Month: December 2019

Honda’s decision to pair MotoGP dominator Marc Marquez with his brother Alex could affect the reigning champion more than the rookie, believes grand prix legend Wayne Rainey. Following Jorge Lorenzo’s decision to retire from grand prix motorcycle racing in the wake of his disaster 2019 season, Honda chose to promote Moto2 champion Alex Marquez to
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Hailie Deegan says Ford having a “clearer path” for its NASCAR junior drivers was key to her switch from Toyota. Earlier in December, Ford Performance announced that it had signed Deegan to a multi-year driver development deal and her 2020 racing plans will include running a full season in the NASCAR-owned ARCA Menards Series with
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At Mercedes’ HQ in Brackley, graduates and placement students play important roles throughout the engineering department – but particularly in the race support room, which provides real-time information to the team at the track over a race weekend. “The race support room is an extension of the track office; we replicate some of the jobs
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Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi swapped machines recently, the giants trading Formula 1 for MotoGP and vice versa in a much-anticipated test. The test came together earlier this month with Yamaha title sponsor Monster Energy at the Valencia circuit. Rossi drove the 2017 Mercedes W08 while Hamilton saddled the Yamaha YZR-11 that Rossi
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Rising junior NASCAR racer Hailie Deegan has left Toyota’s development programme to move to Ford, Autosport has learned. Ford has admitted it has a “major announcement” planned for Monday at its headquarters in North Carolina and will announce a new development driver. Multiple sources have confirmed to Autosport that 18-year-old Deegan will be announced as
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After a long-term tie-up with Sebastien Bourdais at both Newman/Haas Racing and Dale Coyne Racing, Craig Hampson will join Arrow McLaren SP as race and R&D engineer for 2020. Hampson, who has fulfilled a similar role in the past at Andretti Autosport, has accumulated more than 30 wins, four Indy car (Champ Car) titles and
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When Magnussen and Grosjean tried NASCAR “First gear, wide open and crank it…” Sounds easy, right? JAMES ROBERTS watches as Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean learn, among other things, how to perform the perfect donut in a 1,500kg stock car, with NASCAR champion and Haas stable-mate Tony ‘Smoke’ Stewart 1575936000 F1
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When Magnussen and Grosjean tried NASCAR “First gear, wide open and crank it…” Sounds easy, right? JAMES ROBERTS watches as Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean learn, among other things, how to perform the perfect donut in a 1,500kg stock car, with NASCAR champion and Haas stable-mate Tony ‘Smoke’ Stewart 1575936000 F1
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When Magnussen and Grosjean tried NASCAR “First gear, wide open and crank it…” Sounds easy, right? JAMES ROBERTS watches as Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean learn, among other things, how to perform the perfect donut in a 1,500kg stock car, with NASCAR champion and Haas stable-mate Tony ‘Smoke’ Stewart 1575936000 F1
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When Magnussen and Grosjean tried NASCAR “First gear, wide open and crank it…” Sounds easy, right? JAMES ROBERTS watches as Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean learn, among other things, how to perform the perfect donut in a 1,500kg stock car, with NASCAR champion and Haas stable-mate Tony ‘Smoke’ Stewart 1575936000 F1
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When Magnussen and Grosjean tried NASCAR “First gear, wide open and crank it…” Sounds easy, right? JAMES ROBERTS watches as Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean learn, among other things, how to perform the perfect donut in a 1,500kg stock car, with NASCAR champion and Haas stable-mate Tony ‘Smoke’ Stewart 1575936000 F1
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