VeeKay beats Grosjean for first win
Grosjean: "Traffic cost us the win"
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Alonso on F1 2022 rules reset

Rinus VeeKay became the fifth winner in five races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, the Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet driver beating polesitter Romain Grosjean with a combination of speed, tire strategy and slick pitstops.

IndyCar rookie Romain Grosjean believes traffic cost him a shot at victory in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, and described Takuma Sato’s driving as “a bit on the limit.”

Follow the third round of the 2021 Super Formula season from Autopolis live with Motorsport.tv. Coverage starts at 2.20pm Japan time (GMT +9). Available worldwide except Japan.

Alpine’s Fernando Alonso says he is expecting it to take “two or three years” past 2022 before Formula 1’s upcoming rules revolution allows multiple teams to battle for the title.

Why Bottas feels the time has come to be “more selfish” Prime

Why Bottas feels the time has come to be “more selfish”

We’ve seen five distinct versions of Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes as he’s tried to fulfil his own ambitions while being a consummate team player – two difficult, competing missions which have been challenging to reconcile. Speaking exclusively to Stuart Codling, Bottas explains his highs and lows… and why he still believes he can be world champion.

Why IndyCar is satisfying Grosjean’s appetite for his second life Prime

Why IndyCar is satisfying Grosjean’s appetite for his second life

After spending the majority of his 179-race Formula 1 career in middling to tail-end machinery, Romain Grosjean finds himself once again with an underdog team in IndyCar. While not without its challenges, he's relishing the more level playing field that means his Dale Coyne Racing crew can expect to claim a few scalps...

IndyCar
May 14, 2021
How long can Verstappen and Hamilton keep it clean? Prime

How long can Verstappen and Hamilton keep it clean?

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen have been evenly matched so far in the 2021 Formula 1 title race. Neither has been afraid to get aggressive against each other on track, teeing up an enthralling contest as the year unwinds. But how long will their battle remain clean? Jonathan Noble ponders that exact point

Formula 1
May 13, 2021

Marquez: Second-row start for French MotoGP is "best dream"

Honda’s Marc Marquez says he isn’t bitter about losing a potential MotoGP pole for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, as the top two rows were his “best dream”.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Tincknell takes shock pole for Mazda

Mazda’s Harry Tincknell set pole position for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Filipe Albuquerque.

Red Bull confident 'bendy wing' clampdown won't hurt F1 form
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Red Bull confident 'bendy wing' clampdown won't hurt F1 form

Red Bull is confident that the FIA clampdown on 'bendy wings' in Formula 1 will not deliver a knock-out blow to its title ambitions.

The day Verstappen set a near-unbreakable F1 record

When we look back on the Formula 1 record books in decades to come, the evolution of various landmarks will be fascinating to reflect on.

Mir: Season-worst MotoGP qualifying result ‘no big change’

MotoGP world champion Joan Mir is relaxed about his season-worst qualifying result of 14th for Sunday’s French Grand Prix as it’s “not a big change” from his usual grid slots.

Quartararo ‘won’t be first for long’ if French GP wet

French Grand Prix poleman Fabio Quartararo admits “we will not stay long in first position” in Sunday’s Le Mans MotoGP race if it starts off in wet conditions.

IndyCar GP Indy: Grid order, starting tire choice

The starting line-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Round 5 of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, along with each driver’s choice of Firestone tire compound for the first stint.

IndyCar GP Indy: VeeKay heads Ganassi pair in warm-up

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Rinus VeeKay led the race day morning warm-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, ahead of Alex Palou and Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.

Rossi "too conservative" on final French MotoGP qualifying lap

Petronas SRT’s Valentino Rossi says he was “too conservative” on his final lap in MotoGP French Grand Prix qualifying and admits an earlier moment affected him in the last sector.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Cameron tops second practice in MSR Acura

The Meyer Shank Racing Acura of Dane Cameron set a last-gasp fastest time in the second IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani.

Baku not worried about Miami F1 scheduling from 2022

Baku says it has no concerns about Formula 1’s plans to add a grand prix in Miami to the calendar next June and a rising race count.

French MotoGP: Quartararo snatches pole in dramatic qualifying French GP
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French MotoGP: Quartararo snatches pole in dramatic qualifying

Fabio Quartararo snatched a home MotoGP pole ahead of Yamaha team-mate Maverick Vinales in a dramatic French Grand Prix qualifying session.

F1 title battle a “fight of the giants”, says Wolff

The Formula 1 title battle between Mercedes and Red Bull in 2021 is becoming a “fight of the giants”, according to Toto Wolff.

Glickenhaus names drivers for Portimao WEC debut

Ryan Briscoe, Romain Dumas and Richard Westbrook will pilot the Glickenhaus 007 LMH on the American boutique manufacturer’s debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Portimao.

How the tragedy of Elio de Angelis changed F1

Thirty-five years ago Elio de Angelis lost his life after a fiery accident at Paul Ricard that should have had a less serious outcome – and from which the sport learned valuable lessons.

Porsche wants GTE car to race on beyond 2022

Porsche is targeting a future for the GTE division in the FIA World Endurance Championship beyond the current two-year commitment to the class by the series organisers. 

Two races at one track “not pure” MotoGP – Espargaro

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro says MotoGP staging two races at one race track is something he doesn’t like as it doesn’t make for a “pure or good championship”.

Alesi: First Super Formula pole "reward for tough times" Autopolis
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Alesi: First Super Formula pole "reward for tough times"

Giuliano Alesi says he is “over the moon” after clinching his maiden pole position in Super Formula, and feels it is a “reward for the tough times” he faced during his previous stint in Europe.

French MotoGP: Marquez quickest in wet third practice

Honda’s Marc Marquez topped a mostly wet MotoGP FP3 ahead of the French Grand Prix, with the conditions locking in a volatile Q1 group for qualifying.

Autopolis Super Formula: Alesi takes shock pole in wet Autopolis
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Autopolis Super Formula: Alesi takes shock pole in wet

Giuliano Alesi sensationally scored his maiden pole in only his second weekend as a Super Formula driver during a wet, crash-strewn qualifying session for this weekend's Autopolis round.

How Formula E stood up to F1 comparisons in Monaco

OPINION: It was no surprise to anybody that the laptimes achieved by Formula E cars on the full Monaco circuit were much slower than Formula 1. But perhaps the more relevant comparison was in the racing spectacle, where FE delivered in spades.

The impossible problem Honda faces with its 2021 MotoGP bike Prime

The impossible problem Honda faces with its 2021 MotoGP bike

Honda hasn’t enjoyed an easy start to the 2021 MotoGP campaign, despite gains last season which looked to have carried over into the pre-season. Now admitting it does have issues in serious need of resolving, it faces an almost impossible task in doing so.

How Monaco dealt Formula E a winning hand to cure its hangover

Formula E faced much criticism in the wake of its maligned Valencia event. In need of a turnaround, the series' first use of Monaco's iconic Formula 1 layout provided it with the injection of thrills required to clear the fog that had enveloped the paddock.

How Brabham’s one-hit wonder was boxed into a corner Prime

How Brabham’s one-hit wonder was boxed into a corner

The Brabham BT46B raced once, won once, then vanished – or did it? STUART CODLING reveals the story of the car which was never actually banned…