F1 and FIA needs reform - Brown
Prost to depart Alpine advisory role
McLaren reveals 2022 car launch date
Raikkonen: AD most likely final race

McLaren CEO Zak Brown has urged Formula 1 chiefs and the FIA to take a stronger hand in moving control of the sport away from teams, as the fallout from last year's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix continues.

Former world champion Alain Prost has left his advisory role with the Alpine Formula 1 team as part of the ongoing management shake-up.

The McLaren Formula 1 team is to unveil its new MCL36 challenger in an online event on the evening of February 11.

Kimi Raikkonen says his final Formula 1 appearance in Abu Dhabi last month could "very easily" prove to be the last professional outing of his career.

How SUPER GT helped heal Kovalainen’s F1 "scars" Prime

How SUPER GT helped heal Kovalainen’s F1 "scars"

After exiting the Formula 1 paddock underappreciated and then narrowly missing out on a next logical step to the DTM, Heikki Kovalainen became an unlikely SUPER GT refugee. But the 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix winner went big in Japan, winning the title in 2016 and finding peace with his racing career.

Why a difficult 2021 hasn't broken Pol Espargaro's resolve Prime

Why a difficult 2021 hasn't broken Pol Espargaro's resolve

Pol Espargaro’s switch to Honda for 2021 was one of MotoGP’s biggest rider market shocks. But a difficult bike coupled with various external factors led to a difficult first campaign. As a critical 2022 campaign for both Espargaro and Honda looms, his 2021 experience hasn’t dented his long-held resolve

How Derani's long road to title success exorcised painful memories Prime

How Derani's long road to title success exorcised painful memories

It took Pipo Derani no time at all to establish himself as a winner in IMSA, winning the Daytona 24 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours on his first two starts in 2016. But it took until the final corner of the 2021 season before he could become its champion, the culmination of a journey that he believes has made him a better driver.

IMSA
Jan 16, 2022

O’Ward: Super Licence rules “ridiculous”, would take F1 option

Pato O’Ward says he remains focused on winning the IndyCar championship but doesn’t understand the FIA Super Licence points system were Formula 1 to become an option.

Grosjean’s heart was “pumping like hell” watching F1 finale

Ten-time Grand Prix podium finisher Romain Grosjean says he loved the exciting end to the 2021 F1 World Championship, and expects his test with Mercedes-Benz to go ahead.

McLaren: Top F1 teams "holding sport to ransom" over sprint damage allowance

McLaren CEO Zak Brown says that the top Formula 1 teams "are holding the sport hostage" by lobbying for extra budget cap concessions for sprint qualifying events.

Kanaan confirmed in American Legion-backed Ganassi car at Indy

Tony Kanaan, now 47, will race a fifth Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda in this year’s Indianapolis 500, with backing from the American Legion.

Sargeant "lucky" to continue on F1 junior ladder amid money worries

Newly-signed Williams Formula 1 junior Logan Sargeant says he is “lucky to still be here doing what I love” after his racing career was jeopardised by financial struggles in 2020.

Motorsport Games and Live Fast Motorsports Announce Increased Partnership for 2022 NASCAR Season

Motorsport Games will gain unprecedented access to the NASCAR team assisting in the development of its gaming franchise through a technical partnership.

AJ Foyt Racing signs Calderon, ROKiT expands sponsorship

Tatiana Calderon will race a third AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet at all of IndyCar’s road and street races in 2022 and, together with Kyle Kirkwood, will be sponsored by ROKiT.

Nato joins Dillmann as Jaguar Formula E reserve driver

Norman Nato has been added to Jaguar’s Formula E reserve roster for the 2021-22 season, joining compatriot Tom Dillmann as the team’s back-up pairing.

Formula E announces India as potential venue for 2022/23

Formula E has announced the Indian city of Hyderabad as a potential venue for the series’ first Gen3 season in 2022/23.

Ferrari reveals launch date for 2022 Formula 1 car

Ferrari has issued a ‘save the date’ for the unveiling of its new Formula 1 car ahead of the 2022 season.

Sydney added to S5000, TCR Australia schedules

Sydney Motorsport Park has been formally added to the 2022 S5000 and TCR Australia schedules.

Matsushita 'surprised but happy' about Honda SUPER GT offer
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Matsushita 'surprised but happy' about Honda SUPER GT offer

Nobuharu Matsushita admits he was “surprised” to be offered a Honda SUPER GT drive for the 2022 season after a season driving for Nissan.

Supercars wants to race outside Australia again

Supercars will look to restore overseas races as part of an "international strategy" under the leadership of new CEO Shane Howard.

Skaife to oversee new Supercars Commission

Mark Skaife will oversee a heavily revised Supercars Commission as part of the category's new ownership structure.

