That Time CART Gave the Finger to the Indy 500

May 26 marks the 25th anniversary of what would be the first of a short-lived rival event to the Indianapolis 500, namely the U.S. 500, held roughly 230 miles to the northeast at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) decided not to run at Indianapolis

Robin gave Kimi 'a bit of that' over Portimao crash

Kimi Raikkonen’s Portuguese Grand Prix crash went from bad to worse when he got home only to have his son, Robin, tease him about it. Raikkonen’s race at the Portimao circuit ended almost as soon as it began, the Finn crashing into his Alfa Romeo team-mate Antonio Giovinazzi at the

Sergio Perez: We 'gave the podium to Daniel Ricciardo' | F1 News by PlanetF1

A very downbeat Sergio Perez said Racing Point had gifted what should have been their podium to rival Daniel Ricciardo at Imola. The Safety Car was deployed after Max Verstappen crashed and ended up in the gravel, and Racing Point then made the surprise call to pit Perez who had

The pre-race call that gave Hamilton the edge at Portimao

Lewis Hamilton seized Formula 1’s all-time win record with victory in a tricky Portuguese Grand Prix for Mercedes. He went wheel-to-wheel with Valtteri Bottas and won out, but a pre-qualifying decision was key to gaining a decisive advantage He didn’t think twice when the time came. He’d homed in on

Otmar Szafnauer 'gave Sebastian Vettel lift to gas station'

Sebastian Vettel has voiced frustration at how his interactions with F1 personnel turn into stories about his future. Every greeting the German, who is leaving Ferrari at the end of this season, makes with a bigwig of a rival constructor has generated speculation that he is set to sign for

The day Alonso gave Schumacher a masterclass

On April 24th 2005 upstart Fernando Alonso and seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher went head-to-head in the San Marino GP – and the youngster just came out on top after a brilliantly judged drive. It was the first time that the two had fought so closely for a

Kevin Harvick: ‘We gave ourselves an opportunity’ for a win

Kevin Harvick didn’t come away with a win in the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series playoff opener but something almost as good – speed. Harvick was passed by Martin Truex Jr. with 20 of 267 laps remaining in Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and without the benefit