Saturday, 31 October 2015

Speed v Foust: The title showdown

On Wednesday night the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross champion will be crowned in Las Vegas, Nevada. While we don't yet know who that will be, we do know for sure that it'll be one of the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team's superstar drivers.

Gutierrez, Grosjean to race for Haas in 2016

Confirming what was possibly the worst kept secret in Formula One, Haas F1 Team have revealed that Esteban Gutierrez will join Romain Grosjean at the American team in 2016.

Three new events join longer IndyCar calendar

Phoenix, Road America and Boston will join the IndyCar schedule next year in a calender five weeks longer than the controversial 2015 season which concluded in August.

Tanak, Evans to fight for careers in Wales

M-Sport pair Ott Tanak and Elfyn Evans could potentially be fighting for their World Rally Championship careers when the championship heads to Wales next month.

Porsche to test Magnussen, Evans, Turvey, Montoya

Kevin Magnuessen will test for Porsche's LMP1 World Endurance Championship team next month in Barcelona, although the team have played down the significance of the test in the wake of McLaren's decision to release the Dane.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Booth and Lowdon to leave Manor

Manor F1 bosses John Booth and Graeme Lowdon have tendered their resignations and will leave the British team at the end of the 2015 season.

Aston Martin set to make F1 return

The Aston Martin name looks set to return to the Formula One grid in 2016 after more than half a century away.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Higgins to make GRC return in Vegas

David Higgins will make his second Red Bull Global Rallycross appearance of the season next week when he takes to the track for the Las Vegas season finale.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Ken Block sits down to talk GRC, Gymkhana and more

Ken Block was in the UK last weekend for the final of Gymkhana GRiD, a competition that can trace it's origins back to the Head Hoonigan's immensly popular YouTube video series.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

"We had a great year" - Ken Block proud of 2015 despite missing title

For the majority of the year Ken Block has been the man to beat in Red Bull Global Rallycross. In the championship fight since day one, Block now heads to Las Vegas without of a chance of claiming his maiden Red Bull GRC crown after two tough double header weekends in Los Angeles and Barbados.

Gymkhana GRiD Final lights up Santa Pod

The Gymkhana GRiD season came to a close last weekend with two days of frantic action at Santa Pod Raceway in the UK.

Ryan Tuerck makes Gymkhana début at Santa Pod

Formula Drift star Ryan Tuerck took part in his first Gymkhana event last weekend, joining Ken Block's Gymkhana GRiD for the season finale at Santa Pod Raceway in the United Kingdom.

Monday, 26 October 2015

Buhl Sport joins GRC Lites Field for Vegas

Buhl Sport Detroit, a new team from Michigan, will join the Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites field for the season finale in Las Vegas next month.

Red Bull GRC finale to be broadcast live online

The Red Bull Global Rallycross season finale in Las Vegas will once again be broadcast worldwide on Red Bull TV free of charge following the success of the stream last season.

Friday, 23 October 2015

Formula E season two preview

Formula E returns for it's second season this weekend with the opening round on the streets of Beijing.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Tony Cochrane heads to Red Bull GRC

Red Bull Global Rallycross have announced that Tony Cochrane will join the series as a special advisor to the board.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

From the stages to the screen - The story of rally champ and Bond double Mark Higgins

Mark Higgins is one of Britain's greatest rally drivers and arguably one of Hollywood's biggest stars - even though you've never seen his face on screen.

Mark Higgins Interview

Mark Higgins is a three time champion of the British Rally Championship who has played a starring, yet secretive role in some of Hollywood's biggest action blockbusters.

I recently had the chance to catch up with him and hear about his career in rallying, his thoughts on the current state of the BRC and his time spent doubling for the likes of Daniel Craig, Paul Walker and Michelle Rodriguez.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Wehrlein takes record breaking DTM title

Pascal Wehrlein claimed his first DTM crown last weekend, becoming the youngest DTM champion in history with a race to spare after finishing eighth in race one of the Hockenheim season finale.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Volvo to make WTCC return in 2016

Volvo have announced that they will return to the FIA World Touring Car championship in 2016 with a pair of TC1-spec S60s ran by factory racing arm Polestar Cyan Racing.

Monday, 12 October 2015

Aasbo clinches Formula Drift title

Fredric Aasbo claimed his first Formula Drift title last weekend in fine fashion, winning the final round at Irwindale Speedway and breaking the series' record for most wins in a season.

Paddon to replace Neuville in Wales

Former World Rally Championship runner up Thierry Neuville has been dropped from the Korean manufacturer's primary team for the upcoming Wales Rally GB and will be replaced by Hayden Paddon.

Shedden bags title in Brands thriller

Gordon Shedden claimed his second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car title in spectacular fashion by carving up the field in the final race of the season, finishing in fourth place despite starting way back in 19th.

Friday, 9 October 2015

Kubica considering WRC2 return

Robert Kubica is considering a move back to the WRC2 category after two difficult years in the premier World Rally Championship.

Red Bull, Renault set for dramatic U-turn?

Just weeks after announcing a split with engine supplier Renault, Red Bull are said to be in talks with the French manufacturer to continue their partnership next season.

Mercedes customers to miss out on new engines

Mercedes' customer teams will not be given the manufacturer's latest specification power unit when they will be expected to make their fourth and final change at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.

Eurotech reveals ambitious 2016 plans

British Touring Car Championship team Eurotech have outlined big plans for 2016, which will see them run brand new cars, enter a data sharing agreement with one of the championship's top teams, and run a third entry for the first time.

Ford's new GT racer turns first laps at Daytona

Ford's return to the world sports car racing stage moved a step closer this week after the Chip Ganassi Racing team completed a two day private test with the manufacturer's new GT race car at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida.

Sunday, 4 October 2015

VARX steamroller powers on in Barbados

Tanner Foust continued Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross‘ recent domination of Red Bull Global Rallycross, making it two wins from two in Barbados.

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Volkswagen clean up in Barbados

Tanner Foust extended Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross' winning streak to three races after winning to first event of the double header Red Bull Global Rallycross Barbados weekend ahead of team mate Scott Speed.

Sandell on pole as Barbados weekend gets underway

Patrik Sandell made his championship ambitions known yesterday by clinching pole position for the first part of the Red Bull Global Rallycross double header event at Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados.