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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.

New Porsche LMDh prototype makes test debut

The new Porsche LMDh prototype that will join the World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2023 has hit the track for the first time.

Friday favourite: The sonorous BMW that launched a GT racing star

In the first instalment of Autosport's new Friday favourite series, where drivers, engineers and team bosses reveal their top cars, team-mates and circuits, BMW and Corvette ace Nicky Catsburg reflects on the V8-powered racer that he started out paying to drive and later took to victory in the world's biggest GT3 race

Toyota signals GT3 intentions with GR GT3 Concept launch

Toyota has signalled a clear intention to enter the GT3 arena with the unveiling of the GR GT3 Concept on Friday at the Tokyo Auto Salon.

Bathurst 12 Hour postponed until May

The 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour has been postponed until May due to a surge of COVID-19 cases in New South Wales.

MotoGP legend Rossi joins WRT for 2022 GT World Challenge Europe

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has committed to a full campaign in the GT World Challenge Europe with WRT and Audi.

WEC confident Sebring opener will go ahead in March despite COVID concerns

The World Endurance Championship has no concerns that the opening round of this year's series at Sebring in March will have to be postponed or cancelled.

Peugeot must race at Sebring or Spa WEC rounds for Le Mans 24 Hours entry

Peugeot will have to contest at least one prior round of the World Endurance Championship if it wants to enter the blue riband Le Mans 24 Hours in June.

WEC rejects ByKolles Le Mans Hypercar entry for 2022

The World Endurance Championship has revealed it turned down an entry from the ByKolles team with a new Le Mans Hypercar for this year's series.

Cameron targets wins for Penske LMP2 entry in 2022 WEC campaign

Team Penske’s LMP2 campaign in the World Endurance Championship is more than just preparation for running Porsche LMDh cars in 2023, according to driver Dane Cameron.

WEC champions Pier Guidi and Calado lead Risi GTD Pro lineup at Daytona

Ferrari's World Endurance Championship GTE Pro title-winners Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado will contest this month's Daytona 24 Hours with Risi Competizione in the GTD Pro class.

Penske LMP2 entry headlines record 39-car grid in 2022 WEC

US racing powerhouse Team Penske will compete full time in the World Endurance Championship's LMP2 class this season as part of a record 39-car entry for the series.

Kubica, Deletraz join Prema LMP2 team for 2022 WEC

Ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica and Louis Deletraz have been named as part of Prema's LMP2 line-up for its first season in the World Endurance Championship.

Ex-F1 driver Gutierrez joins Inter Europol for 2022 WEC campaign

Ex-Formula 1 driver Esteban Gutierrez will move into sportscar racing in 2022 with an attack on the World Endurance Championship with the Polish Inter Europol squad.

Yelloly and van der Linde join BMW's IMSA GTD Pro lineup at Daytona

BMW factory drivers Nick Yelloly and Sheldon van der Linde will join the German manufacturer's IMSA SportsCar Championship GTD Pro squad for this month's Daytona 24 Hours. 

WRT reveals first drivers for expanded 2022 WEC LMP2 programme

Reigning World Endurance Championship LMP2 title-winning team WRT has revealed the first drivers for its expanded two-car assault on the series in 2022.

Supercars, SRO committed to 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour

Event owner Supercars and global GT supremo Stephane Ratel are committed to making the Bathurst 12 Hour happen despite surging COVID-19 cases in Australia.

WeatherTech/Proton adds second Mercedes to Daytona 24H line-up

Proton Competition will run two Mercedes AMG GT3s in the IMSA SportsCar Championship's 24 Hours of Daytona, driven by NASCAR Cup's Austin Cindric and former Ford factory driver Dirk Muller.

Ex-F1 driver Bourdais set to contest full WEC campaign for first time

Ex-Formula 1 driver Sebastien Bourdais is set to contest a full season in the World Endurance Championship for the first time after joining the new Vector Sport team for 2022.

Optimum enters full IMSA season with McLaren in GTD

The 2018 British GT championship-winning Optimum Motorsport outfit will enter the full IMSA SportsCar Championship under the Inception Racing banner, with a solo McLaren 720S GT3 in the GTD class.

