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Formula 1 commentary icon Murray Walker dies aged 97

Legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker has died at the age of 97.

Ricciardo: Cooler final run key to understand how good McLaren is

Daniel Ricciardo wants to wait until he's driven McLaren's new Formula 1 car in cooler conditions before judging how good it is, after suggesting it hasn't felt 'electrifying' so far.

Marquez to travel to Qatar for COVID vaccine

Six-time premier class world champion Marc Marquez will travel to Qatar this week to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine being offered to the MotoGP paddock.

Sainz clarifies ‘misinterpreted’ comments over five-year title goal

Carlos Sainz Jr says comments about winning a Formula 1 world title within five years were “a bit misinterpreted”, but feels he is in the right place with Ferrari.

"Predictable" Red Bull a boost for Verstappen

Max Verstappen suggests Red Bull’s new RB16B Formula 1 car has banished one of the worst traits of last year’s challenger and is now ‘predictable'.

What’s behind Alpine's jumbo airbox

Alpine caused a stir on the opening day of Formula 1 testing when it emerged with a rather exaggerated mega airbox and engine cover.

Verstappen "very happy" with F1 test start but downplays Red Bull's pace

Max Verstappen was left feeling "very happy" with his start to Formula 1 pre-season testing after setting the pace for Red Bull on the opening day in Bahrain.

Alonso will require further jaw surgery after 2021 F1 season

Fernando Alonso will need further surgery this winter on the jaw fracture he suffered in a recent cycling accident, but says his Formula 1 efforts will be unaffected.

Perez and Sainz accept Bahrain offer for COVID-19 vaccine

Sergio Perez and Carlos Sainz Jr are the first Formula 1 drivers to confirm they have accepted Bahrain's offer to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

Alfa Romeo F1 boss Vasseur tests positive for COVID-19

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 chief Frederic Vasseur will miss pre-season testing in Bahrain after testing positive for COVID-19.

Lloyd gets full-season BTCC chance in Vauxhall

British Touring Car Championship race winner Daniel Lloyd is to make a surprise return to the series for this season with the Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall team.

Ferrari SF21 car revealed with green Mission Winnow branding
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Ferrari SF21 car revealed with green Mission Winnow branding

Ferrari has unveiled its new SF21 Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season, featuring a two-tone red livery and green branding from title sponsor Mission Winnow.

Contract year at Penske won’t affect how Power drives

Will Power says he won’t let looming contract talks at Team Penske alter the way he tackles the 2021 IndyCar season.

Rahal: IndyCar enjoying a 'golden era' for driver talent

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Graham Rahal believes that IndyCar racing has never had a deeper pool of driver talent.

ROC adds electric RX2e car to new 2022 Sweden event
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ROC adds electric RX2e car to new 2022 Sweden event

The Race of Champions has announced its first competition vehicles for ROC Sweden, taking the covers off the all-electric RX2e rallycross car and an updated Supercar Lites car powered by fossil-free fuel.

Renault: Engine freeze allows 2023 ideas to be fast-tracked

Renault engine chief Remi Taffin has welcomed Formula 1's engine freeze for 2022, saying it can fast-track some of its original plans for 2023.

Leclerc spent more time than ever at Ferrari in F1 2021 build-up

Charles Leclerc says he spent more time than ever with Ferrari in his preparations for the new Formula 1 season after completely recovering from COVID-19.

Lundgaard fastest as Bahrain F2 testing continues

Christian Lundgaard set the fastest time in FIA Formula 2 pre-season testing so far to top the morning session on the second day in Bahrain.

Power was turned down by Ganassi for IndyCar drive in 2008

Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power has revealed he was turned down by Chip Ganassi Racing a year before he joined Team Penske in IndyCar.

Vettel's driving style not as extreme as Perez, says Aston Martin

Aston Martin has no concerns it can get its 2021 Formula 1 car to suit Sebastian Vettel, believing he has a less extreme driving style than Sergio Perez.

