Rally
Nasser Al-Attiyah takes commanding fourth Dakar Rally crown

Nasser Al-Attiyah takes commanding fourth Dakar Rally crown

Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Gazoo Racing) has conquered his fourth Dakar crown at the 44th edition of the famous rally, which ended this Friday, January 14, in the Saudia Arabian capital Riyadh. The Qatari champion spent a total of 38 hours, 33 minutes … Continued

Rally
Dakar 2022: Nasser Al-Attiyah reached rest day holding a dominant lead

Dakar 2022: Nasser Al-Attiyah reached rest day holding a dominant lead

The Dakar Rally 2022 has reached its halfway point and this Saturday participants have enjoyed a well-deserved rest day at the Saudi Arabian capital, Riad. Amongst them, Nasser Al-Attiyah, the leader and most dominant rival in cars, has been able to relax in the comfort of his sizable advantage of the standings.   … Continued

Competition
Alex Palou set to make his Daytona 24 Hours debut with Chip Ganassi

Alex Palou set to make his Daytona 24 Hours debut with Chip Ganassi

After making history for becoming the first Spaniard to win the IndyCar in 2021, Alex Palou has set himself a new all-American challenge. The Catalan driver is to enter the 60th edition of the 24 Hours of Daytona on the 30th of January at … Continued

Rally
De Villiers knocks two riders off and drives away

De Villiers knocks two riders off and drives away

Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Giniel de Villiers & his fellow Dennis Murphy has starred in two accidents at the Dakar Rally. His dangerous and unusual actions have taken place just two days apart at the Saudi Arabian competition.    The first incident happened during the prologue stage of the Dakar route, January … Continued

Rally
Dakar Rally 2022 Preview: No clear favourite in cars

Dakar Rally 2022 Preview: No clear favourite in cars

The Dakar Rally 2022 is already upon us! The 44th edition of the legendary raid, which is taking place from the 2 to the 14 of January in Saudi Arabia for the third consecutive year, appears more uncertain than ever before.  There is … Continued

Lubricants
MatraX Lubricants’ range for heavy-duty engines: Outstanding quality and five-star protection

MatraX Lubricants’ range for heavy-duty engines: Outstanding quality and five-star protection

The MatraX Lubricants collection for heavy-duty vehicles is one of the many ranges that make up its Automotive division. These include; light-duty and hybrid engines, two and four-stroke engines, agricultural and public works machinery, vehicles with both manual and automatic transmissions as well as other … Continued

Rally
Rally Monza WRC 2021: Ogier claims eight WRC title after Italian victory

Rally Monza WRC 2021: Ogier claims eight WRC title after Italian victory

Sebastien Ogier (Toyota) has conquered his eighth WRC title after winning the Rally Monza WRC 2021, last round of the 2021 World Rally Championship. The Frenchman has battled and defeated his rival and teammate, Elfyn Evans, in what seems like a repetition of last … Continued

Rally
Rally Monza WRC 2021 Preview: Ogier to fend Evans off for eighth title

Rally Monza WRC 2021 Preview: Ogier to fend Evans off for eighth title

The World Rally Championship gears up for the last round of the season this weekend (19-21 November). The Rally Monza WRC 2021 will again decide this year’s World Rally Champion, just as it did eleven months ago at the previous campaign’s finale.      Coincidentally, … Continued

MotoGP
Algarve GP 2021 Preview: Quartararo’s first race as World Champion

Algarve GP 2021 Preview: Quartararo’s first race as World Champion

The Premier Class will pay its second visit of the season to the Portuguese Circuit of Portimao next weekend (5-7 November) with the occasion of the MotoGP Algarve GP 2021, the penultimate round of the World Championship, which already has a newly-crowned champion. Fabio … Continued

Competition
Sebastien Ogier will test a Toyota WEC Hypercar in Bahrein

Sebastien Ogier will test a Toyota WEC Hypercar in Bahrein

The seven-time World Rally Champion, Sebastien Ogier is set to test a World Endurance Championship (WEC) vehicle for the first time. The trial will take place at the official rookie test, scheduled for November 7 at the Bahrain International Circuit, … Continued

