Rally
WRC 2019 Rally Chile Preview: Unknown territory 

WRC 2019 Rally Chile Preview: Unknown territory 

 The South American leg of the World Rally Championship resumes this weekend with the Rally Chile 2019, sixth date of the season’s Calendar. This will be Chile’s debut in the WRC and so drivers will be venturing into uncharted territory. It will be … Continued

Competition
6 Hours of Spa: Alonso closer than ever to WEC crown after winning in the snow 

6 Hours of Spa: Alonso closer than ever to WEC crown after winning in the snow 

The Toyota #8 of Two-time Formula 1 Champ Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima sealed an epic victory this past Saturday at the WEC´s 6 Hours of Spa in Belgium, giving the Japanese team the WEC Manufacturer’s crown of 2018-2019. The Rebellion #3 (Menezes, Berthon and Laurent) and the SMP #11 … Continued

Rally
Neuville wins the 2019 Rally Argentina consolidating his WRC leadership 

Neuville wins the 2019 Rally Argentina consolidating his WRC leadership 

The 2019 WRC leader Thierry Neuville has consolidated his lead of the standings after heading Hyundai’s one-two at the 2019 Rally Argentina, the fifth appointment of the Championship calendar.  His teammate, Andrea Mikkelsen and six-time champion Sebastien Ogier, completed the podium. Spaniard Dani … Continued

Formula 1
2019 Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix: Battle at the Caspian Sea

2019 Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix: Battle at the Caspian Sea

The 2019 Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix, fourth race of the calendar, is taking place next weekend (26-28 April) at the urban circuit of Baku. After winning in China and dethroning his teammate Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton arrives at this appointment as the new leader. Mercedes are dominating the championship … Continued

Rally
Rally Argentina 2019 Preview 

Rally Argentina 2019 Preview 

The WRC arrives in South America for the celebration of the Rally Argentina 2019 (25-28 April) and Chile (9-12 May). An amazing Elfyn Evans (Ford), together with current leaders Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) and Sébastien Ogier (Citroën) and 2018 winner Ott Tänak (Toyota) are the top favourites in this … Continued

MotoGP
2019 Americas MotoGP: Rins wins against Rossi and Marquez falls over

2019 Americas MotoGP: Rins wins against Rossi and Marquez falls over

Alex Rins has sealed his first MotoGP victory at the 2019 Americas MotoGP after a tough battle with Valentino Rossi, who finished second. Jack Miller closed the podium at the third round of the calendar. Marc Márquez, the great favourite after his triumph at the 2019 Argentinian Grand Prix, fell off his bike when … Continued

Formula 1
2019 Chinese F1 GP: Victory for Hamilton and the third one-two for Mercedes 

2019 Chinese F1 GP: Victory for Hamilton and the third one-two for Mercedes 

A dominant win for Lewis Hamilton in the third consecutive one-two of the year for Mercedes at the 2019 Chinese F1 Grand Prix. Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel complete the podium. Carlos Sainz finished fourteen, maintaining his starting position despite brushing against Daniil Kvyat on the first lap of … Continued

Rally
Rally Corsica 2019: Neuville wins and takes the lead following epic finale 

Rally Corsica 2019: Neuville wins and takes the lead following epic finale 

Thierry Neuville (Hyundai Motorsport) has won the Rally Corsica 2019 ahead of Sebastien Ogier (Citroën) and an outstanding Elfyn Evans (Ford) in a heart-stopping finale. The Briton from the M-Sport team started the last day on the lead but lost the position after suffering a puncture … Continued

MotoGP
2019 MotoGP Grand Prix of Argentina Preview: Everyone against Ducati 

2019 MotoGP Grand Prix of Argentina Preview: Everyone against Ducati 

The MotoGP World Championship heads to South America for the celebration of the 2019 MotoGP Grand Prix of Argentina. The second round of the calendar will run from the 29th to the 31st of March at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo, and it promises to be … Continued

Competition
Fernando Alonso could compete in the Bathurst 1000 

Fernando Alonso could compete in the Bathurst 1000 

Fernando Alonso has shown interest in taking part in the Bathurst 1000; the famous super-endurance touring car race that takes place every year at the Mount Panorama Circuit in Australia. That is what the head of McLaren, Zak Brown, has confirmed to … Continued

Competition
Alonso wins the 1.000 Miles of Sebring and consolidates his WEC lead 

Alonso wins the 1.000 Miles of Sebring and consolidates his WEC lead 

Fernando Alonso, together with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team teammates Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima, has taken the victory in the 1,000 miles of Sebring on Friday at the Florida Circuit. Their sister car (#7), driven by ‘Pechito‘ Lopez, Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi, came in second place. This … Continued

Formula 1
2019 Formula 1 Pre-season testing: Ferrari dazzles and Mercedes hides its cards.

