Austin WEC: Rebellion grabs third straight pole

Rebellion Racing scored its third straight FIA World Endurance Championship pole position, trouncing the Toyotas to top qualifying for Sunday’s Lone Star Le Mans. Gustavo Menezes and Norman Nato sealed the top stop ahead of the best of the Toyotas after the team swapped the engine in the back of its solo Rebellion R-13 as a result of a sudden failure […]

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Austin WEC: Rebellion tops FP2 before hitting drama

Rebellion Racing topped second practice for this weekend’s Lone Star Le Mans at the Circuit of the Americas, but is in a race against time to make qualifying after blowing an engine. As was the case during Saturday’s earlier FP1 session, Gustavo Menezes set the fastest time aboard the #1 Rebellion R-13, posting an 1m48.804s early on in the two-hour […]

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What we’ve learned from the first F1 2020 test

Mercedes proves F1 innovation is alive and well, Ferrari certainly didn’t get the start it wanted, while Racing Point’s gamble appears to be paying off. Our experts on the ground weigh up all the major talking points from the first week of F1 testing. The two weeks of Formula 1 pre-season testing might each be a day shorter than last […]

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Mercedes F1's Clever Steering Trick Has Already Been Banned

DAS was the hot topic of the second day of testing when Lewis Hamilton was spotted pulling his steering wheel on the straights. This activates a mechanism which alters the toe angle of the front wheels, potentially bringing with it all sorts of benefits to aerodynamics, handling, cooling and more.Such a radical system looks like something the FIA would swarm […]

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Reynolds almost aborted smokey Shootout lap

David Reynolds says he was close to aborting his Top 10 Shootout lap in Adelaide as smoke poured into the cabin of his Holden. The Erebus ace spent his single-lap qualifying effort battling clouds of smoke, believed to be coming from the power steering system. Thinking it was an engine issue, Reynolds says he radioed engineer Al McVean mid-way through […]

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Aric Almirola tops Friday’s first Cup practice at Vegas

Aric Almirola led the way in Friday’s first NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Almirola, who has finished in the top-10 three of the four races at Vegas since joining Stewart-Haas Racing, posted an average lap speed of 178.654 mph late in the session to top the speed chart. “I’m looking forward to Vegas,” Almirola said. […]

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Daniel Ricciardo praises Mercedes for continued innovation

Daniel Ricciardo has praised Mercedes for continuing to raise the bar in Formula 1 during pre-season testing. The dual-axis steering (DAS) system raised plenty of eyebrows up and down the Formula 1 paddock after it was debuted on Thursday by Lewis Hamilton and the conversations regarding it have not stopped since. Ricciardo, though, could only take his proverbial hat off […]

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Mattia Binotto 'not as optimistic' as 2019, Ferrari pace concerns

Mattia Binotto has revealed concerns over Ferrari’s pace in testing and is “not as optimistic” as he was at this stage in 2019. Ferrari are usually the ones pumping up the hype machine with headline times in pre-season testing, but they have stayed firmly off the radar on the fastest lap timesheet so far with the Scuderia posting a best […]

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