Monthly archives: November, 2016

Button’s ‘crashing’ offer for Hamilton

Jenson Button has jokingly offered to help compatriot Lewis Hamilton win this year’s World title, all he needs to do is pay the McLaren driver to crash into Nico Rosberg. With 12 points separating the Mercedes drivers ahead of the season finale it means that even if Hamilton wins Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix he…



Porsche Wins World Endurance Championship, Again

For the second consecutive year Porsche has taken everything in the FIA World Endurance Championship: victory in Le Mans, winning the manufacturers’ world championship in Shanghai and now again the drivers’ world championship at the finale in Bahrain. In the last of nine WEC rounds in 2016 Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber came…



Here It Is, The Norton V4 RR Superbike

It has been a long time coming for the Norton V4 RR, but the British firm has finally debuted its 1,200cc, 72° V4-powered, 200hp superbike. The actual machine looks pretty close to its concept sketches, which in turn are based closely to Norton’s TT race bike. Norton has made a pretty stout machine, with the…



Lewis Hamilton wins chaotic Brazilian GP

A breathless and chaotically wet Brazilian Grand Prix concluded with yet another Mercedes one-two at Interlagos, as Lewis Hamilton won to draw level with Nico Rosberg on nine wins apiece for the season. With five appearances of the safety car and two stoppages this was one of the wettest races ever witnessed, eclipsing even that…



GRM building two new Supercars

Garry Rogers Motorsport has commenced the build of two new Holden Supercars, but insists they aren’t replacements for their current Volvos. According to GRM director Barry Rogers, the new Commodores are being built so that the team can continue in the Dunlop Series. GRM’s second-tier program has this year featured two Holdens that it leases…



Bright confident of Sunday start

Jason Bright is confident he will be back on the grid tomorrow after a race-stopping accident early at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint. The Team BOC driver was nudged off the road onto wet grass by Chris Pither, and speared into the pit lane wall, wedged at the lane’s entry and drawing the red flag on…



Gray set for Sports Sedan experience

Published previously on: 3rd November, 2011 Victorian driver Lauren Gray is expected to become the first female driver to contest a round of the Kerrick Sports Sedan National Series when she takes to the track at Phillip Island this weekend. Gray will step behind the wheel of a Holden Torana XU1 Sports Sedan at this…



Van Gisbergen public enemy No.1

They call Shane Van Gisbergen the “Wild Child’’. Fast, hard and aggressive, he has dragged his way to the top of the Supercars championship by fearing no one and terrorising everyone. And that is exactly why the man vying for his first V8 title has a gigantic target slapped across his back heading into this…



Horner delighted with Red Bull pair

As Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo wrapped up third position on the Drivers’ Championship table last Sunday, team boss Christian Horner said he couldn’t be happier at he and his team-mate Max Verstappen for their efforts this season. After eventually placing third at the Mexican Grand Prix, following Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel’s penalties, Ricciardo confirmed…



Brawn tipped to take over Formula 1

Ross Brawn is set to take over the helm of Formula 1’s sporting regulations, according to reports. Auto Bild Motorsport claims that the former boss of Ferrari and Mercedes’ racing teams has signed a deal with F1’s owner, Liberty Media, to run the sporting side of Formula 1 in future. The German report suggests that…