Formula One

Ricciardo deserves better than being McLaren's fall guy

Ricciardo deserves better than being McLaren’s fall guy

Tuesday’s remarkable events surrounding young Alpine Oscar Piastri, which have been labeled Oscargate and Piasco online, seem to confirm that McLaren intends to replace one Australian in Daniel Ricciardo with another. McLaren CEO Zak Brown now seems to be playing a game of chicken with his superstar driver, hoping he will drop his contract so …

Ricciardo deserves better than being McLaren’s fall guy Read More »

Why Alonso to Aston Martin makes sense

Why Alonso to Aston Martin makes sense

BUDAPEST, Hungary – It’s no wonder that Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll has moved so quickly to secure the services of Fernando Alonso for 2023. By signing Alonso, he has replaced one world champion, Sebastian Vettel, with another, just four days after the latter announced his plan to retire from Formula One at the end …

Why Alonso to Aston Martin makes sense Read More »

The Proposed EV Tax Credit Extension Has Some Caveats

The Proposed EV Tax Credit Extension Has Some Caveats

Photo: steve dasilva The Senate’s proposed electric vehicle tax credit extension raises new lawsuits, Ford owners are suing Ford again, and Bentley is winning. All that and more in the morning shift for Friday, July 29, 2022. 1st Gear: Electric vehicle tax credits may return, but at what cost? This week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck …

The Proposed EV Tax Credit Extension Has Some Caveats Read More »

IndyCar champ Palou declares he will be at McLaren in 2023

IndyCar champ Palou declares he will be at McLaren in 2023

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar champion Alex Palou, who has signed contracts with two different race teams for 2023 and is being sued by Chip Ganassi Racing, he declared on Thursday: “I will be in the McLaren family next year.” Continuation of the soap opera about the future of Palou with more twists and turns than …

IndyCar champ Palou declares he will be at McLaren in 2023 Read More »