Who are the American driver candidates for Andretti’s proposed 2024 F1 team?

Michael Andretti’s plan to enter F1 in 2024 — revealed after his father, racing legend and 1978 F1 champion Mario, tweeted about it at the weekend — certainly caused a stir in the motor racing world. There is already an American F1 team, Haas, but the team has shied away from signing an American driver … Read more

Who would be the American candidates for Andretti’s proposed 2024 F1 team?

Michael Andretti’s plan to enter F1 in 2024 — revealed after his father, racing legend and 1978 F1 champion Mario, tweeted about it at the weekend — certainly caused a stir in the motor racing world. There is already an American F1 team, Haas, but the team has shied away from signing an American driver … Read more

2022 Daytona 500 winner Austin Cindric goes from relative obscurity to celebrity in one night

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Who in the world is Austin Cindric? As the 2022 Daytona 500 ground its way to the checked flag, finally ending a 3½ hour enduro race that put a dozen cars behind the wall and saw 25 of the 40 cars in the field caught up in accidents (that’s just per … Read more

On the eve of 2022 Daytona 500, president Steve Phelps has NASCAR moving forward

NASCAR president Steve Phelps (in suitcoat) presented Kyle Larson with the championship trophy in 2021, a year after he suspended the driver for a racial slur. Chris Graythen/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR President Steve Phelps is sitting in his office overlooking Daytona International Speedway. You can see and hear race cars turning laps … Read more

2022 Daytona 500 viewers guide

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Here at Daytona, the sun is shining, the seagulls are gulling, and the hotels are price gouging. All that means it must time for 64th edition of the “Great American Race,” the Daytona 500, the “Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing,” run at the “World Center of Racing” and apparently also … Read more

Lewis Hamilton ‘lost a little bit of faith’ in F1 at Abu Dhabi GP

Lewis Hamilton said he “lost a little bit of faith” in the fair policing of Formula One after missing out on last year’s title in controversial circumstances at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton was beaten to the 2021 title by Max Verstappen in Abu Dhabi after race director Michael Masi bent the FIA’s own … Read more

2022 Daytona 500 ushers in next generation of drivers in age of Next Gen cars

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — While the main conversation at Daytona International Speedway this week has revolved around NASCAR’s new Next Gen race car, and rightfully so, another next generational movement is taking place behind the wheel of that car. With all due respect to the machines the sanctioning body has touted as a vehicle that … Read more

Alpine extra ex Aston Martin boss Otmar Szafnauer as team principal

Former Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer has joined rivals Alpine as their new team boss as part of a wider restructuring of the French Formula One outfit’s management, the Renault-owned manufacturer said on Thursday. The Romanian-American, who left Aston Martin last month, will assume the role of team principal, which was shared by Marcin … Read more

At 2022 Daytona 500, NASCAR’s Next Gen cars getting positive reviews… for the most part

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As Daytona Speedweeks (OK, it’s actually speed week now) have reached full speed leading into Thursday night’s dual 150-mile qualifying races, everyone in the Cup Series garage seems to agree that NASCAR’s newly christened rides, the so-called Next Gen machines, were needed. Ok, they agree for the most part. Everyone also … Read more