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Multiple-title-winning designer and team boss Ross Brawn is finally leaving Formula 1 after nearly 50 years in motorsport. But he still has plenty of insights on what’s working and what comes next, as he revealed to Autosport in a far-reaching exclusive interview in Abu Dhabi
Formula 1 has confirmed the Chinese Grand Prix will not go ahead next year due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, but is looking at options for a replacement race.
The 2023 Formula 1 season is on the horizon, but how much do you know about it? Find out all you need to know about the calendar, teams, drivers and more.
Marc Marquez has warned MotoGP “needs to be careful” not to become like Formula 1, where he believes it’s become harder for drivers to make the difference over their cars.
Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award winner Zak O’Sullivan relished his first taste of a Formula 1 car at Silverstone. Autosport was on hand to follow the FIA Formula 3 racer as he lapped a 2021-spec AMR21 under the watchful eye of the Aston Martin squad and head AMABA judge Derek Warwick
Pedro de la Rosa says it is “terrible” to judge drivers solely on their age in Formula 1, believing it was why he missed out on a 2008 McLaren seat.
Formula 1 should not be afraid to make the DRS advantage less powerful from 2023 in a bid to stop overtaking becoming too "ritualistic", says Ross Brawn.
Williams Formula 1 reserve driver Jack Aitken will drive with the factory Cadillac Action Express Racing team in next month’s Daytona 24 Hours IMSA SportsCar Championship season-opener.
Pierre Gasly believes that the potential Alpine has in Formula 1 is “even better” than he expected following his maiden test for the team in Abu Dhabi last week.
British Touring Car Championship star Jake Hill will remain with West Surrey Racing in 2023 and says that winning the title will make him feel complete as a driver.
Formula E champion Stoffel Vandoorne hopes to combine his title-winning knowledge with that of the DS engineers into a "stronger combination" to kick off the Gen3 era in good form.
Nicholas Latifi’s frustration over his late-season Formula 1 struggles were not eased despite having “nothing to lose” with Williams after his exit was confirmed in September.
W Series champion and Williams young driver Jamie Chadwick has joined Andretti Autosport for the 2023 Indy NXT season, the team has announced.
With Mercedes gone and DS moving teams, Jaguar has a big opportunity at the start of Formula E's Gen3 era. The technical challenges in understanding the new car have been vast, with senior figures James Barclay and Phil Charles outlining to Autosport the pitfalls along the way
IndyCar's 2021 champion Alex Palou will be the McLaren Formula 1 team's reserve driver during the 2023 season, the Woking squad announced on Thursday.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown has backed Carlos Sainz’s call for penalties for drivers who trigger red flags in Formula 1 qualifying sessions and spoil other people’s laps.
With only cameo roles played by legendary Sebastiens Ogier and Loeb, Kalle Rovanpera ushered in the new hybrid era for the World Rally Championship by becoming its youngest champion. Here's how Toyota's Flying Finn crushed the competition, led by Hyundai's departing star Ott Tanak
Formula 1’s active aero plans for 2026 could include the idea of handicapping the car performance of race leaders to help prevent runaway wins.
OPINION: Cars outside the Le Mans 24 Hours class structure are permitted to enter in Garage 56 by the ACO, and several interesting ideas have graced the world-famous endurance race as a result. Our resident Engineering supplement columnist gets imaginative
How successful have Formula 1’s new rules been and what should come next? That’s what we ask Ross Brawn in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (1 December).
Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner will release his first book called “Surviving to Drive” in April, taking readers inside the team through the 2022 season.
Formula 1 race winner Robert Kubica is talking to multiple teams in order to land a seat in the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in the coming years.
Red Bull could not have envisaged its Formula 1 success in 2022 given the overhaul of the rules and its late shift in development last year, according to Christian Horner.
Nissan has dropped the e.dams name from its Formula E entry after its purchase of the team earlier this year and has unveiled a new cherry-blossom livery for 2022-23.
Last season's Formula E runner-up Mitch Evans is confident Jaguar will be "strong" from the start of the Gen3 era, and was left satisfied by the manufacturer's testing programme.