2019 Formula 1 Pre-season testing: Ferrari dazzles and Mercedes hides its cards.

This season’s 2019 Formula 1 Pre-season testing concluded on Friday. The ten teams on the grid have been assessing the mechanics of their cars for four days, squeezing them to their maximum performance. There have been the usual classification simulations and … Continued

Competition
2019 World Superbikes: Bautista wins it all in Australian 

2019 World Superbikes: Bautista wins it all in Australian 

Julius Caesar famous words, Veni, Vidi, Vinci, perfectly encapsulate this weekend’s performance by Alvaro Bautista (Ducati) at the Phillip Island Circuit in Australia. The Spaniard driver arrived, saw and conquered the inaugural event of the 2019 World Superbike Calendar. In his debut, the Bautista has shown an overwhelming … Continued

Competition
2019 World Superbike preview: Rea after his fifth crown 

2019 World Superbike preview: Rea after his fifth crown 

The tedious winter wait is over. The engines are roaring again. The 2019 World Superbike starts next weekend at the Phillip Island Circuit (Australia) from the 22nd to the 24th of February, just three days after the end of the preseason in that very same location.  … Continued

Rally
2019 Rally Sweden preview: Battle in the snow 

2019 Rally Sweden preview: Battle in the snow 

The second event in the WRC calendar, the 2019 Rally Sweden, is starting tomorrow the 14th of February. This classic winter race maintains the same successful format as in 2018. Its itinerary, consisting of nineteen sections and a total of 1,466.63 km (319.17 of which are … Continued

MotoGP
MotoGP Sepang test 2019: Everyone is happy…almost 

MotoGP Sepang test 2019: Everyone is happy…almost 

All of the favourite teams have ended the MotoGP Sepang Test, which finished this Friday, at the Malaysian Circuit, with positive sensations. Honda dominated the first day despite a convalescent Marc Marquez. Yamaha’s Maverick Viñales was the fastest on the second day. Finally, Ducati led the last … Continued

Competition
2019 Bathurst 12 hour Preview: A glorious date in Mount Panorama 

2019 Bathurst 12 hour Preview: A glorious date in Mount Panorama 

Six days after the 2019 24 Hours of Daytona, more strong emotions. The famous 2019 Bathurst 12 hour will take place this weekend (1-3 February) at the Mount Panorama Circuit in the town of Bathurst, New South Wales (Australia). This is the inaugural event … Continued

Rally
2019 World Rally Championship Calendar  

2019 World Rally Championship Calendar  

There are a total of fourteen races spread across Europe, Asia, America and Oceania scheduled for the 2019 World Rally Championship calendar. As tradition dictates, the inaugural date will be the Rally of Monte Carlo in January.  In February, it will be the turn of the Swedish Rally, … Continued

Rally
2019 Monte Carlo Rally to kickstart WRC 

2019 Monte Carlo Rally to kickstart WRC 

The season of the World Rally Championship kicks off with the 2019 Monte Carlo Rally, from the 24th to the 27th of January with driver Sébastien Loeb as one of the key figures of this 87th edition. The French driver and nine times winner of the World Rally Championship will … Continued

MotoGP
2019 MotoGP Grid: Teams and pilots 

2019 MotoGP Grid: Teams and pilots 

The 11 team and 22 pilot – strong 2019 MotoGP grid, introduces some interesting changes for the upcoming season.  First of all, the top category of motorcycling this year will have three new rookies: Fabio Quartararo, Joan Mir (Suzuki) and ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia. There has also been an important reshuffling among existing pilots, the … Continued

Competition
Loeb signs WRC two-year deal with Hyundai 

Loeb signs WRC two-year deal with Hyundai 

It’s official! Korean manufacturer Hyundai Motorsport, announced yesterday the signing of nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb for the next two years of World Rally Championship. They also confirmed Dani Sordo will remain with the team for his sixth consecutive season. Loeb will take part in the inaugural race of the Championship, the Rally of Monte Carlo … Continued

