Daniel Ricciardo wins as Hamilton retires

Daniel Ricciardo wins as Hamilton retires

Daniel Ricciardo led a Red Bull one-two as a distraught Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of regaining the world championship lead went up in smoke at a dramatic, action-packed Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton was leading with 15 laps to go when his engine exploded at the Sepang International Circuit. “No, no,” cried the Englishman as […]

Tony Stewart talks about his racing plans for 2017

Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart said Wednesday that he will compete in “40 to 50” races next year, most on dirt and at least some driving for other car owners. Stewart said he gave the 40-50 race schedule to Jimmy Carr, who serves as the crew chief for Stewart’s sprint car program. […]

Injured Lowes to miss Aragón Grand Prix

Tech 3 rider Alex Lowes will not participate in the Aragón Grand Prix after being deemed unfit by medical staff on Sunday morning. Lowes crashed at high speed during third practice on Saturday and limped away from the scene with the aid of marshals, electing to sit out qualifying. MotoGP officials confirmed that Lowes suffered […]

Nico Rosberg reclaims title lead with Singapore win

Nico Rosberg reclaims title lead with Singapore win

Nico Rosberg has surged back into the lead of the Formula 1 World Championship standings with a hard fought third straight win in the Singapore Grand Prix after resisting the late advances of a charging Daniel Ricciardo. The German looked on course for a dominant lights-to-flag win as he managed a small but static margin […]

Sebastian Vettel ‘full of optimism’ over prospects

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he is “full of optimism” as he chases victory in Singapore this weekend at a circuit where he has traditionally excelled. Vettel won for Red Bull in 2011, 2012 and 2013, while last year he dominated from pole position, having also finished runner-up around the streets of Marina Bay in […]

Grosjean excited by American spectacle Liberty could bring

Romain Grosjean is optimistic the arrival of Liberty Media could signal a new era for Formula 1 in terms of fan-orientated entertainment and spectacle. In a deal worth £6.4bn, it was announced last week that Liberty Media will become the controlling influence in F1 with many seeing the change of ownership as an opportunity for […]

Nico Rosberg wins in Italy to cut Hamilton’s lead

Nico Rosberg wins in Italy to cut Hamilton’s lead

Germany’s Nico Rosberg won the Italian Grand Prix for dominant Mercedes on Sunday to cut teammate Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One world championship lead to two points with seven races remaining. Triple world champion Hamilton, who had been on pole position as favourite to take his 50th career victory and third in a row at Monza, […]