F1: Lando Norris — ‘95% of the time I’m asked about Lewis Hamilton’

“It was a good moment,” says the 18-year-old of the day he learned he would be on the grid next year in McLaren’s orange livery as part of an elite band of 20 elite racing drivers. It had been a relatively ordinary race weekend for Norris at September’s Italian Grand Prix, until he was called […]

Verstappen goes from fast to furious to winner in Mexico

AP Updated 9:02 PM EDT Oct 28, 2018 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Red Bull’s Max Verstappen went from fast to furious to winner. Daniel Ricciardo went from pole position to yet another disaster as engine failure doomed his car yet again. The Mexican Grand Prix was a wild ride for Red Bull. The team came […]

F1 driver Marcus Ericsson to join IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

IndyStar Sports Published 11:41 AM EDT Oct 30, 2018 Swedish Formula One driver Marcus Ericsson is coming to IndyCar. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced Tuesday the 28-year old will join the team for the 2019 IndyCar season and drive the No. 7 Honda. Ericsson will join SPM following F1’s season later this year. He’s made 95 […]

Daniel Ricciardo laments ‘cursed’ car after eighth retirement of 2018

“Just things are happening on Sunday which I’ve got no more explanation for. The car, I’ll let Gasly (his replacement at Red Bull next season) drive it, I’m done with it.” Despite an early mistake which meant he dropped from pole to third after the second corner, Ricciardo drove well on Sunday and was on […]

Steve Torrence wraps up NHRA Top Fuel season title

AP Published 9:58 PM EDT Oct 28, 2018 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Torrence won his first Top Fuel season championship Sunday during eliminations and won the NHRA Toyota Nationals for his fifth straight victory and 10th of the year. Torrence beat Leah Pritchett in the final with a 3.751-second run at 326.32 mph in […]

Mexican GP: Lewis Hamilton clinches fifth world title

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 (far left) and Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after a thrilling US Grand Prix. Hamilton increased his title lead to 70 points […]

Ricciardo beats Verstappen to pole at Mexican Grand Prix

AP Updated 6:23 PM EDT Oct 27, 2018 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo’s smile beamed its brightest in months, while his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen steamed. Lewis Hamilton, meanwhile, looked completely comfortable knowing he’s in a perfect spot to win his fifth career Formula One championship. Ricciardo snatched the pole position from Verstappen […]

Mexico GP: The tragic tale of the Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico’s greatest Formula One drivers

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