BUZZING
Sep 12

Losing Kimi, Lotus F1 Wins The Internet

In what has already been an active week of commentary for motorsports, the announcement of Kimi Raikkonen’s departure from Team Lotus to re-partner with Ferrari has certainly taken the marquee spot in the world of Formula 1.

However, the collective at Team Lotus have managed to maintain a sense of humor throughout while still speaking to the loss of Raikkonen to their program. Over the past 24 hours, the progression of tweets coming from Lotus are simply brilliant. Read more to see how Team Lotus won the internet with a sense of humor.  

Sep 12

Breaking: Five-Year Partnership For TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Breaking: Five-Year Partnership For TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Ground-breaking five-year partnership solidifies future of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. (Image: Courtesy of TUDOR and USCR)

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced Thursday that TUDOR — an innovative and retro-chic brand — has been named entitlement partner for the next five years of what now will be known as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The IMSA announcement this morning precedes TUDOR’s official U.S. launch this evening during New York Fashion Week.

“The 2014 season will feature the rebirth and revitalization of sports car racing in North America, and therefore it’s the ideal time to introduce a premium watch brand like TUDOR to our U.S. fans and partners, as well as further solidify our relationship with the international motorsports community,” said IMSA CEO Ed Bennett. “This is a natural progression of the fantastic relationship we’ve cherished for decades with our partners at Rolex.

Sep 11

Kanaan Considering Options For Next Season

Kanaan Considering Options For Next Season

Tony Kanaan pours the victory milk over his head in May as he celebrates winning the IZOD IndyCar Series’ 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

Tony Kanaan wants to stay in IndyCar, but if he doesn’t have a ride, the Indianapolis 500 champion said he’ll look elsewhere for a place to race, even if that means moving to NASCAR.

The Brazilian, whose contract with KV Racing ends this year, visited Joe Gibbs Racing last week.

Sep 11

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail Motorsports Gathering. (Photo: Wouter Melissen and Pieter Melissen for Ultimatecarpage.com)

Introduction

One of the most exclusive events during the annual car week on the Monterey Peninsula, The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering has provided a winning formula since its inception in 2003. Now in its tenth anniversary, ‘The Quail’ featured the single largest change in years with the addition of a section to the show field.