Red Bull's key F1 design decisions
Mercedes signs early Petronas deal
F1 approves plan for sprint races
Piastri opens up on Ricciardo talks

Red Bull’s RB18 has emerged as the best of the 2022 Formula 1 cars, especially on Sundays, and could arguably be the finest the Milton Keynes-based squad has ever produced.

Mercedes has secured the commitment of fuels and oil partner Petronas for Formula 1’s new regulations era from 2026, after opting for an early extension of its title sponsorship deal.

Formula 1 will hold six sprint races in 2023, after motor racing’s governing body finally agreed to the calendar tweaks after months of delays.

Oscar Piastri admits he was not sure if Daniel Ricciardo wanted to hear from him, prior to his fellow Australian phoning him to speak about their Formula 1 situation.

How its faltering first turbo car advanced a Williams-Honda glory era Prime

How its faltering first turbo car advanced a Williams-Honda glory era

Stuart Codling charts the development of the Williams FW09, the ugly duckling that heralded the start of the title-winning Williams-Honda partnership

Formula 1
Sep 25, 2022
The talent-outweighing ambition that will kill Ducati’s 2022 MotoGP title hopes Prime

The talent-outweighing ambition that will kill Ducati’s 2022 MotoGP title hopes

OPINION: For the fourth time in 2022, Francesco Bagnaia has made a costly error while battling other riders. Crashing while chasing one point at the Japanese Grand Prix has lost him eight to a struggling Fabio Quartararo. With just four rounds remaining and a history of errors in high-pressure situations, Bagnaia and Ducati need a serious rethink to stop its best opportunity of a title in 15 years slipping away

MotoGP
Sep 26, 2022
Why Sainz is key to Ferrari achieving its chairman's F1 goals Prime

Why Sainz is key to Ferrari achieving its chairman's F1 goals

Although Ferrari's chances of title glory in 2022 have evaporated, chairman John Elkann expects the team to have chalked up both championships by 2026. Both require drivers to play the team game and, having now become more comfortable with the F1-75, Carlos Sainz may be Ferrari's key to title glory

F1 drivers call for FIA review of tighter pitlanes

Carlos Sainz says that Formula 1 should take a look at potential safety issues in narrow pitlanes following some close calls at the recent Dutch GP.

Nissan unveils Z GT4 car for 2023

Nissan has taken the covers off a GT4 version of the new Z, which will be available for customers to race starting next year.

2023 IndyCar schedule of 17 races revealed

Next year’s NTT IndyCar Series calendar will run from March to September and will see 13 of its 17 races broadcast on NBC.

WRC drivers turn to YouTube to help with Rally NZ prep

World Rally Championship drivers have found themselves searching YouTube for old footage to help aid preparations for Rally New Zealand, which returns this weekend after a 10-year hiatus.

How F3's all-female test proved physicality is no barrier to progression

Breaking into the Formula 1 feeder series pyramid has long proved tough for female drivers, but Abbi Pulling is among those making it her goal. She told Motorsport.com what it was like to take part in F3’s all-female test and what more can be done to help women progress

Kurt Busch "hopeful" but still unsure of when he'll return

Kurt Busch has been sidelined since a qualifying crash at Pocono Raceway on July 23rd, forfeiting his spot in the playoffs as he battled concussion-like symptoms.

Coming soon: Three all-new Porsche v Ferrari blockbusters

OPINION: Forget the movie Ford v Ferrari, there’s going to be an imminent remake of Porsche v Ferrari – only it’s not going to be on the silver screen but on the racetracks of the world… and the stock market.

"Having no time to brood" only positive of Suzuki's final home MotoGP race

Suzuki team boss Livio Suppo says the fact the squad “doesn’t have time to brood” is “the only positive” of its disastrous final MotoGP race on home soil in Japan.

