Renault team boss Frédéric Vasseur still eyeing 2016 team progress

Renault team boss Frédéric Vasseur says the outfit can still make gains across the remaining two rounds of the current campaign, despite the bulk of the focus now being on the 2017 season. Renault returned to Formula 1 as a manufacturer team this season and occupies ninth in the Constructors’ championship, having only scored points […]

Verstappen: Vettel penalty ‘a small bit of justice’

Max Verstappen has labelled Sebastian Vettel’s post-race time sanction as a “small bit of justice” after he too was penalised after the conclusion of the Mexican Grand Prix. Verstappen held third position during the closing stages but went wide through the opening complex while under pressure from Vettel, and was deemed to have gained an […]

No penalties for Martin Truex Jr. team from NASCAR

NASCAR issued its weekly post-race penalty and warning report following last Sunday’s Chase for the Sprint Cup elimination race at Talladega Superspeedway — and the big news was that there was no news involving the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team of driver Martin Truex Jr. Truex had said he did not think it was […]

Honda hopes Mexican GP reflects progress

McLaren power unit supplier Honda is hopeful that it can demonstrate the progress it has made when the sport returns to Mexico this weekend. During a difficult reunion campaign in 2015 the McLaren-Honda partnership struggled in particular at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, with Jenson Button only 14th and Fernando Alonso exiting on the first lap. […]

Joey Logano wins at Talladega to advance in Sprint Cup Chase

On a day that earlier claimed a couple of top Sprint Cup title contenders, Joey Logano emerged victorious in Sunday’s Chase elimination race at Talladega Superspeedway. Logano survived a series of late cautions to win, although The Big One — a wreck that often claims half the field at the 2.66-mile track — never really […]

Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory at United States GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton cruised to his seventh win of the season on Sunday at the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas in Austin. He now sits 26 points back of his teammate Nico Rosberg. This is his fourth win in five starts at CoTA and the 50th of his career. The […]

Newly Crown Champion Marquez grabs pole for Australian MotoGP

Newly Crown Champion Marquez grabs pole for Australian MotoGP

Newly-crowned world champion Marc Marquez’s gamble on using slick tyres under the threat of rain paid off Saturday when he stormed to pole position for this weekend’s Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island. The 23-year-old Spaniard, on a Repsol Honda, posted the fastest lap of one minute 30.189 seconds amid threatening rain to start on the […]