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By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Sheldon Creed had to hold off his GMS Racing teammate Brett Moffitt twice on restarts with less than five laps remaining in Sunday’s Sunoco 159, with the 22-year old Creed ultimately beating the former series champion by a mere .743-seconds in overtime to earn the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race victory at Daytona International Speedway’s famed road course. It was the third thrilling race on the 3.61-mile, 14-turn infield road course this weekend – absolutely matchingRead More

Posted On August 16, 2020By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Hamilton Takes Dominant Win in Barcelona

By FIA Lewis Hamilton took a dominant lights to flag victory in sweltering conditions at Spanish Grand Prix, eventually crossing the line 25 seconds clear of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was third ahead of the Racing Points of Lance Stroll and Sergio Pérez. In an ambien temperatures of aeround 30˚C and on a track nudging above 50˚C, Verstappen made a good getaway at the start and he was able to outpace the slower-starting Bottas on the long run to Turn 1 and steal P2 behind Hamilton.Read More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Cindric’s summer of dominance continued Saturday afternoon in the inaugural UNOH 188 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. Cindric, 22, of Mooresville, N.C., earned his fifth victory in the last six races, his No. 22 Team Penske Ford pulling away to a hefty 7.108-second win over Brandon Jones’s Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. That impressive ultimate margin of victory, however, is not indicative of the action-packed debut on Daytona’s famed road course. Noah Gragson recoveredRead More
By FIA Lewis Hamilton beat Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by just under six hundredths of a second to claim pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took third place ahead of the the Racing Point cars of Sergio Pérez and Lance Stroll. Hamilton led the way in Q1 thanks to an early lap of 1:17.037. That put him less than a tenth of a second ahead of Pérez, with the Mexican’s team-mate Lance Stroll third ahead of Bottas. The final runs saw Hamilton improve toRead More

Posted On August 15, 2020By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Hamilton Tops FP3 as Ocon Crashes

By FIA Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 1500ths of a second to claim top spot in final practice for the 2020 FIA Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix. Max Verstappen was third for Red Bull. There was late drama in the session, however, when Esteban Ocon crashed out at Turn 3. The Renault driver was on an out lap when he was overtaken by Kevin Magnussen on the approach to the corner. However, the Haas driver then suddenly seemed to slow and change position on track. Ocon hit theRead More

Posted On August 14, 2020By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Hamilton Leads FP2 for Spanish GP

By FIA Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheet in the second practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, beating teammate Valtteri Bottas by almost three tenths of a second. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was third. In high temperatures, the Mercedes drivers set the pace in the early part of the session with Hamilton taking P1 with a lap of 1:17.960s on the medium tire. Bottas slotted into P2, though he was running on hard compound Pirelli tires but shortly before the half-hour mark Verstappen stole seconds from the Finn as heRead More
By FIA Valtteri Bottas went quickest in the first practice session for this weekend’s FIA Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton finished in second place to complete a Mercedes one-two. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was third. Bottas set a lap of 1:16.785 to beat championship-leading teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.039 seconds, while Verstappen finishing nine tenths behind the pacesetting Finn. The session got off to a sluggish start and it was 20 minutes before the first meaningful lap of the morning was set. That came from Verstappen whoRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service The names read like a list of motorsports legends: Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, Hurley Haywood, Scott Pruett, Scott Dixon. All these storied racing champions have won trophies for their work driving the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. And this weekend, for the first time in its 61-year history, Daytona International Speedway’s road course will host regular season points races in all three NASCAR national series. The iconic Daytona high-banked 2.5-mile superspeedway where NASCAR’s best traditionally race (including twice this season) will insteadRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Kevin Harvick’s victory in Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway gave the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford team a weekend race sweep and a whole lot of momentum as the NASCAR Cup Series closes out its regular season schedule at the end of this month. Harvick’s win is a series-best sixth of the season and 55th of his career – placing the 44-year old Californian 10th on the NASCAR Cup Series all-time wins list tied with NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace.Read More
By FIA Max Verstappen took a well-worked 70thAnniversary Grand Prix victory at Silverstone beating Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. Despite strating from the front row both Mercedes were hampered by significant tyre degradation during the race, while Verstappen, who started fourth, managed his tyres well to steadily pull away in the final third of the race. The Red Bull driver eventually took his ninth career win with 11 seconds in hand over the lead Mercedes of Hamilton. At the start, Verstappen made a good getaway and as Bottas fought offRead More