Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s return to the Sprint Cup Series in 2017 is all but official. Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that Junior had been medically cleared to compete next season. Junior missed the last half of the 2016 season because of a concussion suffered at Michigan in June.
Into club racing but feel like you don't get enough time on the track? Then the World Racing League's endurance series is right up your alley. WRL's 2016 calendar has 13 races, most featuring two 8 hour endurance races per event.
Toto Wolff has conceded that Mercedes was wrong to issue orders to Lewis Hamilton in his Formula 1 championship showdown in Abu Dhabi with Nico Rosberg. Hamilton risked angering Mercedes’ management when he went deliberately slow during the closing stages of the final race of the year, in a bid to cause teammate and title rival Rosberg to lose positions. Hamilton was told on multiple occasions to pick up speed, with Mercedes fearing that it could lose the race win to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Speaking to Sky Sports, Mercedes F1 chief Wolff admitted that the team was wrong to tell Hamilton to pick up speed, adding that the title contenders should have been left to fight it out on-track. “In