Month: February 2019

Formula 1 – McLaren uncertain of fuel supplier for new F1 season

Formula 1 – McLaren uncertain of fuel supplier for new F1 season

McLaren Formula 1 chiefs Zak Brown and Gil de Ferran remain unsure whether the team’s planned switch to Petrobras fuel and lubricants will be able to take effect for the start of the new season. McLaren announced a new partnership with Petrobras in early 2018 and raced with sponsorship from the Brazilian firm on its…

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Formula 2 – McLaren, Carlin forge alliance as Alonso’s Indy 500 program develops

Formula 2 – McLaren, Carlin forge alliance as Alonso’s Indy 500 program develops

Buy Photo Fernando Alonso, a Formula One two-time champion and three-time runner up, takes off from the pits at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Alonso will compete in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500, driving for Andretti Autosport. Alonso is the ninth driver to enter the Indy 500 with a world championship…

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NASCAR – Ithaca company uses Kevin Harvick’s NASCAR car to make Busch beer cans

NASCAR – Ithaca company uses Kevin Harvick’s NASCAR car to make Busch beer cans

Using parts of NASCAR Driver Kevin Harvick’s 2018 NASCAR race car, an Ithaca company built the metal top portion of 40 collector’s edition beer cans for Busch’s #Car2Can campaign. Incodema, a precision cutting and forming manufacturer in Ithaca, partnered with Factioned, a New York City design firm, on the project. The bottom half of each can…

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Sports Car – Bidding farewell to a motorsport survivor

Sports Car – Bidding farewell to a motorsport survivor

When the black-and-gold #5 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R peeled off the banking and into the pits at 11.04am on Sunday in last month’s Daytona 24 Hours, its 48-year-old driver hopped out of the cockpit and removed his familiar yellow Bell Racing helmet adorned with green drops for the final time. After a quick debrief…

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Soccer – Betting Tips for Today: A stalemate looks overpriced as Rotherham host Sheffield Wednesday

Soccer – Betting Tips for Today: A stalemate looks overpriced as Rotherham host Sheffield Wednesday

An all-Yorkshire affair gets Saturday’s Championship coupon underway and it looks tough to split two sides who have struggled to score goals this term An early kick-off awaits Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship this weekend. Just seven miles separate the two clubs and the bookmakers are also struggling the split the pair. Rotherham…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Sliders: Compare the W10, SF90 and MCL34

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Sliders: Compare the W10, SF90 and MCL34

We’ve given you sliders comparisons between old and new, but we’ve never allowed you to compare rival against rival…until now! We’ve put together three sliders below which will allow you to compare the Mercedes W10, Ferrari SF90 and McLaren MCL34 against one another, allowing you to spot large and little differences between the rival cars. Please…

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Formula E – F1 news – McLaren could turn to Fernando Alonso if they need a reserve – Season 2019 – Formula 1

Formula E – F1 news – McLaren could turn to Fernando Alonso if they need a reserve – Season 2019 – Formula 1

The former champions have a new driver line-up this season, with 19-year-old British rookie Lando Norris and 24-year-old Spaniard Carlos Sainz, but have yet to name an official reserve. Brazilian Sergio Sette Camara has been appointed as test and development driver but has yet to secure sufficient points to obtain the necessary super…

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NASCAR – Jeff Gordon on Daytona, Dale Earnhardt, and today’s NASCAR

NASCAR – Jeff Gordon on Daytona, Dale Earnhardt, and today’s NASCAR

Tinges of gray line the hair now. The jawline’s a touch softer, which happens when you’re edging up on 50. But the knowing glint in the eyes is still there, and so’s the voice, still a register higher than you’d expect out of a grease-stained race-car driver. Listen around the edges, and you can still…

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Soccer – Chelsea news: Don’t just blame Sarri! Six big systemic problems the Blues have

Soccer – Chelsea news: Don’t just blame Sarri! Six big systemic problems the Blues have

The Blues have wider issues than those in the dugout, with issues behind-the-scenes including poor player recruitment and a wasted academy Chelsea are used to looking for a saviour figure and any move to get rid of Maurizio Sarri will not be an instant resolution for the club’s deeper problems. This reactionary approach to changing their manager,…

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NASCAR – From rain to stifling heat: How different weather can affect NASCAR drivers – AccuWeather.com

NASCAR – From rain to stifling heat: How different weather can affect NASCAR drivers – AccuWeather.com

From rain to stifling heat: How different weather can affect NASCAR drivers  AccuWeather.com Can gambling boost flagging interest in NASCAR?  USA TODAY 10 NASCAR drivers explain why they’ll win the Daytona 500  For The Win Kyle vs. The King: Busch chases Petty for 200 NASCAR wins  Macon Telegraph Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR’s elder statesman, still chasing eighth Cup title  ESPN View…

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Formula 1 – Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull: Mark Hughes analyses the top three teams’ 2019 cars

Formula 1 – Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull: Mark Hughes analyses the top three teams’ 2019 cars

The top three teams of the last few years – Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull – have each now released their 2019 cars. And what’s more, despite very significantly changed aerodynamic regulations, all three teams appear to have remained largely committed to their existing – and quite differing – car philosophies. SEE MORE: Rules and…

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Formula E – Nico Rosberg: How gas-guzzling F1 world champion turned into an eco warrior

Formula E – Nico Rosberg: How gas-guzzling F1 world champion turned into an eco warrior

“I had no clue about anything when I was driving,” admitted the 2016 F1 world champion. “I was just driving around fast in circles.” But now he is driven by making a far greater and greener impact than anything he believes he achieved at the wheel of an F1 car before his shock retirement after…

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WRC – Another Solberg Will Fly Iconic Blue, Gold Subaru WRX STI

WRC – Another Solberg Will Fly Iconic Blue, Gold Subaru WRX STI

Subaru Motorsports gets a lot younger with the new addition of 17-year-old Oliver Solberg, son of Subaru World Rally Team legend Petter Solberg. The young Solberg will behind the wheel of a 2019 Subaru WRX STI Rally car and will join David Higgins and Travis Pastrana for six of the American Rally Association (ARA) stage…

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Soccer – Liverpool news: Reds not feeling the pressure, insists Klopp’s assistant

Soccer – Liverpool news: Reds not feeling the pressure, insists Klopp’s assistant

The charismatic German’s second-in-command says the team are excited by the Premier League title race Liverpool’s 29-year wait for a league title could end in 2019 but assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders insists the Reds squad are not feeling the weight of expectation. During the 1980s Liverpool were the dominant side in English football, but their…

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