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What happens now for Nico Hulkenberg?

Nico Hulkenberg of Renault F1 Team in the paddock during the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy. Getty ImagesSINGAPORE -- When Nico Hulkenberg awoke to a hazy Singapore on Thursday morning, he must have felt confident his Formula One...

F1 cars set for show run down LA’s Hollywood Blvd

Formula One will conduct a live showcase of 2019 race cars on the streets of Los Angeles on Oct. 30.F1 is hosting a Hollywood Festival that promises to "tear up tinsel town." It will feature three of the...

Haas retains Grosjean, Magnussen line-up for 2020

SINGAPORE -- Romain Grosjean will remain at Haas for another season after the American team confirmed he will partner Kevin Magnussen next year.The news puts Nico Hulkenberg's Formula One future in doubt as he was in the running...

Why Leclerc, not Vettel, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for

Ahead of each race in 2019, ESPN is ranking every driver on the grid in our Formula One Power Rankings.In compiling these standings, we have taken out the car factor and focused solely on the drivers and how...

Martin Truex Jr. an oldie but goodie with Las Vegas win

The start of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs brought us more of what we've been getting in the regular season: Joe Gibbs Racing victories.And although a lot of the discussion has been around Kyle Busch's misfortune, rise and...

We can win again in 2019

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has dismissed suggestions his team will be unable to add to the victories claimed in Belgium and Italy.Ferrari capitalised on its outright engine advantage to win the high-speed races at Spa-Francorchamps at Monza. Charles...

Moss family issues health update on 90th birthday

Formula One legend Stirling Moss is making slow progress in his return to health, his wife has said, as he turns 90 years old.At the start of 2018 Moss retired from public life in order to focus on...

Ex-Modified great Stefanik dies in plane crash

STERLING, Conn. -- Modified stock car great Michael Stefanik has been killed in a single-engine plane crash. He was 61.State police said the crash happened Sunday afternoon in Sterling, Connecticut, near the Rhode Island state line. They said...

Truex Jr. wins NASCAR’s opening playoff race

LAS VEGAS -- Martin Truex Jr. clearly had one of the best teams this season as he rolled to four victories before the end of June.Then he hit a slump of sports, going nearly three months without a...

Ford stars fume over NZ safety car chaos

Furious Ford star Cameron Waters believes no championship points should have been awarded for Sunday's Supercars race in New Zealand.Waters was one of three Tickford Racing drivers, livid at the end of the 200km race, after a chaotic...

Supercars champ set for Bathurst assault

With an almost unassailable championship lead, Supercars star Scott McLaughlin is vowing to hold nothing back at next month's Bathurst 1000.The DJR Team Penske driver claimed his 17th win of the season in a controversial race on Sunday...

McLaughlin rides luck to Supercars record

He's set a new benchmark for success in Supercars but Scott McLaughlin has used up plenty of luck to get there at Pukekohe Park in New Zealand.The Kiwi driver's win on Sunday at the 2.91km Auckland track was...

Kiwis chasing special Supercars prize

Supercars star Shane Van Gisbergen will be racing for more than just championship points in Sunday's 200km race at Pukekohe.The New Zealand driver's win at his hometown circuit on Saturday puts him in the box seat to secure...

Safety car chaos as Supercars champ wins

Supercars officials have come under fire over safety car chaos in Sunday's 200km race in New Zealand.Championship leader Scott McLaughlin broke the record for most wins in a season as he charged to his 17th victory of 2019...

Reddick stretches gas tank to a win in the desert

LAS VEGAS -- Tyler Reddick stretched his final tank of fuel Saturday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and wrap up the regular-season championship.Christopher Bell had the most dominant car, but Reddick's...

B. Force, Enders, Sampey make NHRA history

MOHNTON, Pa. -- Brittany Force broke the NHRA national Top Fuel time record Saturday in qualifying for the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals.Force had a 3.623-second pass at 331.61 mph at Maple Grove Raceway in the first race...

Correa still in ICU, has ‘improved slightly’

The family of American driver Juan Manuel Correa, who was seriously injured in the F2 crash which claimed the life of Anthoine Hubert, say he is showing small signs of improvement but remains in intensive care.Correa collided head-on...

‘Stupid’ collision mars Tickford’s NZ day

They secured a podium with Cameron Waters' third-place finish but Saturday's Supercars race was full of frustration for Tickford Racing.The Ford team made a dominant start to the Auckland SuperSprint, having three different drivers top each of the...

Van Gisbergen wins Supercars race in NZ

Hometown hero Shane Van Gisbergen is hopeful Saturday's Supercars race win at Pukekohe is the start of 2019 fightback by Holden.The New Zealander secured his fifth Supercars race win at the track he grew up driving on, finishing...

Capps breaks Maple Grove Funny Car records

MOHNTON, Pa. -- Ron Capps broke both ends of the Funny Car track record Friday in qualifying for the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals.Capps had a 3.837-second pass at 339.28 mph in a Dodge Charger to break the...

Lowndes hails ‘clever’ Supercars champ

With Scott McLaughlin poised to break his long-standing record for most race wins in a Supercars season, Craig Lowndes has hailed the Ford star's 2019 form.McLaughlin has won 16 races so far this year, equalling the record set...

Wolff, Brawn give vote of confidence to out-of-form Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has been given a vote of confidence by two of the most influential people in the Formula One paddock, Toto Wolff and Ross Brawn.Vettel has not won a Formula One race for over a year and...

Williams extends Mercedes engine deal to 2025

Williams has extended its engine partnership with Mercedes until the end of the 2025 Formula One season.The English team moved to Mercedes power ahead of the 2014 season and enjoyed a resurgence in the first two years of...

Supercars driving into unknown in NZ

Local expert Shane Van Gisbergen fears a newly resurfaced Pukekohe Park track and the threat of rain creates a cocktail of unknowns for this weekend's Supercars event in New Zealand.The Red Bull Holden Racing Team star finished second-fastest...

Walkinshaw happy with Supercars passion

Supercars team owner Ryan Walkinshaw has dismissed any suggestion he lacks the passion required to be successful in the championship.Outgoing Walkinshaw Andretti United (WAU) driver James Courtney created a stir ahead of this weekend's Auckland SuperSprint saying his...

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