Rare McLaren P1 experimental prototype up for grabs

22.11.2017 [16:25]
With a price tag of $1.15 million when new, and a limited production run of just 375 original examples, the McLaren P1 hypercar is as hard to get your hands on as it is desirable, according to motor1.com. It's one of only 14 prototypes ever built. But one example has recently come ...

Electric GT names first team for 2018 season

17.11.2017 [19:07]
The Electric GT Championship has revealed the first team to commit to its inaugural season in 2018, according to motorsport.com. SPV Racing, a merger of two teams from Sweden and Spain, will field a two-car entry in the planned Tesla-based championship ...

Aston Martin reveals track version of Newey's hypercar

16.11.2017 [17:11]
Aston Martin has unveiled a track-only version of the Valkyrie hypercar that Red Bull Racing's Adrian Newey has helped design, according to motorsport.com. The new Aston Valkyrie AMR Pro, which takes its name from the Prodrive-run Aston Martin Racing squad ...

Hamilton out in Q1 in Brazil after heavy crash

11.11.2017 [20:48]
Lewis Hamilton is set to start from the back of the grid at the Brazilian Grand Prix after he crashed out on his first flying lap in qualifying, according to motorsport.com. Having wrapped up the Formula 1 world championship title in Mexico a fortnight ago, Hamilton had declared his intention ...

Autosport International to host WRC 2018 season launch

08.11.2017 [17:56]
The 2018 World Rally Championship is to launch at Autosport International ahead of the season-opener in Monte Carlo. It is the first time a top-tier FIA World Championship has launched at the show in its 27-year history, according to autosportinternational.com ...

Massa announces F1 retirement after 2017 season

04.11.2017 [20:24]
Williams driver Felipe Massa has announced he will retire from Formula 1 for the second time at the end of the 2017 season, according to motorsport.com. Massa, a veteran of 267 grand prix starts, quit F1 at the end of last year but was enticed back by Williams to replace ...

First Ferrari confirmed for Autosport International 2018

02.11.2017 [16:22]
Ferrari 488 Challenge is the first car to be confirmed for the Ferrari main feature at Autosport International 2018, according to motorsport.com. Thursday 2 November 2017 – With just 70 days to go until Europe's biggest pre-season ...

Tickets for 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to go on sale this month

01.11.2017 [17:18]
Tickets for the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will go on sale on November 6. Tickets for the F1 race in Baku will be offered at discount prices during the first two months, Baku City Circuit (BCC) reported ...

NASCAR Euro driver Jerry de Weerdt to start first K&N Pro Series race

31.10.2017 [17:18]
NASCAR Euro driver Jerry de Weerdt is expected to start in the K&N Pro Series race this Saturday at Kern County Raceway Park, according to motorsport.com. Move over Anthony Kumpen and Alon Day, another NASCAR Whelen Euro Series driver ...

Renault "made an error" with engine balance in Mexico

30.10.2017 [20:33]
Renault admits it was too aggressive in its approach to balancing Formula 1 engine performance with reliability in the Mexican Grand Prix after a string of failures, according to motorsport.com. Max Verstappen clinched victory in his Renault-powered Red Bull in Mexico, but his ...

Prette wins second Asia-Pacific race

28.10.2017 [20:54]
Philippe Prette narrowly held on to complete a lights-to-flag victory in a scrappy last Ferarri Challenge Asia Pacific race at Mugello, according to motorsport.com. Ferrari Hong Kong driver Prette held on through the inside of the first corner on the last lap to ensure he kept the rapidly ...

Rosberg involved in family team's GT expansion

28.10.2017 [15:57]
Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg will take a behind-the-scenes advisory role in the expansion of his father Keke’s Team Rosberg outfit into GT racing next year, according to motorsport.com. The team – which this year won the DTM championship with ...

Ganassi signs Jones to partner Dixon in 2018 IndyCar squad

26.10.2017 [16:53]
Ed Jones has received a dream call-up to partner Scott Dixon in Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s two-car IndyCar squad for 2017, according to motorsport.com. The 2016 Indy Lights champion impressed throughout his rookie IndyCar campaign with ...

Nissan confirms Formula E entry

25.10.2017 [17:51]
Nissan has confirmed it will enter Formula E from 2018/19, according to motorsport.com. The Japanese manufacturer announced on Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show that it will enter the electric single-seater series in place of an existing manufacturer ...

F1 moves closer to introducing 360-degree broadcasts

18.09.2017 [19:19]
Formula 1 has moved a stepped closer to introducing live 360-degree footage from races, following successful tests that took place at the Singapore Grand Prix last weekend, according to motorsport.com. F1's technology partner Tata trialled two live 360º video cameras at the Marina ...

Verstappen pips Vettel, McLaren shines in FP3

16.09.2017 [18:19]
Red Bull's Max Verstappen pipped Ferrari Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel to the fastest time in third and final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, according to motorsport.com. Verstappen posted a 1m41.829s on the ultrasoft Pirelli ...

Bottas secures Mercedes contract for 2018

13.09.2017 [16:39]
The Mercedes Formula 1 team has extended Valtteri Bottas's contract for the 2018 season, according to motorsport.com. Bottas was signed as a last-minute replacement for 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg, who shocked F1 when he announced his ...

F1 pushing for more F2 drivers to get practice runs

12.09.2017 [18:02]
Formula 1 bosses are evaluating ways to increase the number of Formula 2 drivers regularly participating in Friday F1 practice sessions, according to Ross Brawn, according to motorsport.com ...

Singapore will favour Ferrari/Red Bull, says Mercedes

11.09.2017 [19:54]
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff believes this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix street circuit will favour Formula 1 rivals Ferrari and Red Bull, according to motorsport.com. Ferrari, which trails Mercedes by 63 points in the constructors' championship, has had the upper hand on low-speed tracks this ...