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Montoya Wins Indianapolis 500

The last time that Juan Pablo Montoya raced his way to Victory Circle at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he was an IndyCar rookie aged just 24. Now 15 years older and wiser, and with a career in F1 and NASCAR under his belt, the Colombian secured a brilliant second Indy 500 victory in a thrilling climax…



Kenseth holds off charging Kahne at Bristol

It was battle royale inside the Last Great Colosseum as NASCAR’s gladiators clashed under the Saturday night lights, culminating in a dramatic fight to the finish between Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne. Catching Kenseth with little time left in the IRWIN Tools Night Race, Kahne pulled even but was unable to complete the pass before…



Tony Stewart out for Remainder of Season

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Tony Stewart will not race again in 2013 for his team as he continues to recover from multiple leg fractures suffered in a sprint car crash two weeks ago. The three-time Sprint Cup champion suffered a broken right tibia and fibula on 5 August at Southern Iowa Speedway and although…



Logano wins race at Chicagoland

Joey Logano held off Sam Hornish Jr. to win the NASCAR Nationwide race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Logano, the lone Sprint Cup regular in the race, earned his second Nationwide win of the year and No. 20 for his career. He also won at Dover in June. Hornish held on for second, giving car…



Mystery over Lewis Hamilton’s meeting with Red Bull chief

Lewis Hamilton has sparked a new wave of rumours about a potential move to Red Bull after it was revealed he was seen in discussion with their team principal Christian Horner in the latter’s paddock home in Montreal on Saturday. The two spent about 15 minutes chatting and even though it was described as “a…



Ambrose a victim of Martinsville carnage

Marcos Ambrose has described himself as a ‘victim’ after being spun into the outside wall early in the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Ambrose had been running in the top 20 for the opening stanza of the race, and trailed team-mate AJ Allmendinger in 16th position when he was hit from behind by…



New car for Ambrose at Martinsville

Marcos Ambrose will start this weekend’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville with a brand-new Richard Petty Motorsport’s chassis. The Australian driver, currently 19th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup title, will get his new machine at the track where he qualified second last year – a season high. This new Dewalt Ford Fusion is RPM’s…



Kimi Raikkonen tight-lipped on F1 return chances

Kimi Raikkonen says he has plenty of options for 2011 as rumours of a return to Formula 1 continue to swirl, but declined to give any hints as to whether he will continue with his rallying career. The 2007 world champion dramatically quit F1 at the end of last season when a planned return to…



How New York Got Screwed By Formula 1

Despite New York possessing the demographics, infrastructure, history and desire to support a stateside return, Formula 1 announced this week the next U.S. Grand Prix is headed to Texas. Here’s how and why New York get screwed. The last American Formula One race was the 2007 F1 U.S. Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway,…



Will F1’s Michael Schumacher get in gear in Malaysia?

It’s only the third race of the season, but Formula One is watching closely to see if Michael Schumacher starts flexing the muscle that made him an unprecedented seven-time champion. After tantalizing the sport by emerging from retirement to join the Mercedes GP team, Schumacher, 41, finished sixth in the season opener in Bahrain (won…