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Marquez ‘doesn’t understand’ Portimao MotoGP practice speed

Marc Marquez admits he ‘doesn’t understand’ why he was so strong on his return to MotoGP action in Portuguese Grand Prix practice, 265 days after he last rode his Honda.

"Dangerous" stability issue cause of Jorge Martin’s MotoGP practice slump

Doha MotoGP podium finisher and poleman Jorge Martin was left three seconds off the pace after FP2 for the Portuguese Grand Prix due to “dangerous” instability on his Pramac Ducati.

Ferrari’s Imola practice pace "not a shock" to Norris

Ferrari’s impressive showing during Friday’s Formula 1 practice sessions for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was “not a shock”, according to McLaren’s Lando Norris.

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

Valtteri Bottas was fastest from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the end of Friday practice ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Horner: Aston Martin ‘a little naive’ to expect F1 aero rule tweaks

Christian Horner believes it is "a little naive" for Aston Martin to expect tweaks to Formula 1's aerodynamic rules to even out the impact on varying car concepts.

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

MotoGP returns to Europe for the third round of the 2021 world championship with the Portuguese Grand Prix. Here’s how to watch qualifying.

Mercedes F1 drivers "a lot happier" with W12 car at Imola

Mercedes’ Formula 1 drivers were left feeling “a lot happier” with their W12 Formula 1 car after taking 1-2 finishes in Friday practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Can Penske redress the balance in IndyCar's battle of the titans? Plus

Can Penske redress the balance in IndyCar's battle of the titans?

IndyCar's gold standard teams Ganassi and Penske are set for another slugfest beginning this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. A poor start to the first season with the new aeroscreen left Josef Newgarden with too much ground to make up on Scott Dixon in the title chase, but his strong end to 2020 suggests a battle royale lies ahead...

Verstappen: Red Bull ‘a little bit’ on back foot after FP2 problem

Max Verstappen says Red Bull is “a little bit” on the back foot at Imola after a driveshaft issue ended his Formula 1 practice running prematurely on Friday.

Aston Martin pushing FIA to consider tweaking F1 aero rules

Aston Martin is pushing the FIA to consider tweaking Formula 1’s aero rules to make things more equal between the high rake and low rake runners.

Portuguese MotoGP: Bagnaia fastest from Quartararo in FP2

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia led Fabio Quartararo on the Yamaha in FP2 for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix, while the returning Marc Marquez was sixth after a dramatic final lap.

Local fibre line failure caused F1 data outage at Imola

The Formula 1 organisation says that the failure of a local fibre optic line caused the outage that impacted TV coverage and team radio transmissions during first practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

F1 Emilia Romagna GP: Bottas heads FP2 Mercedes 1-2, Verstappen hits trouble

Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton in second practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, while Max Verstappen missed most of the session after stopping on-track.

Motorsport Network Italy acquires GPOne.com

One of Italy’s leading motorcycle publications to boost the two-wheel editorial offering.

Why Ferrari's significant step isn't enough for Leclerc

The Ferrari Formula 1 team arrived at its local race in Imola this weekend on a high after a solid performance in the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.

F1 and MotoGP to honour late Fausto Gresini on Sunday

The Formula 1 and MotoGP paddock will come together this Sunday to observe a moment of silence for late team boss and double 125cc world champion Fausto Gresini.

Steiner: Mazepin ‘trying too hard’ which is causing spins

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner thinks rookie Nikita Mazepin is probably trying too hard, after another session dogged by spins at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Perez and Ocon avoid penalties after F1 clash in Imola FP1

Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon have escaped punishment after a collision which brought out a red flag in first practice at the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Formula E to race on adapted version of F1 Monaco circuit layout

Formula E has unveiled an adapted version of the Formula 1 Monaco circuit to be used next month as the championship makes its debut on the full layout.

Chevrolet: IndyCar KERS hybrid unit still in "concept" phase

Chevrolet’s IndyCar programme manager Rob Buckner says that the series' planned use of a KERS hybrid unit on ovals in the new-for-2023 2.4-litre engines is still in a "conceptual" phase.

