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Gordon Murray names T.50 supercar in Niki Lauda's honour

Formula 1 design legend Gordon Murray has named the new trackday version of his forthcoming T.50 supercar in honour of three-time world champion Niki Lauda

From the archive: Confessions of the race instructors

What really happens behind closed doors at racing schools when instructors have too much time on their hands? In Autosport's 2007 Christmas special, GARY WATKINS revealed a few of the more unlikely high-jinks tales

ASP reveals GT World Challenge line-up for 2021

New Mercedes drivers Daniel Juncadella and Jules Gounon will join Raffaelo Marciello for the French Auto Sport Promotion team's defence of its GT World Challenge Europe crown in 2021

Lotus unveils design study for active-aero 2030 endurance car

British sportscar maker Lotus has unveiled a design study for an electric endurance racer of the year 2030 that incorporates active aerodynamics inspired by a jet fighter

Le Mans-winning Champion outfit returns to racing at Pikes Peak

The Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Champion team will return to motorsport after an absence of 12 seasons at this year's Pikes Peak hillclimb with course record holder Romain Dumas

Alfa F1 tester Robert Kubica joins WRT for LMP2 programme in ELMS

Formula 1 race winner Robert Kubica will contest the full European Le Mans Series in the LMP2 prototype ranks with the Belgian WRT squad this year

Dumbreck steps down from Falken Nurburgring 24 roster after 14 years

DTM race winner Peter Dumbreck is standing down from the Falken Motorsports team's Nurburgring 24 Hours line-up after 14 consecutive appearances in the German enduro

Three DTM teams set to run Mercedes GT3 machinery in 2021

Mercedes is set to be represented by a minimum of three teams on its return to the DTM following the championship's switch to GT3 rules for the 2021 season

Magnussen rules out Haas Formula 1 substitute call up

New Peugeot World Endurance Championship signing Kevin Magnussen has ruled out returning to Formula 1 with Haas if asked to substitute for one of its new drivers in 2021

Toyota "back on track" with test plan for Hypercar ahead of 2021 WEC season

Toyota is "back on track" to achieve the target test mileage with its new Le Mans Hypercar ahead of the start of the 2021 World Endurance Championship

Duval has 'unfinished business' in WEC with Peugeot return

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Loic Duval has revealed he will have "unfinished business" when he returns to the wheel of a Peugeot prototype in the 2022 World Endurance Championship

Magnussen, di Resta, Vergne headline Peugeot driver line-up for WEC

Ex-Formula 1 drivers Kevin Magnussen, Paul di Resta and Jean-Eric Vergne will race Peugeot's new Le Mans Hypercar in the World Endurance Championship in 2022

GreenGT to supply Hydrogen class powertrains at 2024 Le Mans 24

The Swiss-based GreenGT organisation will produce the electric powertrains for the new class of hydrogen-powered prototypes set for introduction at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024

Mazda rear wing issue cost it victory shot at Daytona 24 Hours

Mazda lost a shot at victory in last weekend's Daytona 24 Hours with a rear wing issue that robbed its solo entry of downforce in the closing stages

Cameron predicts "wild" Daytona 24H with LMP3 addition to grid

IMSA SportsCar Championship title winner Dane Cameron is predicting this weekend's Daytona 24 Hours series opener will be a "wild one"

Chip Ganassi Racing targets Le Mans 24 Hours return in LMDh era

Chip Ganassi Racing has ambitions to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours and bid for outright victory when the new LMDh category comes on stream

Le Mans winner Dumas named as part of seven-man Glickenhaus WEC line-up

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Romain Dumas will race for the new Glickenhaus Le Mans Hypercar squad in the World Endurance Championship this season

Le Mans winner Guy Smith makes Sebring return with United Autosports

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith will return to the Sebring 12 Hours for the first time since 2013 with the United Autosports squad in March

Nine things to look out for at the 2021 Daytona 24 Hours Plus

Nine things to look out for at the 2021 Daytona 24 Hours

After a 100-minute sprint race to whet the appetite, the 2021 IMSA SportsCar Championship gets underway properly this weekend. With plenty of significant changes during the winter, here are the key points you need to keep an eye on

Mazda "in strong place" for maiden Daytona 24 Hours win - Tincknell

Mazda driver Harry Tincknell believes that the Japanese marque is "in a strong place" in its bid for a first win in the Daytona 24 Hours this weekend

