March 21st, 2013
HRT Formula 1 refugee Narain Karthikeyan is set to continue his career in single-seater racing after securing a late deal to contest the Auto GP series opener with Austrian team Zele Racing. AUTOSPORT understands the former Jordan and HRT grand prix driver could expand his deal and race in the full eight rounds of this year’s series.
January 29th, 2013
Two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom believes that the interest shown by Timo Glock and Robert Kubica in the series is proof that it is getting stronger. Glock is the latest driver to choose to continue his career in the German-based series after leaving Formula 1, following the likes of Jean Alesi, Mika Hakkinen, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Ralf Schumacher and David Coulthard
September 6th, 2012
McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are the bookmakers’ tip for victory in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton is the shortest priced, with Paddy Power offering 3/1 on him scoring his first Monza win on Sunday
August 28th, 2012
Jonathan Rea admitted he didn’t want to take excessive risks on what was a ‘dream’ chance to ride reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner’s Honda. Rea, drafted from Honda’s World Superbike team to replace the injured Stoner, got his first taste of 1000cc MotoGP machinery on the Monday immediately after the Czech Grand Prix .
August 26th, 2012
Jonathan Rea believes his previous test on Honda’s 800cc MotoGP bike will give him a headstart when he stands in for Casey Stoner.
January 27th, 2011
Jimmie Johnson (left) and Jamie McMurray (HHP Photos) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The names are magical. The accomplishment is legendary.
January 19th, 2011
Steve Wallace will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut during the 53rd running of the Daytona 500 in February driving for his father, Rusty Wallace.
January 15th, 2011
With three victories at Gas City, Terre Haute and Bloomington, Jon Stanbrough (53) earned the 2010 Indiana Sprint Week title. (Gordon Gill Photo) KNOXVILLE, Iowa – Jon Stanbrough has been named the 2010 Driver of the Year by the North American Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll voting panel for the third time in his career.
January 10th, 2011
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Veteran NASCAR crew chief Chris Carrier has joined Kevin Harvick, Inc. as crew chief for the organization’s third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in 2011, the No
January 7th, 2011
Vitor Meira (left) talks with team owner A.J.
January 6th, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS — Motorsports executive Tom Wurtz has joined KV Racing Technology as team manager of the Indianapolis-based racing organization. Wurtz, a Chicago native, comes to KV Racing Technology in 2011 after more than three decades in open-wheel racing as a team manager, operations manager and chief mechanic with Penske Racing, Newman-Haas Racing and other racing companies
January 6th, 2011
Robert Johnson III, son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson, will move to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East this year. (Adam Fenwick Photo) HARRISBURG, N.C. — Junior Johnson is returning to NASCAR as a team owner in 2011, fielding a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East team called Junior Johnson Racing for his 17-year-old son Robert Johnson III
January 5th, 2011
Matt Bell (Grand Am Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Stevenson Motorsports has re-signed California native Matt Bell for a full season in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series Grand Sport division aboard the No
December 22nd, 2010
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Marc Goossens and Michael Valiante will join Ozz Negri and John Pew to complete the Michael Shank Racing driver lineup for the Grand Am Rolex Series season opening Rolex 24 at Daytona Int’l Speedway Jan. 29-30. The four drivers will share the No.
December 1st, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS — Impact! Racing has been sold to MasterCraft Safety. The announcement was made today at the International Motorsports Industry Show in Indianapolis. Founded by safety pioneer Bill Simpson, the brand will now be known as Impact! Racing by MasterCraft Safety.
November 19th, 2010
Michael Annett (HHP/Rusty Burroughs Photo) HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Michael Annett will leave Germain Racing’s NASCAR Nationwide Series operation following Saturday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to replace Brendan Gaughan in the No. 62 Toyota at Rusty Wallace Racing next year
November 9th, 2010
Robert Pressley has taken over as promoter of Kingsport (Tenn.) Speedway.
November 9th, 2010
Conor Daly (22) leads the Star Mazda Championship field at O'Reilly Raceway Park in Clermont, Ind., in May. (Kory L. Hales Photo) PACOIMA, Calif