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Wickens admits IndyCar return “doesn’t seem feasible”

Robert Wickens, who will race in this year’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, says that a return to IndyCar doesn’t seem feasible but he’s “interested in exploring other options.”

Wickens to make racing comeback in Hyundai TCR car

More than three years after a devastating IndyCar accident, Robert Wickens will return to race action with Bryan Herta Autosport and Hyundai in IMSA’s Michelin Pilot Challenge.

Correa remains with ART for 2022 Formula 3 season

Juan Manuel Correa has extended his deal with ART Grand Prix, remaining at the French team in FIA Formula 3 for the 2022 season.

Ed Carpenter Racing signs Daly for full-time 2022 IndyCar ride

Ed Carpenter Racing has announced it has signed Conor Daly as a full-time driver in its #20 Dallara-Chevrolet for the 2022 IndyCar season.

The ‘single bullet’ mentality behind Pourchaire’s F1 hopes

At 17, Theo Pourchaire became F2’s youngest pole-sitter and winner in 2021, standing him out as one of the brightest young talents nearing Formula 1. But Sauber wants to ensure the timing is right for its academy ace, as Luke Smith found out.

Hauger, Daruvala join Prema in F2 as Red Bull completes junior line-up

Red Bull junior drivers Dennis Hauger and Jehan Daruvala will drive for Prema Racing in the 2022 Formula 2 season, taking the programme's tally of F2 drivers to five.

W Series to host prospective driver test in Arizona for 2022 season

W Series will hold a test for prospective drivers in the US ahead of the 2022 season, with 14 drivers confirmed for the Arizona event.

Calan Williams joins Trident for 2022 F2 season

Calan Williams will race for Trident Motorsport in Formula 2 for the 2022 season.

Bolukbasi makes jump into F2 with Charouz for 2022

Esports competitor-turned-racer Cem Bolukbasi will drive in Formula 2 in 2022, joining Charouz Racing System for his second full year in single-seaters.

Lundgaard relishing IndyCar despite “no idea” what can be changed

Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar rookie Christian Lundgaard says he’s still discovering how he can change the car to make its handling suited to him as he switches from Formula 2.

Montoya to return to Indy 500 with Arrow McLaren SP

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya will return to Arrow McLaren SP to drive a third team entry for the second consecutive season in the IndyCar blue riband round.

Armstrong exits Ferrari Driver Academy, Ilott on “gap year" in IndyCar

Marcus Armstrong has left the Ferrari Driver Academy ahead of the 2022 season, while Callum Ilott has been placed on a “gap year” after moving into IndyCar.

Arthur Leclerc stays with Prema for FIA F3 in 2022

Arthur Leclerc will stay with Prema Racing for his second season in FIA Formula 3 in 2022, and will also continue his association with the Ferrari Drivers' Academy.

IndyCar and Motorsport Network launch global fan survey

IndyCar and Motorsport Network have launched a 2022 global fan survey in collaboration with Nielsen to capture the views of racing fans from around the world.

Pourchaire extends ART stay in Formula 2 for 2022 season

Theo Pourchaire will stay with ART Grand Prix for his second season of FIA Formula 2 in 2022.

Lack of qualifying "good place" behind Power's 2021 IndyCar struggles

Will Power says "struggling to find a good place for the car" contributed to his 2021 IndyCar woes, but believes he can challenge for the title in 2022 and 2023.

IndyCar champion Palou to make IMSA debut with Ganassi at Daytona

Reigning IndyCar champion Alex Palou will make his IMSA SportsCar Championship debut with Chip Ganassi Racing later this month at the Daytona 24 Hours in the team's expanded two-car lineup.

The hurdles Johnson should prepare for ahead of his Indy 500 debut

After electing not to contest ovals during his first season racing in IndyCar last year, Jimmie Johnson has pledged his commitment to the full season in 2022 - including the Indianapolis 500. Autosport asked the last NASCAR champion to take on the challenge, Kurt Busch, to explain what Johnson can expect

Ward’s AMSP move one of several key IndyCar engineer changes

Gavin Ward, formerly Josef Newgarden’s race engineer at Team Penske, has joined Arrow McLaren SP, one of several changes among three of the four biggest teams in IndyCar.

Former IndyCar team owner and Champ Car boss Kevin Kalkhoven dies

Kevin Kalkhoven, a former co-owner of the KV Racing IndyCar team and the Champ Car World Series, has died after a short illness at the age of 77.  

