Norris feared Q1 exit before "shock" third in Spanish GP qualifying

Lando Norris feared it was going to be tough to get his McLaren Formula 1 car out of Q1 for the Spanish Grand Prix before his "shock" third-place finish.

Mercedes and Ferrari set for crucial 2024 no-blanket Pirelli F1 tyre test

The Mercedes and Ferrari Formula 1 teams will take part in a crucial Pirelli tests without the use of tyre blankets at Barcelona next week.

KTM: “Needing to feel important” has “motivated” Miller in MotoGP 2023

KTM team manager Francesco Guidotti says “needing to feel important” has been a major factor behind Jack Miller’s quick adaptation to the RC16 in MotoGP in 2023.

Isle of Man TT 2023: What are the lap records for all classes?

The 2023 Isle of Man TT is in full swing, with practice week concluding on Friday 2 June as Michael Dunlop led the way on his Hawk Racing Honda Superbike.

Jakarta E-Prix: Gunther beats Dennis to claim second straight FE pole

Maserati MSG’s Maximilian Gunther put in a dominant performance to claim pole position for the second Jakarta E-Prix, beating Andretti Formula E rival Jake Dennis to the top spot.

Haas boss Steiner summoned by FIA over F1 stewards criticism

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner has been summoned by the FIA to answer allegations of potential misconduct in criticising race stewards.

2023 Ford F-150 Shelby Centennial Edition Debuts With Up To 800 Hp

It's a limited edition pickup truck that pays homage to the late Carroll Shelby.

The only example of the "world's most dangerous" car sold at auction

How can we forget the TVR Cerbera Speed 12, a true monster of the road, a car of such unprecedented power that it was dubbed the 'most dangerous car in the world'.Officially it developed 840 horsepower with its 7.7-litre V12, but it is rumoured to have produced more than 1000 horsepower on the test bench. In fact, it was also indomitable because it was a very light car, a track car to be homologated for the road.Well, last 20 May the TVR Cerbera Speed 12 was put up for auction and found a new buyer who decided to invest a good $750,000 in this legendary car.

New Mazda CX-5 Planned, Could Launch In 2025 With Hybrid Powertrain

The CX-5 would be sold alongside the CX-50, CX-70, and CX-90 in Mazda's US showrooms.

Alonso says P2 on F1 Spanish GP grid possible even with floor damage

Fernando Alonso says he could have qualified second for Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix despite damaging his Aston Martin when he went off right at the start of Q1.

Acerbis Turned 50 This Year And Celebrated A Weekend Of Riding And Special Hand Guards

The brand’s golden year was commemorated with golden hand guards!

Embarrassingly, an oven ends up on the hood of a $258,000 Ferrari F8 Tributo

A forlkift driver in China had a day to forget when he accidentally dropped an oven on the bonnet of a parked Ferrari F8 Tributo. Pictures and video footage have surfaced on the net, showing a professional oven resting on the bonnet of the Italian supercar. Although the extent of the damage is unknown, the bonnet and front bumper are likely to require extensive repair work. It is believed that the accident occurred when the forklift driver was attempting to drive around the front of the parked supercar and its load became unbalanced. Although forklift accidents are not uncommon, this accident is particularly embarrassing given the expensive vehicle involved.

First Lamborghini Countach LP500S ever produced found after decades of neglect

The story of the first Lamborghini Countach LP500S ever produced is unlike any other abandoned car story. In 1982, this supercar debuted at the Geneva Motor Show, but now it has been found in an abandoned warehouse in Van Nuys, California. After the 'Driver Source' men called in Valentino Balboni, Lamborghini's historic test driver, to do an expert report, it was confirmed that this Countach is indeed the one that debuted in 1982, with some modifications. The Italian supercar had ended up in the hands of Carlos Cavazo, guitarist of Quiet Riot, in 1985 and was put to rest in a warehouse in Van Nuys in 2001, ending up in oblivion after the owner's death in 2021. The price for this supercar in derelict condition is $695,000 (€642,000), but a lot will be needed for the restoration.

Jakarta E-Prix: Wehrlein wins to get title challenge back on track

Pascal Wehrlein scored his first Formula E victory in over four months in the Jakarta E-Prix to close in on championship leader Nick Cassidy, as the two Jaguars collided again.

