Sophia Floersch: ‘Positive outlook’ for Formula 3 driver after nine-hour spinal operation

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Max Verstappen: Formula One’s rising star sparks Dutch adoration

After a six-year reign as the country’s favorite sports star, four-time Olympic speed skating champion Sven Kramer was upstaged by a young and feisty race car driver. Max Verstappen, the super-fast, straight-talking Formula One prodigy, has upstaged his illustrious counterpart — according to a biennial poll by the Hendrik Beerda Brand Consultancy in cooperation with […]

Sophia Floersch undergoes spinal surgery after horror Formula Three crash at Macau Grand Prix

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Why Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row want to exit NASCAR on top

The first number to roll off John Parks’ tongue isn’t 18, the number of NASCAR Cup championships Denver’s Furniture Row Racing, The Little Shop That Could, takes into its final weekend. It isn’t 15, the number of Cup pole positions snared by the only NASCAR team headquartered west of the Mississippi River. Or 307, the […]

Lewis Hamilton clarifies India ‘poor place’ comments

In an interview with the BBC, the five-time world champion said he felt “conflicted” attending the Indian Grand Prix, which ran on the Formula One calendar from 2011 to 2013. “I’ve been to India before to a race which was strange because India was such a poor place yet we had this massive, beautiful grand […]

Former greats Williams aim to be Formula 1’s phoenix from the flames

Since entering Formula One in 1977, Williams has won seven drivers’ championships with legendary drivers like Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill. One of the most successful names in the sport’s history, boasting nine constructors’ titles, the eponymous team started by Frank Williams has fallen on fallow times. The team’s two drivers, Canadian Lance […]

Max Verstappen’s fury after Lewis Hamilton wins in Brazilian Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Dutch star had to settle for second place with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen third in a nail-biting finish at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo. Verstappen looked to have his second straight F1 victory secured when he overtook Hamilton on lap 39 of 71 and moved clear on fresher tires, but five laps later […]

Max Verstappen ordered to do ‘public service’ after clash with Esteban Ocon

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his 10th win of the season as he takes the Brazilian GP ahead of Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen. Lewis Hamilton savors the moment after clinching his fifth F1 world title with fourth place behind Max Verstappen in the Mexican Grand Prix. Race winner Kimi Raikkonen is flanked by second-placed Max Verstappen […]

Kyle Busch sets up showdown with Kevin Harvick for the title

AVONDALE, Ariz. — The three most dominant drivers of this NASCAR season will fittingly race each other for the championship, a chance for Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. to settle which team is truly the best. It was Busch who claimed the latest round, winning for the eighth time this year Sunday […]