Category: Motorsports News

Grosjean ‘back on a good path’ after tough start

5:50 AM ET Connor McDonagh Romain Grosjean feels he has turned a corner in the races leading up to the summer break after a tough start to the 2018 Formula One season. The Frenchman’s season has been marred with several high profile mistakes, most notably in Baku where he spun under the Safety Car while…

Hagan, Torrence, McGaha post NHRA victories

6:57 PM ET Associated Press EPPING, N.H. — Matt Hagan won his second straight Funny Car race at the NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday. Hagan made it to the winner’s circle with a run of 4.156 seconds at 292.01 mph to take down Tim Wilkerson in the final round. Hagan secured his third win…

Boullier defends role at McLaren after ‘Freddo-gate’

11:00 AM ET LE CASTELLET, France — Eric Boullier was forced to defend his position as McLaren’s racing director on Friday after a report emerged in the Daily Mail that some factory-based employees had lost faith in the team’s management structure. An anonymous source told the Daily Mail that team members had been rewarded with…

Spa signs new race deal until 2021

7:38 AM ET The future of the Belgian Grand Prix has been secured until the end of 2021 after F1 signed a new contract with Spa Grand Prix. The race takes place on one of the calendar’s most fearsome and impressive circuits — Spa-Francorchamps — and its current contract was due to expire after this…

Brown: Alonso has shown he’s a team player at Le Mans

4:00 AM ET LE MANS, France — McLaren boss Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso has shown his qualities as a team player in preparations for his Le Mans 24 Hours debut. Alonso and his teammates in the No.8 Toyota car will start from pole position thanks to a lap from Kazuki Nakajima in qualifying earlier…