Hamilton ready to help Russell
Bottas to play big role in F1 2021
Vettel: 2021 Aston too "draggy"
Norris to move to Monaco from UK

Lewis Hamilton says he is ready to step in and help George Russell become the next British Formula 1 world champion when they become teammates at Mercedes next season.

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas is likely to play a more important role than Red Bull counterpart Sergio Perez in helping decide the 2021 Formula 1 title battle between their teammates Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, according to Martin Brundle.

Sebastian Vettel thinks excessive drag is Aston Martin's main weakness as the team has struggled for performance in the 2021 Formula 1 season.

McLaren F1 driver Norris to move to Monaco from UK
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Lando Norris has revealed he will move from the UK to Monaco this winter, with the Formula 1 driver feeling the timing is right from a career and financial perspective.

How F1 teams and personnel react in pressurised situations Prime

How F1 teams and personnel react in pressurised situations

OPINION: The pressure is firmly on Red Bull and Mercedes as Formula 1 2021 embarks on its final double-header. How the respective teams deal with that will be a crucial factor in deciding the outcome of the drivers' and constructors' championships, as Motorsport.com's technical consultant and ex-McLaren F1 engineer Tim Wright explains.

How getting sacked from Benetton made Mercedes' Allison Prime

How getting sacked from Benetton made Mercedes' Allison

He’s had a hand in world championship-winning Formula 1 cars for Benetton, Renault and Mercedes, and was also a cog in the Schumacher-Ferrari axis. Having recently ‘moved upstairs’ as Mercedes chief technical officer, James Allison tells Stuart Codling about his career path and why being axed by Benetton was one of the best things that ever happened to him.

Formula 1
Nov 28, 2021
The sharing mentality that transformed the fortunes of two FE teams Prime

The sharing mentality that transformed the fortunes of two FE teams

Electing not to share data with its competitive customer team would have been a straightforward means of gaining an edge on at least one of Mercedes' Formula E rivals last season. But by reciprocating the relationship forged under its initial HWA guise, when it was a customer to Venturi, both teams have reaped the rewards

Formula E
Nov 30, 2021

Hamilton has "moved into overdrive" in F1 title battle - Brundle

Lewis Hamilton has "moved into overdrive" in the latter part of the 2021 Formula 1 season, according to ex-F1 driver and TV pundit Martin Brundle.

Gresini feared MotoGP team would fold after team owner’s death
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Gresini feared MotoGP team would fold after team owner’s death

The Gresini Racing team feared the MotoGP squad would not make it through the death of its namesake founder Fausto Gresini back in February.

Chandhok: Why charming F1 boss Williams will be dearly missed

The passing of legendary Formula 1 team owner Frank Williams has prompted tributes from every corner of the motorsport world. Williams heritage driver and Sky F1 pundit Karun Chandhok recalls a passionate motorsport fan who enriched F1 and the lives of those around him.

Baguette announces exit from Honda SUPER GT fold
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Baguette announces exit from Honda SUPER GT fold

Bertrand Baguette has announced that last weekend's Fuji Speedway finale was his final outing as a Honda SUPER GT driver.

SUPER GT veteran Hiranaka departs Gainer after 13 seasons

SUPER GT veteran Katsuyuki Hiranaka has departed the Gainer Nissan GT300 squad after a 13-year association with the team.

United Autosports adds Owen to 2022 WEC line-up
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United Autosports adds Owen to 2022 WEC line-up

United Autosports has announced American racer Will Owen as one of its full-time drivers for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season.

Vergne calls for clampdown on “unacceptable" FE driving standards
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Vergne calls for clampdown on “unacceptable" FE driving standards

Jean-Eric Vergne has called for a clampdown on “unacceptable” driving standards in Formula E ahead of the 2021-22 season, saying ‘kids in karting race more fair than us’. 

F1 2022 cars to be on edge like F2, says Norris
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F1 2022 cars to be on edge like F2, says Norris

Formula 1’s 2022 cars will be more on the limit and move around on the edge like F2 machinery, reckons McLaren’s Lando Norris.

Super Formula Lights drivers set to join Super Formula test
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Super Formula Lights drivers set to join Super Formula test

Super Formula has revealed the drivers entered for its post-season test at Suzuka, with three Super Formula Lights regulars set for their first taste of the senior class.

Bathurst TCR: Mostert seals 2021 title

Chaz Mostert sealed the 2021 TCR Australia title with a ninth place in the opening race at Mount Panorama.

Why Honda’s ‘back-up’ car was powerless to stop Toyota Fuji II
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Why Honda’s ‘back-up’ car was powerless to stop Toyota

ARTA went into the last weekend’s SUPER GT finale at Fuji Speedway second in the standings and in a strong position to help ensure Honda defended its title. But in the end, the team was powerless to hold back the Toyota tide.

Cameron breaks Bathurst two-minute barrier

Aaron Cameron joined the small number of drivers to have lapped Mount Panorama in less than two minutes in S5000 qualifying.

