V8 SUPERCAR driver James Courtney has identified Turn 1 as a crucial area of Austin’s Circuit of The Americas this weekend, and says and expects plenty of close company the first time the cars hit the track in Saturday’s race.
DESPITE TREKKING to the other side of the world, V8 Supercar drivers aren’t expecting a holiday at this weekend’s inaugural race in the US.
BERNIE ECCLESTONE, aged 82 and worth an estimated $4.3 billion, could be looking at up to a decade in jail as German prosecutors look to indict him on charges of bribery in the coming weeks.
AFTER MUCH speculation over the past month Honda has tonight confirmed its much anticipated return to F1 as an engine supplier to McLaren in 2015.
AFTER A somewhat farcical Spanish Grand Prix on the weekend, several leading teams and drivers have come out swinging at tyre manufacturer Pirelli for ruining the ‘racing’ aspect of the sport.
WITH THE future of Aussie F1 veteran Mark Webber still under a cloud in the wake of a tumultuous start to the season, young countryman Daniel Ricciardo has moved into prime position to claim the prized seat at world champion squad Red Bull.
WHAT'S MORE extreme than the factory of a Formula One team? Well, when a crazy moto rider cuts loose inside it, for one.
A FIVE cent coin doesn’t weigh much, does it? Well, to be precise, it weighs about three grams. Roughly the same as your average butterfly. Or two standard cigarettes. Or, in the case of American NASCAR team Joe Gibbs Racing, precisely $200,000, plus 50 championship points and six races on the sidelines for the Crew Chief and team owner.
HOW'S THIS for a way to beat Sydney’s dire traffic? The boffins at Renault have managed to cross-breed an F1 racer and a 'Smart' car, with the oddly-named ‘Twizy’ the end result...
THINK ELECTRIC cars are just slow, buzzing trollies for vegans and image-conscious celebs? Well, think again – the world's first fully electric motor racing series will kick off next year, it has been confirmed.
Drag racing fans in the US were lucky to walk away unscathed after the body of racer flew into the crowd following an engine explosion.
With Mark Webber set to become just the 13th driver to start 200 F1 World Championship Grands Prix this weekend, Red Bull has put together a neat little tribute to celebrate the milestone.
SOME OF the most significant cars in Australian motorsport history are officially up for grabs, with car collector Peter Champion deciding to put his huge collection of Peter Brock racecars on the market following a string of health issues.
THE RIVALRY between Red Bull drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel has continued to intensify, with the German holding a press briefing at the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday in which he said the Aussie “deserved” what happened at the Malaysian Grand Prix based on past actions, and that he would probably do it again if he had the chance.
IN A move sure to provoke yet more debate surrounding the rivalry between Red Bull drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, the latter has admitted he is “not sorry” for his actions at the Malaysian Grand Prix three weeks ago.