Alonso seeks clarity on racing rules
Mercedes's 2022 development path
Zhou roll hoop impact exceeded limit
Honda's "special turbocharger" key

Fernando Alonso says he has been left “confused” by Formula 1’s racing rules, after rivals escaped penalties for what he felt were infringements at the British Grand Prix.

Mercedes has every reason to feel a renewed sense of optimism about its potential in Formula 1, after a raft of upgrades helped it shine in the British Grand Prix.

Zhou Guanyu says that the impact that caused the roll hoop of his Alfa Romeo Formula 1 car to fail at Silverstone was greater than that specified in the FIA’s safety tests.

Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko says Honda's "special turbocharger" is part of the reason why the team is so strong at the higher altitude Red Bull Ring.

The combination behind the Silverstone battles that showed "F1 at its best" Prime

The combination behind the Silverstone battles that showed "F1 at its best"

OPINION: The late battling in the British Grand Prix wowed Formula 1 fans and surely represents the best racing action of the season so far. And there was a cocktail of factors that created the action, from which Carlos Sainz emerged as a popular new winner.

Formula 1
Jul 6, 2022
The inconvenient questions posed by Vettel’s Williams run Prime

The inconvenient questions posed by Vettel’s Williams run

Sebastian Vettel's demo laps on board his own Williams FW14B were not only a great spectacle for the fans, but were carried out with a fully sustainable, carbon-neutral fuel. And it begs the question - for all of the money F1 has spent on championing hybrids and electric components, could it go back to V8s or V10s with a similar kind of fuel?

How Ferrari's Monaco headache became its Silverstone migraine Prime

How Ferrari's Monaco headache became its Silverstone migraine

OPINION: Ferrari won the British Grand Prix with Carlos Sainz, but it ultimately cost Charles Leclerc a chance to make a bigger dent in Max Verstappen's title lead by leaving the Monegasque out on old tyres towards the end. Like Monaco, indecision over strategy proved to be the Scuderia's biggest issue - and if the team doesn't reflect, the headache can only intensify

Formula 1
Jul 5, 2022

McLaren development work still flat out despite cost cap handbrake

McLaren is still pushing flat out on development ideas to improve its 2022 Formula 1 car, even though the introduction of major upgrades are on hold for now.

TT winner Hickman lands Donington WSBK wildcard

Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman will contest next weekend's Donington Park World Superbike round as a wildcard.

Seidl: F1 must find compromise in cost cap inflation debate

McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl says that F1 has to find a compromise and a “clearly defined solution” on the cost cap inflation debate in a crunch meeting on Friday.

Alfa Romeo struggling to find FP1 slot for Pourchaire

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team boss Fred Vasseur admits that he is struggling to find an FP1 slot for his protege Theo Pourchaire.

2022 Supercars Townsville 500 session times and preview

Supercars continues its Northern Swing this weekend with the Townsville 500.

Dylan Lupton enters Mid-Ohio Truck race with Spire

Dylan Lupton will make his first NASCAR national series start of the season this weekend in the Truck race at Mid-Ohio.

Lundgaard under the radar but top of the rookie standings

Christian Lundgaard isn’t the highest-profile rookie on the IndyCar grid, but he’s ahead on points, he’s outperforming his car, and he appears to be gaining an edge on his established teammates. By David Malsher-Lopez.

Merhi replaces Boschung at Campos for Austria F2 round

Ex-Formula 1 driver Roberto Merhi will make his FIA Formula 2 return this weekend in Austria replacing the injured Ralph Boschung at Campos.

NASCAR penalizes Noah Gragson for Road America incident
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NASCAR penalizes Noah Gragson for Road America incident

NASCAR on Wednesday penalized Xfinity Series driver Noah Gragson for his in-race conduct in last weekend’s event at Road America.

Aston Martin takes “hint” from FIA's F1 floor flexing clampdown

Aston Martin Formula 1 boss Mike Krack admits that the team has learned a lesson from the FIA technical directive about porpoising that was issued last week.

Albon to keep latest Williams F1 spec in Austria after crash repairs

Williams Formula 1 has confirmed Alex Albon will continue to run the team's latest specification in Austria following his heavy smash in last weekend's British Grand Prix.

Kyle Busch says first Atlanta race was "as crazy as I expected"

Kyle Busch was knocked out of contention for the win before the first stage was over in the spring Atlanta race and expects just as wild conditions in the return trip this weekend.

Rowland: Marrakesh Formula E fall "pretty depressing"

Oliver Rowland's rapid ascent at the start of the Marrakech E-Prix was part of Mahindra's strategy to push early, but found his drop through the order to 10th "depressing".

Marko: Red Bull hired psychologist to help "problem child" Tsunoda

Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko says it has organised a psychologist to work with "problem child" Yuki Tsunoda to get his fiery temper under control.

Alonso happy to wait on Alpine F1 contract talks until after summer break

Fernando Alonso is happy to leave talks with Alpine over a new Formula 1 contract until after the summer break as he looks to extend his stay on the grid.

Huttunen graduates to M-Sport WRC Puma at Rally Finland

M-Sport will hand Jari Huttunen a full World Rally Championship debut in a Rally1 Ford Puma at next month’s Rally Finland.

How Mercedes scrambled to get DTM cars repaired after Norisring carnage

The opening DTM race at the Norisring last weekend was marred with crashes, forcing more than half of the field to retire from the race with severe damage to their cars. Here’s how Mercedes was able to ensure its entire fleet of AMG GT3s was repaired in time for the second race of the meeting.

Vettel "felt like a 5-year-old again" driving Mansell’s 1992 Williams F1 car

Sebastian Vettel “felt like a five-year-old again” driving Nigel Mansell’s 1992 Williams FW14B Formula 1 car during a demonstration run ahead of the British Grand Prix.

RLL reveals HUB livery for Lundgaard’s IndyCar in Toronto

Hub International Limited, a global insurance brokerage and financial services firm, will become primary sponsor of Christian Lundgaard’s Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda for IndyCar’s Toronto round next week.

Why Williams is abandoning its F1 2022 launch concept

Williams arrived at the British Grand Prix with such a major revamp to its FW44 Formula 1 challenger that the team admitted it was effectively a clean slate design.

Mortara turns up the heat on FE title rivals in Marrakesh scorcher

Formula E’s unplanned return to Marrakesh provided teams with a fresh challenge in old but familiar surroundings, as Edoardo Mortara kept his cool in melting conditions to triumph and retake the championship lead

The five factors that won Sainz a British GP he’d twice lost

Formula 1 has a newest race winner, in a grand prix the victor appeared to have lost twice, only to charge back to headline a sensational and dramatic British Grand Prix. From a massive start crash to a late sprint finish, here’s how five factors saw Carlos Sainz take his maiden grand prix win

Why there was no case to answer in Aston's latest F1 copycat saga Prime

Why there was no case to answer in Aston's latest F1 copycat saga

The appearance of a revised Aston Martin in Spain caused controversy but PAT SYMONDS explains why the FIA investigation found the Silverstone team had no case to answer

Why it's Red Bull that really leads a three-way fight so far at Silverstone

After a slow start to Friday at Silverstone, all the Formula 1 teams had to effectively cram in a day’s worth of practice into one hour. But there was still plenty to learn and while Ferrari topped the times, a three-way battle is brewing ahead of the British Grand Prix