1. Brian Vickers Reportedly Will Replace Injured Tony Stewart at Daytona

    Tony Stewart is recovering from a fractured vertebra, so Brian Vickers will reportedly take his place in the Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 14 hours ago 3,666 reads 7 comments

  2. Fernando Alonso and Formula 1's Worst Career Moves

    By moving from Ferrari to McLaren , Fernando Alonso might have made a terrible career move. If he has, he'll be in good company — Formula One history is filled with tales of drivers who ended up at the wrong team at the wrong time...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 22 hours ago 4,729 reads 3 comments

  3. Why the New Charter System Is a Win-Win for NASCAR and Its Race-Team Owners

    For nearly 68 years, it's been NASCAR's way or the highway. Tuesday, the sport took perhaps its most significant detour ever when NASCAR announced a revolutionary new system—known ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 day ago 2,033 reads 3 comments

  4. Realistic Expectations for Red Bull in 2016 Formula 1 Season

    One of his staunchest allies may be helping to turn Red Bull Racing 's fortunes around, but chief technical officer  Adrian Newey isn't expecting any miracles ahead of the 2016 Formula One season...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 2 days ago 2,169 reads 0 comments

  5. 4 Things Ex-Ferrari Engineer Pat Fry Will Bring to Manor Formula 1 Team in 2016

    The Manor Formula One team are yet to name either of their drivers for the 2016 season, but they've been busy behind the scenes building up a formidable backroom staff...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 3 days ago 1,361 reads 2 comments

  6. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes and More

    Most Formula One drivers would be delighted to be linked to Ferrari, the most successful team in the sport's history, but Valtteri Bottas found such rumours a nuisance in the 2015 season...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 3 days ago 5,218 reads 2 comments

  7. Examining Pastor Maldonado's F1 Legacy of Crashes, Penalties and 1 Magical Win

    In 66 seasons of the Formula One World Championship, just 95 different drivers have won a grand prix (10 others won the Indianapolis 500 when it counted towards the championship)...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 4 days ago 2,656 reads 1 comments

  8. Robert Kubica's Rally Crash, 5 Years On: What Could He Have Achieved in F1?

    Perhaps he simply lacked the global appeal of the sport's biggest names. Perhaps he was just denied the time, the opportunities and the good fortune to ensure his quality was indisputable...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 5 days ago 5,137 reads 3 comments

  9. 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season: By the Numbers

    Have the analytics people infiltrated the NASCAR ranks? Maybe someone performs some serious homework for the major garages, toying in inefficiencies like the Oakland Athletics and ...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 6 days ago 1,438 reads 4 comments

  10. The Top 5 Renault Formula 1 Liveries

    Over nearly 20 years in Formula One, the Renault team has produced several beautiful (and a few not-so-beautiful) liveries...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 6 days ago 2,636 reads 2 comments

  11. F1 2016 Head-to-Head: Valtteri Bottas vs. Felipe Massa at Williams

    Williams will field an unchanged lineup for the 2016 Formula One season, with veteran Felipe Massa once again partnered by rising star Valtteri Bottas ...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 7 days ago 902 reads 0 comments

  12. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Renault Launch, Kevin Magnussen and More

    The car on show may only have been a 2015-style chassis with a lifeless (albeit interim) livery, but Renault's return to the Formula One grid felt close enough to touch in Paris on Wednesday...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 7 days ago 3,520 reads 2 comments

  13. Bold Predictions for the 2016 NASCAR Season

    The NASCAR season has a way of feeling like it just happened, you know? It feels as though Kyle Busch crossed the finish line at Homestead yesterday, Jeff Gordon won at Martinsville (again) and Kevin Harvick finished second (again)...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 days ago 13,885 reads 14 comments

  14. Is Formula 1 Missing an Opportunity with Boring Car Launches in 2016?

    The first Formula One pre -season test is less than a month away, and we're entering "launch season" — the time when the teams show off their cars for the year ahead...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 8 days ago 1,966 reads 1 comments

  15. Tony Stewart Hospitalized: Updates on NASCAR Star's Back After ATV Accident

    Less than three weeks before NASCAR heads to Daytona, Tony Stewart was involved in an ATV accident and required back surgery. He will miss the beginning of the Sprint Cup season, but is expected to make a full recovery...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 35,963 reads 34 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Mercedes in 2016 Formula 1 Season

    It was soon after Lewis Hamilton 's victory in the Belgian Grand Prix on August 23 last year when Mercedes' 2016 season began...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 9 days ago 3,333 reads 2 comments

  17. NASCAR Tracks Where We'll Most Likely See a 1st-Time Winner in 2016

    There’s an old saying in NASCAR that the first win is always the hardest. Once a driver visits Sprint Cup Victory Lane for the first time, typically the second time is not ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 9 days ago 2,986 reads 10 comments

  18. Daniel Ricciardo's Formula 1 Car Takes On Bath Rugby Team in Scrum

    The 2016 Formula One season kicks off in Melbourne, Australia, next month, and Daniel Ricciardo has been putting in some unusual preparation...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 10 days ago 15,624 reads 18 comments

  19. F1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Kevin Magnussen at Renault, Esteban Gutierrez, More

    Renault's return to Formula One will move a step closer this week when the French manufacturer stages a team-launch event in Paris. As chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn told French publication Le Figaro (h/t Motorsport ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 10 days ago 2,997 reads 2 comments

  20. 4 Things We Learned from Paul Ricard Wet-Weather Formula 1 Tyre Test

    The first on-track Formula One action of 2016 took place at the Paul Ricard Circuit in southern France, as three of the teams tested Pirelli 's new wet-weather tyres...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 10 days ago 750 reads 0 comments

  21. Will American Formula 1 Fans Accept Haas as a Truly 'American' Team?

    Speaking with Haas Formula One team principal Guenther Steiner in Montreal last summer, I made the mistake of asking how important it was for Haas to be seen as an American team...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 days ago 5,295 reads 32 comments

  22. Kevin Magnussen Replacing Pastor Maldonado Will Change Tone of Renault F1 Return

    Whenever a leading car manufacturer arrives on the scene in Formula One, it doesn't take them long to begin their pursuit of a leading driver...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 12 days ago 8,163 reads 0 comments

  23. Tyres Are Not the Only Thing Keeping Formula 1 Drivers from Racing Flat-out

    Formula One is having some tyre troubles—but not the kind that plagued the 2013 British Grand Prix . Last summer, F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone agreed to a new deal with Pirelli to continue supplying the series with tyres from 2017 to 2019...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 13 days ago 3,846 reads 7 comments

  24. Why the Return of Refuelling Would Be Bad for Formula 1

    Refuelling appears to have once again fallen off the agenda for 2017. A return was proposed at a meeting of the Formula One Strategy Group last May, as part of a series of measures aimed at " improving the show ...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 14 days ago 2,762 reads 14 comments

  25. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and More

    Formula One's 2016 schedule began this week as Ferrari, Red Bull Racing and McLaren -Honda helped Pirelli evaluate a range of prototypes in a wet-tyre test at the Paul Ricard circuit...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 14 days ago 5,552 reads 3 comments