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Denny Hamlin claimed the checkered flag, but the race finish fell under review for multiple reasons. Hamlin's win was put into question as he went completely below the yellow line through Turn 4 and drew even with the race leaders as he re-entered the track. However, NASCAR did...
Plans for the Will Power Centre for Motorsport and Driver Training Excellence were formally unveiled last week, the Wagner Corporation leading the development with a $95 million pledge. The Queensland state government has since tipped in another $40 million, and called on the federal government to match that...
Supercars overhauled its sprint format after the pandemic-induced break, returning in June with a two-day, three-race programme. Those shorter races have ranged from the 110 to 130-kilometre mark in length, with a single mandatory stop for tyres and no refuelling, and strict limits on crew numbers with just...
Just in the three two-lap overtimes that ended the race, DiBenedetto went into being in position to win his first Cup Series race, losing it in a photo finish and then relegated to a 21st-place finish after receiving a penalty. And now in early October, he still doesn’t...
Exiting Turn 4 of the third overtime at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Matt DiBenedetto remained out front but Buescher came down on Hamlin, sending him below the double yellow line. As Hamlin came back up the apron, he was lined up in a three-wide battle for the lead with...
Nine-time grand prix motorcycle world champion Rossi signed a one-year deal last weekend with Yamaha to be a fully-supported works rider at Petronas for 2021. He will join his VR46 Academy protege Morbidelli, who was re-signed by Petronas earlier in the year for the next two seasons. Morbidelli...
Both practice sessions at the French venue were held in wet conditions and, although the track never dried out enough for slick tyres, the fastest 10 times of the day were all set in the afternoon. After topping morning practice with a time of 1m49.356s, Rea also stayed...
Mardenborough and Mitsunori Takaboshi qualified their #24 Nissan GT-R fourth for the third visit of the 2020 campaign to Fuji, with Mardenborough setting a time in Q2 0.679s shy of the pole-winning ARTA Honda NSX-GT of Nirei Fukuzumi. The Kondo Nissan is the second-lightest car in the GT500...
Almirola was leading the field when playoff rival Alex Bowman got a run exiting Turn 2. The two drivers came together and Almirola ended up in the outside wall. Kyle Busch was collected as well and spun to the inside, briefly going airborne as he collided with Ryan...
As first revealed by Motorsport.com earlier this year, Espargaro will join Marc Marquez at the factory Honda squad next season, with Alex Marquez being moved to LCR on a two-year deal with HRC. Though Honda has won six of the last seven riders’ titles with Marc Marquez, it...