Renault Reliability The problem Says Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg says Renault’s reliability is not good enough after a DRS issue forced him out of the Japanese Grand Prix when he had points in his sights. Hulkenberg has suffered several power unit reliability issues this year, and retired from a good position in Monaco with a gearbox problem. At Suzuka, his DRS stuck…

Gazoo Targeting A Return To The Top

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is targeting a return to winning ways when it competes on home ground this weekend in the 6 Hours of Fuji, the seventh round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). TOYOTA has dominated the Japanese round of WEC since it returned to top-level endurance racing in 2012, winning four of…

Meeke Back To Winning Ways

Kris Meeke banished memories of a troubled WRC season to claim his second victory of the year in Spain as Sébastien Ogier moved closer to a fifth consecutive drivers’ title. Meeke mastered the final two legs of RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España to win by 28.0sec in a Citroën C3, just three rounds after…

Tyre Blister Cost Verstappen

A blistered front-left tyre was the main reason why Max Verstappen couldn’t attack Lewis Hamilton for victory in the Japanese Grand Prix, according to Red Bull boss Christian Horner. Verstappen finished second at Suzuka, falling only 1.2 seconds shy of beating Hamilton after closing right up to the tail of the Mercedes driver in the…

HE LATEST EDITION OF MOTORSPORT WORLD IS NOW ON SALE

The latest edition of Motorsport World is now on sale at Spar – Pick n Pay – garage shops and airports Vinales Wants a New MotoGP Bike- full story in this edition Mercedes Paid 10M for Bottas – full story in this edition Inside you will also find all the news and views from: MotoGP…

Husqvarna’s MX Heroes Chasing Final Glory

Husqvarna South Africa’s motocross team heads to a home race at Terra Topia’s season finale in Gauteng Saturday 14 October, with team leader Richie van der Westhuizen sitting second in both the Monster Energy South African MX1 and MX2 championships, while stand-in MX2 lad Caleb Tennant is also looking forward to close off his season…

Ford Make Shock Rallycross Announcement

Ken Block’s Ford-backed Hoonigan Racing Division team will withdraw from the World Rallycross Championship after the final round of the 2017 season at Killarney On November 10. The shock announcement comes at the end of the team’s second year in World RX, the outfit having begun its programme at the start of 2016 with the…

Vettel Gear Box Problem

Sebastian Vettel looks set to avoid a grid penalty for a new gearbox in Japan this weekend, after analysis at Ferrari’s factory showed his current one was not damaged in his post-race crash with Lance Stroll at Sepang. Vettel had feared a five-place grid drop for this weekend’s race at Suzuka, after he was involved…

Marquez Is On Another level

Grand Prix motorcycling legend Mick Doohan reckons Marc Marquez is “on another level” compared to his MotoGP title rivals. Defending champion Marquez had a relatively slow start to the 2017 season, dropping 37 points off the championship lead after six races. However, strong subsequent form, including four wins and seven podium finishes in the last…