HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-13 14:48

Fourth-placed Toyota "unlucky in traffic" in Le Mans qualifying - Alonso

Fernando Alonso's Toyota ended up only fourth in opening qualifying for this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours as a result of what the Spaniard called bad luck in traffic...

Fourth-placed Toyota 'unlucky in traffic' in Le Mans qualifying - Alonso

Source: autosport.com

Alonso: Fortuitous Toyota Le Mans win like payback for bad F1 luck Fernando Alonso has suggested that the late twist at Le Mans 24 Hours that handed victory to the #8 Toyota crew acted as a form of payback for his missed chances in Formula 1...
2019-06-17 12:48

Le Mans 24 Hours: Safety cars help Alonso's Toyota cut gap to first The #8 Toyota TS050 HYBRID's hunt of the leading sister car was boosted in an incident-filled sixth hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours, which featured two safety car periods...
2019-06-16 01:16

Toyota changed #7 car's monocoque after Le Mans qualifying crash The Toyota LMP1 team has changed the monocoque of its #7 TS050 Hybrid after its collision with the DragonSpeed LMP2 car in first qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-14 04:32

Toyota holds Le Mans 24 Hours front row after second qualifying Toyota is now on course to start the Le Mans 24 Hours first and second after its #7 and #8 LMP1 cars made significant gains in Thursday evening's qualifying session...
2019-06-14 04:32

Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans win and title with Toyota Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
2019-06-16 18:48

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota's Alonso, Buemi & Nakajima Win For Second Year In A Row Toyota secured its second victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans dominating the endurance race with a 1-2 finish. The manufacturer's No. 8 TS050 piloted by Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki......
2019-06-16 18:48

Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans 24 Hours win with Toyota Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
2019-06-16 16:32

Le Mans 24 Hours: Alonso's #8 Toyota leads after Lopez errors Two errors from Jose Maria Lopez helped Toyota team-mate Kazuki Nakajima move the #8 TS050 HYBRID into a slender Le Mans 24 Hours lead in the eighth hour...
2019-06-16 01:16

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24-hour race with Toyota for second successive year Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team-mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi....
2019-06-16 17:48

Fernando Alonso leads Toyota to 1-2 finish at 24 Hours Le Mans sports car race Fernando Alonso and his co-drivers Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima, who took the checkered flag, had luck on their side in securing the title.       ...
2019-06-17 02:00

Le Mans 24 Hours: Alonso’s Toyota team win after rivals change wrong tyre • Former F1 driver on winning team for second year in a row• Second Toyota team blow race lead after error over punctureThe double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso won the Le Mans 24 Hours race for the second year in a row on Sunday with hi...
2019-06-16 21:32

Video: How heartbreak settled Le Mans and what does Alonso do next? The World Endurance Championship superseason concluded with the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, where late puncture-induced drama for the #7 Toyota handed the win to the sister car...
2019-06-16 22:48

Alonso wins at Le Mans for second year in a row, secures WEC title Fernando Alonso secured his second Le Mans 24 Hours victory in as many years alongside Toyota teammates Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi on Sunday, as well as taking the World Endurance Championship title....
2019-06-16 15:48

Alonso, Nakajima, Buemi win Le Mans 24 Hours and 2018/19 WEC title Toyota's Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima, and Sebastien Buemi took an unlikely back-to-back Le Mans 24 Hours victory after a near final-hour problem snatched a win from the dominant sister car...
2019-06-16 22:48

Video: What next for Alonso/McLaren after Indy 500 qualifying failure Fernando Alonso and McLaren's shock failure to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 prompted immediate questions about what could have gone so badly wrong...
2019-05-21 17:32

Fernando Alonso: LMP1 privateers' Le Mans test pace hard to fathom Fernando Alonso found it "difficult to understand" why the non-hybrid LMP1 privateers could not get closer to his Toyota World Endurance Championship team's Le Mans 24 Hours test day pace...
2019-06-03 12:16

Holders Toyota sweep front row at Le Mans "Holders Toyota took pole position for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Thursday night with Japan\u0027s Kamui Kobayashi leading the third front-row lockout in three years for the factory TS050 hybrid cars."...
2019-06-14 12:16

Toyota wins Le Mans again despite late drama Alonso, Buemi and Nakajima took victory Fernando Alonso, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima claim glory after late puncture delays sister car Toyota took full advantage of its open goal to win a second consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. But ...
2019-06-17 12:32

Buemi improves twice to lead Toyota 1-2 in first Le Mans test day The two Toyotas were separated by just under a second at the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours test day after Sebastien Buemi found big improvements in the afternoon...
2019-06-03 07:00

Motor racing: Dominant Toyota running one-two at Le Mans Defending champions and overwhelming favorites Toyota were running first and second after an untroubled opening three hours of the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Saturday....
2019-06-15 21:16

Toyota #7 crew reverted to 2018 set-up for Le Mans 24 Hours The #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID that dominated last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours before losing victory with an hour to go reverted to its 2018 set-up before the race...
2019-06-17 16:32

Racing lines: Why a Toyota win at Le Mans will be a hollow victory Gazoo Racing is the last factory-backed team in contention to win top honours at La Sarthe, so does it matter if it does? One big question hangs over the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend: if Toyota and Fernando Alonso succeed in winning for a second su...
2019-06-12 04:16

#7 Toyota on provisional Le Mans pole despite bizarre collision Kamui Kobayashi put the #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID on provisional pole position for the Le Mans 24 Hours, before the car went airborne in a collision with an LMP2 runner...
2019-06-13 01:48

Le Mans: Conway Toyota edges further clear in first place The #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID driven by Mike Conway is almost 40 seconds clear of the sister #8 car following the second hour of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-15 19:48

Le Mans 24 Hours: Conway pulls clear in polesitting Toyota Mike Conway earned the polesitting #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID breathing space at the front of the field during the first hour of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-15 19:48

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota holds lead, privateers fight for third Kamui Kobayashi continued to run clear of the #8 Toyota driven by Fernando Alonso, as the battle for third took centre-stage in the fifth hour of Le Mans 24 Hours 2019...
2019-06-16 01:16

Motor racing: Toyota commit to WEC and Le Mans post-2020 Le Mans 24 Hours winners Toyota have committed to staying in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) after 2020 when rule changes come into force and the top category switches to hypercars....
2019-06-14 21:00

Toyota Gazoo Racing commits to new hypercar class at Le Mans Creation of a new top-rung class means Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie at La Sarthe with the hybrid-powered Super Sport prototype A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into a new hypercar-based...
2019-06-14 21:00

Toyota: SMP's strategy cost it stronger Le Mans WEC pole shot Toyota believes SMP Racing could have challenged for pole position at the Le Mans 24 Hours if it had concentrated its qualifying efforts on one driver per car...
2019-06-14 16:48

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
2019-06-14 04:32

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
2019-06-13 22:32

Toyota diagnoses issue that cost #7 car Le Mans 24 Hours victory Toyota drivers Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez lost victory in last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours because of an incorrectly wired system of tyre pressure sensors...
2019-06-20 17:48

It Wasn't a Faulty Tire Sensor That Took Down the Leading Toyota Le Mans Car Toyota has a knack for heartbreak in the final moments of Le Mans, and even though the team won overall this year with its No. 8 car, the No. 7 car that had been in the lead found a way to have a disaster. Multiple tire changes as the result of a su...
2019-06-20 18:32

Hamilton: Traffic in final part of Belgian GP qualifying dangerous Lewis Hamilton says the slow speeds Formula 1 drivers needed to run at to prepare for their Belgian Grand Prix Q3 qualifying laps left them in a "dangerous" situation...
2019-09-01 02:48

Toyota Found This Old Celica Convertible to Haul the Le Mans Trophy and It Rules Every year the prior-year’s winning team brings a convertible to Le Mans to haul the big trophy around the track. Toyota, having won last June, has kept the trophy in good condition during their tenure as guardian, and brought a totally rad car to Fr...
2019-06-15 23:00

Le Mans 24 Hours: #7 Toyota edges clear in lead battle after safety car LMP1 The #7 Toyota's advantage at the head of the Le Mans 24 Hours order ballooned in the 10th hour, under a safety-car period called when the #95 Aston Martin crashed...
2019-06-16 01:32

Toyota Takes Repeat 24 Hours of Le Mans Victory With a Dash of Drama From the outset of the world’s most important endurance race a day ago, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Toyota would take the win again. As the lone manufacturer-entered Hybrid-powered prototype in the field, Toyota has significantly mo...
2019-06-16 17:48

Toyota’s progress toward its second Le Mans victory Sunday can, in some ways, be traced back to the Toyota’s progress toward its second Le Mans victory Sunday can, in some ways, be traced back to the 2007 Supra HV-R. With a 3UZ-FE V8 engine and a 200HP rear-axle electric motor, plus two front in-wheel 13HP motors, this was the first hybrid car in h...
2019-06-16 23:48

Toyota considered Le Mans 24 Hours order swap after Lopez puncture Toyota considered swapping its cars before the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours after puncture drama cost the previously dominant #7 car the lead, says team boss Rob Leupen...
2019-06-16 22:48

Hartley to take Alonso's Toyota seat for 2019/20 WEC season Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley will slot straight into the seat vacated by Fernando Alonso in Toyota's 2019/20 World Endurance Championship line-up...
2019-06-12 16:32

Alonso rolled, hit bird on "nightmare" first rally raid with Toyota Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparation began with a roll during his first competitive rally-raid event with Toyota in South Africa last weekend, finishing 16th overall....
2019-09-16 21:48

Coma to act as Alonso's Dakar Rally co-driver at Toyota in 2020 Dakar Rally icon Marc Coma will serve as Fernando Alonso's co-driver at Toyota Gazoo Racing when the two-time Formula 1 champion takes on the legendary event...
2019-09-13 16:00

Toyota plays down rumours about Alonso making WRC debut in Spain Toyota has played down speculation that ex-Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso could make his World Rally Championship debut on Rally Spain later this year...
2019-06-11 21:16

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
2019-07-05 16:32

Toyota Gazoo Racing tests Super Sport hypercar ahead of Le Mans debut Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie in the newly created hypercar class with its Super Sport V6 hybrid A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into the new hypercar-based class at the 24 Hours of Le ...
2019-06-18 19:32

Toyota steps up Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparation programme Fernando Alonso and Toyota Gazoo Racing have unveiled the first stages of the preparation programe for the two-time Formula 1 world champion's planned Dakar Rally debut in 2020...
2019-08-20 13:16

Alonso: Morocco Rally decisive in final Dakar call with Toyota Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso says this week's Morocco Rally will give him a "concrete" idea of whether he wishes to continue with plans to contest the Dakar Rally...
2019-10-04 05:16

Alonso claims back-to-back victories in Toyota one-two "Fernando Alonso claimed back-to-back victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, overtaking the rival Toyota on the final hour before holding on to win the famous sportscar race."...
2019-06-16 16:32

Le Mans live stream: how to watch the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019 online from anywhere Smell the burning rubber and taste the coffee to keep you awake, it's time for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We have all the 2019 Le Mans live stream details right here. This year sees the Circuit de la Sarthe as home to the 87th Le Mans which has ca...
2019-06-15 19:00

When Mercedes Battled Jaguar Battled Nissan Battled Toyota Battled Porsche Battled Mazda Battled Aston Martin at Le Mans This year’s Le Mans marked a Celica-filled win for Toyota overall. It was a historic back-to-back victory (one in which I lost $1 betting on Kobayashi to beat Alonso), but it was also one executed against no other factory-run race teams in the top pr...
2019-06-18 14:00

Max Verstappen says Canadian GP Q2 exit "just very unlucky" Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen believes he was "very unlucky" to miss out on Canadian Grand Prix Q3, defending the decision to qualify on the medium as "logical"...
2019-06-09 02:48

