Toyota on pole for 88th Le Mans 24 Hour held without fans

Toyota are on pole for the Le Mans 24 Hours race which gets underway at 1230 GMT Saturday in front of empty stands with Covid-19 keeping away the motorsport classic's normal crowd of 250,000 diehard fans. Toyota are hot favourites to claim a third successive Le Mans, with the Japanese manufacture


F1 drivers bullish Tuscan GP race at Mugello won't be as "dull" as feared

Formula 1 drivers are hopeful that the Tuscan Grand Prix will not be as "dull" as originally feared ahead of the Mugello weekend. The high-speed nature of the Italian circuit, with its twisty sections not offering many obvious overtaking opportunities, prompted concerns that the race could be a p


Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish GP for 88th career victory in F1

: Lewis Hamilton had no problems with his tires this time as he coasted to victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, extending his championship lead to 37 points and clinching an 88th career victory to move within three of Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record.The talk before the race w


Bottas on Pole for Silverstone GP ahead of Teammate Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas edged out Mercedes teammate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position Saturday for Formula One's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. Hamilton appeared on course to take his 92nd career pole but he had a poor first sector on his final run and Bottas clocked 1 minute, 2


Hamilton wins seventh British Grand Prix on three wheels

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton survived a tense last lap drama with a deflated and shredded tire to clinch a record seventh victory in Sunday’s British Grand Prix, claiming “my heart almost stopped.”The six-time world champion led from lights to flag, and through two sa


Lewis Hamilton on pole position for British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest ever lap around Silverstone to beat Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the British Grand Prix. Hamilton, faster on both runs in the final session, was 0.313 seconds clear of Bottas while Red Bull's Max Verstappen pipped Charles Leclerc's improved


Lewis Hamilton breaks records as Mercedes lock out front row for Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton broke the circuit lap record and drew level with Michael Schumacher for another feat on Saturday as he claimed a record-increasing 90th pole position for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix.The six-time world champion clocked a stunning time of one minute and 13.447 seconds on his sec


Vettel Offered Aston Martin Contract

Sebastian Vettel’s future was the subject of intense speculation again on Thursday after it was reported he has been offered a contract by Aston Martin for 2021. The four-time world champion has been told his services will not be required by Ferrari after this year and has admitted he is in t


Mercedes to use black cars during F1 2020 season in stand against racism

Formula One champions Mercedes unveiled black-liveried cars for the 2020 season on Monday as part of a public pledge to further improve diversity within the team and the world of motorsport. Mercedes have traditionally raced in silver throughout their time in Formula One but will switch to black an


Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas takes pole position for season-opening Austrian Grand Prix

Austria: Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.The Finnish driver edged out the world champion by .012 seconds at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in t


Formula One considering closed races once season starts due to coronavirus

Formula One is considering holding closed races without spectators, most likely at European circuits, once the season is able to start after being stalled by the new coronavirus pandemic. The Australian opener on March 15 was canceled and every race up to the French Grand Prix on June 28 has been p


Bahrain to enter own team in 2021 Dakar rally

Bahrain will enter its own team in next year’s Dakar Rally after being title sponsor this year of Spaniard Carlos Sainz’s winning Mini JCW X-Raid entry. The island kingdom’s Mumtalakat sovereign wealth fund announced on Wednesday that it was setting up a joint venture with British


Sainz, Brabec poised to win Dakar Rally with 1 stage to go

At 57, Carlos Sainz is poised to win a third Dakar Rally after playing it safe on the penultimate stage on Thursday. A day after grabbing a giant 18-minute gap on rivals Nasser Al-Attiyah and Stephane Peterhansel, Sainz gave back eight minutes on the sandy 379-kilometer route from Shubaytah back to


Sainz wins halted 10th stage to stretch Dakar lead, Alonso rolls

Spaniard Carlos Sainz took a big lead in the Dakar Rally on Wednesday after winning a 10th stage halted before the halfway point by strong winds and deteriorating conditions in the Saudi Arabian desert. The Mini buggy driver, a two-times winner of the endurance event, had started only 24 seconds cl


Formula One going carbon neutral

ByDAVE MAKICHUK Formula One has announced a new 10-year plan to “change the face of the sport” and become carbon neutral by 2030, CNN reported. The sport has faced increasing criticism over its current yearly output of 255,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide given the so-called climate emerge



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