News and Analysis
Thierry Neuville surged into the lead of Ypres Rally Belgium after overhauling Elfyn Evans and Ott Tanak following a dominant Friday afternoon at his home World Rally Championship event.
Frederic Vasseur says that Sauber is focusing to “give the best to Alfa Romeo” through its Formula 1 partnership amid links to a possible takeover by Audi in the future.
Reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo says the series' plans to have sprint races in 2023 are "totally stupid" and claims he was never told about them.
Defending DTM champion Maxi Gotz says the increased competition level in the series this year means drivers have to be "more on point" than in 2021 to score big points.
A perennial winner of 24-hour races at Le Mans, Spa and the Nurburgring, the Dodge Viper GTS-R even won outright against faster prototype machinery at Daytona. Olivier Beretta, who won four championship titles and scored three around-the-clock enduro wins with the car, explains what made it a winner
Kalle Rovanpera says an optimistic pace note caused his violent Ypres Rally Belgium crash, with the Toyota driver confirming he wasn't distracted by a timing "mess" before the accident.
Nico Rosberg's Extreme E team has criticised the all-electric off-road racing series and called for "better circuit layouts" in future after being penalised further for contact in Sardinia.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco ended second practice for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix fastest of all by just 0.024 seconds from factory Ducati rider Jack Miller.
Former Formula 1 race director Michael Masi is set to become the new Chairman of the Supercars Commission in Australia.
Red Bull world champion Max Verstappen thinks there is no quick solution to tackle the burgeoning weight of Formula 1 cars, which has proven an unpopular aspect of the 2022 rules revolution.
Toyota’s Elfyn Evans opened up a slender lead over Hyundai’s Ott Tanak following an eventful Friday morning at Ypres Rally Belgium that included a shock exit for Kalle Rovanpera.
Over the first 13 races of Formula 1's new ground effects era, Max Verstappen has surged into the lead in the world championship over Charles Leclerc. But as the 2022 season prepares to roar back into life, who stacks up as the top of the class, and who must do better? We graded every driver based on their performances so far
Eight-time MotoGP podium finisher Pol Espargaro will officially return to KTM and Tech3 next season after signing a two-year deal, paving the way for Joan Mir to join Honda.
Having just one Supercars endurance event is unfair on young drivers and a huge advantage for the established co-drivers, according to Shane van Gisbergen's regular partner, 2007 champion Garth Tander.
23XI Racing Toyota driver Kurt Busch will remain sidelined for the final two races of the regular NASCAR Cup season as he continues to recover from his Pocono qualifying crash.
World Rally Championship leader Kalle Rovanpera has crashed out of Ypres Rally Belgium after suffering a violent roll during the Friday morning’s second stage.
Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher believes people should take more time before dishing out criticism – especially if they don’t have all the facts.
MotoGP wants to introduce Formula 1-style sprint races to grand prix weekends in 2023 and will discuss this with teams this weekend, Autosport has learned.
Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a wet-to-dry first practice session for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix as the revised Red Bull Ring layout made its debut.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen says son Max Verstappen thinks he is “crazy” for taking up rallying, but is supportive of his father’s World Rally Championship debut this weekend.
Fernando Alonso’s shock signing for Aston Martin, which blew open the Formula 1 driver market this summer, has its roots in the ability he continues to show on track.
Toyota locked out the top four places in the World Rally Championship's recent Safari Rally Kenya in a clear indication of its GR Yaris Rally1 hybrid's pace and durability. Autosport was recently given a tour of the new factory where its cars are designed, tested and built, and it reveals much about the commitment of the Japanese marque to continued WRC success
Much has been made of Will Power’s mental switch this year as the 2014 IndyCar champion targets a long-awaited second title. But, according to his Team Penske strategist, the 2022 points leader's efforts to portray a cool exterior in his public appearances are a fundamental part of his approach
Fabio Quartararo believes the way Yamaha is operating relative to its MotoGP rivals in 2022 is “too far away from the rules” and sees parallels with Honda’s situation.
Reigning MG Owners Club champion Steve McDermid's unbeaten streak may have come to an end, but he still moved up the Autosport National Driver Rankings after winning once last weekend.
Its 30 years since the Brabham team started its last world championship grand prix. Time to pick out the best drivers of the once-great Formula 1 squad.
Marc Marquez says he will return to riding a MotoGP bike following his fourth major arm operation when he is “70, 80%” fit as “you can’t wait to be 100%.”
Once fears over identikit Formula 1 cars were allayed by visibly different approaches to sidepods and floors, other novel design features have cropped up around the rest of the car.
Joan Mir is “really close” to a 2023 MotoGP deal with Honda, but “doesn’t want to destroy” the team balance by bringing loads of ex-Suzuki crew with him.