More evidence preemies may grow up to be unlucky in love Adults who were underweight babies or early arrivals may be less likely to have romantic or sexual relations or become parents than their counterparts who were full-term infants, a research review suggests....
2019-08-09 13:48

| Klopp laughs off 'unlucky' tag ahead of UCL final Jurgen Klopp laughed off suggestions he is an unlucky manager as he looks to halt an unfortunate run of ending up on the losing side in his last six finals....
2019-05-31 19:16

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 21:32

13 cultural references that made Friday the 13th unlucky Through myths, books and films, Friday the 13th has become an unusual day — even for those who aren't superstitious. The makers of the same-named movies might know a thing or two about this....
2019-09-13 15:32

'Unlucky' Liverpool need to move on from title race, says Mane "Sadio Mane believes his Liverpool side were unlucky not to win the Premier League title but urged his team-mates to focus on the Champions League final."...
2019-05-22 00:48

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a day, every day for almost a month, Angie Kim and her...
2019-08-16 14:16

191,000 Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix cars recalled to fix defective airbags Toyota is recalling about 191,000 Corolla and Matrix cars to fix airbags that may have been damaged because of an earlier recall involving Takata.       ...
2019-08-28 17:16

"Virat Kohli Was Unlucky": Akhtar After India's Semi Final Exit Virat Kohli was adjudged leg-before off Trent Boult. Even after Kohli reviewed the decision, the on-field decision stayed as replays suggested the ball would have clipped the bails....
2019-07-11 15:01

Unlucky In Love: 4 Times Regis Philbin Got Voted Off ‘The Bachelorette’ In The First Episode Of The Season Every man who appears on The Bachelorette hopes to make it to the final episode and propose to that season’s leading lady. Unfortunately, Regis Philbin has never had the chance to do so, as he has been voted off the show in the first episode of the s...
2019-09-26 23:16

Subaru BRZ, Toyota 86: Subaru, Toyota to redesign joint sports car Toyota and Subaru have extended a deal that includes development of a redesigned version of their joint sports car: the Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86.       ...
2019-09-27 20:00

Frank Lampard proud of Chelsea, praises 'machine' N'Golo Kante after 'unlucky' Super Cup loss to Liverpool Frank Lampard believes Chelsea are on the right track despite losing their first two games this season, and has backed N'Golo Kante to be a key player for the Blues this year....
2019-08-15 05:48

BMW and Its Gigantic M8 Will Pull Out of WEC After Le Mans After becoming a meme at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year, one might think BMW would prefer a more quiet day-long race this time around. Instead, BMW’s making news before the race begins—by announcing that after just one season, Le Mans will mark th...
2019-05-23 19:16

How to Stream The 24 Hours of Le Mans This Weekend 24 of Le Mans officially kicks off at 8am ET Saturday in France. Traditionally watching the race in the United States has been a bit of a challenge, requiring you to skip between a few different services depending on the time of day you wanted to wat...
2019-06-15 21:16

Racing lines: The teenager who wants to win Le Mans Phil Hanson has raced all over the world with United Autosports 19 years old and about to race at La Sarthe for the third time, 'Fast Phil' Hanson isn't hanging around Teenage racing drivers don’t usually prioritise victory at Le Mans, but there’s...
2019-06-06 18:16

The First Big Crash of Le Mans Claims a Corvette It is not usually a good idea to attempt a pass on traffic in the middle of the Porsche Curves at Le Mans. And one would imagine that Corvette factory ace Marcel Fassler, marking his 14th race at Le Mans (where he has won overall twice with Audi), wo...
2019-06-15 23:00

Podcast: How to win the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours Ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours track action beginning, Corvette GTLM driver Oliver Gavin joins host Edd Straw and sportscar expert Gary Watkins on a special Autosport podcast...
2019-06-12 11:48

A Massive Thank You for Coming to Our Le Mans Party! We cannot thank you all enough for making the trek out to Red Hook in Brooklyn for our 2019 LeManstravaganza to watch race cars, eat food, drink booze and paint with us. It was such a kickass time!...
2019-06-18 21:16

Why Le Mans winner Smith came out of retirement for Ginetta WEC run Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith says he was tempted out of semi-retirement to join Ginetta's World Endurance Championship LMP1 project in part to sample the category's "golden era"...
2019-09-03 13:32

Analysis: Why 1999 was Mercedes' last year at Le Mans When Mark Webber's CLR flipped at nearly 200mph, it looked like Stuttgart would pull out of the race. Then it happened again, and again... “Hi, my name is Peter Dumbreck: I can fly.” As a way of introducing yourself, it certainly caught the attentio...
2019-06-13 03:16

Feast Your Eyes on the Raw Beauty That Is the 24 Hours of Le Mans If you, like me, are not quite ready to relinquish the hold of the most arduous race in the world, then I have good news: we’ve got a kick-ass gallery from Jay Liu of the 24 Hours of Le Mans for you to indulge in. Sit back and relax—let’s enjoy our F...
2019-06-21 23:48

The 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans in Pictures, The Start The 24 Hours of Le Mans is well underway, and pro photographer Jay Liu is there to capture all of the action. Jay has given us access to his full portfolio of images throughout the Le Mans weekend, freezing everything from the big speed of the hybrid...
2019-06-15 23:00

Do It, Lamborghini. Enter Le Mans In The Hypercar Class While plenty of manufacturers race in Le Mans each year, not all of them go out of their way to design and produce a purpose-built racer for the series’ top class—the hypercar class in 2020/2021. Lamborghini has been one of those manufacturers. Excep...
2019-08-09 00:16

Lamborghini considers 2021 Le Mans entry SC18 shows Lambo has Le Mans potential, says CEO Domenicali CEO Stefano Domenicali hints that new hypercar class at Le Mans 24 Hours could attract an entry from Lamborghini Lamborghini is evaluating an entry in the new Le Mans hypercar category fo...
2019-08-08 17:48

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. ...
2019-05-23 17:32

Disqualified Le Mans #85 Ford should've left "a little more margin" The Keating Motorsports team that was stripped of its GTE Am class win in the Le Mans 24 Hours "should've built in a little more margin" admits driver Jeroen Bleekemolen...
2019-06-19 01:48

This Weird Panhard Is The King of Le Mans Efficiency Aerodynamic science was still something of a black art in the mid 1960s, which is why it was still a major focus of a particular highly regarded trophy at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Index of Efficiency was the second most important trophy at Le Man...
2019-06-16 20:00

Rebellion to run vibrant art car liveries in Le Mans 24 Hours Privateer World Endurance Championship LMP1 squad Rebellion Racing has revealed a pair of radical 'art car' liveries for next weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-09 18:48

Weirdly Ford V Ferrari Is Called Le Mans '66 In The UK If you’re a racing fan in the United Kingdom you’ve probably figured this out already. But Ford V Ferrari, the upcoming new Matt Damon/Christian Bale film that recaps the time Ford whooped Ferrari’s ass at Le Mans FOR AMERICA, won’t have that title o...
2019-06-08 21:16

Vandoorne would like to repeat Spa, Le Mans WEC cameo in 2020 Stoffel Vandoorne would like to repeat his World Endurance Championship cameo at Spa and Le Mans if it fits with his Mercedes Formula E commitments in 2020...
2019-10-08 13:48

Here's Precisely Why Mercedes Infamously Flipped Three Times at Le Mans Toyota won at Le Mans this year, and thankfully, nobody went airborne. But that hasn’t always been the case at Le Mans, especially in the late 1990s. Especially if you’re in a Mercedes CLR. But exactly how that sort of thing happens can be befuddling...
2019-06-19 19:48

The Peugeot 905 Still Sounds Better Than Any Le Mans Prototype Racing Today There was a brief moment in the early 1990s when all of the major manufacturers building prototype cars to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans realized that the cost of their programs were about the same as what it cost to run a Formula 1 team, only F1 h...
2019-09-26 13:00

Even a Le Mans Winner Isn't Immune to the Charms of a Blower Bentley One might imagine that the winningest driver in Le Mans history, the unique Tom Kristensen, would be bored by many automotive experiences. After having taken nine class wins at the French 24 hour classic, including an overall win in 2003 with Bentley...
2019-06-29 19:48

Legendary Le Mans Racer Brings The Thunder To Goodwood Holy crap, look at the incredible lineup of racing talent in this one vintage race. You’ve got open wheel and Le Mans legends, led by the incomparable Romain Dumas in a stonking great Ford Thunderbird. Following him is a litany of modern greats, incl...
2019-09-14 11:16

Bentley to build 12 Le Mans 'Blower' continuation cars Bentley is to build 12 continuations of the 1929 supercharged 4.5-litre 'Blower' that competed in the Le Mans 24 Hours, making it the first pre-war race car to reenter production...
2019-09-13 15:32

Bask In The Glory Of The Cars At Our Le Mans Party This Weekend For reasons entirely beyond the scope of our own comprehension, we live in New York City, the town that truly despises the car. But in true Jalopnik tradition, we will rage against those forces that oppress us, and we’re going to throw a hell of a pa...
2019-06-12 02:16

Racing lines: how Phil Hanson plans to take on Le Mans Phil Hanson has raced all over the world with United Autosports 19 years old and about to race at La Sarthe for the third time, 'Fast Phil' isn't hanging around Teenage racing drivers don’t usually prioritise victory at Le Mans, but there’s nothin...
2019-06-06 09:00

Aston Martin Valkyrie will race at Le Mans 2021 Creation of a new hypercar class enables Aston Martin to enter its 1160bhp hybrid in the 24-hour race Aston Martin has confirmed that its upcoming Valkyrie hypercar will take part in the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race.  New rules put in pla...
2019-06-14 11:48

#68 Ford GTE Pro disqualified from Le Mans for fuel tank breach The #68 Ford GT has been deleted from the results in the team's fourth and final 24 Hours of Le Mans due to an apparent breach of fuel tank capacity regulations...
2019-06-18 00:32

Video: Why the Mercedes CLRs kept taking off at Le Mans 1999 Twenty years ago, Mercedes had to withdraw from the Le Mans 24 Hours after its CLR flipped into the air no fewer than three times during the race week...
2019-06-19 01:48

Williams F1 Esports team win Le Mans race against BMW drivers The Williams Formula 1 team's Esports squad won the BMW 120 at Le Mans hosted on iRacing, with factory BMW drivers Philipp Eng and Nicky Catsburg racing in the field...
2019-05-27 20:00

There’s more to like about Pete Alonso than just his power There is much to like about Mets rookie Pete Alonso, but Saturday night was really special. Here were the Mets clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh inning — and one-run leads are dangerous with the Mets bullpen. Then Alonso led off with an incre...
2019-06-09 22:16

Mets must be more than Pete Alonso, or it’s over The crowd stood and rocked Citi Field, the theme to “The Natural” mixing in to create a soundtrack of hope, appreciation, euphoria. Pete Alonso had turned the first pitch of the bottom of the fourth — a 92 mph Yu Darvish fastball — into history. The ...
2019-08-28 07:00

Should Formula One Actually Opt For Qualifying Races? It feels like we go through something similar every year regarding Formula One: all this brainstorming about how to “solve” the series’ problems, or how to make it more interesting. This time around, The Powers That Be are wondering if they should im...
2019-09-18 11:00

Schumacher: Work to be done despite best F2 qualifying Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher says there is "work to be done" to match the Formula 2 frontrunners despite securing his best result in a regular F2 qualifying session...
2019-08-03 06:32

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans preview: British stars take on La Sarthe Features 12 Jun, 2019 2019 is the first time Le Mans has served as the finale for the WEC championship, we speak to two hopeful drivers...
2019-06-12 18:00

Le Mans 24hr: 360-degree offering to drive Eurosport’s coverage "Eurosport is set to deliver its most complete 24h of Le Mans ever with every angle, every incident and every turn covered from the jewel in the crown of endurance motor racing."...
2019-06-10 17:32

Glitch Allows 4 Spider-Mans In One Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Party Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 has only been out for a couple of days, and already players have figured out how to break it in their favor. Using a glitch in the game’s Infinity challenge system, players can create parties made up of four of the same her...
2019-07-23 01:32