Kubica rules out DTM return, will target full-time LMP2 move

Formula 1 test and reserve driver Robert Kubica has ruled out remaining in the DTM and is instead targeting a full-time move into the LMP2 prototype class

Oliver Gavin's Corvette Racing highlights Plus

Oliver Gavin's Corvette Racing highlights

Oliver Gavin has stepped down from the full-time Corvette Racing line-up after a stellar career with the team spanning nearly 20 years. He looks back on a stint that encompassed, among other successes, five Le Mans 24 Hours victories

LMP3 prototype race to feature in expanded 2021 Motorsport Games

An endurance race for LMP3 prototypes will form part of the expanded second edition of the Olympic-style Motorsport Games at Paul Ricard in October

Lapierre rejoins Signatech for Alpine Hypercar class programme

Former Toyota factory driver Nicolas Lapierre will return to the top class of the World Endurance Championship with Alpine in 2021

Acura to join new IMSA LMDh prototype category from 2023

Acura will join the new LMDh prototype category in the IMSA SportsCar Championship in North America from 2023

Red Bull and ORECA to build Le Mans hydrogen car for 2024

Red Bull Advanced Technologies will partner with French constructor ORECA to produce the chassis for the new hydrogen class set for introduction at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2024

Jarvis inherits IMSA Daytona 24 qualifying race pole after Nasr excluded

Mazda driver Oliver Jarvis has inherited pole position for the Daytona 24 Hours qualifying race on Sunday after Felipe Nasr's Cadillac was excluded from qualifying

How Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends Plus

How Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends

Victory at last year's Spa 24 Hours meant Nick Tandy had completed the unofficial sextuple crown of the world's six biggest endurance races, becoming the first Briton to do so. Ahead of his fresh start with Corvette Racing, he explains how he did it

Daytona 24 Hours: Pagenaud leads Friday practice for Action Express at Roar

Simon Pagenaud produced the fastest lap as the Action Express Racing Cadillac squad topped the times on Friday at the official Roar test ahead the Daytona 24 Hours next weekend

The ground-up refresh behind Toyota's new Le Mans challenger Plus

The ground-up refresh behind Toyota's new Le Mans challenger

Toyota's new GR010 contender for the World Endurance Championship's Hypercar era has little in common with the LMP1 TS050 that preceded it. But within the confines of the scaled back new rules, its latest challenger will be no less formidable a prospect

2021 WEC season opener delayed and moved from Sebring to Algarve

The scheduled opening round of the 2021 World Endurance Championship at Sebring set for March has been replaced by a new fixture at the Algarve circuit in April

ByKolles unlikely to race in WEC in 2021 but is pushing on with LMH project

World Endurance Championship stalwart ByKolles looks unlikely to race in the series this year, despite being on the verge of testing its new Le Mans Hypercar

Glickenhaus names Briscoe and Menezes as WEC reveals entry list

Glickenhaus has named Ryan Briscoe and Gustavo Menezes as drivers for its two Le Mans Hypercars on the 33-car entry list for the 2021 World Endurance Championship announced on Thursday

ELMS LMP3 champion Tom Gamble graduates to LMP2 for 2021

McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner Tom Gamble will graduate to the LMP2 class of the European Le Mans Series this year alongside reigning champion Phil Hanson at United Autosports

Toyota uncertain WEC opener will go ahead as pandemic escalates

Toyota has expressed doubts that the opening round of the 2021 World Endurance Championship scheduled for Sebring in March will go ahead in the face of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic

Toyota unveils twin-turbo V6 GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar for 2021 WEC

Toyota has officially revealed its Le Mans Hypercar which will be powered by an all-new twin-turbo V6 engine when it competes in the World Endurance Championship this season

Toyota reveals first images of GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar for 2021 WEC

Toyota has released the first pictures of its new Le Mans Hypercar and the name for its latest World Endurance Championship challenger

Robert Kubica set for Daytona 24 Hours prototype debut in LMP2

Formula 1 race winner Robert Kubica will make his first start aboard a prototype in this month's Daytona 24 Hours with the High Class LMP2 squad

Joest Racing teams up with Glickenhaus for WEC Hypercar project

Multiple Le Mans 24 Hours winner Joest Racing has been brought in by niche manufacturer Glickenhaus to bolster its maiden World Endurance Championship assault in 2021

WEC names Lequien as new series boss after Neveu's departure

The new boss of the World Endurance Championship in place of Gerard Neveu has been announced as Frederic Lequien

