Posts filtered by tags: Autosport[x]


Hildebrand returns to Dreyer & Reinbold for 2019 Indy 500

JR Hildebrand is to return to Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for the 2019 Indianapolis 500, this time carrying the #48 made famous by Dan Gurney
Tags: Sport, Indianapolis, Indycar, Reinbold, Dreyer Reinbold, Dreyer, Hildebrand, JR Hildebrand, Autosport

Steiner: Haas F1 team preparing for 'disappointment' in Azerbaijan

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says he is preparing for "disappointment" at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as the Baku track characteristics are worse for the car than recent venues
Tags: Sport, F1, Azerbaijan, Baku, Steiner, Gunther Steiner, Haas Formula, Autosport

Vergne: Something needs to change with FE FCY penalties

DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne says "something needs to change" with the consistency of ABB FIA Formula E full course yellow penalties after he was penalised for an infringement in Rome
Tags: Sport, Abb, Jean Eric Vergne, FE, Autosport

Ghiotto: Albon at Toro Rosso gives me hope for future F1 drive

Formula 2 championship leader Luca Ghiotto says Alex Albon's under-funded path to a Toro Rosso seat gives him hope he can earn a drive in Formula 1
Tags: Sport, Toro Rosso, Luca Ghiotto, Albon, Autosport, F2, Alex Albon

Russell: Driving Williams at 98% could aid F1 car's performance

George Russell believes driving at 98% rather than at his maximum potential could help extract more performance out of his Williams Formula 1 ca
Tags: Sport, Williams, F1, Russell, George Russell, Autosport

Tom Ingram: Toyota BTCC progress hurt by Speedworks one-car set-up

Development of the new Toyota Corolla in the British Touring Car Championship will be hurt by the Speedworks team's single-car entry, according to driver Tom Ingram
Tags: Sport, Toyota, Tom Ingram, BTCC, Autosport

Horner: Red Bull has no F1 wins target despite Marko's goal

Christian Horner insists his Red Bull team never laid out a target for the number of Formula 1 wins it wanted in 2019, despite motorsport advisor Helmut Marko's goal
Tags: Sport, F1, Christian Horner, Red Bull, Horner, Marko, Helmut Marko, Autosport

Promoted: Why you should go to the Italian Grand Prix

The Autodromo di Monza is fast approaching its centenary. Within the Formula 1 era, bar 1980 when it moved to Imola, it's been a staple of the F1 calendar. Motorsport Live explains why you should put the Italian Grand Prix on your go-to list.
Tags: Sport, Autosport, NETW

Super Formula Suzuka: Ticktum P8 as Cassidy wins from 12th on grid

Red Bull Formula 1 junior Dan Ticktum finished eighth in the opening round of 2019 Super Formula season at Suzuka, which was won by TOM'S driver Nick Cassidy.
Tags: Sport, Other, Autosport

WTCR electrification 'a few years' off due to customer-racing concept

The FIA says it expects the adoption of hybrid or electric systems in the World Touring Car Cup to take "a few years" due to the TCR concept's customer-racing focus
Tags: Sport, Autosport, WTCR

BMW: Sims having 'baptism of fire' in rookie Formula E season

Alexander Sims has had a "baptism of fire" in his rookie ABB FIA Formula E season, says his BMW Andretti team boss Roger Griffiths
Tags: Sport, FE, Autosport

Sainz: Seidl made 'very good' first impression at McLaren F1 team

Carlos Sainz Jr says McLaren's incoming managing director Andreas Seidl has made a "very good" first impression and is "impatient" to start working at the Formula 1 team
Tags: Sport, F1, Autosport

Kubica: Lowe not solely to blame for Williams's 2019 F1 problems

Robert Kubica believes Williams's slump to the back of the Formula 1 grid is not a "one-man issue", even though chief technical officer Paddy Lowe is leaving the team
Tags: Sport, F1, Autosport

Ott Tanak 'taking more care' in thinking about WRC championship fight

Toyota driver Ott Tanak says he is "taking more care" and avoiding "unnecessary risk" in a bid to turn around his fortunes and win a first World Rally Championship title this yea
Tags: Sport, Toyota, WRC, Ott Tanak, Autosport

Pol Espargaro 'super excited' by KTM potential after Austin display

Pol Espargaro says he is "super-excited" by KTM's potential in MotoGP this year, after claiming the Austrian marque's best dry-weather result to date
Tags: Sport, Austin, MotoGP, KTM, Pol Espargaro, Autosport