Di Resta returns to United Autosports for Le Mans 24 Hours

United Autosports has announced that Paul di Resta will return to the team to be part of its three-car assault on this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.

Auer returns to DTM with Mercedes customer Winward Racing

Lucas Auer will contest a sixth season in the DTM this year as part of a two-car Mercedes effort by the Rolex 24-winning HTP Winward Racing team.

Capito convinced Williams can match McLaren's F1 revival

New Williams Formula 1 CEO Jost Capito is “absolutely convinced” the team can enjoy a similar revival to McLaren following its takeover last summer.

Quartararo pips Miller on second day of Qatar MotoGP test

New factory Yamaha signing Fabio Quartararo set the pace on the second day of Qatar MotoGP pre-season testing, beating Ducati’s Jack Miller by 0.077 seconds.

Aleix Espargaro tops opening day of Qatar MotoGP test for Aprilia

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro topped the opening day of MotoGP pre-season testing in Qatar aboard his new RS-GP, while there was a crash for LCR Honda’s Alex Marquez.

Dixon still evolving his style after six IndyCar titles

Scott Dixon says both he and Chip Ganassi Racing have tried to address shortcomings from 2020, but won’t truly know if their efforts were successful until the season starts.

Vettel "at peace" with himself over Ferrari F1 exit

Sebastian Vettel says he is "at peace" with himself over his final Ferrari season, but doesn't believe he'll be under any less pressure at the Aston Martin Formula 1 team.

Van Gisbergen breaks collarbone in bike crash

Shane van Gisbergen has undergone surgery for a broken collarbone after a mountain bike crash this morning.

MotoGP champions Suzuki unwrap 2021 bike

Reigning MotoGP riders’ and teams’ world champions Suzuki has unveiled its 2021 livery ahead of pre-season testing in Qatar on Saturday.

Rookies react to first MotoGP outing in Qatar shakedown

Friday’s shakedown test in Qatar provided MotoGP’s rookie riders with the opportunity to sample their machinery for the first time ahead of their debut season in 2021.

Pirelli granted F1 contract extension until 2024

Pirelli has been granted an extra year to its current Formula 1 tyre supply contract to make up for the delay in introducing the new regulations.

FIA reveals cause of Grosjean fireball after concluding crash investigation

The FIA has revealed what caused the huge fireball in Romain Grosjean’s Bahrain Formula 1 accident and outlined recommendations to improve safety measures after concluding its investigation.

Chilton to race with Carlin at road courses and Indy 500

Max Chilton will return to Carlin’s IndyCar team and will compete on all road and street courses plus the Indianapolis 500 this year.

Williams FW43B revealed with heavily-revised livery for 2021 season

Williams has revealed its new FW43B Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season, sporting a heavily-revised livery design.

Shedden to make BTCC return with Dynamics Honda

Three-time British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden is to return to the series this season with Team Dynamics at the wheel of a Honda Civic Type R.

Adamo "optimistic" Hyundai will stay in WRC beyond 2021

Andrea Adamo says that he remains “optimistic” that Hyundai Motorsport will extend its involvement with the World Rally Championship beyond 2021.

Portugal returns to F1 calendar as third round of 2021 season

Formula 1 has confirmed that the Portuguese Grand Prix will run as the third round of the 2021 season, returning to Algarve on 2 May.

Abt signs Rockenfeller, van der Linde for 2021 DTM season

Mike Rockenfeller and Kelvin van der Linde will drive for the Abt Audi team for the first season of the DTM’s new GT3 era in 2021.

Vettel completes first shakedown of Aston Martin F1 car

Sebastian Vettel has made his first on-track appearance as an Aston Martin Formula 1 driver during a shakedown of the team’s new car at Silverstone on Thursday

2021 F1 Bahrain GP to admit vaccinated or COVID-recovered fans

Bahrain has announced it will allow fans to attend the Formula 1 season opener if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or have recovered from the virus.

