Later this week, the difficult and visually stunning Rally Mexico starts. Technically called Rally Guanajuato, the first gravel rally of the WRC season presents several challenges to teams and drivers. The 1037 km race has a ceremonial start through the streets and tunnels of Guanajuato, which is where the lead image… »
Yes, you're reading this on Wednesday. It was supposed to come out on Sunday night. I've got a lot going on, okay? Fine, I don't, I'm just lazy. Anyway, here's what happened in motorsport last weekend. »
Andretti Autosport will run a fifth car for May's Indianapolis 500 and one will be piloted by 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion, Kurt Busch. Busch follows in the footsteps of his new boss, Tony Stewart, as well as John Andretti and Robby Gordon to become the fourth driver to attempt driving 1,100 miles on the Sunday… »
If you were up at 3:30 A.M. because you
have no life were watching the opening two races of the V8 Supercars season, you would have been treated to one of the best battles for position ever, and it was only for second place. In its debut, the Volvo S60 qualified fifth for race one and finished seventh in the hands of… »
As news reaches race fans that Susie Wolff will be the first female racer to participate in an F1 event in 22 years, I am once again subjected to the undeserved beatification of Mrs.Wolff. It's nauseating to see this kind of worship from ill informed fans, sycophant journalists, and starry eyed bloggers, all of whom… »
The Kurt Caselli Foundation http://www.kurtcaselli.com/ went live a few days ago, with the mission of protecting and supporting the lives of off road racers. Kurt died participating in last years Baja 1000 after colliding with a large animal. He was a brilliant and gifted racer who undoubtedly would have been our next … »
The introduction of a new chassis and two new manufactures in 2013 rejuvenated V8 Supercars, helping produce one of the closest, most unpredictable and exciting seasons in history. Now, with new race formats, Volvo returning, and rivalries on the brink of boiling over, 2014 is poised to be just as exciting. »
I keep to myself in cabs. But one thing that gets my attention is a driver with a neck tattoo telling me that he just got out of jail after 10 years and that the cop behind is making him nervous. And especially when he starts a police chase while yelling "I can't go back." I thought this was the end. »
The GT classes of sports car racing offer some of the most exciting and diverse forms of Motorsport, with many road-based cars of different specifications often sharing the track at the same time. This leads to great racing, but understanding the differences between them can be difficult. Here I will attempt to… »
KTM rider, Ivan Ramirez, posted this "Oh Shit," clip on his Instagram account a few days ago. It's from last month's Hare and Hound race, which he won. As you can see, his race almost ended badly. Ivan noted that if you're close to the race course, pay attention.
No kidding. I think I need a change of shorts.
Austin Dillon's first full season of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, and with it the return of that number 3 most closely associated with Dale Earnhardt to NASCAR competition, will begin from the very front of the 2014 Daytona 500 field. With a lap time of 45.914 on the 2.5 mile circuit, good for an average speed of 196 miles an hour, he becomes the first Daytona 500 pole sitter for his grandfather's Richard Childress Racing team since 2006. »
Change is coming and there are always detractors and supporters. As in F1, many are voicing their opinions for the changes in MotoGP, the premier racing class for two wheels. For the past years, most changes dealt with engine size, going from 1000cc down to 800, and coming back up, but this year it is different. In… »
Volvo's latest fantastic sounding
Tuthill Porsche has put together a gorgeous trailer for an upcoming documentary on their run in the legendary Safari Rally. While the Safari Rally is no longer on the WRC circuit, it still takes place in its full glory biennially. This past year, Tuthill Porsche entered 17 of their rally prepped Porsches, making it the … »