Ferrari insists that it has changed ‘nothing’ on its power unit following the latest Formula 1 engine rules technical directives, despite rivals suspecting its straightline speed advantage has been reduced. Rival teams had been querying how Ferrari was achieving its power advantage in recent months, and in the last fortnight the FIA issued technical directives
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The 2019 NASCAR Cup championship will be fought out between Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr and Kyle Busch at Homestead later on Sunday. Under the series’ playoff system, the points have been reset and the quartet start equal – whichever of them is first over the line after 267 laps (or more if
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Mercedes’ Raffaele Marciello put in a second flawless drive in as many days to secure the FIA GT World Cup crown in Macau. Like Saturday’s qualifying race Marciello against faced competition from a pair of Porsches, Laurens Vanthoor leading the charge for the Rowe squad after getting past team-mate Earl Bamber on the opening lap.
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Qualifying for the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series title decider at Homestead has been cancelled and the four championship contenders handed the first two rows of the grid. After persistent rain showers washed out both Friday’s planned practice sessions, NASCAR made the decision to forgo Saturday’s scheduled qualifying session and replace it with 50 minutes of
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MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez suggested that the Valencia Grand Prix host circuit Ricardo Tormo will be “critical” should temperatures plummet any more this weekend. The mid-November timing led to track temperatures not exceeding 21 degrees Celsius during Friday’s two free practice sessions. Numerous riders made complaints after Friday’s running about the track conditions, with
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Lando Norris says McLaren’s superiority against its midfield Formula 1 rivals looks greater than it really is because qualifying has hidden some of its problems. McLaren is on course for a comfortable fourth-place finish in the constructors’ championship and top-scored amongst the midfield teams at half of the races so far in 2019. It has
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Raffaele Marciello stormed to pole position for the FIA GT World Cup qualification race with a stunning late lap in his GruppeM Mercedes. The Italian couldn’t have left his run any later, charging to top spot right at the flag after failing to get a clean lap in between stoppages earlier in the session. The
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Citroen’s parent company PSA Motorsport insists it is still discussing the 2020 World Rally Championship with lead driver Sebastien Ogier. A spokesperson from the firm would not discuss speculation regarding Citroen’s potential withdrawal from the WRC. It emerged this week that Citroen’s WRC participation is under review, while a World Endurance Championship entry has just
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Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel says Max Verstappen’s suggestion at Austin that Ferrari had been “cheating” was not “professional or mature”. Immediately after the United States Grand Prix, Verstappen referenced the Ferrari’s drop-off in form with the remark that it was “what happens when you stop cheating”. Earlier in the weekend, the FIA
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Stewart-Haas Racing will promote its Xfinity Series driver Cole Custer to replace Daniel Suarez in its NASCAR Cup Series line-up for 2020, Autosport has learned. Sources have suggested the 21-year-old’s deal will be officially announced within the coming week. A request for comment from a SHR spokesperson was not immediately returned. Custer is one of
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