Verstappen leads FP3 from Norris
Ferrari, Williams add Z-shaped floor
Track limits are back in spotlight
Martin hospitalised after big crash

Max Verstappen topped third practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix by over 0.4s to McLaren’s Lando Norris, with Lewis Hamilton third in an action-packed session.

Ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the Formula 1 grid has been split right down the middle in terms of the way they approach the new floor regulations.

The thorny subject of track limits in Formula 1 has resurfaced in Imola this weekend, and like the similarly emotive VAR in football, it’s not going away any time soon.

Jorge Martin is being taken to hospital for further checks following a violent crash during FP3 for the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix and has been ruled out of action.

Why Mercedes isn't confident it's really ahead of Red Bull at Imola Prime

Why Mercedes isn't confident it's really ahead of Red Bull at Imola

While Mercedes struck back against Red Bull by topping the times at Imola on Friday ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the overall picture remains incredibly close. Despite having a possible edge this weekend, the reigning Formula 1 world champion squad is not taking anything for granted...

The hurdles Marquez faces next in his Portugal MotoGP return Prime

The hurdles Marquez faces next in his Portugal MotoGP return

Even by Marc Marquez’s own high standards, his MotoGP comeback on Friday at the Portuguese Grand Prix will be considered a success even if he didn’t top the times. But having shown competitive pace on his first day back, both Marquez and his rivals know plenty more challenges are to come...

The double whammy that is defining Vettel’s F1 fate Prime

The double whammy that is defining Vettel’s F1 fate

It's been a tough start to Sebastian Vettel's Aston Martin F1 career, with a lack of pre-season testing mileage followed by an incident-packed Bahrain GP. But two key underlying factors mean a turnaround is no guarantee.

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Spanish GP to take place behind closed doors

Next month's Spanish Grand Prix Formula 1 will take place behind closed doors due to extended COVID-19 restrictions by the Catalan authorities.

Leclerc: "Difficult to believe" Ferrari so close to top teams

Charles Leclerc says it is “difficult to believe” Ferrari is so close to the leading Formula 1 teams at Imola after its impressive display during Friday practice.

Alpine F1 car hindered by wind tunnel problem

Alpine has revealed that a wind tunnel problem hampered its progress over the winter and put it on the back foot with its current Formula 1 challenger.

Mercedes F1 drivers ‘a lot happier’ with W12 at Imola

Mercedes’ Formula 1 drivers were left feeling “a lot happier” with their W12 Formula 1 car after taking 1-2 finishes in Friday practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more

Imola will host the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 season this Sunday. Scroll down for the full schedule of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix - Start time, how to watch & more

Following the opening double header in Qatar, MotoGP returns to action this weekend at the Portimao Circuit. Here's how you can watch the Portuguese Grand Prix this weekend in your country.

MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying - Start time, how to watch

Following a short break after the two season-opening races in Qatar, MotoGP returns to action with the Portuguese Grand Prix this weekend. Here's how you can watch qualifying on Saturday, April 17.

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel

Imola is hosting the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 season this weekend. Here's how you can watch qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on April 17 in your country.

Tasmania Supercars: Van Gisbergen storms to record pole

Shane van Gisbergen broke the Symmons Plains qualifying lap record on his way to a dominant pole position.

Tasmania Supercars: Waters completes practice sweep

Cam Waters completed a practice sweep at Symmons Plains with a late lap to top the second session.

Tasmania Supercars: Waters tops first practice

Cam Waters set the pace in a typically tight first practice session for the Tasmania SuperSprint.

Johnson won’t let expectations affect IndyCar debut

NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson says he’s avoiding setting expectations that might prevent him performing at his best in his IndyCar debut at Barber Motorsports Park.

Hunter-Reay adopts same mindset, regardless of contracts

Ryan Hunter-Reay says talks over his future haven’t and won’t affect his race-by-race approach, his driving nor his determination.

Horner: Aston "a little naive" to expect F1 aero rule tweaks

Christian Horner believes it is "a little naive" for Aston Martin to expect tweaks to Formula 1's aerodynamic rules to even out the impact on varying car concepts.

Ferrari's Imola practice pace "not a shock" to Norris

Ferrari's impressive showing during Friday's Formula 1 practice sessions for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was "not a shock", according to McLaren's Lando Norris.

Aston pushing FIA to cut gap between high, low-rake F1 cars

Aston Martin is pushing the FIA to consider tweaking Formula 1’s aero rules to make things more equal between the high-rake and low-rake runners.

McLaren to downsize its iconic F1 motorhome

McLaren’s iconic Brand Centre motorhome will not return to the Formula 1 paddock in its original form, with the team working on downsizing the structure for later this season.

AlphaTauri built special pedal case for Tsunoda

Yuki Tsunoda says AlphaTauri adapted the cockpit of its 2021 Formula 1 car to help him reach the pedals.

Emilia Romagna GP: Best F1 2021 technical images from Imola

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship at Imola, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Rossi confident he and Andretti team have bounced back

Alexander Rossi says he believes that he and Andretti Autosport-Honda can approach all but one race with confidence in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, after both he and the team made big improvements.

What Mercedes must do to keep its F1 title challenge on track Prime

What Mercedes must do to keep its F1 title challenge on track

Mercedes may find itself leading the drivers' and constructors' standings after Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix, but it is well aware that it came against the odds, with Red Bull clearly ahead. Here's what the Brackley team must do to avoid its crown slipping .

Preview: Why IndyCar in 2021 is too close to call Prime

Preview: Why IndyCar in 2021 is too close to call

The fight for supremacy in the NTT IndyCar Series will be as intense as ever. David Malsher-Lopez is your guide to the main contenders and six intriguing sub-plots.

The merger that levels the junior single-seater playing field Prime

The merger that levels the junior single-seater playing field

The hideous chain of decisions that led to Formula Renault competing with Formula Regional for two years has been reversed. Now one massive grid of future stars is getting ready for F1 support action.

The themes to watch in F1's Imola return

Three weeks is a long time in Formula 1, but in the reshaped start to the 2021 season the teams head to Imola to pick things up after the frenetic Bahrain opener. Here's what to look out for and the developments to follow at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix