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Mercedes was surprised to lack Red Bull’s pace in Formula 1 qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, believing Max Verstappen could have taken pole by half a second.
Hyundai Motorsport has revealed that its World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville and co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe have been released from hospital following a serious testing crash in France.
Dropped by Red Bull last season, Alexander Albon has fought back into a Formula 1 seat with Williams. ALEX KALINAUCKAS explains what Albon has done to earn the place soon to be vacated by the highly rated George Russell
Nissan has taken the covers off the new Z GT500 car that it will campaign in Super GT’s top class from 2022.
Nikita Mazepin did not want the impeding incident in Jeddah FP3 to impact Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 title chances, saying the Mercedes driver felt “very sorry” for what happened.
Chaz Mostert and Lee Holdsworth weren't fazed by the delaminated tyre that threatened to derail their run to Bathurst 1000 victory in the Australian Supercars championship final round.
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff has hinted that his team could re-evaluate its sponsorship deal with insulation firm Kingspan, following outcry over its involvement in the Grenfell Tower disaster.
McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl says that the Jeddah Corniche Circuit does not play to the strengths of its MCL35M, which was expected to shine in Saudi Arabia.
Chaz Mostert and Lee Holdsworth combined to take a dominant Bathurst 1000 win in their Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden as the 2021 Australian Supercars season reached its conclusion.
Max Verstappen reckons Red Bull still has “a good shot” at winning Formula 1’s 2021 Jeddah race despite his Q3 crash, after recovering from its heavy Qatar defeat to Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position for Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit. Here's how and when you can watch the race.
Oscar Piastri moved a step closer to claiming the FIA Formula 2 Championship title after winning a thrilling second sprint race at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc joked that he closed his eyes at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit's Turn 22 during Saudi Arabian Grand Prix qualifying following his FP2 crash there.
Red Bull says it won’t hesitate to change Max Verstappen's gearbox if it has any concerns about damage from his qualifying crash at Formula 1’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says the backlash over Mercedes' Formula 1 sponsorship deal with Kingspan was "news to me", but has been assured that Toto Wolff is "sorting it".
Lewis Hamilton conceded the pace of Red Bull in qualifying for Formula 1’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was "something else", even though he managed to pull off a crucial pole position.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen says he doesn't know what happened in his "terrible" final corner qualifying crash which cost him pole for Formula 1's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton topped qualifying for Formula 1’s 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen crashed at the Jeddah track’s final corner when on course to beat the Mercedes cars.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, as title rival Max Verstappen crashed at the very last corner of his final lap.
Lewis Hamilton has been given a reprimand for impeding Haas' Nikita Mazepin during third free practice for Formula 1's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, with Mercedes handed a €25,000 fine.
Thierry Neuville and co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe have been transferred to hospital after suffering a crash during testing of Hyundai’s new 2022 Rally1 World Rally Championship challenger.
After 201 Formula 1 grands prix and just one win, Jean Alesi hung up his helmet 20 years ago after the final race of the 2001 season in Japan. Nigel Roebuck paid tribute in the 25 October 2001 magazine to a driver who brought spice and flair to the paddock
Lewis Hamilton has been summoned by the stewards for two rule breaches in final Formula 1 practice for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, putting him at risk of a grid penalty.
Retired MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has labelled the many rivalries he had during his career as “something special” and expressed fondness for all his on-track foes.
Formula 1 has proposed the six venues it wants to host sprint races in 2022, Autosport can reveal, as formal discussions begin with teams about next year’s format.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen has topped final free practice for Formula 1's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, holding off title rival Lewis Hamilton on Jeddah's Corniche street circuit.
Marcus Armstrong claimed his first Formula 2 victory in a safety car-interrupted opening sprint race at Saudi Arabia's Jeddah Corniche Circuit, beating poleman and fellow New Zealander Liam Lawson.
Live commentary and updates for F1's Saudi Arabian GP Saturday sessions
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has issued a clamp down on drivers running too slowly in practice and qualifying in Jeddah while trying to create a gap.
Here are the latest Formula 1 technical developments from the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.
