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Magazine: Has Max Verstappen really changed?
Ford no longer pushing for hybrids or full-electric racing
Magazine: F1 Italian GP review, WRC Acropolis and WEC Fuji
Finalists revealed for 2022 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award
Vettel, Hakkinen among first names for 2023 Race of Champions in Sweden

Has Formula 1 bad boy Max Verstappen really changed in 2022? That’s the question we tackle in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (22 September).

Ford Performance is no longer pushing for major motor racing categories to adopt electrification or hybridisation, seeing a future for internal combustion engines to continue.

Max Verstappen matching Nigel Mansell’s tally of 31 Formula 1 wins and the controversial finish to the Italian Grand Prix are the focus of Autosport magazine, out today (15 September).

The four finalists who will contest the 2022 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award have been selected.

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel and two-time F1 champion Mika Hakkinen are among the names announced for the 2023 Race of Champions, which returns to the north of Sweden in January.

Magazine: Has Max Verstappen really changed?

Has Formula 1 bad boy Max Verstappen really changed in 2022? That’s the question we tackle in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (22 September).

Ford no longer pushing for hybrids or full-electric racing

Ford Performance is no longer pushing for major motor racing categories to adopt electrification or hybridisation, seeing a future for internal combustion engines to continue.

Magazine: F1 Italian GP review, WRC Acropolis and WEC Fuji

Max Verstappen matching Nigel Mansell’s tally of 31 Formula 1 wins and the controversial finish to the Italian Grand Prix are the focus of Autosport magazine, out today (15 September).

Finalists revealed for 2022 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award

The four finalists who will contest the 2022 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award have been selected.

Vettel, Hakkinen among first names for 2023 Race of Champions in Sweden

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel and two-time F1 champion Mika Hakkinen are among the names announced for the 2023 Race of Champions, which returns to the north of Sweden in January.

Obituary: Key Lola motorsport figure Mike Blanchet dies aged 74

Mike Blanchet, a figure synonymous with Lola Cars having progressed from sales director to joint MD, has died at the age of 74.

AMABA finalist Foster joins Andretti Autosport for 2023 Indy Lights season

Louis Foster, a 2021 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award nominee, has signed for Andretti Autosport's Indy Lights team for next season after winning this year's Indy Pro 2000 title.

Magazine: How Verstappen defeated a resurgent Mercedes at F1's Dutch GP

Max Verstappen’s defeat of Mercedes to win the 2022 Dutch Grand Prix leads our coverage in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (8 September).

2022-23 Le Mans Virtual Series and Motorsport Games reveals bumper entry list

The roster includes some of the most elite Esports and motorsport teams.

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past Plus

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past

Rising sportscar star Adam Smalley had to pinch himself when offered the chance to drive the car that won the world’s most famous enduro in 1987

MotoGP™ and Motorsport Network reveal key findings from largest ever Global Fan Survey

• Nearly 110,000 fans in 179 countries responded to Motorsport Network-hosted Global MotoGP™ Fan Survey, analysed by Nielsen Sports • MotoGP™ fans share an overall favourable opinion of the current state of sport - approve of “competitive,” “exciting,” and “unpredictable” characteristics • Sport growing among female fans internationally • Fabio Quartararo, Marc Marquez, and Francesco Bagnaia were voted the top three favourite riders by fans.

Magazine: Verstappen's Belgian GP charge, Silverstone Classic review

Max Verstappen’s brilliant victory in the 2022 Belgian Grand Prix leads this week’s issue of Autosport magazine, out today (1 September).

The driver battling on two Porsche fronts

Lechner Porsche driver and BRDC SuperStar Harry King on his season as a title contender in Porsche Supercup and Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux

Magazine: Porsche 956/962 special

This week’s Autosport magazine, out today (25 August), tells the story of the Porsche 956 and 962 on a number of fronts.

Nigel Mansell Launches Official Digital Collectibles Range on Motorsport Multiverse

1992 Formula 1 world champion to offer fans unique digital collectibles.

Former F1 race director Masi linked to second new motorsport role

Former F1 race director Michael Masi is being linked to a second key motorsport role in Australia.

Magazine: F1 half-term report, Brabham celebration

Our new half-term Formula 1 report of the season so far leads this week’s Autosport magazine (18 August), which also celebrates Brabham.

NASCAR Rivals, Motorsport Games’ Official Game of the 2022 Season, to launch on October 14 for Nintendo Switch

Motorsport Games Officially Licensed NASCAR Game to Bring Users Authentic and Customizable Racing Experiences, Available for Pre-order August 24.

Magazine: Hamilton's F1 2009 woes retrospective, BMW Motorsport at 50

Lewis Hamilton’s struggles with mediocre Formula 1 machinery in 2009 and 2022 are compared in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (11 August).

Rodin reveals more details about 'F1-beating' hypercar

More details have been revealed about Rodin’s new closed-cockpit FZERO hypercar, which it intends will offer greater performance than Formula 1 machinery.

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past Plus

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past

Rising sportscar star Adam Smalley had to pinch himself when offered the chance to drive the car that won the world’s most famous enduro in 1987

Historics
Sep 6, 2022
Why romanticism isn't the key factor in Lola’s racing return Plus

Why romanticism isn't the key factor in Lola’s racing return

The iconic Lola name is being relaunched after it was taken over by new ownership. Part of that reboot is a planned return to racing, though the exact details of this are still to be finalised - though its new owner does have a desire to bring the brand back to the Le Mans 24 Hours. But romanticism doesn't appear to be the driving force behind this renewed project...

General
Jul 14, 2022
Rating the best drivers of the century so far Plus

Rating the best drivers of the century so far

Autosport's Top 50 feature has been a staple of the magazine for the past two decades since its first appearance in 2002. Here are the drivers that have featured most prevalently during that time

General
Jan 7, 2022
The best motorsport moments of 2021 Plus

The best motorsport moments of 2021

Motorsport produced one of its greatest years of all-time in 2021 despite a backdrop of ongoing COVID-19 challenges and an ever-changing racing landscape. Through the non-stop action Autosport has collected the finest moments from the past 12 months to highlight the incredible drama and joy motorsport generates

General
Dec 31, 2021
The racing comeback artists who resurrected long-dormant careers Plus

The racing comeback artists who resurrected long-dormant careers

Making it in motorsport can be tough, and sometimes drivers move elsewhere before their best chance arrives. Here are some of those who made it back

General
Dec 26, 2021
The hidden racing gem attracting ex-F1 heroes Plus

The hidden racing gem attracting ex-F1 heroes

It’s rarely mentioned when it comes to assessing the best national contests, but the Brazilian Stock Car series that reaches its climax this weekend has an ever-growing appeal. Its expanding roster of ex-Formula 1 names has helped to draw in new fans, but it's the closeness of competition that keeps them watching

General
Dec 10, 2021
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

General
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

General
Apr 21, 2021