Aston Martin have no doubts about Sebastian Vettel's will to win as the four-times Formula One world champion prepares for a fresh start after some tough and error-strewn seasons at Ferrari. Team principal Otmar Szafnauer told Reuters the 33-year-old German, who won his titles wiRead More »
Santino Ferrucci spent four hours in the simulator Friday, picked up some Bojangles french fries and headed to the team shop for last-minute preparations for his NASCAR debut. Ferrucci is hitting a reset for the third time in his short career, moving from IndyCar to NASCAR for what he hopes will be a firm landing spot. Ferrucci is in the process of relocating to North Carolina — hence his new affinity for the Charlotte-based Bojangles chicken chain — and adjusting to stock cars after so many years driving in open-wheel series.
Britain’s attempt to recover the America’s Cup sailing trophy after 170 years has again ended in failure, this time on the opposite side of the world from where the Cup first slipped its grasp. Ineos Team UK, skippered by Britain’s most celebrated competitive sailor, four-time Olympic gold-medalist Ben Ainslie, was beaten 7-1 by Italy’s Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli in the final of the Prada Cup challengers series that ended off Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday. Luna Rossa will go on to race defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the 36th Cup match next month while Team UK will head home, eventually to reflect on the failure of a well-funded, talented but troubled campaign.
Brazil's fourth most popular TV channel said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to broadcast Formula One until the end of 2022, in a deal that could reduce the sport's reach in Latin America's biggest market. TV Band said in a statement it has an agreement with F1 owner Liberty Media. The Brazilian company will replace TV Globo, the country's most popular broadcaster.