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Sato competing for pole position at Indy 500

American Ed Carpenter and Takuma Sato led nine finalists for the Indianapolis 500 pole position battle while France’s Sebastien Bourdais suffered a fractured hip and pelvis after a fiery wreck in Saturday qualifying. Carpenter, the 2013 and 2014 Indy 500 pole sitter, had a four-lap qualifying average of 370.902 kph ...

/ May 7, 2017

Nakajima helps lead Toyota to 1-2 finish

Toyota further stamped its early-season World Endurance Championship dominance at Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday, leading the field home with a one-two finish. Japan’s Kazuki Nakajima and his co-drivers Sebastian Buemi and Anthony Davidson took a second victory in as many races, finishing just under 2 ...

Latvala steers Toyota to first win in 17 years

/ Feb 13, 2017

Latvala steers Toyota to first win in 17 years

Toyota returned to the World Rally Championship winners’ circle for the first time since 1999 on Sunday, as Jari-Matti Latvala won Rally Sweden. In just the team’s second rally since returning to the sport after a 17-year hiatus, Latvala and his co-driver, fellow Finn ...

/ Jan 19, 2017

FIA approves sale of Formula One to Liberty Media

Formula One’s governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), said Wednesday it had approved Liberty Media’s $8 billion takeover of the sport. “The World Motor Sport Council has unanimously approved the change of control of Delta Topco Limited (the holding company of the Formula ...

/ Oct 24, 2016

Hamilton claims U.S. Grand Prix title

Lewis Hamilton got the victory he needed to keep his Formula One championship hopes alive, winning the U.S. Grand Prix for the fourth time in five years Sunday. Hamilton cut Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg’s points lead to 26 with three races ...

/ Oct 15, 2016

Yamaha's Rossi grabs pole position

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi took the pole at the Japanese MotoGP on Saturday, with teammate Jorge Lorenzo recovering from a horrifying crash in practice to qualify third. Rossi, second in the championship race 52 points behind Marc Marquez, lapped the Motegi circuit in 1 ...

/ Oct 14, 2016

Veteran driver Webber reveals plan to retire

Porsche World Endurance Championship driver Mark Webber describes his need for speed as being like a drug, and after a career that has seen him strapped into some of the world’s fastest machines for most of the past 15 years, he announced on Friday ...