Wade Young Wins A Third Roof Of Africa

Wade Young overcame three days of brutal racing to win the 50th edition of the ‘Mother of Hard Enduro’ – the Motul Roof of Africa in Lesotho. The South African raced into the history books after claiming his third victory in the event, leading home fellow countryman Travis Teasdale and British legend Graham Jarvis. Young…

Mikkelsen Sets Sights On back-To-back WRC Wins

Andreas Mikkelsen could hold the aces in the pack as he defends his Rally Australia title in the finale to the most exciting and unpredictable WRC season in years. The Norwegian has endured a roller-coaster ride since winning the New South Wales encounter 12 months ago. But conditions could play into his hands this weekend…

Marquez Tops The Testing

MotoGP’s newly-crowned four-time champion Marc Marquez recorded the fastest lap of the post-season test at Valencia on the second and final day of running. Marquez established himself at the top of the timing screens an hour and a half into the day, logging a time just a tenth slower than Maverick Vinales’ pace-setting effort from…

Killarney Makes Motorsport History

The 12th and final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) will be held at Killarney this weekend. This will be the first time Rallycross and its World Championship event comes to Africa. It is the only FIA World Championship to have a round in sub-Saharan Africa. The championship will be coming…

Red Bull Can End On A High

Red Bull thinks it now has a car that can win the final two Formula 1 races of the year if it does not get hampered by more engine grid penalties. The RB13 has made big progress in recent races, and Max Verstappen added to his Malaysian Grand Prix victory with a dominant win in…

Red Bull Need The Magic Mode

Red Bull thinks that the lack of a ‘magic’ engine mode for Q3 explained its confusing pace at the Japanese Grand Prix – as it struggled in qualifying before being able to match Mercedes in the race. The Milton Keynes-based team was surprised to be one second off the pace of Mercedes in the fight…

Marquez And Honda After Home Town Win

The Repsol Honda Team have arrived in Motegi, the first in a challenging three-race back-to-back flyaway stint and Honda’s home Grand Prix, having achieved a fantastic 1-2 result at the Aragon Grand Prix. Marquez’s powerful win at his home race extended his Championship lead to 16 points over nearest rival Andrea Dovizioso and 28 over…

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…

Kallio Gets Another Chance

KTM’s Mika Kallio has been given another opportunity to race in MotoGP this year as he will ride in the season finale in Valencia. The 34-year-old Finn, whose main role is as KTM test rider, has impressed in his three wildcard appearances this year so far. After taking 16th at Sachsenring, he scored KTM’s first-top…