AlphaTauri adapted 2021 F1 car to help Tsunoda reach pedals

Yuki Tsunoda says AlphaTauri adapted the cockpit of its 2021 Formula 1 car to help him reach the pedals.

F1 Emilia Romagna GP: Bottas fastest from Hamilton in disrupted first practice

Valtteri Bottas topped the opening practice session for Formula 1’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, which was disrupted by an incident involving Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon.

Vettel senses 'positive' response from Aston over F1 struggles

Sebastian Vettel believes Aston Martin's response to its Bahrain Grand Prix struggles has been "positive" as it bids to cut the gap to its Formula 1 rivals at Imola.

Portuguese MotoGP: Vinales tops FP1 as Marc Marquez marks return in third

Maverick Vinales led opening practice for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix as Marc Marquez completed the top three on his return to action following a nine-month injury layoff.

Di Resta on standby as McLaren F1 reserve

Paul di Resta is on standby as a potential reserve for the McLaren Formula 1 team should Mercedes Formula E drivers Stoffel Vandoorne and Nyck de Vries not be available.

McLaren to downsize iconic F1 motorhome

McLaren’s iconic Brand Centre motorhome will not return to the Formula 1 paddock in its original form, with the team working on downsizing the structure for later this season.

Supercars set to drop in-car roll bar adjustment in cost saving push

Supercars is set to drop in-car rollbar adjustment as part of its 2022 Gen3 rules that are designed to reduce costs.

Harrison Burton to make NASCAR Cup debut at Talladega

Second-generation racer Harrison Burton will make his NASCAR Cup debut at Talladega Superspeedway next weekend, piloting a Toyota Camry for Gaunt Brothers Racing.

Formula E had to debut a year ahead of schedule

Formula E co-founder Alberto Longo has revealed that the championship had to debut a year ahead of schedule in 2014 owing to a late directive from FIA president Jean Todt.

F1 Emilia Romagna GP Live Commentary and Updates - FP1 and FP2

Live updates from the opening day of Formula 1's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Dovizioso's Aprilia MotoGP bike feedback "similar" to Espargaro

Aleix Espargaro says Andrea Dovizioso has a “similar understanding” of the Aprilia MotoGP bike to him following the ex-Ducati rider’s first test on the RS-GP this week.

What Mercedes must do to keep its F1 title challenge on track Plus

What Mercedes must do to keep its F1 title challenge on track

Mercedes may find itself leading the drivers' and constructors' standings after Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix, but it is well-aware that it came against the odds, with Red Bull clearly ahead on pace. Here's what the Brackley team must do to avoid its crown slipping

Alonso: More to come from me than Alpine F1 car

Fernando Alonso says he needs to improve himself more than Alpine has to make its Formula 1 car better.

Honda "not in the best situation" with MotoGP bike – Marquez

Marc Marquez admits “Honda is not in the best situation” with its MotoGP bike as the problems he left following his injury last year seemingly remain.

MotoGP champion Mir’s crew chief out of Portimao round with COVID

Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir’s crew chief Frankie Carchedi has been ruled out of this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Canadian GP set to be cancelled as Turkey stands by

This year's Canadian Grand Prix looks set to be cancelled despite Formula 1 insisting that it is still in discussion with the promoter.

“Crap” comments forced MotoGP rider Miller to "turn off" social media

Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says he “turned off” social media following his tough Qatar races, as reading “crap” comments “isn’t going to do my mental wellbeing any good”.

Marquez "nervous" ahead of MotoGP return

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez admits he is “nervous” ahead of his return from injury at the Portuguese Grand Prix, which is “not normal” for the Honda rider.

Bottas "lost count" of set-up changes made in pre-Imola sim test

Valtteri Bottas says he “lost count” of the number of set-up items he worked through during a recent simulator session to better understand Mercedes’ tricky new Formula 1 car.

Why Tsunoda can become Japan’s greatest F1 talent Plus

Why Tsunoda can become Japan’s greatest F1 talent

While Japan's fever for motor racing is well-documented, the country has yet to produce a Formula 1 superstar – but that could be about to change, says BEN EDWARDS

F1 Miami GP resolution passes vote despite local resident opposition

Plans for the Miami Grand Prix to join the Formula 1 calendar in 2022 took a step forward when city commissioners voted in favour of a new resolution – despite opposition from local activists.

