Championship Driver Team Event Location Plus Article type Date
146,801 articles
Article type

News and Analysis


Puebla E-Prix: Di Grassi leads Audi 1-2 after Porsche's Wehrlein disqualified

Pascal Wehrlein and Porsche were remarkably disqualified from their inaugural Formula E victories to hand Lucas di Grassi his third Mexico win over Audi team-mate Rene Rast.

Formula E team bosses defend qualifying strategy after first group issues

Leading Formula E team bosses have defended their strategy and explained why the points leaders tripped over each other to qualify down the order for the inaugural Puebla E-Prix.

Road America IndyCar: Newgarden takes pole with smart tyre strategy

Josef Newgarden landed the 13th pole of his IndyCar career and his third at Road America after sticking with the harder primary tyres in the final segment of qualifying.

Buemi set for grid penalty to solve “fundamental” Nissan e.dams car woes

Sebastien Buemi says his Nissan e.dams team will make sweeping parts replacements on his car and incur penalties to solve the “fundamental” problem causing his recent poor Formula E form.

Puebla E-Prix: Wehrlein grabs pole in dramatic qualifying

Pascal Wehrlein bagged his and Porsche’s second Formula E pole for the maiden Puebla E-Prix as the top six in the points dashed their chances in Mexico by tripping over another.

Rins angry with “disaster” MotoGP traffic situation in Germany

Suzuki’s Alex Rins was left frustrated by “disaster” traffic problems in qualifying for the MotoGP German Grand Prix and feels the current stewarding “can’t continue like this”.

Cupra duo Azcona and Ekstrom on top after first day of Pure ETCR at Vallelunga

Mikel Azcona and Mattias Ekstrom each scored a double victory for Zengo Motorsport X Cupra to top their respective Pools at Vallelunga on the opening day of Pure ETCR competition.

Leclerc marked maiden F3 win with "emotional" moment with brother

Arthur Leclerc said he celebrated his first “special” FIA Formula 3 win at Paul Ricard with an “emotional” moment shared with older brother, Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc.

Wolff: Winter delay comments on driver call were a "wind up"

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says comments he made suggesting he could delay making a 2022 driver choice until the winter were a "wind up".

Historic Aprilia MotoGP front row in Germany “not a huge surprise”

Aleix Espargaro says Aprilia’s first MotoGP front row start in the modern era was “not a huge surprise” to him, after he qualified third for the German Grand Prix.

Marquez "can't think about" continuing German MotoGP win streak

Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez is certain his 10-year German Grand Prix victory streak will end on Sunday as he’s “not here to win”, but hasn’t ruled out a podium.

Zarco had fire worry after Germany MotoGP qualifying crash

MotoGP German Grand Prix poleman Johann Zarco admits he was worried his Pramac Ducati could have caught fire after his Q2 crash when he saw smoke coming from the bike.

Puebla E-Prix: Rowland leads incident-filled practice sessions

Oliver Rowland topped the times in both the wet and dry incident-packed Formula E practice sessions for Nissan e.dams ahead of an inaugural Puebla E-Prix in Mexico.

MotoGP German Grand Prix – Start time, how to watch & more

Johann Zarco is on pole position at the Sachsenring after topping qualifying for the 2021 MotoGP German Grand Prix. Here’s how and when you can watch the race.

How Britain’s lost Ferrari star epitomised a bygone F1 era Plus

How Britain’s lost Ferrari star epitomised a bygone F1 era

The 1956 Italian Grand Prix was over for Juan Manuel Fangio, along with his hopes of winning the world championship – until his Ferrari team-mate (and title rival) voluntarily surrendered his own car so Fangio could continue. NIGEL ROEBUCK recalls Peter Collins, a remarkable sportsman

F1 French Grand Prix – Start time, how to watch, & more

Max Verstappen has taken pole position for the Formula 1 French Grand Prix. Here's how and when you can watch the race.

France F3: Arthur Leclerc takes first victory in Prema 1-2

Arthur Leclerc took his first victory in FIA Formula 3 in Saturday’s second sprint race, leading a Prema Racing 1-2 at Paul Ricard ahead of team-mate Dennis Hauger.

Leclerc explains front-end struggles behind qualifying "disaster"

Charles Leclerc says struggles with the front-end of his Ferrari Formula 1 car made French Grand Prix qualifying a “disaster” before recovering to seventh on the grid.

Verstappen: Red Bull didn't expect to be this good in French GP qualifying

French Grand Prix polesitter Max Verstappen did not expect Red Bull to score such a strong Formula 1 qualifying result at Paul Ricard, where it has "traditionally" struggled against Mercedes.

