Mercedes has no firm plans to let Gutierrez get F1 race licence

“I think Esteban would have been a really strong candidate for the seat,” said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff. “But unfortunately he didn’t qualify. There is a new rule this year that if you haven’t raced in an F1 car in an official event for the last three years, you need to have done a […]

Memorial Day weekend means F1, the Indy 500, NASCAR, and the Nürburgring 24

As we prepare to head into Memorial Day weekend, there’s a bumper crop of wheel-to-wheel action on offer for the motorsports fan. Both IndyCar and Formula 1 have their biggest races of the year this Sunday, NASCAR has its 600-mile race at Charlotte, and over in Germany hundreds of thousands of fans are camping around […]

Supercars could race midweek, under lights in Darwin

Should it be moved back a full week there would be just five days for teams to get from Darwin to Townsville – 2500 kilometres apart by road – for the first leg of what is expected to be another double-header in Far North Queensland.

Racing Point F1 protest set for Silverstone hearing today

Asked about the protest and its impact on F1 future by Motorsport.com at the British Grand Prix, FIA president Jean Todt said it would be “very inappropriate” to comment on it, but stressed the importance of teams remaining independent constructors.

Race to Erase MS to Hold Drive-in Gala at Rose Bowl

“We are thrilled and excited to be hosting our reimagined Race to Erase MS gala as a drive-in concept, providing a safe and fun evening in your car. We couldn’t imagine not putting on this legendary event, which raises life-saving funds and awareness as we continue to work towards finding a cure for MS,” said […]

Pirelli to scrap Silverstone FP2 tyre testing

Last weekend’s failures have put even more of a focus on Pirelli’s efforts to keep up with increasing downforce levels, which have put extra stress in tyres that were designed for 2019 and which in theory will be used for the whole of the 2020 and 2021 seasons, before the move to 18 inches in […]

Di Resta on standby for McLaren in Silverstone

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff confirmed on Sunday that Gutierrez must complete 300 km of running in order to earn his race licence as he has not raced in F1 for the past three seasons, under an updated rule for 2020.

Talking Horses: Aidan O’Brien outlines plans for quick Derby double

Of Russian Emperor, a winner at Royal Ascot, O’Brien said: “He looks to have come out of it well. He hasn’t done a lot, one little bit, he seems to be in good form. Entries for Epsom are on Monday. We have him down to be entered at the moment. So far, he seems to […]

Kubica “paid heavy penalty for inexperience” on DTM debut

Read Also: DTM cars cross 300km/h for the first time Audi was in a “different world” to BMW at Spa Kubica returns to Alfa Romeo cockpit for Silverstone FP1 The highlight of Kubica’s weekend was the practice session on Saturday morning, where the 35-year old thrived on a damp track to set the fourth-fastest lap […]

Spate of shootings raises fears of a violent summer

And for the second time in less than 48 hours, there was a shooting in Seattle’s protest zone. A 17-year-old victim was shot late Sunday night in the area known as CHOP, for “Capitol Hill Occupied Protest,” a day after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot and a 33-year-old man critically injured in there.