News and Analysis
The TOCA supports were in action last weekend at Croft as Dan Cammish hit his stride on home soil in Porsche Carrera Cup GB, while Adam Smalley's lead in the Ginetta GT4 Supercup was cut by Tom Hibbert. Across the rest of the country, championship titles were already being handed out.
Sebastian Vettel says there was “not really” any doubt that he would extend his Aston Martin Formula 1 deal into 2022 amid his excitement for the incoming regulations.
His third place at Misano made Enea Bastianini the fifth different Ducati-mounted rider to score a podium in 2021. Amid a season that has seen one rider amass the bulk of Yamaha and Honda's success, the Ducati's versatility makes for a potent weapon, but the contribution of a former leading light shouldn't be forgotten
Netflix would consider a bid to take over the running of Formula 1 if it was available, to ensure it had the control needed to justify broadcasting races live.
Williams had headed into the 2021 Formula 1 campaign eager to avoid its fourth straight season at the bottom of the championship standings.
OPINION: With its days apparently numbered, the MGU-H looks set to be dropped from Formula 1’s future engine rules in order to entice new manufacturers in. While it may appear a change of direction, the benefits for teams and fans could make the decision a worthwhile call
The Australian Supercars championship has changed its Top 10 Shootout rules in a bid to avoid drivers having their laps compromised by a crashed car.
Haas has announced that Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin will continue with the team for a second Formula 1 season in 2022.
F1 silly season is upon us, but what does it look like? Find out which drivers are confirmed, and which drivers could be driving in Formula 1 in 2022, here.
The Goodwood Revival’s return provided fantastic racing between motorsport legends and leads this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (23 September).
Formula 1 team bosses agree that it is important for the championship’s insiders to listen to the voices of fans in the latest Global Survey as the future rules are shaped.
Ferrari has confirmed it will debut the updated hybrid system on its Formula 1 power unit at this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix, resigning Charles Leclerc to a grid penalty.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro topped the final day of MotoGP testing at Misano by 0.080 seconds as KTM rookies Raul Fernandez and Remy Gardner made their debuts.
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto admits that the Italian team is struggling to find future Formula 1 opportunities for its Driver Academy members.
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has confirmed the Monaco Grand Prix will run to a traditional three-day race weekend format from 2022.
Team Lotus ceased to exist in 1994 - and yet various parties have been trying to resurrect the hallowed name, in increasingly unrecognisable forms, ever since. DAMIEN SMITH brings GP Racing’s history of the legendary team to an end with a look at those who sought to keep the flame alive in Formula 1
The DTM is interested in keeping Assen on the calendar for 2022, but the promoter is looking for better financial terms before agreeing to a new deal.
Formula 1’s sprint weekend experiments at Silverstone and Monza have ignited a debate about the future of the format and how it might be tweaked.
Maverick Vinales’ early debut with Aprilia has been one of the most interesting plots of the recent MotoGP rounds. The results may not look standout on paper, but a closer inspection reveals just how much progress Vinales has truly made in understanding a bike that has taken him well out of his “comfort zone”
Williams CEO Jost Capito believes the performance gap between George Russell and Nicholas Latifi is not as big as people following Formula 1 believe.
Toyota Gazoo Racing has showcased the first images of its revamped GR DKR Hilux T1+ that will compete against new cars from Audi and Prodrive in the Dakar Rally next year.
Sergio Perez insists there is no added pressure on him to perform at Red Bull because he was given just a single-year contract extension in Formula 1.
Iker Lecuona says KTM benching him for the second day of the Misano MotoGP test to give his bike to 2022 rookie Raul Fernandez “really pisses me off”.
The wait on the latest revised Supercars schedule is likely to continue until next week.
Honda has revealed it introduced a fast-tracked upgrade for its Formula 1 power unit energy store to Max Verstappen’s car at Spa last month, boosting his championship challenge.
OPINION: Formula 1 reconvenes for the Russian Grand Prix two weeks after the latest blow in ‘Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton’. While the Silverstone and Monza incidents were controversial, they thankfully lacked one element that so far separates the 2021 title fight from the worst examples of ugly championship battles
Aston Martin will make a full-factory entry with a Vantage GT3 driven by Nicki Thiim and Maxime Martin in this weekend's round of the NLS on the Nurburgring-Nordschleife.