How engineers can get the best out of drivers

An engineer’s primary role is to help a driver go faster. There are no easy shortcuts, but there are plenty of pitfalls to avoid, as Formula E's first driver to hit 100 race starts explains

Why F2 are "pioneers", not lab rats, over sustainable fuel switch

FIA Formula 2 CEO Bruno Michel has insisted the series is “not being a testing ground, we are pioneers” as it prepares to switch to sustainable fuels next year.

Motorsport Games announces five at-track activations during 2022 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, including NASCAR Rivals Competition

Fans will be able to compete on NASCAR Rivals to win prizes and a chance to go to the NASCAR Cup Series Championship.

WRC New Zealand: Everything you need to know

New Zealand makes its long awaited return to the World Rally Championship this weekend with a history-making feat in the offing as Kalle Rovanpera closes in on the title.

Pfaff Porsche drivers to go all-out for Petit Le Mans win

IMSA GT Daytona Pro champions-elect Matt Campbell and Matthieu Jaminet have vowed to go all out in pursuit of a landmark sixth win of the IMSA season for the Pfaff Motorsports Porsche team this weekend at Petit Le Mans.

The "second chance" that led a Dutch F1 champion to Mercedes

As Formula 1 has pushed to reach a younger generation of fans and find new ways to get people into the series, Esports has been a big success story.

Why DTM changed its mind on pivotal Porsche penalty

Porsche driver Thomas Preining was hit with a 10-second time penalty for a collision with Audi rival Nico Muller at the Red Bull Ring, only for the DTM to clear him of any wrongdoing more than three hours after the race. Here’s why the series took the unusual step of withdrawing a mid-race penalty.

Racing Team Nederland withdraws from Petit Le Mans

The Racing Team Nederland LMP2 team has announced its withdrawal from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's Petit Le Mans season finale.

Nakagami to miss Thailand MotoGP race for further surgery

Takaaki Nakagami will miss MotoGP’s Thailand Grand Prix this weekend and undergo further surgery on his injured finger, with Tetsuta Nagashima coming in as cover.

Crutchlow explains 'panic' that hindered his Japan MotoGP race

Cal Crutchlow says a bike alarm on his way to the grid caused him to 'panic' and forget to engage his starting devices, which hindered his MotoGP Japanese Grand Prix.

Lecuona on Honda’s missed chance: “Same problem as always”

Iker Lecuona has expressed his frustration that tyre longevity issues prevented him from capitalising on Honda’s first World Superbike pole position in six years last weekend at Barcelona.

Zhou Guanyu to stay with Alfa Romeo F1 team in 2023

The Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team has finally confirmed that Zhou Guanyu will stay on for a second season in 2023.

The Moss-Ferrari farce that current F1 drivers are thankfully spared Prime

The Moss-Ferrari farce that current F1 drivers are thankfully spared

Recent moves within the driver market have reminded Maurce Hamilton of a time when contracts weren’t worth the paper they weren’t written on…

The seven factors powering Verstappen's 2022 F1 domination Prime

The seven factors powering Verstappen's 2022 F1 domination

After a tooth and nail and, at times, toxic Formula 1 world championship scrap last year, Max Verstappen's march to a second consecutive title has been the exact opposite. But has he really changed in 2022? Here's a dive into what factors have played a crucial role, both inside the Verstappen camp and elsewhere, in the Dutch driver's domination.

The time lag of ideas that offers intrigue over F1's future fight Prime

The time lag of ideas that offers intrigue over F1's future fight

The pecking order in 2022's Formula 1 season may look pretty static as the season draws to a close, but the unique nature of the cost cap means that preparation for next season takes precedence. New developments are being pushed back to 2023, which could mask the technical development war ongoing...

The surprise biggest indicator of Ferrari's 2022 F1 points downfall Prime

The surprise biggest indicator of Ferrari's 2022 F1 points downfall

Looking back to the early races of 2022 and Ferrari’s challenge to Red Bull and Max Verstappen was going better than many expected. But it has lost so much ground a surprise rival can even pip Charles Leclerc to runner-up in the standings if given the chance