F1 news: Daniel Ricciardo avoided sim racing “rabbit hole”

Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo says he avoided getting involved with sim racing during the recent break because he feared getting sucked in by being too competitive. After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the opening 10 races of the 2020 season to be called off, a number of F1 drivers immersed themselves in sim racing as a way to stay […]

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Lewis Hamilton unveils black F1 helmet design with BLM message

Reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has unveiled his new helmet design, switching to a black base colour and carrying support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Hamilton – the only black driver in F1 World Championship history – has been vocal about the ongoing activism around the world against racial injustice, calling on those within motorsport to help […]

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Lando Norris tipped to be the 'next Lewis Hamilton'

Two-time World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi has tipped Lando Norris to succeed Lewis Hamilton as Britain’s racing megastar. Hamilton heads into the 2020 season searching to make history – one more title will make him a seven-time World Champion, putting him level with Michael Schumacher at the top of Formula 1. But the Briton’s contract with Mercedes expires at the end […]

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Austrian Grand Prix: Thursday’s best F1 images

Formula 1 is back! Check out the best photos so far from Motorsport Images as the F1 circus descends on the Red Bull Ring for the Austrian Grand Prix. Click on the images below to cycle through them… Safety information board Photo by: Jon Noble Media centre Photo by: Jon Noble Media centre Photo by: Jon Noble Lance Stroll, Racing […]

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Austrian GP: All the F1 winners since 1964

The Austrian Grand Prix was first run as a round of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1964, first at Zeltweg airfield and then the permanent Osterreichring (aka A1-Ring and Red Bull Ring). Alain Prost is the only three-time victor here, and there’s been some fascinating races – including a winner who crashed just after the finish line! Here are […]

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BMW rolls out upgraded software, subscription-based convenience features

Not much about BMW screams “Pay for what you need,” but the automaker will test that idea soon. On Wednesday, BMW detailed its comprehensive update to its infotainment system, including updated navigation services, wireless Android Auto compatibility, electric-vehicle charging services, and subscription-based convenience features coming soon to cars. BMW said cars built after July 1 will feature the updated tech, […]

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2021 Dodge Durango: Brand’s Only SUV Gets New Lease on Life, Hellcat Model

Competes with: Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Palisade, Kia Telluride, Toyota Highlander Looks like: An even meaner hot-rod SUV Powertrains: 295-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6; 360-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V-8; 475-hp, 6.4-liter SRT V-8; or 710-hp, supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V-8; eight-speed automatic transmissions; rear- or all-wheel drive Hits dealers: Fall 2020; SRT Hellcat in early 2021 While the world continues its […]

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2020 Mazda CX-9 revisited, 1967 VW Bus reviewed, Mach-E capacity breakdown: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature straddles the SUV class line The 2020 Mazda CX-9 embraces some contradictions for a three-row crossover SUV. BMW rolls out upgraded software, subscription-based convenience features Not much about BMW screams “Pay for what you need,” but the automaker will test that idea soon. SUVs instrumental in death of Lincoln Continental  The Lincoln Continental will […]

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