Motorcycle racing's greatest showman has left the stage, as Valentino Rossi calls time on his remarkable career on two wheels. But in his successors, all of whom were inspired by 'the Doctor', grand prix racing has vibrant new acts to keep us hooked
Fernando Alonso and Oscar Piastri won’t face a “direct comparison” over a potential Alpine Formula 1 seat for 2023, according to executive director Marcin Budkowski.
Chaz Mostert says his record-breaking pole lap for the Bathurst 1000 was "effortless" thanks to his sweet-handling Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden.
Red Bull believes there is less of an emphasis on engine power around the high-speed Jeddah Formula 1 circuit than expected amid its ongoing battle with Mercedes.
Charles Leclerc wants to thank Ferrari in “the best way possible” with a good result in Jeddah Formula 1 qualifying after his car required significant repairs following his FP2 crash.
Chaz Mostert set the fastest ever Supercars lap around Mount Panorama to grab the Bathurst 1000 pole for himself and Walkinshaw Andretti United co-driver Lee Holdsworth.
Mercedes has been warned that the British government could change advertising and sponsorship laws for sports like Formula 1 amid unease about the team’s new partnership with insulation firm Kingspan.
Mercedes led the way in practice for Formula 1’s first race in Jeddah, where Red Bull was off the pace on both single-lap and long runs. But, if Max Verstappen can reverse the results on Saturday, factors familiar in motorsport’s main electric single-seater category could be decisive in another close battle with Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton topped Friday practice for Mercedes at the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton believes the tricky traffic situation in Formula 1's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has left drivers in the "danger zone".
Lewis Hamilton says his Mercedes Formula 1 team still needs to work on its one-lap pace despite leading Friday practice for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Christian Horner says Red Bull “desperately needs” Sergio Perez battling the front of the field in the final two races to help its Formula 1 championship hopes.
Lewis Hamilton led Valtteri Bottas in second practice for Formula 1’s first Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, where Max Verstappen took fourth and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc crashed heavily late-on.
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in both sessions on the opening day of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix practice at Jeddah Corniche Circuit on Friday, the 21st round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship.
Formula 2 championship leader Oscar Piastri has labelled the new Jeddah Corniche Circuit a “unique” venue and like “Silverstone with concrete walls” as the track makes its debut this weekend.
Formula 1 has outlined its plans to pay tribute to Sir Frank Williams ahead of Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, including a pre-race lap of honour.
Oscar Piastri claimed his fourth consecutive Formula 2 pole position, extending his championship lead in the process by claiming the four bonus points in Jeddah.
Formula E welcomes a mix of past, present and future for the 2021-2022 season. The old guard facing off against a sprinkling of newcomers, a fresh qualifying format amid a sporting rules shake-up and a range of minor tweaks to the existing all-electric machines are all subplots to the final campaign before the next generation arrives
Formula 1 tyre manufacturer Pirelli has concluded that excessive kerb use was the root cause behind four tyre failures at the Qatar Grand Prix and ruled out production errors.
Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff has offered to meet the survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell disaster, amid backlash over the outfit’s new sponsorship deal with Kingspan.
Nikita Mazepin says his father’s offer to Haas to set up an incentive scheme for staff has been prompted by genuine concerns about the pressures Formula 1 personnel face.
MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will contest January's Gulf 12 Hours at the wheel of a Ferrari at the start of what looks set to be a full programme of car racing in 2022.
Lewis Hamilton edged out title rival Max Verstappen to lead opening practice in Saudi Arabia as the Formula 1 drivers got their first taste of the new Jeddah track.
The FFSA International Handikart Trophy has won the inaugural FIA EmPowering Disabled Motor Sport Award.
Live commentary and updates for F1's Saudi Arabian GP Friday sessions
Hyundai has elected to curtail the first test of its all-new 2022 World Rally Championship challenger due to extreme weather conditions.
FIA Presidential candidate Mohammed ben Sulayem has received a boost to his hopes of winning this month's election after receiving the backing of influential British organisations Motorsport UK and the RAC.