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FIA officially bans 'Fric' suspension

2014-08-21 09:54

The controversial 'Fric' suspension, used by several teams in the sport, has been officially banned by Formula 1's governing body.

5-year MotoGP deal for Welsh circuit

2014-08-14 07:37

Anew circuit will be built in Wales to host the British round of the MotoGP World championship until 2024.

Horner: Red Bull 'unlikely' to catch Merc

2014-08-13 08:54

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it's unlikely his team will catch up with dominant Mercedes in 2014. Driver Daniel Ricciardo is more confident of his team's chances...

Classics reborn: Jag reveals lightweight E-Type

2014-08-12 14:53

Jaguar will build six special editions based on its lightweight E-type made in 1964, finally completing its special GT E-type project which began more than 50 years ago.

Survey: '1 in 4' take selfies while driving

2014-08-08 14:29

A survey of 7000 drivers in Europe has revealed that '1 in 4' admitted to taking selfies while driving. The automaker released a video showing why taking selfies behind the wheel is dangerous!

Garish gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6m

2014-08-05 08:51

A wealthy customer turned to tuning specialists Hamann to transform his 4x4 into something truly unique - a gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6-million. Awesome bespoke Range Rover or the most ridiculous modification ever done to an SUV?

Lotus losses: Debt reaches R2.6bn

2014-08-01 11:09

Lotus' financial woes continue to worsen as a report reveals its debt has reached the equivalent of a staggering R2.6-billion.

Teams to Bernie: No 22-race calendar

2014-07-31 10:16

Formula 1 teams are unhappy with the sports' supremo Bernie Ecclestone's decision probably to stretch the calender to 22 races for the 2016 season. But then who believes Bernie...

Next XE: Most fuel-efficient Jag yet?

2014-07-30 09:06

Jaguar claims its XE, built 75% of aluminium, will be its most frugal vehicle yet, with a claimed fuel consumption of 3.1 litres/100km.

Aston Martin to revive Lagonda

2014-07-25 09:31

Aston Martin is reviving the historic Lagonda name on a new super-saloon....

Ferrari F1 dream 'a cliche', says Riccciardo

2014-07-23 12:52

Red Bull's Formula driver Daniel Ricciardo says despite his Italian heritage, he does not dream of driving for Ferrari.

Paper dreams: From hobby models to F1 cars

2014-07-21 10:00

Paul Bischof has been building paper models of planes and cars since he was eight-years old. Watch how his passion for scale models eventually led to his role as Red Bull design engineer!

Coming soon: Aston's fastest Roadster

2014-07-17 09:55

A six-litre V12 engine, 421kW and 610Nm... Meet Aston Martin's most potent car yet, the 2104 Vantage S Roadster.

Jaguar previews new XE tech

2014-07-15 09:49

Jaguar will unveil the latest addition to its sports car family, the XE, in September. Ahead of its official debut, the automaker reveals key technology under the new sports sedan's metal.

JLR's virtual windscreen in the works

2014-07-11 07:59

Jaguar Land Rover is developing virtual technology with a head-up windscreen display to show optimum racing, braking guidance and ap times. First a virtual bonnet, now ’s a virtual windscreen!

Meet the learning, self-driving, Landy

2014-07-10 10:13

Future Land Rovers and Jaguars may be able to take over daily-driving ‘chores’ to let drivers concentrate on the road ahead. The cars are, apparently, capable of ‘learning’.

Merc advantage set to end?

2014-07-09 10:51

The legality of Mercedes' suspension "could be called into question", reports the FIA's Charlie Whiting. Could this spell an end to Mercedes' dominance in Formula 1?

Hamilton attacks: Nico isn't 'German'

2014-07-09 08:09

Mercedes, already under strain due to its drivers' 'star wars' battle, will have to deal with yet another crisis as Lewis Hamilton joked that team mate Nico Rosberg isn't really German...ahead of the 2014 German GP.

Mattiacci: Change under way at Ferrari

2014-07-08 08:26

Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci says 2015 will show a different Formula 1 team from Maranello - changes are already being made. Who's getting the chop?

Lauda: 'Rules-heavy F1 drives me mad'

2014-07-08 08:08

'This over-nursing of F1, being over cautious, over-controlling and over-regulating, drives me mad,' says Mercedes F1 team boss Niki Lauda. Do you agree?

Kimi out for Silverstone post-GP test

2014-07-07 11:52

Ferrari has confirmed that its F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen "took a hard knock to an ankle and has pain in a knee". Now he'll likely sit out the post-British Formula 1 GP test session. VIDEO

Lewis gives fans what they wanted

2014-07-07 08:08

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton had to work hard and change his mind-set during the 2014 British Grand Prix on Sunday but it all paid off as he raced to a win for his fans.

McLaren loses long-time sponsor to Merc

2014-07-07 08:05

"Want to conquer this world... be a high-level team," insists McLaren F1 team boss Eric Boullier as his team, in a two-year competitive slump, loses sponsor Hugo Boss.

Brit GP update: How Lewis got it wrong

2014-07-05 15:41

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg came through to take pole for the 2014 British Formula 1 GP at Silverstone after a chaotic final qualifying session - with team mate Hamilton a lowly sixth.

Silverstone: Friday practice news wrap

2014-07-04 18:56

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton was fastest in Friday practice ahead of the 2014 British Formula 1 GP at Silverstone - but a Scots lass was the one who had the heartbreak.

