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 […]

The British Touring Car Championship will run an extended double-points race at Snetterton next year to celebrate its 60th anniversary. The third race of the Snetterton event on July 29 will be extended to 60 miles – roughly twice the length of a traditional BTCC race. Drivers will not have to race with success ballast, […]

Newly crowned Formula 3 European champion Lando Norris and GP3 title winner George Russell could team up at ART Grand Prix in Formula 2 next year, Autosport has learned. McLaren Formula 1 protege Norris’s expected deal with Prema Racing, which has carried Charles Leclerc to the 2017 F2 title, fell over for good last weekend. […]

Rock Sport Radio

Love Music Live Sport

Current track