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Jenson Button to enter Le Mans as part of all-star NASCAR Garage 56 line-up

Jenson Button will take part in the centenary running of Le Mans this year, as part of the Garage 56 line-up alongside NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson and former Le Mans winner Mike Rockenfeller. A NASCAR challenger will be on the grid for the legendary 24-hour race with an all-star line-up to match, including the 2009

By |2023-01-28T17:51:25+00:00January 28th, 2023|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mercedes made factory tweaks after W13’s early-season porpoising struggles

Blighted by porpoising in the first half of the 2022 season, Mercedes upgraded their CFD systems to better replicate the problem in the hope of ensuring there won’t be a repeat in future seasons. Introducing all-new ground effect aerodynamic cars last season, Formula 1 moving away from over-car airflow and instead using the floors to

By |2023-01-12T00:43:46+00:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Max Verstappen would like to try a MotoGP bike but is banned by Red Bull

Sitting on Marc Marquez’s Honda RC213V during the recently Honda organised ‘Thanks Day’ at Motegi, Max Verstappen said he’d like to put in a few laps on the bike but that Red Bull “won’t give me permission”. Red Bull’s double World Champion joined his fellow Honda motorsport stars at the Motegi circuit last month, there

By |2022-12-26T22:37:43+00:00December 24th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mick Schumacher remains confident he can develop into ‘top driver’ in Formula 1

Dropped by Haas at the end of the 2022 season, Mick Schumacher believes he still has the capability to become a standout driver in Formula 1. After an underwhelming and expensive opening to the 2022 season, which featured heavy shunts in Saudi Arabia and Monaco, Schumacher was able to turn the tide and get to

By |2022-12-27T09:11:39+00:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: |0 Comments

Signed Max Verstappen car gifted by Honda goes up for auction

A Honda Civic gifted to and driven by Max Verstappen, complete with signatures from the two-time champ, has headed for auction. Verstappen has now firmly established himself as Formula 1’s driver to beat after a truly dominant 2022 campaign. In a season where Red Bull claimed 17 of the 22 victories on offer, 15 of

By |2022-12-12T06:36:57+00:00December 11th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why it is too soon for Formula 1 to give up on Mick Schumacher

If the early years of Mick Schumacher in Formula 1 have taught us anything, it is that Haas is no place for a young driver. But Ferrari should have known that already, of course. They should have known it as long ago as 2016, Haas’ first season in F1 and the only previous time a

By |2022-09-20T11:12:14+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

‘Ferrari taking full risk of PU failure as Mercedes did last year’

Ferrari will not turn down their engine to minimise the chance of a failure, prepared to take on the “full risk”, that’s according to a report on Auto Motor und Sport. Already this season both Ferrari drivers, Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, have two retirements apiece due to engine failures. Both of Leclerc’s turbo issues,

By |2022-07-15T11:57:27+00:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Sport, World|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

F1 signs new long-term deal with Melbourne

Formula 1 will be racing in Melbourne until 2035, with a new long-term deal signed to keep Albert Park on the calendar. Albert Park will remain on the Formula 1 calendar until, at least, 2035, as the popular Australian Grand Prix venue has signed a new long-term agreement. F1 switched to Albert Park from Adelaide

By |2022-06-16T09:43:49+00:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Hamilton lifted to avoid ‘180mph smash into the wall’

Lewis Hamilton has revealed the porpoising in his Mercedes was so bad in Azerbaijan he had to lift off at times to avoid hitting the walls. Due it to being one of the quicker circuits on the calendar and with a 2.2km straight, Mercedes found the Baku circuit incredibly tough when it came to porpoising.

By |2022-06-14T13:39:29+00:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Sport|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Support growing for new IndyCar chassis in tandem with hybrid powerplant

Four IndyCar drivers have performed track tests with Dallara DW12s in a specification that simulates the weight and power of IndyCar’s newly-delayed 2024 hybrid engine package. After the tests, all four drivers came to the same conclusion: A new chassis is needed to carry the 2.4-liter twin-turbo V6s and energy recovery systems (ERS). The NTT

By |2022-03-04T11:03:03+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Sport, Supercar|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments
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