Sri Lankan champion Dinesh Deheragoda began the Japan leg of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) impressively for his team Ezy Racing when he finished sixth in the Asia Cup category after yesterday exhibition Super Special Stage over a small distance of 0.94 km near the Satsunai River Bank in Obihiro here in Japan yesterday.
Formula One could see the return of a Brabham team if enough fans and investors buy into a project presented by the son of late triple world champion Jack Brabham on Wednesday.
The McLaren team on Monday hinted that rivals Red Bull had used coded messages to assist Australian Daniel Ricciardo’s drive to a podium finish in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix.
Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen needed medical attention for burns to his backside following Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix in which he finished 10th for McLaren.
Lewis Hamilton regained the lead in the Formula One drivers’ world championship on Sunday when he capitalised on Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg’s reliability problems to claim a dramatic victory in the Singapore Grand Prix.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was only looking at the positives despite seeing a first Formula One pole position snatched away from him at the death of Singapore qualifying by title-chasing Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton snatched a dramatic last-gasp pole position from his Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg for Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix with a phenomenal lap in the final seconds of Saturday’s qualifying session.
World champion Sebastian Vettel’s wretched run of luck continued at the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday when the German suffered an engine failure at the end of the first free practice session which compromised his track time in the second.
Lewis Hamilton laid down an early marker that he will be the man to beat in the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend when he set the fastest time in the second free practice session at the floodlit Marina Bay Street Circuit on Friday.
Formula One ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone admitted on Thursday that he is keen to see further restrictions on ‘ship to shore’ driver aid communications following this week’s ban on radio assistance.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo believes he still has a chance to win this year’s Formula One drivers world title, but admits he will have to attack hard in every one of the last six races.
Alain Prost has warned Mercedes to be ultra-careful in their handling of the street-fighting duel between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton in this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso on Thursday said a new ruling ordering teams and drivers to cut back on radio conversations has “no benefit” to the sport.
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have welcomed the sound of radio silence for the final six races of their dramatic duel for the drivers’ world championship.