Racing

Brazilian jockey Jorge Ricardo bags world record 12,844th win

Brazilian jockey Jorge Ricardo bags world record 12,844th win

Ricardo has been racing for 41 years, which is just under 15,000 days, meaning on average he has won almost one race every day to equal the world record held by Canada's Russell Baze.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
Chennai police impound Mercedes, Lamborghini among other top-end cars used in illegal racing

Chennai police impound Mercedes, Lamborghini among other top-end cars used in illegal racing

Chennai police on Sunday impounded 10 high-end sports cars worth nearly Rs 30 crore allegedly used in racing. 

Feb 26, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

TVS Racing signs first woman rider in Shreya Iyer

TVS Racing Team Head Arvind Pangaonkar said the association with Shreya will encourage women to consider racing as a career.

Apr 26, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

Kiwi Dixon earns pole for Indianapolis 500

New Zealand`s Scott Dixon will start from pole in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 after Sunday qualifying revamped at the last minute because of safety concerns.

May 18, 2015, 04:30 AM IST

Actor Sohail Khan vows to return to Raid de Himalaya

 Thrilled by the experience he had in this year’s Raid de Himalaya, Bollywood actor Sohail Khan Saturday said that he will return to compete in next year’s rally and also in the next edition of the Desert Storm which is scheduled to start April 10.

Oct 11, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

German success for Indian driver Jehan Daruvala

Indian racing driver Jehan Daruvala continued his impressive form with a win in the first round of the German National Karting Championships here.

May 05, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

Cycling great Sir Chris Hoy now sets sights on 2016 24-hr Le Mans race

Six-time British Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy has reportedly signed a deal with car company Nissan in a bid to compete in the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race in 2016.

Apr 09, 2014, 21:56 PM IST

Formula E championship`s Chief executive opens up about target audience

Alejandro Agag, chief executive of the Formula E championship, the latest FIA-sanctioned entrant to the racing scene, has said that they are not competing with Formula 1, and a traditional F1 fan is not their target.

Mar 22, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

FIFA fines Uruguayan, Argentine clubs for illegal transfers

The world soccer body Wednesday slapped fines on four Argentinean clubs and one Uruguayan team for illegally transferring players, Xinhua reported.

Mar 06, 2014, 10:14 AM IST

Force India in technical pact with Motegi Racing

Force India Formula 1 team Friday announced a new technical partnership with wheel brand Motegi Racing.

Dec 27, 2013, 19:35 PM IST

John Abraham planning film on motorcycle racing

Actor-producer John Abraham, known for his love for the mean machines, is currently planning a film on motorcycle racing.

Dec 25, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

John Abraham features in new mobile game

Bollywood actor John Abraham, who is an avid biker, has now become the face of a new mobile game `John Abraham Drag Racer`.

Sep 22, 2013, 20:33 PM IST

Danish driver Allan Simonsen dies following car crash at Le Mans race

A Danish endurance racer had reportedly died during the 81st 24 Hours of Le Mans racing tournament in La Sarthe, France, after losing control of his Aston Martin.

Jun 23, 2013, 11:42 AM IST

Chandhok`s team qualifies 6th on grid on GT Series debut

Making his debut in the FIA GT series, Karun Chandhok helped his side Seyffarth Motorsport earn sixth position on the grid after starting the qualifying race in 11th position with teammate Jan Seyffarth.

Mar 31, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Vettel apologizes to Webber, Red Bull team for Malaysian GP fiasco

Red Bull team principle Christian Horner has revealed, Sebastian Vettel has personally apologized to fellow driver Mark Webber and the team staff for ignoring team orders, during Sunday`s Malaysian Grand Prix win.

Mar 29, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

Webber, Vettel move past Malaysian GP fiasco: Red Bull

Red Bull team advisor Helmut Marko has claimed Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber have both agreed to move on from their Malaysian Grand Prix spat.

Mar 29, 2013, 13:19 PM IST

Ali, Mushtafa win Himalayan Drive

S.K. Ajgar Ali (driver) and M.K. Mohammed Mushtafa (navigator) won the JK Tyre Himalayan Drive TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) Rally that concluded at Siliguri.

Mar 26, 2013, 12:29 PM IST

Perez says McLaren might recall last year`s car following disastrous start

McLaren driver Sergio Perez has claimed the team would do anything to come back strongly to win races this season following their disastrous start in Melbourne, even if that mean recalling last year`s car.

Mar 22, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

Audi India signs on driver Aditya Patel

India`s promising motorsport driver Aditya Patel on Friday inked a three-year deal with German luxury car manufacturer Audi.

Apr 13, 2012, 16:55 PM IST

FIA General Assembly formulates amendments for improvement

The FIA General Assembly marked the end of the annual meeting week in which a series of amendments were formulated to create a modern organisation to serve the interests of its members in future.

Dec 10, 2011, 00:09 AM IST