Ricciardo explains "aggressive" remarks on F1 crash footage "idiots"

McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo has apologised for his "aggressive" language slamming Formula 1's social team, but says his opinion is unchanged on its use of crash footage for promotional purposes.

Hamilton picks Vettel rivalry as favourite of F1 career

Lewis Hamilton says his rivalry with Sebastian Vettel ranks as his favourite from his Formula 1 career so far, believing their battles helped bring them closer together.

Petrucci discovered shoulder dislocation after Qatar MotoGP races

Tech3 KTM rider Danilo Petrucci revealed he suffered a shoulder dislocation in his Qatar Grand Prix crash last month but only found out upon returning home from the Doha GP.

F1 2021 game to feature story mode and three new circuits

Codemasters and EA have announced the first details for the F1 2021 video game, which will feature an all-new story mode and three new tracks.

Alonso unsure if he'll race in the Indy 500 again

Fernando Alonso has admitted he is not sure if he will race in the Indy 500 again, despite a win there having been a key target for him.

Verstappen wants talks over FIA’s ‘messy’ F1 track limits policing

Max Verstappen believes the FIA’s policing of Formula 1 track limits in Bahrain three weeks ago was “messy”, and wants talks to ensure guidelines do not change mid-race again.

Mir: “Dangerous” Miller MotoGP clash must be punished in future

Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says a “dangerous” clash like the one he had with Jack Miller in the Doha Grand Prix has to be punished in future.

Perez: Red Bull must keep taking F1 qualifying strategy risks

Sergio Perez feels Red Bull must continue making bold Formula 1 strategy calls despite heading the pack at the start of 2021 and the circumstances of his Bahrain Q2 elimination.

Pol Espargaro: “Important” for Honda MotoGP team to have Marc Marquez back

Pol Espargaro says “it’s important” for Honda and himself to have six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez back for the Portuguese Grand Prix, noting there’s “high emotion” surrounding his return.

Bennetts British Superbike Championship launches dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv
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Bennetts British Superbike Championship launches dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv

Bennetts BSB Championship has become the latest race series to launch a dedicated channel on OTT platform Motorsport.tv.

Russell rubbishes rumour of rift with Hamilton after Sakhir GP

George Russell has dismissed suggestions he was no longer on speaking terms with Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton after deputising for Mercedes last year, saying their relationship is unchanged.

How Red Bull plans to take AI in F1 to the next level

A new tie-up between Red Bull and computer technology giant Oracle has potential to advance strategic decision making on-track, in the design office and in the fans experience too

Lotus gearing up for return to international sportscar racing

Lotus is gearing up for a return to international sportscar racing with a new GT car based on a top-of-the-range model due for launch in the summer.

The winning debut of Jaguar’s most famous car

It’s 60 years since the Jaguar E-type made its first racing appearance. Here’s the report on how it caused a sensation at Oulton Park, from the 21 April 1961 issue of Autosport magazine.

BTCC legend Matt Neal tests electric rallycross Supercar

Three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal is weighing up a foray into rallycross this year, following a test in an electric Supercar at Lydden Hill on Wednesday.

F1 to release six new TV graphics during 2021

Formula 1 plans to unleash six new graphics over the course of this season in a bid to bring more information to fans.

Alonso delays biography to tell the "truth" after F1 retirement

Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso says he has delayed publication of his autobiography until after he’s fully retired, because he wants to be able to tell the ‘truth’.

Williams F1 reserve Aitken making GT switch to broaden skillset

Williams Formula 1 reserve Jack Aitken's 2021 GT World Challenge Europe campaign with the Emil Frey Lamborghini squad was motivated by a desire to broaden his skillset as a driver.

Why the ongoing club motorsport spectating ban makes little sense

OPINION: A big step towards normality was welcomed this week with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, but motorsport fans and circuit operators have been left frustrated by some of the contradictory lingering rules