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Every Dutch Formula 1 driver ranked Plus

Every Dutch Formula 1 driver ranked

The huge enthusiasm for Max Verstappen has led to the Netherlands getting its grand prix back next season. But Verstappen is the 15th Dutchman to race in Formula 1. Who were the rest, and how good were they? Here's our ranking

Jean Todt: F1's need for a world of controversy is unfortunate

FIA president Jean Todt says it is "a bit unfortunate" that Formula 1 rushes to criticise initiatives like the 2019 aerodynamic changes and is a "world of controversy"

FIA president Jean Todt: Mick Schumacher should be left in peace

FIA president Jean Todt has called for Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher to be left "in peace", as he prepares for his rookie Formula 2 campaign

Formula 1 outlines two 'strategic priorities' for 2019

Formula 1 will have "two key strategic priorities" in 2019, including greater publicity of the technical achievements of its turbo-hybrid engines and making the championship more accessible

'Flat-out' 2019 Formula E races will reduce unpredictability

ABB FIA Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi believes that flat-out races with the series' new Gen2 cars will result in less in-race strategy variation and unpredictability

Simon Evans wins inaugural Jaguar eTrophy race

Simon Evans claimed victory in the first ever Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy, prevailing in a race-long three-way fight for the lead to make history

Ad Diriyah Formula E circuit 'like Suzuka with walls'

The ABB FIA Formula E Ad Diriyah E-Prix track is "one of the most challenging" in the series' history and has been compared to "Suzuka with walls" by the drivers

How Cadwell Park settled a farfetched Autosport challenge Plus

How Cadwell Park settled a farfetched Autosport challenge

After a long gap between visiting a second and third location to see live motorsport, Autosport Editor in Chief Andrew van de Burgt has racked up 100 track visits. He recalls the journey - boosted by the changing calendar of Formula E

Vandoorne says Mercedes boss Wolff called him about HWA FE interest

McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne has revealed he was first approached by Toto Wolff about joining the Mercedes-affiliated HWA Formula E team he will race for in 2018/19

The real value of trackday driver coaching Plus

The real value of trackday driver coaching

McLaren's new 600LT proves to be a surprisingly good training vehicle for aspiring racers, particularly with expert coaching on hand

Nelson Piquet Jr: Jaguar FE team must be better in 'every area'

Jaguar Formula E driver Nelson Piquet says the 2017/18 championship was "not the season he was expecting" and that Jaguar must do better in "every area" next year

New Extreme E electric SUV series to launch with Formula E

Formula E will operate a new 'Extreme E' electric SUV series that is set to race through challenging locations and terrains such as the Himalayas and the Arctic

DVD Review: The Top 20 Greatest Ever TT riders

From early pioneers to modern icons, the Top 20 Greatest Ever TT Riders chronicles the careers of the racing legends who mastered perhaps the toughest challenge in motorsport

A world champion in waiting's tortuous path to recovery Plus

A world champion in waiting's tortuous path to recovery

Tiago Monteiro seemed destined to win the World Touring Car Championship last year, until a huge testing crash halted his charge. After early whispers of a swift racing return, he recounts his arduous (and incomplete) road to recovery

Renault Formula E success puts pressure on Nissan for season five

Nissan motorsport boss Michael Carcamo says Renault's success in Formula E puts pressure on the Japanese manufacturer as it prepares to enter the electric championship for season five

Filippi expects to stay at NIO in Formula E despite 'horrible' season

Luca Filippi says his contractual situation with the NIO Formula E squad means he expects to continue racing with the Chinese electric car manufacturer-backed team for the 2018/19 season

Heidfeld struggled to deal with Rosenqvist's pace in Formula E

Nick Heidfeld says coping with Formula E team-mate Felix Rosenqvist's pace last season was a new experience in his career that he initially struggled to adjust to

