Race of Champions Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer What seemed to be a perfect final round for Jeff Hoffman drastically changed coming towards the final lap as he ran over cones, giving him a five-second penalty and inherited the Race of Champions Mexico SST Race No. 2 victory to the series champion Matt Brabham. It’s Brabham’s sixth Speed Energy Stadium SUPER Truck Series victory of the season as he celebrated his championship in front of the energetic Foro Sol ballpark in Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, hoisting the trophy and hitting the pinata to close outRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks hosted its first of two rounds that’ll wrap up its 2018-19 season Saturday at the Foro Sol ballpark located inside Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, with Robby Gordon defeating Matt Brabham to win the Race of Champions Mexico SST Race No. 1. Both competitors battled the circuit and tried avoiding making a mistake. However, the third lap proved to be the race changing moment as Brabham struggled with his truck, resulting Gordon to have a 2.62 second lead asRead More
By INDYCAR Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden will compete for the first time in the Race Of Champions, joining fellow IndyCar drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya in the prestigious all-star event set for Feb. 2-3 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Montoya, the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, is the defending Champion of Champions, having earned the title as an ROC rookie when the event was held in January at Marlins Park in Miami. The Race Of Champions is an annual contest bringing together some of theRead More

Posted On April 11, 2017By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Wehrlein to Race in Bahrain

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Pascal Wehrlein will return to action for Sauber in this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix. The team announced his long awaited return via social media today, just three days before Free Practice 1 on Friday. Wehrlein infamously sat out the Australian and Chinese Grands Prix due to his less than optimal fitness after the injury he sustained from his Race of Champions crash in January. Taking his place back in the team relegates reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi back to the sidelines after a spectacular debut in Australia, but anRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Felipe Massa and Williams surprised the field by topping the time sheets for the opening day of the second pre-season test from Barcelona today. The Brazilian veteran clocked a solid 1:19.726 in his FW40 on the super soft tires and logged a massive 168 laps around Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Daniel Ricciardo got Red Bull close to Massa’s time with a 1:19.900, but had to run the ultra soft tires in order to do so. The Aussie ran 89 laps for a solid if most unspectacular dayRead More
Williams can confirm that following four successful years with the team, Susie Wolff will retire from competitive motorsport at the end of the 2015 season. Since being appointed as Development Driver in April 2012, Susie has worked closely with the team over the years before being promoted to Official Test Driver in 2015. Her role has seen her play a big part in the development of the FW35, FW36 and FW37 through extensive simulator work alongside getting behind the wheel for straight line aerodynamic tests and during numerous test days.Read More
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo will make his Race of Champions debut, which will be held in London at the former Olympic Stadium from November 20-21. Ricciardo is the second Formula One driver to enter the event, following former teammate and current Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, who announced his return last week. The three-time Grand Prix winner will represent Team Australia with motorcycle legend Mick Doohan alongside. “It’s an honor to be invited to the Race of Champions and I’m really looking forward to racing inside the tight confines ofRead More
Four-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel is set to run the Race of Champions at the former Olympic Stadium in London this November. Vettel, is the first active Formula One driver to put his name in the running and will chase his seventh ROC Nation’s Cup, but his first individual title. Nine-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen, FIA World Rallycross champion Petter Solberg and defending ROC champion David Coulthard are just a few of the major names preparing for this year’s event. Vettel made his ROCRead More