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FFSA International Handikart Trophy wins first FIA EmPowering Disabled Motor Sport Award
FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem gets Motorsport UK support
Asian Le Mans Series reveals record 39-car grid
Magazine: Frank Williams - 1942-2021
Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid

FIA Presidential candidate Mohammed ben Sulayem has received a boost to his hopes of winning this month's election after receiving the backing of influential British organisations Motorsport UK and the RAC.

The Asian Le Mans Series has revealed its largest-ever grid will contest the four-round championship next year, with 39 cars split across the LMP2, LMP3 and GT divisions.

Autosport pays tribute to Formula 1 legend Sir Frank Williams in this week’s magazine, out today (2 December).

Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid
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Robert Reid won the 2001 World Rally Championship for Subaru as co-driver to Richard Burns, the 20th anniversary was celebrated last week. The Scot has since gone on to a career in the sport’s governance on several FIA commissions including Safety. He’s running in the FIA elections in three weeks for the role of Deputy President for Sport under Mohammed ben Sulayem. Victory would see him as “co-driver” to the most powerful role in motorsport, FIA President.

FFSA International Handikart Trophy wins first FIA EmPowering Disabled Motor Sport Award

The FFSA International Handikart Trophy has won the inaugural FIA EmPowering Disabled Motor Sport Award.

FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem gets Motorsport UK support

FIA Presidential candidate Mohammed ben Sulayem has received a boost to his hopes of winning this month's election after receiving the backing of influential British organisations Motorsport UK and the RAC.

Asian Le Mans Series reveals record 39-car grid

The Asian Le Mans Series has revealed its largest-ever grid will contest the four-round championship next year, with 39 cars split across the LMP2, LMP3 and GT divisions.

Magazine: Frank Williams - 1942-2021

Autosport pays tribute to Formula 1 legend Sir Frank Williams in this week’s magazine, out today (2 December).

Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid
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Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid

Robert Reid won the 2001 World Rally Championship for Subaru as co-driver to Richard Burns, the 20th anniversary was celebrated last week. The Scot has since gone on to a career in the sport’s governance on several FIA commissions including Safety. He’s running in the FIA elections in three weeks for the role of Deputy President for Sport under Mohammed ben Sulayem. Victory would see him as “co-driver” to the most powerful role in motorsport, FIA President.

Supercars ace Mostert seals TCR Australia title at Bathurst

Supercars race-winner Chaz Mostert sealed the 2021 TCR Australia title at Bathurst with a ninth place in the opening race at the Mount Panorama circuit.

Autosport's 2021 Christmas Gift Guide

Want to know what to get the petrolhead in your life for Christmas? Look no further with our Christmas gift guide.

Magazine: Hamilton dominates in F1 Qatar GP

Two thrilling world championship contests feature in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (25 November).

How an overcrowded workshop spawned a top historics squad

BBM Sport was born when boss Bob Berridge found his workshop was running out of room. Now a leading historics outfit preparing cars around the world, it also supplied a Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 for the recent Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award tests

Vettel, Schumacher to compete in 2022 Race of Champions
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Vettel, Schumacher to compete in 2022 Race of Champions

Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher are the latest names to be confirmed on the burgeoning list of stars competing in next February’s Race of Champions in Sweden.

Why Pure ETCR champion Cupra chooses electric motorsport

The momentum behind electric motorsport gathered pace in 2021 with the introduction of the Pure ETCR touring car championship and Extreme E off-road category.

Leong storms to second Macau Grand Prix victory

Charles Leong defended his Macau Grand Prix crown in dominant fashion at the Guia circuit.

​NASCAR Heat Ultimate Edition+ officially launches on Nintendo Switch

Motorsport Games Developed NASCAR Game is the First to Come to the Console, Available to Play Starting Today, November 19, 2021.