How Techeetah beat FE's giants, and is now set to join them

Next week we expect the fairy-tale story of Techeetah to come full circle as it's poised to land a manufacturer deal for season five. But to understand how we've arrived at this point, you need to know the backstory to one of the most amazing David-and-Goliath stories in recent motorsport history

Why Formula E's inaugural Zurich E-Prix surpassed expectations

The first motor race in Switzerland since 1954 "surpassed our expectations", according the Formula E event's CEO Pascal Derron - and it was easy to see why, says ALEX KALINAUCKAS

The gamers that launched a motorsport revolution Plus

The gamers that launched a motorsport revolution

Back in 2008, Nissan's GT Academy helped turn a gamer into a real life racing driver. It was an innovative concept that has expanded along with the rise of eSports and one that could help attract new motorsport fans in the future

How a small team is beating Formula E’s giants Plus

How a small team is beating Formula E’s giants

Formula E is welcoming many of motorsport's major manufacturers into its fold, but the team currently leading the way is a much smaller, independent outfit. Here's how Techeetah made it to the top of the electric championship

Prince Harry launches new Silverstone Experience project

The Silverstone Experience project was launched on Wednesday by Prince Harry as work officially started on the British Grand Prix's venue £19.3million visitor attraction, which will open in spring 2019

Santiago Formula E: Vergne resists Lotterer for Techeetah one-two

Jean-Eric Vergne led home Techeetah team-mate Andre Lotterer in a breathless Santiago race to score the first ever one-two for a team in Formula E history

New MSA chairman David Richards to outline vision for his role

New MSA chairman David Richards will today outline the key challenges British motorsport faces

The unexpected street-race warning F1 must heed Plus

The unexpected street-race warning F1 must heed

Formula 1 has explored the possibility of multiple new street circuits in recent months. But this pursuit of city-centre racing has several flaws

Finalists confirmed for first F1 eSports final in Abu Dhabi

The 20 players who will race off for the honour of being the first-ever Formula 1 eSports Series champion have been decided

Senna, Moss and the Brabham BT52 Plus

Senna, Moss and the Brabham BT52

A new book celebrating the Brabham BT52 has just been published by Haynes. Here, author Andrew van de Burgt introduces excerpts on the testing exploits of one established legend, and one soon-to-be legend

Should F1 use reversed grids? Plus

Should F1 use reversed grids?

The support for reverse grids by some AUTOSPORT figures in our recent 'What we'd change about F1' feature certainly polarised opinion. ANDREW VAN DE BURGT and KEVIN TURNER battle it out

At the wheel of the Nissan ZEOD Plus

At the wheel of the Nissan ZEOD

Lapping Le Mans at speed on electrical power is an amazing challenge. Jann Mardenborough experienced the Nissan ZEOD in a world exclusive AUTOSPORT track test and ANDREW VAN DE BURGT was there

When Penske won in Formula 1 Plus

When Penske won in Formula 1

Roger Penske and John Watson don't often get together, so ANDREW VAN DE BURGT jumped at the chance to join them for a look back at their successful 1976 season

Nissan wants V8 Supercars aero changes for 2014

Nissan Motorsport has asked the V8 Supercars series to rehomologate its aero package for 2014

Nissan officially unveils its Garage 56 contender for Le Mans 24 Hours

Nissan has officially unveiled its Garage 56 contender for the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours, the ZEOD RC

Bathurst V8s: Jamie Whincup sets pace ahead of qualifying shoot-out

Multiple V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup set the pace in a closely-fought qualifying session at Bathurst

Baltimore Indy Lights: Jack Hawksworth takes dominant win

Jack Hawksworth scored a comfortable Indy Lights win around the streets of Baltimore

Penske poised to end title drought Plus

Penske poised to end title drought

With four races of the 2013 IndyCar Series to run, Helio Castroneves leads the points and stands on the brink of claiming his first title and Penske's first since 2006. Ahead of this weekend's race in Baltimore ANDREW VAN DE BURGT caught up with the Brazilian and his team-mate Will Power

