Nico Hulkenberg ended Formula One’s first pre-season test in Spain on a high for Renault on Thursday with the fastest lap so far by any of the new crop of cars.
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Lewis Hamilton shrugged off Ferrari’s testing pace on Wednesday while recognizing that he and Mercedes faced their toughest challenge yet as they seek to stretch their Formula One domination into a sixth successive season.
Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen produced the fastest lap so far in Formula One’s pre-season testing to push his previous team, Ferrari, off the top of the lunchtime leaderboard on Wednesday.
Williams could finally get their troubled new Formula One car on track on Wednesday, five days later than planned and well behind rivals already pounding out laps in testing.
The 2018 season marked the first time in Denny Hamlin’s 13-year career as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver that he failed to win a race. On Sunday, Hamlin made sure the 2019 season would not end up the same way as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won the 61st running of the Daytona 500.
Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi seized a last-gasp victory in a wild finish to the Mexico City ePrix on Saturday, with Belgian Jerome d’Ambrosio returning to the top of the all-electric Formula E standings.
Carlos Sainz intends to be McLaren’s leader on the track this season and said he felt no pressure to be stepping into fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso’s shoes at the Formula One team.
McLaren indicated on Thursday that retired double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso could stand in as a reserve driver for the team if needed this season.
Lance Stroll may be the favored son at Racing Point, the Formula One team his billionaire father Lawrence bought last year, but the Canadian will still have to deliver the goods for the family business.
Racing Point have put the cash-starved Force India days behind them and now have the resources to show Formula One what they can really do, the Canadian-owned team said on Wednesday.
Denny Hamlin readily acknowledges that when he shows up at Daytona International Speedway, he is a race favorite. He’s earned that distinction as a former Daytona 500 winner.
The departure of scandal-hit Renault chairman and chief executive Carlos Ghosn changes nothing for the French carmaker’s involvement in Formula One, team president Jerome Stoll said on Tuesday.
Renault aim to close the gap to Formula One’s top three teams this season, and keep the smile on new recruit Daniel Ricciardo’s face, after seeing a big step up in engine performance.
Hand on heart, and kitted out in new black and yellow overalls, Daniel Ricciardo says it feels right to be with Renault — even if he has yet to develop a Frenchman’s taste for frogs’ legs and snails.
J.J. Watt will be instructing drivers to start their engines on Sunday after being named grand marshal of the famous Daytona 500 on Monday.
Toro Rosso expressed confidence in engine partner Honda and a new driver line-up on Monday as they became the second Formula One team to pull the covers off their 2019 car.
William Byron captured the pole position Sunday in qualifying for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen welcomed the ambition of their Formula One team’s new energy drink sponsor in targeting Red Bull on Thursday but recognized the podium was still likely to be a long way off this season.
Red Bull will give a first glimpse of their new Honda-powered RB15 Formula One car next week on the same day that world champion Lewis Hamilton’s 2019 Mercedes breaks cover at Silverstone.
Ferrari have hired ex-Formula One drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Brendon Hartley to help develop their 2019 race car in the simulator.
Three legendary drivers and two of stock car racing’s most influential owners were honored with well-deserved inductions into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night.
MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has got back on a bike in Spain for the first time since he had major shoulder surgery in December.
An ‘Extreme E’ race series launched on Thursday plans to showcase electric SUVs in some of the world’s harshest and most remote environments while also highlighting the effects of climate change.
A majority of Formula One’s grand prix promoters issued a statement on Monday expressing concern about how the sport is being run by owners Liberty Media.
Sebastian Vettel has a big season ahead of him at Ferrari and could feel the heat from new team mate Charles Leclerc, retired Formula One world champions Jenson Button and Nico Rosberg said on Monday.
The lines between virtual racing and the real racetrack are increasingly blurred, and Igor Fraga hopes that growing overlap can also help him move up the conventional motorsport ladder.
Despite having lost both his legs in a crash Alex Zanardi jokes that he has both feet firmly planted on the ground when it comes to expectations for this weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona endurance race.
Six-times world champion Sebastien Ogier led the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally at the halfway stage on Friday after overnight leader Ott Tanak suffered a puncture and dropped down the standings.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak led the season-opening Monte Carlo rally on Thursday after team mate Kris Meeke and nine times world champion Sebastien Loeb, returning with Hyundai, hit early problems.
Jerome Stoll will stay on as president of Renault Sport Racing, which includes the Formula One team, after the sudden departure of Thierry Koskas, the executive who was supposed to replace him.
Formula One saw a rise in worldwide audience figures across television and digital platforms in 2018, the Liberty media-owned sport reported on Friday.
Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah became a three times Dakar Rally winner on Thursday, taking no risks on the last stage to Lima and finishing with a 46-minute lead, while Australian Toby Price took the motorcycle crown.
IndyCar announced a multi-year agreement with NTT on Tuesday that will make the Japanese tech giant the title sponsor of North America’s premier open-wheel racing series.
Swiss driver Sebastien Buemi will continue as Red Bull’s Formula One reserve this season, his ninth year carrying out the backstop role.
Former Dakar Rally winner Andrey Karginov, competing for Russia’s Kamaz team in the truck category, has been excluded from this year’s event in Peru for failing to stop after a collision with a spectator.
Formula One should be wary of forcing drivers to make more pitstops as part of future efforts to make races more exciting, according to tire supplier Pirelli’s motor racing head Mario Isola.
McLaren announced on Thursday the appointment of former Porsche Le Mans team boss Andreas Seidl as managing director of their Formula One team.
The tires of the Aston Martin Racing team car screech and the engine roars as it leaves the pits on its way back into the race at the Shanghai international circuit, one of China’s premier motor racing venues.
The family of stricken seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher have assured fans the Ferrari great is being well cared for as they prepare to celebrate his 50th birthday on Thursday.
Michael Schumacher is in Formula One’s thoughts as the seven times world champion approaches his 50th birthday, five years on from the near-fatal skiing accident that has left the Ferrari great fighting brain injuries behind a wall of secrecy.