How the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award is judged

After a one year hiatus, the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award returns this year, seeking to find Britain’s best rising single-seater star. Here’s how the 2021 finalists were put through their paces and what the judges are looking for in the next driver to emulate David Coulthard, Jenson Button, George Russell and Lando Norris

Magazine: Hamilton's charge at F1's Brazilian GP

Lewis Hamilton’s brilliant charge through the field to win the Sao Paulo Grand Prix makes the cover of this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (18 November).

Why Saudi Arabia is investing so heavily in motorsport News
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Why Saudi Arabia is investing so heavily in motorsport

Arguably no country in the world is investing more in motorsport currently than Saudi Arabia.

NASCAR legend Johnson to partner Pastrana in Race of Champions

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will feature in next year’s Race of Champions event in Sweden, becoming team-mates with action sports legend Travis Pastrana for Team USA.

How to follow the third round of the Le Mans Virtual Series by Motorsport Games, kicking off this weekend on November 13

After an action-packed first two rounds, drivers will take on the long challenge of Nordschleife on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Magazine: F1 Mexican GP analysis, BTCC season review

Was Max Verstappen’s Mexican Grand Prix victory a knockout blow in his battle for the 2021 Formula 1 world championship with Lewis Hamilton?

Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen
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Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen

Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans 24 hours with nine outright victories. Since retiring from racing, he's been President of the FIA Drivers Commission. From that platform, he's running for the role of FIA Deputy President for Sport in December's election, alongside the current holder of that role, Graham Stoker, who's bidding to become President.

The one-time Schumacher rival rebooting his career Down Under Plus

The one-time Schumacher rival rebooting his career Down Under

Joey Mawson made waves in the middle of the last decade, beating future Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher - among other highly-rated talents - to the 2016 German F4 title. A run in F1's feeder GP3 category only caused his career to stall, but now back in Australia Mawson's S5000 title success has set that to rights

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May 8, 2021
The lesson football’s would-be wreckers could learn from racing Plus

The lesson football’s would-be wreckers could learn from racing

OPINION: The greed-driven push for a European Super League that threatened to tear football apart is collapsing at the seams. Motor racing's equivalent, the football-themed Superleague Formula series of 2008-11, was everything that the proposed ESL never could be

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Apr 21, 2021
The F1 and Indy 'nearly man' that found contentment in Japan Plus

The F1 and Indy 'nearly man' that found contentment in Japan

Having had the door to F1 slammed in his face and come within three laps of winning the Indianapolis 500, the collapse of a Peugeot LMP1 shot meant Japan was Bertrand Baguette's last chance of a career. But it's one which he has grasped with both hands

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Feb 27, 2021
The female all-rounder who arrived "too early" Plus

The female all-rounder who arrived "too early"

From Formula 3 to truck racing, Dakar and EuroNASCAR via a winning stint in the DTM, there's not much Ellen Lohr hasn't seen in a stellar racing career that highlights the merit in being a generalist. But she believes her career came too early...

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Feb 17, 2021
How Radical's latest machines fare on track Plus

How Radical's latest machines fare on track

The lightweight sportscar manufacturer has not rewritten the rulebook with its latest machines, but the new SR3 XX and SR10 still provide a step forward on its previous successful models

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Feb 8, 2021
The real-life racing rogues stranger than fiction Plus

The real-life racing rogues stranger than fiction

The forthcoming Netflix film linking the world of underworld crime and motorsport plays on a theme that isn't exactly new. Over the years, several shady figures have attempted to make it in racing before their dubious dealings caught up with them

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Jan 31, 2021
How a GP is thriving in a COVID-free territory Plus

How a GP is thriving in a COVID-free territory

The New Zealand Grand Prix's mix of rising talent and big-name stars thrilled the crowds (yes, remember crowds?) assembled for the Toyota Racing Series meeting at Hampton Downs last weekend and left distant observers craving a repeat

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Jan 26, 2021
How a much-changed Macau GP kept the party going Plus

How a much-changed Macau GP kept the party going

OPINION: The 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix might have been a largely muted affair to the outside world without its international influx and star line-ups, another victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organisers deserve huge credit for keeping the party going

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Nov 24, 2020