Manor Marussia F1 declares it is "making huge strides" toward being on the grid at the Australian Grand Prix in just over two weeks' time. It's got a lot of agreements on paper that are hopeful, but there are a lot of questions - and an FIA crash test - to be dealt with.
Tesla Recruits At UNLV; Tesla Driver Charges From Power Line
Tesla looks for Nevada employees at UNLV. A Tesla driver tapped into a power line for a charge. BYD breaks into the Japanese Market with electric buses. The Formula E Berlin ePrix will be 17 turns in 1.5 miles at the Tempelhof Airport.
McLaren reports that Fernando Alonso is on the road to recovery from his big crash in Barcelona and is back at home to recuperate, but he won't be back up and running in time for the next test session.
Renault hasn't run its own F1 team for a few years now, consigned to selling engines to Red Bull. But the latest word is the French company could get back in the game by buying another team in the near future.
As Fernando Alonso recovers in hospital, McLaren tries to sort out what went wrong that resulted in his crash at the F1 test session in Barcelona on Sunday. One thing it's sure of, though, is that he wasn't knocked out by an electrical fault.
The current rules have each team running identical machinery. But starting next year, participating manufacturers will be able to design their own electric powertrains for the FIA Formula E Championship, with outfits like Andretti, Venturi and Renault already on board.
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso was medivac'd by helicopter to a nearby hospital after crashing his McLaren-Honda during a test session in Barcelona, but was reportedly conscious and talking throughout.
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch suffered a fractured leg yesterday at Daytona during the 112th lap of the Alert Today Florida 300, the season-opening race of the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series. Busch will miss the Daytona 500.
NASCAR has officially suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely after he was found in violation of two specific clauses in the stock racing rulebook stemming from the domestic violence case against him in Delaware. He will not race in the Daytona 500.
Mazda is the honored brand this year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The 95-year-old marque will be the focus of the Central Feature on the lawn in front of Goodwood House, and the Le Mans-winning 787B will lead representative racers from every era of Mazda motorsport.
The charity Greenpower Education Trust is looking for 10 local schools to build electric racecars to compete as a support race for the final Formula E rounds of the inaugural season there in June. The students will race around the same Battersea Park circuit as the faster vehicles.
Nissan will be lining up two FIA GT3-spec GT-Rs on the start line of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge at the Circuit of the Americas March 6-8, sponsored by Always Evolving, Replay XD cameras, and Nismo.
Mercedes-AMG is showing off the first picture of the AMG GT3 race car that will enter competition next year. If its angry face and the track-day excellence of the street-legal AMG GT S are anything to judge by, the 2016 FIA GT3 class is about to get an unruly new entry.