Porsche Quits WEC LMP1 Class

Porsche will quit the LMP1 division of the World Endurance Championship at the end of this season ahead of a move to Formula E. The German manufacturer is leaving the top-flight of sportscar racing after four seasons with the 919 Hybrid, one year before the end of its existing commitment through to the end of…



Max Verstappen a ‘sore loser”: Ricciardo

Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has been left fuming after being taken out by teammate Max Verstappen at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Daniel Ricciardo had his Hungarian Grand Prix ended on the opening lap when Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen drove into the side of the Australian’s RB13 racer. The pair made good starts…



“We do our talking on the track” Vettel

Sebastian Vettel hailed an “incredible” job by Ferrari after he claimed the Scuderia’s first pole in Hungary since Michael Schumacher in 2005. Vettel set a new track lap record at the Hungaroring with a 1:16.276 in Budapest and is joined on the front row by team-mate Kimi Raikkonen who improved to within two tenths in…



Honda and Sauber partnership deal cancelled

Sauber have announced that their planned partnership with engine manufacturer Honda from the 2018 season onward has been cancelled due to “strategic reasons”. A deal between the two parties was agreed when Monisha Kaltenborn was in charge of Sauber, who were preparing to move away from their Ferrari collaboration in which they were supplied with…



Sauber making major aero update for Hungary

Sauber will arrive at the Hungaroring with a significant aerodynamic update for this weekend’s 11th round of the Formula 1 world championship. The Swiss outfit effectively propped up the field in the Austria and Britain and did not bring any new developments to the latter race as expected. However, Sauber will take what is believed…



Alonso took penalties to enhance Hungary hopes

Fernando Alonso has explained that he sacrificed his Britain weekend by taking a huge grid penalty in order to maximise his chances in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Alonso was slapped with a 30-place penalty at Silverstone after Honda chose to install a new engine, turbo, MGU-H, and MGU-K systems to his McLaren after Friday practice….



6 hours of Mexico presented by AT&T

The entry list for the second running of the 6 Hours of Mexico presented by AT&T has been revealed, and there is much on offer for South and Central American fans to cheer about. With just over five weeks to go until the big event at the impressive Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez facility, located in the…



Kahne wins on long day at Indy

Kasey Kahne has snapped a winless streak dating back to 2014 with a gritty victory in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kahne took what would be the final re-start second behind Brad Keselowski, but held-on around the outside in a green-white-chequered finish in fading light. Kahne was out front when the final of…



Dunlop livery for Percat at Ipswich

Nick Percat will run in the colours of tyre manufacturer Dunlop at this weekend’s Coates Hire Ipswich Super Sprint. The #8 Brad Jones Racing Holden will adorn a bright yellow livery on behalf of the Supercars control tyre supplier for this weekend’s round at the Ipswich circuit. This is the latest in a series of…



BMW M8 GTE completes first track test

BMW’s M8 GTE that will compete in the World Endurance Championship next season completed its first full track test at the Lausitzring last week. The German marque announced in May that its factory GTE challenger – which will race in the IMSA SportsCar Championship as well as the WEC – would be based on the…