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Rins critical of his “stupid mistakes” in MotoGP 2021

Suzuki’s Alex Rins has criticised his “stupid mistakes” so far in the 2021 MotoGP season having crashed four times in the last three races while in strong positions.

What Monaco GP clues can we get from Spain's Sector 3 data

The unique tight and twisty nature of Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix often makes it a pretty tricky track to try to predict form.

IMSA Mid-Ohio: Wayne Taylor Racing Acura beats dominant Mazda

Wayne Taylor Racing strengthened its lead in the IMSA SportsCar Championship as Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor took their Acura ARX-5 to a narrow victory at Mid-Ohio.

NASCAR Dover: Bowman holds off Larson for second win of 2021
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NASCAR Dover: Bowman holds off Larson for second win of 2021

Alex Bowman put the #48 Hendrick Motorsports car back in familiar surroundings with victory at Dover to pick up his second win of the 2021 NASCAR Cup season.

Williams in "final throes" of adding updates to 2021 car

Williams is in the “final throes” of developing its 2021 Formula 1 car, but still believes it can unlock more performance ahead of the new designs switchover coming for 2022.

Rossi doesn't like "dangerous" flag-to-flag MotoGP races

Petronas SRT’s Valentino Rossi says he doesn’t like flag-to-flag MotoGP races like Sunday’s French Grand Prix at Le Mans because “they are more dangerous” than normal ones.

Ricciardo: Hamilton's hard-fought F1 wins silencing doubters

Daniel Ricciardo thinks Lewis Hamilton’s hard-fought wins in Formula 1 this year are helping silence doubters who questioned just how good he is.

Di Grassi explains "worst ever" start to Formula E season

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi rates the first seven races of the 2021 Formula E season as “the worst half of the year I ever had in my whole career”.

McLaren reveals special Gulf Oil F1 livery for Monaco GP

The McLaren Formula 1 team is to run its cars in a striking blue-and-orange Gulf Oil livery for next weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix.

Live: Watch McLaren F1's Monaco Grand Prix announcement

The McLaren Formula 1 team is making a special announcement ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix and you can watch it live here on Autosport.

Reutemann moved out of intensive care as condition improves

Twelve-time Formula 1 race winner Carlos Reutemann has left intensive care and been shifted to a general ward care in Rosario, Argentina, according to the latest reports in his home country.

Marquez “angry” at “unnecessary” French MotoGP crash

Marc Marquez admits he is “angry” about the second of his crashes in the wet MotoGP French Grand Prix as it was “not necessary”.

Blundell: BTCC leader Hill can push to new level

MB Motorsport sporting director Mark Blundell has said that early British Touring Car Championship leader Jake Hill now has the structure behind him to push to a new level.

VeeKay “grateful” for Road To Indy and advice from Luyendyk

Rinus VeeKay, who scored his first IndyCar victory on Saturday, has paid tribute to the education he received from the Road To Indy junior formulas and from former Indy car star Arie Luyendyk.

Morbidelli and Espargaro French MotoGP clash blame “must be shared”

Franco Morbidelli believes the blame for clash with Honda’s Pol Espargaro on lap one of the MotoGP French Grand Prix which led to the former crashing “has to be shared”.

Balance of Performance: In defence of sportscar racing's necessary evil

OPINION: The bickering resulting from attempts to achieve parity through Balance of Performance leaves many wishing it was done away with. But, while rarely popular with everybody, BoP serves an invaluable purpose and, without it, sportscar racing would be in lesser health

Miller “didn’t believe” French MotoGP long-lap penalty notification

French Grand Prix winner Jack Miller admits he “didn’t really believe” the notification telling him he had two long-lap penalties to serve for pitlane speeding in Sunday’s MotoGP race.

WRT, Kubica win dramatic Red Bull Ring ELMS race

Team WRT drivers Robert Kubica, Louis Deletraz and Yifei Yi took their second consecutive win in the second round of the European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring.

Quartararo: French MotoGP “strangest race on my life”

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix was the “strangest race of my life” having never ridden in a flag-to-flag scenario before.

MotoGP champion Mir baffled by race-ending Le Mans crash

Reigning MotoGP world champion admits “I don’t know what happened” when he crashed out of the wet French Grand Prix on the fifth lap.

Williams: Russell very close to Hamilton's early F1 career level

Dave Robson, Williams’ head of vehicle performance, believes George Russell is achieving “very close” to Lewis Hamilton’s early Formula 1 career performances and “has the potential” to emulate his subsequent success.

