Do you believe that the fastest, most competitive auto racing in history takes place today? If you do, consider that Lewis Hamilton doesn't have to win a brutal thousand-mile race on twisty public roads to be taken seriously. That's what drivers of yesteryear had to contend with in the Italian Mille Miglia race. A race that was so dangerous and at...

Matt DiBenedetto’s journey in NASCAR has taught the driver patience. He capitalized on what he called a lifetime opportunity with the Wood Brothers last season after landing a ride in the No. 21 Ford on short notice. DiBenedetto made the playoffs for the first time in his career last year and is again on the points bubble 13 races into this season...

Alberto Ascari was just seven years old when his father Antonio died. Almost three decades later, when Alberto was exactly the same age as his father was at the time of his passing; on the same day of the month and in almost the same manner, Alberto too was killed. Despite not procuring a World Championship in 13 years, since Kimi Räikkönen’s last...

Italian-American racing legend Mario Andretti, 81, is one of the most successful racers of all time, but that doesn’t mean he’s immune to the hardships of life, such as grief. Andretti lost his wife and sister in 2018, his nephew to colon cancer in 2020, and his twin brother, Aldo Andretti to COVID-19 complications in December 2020. The Associated...

The 2021 season of Ferrari Challenge North America is set to begin this weekend at Virginia International Raceway.  A full paddock of over 50 Ferrari 488 Challenge Evos will be joined by participants in the Club Competizioni GT, also making its first stop of the 2021 season, at a circuit that makes its first appearance on a Challenge schedule since...

Formula E returns to Rome on 10 April, after last year's edition was cancelled due to covid-19, with 24 battery-powered electric cars battling it out on the streets of the city's southern EUR suburb. This will be the third time for Rome to welcome the world’s fastest electric cars, after the inaugural FIA Formula E World Championship was held in 20...

You’ve heard of pioneer race car drivers Louise Smith, Shirley Muldowney, Michele Mouton, and Janet Guthrie. Lesser known on the world stage but beloved in her native Italy, Maria Antoinetta Avanzo was the first and most famous female race car driver in Italian history, starting in the Roaring '20s. It was extremely unusual for women to race cars t...

With nearly a century of competitions under its belt, the annual vintage car race Mille Miglia continues to thrill and amuse car enthusiasts from every corner of the world. Classic luxury vehicles from world-renowned manufacturers like Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Ferrari, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Fiat, Audi, Bmw, Bugatti, Maserati, and Aston Martin can be s...

Ferrari unveiled its new car online Wednesday, becoming the last of the 10 Formula 1 teams to present their 2021 editions. The car, which is named SF21 for Scuderia Ferrari, has a new power unit. A bright green sponsor’s logo on the engine cover stands out on the otherwise red car. “The color looks a little bit more dark compared to last year and t...

Alfa Romeo is celebrating International Women's Day by highlighting some of the women who have raced its cars over the past century. They collectively achieved a long list of impressive achievements on and off the track. One of the earliest-known women that raced an Alfa Romeo professionally is Maria Antonietta d’Avanzo, an Italian baroness who sta...