MotoGP
Emilia-Romagna MotoGP 2021: Quartararo could seal title in Misano 

Emilia-Romagna MotoGP 2021: Quartararo could seal title in Misano 

MotoGP returns to the Misano Circuit (Italy) this weekend, the same venue from where it had parted to its brief United States‘ detour. It was there, by the way, on the other side of the Atlantic, that Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) … Continued

Lubricants
MatraX International oil range for engines in passenger cars

MatraX International oil range for engines in passenger cars

Our MatraX International lubricant range for light-duty vehicles is just one of the nine, automotive sector product lines that make up our catalogue, the others being; heavy-duty engines, manual and automatic transmissions, motorcycles for two and four-stroke engines, industry, agricultural machines, specialties … Continued

Rally
Rally RACC-Spain WRC 2021: Neuville dominates and Evans keeps Ogier from claiming 8th title

Rally RACC-Spain WRC 2021: Neuville dominates and Evans keeps Ogier from claiming 8th title

Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) has taken his second victory of the season after a commanding performance at the Rally RACC-Spain WRC 2021. The Belgian driver took the head of the rally on Friday to lead Elfyn Evans (Toyota) by 24.1 seconds, who extended … Continued

Rally
Rally RACC-Spain: Sebastien Ogier to fight for his eight WRC title

Rally RACC-Spain: Sebastien Ogier to fight for his eight WRC title

The Rally RACC-Spain returns to action this weekend (October 15-17) after the rotations in the World Championship calendar and the coronavirus pandemic forced its absence in 2020. Unlike previous editions, the 56th round of the rally will be held entirely on asphalt, … Continued

Rally
Dani Sordo and Oliver Solberg to share a Hyundai i20 N Rally 1 WRC in 2022

Dani Sordo and Oliver Solberg to share a Hyundai i20 N Rally 1 WRC in 2022

Hyundai Motorsport has announced today its line-up for the new era of the World Rally Championship that will commence in 2022. Its usual full-time drivers, Ott Tänak and Thierry Neuville will remain in their posts but there will be some changes regarding their third seat.  Oliver Solberg will … Continued

Formula 1
One-third of F1 weekends could take the sprint qualifying format in 2022

One-third of F1 weekends could take the sprint qualifying format in 2022

The experimental Formula 1 Grand Prix format, sprint qualifying, which was premiered this season will be maintained and expanded into next year. The number of appointments where this was implemented will grow from three in 2021 to seven or eight in the 2022 calendar. … Continued

Rally
Rally Finland WRC 2021: Evans wins to keep alive his hopes for the WRC title

Rally Finland WRC 2021: Evans wins to keep alive his hopes for the WRC title

Elfyn Evans (Toyota) has claimed his second victory of the year after Portugal and fifth of his WRC career at the Rally Finland WRC 2021 to keep alive hopes for his maiden WRC title. The Welshman defeated Ott Tänak (Hyundai) by 14.1 seconds after an outstanding … Continued

Rally
Preview Rally Finland WRC 2021: The legendary raid is back for Toyota’s home round

Preview Rally Finland WRC 2021: The legendary raid is back for Toyota’s home round

Rally fans and competitors alike are in luck as the WRC series heads off to Finland this weekend. The Rally Finland WRC, one of the most popular and legendary rounds in the World Rally Championship, is back on (1-3 October) … Continued

Competition
Alex Palou makes IndyCar history as the first Spaniard to win the title series

Alex Palou makes IndyCar history as the first Spaniard to win the title series

Alex Palou has made the Spanish motorsports’ history books this Sunday by becoming the first-ever Spaniard driver to win the NTT IndyCar Series Championship. The Catalan racer was crowned champion after finishing fourth in the last round of the American competition at the street circuit … Continued

Competition
Long Beach IndyCar GP 2021 Preview: Alex Palou has an appointment with History

Long Beach IndyCar GP 2021 Preview: Alex Palou has an appointment with History

Alex Palou (Chip Ganassi Racing) is on the verge of making motorsport history next Sunday (September 26), when he could become the first-ever IndyCar champion from Spain. The Catalan racer arrives at the Long Beach GP 2021, the last round of … Continued

