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The greatest Portuguese GP moments Plus

The greatest Portuguese GP moments

For a Formula 1 race with a relatively short history, the Portuguese Grand Prix has been packed with classic moments. With F1 unexpectedly returning to the country as part of the reshaped 2020 calendar, here's a look at some of the best

Ranking the 10 best Audi DTM drivers Plus

Ranking the 10 best Audi DTM drivers

Audi last week announced it would be exiting the DTM at the end of 2020, bringing the curtain down on 20 years of continuous participation since the series' reboot in 2000. Autosport's expert panel ranks its 10 best drivers from the period

What we've learned from the second F1 test Plus

What we've learned from the second F1 test

From a congested midfield fight to the games F1's big hitters are playing, plus what the current coronavirus epidemic means for the championship, here are our reporters' key findings from the second week of pre-season testing

What we've learned from the first F1 test Plus

What we've learned from the first F1 test

Mercedes proved F1 innovation is alive and well, Williams banished the demons of 2019, while Racing Point's gamble appears to be paying off. Our experts on the ground weigh up all the major talking points from the first week of F1 testing

The top 10 Formula E drivers so far Plus

The top 10 Formula E drivers so far

Formula E has earned a reputation for being difficult to dominate, making the task of ranking drivers all the more challenging. Our journalists pick their top performers

Red Bull's Formula 1 sackings ranked Plus

Red Bull's Formula 1 sackings ranked

As Pierre Gasly prepares for his first race back at Toro Rosso, we assess every time an F1 driver has been dropped or demoted by Red Bull and rank the decisions in order of harshness

The best and worst of the Formula E season Plus

The best and worst of the Formula E season

From standout single-race performances to underrated stars, plus one team's major underperformance, our reporters have their say on the highs and lows of the 2018/19 Formula E season

Who should be Verstappen's 2020 team-mate? Our verdicts Plus

Who should be Verstappen's 2020 team-mate? Our verdicts

A longer chance for Albon, another go for Kvyat or a reprieve for Gasly - or go outside Red Bull's books and look elsewhere in F1, or beyond? Five of our writers give their suggestions for Red Bull's second 2020 driver

10 things we've learned from Le Mans so far Plus

10 things we've learned from Le Mans so far

While the challenge to Toyota at the front may appear limp, there's still plenty of reasons to be glued to the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours. Our on-site experts bring you tyre wars, strategy gambles, rejuvinated giants and a nod to a better WEC future

The unloved car that nearly cost Senna a title Plus

The unloved car that nearly cost Senna a title

This famous McLaren had aerodynamic issues and needed to be completely revamped during the 1990 Formula 1 season. Although it still won both titles, the car will never be heralded as one the greats that Ayrton Senna drove

Imola 1994 - the other drivers' memories Plus

Imola 1994 - the other drivers' memories

A quarter of a century on from the deaths of Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna at Imola, we collate the reflections of almost every other driver on the grid that weekend about three days that changed motorsport, and their lives, forever

10 things we've learned from Melbourne so far Plus

10 things we've learned from Melbourne so far

The Formula 1 season is finally under way, and talking points on Friday ranged from a resurgent Mercedes to a nose-diving Williams. Our reporters bring you the key things learned so far in Melbourne

Autosport predicts F1 2019 Plus

Autosport predicts F1 2019

Formula 1 2019 begins this weekend and promises a close title fight and a tense midfield contest. With questions yet to be answered, our writers make their predictions on what to expect this year

From Ocon to Bottas - Every GP3 season ranked Plus

From Ocon to Bottas - Every GP3 season ranked

The GP3 Series is dead and buried, replaced by the new FIA Formula 3 Championship. Autosport correspondents who covered GP3 over the years rank the series in order based on driver talent, entertainment, grid size and action

10 things we learned from the final test Plus

10 things we learned from the final test

From Mercedes' ongoing deficit to Raikkonen's sunny demeanour, plus the team that spared Williams's blushes, here are our reporters' key findings from week two of pre-season running

10 things we've learned from the first F1 test Plus

10 things we've learned from the first F1 test

Possible problems at Mercedes, cars getting quicker despite rule changes that should've slowed them, bargeboards become the tech headlines and Honda is happy - here are the main talking points from the first Formula 1 test of 2019

Big debate: When was F1's real greatest era? Plus

Big debate: When was F1's real greatest era?

The idea of Formula 1 having been at its best at some point in the past is often used as a stick to beat the modern era with, but when was the championship's actual peak?

