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Former Renault F1 boss set to become Hyundai WRC team principal

Former Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul is set to be announced as Hyundai Motorsport’s new team principal of its World Rally Championship and touring car programmes.

Grosjean joins Lamborghini's ranks ahead of 2024 LMDh drive

Romain Grosjean will race Lamborghini’s new LMDh prototype from 2024.

Lappi favourite to land 2023 Hyundai WRC drive

Esapekka Lappi appears set to join Hyundai’s World Rally Championship squad as replacement for Ott Tanak for 2023.

Binotto feels ‘pessimistic’ over budget cap results delay, wants FIA clarity

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto wants clarity from the FIA over the reasons for delaying the 2021 budget cap results, but admits he feels “pessimistic.”

Renault joins Ferrari in rejecting 2022 F1 engine freeze plan

Renault has joined Ferrari in saying it will not back any move for a Formula 1 engine freeze from the start of 2022

Ferrari "firmly against" F1 engine freeze for 2022

Ferrari has made clear it is "firmly against" the idea of a Formula 1 engine freeze from the start of 2022, despite Red Bull pushing for the plan

Ferrari dismisses talk of Leclerc and Vettel F1 cars not being identical

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto has rubbished any talk that Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are not getting equal machinery

Leclerc angry over gaps mix-up that contributes to F1 Russian GP Q2 exit

Charles Leclerc felt "angry" after a mix-up over gaps to other cars on-track ended in him being knocked out in the second stage of Russian Grand Prix qualifying

Ferrari F1 team "in the middle of a storm" but not in "crisis" - Binotto

Ferrari Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto admits his team is "in the middle of a storm" right now with its recent struggles, but denies it is in crisis

Ferrari: Current F1 car struggles at Spa caused by track characteristics

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto suspects his team's struggles at the Belgian Grand Prix are a one-off caused by track characteristics

Ferrari F1 boss Binotto "surprised" by suggestions of Vettel tension

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto has denied there is any added tension in the team's relationship with Sebastian Vettel, feeling "quite surprised" by the suggestion

Binotto: Vettel spin hurt 70th Anniversary GP race more than Ferrari’s strategy

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto says Sebastian Vettel's first-lap spin hurt his race more than the team's strategy calls, despite confusion from the German driver at Silverstone

Vettel "going up against a wall" to find Ferrari F1 pace at Silverstone

Sebastian Vettel feels like he is "going up against a wall" in trying to work out how to get more speed from his Ferrari in Formula 1's 70th Anniversary GP

Leclerc: Eighth in F1 Anniversary GP qualifying "realistic picture" for Ferrari

Charles Leclerc says his eighth place in qualifying for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix is a more realistic indication of how fast Ferrari is right now

Ogier set to stay in WRC in 2021 with Toyota

Sebastien Ogier is poised to stay in the World Rally Championship in 2021, with a new deal with current employer Toyota close to being signed

WRC changes starting order rules for season return on shortened Rally Estonia

The World Rally Championship has revised the starting order rules for the series' return to action on the gravel of Estonia in September

Ousted Toyota WRC driver Meeke could be thrown career lifeline by Pirelli

Ex-World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke could be handed a career lifeline as Pirelli's tyre tester ahead of the marque's return to the series in 2021

WRC News: Toyota decides against introducing GR Yaris for 2021

Toyota has decided against the introduction of its GR Yaris in the 2021 World Rally Championship, opting instead to continue using its current model

Wales Rally GB becomes latest WRC cancellation as Neuville crash halts Hyundai test

Fresh doubts have been cast over the viability of this season's World Rally Championship following confirmation Wales Rally GB won't take place for the first time in over 40 years

WRC targets return to key markets United States and China

Outgoing World Rally Championship chief Oliver Ciesla believes his series must return to key markets in the United States and China if it is to attract more manufacturer participation in the future

WRC News: WRC will wait until "last minute" to cancel more rallies

The World Rally Championship has pledged to wait until the last minute before cancelling any of its remaining rallies and remains confident of hosting at least four more events before the end of the year

WRC News: New Zealand and Japan rallies set to be axed as a result of pandemic

The returning World Rally Championship rounds in New Zealand and Japan are set to be axed from the 2020 schedule due to economic and logistical hurdles, Autosport has learned

MotoGP Austin: Lorenzo had 'strange mistakes' before Honda failure

Jorge Lorenzo says he was making "strange mistakes" in the opening stages of MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas before his Honda bike failed

Monza 'urgently' needs €60million for 100th anniversary renovation

The Automobile Club d'Italia president says Monza "urgently" needs €60million for the renovation work it wants completed for its 100th anniversary and to secure its Formula 1 future

Driver involved in Nicky Hayden's fatal crash sentenced

The driver involved in 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden's fatal cycling collision last year has been given a one-year suspended prison sentence

Valentino Rossi denies move for Maverick Vinales's crew chief

Valentino Rossi has denied reports linking him with a move for his Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Maverick Vinales's crew chief Ramon Forcada

Ducati won't repeat 'extraordinary' contracts for MotoGP riders

Ducati will not offer its MotoGP riders a repeat of the "extraordinary" contract that helped it lure Jorge Lorenzo from Yamaha, says CEO Claudio Domenicali

Ferrari making changes after 'ugly' F1 weekend in Malaysia

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says changes are being made to the Formula 1 team to combat the "ugly" reliability problems that marred its Malaysian Grand Prix

MotoGP rider Rossi needs '30 to 40 days' to rest after leg break

Valentino Rossi will need to rest for "30 to 40 days" according to the doctor that operated on the MotoGP rider's broken leg in the early hours of Friday morning