Drivers must accept intensity of F1
Alonso: Successful comeback not easy
Norris: P5 the maximum for McLaren
Verstappen samples Honda GT500 car

Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen says drivers should quit if they aren’t prepared for the intensity of super-close title battles.

Fernando Alonso says the challenge of making a successful Formula 1 comeback should not be "underestimated".

Lando Norris says McLaren's fifth position in the championship was the maximum the team deserved to achieve after a tough 2022 Formula 1 season.

Max Verstappen got behind the wheel of a Honda SUPER GT car for the first time at Motegi on Saturday ahead of the marque's end-of-year 'Thanks Day' event.

How trailblazer Kalle Rovanpera has ripped up the WRC record book Prime

How trailblazer Kalle Rovanpera has ripped up the WRC record book

At the tender age of 22, Kalle Rovanpera is redefining what’s possible to achieve in rallying and inspiring a new legion of fans as a result. The newly-crowned World Rally Championship title-winner and his peers reflect on his ability and the start of his success in the top tier.

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Was the MotoGP 2022 title won by Bagnaia or lost by Quartararo? Prime

Was the MotoGP 2022 title won by Bagnaia or lost by Quartararo?

Reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo had a 91-point lead over rival Francesco Bagnaia after the German Grand Prix, a seemingly impregnable gap to overcome in the remaining 10 races. But as the Frenchman struggled for pace with his Yamaha, Bagnaia stormed back into contention and swept to Ducati's first riders' title since 2007

MotoGP
Nov 25, 2022
The long road to convergence for sportscar racing's new golden age Prime

The long road to convergence for sportscar racing's new golden age

The organisers of the World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship worked together to devise the popular new LMDh rule set. But to turn it from an idea into reality, some serious compromises were involved - both from the prospective LMDh entrants and those with existing Le Mans Hypercar projects...

IMSA
Nov 25, 2022

WEC drivers bid farewell to special GTE Pro category

The GTE Pro era of the FIA World Endurance Championship should be celebrated for the kind of machinery and close racing it offered, according to drivers who were a part of the category over the years.

Did Sato do enough in Super Formula to avoid Red Bull axe?

After just one season in Super Formula, Ren Sato has been axed by the Red Bull Junior Team, and his place on Honda’s 2023 roster is also uncertain. Jamie Klein looks back at the rookie’s campaign and asks if he deserves a second chance.

Mexico, Chile and new European rally join 2023 WRC calendar

The World Rally Championship has revealed a 13-round 2023 calendar that features the return of Mexico and Chile alongside an all-new European tarmac rally.

Watch Bahrain Full Access: Episode 1
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Watch Bahrain Full Access: Episode 1

The FIA World Endurance Championship behind the scenes series returns for the first episode of the season finale in Bahrain.

Unbranded Aston brought back memories of 2002 Jaguar F1 test for Alonso

Fernando Alonso was reminded of his test with Jaguar in 2002 when he drove the unbranded, green-livered Aston Martin Formula 1 car for the first time in Abu Dhabi.

Binotto exit rumours ramp up amid resignation report

Speculation over the future of Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto ramped up on Friday when reports out of Italy suggested his departure from the squad could be imminent.

Binotto admits "difficult" time in dealing with Ferrari F1 criticisms

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has admitted that he had a hard time this year isolating his Formula 1 squad from the distraction of external criticism.

Alex Marquez "felt at home" immediately on Ducati in test

New Gresini MotoGP rider Alex Marquez says he “felt at home” on the Ducati immediately during his first test of the bike in Valencia following the season finale.

Toyota reveals GT500 line-ups for 2023 SUPER GT season

Toyota has revealed the majority of its 2023 SUPER GT line-up, but has yet to settle on a replacement for Sacha Fenestraz within the two-car TOM'S set-up.

Toyota announces unchanged driver line-up for 2023 WEC season

Toyota will defend its FIA World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours crowns next season with an unchanged driver line-up.

Toyota promotes Kotaka to Super Formula seat for 2023

Toyota has elected to promote junior driver Kazuto Kotaka to a spot on its Super Formula roster for 2023, replacing the departing Sacha Fenestraz.

Mercedes thinks it can avoid F1’s spiral of decline precedent

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has faith his squad is not set for years in the wilderness after being knocked off the top spot in Formula 1.

Which generation will be the biggest winners of Supercars' Gen3 shake-up?

The shift to new Gen3 cars that provide less downforce in 2023 is set to pose a significant challenge to teams and drivers in Supercars. But will series veterans or the paddock's young guns adapt best to the changes?

Adelaide cameos for factory Audi GT drivers

Factory Audi drivers Chris Mies and Kelvin van der Linde are heading to Adelaide for next week's GT World Challenge Australia finale.

Ex-MotoGP rider Petrucci secures WSBK move with Ducati

Two-time MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci will join the World Superbike Championship in 2023 after signing a deal with the Barni Ducati satellite team.

Horner: Red Bull's F1 success in 2022 "hurts our opponents"

Christian Horner believes Red Bull's Formula 1 success in 2022 "hurts our opponents" but warned against complacency in the fight against Mercedes and Ferrari.

Jarvis has less than 50 per cent chance of 2023 IMSA enduro drive

Oliver Jarvis has pegged his chances of continuing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as an enduro driver in 2023 as less than 50 per cent after losing his full-time seat at Meyer Shank Racing.

Can Mercedes break Formula 1's cycle of doom? Prime

Can Mercedes break Formula 1's cycle of doom?

OPINION: Teams that have dominated for long periods throughout Formula 1's history often take years to get back to the top of the tree once they've slipped down. But it remains to be seen whether the same will happen to Mercedes after a challenging 2022 season

Ricciardo "relieved" to finish McLaren F1 stint with clean race

Daniel Ricciardo says he was "relieved" to finish his Formula 1 spell at McLaren with a clean race in the Abu Dhabi GP.

DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured

DTM and ADAC are in dialogue with a view to collaborate on a number of areas in 2023, and a potential sale of DTM is also being rumoured.

Marc Marquez announces Amazon Prime documentary

A new documentary charting Marc Marquez's recovery from injury will be released on Amazon Prime in February.

Why there's more to Honda's 2023 MotoGP bike than the Valencia test suggests

After a run on Honda's 2023 prototype MotoGP bike, six-time champion Marc Marquez made his pessimism clear with his initial reaction. But the Japanese marque has made leadership changes behind closed doors - and a more representative bike promised for the Malaysia test in February could placate Marquez.

What hurt Perez most in his ill-fated fight for second in Abu Dhabi Prime

What hurt Perez most in his ill-fated fight for second in Abu Dhabi

Arguably the favourite in the battle to finish second-best in 2022's Formula 1 standings, Sergio Perez's two-stop strategy at Abu Dhabi couldn't take him ahead of Charles Leclerc when the music stopped - and several key factors ultimately precluded him from the much-coveted runner-up spot.

The Abu Dhabi momentum that can propel Leclerc and Ferrari to F1 2023 success

OPINION: Charles Leclerc achieved his target of sealing runner-up in the 2022 world championship with a masterful drive behind Max Verstappen in Abu Dhabi. And that race contained key elements that may help him, and Ferrari, go one better in Formula 1 2023