2022 Little League World Series

The Little League World Series is upon us, with 2022 marking the 75th anniversary of the tournament. And there’s more fun to be had, as this is the first year of the tournament’s expansion — with the number of teams in the Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS) increased to 20 and the Little League … Read more

Rinus VeeKay opts to stay put, extends contract with Ed Carpenter Racing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — One piece of IndyCar’s silly season fell into place Thursday when Rinus VeeKay announced a multi-year extension with Ed Carpenter Racing. The 21-year-old Dutchman said on Twitter he was staying in the No. 21 Chevrolet, and unlike recent contract dealings in both IndyCar and Formula One, this one was backed minutes later … Read more

Supercross, Pro Motocross announce historic partnership to create continuity across sport

Aug 2, 2022 Alyssa RoenigkESPN Close Alyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN whose assignments have taken her to six continents and caused her to commit countless acts of recklessness. (Follow @alyroe on Twitter). Supercross and Pro Motocross are unifying for the first time. Feld Motor Sports and MX Sports Pro Racing, promoters of … Read more

How are NASCAR’s drivers staying sharp away from the racetrack? Hours and hours of video games

When drivers are away from the track, simulators like iRacing have become their means of staying sharp behind the wheel. iRacing “Practice makes perfect.” That’s what you tell yourself when you’re throwing spirals through an old tire, with dreams of the NFL, or shooting pucks against the garage door and imagining hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup. How … Read more

Andretti Autosport fined $25,000 after water bottle used to make weight in Alexander Rossi’s car

IndyCar on Wednesday fined Andretti Autosport $25,000 because the team used a water bottle to make weight in the car Alexander Rossi drove to end his 49-race losing streak. Rossi’s car failed inspection following Saturday’s win on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IndyCar said the water bottle was used instead of ballast to … Read more

Williams announces Alex Albon multi-year contract extension

Alex Albon will continue racing for Williams until at least 2024 after signing a multi-year deal to stay with the Formula One team. Albon replaced George Russell at Williams this year after spending 2021 without a race seat, having lost his drive at Red Bull. 1 Related He will continue with the team for at … Read more

Daniel Ricciardo deserves better than being pawn in McLaren’s pursuit of Oscar Piastri

The remarkable events of Tuesday around Alpine junior Oscar Piastri — which have been labelled Oscargate and the Piasco online — appeared to confirm McLaren is intent on replacing one Australian in Daniel Ricciardo with another. McLaren CEO Zak Brown now appears to be playing a game of chicken with his superstar driver, waiting for … Read more

Oscar Piastri rejects Alpine, eyes future with McLaren

Australian driver Oscar Piastri dropped a bombshell that he will not race for Alpine in Formula One next season, just over an hour after the team said he would replace Aston Martin-bound Fernando Alonso. Piastri, the reigning Formula 2 champion, has been part of Alpine’s driver academy for four years, but has other plans for … Read more

How did Alpine end up in such a mess with its drivers?

In the space of a few days, the 2023 driver market has been turned upside down. It all started with Sebastian Vettel announcing his retirement ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix before Fernando Alonso surprised his Alpine team by confirming he would move to Aston Martin as Vettel’s replacement the day after the race. Alpine … Read more

F1 star Lewis Hamilton joins new Denver Broncos ownership group

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — With the final step of the purchase of the Denver Broncos by a group led by Walmart heir Rob Walton set for Aug. 9, the Walton-Penner group has added another high-profile investor to its ranks. Walton announced Tuesday morning that seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will now have an ownership stake. … Read more