Deletraz joins Tower LMP2 team for 2022 IMSA season

European Le Mans Series champion Louis Deletraz will contest the IMSA SportsCar Championship this year with the Tower Motorsports LMP2 squad.

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.

LMP2 title-challenger Gelael switches to WRT for 2022 WEC

World Endurance Championship LMP2 runners-up Stoffel Vandoorne, Tom Blomqvist and Sean Gelael are set to switch from Jota to the title-winning WRT squad for the new season.

Verstappen headlines 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual by Motorsport Games

Max Verstappen, Alex Palou, Juan Pablo Montoya, Felix Rosenqvist and Oliver Rowland to star, along with all-female line up from W Series, plus Beitske Visser in Mahle entry, as best-of-the-best sim racers race for 24-hour glory.

Ex-MotoGP star Rossi out of Gulf 12 Hours due COVID-19 contact

Retired MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will miss this month's Gulf 12 Hours endurance race due to being a close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

KCMG set for Daytona 24 Hours debut with Porsche factory support

The Le Mans-winning KCMG team will make its Daytona 24 Hours debut this month with a factory-supported Porsche in the IMSA SportsCar Championship's new GT Daytona Pro class.

Meyer Shank Racing announces Pagenaud for Daytona 24 Hours
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Meyer Shank Racing announces Pagenaud for Daytona 24 Hours

2016 IndyCar champion and 2019 Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud will be the fourth driver for Meyer Shank Racing's Acura ARX-05 in this month's Daytona 24 Hours.

What could have been: When a rally king's Le Mans debut was scuppered

Carlos Sainz is a name synonymous with rallying, the Spaniard etching his name into the history books as a double World Rally champion and currently gunning for a fourth Dakar win with Audi. Had it not been for a date change, he may well have added a further bit of history to his credit at the Le Mans 24 Hours...

Alpine resigned to another "compromise" season in WEC

Alpine has admitted it faces another season of "compromise" in the World Endurance Championship with its grandfathered LMP1 car, as it braces itself for increased competition in 2022.

Johnson to return to IMSA enduros in AXR Cadillac

Jimmie Johnson will be returning to the 2022 IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2022 with a revised driver line-up in the #48 Ally-backed Cadillac DPi-V.R.

Aston Martin joins IMSA GTD Pro field with Heart of Racing

Aston Martin has become the latest manufacturer to commit to the IMSA SportsCar Championship's new-for-2022 GTD Pro class, which replaces the dwindling GTLM class as the series' top GT division.

Garage 59 returns to McLaren for 2022 GT3 campaigns

Former McLaren factory team Garage 59 will switch back to the British manufacturer for its 2022 GT3 programmes after three seasons running Aston Martins.

Herta predicts "relaxed" atmosphere teaming up with O'Ward at Daytona

Colton Herta says he's relishing the prospect of partnering IndyCar rival Pato O’Ward for next month's Daytona 24 Hours, and predicts the atmosphere will be "relaxed" at their Dragonspeed squad.

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.

Muller added to High Class LMP2 line-up for Daytona 24

Audi factory driver Nico Muller has been added to the High Class Racing LMP2 squad's line-up for next month's IMSA SportsCar Championship Daytona 24 Hours.

Duval aware Peugeot won't match Toyota from the outset

Loic Duval accepts the challenge Peugeot faces on its return to FIA World Endurance Championship competition in 2022, admitting it won’t be able to match Toyota’s speed from the outset.

Ex-F1 driver Nasr heads Porsche's LMDh charge for 2023

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr and American Dane Cameron have been announced as the first drivers for Porsche's new LMDh contender due to begin racing in 2023.

Jani re-signs for Porsche, won't be part of its WEC GTE Pro team

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Neel Jani has renewed his contract with Porsche but will not be part of its GTE Pro class World Endurance Championship squad in 2022.

DTM champion Rast reunites with G-Drive Racing for Daytona 24

Three-time DTM champion Rene Rast will return to prototype competition at the 2022 IMSA SportsCar Championship season-opener next month, leading G-Drive Racing by APR's Daytona 24 Hours driver line-up.