15 weirdest and most unusual cars in history

Throughout automotive history, true works of art on four wheels have been created that have left their mark on automotive culture.In this photo gallery we show 15 of the strangest and most unusual cars ever produced, capable of astonishing us with their futuristic design or innovative technical solutions.They are not only vehicles to be admired, but also represent a piece of history that makes us reflect on the continuous development of the automotive industry and the influences of the trends and technologies of their time.Let's discover together these wonderful cars that marked the era in which they were produced and that continue to leave their mark on the imagination of four-wheel enthusiasts.

How to save a bundle on your summer car hire

This time last year, the economy’s emergence from Covid was wreaking havoc on the start of the summer travel season, with long queues snaking for hours outside the terminals of a staff-strapped Dublin Airport and the sky-high costs of renting a car prompting some tourists to cancel their trip to Ireland. One group of Canadian visitors told a Lahinc...

Ecclestone lashes out at Hamilton: "Maranello is not a retirement home"

"Lewis Hamilton in Ferrari? In recent days, more than one fan has been intrigued by this theory put forward by the 'Daily Mail', according to which the seven-time world champion Briton is in talks with Maranello to create a potential dream team with Charles Leclerc. The annual fee would be 40 million, according to the British newspaper. However, the rumour was denied by Hamilton himself, who will remain with Mercedes until the end of 2023. Even the former F1 boss, Bernie Ecclestone, seems not to believe in a possible transfer of Lewis to the Italian team, and has made this very clear.

Hamilton fears he may not make F1 Spanish GP Q3

Lewis Hamilton thinks he'll struggle to get in to the top ten in qualifying for Formula 1’s Spanish Grand Prix if he is unable to make big overnight car improvements.

Auto advice: why do we drive on the left?

Why do we drive on a different side of the road to most of our EU neighbours? The recent announcement by Tesla that the Model S and Model X will no longer be available in right-hand-drive markets (such as ours) has many wondering why some countries drive on the left and others on the right. It seems the reason we drive on the left has much to do wi...

F2 Spain: Vesti survives wet-to-dry sprint to win

Frederik Vesti took his second consecutive Formula 2 victory, enduring two safety cars in wet-to-dry conditions in the Barcelona sprint race.

Man dies following single vehicle collision in Co Offaly with road expected to remain closed for a number of hours

A man has died following a single vehicle collision in Co Offaly. Gardaí are currently at the scene of the incident that occurred between 5am and 5.30am this morning, June 3, on the R421 at Clonagh East, Tullamore. “The sole occupant of the car involved, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene,” a garda spokesperson said. “The road is cu...

WRC Sardinia: Ogier reclaims lead from Lappi as water splashes wreak havoc

Toyota's Sebastien Ogier began to pull clear of Hyundai's Esapekka Lappi following a seventh lead change as a titanic World Rally Championship scrap in Sardinia evolved on Saturday morning.

IndyCar Detroit: Dixon quickest in second practice, DeFrancesco wrecks

Scott Dixon set the fastest time in second practice as IndyCar returned to the streets of downtown Detroit for the first time since 1991, as Devlin DeFrancesco crashed hard.

M-Sport explains “difficult to swallow” Tanak WRC Sardinia retirement

An electrical system shutdown has resulted in Ott Tanak retiring from Rally Sardinia, which the M-Sport World Rally Championship team has labelled as “difficult to swallow”.

Dennis blasts Wehrlein over "ridiculous" swerving in Jakarta FE

Jake Dennis blasted the “ridiculous” way in which Porsche rival Pascal Wehrlein defended his position in the Jakarta E-Prix, believing he broke Formula E’s racing rules in doing so.

Toyota: Le Mans BoP change could open door to WEC "sandbagging"

Toyota believes the Balance of Performance change for this month’s Le Mans 24 Hours could open the door to sandbagging in the World Endurance Championship’s Hypercar class.

Dakar reveals 2024 route with 60% new stages

Dakar Rally organisers have revealed the date and location of the 2024 edition, with 60 per cent of the course set to take place on all-new stages.

McLaren repurposes old F1 factory as new composites facility

McLaren has repurposed its old Formula 1 factory in Woking to become a new composites facility and is also fully relocating its heritage department to the McLaren Technology Centre.