 

How to greet people when travelling abroad

2014-08-20 15:54

Travelling to a different country soon, but not quite sure how to say ‘howzit’ to potential new foreign friends? Here’s your guide.

Lotus, Williams switched lucky charms?

2014-08-13 10:51

Despite his poor first half-season with Lotus, Pastor Maldonado has signed up with the team for 2015 and claims are things are better much compared to his stint with Williams.

First Range Rover to fetch R2.4-million

2014-08-13 07:00

The first Range Rover, chassis number #001, will be up for auction at the Salon Prive Sale in London. The iconic 4x4 could be sold for the equivalent of R2.4-million.

First Range Rover to fetch R2.4-million

2014-08-12 09:19

The first Range Rover, chassis number #001, will be up for auction at the Salon Prive Sale in London. The iconic 4x4 could be sold for the equivalent of R2.4-million.

Garish gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6m

2014-08-05 13:00

A wealthy customer turned to tuning specialists Hamann to transform his 4x4 into something truly unique - a gold-plated Range Rover worth R2.6-million. Awesome bespoke Range Rover or the most ridiculous modification ever done to an SUV?

Slow lane? Bah! Ron, 98, going strong

2014-08-03 13:00

Who says you have to slow down as you age? Ron Easton, two years shy of 100, is the proud owner of a 1981 MGB GT and a 2004 MGF sports cars, the latter his daily drive. Go, Ron!

Slow lane? Bah! Ron, 98, going strong

2014-08-01 10:18

Who says you have to slow down as you age? Ron Easton, two years shy of 100, is the proud owner of a 1981 MGB GT and a 2004 MGF sports cars, the latter his daily drive. Go, Ron!

Merc pilots told 'obey orders in future'

2014-07-31 09:22

'If Paddy says something on the radio, this is followed, even if it appears irrational to the drivers.' That's what Merc F1 boss Toto Wolff has cast in stone for the remaining 2014 races.

Paper dreams: From hobby models to F1 cars

2014-07-30 07:00

Paul Bischof has been building paper models of planes and cars since he was eight-years old. Watch how his passion for scale models eventually led to his role as Red Bull design engineer!

Ultimate awesome silent drifting machine

2014-07-24 10:24

American company Razor has launched an electric kart that can reach 20km/h and features a bespoke Drift Bar for what it calls "hours of sideways fun". Take a look...

Volvo tech takes pain out of parking

2014-07-23 12:43

Volvo's new XC90 will feature ultrasonic sensing technology to make everybody a pro in those tricky parking situations with a bird's-eye view and a parking assistant pilot.

F1 parade: 60 years of classic cars

2014-07-21 10:00

Spectators at the 2014 British GP were treated to a veritable smorgasbord of classic F1 cars, and to top it off former Red Bull driver Mark Webber was present in his 2013 car. Watch the parade!

New Caterham team to axe ugly 2014 nose

2014-07-16 09:04

Caterham has new owners and bosses so perhaps now the struggling team will have new 'noses' on its cars, too.

Next GT racer? SA teen lands Nismo test

2014-07-11 09:01

South African racer Liam Venter (19) could land himself a GT racing seat as he tests a Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at the Brands Hatch circuit in England. Here's hoping he receives 'that' call...

Boxer vs WRC star: Adams meets Neuville

2014-07-10 20:14

Olympic boxer Nicola Adams vs Hyundai's WRC star Thierry Neuville: watch as these Hyundai brand ambassadors star in a special showdown on track and in the ring!

Opel reveals new SA-bound Corsa

2014-07-09 12:32

Opel has revealed its fourth-generation Corsa ahead of its debut at the 2014 Paris auto show. We have details and images!

Rolls-Royce sales soar worldwide

2014-07-09 08:46

Luxury automaker Rolls-Royce has reported a steep increase in sales globally. Since January 2014, the automaker has sold 1968 units...each costing millions of rands.

Pirelli reveals future F1 tyre

2014-07-08 16:26

Pirelli released images of its low-profile, 18" concept tyre for Formula 1. Will the concept spell the end of expensive tyre warmers?

Wolff: Hamilton showed mental strength

2014-07-08 08:23

'Winning at home is going to give him a big boost,' said Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff after Lewis Hamilton's home win at the 2014 British Formula GP.

Silverstone test: Kimi out, Bianchi in

2014-07-08 08:08

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen, who smashed into an armco barrier during the 2014 British GP, will be replaced for mid-season testing at Silverstone.

Fired-up Williams not settling for second

2014-07-07 08:14

Williams' Rob Smedley is not content with second at Silverstone: he reckons with 'cars that quick' the team will be moving up the Constructors' points table.

No podium, but Jenson does dad proud

2014-07-07 08:05

McLaren driver Jenson Button was all smiles after the 2014 British GP as he was sure he did his late father proud this weekend. Button looked pretty in pink...

Lotus to switch to Merc power in 2015

2014-07-05 21:24

McLaren might ditch Mercedes power for the 2015 F1 season so Lotus is apparently in line - and likely - to step up to the plate and opt for the three-pointed star rather than Renault.

Caterham chasing cash with new owners

2014-07-05 10:21

Caterham, under new ownership ahead of the 2014 British F1 GP, now has one main goal: not to finish last in the Manufacturers' log to avoid losing millions of rands in F1 payments.

Oh no, Williams! Susie stops, Massa in wall

2014-07-04 11:51

Williams had a horrible start to its British GP bid as Susie Wolff and Felipe Massa retired early from the first practice session. Wolff's car shut down after kerbing - Massa kerbed and crashed!

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