Allan Mcnish

The Yellow Teapot and the Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo

Lara Platman | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

Today the Renault Sport engine is still highly advanced, with a 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 featuring a pair of powerful energy recuperation systems that feed twin electric motors... The aim is to deliver the same power as the 2013 V8 engine delivered using a V6 turbo and twin electric motors (which also uses 40 percent less fuel).

David Hobbs

WATCH: Can Red Bull Taste Glory Again As F1 Reaches Home Circuit?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

Don’t expect anything other than a Mercedes victory at the Red Bull Ring this weekend even after Daniel Ricciardo’s success in Canada that broke t...

David Hobbs

Audi On The Back Foot For Le Mans

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Sport

It's five years since Audi was last beaten at Le Mans so you would imagine the team would be confident of notching up their fifth win in a row and 13t...

David Hobbs

Mercedes Must 'Control' Hamilton And Rosberg At Canadian GP

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Sport

Mercedes must get a grip on their drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in order to prevent their feud from spilling over into the chase for Formula...

David Hobbs

From Donuts To Multi 21 - The Highs And Lows Of Motorsport 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Sport

2013 provided some truly epic racing action but beyond the on-track action there were many rich and varied motorsport stories to keep petrolhead fans ...

World Champion Allan McNish Retires: A Personal Appreciation

David Hobbs | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

As a racing fan and a Le Mans nut I read the tweet that announced Allan McNish's retirement with disbelief and then denial. The avalanche of messages that followed made it clear that the three-time Le Mans winner was indeed quitting while at the top of the sport, just 45 days after clinching the 2013 World Endurance Championship title in Shanghai... I was stunned.

Sportscar World Champion Allan McNish Quits Racing

The Huffington Post UK/PA | David Hobbs | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has retired from racing with immediate effect. The three-time Le Mans winner made the announcement just a few weeks after clinching th...

Britain's Newest Motor Racing World Champion Shed 'A Few Tears'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has admitted he shed 'a few tears' when he won the World Endurance Championship title in China. The Scot crossed the line in third pla...

LOOK: Audi Trumps Toyota At Le Mans After Dramatic Finale

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Sport

Audi fought off the Toyota challenge for a second year to claim the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans after a tense and emotional race that was tinged with tra...

Little to Choose Between Le Mans Leading Contenders

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Sport

The team that has dominated the Le Mans 24 Hours for more than a decade goes into this year's event not quite sure how the battle with their main riva...

Webber 'Would Be Embraced By All' In Sportscars

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Sport

Mark Webber would be a welcome addition to the World Endurance Championship if he chose to jump ship from Formula One, according to one man who has ra...

World Title And Le Mans Hat-Trick Double Incentive For McNish

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

"I gave one of the Toyota boys a little kick the other day at the Le Mans test weekend. Turned out it was my old number two mechanic from the F1 days....