Aston boss wants Le Mans talk with Red Bull's F1 driver Verstappen Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer says the prospect of Formula 1 star Max Verstappen racing for the manufacturer at the Le Mans 24 Hours is "a conversation to be had"...
2019-07-22 15:00

Racing Lines: Tom Kristensen on Bentley's historic Le Mans comeback Guy Smith takes the flag for Bentley's sixth Le Mans win In 2003, the car maker won at La Sarthe for the first time in 73 years. We chat to a nine-time race winner about what the victory meant “We talk about iconic Le Mans cars from the 1960s and ...
2019-07-18 05:32

How the 2019 Le Mans Esports Series Super Final will work Twenty-thousand gamers from across the world competed over 10 months, but now the best 36 drivers will battle it out at the Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series...
2019-06-04 17:32

Rebellion's Eye Searing Liveries Will Bring a Splash of Color to Le Mans It would take a miracle for the Rebellion Racing team cars to win the LMP1 class at Le Mans next weekend. The cars are incredibly fast, and the drivers really know what they are doing, but the regulations prevent this privateer team from competing di...
2019-06-09 16:32

Ford's 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours liveries to pay homage to '60s winners Ford will pay homage to a pair of its outright Le Mans 24 Hours winners from the '60s with retro liveries on its GTE Pro contenders in this year's race...
2019-05-28 17:16

Late BoP change left Aston Martin to just "drive around" at Le Mans Aston Martin believes a last-minute GTE Pro Balance of Performance change for the Le Mans 24 Hours meant it was reduced from fighting for victory to just "driving around"...
2019-06-19 17:01

Why some teams aren’t aiming to win the Le Mans Esports Super Final While the biggest share of the $100,000 prize pot and a place on the real-life podium awaits the winners, some teams competing in the Super Final for the Le Mans Esports Series don't have their eyes set on the biggest prize...
2019-06-13 11:32

Here's All The Modern Tech Hiding In A 800 HP 1989 Sauber-Mercedes Le Mans Car The Mercedes-powered Sauber C9 is a legend in endurance racing, taking the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans overall win and sounding like the Earth being torn apart by two wolverines. These Group C cars still run vintage events today, but they don’t do it ex...
2019-08-31 08:00

ByKolles LMP1 team was "not ready" for 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours Tom Dillmann admits the ByKolles LMP1 team simply was "not ready" for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours after its mid-season change from Nissan to Gibson engines...
2019-06-19 13:48

Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato: reborn classic headed to Le Mans Firm's most expensive new car ever is the first of 19 that will be sold as a pair with DBS GT Zagato Aston Martin will unveil the first completed DB4 GT Zagato Continuation model at the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend.  The car, the first in a run of ...
2019-06-11 12:00

Castle Combe to honour Aston Martin's 1959 Le Mans win The 60th anniversary of the 1959 Le Mans 24 Hours victory for Aston Martin will be celebrated during the eighth Castle Combe Autumn Classic on Saturday October 5...
2019-08-14 17:00

India's Arjun Maini To Race In 24 Hours Of Le Mans This Weekend Indian racer Arjun Maini will be competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans series this weekend. The 21-year-old becomes the youngest Indian driver to be a part of the iconic race weekend, and only third......
2019-06-13 20:48

SMP vetoed plan for new Michelin tyre at 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours The SMP Racing team vetoed a plan to introduce a new Michelin tyre aimed at making the LMP1 privateers more competitive in this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-13 16:00

Lorenzo encouraged after matching satellite MotoGP Hondas at Le Mans Honda MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo feels being able to compete with the satellite LCR bikes at Le Mans demonstrated his progress, even if his result was not a major improvement...
2019-05-21 15:16

Pete Alonso is now just one away from Aaron Judge Though the Mets’ playoff hopes were officially squashed Wednesday night, as the Brewers defeated the Reds to clinch the final NL wild-card spot, rookie standout Pete Alonso’s hopes of surpassing another MLB record are still alive and well. A two-out,...
2019-09-26 12:00

White Sox put Anderson on IL with sprain, DFA Alonso CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have placed shortstop Tim Anderson the 10-day injured list with a right high ankle sprain and designated first baseman/designated hitter Yonder Alonso for assignment before Friday night’s game against the Mi...
2019-06-29 03:00

Missing Phoenix mans truck found parked near Nogales border TUCSON – A Phoenix man has been missing for nearly three weeks. John Navin, 56, was last heard from on June 20.  His family is asking for help from the public in getting him home. His sister, Jeri Navin Smith last spoke to him when he was in No...
2019-07-10 08:00

Andre Lotterer believes expecting Le Mans LMP1 equality is "naive" Rebellion LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer believes it is "naive" to think a weight increase for Toyota will close the gap to non-hybrid privateers at the upcoming Le Mans 24 Hours....
2019-06-06 03:01

SMP Racing to contest Le Mans Esports Super Final as wildcard entry Motorsport Network and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest today confirmed that SMP Racing will be contesting the Le Mans Esport Series Super Final as a wildcard entry...
2019-06-07 15:48

Three-time Le Mans winner Treluyer in Audi's Fuji DTM/SUPER GT fold Audi has confirmed a line-up of two-time DTM champion Rene Rast, Loic Duval, Mike Rockenfeller and Benoit Treluyer for the joint races between DTM and SUPER GT at Fuji...
2019-09-27 16:32

MotoGP title contender Alex Rins thinks Le Mans slump a one-off Surprise MotoGP title contender Alex Rins believes the issues that held his Suzuki team back in last weekend's French Grand Prix are largely specific to the Le Mans track...
2019-05-24 14:48

Lopez "cried back to pits" after puncture drama cost Le Mans win Toyota's Jose Maria Lopez says the puncture that cost him and his team-mates a probable Le Mans 24 Hours victory made him "cry all the way back to the pits"...
2019-06-16 22:48

Racing Lines: Aston Martin's 'David vs Goliath' Le Mans challenge A newcomer to the hypercar field in an all-new race category has it all to prove, as the man in charge explained to us David vs Goliath. It’s an old cliché, but for cash-poor, ambitious car execs who want to go racing, it remains a motivating factor...
2019-09-26 11:00

Nyck De Vries felt 'hopeless' in Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 accident Formula 2 title-contender Nyck de Vries said that he felt 'hopeless' in his hour 21 accident at the Le Mans 24 Hours, which triggered the on-board medical light...
2019-06-17 20:16

Failure of "10 cents" part cost G-Drive Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 win Jean-Eric Vergne says that a fault in a "10 cents" part was to blame for the Formula E champion's G-Drive Racing team losing an LMP2 class victory Le Mans...
2019-06-18 14:32

Keating Motorsports Ford GT Stripped of Le Mans Victory for Fuel Infractions After running an impeccable Le Mans 24 hour race, the gorgeous throwback Wynn’s liveried customer-entered Ford GT of Keating Motorsports won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Then, on Monday, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile struck the car from t...
2019-06-18 14:00

Mets' Alonso captures HR derby title In a matchup of rookies, Pete Alonso of the New York Mets outhomered Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays 23-22 in the final round of the All-Star Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Monday....
2019-07-09 07:16

Alonso outslugs Vlad Jr. to win Home Run Derby The New York Mets' Pete Alonso won a battle of rookies to outslug Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and win the Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Monday night....
2019-07-09 10:16

Everything went wrong in Mets’ deGrom-Alonso fiasco Jacob deGrom did his job Sunday, as did the Mets offense. But the defense betrayed the Amazin’s with a huge error that cost them three runs, and likely a sweep of the Nationals. With two outs and the bases loaded in the first inning, first baseman Pe...
2019-08-12 06:00

Pete Alonso’s bat waking up at best time for Mets As Pete Alonso rounded the bases Tuesday night, he kept his head down and his facial expression subdued. His teammates in the Mets dugout didn’t outwardly celebrate. The fans behind home plate at Citi Field, though, gave away the game. “Pete! Pete! P...
2019-08-07 09:16

Mets rookie Pete Alonso going to bat for charity New York Mets rookie sensation Pete Alonso said Tuesday he is teaming up with Amazin’ Memorabilia to sell his autographed gear, including jerseys, home run baseballs, bats and batting gloves on an exclusive basis for charity, with the Mets donating n...
2019-09-04 07:48

Pete Alonso will swing away in the Home Run Derby Pete Alonso will get to show off his power on the national stage. The Mets’ rookie phenom accepted an invitation to participate in the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby on July 8 in Cleveland, The Post’s Mike Puma confirmed on Friday. “It’s going to be a...
2019-06-29 00:48

Mets’ Pete Alonso obliterates his bat in frustration Pete Alonso broke his bat over his knee in disgust after striking out in the third inning against Conner Menez, but said his frustration was over that particular at-bat, not anything bigger. “I was just upset because I shouldn’t have swung at that pi...
2019-07-22 07:32

Chris Paddack has a lot more than Pete Alonso to worry about now Pete Alonso’s competition for NL Rookie fo the Month in June just got a little easier. The Padres optioned 23-year-old rookie Chris Paddack to Single-A Lake Elsinore on Wednesday. Paddack had cooled off after his ridiculous start — allowing 12 ...
2019-06-13 20:16

Pete Alonso isn’t letting Mets slump get to him Pete Alonso has put the Mets on his back so often in his rookie season. But with the Mets’ playoff chances running out of time, the first baseman has entered a mini-funk at an inopportune stretch. Alonso went 0-for-4 in Sunday’s 3-2 loss to the Dodge...
2019-09-16 17:48

Mets Season a Failure? Not if You Ask Pete Alonso The team’s young slugger is pursuing the rookie home run record and relishing every minute of this season with the Mets, who rallied late on Tuesday to stave off elimination from the playoff race....
2019-09-25 08:48

Why Mets chose not to start Pete Alonso The Mets had to think rookie slugger Pete Alonso was pretty gassed to take him out of the lineup Friday night against one of the top left-handed starters in baseball, Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. “He’s totally fine. We just all felt like he needed...
2019-09-14 19:48

Ricciardo disqualified from Singapore qualifying after MGU-K spike Daniel Ricciardo has been excluded from Singapore Grand Prix qualifying after his Renault Formula 1 car was found to have operated in breach of the rules related to the MGU-K...
2019-09-22 02:16

Why "dangerous" Formula 3 Monza qualifying was red-flagged The FIA Formula 3 qualifying session at Monza was red-flagged for "safety reasons" after the majority of the field struggled to get a lap in due to extreme traffic...
2019-09-07 13:32

Euro 2020 qualifying: Germany get the job done in Belarus Germany make it two wins from two in Euro 2020 qualifying Group C. In the first competitive meeting between the two nations, Germany were better and converted just enough of their chances to get the victory....
2019-06-09 03:16

Ricciardo at risk of Singapore F1 qualifying DQ over MGU-K spike Daniel Ricciardo is at risk of being thrown out of Singapore Grand Prix qualifying after his Renault was found to be in breach of Formula 1's MGU-K technical regulations...
2019-09-22 02:16

Torrence, Todd take top NHRA qualifying spots Steve Torrence led Top Fuel and J.R. Todd was tops in Funny Car after qualifying at the NHRA Heartland Nationals       ...
2019-06-09 07:16

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
2019-07-13 20:32

Mercedes: Ferrari Suzuka F1 qualifying pace came out of nowhere Ferrari's turnaround in performance and one-two in Japanese Grand Prix qualifying came "out of nowhere", admitted Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff...
2019-10-13 05:16

Swan through to third qualifying round, Watson crashes out "Katie Swan hopes of reaching the main draw of the French Open are still alive, but Heather Watson crashed out at the second round of qualifying on Thursday."...
2019-05-23 21:32

DNC raises qualifying thresholds for November debate The Democratic National Committee’s raising the bar for presidential candidates to qualify for November’s fifth round primary debate. But the upping the of thresholds – more modest that the doubling of the criteria from July’s second round to this mo...
2019-09-24 02:48

Mercedes delivers in qualifying as Ferrari gets it wrong again It was a day to forget for Charles Leclerc at his home grand prix in Monte Carlo after his Q1 elimination, all while Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid... again....
2019-05-25 21:00

Byron could make history at Brickyard qualifying William Byron was a visible mixture of raw excitement and tempered enthusiasm Saturday morning before the opening round of practice for Sunday's NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway....
2019-09-08 00:16

Harvick tops pole qualifying at Brickyard Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular-season finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after turning in a top speed of 185.766 mph....
2019-09-08 23:48

Leclerc upstages Hamilton and Verstappen in qualifying What a difference 24 hours can make. Ferrari's Charles Leclerc came from absolutely nowhere to upstage Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen and claim a third successive pole position....
2019-09-21 22:48

KTM's best MotoGP qualifying a result of "new ideas" - Espargaro Pol Espargaro has credited KTM's "new ideas" following the Misano test for helping him to an "unbelievable" second place in MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix qualifying...
2019-09-15 03:00

Verstappen was pessimistic about Austrian GP qualifying pre-weekend Max Verstappen says the performance of Red Bull's Formula 1 package in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying was surprising as he was not looking forward to the session before the weekend...
2019-06-30 00:00

Oliver Solberg flies to ERC Qualifying Stage best "Teenage talent Oliver Solberg made an instant impact on his FIA ERC1 Junior Championship debut with the fastest overall time on the Qualifying Stage for Rally Liepāja."...
2019-05-24 19:01

Peter Auto reveals 2020 historics calendar, Le Mans Classic date Historic competition promoter Peter Auto has unveiled its 2020 calendar, which is headlined by the biennial Le Mans Classic over the weekend of July 4-5...
2019-09-26 19:32

Le Mans Esports Series signs Thrustmaster deal in time for Super Final Sim racing company Thrustmaster has signed a supply contract with the Le Mans Esports Series, and will provide the equipment for the Super Final this weekend...
2019-06-11 21:16

Montoya wins IMSA title at Petit Le Mans, Action Express win race Action Express Racing won the Petit Le Mans after a dramatic late yellow, while Acura Team Penske's Dane Cameron and Juan Pablo Montoya sealed the IMSA SportsCar title...
2019-10-13 09:48

It's Happening: Aston Martin Will Take the Valkyrie to Le Mans' Reborn GT1-Style Class in 2021 The top class of the World Endurance Championship, which has gotten rather lonely and sad over the years, will be a little less bleak for the 2020/2021 season. That’s because it’ll include a hardcore race version of the Aston Martin Valkyrie, also kn...
2019-06-15 03:00

Racing lines: How Carroll Shelby helped Aston Martin win Le Mans 1959 Carroll Shelby takes the flag for Aston at Le Mans 60 years ago Aston Martin's breakthrough success was a fantastic display of driving ability and human endurance Illness and burnt feet. Those were the abiding memories of Le Mans 1959 for Roy Salv...
2019-07-04 02:16

With all this talk of Hypercars at Le Mans today, I’m thinking back to the last time a road-homologa With all this talk of Hypercars at Le Mans today, I’m thinking back to the last time a road-homologated car won the race overall. This is Porsche’s GT1-98, which won the French endurance classic in 1998 with Laurent Aïello, Allan McNish, and Stéphane...
2019-06-15 04:48

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
2019-06-08 10:00

Ford GT Le Mans preview: ‘The hype is matched by the roar of the engine’ | Martin Love As the 87th edition of Le Mans prepares to get under way next weekend, all eyes will be on the last of the factory Ford GTsFord GTPrice £320,000Engine 3.5-litre V6Top speed 216mphConsumption 17mpg (if you’re lucky)Next weekend marks the 87th running ...
2019-06-09 08:16

Le Mans Esports Series Super Final: Baguette Racing claims pole A trio of French drivers, under the 'Baguette Racing' banner, will start the first race of the Le Mans Super Final from pole position after topping a nine-part qualifying session...
2019-06-14 04:32

Mets’ Pete Alonso move pays off immediately PHILADELPHIA — After watching his lineup stagnate on the last homestand, Mickey Callaway decided Friday that his slugging first baseman could benefit the team by setting up others. That meant inserting Pete Alonso in the No. 2 hole against the Philli...
2019-08-31 13:32

Taekwondo is secret behind Pete Alonso’ uncanny skillset There is a lot more working for Pete Alonso than pure polar bear strength. His balanced swing has catapulted him to the major league home run lead with 45 as the Mets host the Phillies on Friday night at Citi Field for the first of three games. Growi...
2019-09-06 05:16

Fernando Alonso is consulting on a new Codemasters GRID game Codemasters has revived the GRID series with a fourth instalment due to release on September 13, and has announced ex-Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso as a driving consultant...
2019-05-21 17:32

Mets’ Pete Alonso wasn’t about to let MLB stop his 9/11 tribute His first thought was to get custom baseball caps with a 9/11 theme, but Major League Baseball blocked the idea with a mile of red tape, so Pete Alonso came up with another plan. The Mets first baseman would buy each of his teammates custom-made clea...
2019-09-12 12:32

Pete Alonso admission that could make Mets even scarier Pete Alonso’s second-half slump might be over. The Mets’ first baseman homered, for a third straight game, in Wednesday’s 7-2 win over the Marlins at Citi Field, the second time he has accomplished the feat this season. Alonso’s 37 home runs on the y...
2019-08-08 05:48

Mets’ Pete Alonso put his name in ‘ridiculous’ home run company CINCINNATI — Pete Alonso’s power is crazy. How crazy? Alonso crushed his 50th home run of the season Friday night, an epic 437-foot, eighth-inning rocket to the Riverboat Power Stacks in right-center at Great American Ball Park in the Mets’ 8-1 win o...
2019-09-21 10:48

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for Giants, Paddack vs Alonso LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win       ...
2019-07-23 13:32

Give Us Your Most Absurd Fake Fernando Alonso Rumors What’s Fernando Alonso going to do in the future? It seems like everyone has some sort of an opinion or has heard some absurd rumor about what the two-time Formula One World Championship and Le Mans-winning driver will be doing next year—so why not t...
2019-08-08 02:32

Alonso will not do full IndyCar season in 2020 for his Indy 500 bid Fernando Alonso has no plans to contest the full IndyCar season next year as part of his on-going bid to complete the unofficial triple crown of motorsport...
2019-06-04 11:48

Xabi Alonso: 'When I finished playing, I could not leave football behind' As he prepares for his managerial debut, Alonso looks back on special times at Real Sociedad, Liverpool and Real MadridBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkI knew about Liverpool, but I didn’t know that much. I didn’t know about the ma...
2019-08-13 18:00

Fernando Alonso rejects McLaren offer to buy him into Indy 500 Former F1 world champion failed to qualify for Sunday’s raceSpaniard did not want to deprive another driver of a placeMcLaren offered to buy Fernando Alonso a seat in the Indianapolis 500, but the two-time Formula One world champion told the team he ...
2019-05-21 15:48

Fernando Alonso Won't Run IndyCar Full Time Next Year One of the best things about Fernando Alonso’s retirement from Formula One stardom isn’t that he’s free from McLaren-related woes, mainly because he’s not, or that he’s now taking up and Instagramming his long-neglected pastime of knitting little ber...
2019-06-06 17:00

Pete Alonso is completely loving his chase for history Pete Alonso’s dream rookie season will end Sunday, but he isn’t going quietly. The Mets first baseman cleared the left-field fence at Citi Field in his first at-bat against the Braves on Friday night for homer No. 52, tying him with Aaron Judge for t...
2019-09-28 10:00

McLaren's Indianapolis 500 future not tied to Alonso involvement McLaren CEO Zak Brown says that the company's future involvement in the Indianapolis 500 is not tied to a decision by Fernando Alonso to continue with the team...
2019-05-28 17:16

Pete Alonso is Mets’ Linsanity — with staying power CLEVELAND — For a few weeks he made even the most depressed fans of the team dream. He was the best kind of story, practically out of nowhere, magical, overcoming all the negativity and bad history and management ineptitude and hate of ownership to g...
2019-07-10 05:32

Juncos team that knocked Alonso out of Indy 500 gets new backers The underfunded Juncos Racing IndyCar team that knocked McLaren and Fernando Alonso out of the Indianapolis 500 has secured multiple new sponsors leading up to the race...
2019-05-24 14:48

Pete Alonso’s mental toughness helped Mets win this one KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a Polar Bear Grand Slam Plan. This is the underappreciated aspect of the amazin’ Mets rookie. Pete Alonso has a plan for everything and works hard to achieve success. His bases-loaded, majestic fly ball deep into the stan...
2019-08-18 17:32

McLaren would support Alonso returning to F1 with rival team McLaren would support Fernando Alonso returning to Formula 1 with a rival if the two-time world champion had the opportunity, after retaining its current driver line-up for 2020...
2019-07-12 15:00

Ruth? A-Rod? Where Pete Alonso fits into NY’s home run greatness Forget whether the ball was juiced or not. Forget whether Alex Rodriguez was juiced or not. Fifty home runs in a season remains one of those numerical targets that matters to baseball fans. My pal Joel Sherman writes often about how effectively rando...
2019-09-29 06:00

Pete Alonso, Michael Conforto go quiet when Mets need them most As tough as losses are, the Mets’ 10-7 loss in the series finale against the Phillies on Sunday was as deflating as they come. With a crucial opportunity in their pursuit for the postseason, as the Cubs — who currently occupy the second slot in the N...
2019-09-09 07:48

Pete Alonso Hopes For Even More Shirtless Mets Before The Year Is Out The Mets have to play near-flawless baseball in the final month of the season if they’re going to sneak into that Wild Card game, and on Friday against the Phillies, even if the game threatened to go off the rails in the ninth inning, it all ended in...
2019-09-07 21:48

Pete Alonso’s cousin also wins big at Home Run Derby CLEVELAND — For winning the 2019 Home Run Derby Monday night at Progressive Field, the Mets’ Pete Alonso gained a $1 million prize, a cool, ginormous medallion from Daddy Yankee and enough social-media mentions to feed a Kardashian for a week. For se...
2019-07-09 09:16

Pete Alonso’s home run derby dream comes down to cousin This was the summer of 1998, back when the greatest show in baseball would happen a couple of hours before game time, when Mark McGwire would lug his lumber to a batting cage and take aim at places baseballs weren’t supposed to reach. Forget, if you ...
2019-07-03 05:16

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team ...
2019-06-14 21:32

Mets' Alonso donates customized cleats to 9/11 museum Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday to donate the custom cleats and baseball bat honoring first responders that he used in a game on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks....
2019-10-02 12:16

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
2019-06-10 09:16

NASCAR notebook: Despite qualifying, Truex ready for roval Just ask Martin Truex Jr., who will start Sunday's Bank of America ROVAL 400 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) seeking an unprecedented first-round sweep of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs....
2019-09-28 13:00

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Brittany Force topped qualifying Saturday in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Force picked up her fourth Top Fuel No. 1 qualifier of the year with a 3.712-second run at 328.38 mph from Friday night. “I’m fe...
2019-06-23 04:01

Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was confused by the missed upshift and lack of grip he suffered during "a bit of a funny" French Grand Prix qualifying session...
2019-06-23 16:16

Monaco GP qualifying: Hamilton pips Bottas, Leclerc out in Q1 Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix from Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the final seconds of qualifying, while Charles Leclerc went out in Q1...
2019-05-25 19:00

Honda 1-2 in SUPER GT qualifying, Button and Yamamoto on front row Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette dominated SUPER GT qualifying at Sugo, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto secured their first front-row start of 2019....
2019-09-21 14:16

Brawn addresses reaction to potential F1 qualifying format changes Formula 1's managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn has responded to comments about potential qualifying format changes at select grands prix for 2020 by stressing any adjustments will be experimental...
2019-09-24 00:16

PSV Eindhoven draws Basel in Champions League qualifying NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Former European champion PSV Eindhoven has been drawn to face Basel in Champions League qualifying. As Dutch league runner-up, PSV starts at the same preliminary stage as eventual semifinalist Ajax did last year. The 1988 Eur...
2019-06-19 13:48

Kopecky kicks off ERC Zlin win defence by topping Qualifying "Reigning four-time Barum Czech Rally Zlín winner Jan Kopecký (ŠKODA Motorsport) began his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship on top, going fastest on Friday’s Qualifying Stage."...
2019-08-17 01:48

Pocono IndyCar qualifying cancelled, Newgarden on pole IndyCar championship leader Josef Newgarden will start tomorrow's race at Pocono from pole position after rainfall led to the cancellation of qualifying at the tri-oval...
2019-08-17 19:00

Espargaro nearly crashed following Marquez in Aragon MotoGP qualifying Aleix Espargaro says he "almost crashed three times" chasing Aragon Grand Prix polesitter Marc Marquez on his way to taking Aprilia's first MotoGP qualifying top five spot in two years...
2019-09-22 02:16

F1's reverse-grid qualifying race idea explained Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton have spoken out against it. So what exactly is the logic behind the reverse-grid qualifying races F1 is planning to experiment with in 2020?...
2019-10-07 23:00

Albon to start Russian GP from pitlane after F1 qualifying crash Alex Albon is set to start the Russian Grand Prix from the pitlane after his Red Bull Formula 1 team changed to a different-specification floor following his qualifying crash...
2019-09-29 10:32

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
2019-05-29 17:32

Ron Capps leads Funny Car qualifying at NHRA Nationals NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Ron Capps led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Capps had a 3.879-second pass at 329.18 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “Conditions here are always good when the sun goes d...
2019-06-22 04:16

| High noon decision on typhoon-hit Japan GP qualifying Japanese GP organisers will not make any decision to postpone qualifying for another 24 hours, but pledged that the safety of fans and drivers was their top priority....
2019-10-10 14:32

Japanese GP F1 qualifying postponed to Sunday for typhoon threat Formula 1's Japanese Grand Prix qualifying session will take place on Sunday morning as the Suzuka circuit will be closed on Saturday amid the threat of Typhoon Hagibis...
2019-10-11 05:48

Leclerc denies Ferrari intended 'a big mess' in qualifying "Charles Leclerc is celebrating his fourth pole position of the 2019 season, but he admits that qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix ended up being a very messy affair in Monza."...
2019-09-08 06:48

Basel beat PSV as Celtic ease into third qualifying round "Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven were knocked out of the Champions League in the second qualifying round after a 2-1 defeat at Basel sent the Swiss side through on away goals on Tuesday."...
2019-07-31 18:16

Why Bottas Italian GP F1 qualifying lap time under red flag counted A quirk in Formula 1's rules allowed Valtteri Bottas's lap time in Italian Grand Prix qualifying to count despite him crossing the finish line after a red light emerged...
2019-09-08 02:48

F1 drivers warned about backing-off Monza qualifying tactics Formula 1 drivers have been told by FIA race director Michael Masi not to use unnecessary backing-off tactics in qualifying at Monza, as they will risk receiving a grid penalty...
2019-09-07 13:32

Japanese GP: Kubica gets new chassis after Suzuka qualifying crash Robert Kubica will receive a new chassis for the Japanese Grand Prix as his Williams Formula 1 team faces a difficult task in getting his car prepared for the race....
2019-10-13 09:48

Quartararo used qualifying mode to help MotoGP French GP recovery MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo has revealed that he turned his bike engine settings into qualifying mode during the French Grand Prix in a bid to recover from a poor start...
2019-05-21 15:16

EURO 2020 Qualifying: Germany vs. Belarus live Germany are looking to make it two wins out of two in EURO 2020 qualifying Group C when they travel to Belarus. DW has all the pre-match build-up ahead the first competitive meeting between the two nations....
2019-06-08 22:16

15 drivers hit with grid penalties after Monza F3 qualifying farce Fifteen of the 30 FIA Formula 3 cars have received grid penalties after a farcical qualifying session at Monza on Friday, where many have been penalised for driving unnecessary slowly...
2019-09-07 13:32

Hamilton's pace "deteriorated" in Formula 1 British GP qualifying Lewis Hamilton felt it getting "harder and harder" to extract maximum performance in British Grand Prix qualifying as his Mercedes Formula 1 car's pace "deteriorated" compared to team-mate Valtteri Bottas...
2019-07-13 20:32

Vettel doesn't believe Ferrari used planned F1 qualifying strategy Sebastian Vettel has admitted the final Italian Grand Prix qualifying segment left him unhappy, as he feels his Ferrari Formula 1 team did not follow its planned strategy...
2019-09-07 20:32

Europa League Qualifying, Of All Places, Has Given Us The Goal Of The Summer While most of the soccer happening right now is friendlies, MLS, and the African Cup of Nations (the final of which takes place later today), the beginning of the long marathon towards the Europa League group stages is in full swing. And already, Ham...
2019-07-20 00:00

| Leclerc on Monza pole after shambolic qualifying 'mess' Charles Leclerc secured pole for Ferrari's home Italian Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes alongside on the front row after qualifying at Monza....
2019-09-08 03:48

Monza qualifying results under investigation after bizarre tactics Formula 1's top qualifying drivers are under investigation for bizarre tactics in the final runs of Q3 which handed Charles Leclerc and Ferrari pole for the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-07 20:32

CONCACAF's New World Cup Qualifying Format Is Bigger (And Dumber) Than Ever CONCACAF’s convoluted World Cup qualifying format has always been tilted in favor the big boys at the expense of the teams in the confederation’s bottom tier, making it so the dozens of small nations had essentially no hope of ever playing in the Wor...
2019-07-11 02:32

Ricciardo: I wasn't trying to screw Perez in Hungarian GP qualifying Daniel Ricciardo insists he was not "trying to be a prick" when he overtook Formula 1 cars as they prepared for their final Hungarian Grand Prix Q1 runs...
2019-08-04 01:48

Tennis star, 15, makes history in qualifying for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
2019-06-28 14:32

Hamilton: Mercedes F1 car's Hungary pace "plateaued" in qualifying Lewis Hamilton reckons his chance of challenging Max Verstappen for pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix faded when his Mercedes Formula 1 car's pace "plateaued" in qualifying...
2019-08-03 19:32

Leclerc: Hungary F1 qualifying crash "not forgivable" after Germany Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc has described his Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying crash as "unnecessary" and "not forgivable", and admitted he was lucky it did not ruin his session...
2019-08-03 19:32

Italian GP qualifying "absurdity" unprecedented - Mercedes' Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff believes "none of us have ever seen such an absurdity" as the farce that ruined the end of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08 13:16

Hungaroring F2: De Vries beats Ghiotto to pole in wet qualifying Formula 2 points leader Nyck de Vries topped a sensational wet qualifying session in Hungary, heading fellow title hopeful Luca Ghiotto to secure pole for Saturday's feature race...
2019-08-03 06:32

Russell gets penalty for incident that "ruined" Kvyat's qualifying Williams's George Russell has landed a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty for impeding Daniil Kvyat, an incident the Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver felt could have had serious consequences...
2019-06-30 00:00

Newgarden and Rossi dominate IndyCar Detroit qualifying again Penske's Josef Newgarden and Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi continued to dominate IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix weekend by again locking out the front row, with the former sealing pole position...
2019-06-03 07:00

Wolves and Rangers both ease through in Europa League qualifying "Wolves and Rangers both progressed to the third round of Europa League qualifying on Thursday evening with wins over Crusaders and Progres Niederkorn respectively."...
2019-08-02 16:48

"Absolutely nowhere" Crutchlow facing MotoGP qualifying woe at Misano Cal Crutchlow says he doesn't "have the speed to be worrying about" whether he is in Q1 or Q2, after ending MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix practice "absolutely nowhere"...
2019-09-13 19:32

We’re Throwing a Reader Car Show at Our Le Mans Party Next Weekend! Submit Your Ride for a Chance at Glory Here at the staff of Jalopnik, there’s nothing we love more than complaining about how hard it is to be a car enthusiast in New York City. Gridlock, parking costs, harsh winters, a near-constant temptation to dump your ride in the Gowanus Canal and t...
2019-06-03 23:00

Mets’ Pete Alonso Ties Rookie Home Run Record Alonso, who had already broken the Mets’ record for home runs in a season, hit his 52nd homer to match the mark set by the Yankees’ Aaron Judge in 2017....
2019-09-29 20:32

Alonso fails to qualify as Pagenaud takes Indy pole "Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso narrowly failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as France\u0027s Simon Pagenaud took pole position for the May 26 race."...
2019-05-21 14:48

Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota's Dakar rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport....
2019-08-20 18:00

Pete Alonso ripping jerseys is Mets’ new hilarious ritual Citi Field is quickly becoming New York’s hottest strip club — all thanks to another (walk-off) single. Pete Alonso, with some help from shortstop Amed Rosario, ripped off J.D. Davis’ jersey following the Mets’ thrilling 4-3 walk-of...
2019-08-22 06:00

Pete Alonso awakes Mets bats for win they badly needed SAN FRANCISCO — Pete Alonso’s day off was less eventful than Ferris Bueller’s, but it created about as much havoc. The Mets first baseman, who Saturday arrived in a slump and was deemed in need of rest, spent the first five innings on the bench befor...
2019-07-21 08:16

Mets star Pete Alonso wins the Home Run Derby CLEVELAND — With every step he takes, every move he makes, Pete Alonso offers more bouquets to the Mets and their beleaguered fans. On Monday night at Progressive Field, the entire baseball world witnessed the joy and theatrics that the rookie has br...
2019-07-09 09:16

Pete Alonso’s ‘Polar Bear’ nickname has an amusing backstory Pete Alonso took center stage Monday night, putting his record-shattering power on display by winning the Home Run Derby. In between his bat-flips and long-balls, many paid homage to his nickname: the “Polar Bear.” Funny enough, the Mets ...
2019-07-10 00:48

Pete Alonso blasts No. 53 to shatter rookie home-run mark Pete Alonso stands alone among MLB rookies. With one swing in the third inning of the Mets’ 3-0 win over the Braves on Saturday night, the slugger entered the record books as the all-time leader in homers for a rookie. Homer No. 53 moved Alonso...
2019-09-29 06:00

Pete Alonso earned more for Home Run Derby win than he will entire season Mets rookie Pete Alonso won $1 for being the HR Derby champion, nearly more than double the $550,000 hell earn this season.       ...
2019-07-09 15:32

The Mets Had Pete Alonso and Jacob deGrom. So Why Did They Fall Short? Pete Alonso and Jacob deGrom provided reasons for Mets fans to hope, but the team’s first season under General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen ended without a playoff berth....
2019-09-30 15:32

The Latest: Guerrero faces Alonso for Home Run Derby title Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will face New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso for the All-Star Home Run Derby title. Guerrero beat the Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson 40-39 in the semifinals after they extended to a third tiebreaker  &...
2019-07-09 05:16

Alonso hits record 26th HR, Mets rout Cubs 10-2 Rookie slugger Pete Alonso hit his 26th homer, Todd Frazier and Wilson Ramos also connected and the New York Mets routed the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Saturday to win consecutive road games for the first time in over two months     &#...
2019-06-23 00:16

Mets rookie Alonso to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby NEW YORK (AP) — Mets rookie Pete Alonso plans to compete in the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Cleveland. The power-hitting first baseman says he accepted an invitation from Major League Baseball to participate July 8 regardless of whether he...
2019-06-29 03:00

Pete Alonso and family brought to tears after historic homer Pete Alonso’s record-breaking home run brought him — along with his family — to tears. The Mets first baseman was shown crying while playing first base after slugging his 53 homer of the season in the third inning of the Amazin’s game against the Bra...
2019-09-29 06:00

Pete Alonso’s Big Day Helps Halt Mets’ Losing Streak at Three Alonso, a rookie first baseman, went 5 for 5, reached base six times, and tied Cody Bellinger’s record for homers by a rookie in the National League....
2019-08-16 12:48

Joe Girardi pleads fifth to awkward Mets, Pete Alonso question Joe Girardi had to know this was coming. The Mets managerial opening of course came up as Girardi — likely a top candidate for the job — helped call the Astros’ 3-1 win over the Rays in Game 2 of the ALDS Saturday night. Asked by Fo...
2019-10-07 04:48