Competition
Alonso will race in the 2019 Indianapolis 500 in 2019 with a Chevrolet engine 

Alonso will race in the 2019 Indianapolis 500 in 2019 with a Chevrolet engine 

A Chevrolet engine will power Fernando Alonso’s McLaren at the 2019 Indianapolis 500 as part of the Spaniard’s quest for the Triple Crown. The announcement was released by the British team this past Tuesday. The news came just a few days after the Spaniard … Continued

Formula 1
Abu Dhabi GP: Hamilton wins and Alonso says goodbye

Abu Dhabi GP: Hamilton wins and Alonso says goodbye

Lewis Hamilton has taken his eleventh victory of the year at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the last race of 2018. Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen took second and third respectively at the Yas Marina Circuit. The event has been marked by Fernando Alonso’s … Continued

Formula 1
Abu Dhabi GP: Fernando Alonso bids a ‘see you later’ to Formula 1

Abu Dhabi GP: Fernando Alonso bids a ‘see you later’ to Formula 1

This season’s Formula 1 final curtain will be lowered this weekend after the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at the spectacular Circuit of Yas Marina. The Driver’s and Constructor’s titles are already won by Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes but there are still some individual and collective … Continued

Competition
The first all-electric MotoE World Championship is born

The first all-electric MotoE World Championship is born

The first MotoE World Championship, officially called FIN Enel MotoE World Cup, will start on November the 23rd. Test sessions will commence this Friday at the Angel Nieto Circuit in Jerez. For the first time in the History of Motorsport, the MotoE World Championship will only feature fully electric racing motorcycles. The calendar of the competition includes five … Continued

Competition
NASCAR 2018: Joey Logano becomes surprise champion in Miami

NASCAR 2018: Joey Logano becomes surprise champion in Miami

Joey Logano (Ford) became NASCAR CUP SERIES 2018 Champion on Sunday, after winning the Ford 400 for the first time ever ahead of defending champion Martin Truex Jr. (Toyota) and other two favourites, Kevin Harvick (Ford) and Kyle Busch (Toyota). The race, which took place at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, … Continued

Rally
Australian Rally: Ogier claims sixth World Rally Championship and Toyota gets Constructors’ title

Australian Rally: Ogier claims sixth World Rally Championship and Toyota gets Constructors’ title

Despite finishing in the fifth position at the Rally of Australia, Sebastien Ogier has claimed his sixth consecutive World Rally Championship (WRC) while Toyota has won the Constructors’ Title. The victory at the Australasian country was for Jari-Matti Latvala, followed … Continued

MotoGP
Valencia MotoGP: Masterclass of Dovizioso under the downpour in Cheste

Valencia MotoGP: Masterclass of Dovizioso under the downpour in Cheste

Andrea Dovizioso gave a survival masterclass on the wet during the downpour of last Sunday Valencian MotoGP. The Spaniards Alex Rins (Suzuki) and a sensational Pol Espargaro, completed the podium at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Cheste. This was Espargaro’s and KTM’s first podium in MotoGP. Dani Pedrosa, who was bidding farewell to the competition … Continued

Rally
Rally Australia Preview:  Three kings for one crown

Rally Australia Preview: Three kings for one crown

From Thursday to Sunday this week (15-18 November) the World Rally Championship (WRC) celebrates the last race of its Australasian leg. Here at the Kennards Hire Rally Australia, both the 2018 Driver and Constructor’s titles will be decided. A great finale to one of the most competitive and exciting seasons … Continued

Competition
6 Hours of Shanghai: Privateer LMP1s will have more fuel to fight vs Toyota

6 Hours of Shanghai: Privateer LMP1s will have more fuel to fight vs Toyota

The World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) LMP1 Private Teams category will receive a performance boost at the 6 Hours of Shanghai, which will take place on November the 18th. This boost fundamentally, although not only, consist of an increase in their fuel allowance per lap. In this way,the organisation intends … Continued

