Pirelli reveals findings from Baku F1 tyre failure investigation
Race Control on Detroit decisions
New tyre pressure check at French GP
Perez wants drivers agreement talks

Pirelli has concluded that the tyre failures that affected Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll at Formula 1’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix were likely caused by how their teams were running the tyres.

IndyCar has explained the reasoning behind some of the seemingly debatable decisions made during last weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix double-header.

The FIA is introducing new checks on tyres after they have been run from this weekend’s French Grand Prix to ensure Formula 1 teams are not running too low pressures.

Sergio Perez is eager for Formula 1 drivers to discuss the existing ‘gentleman’s agreement’ in qualifying, saying that not everyone is respecting the rule about overtaking on warm-up laps.

Why Alfa's boss is up to the task of securing a stronger F1 future Prime

Why Alfa's boss is up to the task of securing a stronger F1 future

Two tenth places in recent races have lifted Alfa Romeo to the head of Formula 1's 'Class C' battle in 2021, but longer-term the Swiss-based squad has far loftier ambitions. With the new 2022 rules set to level out the playing field, team boss Frederic Vasseur has good reason to be optimistic, as he explained to Motorsport.com in an exclusive interview

How Barnard's revolutionary McLaren transformed F1 car construction Prime

How Barnard's revolutionary McLaren transformed F1 car construction

The MP4/1 was pioneering by choice, but a McLaren by chance. STUART CODLING relates the tangled (carbon fibre) weaves which led to the creation of one of motor racing’s defining cars

How Alpine's stunted Portimao charge kept Toyota clear Prime

How Alpine's stunted Portimao charge kept Toyota clear

Despite going stride for stride for pace at Portimao, Alpine’s grandfathered LMP1 couldn’t convert pole position into a sustained victory fight against Toyota. And due to rules and car limitations that are set in stone, the French manufacturer will be searching for solutions in its own battle of endurance.

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Ricciardo: More forgiving tracks will help fast track my learning

Daniel Ricciardo believes that "more forgiving" Formula 1 tracks will help to speed up his learning process as he continues to adapt to the McLaren MCL35M.

Rea 'has to accept' winless Misano WSBK weekend Misano
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Rea 'has to accept' winless Misano WSBK weekend

Kawasaki World Superbike star Jonathan Rea has conceded that he didn’t have the pace to fight for victory in Misano, describing the weekend as “damage limitation."

DTM 2021: Full list of drivers, teams and manufacturers

The new GT3 era of the DTM is about to get underway this weekend at Monza. Here's the full list of drivers, teams and manufacturers competing in the revamped series this year.

WRC working on plan for 2022 USA event

The World Rally Championship is working on a plan to host a non-championship event in North America next year as it bids to secure a future WRC rally in the region.

Tandy, Vanthoor join KCMG for Spa 24h title defence 24 Hours of Spa
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Tandy, Vanthoor join KCMG for Spa 24h title defence

Nick Tandy and Laurens Vanthoor will defend their Spa 24 Hours title next month in a works-supported Porsche fielded by the KCMG squad.

Police looking for witnesses of fatal Finke crash

Northern Territory Police are looking for witnesses to the Finke Desert Race crash that claimed the life of a spectator on Monday.

WRC not expecting new manufacturer until 2024 at the earliest

Manufacturers are continuing to investigate the World Rally Championship’s new hybrid regulations, but FIA Rally Director Yves Matton is not expecting a new marque to join until 2024 at the earliest.

Calado "quite surprised" to beat Porsche in Portimao

Ferrari's James Calado admits he was "quite surprised" to beat Porsche in Sunday's FIA WEC Portimao 8 Hours considering the pace advantage the German marque appeared to hold.

Russell would be "massive loss" for Williams if he left in 2022

Senior Williams Formula 1 figure Dave Robson says seeing George Russell leave at the end of the year would be a "massive loss", hailing his role in the team's turnaround.

Formula E reveals oval-based Mexico track layout

Formula E has unveiled the oval-based track layout, featuring a unique attack mode loop, that will be used for the first-ever Puebla E-Prix for which 10,000 spectators will permitted.

Alpine chasing answers on lack of F1 race pace

Alpine has admitted it is still chasing answers as to why its current Formula 1 car is quite strong in qualifying but lacking in race pace.

How Red Bull's next F1 hopeful turned around his season Baku Prime

How Red Bull's next F1 hopeful turned around his season

Having impressed in Formula 3, Juri Vips looked to be next cab off the rank in Red Bull's prestigious Junior Team before his 2020 schedule was dealt a heavy blow by the COVID-19 pandemic. After a tough start to life in Formula 2, Vips is showing signs of a recovery - could he be the first Estonian to reach Formula 1?

Why Red Bull reject Kvyat believes he deserves another F1 chance

Daniil Kvyat has not given up on a Formula 1 comeback, and the Russian's current role as Alpine reserve has at least given him a foot in the door.

Da Costa revels in "amazing" home win after JOTA battle

JOTA LMP2 driver Antonio Felix da Costa says his first international home win at the WEC 8 Hours of Portimao "feels amazing" after passing teammate Tom Blomqvist for the lead at the end of the race.

Rinaldi: Misano WSBK wins silence critics who 'bashed me'

Michael Ruben Rinaldi feels his double win at Misano will serve to silence those critics who were “bashing” him following a lacklustre start to his first World Superbike season with Ducati.

Red Bull has no doubts of Mercedes F1 fightback

Red Bull and its engine partner Honda are bracing themselves for a Mercedes fightback after two difficult race weekends for the Formula 1 world champion team.

Toyota explains late Portimao team orders call Algarve
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Toyota explains late Portimao team orders call

The Toyota FIA World Endurance Championship squad has revealed a change to its internal rules of engagement to allow its cars to race to the chequered flag in the wake of Sunday's Portimao 8 Hours.

French GP date change was a “big challenge”, says Boullier

French Grand Prix boss Eric Boullier says moving the Formula 1 race forward by a week was a “big problem” for his organisation, although all returned tickets have subsequently been re-sold.

Perkins and Bowe honoured on Queen's Birthday

Larry Perkins and John Bowe were among a number of motorsport personalities to feature in the Queen's Birthday honours in Australia.

Super Formula has 'no real desire' to bring back refuelling
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Super Formula has 'no real desire' to bring back refuelling

Super Formula has indicated it has no real desire to bring back refuelling even after the justification of the COVID-19 pandemic passes.

Spectator killed at Finke Desert Race

A spectator has been killed after a vehicle left the track during the Finke Desert Race in Australia.

Why the end is nigh for F1’s most dependable design tool Prime

Why the end is nigh for F1’s most dependable design tool

Wind tunnel work forms the bedrock of aerodynamic development in Formula 1. But as Pat Symonds explains, advances in virtual research are signalling the end of these expensive and complicated relics.

Why McLaren’s surprise electric path can benefit everyone involved Prime

Why McLaren’s surprise electric path can benefit everyone involved

McLaren's announcement that it will enter the Extreme E series for electric SUVs next year came as something of a surprise. But it brings benefits that other championships it could seek to enter cannot, while providing a timely boost to a start-up that has had to cancel two of its South American rounds.

Charting 100 world championship sportscar starts for Toyota Prime

Charting 100 world championship sportscar starts for Toyota

This weekend's Portimao 8 Hours round of the FIA World Endurance Championship marks the 100th world champion prototype start for Toyota. Here are the major milestones on the road to three figures since the earliest low-key days of its entry into the Group C arena nearly 40 years ago.