Valtteri Bottas feels he is able to have a greater "human effect" on the performance of his Alfa Romeo Formula 1 car compared to what he found at Mercedes.
Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves has dismissed the prospects of retiring from racing, saying he has "a lot left in the tank" despite a tough full-time return to IndyCar.
Lando Norris believes his long-term Formula 1 deal with McLaren has allowed him to strike a better work-life balance and relax more away from racing.
Audi driver Rene Rast aims to exploit the DTM’s success ballast system by targeting regular third-place finishes and believes this unusual tactic can help boost his chances of scoring a fourth title.
It’s 13 down, nine to go as the Formula 1 teams pause for breath in the summer break. But what can we expect to happen over the next three months from Belgium to Abu Dhabi? Here's the key storylines to keep an eye out for the rest of the 2022 season
Craig Breen says he isn’t thinking about the pressure to arrest his World Rally Championship form, but admits a result at Ypres Rally Belgium this weekend will be important.
With a Chevrolet Corvette in action at Brands Hatch, a rare Rochdale Olympic racing at Silverstone and ELMS driver Ben Hanley swapping LMP2 machinery for a Radical SR1, there were plenty of unusual cars and stories from the world of national motorsport this week
The 13th round of the 2022 MotoGP World Championship takes place this weekend with the Austrian Grand Prix. Here is the full UK television schedule.
World Rally Championship rookie Oliver Solberg embarked on 40 kilometre quad bike drive to reset his mindset for Ypres Rally Belgium following the disappointment of his early Rally Finland exit.
Aston Martin says the return of the radical rear wing solution it introduced at Formula 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix will be dictated by cost cap considerations.
Super Formula has had an unusual number of first-time winners recently, and one of those caused a stir by suggesting that scoring a victory in Formula 2 was a harder achievement. But is that really the case?
Dan Ticktum hopes to remain in Formula E for next season, having admitted to enjoying his rookie season with the NIO 333 team more than he had previously expected.
Our new half-term Formula 1 report of the season so far leads this week’s Autosport magazine (18 August), which also celebrates Brabham.
Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton’s commitment to Mercedes never wavered despite its early-season struggles, meaning he gave no consideration to sounding out other Formula 1 drivers about a drive.
Nine of the 10 full-time IndyCar teams will take part in a special Friday practice session at Gateway to lay rubber down on the high line and increase passing opportunities.
The FIA World Motor Sport Council finally pushed through rule changes to address porpoising for the 2023 Formula 1 season, amid suggestions the late alterations will help bigger teams.
Acura has taken the covers off the ARX-06 LMDh challenger that will compete in the new GTP class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Racing Championship in 2023.
Ducati’s Alvaro Bautista believes talks of a potential MotoGP switch left Toprak Razgatlioglu distracted and compromised his start to the 2022 World Superbike Championship.
Motorsport Games Officially Licensed NASCAR Game to Bring Users Authentic and Customizable Racing Experiences, Available for Pre-order August 24.
Kevin Magnussen says he has gained a new appreciation for the privilege of being a Formula 1 driver over the course of his 2022 comeback season.
British Touring Car Championship race winner Dan Lloyd is on the edge of being forced to end his season early due to the ongoing effect of his heavy crash at Oulton Park.
The on-track racing at Snetterton in the TOCA support series was just as hot as the sweltering conditions which the drivers and teams endured last weekend. Kiern Jewiss took another win to extend his Porsche Carrera Cup points lead as British F4, Ginettas and JCW Minis were also in action.
The DTM is one of the most fiercely-competitive GT championships around at the moment, with grids pushing 30 cars and a strong complement of factory aces. Amid it all, GT3 rookie David Schumacher is finding a steep learning curve, but his champion team-mate likes what he sees
Rally Belgium favourite Thierry Neuville admits everything will need to be “on point” to be competitive when the World Rally Championship heads to his home event in Ypres this weekend.
Toto Wolff says the ranging emotions through Mercedes’ Formula 1 season so far has been “painful” at times, bouncing from “depression to exuberance” through its 2022 car struggles.
OPINION: The Formula 1 grid's wait for a new American driver looks set to continue into 2023 as the few remaining places up for grabs - most notably at McLaren - look set to go elsewhere. This is despite the Woking outfit giving tests to IndyCar aces recently, showing that the Stateside single-seater series still has some way to go to being seen as a viable feeder option for F1
Rahal Letterman Lanigan’s Christian Lundgaard said that four-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel would face a hard task adapting to the demands of IndyCar if he wished to make the switch.
It’s fair to say the 2022 Formula 1 season has delivered both the best of times and the worst of times for Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto.