Archive | racing

Joest Will Split From Mazda’s Prototype Team In Early 2020: Report

The world of motorsport was stunned when Mazda inked a deal in mid-2017 with long-time Audi prototype championship-winning backers Joest to help turn around its RT24-P efforts in IMSA. Things had not gone particularly well prior to the revamp, which saw major changes to the car, the engine, and the driver lineup. It…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Reema Juffali Set To Become The First Saudi Woman To Race In An International Series Within The Kingdom

Women have only been legally allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia since June of 2018, but now that they are in the driver’s seat they are quickly been making up for lost time. Now, we can add Reema Juffali, 27, to the list as she sets out to become the first Saudi woman to compete […]

Continue Reading

F1’s On-Screen Graphics Might Suck, But They’re Better Than What We Used To Have

Plenty of people have been thoroughly annoyed by some of the latest Formula One graphics that have been popping up mid-race. Do we really need all this excess information about the probability of overtaking and tire performance? Do we really? But for as pointless as some of these new inclusions seem, they are at least…Read […]

Continue Reading

F1’s On-Screen Graphics Might Suck, But They’re Better Than What We Used To Have

Plenty of people have been thoroughly annoyed by some of the latest Formula One graphics that have been popping up mid-race. Do we really need all this excess information about the probability of overtaking and tire performance? Do we really? But for as pointless as some of these new inclusions seem, they are at least…Read […]

Continue Reading

Tucked away in a distant corner of an outside lot at SEMA this year is a delightful surprise.

Tucked away in a distant corner of an outside lot at SEMA this year is a delightful surprise. This drag racer does wheelstands, houses very large canisters of nitrous, runs very quick quarter mile passes, and is shaped like Chevrolet’s best mid-sized personal sport coupe of the 1990s. It’s a first-generation Lumina…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

Why Penske Buying IndyCar Is Such A Big Deal

When the news broke on Monday that both IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway would be bought by racing team owner Roger Penske, everyone knew it was big. Sure, sports teams get sold to families all the time—but not whole sports, and not a family that doesn’t already run one of the biggest teams in […]

Continue Reading

How Did You Get Into Racing?

Watching motorsport is one of those hobbies that usually comes with a story. For most people, racing isn’t as ingrained in family or local culture as something like, say, football. Many people end up seeking out racing all on their own. And I want to know how you got into it.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Will Host Its First Ever Autonomous Race In 2021

Autonomous open-wheel racing is coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2021 as the result of a two-year competition to design a driverless Indy Lights car. IMS was a hotbed of cutting-edge technical innovation back in the day, so this is weirdly one of those times when “robot vehicles” aligns with the notion of…Read more… […]

Continue Reading

The Coolest Thing I Saw At SEMA This Year Is Active Aero

SEMA is about more than just Supras with big wheels and roof-mounted tents on everything [“Overlanding is so hot right now,” I overheard someone unironically say]. It’s supposed to be a trade show, you know, where you show your new product to other people in your trade. When it comes to truly new product, this…Read […]

Continue Reading

This Is What It’s Like To Ride In The 1969 Baja 1000-Winning Ford Bronco

Only one four-wheel-drive vehicle in history has won the Baja 1000 overall, and it’s this one. Driven to the victory by Rod Hall and Larry Minor, the story goes that in those early days of the race there were hardly any roads and certainly no useful maps, making it an incredibly difficult journey. To have […]

Continue Reading

The Comprehensive Story Of The Indy 500 Secret That Became A Legend

Imagine a racing program kept so silent that not even motorsport’s most inquiring minds would be able to figure it out. No leaked information, no teasers, no slip-of-the-lip. Dead silence until one month before the biggest racing event of the year. That could never happen in this modern era. But Penske, Ilmor, and…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

What The Hell Is Going On With The Arrow McLaren IndyCar Team?

McLaren has partnered with Arrow Electronics in order to launch a full-time IndyCar program for the 2020 season. There’s just one problem: everything seems like it’s been a complete and total mess. If you’ve missed one part of the drama, you’ve missed ‘em all. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Watch Daniel Ricciardo Talk Days Of Thunder, Talladega Nights And More Racing Movies

Racing is harder than it looks, and not even some of the best racing movies get it right. That’s why it’s handy we have Formula One drivers like Daniel Ricciardo out here to give us the what’s-what on some of film’s best racing scenes. And for those of you wondering where Baby Driver was in […]

Continue Reading

Max Verstappen Talks The U.S. Grand Prix, After His PR Person Hung Up On Us For Asking About Mexico

Formula One driver Max Verstappen has been having a pretty rough time of it lately. Whether it’s being stripped of his pole position in Mexico, running afoul of safety officials and being lambasted by everyone from F1 spirit boss Ross Brawn to competitors Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, Verstappen’s weeks leading…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

Formula One Will Cap Costs For The First Time (And Also Get A Gorgeous Car) For 2021

Formula One has officially announced the regulations that will guide the sport from 2021 onward ahead of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix over in Texas. From the sound of things, F1 is actually confirming the fact that it’s trying to make racing more accessible for everyone. But, most importantly, these cars…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Formula E Already Wants To Bring Back Pit Stops With Fast Charging

Remember how everyone hated the first few seasons of Formula E’s pit stops? There was no recharging or swapping batteries; they swapped whole cars, going from one depleted car to an identical, fully-charged one that looked like nothing had happened. Remember how Formula E developed a higher-capacity battery that could…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media