Richard Asher

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Schumacher: People too quick to criticise in F1 these days

Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher believes people should take more time before dishing out criticism – especially if they don’t have all the facts.  

Magnussen still 'pinching myself' about Haas F1 comeback

Kevin Magnussen says he has gained a new appreciation for the privilege of being a Formula 1 driver over the course of his 2022 comeback season.

Tsunoda rates start to F1 2022 season as 7/10

Yuki Tsunoda believes he has made a measurable improvement as a driver during his second season in Formula 1, rating his year to date as seven out of 10.

Where are Formula 1 teams based? Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull and more

Formula 1 is a global championship with races happening across the world, but where are today's teams based? Click here to find out.

F1 team principals: Who are they and what do they do?

The role of a team principal is a varied and important one, but who are the team principals and what do they do? Click here to find out.

F1 tyres: What are the compounds and what do they mean?

Tyres are the only parts of a Formula 1 car that touch the ground, but what are the different compounds and what do they do? Find out here.

Kimiya Sato: Learning from 'stupid mistakes' led to Auto GP title

Kimiya Sato put his 2014 Auto GP championship win down to learning lessons from his title defeat last year

Nurburgring Auto GP: Tamas Pal Kiss wins, Kimiya Sato claims title

Tamas Pal Kiss won the second Auto GP race at the Nurburgring, but could not stop Kimiya Sato wrapping up the championship with one event still to come

Nurburgring European F3: Auer wins as Verstappen gains title ground

Lucas Auer won race three of the European Formula 3 Championship weekend at the Nurburgring for Mucke Motorsport, just managing to hold off a frustrated Tom Blomqvist

Nurburgring European F3: Giovinazzi wins after Verstappen drama

Antonio Giovinazzi continued his good European Formula 3 form with race two victory at the Nurburgring, but only after Max Verstappen's car broke down

Nurburgring European F3: Blomqvist beats Verstappen to poles

Tom Blomqvist and Max Verstappen will line up first and second for both of Sunday's Nurburgring European Formula 3 races after the pair dominated the postponed qualifying session

Nurburgring Auto GP: Tamas Pal Kiss stripped of race one win

Tamas Pal Kiss has been stripped of his Nurburgring Auto GP win, after officials decided that he too was guilty of setting a fastest sector time under yellow flags

Nurburgring Auto GP: Kiss beats determined Sato to race one win

Hungarian Tamas Pal Kiss took Auto GP victory for Virtuosi UK at the Nurburgring, with Kimiya Sato scoring a fine second place after starting at the back of the grid

Nurburgring European F3: Red Bull ace Max Verstappen wins race one

Max Verstappen kicked off life as a Red Bull junior driver with a patient, measured European Formula 3 win in tricky conditions at the Nurburgring

Nurburgring European F3: Max Verstappen tops damp qualifying

Max Verstappen delivered on the damp-weather promise he showed in morning practice by topping evening European Formula 3 qualifying in similar conditions at the Nurburgring

Nurburgring Auto GP: Markus Pommer grabs pole position

Markus Pommer used all his local knowledge to claim pole position for the Auto GP round in Germany in another wet session at the Nurburgring

Nurburgring European F3: Tom Blomqvist dodges rain to lead practice

British driver Tom Blomqvist came out on top from a pair of European Formula 3 free practice sessions interrupted by rain and accidents at the Nurburgring

Snetterton British F3: Sam MacLeod wins despite poor start

Sam MacLeod was once again the class of the British Formula 3 field in race three at Snetterton, despite a fluffed start

Snetterton British F3: Sam MacLeod heads all-Fortec podium

Sam MacLeod led home a Fortec Motorsport 1-2-3 with a lights-to-flag victory in the first British Formula 3 race at Snetterton

Adam Carroll wins at Mugello as Kevin Ceccon becomes Auto GP champion

Seventh place was enough for Kevin Ceccon to claim the Auto GP championship title as Adam Carroll ran away with the Mugello finale this afternoon

Auto GP leader Kevin Ceccon relaxed about Mugello title decider

Auto GP points leader Kevin Ceccon says it is up to his rivals to take the risks in the series finale at Mugello this afternoon

Luca Filippi plays down Auto GP title chances despite strong first race at Mugello

Luca Filippi believes he has little chance of catching Kevin Ceccon for the Auto GP title in tomorrow's Mugello finale

Tambay wins to set up four-way championship fight in season finale

The Auto GP title fight will go down to the wire in the final race of the season after Adrien Tambay soaked up some severe Luca Filippi pressure to win the feature race at Mugello this afternoon

Perez storms to Spa victory

Mexico's Sergio Perez made up for yesterday's disappointment by taking victory in today's reverse-grid GP2 race at Spa-Francorchamps

Tyre gamble earns Tambay Spa victory

Adrien Tambay produced a great drive on slick tyres to win today's second GP3 race despite damp conditions at Spa-Francorchamps

Wickens clinches bizarre Spa victory

Robert Wickens scored perhaps the most bizarre win of his career in a rain-struck opening GP3 race at Spa-Francorchamps this afternoon

Maldonado hangs on to win at Spa

Pastor Maldonado took yet another feature race victory at Spa-Francorchamps today, although he only just managed to hang on under heavy pressure from Alvaro Parente at the end