Rally
ACI Rally Monza will close off WRC 2021 season

ACI Rally Monza will close off WRC 2021 season

World Rally Championship organisers have already found a replacement for the Japanese round, which was cancelled a week ago due to the increasing coronavirus incidence in the country.  ACI Rally Monza 2021 will now be hosting the final race of the calendar, as … Continued

MotoGP
Aragon MotoGP 2021: Bagnaia defeats Marquez to claim first MotoGP win

Aragon MotoGP 2021: Bagnaia defeats Marquez to claim first MotoGP win

Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati) has taken his first MotoGP victory at the Aragon MotoGP 2021 this Sunday at the MotorLand Circuit in Teruel, Spain. The Italian rider duelled Marc Márquez for the win in the final laps of the race.  Joan Mir (Suzuki) finished in third place behind … Continued

Rally
WRC Acropolis Rally Greece 2021: Rovanperä, a new god at the Greek Olympus

WRC Acropolis Rally Greece 2021: Rovanperä, a new god at the Greek Olympus

Kalle Rovanperä (Toyota) has claimed his second WRC victory after Estonia at the Acropolis Rally Greece 2021 on the country’s return to the World Championship calendar following an eight-year absence. The Greek round has got itself a new god for its … Continued

MotoGP
Aragon MotoGP 2021 preview: Marc Marquez’ territory

Aragon MotoGP 2021 preview: Marc Marquez’ territory

The MotoGP World Championship travels to Spain for the third time this season after Jerez and Barcelona, with the occasion of the Aragon MotoGP 2021. The MotorLand Circuit of Alcañiz (Teruel) will host the thirteenth round of the calendar, with Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) arriving … Continued

Rally
Preview Acropolis Rally Greece 2021: The ‘Rally of Gods’ returns to the WRC after eight years

Preview Acropolis Rally Greece 2021: The ‘Rally of Gods’ returns to the WRC after eight years

Almost a month has passed since the celebration of the Ypres Rally in Belgium, and the World Rally Championship is gearing up to resume the season after the summer break. The ninth and penultimate round of the year (after the cancellation … Continued

MotoGP
Maverick Viñales will make its debut with Aprillia at the Aragon GP

Maverick Viñales will make its debut with Aprillia at the Aragon GP

MotoGP team, Aprilia Racing Gresini, couldn’t wait for next season to see their most recent signing in action. The team of Noale has announced this Wednesday, September 1, that the official debut of Maverick Viñales will be brought forward to the upcoming … Continued

MotoGP
Dovizioso will return to MotoGP with SRT in 2021 as Morbidelli moves to Yamaha

Dovizioso will return to MotoGP with SRT in 2021 as Morbidelli moves to Yamaha

Following Maverick Viñales’ recent departure from Yamaha, the Japanese team has decided to accelerate its restructuring plans at both their official team and their satellite formation: the Petronas Sepang Racing Team (SRT).  The main protagonist of these new developments has … Continued

Formula 1
Belgium F1 GP 2021: Verstappen ‘wins’ cancelled Spa race

Belgium F1 GP 2021: Verstappen ‘wins’ cancelled Spa race

Max Verstappen (Red Bull) has been proclaimed the winner of the Belgian F1 GP 2021 despite the race being cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions and poor visibility at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.  The Briton George Russell (Williams), who scored his … Continued

MotoGP
British MotoGP 2021 Preview: Quartararo arrives a solid leader in Silverstone

British MotoGP 2021 Preview: Quartararo arrives a solid leader in Silverstone

Two weeks after the Austrian double-header, the MotoGP World Championship is back this weekend with the British MotoGP 2021. The legendary Silverstone Circuit will host the twelfth round of the calendar after the coronavirus pandemic forced its absence last year. … Continued

Rally
WRC Ypres Rally 2021 Preview: Neuville, favorite at home race

WRC Ypres Rally 2021 Preview: Neuville, favorite at home race

One month has passed since the Estonian Rally and the World Rally Championship is back in action this weekend with the eight appointment of the calendar in Belgium. The Ypres Rally 2021 will make its WRC debut after the coronavirus … Continued