Best driver, biggest surprise, star team: Our F1 2018 review Plus

Best driver, biggest surprise, star team: Our F1 2018 review

Autosport's experts pick their highs, lows, surprises and laments from the 2018 Formula 1 season

Best driver, biggest surprise, worst flop: our F1 2017 review Plus

Best driver, biggest surprise, worst flop: our F1 2017 review

Autosport's experts pick their highs, lows, surprises and laments from a bumper Formula 1 season

The greatest engine in Formula 1 history Plus

The greatest engine in Formula 1 history

The Cosworth DFV is 50 years old in 2017, a milestone celebrated in this week's Autosport magazine. NIGEL ROEBUCK explains the history of the best engine Formula 1 ever built

Is Bernie Ecclestone a hero or a villain? Plus

Is Bernie Ecclestone a hero or a villain?

The ousting of Bernie Ecclestone as Formula 1 chief executive is huge for the top tier of motorsport. But how will the 86-year-old be remembered?

Autosport's F1 experts review 2016 Plus

Autosport's F1 experts review 2016

After another massive year in Formula 1, Autosport's experts pick their highs, lows, surprises and laments from 2016

Who should replace Rosberg at Mercedes? Plus

Who should replace Rosberg at Mercedes?

One of Formula 1's most sought-after seats is available after Nico Rosberg's shock announcement. But who should Mercedes take?

What should Ferrari have done for 2017? Plus

What should Ferrari have done for 2017?

Kimi Raikkonen will stay at Ferrari for another season in 2017. But was that the right decision? Autosport's reporters give their verdicts

What we have learned at Le Mans so far Plus

What we have learned at Le Mans so far

Wild weather has hampered teams' preparations for the 84th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, but a form guide has emerged. Autosport's experts on the ground analyse practice and qualifying

Is Red Bull right to promote Verstappen? Plus

Is Red Bull right to promote Verstappen?

Red Bull's swift action in switching Max Verstappen and Daniil Kvyat is the latest sign of how ruthless it can be with its drivers. Our F1 journalists give their take on if it's done the right thing so early in the 2016 season

How to fix F1 qualifying Plus

How to fix F1 qualifying

Formula 1 has worked itself into a corner with the unpopular elimination-style qualifying first used in Australia. With the proposed aggregate system also proving divisive, Autosport's experts offer their solutions

Autosport predicts Formula 1 2016 Plus

Autosport predicts Formula 1 2016

With the start of the new F1 season just days away, answers about how the 2016 formguide will look are imminent. Following pre-season testing, Autosport's team sat down to predict the year ahead

The biggest losses to the F1 calendar Plus

The biggest losses to the F1 calendar

Sebastian Vettel's impassioned plea to save Monza was the latest high-profile call to keep a treasured - but threatened - grand prix on the calendar. Here, AUTOSPORT's team looks back at the most significant events Formula 1 has axed over the years

The top 10 Formula E drivers Plus

The top 10 Formula E drivers

The inaugural Formula E season attracted a high-profile driver line-up with plenty of Formula 1, Le Mans and IndyCar pedigree, and ended in a thrilling decider. The AUTOSPORT team pick the star performers

The rising stars to watch in 2015 Plus

The rising stars to watch in 2015

There is a plethora of talent with Formula 1 ambitions desperate to impress in 2015. AUTOSPORT guides you through the likely stars of GP2, GP3, Formula Renault 3.5 and European F3

AUTOSPORT predicts F1 2015 Plus

AUTOSPORT predicts F1 2015

A three-way fight behind Mercedes and only one McLaren-Honda in the top 10? With Melbourne just around the corner, it's time for the AUTOSPORT team's pre-season predictions...

Ten things we learned from the final F1 test Plus

Ten things we learned from the final F1 test

Why Mercedes' drivers are frowning, more details of Force India's tough winter, encouragement for Ferrari and much more - our team in the paddock rounds up the inside stories from Barcelona

We rank the F1 teams after testing Plus

We rank the F1 teams after testing

With all 12 pre-season test days done, AUTOSPORT's team in the paddock attempts to rank the Formula 1 teams based on their winter achievements

Which is the best tin-top series? Plus

Which is the best tin-top series?

AUTOSPORT ranks the world's eight leading touring car championships head to head for entertainment, competition level, prestige and more. How do they stack up together?

