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Prost pips Capelli, Mr Le Mans turns 49

Opinion by Jack Phillips, July 8th 2016

This week in motor sport sees three wins apiece in France for Alain Prost and...

Andretti, Stewart & Ickx on Carl Haas

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, July 8th 2016

Carl Haas has passed away aged 86 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s...

Newgarden bounces back

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 28th 2016

Josef Newgarden demonstrated some true grit at Elkhart Lake last weekend. He...

Tony Brooks on Dan Gurney

Opinion by Gordon Cruickshank, June 22nd 2016

Tony Brooks, the quiet man of Grand Prix racing, not only competed against Dan...

Sir Jackie Stewart honours Dan Gurney

Opinion by Web Editor, June 17th 2016

Dan Gurney was inducted into the Motor Sport Hall of Fame on May 31 after a...

High-banked ovals: a dangerous business

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 15th 2016

Josef Newgarden was lucky to escape from a big crash at the Texas Motor...

The rookie Indy winner younger than Rossi

Opinion by Paul Fearnley, June 2nd 2016

Congratulations to Alex Rossi: the ninth rookie winner from 100 runnings of the...

Rossi's Indy 500 win

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, June 1st 2016

It’s difficult to measure Alexander Rossi’s remarkable achievement in winning...

Week in motor sport – Senna's record win, Hill's first

Opinion by Jack Phillips, May 27th 2016

Monaco features prominently in this week in motor sport, and naturally so do...

Milking it through the decades

Indycar Opinion by Jack Phillips, May 27th 2016

It started in 1936 when Louis Meyer asked for some milk after he had won the...

The controversial first Indy 500

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, May 24th 2016

The first Indianapolis 500 was run on May 30, 1911 and was won famously by Ray...

This week in motor sport – Monaco, de Angelis and the Targa Florio

Opinion by Jack Phillips, May 13th 2016

Mid-May on the Formula 1 calendar means Monaco. Alain Prost dominated the...

IndyCar racing’s all-time record qualifying laps

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, May 10th 2016

Twenty years ago Arie Luyendyk set the track record at Indianapolis by...

Andretti's almost perfect year

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, April 25th 2016

Fifty years ago next month, Graham Hill scored a surprise win in the 50th...

Dan Gurney's hand in Long Beach

Opinion by Gordon Kirby, April 13th 2016

Dan Gurney celebrates his 85th birthday today, Wednesday April 13. Dan has...

The Frances - American racing’s power brokers

NASCAR Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 30th 2016

'Big Bill' France ushered American motor racing into the modern era. He was...

The unrivalled Roger Penske

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 29th 2016

Roger Penske defies all superlatives. His race team celebrates its 50th...

Indy superstars: The Unsers

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 21st 2016

Between 1968-94 the Unsers – Bobby, Al and Al Jr. – won nine Indy 500s, an...

Indy superstars: Rick Mears

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 18th 2016

Rick Mears stands with A.J. Foyt and Al Unser as one of only three men to win...

Indy superstars: Parnelli Jones

Indycar Opinion by Gordon Kirby, March 17th 2016

Parnelli Jones started racing in the rough and tumble world of jalopy and...

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