Formula 1 chief Ross Brawn says some ‘new world’ thinking in the championship has opened the door for a much brighter future.
Four-time IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti believes Scott Dixon will be the “perfect wingman” as his teammate Alex Palou aims to seal a first title success at Long Beach.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia topped the first of two days of MotoGP testing at Misano fresh from his San Marino Grand Prix, despite suffering a crash during the afternoon.
Formula 1 returns to action after a dramatic triple-header with a trip to Sochi for the Russian Grand Prix, the 15th round of the 2021 season on the 24-26 September.
Alex Palou says that his commanding points lead heading to the Long Beach IndyCar finale will not alter his approach to "race hard, race smart".
Formula 1's next generation of cars must be designed to race in the rain to avoid a repeat of the Belgian Grand Prix washout, says FIA president Jean Todt.
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera confirmed his status as the World Rally Championship’s brightest young talent after completing a dominant win at the Acropolis Rally.
When Pierre Gasly retired his AlphaTauri car three laps into the Italian Grand Prix, it ended an impressive run of form for Red Bull's sister Formula 1 team.
Pininfarina reimagines design of iconic Autosport Awards Trophy for Motorsport Network’s Autosport Awards
Autosport Awards return as a live event on the 19th December with a new look for the award trophies.
Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is to return to a role in Formula 1 as the new Group Chief Executive Officer of Aston Martin Performance Technologies.
Had FIA GT boss Stephane Ratel had his way, the Maserati MC12 would never have been allowed to set foot in his series. It duly proved the class of the field that most had expected, but the Balance of Performance that its superiority spawned would keep GT1 battles tight and bring long-term benefits that sportscar racing enjoys today
OPINION: The Aston Martin Formula 1 team has broken ground on a new campus that the team believes is an important step in its journey towards becoming a regular frontrunner. In an exclusive column, team owner Lawrence Stroll explains why the team's new base will amount to much more than a series of buildings
Red Bull junior left it to the last moment to go full throttle from pole at the start of Assen DTM race, but wasn't to blame for the startline chaos.
The intense title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, which has spilled over into controversy, is exactly what Formula 1 needs, says former grand prix winner Gerhard Berger.
Honda says the "tough" experience it first endured on its Formula 1 return in 2015 was critical for delivering the breakthrough needed to make it a title contender now.
The Wolffs have carved their own paths in motorsport, leading their respective teams to success in Formula 1 and Formula E. But the two came together last month as their drivers finished first and second in the FE drivers' championship - a feat they are hugely proud of. In a rare joint interview, they reflect on a remarkable season
Andrea Dovizioso says the Yamaha MotoGP bike is “particular” and can’t yet understand where his ‘A-spec’ bike and the factory version differ as only Fabio Quartararo is “doing something crazy”.
Alex Albon says Williams being "on the up" was one of the key reasons why he chose the Grove team over Alfa Romeo for the 2022 Formula 1 season.
Mika Hakkinen became Michael Schumacher’s biggest rival in Formula 1 in the late-90s and early 2000s, having also made his F1 debut in 1991. But as MARK GALLAGHER recalls, while Schumacher wowed the world with a car that was eminently capable, Hakkinen was fighting to make his mark with a famous team in terminal decline
Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas is the latest name to be announced for the 2022 Race of Champions, set for 5-6 February in Sweden.
Lucas di Grassi will contest the final two rounds of the 2021 DTM season as a guest driver in a fourth Audi R8 LMS GT3 run by Abt Sportsline.
Both Alex Palou and Romain Grosjean have paid tribute to Dale Coyne for getting them into IndyCar and allowing them to show their talent.
Josef Newgarden says he is now focused on securing second in the IndyCar drivers' standings at the Long Beach finale, after seeing his title hopes fade away at Laguna Seca.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 boss Franz Tost says there was never a doubt that Yuki Tsunoda would get a new contract with the team beyond the 2021 season.
After the sudden death of its founder in January, Formula 2 stalwart Campos Racing was left facing its hardest season to date. But new team boss Adrian Jr is determined to honour his father’s legacy and has returned the team to its winning ways
Laguna Seca winner Colton Herta is in two minds over IndyCar's rule that allows would-be lapped runners to hold up the leaders in order to stay on the lead lap.
Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli admits he “didn’t think it was possible” to start last Sunday’s MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix after a “really tough” warm-up session on his injured knee.