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Super GT Fuji: Yamashita takes pole for finale in Rookie Toyota

Yamashita had already broken his own benchmark from 2020 in free practice, but in the first segment of qualifying Yamamoto’s Kunimitsu team-mate Tadasuke Makino lowered the bar further with a best time of 1m26.000s aboard the #1 Honda NSX-GT. Yamamoto was then the first driver to dip beneath the 1m26s barrier in Q2 with a 1m25.867s, which appeared to be ...

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Lowndes to drive Dallara Formula 1 car at The Bend Classic

The seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner will start the two-day sprint event as one of the outright favourites, the Dallara he’ll be driving having won the event last year. That was in the hands of circuit owner Sam Shahin who lapped the West layout in 1m13.542s in the decisive Top 10 Shootout. While Lowndes is best known for his touring car ...

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MotoGP Gossip: Crutchlow to replace Vinales at Silverstone

Yamaha’s decision to suspend Maverick Vinales for the Austrian MotoGP looks set to carry over into Silverstone with Cal Crutchlow replacing the Spaniard.   Crash MotoGP Podcast – Click here to listen to Keith Huewen, Harry Benjamin and our own Pete McLaren talk MotoGP Vinales was suspended for last weekend’s round ten after deliberately attempting to damage his bike’s engine during ...

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Scott Redding joins BMW for 2022 WorldSBK campaign

BMW Motorrad WorldSBK have confirmed that Scott Redding will make the switch from Ducati to the German manufacturer for the 2022 WorldSBK season.  The announcement comes off the back of Redding claiming his third WorldSBK win of the season at Most. Redding has spent the last two WorldSBK seasons with Ducati, while also competing for the Italian manufacturer in BSB ...

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Le Mans 24h: #8 Toyota heads 1-2 in red-flagged FP2

The two-hour FP2 session was run in darkness throughout, with all drivers required to complete at least five laps at night ahead of Saturday’s race.Jose Maria Lopez set the early pace in the #7 Toyota GR010 HYBRID he shares with Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi with a time of 3m29.810s, while Kazuki Nakajima worked down to 3m30.705s in the sister ...

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Le Mans 24h: #7 Toyota tops Qualifying as Hyperpole slots locked in

Kobayashi set the session’s benchmark time of 3m26.279s aboard his Toyota GR010 HYBRID in the first half of Wednesday night’s one-hour qualifying, going over a second quicker than team-mate Brendon Hartley in the sister #8 car that currently leads the World Endurance Championship points standings. In the second half of the session, Alpine driver Matthieu Vaxiviere split the two Toyotas ...

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NASCAR restores more COVID protocols to protect drivers

In response to the increased quantity of cases, NASCAR reintroduced a policy to require all team personnel and media wear a face mask in enclosed areas of the track at all times, regardless of vaccination status. This week, NASCAR has announced several additional changes – effective with this weekend’s races at World Wide Technology Raceway (Trucks) and Michigan International Speedway ...

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