Racing

  • No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R  at 2017 24 Hours of Daytona

    Cadillac’s new DPi-V.R scored a one-two finish on Sunday at the 24 Hours of Daytona after dominating the whole weekend. Crossing the line in first place was the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R , fielded in the premier Prototype class by Wayne Taylor Racing and driven by Max Angelelli, Jeff Gordon, Ricky Taylor and Jordan Taylor. In second place was the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R, the pole-sitter fielded by Action Express Racing and driven by Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Filipe Albuquerque. Third was the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Multimatic-Riley driven by...

  • Joao Barbosa in the Cadillac DPi-V.R secures pole for 2017 24 Hours of Daytona
    Cadillac DPi-V.R secures pole for 2017 24 Hours of Daytona

    This weekend is the opening round of the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship but the action started on Thursday with qualifying. All the cars in the premier Prototype class are new this year and now they've finally shown off what they're capable of. The fastest proved to be the new Cadillac...

  • 2017 Race of Champions in Miami, Florida
    Juan Pablo Montoya secures 2017 Race of Champions title in Miami

    The Race of Champions is an annual motorsport event held since 1988 that brings together the best drivers from various competitions to compete against one another in a variety of cars. In 2017 the ROC was held on January 21-22 in Miami, Florida and saw some big names compete including Formula One...

  • 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR in the Dakar rally
    1-2-3 finish for Peugeot in 2017 Dakar rally

    Peugeot’s new 3008 DKR has established itself as the undisputed king of the 2017 Dakar rally. The rugged machine scored a one-two-three finish in the grueling 5,600-mile trek through Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina. On top was the talented Stéphane Peterhansel who now has 13 Dakar...

  • Dale Earnhardt, Jr. wedding
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr. got married on New Year's Eve

    He may be the darling of NASCAR, but she is his darling. That may sound schmaltzy, but schmaltzy is OK when it comes to nuptials. On New Year's Eve, 14-time NASCAR most popular driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. married his long-time girlfriend Amy Reimann. The ceremony took place in a tent at Childress...

  • Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Rosberg named 2016 Formula One world champion after Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg was crowned the 2016 Formula One world champion after a nail-biting finish to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Teammate Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the race, having led from pole, but Rosberg only needed to finish third to win the title. In the end the German...

  • Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    The final round of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend in Abu Dhabi and the title is still up for grabs for two drivers: Mercedes AMG duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. As has been the case for the past several weeks, the championship is very much Rosberg’s to lose. The German has a 12-point lead over his British teammate, which means even if Hamilton wins on Sunday Rosberg can still take home the title if finishes at least third. This will be Rosberg’s first championship, while for Hamilton it will be his fourth. The pressure will certainly be on the...

  • Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb and the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car
    Porsche drivers named 2016 World Endurance champions as Audi bows out

    The drivers of the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani have been declared the champions of the 2016 World Endurance Championship, with the battle for the Drivers’ title coming down to the final race in Bahrain on Saturday. Porsche was already named the winner of...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One title fight down to final race with Hamilton win in Brazil

    The winner of the 2016 Formula One World Championship will go down to the wire after Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took victory on Sunday in the penultimate round, the Brazilian Grand Prix at Autódromo José Carlos Pace. The title fight is between Hamilton and his Mercedes AMG...

  • Autódromo José Carlos Pace (Interlagos), home of the Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix preview

    There are now just two races left in the 2016 Formula One World Championship and taking the penultimate spot is the Brazilian Grand Prix, which is on this weekend at Sao Paulo’s legendary Autódromo José Carlos Pace, commonly known as Interlagos. The championship is very much...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix
    Hamilton closes in on Rosberg with Mexican Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took home the win on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix, with fellow Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg crossing the line second, 8.3 seconds behind his teammate. It means there are now just 19 points separating the two drivers. It also means that...

  • Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, home of the Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix preview

    The 2016 Formula One World Championship is coming to a close—there are now just three races left on the calendar—but the title fight is still very much alive, albeit between the two Mercedes AMG drivers only. The first of the final three races is on this weekend in Mexico, only the...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton led from pole to claim victory on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. It was his 50th career win but more importantly it helped reduce the points gap with teammate Nico Rosberg in the 2016 title race. Hamilton had a good start and remained in control from there. In contrast, Rosberg, starting on the dirty side of the track, struggled to find grip and was passed by Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo. Rosberg eventually reclaimed the lost position to finish second, 4.5 seconds...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix preview

    Formula One has made several attempts in past decades to regain a successful foothold in the United States, but it seems to have finally struck gold with the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. And with F1 now under the control of American media giant Liberty Media, it’s likely there...

  • 2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix
    Lackluster start for Jaguar in Formula E

    Saturday’s opening race of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship held in Hong Kong wasn’t the miracle start we’re sure Jaguar would have hoped for. The automaker, which is partnered with Panasonic, ended up with just one driver, Adam Carroll, finishing 12th out of the 15 finishers...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix
    Rosberg extends points lead after Japanese Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg extended his lead in the 2016 Formula One World Champion title race over teammate Lewis Hamilton with a win on Sunday at the Japanese Grand Prix. The German now has 313 points versus the 280 of Englishman Hamilton, with just four races left on the calendar. F1...

  • Suzuka Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix preview

    We’re now heading into the final rounds of the 2016 Formula One World Championship and the title race is still very much alive. Round 17 is on this weekend in Japan, with the race taking place at the familiar Suzuka Circuit, on the main island of Honshu. The Japanese Grand Prix is always a...

  • 2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix - Image via Red Bull Racing Facebook page
    Shock 1-2 finish for Red Bull at 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix

    Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix ended with a shock result, with Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen fighting it out in front of all other drivers. Ricciardo crossed the line first, with Verstappen following less than two and half seconds behind. Third...

  • Ferrari at the 2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix

    Round 16 of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital. The Malaysian Grand Prix is normally found at the start of the calendar though it was shifted to a later date this year due to renovations being made to the race’s Sepang International Circuit home. A new surface has been laid down and more than half of the corners have new curbs and improved drainage. The camber at Turn 9 has been altered, and, most significantly, Turn 15 has been re-profiled to make it slower, in an effort to encourage more overtaking. The circuit still...

  • Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix
    Rosberg retakes title lead with 2016 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg is back in the lead of the 2016 Formula One World Championship after a decisive win in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. The German started the race on poll and was mostly settled apart from the final stages when he was challenged by Red Bull Racing’s...

  • Marina Bay Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix preview

    One of the jewels of the Formula One World Championship calendar, the Singapore Grand Prix, is on this weekend. As the only night race of the year, it provides a fantastic show under the lights held around an impressive 3.15-mile circuit, making it a favorite with fans, teams and drivers—even...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG 1-2 finish at 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG enjoyed a one-two finish in Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, its fourth of the season. In what turned out to be a relatively clean race, Nico Rosberg crossed the line first to take home his 21st career win and first at Monza. His...

  • Ferrari at the 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix preview

    The 2016 Formula One World Championship continues this weekend with round 14, the Italian Grand Prix, at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The 3.6-mile race track, known to most as simply “Monza,” is located just outside of Milan. It was built in 1922 and has hosted the Italian...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Hamilton makes podium after starting at back row in 2016 Formula One Belgian GP

    The 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday turned out to be one of the most exciting races we’ve seen in years. The drama started as early as the first turn, where local hero Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing was involved in a tussle with Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] men Kimi...

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