Salt and Alfa Romeo F1 Team sign a partnership agreement

Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN is adding Salt to the team’s growing family, as the Swiss telecommunications provider joins as partners to provide mobile services to the Formula One operations.

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Salt, a household name in Switzerland, will help the team ensure stable and reliable communications when trackside around the world and at our headquarters in … Read the rest

SST Long Beach entry list features 13

For the second straight round, thirteen drivers will make up a Stadium Super Trucks field (though there would have been more if additional trucks were available) as they head to the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach for the eighth season and the first time since 2019 after the 2020 edition was cancelled due to COVID-19. The thirteen-person entry list is the second largest at Long Beach behind the fourteen in 2018, which itself is the most for an SST street circuit event.

Matt Brabham, Bill Hynes, Max and Robby Gordon, and Robert Stout continue their full-time campaigns. Brabham enters Long Beach as the points leader with thirty-two points over Robby Gordon, and both drivers are three-time winners at Long Beach including claiming the most recent races in 2019. Hynes’ best finish at Long Beach is sixth in Race #1 in 2019 while this will be Max’s … Read the rest

2021 Formula 1 Power List

The 2021 Formula 1 power List is here.  Paddock magazine presents its tenth 100 Most Influential People in Formula 1 list. It’s our very own annual register of the most powerful people in the industry.

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Since 2010 Paddock magazine, Formula 1’s business & lifestyle monthly, had compiled an annual list of the most powerful people in Formula 1. Places are allocated based on the amount of human, managerial and financial resources that they have sway over, as well as their influence on the sport.

To determine the ranking, we considered more than 200 of the most influential players in Formula 1, and we evaluated their influence by using metrics in four major areas: economic power, command, newsworthiness, and impact — a subjective measure that captures how important they are in their respective positions.

We’ve gathered a team of experts of the racing … Read the rest

Stefan Parsons to run full 2022 Xfinity schedule for McLeod

Throughout the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, Stefan Parsons caught the cryptocurrency world’s eye by driving a car sporting sponsorship from Dogecoin. For 2022, he will see the race track more frequently as he has joined B.J. McLeod Motorsports for the full schedule. His number was not revealed.

“I’m extremely grateful to have the opportunity to drive for B.J. McLeod Motorsports again next year, and full-time,” Parsons stated. “We have built a ton of momentum over the last few years working together as a team and there’s a really good foundation for a strong season next year off that alone.”

The son of former team owner and driver Phil Parsons and nephew of NASCAR Hall of Famer Benny Parsons, he has raced in the Xfinity Series for BJMM since 2019. In twenty-four career starts, he has eight top-twenty finishes with a best run of twelfth in his début … Read the rest

Arrow Electronics and McLaren racing extend their partnership

Arrow Electronics, the global technology and innovation business, extends with McLaren F1 and Arrow McLaren SP teams.

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McLaren Racing and Arrow Electronics, the global technology and innovation business, today announced a long-term multi-year partnership extension which will see Arrow continue to support McLaren in its drive to achieve success with the McLaren Formula 1 and Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar teams. The company will continue as title sponsor of Arrow McLaren SP, while it continues as a partner of the McLaren F1 team.

Since 2019, the partnership between Arrow Electronics and McLaren Racing has enabled the two organisations to put a shared belief in technology and innovation at the centre of a joint commitment to drive progress and bring services and solutions to the team and their respective networks.

Today’s news follows the announcement in August that McLaren Racing was acquiring a majority … Read the rest

YCOM & Manta Aircraft

Over the past few years, motorsport has seen a great many innovations geared toward improving the industry’s sustainability. The rising popularity of new electric race series, like Formula E and Extreme E, are further driving change. However, investment in new, sustainable technology is not only confined within the industry – we are seeing knowledge transfer from motorsport into a whole host of transport and mobility solutions, from motorcycles, cars and commercial vehicles through to rail and shipping.

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Herta’s House: Colton Dominates Laguna Seca for Third Win of Season

The Herta family seems to own WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, as Colton Herta wins the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey, now tying his father Bryan with two wins at the circuit. Herta started on the pole and dominated the race from start to finish, leading 91 of 95 laps.

“I enjoy racing here so much,” Herta said post-race. “It’s an amazing track for me and my family, it’s been so good to us. To two for two so far is great.”

“This place is so awesome, it’s my favorite track in North America by far, and to win here means so much.”

Championship leader Alex Palou finished second, extending his championship lead to 35 points over Patricio O’Ward who finished fifth. The championship now comes down to the final race next weekend between the young duo as well as Josef Newgarden, with Scott Dixon and Marcus EricssonRead the rest

Hamilton ‘not lucky’ to survive Italian Grand Prix crash

Clive Temple, Motorsport MSc Programme Director and Senior Lecturer at the Advanced Vehicle Engineering Centre at Cranfield University, has commented on the Halo safety device which saved Sir Lewis Hamilton’s life in a crash with Max Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix last Sunday.

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The Halo was tested extensively at Cranfield Impact Centre during … Read the rest

Herta Takes Pole Again at Laguna Seca in Andretti Front Row Lockout

At WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca if you qualify well, you have a very strong chance of winning the race. Colton Herta knows that well after putting his car on pole in 2019 and did it again today, taking his second straight pole for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey.

At a track his father Bryan Herta made his name, this is Herta’s third pole of the season and seventh of his career. He is joined on the front row by his Andretti Autosport teammate Alexander Rossi, who will start on the front row for the second consecutive week.

Group one hit the track in the first round of qualifying including four of the top five drivers in the championship in Scott Dixon, Patricio O’Ward, Marcus Ericsson and Josef Newgarden, along with many other competitive drivers. Shockingly, Newgarden did not have the pace to advance while … Read the rest

Tsunoda and Nakagami try their skills at karting

Scuderia AlphaTauri Formula One driver Yuki Tsunoda and LCR Honda IDEMITSU MotoGP rider Takaaki Nakagami have gone head-to-head in a karting challenge ahead of this weekend’s MotoGP event at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in Misano Adriatico, Italy. Here’s everything you need to know:

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The event was the first meeting for the Japanese … Read the rest