Mobil 1 The Grid Tag

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series prepares for their season finale as four drivers battle it out for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. For Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., this is a chance to further their legend with a second title, while Joey Logano attempts to capture his maiden championship. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid produced an overview on the playoff journey to the final race of the 2018 campaign.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Tony Stewart has been widely known as one of the best to strap into a race car, but he has really started to establish himself as one of the premier team owners in all of racing over the past 10 seasons. The owner of Stewart-Haas Racing is now retired from driving in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, but still keeps his edge behind the wheel by racing at dirt tracks around the country. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down with Stewart to talkRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Since becoming a part of the NASCAR community, Toyota Racing Development (TRD) have fully established themselves as a company dedicated to the growth of the sport. With champions in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., Toyota have become a manufacturer to deal with at the top level, but they also have put a presence in the upcoming talent, with a focus in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid satRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The newest and perhaps biggest challenge awaits the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with this weekend’s race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course. The ‘Roval’ as it is more commonly referred is the final race of the first round of the Playoffs, which will eliminate the bottom four of 16 drivers. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down with Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart to preview the unique challenges of the 17-turn, 2.28-mile circuit layout.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief A lot goes into the spectacle and allure of Formula 1, including the unique innovation with their showcars for fan event demonstrations. As Aston Martin Red Bull Racing demonstrate, there is an added importance in engine and tire temperature and FLIR Thermal Imagery is the technique used to gain the optimum performance. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down pilot Max Verstappen to discuss the challenges.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief One of the most crucial roles throughout each of the three NASCAR tours is the spotter. The unique position can be the difference for victory or heartbreak. The man on top of the spotter’s stand for the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, driven by Kevin Harvick, is none other than Tim Fedewa. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down the team to discuss ‘NASCAR’s eye in the sky.’Read More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Nigel Mansell, known by the British people as “Our Nige” was Britain’s premier F1 driver of the 1980’s and early 1990’s, but unlike modern star Lewis Hamilton, Mansell always seemed to just miss out. He finished second in the world championship three times before finally sealing the deal with Williams in 1992, then hoping the Atlantic to claim the IndyCar championship on his very first try. Mansell was beloved to his fans and known as the people’s champion for his humble roots and fighting spirit. NowhereRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Formula 1 welcomes back one of the most coveted races to its calendar with the return of the French Grand Prix. The last coming a decade ago at Magny-Cours, the comeback is set this weekend at Circuit Paul Ricard. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing team boss Christian Horner and current pilot Daniel Ricciardo delve into what can be expected as the sport braces for the first leg of an unprecedented tripleheader in its history. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down the duo to discussRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The 2018 Formula 1 season readies for their next race this weekend with the Canadian Grand Prix. However, before the fans watch in awe as their favorite drivers take to the 2.709-mile circuit known as Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, get to know the man behind the scenes in FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting. The 66-year-old has seen the evolution of the sport from racing, but more importantly safety. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down with Charlie Whiting to discuss his journey.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Aston Martin Red Bull Racing are set to start their 250th Formula 1 race at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix. Since their debut as an official team at the 2005 Australian Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing have captured four drivers titles, four constructor’s championships and taken 56 victories. One of the crown jewel events in all of motorsports, the Milton Keynes-based squad will look to capture their fourth victory on the streets of Monte Carlo and first since Mark Webber in 2012. Our friends from Mobil 1Read More