motor sports

Mahindra Racing gears up for 2020/21 Formula E: Season opener at Diriyah on 26-27 February

Mahindra Racing gears up for 2020/21 Formula E: Season opener at Diriyah on 26-27 February

Feb 25, 2021

Mahindra Racing has raced in every Formula E season so far, dating back to the series’ inaugural year in 2014/15. The series has been accorded world championship status this year by the FIA.

Marc Marquez outlines return: Repsol Honda Team kick off 2021 MotoGP campaign

Marc Marquez outlines return: Repsol Honda Team kick off 2021 MotoGP campaign

Feb 25, 2021

Repsol Honda Team will now travel to Qatar for the MotoGP pre-season where Pol Espargaro will get his first taste of the Honda RC213V. Marc Marquez will not attend the Qatar Test as he continues to focus on his recovery.

Racing Team India earns 4th place finish in Asian LeMans Series

Racing Team India earns 4th place finish in Asian LeMans Series

Feb 16, 2021

On their first outing, Racing Team India finished fifth and fourth in the first and second races of the 2021 Asian LeMans Series. The Indian trio aims to race at the 24 Hours of  LeMans this summer.

F1 2021: Red Bull confirms to run Honda engine technology till 2025

F1 2021: Red Bull confirms to run Honda engine technology till 2025

Feb 16, 2021

As Honda will exit the sport after the 2021 season, Red Bull has confirmed that it will continue to license Honda’s engine technology for both its teams in Formula one till 2025.

F1 driver Fernando Alonso involved in road-cycling accident in Switzerland

F1 driver Fernando Alonso involved in road-cycling accident in Switzerland

Feb 12, 2021

Former double world champion, Fernando Alonso is confirmed to make his F1 return with the Alpine F1 Team. The news creates worries for the team if the Spaniard will be fit before pre-season testing begins in March.

Racing Team India prepares for 24 Hours of LeMans: Makes Asian LeMans Series debut

Racing Team India prepares for 24 Hours of LeMans: Makes Asian LeMans Series debut

Feb 11, 2021

Racing Team India has made its Asian LeMans Series debut with all-Indian driver line-up — Narain Karthikeyan, Arjun Maini and Naveen Rao. Hoping to drive their Oreca 07 racer at this year’s 24 Hours of LeMans.

F1 2021: Lewis Hamilton confirmed for Mercedes-AMG but only for 2021

F1 2021: Lewis Hamilton confirmed for Mercedes-AMG but only for 2021

Feb 08, 2021

It has finally been confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will race in Formula One for Mercedes in 2021. The contract has been signed between the two parties for a single-year extension.

Honda extend MotoGP commitment: Most successful MotoGP team to compete until 2026

Honda extend MotoGP commitment: Most successful MotoGP team to compete until 2026

Feb 06, 2021

Honda will continue to add to their illustrious history in Grand Prix racing, having extended their contract for the next five years until 2026

Buying a Volkswagen track-day car and maintaining it: What does it take & how much does it cost

Buying a Volkswagen track-day car and maintaining it: What does it take & how much does it cost

Feb 10, 2021

Volkswagen Motorsport Programme | Customers can build a race car on a Polo or Vento chassis, choose from three engine options – 1L, 1.5L, 2L (which can be souped up to deliver 350-400 hp).

FIM introduces MiniGP as first step on ‘Road to MotoGP’: Invites 10-14 year-old aspiring racers

FIM introduces MiniGP as first step on ‘Road to MotoGP’: Invites 10-14 year-old aspiring racers

Jan 29, 2021

A minimum of four events comprising a minimum of eight races must be included on the calendar, with a minimum number of 15 permanent riders in each competition. The first event must take place by July 2021.

2021 Dakar Rally: Victory for Honda’s Kevin Benavides, TVS’ Harith Noah first Indian to finish Dakar in top 20

2021 Dakar Rally: Victory for Honda’s Kevin Benavides, TVS’ Harith Noah first Indian to finish Dakar in top 20

Jan 16, 2021

TVS Racing champion rider Harith Noah finished Dakar Rally 2021 at a record 20th position, which makes him the first Indian racer to feature in the top 20 at the iconic Dakar Rally.

Indian-rider CS Santosh in medically induced coma after Dakar 2021 stage 4 crash

Indian-rider CS Santosh in medically induced coma after Dakar 2021 stage 4 crash

Jan 07, 2021

CS Santosh has been airlifted to hospital after a crash during his 2021 Dakar campaign. It is being reported that a competitor had to resuscitate the Indian rider before medical services arrived to transport him to the hospital, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Aston Martin to return to Formula 1 in March: Team livery to be launched next month

Aston Martin to return to Formula 1 in March: Team livery to be launched next month

Jan 01, 2021

In February, Aston Martin Formula One Team will reveal its 2021 F1 car and livery, which includes four-time Formula 1 World Champion, Sebastian Vettel and multiple Grand Prix podium finisher, Lance Stroll.

