More

  • What Would Your Ideal Motorsport Coverage Look Like?

    What Would Your Ideal Motorsport Coverage Look Like?

    Photo: Stacy Revere (Getty Images) If you’re anything like me, you have frequently grumbled about the absolute state of motorsport coverage lately. Sometimes it’s just boring. Sometimes it just feels too out of date. Sometimes I’m sitting here asking myself, “how is that news?” So, while I have some neat ideas on how we’re going […] More

  • 2020 F1 race results, Verstappen wins 70th Anniversary GP

    2020 F1 race results, Verstappen wins 70th Anniversary GP

    Pole-winner Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton, as hard-tyred starter Verstappen outdragged Nico Hulkenberg for third position, with the latter’s Racing Point teammate Lance Stroll passing Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo for fifth at Turn 2. Under-pressure Sebastian Vettel spun his Ferrari across the track at Turn 1 after taking too much inside kerb, and he fell to […] More

  • Verstappen takes first win of 2020

    Verstappen takes first win of 2020

    Verstappen’s hard starting tyres paid off immediately in the first stint, while polesitter Bottas lost out in a late wheel-to-wheel fight with Hamilton, who had run longer in the middle phase of the race. Charles Leclerc took another unexpectedly high result for Ferrari with fourth, while teammate Sebastian Vettel had to put in a recovery […] More

  • Rea takes points lead for first time in 2020

    Rea takes points lead for first time in 2020

    Starting from pole position following his victory in the Superpole race earlier in the day, Rea made a sluggish launch off the line but was able to scoop past both Toprak Razgatlioglu and Loris Baz on the outside at Turn 1 to retain the lead. Behind, Ducati rider Scott Redding was on the move from […] More

  • Why the Jeep Wagoneer Is So Badass

    Why the Jeep Wagoneer Is So Badass

    At one time, 4WD vehicles were crude utilitarian machines with little regard for passenger comfort. Vehicles like the Dodge Power Wagon Town Wagon, Chevy Suburban, and International Harvester Travelall were rough-riding rigs that only offered the basics on the inside—not the kind of vehicles that would entice American families used to driving station wagons. But […] More

  • A 1965 Test Drive Showdown

    A 1965 Test Drive Showdown

    Popular Mechanics Now anyone can be a weekend explorer. If your kidneys are hardy enough to take the jouncing of off-the-road driving, your first step should be to buy a four wheel-drive car. But which one? There’s a new one on the market, the Ford Bronco. And there’s an old one that’s undergone a Jekyll-and-Hyde […] More

  • Turkington fends off Ingram for win

    Turkington fends off Ingram for win

    The rear-wheel-drive West Surrey Racing-run BMW 330i M Sport of Turkington predictably outdragged the polesitting Team Dynamics-fielded Honda Civic Type R of Dan Cammish away from the line, before Cammish’s revs dropped and he fell to fourth. Up to second came Ollie Jackson, but the Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST was passed in audacious fashion […] More

  • Rookie Binder scores KTM’s first win

    Rookie Binder scores KTM’s first win

    2016 Moto3 champion Binder was promoted to the factory KTM team from Tech3 for 2020 after Johann Zarco’s exit from the squad and eased to the chequered flag in only his third premier class race for an historic victory. Poleman Johann Zarco botched his launch off the line at the start and dropped to sixth, […] More

  • Ferrari says it’s our “duty” to support Vettel

    Ferrari says it's our “duty” to support Vettel

    After starting 10th at the British GP, Vettel had another difficult qualifying for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, failing to progress into Q3. Charles Leclerc did make it through, and he starts eighth, four slots behind the place he attained last weekend. Vettel told Italian TV that he was “up against a wall” and couldn’t […] More

  • 2020 Ford Mustang convertible sends SVO shivers up the ‘Stang’s spine

    2020 Ford Mustang convertible sends SVO shivers up the 'Stang's spine

    When I was 16 years old, no car lit up the tires in my mind like a Ford Mustang SVO. It was so “other”—not a GT, not a 5.0 LX. It was something with whiny noises and double louvers and hand-squeezed lumbar seats—part Reebok Pump, part Merkur XR4Ti, with a little RX-7 thrown in for […] More

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