FIA ready to shorten F1 DRS zones
Vettel: Paddock return to be "weird"
F1 reveals Zandvoort deal extension
Wolff rules out hiring Binotto

The FIA looks set to reduce the length of some DRS zones in Formula 1 next season, amid concerns that overtaking has become too easy at several venues.

Vettel: Returning to F1 paddock after retirement will be a "weird moment"
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Sebastian Vettel is confident he will be back in the Formula 1 paddock “to have a look” in the future, but thinks it will be “a difficult or weird moment.”

Formula 1 has confirmed that Zandvoort will continue to host the Dutch Grand Prix and remain on the calendar for at least another three years after signing a contract extension.

Toto Wolff has ruled out the possibility of outgoing Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto joining Mercedes in the future, saying there was “too much porcelain broken between us.”

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 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

Formula 1
Dec 6, 2022
Luca Marini: Why he's more than just Valentino Rossi's brother Prime

Luca Marini: Why he's more than just Valentino Rossi's brother

Surname pressure is something many have had to deal with in their motorsport careers. And while Luca Marini doesn’t have that, his familial relation and the team he rides for in MotoGP have cast a brighter spotlight on his progress. But, as he has shown in 2022 – and as he reveals to Motorsport.com – Marini is so much more than just the brother of a legend.

MotoGP
Dec 6, 2022

Steiner: F1 reserve drives show Hulkenberg "will be straight on it"

Haas boss Gunther Steiner thinks Nico Hulkenberg's cameos over the past three seasons show that he "will be straight on it" when he joins the Formula 1 team next season.

Van der Garde joins United for Portimao, Monza WEC races

Former Formula 1 driver Giedo van der Garde will join United Autosports at Portimao and Monza rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023.

Sato fastest as Super Formula rookie test comes to close

Nakajima Racing's Ren Sato concluded Super Formula's post-season rookie test at Suzuka with the fastest time, narrowly eclipsing TOM'S driver Ritomo Miyata.

Bolukbasi weighing up F2 and Super Formula for 2023

Cem Bolukbasi says he is weighing up offers from both Formula 2 and Super Formula for the 2023 season, after his unexpected call-up to this week’s Suzuka test.

Le Mans 24 Hours to reserve 15 slots for LMP2 cars in 2024

A minimum of 15 grid spots at the Le Mans 24 Hours will be reserved for LMP2 cars if the class is dropped from the World Endurance Championship in 2024.

FIA doubles F1 cost cap allowance for sprint races in 2023

The FIA has announced it will double teams’ cost cap allowance for each Formula 1 sprint race in 2023, but has ditched the exemptions for accident damage.

ARCA East champ Sammy Smith joins JGR's 2023 Xfinity lineup

Two-time ARCA East champion Sammy Smith is moving fulltime to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2023.

FIA to drop F1 COVID vaccination requirement for 2023

The FIA has announced that it will relax Formula 1’s COVID-19 protocols for the 2023 season, including a requirement for those in the paddock to be vaccinated.

Formula E completes 2022-23 calendar with Portland race

The 2022-23 Formula E calendar has been completed with the addition of a round in Portland, Oregon to ensure the United States remains on next season's schedule.

Porsche confirms 963 customer team delay in 2023 WEC and IMSA

Porsche’s customer 963 teams in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the American IMSA series will be forced to miss multiple rounds due to supply chain issues with its new LMDh challenger.

Vergne: DS Penske tie-up a "continuity of ambition to win"

Jean-Eric Vergne says the DS Penske "marriage" has started well following their tie-up for Formula E's Gen3 era, and the path for progression has been "clear" for the two entities.

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.

F2 graduate Maloney joins Red Bull Junior Team

Zane Maloney has joined the Red Bull Junior Team ahead of his maiden Formula 2 campaign next year.

IndyCar's VeeKay joins LMP2 squad TDS Racing for Rolex 24

Ed Carpenter Racing IndyCar driver Rinus VeeKay has joined LMP2 squad TDS Racing for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona.

F1 reveals six sprint races for 2023 including Spa and Baku

Formula 1 has announced the locations for its six sprint races in 2023 as Baku and Spa join the expanded roster for next year.

Tanak secures M-Sport WRC switch for 2023

Ott Tanak will spearhead M-Sport Ford’s 2023 World Rally Championship attack after securing a deal to reunite with the squad where his top flight rally career began.

Former Renault F1 boss Abiteboul set to become Hyundai WRC chief

Former Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul is set to be announced as Hyundai Motorsport’s new team principal of its World Rally Championship and touring car programmes.

Lawson: Super Formula car "felt a lot like F1" in test

Red Bull junior Liam Lawson says his first experience of driving a Super Formula car at Suzuka reminded him of Formula 1 machinery, and considers the Japanese series a "big step up" from Formula 2.

Berger lobbies new DTM owners to keep existing rules, explains future plans

Gerhard Berger has called on the ADAC to keep the DTM's current format and regulations next year following his sale of the championship to the German motorsport promoter.

Red Bull’s ‘Muhammad Ali’ approach was its F1 strength, says Ferrari

Red Bull’s ‘Muhammad Ali’ ability to hit back when it appeared to be on the ropes was key to its success in Formula 1 this year, reckons rival Ferrari.

Yamamoto tops first day of Suzuka test, Lawson best rookie

Three-time Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto topped the timesheets on the opening day of this week's two-day post-season rookie test at Suzuka.

Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2022 Prime

Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2022

The World Rally Championship welcomed in a new hybrid era in 2022, presenting an unknown challenge to the planet's top rally aces. New records were broken, as Toyota's leading charge became the youngest-ever title-winner, while familiar returning faces mixed it up with the new generation. Motorsport.com picks out the 10 best performers from the year

How Toyota defeated Alpine for the 2022 WEC title Prime

How Toyota defeated Alpine for the 2022 WEC title

Toyota #8 trio Brendon Hartley, Sebastien Buemi and Ryo Hirakawa outscored their rivals in the last season before the World Endurance Championship’s top class gets ultra-competitive. Here's how their Hypercar battle with Alpine and the remaining class tussles played out in LMP2, GTE Pro and GTE Am

How departing F1 boss Brawn views F1’s new rules - and the future Prime

How departing F1 boss Brawn views F1’s new rules - and the future

Multiple-title-winning designer and team boss Ross Brawn is finally leaving Formula 1 after nearly 50 years in motorsport. But he still has plenty of insights on what’s working and what comes next, as he revealed to Motorsport.com in a far-reaching exclusive interview in Abu Dhabi.