Heroes on Netflix: The humbling and inspiring tales of racing drivers you can’t miss

Heroes on Netflix: The humbling and inspiring tales of racing drivers you can’t miss

Dec 21, 2020

Heroes, a tribute to Michael Schumacher, one of the greatest Formula One drivers, and a legend in the world of motorsports has finally been released on Netflix India. A truly humbling and inspiring tale of motor racing drivers you cannot miss.

2020 INMRC: Honda’s Rajiv registers massive 4.7 second lead in round 1, double podium for Mathana

2020 INMRC: Honda’s Rajiv registers massive 4.7 second lead in round 1, double podium for Mathana

Dec 12, 2020

IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup NSF250R Cup qualifier – 2019 front-runners Kavin Quintal, Sarthak Chavan and Varoon S start from first line

Honda announces rider lineup for 2021 motorsports: MotoGP, SBK, MXGP, Dakar and more

Honda announces rider lineup for 2021 motorsports: MotoGP, SBK, MXGP, Dakar and more

Dec 12, 2020

In 2021, Honda will aim to dominate each premier class in road, motocross, and trial championships through its HRC factory teams.

Hero MotoSports reveals new Hero 450 Rally bike: 2021 Dakar Rally squad announced

Hero MotoSports reveals new Hero 450 Rally bike: 2021 Dakar Rally squad announced

Dec 08, 2020

Following their BAJA Portalegre victory, Hero MotoSports Team Rally have announced its Dakar Rally 2021 entry with a new bike and its 3-rider squad.

F1 2020: Sergio Perez wins Sakhir GP as Mercedes wrecks Russell’s sensational drive

F1 2020: Sergio Perez wins Sakhir GP as Mercedes wrecks Russell’s sensational drive

Dec 07, 2020

Sergio Perez has taken his maiden Formula win, but George Russell’s sensational drive being wrecked by poor Mercedes strategy and poor luck has left mixed feelings of joy and subsequent disappointment.

F2 2020: India’s Jehan Daruvala wins Sakhir Sprint Race as Schumacher takes championship title

F2 2020: India’s Jehan Daruvala wins Sakhir Sprint Race as Schumacher takes championship title

Dec 06, 2020

Mick Schumacher will carry the Formula 2 championship title as he begins his F1 career from 2021. But it was India’s Jehan Daruvala who took his first win of his F2 career at the Sakhir Sprint race.

F1 2020: Bottas claims Sakhir GP pole as Russell impresses with Mercedes front-row lockout

F1 2020: Bottas claims Sakhir GP pole as Russell impresses with Mercedes front-row lockout

Dec 06, 2020

Valtteri Bottas will start the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix from pole position around the new oval track layout. But his temporary teammate, George Russel impressed all by putting his Mercedes alongside on the front row in qualifying.

After Audi, BMW announces Formula E exit after 2020-21 season

After Audi, BMW announces Formula E exit after 2020-21 season

Dec 03, 2020

The German manufacturer is leaving Formula E as it seeks to catch up with Tesla Inc. and Volkswagen AG in the race to develop pure EVs.

Schumacher name confirmed for F1 grid: Mick Schumacher to race for Haas in 2021

Schumacher name confirmed for F1 grid: Mick Schumacher to race for Haas in 2021

Dec 02, 2020

Mick will be the third member of the Schumacher family to race in F1, with Uncle Ralf – Michael’s brother – having started 180 races between 1997 and 2007, winning six of them.

Breaking news! Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19: Ruled out of Sakhir GP

Breaking news! Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19: Ruled out of Sakhir GP

Dec 01, 2020

Formula One has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for Covid-19. The seven-time world champion has now been ruled out of the next race.

Mahindra Racing first to step into Gen3 era of Formula E: More powerful cars, rapid charging

Mahindra Racing first to step into Gen3 era of Formula E: More powerful cars, rapid charging

Dec 01, 2020

Mahindra Group aims to put half a million electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2025 and believes in Formula E’s ongoing role as an essential proving ground for future race-to-road electric vehicles and sustainable mobility technologies.

What is the Halo and how it saved Grosjean during his horrific F1 Bahrain GP crash

What is the Halo and how it saved Grosjean during his horrific F1 Bahrain GP crash

Dec 01, 2020

If it wasn’t for the Halo and all the safety measures which have been put in place in motorsports and Formula 1 to be precise, we would have right now been writing the obituary of Romain Grosjean after the horrific crash during the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix.

F1 2020: Hamilton wins a dramatic Bahrain GP as Grosjean survives horrific crash

F1 2020: Hamilton wins a dramatic Bahrain GP as Grosjean survives horrific crash

Nov 29, 2020

Lewis Hamilton has won the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, but it was Romain Grosjean to was the luckiest man of the day. The race started with the horrific crash and ended with a heartbreaking end.

F1 2020: Hamilton takes pole for Bahrain GP as Verstappen fails to split Mercedes

F1 2020: Hamilton takes pole for Bahrain GP as Verstappen fails to split Mercedes

Nov 28, 2020

Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix. His Mercedes team-mate, Valtteri Bottas will start along-side for another Mercedes front-row lockout.

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