Tag Archives: Motorsports

Audi to field own team in 2017/2018 Formula E season

Audi has been involved in the Formula E Championship since the start of the 2014/2015 season, the inaugural season of the electric car racing series. However, Audi hasn't been fielding its own team. Instead, it's been a sponsor of Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport. The team has competed in all...

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Tackling Goodwood Hill in a right-hand-drive Subaru WRX STI

Automotive public relations is a funny profession. As a young writer, my editor told me ahead of my first media program to never say anything that could be construed as a request for something, even in passing, because PR people take it seriously. I apparently forgot that lesson, and ended up...

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Formula One Austrian Grand Prix preview

Round nine of the 2017 Formula One World Championship takes us to the town of Spielberg located in the picturesque Styrian Mountains of Austria. The race is held on the 2.688-mile Red Bull Ring, known as the Österreichring and later the A1-Ring in former times, and while it's not as big...

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10 best things we saw at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

God must be a gearhead. Want proof? Southern England inexplicably managed good weather for three consecutive days so we could witness seven decades of Ferrari, multiple generations of Formula One cars, and a tribute to Group B rally cars. Bear witness to the best we found at the 2017 Goodwood...

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Retired racer Mark Webber to help develop Porsche road cars

Mark Webber isn't leaving Porsche anytime soon, though his role is changing from race cars to road cars. Following his retirement from racing in 2016, the Australian stayed on with Porsche as a consultant and brand ambassador. Now, he's going to have a hand in developing future road cars for the...

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Ron Dennis agrees to sell McLaren stake, exit company

Six months after his ouster as CEO at McLaren Technology Group due to a spat with fellow shareholders, Ron Dennis is now set to leave the company he helped craft over the past four decades. Dennis has agreed to sell his 25 percent stake, with the value estimated to be $358 million. As part of the...

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