Latest Stories http://www.racer.com/latest-stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:50:29 -0700 en-gb FE: Dragon team loses FIA court appeal http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134808-dragon-fe-team-loses-fia-court-appeal http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134808-dragon-fe-team-loses-fia-court-appeal FE: Dragon team loses FIA court appeal

Dragon Racing has lost the appeal it hoped would secure it third place in the 2015/16 Formula E teams' championship. The American team appealed two penalties applied to DS Virgin Racing driver Jean-E...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:30:13 -0700
DTM: I threw away title chance - Wickens http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134803-wickens-i-threw-away-dtm-title-chance http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134803-wickens-i-threw-away-dtm-title-chance DTM: I threw away title chance - Wickens

Mercedes' top driver in the DTM standings, Robert Wickens, says he threw away his title chances with a "stupid mistake" that put him to the back of the grid in Hungary. The Canadian went into Sunday'...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:00:11 -0700
DAKAR: What BMW support means for Mini/Peugeot fight http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134801-what-bmw-support-means-for-mini-peugeot-fight http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134801-what-bmw-support-means-for-mini-peugeot-fight DAKAR: What BMW support means for Mini/Peugeot fight

X-raid team principal Sven Quandt is confident BMW's increased commitment to cross-country rallying will be enough to take his team back to Dakar victory. BMW Motorsport director Jens Marquardt confi...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:00:18 -0700
F1: Top five teams differ on Suzuka tire choices http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134800-top-five-teams-differ-on-suzuka-tyre-choices http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134800-top-five-teams-differ-on-suzuka-tyre-choices F1: Top five teams differ on Suzuka tire choices

The top five teams in Formula 1 have all opted for different tire choices for the Japanese Grand Prix. There are also marginal differences between the drivers in three of those teams - Mercedes, Ferr...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:00:10 -0700
F1: Pirelli concerned about test car downforce http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134799-pirelli-concerned-about-test-car-downforce http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134799-pirelli-concerned-about-test-car-downforce F1: Pirelli concerned about test car downforce

Pirelli says it has concerns that the mule cars being used to test Formula 1's 2017 tires fall short of the required amount of downforce by around 20 percent. Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull are worki...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:30:12 -0700
F1: Verstappen critics '99% unjustified' http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134798-verstappen-critics-99-unjustified-horner http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134798-verstappen-critics-99-unjustified-horner F1: Verstappen critics

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner feels the criticism aimed at Max Verstappen this season has been "99 percent" unjustified. Verstappen has found himself in the firing line on occasion this se...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:10 -0700
LM24: BMW to return to Le Mans in 2018 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134796-bmw-to-return-to-le-mans-in-2018 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134796-bmw-to-return-to-le-mans-in-2018 LM24: BMW to return to Le Mans in 2018

BMW will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2018 as part of a full assault on the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship. The German manufacturer will replace its existing M6 GT LM – with w...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:30:08 -0700
FE: BMW announces Andretti deal http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134795-bmw-announces-andretti-formula-e-deal http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134795-bmw-announces-andretti-formula-e-deal FE: BMW announces Andretti deal

BMW has formally confirmed its partnership with the Andretti Formula E team as part of its evaluation of a full works entry into the electric open-wheel series. Autosport reported earlier this year t...

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Latest Stories Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:00:13 -0700
SUPERCARS: de Silvestro Bathurst livery unveiled http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134791-supercars-de-silvestro-bathurst-livery-unveiled http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134791-supercars-de-silvestro-bathurst-livery-unveiled SUPERCARS: de Silvestro Bathurst livery unveiled

Simona de Silvestro will run a new livery for her second attempt at the Bathurst 1000 next month. The Swiss driver, who forms part of the 'Harvey Norman Supergirls' entry along with co-driver Renee G...

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Latest Stories Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:57:59 -0700
IMSA: December delivery for Starworks’ Riley http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134780-imsa-december-delivery-for-starworks-riley http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/134780-imsa-december-delivery-for-starworks-riley IMSA: December delivery for Starworks’ Riley

Starworks Motorsport owner Peter Baron has locked down a delivery date to receive his new-for-2017 Riley Mk 30 LMP2 chassis. Baron's Mk 30 will be powered by a Gibson V8 engine and run in FIA World E...

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Latest Stories Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:17:16 -0700