UK Motorsport

There's So Much More British Motorsport Success Beyond F1 But You Wouldn't Know It

David Hobbs | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Three years ago, sportscar driver Allan McNish had a huge crash at Le Mans that destroyed his car and left many at the scene fearing for his safety be...

No, This Isn't A Video Game

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Well, this is ridiculous. An extreme example of man wielding technology to frankly ridiculous levels of daring has hit the web. The video shows Osc...

Scottish Police Removing Bodies Of Three Spectators Killed At Jim Clark Rally

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The three people killed in a crash at the Jim Clark Rally have been named by Police Scotland as John Provan, 64, Elizabeth Allan, 63, and John...

Three Dead, Six Injured After Cars Collide With Spectators

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK

Three people were killed and six injured when cars collided with spectators in two different crashes at a motor rally. The crashes happened within hou...

RIP Formula 1

Dr Nicholas M. Almond | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Sport
Dr Nicholas M. Almond

We are no longer watching Formula 1, rather we are watching a hyped version of Formula Ford, but where the drivers cannot take risks and the tactics of refuelling have been abolished. F1 has always been about money, speed and risk taking, so why not bring it back to the good old days?

LOOK: Brit Evans Claims Best World Rally Finish In Mexico

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport

UPDATED10/03/14: Elfyn Evans comments Newcomer Elfyn Evans secured his best World Rally Championship finish when he clinched fourth place on Rally ...

Afghanistan, K2K and I

Nancy Atkinson-Turner | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK
Nancy Atkinson-Turner

With an election fast approaching in Afghanistan the presence of the country in our news is stronger than ever. We see it on our TV's everyday and read about it in our newspapers.  But what do we actually know about the country? Behind the bombs?

'A Huge Accomplishment'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton believes caution is still required despite Mercedes' impressive start to the first pre-season Formula One test. The Brackley-based t...

WATCH: Terrifying Crash At Daytona 24 Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Sport

US driver Memo Gidley remains in hospital following a huge crash at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona race that broke his back. The GAINSCO/Bob Stallin...

The Ladies of the Monte Carlo Rally

Lara Platman | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

The Monte Carlo Rally began in 1911, but during the twenties with such interest from manufacturers and keen driving enthusiasts wanting to expose the quality and durability of their cars, the rules allowed competitors to select their own departures far and wide across Europe.

'Business As Usual' Insists Ecclestone

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Bernie Ecclestone has warned the vultures circling in preparation for his potential demise to write him off at their peril. Ecclestone's vice-like ...

LOOK: Missing The Snow? Then Head For The Monte

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

They may not yet be household names even in their native United Kingdom but Kris Meeke and Elfyn Evans are aiming to establish their reputations befor...

Why Has this Ex-F1 Star Been Given Six Months In Jail?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Former Formula 1 driver Eddie Irvine has been sentenced to six months in prison over a brawl but it's uncertain he will actually serve time behind bar...

LOOK: Stunning Scenes From Gruelling Dakar Rally

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

As the first major sporting event of the year, the Dakar Rally encapsulates everything there is about rallying - speed, endurance, skill, luck and stu...

Schumacher Shows Improvement Despite Fake Priest

Todd McCandless | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

It's a strange world. According to Michael Schumacher's press chief and manager, Sabine Kehm, a journalist disguised as a priest attempted to enter Schumacher's room. The culprit, nor the media outlet associated, have been named.

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.

Branson's Virgin to Enter Formula E

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

If you've been watching Formula 1 for a few years then you'll know that Richard Branson, boss of Virgin and one of the UK's richest men, has been around the series but only dipped his toe in the lukewarm waters of the world's most advanced for of motorsport...

RIP V8 Era 2006-2013

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

After eight seasons, the FIA Formula One World Championship will say goodbye to the 2.4 litre V8 engine formula at the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend. It's not only the end of the 2013 season but the end of the V8 engine era.

120,000 People Witnessed a 1.9 Second Record in USGP

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Time is of the essence in a sport that is measured in the one thousandth of a second and to change all four wheels in under two seconds is a terrific feat by anyone's measure. Teams practice pitstops regularly and in Austin you could catch some of those practice sessions during the pit walk on Thursday.

WATCH: Scotland's Four-Time IndyCar Champion Forced To Quit

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Sport

Tributes from the world of racing have poured in for IndyCar racer Dario Franchitti who has been forced to hang up his racing helmet for good on docto...

Is Lotus/Quantum Deal Done?

Todd McCandless | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

So it seems that if Lopez signs the deal, Quantum will own 35% of the team with options for a complete buyout in the future. It also could signify that Nico Hulkenberg may have a reason to get excited about 2014 as the German has been linked to the team should the Quantum deal go through.

Allegations Against Red Bull 'Gaining Traction'

Todd McCandless | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

The rumors of illegal traction control, torque vectoring and other crafty KERS/transmission linking still move like a fog through the pit lane of Formula 1 this week in Japan. As the series gets set for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, Red Bull is still discounting accusations that they have created a traction control, of sorts, using KERS and the suspension of their car which is not controlled via the FIA regulated ECU...

Atmosphere Is the Key

William Davie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

I'm not a huge fan of sport; I should say that right now. For me a nice evening in with a book, or a political debate on the telly is much more fun. Maybe it's because I've never been very good at it, but I have never really understood what people see in sport. Except sometimes I do.

650 Indian Marshals, One Race Weekend

Todd McCandless | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

The Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) may be struggling to stay on the Formula 1 calendar beyond 2013 but that hasn't dampened local interest in becoming a marshal for the race in October.

F1's World of Tyres, Votes and Money

Todd McCandless | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Formula 1 has traditionally been operated in the penumbra of a document called the Concorde Agreement. This legally-binding document ties the teams, the commercial right's owners (FOM) and the governing body (FIA) together in a dance of speed, technology and perhaps most importantly...money.