FIA ready to shorten F1 DRS zones
FIA outlaws Mercedes wing trick
Significant differences on '23 Aston
Vettel: Paddock return to be "weird"

The FIA looks set to reduce the length of some DRS zones in Formula 1 next season, amid concerns that overtaking has become too easy at several venues.

The FIA has now formally banned a front wing trick that Mercedes considered this season before it was advised it could fall foul of Formula 1’s regulations.

Aston Martin Formula 1 technical director Dan Fallows says next year’s AMR23 will feature “significant differences” relative to this year’s car.

Vettel: Returning to F1 paddock after retirement will be a "weird moment"
Video Inside

Sebastian Vettel is confident he will be back in the Formula 1 paddock “to have a look” in the future, but thinks it will be “a difficult or weird moment.”

The bold F1 DRS experiment that could end the debate forever Prime

The bold F1 DRS experiment that could end the debate forever

OPINION: The effectiveness of DRS in Formula 1 remains a topic of debate as the winter break gives a chance for reflection on the racing we saw in 2022. For all of its detractors, perhaps an experiment where DRS is cast aside and the impact this has on racing is in order to truly understand its merits in modern F1.

How Tyrrell’s post-Stewart era descended into a fight to survive Prime

How Tyrrell’s post-Stewart era descended into a fight to survive

Glory days for Tyrrell became increasingly infrequent
 after Jackie Stewart’s retirement. But in the latest instalment of his history of the team for Autosport's sister title GP Racing, 
MAURICE HAMILTON recalls how Ken Tyrrell’s plucky and defiantly small team stayed bold enough to innovate – springing a surprise with F1’s first six-wheeled car

Formula 1
Dec 6, 2022
How BRM's one-off F1 double defied its rollercoaster history Prime

How BRM's one-off F1 double defied its rollercoaster history

It’s 60 years since BRM achieved its goal and Graham Hill led the team to a world title double. But that was just part of the remarkable story of a unique team that at times overstretched its resources and had its fair share of disappointments.

Andretti's Lotterer expects "completely different" Formula E Gen3 races
Video Inside

Andretti's Lotterer expects "completely different" Formula E Gen3 races

Avalanche Andretti's Andre Lotterer anticipates a very different approach to Formula E races amid the Gen3 era, particularly with the changes to attack mode for the 2022-23 season.

IMSA teams chasing LMDh reliability ahead of Rolex 24

Next month’s overall Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona winner could be decided by reliability of IMSA’s top-class cars, as teams battle to get on top of issues with their new-era hybrid machinery.

ADAC reveals 2023 DTM plans after takeover

The ADAC has revealed how it plans to run the DTM in 2023 after taking over the running of the championship from previous owner ITR.

"No comparison" between TOM'S candidates Sasahara and Alesi

TOM'S Super Formula team manager Jun Yamada says there is "no comparison" between Ukyo Sasahara and Giuliano Alesi after the former made his first outing for the Toyota squad in this week's post-season test.

IndyCar announces documentary series on CW Network in 2023

Penske Entertainment and the NTT IndyCar Series have partnered with VICE Media Group for a documentary series called “100 Days to Indy”.

Hawksworth, Barnicoat return to VSR Lexus in 2023

Vasser Sullivan has confirmed that Jack Hawksworth and Ben Barnicoat will return to race the #14 Lexus RC F in IMSA GTD Pro in 2023.

Bolukbasi weighing up F2 and Super Formula for 2023

Cem Bolukbasi says he is weighing up offers from both Formula 2 and Super Formula for the 2023 season, after his unexpected call-up to this week’s Suzuka test.

Motorsport.tv guide: What's on 10-11 December weekend?

The final race of the season in Stock Car Brasil will take place at Interlagos this weekend, while the much-anticipated SuperEnduro kicks off the new season in Poland, an event only available to Premium subscribers. An endurance classic, the Gulf 12 Hours, also returns to Motorsport.tv, live and free from Abu Dhabi.

