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Friday, January 15, 2021
Denny Hamlin claimed the checkered flag, but the race finish fell under review for multiple reasons. Hamlin's win was put into question as he went completely below the yellow line through Turn 4 and drew even with the race leaders as he re-entered the track. However, NASCAR did...
Plans for the Will Power Centre for Motorsport and Driver Training Excellence were formally unveiled last week, the Wagner Corporation leading the development with a $95 million pledge. The Queensland state government has since tipped in another $40 million, and called on the federal government to match that...
Supercars overhauled its sprint format after the pandemic-induced break, returning in June with a two-day, three-race programme. Those shorter races have ranged from the 110 to 130-kilometre mark in length, with a single mandatory stop for tyres and no refuelling, and strict limits on crew numbers with just...
Just in the three two-lap overtimes that ended the race, DiBenedetto went into being in position to win his first Cup Series race, losing it in a photo finish and then relegated to a 21st-place finish after receiving a penalty. And now in early October, he still doesn’t...
Exiting Turn 4 of the third overtime at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Matt DiBenedetto remained out front but Buescher came down on Hamlin, sending him below the double yellow line. As Hamlin came back up the apron, he was lined up in a three-wide battle for the lead with...
Nine-time grand prix motorcycle world champion Rossi signed a one-year deal last weekend with Yamaha to be a fully-supported works rider at Petronas for 2021. He will join his VR46 Academy protege Morbidelli, who was re-signed by Petronas earlier in the year for the next two seasons. Morbidelli...
Both practice sessions at the French venue were held in wet conditions and, although the track never dried out enough for slick tyres, the fastest 10 times of the day were all set in the afternoon. After topping morning practice with a time of 1m49.356s, Rea also stayed...
Mardenborough and Mitsunori Takaboshi qualified their #24 Nissan GT-R fourth for the third visit of the 2020 campaign to Fuji, with Mardenborough setting a time in Q2 0.679s shy of the pole-winning ARTA Honda NSX-GT of Nirei Fukuzumi. The Kondo Nissan is the second-lightest car in the GT500...
Almirola was leading the field when playoff rival Alex Bowman got a run exiting Turn 2. The two drivers came together and Almirola ended up in the outside wall. Kyle Busch was collected as well and spun to the inside, briefly going airborne as he collided with Ryan...
As first revealed by Motorsport.com earlier this year, Espargaro will join Marc Marquez at the factory Honda squad next season, with Alex Marquez being moved to LCR on a two-year deal with HRC. Though Honda has won six of the last seven riders’ titles with Marc Marquez, it...
Quartararo will join Vinales at the factory Yamaha team next year after both were signed to two-year deals with the Japanese manufacturer back in January. Despite a breakout rookie season in 2019 with Petronas Yamaha, in which he managed seven podiums, Quartararo failed to win a grand prix...
With F1 owners Liberty Media actively pushing for trials of reverse grid qualifying races next year, some teams have also talked about the idea of shaking up the calendar with invitational races in the future too. This has come off the back of the success of the recent...
Nakayama brought home SARD's Toyota GR Supra for a first victory for himself and Heikki Kovalainen since last year's Autopolis race by a margin of 10 seconds. The decisive moment of the race came when poleman Nirei Fukuzumi in the ARTA Honda NSX-GT and Kovalainen pitted together on...
Having won the opening two races of the weekend at the French venue, Jonathan Rea only needed to finish inside the top three to ensure he headed to the season finale with an unassailable margin of 62 points.  Rea was in a prime position to achieve that feat,...
After qualifying a season-high fourth on Saturday, Mardenborough was running third and on course for at least a first podium finish in two years when the #24 Nissan GT-R he shares with Mitsunori Takaboshi got stuck in second gear. Read Also: Takaboshi had briefly led...
Rea started third on the grid for the 10-lap encounter but took little time to snatch the lead from the BMWs that started first and second, clearing Tom Sykes at the very start before passing Eugene Laverty into the Turn 2 left-hander. As the two BMW riders started...
F1 will return to the Nurburgring for the Eifel Grand Prix next weekend, but there are no single-seater support races currently scheduled, with F2 not returning until Bahrain and the F3 season having concluded at Mugello. Races for the Renault Clio Cup and Touring Car Legends series are...
Rea made the best getaway from the outside of the front row when the 21-lap race got underway on a wet track, dropping the BMWs of Tom Sykes and Eugene Laverty to second and third respectively. GRT Yamaha rider Garrett Gerloff also tried to pass the BMW duo...
From fifth on the grid, ex-Formula 1 racer Kovalainen concluded his stint third behind the ARTA Honda and the Kondo Nissan that spent the first part of the race fighting for the lead. The Finn brought in the #39 Toyota GR Supra on the same lap as poleman...
These include a major expansion of its relationship with NXG Youth Motorsports Inc. (NXG), a 501c3 that introduces minority students to motorsports, and the appointment of a chief diversity officer.  Since its inception in 2006, NXG has introduced more than 1,000 boys and girls ages 11 to 16...