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IndyCar’s 2021 Rookie of the Year Scott McLaughlin believes his next steps are to finish in the top 10 in the championship and compete for Indy 500 victory.
Autosport first picked out Lewis Hamilton’s 10 greatest Formula 1 victories after his 50th success at the 2016 United States Grand Prix, then upon matching Michael Schumacher’s tally of 91.
After seeing Alex Palou score his team’s 14th IndyCar drivers’ title, Chip Ganassi said this latest triumph means a huge amount to the #10 crew and paid tribute to the entire squad.
Formula 1’s non-stop action and drama in 2021 didn’t miss a beat in Sochi, as the title battle took another twist and the next generation continued to shine through the rain. Autosport picks out the key talking points at the Russian Grand Prix, covering centurion Lewis Hamilton, a painful maiden victory miss for Lando Norris and why Max Verstappen and Red Bull left the Russian costal venue feeling like the ultimate winners
Lando Norris will bounce back from his Russian Grand Prix heartbreak a "stronger" Formula 1 driver, says his McLaren boss.
Indianapolis 500 winner and IndyCar Series champion Simon Pagenaud will leave Team Penske and join former team-mate Helio Castroneves at Meyer Shank Racing for next year.
Some 18 drivers have finished runner-up to Lewis Hamilton on his way to 100 wins. Three of those recall their battles with Formula 1’s centurion and give their personal insights into the seven-time world champion on his rise to unchartered territory
Oscar Piastri will use the two and half month break between Formula 2 rounds to discuss his future, admitting a Formula 1 reserve driver role at Alpine next year would be helpful.
Red Bull says Max Verstappen’s runner-up position in Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix felt like a victory, after he came from the back of the grid.
The F1 Esports Series Pro Championship grid is now set, with the drivers and calendar revealed for the championship held using the F1 2021 game.
Colton Herta admits he didn't think he had a chance of winning the IndyCar season finale at Long Beach after qualifying in a lowly 14th position.
When McLaren returns to its Formula 1 factory this week, it will begin a deep investigation on the chain of events that derailed its Russian Grand Prix victory hopes.
Supercars will bring a three-month break to its season to an end with a night race at Sydney Motorsport Park in late October.
Alfa Romeo Formula 1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi says his Russian GP was “a mess” after he lost radio communications with the pitwall soon after the start of the race.
Until rain turned the Russian Grand Prix on its head in the closing stages, Lando Norris was set to convert his first Formula 1 pole position into a maiden win. But having recovered well from being shuffled back at the start, Hamilton and his Mercedes team called the changing conditions spot-on for a landmark 100th F1 victory
Newly crowned IndyCar champion Alex Palou says he’s already setting his sights on retaining his title next year.
Carlos Sainz Jr felt “proud” of his performance across the Russian Grand Prix weekend, calling it his best Formula 1 race weekend since joining Ferrari for 2021.
Denny Hamlin advances to the semifinal of the 2021 NASCAR Cup playoffs after scoring victory in Las Vegas ahead of defending champion Chase Elliott.
Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says his team will continue to be "really aggressive" in its title fight against Red Bull, acknowledging neither side is currently maximising its points.
Alex Palou secured the 2021 IndyCar title at Long Beach, as Colton Herta held off a late-race assault from polesitter Josef Newgarden to take victory.
Arrow McLaren SP's Pato O’Ward has lost his shot at the IndyCar title at the Long Beach finale due to transmission failure, which occurred 17 laps after he was punted into a spin at the end of the opening tour.
Stephanie Tindall, who helps run Carlin's IndyCar team, believes that the team's Formula 2 race-winner Dan Ticktum would be an ideal fit for US open-wheel racing in future.
Sebastien Bourdais is set to be confirmed as a full-time IMSA Prototype driver for 2022, and is now seeking to fill his non-sportscar weekends racing in IndyCar for AJ Foyt.
British Touring Car Championship title contender Jake Hill recovered from a disastrous qualifying and race one of the weekend to win the finale at the Silverstone round.
Ed Carpenter Racing has announced that Rinus VeeKay will run a third season for the team in 2022.
Lando Norris has kept seventh place in Sunday’s Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix after only receiving a reprimand for cutting pit entry during the late downpour.
Toto Wolff says Mercedes’ Formula 1 strategists were “adamant” to pit Lewis Hamilton for intermediates late in the Russian Grand Prix after he ignored an initial call to come in.