Mercedes: Low downforce choice would have been slower for us at French GP

Mercedes does not believe that going down the low downforce route that Red Bull has taken for Formula 1’s French Grand Prix would have helped it do better in qualifying.

Mir battling “strange” braking issues in German MotoGP qualifying

Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says he’s struggling with a “strange” braking issue in the final sector of the Sachsenring, which contributed to a tough German Grand Prix qualifying.

Hamilton happy to disprove Mercedes chassis swap "myth"

Lewis Hamilton felt pleased to have disproved any “myth” about Mercedes’ Formula 1 cars after qualifying ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas for Sunday’s French Grand Prix.

Todt not a fan of sprint qualifying: "I don't think F1 needs it"

FIA president Jean Todt says he's not a fan of Formula 1's sprint qualifying format, which will be trialled at the British GP for the first time.

F1 French GP qualifying results: Verstappen on pole from Hamilton

Max Verstappen took pole position for the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard for Red Bull on Saturday, the seventh round of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship season.

F1 French GP: Verstappen beats Hamilton to secure pole

Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position for Formula 1’s 2021 French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard, with Valtteri Bottas third ahead of Sergio Perez.

German MotoGP: Zarco ends Quartararo's pole streak despite crash

Pramac’s Johann Zarco snatched pole by 0.011 seconds from Fabio Quartararo despite a crash in a dramatic MotoGP German Grand Prix qualifying at the Sachsenring, while Maverick Vinales was 21st.

Monza DTM: Lawson claims debut win in Red Bull Ferrari

Red Bull junior Liam Lawson became the youngest-ever DTM race winner on his series debut in the Monza season opener, as Ferrari became the first non-German winning constructor since 1996.

Formula E was "adamant" Mexico would still feature on 2021 calendar

Formula E boss Jamie Reigle says he was “adamant” Mexico would feature in 2021 despite the pandemic and reckons ‘lessons have been learned’ from an ill-fated permanent circuit debut.

Steiner: Schumacher and Mazepin tensions ‘blown out of proportion’

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner thinks tensions between Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin aren’t as bad as everyone thinks, despite the fall-out from their last-lap incident in Baku.

F1 French GP: Verstappen beats Bottas to top spot in FP3

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen beat Valtteri Bottas to the top spot in final practice for Formula 1’s 2021 French Grand Prix by 0.747s, with Lewis Hamilton finishing down in fifth.

Brown keen to see US F1 double-header at COTA this year

McLaren boss Zak Brown is eager to see Formula 1 hold two races in the United States later this year if changes are made to the existing calendar.

KTM MotoGP boss: Raul Fernandez wants to stay in Moto2

KTM has cast doubt on hotshot Moto2 rookie Raul Fernandez stepping up to MotoGP in 2022 as the Spaniard “said he wanted to stay one more year in Moto2”.

Archive: How Magnussen's post-F1 US path is emulating his father's

Fresh from his first IMSA SportsCar Championship victory last week, ex-Formula 1 racer Kevin Magnussen makes his IndyCar Series debut at Road America this weekend. It's the latest in a growing list of comparisons with his father Jan's career in the US, after his own F1 exit mid-way through 1998. Shortly after announcing his deal with Panoz for 1999, Magnussen Sr spoke to Autosport about his Indycar ambitions for the 21 January issue.

Paul Ricard kerbs unchanged despite F1 teams complaints

No changes have been made to the Paul Ricard kerbs overnight despite Formula 1 teams complaining about damage sustained during practice for the French GP on Friday.

Suzuki: Rins doing “what we asked of him” amidst MotoGP crash run

Suzuki boss Shinichi Sahara says Alex Rins is doing “what we asked of him” in response to his spate of recent MotoGP crashes, claiming “we are not worried or angry”.

F1 French GP Live Commentary and Updates - FP3 & Qualifying

Live Formula 1 updates for FP3 and Qualifying for the French Grand Prix.

Williams becoming "the team where drivers want to go to"

Williams CEO Jost Capito says the team is in no rush to finalise its Formula 1 line-up for 2022, believing it is becoming “the team where the drivers want to go to”.

Mercedes: F1 didn't have level playing field on tyre pressures

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has welcomed the FIA's tougher checks on tyre pressures, suggesting that there had not been a level playing field in Formula 1 before.

Monza DTM: Abril on pole, Mercedes locks top four spots

The 2015 Blancpain GT Sprint Series champion Vincent Abril led a 1-2-3-4 for Mercedes in qualifying for the DTM's first race under its new GT3 rule set at Monza.

