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Leading DTM drivers have called on the series to incorporate repeater lights to make race starts “fair” and reduce instances of aggressive driving seen at the Norisring.
Red Bull Ferrari DTM team boss Ron Reichert said he was “really impressed” by stand-in driver Ayhancan Guven's performance at the Norisring last weekend, and believes he “deserves” another opportunity.
DTM points leader Mirko Bortolotti says he’s not counting any of his championship leaders out of the title race at the season’s halfway stage ahead of an eight-week summer break.
Peugeot makes its eagerly anticipated return to top-flight sportscar racing this weekend as Monza hosts round four of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship. Here’s how you can watch it.
DTM drivers have more clarity on start rules after a crash-filled Saturday at the Norisring, which contributed to a calmer race on Sunday, according to Sheldon van der Linde.
Red Bull Ferrari DTM driver Felipe Fraga says taking his maiden series victory at the Norisring is a “life goal”, and explained his relief at ending a run of non-finishes.
Mirko Bortolotti believes the crash-blighted opening DTM race at the Norisring on Saturday was "abnormal" and that Sunday's race was not better behaved due to convening an additional drivers' briefing.
Felipe Fraga converted pole position to his maiden DTM victory at the Norisring, the Red Bull Ferrari driver triumphing in a caution-free race as Mirko Bortolotti claimed the points lead.
Felipe Fraga secured his first DTM pole position at the Norisring, as the Red Bull Ferrari driver pipped Group B pace-setter Mirko Bortolotti in his later Group A session.
DTM drivers need to show more “respect” to their fellow competitors, teams and paying spectators after a crash-filled Norisring race on Saturday, according to Winward Racing team boss Christian Hohenadel.
Norisring DTM polesitter Kelvin van der Linde says he was too "cautious" in the race as he wanted to "show that I had learned" from incidents at last year's event.
Thomas Preining and Dennis Olsen believe that Porsche's strong braking and tyre-warming performance was significant in the Weissach marque securing its first DTM win in a “messy” opening Norisring race.
Three-time DTM champion Rene Rast says the anti-lock braking systems on GT3 cars are a factor in the high number of crashes seen in the opening race at the Norisring.
Thomas Preining scored Porsche’s first DTM victory in an eventful race at the Norisring plagued by incidents and interruptions, as Dennis Olsen made it a 1-2 for the Weissach marque.
Kelvin van der Linde became the seventh different polesitter in as many DTM races this year, as the Abt Audi driver topped Group B in split qualifying at the Norisring.
He’s invariably billed as the DTM’s quiet man, who has a Kimi Raikkonen-esque aversion to the cameras. But Luca Stolz has been earning plaudits that are becoming impossible to ignore, and that will only increase the level of interest in his performances
Defending DTM champion Maximilian Gotz says he wants to start his 2022 season "like new, from scratch" at the Norisring this weekend as he seeks to ignite his title defence.
Factory Lamborghini racer Franck Perera will make his DTM debut at the Norisring this weekend with the Grasser Racing team, deputising for an ill Rolf Ineichen.
The FIA Formula 3 World Cup in Macau will not be run this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, while FIA WTCR will not make its planned return to Asia.
Two-time DTM champion Marco Wittmann believes that the series should consider “a change in the rules” to deter unsafe releases and improve the safety of mechanics in the pits.
DTM drivers have welcomed the decision to hold split qualifying sessions for this weekend’s Norisring round, praising the “fair option” for preventing a “disaster” dictated by traffic.
W Series racer Abbi Pulling says she doesn't feel under more pressure one year on from her debut in the series as Jamie Chadwick's main title challenger after three rounds.
Steer-by-wire technology from Schaeffler-Paravan has removed the need for a steering column, and logged over a billion miles of accident-free road use. The innovation is now being fine-tuned in competition in the DTM, where all involved are confident that the technology has the potential to change car design forever
Nick Cassidy says "there’s a big desire" to continue building his relationship with Ferrari, as the Italian marque gears up for its Le Mans Hypercar programme in 2023.
DTM boss Gerhard Berger wants to continue to grow the pool of manufacturers represented in the championship, and is targeting new marques from the UK, United States and Japan.
As one of the few anti-clockwise circuits on the Formula 1 calendar, Interlagos is already in a minority – but its combination of fast and technical corners make it a unique driving challenge. Former F1 racer Gianni Morbidelli explains why it’s his favourite track in our continuing series and recalls his little-remembered standout lap from 1994
DTM Electric organiser ITR is targeting a 2024 start date for its new series, according to director of competition and technology Michael Resl.
DTM drivers and teams welcomed the prospect of returning to Imola after the championship’s maiden visit last weekend, but series boss Gerhard Berger says it’s still “too early” to decide.