MUSEO2.0 sponsors Enzo Fittipaldi in Formula 2

Brazilian racer Enzo Fittipaldi has attracted new sponsorship for the remaining rounds of the FIA Formula 2 Championship from MUSEO2.0 for his Charouz Racing System entry.

2021 Supercars Bathurst 1000 – Start time, how to watch, channel & more

The biggest prize in Australian motor racing is on offer this weekend as 25 cars battle it out for the 2021 Bathurst 1000 crown.

How Frank Williams started his eponymous F1 team after Wolf split

Frank Williams made his first appearance as a Formula 1 entrant with a private Brabham in 1969, but he always regarded the official starting point of the team we know today as 1977.

Chase Purdy joins Hattori for 2022 NASCAR Truck season

Hattori Racing Enterprises has added Chase Purdy to its 2022 NASCAR Truck Series lineup in what is expected to be a two-truck operation.

Ocon: "Just a matter of time" before Piastri lands F1 seat

Alpine driver Esteban Ocon has backed the team's reserve driver Oscar Piastri to soon join him on the Formula 1 grid despite being snubbed for 2022.

$100,000 Bathurst incentive for Erebus Bathurst II
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$100,000 Bathurst incentive for Erebus

Erebus Motorsport could bank $100,000 for charity if it gets both qualify and finish in the Top 10 for the Bathurst 1000.

New deal aims to revitalize Nashville Fairgrounds for NASCAR
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New deal aims to revitalize Nashville Fairgrounds for NASCAR

The city of Nashville has reached a deal to renovate and modernize the Nashville Fairgrounds for NASCAR competition.

Vandoorne leads second day of FE testing from Mortara
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Vandoorne leads second day of FE testing from Mortara

Stoffel Vandoorne led a Mercedes powertrain 1-2 over Edoardo Mortara to wrap up the second day of Formula E pre-season testing in Valencia.

How Mercedes's Formula E squad replicated the F1 team's best trait Prime

How Mercedes's Formula E squad replicated the F1 team's best trait

With its ultra-successful sister team in Formula 1 and a support network providing some of the best minds and resources in the business, Mercedes Formula E team principal Ian James knew his squad had all the winning ingredients. But mixing it together was no easy feat and required key attributes to be grown from within

Why Le Mans didn't decide Toyota's WEC title outcome in 2021 Prime

Why Le Mans didn't decide Toyota's WEC title outcome in 2021

Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez scored a second successive FIA World Endurance Championship title in the #7 Toyota, as its new Le Mans Hypercar went unbeaten. Motorsport.com recaps how each of the four classes in the 2021 season were won and picks out the best LMH and GTE drivers

The remarkable qualities that propelled Kubica’s F1 comeback Prime

The remarkable qualities that propelled Kubica’s F1 comeback

It’s easy to look at Robert Kubica’s second Formula 1 career and feel a sense of sadness that he didn’t reach the heights for which he seemed destined. But as Ben Anderson discovered, performance and results are almost meaningless in this context – something more fundamental and incredible happened…

How Formula E's polarising newcomer Ticktum can prove himself Prime

How Formula E's polarising newcomer Ticktum can prove himself

OPINION: Few figures in racing today divide opinion like Dan Ticktum. The Formula 2 race winner now has the chance to wipe his professional slate clean with his move into Formula E, but it won't be easy at the squad which has brought up the rear for the past three years. Here are the three key criteria he must meet to make a lasting impression on the series.

Qatar GP: Latest F1 technical updates on display

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Qatar Grand Prix at the Losail International Circuit, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Analysis: Ferrari’s latest F1 brake experiments

Ferrari continued to assess the new Formula 1 brake disc material and design that it first tried in Mexico at the Brazilian Grand Prix last weekend.

Brazilian GP: The latest F1 technical images on display

Join us as we delve into the latest technical photos from the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

The new F1 brake duct tweaks that show Red Bull is still pushing

Red Bull’s development of its Formula 1 car has been nothing short of relentless this season, with new parts arriving at almost every race in the opening half of the campaign.

Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen
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Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen

Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans 24 hours with nine outright victories. Since retiring from racing, he's been President of the FIA Drivers Commission. From that platform, he's running for the role of FIA Deputy President for Sport in December's election, alongside the current holder of that role, Graham Stoker, who's bidding to become President.

Staging an F1 race is like a Coldplay concert says Mexican GP promoter News
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Staging an F1 race is like a Coldplay concert says Mexican GP promoter

As the world emerges from the pandemic and people value going out and enjoying live experiences once again, it seems that Formula 1 is at the top of the wishlist. The US Grand Prix weekend at Austin had a record 400,000 spectators and this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix is also a sell-out, boosted by local hero Sergio Perez (known as Checo) now an established Grand Prix winner in a competitive car.

FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem on his plans to double motorsport News
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FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem on his plans to double motorsport

Mohammed ben Sulayem will be one of just two names on the ballot for FIA President in December, to succeed Jean Todt in the most powerful job in motorsport as head of the worldwide federation that owns and regulates F1 and the other World Championships. If successful, Ben Sulayem would be the first non-European to lead the FIA.

