Motorsport

Kimi Raikkonen was hardly in the mood to talk about why he’s leaving Ferrari next season. Speaking at a news conference ahead of Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix, he reverted to his typically monosyllabic and nonchalant style when asked about the...
14/09/2018
Formula One's new ‘halo’ head protection device saved Charles Leclerc from what might have been a potentially lethal impact. His Sauber car bore the scars instead, tyre marks showing where Fernando Alonso’s McLaren had bashed against the bodywork...
30/08/2018
A Kenilworth charity shop received a surprise when a former Formula 1 driver's racing suit was donated to them. Staff at the Scope charity shop in Talisman square opened a bag of donations and were shocked to find six-time Grand Prix winner Ralf...
20/08/2018
Sebastian Vettel has no hard feelings about Valtteri Bottas hitting him in Hungary, acknowledging the Mercedes driver had “no grip” as they battled over second place.   Bottas pitted on lap 16 of the Hungarian Grand Prix and his tyres were worn as...
31/07/2018
The Spaniard took part in the Le Mans 24 hour race in the break from Formula One competition and was part of the victorious Toyota team in the famous race.   "Motorsport has been revolutionised in recent years," he explained in his pre-race press...
26/06/2018
Lucas di Grassi claimed his first Formula E win of 2017/18 as he claimed victory in the Zurich E-Prix ahead of Sam Bird.   Di Grassi rose from fifth on the grid to win a race where several drivers – including polesitter Mitch Evans and Vergne –...
12/06/2018
Ducati factory rider Michele Pirro has been taken to hospital after falling in a huge crash during practice for the Italian GP, immediately bringing the session to a halt.   Pirro flew high into the air after losing control of his bike as he...
01/06/2018
Daniel Ricciardo destroyed a caravan in the Netherlands as a Red Bull promotional stunt ended in carnage.   Ricciardo and Formula One teammate Max Verstappen drove Red Ball-stamped Aston Martins with caravans attached around a track in Zandvoort....
22/05/2018
Along with Max Verstappen, and ahead of Britons George Russell and Lando Norris (both racing in Formula 2), Leclerc is reason to believe that Formula One is poised to enter a golden era. All four are talked of as future world champions, and have...
04/05/2018
Former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg has become a shareholder in Formula E and will give the electric series’ Gen2 car its first public spin in Berlin next month, organisers announced on Tuesday.   Rosberg has taken a keen interest in...
12/04/2018
Fernando Alonso yesterday led calls for "closer" racing to be at the heart of Formula One's blueprint for the future.   "I think it could be a closer battle, that will be always welcome, but it has been always like that in Formula One," said the...
06/04/2018
Lewis Hamilton has dismissed criticism from former Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg as the product of someone seeking "headlines".   Rosberg, who beat Hamilton to the 2016 world championship before retiring, told Sky Sports this week that the...
22/03/2018