Bob Tasca III Braces For EV Onslaught, Both in NHRA and in the Showroom

For Bob Tasca III, his grandfather’s word was gospel. And being a faithful believer has shaped the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Mustang Funny Car driver into a highly successful NHRA Camping World Drag Racing racer, automotive-industry businessman, and Ford Motor Company evangelist.

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E-Racing to make a stop in Flatbush in 2021

Break out the earplugs, Formula E is returning to the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn in 2021. Wait. These are all-electric open-wheel racers. No engine noise to speak of. Hold the earplugs.

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Racing on TV Listings for April 8th-11th

Here’s where to find the major racing action on TV this weekend, including the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville:

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Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Unveils Jeddah Street Circuit

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (March 18th) – The Promoter of the 2021 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has today revealed the layout of the newest circuit in F1 – the Jeddah Street Circuit. The first ever Formula 1 race to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will make its debut as the penultimate round of this year’s 23-race FIA Formula 1 World Championship on the weekend of December 3rd – 5th.

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AVX Partners with the DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT Formula E Racing Team for the Third Consecutive Season

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, proudly announces its continued support of the newly rebranded DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT Formula E racing team. The seventh season (2020/21) of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is currently scheduled to kick off with a double-header in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its desert landscape, and marks the third consecutive season that AVX has aligned with Mouser Electronics and TTI, Inc. in supporting the…

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Extreme E – GMC HUMMER EV Teams Up for Off-Road Extreme E Racing Series

DETROIT – GMC announced today a new multiyear sponsorship with Chip Ganassi Racing for the team’s first electric racing venture in the inaugural Extreme E season in 2021. CGR’s 550-horsepower electric SUV, which features a unique grille, graphics and bodywork, was inspired by the GMC HUMMER EV, the world’s first all-electric supertruck. “I can’t think of a better fit than showcasing the look of GMC’s HUMMER EV in Extreme E with Chip Ganassi Racing,” said Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president, Performance and Motorsports. “Both GMC HUMMER EV and the…

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Dakar Rally – Stéphane Peterhansel Wins Record 14th Dakar Title 30 Years After First

French legend Stéphane Peterhansel kept main rival Nasser Al-Attiyah in sight on Stage 12 in Saudi Arabia to wrap up a record 14th Dakar Rally victory on Friday – 30 years after his first one – as Russian Dmitry Sotnikov earned his maiden truck crown and Chilean Chaleco Lopez a second title.

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Dakar Rally – Stéphane Peterhansel Extends Car Lead While Price is Forced to Retire from Bike Race

In today’s Dakar Rally action, Stéphane Peterhansel extended his car lead to over 17 minutes in Saudi Arabia but two-time bike champion Toby Price is out of the running after crashing in the first half of Stage 9.

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NIGHTLY COVERAGE OF 2021 DAKAR RALLY BEGINS SUNDAY AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 30, 2020 – Coverage of the 2021 Dakar Rally — the world’s most challenging off-road endurance race — begins this Sunday, January 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, the start of nightly coverage of the 12-stage race in Saudi Arabia.

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