For motorsports news and analysis, visit Beyond the Flag

Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag Last February, I took on a new role as a contributor for FanSided’s Beyond the Flag, a website with a primary focus of motorsports. In April, I was promoted to a new role, my current role, as the site expert/editor. As a result, there have been no motorsports articles on SportsPress. However, here is a link to Beyond the Flag, where … Continue reading For motorsports news and analysis, visit Beyond the Flag

Nico Rosberg Announces Retirement from Formula One

Photo Credit: Ben Sweeney’s F1 Blog Not even one week after winning his first Formula One championship, Nico Rosberg has announced his retirement from Formula One after 11 seasons of racing in the series. Rosberg, 31, competed in 206 races in his 11-year Formula One career. From the 2006 season through the 2009 season, he raced for the Williams F1 Team and AT&T Williams. From … Continue reading Nico Rosberg Announces Retirement from Formula One

Nico Rosberg Wins 2016 Formula One Championship

Photo Credit: Channel NewsAsia With a 2nd place finish in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after 55 laps around the around the 3.45-mile (5.55-kilometer) Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island, United Arab Emirates, Nico Rosberg claimed his first ever Formula One championship over Team Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who won the race. Hamilton did everything he could to win his 4th Formula One championship, as he … Continue reading Nico Rosberg Wins 2016 Formula One Championship

Final 2016 Formula One Standings

Photo Credit: Formula One (featured image), Formula One (car photos) Final 2016 Formula One Standings (21/21 races complete)  Nico Rosberg- 9 wins, 385 points   Lewis Hamilton- 10 wins, 380 points   Daniel Ricciardo- 1 win, 256 points  Sebastian Vettel- 212 points   Max Verstappen- 1 win, 204 points  Kimi Raikkonen- 186 points  Sergio Perez- 101 points   Valterri Bottas- 85 points   Nico Hulkenberg- 72 points   Fernando Alonso- 54 points   Felipe Massa- 53 points  Carlos … Continue reading Final 2016 Formula One Standings

2016 Formula One Championship: Clinching Scenarios

Photo Credit: F1 Fanatic The 2016 Formula One championship will be decided at Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, which is located in the United Arab Emirates. The race will take place on Sunday, November 27th, 2016, at 8:00 AM EST. The two drivers that are in contention for this season’s championship are Nico Rosberg (right), the current championship standings leader, and … Continue reading 2016 Formula One Championship: Clinching Scenarios

Alex Zanardi: 15 Years Later

Photo Credit: Telegraph ***FAIR WARNING: There are extremely graphic images used in this article!! Do NOT continue if you are sensitive to this type of material!!*** Fifteen years ago today, on September 15th, 2001, just four days after the tragic terrorist attacks on 9/11, former Formula One driver and 2-time CART champion Alessandro Zanardi was involved in one of the most wicked and horrific crashes … Continue reading Alex Zanardi: 15 Years Later

2016 ESPY Award Winners

Photo Credit: espnmediazone.com Best Record-Breaking Performance: Stephen Curry Best Breakthrough Athlete: Jake Arrieta Best Play: Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers Best Team: Cleveland Cavaliers Best Female Athlete: Breanna Stewart Best Male Athlete: LeBron James Best Championship Performance: LeBron James Best Game: NBA Finals Game 7 Best NBA Player: LeBron James Best MLB Player: Bryce Harper Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson Best Male Action … Continue reading 2016 ESPY Award Winners

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Carl Haas Dies

Photo Credit: racer.com Famous CART/IndyCar team owner, track operator, and businessman Carl Haas has passed away. He was 86 years old. This news was just released today despite his passing on Wednesday, June 29th. Haas is most well-known for his part ownership of Newman/Haas Racing, one of the most successful teams in CART/IndyCar history, with Paul Newman, who passed away back in 2008. Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti, and … Continue reading Carl Haas Dies

Verstappen, 18, Wins at Spain

Photo Credit: skysports.com Nico Rosberg had won 7 straight Formula 1 races dating back to last season. Today, however, he and teammate Lewis Hamilton collided on turn 4 of the 1st lap of the Formula 1 Gran Premio de Espana Pirelli 2016, causing them to be out of the race before it really got going. The stewards are still investigating the accident, which occurred when … Continue reading Verstappen, 18, Wins at Spain

Standings Pages

Photo Credit:hudsonvalleysportsreport.com Make sure to check out our standings pages, they are kept up to date and have tabs that link to the pages in the top of our home page. We have standings tabs for each of the following: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Indycar, NASCAR, and Formula 1. We also have an RPI spreadsheet that gets updated every once in a while. Click on the RPI … Continue reading Standings Pages

Rosberg Wins at Bahrain

Photo Credit: bbc.com Nico Rosberg drove to his 2nd victory in as many races to open up the 2016 Formula One season at Bahrain earlier today, and his 5th consecutive victory overall to extend his championship lead. Kimi Raikkonen placed 2nd to score his first points of the year and move into a tie for 4th in the championship standings, and Rosberg’s Mercedes teammate Lewis … Continue reading Rosberg Wins at Bahrain

Alonso Will Not Drive at Bahrain

Photo Credit: foxsports.com Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will not drive at this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix after being deemed “unfit” early this morning. This comes as a result of his huge crash two weeks ago at the Australian Grand Prix, in which he drove up over the rear tire of another car and got catapulted into the safety barrier at over 180 miles per … Continue reading Alonso Will Not Drive at Bahrain

Rosberg Wins F1 Opener

Photo Credit: mid-day.com Nico Rosberg took the checkered flag at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. He won the 58-lap 191-mile race around Albert Park by 8.060 seconds over his Mercedes teammate and two-time defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, a four-time champion, placed 3rd. Fernando Alonso, 2005 and 2006 champion, was involved in a scary wreck. He credited the advanced in … Continue reading Rosberg Wins F1 Opener