BTCC Thruxton: Sutton beats Ingram to continue pole hot streak

Two weeks after breaking a pole drought dating back over two years, Ash Sutton topped qualifying for the second British Touring Car Championship round in succession at Thruxton.

Cassidy in damage limitation mode as Porsche FE rivals shine in Jakarta

Nick Cassidy says he is treating the Jakarta double header as a weekend of damage limitation after a disappointing finish in Saturday’s opening Formula E race.

Ogier attributes WRC Sardinia crash to muddy boot slipping off brake pedal

Sebastien Ogier says his crash from lead of Rally Sardinia was the result of a muddy boot slipping off the brake pedal, caused by a last-minute wheel change.

US: All Tesla Model 3 Versions Qualify For $7,500 Federal Tax Credit Now

The entry-level version starts effectively at under $35,000.

IndyCar Detroit: Palou takes pole, Andretti cars hit the wall

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Alex Palou will start from pole position for the first IndyCar race on the streets of downtown Detroit since 1991.

DS Penske plays it safe

The DS Penske drivers finished fourth and fifth in a race dominated by Porsche in the race and Maserati in qualifying with Jean-Éric Vergne improving one position in the championship standings.

Split Detroit pits causing entry and exit issues for IndyCar drivers

IndyCar drivers say the unique split pitlane at Detroit’s new downtown street course is a “work in progress” after the opening practice sessions.

Bristol 408 V8 Barn Find Is An Extremely Rare British Muscle Car

There are only about 10 of these cars left in the world.

Colorado: New Tesla Model 3 RWD For Under $30,000?

New cars from Tesla's existing inventory might cost even less in various states.

Second all-Jaguar FE collision "hurts" as Bird again takes out Evans

Mitch Evans said it “hurts” to have been taken out of Jakarta E-Prix by Sam Bird after the two Jaguar Formula E drivers collided for a second time in 2023.

Hulkenberg: Haas needs to "stay cool" after F1 Spanish GP practice showing

Haas Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg has called on the team to “stay cool” after he clocked a “genuine” third place in FP2 ahead of the 2023 Spanish Grand Prix.

Palou: “Crazy” Detroit track is too tight, too short for IndyCars

Detroit Grand Prix polewinner Alex Palou thinks the new street course in Motor City’s downtown area is “crazy” and too tight and short for IndyCars.

Ford F-150 Lightning Owner Explains Why He Sold It After 6 Months

This owner worried about excessive depreciation but was also unhappy with the Lightning's software and charging challenges.

Tour This Amazing Bus Camper Conversion Complete With Dual Slide-Outs

It has a wooden bathtub and enough space for six people.

Will Tesla's Cybertruck Really Be As Popular As The Model Y?

Come on, the Tesla Model Y outsold every other car on the planet in Q1 2023.

“Awkward” new Detroit IndyCar track has less grip than expected – Kirkwood

Andretti Autosport’s Kyle Kirkwood says IndyCar's new Detroit street circuit has “quite a bit less grip than I think everyone expected” after Friday's opening practice session.

US: Ford BEV Sales Almost Rebounded In May 2023

The results are getting better and better, and Ford Mustang Mach-E production surged to over 13,000.

Witness appeal following death of man (50s) after being struck by car in Co Offaly

The incident happened shortly before 2am on Sunday, 28 May on the R446 at Marshbrook near the Westmeath border.

Lexus RX 450h+ review: A good blend of comfort and refinement

It’s 25 years since Lexus launched the world’s first luxury SUV, the RX, in 1998. That was the year when Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats were in coalition, Cher topped the singles charts and Titanic was the film everyone was talking about. Since then, more than 3.5 million RX models have found homes worldwide. Of those, 300,000 have come ...

Loubet, Katsuta retire from WRC Rally Sardinia

Pierre-Louis Loubet has retired from Rally Sardinia after the M-Sport World Rally Championship team discovered significant damage while trying to repair his Ford Puma overnight.

BTCC Thruxton: Cook dominates free practice

The British Touring Car Championship’s King of Thruxton Josh Cook dominated free practice for the series’ 2023 visit to the Hampshire circuit.

Superbike at Misano, umbrellas at work: photos from Romagna

Track weekend: lots of champions, lots of adrenaline, lots of people (ph. Fabio Fasanari).