Robert Wickens will leave the Mercedes DTM team to race for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport in IndyCar for the 2018 season. Wickens had been looking to move to IndyCar after Mercedes confirmed it would quit the DTM at the end of 2018. He had been on the radar for Schmidt Peterson for some time, having undertaken […]

Valentino Rossi has tipped Kohta Nozane to become Japan’s next MotoGP star following the Yamaha test rider’s premier class debut last weekend at Motegi. Nozane, a regular in the FIM Endurance World Championship and All-Japan Superbike series, was drafted in at short notice to deputise for an unwell Jonas Folger at Tech 3 Yamaha for […]

Paul di Resta completed a “busy” day of testing in a 2014 Williams at the Hungaroring on Wednesday as the team continues to evaluate options for its 2018 Formula 1 line-up. The ex-Force India driver, who is the current Williams reserve alongside racing for Mercedes in the DTM, took over from Robert Kubica in Hungary, […]

James Hinchcliffe will continue with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports next season, having signed a new multi-year extension to partner new driver Robert Wickens. Hinchcliffe had been expected to remain at the team for 2018, with SPM enhancing its relationship with Honda ahead of the new season. He says that the team’s new status with Honda in […]

Denny Hamlin says that NASCAR Cup Series leader Martin Truex Jr’s dominance is because his smaller team is maximising its alliance with Hamlin’s own Joe Gibbs squad. The Gibbs team has a technical partnership with Furniture Row, supplying it with a pitcrew to run Truex and team-mate Erik Jones’s cars, but it had to be […]

Ferrari risks opening the door to ‘chaos’ if it shakes up its organisation too much in response to the failures that have wrecked its Formula 1 championship ambitions, claims Force India. The last three races have been a disaster for Ferrari, with Sebastian Vettel falling 59 points behind Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ standings after […]

Cal Crutchlow believes Marc Marquez still holds the edge in the MotoGP title fight with Andrea Dovizioso despite the Ducati rider’s victory at Motegi. Dovizioso cut the gap to Marquez in the standings to 11 points after securing a fifth victory of the season in a thrilling battle against the reigning champion in tricky conditions […]

Ex-Formula 1 driver Rio Haryanto has identified Formula E for his racing comeback, although he insists he has “unfinished business” in grand prix racing. The Indonesian driver got behind the wheel of a racing car for the first time since the 2016 German Grand Prix when he tested an FE car at Valencia earlier this […]

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain accepts he faces a fight for a regular first-team place at Liverpool but insists he is ready to seize his chance. The £35million deadline-day signing from Arsenal scored his first goal for his new club in the 7-0 Champions League rout of Maribor – the Reds’ biggest away win in European football. […]

Danny Rose admits he expected a negative reception from Tottenham fans when he came on against Real Madrid in the Champions League. Defender Rose, who in the summer suggested he wanted to leave the club, thanked Spurs’ travelling support for their backing in the Bernabeu and insists he now wants to focus on winning […]

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