RJN to partner up with Jenson Button

Long time Nissan powered team, RJN will start a new relationship with ex-F1 driver Jenson Button to form Jenson Team Rocket RJN in the Blancpain Endurance series, opting for Honda power. The Rocket name was founded by Jenson's late father, John Button, who used the team to nurture talent in karting and junior categories. It... Continue Reading →

Vinales top on day 2 at Sepang!

Maverick Vinales came within a tenth of the unofficial lap record on the 2nd day of testing. The Yamaha rider posted a 1:58.897 on his penultimate lap of the day to give Yamaha a well needed boost ahead of the 2019 season. Once again, Alex Rins was the 2nd fastest rider but was over half... Continue Reading →

Marc Marquez tops first 2019 test!

Despite having recent surgery on his left shoulder, Marc Marquez topped the first 2019 test at Sepang! The 7 times world champion posted a 1:59.621 on his Repsol Honda followed by Suzuki's Alex Rins with a 1:59.880. Marquez finished the test early due to his surgery but is already looking in good shape ahead of... Continue Reading →

Bird wins chaotic Santiago E-Prix

Sam Bird won a chaotic Santiago E-Prix despite being under investigation for being underweight post race. The Brit was cleared and the win stays intact. The Envision Virgin Racing driver inherited the lead from Pole sitter Sebastien Buemi after the Swiss driver crashed out at Turn 7 with 20 minutes to go. The race got... Continue Reading →

Di Grassi storms to Santiago pole

Audi Sport Abt Shaeffler's Lucas Di Grassi stormed to pole position after setting a lap time more than five tenths quicker than second place Sebastien Buemi in the Superpole shootout. Group 1 consisted of Jerome D'Ambrosio, Antonio Felix Da Costa, Jean Eric Vergne, Andre Lotterer and Robin Frijns. The track was so dirty after an... Continue Reading →

Is Bottas’ Mercedes future in doubt?

Valtteri Bottas' future at Mercedes F1 could be in doubt after losing his personal sponsorship from Finnish group Wihuri due to 'weak results'. Wihuri is owned and chaired by billionaire Antti Aarnio-Wihuri, and has backed the driver for almost 20 years. Aarnio-Wihuri commented: "It's been disappointing...It was not entirely his own fault, some of it... Continue Reading →

Bird on Pole after Superpole Showdown

Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird has taken pole position for this afternoon's Marrakesh E-Prix after a titantic battle in super pole. Reigning champion Jean Eric Vergne will line up second with championship leader Antonio Felix da Costa in third. The new rules for Qualifying in Season Five mean that the top five in the championship... Continue Reading →

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