O’Ward takes pole for Detroit Race 1
United LMP2 leads final practice
Ferrari: Red Bull, Merc still faster

World champion Lewis Hamilton does not understand why Formula 1 is letting cars get heavier and heavier while also trying to improve sustainability.

Pato O’Ward of Arrow McLaren SP-Chevy earned his second pole of the season, edging two former F1 drivers Alexander Rossi and rookie Romain Grosjean in qualifying for Race 1 of the Detroit GP double-header.

Paul di Resta and United Autosport completed a clean sweep for LMP2 machinery across free practice for Sunday's Portimao FIA World Endurance Championship round as the Glickenhaus made a dramatic improvement. 

Mattia Binotto believes Ferrari’s back-to-back pole positions in Monaco and Azerbaijan are not a true reflection of its place within the current Formula 1 pecking order.

Why Mosley’s legacy amounts to far more than tabloid rumour Prime

Why Mosley’s legacy amounts to far more than tabloid rumour

The newspapers, naturally, lingered over Max Mosley’s tainted family history and niche sexual practices. But this is to trivialise the legacy of a big beast of motor racing politics. Stuart Codling weighs the life of a man whose work for safety on both road and track has saved hundreds of thousands of lives, but whose penchant for cruelty remains problematic and polarising.

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.

Why pragmatic Perez isn't fazed by no-nonsense Red Bull F1 culture Prime

Why pragmatic Perez isn't fazed by no-nonsense Red Bull F1 culture

Sergio Perez has spent most of his career labouring in Formula 1’s midfield, wondering whether he’d ever get another shot at the big time. Red Bull has handed him that chance and, although life at the top is tough, the Baku winner is doing all the right things to get on terms with Max Verstappen, says BEN ANDERSON

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Jun 11, 2021

Williams tweaks bargeboards to reduce wind sensitivity problem

Williams has tweaked the design of the bargeboards on its FW43B Formula 1 car in a bid to reduce the wind sensitivity problem it has faced so far this year.

Misano WSBK: Ducati's Rinaldi scores impressive home victory

Michael Ruben Rinaldi claimed his maiden victory as a factory Ducati rider at his home turf in Misano, as reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea survived a major moment to finish third.

Snetterton BTCC: Shedden scores first pole of comeback

Three-time British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden has claimed pole position for Sunday’s second round of the 2021 season at Snetterton.

The junior driver Honda (probably) regrets letting go of

Toyota youngster Sena Sakaguchi has been making waves in both SUPER GT and Super Formula this year. His performances might be giving his former employer Honda food for thought, says Jamie Klein.

Detroit Indy Lights: Kirkwood beats Lundqvist for second win

Kyle Kirkwood of Andretti Autosport led from pole to checkered flag in Indy Lights’ first race of the weekend to score his second win of the season, but Linus Lundqvist kept him under pressure all the way to the end.

Watch live: FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup returns in Riga
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Watch live: FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup returns in Riga

Following a year-long hiatus, the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup returns this year with the event staged in Europe for the first time in its history and featuring arguably the strongest entry to date. Watch it live here.

Permanent memorial to Stirling Moss unveiled at Shelsley Walsh
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Permanent memorial to Stirling Moss unveiled at Shelsley Walsh

The life of legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be permanently honoured at Shelsley Walsh following the unveiling of a blue plaque in his memory at the Worcestershire venue.

BMW rider Laverty declared unfit for first Misano WSBK race

BMW rider Eugene Laverty has suffered multiple contusions and functional neck impairment after a crash in practice and will miss the opening World Superbike race of the weekend at Misano.

Misano WSBK: Rea smashes lap record for third pole of 2021

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea smashed the Misano lap record to claim his third consecutive pole position of the 2021 World Superbike season, beating the Yamaha of Toprak Razgatlioglu.

The epic finale to the Le Mans 'diesel wars' - 10 years on
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The epic finale to the Le Mans 'diesel wars' - 10 years on

The latest entry in our My Favourite Race series looks back at one of the closest finishes in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours, which also marked the final heavyweight encounter between Audi and Peugeot.

NH5 Ultimate Summer Showdown: Stone, Buttafuoco win at Texas

Joey Stone, Dan Buttafuoco earned NASCAR Heat 5 Ultimate Summer Showdown victories at Texas.

Isle of Man TT to be shown live for the first time in 2022

The Isle of Man TT will be shown live and in full for the first time when road racing returns to the island in the UK's Irish Sea in 2022.

John Hunter Nemechek to run some Xfinity races for JGR

Current NASCAR Truck Series points leader John Hunter Nemechek will compete in at least three Xfinity Series races for Joe Gibbs Racing this season.

BMW plans to race new LMDh car in IMSA with works team

BMW will campaign its new LMDh Le Mans prototype in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship in 2023 with a two-car factory team.

Portimao WEC: Da Costa's JOTA LMP2 fastest in FP1 Algarve
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Portimao WEC: Da Costa's JOTA LMP2 fastest in FP1

JOTA LMP2 driver Antonio Felix da Costa jumped to the top of the times in the dying minutes of first practice for this weekend's FIA World Endurance Championship round at Portimao.

McLaren Formula E and WEC programmes “remain under review”

McLaren Racing is yet to make a final decision on its option to join Formula E but says that and a potential FIA World Endurance Championship programme “remain under review”.

Austin Dillon looking to 'light it up' at NASCAR All-Star Race

A win at Texas Motor Speedway last season sent Austin Dillon to the playoffs while a win there this weekend could make him $1 million richer.

Extreme E calls off Brazil and Argentina rounds
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Extreme E calls off Brazil and Argentina rounds

Extreme E has been forced to drop both Brazil and Argentina from its inaugural five-round season but is “actively seeking alternate destinations”.

Toyota won't contest "not avoidable" Portimao BoP blow Algarve
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Toyota won't contest "not avoidable" Portimao BoP blow

Toyota has no complaints with the double performance hit its Le Mans Hypercars have received for this weekend's Portimao round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Misano WSBK: Rinaldi dominates Friday practice on home turf Misano
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Misano WSBK: Rinaldi dominates Friday practice on home turf

Michael Ruben Rinaldi set the overall pace on Friday at Misano in his third World Superbike weekend as a factory Ducati rider, beating Kawasaki duo Alex Lowes and Jonathan Rea.

What the data tells us about the F1 2021 title fight Prime

What the data tells us about the F1 2021 title fight

Formula 1 has been tracking car performance using timing loops mounted every 200m around each circuit – to the extent that it was able to anticipate Ferrari’s 'surprise’ pole in Monaco. PAT SYMONDS explains what this means for this season and beyond

The weighty issue F1 needs to find a balance with Prime

The weighty issue F1 needs to find a balance with

OPINION: After consecutive street races with contrasting highlights, one theme stood out which has become a prevalent issue with modern Formula 1 cars. But is there a way to solve it or, at least, reach a happy middle ground to help all parties?

The changes behind a 'feel-good' F1 result in Baku

OPINION: The Azerbaijan Grand Prix had elements that make Formula 1 really exciting – unpredictability and shock results. This resulted in heartbreak for several of the championship’s regular contenders and joy for others who rarely reach the ultimate limelight. And one of those on the Baku podium is riding a wave of form he’s keen to continue

The human cost to replacing Formula 1's cancelled rounds Prime

The human cost to replacing Formula 1's cancelled rounds

OPINION: With the global pandemic still lingering, Singapore's grand prix has been cancelled for 2021, with more looking likely to follow. Although Formula 1 has TV deals and profits to chase, retaining a 23-race calendar could be most harmful to those who sacrifice the most for the championship.