July 26th, 2013
Works MotoGP teams will be allowed to expand to four riders from 2014 following a rules adjustment.
July 17th, 2013
Red Bull protege Antonio Felix da Costa says improving his Formula Renault 3.5 form, rather than the post-Mark Webber driver reshuffle, is critical to his 2014 Formula 1 hopes. After a stellar 2012 season in which took more FR3.5 wins than anyone else despite missing five races, finished third in GP3 and then won the Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix , da Costa was tipped for an early F1 promotion with Red Bull junior team Toro Rosso.
July 14th, 2013
MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will definitely miss next weekend’s United States Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.
July 5th, 2013
Kimi Raikkonen says he has no intention of boycotting the German Grand Prix, despite the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association’s threat .
July 4th, 2013
Formula 1 drivers have warned that they will boycott the German Grand Prix if there is any repeat of the Silverstone tyre problems over the weekend. Following a meeting of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association (GPDA) in the Nurburgring paddock on Thursday night, the body issued a strongly worded statement making clear its unhappiness at the current situation in F1. Although Pirelli is adamant that the Kevlar-belted tyres it has brought to the Nurburgring will not suffer a repeat of the dramatic failures that blighted the race at Silverstone, the GPDA is not fully satisfied
June 30th, 2013
Paul Hembery: “There have obviously been some issues with rear-left tyre failures which we have not seen before. We are taking the situation very seriously and we are currently investigating all tyres to determine the cause as soon as possible, ahead of the next Grand Prix in Germany
June 28th, 2013
British Formula 1 world champions Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are not expected to secure home glory at Silverstone this weekend, according to the players of the Castrol EDGE Grand Prix Predictor. The duo, neither of whom has won a grand prix yet in 2013, have convinced only 11 per cent of players between them that they can take their first victory of the year on home soil.
November 15th, 2012
Pedro de la Rosa insists he remains completely focused on doing the best possible job in the final two races of the 2012 Formula 1 season despite the news of his HRT team being put up for sale.
January 17th, 2011
IZOD IndyCar Series drivers flow through a turn at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala., during the Grand Prix of Alabama in 2010. (Dan Helrigel/IndyCar Photo) MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The IZOD IndyCar Series has chosen “Sweet Home Alabama” as the site of its annual preseason test, which will take place at Barber Motorsports Park March 14-16.
October 12th, 2010
Lewis Hamilton had a rough weekend in Japan at the Suzuka Int'l Racing Course.
by Tony Rickard on September 17th, 2010
If you ever envy motoring journalists who get to drive exotic machinery before it becomes available to the wealthy businessman and footballers (let alone the fact that most of us won’t ever get to drive them), then at least we can console ourselves with the knowledge that a virtual Grand Prix car costs the same as a virtual VW Jetta! Of course if you are an inRacingNews journalist then you just might get to drive the upcoming Williams FW31 before it is made available to the membership. Feeling envious? You should! Mind you, the car isn’t quite finished. The engineers are completing tweaks to various components including wiring up those little dials on the steering wheel to actually work. The wheel-modders are going to have a field day when this [...]
August 17th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that staging a United States Grand Prix in or near New York City is a pipe dream.
August 14th, 2010
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec — Matt Plumb made Friday the 13th his lucky day by dominating the second half of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Grand Sport event to post the victory with co-driver Nick Longhi during the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.
by Steve Potter on January 14th, 2010
Digital Duplicate of Current-Era Grand Prix Car Will Be Available in 2010 iRacing.com will build a virtual version of the 2009 AT&T Williams FW31 and make it available to members of its internet-based global motorsport simulation service. The announcement at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK was made jointly by Williams F1 and iRacing.com Motorsport Simulation, LLC. “Our members range from full-time professional racing drivers to fans who may never sit in a racing car in the physical world,” said Divina Galica, MBE, iRacing’s director of client relations and a former world-class racer in cars and on skis, where she represented Britain in the Olympics on four occasions. For $12.95 (US) and less than $8.00 per month, anyone virtually anywhere in the world will be able to take the [...]