So, it begins: Max Verstappen and Jenson Button both received grid penalties for using a fifth power unit for the Canadian Grand Prix. With some teams experiencing reliability on par with a Renault Fuego at a LeMons race, this won’t be the last time we see penalties for using a season’s four-engine allotment too soon. »
As you can probably imagine, not every issue from last weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge penaltyfest was resolved before this weekend’s event at Barber Motorsports Park. Today’s GTS race was a great one, but there’s still a lot of tension behind the scenes. Sportscar365 was there to get the full rundown.
Following this weekend’s messy Pirelli World Challenge race, twenty separate racing incidents were under investigation by the stewards. The penalties assessed are now live on the series website, and twenty of the forty drivers participating will lose points, money or grid positions over the Long Beach race.
Twenty-five cars are currently under investigation for various incidents during the Long Beach Grand Prix round of the Pirelli World Challenge, including that of Ryan Dalziel. Dalziel was so frustrated with how this race went that he just walked off the podium during the celebration afterwards.
Let Moto3 rider Romano Fenati demonstrate nearly every single bad behavior you could do in a motorcycle race. Fenati had a bit of a beef with fellow rider Niklas Ajo during the warm-up session for this weekend’s race, not only kicking at his competitor’s bike, but later reaching over and disabling that bike on the… »
There’s having a bad day, and then there’s really having a bad day, and somewhere on that continuum of terribleness is Pastor Maldonado’s trip to the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. Maldonado received a penalty for gridding up 18th instead of 16th. »
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France aired quite a bit of interesting information in his annual preseason radio appearance Tuesday night on the Motor Racing Network. In addition to addressing the Busch trial, he also reiterated that criticizing NASCAR's racing product will (still) not be tolerated. »
A recent addition to the Toolbox-O-Cruelty™ used by the LeMons Supreme Court is the Trivia Test. We've got a half-dozen tests, written by members of the Court, and miscreants generally get the choice between LeMons trivia and general car trivia. »
The LeMons Supreme Court, in its ongoing attempt to keep the gears of justice oiled with the blood of racing miscreants, created some brutally effective new penalties for the Buttonwillow race last weekend. »