IMSA champion Castroneves to make WEC debut in LMP2 at Sebring

Three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves will make his World Endurance Championship debut at Sebring in March with the Inter Europol prototype squad

DragonSpeed signs two-time Nurburgring 24H winner Mies for Daytona

Two-time Nurburgring 24 Hours winner Christopher Mies will make his prototype debut in this month's Daytona 24 Hours with the DragonSpeed LMP2 squad

Obituary: Two-time Daytona 24 Hours winner John Paul Jr - 1960-2020

Two-time Daytona 24 Hours victor John Paul Jr, who was also a race winner in CART and IndyCar, has died aged 60 after a long battle with a neurological condition

The curios kept by motorsport professionals Plus

The curios kept by motorsport professionals

Keeping momentos of key triumphs is par for the course for motorsport professionals, but what are the most cherished souvenirs picked up by the drivers and engineers who have seen and done it all?

Aston Martin exits WEC and ends GTE Pro programme

Aston Martin has axed its GTE Pro programme and will not defend its World Endurance Championship drivers' and manufacturers' titles or its Le Mans 24 Hours crown in 2021

Toyota's new Le Mans Hypercar reliability impresses Lopez

The reliability of Toyota's new Le Mans Hypercar has impressed World Endurance Championship title winner Jose Maria Lopez across its first two tests

Albuquerque will defend LMP2 WEC crown in 2021 with United Autosports

New Acura IMSA driver Filipe Albuquerque will defend his World Endurance Championship LMP2 title with Phil Hanson and the United Autosports team in 2021

Veteran Corvette racing programme manager Doug Fehan steps down

Long-time Corvette Racing programme manager Doug Fehan is standing down after 22 seasons at the helm of the ultra-successful Chevrolet GT squad

Lexus ends GT3 factory programme in Europe

Toyota brand Lexus has ended factory support of its racing programme with the RC F GT3 contender in Europe

The Porsche icon that forged sportscar racing's greatest era Plus

The Porsche icon that forged sportscar racing's greatest era

Porsche is returning to the top class of Le Mans with an LMDh prototype that it hopes will write its next successful chapter in sportscar racing. But it will have to go some to emulate its 956/962, a car which defines the Group C age more than any other

Porsche believes sportscar racing heading into new golden era

Porsche believes sportscar racing could be heading into a new golden era with levels of manufacturer participation in the top class rivalling that of the 1980s and early 1990s

Porsche to return to Le Mans 24 Hours with LMDh prototype from 2023

Porsche will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours with an LMDh prototype in 2023 as part of a dual assault on the World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship

Peugeot: No rush to decide drivers for 2022 WEC return

Peugeot is in no hurry to pick its driver line-up for the marque's return to front-line sportscar racing in 2022, according to the motorsport boss of its parent company PSA

IGTC champion Catsburg nearly crashed under FCY in Kyalami rain

New Intercontinental GT Challenge champion Nicky Castsburg has revealed that he went off track multiple times under full course yellow conditions on the way to victory in Saturday's Kyalami finale

Peugeot reveals engine specs for 2022 Le Mans Hypercar contender

The new Le Mans Hypercar with which Peugeot will enter the World Endurance Championship in 2022 will be powered by a 2.6-litre V6 twin-turbocharged engine

Kyalami win seals Intercontinental GT Challenge title for Farfus, Catsburg

BMW drivers Augusto Farfus and Nicky Catsburg snatched the Intercontinental GT Challenge title with victory in the series finale at Kyalami together with Sheldon van der Linde

Jani replaces Christensen in Porsche's 2021 WEC lineup

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Neel Jani will join Porsche's World Endurance Championship assault in 2021, taking the place of Michael Christensen

WEC LMP2 champion wants to defend crown despite IMSA programme priority

New World Endurance Championship LMP2 title winner Filipe Albuquerque wants to defend his crown in 2021, despite billing his new IMSA SportsCar Championship drive as his priority

The high-power solution to counter a dying breed Plus

The high-power solution to counter a dying breed

SRO boss Stephane Ratel was worried about the disappearance of the amateur - or 'gentleman' - drivers who used to be the bedrock of GT3. So he invented a new category that brings back a familiar name from the past

How Kristensen forged the Mr Le Mans legend Plus

How Kristensen forged the Mr Le Mans legend

He is synonymous with success at the Circuit de la Sarthe, but Tom Kristensen's sportscar legacy amounts to much more than his record-breaking nine Le Mans wins, as the most successful driver ever at Sebring and a world champion to boot