Month: February 2020

Toyota’s Elfyn Evans claimed his second career World Rally Championship victory after coming through the final stage of a shortened Rally Sweden. Evans dominated the event from the opening stage on Friday morning, winning five of the nine stages, and beat defending world champion, Hyundai’s Ott Tanak, by 12.7 seconds. Kalle Rovanpera took a sensational
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Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo does not believe he is ready to fight for the world championship in 2020. Quartararo managed seven podiums on an slightly detuned ‘B-spec’ Yamaha in 2019, which included two near-misses in victory battles with Marc Marquez at Misano and in Thailand, and ended up as comfortably the best rookie
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Mercedes has focussed on improving the cooling package of its 2020 Formula 1 car, which has been helped by the new engine operating at a higher temperature to last year’s. Last year’s car had cooling issues that the team could not fully address during the season, because of a limitation with radiator capacity. The weakness
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Launch season ahead of the first 2020 Formula 1 winter test is well and truly underway, with Red Bull the latest team to show off its new challenger. The four-time constructors’ world champions enjoyed one of its strongest seasons of the hybrid era last year, with Max Verstappen guiding his Honda-powered RB15 to three wins
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Rally Sweden’s opening Karlstad superspecial has been cancelled as concerns continue over the unseasonably warm temperatures affecting the World Rally Championship’s only snow-based event. The rally’s traditional curtain-raiser uses the city’s trotting track with drivers normally competing in pairs on the 1.18-mile course. It had been scheduled for 2000hrs local time tomorrow (Thursday), but following
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