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G-Drive team won't contest full World Endurance Championship season

Russian outfit G-Drive Racing will not compete in the World Endurance Championship full-time in the 2018/19 superseason, Autosport has learned

Lada expects 'huge' step forward with new WTCC car

Lada boss Victor Shapovalov believes the company's 2015 Vesta World Touring Car Championship racer can provide "a huge step forward" for the Russian manufacturer over its outgoing Granta model

Nikolay Karamishev plans partial WTCC campaign in 2014

Nikolay Karamishev is aiming to contest three rounds of next year's World Touring Car Championship in the secondary TC2 class

Lotus Formula 1 team sells stake to new Russian backer

Lotus Formula 1 team owner Genii Capital has agreed to sell a stake in the squad to new Russian backer Yota Devices Company, AUTOSPORT can reveal

Russian GP recruits Abu Dhabi circuit chief Richard Cregan

Russian Grand Prix organisers have recruited Richard Cregan, chief executive of Abu Dhabi Formula 1 venue Yas Marina, to work on the inaugural Sochi race

Vitaly Petrov eyes Formula 1, DTM or Le Mans for 2014 racing return

Vitaly Petrov has declared he will not miss another year of racing even if it means looking beyond Formula 1

Daniil Kvyat secures F1 Superlicence, gets Toro Rosso Friday runs

Daniil Kvyat will take part in first practice for the United States and Brazilian Grands Prix after securing a Formula 1 Superlicence

Russian Time to join GP3 grid in 2014

GP2 championship leader Russian Time has completed a deal to join the GP3 Series grid from 2014

Russian GP misses application deadline to hold 2014 F1 race

Russia has missed the deadline to submit its application to the FIA to hold a Formula 1 race in 2014

Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix venue Sochi nearing completion

Organisers of the inaugural Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix say that work on the Sochi circuit is nearing completion, with almost two-thirds of the track already laid out

Russian Time hoping to enter GP3 from 2014

New GP2 squad Russian Time is working towards entering GP3 from 2014

Sergey Sirotkin eyes F1 practice outings in 2013

Sergey Sirotkin has set his sights on running for Sauber in Friday practice sessions later this year, ahead of a possible race debut with the team in 2014

Nikolay Karamyshev in frame for Campos WTCC seat

Nikolay Karamyshev could make his World Touring Car debut on home soil at the Moscow Raceway

Vettel impressed by Russian circuit after first visit

Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel said he was impressed with what he saw after visiting the venue of the future Russian Grand Prix on Monday

Russian GP circuit work on schedule

Russian Grand Prix organisers say construction work at the Sochi track is firmly on target, ahead of Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel's visit to the track next week

Valtteri Bottas feels fortunate to earn F1 seat through talent

Williams rookie Valtteri Bottas admits he feels fortunate to have been able to secure a Formula 1 seat primarily on the grounds of talent

Russian Time hopes Motopark tie-up will build driver ladder into F1

New GP2 team Russian Time hopes a tie-up with single-seater squad Motopark Academy can help it set up a ladder to get Russian drivers into Formula 1

James Hinchcliffe confident first IndyCar win is in sight

IndyCar's James Hinchcliffe believes he is capable of winning a race with Andretti Autosport in 2013

Daniel Ricciardo not fixated on Red Bull Formula 1 chances

Daniel Ricciardo says he is not too fixated on his chances of landing a Red Bull Formula 1 drive in the near future

Susie Wolff targets Super Licence, Williams F1 reserve driver role

Susie Wolff is planning to get a Super Licence so she can become Williams's official Formula 1 reserve driver

Kimi Raikkonen stars in Russian ice race

Kimi Raikkonen and Charles Pic flew straight from Barcelona Formula 1 testing on Saturday to Moscow to be special guests in the Race of Stars ice event

Daniil Move eyes top-five finish in FR3.5 with Comtec

Daniil Move is determined to finish in the top five the Formula Renault 3.5 standings after committing to a seventh season in the category with Comtec

Susie Wolff keen to add GT campaign to Williams Formula 1 duties

Susie Wolff is hoping to race in sportscars this year alongside her role as a Williams Formula 1 development driver

Mikhail Aleshin continues Formula Renault 3.5 comeback with Tech 1

Former Formula Renault 3.5 champion Mikhail Aleshin has signed for Tech 1 Racing, continuing his comeback in the series for a second season