Palmer: ‘Lewis now favourite for the first time this year'

Jolyon Palmer believes Mercedes’ recent improvements and the tracks remaining make Lewis Hamilton the title favourite for the first time in 2021. © PA Images Lewis Hamilton walks the grid in Turkey. Istanbul October 2021. Hamilton surrendered the World Championship lead in Turkey after taking a grid penalty for an...
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Mercedes warn Lewis Hamilton could face another grid penalty in engine blow

Lewis Hamilton may have to use one more engine this season, potentially incurring another grid penalty, his team boss Toto Wolff has admitted. The Mercedes ace started 11th last time out at the Turkish Grand Prix after having a new power unit fitted, and having to do so again between now and the end of the current campaign may hand an advantage to title rival Max Verstappen.

Mackenzie: “I feel quite chilled out – I am excited to get going!”

Tarran Mackenzie arrives at the Bennetts British Superbike Championship decider at Brands Hatch this weekend bidding for his first title in the Superbike class as he aims to replicate the success of his father Niall 25 years later. Mackenzie has stormed the Showdown so far, claiming two wins, a further...

Wolff wary of DNF risk: It would be a killer for the championship

With just six races remaining in the 2021 World Championship battle, Toto Wolff admits that the team had to take action to avoid potential reliability problems at the Turkish Grand Prix. Toto Wolff admits that concerns about reliability, rather than tactics, were the main reason behind Lewis Hamilton's engine change...

Brad Keselowski Likely Not to Win Again at Texas

5 hours agoBrad Keselowski starts from the seventh position on Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. He qualifies third among the other Team Penske drivers. Keselowski has never won at the track but did finish ninth and sixth last year. He has two DNF"s in the last six races on the course as well. Again, he did lead 15 laps during the Spring race last season. The No. 2 driver has been near the front a few times but not enough to say, he's an absolute contender. Keselowski could stay on the outer edge of the top ten on Sunday but expecting a podium finish is a tough sell. --Chris Wassel - RotoBaller.

BTCC supports to go down to the wire, as Snetterton hosts dramatic BRSCC decider

The third Ginetta Junior race at Donington Park was the perfect demonstration of why Aston Millar and Liam McNeilly are the only two drivers now left in title contention. The pair had fought at the front of the category’s largest-ever field all weekend but worked together to pull 10 seconds clear of the chasing pack in the finale and then enjoyed a thrilling battle of their own.

Wolff: DNF is a total killer for the championship

Mercedes Team Principal Toto Wolff, said that reliability concerns were behind Lewis Hamilton’s engine change in Turkey, and that having a DNF is a total killer for the championship. Hamilton had to go through the pain of taking a fresh internal combustion engine (ICE) at Istanbul Park, and thus took...

Harvick May Have No One Else To Blame After Elimination From NASCAR’s Playoffs

It seems altogether appropriate that one of the worst seasons of Kevin Harvick’s NASCAR Cup career ended – for all intents and purposes, anyway – with a head-on crash into the wall late in Sunday afternoon’s Bank of America Royal 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The 33rd-place DNF after 98...

World Cup Waterloo Men: Eli Iserbyt Takes Control in the Rain

WATERLOO, WI—Fans may have hoped for a double dose of the fast, tight, pack racing seen in the women’s race, but Mother Nature had other ideas as the men lined up for the final showdown of the day. A Once-Tacky Track Turns Greasy. While the women saw a fast and...
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Fricke leads Blair at EMC XC meet

Team standings: Norris 24, Bennington 38, Elkhorn North 52, Elkhorn 54, Blair 57, Waverly 103. 5K race winner: Riley Boonstra, Norris, 17:00.08. Blair results: 2, Dawson Fricke, 17:19.23. 11, Calin O'Grady, 18:24.06. 17, Zyler Wyman, 18:53.29. 27, Zac Keeling, 19:29.67. 28, Nick Wayman, 19:31.05. Nolan Slominski, DNF. GIRLS. Team standings:...

Hamilton to take 10-place grid penalty with new engine

Lewis Hamilton will take a 10-place grid penalty for Sunday’s Turkish GP after Mercedes fitted the championship leader with a new engine in Istanbul. Hamilton has been moved onto his fourth ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) of the season, one more than is permitted in the F1 regulations. © Sutton Images...

Area golfers excel in KVAC shootouts

VASSALBORO — Golfers from five area high schools traveled Tuesday, Oct. 5 to the Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro to participate in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference shootout. Oceanside advanced to the Class B state team championships alongside Leavitt, Lincoln Academy and Morse. Golfers that shot an 89 or better...

Mercedes considering Hamilton engine penalty in Turkey

Mercedes have admitted there is a possibility Lewis Hamilton will take an engine penalty at the Turkish Grand Prix. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has revealed that the team are considering taking an engine penalty for Lewis Hamilton at the Turkish Grand Prix. Rivals Red Bull took a new engine and...