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Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says it is important to view incidents with “common sense” after Helmut Marko claimed Red Bull is being treated differently by the stewards.
Robert Shwartzman will drive for Ferrari in the post-season Formula 1 test taking place in Abu Dhabi next week, alongside a previously confirmed outing with Haas.
OPINION: Saudi Arabia's new F1 circuit delivered a memorable first event, although not necessarily for all the right reasons. In the wake of the chaotic race, drivers voiced their concerns about the track but small changes could make significant improvements ahead of a return in four months
Formula 3000 champions historically had a mixed record in Formula 1, but that wasn't the case in US open wheel racing, where Juan Pablo Montoya, Bruno Junqueira, Justin Wilson and Sebastien Bourdais all became winners. Bjorn Wirdheim had high hopes of following suit in 2005, but his Champ Car season was scuppered by factors out of his control
Esteban Ocon says Alpine's recent race execution gives him belief it will "be very dangerous" to Formula 1's top teams with a better car, as it targets improving its consistency.
FIA president Jean Todt has been reticent so far about what he plans to do once his tenure ends later this month.
Richard Verschoor will drive for Charouz Racing System in this weekend’s FIA Formula 2 season finale in Abu Dhabi in place of the injured Enzo Fittipaldi.
Mercedes has announced it has ended its Formula 1 sponsorship deal with Kingspan with immediate effect after facing backlash last week.
Suzuki boss Shinichi Sahara says his team took the decision to come into the 2021 MotoGP season to “not be defending champions” and instead “be challengers again”.
Mercedes thinks Red Bull’s 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix domination shouldn't be used as a form indicator for this weekend’s Formula 1 title showdown between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.
From ranking as one of the most impressive new teams to join the Formula 1 grid, Haas’s stock has plummeted along with its on-track performances over the past two seasons. Everything now hangs on whether its reforged alliance with Ferrari can deliver a better car – and whether its rookie drivers can set aside their quarrels. OLEG KARPOV asks if any of these goals are achievable…
McLaren Formula 1 boss Zak Brown has offered Chaz Mostert the opportunity to drive something special out of his car collection as a reward for winning the Supercars Bathurst 1000.
Daniel Ricciardo says Formula 1 has a “dream scenario” with Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton tied on points heading into the Abu Dhabi championship showdown.
Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton can be "very wily" in his approach to racing, according to the team boss of rival Max Verstappen's Red Bull squad, Christian Horner.
NASCAR Cup team Richard Petty Motorsports will be known as Petty GMS Motorsports in 2022 following the recent purchase of a majority interest by the GMS Racing Truck outfit.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner insists Red Bull cares how it wins the Formula 1 world championship this year, amid fears of dirty tricks ruining the Abu Dhabi showdown.
Formula 1 has enjoyed a rollercoaster title fight in 2021, but Sunday’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix brought new levels of drama as things got ugly between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.
OPINION: Max Verstappen has made the 2021 Formula 1 championship. He’s taken the fight to the all-conquering Mercedes squad and its dominant champion, produced driving displays few can match. But he’s been on a controversial course too, and finally crossed a particular line in Jeddah
Thierry Neuville’s World Rally Championship co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe is expecting to contest next year’s Monte Carlo Rally season opener after sustaining a shoulder injury in a testing crash last week.
Doubts were cast over Yamaha’s French recruit after his disastrous end to the 2020 MotoGP season with Petronas SRT, but Fabio Quartararo answered them convincingly in 2021 to claim a MotoGP title that exhibited both his devastating speed and mental strength
Several Formula 1 drivers have called for changes to the Jeddah circuit after safety concerns arose during the Saudi Arabian GP weekend.
The 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was one of the most dramatic races in recent Formula 1 history. The Motorsport Images team was there to capture all of the action.
Hyundai Motorsport has announced team principal Andrea Adamo will leave the team with immediate effect after six years with the Korean marque.
Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin says that Lewis Hamilton had no warning that Max Verstappen had been asked to let him by during Formula 1's Saudi Arabian GP.
The 2021 Formula 1 season has been a classic, and will boil down to a winner-takes-all finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton. Autosport looked back over the previous 29 occasions when the title was decided at the final race and picked out the 10 best in the world championship's history
Formula 1 reaches its season finale with Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton level on points for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the 22nd round of the 2021 season on 10-12 December.
Jake Hughes will rejoin HWA Racelab for the final round for the FIA Formula 2 Championship at Abu Dhabi this weekend.
