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RacingDo Automakers Have a Future in Formula 1?
Honda shocked many people last Friday by announcing it will withdraw from Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season, leaving the prestigious racing series with only three engine manufacturers ( Mercedes , Ferrari , Renault). The Japanese automaker wants to focus on green energies including batteries and fuel …
Racing2020 Indy 500 to Run With No Fans in Stands
IndyCar president Roger Penske has finally changed his mind: the 2020 edition of the Indianapolis 500 will take place without any attendance. Earlier this year, the race was postponed until August 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It will mark the first time in 109 years that fans are not …
NewsX-Men’s Michael Fassbender to Race for Porsche in ELMS
Michael Fassbender is following in the footsteps of Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Patrick Dempsey and other actors who have competed at high levels of auto racing. Widely known for his role of Magneto in the X-Men movies and for portraying the founder of Apple in Steve Jobs , the German-Irish …
RacingFord Working on 1,400-hp Electric Mustang Cobra Jet for Drag Racing
This is a pretty incredible machine the Blue Oval is announcing today. Developed by the team at Ford Performance, the Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 is a new, fully electric dragster prototype straight out of the factory. And as the name implies, it produces more than 1,400 horsepower. The goal is …
RacingNASCAR Steps up in Fight Against COVID-19
With the COVID-19 pandemic compromising all NASCAR races through May 3, series officials and teams stepped up to keep fans entertained with the launch of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro virtual championship on March 22. More importantly, like many other businesses in North America, they are using their expertise and resources …
RacingRelive One of F1’s Most Epic Races of All Time for Free
Stuck at home and looking for something exciting to watch? Formula 1’s YouTube channel has just added a complete Grand Prix and it happens to be one of the most epic races ever—the 1986 Australian Grand Prix. The Williams cars, powered by a turbocharged Honda engine, were the ones to …
NewsF1 Still Plans for 15-18 Races This Year
PARIS | The 2020 Formula 1 season should have anywhere between 15-18 races despite a few early cancellations and postponements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Liberty Media CEO Chase Carey on Monday. Initially, the plan was to have a record 22 Grand Prix events, but now the first eight …
NewsFormula 1 to Hold Virtual Grand Prix Races
Formula 1 has today announced the launch of a new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, featuring a number of current F1 drivers. The series has been created to enable fans to continue watching Formula 1 races virtually, despite the ongoing COVID-19 situation that has affected this season’s opening race …
RacingHonda Unveils Civic Type R TC Race Car
It’s been a while since the Honda Civic Type R last made headlines, but today’s announcement is notable, especially for racing enthusiasts. Honda Performance Development (HPD) has just created the Civic Type R TC, which is a turn-key solution for both professional racers and skilled amateurs who wish to transition …
RacingFormula One Wants to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030
A few days after unveiling its new 2021 cars, Formula One has now announced a plan that calls for all events to be sustainable by 2025 and the sport to achieve a net zero-carbon footprint by 2030. The carbon reduction projects will start immediately, according to officials from Liberty Media, …
RacingBehold the Radically New 2021 F1 Cars
Formula 1 will have radically new cars in 2021 which, combined with a revised set of rules and tighter cost control, should make for an exciting, more competitive season (we really hope so). Let’s start with the machines drivers will race. Their striking new look features sweeping bodywork, simplified front …
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