MotoGP
MotoGP Styrian GP 2021: Jorge Martin takes maiden MotoGP victory

MotoGP Styrian GP 2021: Jorge Martin takes maiden MotoGP victory

 Pramac Racing’s Spaniard rookie, Jorge Martin, has taken an authoritative maiden Premier Class victory at the MotoGP Styrian GP 2021 this Sunday at the Spielberg circuit in Austria. The Spaniard Joan Mir (Suzuki), and the current championship leader, Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha), completed the podium.  KTM’s South African pilot, Brad Binder, and LCR Honda’s Takaaki Nakagami completed the top five. Johann Zarco, currently second in the standings, concluded one place … Continued

Formula 1
Ferrari: Those who cause the accident should foot the bill!

Ferrari: Those who cause the accident should foot the bill!

Just days after Charles Leclerc’s accident in Hungary, where his SF21 suffered substantial damage when it was crashed into by Lance Stroll’s Aston Martin; (Ferrari’s team principal, Mattia Binotto, has spoken about the financial consequences of this type of incidents. … Continued

Rally
Thierry Neuville: Favourite to win Ypres Rally  

Thierry Neuville: Favourite to win Ypres Rally  

Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville is all set to face his most eagerly awaited appointment of this year’s World Rally Championship: The Ypres Rally. After the disappointment that followed the cancellation of the very first Belgian round in 2020, the time has finally arrived for the Saint Vith pilot to … Continued

Rally
Here is the Audi RS Q e-Tron which is set to conquer the Dakar in 2022 

Here is the Audi RS Q e-Tron which is set to conquer the Dakar in 2022 

The brand new Audi RS Q e-Tron, the prototype which is set to make its debut at the 2022 edition of the Dakar Rally, has been officially unveiled this past Friday..  The German machine, which boasts a number of innovative technical features, comes with every intention of … Continued

Rally
WRC Rally Estonia 2021 Preview: Hyundai desperate to win ‘at home’

WRC Rally Estonia 2021 Preview: Hyundai desperate to win ‘at home’

After a three-week rest following the battle in Kenya, the World Rally Championship gears up for the seventh round of the season. The Rally Estonia is coming up this weekend (July 15-18) and Hyundai Motorsports really needs to win it.  At … Continued

Formula 1
50 years without Mexican speed legend Pedro Rodríguez

50 years without Mexican speed legend Pedro Rodríguez

Today, July 11, marks the 50th anniversary of the death of legendary Mexican driver Pedro Rodríguez, who lost his life during the 200 Miles of Nuremberg at the Norisring Circuit (Germany) in 1971.  Pedro Rodríguez passed away at the age of 31 when he was … Continued

Rally
M-Sport unveils new Ford Puma Rally 1 to contest the 2022 WRC

M-Sport unveils new Ford Puma Rally 1 to contest the 2022 WRC

After three months of speculation, the Ford Puma Rally 1 was confirmed this Thursday as the successor to the Fiesta for next season’s World Rally Championship. The news came with the release of the first photographs of the new M-Sport’s machine. … Continued

Formula 1
Argentinian crownless champion Carlos Reutemann dies aged 79

Argentinian crownless champion Carlos Reutemann dies aged 79

Former Formula 1 driver, Carlos Reutemann, has died at the age of 79 after a month in hospital. The news was confirmed today by his daughter. Reutemann’s health, already admitted to the intensive care unit of his hometown hospital in … Continued

Competition
Meet the Peugeot 9X8, the French beast designed to take on Le Mans in 2022

Meet the Peugeot 9X8, the French beast designed to take on Le Mans in 2022

The new Peugeot 9×8 is finally here. The brand of the Lion has unveiled the revolutionary beast they will use for their comeback at the 2022 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship (WEC).  Their mission … Continued