Ferrari F1 boss Binotto says switch to sustainable fuels “is a big deal”
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Ferrari F1 boss Binotto says switch to sustainable fuels “is a big deal”

Formula One will have new power units from 2025 that will run on 100% sustainable fuels.

Motorsport Heroes: Schumacher vs Coulthard collision - 1998 Belgian GP 00:31
Jun 22, 2020

Heroes: Schumacher vs Coulthard collision - 1998 Belgian GP

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 1998 Belgian GP in which Michael Schumacher hit David Coulthard on the straight before 'bus-stop'. Watch the full Heroes movie on Motor

Motorsport Heroes: Mika Hakkinen's accident - 1995 Australian GP 00:31
Jun 22, 2020

Heroes: Mika Hakkinen's accident - 1995 Australian GP

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 1995 Australian GP in which Mika Hakkinen recalls the most serious accident in his career. Watch the full Heroes movie on Motorsport.tv

Motorsport Heroes: 7th F1 World Championship of Michael Schumacher 00:31
Jun 22, 2020

Heroes: 7th F1 World Championship of Michael Schumacher

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 2004 Belgian GP in which Michael Schumacher won his 7th world title, a record that is still not beaten.  Watch the full Heroes movie on

Motorsport Heroes: The greatest F1 overtake: Michael Schumacher vs Mika Hakkinen 00:31
Jun 19, 2020

Heroes: The greatest F1 overtake: Michael Schumacher vs Mika Hakkinen

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 2000 Belgian GP in which Mika Hakkinen completed what's widely considered the best overtake in the history of the sport. Watch the full

How Mercedes's Formula E squad replicated the F1 team's best trait Prime

How Mercedes's Formula E squad replicated the F1 team's best trait

With its ultra-successful sister team in Formula 1 and a support network providing some of the best minds and resources in the business, Mercedes Formula E team principal Ian James knew his squad had all the winning ingredients. But mixing it together was no easy feat and required key attributes to be grown from within

Formula E
Nov 29, 2021
Why Le Mans didn't decide Toyota's WEC title outcome in 2021 Prime

Why Le Mans didn't decide Toyota's WEC title outcome in 2021

Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez scored a second successive FIA World Endurance Championship title in the #7 Toyota, as its new Le Mans Hypercar went unbeaten. Motorsport.com recaps how each of the four classes in the 2021 season were won and picks out the best LMH and GTE drivers

WEC
Nov 28, 2021
The remarkable qualities that propelled Kubica’s F1 comeback Prime

The remarkable qualities that propelled Kubica’s F1 comeback

It’s easy to look at Robert Kubica’s second Formula 1 career and feel a sense of sadness that he didn’t reach the heights for which he seemed destined. But as Ben Anderson discovered, performance and results are almost meaningless in this context – something more fundamental and incredible happened…

Formula 1
Nov 27, 2021
How Formula E's polarising newcomer Ticktum can prove himself Prime

How Formula E's polarising newcomer Ticktum can prove himself

OPINION: Few figures in racing today divide opinion like Dan Ticktum. The Formula 2 race winner now has the chance to wipe his professional slate clean with his move into Formula E, but it won't be easy at the squad which has brought up the rear for the past three years. Here are the three key criteria he must meet to make a lasting impression on the series.

Formula E
Nov 27, 2021
How WRC legend Ogier will be remembered by his peers Prime

How WRC legend Ogier will be remembered by his peers

After winning his eighth WRC title, Sebastien Ogier has drawn the curtain on his full-time rallying career. To understand Ogier's legacy, many of his former rivals, team-mates and colleagues have shared their thoughts on a vastly successful career

WRC
Nov 26, 2021
The humbling changes Ricciardo made to deliver for McLaren Prime

The humbling changes Ricciardo made to deliver for McLaren

From being lapped by his own teammate in Monaco to winning at Monza, it’s been a tumultuous first season at McLaren for Daniel Ricciardo. But, as he tells STUART CODLING, there’s more to the story of his turnaround than having a lovely summer holiday during Formula 1's summer break...

Formula 1
Nov 26, 2021
How Mercedes pulled off a silent coup in Formula E Prime

How Mercedes pulled off a silent coup in Formula E

By virtue of its Formula 1 success, Mercedes was expected to rise to power in Formula E before long. That it won both the drivers' and manufacturers' championships this year, after only two seasons as a full works effort, belies a tricky path littered with potential pitfalls

Formula E
Nov 26, 2021
The potential benefits of losing the F1 constructors' title Prime

The potential benefits of losing the F1 constructors' title

As the battle continues to rage over the F1 2021 drivers' championship, teams up and down the grid are turning their attentions to the prize money attributed to each position in the constructors' standings. But F1's sliding scale rules governing wind tunnel and CFD use will soften the blow for those who miss out on the top places

Formula 1
Nov 25, 2021
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