Charles Leclerc says Ferrari cannot ignore the consequences of its mid-season slump if it wants to improve in Formula 1 next year.
FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has downplayed the significance of delays in current manufacturers committing to Formula 1’s 2026 engine rules.
OPINION: Mattia Binotto’s departure from Ferrari will naturally bring a range of changes across the Formula 1 team. But how the changes shape up and the impact they could have is set to be dictated by a key direction Ferrari’s top dogs will need to pick
Logan Sargeant has selected his permanent number ahead of his rookie Formula 1 season with Williams in 2023.
Gerhard Berger is dissolving DTM’s parent body ITR as the championship continues to negotiate a potential sale to German automobile club ADAC.
The auction of Alex Albon’s Formula 1 helmet for the Singapore Grand Prix has helped raise £84,000 to support an orphanage in Thailand.
Ducati boss Paolo Ciabatti says the marque proved in the final races of the 2022 MotoGP season that claims it deployed team orders to help its title bid were "bullshit".
Aston Martin team principal Mike Krack says that the Silverstone Formula 1 outfit is on target after recovering from a poor start to the 2022 season.
The World Rally Championship has confirmed its all-new 24/7 television subscription channel will launch midway through next year.
Jack Doohan and Amaury Cordeel will drive for Virtuosi Racing for the 2023 FIA Formula 2 season, the team has confirmed.
Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi says the team arrived at the first Formula 1 test of 2022 “in shambles” before recovering to finish fourth in the constructors’ championship.
Toyota driver Ritomo Miyata says he and Super GT team-mate Sacha Fenestraz have promised each other they will race together in Europe in the future, following the latter's departure from the Japanese scene.
It’s taken over half a decade of development but now the Mercedes-AMG One is here – boasting 1048bhp from a Formula 1-based hybrid powertrain and smashing the Nurburgring Nordschleife lap record for a production car with Maro Engel at the wheel last month. ROBERT HOLMES wonders if it can now claim to be the ultimate hypercar...
As the dust begins to settle from Mattia Binotto’s exit as Ferrari’s Formula 1 chief following confirmation of his resignation, officials in Maranello now face a two-sided problem.
All Formula 1 drivers choose a permanent race number with which they use throughout their F1 career and only the reigning world champion is allowed to change numbers. But which drivers use what number and what is the story behind their choice?
Jake Hughes will partner Rene Rast at the McLaren Formula E team in 2022-23, completing the field as the last driver to be confirmed for the upcoming season.
Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve is set to test the Vanwall Le Mans Hypercar at Barcelona this week.
Alex Albon believes he will need the winter to get back to 100% fitness after suffering from appendicitis and respiratory failure over the Monza Formula 1 weekend in September.
Mattia Binotto will officially leave his post as Ferrari Formula 1 team principal at the end of the year following a rocky campaign for the Scuderia in 2022.
OPINION: Mercedes endured its worst season of the hybrid Formula 1 era, but was mercifully spared its first winless campaign in over a decade late on. It has owned up to the mistakes it made which led to its troubled W13. And while its task to return to title-challenging contention is not small, its 2022 season seems more like a blip than the beginning of a downward spiral.
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Mattia Binotto's resignation from his post as Formula 1 team principal may appease the many who called for him to go, but its consequences could prove dire for Ferrari.
GT racing star Nicki Thiim wants to have a “proper” assault on the DTM in 2023 with Aston Martin after an ill-fated attempt with Lamborghini this year that ended after just two rounds.
The 2022 World Touring Car Cup finale in Jeddah last weekend was also the end of an era as the championship that traces its roots back to 2005 calls time. But what will it mean for the future of the TCR platform, and for its newly-crowned champion Mikel Azcona?
Daniel Riccardo says he was sometimes "a little too deep and a little too lost" when analysing his struggles at McLaren over the past two Formula 1 seasons.
The number 1 will return to the Supercars grid for the first time in four years this weekend as part of a Holden tribute from Triple Eight.
Ever since Lawrence Stroll revealed his plan to bring the Aston Martin name back fully to Formula 1, the team's ambitions have been anything but small.