French MotoGP: Miller wins chaotic flag-to-flag race despite two penalties

Ducati’s Jack Miller won a chaotic flag-to-flag French Grand Prix despite two long-lap penalties in a crash-strewn MotoGP contest as Fabio Quartararo reclaimed the championship lead.

The 10 greatest F2 races contested by F1 drivers Plus

The 10 greatest F2 races contested by F1 drivers

Formula 2 used to be about more than providing a stepping stone to F1. For three decades it often provided another setting for the world’s best to fight it out. Autosport picks out the very best races

Alonso on... F1's health, WEC, IndyCar and Dakar

Alpine racer Fernando Alonso returned to Formula 1 after a two-year sabbatical, completing something of a motorsport odyssey.

French Moto2: Fernandez converts maiden pole to victory

Ajo KTM Moto2 rookie Raul Fernandez converted a maiden pole to victory in a tense French Grand Prix as team-mate Remy Gardner held onto his championship lead in second.

Hyundai releases first images of 2022 Rally1 WRC car

Hyundai Motorsport has released the first official pictures of its 2022-specification Rally1 car in action.

Glickenhaus Fuji and Bahrain outings depend on sponsorship

The participation of the Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercars in the end-of-season World Endurance Championship races at Fuji and in Bahrain will depend on the team finding sponsorship.

Moto3: Sergio Garcia dominates wet French Grand Prix

Sergio Garcia dominated a wet Moto3 French Grand Prix ahead of Filip Salac, as Pedro Acosta recovered to eight after an early crash to extend his championship lead.

How F1 has made itself battle-ready for calendar shocks

The changes to the 2021 Formula 1 calendar announced on Friday are unlikely to be the last, as it's inevitable that COVID-19 restrictions will continue to impact races worldwide.

Autopolis Super Formula: Giuliano Alesi claims maiden victory

Giuliano Alesi claimed his maiden Super Formula victory in a rain-shortened race at Autopolis on Sunday, as points leader Tomoki Nojiri charged from outside the top 10 to fifth.

MotoGP riders call for French GP date change over safety fears

Leading MotoGP riders have called for future French Grands Prix at Le Mans to be moved to later in the year to avoid “nightmare” weather conditions.

VeeKay will remember first IndyCar win "for the rest of my life"

New IndyCar winner Rinus VeeKay admitted he was in tears after the Ed Carpenter Racing driver scored the biggest victory of his career in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Grosjean: Traffic "definitely" cost maiden IndyCar victory

IndyCar rookie Romain Grosjean says traffic cost him a shot at his first series victory in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, after the pole-sitter finished second to Rinus VeeKay.

Indycar GP Indy: VeeKay beats Grosjean for comfortable maiden win

Rinus VeeKay swept to his maiden IndyCar win on the Indianapolis road course, denying polesitter Romain Grosjean a first series victory in the Indy GP by 4.9s.

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

Fabio Quartararo is on pole position at Le Mans after topping qualifying for the 2021 MotoGP French Grand Prix. Here’s how and when you can watch the race.

Mir relaxed despite season-worst MotoGP qualifying result

MotoGP world champion Joan Mir is relaxed about his season-worst qualifying result of 14th for Sunday’s French Grand Prix as it’s “not a big change” from his usual grid slots.

Quartararo ‘won’t be first for long’ if French MotoGP race is wet

French Grand Prix poleman Fabio Quartararo believes he "will not stay long in first position" in Sunday’s Le Mans MotoGP race if it starts off in wet conditions.

Marquez: Second row start for French MotoGP is "best dream"

Honda’s Marc Marquez says he isn’t bitter about losing a potential MotoGP pole for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, as the top two rows were his “best dream”.

Rossi "too conservative" on final French MotoGP qualifying lap

Petronas SRT’s Valentino Rossi says he was “too conservative” on his final lap in MotoGP French Grand Prix qualifying and admits an earlier moment affected him in the last sector.

Alonso: Competition between multiple F1 teams for titles years away

Alpine’s Fernando Alonso says he is expecting it to take “two or three years” past 2022 before Formula 1’s upcoming rules revolution allows multiple teams to battle for the title.

How F1's new sprint qualifying races will challenge teams

Formula 1’s first sprint qualifying event at Silverstone is still five races and several weeks away, but is already exercising the minds of team engineers seeking to understand its implications.