MotoGP
Australia cancels 2021 F1 and MotoGP races because of COVID 19

Australia cancels 2021 F1 and MotoGP races because of COVID 19

Australia has announced today the cancellation of this year’s MotoGP and Formula One Grand Prix. The decision was motivated by the global surge in coronavirus cases.   In an attempt to contain the spread of the disease into their territory, Australian authorities have decreed a compulsory … Continued

Formula 1
Austrian GP F1 2021 Preview: Round two in Styria

Austrian GP F1 2021 Preview: Round two in Styria

Five days have passed since the celebration of the Styrian GP and the Formula One World Championship is back in action at the Spielberg Circuit. This weekend’s Austrian GP wraps up a ‘triplet’ of consecutive events which started with the French … Continued

MotoGP
Dutch GP: Quartararo leads Yamaha’s 1-2 in Assen

Dutch GP: Quartararo leads Yamaha’s 1-2 in Assen

Fabio Quartararo claimed his fourth victory (Qatar 2, Portugal & Italy) of the season at the Dutch GP. The Yamaha pilot, who dominated the race at the legendary Circuit of Assen, beat his revitalised teammate Maverick Viñales by 2.7 seconds. Completing the podium was Joan Mir … Continued

Rally
Safari Rally Kenia 2021: Ogier wins and extends his WRC lead

Safari Rally Kenia 2021: Ogier wins and extends his WRC lead

Sébastien Ogier led Toyota’s 1-2 at the Safari Rally Kenya on its return to the WRC calendar after a 19-year hiatus. 21,8 seconds behind came his teammate Takamoto Katsuta, who took his first WRC podium. Closing the top three one minute … Continued

Rally
Safari Rally Kenia Preview: The most famous rally of the WRC is back

Safari Rally Kenia Preview: The most famous rally of the WRC is back

The returned Safari Rally Kenia, which is taking place from June 24 to 27, will mark the halfway point of the WRC season. After bidding goodbye to the speciality in 2002, the legendary race has returned to the World Championship with a brand new format, … Continued

MotoGP
German MotoGP: Marc Márquez wins again

German MotoGP: Marc Márquez wins again

Honda´s Marc Márquez has taken a stunning and unexpected victory at the German GP this Sunday. The Spaniard dominated the eighth round of the MotoGP calendar to add his eleventh consecutive triumph at the Sachsenring Circuit and incidentally breaking the win drought … Continued

Formula 1
French GP: Red Bull and Verstappen take resounding victory

French GP: Red Bull and Verstappen take resounding victory

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has asserted his authority with a resounding victory at the French GP, second round of the calendar. The seventh round on this season’s calendar was disputed this Sunday at the Paul Ricard circuit.  Today’s was the third consecutive win for the … Continued

Competition
New Cross-Country World Championship launched with Dakar at its core

New Cross-Country World Championship launched with Dakar at its core

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) and Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) have announced a new Cross-Country World Championship starting next season with the Dakar Rally as its star event.  After several years of negotiations between the two organizations, the new contest will finally … Continued

MotoGP
German GP Preview: A very French battle in traditional Márquez territory

German GP Preview: A very French battle in traditional Márquez territory

After a two-week rest, MotoGP resumes its European tour this weekend (June 18-20) with the eighth stop of the season, the German GP. The Sachsenring will host a new chapter in the battle for the leadership between French pilots Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) and … Continued

MotoGP
Catalan GP: Unexpected win for Miguel Oliveira & KTM

Catalan GP: Unexpected win for Miguel Oliveira & KTM

Official KTM rider Miguel Oliveira has taken an unexpected victory at the Catalan GP this Sunday at the Barcelona Circuit. Behind the Portuguese pilot, who was not among the favourites, came Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing) and Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team). The … Continued

Rally
Rally Italia-Sardegna 2021: Surprise winner Ogier extends his lead 

Rally Italia-Sardegna 2021: Surprise winner Ogier extends his lead 

Toyota’s Sébastien Ogier has strengthened his hold on the top of the drivers’ standings after claiming his third win (after Montecarlo & Croatia) of the season at the Italian Rally this Sunday. His teammate Elfyn Evans came in second, wrapping up a very valuable 1-2 for the Japanese … Continued

Formula 1
F1 Azerbaijan GP 2021: Red Bull face Baku as leaders

F1 Azerbaijan GP 2021: Red Bull face Baku as leaders

Ten days after the Monaco GP, the Formula One World Championship resumes its European tour with the celebration of the Azerbaijani GP. Thus, the sixth appointment of the season’s calendar will take place at Baku this weekend (June 4-6).  On … Continued

MotoGP
Catalan GP 2021 Preview: All against Quartararo in Spain 

Catalan GP 2021 Preview: All against Quartararo in Spain 

The MotoGP World Championship arrives in Spain still in mourning for the tragic death of Jason Dupasquier at last week’s race in Italy. The Catalan GP, and seventh leg of the season, will take place this weekend (June 4-6) at the Barcelona circuit.  The … Continued

Rally
Rally Italy-Sardegna 2021 Preview: Hyundai come as favourites to the Mediterranean appointment  

Rally Italy-Sardegna 2021 Preview: Hyundai come as favourites to the Mediterranean appointment  

Only ten days have passed since the Portuguese Rally and the WRC is back into action. The Rally Italy-Sardegna, and fifth round of the season, is due to commence in a few hours time. The Mediterranean island will stage another episode of the thrilling … Continued

Competition
Castroneves makes history with fourth Indy 500 victory

Castroneves makes history with fourth Indy 500 victory

Shank Meyer Racing´s Hélio Castroneves has claimed a historic fourth Indiy 500 victory, a feat only achieved by three other drivers since 1933. The Brazilian beat Spaniard Álex Palou (Chip Ganassi Racing) with a spectacular overtake on the penultimate lap. Castroneves and Palau delighted … Continued

MotoGP
Italian MotoGP: Quartararo extends his lead with Mugello victory and Márquez crashes again

Italian MotoGP: Quartararo extends his lead with Mugello victory and Márquez crashes again

Reigning MotoGP season leader Fabio Quartararo has further consolidated his position after claiming his third victory (Doha y Portugal) of the year at the Italian MotoGP this Sunday. The Frenchman dominated the race with great authority at Mugello, stretching his lead of the … Continued

Competition
2021 Indy 500 Preview: Scott Dixon, the top favourite

2021 Indy 500 Preview: Scott Dixon, the top favourite

The countdown is on for next Sunday’s 105th edition of the 2021 Indianapolis 500, the greatest automobile racing spectacle on the planet. The legendary race recovers some degree of normality after the coronavirus pandemic had it delayed from May to August in … Continued

MotoGP
2021 Italian MotoGP Preview: Ducati to fight for the leadership at home

2021 Italian MotoGP Preview: Ducati to fight for the leadership at home

Mugello is back in the MotoGP World Championship circuit after the pandemic would force its absence in 2020. The 2021 Italian MotoGP, and sixth stop of the calendar, is thus coming up this weekend (May 28-30).  Ducati, winners of the Tuscany … Continued

Rally
WRC 2021: Evans consolidates title bid with Rally de Portugal win

WRC 2021: Evans consolidates title bid with Rally de Portugal win

Toyota’s Elfyn Evans has taken the fourth World Rally Championship victory of his career after winning Rally de Portugal this weekend. The Briton was a cut above the rest this Sunday defeating Dani Sordo with a comfortable 28.3-second advantage. The Spaniard, for his part, … Continued

Rally
Preview Rally de Portugal 2021: Seb Ogier to defend the lead

Preview Rally de Portugal 2021: Seb Ogier to defend the lead

The Rally de Portugal returns to the WRC calendar for its 54th edition, after the coronavirus pandemic forced its cancellation in 2020. The Rally de Portugal, fourth stop of the season, will be held from May 21 to 23 boasting a … Continued

Formula 1
Monaco F1 GP 2021 Preview: A decisive moment for Red Bull

Monaco F1 GP 2021 Preview: A decisive moment for Red Bull

The Monaco GP returns to the calendar following its absence last year. The Coronavirus Pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 event, which had taken place uninterruptedly since 1955. The most legendary and one of the most anticipated GPs of the season … Continued

Rally
Dani Sordo will debut at Safari Rally in Kenia