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F1 drivers to discuss Turkey crane incident with Masi

The Q2 session at the Turkish Grand Prix was resumed with a recovery circuit still on the circuit after it was trying to remove Nicholas Latifi's stranded Williams. Despite double waved yellow flags being displayed, F1 drivers were deeply unhappy about the safety implications of what happened – with memories still fresh about the accident that went on to claim the life of Jules Bianchi at the ...Keep reading

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KTM’s Binder “surprised” to finish top MotoGP rookie in 2020

The KTM rider was one of three rookies on the MotoGP grid in 2020, along with Tech3 KTM's Iker Lecuona and Honda's graduating Moto2 champion Marquez. Binder looked nailed on to take top rookie honours after storming to his maiden MotoGP victory at the Czech Grand Prix, but a dip in form in the second half of the year coincided with Marquez getting the Honda to work to his liking and scoring ...Keep reading

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Iconic Torana tipped to sell for over $1 million

Lloyds Auctions says it's been fielding both national and international interest for the car since listing the car several weeks ago. The auction is set to end at 7pm AEDT on Saturday, with bidding currently sitting at $775,000. The car, raced by Harvey for the Holden Dealer Team between 1977 and 1979, is in running order and comes with Harvey's boots, helmet, trophies and more. Read ...Keep reading

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Kubica gets another Alfa Romeo F1 practice outing in Bahrain

Kubica, who is Alfa’s reserve driver, will take over Kimi Raikkonen’s car for the opening practice session at the Sakhir circuit on Friday. The former BMW Sauber, Renault and Williams F1 driver raced for customer BMW squad WRT in the DTM after leaving Williams at the end of 2019. He as has taken part in three other practice sessions for Alfa so far this season after joining ...Keep reading

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Hendrick Motorsports crew member and wife killed in car crash

Willliam “Rowdy” Harrell, who most recently served as a tire carrier on driver Alex Bowman’s No. 88 NASCAR Cup Series team, and his wife, Blakley, died at the scene in a head-on car crash in the Florida Keys Tuesday night, according to police reports. The crash happened around 9:40 p.m. at mile marker 76 on U.S. 1 on Lower Matecumbe Key. William, 30, and Blakley, 23, had been married on ...Keep reading

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FIA confirms Nurburgring World Rallycross finale cancelation

As Motorsport.com reported on Tuesday, the decision confirms Johan Kristoffersson as the 2020 FIA World Rallycross champion. A statement said that a “number of options were explored in the hope of moving forward with the event, but unfortunately it was not possible in the end”. The Nurburgring’s managing director, Mirco Markfort, said: “We were all very much looking forward to this ...Keep reading

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Hydrogen-powered car to compete in 2024 Dakar Rally

French freeriding skier and rallycross driver Guerlain Chicherit's squad has already started testing the new GCK e-BLAST 1. It won't contest January's Dakar event in Saudi Arabia, but will test on the same terrain before competing in selected off-road events later in the year. Based on the Peugeot 3008 DKR chassis that won the world's most famous rally raid in 2017 and 2018, the e-BLAST 1 is ...Keep reading

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How the much-missed Richard Burns scaled the WRC mountain

Diagnosed with an astrocytoma in November 2003, Richard Burns lost his chance of winning a second world championship after leading the title race for most of the season. The potential of recording another motorsport statistic paled into insignificance, however, when the magnitude of the medical battle he was now faced with revealed itself. Those with a medical insight didn't rate his chances ...Keep reading

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Chadwick to race in Extreme E with Veloce Racing

Chadwick was already enrolled in the XE drivers’ programme along with Formula E title winners Nelson Piquet Jr, Lucas di Grassi and Antonio Felix da Costa. The drivers’ programme permits XE organisers to recommend prospective drivers to the nine teams signed up for the maiden five-round season that kicks off with an event in Saudi Arabia in March. Williams Formula 1 team ...Keep reading

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GruppeM becomes first team to join GT3-based DTM

The Hong Kong-based team has enjoyed plenty of success in the GT3 arena since its return to motorsport four years ago with Mercedes, scoring wins in both the Suzuka 10 Hours and the FIA GT World Cup in Macau, as well as the Blancpain GT Asia title in 2017. The announcement that GruppeM will join the 2020 DTM field comes after it elected to skip the final two rounds of the Intercontinental GT ...Keep reading

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