Lucas Auer says his restart in the DTM’s second Imola race was more responsible for earning Mercedes’ best result of the weekend in fourth than its improved Balance of Performance.
Dev Gore became the first American podium-finisher in the DTM's history at Imola on Sunday, despite making two pitstops, after “a weird 20-position overtake” helped him to claim second.
First-time DTM race-winner Ricardo Feller says his "really on-the-edge" Imola pole lap that put him in position to take victory in Italy was down to watching on-boards of Rene Rast.
Ricardo Feller earned his first DTM victory at Imola after a frantic safety car restart that allowed him to atone for a lap one error.
Ricardo Feller took his first DTM pole position in a frenetic qualifying session at Imola on Sunday as the Abt Audi driver pipped Felipe Fraga's Red Bull Ferrari by 0.152s.
DTM championship leader Sheldon van der Linde says "we maximised the day" by securing eighth place with 25kg of success ballast in the first Imola race on Saturday.
Mirko Bortolotti says managing his tyres in the early stages of the DTM's Imola opener was "crucial" in his recovery from 16th on the grid to finish third on Saturday.
Rene Rast says that he "got proven wrong" by taking his first DTM victory of 2022 at Imola, having doubted that he'd be capable of winning races on his comeback.
Rene Rast took a commanding first win of his DTM comeback at Imola over fellow Audi driver Nico Muller after a controlled drive in searing heat.
Rene Rast became the fifth different polesitter from as many DTM races in 2022 as he snatched top spot with a late effort for the championship's first race at Imola.
Timo Glock says his DTM return at Imola this weekend will be a “new experience” as he adapts to running BMW’s M4 on Michelin rubber in his team’s series debut.
DTM race-winner Kelvin van der Linde says he understands the problems that blighted his Lausitzring weekend and believes his Nurburgring 24 Hours victory was "perfect to get my confidence back".
Antonio Felix da Costa has explained the "hectic moment" that risked the Jota LMP2 team's dominant run to a first class victory since 2017 in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Darren Turner has had countless team-mates during his long spell as an Aston Martin factory driver. But the three-time Le Mans 24 Hours class-winner picks out Stefan Mucke, after a five-year stint together that built a life-time friendship, as his favourite team-mate in Autosport's ongoing series
The 90th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours and the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship's tenth anniversary season will be staged this weekend on 11-12 June.
Sportscar racing has only ever been a sideline previously for Sebastien Bourdais, but the Frenchman has left open-wheel racing behind and has been a standout in the IMSA SportsCar Championship this year. Now Le Mans and a bright future in prototypes with Cadillac beckons
Team WRT LMP2 driver Rene Rast believes it's "unrealistic" to expect a car from the secondary prototype to contend for outright victory in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
When Audi introduced its 90 Quattro to IMSA's GTO class in 1989, it made a powerful if brief impression fitting for its impressive engine. When 2011 DTM champion Martin Tomczyk got to drive it in a demo run, he was blown away
Sebastien Bourdais says he’s not ruling out a title challenge in the IMSA SportsCar Championship this year, despite having “at least one too many jokers” so far in 2022.
His day of days in Formula 1 came at Indianapolis in 2005, a day grand prix racing strives to forget. But Patrick Friesacher, the long-serving Red Bull lieutenant, remains active today driving a two-seater that provides ordinary people with a glimpse of an F1 car’s savage potential, including this writer...
Lamborghini motorsport boss Giorgio Sanna says the company’s decision to enter the LMDh arena one year later than several major competitors will afford it time to develop its internal structure.
The Absolute Racing Porsche team has been promoted from the reserve list to a slot on the Le Mans 24 Hours grid at the eleventh hour after Hardpoint Motorsport's withdrawal.
Jimmie Johnson was voted as the 2022 Indianapolis 500 rookie of the year, despite the Chip Ganassi Racing driver crashing out of the IndyCar blue riband in the closing stages.
Indianapolis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson's team boss Chip Ganassi says the ex-Formula 1 driver's victory is the “culmination” of understanding how to use the resource in his IndyCar team.
Porsche factory driver Laurens Vanthoor says his "nightmare" early crash out of the Nurburgring 24 Hours following contact with his brother Dries was "a black day in my career".
Manthey Racing's bid to defend its 2021 Nurburgring 24 Hours victory was ended by a heavy accident for Laurens Vanthoor, who crashed the #1 Porsche following contact with brother Dries.
Luca Ludwig secured a surprise pole for the Nurburgring 24 Hours in his octane126 Ferrari 488 GT3, setting two laps good enough for the top spot in Top Qualifying 2.
After a potentially career-ending crash at Texas in 2003, Kenny Brack made a heroic return at the 2005 Indianapolis 500 when he set the fastest qualifying speed of anybody on Bump Day. In this week's Friday Favourite, the 1999 Indy winner explains his love affair with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway