Month: August 2020

James Baldwin and Michael O’Brien have claimed Jenson Team Rocket RJN’s second pole position in as many Intelligent Money British GT rounds after beating Barwell Motorsport’s Sandy Mitchell and Rob Collard by just 0.085s at Brands Hatch. Baldwin, The World’s Fastest Gamer, once again excelled in the first session to give O’Brien a two-tenth head-start
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While the on-track Formula 1 action at Spa-Francorchamps was a surprisingly tepid affair, there were still plenty of key talking points throughout the Belgian Grand Prix weekend. LUKE SMITH discusses the most salient topics In a Formula 1 season that has been anything but normal, there was a welcome sense of routine brought by the
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4:56 PM ET Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 Lewis Hamilton took his sixth victory of the season, but it was a race
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Catch up with all the action as the teams and drivers returned to battle it out at Spa Francorchamps for Round 7 of the 2020 world championship. For more F1® videos, visit http://www.Formula1.com Follow F1®: http://www.instagram.com/F1 https://www.facebook.com/Formula1/ Tweets by F1 https://www.twitch.tv/formula1 https://www.tiktok.com/@f1 #F1 #BelgianGP
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6:48 PM ET Associated Press MADISON, Ill. — Josef Newgarden raced to his second IndyCar victory of the season Sunday, holding off rookie Pato O’Ward before a late caution ended the race at World Wide Technology Raceway under the yellow flag. It’s the second IndyCar race to finish under caution in eight days. Takuma Sato
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Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson said he “did all we could” after missing out on the playoffs in his final full-time season. With the final places in the playoffs still to be decided heading into Saturday’s final regular season round at Daytona, Johnson finished fifth in both of the opening two stages, but
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1:23 PM ET Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has questioned the priorities of “certain members of the Ferrari team” after it registered its worse qualifying performance of the season at the Belgian Grand Prix. Ferrari qualified 13th and 14th at Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday, 1.7s off the pace of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton on pole position. At
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1:17 PM ET Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 The story at the front of the grid for the Belgian Grand Prix is
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6:08 PM ET Associated Press MADISON, Ill. — Scott Dixon and Takuma Sato repeated their 20-lap duel from the Indianapolis 500 a week ago, with Dixon reversing the finishing order Saturday by winning at World Wide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis. Sato held off Dixon a week ago for his second Indy 500 victory
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Carlos Sainz Jr says the “super quick” Renault Formula 1 team is too fast “for comfort” at the Belgian Grand Prix, as he reckoned Daniel Ricciardo’s practice pace was genuine. With Ricciardo having set the second fastest time in the second free practice session, despite a late hydraulic issue, Sainz believes that the Spa-Francorchamps circuit
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2:29 PM ET It’s the seventh race of the season and by now we should know better than to get excited by Friday practice times. Engine modes, fuel loads and differing run plans can all conspire to paint a misleading picture on practice day, but in 2020 there’s always a degree of intrigue when a
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