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Most recent Motorsports blogs and columns

  • The #8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid leads the #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid during the WEC Six Hours of Silverstone, April 20, 2014. (toyotahybridracing.com)

    Toyota 1–2 at WEC Six Hours of Silverstone

    The FIA/WEC Six Hours of Silverstone was probably the most anticipated endurance race of the century. While there was certainly a lot of interest in... Read more

  • Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 20, 2014. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix: Hamilton Leads Third Mercedes Sweep

    Most people thought Lewis Hamilton was crazy to leave McLaren, a team which had supported him since he was seven and brought him his World... Read more

  • Tristan Gommendy drives the #46 Thiriet by TDS Morgan-Nissan to victory in the European Le Mans Series season opener at Silverstone Saturday, April 19, 2014. (ELMS screenshot)

    ELMS Kicks Off 2014 Season With a Great Race at Silverstone

    The European Le Mans Series, once the rp4emier sports car endurance-racing series on the continent, lost a lot of luster with the advent of the... Read more

  • A photo of a young fan in a CuttersRT-emblazoned IndyCar from the team's Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/CuttersRT)

    Crowd-Funded ‘People’s Race Car’ Seeks Supporters for Indy 500 Run

    INDIANAPOLIS— Jill Reynolds sat in class every Wednesday in May while growing up on Indianapolis’ north side during the 1960s and ’70s hoping her father... Read more

  • Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey, right, and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, second right, attend the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Appeal Court hearing, Paris, Monday, April 14, 2014. The dispute resolution tribunal for motorsport is hearing Red Bull's case against the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Eric Vargiolu, Pool)

    Red Bull’s Australia F1 Appeal Rejected

    PARIS—Red Bull is “disappointed” but now focused on the upcoming Chinese Grand Prix after a court on Tuesday rejected its appeal against the disqualification of... Read more

  • Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali maces his glasses in the paddock after the third practice session at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 5, 2014. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    Stefano Domenicali Quits as Ferrari Formual 1 Team Principal

    MARANELLO, Italy—Stefano Domenicali resigned as Ferrari team principal on Monday and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America. Domenicali stepped down... Read more

  • Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas drove the #01 Ganassi Racing Rile-Ford EcoBoost to victory in the TUSC Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. (Halston Pitman/MotorSportsMedia)

    Pruett, Rojas Make It Two TUSC Races in a Row With a Win at Long Beach

    Coming off a victory in the Sebring 12 Hours in March Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas made it two in a row with a win... Read more

  • Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, walks through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

    Bojangles’ Southern 500: Date, Start Time, Live Streaming, TV Channel, Drivers (+Sprint Cup Standings)

    The Bojangles Southern 500 is coming up on Saturday, April 12. Joey Lagano vaulted up the standings (see below) into fourth place after winning the... Read more

  • Scott Pruett put the #01 Ganassi Riley-Ford (here racing at Sebring) on the pole for Saturday's TUSC Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Pruett on the Pole for the TUSC Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach

    Scott Pruett repeated his performance from morning practice in qualifying for the Tudor United SportsCar Championship Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach, turning... Read more

  • Scott Pruett wheeled the #01 Ganassi-Telcel Riley-Ford (seen here at Sebring) around Long Beach in 1:16.441, a quarter-second faster than the competition. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Scott Pruett Quickest in First Practice for TUSC Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach

    It was no shock to series fans to see multiple champion Scott Pruett in his now-Ford EcoBoost-powered #01 Ganassi Racing Riley turn in the quickest... Read more

  • Tristan Nunez drives the #07 Mazda Skyactiv diesel P2 Prototype at the Roar Before the Daytona 24. The car was consistently slower than the competition, and suffered driveline woes. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Tristan Nunez Gives Up Easy Wins to Build His Career

    Tristan Nunez hit the racing like a multi-stage rocket, shooting to incredible heights, then igniting anew and heading even higher. He started racing at age... Read more

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, crashes early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 7, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Nick Laham/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Out of Texas NASCAR Race After Fiery Wreck

    FORT WORTH, Texas—NASCAR points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out of the race at Texas after a wreck. Earnhardt drove into the rain-drenched grass and... Read more

  • Number 25 Marco Andretti leads 18 Justin Wilson and 15 Graham Rahal at the start of the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Wake Up and Smell the IndyCar

    Road racing fans in North America have seen some grim times lately. The continent has an open-wheel tradition stretching back 100 years and a sports-car... Read more

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sprays champagne on the podium with teammate Nico Rosberg, right, after winning the the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, March 30, 2014. Rosberg finished in second place. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Mercedes Seeking Three in a Row at F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    MANAMA, Bahrain—The switch from a steamy Malaysia to a night race amid the sands of Bahrain is unlikely to be enough of a shift to... Read more

  • Will Power stands atop the #12 Verizon Penske Dallara Chevrolet which carried him to victory in the 2014 IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg while his crew stands behind him, St. Petersburg, Florida on March 30, 2014. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Will Power Wins IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Will Power drove the #12 Verizon Penske Dallara-Chevrolet to victory in the 2014 IndyCar season opener, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg,... Read more

  • Takuma Sato in the #14 ABC Supply/AJ Foyt Racing Dallara-Honda rounds Turn Four during practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg IndyCar: Time, Date, Live Streaming, TV Channel, Preview

    The Firestone Grand Prix in 2014 of St. Petersburg will take place on March 30. The first race of the IndyCar Series season will begin... Read more

  • Takuma Sato won the pole for the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Practice Gallery

    IndyCar kicks off its 2014 season with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m. Here are some shots from... Read more

  • Takuma Sato in the #14 ABC Supply/AJ Foyt Racing Dallara-Honda rounds Turn Ten during the later stages of qualifying for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    ‘You can’t be asking for a better start to the season’

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Takuma Sato is best known for his all-out, attacking driving style. Sometimes it gets him ahead, sometimes it gets him wrecked, but team... Read more

  • Kyle Busch drives through Turn 4 during practice for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series auto race, at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Friday, March 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

    STP 500 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Streaming, Start Order

    The STP 500 in 2014 will start at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. It’s being held at the Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. The NASCAR Sprint... Read more

  • Takuma Sato (R) and team owner, racing legend AJ Foyt, share a laugh after winning the Verizon P1 Pole Award for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Sato Scores Pole for IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Neither wind nor rain nor threat of tornado could stop qualifying for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, but it was... Read more


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