Could NASCAR soon have as many Asian manufacturers as American manufacturers?
A story that refuses to go away has Honda considering a move into America’s most popular racing series headed by a partnership of Richard Petty and Michael Andretti.
Now an executive of South Korea-base Hyundai says the company is seriously looking into competing in NASCAR.
Most of Hyundai USA’s automobile manufacturing is headquartered in Alabama, which is in the heart of NASCAR Country.
The Asian automakers would be looking at a 2022 entry.
Is Grosjean On the Way out at Rich Energy Haas F1 Team?
After another disastrous performance in the Austrian Grand Prix last weekend, speculation is mounting that Romain Grosjean may be out as the American team’s lead driver in 2020.
Kevin Magnussen qualified fifth overall. But in the race, both drivers were felled by continuing issues with Pirelli’s 2019 tire compound, finishing 14th and 15th.
Grosjean is 17th in the driver standings entering this weekend’s British Grand Prix with just two points earned for the season. Magnussen is 12th, with 14 points.
Jason Watt, Magnussen’s Danish countryman and a former Formula 3000 star, told one of there leading newspapers in Denmark this week that Magnussen has emerged as the team’s No. 1 driver
There’s also been mention of IndyCar Series contender Alexander Rossi returning to Formula One soon.