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  • F1 says races will go on even if a driver tests positive for coronavirus
    by Associated Press on June 3, 2020 at 2:50 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Racing Formula One races won't be canceled if a driver tests positive for the coronavirus or if a team withdraws, CEO Chase Carey says. F1 wants to avoid a repeat of the season opener in Australia in March, which was canceled when the McLaren team withdrew after a staff member tested positive for the virus. F1 teams have a tougher time returning to competition than teams in many other sports because of the dozens of people who usually travel to a race and the regular international journeys involved.Continue reading F1 says races will go on even if a driver tests positive for coronavirus F1 says races will go on even if a driver tests positive for coronavirus originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 3 Jun 2020 10:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Toyota donates 2009 F1 car to charity auction for COVID-19 relief
    by Ronan Glon on June 2, 2020 at 6:34 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Toyota,Racing Continue reading Toyota donates 2009 F1 car to charity auction for COVID-19 relief Toyota donates 2009 F1 car to charity auction for COVID-19 relief originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 2 Jun 2020 14:34:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • F1 to return July 5 with two races at the Austrian GP
    by Associated Press on June 2, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports Formula One will finally get underway with back-to-back races at the Austrian Grand Prix in July as part of an eight-race European swing. The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will host races on July 5 and 12, governing body FIA said in a statement on Tuesday. The next race will be in Hungary on July 19 followed by consecutive races at the British GP at Silverstone on Aug. 2 and 9 after the British government exempted elite sports from an upcoming quarantine on foreign visitors.Continue reading F1 to return July 5 with two races at the Austrian GP F1 to return July 5 with two races at the Austrian GP originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 2 Jun 2020 08:22:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Want to buy an F1 team? Williams is considering selling
    by Reuters on May 29, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports Continue reading Want to buy an F1 team? Williams is considering selling Want to buy an F1 team? Williams is considering selling originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2020 10:19:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Renault staying in Formula One despite massive restructuring
    by Reuters on May 29, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Motorsports Renault will stay in Formula One, interim Chief Executive Coltilde Delbos said on Friday after announcing the carmaker's restructuring measures including plans to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide. Renault's F1 future had been uncertain given the financial pressures on the French car giant and a slump in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Renault finished fifth overall last season.Continue reading Renault staying in Formula One despite massive restructuring Renault staying in Formula One despite massive restructuring originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 May 2020 08:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Gymkhana 11 will be hosted by Travis Pastrana
    by Tony Markovich on May 27, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    Filed under: Celebrities,Motorsports,Subaru,Racing,Performance,Videos,sedan Continue reading Gymkhana 11 will be hosted by Travis Pastrana Gymkhana 11 will be hosted by Travis Pastrana originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 May 2020 12:47:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • NASCAR champ Kyle Busch calls for mandatory masks as photos show race fans without
    by Associated Press on May 26, 2020 at 9:36 pm

    Filed under: Celebrities,Motorsports,Safety,Racing Kyle Busch says he supports wearing a mask in public so “we all can take care of our neighbor" amid the coronavirus pandemic, a rare instance of the two-time NASCAR champion wading into a social issue. The reigning Cup champion rarely speaks on non-racing issues, but Busch entered the debate after images from short tracks over the weekend showed packed grandstands with little social distancing and few people wearing masks. Busch retweeted a photo from South Alabama Speedway in Ozark, Alabama,Continue reading NASCAR champ Kyle Busch calls for mandatory masks as photos show race fans without NASCAR champ Kyle Busch calls for mandatory masks as photos show race fans without originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 26 May 2020 17:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Formula E driver disqualified for getting a ringer to race for him
    by Reuters on May 26, 2020 at 12:20 am

    Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Electric,Racing Audi Formula E driver Daniel Abt was disqualified and ordered to pay 10,000 euros ($10,900.00) to charity on Sunday for getting a professional gamer to compete under his name in an official esports race. Formula E's real life series leader Antonio Felix da Costa appeared less concerned, however.Continue reading Formula E driver disqualified for getting a ringer to race for him Formula E driver disqualified for getting a ringer to race for him originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 25 May 2020 20:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Ryan Newman eager to race again this weekend after violent Daytona accident
    by Associated Press on May 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports Ryan Newman says he has no memories of his harrowing accident on the final lap of the Daytona 500. The first thing Newman can recall is walking out of a Florida hospital holding hands with his two young daughters. “As I watched the crash and had to make myself believe what I had went through, I really looked to my dad to say, ‘Hey, did this really happen?’” Newman said Thursday.Continue reading Ryan Newman eager to race again this weekend after violent Daytona accident Ryan Newman eager to race again this weekend after violent Daytona accident originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 16 May 2020 10:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans to hold virtual race on original date in June
    by Sven Gustafson on May 15, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports Continue reading 24 Hours of Le Mans to hold virtual race on original date in June 24 Hours of Le Mans to hold virtual race on original date in June originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 May 2020 16:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments