Formula One is feeling a fresh wave of optimism under its new owners, while Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso are the two most popular drivers, according to an extensive fan survey released on Friday.
As a child racing go-karts and dreaming of Formula One glories to come, Lewis Hamilton was always in awe of Ayrton Senna and eager to emulate him.
Even in the United States heartland the Manchester bomb attack that killed 22 people and left dozens injured was on the minds of drivers on Thursday who will race in the Indianapolis 500.
Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel looked a good bet for Ferrari’s first Monaco Grand Prix victory since 2001 after the fastest lap ever around the metal-fenced street circuit in Thursday practice.
Lewis Hamilton lapped faster than ever at Monaco as the Mercedes driver and Ferrari’s championship leader Sebastian Vettel set the pace in first practice for Formula One’s showcase race on Thursday.
Formula One teams have been told to change the rear jack points on their cars for safety reasons after a recent Formula Four accident that cost British teenager Billy Monger his legs.
Jenson Button was surprised by Fernando Alonso’s decision to race in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 and said on Wednesday he had no desire to emulate his former team mate.
Fernando Alonso’s Indy 500 adventure could herald McLaren’s return to IndyCar racing and kick start talk about bringing Formula One back to the Brickyard, McLaren executive director Zak Brown said on Wednesday.
Security around the Indianapolis 500 will be beefed up this weekend following Monday’s suicide bomb attack in Manchester, England, speedway officials said on Wednesday.
Twice Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso surprised himself with his qualifying success for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, but the Spaniard knows his biggest challenge will come on race day.
James Davison said it will be bittersweet to fill in for the injured Sebastien Bourdais at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday but plans to do his best despite limited preparation time.
Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died five days after the American was hit by a car while cycling in eastern Italy, his Honda World Superbike team said in a statement on Monday.
Just hours after winning pole for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, New Zealand’s Scott Dixon was robbed at gunpoint by two men while buying fast food at a drive-thru restaurant, his Chip Ganassi Racing team said.
New Zealand’s Scott Dixon won the pole for next week’s Indy 500 when he posted the fastest average speed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Spaniard Maverick Vinales won the French Grand Prix and took the lead in the MotoGP championship on Sunday after Yamaha team mate Valentino Rossi blew his chance of victory with a last lap crash at Le Mans.
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso qualified for the Indy 500 on Saturday as Ed Carpenter produced the day’s top speed.
Switzerland’s reigning champion Sebastien Buemi took his fifth victory in six races of the Formula E season in Paris on Saturday.
Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais posted the top speed while IndyCar rookie Fernando Alonso fired a warning shot on the final day of practice before qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday.
Former Williams head of aerodynamics Jason Somerville is joining Formula One’s new motorsport managing director Ross Brawn as the sport recruits more experts to advise on future technical regulations.
If Fernando Alonso were to beat the odds and win the Indianapolis 500 on May 28, the double Formula One world champion will be one step away from the ‘Triple Crown of Motorsport’.
Fernando Alonso said on Wednesday he is not yet comfortable with oval racing as the Spanish driver races to cram years of learning into a few weeks of preparation for this year’s Indianapolis 500.
American former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden was taken to hospital on Wednesday after being struck by a car while training on his bicycle along Italy’s Adriatic coast, the World Superbike series said.
The pressure is building on 18-year-old Formula One rookie Lance Stroll, even if the Canadian continues to sound positive, and Monaco next week is likely to be his toughest race yet.
Fernando Alonso survived his first Brickyard “Happy Hour” on Tuesday, the twice Formula One world champion getting a taste of what he can expect when he lines up for the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
Fernando Alonso was back in an IndyCar and briefly at the top of the timing charts on Monday as the twice Formula One champion continued his buildup to the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
Lewis Hamilton won a strategic Spanish Grand Prix thriller on Sunday to cut Sebastian Vettel’s overall lead in the Formula One championship to six points with a quarter of the season completed.
