Category: Motorsports News

Bottas shoots down speculation about losing seat

10:31 AM ET Valtteri Bottas shot down media speculation on Thursday that he could be replaced as Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate midway through the season and said such talk was just part of being in Formula One. 1 Related The Finn is out of contract at the end of the year and already 37 points…

Like father, like sons: Wheldon boys sign deal

2:39 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Standing below the monument on Dan Wheldon Way that honors their late father, the two young sons of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner took a big step in their budding racing careers. Andretti Autosport introduced Sebastian, 12, and Oliver Wheldon, 10, as the newest additions to…

NASCAR doubleheader on tap Sunday in Virginia

Apr 10, 2021 Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Rain forced the postponement of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway after just 42 laps Saturday night, setting up a doubleheader Sunday. The day will start at noon with the completion of an Xfinity Series race that was suspended after 91 laps Friday night. That…

Hamilton realised 'embarrassing' people not the answer in equality push

Apr 1, 2021 Lewis Hamilton said he realised last year the value of pushing for equality by diplomatic means rather than by embarrassing people. Seven-time world champion Hamilton has become outspoken on the issue of equality and knelt ahead of every Formula One race last season. Ahead of the season, Hamilton had called out F1…

Red Bull the team to beat for race one: Team-by-team ranking

1:35 PM ET If we learned one lesson from testing in Bahrain, it’s that three days is not long enough to get a proper reading of the competitive order. But, as is the tradition at this time of the year, it hasn’t stopped us trying. Trends started to develop over the three days in Bahrain…