What LMDh cars look like on track
Ferrari transition will be "smooth"
Why Merc didn't copy sidepod designs
KMag to partner dad Jan at Daytona

As the future of sportscar racing in Europe has witnessed a tantalizing drip-drip of Le Mans Hypercars from Toyota, Glickenhaus, Peugeot, Ferrari and Vanwall, across the pond in America the LMDh era arrived with a big bang at Daytona last week as Acura, BMW, Cadillac and Porsche all hit the track together for the first time.

Charles Leclerc believes that Ferrari will undergo a “smooth transition” when a new Formula 1 team principal takes over next year.

Mercedes said it never considered copying rival sidepod designs this year, despite other Formula 1 teams falling in line with the benchmark Red Bull and Ferrari solutions.

Racing father and son Jan and Kevin Magnussen are to team up again in next month’s Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona in a Porsche 911 GT3 R in the GTD class.

How MotoGP riders are preparing for the physical stress of sprint races Prime

How MotoGP riders are preparing for the physical stress of sprint races

With the expansion of the calendar to 21 grands prix and the introduction of sprint races, the 2023 MotoGP season will take the riders to almost 1,300 kilometres of more competition than this year, a factor that forces adjustments in their physical preparations.

Why Mercedes believes it can make the step F1 needs to fight Red Bull Prime

Why Mercedes believes it can make the step F1 needs to fight Red Bull

The 2022 Formula 1 season was Mercedes' leanest for a decade, achieving just a solitary pole and grand prix win. Yet the team is confident it has got the tools it needs to cast that disappointment aside and return to the front of the field again next year.

How BRM's one-off F1 double defied its rollercoaster history Prime

How BRM's one-off F1 double defied its rollercoaster history

It’s 60 years since BRM achieved its goal and Graham Hill led the team to a world title double. But that was just part of the remarkable story of a unique team that at times overstretched its resources and had its fair share of disappointments.

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"Lucky" shows former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone as you’ve never seen him before
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"Lucky" shows former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone as you’ve never seen him before

Review: New eight-part docuseries launching this month on streaming platforms.

Alpine: Joining WEC late an advantage amid issues with hybrid system

Nicolas Lapierre believes Alpine stands to benefit from joining the FIA World Endurance Championship a year late in 2024 because of the headaches rival LMDh manufacturers have faced with spec hybrid components.

Newey: Red Bull arguably spent too long developing 2021 F1 car

Adrian Newey believes Red Bull developed Max Verstappen’s 2021 Formula 1 title-winning car “arguably longer than we should have done”, leaving “a lot to do” for the new regulations.

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Watch Bahrain Full Access: Episode 3

The latest episode of the World Endurance Championship’s all access series continues with the build-up to the Bahrain 8 Hours season finale.

Gasly: No guarantees on 2023 F1 form as AlphaTauri changes concept

Pierre Gasly is unsure how AlphaTauri will perform in Formula 1 in 2023 as it has changed the concept of its car for next year.

Morbidelli: People “don’t care” when you struggle in MotoGP

Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli says it’s “normal” for onlookers to underappreciate what a rider is fighting against in a tough MotoGP season, and that people “don’t care” what the reason is.

NIO 333 "signs are positive" as team unveils striking Formula E livery

NIO 333's Russell O'Hagan reckons "the signs are positive" at the team ahead of Valencia testing, as it looks to move away from the back of the Formula E grid.

HPD scholar Hyman had to treat Suzuka test like "shakedown"

HDP scholarship winner Raoul Hyman has explained the litany of issues he faced in a maiden Super Formula test that he had to treat as a “shakedown”.

Norris: One F1 podium "isn’t enough" despite "very tough" year for McLaren

Lando Norris says scoring just a single podium finish in Formula 1 this year “isn’t enough” despite being the only driver outside the leading three teams to achieve a rostrum.

CUPRA teams up with ABT to compete in Formula E from 2023

CUPRA has teamed up with ABT to compete in Formula E from 2023, marking the German manufacturer's return to the all-electric championship.

Top Kiwi talent linked to Triple Eight vacancy

The likes of Richie Stanaway and Nick Cassidy are early contenders to partner Shane van Gisbergen at the Supercars enduros next year.

Tander's 50-lap Ford Supercars history

Garth Tander is a bonafide Holden racing legend – but he cut the first 50 laps of his Supercars career in Fords.

Shock Ford switch for Tander

Garth Tander will race a Grove Racing Ford Mustang at the Bathurst 1000 following his shock departure from Triple Eight.

Tander parts ways with Triple Eight

Garth Tander won't return to Triple Eight to defend his Bathurst 1000 crown next season, the team has announced.

"No comparison" between TOM'S candidates Sasahara and Alesi

TOM'S Super Formula team manager Jun Yamada says there is "no comparison" between Ukyo Sasahara and Giuliano Alesi after the former made his first outing for the Toyota squad in this week's post-season test.

IndyCar star Herta's brush with Supercars

A recent trip to Australia for IndyCar star Colton Herta included a tour of the Dick Johnson Racing factory.

IMSA teams chasing LMDh reliability ahead of Rolex 24

Next month’s overall Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona winner could be decided by reliability of IMSA’s top-class cars, as teams battle to get on top of issues with their new-era hybrid machinery.

Sam Hunt Racing expands Xfinity operation for 2023

The Toyota-backed Sam Hunt Racing team will field two full-time cars next season.

Vanthoor, Weerts join BMW as 2023 works drivers

Former Audi stalwarts Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts have joined WRT in making the switch to BMW as the German brand's latest works drivers for 2023.

Nemechek to run full Xfinity schedule with JGR in 2023

After a successful two-year run in NASCAR Trucks with Kyle Busch Motorsports, John Hunter Nemechek is moving fulltime to the Xfinity Series with Joe Gibbs Racing.

The bold F1 DRS experiment that could end the debate forever Prime

The bold F1 DRS experiment that could end the debate forever

OPINION: The effectiveness of DRS in Formula 1 remains a topic of debate as the winter break gives a chance for reflection on the racing we saw in 2022. For all of its detractors, perhaps an experiment where DRS is cast aside and the impact this has on racing is in order to truly understand its merits in modern F1.

How Toyota transformed an F1 hopeful into a factory WRC driver Prime

How Toyota transformed an F1 hopeful into a factory WRC driver

Having originally started out in karting and single-seaters to follow his dream of making it to Formula 1, Takamoto Katsuta's career instead changed course into the world of rallying. A breakthrough 2022 WRC season has lifted Katsuta into Toyota's factory line-up - but it's been a long road to the top level

The sliding doors moment that saved Red Bull and Porsche Prime

The sliding doors moment that saved Red Bull and Porsche

OPINION: Everything looked set for Red Bull and Porsche to join forces for the 2026 season, before the marriage between both parties was called off. While at the time it looked like a major coup for Formula 1 in gaining both VW Group powerhouses Audi and Porsche for 2026, Red Bull and Porsche have really been spared a potentially fractious relationship.

How Tyrrell’s post-Stewart era descended into a fight to survive Prime

How Tyrrell’s post-Stewart era descended into a fight to survive

Glory days for Tyrrell became increasingly infrequent
 after Jackie Stewart’s retirement. But in the latest instalment of his history of the team for Autosport's sister title GP Racing, 
MAURICE HAMILTON recalls how Ken Tyrrell’s plucky and defiantly small team stayed bold enough to innovate – springing a surprise with F1’s first six-wheeled car