DAS ist gud for Mercedes while Ferrari see red

Valtteri Bottas slapped a set of the softest compound tyres onto his DAS-fitted W11 and laid down a 1:15.732 on Friday morning’s session while Sebastian Vettel’s engine let him down. Vettel was one of the first out on Friday morning, putting in the laps at the Circuit de Catalunya. However, it all came to an end after 40 laps. The […]

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What ‘unique’ Marquez deal says about his ambition

A four-year contract extension is unheard of in MotoGP – but that’s exactly what Marc Marquez has in his back pocket from Honda. Even if the deal doesn’t appease his detractors, its still the option most likely to guarantee Marquez what he craves most Honda announcing it had re-signed Marc Marquez for the 2021 season came as a surprise to […]

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Adelaide 500: Mostert finishes Friday fastest

Chaz Mostert has topped a Supercars session for the first time as a Holden driver, Walkinshaw Andretti United’s new signing fastest in final Friday practice. Reigning champion Scott McLaughlin set the pace throughout the majority of the half-hour hit-out, the Penske Ford driver charging to the top early with a 1m19.746s. He then lowered that benchmark at the mid-way point […]

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Sebastian Vettel downplays fears DAS is Merc's 'ticket to win'

Mercedes’ dual axis steering system was the star of Barcelona testing on Thursday as pundits and drivers alike debated the legality. Mercedes debuted the DAS system at the Circuit de Catalunya. While the team made no announcement, onboard footage of Lewis Hamilton showed the Brit pushing and pulling on his steering wheel. That, it was noticed, changed the toe of […]

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Live updates from Day 3 of F1 testing in Barcelona

Welcome to the final day of the first pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Pink Mercedes on day one, Lewis Hamilton’s steering wheel on day two, what will day three bring? All times local (Morning session begins at 0900 and ends at 1300; Afternoon session runs from 1400 to 1800). Manually refresh to update the page. Day […]

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Red Bull confirm 'precautionary engine change'

Red Bull have confirmed that Alexander Albon’s lost track time on Thursday was the result of a “precautionary” engine change. Albon spent his first day in the Red Bull RB16 at the Circuit de Catalunya having replaced Max Verstappen for Day 2. However, unlike his team-mate’s trouble-free day, barring a few spins that is, Albon was garage-bound for a few […]

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NBC Sports offers 300-plus hours of IndyCar action in 2020

NBC Sports’ second year of exclusive TV coverage of the NTT IndyCar Series will see more than 300 hours of coverage available. The 2020 TV coverage begins on Sunday, March 15, on NBCSN with the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the first of 17 races to air on NBC and NBCSN during the season. These include the 104th running of the […]

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Chilton: “Life is to be enjoyed and I don’t enjoy oval racing”

Carlin’s Max Chilton has spoken candidly about why he has quit oval racing in the NTT IndyCar Series – and why he made Indy an exception. After failing to qualify for last year’s Indianapolis 500, Chilton elected to relinquish the #59 Carlin-Chevrolet for the remaining four oval races of the season, and there were even rumors he would quit IndyCar […]

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