Formula 1
Hamilton wins Brazilian Grand Prix and Mercedes Constructor´s Title

Hamilton wins Brazilian Grand Prix and Mercedes Constructor´s Title

Lewis Hamilton has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, his 71th triumph of his carrear, this Sunday at the Interlagos Circuit (Sao Paulo) ahead of Max Verstappen, who lost the race after crashing with Esteban Ocon. Kimi Raikkonen completed the podium saving Ferrari´s honour. With its 10th 2018 victory, Mercedes seals its fifth consecutive Constructors’ Title (2014-2018) much to the disappointment of the Maranello team. A bad race for the Spaniards too, both drivers finishing well away from the points. With just one more race to go … Continued

Rally
Autosport International launches World Rally Championship 2019

Autosport International launches World Rally Championship 2019

The launching of the 2019 World Rally Championship 2019 will take place on the 12th of January. This will be a key event of the Autosport International Fair at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC), which will run from Thursday the 10th until Sunday the13th of January.  The event will gather drivers, … Continued

MotoGP
Malaysian GP: Marquez to put an end to Dovi’s Sepang reign in his quest for the triple crown

Malaysian GP: Marquez to put an end to Dovi’s Sepang reign in his quest for the triple crown

The MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix and last race of the Asian leg of the championship is upon us. The action started today at the Sepang International Circuit and will continue until race day on Sunday the 4th of November. This will be the eighteenth and last-but-one race of the year and … Continued

Rally
Catalonian Rally : Loeb claims his 9th Spanish victory

Catalonian Rally : Loeb claims his 9th Spanish victory

Five years after their World Rally Championship title victory, Sebastien Loeb and co-pilot Daniel Elena have claimed their ninth victory of the Catalonian Rally in Spain. His compatriot and current leader of the standings by three points, Sebastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta WRC), … Continued

Formula 1
Mexican GP: Hamilton emulates Fangio securing fifth world title at the Hermanos Rodriguez

Mexican GP: Hamilton emulates Fangio securing fifth world title at the Hermanos Rodriguez

Lewis Hamilton has secured his fifth Formula 1 crown finishing 4th at the Mexican Grand Prix and after Sebastian Vettel was unable to win the race.  There is no doubt that the Hermanos Rodriguez is one of his lucky circuits. It was … Continued

MotoGP
Australian GP: Viñales puts an end to Yamaha’s winless streak

Australian GP: Viñales puts an end to Yamaha’s winless streak

Maverick Viñales has won this Sunday’s Australian MotoGP Grand Prix at the Phillip Island Circuit putting an end to Yamaha’s 25 race winless streak. Behind the Spaniard came Andrea Iannone (Suzuki) and Dovizioso (Ducati). Alvaro Bautista, who is replacing injured Jorge Lorenzo, gave a sensational performance coming very close … Continued

MotoGP
Australian GP: Marquez arrives at Phillip Island as 2018 World Champion

Australian GP: Marquez arrives at Phillip Island as 2018 World Champion

This weekend (26th-28th Octobre) takes place the Australian Grand Prix of MotoGP at the Phillip Island circuit with this season’s title already decided in favour of seven-time champion Marc Márquez. The Spanish pilot sealed the deal at last week’s Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi but that won’t stop him from attempting a four consecutive win, and his ninth of the season continuing with his lucky strike.  Marquez wants more The Spaniard has made his intentions clear as he declared to the press that he is out to win the Australian Grand Prix of MotoGP. Moreover, both the team and constructor’s titles are yet to be  decided.  Marquez has also said he doesn’t want to repeat the mistake he made in 2016 when already crowned with his 4th … Continued

Lubricants
MexicanGP: Hamilton to be crowned at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit

MexicanGP: Hamilton to be crowned at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit

The 2018 Mexican Grand Prix and nineteenth race of the season will take place next weekend (26th -28th October) at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City.  This will be Lewis Hamilton’s second chance to seal his fifth Formula 1 title after wasting his first … Continued

Formula 1
United States GP: Raikkonen makes Hamilton wait for his title

United States GP: Raikkonen makes Hamilton wait for his title

Kimi Raikkonen has won this Sunday’s United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas ahead of Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and a disappointing Sebastian Vettel.  This is the 21st Formula1 victory for Ferrari’s Finnish driver and the one that has prevented  the Mercedes’ star from sealing his fifth world title.  The driver from Stevenage is now forced to wait until next week’s Mexican Grand Prix to get his coveted crown.  There, at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, a seventh position will suffice for Lewis to become world champion. This was a surprising and very well-deserved victory for Kimi Raikkonen who hadn’t climbed to the top of the podium since the Australian Grand Prix of 2013. Also spectacular was the come-back of Max Verstappen who finished second from an 18th starting position.  Sebastian Vettel gave yet another disappointing performance which left … Continued

