ARTICLES RELATING TO RACING

VW claims GTC manufacturers crown as drivers title remains wide open

2019-10-04 07:13

The penultimate round of the 2019 GTC Championship in Cape Town last weekend saw VW Motorsport claim the manufacturers title one round early, but the drivers title remains up for grabs.

F1 champions have sympathy with Leclerc's Singapore outburst

2019-09-27 13:01

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton belief Charles Leclerc had full right to react the way he did after failing to win the Singapore GP.

Ferrari CEO boosting F1 investment for 2020, 2021

2019-08-28 11:19

Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri is "increasing investments" into the Maranello marque's Formula 1 team for the future.

The 5 best-paid Formula 1 drivers in 2019

2019-08-22 04:45

Here's how the five best-paid Formula 1 drivers in 2019 justify their earnings.

Millions in salary, incredible cars, and relaxing holidays… F1 ace Lewis Hamilton’s life of leisure

2019-08-16 06:30

Social media plays a massive role in how Lewis Hamilton is perceived but there's no denying that the F1 driver enjoys quite a lavish lifestyle.

Button, Schumacher, Verstappen... The most number of F1 pit stops by a GP winner

2019-07-29 11:04

Max Verstappen performed a staggering five pit stops en route to victory at the 2019 German GP. Incredibly, it's not the highest number ever performed by a GP winner?

Brad Binder ranks up to be first South African MotoGP rider, signs contract for 2020

2019-07-11 08:53

Brad Binder is set to make the step up to MotoGP next season after signing a deal with Red Bull KTM Tech 3 for the 2020 season.

WATCH: Move out the way, safety car! Racer drives his engulfed vehicle back to fire truck

2019-06-25 15:01

Racing driver Calum Lockie saved a Shelby Daytona Coupe recreation from burning to a crisp by sprinting it to pit lane fire marshals.

What Alonso’s return could mean for F1

2019-06-23 12:09

It will undoubtedly add to the Formula 1 spectacle if Fernando Alonso returns, but his return could be met with a number of challenges

WATCH: Formula E wants to race in Cape Town - electric racers to hit the Mother City's streets?

2019-06-05 12:07

Off the back of Formula 1's owners Liberty Media considering an F1 race in Africa, the City of Cape Town could host a Formula E race in the future, according to mayor Dan Plato.

 

Leclerc sets the pace in Russia GP first practice

2019-09-27 13:18

Charles Leclerc showed no evidence of a 'Singapore sling' in Friday's opening free practice for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.

Drag races screech to a halt as petrolhead proposes to his girlracer at Killarney

2019-08-30 09:07

Ten years ago petrolheads Jarryd Habel and Christine da Silva met as teenagers an event at Killarney International Raceway. It's only fitting then that Habel popped the question at the iconic racetrack!

Even the worst-paid F1 drivers still earn millions in 2019

2019-08-26 04:45

While some Formula 1 drivers make millions each race, others have to make due with far less in their bank accounts.

Fast cars, huge salary and racing stardom... F1 racer 'Mad' Max Verstappen is living his best life

2019-08-19 13:00

Max Verstappen is a charming young man, at least off the race track, who definitely appreciates fast cars and living his best life.

Rookie Alexander Albon given chance to secure Red Bull F1 seat

2019-08-12 14:17

Thai Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon was promoted Monday to race alongside Max Verstappen in the Red Bull team and has the rest of the season to make the move permanent.

'Once you're behind the wheel it doesn’t matter who you're racing against' - SA's Kaylan Miller speaks on cars, motorsport and changing perceptions

2019-07-25 12:04

Born and raised in Johannesburg, SA racer Kalyn Miller was captivated by the rush of speed, cars and the desire to get behind the wheel from an early age.

Mercedes dominance is nothing new: These teams have dominated F1 the last 20 years

2019-06-27 08:47

Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond takes a look at the teams that have dominated Formula 1 the last two decades.

WATCH: Close your bonnet! This BMW racer's bizarre drive is so ridiculous, his pit crew doesn't know if they should laugh or cry

2019-06-24 14:05

A driver competing in the recent 24 Hour Nurburgring race on the track suffered a bizarre mechanical issue - his bonnet popped open mid-race. Undeterred, he continued to drive towards the pits with disastrous consequences.

F1 controversy: Hamilton just as much to blame for Vettel’s penalty?

2019-06-13 11:17

Could the penalty that's marred the 2019 Canadian GP have been avoided? Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond reflects on the controversial penalty.

'Would be thrilled to see a GP race here!' - readers call for F1 race to return to SA

2019-05-20 10:07

F1 could return to South Africa as Liberty Media considers the African continent for its next Grand Prix.

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