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  • Indy 500 scraps plan for spectators as COVID-19 surges in Indiana
    by Reuters on August 4, 2020 at 9:39 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Racing With the COVID-19 pandemic raging in several regions of the United States and having already claimed over 150,000 lives, IMS said it was an abundance of caution that prompted them to abandon efforts to have fans at the Aug. 23 event. Indiana is one of the regions seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, with IMS noting in a statement that in Marion County, where the organisation is located, the number of cases has tripled and the positivity rate has doubled. "As dedicated as we were to running the racContinue reading Indy 500 scraps plan for spectators as COVID-19 surges in Indiana Indy 500 scraps plan for spectators as COVID-19 surges in Indiana originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 4 Aug 2020 17:39:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix on a shredded tire
    by Associated Press on August 2, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports Lewis Hamilton held on to win the British Grand Prix on Sunday despite a puncture on the last lap to clinch an 87th career win and move within four of Michael Schumacher's Formula One record. The championship leader's record-extending seventh Silverstone win saw him finish six seconds ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen, who unexpectedly moved up a place after Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas sustained a puncture with three laps left. With Hamilton so far ahead, Verstappen went in fContinue reading Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix on a shredded tire Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix on a shredded tire originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 13:51:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Woodward Dream Show officially called off for 2020 [Updated]
    by Byron Hurd on August 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Filed under: Design/Style,Motorsports,Automotive History,Racing,Performance,Classics Continue reading Woodward Dream Show officially called off for 2020 [Updated] Woodward Dream Show officially called off for 2020 [Updated] originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 09:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Nico Hulkenberg returns to F1 after Sergio Perez tests positive for COVID-19
    by Reuters on July 30, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Racing Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez will miss Sunday's British Grand Prix after testing positive for COVID-19, his Racing Point team said on Thursday. With Britain extending the virus isolation period to 10 days from seven on Thursday, Perez also looks set to miss the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix -- race five -- at the same circuit on the following weekend. Racing Point share reserves with engine supplier Mercedes, who have Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne and Mexican Esteban Gutierrez in those roContinue reading Nico Hulkenberg returns to F1 after Sergio Perez tests positive for COVID-19 Nico Hulkenberg returns to F1 after Sergio Perez tests positive for COVID-19 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 30 Jul 2020 19:43:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • 2021 Acura TLX Type-S to be powered by 355-horsepower V6
    by Byron Hurd on July 30, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Acura,Luxury,Performance,sedan Continue reading 2021 Acura TLX Type-S to be powered by 355-horsepower V6 2021 Acura TLX Type-S to be powered by 355-horsepower V6 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:11:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson enamored with IndyCar after test
    by Associated Press on July 29, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Racing Jimmie Johnson finally fulfilled his childhood dream of driving an Indy car with a test session Tuesday. When the seven-time NASCAR champion finished turning laps, he was sold on figuring out how to race next year in the IndyCar Series. NASCAR has been so good to me and I am so proud of the success I've had.Continue reading NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson enamored with IndyCar after test NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson enamored with IndyCar after test originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 19:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Fisker commits to Extreme E electric off-road series
    by Byron Hurd on July 27, 2020 at 2:50 pm

    Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Fisker,Green Automakers,SUV,Electric,Off-Road,Racing Continue reading Fisker commits to Extreme E electric off-road series Fisker commits to Extreme E electric off-road series originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Formula One cancels all four races in the Americas over coronavirus
    by Reuters on July 24, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Automotive History,Safety,Racing Continue reading Formula One cancels all four races in the Americas over coronavirus Formula One cancels all four races in the Americas over coronavirus originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Jul 2020 17:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Alex Zanardi transferred to rehab center after handbike crash
    by Associated Press on July 21, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Bikes,Racing Alex Zanardi, the Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist, was transferred to a neurological rehabilitation center Tuesday, a month after getting seriously injured in a handbike crash. The Siena hospital that had been treating Zanardi since the June 19 crash announced that the athlete had been released but, in accordance with Zanatrdi's family, did not say where he was taken. Zanardi underwent three delicate surgeries at the Siena hospital to stabilize him and reconstruct Continue reading Alex Zanardi transferred to rehab center after handbike crash Alex Zanardi transferred to rehab center after handbike crash originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:02:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 Prototype is a 7-motor monster track and drift EV
    by John Beltz Snyder on July 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Ford,Crossover,SUV,Electric,Performance Continue reading Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 Prototype is a 7-motor monster track and drift EV Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 Prototype is a 7-motor monster track and drift EV originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Jul 2020 06:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments