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Zak Brown: McLaren Racing boss wants driver qualification rules changed

Formula 1 at the BBC - Wed, 2022-11-23 07:25
IndyCar should be treated in the same way as Formula 2 in the qualification system, says McLaren Racing boss Zak Brown.

World Cup 2022: Canada boss John Herdman says he will be pinching himself in Qatar

North East News - Wed, 2022-11-23 06:33
Englishman John Herdman says he will have imposter syndrome when he takes charge of Canada at the World Cup in Qatar.

Northumbria Police vow to clamp down on anti-social e-bike use

North East News - Wed, 2022-11-23 06:09
Police say some young riders are causing as many problems as people on off-road motorbikes.

Details of TCR World Tour's Australian swing emerge

Motorsport - Wed, 2022-11-23 04:38
It was announced recently that Mount Panorama is the first confirmed circuit for the new-for-2023 World Tour.
The series, which will effectively replace WTCR, will race at the Bathurst International in November, which is expected to be the final round of the World Tour ahead of the World Final back in Europe.
Bathurst will be one of two World Tour races in Australia, with details of the ...Keep reading

Supercars wants New Zealand return in 2024

Motorsport - Wed, 2022-11-23 02:41
The Australian series traditionally stages one round per season across the Tasman, although the pandemic meant this year's Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe was the first since 2019.
While a sold-out crowd underlined the importance of an NZ event on the schedule, the impending closure of Pukekohe as a car racing venue has thrown a significant spanner in the works.
A number of factors have ...Keep reading

Supercars announces 12-round 2023 calendar

Motorsport - Wed, 2022-11-23 02:02
The schedule will kick off in Newcastle on March 10-12, with 11 more events spanning to the season finale in Adelaide which, as first reported by Motorsport.com, will be slightly earlier than this year with a late November slot.
Along the way Supercars will visit Albert Park, Perth, Symmons Plains, Darwin, Townsville, Sydney Motorsport Park, The Bend, Sandown and Bathurst for two endurance ...Keep reading

2023 Supercars schedule sparks controversy

Motorsport - Wed, 2022-11-23 02:01
As expected the Supercars calendar announcement confirms the return of Sandown as a 500-kilometre, two-driver endurance race.
Less expected, however, was the date, with Supercars announcing the revived Sandown 500 will take place on September 15-17.
That's the same date a unified Australian Racing Group/Motorsport Australia already announced for a SpeedSeries round at Sandown next ...Keep reading

Keselowski leads big NASCAR contingent in 2022 Snowball Derby

Motorsport - Tue, 2022-11-22 23:47
Keselowski, a former Cup Series champion and current driver and part owner of Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing, announced Tuesday he would make his first appearance in the prestigious Super Late Model event.
The 55th annual Snowball Derby is scheduled for Nov. 30-Dec. 4 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.
“The Snowball Derby is essentially an all-star race as it attracts some of the ...Keep reading

20 IndyCar races per year would be “sweet spot” says Frye

Motorsport - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:30
A delegation from Juncos Racing, IndyCar and Chevrolet went down to Argentina this month, for touring car legend Agustin Canapino to demonstrate an IndyCar during a promotional tour.
Frye told Motorsport.com the reception from the fans was “amazing”. He went on: “I would say, the best thing is, they got our attention. We appreciate everyone's interest and everybody that came out to watch ...Keep reading

'A pretty special one' – Piastri hails 'awesome' first day with McLaren at Abu Dhabi test

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
It has been a long time coming for Oscar Piastri but he admits his first public outing as a McLaren driver was a special day in his career.

MUST-SEE: From hilarious accents to classic one-liners – Watch Ricciardo’s funniest moments in F1

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
Daniel Ricciardo has given F1 fans countless laughs during his time in the sport, whether it be attempts at accents, shoeys with celebrities or press conference hysterics with fellow drivers...

Ferrari lead the way with 1-2-3 in busy post-season Abu Dhabi test

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
The 2022 Formula 1 cars have been run together for the final time as Ferrari rounded out the year with a one-two-three on a busy day of testing in Abu Dhabi.

'It was definitely very special' – Gasly 'emotional' after driving Alpine for first time at Abu Dhabi test

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
Pierre Gasly admitted to feeling “emotional” after getting his first run out as an Alpine driver at the post-season test in Abu Dhabi – revealing the differences he found driving the A522 for the first time compared to the AlphaTauri.

‘I feel honoured’ – Alonso overjoyed with first drive for ‘iconic brand’ Aston Martin at Abu Dhabi test

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
Fernando Alonso described a “very special” experience as he formally swapped Alpine for Aston Martin on Tuesday and took up the seat vacated by the retired Sebastian Vettel at F1’s post-season test in Abu Dhabi.

Schumacher looking forward to opening ‘a new chapter’ after collision with Latifi mars final race at Haas

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
It wasn’t the final Grand Prix Mick Schumacher would have hoped for in Abu Dhabi, as he limped home ahead only of his team mate in his last race at Haas. Despite a starting grid slot of 12th, the German wasn’t able to extract enough pace from his VF-22 to keep in touch with the top 10.

SAY WHAT?! Emotion for Vettel and celebrations for Verstappen feature in the best team radio from Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
The last race weekend of the season was straight forward for some, and less serene for others. As such it was no surprise that come lights out, the competitive juices flowed and a fair few drivers got a little hot under the collar. And as always, it was left to their race engineers to calm them down on the radio…

TECH TUESDAY: Why did Mercedes fall down the order in Abu Dhabi after taking a 1-2 in Sao Paulo?

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
Mark Hughes looks at Mercedes’ performance drop-off from Sao Paulo – where George Russell took their first and only win of the season – to Abu Dhabi, where Russell came home fifth and Hamilton did not finish. Giorgio Piola provides technical illustrations.

‘We gave it everything’ – Stroll takes positives from Aston Martin’s season despite narrowly losing out on P6 to Alfa Romeo

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
Lance Stroll hailed a “great team effort” from Aston Martin at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, after their double points finish almost overhauled Alfa Romeo for P6 in the constructors’ standings.

GALLERY: Check out Alonso, Gasly, Piastri and more as they debut for their new teams in Abu Dhabi test

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
F1 has stayed on at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit this week for some post-season testing, with the session also serving as the first opportunity for several new team and driver combinations to work together.

'This year has surpassed anything we could have believed' says Horner after 17th win of the season in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 - Tue, 2022-11-22 20:17
Christian Horner has praised the “Herculean” effort of his Red Bull team this year, admitting that their 2022 season had surpassed even their own expectations – as he also paid tribute to the team’s late founder Dietrich Mateshcitz.

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