Lewis Hamilton became the first driver to score 100 wins in the Formula 1 world championship in the 2021 Russian Grand Prix.
Toyota star Rory Butcher made it two wins out of two in a gripping second British Touring Car Championship race of the day at Silverstone.
McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says the decision for Lando Norris to remain on slicks in the wet final Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix laps was ultimately a team call.
Lando Norris said he was ‘devastated’ to lose victory in Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix, after taking responsibility for the wrong tyre call in not pitting for inters late on.
Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix for Mercedes at Sochi on Sunday, the 100th F1 victory of his career, as a late downpour cost McLaren’s Lando Norris his first-ever GP win.
Lewis Hamilton believes it would have been “tough” to beat McLaren’s Lando Norris in Sochi before a late rain shower helped the Mercedes driver score his 100th Formula 1 win.
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Lewis Hamilton scored his 100th Formula 1 victory, winning the 2021 Russian Grand Prix after a rain shower thwarted long-time leader Lando Norris and aided Max Verstappen’s rise to second.
Toyota’s Rory Butcher recovered from initially losing the lead to win the first British Touring Car Championship race of the day at Silverstone.
Live commentary and updates from Formula 1's Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom
Kimi Raikkonen is officially on his Formula 1 farewell tour, having announced his retirement at the end of this season. It will bring down the curtain on F1's longest career, currently standing at 341 race starts, a feat few could have imagined when he sat down with Autosport to discuss his rookie season for the 16 August 2001 magazine
Carlos Sainz thinks it's not a given that Formula 1 title contenders Mercedes and Red Bull will swiftly push through to the front of the Russian Grand Prix.
Realteam Hydrogen Redline has won the 4 Hours of Monza, the opening round of the Le Mans Virtual Series, as Jeffrey Rietveld, Dani Juncadella and Michal Smidl held off GPX Rebellion Williams and Floyd ByKolles-Burst. In GTE, the Porsche Esports Team car driven by Mitchell deJong, Mack Bakkum and Martin Kronke was dominant.
The decision by the Mercedes Formula 1 team to give Valtteri Bottas a fresh power unit for the Russian GP has added an extra layer of intrigue to a race that already has a very different looking grid.
Williams says George Russell’s third-place result in the wet-to-dry Russian Grand Prix Formula 1 qualifying session was achieved in its “best dry car”, not because of a wet weather set-up.
McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl thinks rival Mercedes will be in a "different league" in pace terms in Formula 1's Russian Grand Prix if it remains dry.
Oscar Piastri took another step towards the Formula 2 title after holding off Theo Pourchaire to claim victory in the feature race at Sochi.
Lewis Hamilton feels that the wait for his 100th Formula 1 victory is "taking longer than ever" as he bids to reach the milestone in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen hopes set-up tweaks made to his car following Friday's practice running in Sochi will aid his recovery through the Formula 1 field in the Russian Grand Prix.
At the Italian Grand Prix Daniel Ricciardo turned around a troubled F1 season and, in F2, Oscar Piastri demonstrated once again that he is a potential star of the future. BEN EDWARDS weighs up the prospects of F1 having two Australian stars
Toto Wolff would not be surprised to see Mercedes Formula 1 protege George Russell lead on the opening lap of the Russian Grand Prix after starting third on the grid.
Championship challenger Pato O’Ward says he felt cheated out of his chance to be in the Fast Six at Long Beach following a controversial end to Q2 in IndyCar qualifying.
One-time British Touring Car champion Andrew Jordan has admitted that the team behind the series’ new hybrid system was playing it safe in qualifying for its race debut at Silverstone.
Brazilians Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani took a comfortable victory in the IMSA Sportscar Championship at Long Beach, finishing 10 seconds clear of Kevin Magnussen/Renger van der Zande.
Jack Doohan took victory in the final FIA Formula 3 race of the season in Sochi, securing Trident the teams’ championship title after a tense battle with team-mate Clement Novalak.
Valtteri Bottas is taking a grid penalty for the Formula 1 Russian GP after changing some Mercedes power unit elements overnight.
Dan Ticktum says he has a "couple of options" for next season and would be looking for drives in IndyCar, DTM or Formula E if he moves away from Formula 2 in 2022.
Josef Newgarden took pole for the IndyCar season finale in Long Beach, while championship rivals Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward will start 10th and eighth respectively.
Colton Herta turned the fastest lap of the weekend so far to top second practice for the IndyCar season finale at Long Beach this weekend.