10 things we learned from the second F1 test Plus

10 things we learned from the second F1 test

We're now two-thirds of the way through Formula 1 pre-season testing and a clearer picture is starting to emerge. Our team from the paddock picks out the main themes from the four days of action

Ten things we learned from the first F1 test Plus

Ten things we learned from the first F1 test

Four days at Jerez kicked off the 2015 Formula 1 season. AUTOSPORT's team on the ground reflects on the biggest lessons from the first pre-season test

The hitchhiker's guide to motorsport Plus

The hitchhiker's guide to motorsport

It's impossible to take in everything that motorsport has to offer, but AUTOSPORT's reporters have sampled a bit of everything between them. Here are our picks of the events you should try to get to this year

What should Formula 2 be? Plus

What should Formula 2 be?

When the FIA dropped a big hint last week that Formula 2 would be revived again, it got the AUTOSPORT team thinking about what a Formula 1 feeder series should really be. Here's what we came up with

AUTOSPORT's top 10 F1 drivers of 2014 Plus

AUTOSPORT's top 10 F1 drivers of 2014

The 2014 Formula 1 season featured a very close fight for the title, but AUTOSPORT's top 10 driver vote was closer still. Here's how our writers ranked the stars of the year

AUTOSPORT's 2014 F1 grid guide Plus

AUTOSPORT's 2014 F1 grid guide

The wait is over: the action kicks off this weekend in Australia in what promises to be one of the most fascinating Formula 1 seasons in years. AUTOSPORT runs through the teams and drivers ahead of the Melbourne opener

The top 50 drivers who never raced in F1 Plus

The top 50 drivers who never raced in F1

It's one of motorsport's greatest debates: who could have been an F1 great but never got the chance? The AUTOSPORT team has attempted a definitive answer

Meet the young F1 testers Plus

Meet the young F1 testers

There will be well-known drivers, and some less familiar names, in action during F1's Silverstone young driver test. Here is AUTOSPORT's guide to the rookie runners

The 2013 AUTOSPORT poll Plus

The 2013 AUTOSPORT poll

At the start of every year, AUTOSPORT's team of experts pin their colours to the mast and select their predictions for the top five in the Formula 1 drivers' and constructors' championship. Undaunted by the danger of looking very silly in eight-and-a-half months' time, our writers take a stab at how F1 2013 will unfold

AUTOSPORT's 2013 F1 grid guide Plus

AUTOSPORT's 2013 F1 grid guide

After four long months, the wait is finally over and the F1 season kicks off this weekend. AUTOSPORT runs through teams and drivers that will be fighting on track from the Australian Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi GP review: Raikkonen at long last Plus

Abu Dhabi GP review: Raikkonen at long last

The Abu Dhabi GP turned out to be a race full of drama that gave F1 its eighth winner of the season as Raikkonen finally got that elusive victory. With Alonso second and Vettel third, the battle for the title was still very much undecided

Notebook: Le Mans 2012 reflections Plus

Notebook: Le Mans 2012 reflections

As the dust settles on another famous Le Mans victory for Audi, AUTOSPORT takes a look back at some of the themes and subplots through the field that made it such an absorbing 80th anniversary event at la Sarthe

Live Blog: the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours Plus

Live Blog: the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours

Follow all the action from the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, with our regularly updated rolling blog bringing you all the latest news and developments as the world's greatest endurance race gets underway

Le Mans Friday notebook Plus

Le Mans Friday notebook

As final preparations for Le Mans continued and the drivers met the fans in the pitlane and at the parade, AUTOSPORT's team assessed the pre-race mood in the paddock

AUTOSPORT's 2012 F1 grid guide Plus

AUTOSPORT's 2012 F1 grid guide

As another fascinating Formula 1 season kicks off in Australia this weekend, AUTOSPORT runs through teams and drivers that will be fighting on track from Melbourne

Introducing the young drivers Plus

Introducing the young drivers

With Formula 1's annual young driver test getting underway in Abu Dhabi, AUTOSPORT runs through the rising stars - and less hotly-tipped names - out to impress teams this week

The complete Abu Dhabi Grand Prix review Plus

The complete Abu Dhabi Grand Prix review

Lewis Hamilton, or more to the point a puncture, brought Sebastian Vettel's run to an end in Abu Dhabi. Here's the full story of the third grand prix in Yas Marina and how Lewis rediscovered his mojo

H6: Fassler stretches Audi lead

Marcel Fassler retook the Le Mans lead in the #2 Audi R18 at the close of the sixth hour

H5: Davidson takes lead for Peugeot

Anthony Davidson gave Peugeot the lead of the Le Mans after the fifth hour of the race

Grand Prix Gold: Argentina 1953 Plus

Grand Prix Gold: Argentina 1953

Autosport relives the great races of the past, and while China's contribution to F1 has hardly been dull, none of its races have really fallen into folklore just yet. So we look back through the magazine's archives to the first grand prix to be staged outside Europe