Zak Brown all but rules out top-three fight

Zak Brown has all but ruled out McLaren entering the battle for a top-three spot in the championship, saying the grid order won’t change much in 2020. This season is the last before Formula 1 adopts a host of new regulations, switching to ground effect aerodynamics. As such the rules

Podcast: How BMW’s Gunther bounced back in Santiago

BMW Andretti driver Maximilian Gunther claimed a maiden Formula E victory in a frantic Santiago race, one year on from being dropped by Dragon Racing after the same round. Gunther capitalised on ailing DS Techeetah Antonio Felix da Costa to re-pass him on the final lap with a breathless move

Franz Tost knew in testing already Alexander Albon would 'surprise'

Franz Tost says he knew from last year’s pre-season test in Barcelona that Alexander Albon had the ability to “surprise” in his debut campaign. Albon was a late call-up to Toro Rosso with the Thai racer planning a future in Formula E after falling off the F1 radar. Putting in

Iannone’s doping appeal hearing date set

Andrea Iannone’s appeal hearing to have his FIM doping ban overturned has been set for February 4, which means he will miss the first running of the MotoGP pre-season. The Aprilia rider tested positive for an anabolic steroid over the winter from a sample taken during the Malaysian Grand Prix

Pat Symonds 'didn't anticipate' Mercedes' continued reign

Pat Symonds didn’t expect it would take six seasons for Mercedes’ rivals to catch up to them but feels they finally have. Mercedes may have clinched their sixth successive championship double in 2019 but for large parts of the season they were not the team to beat. Ferrari closed the

Blomqvist joins McLaren for Bathurst

Tom Blomqvist has been named as part of McLaren’s Bathurst 12 Hour line-up alongside Alvaro Parente and Ben Barnicoat. Tom Blomqvist has been named as part of McLaren’s Bathurst 12 Hour line-up alongside Alvaro Parente and Ben Barnicoat. The trio will drive for Australian squad 59Racing, which will pair the

Da Costa blames “wrong information” for last-lap Santiago defeat

Antonio Felix da Costa says his DS Techeetah team gave him “either incomplete or wrong information” regarding his battery temperature, which he feels cost him a potential Formula E victory in Santiago. In an action-packed race, Da Costa rose from 10th on the grid to lead on lap 37 of 40

Bottas finishes ninth on Arctic Lapland Rally

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas finished ninth on this weekend’s Arctic Lapland Rally in Finland, which was won by new Toyota WRC recruit Kalle Rovanpera. Bottas was driving a previous-generation Citroen DS3 World Rally Car, and started his second attempt at the snow and ice rally auspiciously by posting

Red Bull Holden 2020 Supercars livery unveiled

Triple Eight has unveiled the Red Bull Holden livery its two Commodores will carry during the 2020 Supercars season. The livery is an evolution of last year’s look, with added splashes of light blue and white background for the Holden signage across the rear doors. The diagonal lines of the

Santiago E-Prix: Gunther grabs win with last-lap pass on da Costa

BMW’s Maximilian Gunther passed DS Techeetah’s Antonio Felix da Costa on the final lap to win a stunning Santiago E-Prix battle, the third round of the 2019-20 season at the O’Higgins Park venue. Da Costa passed Gunther by barging his way past at the hairpin with two laps to go,