NASCAR Cup Series driver Aric Almirola was released from hospital on Sunday after fracturing a vertebra in a fiery crash Saturday night at Kansas Speedway.
McLaren’s Stoffel Vandoorne was handed a three-place grid penalty for this month’s Monaco Grand Prix after a collision with Brazilian Felipe Massa’s Williams in Spain on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Saturday with Ferrari’s championship leader Sebastian Vettel alongside the Mercedes driver on the front row.
Red Bull were behind world champions Mercedes and Ferrari on the practice timesheets at the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday but hopeful the gap to the Italians might at least be narrowing.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday as Formula One world champions Mercedes responded to the challenge of Ferrari with aerodynamic upgrades.
Fernando Alonso said on Thursday he will get to keep the Indianapolis 500 car that he races in later this month to add to his museum collection.
Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he expects to be back up to speed in Spain this weekend after struggling for pace in Russia.
Formula One champions Mercedes have no “magic bullets” to solve the problems that slowed Lewis Hamilton in Russia last month, but they are focusing on finding a solution, team boss Toto Wolff said on Monday.
The Indianapolis 500 is the tightest of tightropes but Fernando Alonso will take the dangers in his stride when he makes his debut this month, according to three-times winner Dario Franchitti.
Former champion Jenson Button has done his time in Formula One but the Briton says returning as a Monaco Grand Prix stand-in for McLaren’s Fernando Alonso will still be a big thrill.
Former Superbike world champion Sylvain Guintoli will make a MotoGP comeback at his home French Grand Prix this month as replacement for injured Suzuki rider Alex Rins, the team said on Thursday.
Fernando Alonso was quickly up to speed at the famed Brickyard on Wednesday, blazing through his IndyCar rookie orientation to close in on earning a spot on the Indianapolis 500 starting grid.
Mario Andretti sees the same spark in Fernando Alonso that drove him to take on all comers at race tracks around the world and said he believes the Spaniard is a threat to win the Indianapolis 500.
Formula One heads home after four opening long-haul races with the championship finely balanced between champions Mercedes and Ferrari and the prospect of an intense battle stretching out ahead.
Valtteri Bottas waited 81 races for his first Formula One win to come along but it will get easier for the Finn after Sunday’s success in Russia, according to former world champion Niki Lauda.
Finland’s Valtteri Bottas celebrated the first Formula One victory of his career at the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday after jumping both Ferraris at the start and then holding his nerve over the tense closing laps.
Formula One will not miss the Malaysian Grand Prix when it drops off the calendar after this year’s race because neighboring Singapore is set to stay as the region’s showcase, former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.
Double world champion Fernando Alonso failed to start Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix due to an engine problem, the second race in a row that his struggling McLaren team have had just one car competing.
Formula One frontrunner Sebastian Vettel stunned Mercedes to take Ferrari’s first pole position since 2015 on Saturday with team mate Kimi Raikkonen completing a front row lockout at the Russian Grand Prix.
Formula One champions Mercedes were facing the prospect of a third defeat in four races after Ferrari ended two of the team’s longest sequences of success at the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Formula One frontrunner Sebastian Vettel kept Ferrari ahead of champions Mercedes in final Russian Grand Prix practice on Saturday.
McLaren’s beleaguered engine partners Honda are talking to several teams about a possible supply for next season, the Japanese manufacturer’s Formula One chief Yusuke Hasegawa said on Friday.
Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton pointed to Alex Zanardi as a beacon of hope as Formula One teams and drivers showed support on Friday for British teenager Billy Monger, who lost his legs in a Formula Four accident.
Fernando Alonso had a hunch that entering next month’s Indianapolis 500 was going to be a big deal but on Thursday he confessed to a misjudgement – the race was even bigger than he had imagined.
Danish driver Kevin Magnussen spoke out on Thursday against Formula One’s plans to introduce a transparent cockpit ‘shield’, warning that it could make racing more dangerous in wet conditions.
Formula One is set to abandon plans for a ‘halo’ head protection system in favor of a transparent screen that could be introduced for 2018.