Competition
The appeal of IndyCar

The appeal of IndyCar

It is not official yet but everything points to Fernando Alonso being the last of a long list of Formula 1 drivers to make the move to IndyCar. The list includes talents such as Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Mario Andretti, … Continued

Rally
WRC | Neuville beats Ogier by 0.7 seconds in Sardegna consolidating his lead

WRC | Neuville beats Ogier by 0.7 seconds in Sardegna consolidating his lead

by M.C. – photo: @thierryneuville | What are 0.7 seconds in life? Not much, but in motor-sports it can make a world of difference… When it comes to WRC that could be the time that prevents Sebastien Ogier (MSport) to achieve another WRC … Continued

Formula 1
F1| The Ferrari team smiles again at the Canadian GP as Vettel wins taking the lead by one point

F1| The Ferrari team smiles again at the Canadian GP as Vettel wins taking the lead by one point

by M.C. – photo: ScuderiaFerrari | There is no middle ground in the constant rivalry between Mercedes and Ferrari: when congratulations are in order for one of the teams, the other is generally looking troubled and disappointed. The current season is … Continued

MotoGP
Moto GP | Lorenzo comes back to life at his lucky, Italian GP circuit

Moto GP | Lorenzo comes back to life at his lucky, Italian GP circuit

by M.C. – photo: @DucatiMotor | Just when everyone was criticising his poor performance and pondering about his likely farewell from Ducati; he made the headlines again, but this time because of his great victory. This is the story of Jorge … Continued

Formula 1
F1 | Ricciardo scores an exceptional victory at the Monaco GP

F1 | Ricciardo scores an exceptional victory at the Monaco GP

by M.C. – photo: Formula1 | All circuits have their own particularities which make them attractive in their own unique way, but winning the Monaco GP has a whole different flavour to it than all other victories. At least that … Continued

Rally
WRC Portugal| Neuville makes the most of the circumstances and takes both the victory and the leadership back

WRC Portugal| Neuville makes the most of the circumstances and takes both the victory and the leadership back

by M.C. – photo: @HMSGOfficial | All WRC pilots affirm that Portugal is one of the countries in the world where the WRC is most intensely followed, and luckily for all of the passionate Portuguese fans, this last weekend they had … Continued

MotoGP
French MotoGP | Marquez wins again at one of his less favourable circuits

French MotoGP | Marquez wins again at one of his less favourable circuits

by M.C. – photo: @marcmarquez93 | Undergoing an unsettling experience can either serve as a wake-up call that makes you stronger in the end, or otherwise give way to self-doubt and the arousal of insecurities. Luckily for Marc Marquez, it seems … Continued

Formula 1
F1 | Hamilton and Grosjean, the hero and the villain of the Spanish GP

F1 | Hamilton and Grosjean, the hero and the villain of the Spanish GP

by M.C. – photo: MercedesAMGF1 Often at motorcycling and car racing competitions, we find the spotlight is shared between two drivers for the opposite reasons: there are always headlines aplenty with the stories of the heroes and villains of every … Continued

Lubricants
MatraX Lubricants prepares for its arrival in Brazil

MatraX Lubricants prepares for its arrival in Brazil

New markets, new challenges but the same philosophy: to produce next-generation lubricants for the most demanding engines. With this ethos, MatraX Lubricants prepares its arrival in Brazil in the coming weeks. This launch will mark the beginning of the commercialisation … Continued

MotoGP
MotoGP Spain | Marquez gives a victory dance while his rivals suffer a three-way crash

MotoGP Spain | Marquez gives a victory dance while his rivals suffer a three-way crash

by M.C. – photo: @marcmarquez93 | Luck plays a substantial role in motorbike racing and sometimes it seems to take sides to become some pilots’ most loyal friend while completely playing against others. At the Repsol Honda Team, they have had … Continued

Rally
WRC Rally Argentina | Tänak dominates and takes his first victory with Toyota

WRC Rally Argentina | Tänak dominates and takes his first victory with Toyota

by M.C. – photo: @TGR_WRC | Rally Argentina was seen as a challenge for some and as an opportunity (bordering necessity) for others. Amongst the first ones was Sebastien Ogier as Argentina remains the only Rally he has never been able … Continued