Phillip Horton

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Detroit IndyCar: Newgarden denies Rossi in shortened race one

Josef Newgarden narrowly beat Alexander Rossi to victory during a caution-filled wet/dry first IndyCar race of the weekend in Detroit

Pigot tops first Indy 500 qualifying, Alonso misses certain race cut

Ed Carpenter Racing's Spencer Pigot edged Penske's trio of drivers to top Saturday's qualifying session for the Indianapolis 500, as James Hinchcliffe and Fernando Alonso missed the cut

Max Verstappen completes Brazilian GP public service penalty

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen completed his Brazilian Grand Prix penalty by attending the FIA International Stewards Programme in Geneva on Saturday

Sauber F1 team launches junior programme with F2's Charouz Racing

The Sauber Formula 1 team has partnered with junior single-seater outfit Charouz Racing System to form a young driver development programme

Formula 1 teams' Brazilian Grand Prix tyre choices announced

Pirelli has announced Formula 1 teams' tyre choices for next weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, with the supersoft compound favoured

Hypersofts dominate Formula 1 teams' Mexican Grand Prix tyre choice

Formula 1 drivers have loaded up on hypersoft tyres for next weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, with title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel making identical choices

Toro Rosso hands Sean Gelael FP1 outing at US Grand Prix

Sean Gelael will have his first Formula 1 practice outing of 2018 with Toro Rosso at this weekend's United States Grand Prix

Why F1 drivers are smarter than you think Plus

Why F1 drivers are smarter than you think

A tie-up between Formula Medicine and Pirelli offering mental and physical exercises for racing drivers provided the ideal setting to conduct a unique test. We went to Italy to see how a normal person measures up against Sauber's Marcus Ericsson

Racing Together DVD review - looking at MotoGP through the ages

Motorcycle racing has evolved considerably over the seven decades since the inauguration of the world championship, with an amateur sport turned into a multi-billion-dollar organisation - but it remains a test of man and machine, exploring the limits of human capability and exploiting the potential of technology, with the leading contenders in each era earning superstar status

Marc Marquez motivated by MotoGP Argentina controversy at Austin

Marc Marquez says the criticism he received in the wake of the controversial Argentina MotoGP race gave him "special motivation", as he dominated Sunday's race at Austin

World Rallycross Championship season review DVD

Take some of the world's best drivers, put them in 600hp cars on mixed surfaces across short heats and you have a recipe for action-packed battles, panel-bashing scraps and unexpected twists and turns

Mercedes DTM drivers expect 2018 aero changes to boost prospects

Mercedes drivers expect revised aerodynamic regulations to boost the manufacturer's prospects in the DTM this year, after a disappointing 2017 season

Gunther goes quickest on final day of F2 Bahrain test for Arden

Arden International rookie Maximilian Gunther topped the times on the final day of Formula 2 pre-season testing in Bahrain

Trident's Haas F1 junior Maini tops day two of F2 Bahrain test

Haas Formula 1 junior Arjun Maini led the way for Trident on the second day of Formula 2's final pre-season test, which is taking place in Bahrain this week

McLaren F1 junior de Vries opens F2 Bahrain test on top for Prema

McLaren Formula 1 junior Nyck de Vries set the pace at the opening of Formula 2's final 2018 pre-season test, which got underway in Bahrain

F1's other key safety innovation flying under the radar Plus

F1's other key safety innovation flying under the radar

The halo has been one of the major talking points of the off-season, but there's another new safety innovation on the scene that has escaped the negative publicity

Ricard Formula 2 testing: McLaren reserve Lando Norris fastest

McLaren Formula 1 reserve Lando Norris remained at the top of the timesheets as he led a Carlin one-two in Formula 2 testing at Paul Ricard on Wednesday

F1's 'ugly, awkward' halo could cause Eau Rouge issue - Magnussen

Formula 1's halo is still annoying, ugly, awkward and distracting, and could cause problems at corners such as Eau Rouge, says Haas driver Kevin Magnussen

World Rally Championship 2017 DVD review

The World Rally Championship introduced new regulations for 2017, featuring more powerful, downforce-heavy cars, leading to quicker stage times, more spectacular moments, and an array of different rally victors, thrilling spectators across the globe

Charles Pic insists he has no regrets over Caterham F1 move

Charles Pic insists he has no regrets over his move from Marussia to Caterham

DTM America would welcome US manufacturers

DTM rights holders ITR say they are open to US manufacturers joining the championship and have invited representatives to this year's Hockenheim season opener

Kyle Busch says he just needed a change of luck

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch believes his win at Fontana proves he just needed a turn in fortune rather than to make radical changes

Stefano Coletti says Sepang GP2 win proves tyre issues conquered

GP2 championship leader Stefano Coletti believes his sprint race victory in Malaysia proves he has already "solved" his problem with the Pirell tyres

The 2012 Formula 2 grid guide Plus

The 2012 Formula 2 grid guide

A new Formula 2 season kicks off at Silverstone this weekend with a revised and faster car and 17 drivers all hungry to win the prize Williams F1 test on offer for the champion. AUTOSPORT guides you through the runners and riders