The complicated F1 pole debate
Podcast: Dixon remembers Dan Wheldon
Has Alonso really been unlucky?
Neuville in command in Rally Spain

Formula 1 drivers have expressed unease this year about how pole position records are being skewed by penalties and the new sprint race format.

Saturday 16 October marks 10 years to the day double Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon tragically died in an IndyCar crash at the Las Vegas season finale.

Alpine Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso says good luck "seems to keep avoiding" him after losing a chance to score big points in Turkey. But how unlucky has he really been in 2021?

Spain WRC: Neuville in command as Ogier fights back Rally Spain
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Thierry Neuville has emerged as the firm favourite to win the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship following a dominant Saturday at Rally Spain.

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing win Prime

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing win

Saturday, Oct. 16th, marks the 10th anniversary Dan Wheldon’s death. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute, then asks Wheldon’s race engineer from 2011, Todd Malloy, to recall that magical second victory at the Indianapolis 500.

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Inside the Le Mans finish too barmy for Hollywood

Team WRT has been at the forefront of GT racing for years and made a successful move to prototypes for 2021, capped by an LMP2 win on its Le Mans debut. It could've been even better had the race been one lap shorter, when its cars ran 1-2, but the stranger-than-fiction reality has spurred the team to reach greater heights.

How Tsunoda plans to achieve his F1 potential Prime

How Tsunoda plans to achieve his F1 potential

Yuki Tsunoda arrived in grand prix racing amid a whirlwind of hype, which only increased after his first race impressed the biggest wigs in Formula 1. His road since has been rocky and crash-filled, and OLEG KARPOV asks why Red Bull maintains faith in a driver who admits he isn’t really that big a fan of F1?

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Argentina WSBK: Razgatlioglu scores dominant win, Redding crashes

Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu dominated the opening World Superbike race in Argentina to extend his championship lead, as a Turn 1 crash smashed Scott Redding’s title hopes.

Vettel: Too many races could stop F1 being "special"
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Vettel: Too many races could stop F1 being "special"

Formula 1 risks losing valuable staff as well as stopping grands prix being ‘special’ events if the calendar continues expanding, warns Sebastian Vettel.

Rea: Rossi saying my missed MotoGP shot was a shame "really nice"

Six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says Valentino Rossi calling his missed MotoGP opportunity “a great shame” is “really nice”, and agrees with the Italian legend.

Berger: Controversial Norisring finale has "damaged" DTM Norisring
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Berger: Controversial Norisring finale has "damaged" DTM

DTM chief Gerhard Berger admits that the Norisring finale has “damaged” the series’ reputation and he will “personally” work on a solution in the winter break.

Natori beats Alesi to Super Formula Lights title

Teppei Natori clinched the Super Formula Lights title with a race to spare at Motegi on Sunday morning, putting the prize beyond reach of nearest rival Giuliano Alesi.

Nemechek rallies from pit road penalty for Texas Xfinity win

John Hunter Nemechek rallied from a pit-road penalty and used pit strategy to earn his first NASCAR Xfinity Series win since the 2018 season.

Ogier “never changed so much” to find Rally Spain sweet spot Rally Spain
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Ogier “never changed so much” to find Rally Spain sweet spot

Sebastien Ogier says he’s “never changed so much on a car during a rally” to overcome set-up issues that have plagued his World Rally Championship victory hopes in Spain.

2023 IndyCar won’t take major toll on tires, says Firestone

Firestone says the increased power and weight of a 2023-spec IndyCar won’t dramatically increase tire wear, although the company is still aiming to make modifications to its compounds.

Imola in, China out as F1 reveals 2022 calendar

Formula 1 has revealed its biggest ever calendar for 2022, but the 23-race schedule does not include the Chinese Grand Prix.

Le Mans Virtual Series, Spa: Team Redline win both classes

Team Redline has won both classes of the 6 Hours of Spa, the second round of the Le Mans Virtual Series thanks to a clever strategy that witnessed coy use of fuel-saving. Bono Huis, Atze Kerkhof and Felix Rosenqvist took victory in the LMP category, while Kevin Siggy, Rudy van Buren and Enzo Bonito won in GTE.

How a change of mindset helped McLaren design an F1 winner

It's almost impossible to believe that just four years ago McLaren was a team battling to avoid getting Formula 1's wooden spoon as the worst on the grid.

Alpine WEC LMP1 car granted extra year of homologation
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Alpine WEC LMP1 car granted extra year of homologation

Alpine will have the chance to race on in the FIA World Endurance Championship with its Oreca-designed A480 LMP1 car next year. 

WRC to introduce new Artificial Intelligence camera to improve safety

World Rally Championship cars will be fitted with a newly developed FIA Artificial Intelligence Safety Camera designed to scan stages for potential hazards.

Portugal WRX: Hansen leads Gronholm after Saturday's running

World Rallycross Championship points leader Timmy Hansen set a brace of fastest times on the opening day of round seven at Montalegre in Portugal to head the overnight standings.

Spain WRC: Neuville in command as Ogier fights back Rally Spain
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Spain WRC: Neuville in command as Ogier fights back

Thierry Neuville has emerged as the firm favourite to win the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship following a dominant Saturday at Rally Spain.

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What time and channel is the NASCAR playoffs at Texas

The Round of 8 begins at the 1.5 mile Texas Motor Speedway with the championship finale just one month away.

Podcast: IndyCar champion Scott Dixon remembers Dan Wheldon

Saturday 16 October marks 10 years to the day double Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon tragically died in an IndyCar crash at the Las Vegas season finale.

Is Alonso as unlucky in F1 2021 as he claims?

Alpine Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso says good luck "seems to keep avoiding" him after losing a chance to score big points in Turkey. But how unlucky has he really been in 2021?

Argentina WSBK: Redding claims pole from Razgatlioglu

Scott Redding guided his Ducati to his first pole of the 2021 World Superbike season in Argentina, with title rivals Toprak Razgatlioglu second and Jonathan Rea fifth. 

The Schumacher Monaco conundrum that complicates F1 pole debate

Formula 1 drivers have expressed unease this year about how pole position records are being skewed by penalties and the new sprint race format.

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up? Prime

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up?

Jack Harvey’s move to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing sparked plenty of debate, but their combined strength could prove golden, says David Malsher-Lopez.

The steely determination behind the WRC’s Solberg 2.0

Two decades after Petter Solberg emerged as a World Rally Championship winner, his son Oliver is ready to take the WRC by storm. Having secured a part-time WRC factory drive for Hyundai in 2022, he's raring to repay the marque's faith in him and follow in his 2003 champion father's footsteps

The danger of reading too much into F1's clickbait radio messages Prime

The danger of reading too much into F1's clickbait radio messages

OPINION: After Lewis Hamilton responded to reports labelling him 'furious' with Mercedes following his heated exchanges over team radio during the Russian Grand Prix, it provided a snapshot on how Formula 1 broadcasting radio snippets can both illuminate and misrepresent the true situation

Why electric racing cars should be four-wheel drive Prime

Why electric racing cars should be four-wheel drive

OPINION: Circuit racing has traditionally favoured front- or rear-wheel-drive setups, eschewing the equal distribution of power. But for Formula E and other electric-powered series, our columnist believes it’s a perfect fit.