Van der Garde joins United for Portimao, Monza WEC races

Former Formula 1 driver Giedo van der Garde will join United Autosports at Portimao and Monza rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023.

Sato fastest as Super Formula rookie test comes to close

Nakajima Racing's Ren Sato concluded Super Formula's post-season rookie test at Suzuka with the fastest time, narrowly eclipsing TOM'S driver Ritomo Miyata.

F1 announces Zandvoort contract extension until end of 2025

Formula 1 has confirmed that Zandvoort will continue to host the Dutch Grand Prix and remain on the calendar for at least another three years after signing a contract extension.

Calendar revealed for new fourth Supercars tier

The 2023 calendar for the revived V8 Touring Car Series, which will effectively act as an unofficial fourth Supercars tier, has been unveiled.

Supercars won't dump fuel drop

Supercars won't dump its minimum fuel drop rules for longer races when the Gen3 cars are introduced next year.

Sato 'not inferior' to Yamamoto, says Nakajima engineer

Nakajima Racing Super Formula newcomer Ren Sato is "seriously talented" and "in no way inferior" to three-time champion Naoki Yamamoto, according to engineer Yuki Katoh.

Castroneves honored with new Paul Oz portraits at Miami’s Concours Club

Four-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves has been immortalized twice on canvas at Miami’s new country club automotive resort, The Concours Club.

IndyCar still working on improved aeroscreen vision in wet

The NTT IndyCar Series is honing in on a solution to the vision problems that several drivers suffered due to the aeroscreen in the rain-soaked Grand Prix of Indianapolis last year.

Le Mans 24 Hours to reserve 15 slots for LMP2 cars in 2024

A minimum of 15 grid spots at the Le Mans 24 Hours will be reserved for LMP2 cars if the class is dropped from the World Endurance Championship in 2024.

FIA doubles F1 cost cap allowance for sprint races in 2023

The FIA has announced it will double teams’ cost cap allowance for each Formula 1 sprint race in 2023, but has ditched the exemptions for accident damage.

ARCA East champ Sammy Smith joins JGR's 2023 Xfinity lineup

Two-time ARCA East champion Sammy Smith is moving fulltime to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2023.

FIA to drop F1 COVID vaccination requirement for 2023

The FIA has announced that it will relax Formula 1’s COVID-19 protocols for the 2023 season, including a requirement for those in the paddock to be vaccinated.

How Toyota transformed an F1 hopeful into a factory WRC driver Prime

How Toyota transformed an F1 hopeful into a factory WRC driver

Having originally started out in karting and single-seaters to follow his dream of making it to Formula 1, Takamoto Katsuta's career instead changed course into the world of rallying. A breakthrough 2022 WRC season has lifted Katsuta into Toyota's factory line-up - but it's been a long road to the top level

The sliding doors moment that saved Red Bull and Porsche Prime

The sliding doors moment that saved Red Bull and Porsche

OPINION: Everything looked set for Red Bull and Porsche to join forces for the 2026 season, before the marriage between both parties was called off. While at the time it looked like a major coup for Formula 1 in gaining both VW Group powerhouses Audi and Porsche for 2026, Red Bull and Porsche have really been spared a potentially fractious relationship.

Luca Marini: Why he's more than just Valentino Rossi's brother Prime

Luca Marini: Why he's more than just Valentino Rossi's brother

Surname pressure is something many have had to deal with in their motorsport careers. And while Luca Marini doesn’t have that, his familial relation and the team he rides for in MotoGP have cast a brighter spotlight on his progress. But, as he has shown in 2022 – and as he reveals to Motorsport.com – Marini is so much more than just the brother of a legend.

Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2022 Prime

Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2022

The World Rally Championship welcomed in a new hybrid era in 2022, presenting an unknown challenge to the planet's top rally aces. New records were broken, as Toyota's leading charge became the youngest-ever title-winner, while familiar returning faces mixed it up with the new generation. Motorsport.com picks out the 10 best performers from the year