June 14th, 2015
Jorge Lorenzo held off Valentino Rossi to win MotoGP’s Catalunya Grand Prix at Barcelona as Yamaha dominated the race while key rivals including Marc Marquez crashed out. Dani Pedrosa finished a distant third for Honda to claim his first podium of the year and his first since the 2014 season finale at Valencia. Lorenzo grabbed a lead he would never lose at the first corner as Suzuki pair Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales, who had lined up first and second on the grid, were swamped off the line. Marquez had followed Lorenzo off the line and put pressure on the Yamaha rider in the early laps. But as the pair approached Turn 10 on the third lap, Marquez misjudged his braking and ended up crashing into the gravel trap on [...]
May 9th, 2015
Nico Rosberg topped the timesheets in the third and final Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, while his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton was third after a spin. Rosberg clocked a 1m26.031s on the medium-compound Pirelli tyre, 0.156s clear of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton, who topped second practice, ended up third after a messy session that included a spin at Turn 3 and a small mistake on his medium tyre run. Rosberg was quickest during the hard tyre runs in the opening part of the session, too, when track temperatures were 22C, nearly 30C lower than they were in FP2 on Friday. The German, who has not beaten Hamilton in either qualifying or the race so far this year, looked smooth throughout the session as he retained his [...]
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
January 23rd, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Having wound up its final private test session, Pirelli is ready for Formula One.
January 10th, 2011
The Formula One field heads toward the first turn of the Suzuka Circuit at the start of the 2010 Japanese Grand Prix. (Steve Etherington Photo) BLOOMINGTON, Minn.
January 7th, 2011
Narain Karthikeyan (HHP/Erik Perel Photo) MADRID, Spain — Narain Karthikeyan, the native of India who was voted the most popular driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2010, will return to Formula One this year to drive for HRT.
December 14th, 2010
NO BIKE PRO: Mark Webber recently admitted that he fractured his shoulder in a bicycle accident Oct. 3, one week before the Japanese Grand Prix. (Steve Etherington Photo) BLOOMINGTON, Minn.
October 5th, 2010
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Several members of the IndyCar community will visit U.S.
September 14th, 2010
MONZA, Italy — Next year’s F-1 schedule consists of a record 20 races and runs from mid March until the end of November. All 19 events this season are retained and India joins, although it remains tentative until the new circuit passes the FIA inspection. Much to the resentment of those who do all the hard work on the F-1 trail — the mechanics and the hospitality staff — Monaco is, as it was this year, on the weekend following the Spanish race.