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 […]

Kevin Magnussen repeats desire for Renault stay

Kevin Magnussen has reiterated his desire to stay in Formula 1 with Renault for the long-term, following the manufacturer’s decision to sign Nico Hülkenberg on a multi-year deal. Magnussen joined Renault at the start of the year when Pastor Maldonado encountered funding problems, but the Dane’s future at the team remains unclear, amid its acquisition […]

Nico Hulkenberg to leave Force India

Nico Hulkenberg to leave Force India

German driver Nico Hulkenberg is set to race for Renault next season after his Force India team said on Friday he would be leaving at the end of the season “to pursue other opportunities within Formula One”. The 2015 Le Mans winner has been strongly linked to the French team and Force India sources confirmed […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Jimmie Johnson: ‘He ranks right up there with the old man’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Jimmie Johnson: ‘He ranks right up there with the old man’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no issues with Jimmie Johnson possibly running down a seventh NASCAR Premier Series championship that would tie Johnson for the most of all time with Earnhardt’s late father and Richard Petty. In fact, it’s exactly the opposite. Earnhardt revealed on his weekly podcast, The Dale Jr. Download, that he is pulling hard […]