Racing Roundup: Grosjean Says He 'Saw Death' During F1 Crash, Chili Bowl Heats Up, NASCAR Mourns

​​​​​Romain Grosjean’s horrific crash continues to be the talk of the motorsports world, and will likely be so for some time. Grosjean, driving for the U.S.-based Haas F1 team, crashed into a barrier just past turn 3 on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix Sunday, walking through a

Why Audi’s Le Mans return heralds a new age for sportscars

OPINION: The news that Audi will return to Le Mans means we’ll at last get to see the fight promised in 2012 against Peugeot and Toyota. It also gives LMDh a tangible form, which could open the floodgates for more like-minded marques to follow suit… Given the crisis that blights

Romain Grosjean keen to return for Abu Dhabi swansong

Guenther Steiner has revealed Romain Grosjean is eager to return from his horrific Bahrain Grand Prix crash to end his career with the Haas team in Abu Dhabi. Grosjean is recovering in hospital with burns to his hands after miraculously escaping from a fireball when his car speared through a

F1 news: Lewis Hamilton ‘devastated’ to miss Sakhir GP

Lewis Hamilton feels “devastated” that he will miss this weekend’s Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix after contracting COVID-19. Seven-time F1 world champion Hamilton has been ruled out of the upcoming event at the Bahrain International Circuit after returning multiple positive COVID-19 test results on Monday. The British driver is now

F1 news: Nikita Mazepin named as first Haas driver for 2021

The Haas Formula 1 team has confirmed that current Formula 2 racer Nikita Mazepin will be one of its race drivers in 2021. The Russian driver is expected to be partnered by Mick Schumacher, with a separate announcement to follow as soon as this week. Mazepin currently lies third in

Corey LaJoie will ‘anchor’ Spire Motorsports’ Cup organization

Corey LaJoie has agreed to a multi-year deal to drive for upstart Spire Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series. LaJoie, 29, will drive Spire’s No. 7 Chevrolet beginning with the Feb. 14 Daytona 500. LaJoie, a third-generation racer whose father and grandfather are members of the New England Auto Racing

The logic behind Audi’s surprise change of course

OPINION: Audi announcing its imminent Formula E departure on the eve of its first season with world championship status might come as something of a shock. But while it doesn’t equate to a rejection of VW’s electrification push, there is reason to it… Eight paragraphs deep into an Audi press

Why Bottas changed three tyres at his last stop in Bahrain

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas finished a lowly eighth in Bahrain after a tricky race that saw him make three pitstops – including one where he changed only three tyres. It was the Finn’s second consecutive disastrous Sunday after his 14th place in the rain-affected event in Turkey, where he spun six times. Mercedes

Audi RS6 Battles RS Q8 In Three Wagon-Versus-SUV Drag Races

Settle sibling rivalries on the tarmac. Audi’s high-performance RS brand has expanded to include crossovers and SUVs as consumers continue to favor the larger vehicles. The effort has resulted in the Audi RS Q8, the automaker’s potent family hauler capable of illegal speeds and blistering starts from a stop, and

Audi set to quit Formula E, start LMDh project

Audi is set to end its involvement in Formula E in favour of a return to top-flight sportscar racing with a new LMDh project. The move raises the prospect of Audi returning to the Le Mans 24 Hours, where it picked up 13 outright wins between 2000 and 2014 before