Rally raid return more likely than WRC for revived Ralliart brand

A return to rally raid is the “most likely and plausible” case for Mitsubishi Motors Corporation resurrecting the famed Ralliart name, rather than making a World Rally Championship comeback.

French MotoGP: Quartararo grabs third successive pole in Yamaha 1-2

Fabio Quartararo snatched a home MotoGP pole ahead of Yamaha team-mate Maverick Vinales in a dramatic French Grand Prix qualifying session at Le Mans.

Glickenhaus names drivers for Portimao WEC debut

Ryan Briscoe, Romain Dumas and Richard Westbrook will pilot the Glickenhaus 007 LMH on the American boutique manufacturer’s debut in the World Endurance Championship at Portimao next month.

Baku promoter unconcerned by Miami F1 scheduling from 2022

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix's promoters say they're not worried about Formula 1’s plans to add a new race in Miami to the calendar next June, amid a rising race count.

Alesi: First Super Formula pole "reward for tough times"

Giuliano Alesi says his maiden pole position in Super Formula at Autopolis is a “reward for the tough times” he faced during his European career in GP3 and Formula 2.

Why Bottas feels the time has come to be “more selfish” Plus

Why Bottas feels the time has come to be “more selfish”

We’ve seen five distinct versions of Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes as he’s tried to fulfil his own ambitions while being a consummate team player – two difficult, competing missions which have been challenging to reconcile. Speaking exclusively to STUART CODLING, Bottas explains his highs and lows… and why he still believes he can be world champion

Two races at one track “not pure” MotoGP – Espargaro

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro says MotoGP staging two races at one race track is something he doesn’t like as it doesn’t make for a “pure or good championship”.

FIA has evaluated removal of final Barcelona chicane for F1

The FIA has evaluated removing the final chicane at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix, but has warned it is "not an overnight change".

Porsche wants GTE future beyond 2022 factory commitment

Porsche is targeting a future for the GTE division in the World Endurance Championship beyond the current two-year commitment to the class by the series organisers.

Archive: The World Cup winner left floundering by Ford's BTCC nadir

Ford burst onto the Super Touring scene in 1993, Paul Radisich finishing third in the British Touring Car Championship despite missing the first six rounds. But 25 years ago, the Kiwi's loyalty was severely tested by the Blue Oval's mid-90s dip, as he revealed to Autosport in the 19 September 1996 issue

French MotoGP: Marc Marquez quickest in mostly wet FP3

Honda’s Marc Marquez topped a mostly wet MotoGP FP3 ahead of the French Grand Prix, with the conditions locking in a volatile Q1 group for qualifying.

Mercedes boss Wolff: 2021 F1 title battle a “fight of the giants”

The 2021 Formula 1 title battle between Mercedes and Red Bull is shaping up to be a “fight of the giants”, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.

Autopolis Super Formula: Alesi splashes to maiden pole for TOM'S

Giuliano Alesi scored his maiden pole in only his second weekend as a Super Formula driver during a wet, crash-strewn qualifying session for this weekend's Autopolis round.

MotoGP: Free-to-air races on ITV “crucial” for UK fans

MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports says its decision to air the French and British Grands Prix on ITV’s free-to-air channels in 2021 are “crucial” in expanding the series’ UK fanbase.

Red Bull confident F1's 'bendy' wing clampdown won't hurt form

Red Bull is confident that the FIA clampdown on 'bendy' wings in Formula 1 will not deliver a knock-out blow to its title ambitions in the 2021 season.

Grosjean: Ending 10-year pole drought "like being alive again"

Romain Grosjean says ending a 10-year pole position drought on his third IndyCar appearance was "like being alive again" and reminded him of times he'd "completely forgot" about.

IndyCar GP Indy: Romain Grosjean takes first pole since 2011

Romain Grosjean landed his maiden pole position in only his third IndyCar appearance at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, the ex-Formula 1 driver shading double champion Josef Newgarden by 0.126s.

Roush Fenway Racing first to offer crypto fan tokens in NASCAR

NASCAR Cup team Roush Fenway Racing is set to become the first motorsports team to launch a crypto fan token, joining an elite international network of sporting organisations.

The MotoGP civil war brewing on hallowed ground

Racing under the red, white and blue of the Tricolore provided the French connection for the two MotoGP riders at the top of the times at Le Mans. But as Johann Zarco and Fabio Quartararo prepare to battle for glory at the French Grand Prix, both could be relying on very different strengths and conditions to aid their victory charges