RACING

  • Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff to compete in Race of Champions 5 days ago

    London: The Race Of Champions is to feature its first female competitor as Williams F1 development driver Susie Wolff has signed up for the 2014 edition at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Originally from Oban in Scotland, Wolff spent seven years racing in Germany's DTM touring car...
  • Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Aecio Neves race for support in election runoff October 7, 2014

    Sao Paulo: A tight runoff campaign for Brazil's presidency kicked off on Monday with leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and pro-business rival Aecio Neves racing to win over supporters of the third-placed candidate after she was knocked out of the election. Neves, a centrist senator who had been widely written off until...
  • Asian Games: Ashwini Akkunji fails to defend women's 400m hurdles title October 1, 2014

    Incheon: India's Ashwini Akkunji failed to defend her women's 400 metres hurdles title as she finished fourth and out of medal contention in the final of the Asian Games on Wednesday. Ashwini, who had won gold in 400m hurdles and 4X400m relay four years ago at Guangzhou, could not impress at...
  • Asian Games: Khushbir Kaur clinches silver in women's 20km race walk September 28, 2014

    Incheon: Khushbir Kaur on Sunday became the first Indian woman to clinch a 20km Race Walk silver medal in the Asian Games by bettering her personal best and setting a new national record in the process. The 21-year-old from Amritsar clocked 1:33:07 to improve on her previous personal best of 1:33:37,...
  • Asian Games: Irfan finishes fifth, Krishnan disqualified in 20km race walk September 28, 2014

    Incheon: India's KT Irfan finished fifth, while Ganapathi Krishnan was disqualified from the men's 20km race walk of the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday. Irfan clocked 1:23:18, finishing more than three minutes behind gold-medallist Wang Zhen (1:19:45) of China. Irfan's timing on Sunday was not even his personal best, which...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • First look: KTM RC 390, liquid cooled engine and single cylinder September 14, 2014

    The all new bike KTM RC 390 shares the same engine as The Duke 390. With liquid cooled engine and a single cylinder, this bike has a lot to offer. Costing Rs 2.05 lakh, the bike is a must for anyone who wants to master the art of bike riding. ...
  • Race Walker Irfan aims medal at Asian Games August 19, 2014

    Patiala: India's K T Irfan has rued the lack of international competitions for race walkers but still feels he can have a shot at a medal in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Irfan, who comfortably won the men's 20km race walk competition in the Federation Cup Senior National...
  • NASCAR champion Stewart kills dirttrack driver, no charges pending August 11, 2014

    Veteran NASCAR champion Tony Stewart retreated from competition on Sunday after he struck and killed an aggrieved young driver walking on a dirt track in a lowstakes race, in an incident highlighting the risks and bravado around car racing. Authorities in New York state said that they had found no evidence...
  • Manchester City sign Argentinian midfielder Bruno Zuculini August 9, 2014

    Manchester: Premier League champion Manchester City has completed the signing of midfielder Bruno Zuculini from Argentinian side Racing Club. The 21yearold Argentine was part of City's preseason tours of Scotland and the United States and scored in a friendly against Kansas City. Zuculini says he's "looking forward to the experiences which this...
  • Silas Kiplagat shocks world champ Kiprop in sizzling 1,500m July 19, 2014

    Kenyan Silas Kiplagat shocked compatriot Asbel Kiprop to become the fourthfastest 1,500 metres runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a yearleading three minutes, 27.64 seconds and surprise twotime world champion Kiprop, who was attempting to break Hicham El Guerrouj's...
  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • Saif Ali Khan: Story of 'Race' was better than sequel June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is looking forward to work in the third instalment of the 'Race' series, said 'Race' had a better story line than its sequel. In the next sequel 'Race 3', which is currently in the planning stage, will once again feature Saif Ali Khan in...
  • PM Modi to move to his official residence 7 RCR today: sources May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • PM Narendra Modi likely to move to 7 RCR on Friday: sources May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • Fernando Alonso to wave off Le Mans 24 Hour race May 27, 2014

    Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will wave the official starting flag for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race next month. The Spaniard, who was invited by the organisers as a leading representative of Ferrari, said he looked forward to catching up with old friend Mark Webber, the Australian...
  • Timeline: Narendra Modi's journey from 9 Ashoka Road to 7 RCR May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: From an outhouse of an MP's bungalow adjoning the BJP headquarters at 11 Ashoka Road to 7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Indian prime minister, is just about five kilometers, but it just symbolises the long journey of prime ministerdesignate Narendra Modi and his rise...
  • Narendra Modi to shift to 7 RCR on Monday night May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi's much vaunted address 7 Race Course Road will get its newest occupant on Monday night when Narendra Modi will shift to his new official residence barely hours after taking oath as India's 15th prime minister. Sources said that Modi will move to the house after he attends...
  • Triple F1 world champion Jack Brabham dead at 88 May 19, 2014

    Sydney: Australian Jack Brabham, who won three Formula One world titles and is the only man to have won the championship driving a car bearing his name, died at the age of 88 on Monday. A fierce competitor, brilliant engineer and astute businessman, Brabham claimed the Formula One titles in 1959...
  • Postpoll survey: PM race and voting pattern analysis May 13, 2014

    Follow all the updates on leaders who are in the race for various posts. As postpoll surveys projected that BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is leading the race, many names are doing the rounds for chief ministerial post. ...
  • 7 RCR prepares to bid farewell to PM, 3 Motilal ready to host May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a flurry of activity at two of the VIP bungalows in the Lutyen's Zone of the national capital, with one preparing to bid farewell to its special guest of 10 years while the other is being decked up to welcome its new resident. A sprawling bungalow at...
  • Photos: Kate finally gets her revenge for an earlier defeat, beats husband Prince William in yacht race in New Zealand April 11, 2014

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge raced against each other during a yatch race on the Waitemata Harbour on April 11, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports April 5, 2014

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. The truck racing event was held at Buddh International Circuit. Six teams and 12 world class drivers participated in the race. ...
  • Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit March 29, 2014

    The Buddh International Circuit will witness truck racing championship. There will be 12 trucks which will be driven by top British truck drivers. The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship organised by Madras Motor Club of India will be held in two stages. ...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit tomorrow March 22, 2014

    The stage is set for India's first-ever truck racing championships as 12 Tata T1 Prima vehicle is gearing up to zoom in the lanes of Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Sunday. Twelve experienced British drivers will be competing for six teams at the maiden heavy-duty machine's race. The racers, in the one-make...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship March 22, 2014

    Top British drivers taking part in India’s first ever truck racing championship here are finding it tough to be enthusiastic about the big machines which they say are much "slower" than what they are used to back home. The modified Tata Prima trucks have a top speed of 110 kmph,...
  • Watch: T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship March 22, 2014

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. Now, India is all set to hold the truck racing event at Buddh International Circuit on March 23. ...
  • I see immense potential in the growth of truck racing in India: Steve Horne March 22, 2014

    At a time when motorsport is struggling to gain prominence in India, two-time British truck racing champion Steve Horne strongly feels the first-ever heavy-vehicle racing event can become an annual feature and usher in a new era for the sport in the country. "I know trucks are generally seen as goods...
  • KTM track day at the Buddh International Circuit March 20, 2014

    Imagine you were a biking enthusiast - how far would you go for the chance to ride on a world class race track? An event in the National Capital Region gave bikers just that opportunity at the Buddh International Circuit. ...