Berger would "love" double F1 champion Alonso to be guest DTM driver DTM boss Gerhard Berger says he would "love" to have Fernando Alonso as a guest driver, after admitting to early talks in the past with the double Formula 1 champion...
2019-06-20 17:48

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of his earnings from the event to the Wounded Warrior F...
2019-07-03 11:32

Alonso/Vandoorne deserve credit for McLaren's 2019 F1 progress Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne deserve a 'lot of credit' for helping McLaren develop a much better Formula 1 car this year, says its new team boss Andreas Seidl...
2019-07-03 22:48

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and re...
2019-07-18 04:48

Pete Alonso donates special Sept. 11 cleats to 9/11 museum Pete Alonso wants to be known for more than his baseball exploits. The Mets first baseman’s sense of civic pride and patriotism was on display Tuesday, as he donated the special cleats he designed and wore this past Sept. 11 to the 9/11 Memorial and ...
2019-10-02 02:32

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts Giants, Paddack faces Alonso LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win       ...
2019-07-23 08:32

DeGrom, Alonso lead Mets to a 10-2 rout of 1st-place Braves Jacob deGrom pitched eight scoreless innings, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves 10-2       ...
2019-06-19 05:16

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
2019-05-24 02:00

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday. Alonso hit his 27th home run, breaking the Mets...
2019-06-24 00:48

Kyle Kaiser, the Guy Who Bumped Fernando Alonso, Is the First to Crash in the Indy 500 Following his Cinderella story, last minute making qualifying by bumping Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso last Sunday, Juncos Racing’s Kyle Kaiser is the first racer to crash out of the Indy 500 today....
2019-05-26 22:00

Pete Alonso right at home in Subway Series pressure cooker Pete Alonso’s indoctrination into the Subway Series wouldn’t have been complete without a jog around the bases Tuesday. Add Yankee Stadium to the list of launch sites for the Mets rookie, who homered in the first inning in Game 2 of the split doubleh...
2019-06-12 16:48

Pete Alonso’s celebration underscores Mets’ grim reality It looks like Pete Alonso knows the end is inevitable for the Mets. Alonso, who had been ripping players shirts off after recent walkoff wins, gently took Brandon Nimmo’s jersey off after the team’s 5-4, 11-inning victory over the Marlins...
2019-09-25 11:48

Jerry Seinfeld a big fan of Mets rookie slugger Pete Alonso Pete Alonso, who just set the Mets' franchise home run record for a single season, was astounded when he found out Jerry Seinfeld was a big fan of his.       ...
2019-08-28 23:48

Mets’ Pete Alonso is hungry for first taste of Subway Series The intensity and pressure of New York haven’t fazed Pete Alonso, and the Mets don’t expect the Subway Series to be any different. Alonso has been the Mets’ best player, keeping them afloat despite injuries and underperformance around him, and now th...
2019-06-11 13:32

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember information better when he handwrites it instead of typing on a keyboard. The Mets rookie entered Monday in som...
2019-05-28 03:16

Pete Alonso’s weird response to very strange alien question The question was out of right field. Pete Alonso’s response came from outer space. After the Mets beat the Yankees on Tuesday night to salvage a Subway Series split, the rookie phenom was faced with ESPN inquiries over standard baseball musings...
2019-06-13 03:48

Head-Hunting Kiko Alonso Traded To The Bountygate Team It’s not often that NFL roster moves are a match made in hell, but that seems to be exactly the case with Kiko Alonso getting traded from the Dolphins to the Saints. In exchange for Alonso, Miami received linebacker Vince Biegel, according to NFL Net...
2019-09-02 15:16

F1 Racing Podcast: Is Vettel's Ferrari F1 career mirroring Alonso's? As the latest issue of F1 Racing magazine hits the streets ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, the Flat Chat with Codders podcast tackles Formula 1's burning issues...
2019-08-30 14:32

‘Next David Wright’: Mets’ Captaincy could be in Pete Alonso’s future It seems just a matter of time until Pete Alonso catches Aaron Judge for the MLB rookie home-run record. The Mets first baseman has 50 home runs, two shy of Judge’s mark, which he set just two years ago. “It would mean the world,’’ Alonso said before...
2019-09-25 11:48

Aaron Judge would love it if Pete Alonso broke his record ARLINGTON, Texas — For now, there are two rookie home run kings in New York. But Aaron Judge believes that won’t last long. After Pete Alonso tied Judge’s rookie homer mark on Friday night, Judge said the Mets’ first baseman would move past him over ...
2019-09-28 14:00

The quick uniform change that shows Pete Alonso really cares Pete Alonso will bring 22 home runs to Citi Field on Thursday night when the Mets open a four-game series against the Cardinals. That’s the second-most home runs ever hit by an NL rookie prior to the All-Star break. Cody Bellinger bashed 25 in 2017. ...
2019-06-13 20:16

Teenager Phil Hanson aims for Le Mans redemption after tiredness ended 24-hour race last year He has co-driven with the likes of Fernando Alonso while his boss, Zak Brown, also heads up McLaren's Formula 1 operation but Phil Hanson is a relative unknown outside of endurance racing circles....
2019-06-14 19:00

Pierre Gasly blames French GP qualifying struggle on set-up choice Red Bull Racing's Pierre Gasly says he made the wrong set-up choice in qualifying for the French Grand Prix, leaving him struggling for pace and ninth on the grid...
2019-06-22 22:16

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
2019-09-19 17:00

Hamilton given Austrian GP grid drop for Raikkonen qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from the front row of the Austrian Grand Prix grid after incurring a penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
2019-06-30 00:00

Vinales beats Espargaro in dramatic Misano MotoGP qualifying Yamaha's Maverick Vinales took pole ahead of KTM standout Pol Espargaro in MotoGP qualifying at Misano, as tempers flared between Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi...
2019-09-14 17:48

F1 drivers want "clear" Japanese GP qualifying move call on Friday Formula 1 drivers believe a "clear" decision to move qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix should be made on Friday if Typhoon Hagibis hits the area as expected...
2019-10-10 15:00

Vettel puts brave face on Ferrari's bittersweet qualifying Sebastian Vettel's hopes of delivering Ferrari's first win of the Formula One season suffered a setback in Austria on Saturday after he had to watch from the pits while team mate Charles Leclerc qualified on pole position....
2019-06-30 04:32

MotoGP Mugello: Marquez just beats Quartararo to pole in qualifying Marc Marquez secured his fourth pole position of the 2019 MotoGP season, beating Fabio Quartararo by 0.214s at the end of a frenetic qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-06-01 15:48

Jason Line tops NHRA Pro Stock qualifying at Brainerd Minnesota driver Jason Line raced to his second Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier of the season and 55th overall at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway       ...
2019-08-18 04:16

BTCC Croft: Jordan tops bizarre, disrupted qualifying for WSR Andrew Jordan scored a bizarre pole position at Croft in a red flag-strewn British Touring Car Championship qualifying during which joint points leader Rory Butcher suffered a heavy crash...
2019-06-15 19:48

Early stoppage for ERC Junior Wagner delays Zlin Qualifying "Simon Wagner’s preparations for his ERC1 Junior debut on Barum Czech Rally Zlín have been disrupted by a small off during free practice, with the Qualifying Stage now set to start 20 minutes later than scheduled."...
2019-08-17 01:48

Cammish knew he wouldn't beat BMW's "DTM cars" in BTCC qualifying Dan Cammish reckons he was never going to beat British Touring Car Championship title rivals Colin Turkington and Andrew Jordan in Brands Hatch qualifying as BMW has got "DTM cars"...
2019-10-12 21:16

Bottas: Unplanned Hamilton move hurt Singapore GP qualifying Valtteri Bottas says an unplanned passing move by Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton hurt his Q3 run in a "messy" Singapore Grand Prix qualifying...
2019-09-22 12:00

Leclerc explains Vettel hurry-up messages in French GP qualifying Charles Leclerc says his hurry-up messages to Sebastian Vettel over Ferrari's Formula 1 team radio during French Grand Prix qualifying were prompted by concerns he would not start flying laps...
2019-06-22 19:48

Alesi gets penalty points for Deletraz Ricard F2 qualifying clash Ferrari Formula 1 junior Giuliano Alesi has received two license penalty points and will start the Paul Ricard Formula 2 race from the pitlane after hitting Louis Deletraz in qualifying...
2019-06-21 23:16

Robert Hight tops qualifying at Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Funny Car points leader Robert Hight topped qualifying Saturday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Hight claimed his sixth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 66th in his career with a pass of 3.880 seconds at 334.24 mph in a Che...
2019-06-02 07:48

Capps tops Funny Car qualifying in Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Ron Capps topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Coming off consecutive events victories, Capps had a 3.893-second pass at 326.00 mph in his first run in the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “To g...
2019-06-01 06:32

Roehampton qualifying a world away from Wimbledon but oh so close | Tumaini Carayol At a venue loathed by players but loved by aficionados, amid sparse facilities dreams of making the main draw are fulfilled or else shattered (along with a few rackets)As the sun slowly set on the first day of the Wimbledon qualifying event this week...
2019-06-28 03:32

Bottas says changed wind direction cost him F1 qualifying advantage Valtteri Bottas says changing wind conditions in Formula 1 qualifying derailed a potential advantage he had found around Paul Ricard, as he lost out to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton...
2019-06-22 19:48

Quartararo "on Moto3 bike" vs Marquez in wet Czech MotoGP qualifying Fabio Quartararo says he felt as if he was riding a Moto3 bike and pole man Marc Marquez was on a MotoGP bike in the damp Czech Grand Prix qualifying...
2019-08-03 19:32

Euro Qualifiers: England Slump To First Qualifying Defeat In 10 Years Czexh Republic vs England: Substitute Zdenek Ondrasek struck the winner five minutes from time to inflict England's first qualifying defeat in 44 games since a 0-1 loss to Ukraine in 2009....
2019-10-12 05:32

Reports: Nets give Russell qualifying offer, make him RFA While there is no shortage of speculation when it comes to the Brooklyn Nets' plans regarding the point guard position moving forward, one thing is now certain....
2019-06-29 12:16

Stosur prepared for qualifying battles to stop rankings slide Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur says she is prepared to slog through qualifying draws to restore her ranking having slipped outside the world's top 100 for only the second time in 11 years....
2019-06-20 08:32

Leclerc asked Ferrari to drop slipstream plan in Spa F1 qualifying Charles Leclerc asked his Ferrari Formula 1 team to abandon "the perfect slipstream" and send him on-track "whenever the car was ready" for his Belgian Grand Prix pole lap...
2019-09-01 02:48

Champions League qualifying round-up: PSV edge Basel in thriller "Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven scored two late goals to earn a roller-coaster 3-2 home win over Basel in the first-leg of their Champions League qualifying second round match on Tuesday."...
2019-07-23 23:32

Lorenzo: Not worth pushing harder in SIlverstone MotoGP qualifying Injured Honda MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo says it was "not worth" pushing any harder in British Grand Prix qualifying to advance on a season-worst 21st position...
2019-08-24 22:16

New S5000 series reveals radical Speedway-inspired qualifying The new S5000 series will feature a radical qualifying system inspired by Speedway in its first two events, with drivers picking their own starting positions as part of the format...
2019-09-09 15:48

Bottas: Bad days like Canada qualifying hurt more in F1 title fight Valtteri Bottas says setbacks like his performance in the final Canadian Grand Prix qualifying session hurt more now he is in a Formula 1 title fight with team-mate Lewis Hamilton...
2019-06-09 18:48

Quartararo: Warning light compromised Silverstone MotoGP qualifying Petronas Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says his qualifying at Silverstone was compromised by a warning light scare on what ended up being his fastest flying lap...
2019-08-24 22:16

Logano on pole for NASCAR Daytona after lightning stops qualifying Penske's Joey Logano will start the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona from pole position after persistent lightning led to the cancellation of qualifying...
2019-07-06 00:48