What made Palou’s IndyCar championship charge so special

In 2021, Alex Palou became the first driver for 17 years to capture a US open-wheel title in only his second season. His race engineer Julian Robertson explains what made Palou’s title run so impressive

Prema signs dual F4 champion Bearman for FIA F3

Italian and ADAC Formula 4 champion Ollie Bearman will graduate to FIA Formula 3 in 2022 having secured a deal to join Prema Racing.

Ricciardo didn't expect Piastri to dominate F2 like he did

McLaren Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo says he didn't expect Oscar Piastri to dominate F2 the way he did but is "very happy" to see the next generation of Australian talent come through the ranks.

Castroneves and Guerra confirmed for Race of Champions

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Mexican rally star Benito Guerra Jr have been confirmed for the 2022 Race of Champions.

IndyCar extends deal with chassis supplier Dallara

The IndyCar Series has announced a multi-year extension to its agreement with chassis manufacturer Dallara.

Ranking the top 10 F2 and F3 drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 F2 and F3 drivers of 2021

With a veritable feast of feeder series talent in 2021, FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 produced some of its most exciting racing yet. Although Prema Racing drivers once again dominated the respective series, drivers from other teams also stole the limelight to mark themselves out as stars of the future, or validate their highly-regarded standing

F2 champion Piastri keen on Supercars laps

Oscar Piastri says he's keen to sample a Supercar and even harbours ambitions of one day competing in Australia's biggest motor race, the Bathurst 1000.

O'Ward and Herta headline DragonSpeed entry for Daytona 24

IndyCar race winners Pato O’Ward and Colton Herta will headline DragonSpeed's ORECA LMP2 entry in next month's Daytona 24 Hours in the IMSA SportsCar Championship.

How Prema continued its dominance of F1's junior ladder in 2021 Plus

How Prema continued its dominance of F1's junior ladder in 2021

Taking three of the four titles and producing two outstanding champions in the process, Prema Racing remained the team to beat in Formula 1's feeder series in 2021. Team boss Rene Rosin reveals the traits that helped Dennis Hauger and Oscar Piastri to come out on top in Formula 3 and Formula 2

Doohan fastest on final day of F2 post-season test

Jack Doohan edged Felipe Drugovich to top the final day of the FIA Formula 2 post-season test at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit.

Drugovich puts MP Motorsport on top in day 2 of F2 post-season test

Felipe Drugovich ended top of the times on the second day of the Formula 2 post-season test in Abu Dhabi.

Daruvala sets the pace in opening day of F2 post-season test

Jehan Daruvala topped the times on the opening day of the Formula 2 post-season test at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit.

Malukas confirmed in Coyne’s second IndyCar for 2022

2021 Indy Lights runner-up David Malukas will race the #18 Dale Coyne Racing with HMD Motorsports entry in all rounds of next year’s NTT IndyCar Series championship.

O'Ward sees two-year window to make F1 switch happen

Pato O’Ward believes he has a “maximum of two years” to move into Formula 1, but will do “everything I can to make it happen” after his first McLaren test.

Correa returns to F2 in post-season Abu Dhabi test

Juan Manuel Correa will team up with Charouz Racing System to drive a Formula 2 car for the first time since surviving a tragic crash in 2019 in this week’s post-season test in Abu Dhabi.

Hinchcliffe “stepping away” from full-time IndyCar racing

James Hinchcliffe has announced his full-time IndyCar career is over, but insists he’s not retiring from racing.

Johnson to enter Indy 500 as he tackles full IndyCar season

Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson will contest the full 17-race IndyCar Series schedule - including the Indy 500 - in 2022, driving for Chip Ganassi Racing.

The F1 junior that has run out of places to prove himself

The dominant force of the junior single-seater ranks finds himself without a drive for 2022, but it isn’t stopping Oscar Piastri from plotting his path to the top. With Alpine potentially set for a driver dilemma for 2023, the newly-crowned Formula 2 champion is ready and waiting for his F1 shot

Williams junior Sargeant joins Carlin for 2022 F2 season

Recently-signed Williams Formula 1 academy driver Logan Sargeant will step up to the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Carlin next year, the team has announced.

Al Unser Sr obituary: Four-time Indy 500 winner dies aged 82

Al Unser Jr once remarked, while revealing that he was as in awe of his father as were the rest of us: “Dad taught me everything I know… but he didn’t teach me everything that he knows.”

Doohan and Sato join Virtuosi Racing for 2022 F2 season

Virtuosi Racing has announced Jack Doohan and Marino Sato will drive for the team in the 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship.

