Whincup penalised, loses 2nd in Supercars

Jamie Whincup’s Supercars championship tilt has suffered a hit following a penalty in the first race of the weekend at Phillip Island.

Pritchett breaks Royal Purple time record

Leah Pritchett broke the Top Fuel elapsed-time track record during the final qualifying session Saturday to take the top spot in the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Newgarden wins pole at Barber Motorsports Park

Defending champion Josef Newgarden will start from the pole at Barber Motorsports Park.

The wake-up calls of future champions: Senna, Schumacher and now Verstappen

Maurice Hamilton compares Max Verstappen’s recent struggles with low points in the careers of two of F1’s greats.

Hagan leads Funny Car qualifying at Baytown

Matt Hagan led Funny Car qualifying Friday, while Brittany Force was quickest in Top Fuel, and Greg Anderson led the Pro Stock lineup for the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.

Newgarden leads IndyCar practice at Barber

Josef Newgarden, a two-time IndyCar winner at Barber Motorsports Park, led the way during Friday’s practice session for the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Qualifying is set for Saturday, with the race to take place on Sunday.

Renault ‘disappointed’ not to be closer to top three

After the first three race of the 2018 season, Renault technical director Bob Bell admits he had hoped for more progress from his team over the winter.

Williams reveals financial results for 2017

After announcing its end of year financial results for 2017, Williams has underlined its hopes for a more level playing field in F1 from 2021 onwards.

Whincup finds Supercars practice groove

Practice went in order of championship standings at Phillip Island with Supercars ace Jamie Whincup finishing ahead of Scott McLaughlin.

McLaughlin wins at Phillip Island 500

Scott McLaughlin has recovered from a poor start to overtake Red Bull Holden rival Jamie Whincup and win the first Supercars race of the Phillip Island 500.

Rick Kelly believing in Supercars revival

Scott McLaughlin’s victory has hogged the limelight but rejuvenated veteran Rick Kelly has been the surprise packet in Supercars race one at Phillip Island.

McLaughlin secures Supercars pole again

Scott McLaughlin has broken the record for most consecutive Supercars poles at Phillip Island ahead of the second weekend race on Sunday.

Whincup blitzes second Supercars practice

Practice has gone in order of championship standings at Phillip Island, with Supercars ace Jamie Whincup finishing ahead of Scott McLaughlin.

Wolff: No quick fix for Mercedes’ tyre issues

Mercedes is not expecting to find a quick fix for the tyre issues that saw Lewis Hamilton struggle at the Chinese Grand Prix, but is convinced it is not the only team struggling to understand Pirelli’s rubber this year.

F1 secures fantasy game partnership

Formula One today announced that it had acquired a stake in PlayON, a sports entertainment company valued at £30 million.

Why Mercedes didn’t mimic Red Bull’s winning strategy

Mercedes has explained why it did not pit Lewis Hamilton under the Safety Car at the Chinese Grand Prix.

McLaren admits it wasn’t ambitious enough

McLaren will conduct a fundamental review of all aspects of its car after the MCL33’s pace came up short in the opening three rounds of the season.

FIA working on measures to reduce pit stop errors

The FIA is working with Formula One teams to make pit stops safer, following a spate of unsafe releases in recent races.

Rosberg: Rivals must capitalise on Hamilton’s struggle

Nico Rosberg believes former teammate Lewis Hamilton is going through a “typical” difficult patch at the moment and says Sebastian Vettel missed a trick by not getting a better result in China.

Talking points: What advice would you give Verstappen?

Does Mercedes still have the fastest car in F1 and where should Daniel Ricciardo go next year? Our panel of F1 experts answer the main talking points to come out of the Chinese Grand Prix.

Ricciardo still not convinced RBR is best ’19 option

Daniel Ricciardo says Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix victory alone is not enough to convince him to stay at Red Bull next season.

Fuel limit to go up to allow ‘full power’ racing

Among a number of rule tweaks for the 2019 Formula One season, the FIA has announced it will increase the fuel allowance for each car with the aim of allowing drivers to push harder during races.

Ferrari chairman reiterates F1 quit threat

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne has issued a reminder of what’s at stake in Formula One’s discussions over the future by reaffirming the Italian company’s threat to quit if decisions are made which it feels “distort” the sport.

Radio Ga Ga: Chinese Grand Prix

A round-up of the best radio soundbites from the Chinese Grand Prix, where Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen made headlines for very different reasons.

Alonso: Red Bull win motivation for McLaren

Fernando Alonso says McLaren cannot hide from the fact it needs to improve and believes the team will be spurred on by seeing fellow Renault engine customer Red Bull’s win in China.

Wallace’s 1st career lead rare NASCAR mark

Rookie Darrell Wallace Jr. led six laps at the Bristol Motor Speedway, the first African-American to lead since 1963.

Busch wins rain-delayed Cup race at Bristol

Kyle Busch won the rain-delayed race at the half-mile track on a cold, dark Monday in Tennessee for his second straight Cup Series victory. He also won last weekend at Texas.

Ricciardo: China win proved I’m ready for F1 title

Daniel Ricciardo says he seized the initiative to win the Chinese Grand Prix in the same way he would to win the Formula One world championship if given the opportunity.

Lauda: Max must change his racing style

Three-time world champion Niki Lauda says Max Verstappen will never win a Formula One title if he does not change his driving style in light of his 2018 controversies.

How five men lost and one man won the Chinese Grand Prix

Six of F1’s best drivers had a realistic shot of winning the Chinese Grand Prix. We look at the fortunes of each and how Daniel Ricciardo managed to emerge as the victor.