Explaining Monza's qualifying farce... and why Vettel avoided a penalty It's rare you see Formula One cars trying to go slower than one another, but that's exactly what happened on the final outlap in qualifying at Monza. Here's why it happened....
2019-09-08 12:48

Vettel escaped Monza qualifying penalty due to rules technicality Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel escaped a penalty for going off track in Q3 at Monza because of a technicality in the wording of the relevant regulations...
2019-09-08 13:16

70-year-old John Force leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The 70-year-old Force had a 3.911-second run at 326.95 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro SS in the second session. “We...
2019-06-15 04:16

| Only a crash will end slip-streaming qualifying queues, warns Hamilton Lewis Hamilton has warned thatonly a crash would prevent future repeats of the slip-streaming farce that concluded Saturday's qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix....
2019-09-08 17:16

Monaco GP qualifying: Bottas and Verstappen bemoan cold Q3 tyres Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen both blamed too cold tyres for their failure to improve in the final shoot out for pole position at the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix...
2019-05-25 19:00

Wales hopeful of qualifying after Bale salvages point against Croatia This, as Ryan Giggs was only too happy to highlight, might yet prove a priceless point for Wales in the grand scheme of things. They were made to work overtime against Group E leaders Croatia, with Gareth Bale cancelling out a ninth-minute opener by ...
2019-10-14 04:16

Ferrari explains error behind Leclerc Monaco qualifying elimination Ferrari has admitted it made a mistake and took a risk that was "not worthwhile", after Charles Leclerc was a shock early elimination from Formula 1 qualifying in Monaco...
2019-05-25 21:16

Lundgaard takes pole after bizarre scenes in Monza F3 qualifying Renault junior Christian Lundgaard took pole position in a farcical FIA Formula 3 session at Monza where drivers fought for track position and ruined each other's laps...
2019-09-07 13:32

Vettel says no pattern in qualifying defeats by F1 team-mate Leclerc Sebastian Vettel feels there is no pattern to his qualifying deficit to Charles Leclerc, after his Ferrari Formula 1 team-mate took his fourth pole in a row in Russia...
2019-09-28 17:16

Hamilton: Only a crash will stop Monza-style F1 qualifying farces Lewis Hamilton believes a repeat of the farce that marred the ending of Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix qualifying session will only be avoided when a crash occurs...
2019-09-07 20:32

Hamilton needed qualifying laps to stay with Ferraris in Russian GP Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton says he was trying to "do qualifying laps every lap" to keep pace with Ferrari in the first phase of the Russian Grand Prix...
2019-09-30 22:16

McLaren needed Monaco GP F1 boost after Indy 500 qualifying failure McLaren Formula 1 team CEO Zak Brown says a strong Monaco Grand Prix boosted the squad after the disappointment of Fernando Alonso failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500...
2019-05-29 23:32

Ferrari doesn't have full fix for Leclerc Germany qualifying issue The Ferrari Formula 1 team needs "a little bit more time" to completely fix the issue that struck Charles Leclerc in qualifying for last weekend's German Grand Prix...
2019-08-02 01:32

Ilott: F2 qualifying "rebound" important after Alfa F1 test crash Ferrari junior Callum Ilott says he felt it was important to rebound from his "weird" Alfa Romeo Formula 1 testing crash after taking second in Formula 2 qualifying in Monaco...
2019-05-24 02:00

Euro 2020 qualifying: Germany smash eight past Estonia Germany maintained their perfect record in European Championship qualifying, but didn't take top spot because Northern Ireland also retained their perfect record. Ilkay Gündogan and Marco Reus impressed....
2019-06-11 23:48

Wheelspin made safety mode cut Verstappen's power in F1 qualifying Max Verstappen's loss of power in Italian Grand Prix qualifying was caused by excessive wheelspin triggering the activation of a Honda Formula 1 engine protection mode and an FIA system...
2019-09-07 20:32

Asian draw for 2022 World Cup qualifying groups next month KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says groups for the next round of World Cup qualifying will be drawn in Kuala Lumpur instead of Qatar on July 17. One of the 40 places is still unclear after the Macau soccer federation r...
2019-06-17 19:16

Sri Lanka welcomes FIFA ruling Macau out of WCup qualifying COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans soccer officials have welcomed a FIFA decision to advance its team to the next round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after removing Macau for its refusal to travel to Sri Lanka because of security concerns over ...
2019-06-29 11:48

F2 points leader Nyck de Vries disqualified from Monza qualifying Formula 2 championship leader and ART Grand Prix driver Nyck de Vries has had his lap times from the Monza qualifying session cancelled due to a fuel infringement...
2019-09-07 13:32

Exploding lemons: Pete Alonso’s long ride to the Home Run Derby The kid is a star, a Made For New York star, a shining All-Star amidst all the Mets darkness, and on Monday night, there he was at Progressive Stadium, with his proud parents in the stands, participating in the Home Run Derby he dreamed about watchin...
2019-07-09 00:48

Pete Alonso’s Rookie of the Year race runs into Padres pair This week’s three-game series with the Padres will feature the top candidates for NL rookie of the year honors, with Padres Fernando Tatis Jr. and Chris Paddack looking to contend with Mets’ Pete Alonso. But to Mickey Callaway, the only thing to cons...
2019-07-24 02:48

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunda...
2019-06-24 00:48

Pete Alonso crushes Mets’ rookie home run record in style Another record down for Pete Alonso. And there are plenty left to be shattered. The Amazin’ first baseman launched his 27th home run of the season to center field in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. The 454 ft....
2019-06-23 23:48

Bob Fernley leaves McLaren IndyCar team after Alonso Indy 500 miss Former Force India deputy team principal Robert Fernley has left the McLaren IndyCar outfit in the wake of Fernando Alonso's failure to qualify for the Indianapolis 500...
2019-05-21 15:16

Pete Alonso’s trade deadline spent pumping up Mets fans Confused by the Mets’ trade deadline approach? Pete Alonso is here to pump you up. The slugging first baseman tweeted out a message to Mets fans as the team tries to put together a wild-card push. “Thank you guys so much for your unwaveri...
2019-07-31 20:32

White Sox send Yonder Alonso packing after promoting his charity event The White Sox and Yonder Alonso have found themselves in a bit of an awkward situation. Chicago designated the first-baseman for assignment on Thursday, according to MLB.com. The news came less than two hours after the team sent out a release promoti...
2019-06-28 07:32

Feisty Pete Alonso has plans for finally meeting Aaron Judge Pete Alonso recognizes the Yankees are having a tremendous season, while the Mets’ hasn’t transpired nearly as planned. And yet the All-Star slugging first baseman wants it known the Mets are hardly in awe of their crosstown rival. “Everyone over the...
2019-07-02 08:48

Dolphins swap Kiko Alonso for Vince Beigel in LB-for-LB trade with Saints The Dolphins made their second big trade in as many days, and team will continue its rebuild without linebacker Kiko Alonso, who was dealt to Saints.       ...
2019-09-02 06:48

Carlos Beltran wants Pete Alonso to break his Mets homer mark Carlos Beltran won’t be sad to see the record he shares fall. In fact, the former Mets outfielder will be thrilled when Pete Alonso sets a new franchise mark for most home runs in a single season. “I love to see guys breaking records and setting high...
2019-08-23 05:16

Matz fans 10, Alonso hits 21st HR as Mets beat Rockies 5-3 Steven Matz struck out 10, Pete Alonso moved closer to the Mets' rookie home run record and New York beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3       ...
2019-06-09 05:32

Pete Alonso is keeping Mets alive in crazy playoff hunt This pit of scorching snakes was no match Monday night for the world’s greatest Polar Bear exhibit. As well as the Diamondbacks have played over the past two weeks to surge into serious NL wild-card contention, there are just games Pete “Polar Bear” ...
2019-09-10 07:16

Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5 NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday nigh...
2019-05-22 06:48

Fernando Alonso finds dunes "shocking" as Dakar tests commence Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso says climbing the Namibia dunes for the first time with the Toyota Hilux was "shocking", as his Dakar Rally preparation programme began in earnest...
2019-08-23 02:48

Mets fans notice one missing piece in Pete Alonso moment Mets fans were understandably thrilled when Pete Alonso belted his 53rd homer to set the all-time rookie home record in a season, but they wished the call was made by the SNY team of Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling. The game is being tele...
2019-09-29 06:00

Pete Alonso’s record-tying blast can’t hide Mets’ sloppiness When Todd Hundley hit 41 home runs to set the Mets’ single-season record in 1996, it was the only thing worth paying attention to around the team that year. The Mets went 71-91 under the late Dallas Green, and Hundley ended up all but forgotten two y...
2019-08-25 15:32

Mets’ Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie home run record in huge win KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Michael Conforto’s slump on this road trip had only been compounded by the Mets sending their best hitter to the injured list and watching another key component spend the last two days on the bench hobbled with a calf injury. That ...
2019-08-19 02:00

Pete Alonso doubles down on ‘hurtful’ tweet reply, push to play Pete Alonso played better defense than the rest of the Mets on Friday night. His defense just happened to initially come on Twitter. The first baseman fought back against the idea that his lobbying to keep Thursday’s game going through the rain led t...
2019-06-15 11:32

Pete Alonso breaks Mets single-season home run record When spring training ended, Pete Alonso barely made the team. On Tuesday, he made history. Alonso set a new Mets’ franchise record with his 42nd home run, breaking the mark shared by Carlos Beltran and Todd Hundley. It came in a 5-2 loss to the Cubs ...
2019-08-28 07:00

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Belling...
2019-06-23 11:32

Mets’ Pete Alonso completely enjoyed history-making moment Pete Alonso thrust his arms into the air as the ball descended toward the fans seated beyond the fence in right-center at Citi Field. With an uppercut swing in Saturday night’s third inning, the Mets slugger stood alone as the all-time leader in home...
2019-09-29 09:32

Euro 2020 qualifying: Germany vs. Northern Ireland live buildup After the defeat to the Netherlands, Germany are looking to get their qualifying campaign back on track in Belfast against Northern Ireland. Changes in personnel and style are expected. Follow live updates here!...
2019-09-09 15:16

Rossi: Silverstone MotoGP qualifying made sweeter by retirement calls Valentino Rossi says securing a front row starting spot for MotoGP's British Grand Prix was made sweeter by recent calls from his detractors that he should retire...
2019-08-24 22:16

Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying Delayed Until Sunday Morning, May Still Be Canceled As Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan, Formula One officials have decided to start taking action to, hopefully, reduce any unnecessary danger to fans and drivers attending the Japanese Grand Prix. All Saturday action has been canceled, and qualifying h...
2019-10-11 22:00

FIFA to stream African WCup qualifying games live and free FIFA will stream African qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup live and free on its website and YouTube channel       ...
2019-09-03 18:00

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany hand Northern Ireland first defeat Germany bounced back to winning ways to claim top spot in Group C after a hard-fought win over Northern Ireland. Marcel Halstenberg and Serge Gnabry both struck in the second half in Belfast....
2019-09-10 06:48

Coco Gauff took a science test just before qualifying for Wimbledon. She's now an international sensation Before she could seriously think about a sensational debut at Wimbledon and beat one of her idols, 15-year-old American Cori "Coco" Gauff had to qualify for the tourney -- even while fitting in an 11 p.m. exam....
2019-07-02 21:16

Guerrieri takes pole in rain-hit WTCR Germany qualifying session Championship leader Esteban Guerrieri sealed pole position for the opening World Touring Car Cup Nurburgring Nordschleife race in a qualifying session that was badly disrupted by weather conditions...
2019-06-20 17:48

Mercedes has tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying The Mercedes Formula 1 team admits it has a tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, despite its imperious form in the two Thursday practice sessions...
2019-05-24 02:00

Marquez, Rossi facing stewards over Misano MotoGP qualifying spat Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi have been summoned by MotoGP's race direction after they came close to colliding on their last laps in San Marino Grand Prix qualifying...
2019-09-14 17:48