Supercars names its new CEO

Shane Howard will replace Sean Seamer as the CEO of Supercars at the beginning of next month.

Realteam Hydrogen and BMW Redline win 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual

After running uninterrupted, the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual has been won in dominant fashion by Felipe Drugovich, Oliver Rowland, Jeffrey Rietveld and Michal Smidl for Realteam Hydrogen Redline. In GTE, the BMW Team Redline entry driven by Kevin Siggy, Rudy van Buren, Lorenzo Colombo and Enzo Bonito took the laurels.

Latifi: Being flexible key to further progress in 2022 F1 season

Williams Formula 1 driver Nicholas Latifi says that being flexible and able to adapt will be key to making progress this year when F1’s brand new rules package is introduced.

Lopez: Kobayashi's appointment won't change Toyota WEC team dynamic

Jose Maria Lopez says Kamui Kobayashi's appointment as the team principal of Toyota's FIA World Endurance Championship programme is "a positive thing", but doesn't believe it will change their team dynamic.

Marquez back on track at Portimao to step up MotoGP return preparation
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Marquez back on track at Portimao to step up MotoGP return preparation

Marc Marquez has stepped up his MotoGP comeback preparations by completing laps at Portimao on a Honda RC213V-S.

Ricciardo: McLaren-Ferrari battle was a "cool story" for F1

Daniel Ricciardo thinks his McLaren team's fight with Ferrari has been a "cool story" for Formula 1 as the two traditional rivals battled for third place in the 2021 constructors' championship.

The “glorified taxi” driver central to F1’s continued safety push Prime

The “glorified taxi” driver central to F1’s continued safety push

As the driver of Formula 1’s medical car, Alan van der Merwe’s job is to wait – and hope his skills aren’t needed. James Newbold hears from F1’s lesser-known stalwart.

When BMW added F1 'rocket fuel' to ignite Brabham's 1983 title push Prime

When BMW added F1 'rocket fuel' to ignite Brabham's 1983 title push

There was an ace up the sleeve during the 1983 F1 title-winning season of Nelson Piquet and Brabham. It made a frontrunning car invincible for the last three races to see off Renault's Alain Prost and secure the combination's second world title in three years

The positive future implications of Audi's creditable Dakar debut

OPINION: Audi has been a disruptive presence on the 2022 Dakar Rally, with its new hybrid RS Q e-tron taking two stage wins so far. Its impressive pace and resilience on one of the world’s toughest tests also bodes well for the Dakar’s future as it seeks to attract new manufacturers.

Why Maserati's shift to Formula E is a win for both sides Prime

Why Maserati's shift to Formula E is a win for both sides

Maserati will make a full-factory return to racing, joining the Formula E grid in 2023 with a view to electrifying its road car portfolio. In that regard it makes sense for Maserati - but it's also a win for the series as it seeks to rebound from losing three of its heavyweight German giants in the space of a few months

F1 technical analysis: Say goodbye to the bargeboard

An all-new Formula 1 car design for 2022 means it’s the end of the road for the bargeboard, which has been a major aerodynamic element in the sport for decades.

F1 2021 tech review images: Mercedes & Red Bull

Join us as we take a look at some of the best technical illustrations and images, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images, focusing on the development stories of Mercedes and Red Bull.

F1 2021 tech review images: Ferrari & McLaren

Join us as we take a look at some of the best technical illustrations and images, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images, focusing on the development stories of McLaren and Ferrari.

F1 2021 tech review images: AlphaTauri, Alpine & Aston Martin

Join us as we take a look at some of the best technical illustrations and images, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images, focusing on the development stories of Aston Martin, AlphaTauri and Alpine in 2021.

Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid
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Motorsport cannot go electric only, says WRC title winner Robert Reid

Robert Reid won the 2001 World Rally Championship for Subaru as co-driver to Richard Burns, the 20th anniversary was celebrated last week. The Scot has since gone on to a career in the sport’s governance on several FIA commissions including Safety. He’s running in the FIA elections in three weeks for the role of Deputy President for Sport under Mohammed ben Sulayem. Victory would see him as “co-driver” to the most powerful role in motorsport, FIA President.

Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen
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Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen

Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans 24 hours with nine outright victories. Since retiring from racing, he's been President of the FIA Drivers Commission. From that platform, he's running for the role of FIA Deputy President for Sport in December's election, alongside the current holder of that role, Graham Stoker, who's bidding to become President.

Staging an F1 race is like a Coldplay concert says Mexican GP promoter News
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Staging an F1 race is like a Coldplay concert says Mexican GP promoter

As the world emerges from the pandemic and people value going out and enjoying live experiences once again, it seems that Formula 1 is at the top of the wishlist. The US Grand Prix weekend at Austin had a record 400,000 spectators and this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix is also a sell-out, boosted by local hero Sergio Perez (known as Checo) now an established Grand Prix winner in a competitive car.

FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem on his plans to double motorsport News
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FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem on his plans to double motorsport

Mohammed ben Sulayem will be one of just two names on the ballot for FIA President in December, to succeed Jean Todt in the most powerful job in motorsport as head of the worldwide federation that owns and regulates F1 and the other World Championships. If successful, Ben Sulayem would be the first non-European to lead the FIA.

Motorsport Heroes: Schumacher vs Coulthard collision - 1998 Belgian GP 00:31
Jun 22, 2020

Heroes: Schumacher vs Coulthard collision - 1998 Belgian GP

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 1998 Belgian GP in which Michael Schumacher hit David Coulthard on the straight before 'bus-stop'. Watch the full Heroes movie on Motor

Motorsport Heroes: Mika Hakkinen's accident - 1995 Australian GP 00:31
Jun 22, 2020

Heroes: Mika Hakkinen's accident - 1995 Australian GP

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 1995 Australian GP in which Mika Hakkinen recalls the most serious accident in his career. Watch the full Heroes movie on Motorsport.tv

Motorsport Heroes: 7th F1 World Championship of Michael Schumacher 00:31
Jun 22, 2020

Heroes: 7th F1 World Championship of Michael Schumacher

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 2004 Belgian GP in which Michael Schumacher won his 7th world title, a record that is still not beaten.  Watch the full Heroes movie on

Motorsport Heroes: The greatest F1 overtake: Michael Schumacher vs Mika Hakkinen 00:31
Jun 19, 2020

Heroes: The greatest F1 overtake: Michael Schumacher vs Mika Hakkinen

Excerpt from Motorsport Network's feature film Heroes, by Manish Pandey. This clip features classic F1 footage from the 2000 Belgian GP in which Mika Hakkinen completed what's widely considered the best overtake in the history of the sport. Watch the full

The “glorified taxi” driver central to F1’s continued safety push Prime

The “glorified taxi” driver central to F1’s continued safety push

As the driver of Formula 1’s medical car, Alan van der Merwe’s job is to wait – and hope his skills aren’t needed. James Newbold hears from F1’s lesser-known stalwart.

Formula 1
Jan 15, 2022
When BMW added F1 'rocket fuel' to ignite Brabham's 1983 title push Prime

When BMW added F1 'rocket fuel' to ignite Brabham's 1983 title push

There was an ace up the sleeve during the 1983 F1 title-winning season of Nelson Piquet and Brabham. It made a frontrunning car invincible for the last three races to see off Renault's Alain Prost and secure the combination's second world title in three years

Formula 1
Jan 13, 2022
The positive future implications of Audi's creditable Dakar debut Prime

The positive future implications of Audi's creditable Dakar debut

OPINION: Audi has been a disruptive presence on the 2022 Dakar Rally, with its new hybrid RS Q e-tron taking two stage wins so far. Its impressive pace and resilience on one of the world’s toughest tests also bodes well for the Dakar’s future as it seeks to attract new manufacturers.

Dakar
Jan 12, 2022
Why Maserati's shift to Formula E is a win for both sides Prime

Why Maserati's shift to Formula E is a win for both sides

Maserati will make a full-factory return to racing, joining the Formula E grid in 2023 with a view to electrifying its road car portfolio. In that regard it makes sense for Maserati - but it's also a win for the series as it seeks to rebound from losing three of its heavyweight German giants in the space of a few months

Formula E
Jan 11, 2022
How “abysmal” reliability blunted Brabham’s first winner Prime

How “abysmal” reliability blunted Brabham’s first winner

Brabham’s first world championship race-winning car was held back by unreliable Climax engines – or so its creators believed, as STUART CODLING explains

Formula 1
Jan 10, 2022
The steps Norris took to reach a new level in the 2021 F1 season Prime

The steps Norris took to reach a new level in the 2021 F1 season

Lando Norris came of age as a grand prix driver in 2021. McLaren’s young ace is no longer an apprentice or a quietly capable number two – he’s proved himself a potential winner in the top flight and, as Stuart Codling finds out, he’s ready to stake his claim to greatness…

Formula 1
Jan 9, 2022
How Fangio set the bar for Schumacher and Hamilton in F1 Prime

How Fangio set the bar for Schumacher and Hamilton in F1

Juan Manuel Fangio, peerless on track and charming off it, established the gold standard of grand prix greatness. Nigel Roebuck recalls a remarkable champion.

Formula 1
Jan 8, 2022
Rating the best drivers of the century so far Prime

Rating the best drivers of the century so far

Autosport's Top 50 feature has been a staple of the magazine for the past two decades since its first appearance in 2002. Here are the drivers that have featured most prevalently during that time

General
Jan 7, 2022
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