Baltimore Indy Lights: Jack Hawksworth storms to commanding pole

Jack Hawksworth made a huge last-lap gain to secure pole for the Indy Lights race around the streets of Baltimore

The last time Lauda drove an F1 car Plus

The last time Lauda drove an F1 car

As AUTOSPORT's Hunt/Lauda bookazine launches, we revisit a feature from January 2002, when then-Jaguar boss Niki Lauda returned to the F1 cockpit, including video of the event

Bristol NASCAR: Matt Kenseth fends off Kasey Kahne for victory

Matt Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne in a barnstorming finish to take victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup night race at Bristol

Nico Hulkenberg: Sauber F1 struggles a chance to prove character

Nico Hulkenberg says he is using his tough 2013 Formula 1 season with Sauber as a chance to prove his character, rather than bemoaning his team choice

Mark Webber believes quality of Formula 1 grid is dropping

Mark Webber believes the quality of the Formula 1 grid has dropped since he made his debut in 2002 because of the prevalence of pay drivers

Hungary GP2: Nathanael Berthon secures maiden win

Nathanael Berthon claimed his first ever GP2 win with a faultless performance in Hungary

Hungary GP3: Robert Visoiu leads Carlos Sainz Jr in Arden one-two

Robert Visoiu led an MW Arden one-two in a soporific GP3 sprint race in Hungary

Hungary GP3: Aaro Vainio victorious after Conor Daly battle

Aaro Vainio completed a lights-to-flag victory in the opening GP3 race in Hungary

Hungary GP2: Jolyon Palmer scores stunning win

Jolyon Palmer drove a brilliant race, taking full advantage of Carlin's superior tyre strategy, to score an emphatic GP2 win in Hungary

Hungary GP3: Daniil Kvyat quickest in practice

Red Bull protege Daniil Kvyat ended GP3 practice in Hungary at the head of the times for MW Arden

Hungary GP2: Tom Dillmann leads Sam Bird in Russian Time front row

Russian Time team-mates Tom Dillmann and Sam Bird locked out the front row for Saturday's GP2 race in Hungary

Hungaroring GP2: Sam Bird sets practice pace

Sam Bird set the pace in a scorching hot GP2 free practice session in Hungary

Fernando Alonso fears effect of Hungarian GP defeat

Fernando Alonso fears Ferrari faces an unpleasant summer Formula 1 break if it cannot regain ground on Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull in the Hungarian Grand Prix

Brits in MotoGP: time to end the wait? Plus

Brits in MotoGP: time to end the wait?

The union flag has not flown atop a premier class bike podium since Barry Sheene in 1981, but Cal Crutchlow is convinced he can end the wait, as he tells Andrew van de Burgt

Lorenzo: in his prime but hungry for competition Plus

Lorenzo: in his prime but hungry for competition

The MotoGP champion is in a rich vein of form, but he’s looking forward to a bit more rivalry – especially from non-Spaniards - as he tells Andrew van de Burgt in an exclusive AUTOSPORT interview

Jorge Lorenzo tips Cal Crutchlow to win MotoGP races soon

MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo has backed Briton Cal Crutchlow to claim his maiden top-flight win this season

Barcelona MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo beats Hondas to win

Jorge Lorenzo rode an immaculate race to claim MotoGP victory at Barcelona

GP2 Series season guide Plus

GP2 Series season guide

Three new teams and a multitude of driver changes - the cars may be the same but it's been all-change for GP2 in 2013. AUTOSPORT assesses the runners and riders

Spotters guide: The 2013 Daytona 500 Plus

Spotters guide: The 2013 Daytona 500

On Sunday, the biggest race on the NASCAR calendar, the Daytona 500, takes place. Andrew van de Burgt previews the event and runs through the field ahead of the season opener

Kamui Kobayashi confident of 2013 Formula 1 seat amid sponsor hunt

Kamui Kobayashi remains confident he will be on the 2013 Formula 1 grid despite having to secure sponsor backing in order to have a chance of keeping his seat at Sauber