UK Motorsports

British IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Has Sadly Passed Away

PA | By Scott D'Arcy, Press Association | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

The family of British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has paid tribute to the star after he died from injuries sustained when he was hit by crash debri...

A Love Story in D Major

Lara Platman | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

As I started my way back into the paddock I already felt heartbroken. I didn't know what to say. As we turned off the engine I remember people talking to me, I mean I could see them moving their lips towards mine. I could feel people asking if I enjoyed that.

Lewis Hamilton Needs to Stop the Sulking!

Gordon Bryan | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

Some people say he should be given more respect due to his achievements, and some people enjoy the fact that he wears his heart on his sleeve - driving flamboyantly when needed, celebrating enthusiastically, and being equally as demonstrable when he's unhappy.

The rising star of the WEC shines over Silverstone

David Hobbs | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Motorsport fans might feel spoilt for choice this weekend as the World Endurance Championship and Formula One vie to attract viewers in Britain and Ch...

Tea with Rauno Aaltonen, the Flying Finn

Lara Platman | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

I met Rauno Aaltonen at 3am in Valence, France, during the Monte Carlo Rally Historic a few years ago and have been friends ever since. He knew me as the girl with the Leica Noctilux lens who braved the snow to shoot the start of the rally stage.

F1: Why Jean-Eric Vergne Should Replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari

David Hobbs | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

New Ferrari test driver Jean-Eric Vergne has targeted a drive with Ferrari in 2016 which when you get to the nitty-gritty means he wants Kimi Raikkone...

Doris the Goddess of Wind (A Winter Holiday)

Lara Platman | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

"It is always advisable to carry a tablet of 'Antioyl' soap, if it is necessary to use bare hands for a repair, you will nearly always find some grease on your hands and this is impossible to remove with ordinary soap."

Formula One 2014: Season Review

Tim Goodchild | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

As 2014 draws to a close and we can begin to get excited for the start of the 2015 Formula One World Championship, Formula One went through a year of transition in 2014 and perhaps has left us with an uncertain future. Here are my highlights and thoughts...

2014 Review: Top 5 Motorsport Highlights

David Hobbs | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo, Anthony Davidson, Porsche, Mark Webber: 2014 gave so many motorsport thrills that it ranks as one of the best years ...

Why McLaren Should Have Opted for Youth Over Jenson Button

Mitchell Gilbert | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Sport
Mitchell Gilbert

Time will tell if Jenson can take it to Alonso, the best driver ever in the modern era in my opinion. I think Jenson might find himself having a tough year, being constantly beat by someone who is much better than him.

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

David Hobbs | Posted 03.02.2015 | 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...

The Art of the Blue Flag

Lara Platman | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

Last weekend I had the fantastic honour of spending the day with the marshals at Silverstone for the Walter Hayes Trophy. Usually the last weekend in the motor racing season, the marshals all gather to catch up before the long winter break.

Safety in Motorsport - The First Priority

Mitchell Gilbert | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Sport
Mitchell Gilbert

I'm sitting in Moscow airport, getting ready to jet off to another GP3 race. However, this trip feels slightly different. The whole motorsport community, including myself, is dealing with the aftermath and emotion of the Jules Bianchi crash.

The Magic of the Audi A1

Lara Platman | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

It is this confidence that I hold in my head about the Audi philosophy, about this Audi car. The A1 is the only Audi I have driven so far and already I feel extremely assured that my driving experience in it will be a jolly good one.

Formula E: Inspiring the Future of Transport

Ken M Allen | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK
Ken M Allen

Around two years ago, Formula E was nothing but an idea. Looking at the world's first fully-electric racing championship today, it is amazing to see how that idea has transformed into reality.

Which F1 Drivers Are Taking The Ice Bucket Challenge?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Sport

Well, we wondered how long it would take and the Belgian Grand Prix has provided us with two new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 'victims'. After enjoying...

Brit Chilton Dropped By Marussia F1 Team

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Sport

Max Chilton's future in Formula One is on the line as the Briton is out of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix due to what Marussia describe as "contractual i...

Hamilton Junior Targets BTCC

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton's brother Nicolas has set his sights on racing in Britain's premier racing series, the British Touring Car Championship. The 22-year...

Driver Killed In Classic Car Race

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Sport

A driver has been killed in an accident during a classic car race at Silverstone. Denis Welch was driving in a race for pre-1966 Grand Prix cars wh...

Lauda Says Sorry For 'S*** Ferrari' Jibe

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Sport

Niki Lauda has apologised in person to all at Ferrari following his derogatory remarks made in the wake of Sunday's German Grand Prix. Mercedes non...

Keep Calm and Drive Fast

Lara Platman | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

It does take time, or rather I ought to say money, to go racing... Racing is expensive and whilst one might think "Gosh paying for simulator time when I could be on a track" is indeed true, but mixed in with a planned racing or track time schedule, the simulator will save you money in the end.

Massa Still Blames 'Aggressive' Magnussen For Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa has refused to back down in his condemnation of Kevin Magnussen following their first-corner collision in Germany. Ma...

F1 Boss Wolff Turns 'Totonator' After Bike Tumble

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Sport

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff is still due to attend this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix despite sustaining a number of fractures in a cycling a...

Remember This? Mexico Grand Prix Returns To F1

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Sport

The Mexico Grand Prix is to return to the Formula 1 calendar for the first time in 23 years, Bernie Ecclestone has said. The F1 boss confirmed to F...

LOOK: Hamilton's German GP Crash In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton feels Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg was handed "another gift" after a qualifying crash again put the Briton on the back foot in this ...