Category: Motorsports News

IndyCar champ Newgarden tests new Chevys

10:43 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden believes the sleeker cars with new universal aero kits look more like an open-wheel car. Newgarden was part of the first test of the new Chevrolets at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday. “Everything getting lower I think is preferred, the side…

Brawn: Hamilton one of the all-time greats in F1

11:54 AM ET Lewis Larkam Formula One sporting boss Ross Brawn believes Lewis Hamilton can be classed among the all-time greats in the sport, following his title triumph at last weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix. Hamilton clinched his fourth drivers’ title in Mexico with a recovery drive to ninth, after clashing with rival Sebastian Vettel on…

Max regrets ‘idiot steward’ remark, not anger at Austin penalty

2:15 PM ET MEXICO CITY — Max Verstappen admits he could have been less harsh in his criticism of the U.S. Grand Prix stewards — one of which he branded an “idiot — but says his anger at losing a podium was completely justified. Verstappen appeared to have stolen third position from Kimi Raikkonen on…

Lauda opens up on Rosberg/Hamilton relationship

6:08 AM ET Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda has given some insight into the tense relationship between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton last season. The 2016 Formula One world championship was their last as teammates and the first in which Rosberg came out on top, retiring as world champion at the end of the season. The…

Aston Martin relishing battle of F1-inspired hypercars

7:12 AM ET Aston Martin is looking forward to the inevitable comparisons between its Adrian Newey-designed hypercar and Mercedes’ new F1-engined Project One. Car manufacturers often push the link between their road-going products and their race cars, but it is rare that a direct link can be made. However, the design of the Aston Martin…