Category: Motorsports News

Lowndes grabs pole at Symmons Plains

10:16 PM ET Holden’s Supercars heavyweights Craig Lowndes, Shane Van Gisbergen and Jamie Whincup will go toe-to-toe-to-toe in Tasmania after dominating qualifying on Sunday. Lowndes won his first pole position in the sport since Ipswich 2015 with a 50.579sec lap at Symmons Plains The 43-year-old edged out van Gisbergen by eight thousandths of a second,…

Haas optimistic strong form will continue in Bahrain

5:58 AM ET Haas boss Guenther Steiner is sure his team can prevent a repeat of the pit-stop mistakes which ruined its Australian Grand Prix and push for a good haul of points in Bahrain. Haas’ chances of scoring its best-ever Formula One result at the Australian Grand Prix were spoilt by two separate human…

Force India encouraged by ‘huge’ car potential

5:52 AM ET Force India is confident it can find big performance steps at upcoming races despite its slow start to the season at the Australian Grand Prix. Melbourne was Force India’s first race without a point since Monaco last season and seemed to confirm pre-season assumptions the team has dropped down the pecking order.…

Red Bull ‘very close’ to Ferrari on race pace

9:01 PM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen agree their race pace is almost on par with Australian Grand Prix winners Ferrari despite failing to reach the podium at the season-opening race. Sebastian Vettel won against the odds at the Australian Grand Prix after taking advantage of a Virtual…

Whincup can’t begrudge Pye Supercars win

12:38 PM ET Laine Clark Even runner-up Jamie Whincup couldn’t begrudge Scott Pye an emotional maiden Supercars race win on the Holden journeyman’s 165th attempt. The seven-time series champion admitted he “would have felt guilty” if he had pounced on a late error by Pye and snatched victory in race three of the Australian Grand…