LCR commits to MotoGP for five more years

The satellite LCR squad has announced it will remain in MotoGP through to 2026 having signed a new deal with Dorna Sports and the International Race Teams Association. Lucio Cecchinello’s outfit was founded by the Italian in 1996 when he raced in the 125cc world championship, with the squad expanding

'Time for Lando Norris to no longer be a rookie' | F1 News by PlanetF1

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says it is time for Lando Norris to lose the rookie feel and challenge new team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. The Briton made his Formula 1 debut in 2019, but although he now has two years of Formula 1 experience under his belt, Norris is still very

What to look out for in the 2021 WRC

As the 2021 World Rally Championship prepares to launch amid tight COVID-19 restrictions in Monte Carlo, here are the eight things unrelated to the pandemic that you should keep an eye on this year As the 2021 World Rally Championship prepares to launch amid tight COVID-19 restrictions in Monte Carlo,

The car that set the tone for Mercedes’ F1 dominance

Mercedes’ dominance in Formula 1 has shown no signs of slowing down, judging by how well its W11 did last year on its way to capturing the team a seventh consecutive title double. In fact, the W11 may go down in history as the fastest Formula 1 car of all

Jamie McMurray returns for another shot at the Daytona 500

Jamie McMurray is getting another chance to become a two-time Daytona 500 champion. McMurray, who stopped competing on a fulltime basis in the NASCAR Cup Series following the 2018 season, will drive the No. 77 Chevrolet from Spire Motorsports in partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing. The effort will be sponsored

Former IndyCar Champion Alex Zanardi Is Reportedly Speaking Again

Welcome to The Grid, Road and Track’s quick roundup of the auto industry and motorsports news you should know this morning. Alex Zanardi Is Reportedly Speaking Again Months after getting hit by a truck while hand-cycling, Alex Zanardi seems to be making a remarkable recovery. The Drive brought our attention

Plan for compact electric Smart SUV by 2022

New Smart compact electric SUV will roll off new Chinese production line next year – the first Smart to be born of new Daimler-Geely tie-up  Smart has confirmed that it plans to launch its first SUV in 2022, using a new electric platform developed by Chinese giant Geely.  It’s the

Tata posts a tribute video for the Safari

The Safari was discontinued in 2019 as the engine was not upgraded to BS6 emission norms. Tata has posted a tribute video for the Safari SUV. The title of the video is “Safari – We Miss You”. Tata says that it is the SUV that changed the game and lets

Thumbs up from government for 2021 Spanish GP | F1 News by PlanetF1

The Catalan government have given their permission to the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to agree a 2021 Spanish GP with Formula 1. The Spanish Grand Prix was already listed on the provisional 2021 calendar to take place on May 9, but a commercial agreement hadn’t yet been reached. However, the Catalan

Why a new era for Williams could beckon success

The Williams family bid farewell to close an F1 chapter in 2020, but fresh investment and new leadership offer genuine belief that a revival in form is possible in the future In four decades as a Formula 1 constructor, the Williams family had controlled the team that bears its name.