Defending Bathurst winners reveal race liveries

Erebus Motorsport is the latest team to reveal special liveries for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. The Melbourne squad has produced eye catching looks for its Penrite backed ZB Commodores of defending Great Race winners David Reynolds/Luke Youlden and the sister #99 car piloted by Anton De Pasquale/Will Brown. Both cars feature gloss and chrome…



Zandvoort would need minimal change for F1 GP

FIA race director Charlie Whiting believes Zandvoort would need “minimal” changes in order to host a Formula 1 Grand Prix. Whiting recently visited Zandvoort to determine what course of action would be needed to bring the circuit up to modern F1 specification, having last hosted the Dutch GP in 1985. The track was then rebuilt…



Ocon in negotiations with Williams for 2019

Esteban Ocon has revealed that he is still hopeful of securing his Formula 1 future as he is currently negotiating with Williams for the 2019 season. The talented Frenchman, still part of the Mercedes’ programme, is going to be replaced by Lance Stroll after Lance’s father, Lawrence, completed his takeover of Force India. Renault and…



Perkins tribute for Kelly Nissan at Bathurst

Nissan Motorsport has marked 25 years since Larry Perkins’ 1993 Bathurst 1000 victory by recreating the famous Castrol livery for this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Rick Kelly and co-driver Garry Jacobson will drive a Nissan Altima sporting the striking black, red, green and white design and the number 11 that Perkins carried to victory…



Will Kimi now fight Vettel for wins?

Now that Ferrari’s dropping of Kimi Räikkönen for Charles Leclerc – and Räikkönen’s move in the opposite direction – next year has been confirmed, there is an intriguing question left hanging in the air regarding the balance of this season. Will Räikkönen be prepared to support’s Sebastian Vettel’s increasingly tenuous title bid? Or will he…



Giovinazzi to replace Ericsson at Sauber in 2019

Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Marcus Ericsson at Sauber for the 2019 Formula 1 season. The 24-year-old Italian will partner Kimi Räikkönen, who will be replaced by rookie Charles Leclerc at Ferrari. Giovinazzi made his F1 debut with Sauber at the 2017 Australian Grand Prix, finishing 12th, and competed at the Chinese GP that season but failed to finish. Alongside…



Marquez Destroyed my Aragon Race: Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo has hit out at MotoGP rival Marc Marquez for “destroying” his race and causing the foot injury he sustained in his first-corner crash at Aragon. Lorenzo started the Aragon race from pole and was ahead entering the Turn 1 left-hander on the outside line, before Marquez dived down the inside for the lead….



Aragon MotoGP: Marquez outduels Dovizioso

Marc Marquez consolidated his position at the head of the MotoGP standings after getting the better of main title rival Andrea Dovizioso to win a thrilling Aragon Grand Prix. Honda rider Marquez passed Dovizioso with three laps remaining at one of his strongest venues on the calendar to claim a victory that puts him within…



Mercedes won’t release Ocon says Wolff

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says Esteban Ocon won’t be released from its junior programme and is convinced the French driver will show rival teams “made a mistake” turning him down. Ocon’s Formula 1 future was thrown into jeopardy during the summer break in a flurry of driver switches triggered by Daniel Ricciardo’s decision to…



Alain Prost: ‘Getting Renault back on top’

The four-times F1 champion is back at the heart of the sport as a special adviser to Renault. As he explains, being an outsider battling against the odds is a key motivating factor It is striking how short silences punctuate Alain Prost’s replies, pauses during which it is impossible not to be caught by the…