F2 Abu Dhabi: Champion Piastri signs off with feature race victory

Newly crowned Formula 2 champion Oscar Piastri rounded out the season in style by claiming victory in the final feature race of 2021 at Abu Dhabi.

Enzo Fittipaldi returns home from hospital after F2 crash in Saudi Arabia

Enzo Fittipaldi has returned home after his horrifying Formula 2 startline crash in Jeddah last weekend that left him with a fractured heel, facial injuries and bruising.

F2 Abu Dhabi: Zhou victorious as champion Piastri retires after eventful sprint

Guanyu Zhou notched up his fourth Formula 2 win of the season after holding off Robert Shwartzman in an incident-filled second sprint race at Abu Dhabi.

Piastri would be "pretty annoyed" not to land 2023 F1 drive after title treble

Formula 2 champion Oscar Piastri says he would be “pretty annoyed” not to land a Formula 1 drive in 2023 having now “run out of categories to prove himself” in.

F2 Abu Dhabi: Piastri crowned champion as Daruvala wins first sprint

Oscar Piastri wrapped up the Formula 2 Championship with two races of the season remaining after finishing third in the opening sprint race won by Jehan Daruvala in Abu Dhabi.

F2 Abu Dhabi: Piastri beats Doohan to claim fifth consecutive pole

Oscar Piastri edged rookie Jack Doohan to score a fifth consecutive pole in the final Formula 2 qualifying session of the year in Abu Dhabi.

Four-time Indy 500 winner Al Unser Sr dies aged 82

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Sr. has died at the age of 82 following a long illness, Indianapolis Motor Speedway has confirmed.

F2 Abu Dhabi: Points leader Piastri sets the pace in practice

Oscar Piastri kicked off his quest to secure the FIA Formula 2 title in the best possible way by topping the times in practice at the partially re-profiled Yas Marina Circuit.

Karam, Ferrucci join Dreyer & Reinbold for 2022's Indy 500

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing will return to a two-car line-up for next year’s Indianapolis 500, with team stalwart Sage Karam joined by Santino Ferrucci.

Shwartzman hopeful of future F1 opportunities after announcing F2 exit

Robert Shwartzman has announced this weekend will be his last in Formula 2 but remains hopeful of landing Formula 1 opportunities in the near future.

Sato confirmed at Dale Coyne Racing with RWR for 2022 IndyCar season

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will spend his 13th IndyCar season with Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing.

Shwartzman to drive for Ferrari in Abu Dhabi post-season F1 test

Robert Shwartzman will drive for Ferrari in the post-season Formula 1 test taking place in Abu Dhabi next week, alongside a previously confirmed outing with Haas. 

What could have been: The F3000 champion whose Champ Car move turned sour

Formula 3000 champions historically had a mixed record in Formula 1, but that wasn't the case in US open wheel racing, where Juan Pablo Montoya, Bruno Junqueira, Justin Wilson and Sebastien Bourdais all became winners. Bjorn Wirdheim had high hopes of following suit in 2005, but his Champ Car season was scuppered by factors out of his control

Verschoor replaces injured Fittipaldi in F2 Abu Dhabi finale

Richard Verschoor will drive for Charouz Racing System in this weekend’s FIA Formula 2 season finale in Abu Dhabi in place of the injured Enzo Fittipaldi.

Jake Hughes returns for Formula 2 Abu Dhabi season finale

Jake Hughes will rejoin HWA Racelab for the final round for the FIA Formula 2 Championship at Abu Dhabi this weekend.

De Vries, Vandoorne impress on IndyCar test debuts

Mercedes Formula E team-mates Nyck de Vries and Stoffel Vandoorne shone on their IndyCar test debuts with Meyer Shank Racing and Arrow McLaren SP at Sebring on Monday.

Pourchaire "fine", Fittipaldi suffers fractured heel after Jeddah F2 startline crash

Theo Pourchaire has confirmed that he is "fine" while Enzo Fittipaldi has sustained a fractured heel following a frightening Formula 2 start line crash in the feature race at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

F2 Jeddah: Piastri wins red-flagged shortened feature race

Oscar Piastri claimed victory in a restarted Formula 2 feature race in Saudi Arabia that was red-flagged following a crash involving Olli Caldwell and Guilherme Samaia.

F2 Jeddah: Pourchaire and Fittipaldi hospitalised after startline shunt

The Formula 2 Championship feature race at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has been suspended following a frightening startline shunt involving Theo Pourchaire and Enzo Fittipaldi.