News and Analysis
Alexander Rossi sent Andretti Autosport to the top of the times in second practice of the IndyCar Series season opener at Barber Motorsports Park that was red-flagged three times.
One-time BRDC British Formula 3 champion Linus Lundqvist took a dominant victory from pole in the first Indy Lights race staged since 2019, after its COVID-19 enforced cancellation last year.
Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell revealed he had a “Pastor Maldonado moment" when he ran wide before starting his first flying lap in Emilia Romagna Grand Prix qualifying.
Ducati MotoGP rider Francesco Bagnaia says it was “impossible to see” the yellow flags which cost him a record-smashing pole position at the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Marc Marquez says he “will suffer” in his first MotoGP race in nine months in Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix as his arm felt “worse” during qualifying.
Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says Marc Marquez’s tactics in the first part of qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix were “dangerous”.
New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Alex Palou topped opening practice for the 2021 IndyCar Series season opener at Barber Motorsports Park.
Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales says he “can’t understand” why he had his laps in MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying cancelled for exceeding track limits, as he insists he didn’t.
Fabio Quartararo secured pole position for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix after Francesco Bagnaia lost his provisional pole lap under yellow flags. Here’s how and when you can watch the race.
Fernando Alonso feels he is not yet able to fully trust where the limit of Alpine’s Formula 1 car is after qualifying 15th for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says that James Allison has made it clear that he doesn't want to one day be the team principal at the Brackley outfit.
Valentino Rossi admits he is “worried” about his form on the Petronas SRT Yamaha compared to his factory counterparts, after qualifying 17th for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton has secured his 99th career pole position in Formula 1 for the 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Here's how and when you can watch the race.
Valtteri Bottas says he “couldn’t trust the rear-end” of his Mercedes Formula 1 car in the final stage of qualifying at Imola on Saturday, contributing to his P8 finish.
Sebastian Vettel feels he needs to be more patient and wait for “that last bit of confidence” with Aston Martin’s Formula 1 car following his Q2 exit at Imola.
McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris is "annoyed with myself" after losing third in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after exceeding track limits, admitting he "effed it all up".
Nikita Mazepin has been accused of showing no respect for Formula 1’s qualifying etiquette after a run-in with Antonio Giovinazzi in Q1 at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Jorge Martin requires surgery on a fractured hand and foot following a violent crash during FP3 for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix, which has ruled him out of the race.
Francesco Bagnaia had a record-smashing pole lap cancelled for a yellow flag infringement in a dramatic MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying, with Fabio Quartararo promoted to pole.
Carlos Sainz Jr was left disappointed by his Q2 exit in Formula 1 qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying the result “exposed” his lack of mileage with Ferrari.
Lewis Hamilton said he never expected to outqualify both Red Bulls at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, as he grabbed his first Formula 1 pole position of the season.
Sergio Perez was left ruing a final-corner mistake during Formula 1 qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying he “should have been on pole”.
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for Formula 1’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, as he topped qualifying ahead of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen – the top three covered by just 0.087s.
Yuki Tsunoda has apologised to the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team following his crash in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying he got “too excited”.
The Formula 1 world reacted with surprise when it learned Lewis Hamilton’s long-awaited new Mercedes deal guarantees his presence on the grid only until the end of 2021. Both parties claimed publicly they were happy with the arrangement but, asks MARK GALLAGHER, is there more to it than that?
NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson says he’s avoiding setting expectations that might prevent him performing at his best in his IndyCar debut at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend.
Max Verstappen topped third practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix by over 0.4s to McLaren’s Lando Norris, with Lewis Hamilton third in an action-packed session.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo topped a red-flagged third MotoGP practice for the Portuguese Grand Prix, which was halted following a massive accident for Pramac’s Jorge Martin.
Driver-turned-DJ Jaime Alguersuari lost his love for motorsport when he was booted out of Formula 1 just as he was starting to polish his rough edges. Having drifted from category to category then turned his back on racing altogether in 2015, he’s come full circle and is planning a return in karts for fun
Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller admits he won’t know until the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez in two weeks’ time if his recent arm surgery was a “massive success”.
Mercedes says the "sting" of not being fastest at the Formula 1 season opener helped galvanise the team to turn things around for this weekend’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Live updates from the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend at Imola
The thorny subject of track limits in Formula 1 has resurfaced in Imola this weekend, and like the similarly emotive VAR in football, it’s not going away any time soon.
Shane van Gisbergen dominated the opening heat of the Tasmania SuperSprint at Symmons Plains.
Charles Leclerc says it is “difficult to believe” Ferrari is so close to the leading Formula 1 teams at Imola after its impressive display during Friday practice.
Alexander Rossi believes he and Andretti Autosport can approach all but one race with confidence in the 2021 IndyCar Series, after making big improvements over the winter.
Even by Marc Marquez’s own high standards, his MotoGP comeback on Friday at the Portuguese Grand Prix will be considered a success even if he didn’t top the times. But having shown competitive pace on his first day back, both Marquez and his rivals know plenty more challenges are to come
While Mercedes struck back against Red Bull by topping the times at Imola on Friday ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the overall picture remains incredibly close. Despite having a possible edge this weekend, the reigning Formula 1 world champion squad is not taking anything for granted...
Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says his motivation has not been altered by the return of six-time premier class title-winner Marc Marquez at the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Fabio Quartararo says he is “complaining less” about his Yamaha MotoGP bike during practice for the Portuguese Grand Prix compared to last year, which is “helping a lot”.
Marc Marquez admits he ‘doesn’t understand’ why he was so strong on his return to MotoGP action in Portuguese Grand Prix practice, 265 days after he last rode his Honda.
Doha MotoGP podium finisher and poleman Jorge Martin was left three seconds off the pace after FP2 for the Portuguese Grand Prix due to “dangerous” instability on his Pramac Ducati.
Ferrari’s impressive showing during Friday’s Formula 1 practice sessions for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was “not a shock”, according to McLaren’s Lando Norris.
Valtteri Bottas was fastest from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the end of Friday practice ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.
Christian Horner believes it is "a little naive" for Aston Martin to expect tweaks to Formula 1's aerodynamic rules to even out the impact on varying car concepts.
MotoGP returns to Europe for the third round of the 2021 world championship with the Portuguese Grand Prix. Here’s how to watch qualifying.
Mercedes’ Formula 1 drivers were left feeling “a lot happier” with their W12 Formula 1 car after taking 1-2 finishes in Friday practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
IndyCar's gold standard teams Ganassi and Penske are set for another slugfest beginning this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. A poor start to the first season with the new aeroscreen left Josef Newgarden with too much ground to make up on Scott Dixon in the title chase, but his strong end to 2020 suggests a battle royale lies ahead...
Max Verstappen says Red Bull is “a little bit” on the back foot at Imola after a driveshaft issue ended his Formula 1 practice running prematurely on Friday.
Aston Martin is pushing the FIA to consider tweaking Formula 1’s aero rules to make things more equal between the high rake and low rake runners.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia led Fabio Quartararo on the Yamaha in FP2 for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix, while the returning Marc Marquez was sixth after a dramatic final lap.
The Formula 1 organisation says that the failure of a local fibre optic line caused the outage that impacted TV coverage and team radio transmissions during first practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton in second practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, while Max Verstappen missed most of the session after stopping on-track.
The Ferrari Formula 1 team arrived at its local race in Imola this weekend on a high after a solid performance in the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Formula 1 and MotoGP paddock will come together this Sunday to observe a moment of silence for late team boss and double 125cc world champion Fausto Gresini.