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The curtain will come down on the 2021 British Touring Car Championship this weekend with five drivers in with a mathematical chance of winning the title at Brands Hatch.
Sebastian Vettel is braced for a challenging Formula 1 United States Grand Prix after revealing Aston Martin has changed the power unit on his car for the race weekend.
Formula 1 drivers have welcomed the FIA’s plan to delete any lap times achieved by cars that pass through a double waved yellow zone in practice and in qualifying.
Charles Leclerc explained that a mix-up over his travel exemption document led to an unplanned trip to New York ahead of Formula 1's visit to Austin this weekend.
Darryn Binder admits he didn’t expect his MotoGP debut in 2022 would come straight from Moto3, but says signing for Yamaha and RNF Racing was a “no-brainer”.
Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez admits his right shoulder’s physical fitness continues to improve following his Austin win, but “it’s too slow” for him still.
Formula 1 is "not even thinking" about holding a sprint race at every grand prix, according to Stefano Domenicali, as fans expressed their opposition in the biggest-ever global survey.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia will go “all in” to keep his MotoGP title hopes alive at Misano this weekend but admits 2021 “wasn’t the year to try to win the championship”.
Formula 1’s fans are becoming younger and more diverse, according to the biggest-ever Global Survey commissioned by Motorsport Network in partnership with F1 and Nielsen Sports.
Action Express Racing has announced Pipo Derani will partner Tristan Nunez in the #31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac in IMSA next year, with Mike Conway joining the team for the four endurance events.
Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo admits he has to approach his first 2021 MotoGP title match point this weekend at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix "like the beginning of the season".
Max Verstappen has been voted as Formula 1's most popular driver, according to the biggest-ever Global Survey commissioned by Motorsport Network in partnership with F1 and Nielsen Sports.
Formula 1 and Motorsport Network unveil fan results of largest single sports survey ever conducted by Nielsen Sports
2021 F1 Global Fan Survey Includes Feedback from Record 167,000 fans. Sport More Popular than ever with 90% of Respondents Believing F1 is “Pinnacle of Motorsport”. Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo Selected by fans as Favourite Drivers. McLaren, Red Bull, Ferrari, and Mercedes Highlighted as Top F1 Teams.
Stepping up to F1 in 1962, Jo Siffert shone with Rob Walker Racing Team and BRM before his career was abruptly ended in a fatal crash at Brands Hatch in 1971. Kevin Turner looked back at the life of Switzerland's first F1 winner on the 50th anniversary of his death
NASCAR Cup star Denny Hamlin says he’s been paying more attention to Formula 1 racing and thinks NASCAR could benefit from how it showcases its product on race weekends.
Christian Lundgaard says that joining Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar team is about pursuing enjoyment and excitement in his motorsport career, but has not given up on reaching Formula 1.
Ben Short jumping to fifth was the only change inside the top 10 of Autosport's National Driver Rankings after last weekend, while there were numerous improvers further down the leaderboard.
Extreme E has revealed a hard and unforgiving course through the Capo Teulada military base in Sardinia that will underpin its fourth round, the Island X-Prix, this weekend.
Yamaha has announced the rebranded RNF Racing team will be its official satellite team from 2022, and has signed Moto3 rider Darryn Binder to partner Andrea Dovizioso.
Ex-Formula 1 and Indycar driver Roberto Moreno is to race a Van Diemen RF80 at next week’s Formula Ford Festival, 41 years after he won the event in a similar car.
Ducati will take over from Energica as the supplier of the bikes that will compete in the MotoE World Cup from 2023, Autosport has learned.
Jack Miller says there's been no official conversations with Ducati about employing team orders in the final MotoGP races to aid team-mate Francesco Bagnaia's slim title hopes.
Formula 1's COVID-forced adoption of an interim car design for 2021 has resulted in some fascinating battles on and off track this season: and a very different upgrade war.
Sergio Perez believes “everything will feel bad” compared to the current best-ever generation of Formula 1 cars as drivers prepare for the new regulations in 2022.
Sydney is currently mulling over a bid to steal Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix from rival city Melbourne, according to local reports.
Russian W Series driver Irina Sidorkova will miss the final two races in Austin this weekend after she was denied a US visa.
