For my next trick: James Hinchcliffe hopes he doesn’t vanish in Saturday’s IndyCar Challenge

“I’ve had cars not start on the grid and I’ve had throttle pedals stick on the grid, but I’ve never had a car disappear off the face of the Earth before the start of a race,” Hinchcliffe told “It reminded me more of St. Pete 2011. It was supposed to be the first start […]

Telcos plan contactless SIM sale to boost customer addition

KOLKATA: The country’s top three mobile operators are busy thrashing out a secure but totally contactless digital customer acquisition process to arrest a sharp fall in mobile connections sales amid the Covid-19-induced lockdown. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (VIL) and Reliance Jio will shortly seek approvals from the telecom department (DoT) and the home ministry for […]

Sage Karam seeks another iRacing victory at Barber Motorsports Park

“I’m just excited to drive something,” Wickens told reporters Friday. “Last night was the first time I’ve driven any form of race car since the accident at Pocono. Even though it’s virtual, it still felt pretty good.”

How an IndyCar team and rookie ‘seriously’ are attacking iRacing

“Honesty, for me personally, I’m a little late to the party,” Askew said. “I don’t think a lot of people realize that. I’m young and they assumed I’ve been doing this. I’ve never even had my own iRacing account before. Guys like (McLaren driver) Lando Norris, (Watkins Glen winner) Sage (Karam), all these guys have […]

For my next trick: James Hinchcliffe hopes he doesn’t vanish at Barber

“It’s been a huge concern,” Hinchcliffe said. “When the owners of the facility reached out to me, they told me it had been closed for over two weeks, and nobody had been inside. They opened the door and sanitized the entire unit. I could tell because the steering wheel was still damp from being wiped […]

Covid-19: Coimbatore artists talk about creating art during the lockdown

“In tough times like this lockdown, it is essential to keep calm, divert our mind from unnecessary negative thoughts and maintain a healthy and happy mindset,” says artist Simran Wahan, adding that “working with colours will help reduce anxiety and social discomfort.” According to her, when engaged with different colours, textures, surfaces, and materials the […]

17 things to do at home this weekend when you’re bored in self-isolation

The biggest offender is your smartphone, so we launched a how to clean your phone guide, which mirrors our advice on how to clean your iPad or tablet and how to clean your laptop screen. It’s very easy to forget about cleaning your AirPods, but they too could use a good rubdown, whether or not […]

Best indie games on PC and consoles 2020: the greatest hidden gems

The Binding of Isaac: RebirthThe Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is the exact opposite of something like Kerbal Space Program – it’s an action roguelike par excellence. You play as a young boy forced to kill his damned siblings, mother and possibly the Devil, using only tears that he shoots from his eyes, naturally. This indie […]

What’s it like to race in a Virtual GP? Johnny Herbert’s rookie review

Liam Payne competed in the first race, Ben Stokes is racing alongside F1 stars this weekend. Do you think F1 has got the balance right with its grid?JH: “Some comments I saw after [the first race] were, why don’t we have the whole grid of current drivers. Then there were others that said we need […]