Motorsport

Hamilton likens UK lockdown to animals in zoos

Reigning Formula One world champion, Lewis Hamilton believes the current UK lockdown following the outbreak of the coronavirus can be likened to how animals are held captive in zoos and circuses. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson recently imposed the most stringent...

Nigeria motor rally celebrates local production

The Peugeot 508 GT that took top honors at the six-state 2020 Argungu Rally this year was assembled in Nigeria, just one of the many brands that have chosen the west Africa country as a vehicle manufacturing hub. Until the...

Saudi Arabia to join F1 in 2021; rights activists raise concerns

F1 Chairman Chase Carey has welcomed Saudi Arabia to Formula 1 after the Middle East country announced a successful bid to host an event in the 2021 season. The city of Jeddah will stage the inaugural race in November...

MotoGP announces its latest eSports version, release set for April 22.

MotoGP on Friday (February 19) announced that it was releasing a new version of its popular e-game, developed for the franchise by Milestone and Dorna Sports. "Milestone and Dorna Sports are proud to announce MotoGP™21, the new chapter of the...

Hamilton, Mercedes to race in Black

Six-time Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team will run all-black livery on their cars this season. The reigning constructors’ champions are taking this step as part of a huge message against racism. Mercedes have traditionally raced in...

At 900, MotoGP looks for more records

Brad Binder set South African pulses races with a scintillating win in his first MotoGP season at the Brno, Hungary track three weekends ago, and ever since, interest in Moto-GP across the continent has looked set to increase substantially....

SA’s Binder credits “consistent grind” and “incredible bike” for first MotoGP win for Africa.

Brad Binder credited his "consistent grind" up through the ranks of competitive riding for Sunday's (August 9) historic win. Binder, who rose through the ranks of competitive Moto racing after starting with the Red Bull Rookie's Cup all the...

Alonso undergoes successful surgery

Fernando Alonso has undergone successful corrective surgery on a fractured jaw sustained in a road accident while cycling in Switzerland on Thursday.In an updated statement issued on Friday morning on their driver's condition, the Alpine F1 team said medics...

Lewis Hamilton “appalled” by UK government’s handling of coronavirus pandemic.

Six-time Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton says he's "appalled" by the way Boris Johnson and the UK Government have responded to the coronavirus pandemic. New quarantine rules have now come into effect in which all people arriving in the UK...

Hamilton looking for £40 million a year from Mercedes

Six-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton wants £40 million per year to sign a new contract at German constructors, Mercedes.The 35-year-old Briton’s current contract runs out at the end of the 2020 season. Hamilton, who currently earns £36 million a year...