Why an F1-snubbed British world champion has no regrets in retirement Plus

Why an F1-snubbed British world champion has no regrets in retirement

He may not have won the Le Mans 24 Hours - falling agonisingly short in 2016 - and didn't get the opportunities in Formula 1 his talents merited. But after calling time on his professional career last month, Anthony Davidson says his pride in his performances with Peugeot and Toyota in LMP1 mean more than the results he achieved

Lynn lands United Autosports LMP2 drive for WEC return

Alex Lynn will return to the World Endurance Championship next season, combining his IMSA Sportscar Championship programme for Chip Ganassi Racing with an LMP2 seat at the United Autosports team.

Third Toyota at Le Mans for Ogier an "option" for 2023

Sebastien Ogier driving for Toyota in a third car in the Le Mans 24 Hours could be an "option" for 2023, newly-appointed team principal Kamui Kobayashi has suggested.

Van Gisbergen eyeing European return
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Van Gisbergen eyeing European return

Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen is eyeing a return to the European racing scene once normality returns to international travel.

Stevens confident he can help WTR find continued IMSA success

Will Stevens believes he’s fitted in well with Wayne Taylor Racing and can help the team’s efforts in the classic endurance races in the IMSA SportsCar Championship next year.

British GT champ Lind joins Klien, Abril in GTWCE McLaren

British GT champion Dennis Lind will return to full-time European competition next year after signing to join McLaren squad JP Motorsport in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup.

Will Stevens joins Wayne Taylor Racing for IMSA enduros

Ex-Formula 1 driver Will Stevens will team with Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque for the four IMSA SportsCar Championship endurance races in 2022 aboard Wayne Taylor Racing's Acura ARX-05.

Juan Pablo Montoya teams up with son Sebastian for Sebring 12 Hours

Seven-time Formula 1 race winner Juan Pablo Montoya will team up with son Sebastian in the Sebring 12 Hours round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in March.

Jarvis to make WEC return with United Autosports

Multiple Le Mans 24 Hours podium finisher Oliver Jarvis will return to the World Endurance Championship with United Autosports next season.

Westbrook joins Vautier at JDC-Miller, Duval set for IMSA enduros

IMSA returnee Richard Westbrook will partner with Tristan Vautier in JDC-Miller's 2022 IMSA Sportscar Championship campaign.

Peugeot's WEC hypercar could make track debut this month

Peugeot's new 9X8 Le Mans Hypercar contender could run on a race circuit before the end of December. 

Rossi has potential to be frontrunner in sportscar racing says Vosse

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has the potential to be a frontrunner in sportscar racing following his retirement from two-wheel competition, according to WRT team boss Vincent Vosse.

McLaren: No decisions on Formula E or WEC programmes until early ’22

Zak Brown does not expect McLaren to make a call on a potential entry into either Formula E or the World Endurance Championship until the early months of 2022.

Sorensen joins Corvette Racing for Daytona 24 Hours IMSA opener

Two-time World Endurance Championship title winner Marco Sorensen will join Corvette Racing for the Daytona 24 Hours IMSA SportsCar Championship opener next month.

Acura confirms ORECA collaboration for LMDh effort

Acura's new LMDh prototype for 2023 will be developed in conjunction with French constructor ORECA, the Honda brand has confirmed.

Barnicoat joins Lexus line-up for 2022 IMSA GTD Pro class

Former McLaren factory GT driver Ben Barnicoat has joined Vasser Sullivan to campaign its Lexus RC F in the IMSA SportsCar Championship's new GTD Pro class next year.

Kobayashi to have fully operational role as Toyota WEC squad team principal

Kamui Kobayashi will have a fully operational role in his new position as team principal of the Toyota World Endurance Championship squad.

Nakajima retires, replaced by Hirakawa in Toyota WEC lineup

Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Kazuki Nakajima has retired from the cockpit and will be replaced in Toyota's World Endurance Championship line-up by Ryo Hirakawa.

Racing Team Nederland makes switch to IMSA SportsCar Championship

The Racing Team Nederland prototype squad will switch to the IMSA SportsCar Championship next season after taking title honours in this year's World Endurance Championship.

Kyalami 9 Hours IGTC round gets new date in February 2022

The Kyalami 9 Hours round of the 2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge has been rescheduled for the first weekend of February next year.

McLaren signs Kirchhofer to factory GT deal

McLaren has signed former GP3 frontrunner Marvin Kirchhofer as a factory GT driver for next season.