11-year-old Gianna Clemente not intimidated after qualifying for U.S. Women's Amateur Gianna Clemente, a rising sixth-grader, has 117 tournament wins and is looking forward to learning from playing alongside world's top amateurs.       ...
2019-07-13 02:48

Wizards extend qualifying offers to Tomas Satoransky, Thomas Bryant The team also plans to extend a qualifying offer to forward Bobby Portis. The moves allow the Wizards to match any offer the players receive as restricted free agents....
2019-06-27 21:00

WTCR Vila Real: Hyundai's Michelsiz gets pole in disrupted qualifying Norbert Michelisz claimed pole position for the opening World Touring Car Cup race on the streets of Vila Real in a session disrupted by two full-course yellows...
2019-07-06 16:32

EURO 2020 qualifying: Netherlands topple Germany in six-goal thriller Germany's one hundred per cent record in Group C is brought to an end following a stunning second-half comeback from the Netherlands. The 4-2 defeat is Germany's first on home soil in EURO qualifying since 2007....
2019-09-08 03:16

Sette Camara takes first 2019 F2 pole in eventful France qualifying Sergio Sette Camara completed a clean sweep of Formula 2 sessions so far in Paul Ricard, the McLaren Formula 1 junior taking a dominant pole position for Saturday's feature race...
2019-06-21 19:00

Euro 2020 qualifying: Germany vs. Northern Ireland live build-up After the defeat to the Netherlands, Germany are looking to get their qualifying campaign back on track in Belfast against Northern Ireland. Changes in personnel and style are expected. Follow live updates here!...
2019-09-08 22:16

Hamilton: Beaten qualifying laps like at Russian GP feel pole-worthy Lewis Hamilton says recent Formula 1 qualifying laps have felt worthy of pole position but his front-row start for the Russian Grand Prix is still "quite an achievement"...
2019-09-28 22:32

Mets waste Pete Alonso’s history-tying blast in ugly loss The Mets hardly looked like a team that had pulled itself off the mat and back into playoff contention during Saturday’s ugly 9-5 loss to Atlanta at Citi Field. From a third straight subpar outing by Zack Wheeler, to poor baserunning, to bad defense,...
2019-08-25 06:32

Pete Alonso’s legendary Mets night ends with special phone call Pete Alonso was driving home from Citi Field on Tuesday night when he saw a number from Puerto Rico pop up on his phone. A Mets official had given the first baseman a head’s-up shortly beforehand that this call might come, but it was no less surreal ...
2019-08-29 05:16

Mets star Pete Alonso’s secret passions: cooking, hunting and red meat Pete Alonso knows how to step up to the plate — on and off the field. The animated Mets slugger has delighted the Amazin’s usually downtrodden fans this season by already breaking the team’s rookie home run record, winning the midseason Home Ru...
2019-08-14 09:00

Watch: New York Mets' Pete Alonso wins 2019 MLB Home Run Derby New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso blasted 23 homers in the final round to win the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland....
2019-07-09 10:32

All-Stars McNeil, Alonso rally Mets past Braves to snap skid NEW YORK (AP) — Newly named All-Stars Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso had the big hits in a five-run eighth inning that rallied the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 8-5 on Sunday night, snapping their seven-game losing streak. Todd Frazier launched ...
2019-07-01 07:48

Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso sets rookie record with 53rd homer Slugger Pete Alonso became the first rookie to hit 53 home runs in a single season with a third inning mash during a New York Mets win against the Atlanta Braves....
2019-09-29 19:00

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wins $1m in one night after victory in Home Run Derby Prize dwarfs player’s 2019 salary from Mets of $555,000First baseman will give 10% of prize money to charityVlad Guerrero Jr hits 91 HRs over three rounds but loses finalMets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing. New York’s newest slugger ou...
2019-07-09 14:00

Pete Alonso belts 52nd homer to tie Aaron Judge’s rookie mark Pete Alonso’s dream rookie season will end Sunday, but he isn’t going quietly. The Mets first baseman cleared the left-field fence at Citi Field in his first at-bat in the Mets’ 4-2 win over the Braves on Friday night for homer No. 52, tying hi...
2019-09-28 10:00

Pete Alonso eyeing ultra-rare Mets feat at Home Run Derby Pete Alonso has thought long and hard about it. He believes he’s devised a sound strategy for Monday’s Home Run Derby that should lead to victory. “Hit more homers than everyone else,” the Mets rookie first baseman joked about the competition at Prog...
2019-07-08 20:32

Dale Earnhardt Jr. explains how IndyCar can learn from NASCAR's qualifying blunders Should the Indy 500 guarantee entries for some drivers and teams? NASCAR's 15-time most popular driver and NBC analyst leans toward a hard No.        ...
2019-05-26 06:32

Czech Republic 2-1 England: Lacklustre Three Lions fall to first qualifying defeat in a decade England's bid to qualify for Euro 2020 hit a major bump in the road as they suffered a first qualifying defeat in a decade with a 2-1 loss in the Czech Republic....
2019-10-12 03:00

Euro 2020 qualifying: Northern Ireland 0-2 Germany, Scotland 0-4 Belgium and more – as it happened Kevin de Bruyne was in irresistible form as Belgium hammered Scotland, while Germany battled past Northern Ireland and Wales beat Belarus• Halstenberg and Gnabry strike for Löw’s Germany• Toothless Scots crumble in face of Belgium’s class• James’ sup...
2019-09-10 13:48

Euro 2020 qualifying roundup: Romelu Lukaku’s double sees off Scotland • Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne earn Group I win for Belgium• Germany beat Estonia 8-0 but Northern Ireland top Group CA goal in each half from Romelu Lukaku and an unerring late drive from Kevin De Bruyne consigned Scotland to a 3-0 Euro 2020 qualiifyi...
2019-06-11 23:48

Australia claim Asia Cup bronze as focus turns to Olympic basketball qualifying Opals beat South Korea 98-62 in BangalorePre-Olympic qualifying tournament in NovemberAustralia claimed the bronze medal at the Fiba Women’s Asia Cup after a comfortable 98-62 win over South Korea. The Opals were a class above their opponents in Bang...
2019-09-30 14:32

Tordoff on pole, front-driven cars excel in BTCC qualifying at Thruxton Sam Tordoff scored pole position for the second time at Thruxton this season, edging Jason Plato in a British Touring Car Championship qualifying shootout dominated by front-wheel-drive competition...
2019-08-17 19:00

Euro 2020 qualifying: Coach Löw puts faith in Gnabry for Netherlands showdown Joachim Löw praised Serge Gnabry's "speed and technique" as he confirmed the forward will start against the Netherlands in Hamburg. However, his Bayern Munich teammate Leon Goretzka will miss out through injury....
2019-09-05 19:00

FC Tucson wins at Kino Sports Complex; moves closer to qualifying for playoffs TUCSON – FC Tucson knocked off Chattanooga at the Kino Sports Complex.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast:...
2019-09-02 23:00

Brno MotoGP: Marquez takes stunning pole in drying Czech GP qualifying Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez secured pole position for Sunday's Czech Grand Prix by 2.5 seconds at a drying Brno circuit after a controversial run-in with Alex Rins...
2019-08-03 17:00

Anjali Devi Betters World Championships Qualifying Mark To Win 400m Gold Anjali Devi clocked a personal best of 51.53 seconds to beat Saritaben Gayakwad (52.96) of Gujarat and Jisna Mathew (53.08) of Kerala by a distance at the PAC Stadium....
2019-08-30 03:00

What D’Angelo Russell’s qualifying offer means for Nets’ free agency plan The Nets’ free-agent hunt — just like that of half the NBA — is going to run on Kevin Durant’s schedule. Brooklyn’s dream scenario is still very much in play: To pair up Durant with Kyrie Irving, who seems to be leaning in the Nets’ direction. But in...
2019-06-29 07:00

Pete Alonso's Charming "English Muffin" Quote, Like Most Precious Things In Life, Was A Sham Before Mets slugger Pete Alonso participated in the Home Run Derby during the all-star break, he earned a little moment with this seemingly off-the-cuff quip: “It doesn’t matter how much jelly you have in the jar, it’s about how you spread it on your...
2019-07-17 05:16

Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso breaks National League rookie home run record New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso became the first rookie in National League history to hit 26 home runs before the All-Star Break with his homer against the Cubs on Saturday....
2019-06-23 01:48

Watch: New York Mets' Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie record with 40th home run New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso blasted his 40th home run of the season Sunday to break the National League rookie record for homers in a single season....
2019-08-19 03:00

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. Afte...
2019-06-15 03:00

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
2019-05-22 18:00

Arizona gymnast Jade Carey tops vault qualifying, gets rare 'win' over Simone Biles Jade Carey had the highest vault score in qualifying at the world gymnastics championships, topping Simone Biles by the slimmest of margins.       ...
2019-10-06 08:32

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany ready to seize intiative in Group C double header Germany are looking to maintain their perfect record in EURO 2020 qualifying as they find their new groove. Positive results against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland could make the home stretch smooth sailing....
2019-09-05 03:32

Capitals make qualifying offer to restricted free agent forward Andre Burakovsky Burakovsky’s salary last season was $3.25 million, so his qualifying offer has to match that. It’s considered a slight overpay for a player whose production has leveled off over the past two seasons....
2019-06-27 21:00

Pete Alonso hits 53rd home run of season to break Aaron Judge's rookie record Mets slugger hits record HR in penultimate game of seasonJudge says he will buy Alonso dinner as a congratulationsOn the next-to-last day of his first major league season, the New York Mets’ Pete Alonso hit his 53rd home run to break the rookie recor...
2019-09-29 15:32

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
2019-06-13 20:48

Home Run Derby 2019 as it happened: Pete Alonso outlasts Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in all-rookie final In one of the wildest Home Run Derbies of all time, Pete Alonso beat out fellow rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to win the crown.       ...
2019-07-09 05:16

Euro 2020 qualifying: Italy beat Finland, Spain record four-goal rout – as it happened A late penalty was enough to take Italy past Finland, Sweden and Norway shared the points and Spain put the Faroe Islands to the sword 9.40pm BST And that, folks, is that. It’s been a blast – cheerio! 9.39pm BST Italy have done just enough in Tampere...
2019-09-08 23:48

England 4-0 Bulgaria: Harry Kane hits hat-trick in Euro 2020 qualifying rout at Wembley Harry Kane's hat-trick took him past Sir Geoff Hurst in England's all-time goalscorer list as Gareth Southgate's side ran out easy 4-0 winners against Bulgaria at Wembley....
2019-09-08 02:16

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualifying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
2019-06-12 13:32

Canadian GP qualifying results: Sebastian Vettel on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix after leaving it late to beat Lewis Hamilton in a nail-biting qualifying session....
2019-06-09 03:16

Traffic delays on WB I-10 at Congress TUCSON – Crews continue to clean up the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 at Congress Street after an early morning crash. Arizona of Department of Transportation says motorists should expect traffic delays as cleanup continues on the left shoulder. T...
2019-06-20 23:48

New York Mets' Pete Alonso hits 52nd home run, tying Aaron Judge's MLB rookie record New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso has tied Aaron Judge's 2017 MLB record for the most home runs hit by a rookie       ...
2019-09-28 11:00

Mets' Pete Alonso breaks Aaron Judge's single-season rookie record with 53rd home run Pete Alonso's 53rd homer of the year broke Aaron Judge's record to set a new MLB single-season mark for home runs by a rookie.       ...
2019-09-29 06:00

Spain 4-0 Faroe Islands: Rodrigo Moreno and Paco Alcacer net two apiece in easy Euro 2020 qualifying win Two goals apiece from Rodrigo Moreno and Paco Alcacer gave Spain a comfortable 4-0 win over the Faroe Islands in Euro 2020 qualifying in Gijon on Sunday night....
2019-09-09 01:16

Ferrari set pace in final practice as Charles Leclerc goes fastest ahead of British Grand Prix qualifying Ferrari laid down the gauntlet to Lewis Hamilton as Charles Leclerc led a one-two for the Italian team in final practice ahead of the British Grand Prix....
2019-07-13 13:32