Articles about Motorsports

“The ambition is to leave the different venues in a better place than they were before”
There is zero doubt that a) opening your new race in Saudi Arabia, and b) vigorously promoting sustainability in a motorsport series that travels the world on a diesel-powered ship is making a rod for your own back.I will not
“I realized I was well beyond my conscious understanding”
Lewis Hamilton's heroics at the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix in a car that wasn't supposed to be quick enough to challenge Red Bull and Ferrari for pole left the world of motorsports in both shock and awe. It ranks as
“You have to be prepared to sacrifice everything in your life for the coming years”
Fernando Alonso's phone rings halfway through the interview and he holds it up to the screen: It's his long-time manager and inveterate wheeler-dealer Flavio Briatore. It feels like a spicy blast from a motorsport past, but Alonso's
“The idea of putting F1 at the core gives Alpine credibility as a company”
Renault's CEO Luca de Meo has the mother and father of turnaround plans to implement. He's recently set the ailing French giant on a streamlined new course, teasing us with an all-new, pure-electric Renault 5 and-unexpectedly-positioning
Who’s your money on?
Car: C41Engine: FerrariDrivers: Kimi Räikkönen (FIN), Antonio Giovinazzi (ITA)Chances: Alfa Romeo will benefit from any improvements Ferrari has made to its engine, but the strength of this year's midfield means we're unlikely to see the team make
We’re pretty sure you’ve watched some of this...
Back in 2004, Jeremy Clarkson wanted to test the then-new Jaguar S-Type diesel's credentials in the usual manner: a hot lap around the fearsome Nürburgring. His coach? One Sabine Schmitz. She helped Jeremy coax out a 9min 59sec
“The Top Gear family will miss her terribly, as will her army of fans”
The motoring world lost one of its true legends last night, when the powerful and irrepressible Sabine Schmitz passed away, aged just 51.Already a key figure at the Nürburgring after becoming the first and still the only woman to win
After a three-year battle with cancer
It's with the heaviest of hearts we report that Sabine Schmitz has passed away, aged 51. The Queen of the Nürburgring had been battling cancer for over three years.Sabine was a beloved member of the Top Gear family and
No Raptor? No problem
If it isn't apparent already, what you're looking at isn't any ordinary old Ford Ranger. No, sir. This unit right here has been heavily modified to meet Federation Internationale de l'Automobile standards for cross-country rallying.Now,
He will be greatly missed
Now we have to stop, because we've got a lump in our throats. Legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker has died aged 97. Quite simply known as the 'voice of Formula 1,' his inimitable and enthusiastic tone was the soundtrack for
Carlos Sainz Jr. joins Charles Leclerc on the Italian team
Things can only get better for Ferrari in Formula 1-2020 was its worst season in the series for more than 40 years. It finished a lowly sixth in the constructors' championship and didn't win a single race. So, there's
TMP is looking to host its one-make race in July
There are a lot-we mean a lot-of things that we've been missing out on due to the ongoing pandemic. One of them is the Vios Cup, Toyota Motor Philippines' (TMP) one-make race featuring the country's best-selling
There’s a new medical car, too, in the form of the DBX
Stranger Formula 1 safety cars have existed-the sight of a Fiat Tempra leading Damon Hill in 1993 springs to mind-while others brought comedy. We're thinking Tatra 623. We're thinking Taki Inoue.Barring a cameo from an Escort Cosworth
“The key will be to get used to the car and the new environment”
Sebastian Vettel: The problem is I don't know yet. James would be a bit too obvious. But you know I'm thinking about it and playing around with the Bond theme, but it's a fun thing and it's always
Lean, mean, and in British Racing Green
Despite having never scored a single point in Formula 1 as a factory team, the return of Aston Martin to the pinnacle of global motorsport after an absence of over 60 years is a really big deal. Why? Because it's Aston
To be driven by Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon
Welcome to the Alpine A521-without doubt the best-looking Formula 1 car yet revealed ahead of the 2021 season. Surely you agree.With COVID-19 delaying the arrival of big changes to F1's regulations until 2022, underneath that lovely new
Meet the Mercedes-AMG W12 E Performance
Reveals of 2021's new Formula 1 cars continue apace with this, the Mercedes-AMG W12 E Performance. This is the car that could win the team its eighth consecutive constructors' championship, and Lewis Hamilton his eighth F1 drivers' championship. And you
He twice rolled his Focus at this event
Colin McRae may only have one World Rally Championship to his name, but the Scot is nevertheless rightly remembered as one of the sport's all-time greats for his spectacularly committed driving style.The emphatic pursuit of speed that made the
It’s already planning its Hypercar entry to the WEC
Ferrari has finally confirmed it intends to race in the new 'Hypercar' class of endurance racing. Fairly seismic news, you'll agree, because it means for the first time since 1973, Ferrari will be competing for outright victory in the World Endurance
“Heartbroken.”
Motorsports isn't all glory. For many, it involves great heartbreak. Particularly those who're leading the world's most famous endurance race when mechanical lightning strikes in the lead-up to the final lap. At the 24 Hours of Le Mans,
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