Russell: Understandable Red Bull juniors are at 120% given pressure

George Russell says it is understandable under-pressure Red Bull juniors drive at "120%" given the programme's "cut-throat" history, but believes fellow Formula 1 rookie Alex Albon can thrive this yea
Tags: Sport, F1, Red Bull, Russell, George Russell, Autosport, Alex Albon

Video: Five reasons why F1 fans should watch Super Formula

The new Super Formula season kicks off at Japanese Formula 1 venue Suzuka this weekend, marking the debut of the championship's new SF19 ca
Tags: Sport, Other, Suzuka, Autosport

Berger doesn't know if Binotto-only Ferrari F1 structure is enough

Ferrari must ensure its Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto is not overwhelmed by his responsibilities and consider recruiting a secondary figure to help deal with politics, says Gerhard Berge
Tags: Sport, F1, Berger, Autosport, Mattia Binotto

Video: How a Formula 1 car works - Giorgio Piola on sidepods

Legendary technical illustrator Giorgio Piola's guide to how a Formula 1 car works continues with a look at sidepods
Tags: Sport, F1, Giorgio Piola, Autosport

Promoted: Volant Winfield winner Mettetal to French F4 Championship

Jules Mettetal, winner of the 2019 Volant Winfield held at the prestigious Circuit Paul Ricard, will make his FIA French F4 Championship debut at the Nogaro venue on 20 April
Tags: Sport, Other, Paul Ricard, Autosport, Volant Winfield, Jules Mettetal

R-Motorsport's DTM Aston given permission to test during season

The R-Motorsport squad that is running the Aston Martin Vantage in the DTM this year has obtained permission to catch up on its allocation of test days during the season
Tags: Sport, DTM, Aston Martin Vantage, Autosport, DTM Aston

Promoted: Works Aston Martin GT drive Jack Butel's aim

British GT driver Jack Butel is targeting a works Aston Martin drive come the end of the year having been selected as part the famous marque's revived young driver programme
Tags: Sport, Other, Aston Martin, Autosport, Works Aston Martin, Jack Butel

Vandoorne replaces ex-McLaren F1 team-mate Button at SMP for WEC

Stoffel Vandoorne will contest the final two races of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship season with the SMP Racing LMP1 team, replacing Jenson Button at the Le Mans 24 Hours
Tags: Sport, Jenson Button, SMP, Stoffel Vandoorne, WEC, Vandoorne, Autosport

Vettel and Gasly struggle in Autosport readers' F1 driver ratings

Autosport readers have their own say in our Formula 1 driver ratings after each race, and so far in 2019 it's not looking good for Sebastian Vettel and Pierre Gasly
Tags: Sport, F1, Sebastian Vettel, Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo: F1 driver media judgements are like football

Daniel Ricciardo believes short-term judgements on Formula 1 drivers' form are like questioning the quality of a footballer on a brief goalless streak
Tags: Sport, F1, Daniel Ricciardo, Autosport

Formula E's new penalty regime - the drivers' verdicts

At last weekend's ABB FIA Formula E event in Rome, Autosport revealed that the FIA intended to take a stricter approach to in-race contact between cars
Tags: Sport, Abb, FIA, FE, Autosport, Rome Autosport

Pierre Gasly's driving style not suiting 2019 Red Bull F1 car

Pierre Gasly's efforts to show more speed at Red Bull are being hindered by his style not totally suiting the team's 2019 Formula 1 car, says boss Christian Horne
Tags: Sport, F1, Red Bull, Pierre Gasly, Autosport

Super Formula 2019 'impossible to predict' with new car

Super Formula 2018 runner-up Nick Cassidy says it is impossible to predict the outcome of the 2019 season on the eve of the new car's inaugural race at Suzuka
Tags: Sport, Other, Nick Cassidy, Autosport

Williams must develop at 'triple rate' to catch F1 rivals - Russell

The Williams Formula 1 team must outdevelop its rivals at "double or triple the rate" to make up for its current disadvantage, George Russell believes
Tags: Sport, F1, Russell, Williams Formula, George Russell, Autosport

Audi's Frijns tops DTM pre-season test at Lausitz, best Aston 10th

Audi driver Robin Frijns set the quickest time across four days of official pre-season testing for the 2019 DTM season at Lausitz
Tags: Sport, Audi, DTM, Aston, Robin Frijns, Lausitz, Autosport