McLaren boss Andreas Seidl has backed a call by Lando Norris for a change Formula 1’s red flag rules following Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Porsche will decide in the next year if it will remain in Formula E beyond its current 2023-24 commitment, with the decision ‘influenced’ by a possible move into Formula 1.
Feedback from Supercars drivers shouldn't be the deciding factor in the paddles versus stick shift debate, according to outgoing Triple Eight boss Roland Dane.
Mercedes Formula E team-mates Nyck de Vries and Stoffel Vandoorne shone on their IndyCar test debuts with Meyer Shank Racing and Arrow McLaren SP at Sebring on Monday.
KTM’s Brad Binder feels his 2021 MotoGP season was essentially an extended rookie campaign given how little time he spent on the bike in 2020.
Alpine reserve Oscar Piastri is the latest driver to be formally confirmed for the Abu Dhabi rookie test, which takes place on the Tuesday after the race.
Max Verstappen feels a penalty for running Lewis Hamilton off the track in Saudi Arabia was "unfair" after not being sanctioned for a similar Formula 1 incident in Brazil.
Acura's new LMDh prototype for 2023 will be developed in conjunction with French constructor ORECA, the Honda brand has confirmed.
OPINION: The 2021 Formula E campaign was wide open until the final race after its most unpredictable season yet. Eventual champion Nyck de Vries explains why this made his title-winning experience such a different experience to conquering F2 in 2019
Mercedes reckons Lewis Hamilton may not have risked going for fastest lap in Formula 1's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix if he knew how damaged his front wing was.
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will go into the 2021 Formula 1 title decider in Abu Dhabi level on points after the former's victory in an ill-tempered Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Autosport picks out the key turning points from an eventful first visit to the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, as race control came under fire, while on-track ethics were again subject to debate
Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner admits his team has little margin on spare parts after suffering two heavy accidents in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi insists that his red flag conversation with Red Bull about changing grid positions at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was completely 'normal’.
Former McLaren factory GT driver Ben Barnicoat has joined Vasser Sullivan to campaign its Lexus RC F in the IMSA SportsCar Championship's new GTD Pro class next year.
Kamui Kobayashi will have a fully operational role in his new position as team principal of the Toyota World Endurance Championship squad.
Esteban Ocon says his podium hopes in Formula 1’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix were ultimately dashed by a chunk of floor coming off his car two laps from home.
Which F1 race saw the most overtakes? And which driver has done the most overtaking? These are the stats that matter.
The Formula 1 world championship has gone down to the wire on 29 occasions in its 71 years. This weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix shootout between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton will make that 30 at the end of one of the most dramatic and controversial seasons in F1 history.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner says Formula 1 race director Michael Masi’s offer of changing grid positions in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was like something from the "souk".
Pol Espargaro admits the lack of pre-season testing in 2021 meant he came into the Qatar Grand Prix opener in March “not ready” for his Honda debut.
Extreme E’s races are held in unique locations, from the desert dunes of Saudi Arabia to glacial river beds in Greenland. Preparing for each event poses a tough challenge for the competitors in the all-electric off-road series.
The inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was a race packed full of incident as Formula 1 2021's title contenders repeatedly clashed on track. Lewis Hamilton won out over Max Verstappen to level the scores heading into next weekend's Abu Dhabi finale, as Jeddah turned F1 into a drama series
Lewis Hamilton has suggested there is only one Formula 1 driver who doesn't understand you cannot overtake off track, after the latest clashes between himself and Max Verstappen in Saudi Arabia.
Lando Norris has called for the rule that allows Formula 1 drivers to have a free tyre change during a red flag race suspension to be changed, with the Briton calling it "unfair".
Max Verstappen has been nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year’s World Sports Star award ahead of the 2021 prize giving later this month.
Toto Wolff hopes the “repercussions” from Sunday’s chaotic Saudi Arabian Grand Prix ensures Formula 1 avoids a “messy situation” in the Abu Dhabi title decider.
Giuliano Alesi has been handed a promotion to the TOM’S Toyota Super GT team for 2022, and will also drive for the squad full-time in Super Formula.
Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Kazuki Nakajima has retired from the cockpit and will be replaced in Toyota's World Endurance Championship line-up by Ryo Hirakawa.
Porsche will have a full-time representative in the DTM next year, with ADAC GT Masters squad SSR Performance committing to a two-car entry after its Nurburgring one-off outing.