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Darlington NASCAR: Truex takes dominant third win over Larson

The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driver, the only driver so far this year to win more than once, was only briefly challenged following the final round of green-flag pit stops in the final 20 laps, but when Larson’s tyres started to wear out he gradually slipped back. The win is the 30th of Truex’s career and his second at Darlington, having l ...

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Tyre valve issue caused disastrous Giovinazzi pitstop at Spanish GP

Giovinazzi was the first driver to dash into the pitlane when Yuki Tsunoda’s retirement on track triggered an early safety car. However, as the team prepared to fit a new set of tyres, a crew member realised that one of them was flat. After signalling to his colleagues, the change was aborted, and a second new set of tyres had to be retrieved f ...

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Thruxton BTCC: Sutton wins out in rain-affected Race 3 thriller

Sutton, on wet-weather tyres, had lost the lead to the slick-shod Jake Hill, but as the rain once again intensified in the closing stages he was able to home in for the kill, and took the lead with two and a half laps remaining. Sutton started his Laser Tools Racing Infiniti Q50 from third on the grid, but quickly got ahead of Tom Oliphant, who was ...

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Hamilton “made sure” to give Verstappen space at first corner of Spanish GP

At the start of the race that Hamilton went on to win, the pair came very close to touching as Verstappen aggressively remained on the racing line heading into the second corner, having forced his way to Hamilton’s inside on the long run down to Turn 1 at Barcelona. The near-clash made it four races in a row since the start of the season that ...

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Hamilton: Bottas “completely fair” after F1 Spanish GP team orders

The seven-time F1 champion scored his third win of the year at Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix to extend his lead at the top of the F1 drivers’ championship, pulling off an audacious two-stop strategy to beat Red Bull rival Max Verstappen. Hamilton dropped behind Bottas into third place after making his second pit stop, but Mercedes gave Bot ...

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Red Bull: Verstappen “called himself in” which caused slow pitstop

The Dutchman was leading the race from Lewis Hamilton over the first stint, and elected to pit on lap 24 for a change from the softs to the mediums. But the stop was delayed when Verstappen’s pitcrew did not have all the tyres ready as he came for the pitstop. Although Red Bull’s pitcrew recovered brilliantly to get Verstappen on his way ...

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F1 Spanish GP: Hamilton outfoxes Verstappen to take victory

The two leaders came extremely close to touching at the race’s first corner, with Verstappen making an aggressive move to get ahead, which forced Mercedes into making two bold strategy calls to get Hamilton back into a position to win his 98th grand prix. At the start, Verstappen appeared to make a faster getaway from the front row, but dipped ...

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Thruxton BTCC: Cook doubles up in red-flagged race

This time, Cook led home temporary BTC Racing Honda Civic Type R team-mate Dan Cammish in a race that featured two substantial accidents, the first of which caused a red flag, the second a safety car. As in race one, Cook had to survive contact at the Complex on the opening lap of the restart to race two. Tom Ingram brought his Excelr8 Motorsport H ...

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Hamilton hails “good gamble” on strategy after Spanish GP victory

Pole-sitter Hamilton was passed by Verstappen at Turn 1 on the opening lap, and spent the first stint of the race trailing the Red Bull driver, ultimately falling 5.5 seconds behind after pitting. Hamilton was then able to close up to Verstappen on the medium tyres, and was set to overtake before Mercedes called him in for a second pitstop. With Red ...

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Verstappen felt like “sitting duck” against Hamilton in Spain fight

Verstappen muscled past polesitter Hamilton on the long run down to Turn 1 on the opening lap, and was able to keep the British driver at bay through the opening stint. But a decision by Mercedes to run a long first stint and then pit Hamilton for a second time with 24 laps to go put the seven-time world champion on course for victory in Spain. Hamil ...

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