MotoGP 2021 Aprilia's "most important" year - Rivola

Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola admits the 2021 season is the marque’s “most important” one given the freedom it has to develop its RS-GP compared to its rivals.

Haas claims Russian flag F1 car livery not a result of WADA ruling

Haas says it did not alter the livery of its 2021 Formula 1 car because of an anti-doping ruling banning Nikita Mazepin from racing with the Russian flag.

Le Mans 24 Hours pushed back to August in bid to allow fans

The Le Mans 24 Hours has been pushed back to August from its traditional mid-June slot in the hope that spectators will be able to attend the race.

Aprilia reveals new MotoGP bike, confirms rider line-up

Aprilia has unveiled its 2021 MotoGP challenger at its official launch event in Qatar and confirmed Lorenzo Savadori as its second rider alongside Aleix Espargaro.

W Series driver Eaton to race Praga in Britcar

W Series driver Abbie Eaton will contest this season's Britcar Endurance Championship at the wheel of a Praga R1 as part of the manufacturer's guest driver line-up.

Pietro Fittipaldi returns to Coyne for IndyCar oval races

Pietro Fittipaldi will compete in the IndyCar Series' four oval races this year including the Indianapolis 500 after signing for Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing-Honda.

Schumacher reveals Haas F1 seat fit challenges

Mick Schumacher says he had to give up a week in quarantine just to get his Formula 1 seat fit done with Haas.

Crutchlow can "make the difference" for Yamaha MotoGP bid - Rossi

Valentino Rossi believes three-time MotoGP race winner Cal Crutchlow can “make the difference” for Yamaha in 2021 as its official test rider following the struggles of 2020.

Williams retains Aitken as reserve driver for 2021 F1 season

Williams has retained the services of Jack Aitken as its reserve driver for the 2021 Formula 1 season, after the Anglo-Korean driver made his debut last year.

British Rallycross set to introduce electric cars to top class

The British Rallycross Championship is set to become the first series in the UK to adopt electric cars into its highest level this year.

Haas reveals livery for VF-21 car ahead of new F1 season

Haas has unveiled its new livery for the 2021 Formula 1 season, revealing that Uralkali will serve as the team’s new title sponsor.

Renault evaluating switch to Mercedes F1 engine design concept

Renault is evaluating a switch to the Mercedes concept of a split turbo and compressor on its Formula 1 power unit as part of an engine overhaul for 2022.

Aston Martin targets F1 title triumph within five years

Aston Martin has its sights set on winning the Formula 1 world championship within the next five years, as it unveiled its 2021 car on Wednesday.

Szafnauer: Aston Martin will get the best out of Vettel

Aston Martin F1 Team chief Otmar Szafnauer believes he can extract the best from four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel after his ill-starred final season with Ferrari in 2020.

The 12 month journey to settle Aston Martin's new F1 livery

When Aston Martin pulled the covers off its striking green AMR21 on Wednesday, it marked the start of an exciting new chapter for the Formula 1 team.

Rebranded Aston Martin unveils 2021 F1 car

Aston Martin has revealed its new Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season, marking the return of the constructor to the grid after 61 years away

Campos F2 squad reveals tribute livery to late founder

Campos Racing has taken the covers off a special livery that will be carried on its FIA Formula 2 and F3 cars this year to pay tribute to its late founder Adrian Campos.

Cassidy exceeded expectations on debut FE weekend

Nick Cassidy says he exceeded his own expectations in his maiden Formula E weekend in the Diriyah E-Prix after showing top six pace in both qualifying and race trim.

Rossi not racing in MotoGP "just to spend time"

Valentino Rossi says he is not racing “just to spend time” and has set his sights on fighting for victories in the 2021 MotoGP season with Petronas SRT.

Wolff: F1 needs to try sprint races despite inevitable controversy

Toto Wolff believes the introduction of sprint races to Formula 1 in 2021 is something the series “needs to do” despite accepting it will “create controversy”.