A seemingly incongruous incident involving Fernando Alonso in Turkey was a trigger for an innovation that could finally address one of Formula 1's perennial sources of controversy.
Carlos Sainz Jr says it is an open secret among Formula 1 drivers that the 2022 cars are behaving ‘quite different’ in simulators compared to the current models.
OPINION: Max Verstappen is back in the lead of the 2021 Formula 1 drivers’ championship, with the season’s final flyaway events set to get underway in the USA this weekend. But a defensive stance he’s recently adopted could have a lasting impact for the Red Bull driver when it comes to his chances of defeating Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes
The enthralling Formula 1 title fight between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton comes under the microscope in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (21 October).
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has opened up on why he thinks winning a Formula 1 world title won't change his life, and why he 'won't have nightmares' if Lewis Hamilton beats him to the 2021 crown.
Williams Formula 1 driver Nicholas Latifi says he will miss having current team-mate George Russell as a reference in 2022.
The first-generation Aston Martin Vantage GTE was a highly successful machine in the World Endurance Championship but, when it first emerged in its GT2 guise in 2008, it was off the pace - and hardly the ideal steed for a British Formula 3 champion looking to kick-start his career in sportscars
Red Bull and AlphaTauri will both race with Acura sponsorship in this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, marking the brand’s first Formula 1 appearance in over a decade.
While the 2021 DTM season will always be remembered for the controversial Norisring finale, it would be wrong to judge the year based on one race alone. Here's Autosport's review of the series' first campaign under GT3 regulations.
Despite appearing to adjust to life as a Ferrari driver with relative ease, it was far from straightforward under the surface for Carlos Sainz Jr. But, having made breakthroughs in rather different routes at the Russian and Turkish races, he’s now targeting even greater feats for the rest of the Formula 1 season
Danish Formula 2 driver Christian Lundgaard will switch to IndyCar in 2022, joining Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in a third full-time entry.
Formula 1 makes a belated return to Austin for the United States Grand Prix this weekend, the 17th round of the 2021 season on the 22-24 October.
MotoGP returns to Misano for a second time this campaign and the 16th round of the 2021 world championship season, the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
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Morgan Tillbrook and Marcus Clutton came out on top in the British GT season finale at Donington Park, but it was Dennis Lind and Leo Machitski who took the GT3 crown. Zak O'Sullivan also claimed the GB3 Championship in style over the weekend, while there was plenty of historic action at Silverstone.
Daniel Ricciardo says a change in mindset means he is now “at peace” with not having a Formula 1 world title after previously feeling “a little bit bitter” about it.
She came into 2021 as a W Series title contender, but Beitske Visser has had a frustrating season, marred by a horrific crash at Spa and floundering in 12th place in the drivers’ standings. After misfortune and on-track clashes, the Dutch driver wishes the season was just starting now
Two-time Formula 1 champion Mika Hakkinen will feature in next year’s Race of Champions, becoming team-mates with Valtteri Bottas for Team Finland.
Aston Martin says that any change of its green paint colour for next year must not compromise the weight of its Formula 1 car.
Matt Stone Racing has confirmed that Todd Hazelwood will return to the squad on a multi-year deal next Supercars season.
There can be few more iconic moments for a racing driver than putting pen to paper on a Ferrari Formula 1 contract.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg and Formula 3 race winner Logan Sargeant will test an IndyCar for the first time next week at Barber Motorsports Park.
The Avintia MotoGP team has announced that it has parted ways with a member of its squad who faked a PCR test result to gain access to the MotoGP paddock.
Nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb has tested M-Sport’s new 2022 World Rally Championship Ford Puma in Spain.
Chip Ganassi Racing has confirmed it will add a second Cadillac DPi-V.R and three new full-time drivers for its 2022 IMSA SportsCar Championship campaign.
James Courtney has been around the block in his motorsport career it's fair to say. After a single-seater career cut short, he's won everything there is to win in Supercars. Following a rocky ride recently in the Australian category, he's found a happy hunting ground with Tickford Racing, as Andrew van Leeuwen explains
Formula 1's most clever ideas for the new 2022 regulations will be far less obvious than the famous double diffusers, reckons McLaren technical chief James Key.
Rally Northern Ireland is understood to still be in the mix to fill the vacant spot on the 13-round 2022 World Rally Championship released last week.