Sep 16

Felipe Massa ‘in contact with McLaren’

Felipe Massa 'in contact with McLaren'

Felipe Massa talks to guests at the Shell VIP suite before the Belgian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa has revealed he also has an eye on a race seat at McLaren.

The Brazilian told the broadcaster O Globo that he will not be playing a supportive role for Ferrari ‘number 1′ Fernando Alonso for the balance of his career with the fabled Italian team.

Sep 16

Breaking: Juan Pablo Montoya To Join Team Penske In 2014

Breaking: Juan Pablo Montoya To Join Team Penske In 2014

Juan Pablo Montoya speaks to the media. (Photo: Getty Images)

Team Penske announced today that Juan Pablo Montoya will join the team in 2014. Montoya will drive the No. 2 Team Penske IndyCar for the full season as he will join Will Power and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves in the team’s IZOD IndyCar Series lineup beginning next season.

Sep 16

Le Mans: The Legend Is In Town

Le Mans:  The Legend Is In Town

Le Mans: The Legend Is In Town (Photo: Courtesy of FIA WEC)

This weekend on the 20-22 September the world of endurance racing comes to Texas as the FIA World Endurance Championship and the American Le Mans Series will stage a Super Endurance Weekend at the Circuit of the Americas.  A number of pre event activities are on offer for the people of Austin to enjoy as the clock counts down to the weekend of racing action.

One date that all fans of motor racing and classic movies should put in their diary is Thursday 19 September at The Long Centre for the Performing Arts from 7pm.

Sep 15

Repsol Honda Duo Score Double Podium At Misano

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were no match for race-winner Jorge Lorenzo Sunday at Misano, but were able to clinch the team’s eighth double podium of the season, finishing second and third respectively.

Marquez struggled at the start, losing spots to Lorenzo and Pedrosa going into Turn 1. The rookie continued to struggle on a full fuel load, as a mistake on Lap 5 allowed Valentino Rossi to slip by for fourth.

“At the start of the race I knew that I had to be careful, but I made two mistakes,” Marquez said. “Maybe I was lacking a little experience; it’s my rookie season and it is normal to make a few errors.