Latest articles by KUNIHIKO AKAI
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda’s meteoric rise up the ranks is well-documented, but less well known is the contribution of Japan’s first full-time grand prix racer to that progress.
The latest Formula 1 paddock member to be grilled by Autosport is Pirelli chief race engineer Manuel Munoz, who explains the vagaries of one of F1's most demanding roles
This year's title-winning Super GT outfit Team LeMans will not continue in the Toyota stable in 2020, Autosport has learned
Renault Formula 1 test driver and Formula 2 frontrunner Artem Markelov is close to a deal to race in Super Formula next season, Autosport understands
Honda juniors Nirei Fukuzumi and Tadasuke Makino will not return to Formula 2 next season and will instead race in Super Formula, Autosport understands
The date of the Fuji round of the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship superseason could be changed in order to allow new Toyota signing Fernando Alonso to race there
Former Audi motorsport chief Dr Wolfgang Ullrich says Mercedes' impending DTM exit will allow for an even closer tie-up with Japan's Super GT series
Honda junior Nirei Fukuzumi is poised to join the Arden International squad for the 2018 Formula 2 season, Autosport has learned
Toyota general manager Hisatake Murata has suggested the team's third Le Mans 24 Hours entry may have been a "waste"
McLaren executive director Zak Brown said his team felt 'disbelief' when Fernando Alonso suffered his engine failure on his first lap of Formula 1 practice at the Spanish Grand Prix
Red Bull protege Pierre Gasly suffered a problematic debut weekend in the Japanese Super Formula championship at Suzuka
Nicolas Lapierre is set to return to Toyota's Le Mans 24 Hours LMP1 line-up two-and-a-half years after being sacked by the team
Honda is working on a significantly updated Formula 1 engine designed to raise power levels, having finally appeared to make reliability progress as the 2017 season began in Australia
Honda Formula 1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa remains "worried" about reliability for McLaren's Australian Grand Prix, despite the work that has been done to address its recent problems