Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 06:11 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEWTON, Iowa — Scott McLaughlin continued his fast weekend at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night, winning the first race of the IndyCar Series doubleheader for his first victory on an oval track. McLaughlin led 164 of the 250 laps, winning by nearly a half-second
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Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 06:11 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEWTON, Iowa — Colton Herta won the pole position for Saturday’s race of the weekend IndyCar Series doubleheader at Iowa Speedway, while Scott McLaughlin set a new track record to win the pole for Sunday’s race. The fields for both races were set during
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Jul 12, 2024, 01:47 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Red Bull team principal Christian Horner introduced himself as Sebastian Vettel‘s stand-in on Friday after getting to drive one of his team’s title-winning Formula One cars for the first time in 20 years. The 50-year-old, whose unremarkable racing career ended in Formula 3000 in 1998 and
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Laurence Edmondson, F1 EditorJul 11, 2024, 07:44 AM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Open Extended Reactions Miami and Austin will continue to host sprint races in 2025 after Formula One confirmed all six venues that will stage the alternative weekend format next season. China, Miami, Belgium, Austin, Brazil
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Associated Press Jul 9, 2024, 03:41 PM ET Open Extended Reactions John Force has left a Virginia hospital to move to a rehabilitation center closer to his home in California and the NHRA great celebrated the news by taking his daughter for ice cream on her birthday. Brittany Force wrote on social media the stroll
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Marshall Pruett, Racing columnistJul 9, 2024, 12:15 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Pato O’Ward took his first IndyCar victory since 2022 on Sunday at Mid-Ohio, where the open-wheel series introduced its new hybrid powertrains. Penske Entertainment: Chris Owens It was a day of days on Sunday. After 945 fruitless sunrises, seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton
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Laurence Edmonson Jul 9, 2024, 06:43 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Former Ferrari technical director Enrico Cardile has joined Aston Martin in the role of chief technical officer, the Silverstone-based team have confirmed. Cardile’s departure from Ferrari was announced on Monday, with Aston Martin confirming his appointment on Tuesday. Editor’s Picks 2 Related The Italian,
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Associated Press Jul 7, 2024, 04:31 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LEXINGTON, Ohio — Pato O’Ward bounced back on multiple levels with an IndyCar victory Sunday he was confident of achieving with a new hybrid engine he found to his liking. The combination helped him reduce a big time deficit to Álex Palou and ultimately
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Jul 8, 2024, 10:40 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Ferrari Formula One chassis technical director Enrico Cardile has handed in his notice and is relinquishing his role with immediate effect, the Italian team said on Monday. Team principal Fred Vasseur will oversee the chassis area as an interim measure. Editor’s Picks 1 Related Cardile has
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Laurence Edmonson Jul 8, 2024, 06:03 AM ET Open Extended Reactions SILVERSTONE, England — Pressure continues to grow on Red Bull driver Sergio Pérez after he failed to score points for the third time in six races at the British Grand Prix on Sunday. Team principal Christian Horner said the situation was “unsustainable,” underlining Red
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Open Extended Reactions SILVERSTONE, England — Lewis Hamilton said the emotions poured out of him after the British Grand Prix because he had started to doubt if he would ever win a Formula One race again. Hamilton’s record-extending 104th career win, his ninth at Silverstone, was his first since the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
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Laurence Edmondson, F1 EditorJul 6, 2024, 01:28 PM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Open Extended Reactions SILVERSTONE, England — After securing pole position for the British Grand Prix ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton, George Russell said Mercedes could never have dreamt of such a strong performance at the
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Laurence Edmondson, F1 EditorJul 6, 2024, 02:32 PM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Open Extended Reactions SILVERSTONE, England — Damage sustained during a trip through the gravel in the first part of qualifying for the British Grand Prix cost Max Verstappen a shot at pole position, the three-time
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Associated Press Jul 5, 2024, 06:59 PM ET RICHMOND, Va. — NHRA drag racing great John Force has been moved out of neurological intensive care after suffering a traumatic brain injury in a fiery, 300 mph crash at the Virginia Nationals last month. The 75-year-old Force has been moved from neurological intensive care into acute
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Associated Press Jul 5, 2024, 08:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LEXINGTON, Ohio — Pato O’Ward and Álex Palou each felt something slightly different from their cars with the IndyCar Series’ new hybrid engines Friday before weather delayed additional research for another day. IndyCar Series drivers hoping to get an initial read on the new
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Associated Press Jul 5, 2024, 02:53 PM ET Open Extended Reactions INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar has issued six-position starting grid penalties to drivers Felix Rosenqvist, Marcus Armstrong and Pietro Fittipaldi ahead of Sunday’s Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for their teams’ unapproved engine changes during last month’s test at Iowa Speedway. The race will
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Laurence Edmondson, F1 EditorJul 4, 2024, 10:58 AM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Open Extended Reactions SILVERSTONE, England — Lando Norris has said there is no need for Max Verstappen to apologise for their collision at the Austrian Grand Prix after admitting he “overreacted” when speaking to the
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Laurence Edmondson, F1 EditorJul 4, 2024, 12:43 PM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Open Extended Reactions SILVERSTONE, England — Max Verstappen said his priority following the Austrian Grand Prix was clearing the air with Lando Norris after the pair collided while fighting for the lead of the race.
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Open Extended Reactions Teenager Oliver Bearman, who made his F1 debut for Ferrari at this year’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, will race for Haas in 2025 and beyond. Bearman has signed on a multi-year deal with the American team after completing a handful of practice sessions this season. The Brit, who joined Ferrari’s driver programme
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Jul 3, 2024, 08:00 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The battle for the race lead was, once again, much closer in Austria, but the championship gap has widened as Lando Norris was forced to retire from the race, while Max Verstappen finished in the points despite a 10-second penalty. Temperatures rose between the two drivers
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Jul 3, 2024, 07:26 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Red Bull’s championship-leading F1 car will feature additional flashes of red paint across the car at the British Grand Prix. Editor’s Picks 1 Related Red Bull has opened up fan competitions to design some of the liveries for its RB20 race car liveries. Inspired by its
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