France F3: Smolyar takes dramatic last-lap win from Martins

ART Grand Prix’s Alexander Smolyar fought through the field to take his second FIA Formula 3 win of the year after a last-lap tussle for the lead with Victor Martins.

Rossi eyes move to GT3 racing after MotoGP retirement

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi says he will likely continue racing in cars once he retires from motorcycle racing and is eyeing a switch to GT3 racing.

Supercars Gen3 to debut under lights in Sydney

Supercars is planning for the first race for its Gen3 cars to be under lights at Sydney Motorsport Park.

German MotoGP: Quartararo leads FP3, Vinales heads into Q1

Fabio Quartararo topped a tight FP3 ahead of the MotoGP German Grand Prix as a crash for Yamaha team-mate Maverick Vinales has dropped him into Q1 in qualifying.

Sugo Super Formula: Sekiguchi scores first pole since 2018

Impul Toyota driver Yuhi Sekiguchi scored his first Super Formula pole in almost three years in wet conditions at Sugo, while points leader Tomoki Nojiri could only manage 10th.

Formula E debutant Eriksson hit with 20-place grid penalty

Joel Eriksson’s Formula E debut has been hit by a major setback with his Dragon Penske Autosport team clocking a combined 40-place grid penalty for the inaugural Puebla E-Prix.  

Vettel's "remarkable" feedback behind long Aston Martin F1 debriefs

Aston Martin says that Sebastian Vettel’s "remarkable" recollection of how his Formula 1 car performs over a lap has triggered more lengthy engineering debriefs this year.

Darwin Supercars: Mostert wins opener, slow stop denies van Gisbergen

Chaz Mostert took his second victory of the season in a dramatic opening Supercars sprint race at Hidden Valley after leader Shane van Gisbergen was delayed by a slow pitstop.

Road America IndyCar: Grosjean tops practice, Magnussen 23rd on debut

Romain Grosjean topped the opening IndyCar practice session at Road America for Dale Coyne Racing with RWR, as his former Formula 1 team-mate Kevin Magnussen ended his first session 23rd.

Formula E agrees August 2022 date for maiden South Korea race

Formula E will finally make its maiden visit to South Korea with a Seoul E-Prix announced for an August race date in 2022.

The 'surprise' Mercedes time that puts F1's victory fight back on a knife-edge in France

Red Bull led the way after the first two practice sessions for the 2021 French Grand Prix, but only just ahead of Mercedes. There was all the usual practice skulduggery complicating the performance picture, but one aspect seen at the world champion squad gave it a ‘surprise’ lift, as it looks to leave its street-circuit struggles firmly in the past

Mercedes could delay decision on second 2022 F1 seat until winter

Mercedes may delay making a decision on its second 2022 Formula 1 seat until the winter, as it weighs up whether to retain Valtteri Bottas or take George Russell.

MotoGP retires late Dupasquier’s race number from Moto3

The MotoGP World Championship has officially retired Jason Dupasquier’s #50 from Moto3 following the 19-year-old’s tragic death at Mugello last month.

F1 faces "serious problem" over tyre failures, says Aston Martin

Aston Martin boss Otmar Szafnauer says Formula 1 faces a ‘real and serious’ problem if tyres are failing despite teams following Pirelli’s protocols.

New KTM MotoGP chassis "not a game changer" – Oliveira

Miguel Oliveira says the new KTM chassis he won on at Barcelona is not the "game changer" it appears after topping Friday practice for the MotoGP German Grand Prix.

Vasseur: Mistake to push Pourchaire to F1 too early

Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur believes it would be a mistake to fast-track its rising Sauber junior talent Theo Pourchaire into Formula 1.

MotoGP German Grand Prix qualifying - Start time, how to watch & more

Miguel Oliveira topped Friday practice for KTM at the MotoGP German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Mir feels like ‘movie villain’ over Quartararo MotoGP suit comments

MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says he’s “looking like the bad guy in a film” over comments he made about the Fabio Quartararo suit incident at the Catalan Grand Prix.

Monza DTM: Ellis Mercedes tops Friday practice as GT3 era begins

Winward Mercedes driver Philip Ellis headed the Friday practice times for the 2021 DTM season opener at Monza, as Red Bull's Alex Albon lapped third fastest on his GT debut.

F1 French GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch & more

Max Verstappen topped the Friday practice times to lead Mercedes pair Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton at the Formula 1 French Grand Prix. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Marc Marquez "cannot imagine" being in Rossi's current MotoGP position

Marc Marquez says he “cannot imagine” following in Valentino Rossi’s footsteps and remaining in MotoGP despite not having “options” to fight for podiums, though he appreciates the Italian’s drive.