Juncadella takes dominant Spa pole

Daniel Juncadella breezed to pole position by almost a second in the GP3 feature race qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps this morning

Herck claims pole in chaos at Spa

Michael Herck claimed pole position for Saturday's GP2 feature race at Spa-Francorchamps after coming out on top in a chaotic qualifying session on Friday afternoon

Zaugg takes dominant win

Adrian Zaugg excelled in the wet conditions to score a crushing win in the A1GP feature race at Eastern Creek today

Duval takes maiden A1GP win

Loic Duval took his breakthrough A1GP win for Team France in a chaotic sprint race at Eastern Creek this Sunday

France, New Zealand on pole each

Title rivals Team France and Team New Zealand will have one pole position each for tomorrow's (Sunday) A1GP races at Eastern Creek in Australia

France top Eastern Creek practice

Team France's Loic Duval came out on top of this afternoon's practice session for the A1GP event at Eastern Creek

Vietoris wins for Germany at Taupo

Christian Vietoris became the third Team Germany driver to win in A1GP by taking the Taupo feature race today

Reid takes dominant sprint race win

Team New Zealand's Jonny Reid converted pole position into an excellent sprint race victory in his home A1GP event at Taupo on Sunday

Reid thrills home crowd with pole

Home favourite Jonny Reid thrilled the Taupo crowd by taking pole position for tomorrow's A1GP sprint race

France fastest in Saturday practice

Loic Duval kept up Team France's good form with fastest time in the Saturday morning free practice session at Taupo in New Zealand

Kovalainen calm about his F1 future

Heikki Kovalainen insists he is not worried about his Formula One future, even though Renault have not told him yet whether they want him for next season

Switzerland win again in feature

Neel Jani made it an emphatic double in Malaysia by winning the A1GP feature race at Sepang this afternoon

Switzerland's Jani wins Sepang sprint

Team Switzerland shot to the top of the A1GP points standings thanks to a convincing sprint race win for Neel Jani at Sepang this morning

Jani takes sprint and feature pole

Team Switzerland's Neel Jani took a superb double pole position in this afternoon's A1GP qualifying sessions at Sepang

Jani fastest in Saturday practice

Team Switzerland clocked the best time of the weekend by going fastest in the final A1GP free practice session at Sepang this morning

Jarvis quickest in Sepang practice

Oliver Jarvis' tremendous recent form looks set to continue in A1GP this weekend after the Team Great Britain driver topped the first day's free practice at Sepang

Turvey gets Carlin F3 drive for '08

McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner Oliver Turvey will race for Carlin Motorsport in British Formula Three next year

British F3 teams eye BTCC bill

British Formula Three teams are looking at the possibility of racing on the British Touring Car Championship bill in 2009, this week's Autosport reports

Engel wins finale at Rockingham

Maro Engel (Carlin Motorsport) claimed the final win of this year's British Formula 3 Championship with a convincing victory from pole position at Rockingham

Asmer cruises to race one victory

Marko Asmer (Hitech Racing) absolutely demolished the field to take victory by 12 seconds in the penultimate race of the British F3 season at Rockingham on Sunday

Engel takes pole for race two

Maro Engel claimed the final pole position of the British Formula 3 season at Rockingham on Saturday

Asmer takes race one pole

New champion Marko Asmer came out on top of an entertaining first British F3 qualifying session at Rockingham on Saturday

Asmer wins race two at Croft

Marko Asmer (Hitech Racing) concluded his championship-winning day in perfect fashion with a fine start-to-finish win at Croft this afternoon (Sunday)

Jelley wins, Asmer takes title

Marko Asmer wrapped up the British Formula 3 championship in unsatisfying fashion at Croft when he retired from a convincing lead with engine problems. Victory went to Stephen Jelley (Double R Racing) instead.

Asmer on pole again for race two

It was business as usual for Marko Asmer as he took another pole position in the second British Formula 3 Championship qualifying session at Croft today (Saturday)

Asmer on race one pole at Croft

Marko Asmer is in the perfect position to seal this year's British Formula 3 Championship at Croft after he took pole position for Sunday's first race

Mustonen takes Thruxton race 2 win

Atte Mustonen made it a double win for Double R Racing with a lights-to-flag victory in the second British F3 race at Thruxton this afternoon

Jelley takes Thruxton victory

Stephen Jelley (Double R Racing) finally broke his British Formula Three duck after an exciting race at Thruxton on Sunday

Mustonen on pole for race 2

Atte Mustonen took his second pole position of 2007 by clocking the fastest time of race two's qualifying session at Thruxton today

Hohenthal on pole at Thruxton

Fortec Motorsport driver Sebastian Hohenthal will start on pole position for tomorrow's first British F3 Championship round at Thruxton

Asmer completes double victory

Marko Asmer made it a double win in the second race at Silverstone today, once again dominating from start to finish

Asmer dominates race one

Marko Asmer (Hitech Racing) registered another flag-to-flag win in the British Formula Three Championship at Silverstone this morning

Asmer adds race two pole

It was another pole position for Marko Asmer in the second qualifying session at Silverstone this afternoon, but there was a major surprise behind him with a Mygale chassis making the top three