Racing

Max Verstappen, Lance Stroll under investigation after 'careless' crash

Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll have been summoned to Portuguese GP stewards after a crash described as “unnecessary”, “ridiculous” and “careless” in Practice Two at Portimao. The two drivers had a heavy collision at Turn One of F1’s newest circuit after Verstappen attempted to pass Stroll up the inside, but as both of them were starting flying laps, neither backed out of the corner. Stroll’s Racing Point spun off the

Hamilton slams decision to appoint Vitaly Petrov as a race steward

‘It is a surprise to see they are hiring someone who is so vocal about things we are trying to fight’: Lewis Hamilton slams decision to appoint ex-F1 driver Vitaly Petrov as race steward despite his views against Black Lives Matter Lewis Hamilton has slammed decision to appoint Vitaly Petrov as a race steward  The former Russian driver has publicly opposed Black Lives Matter movement  Six-time world champion Hamilton said

F1 2021 driver line-up: Mick Schumacher to Haas? Who has a seat confirmed for next year?

A number of seat for the 2021 Formula 1 season have already been confirmed. Among the high-profile moves will be Sebastian Vettel’s switch from Ferrari to Racing Point, which will be renamed Aston Martin next year. Carlos Sainz will take Vettel’s seat at the Scuderia, with Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo to replace Sainz at McLaren. Also confirmed for 2021 is the return of two-time F1 world champion Fernando Alonso. Valtteri Bottas

NASCAR playoffs 2020: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas

The second round of the NASCAR playoffs is complete, and the field has been cut from 12 drivers to eight. The third round features three more races before another four drivers will see their title hopes end and the final four will be set for the championship race. Here's all the information you need to get ready for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, the seventh of 10 playoff races in the

Red Bull Holden's van Gisbergen triumphs at Bathurst

New Zealander Shane van Gisbergen finally got the Bathurst monkey off his back after he and his co-driver Garth Tander charged to victory in a dramatic and incident-packed finale at Mount Panorama. The Red Bull Holden Racing star triumphed in Australia's greatest race for the first time having gone agonisingly close on several other occasions – no more so than in 2016, when he finished just 0.1 second behind the

Bathurst 1000 2020: Renee Gracie live updates, video, stream on kayo

Former Supercars driver Renee Gracie has slammed the sport for its attitude towards female drivers and fears there will not be anyone to follow in her footsteps for years to come. On the eve of the season finale at the iconic Mount Panorama, Gracie says the treatment she received during her driving career and post illustrates the hypocrisy of a sport purporting to support women. “For years I raced in

Bathurst 1000 2020 live: Qualifying and Top 10 shoot-out

Red Bull Holden Racing Team’s Shane van Gisbergen is pinning all hopes on the shootout session to remain dry as he looks to go one better at Mount Panorama. Lee Holdsworth claims provisional pole TAILEM BEND, AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 20: In this handout photo provided by Edge Photographics, Shane van Gisbergen drives the #97 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore ZB during race 26 at the 2020 Supercars Championship

Daniel Ricciardo exposes Renault’s biggest flaw

Despite some “moments of promise”, the dramatic resurgence of Daniel Ricciardo has exposed Renault teammate Esteban Ocon, according to former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer. After a disappointing 2019 season, Ricciardo has made a triumphant return from the coronavirus lockdown. The Australian finished in the top five at races in Britain, Belgium, France and Russia, before snaring a highly-anticipated podium at the Eifel Grand Prix on Sunday. It was Renault’s first

Valentino Rossi tests positive for coronavirus and will miss MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix

Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi has tested positive for coronavirus, with the MotoGP great set to miss this weekend’s Aragon Grand Prix. The seven-time MotoGP champion is also expected to miss the Teruel Grand Prix at Aragon next week, with the Italian due to undergo an isolation period of 10 days that will end next Sunday after only being tested on Thursday morning. The 41-year-old Italian issued a statement to

Jenson Button to make British GT debut for Silverstone 500

2009 Formula 1 world champion and Sky Sports F1 pundit Jenson Button will race at next month’s British GT event at Silverstone, making his GT3 debut in the championship’s season finale. Button – who made 306 race starts in F1, won his title with Brawn and was last on the full-time grid with McLaren in 2016 – will drive a McLaren 720S, the second entered by his Jenson Team Rocket