News and Analysis
Fernando Alonso thinks his Alpine Formula 1 team is in better shape than it was 12 months ago and can no longer call in a lack of resources compared to the top teams as an excuse.
Mick Schumacher’s knack of improving during his second season in a championship was a trademark of his junior formula career, so his progress during his rookie Formula 1 campaign with Haas was encouraging. His target now will be to turn that improvement into results as the team hopes to reap the rewards of sacrificing development in 2021
The FIA’s report into the events of Formula 1’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix must be transparent and deliver a full and honest explanation of what happened, says McLaren CEO Zak Brown.
Former Ferrari junior Marcus Armstrong has joined Hitech for the 2022 Formula 2 season, departing DAMS after one season with the team.
McLaren insists it is happy to sit and wait for Audi to make a decision over its Formula 1 future before evaluating a potential tie-up.
Jamie Whincup will transition from the cockpit into Triple Eight's new team boss in 2022, retiring from full-time competition as arguably the greatest Australian Supercars driver of all time. In tribute to the seven-time title-winner's career, friends and rivals alike have their say on Whincup's champion traits
Six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon has described the current breed of IndyCar as a “junior category car”, as its ever increasing weight militates against top speed and handling agility.
NASCAR now has its first representative serving on FIA Courts.
Formula 1 risks having to abandon plans for sprint races in 2022 amid an ongoing stalemate over costs, according to McLaren CEO Zak Brown.
The FIA says it uncovered no 'monkey business' with its ramped-up rear wing flexibility tests in Formula 1 last year, but it wants to further improve its checks for 2022.
Pato O’Ward says Arrow McLaren SP can join Chip Ganassi Racing, Team Penske and Andretti Autosport to make a ‘Big Four’ in IndyCar, but inconsistencies show they’re not there yet.
Former Porsche factory motorsport chief Pascal Zurlinden has joined Multimatic, taking on the role of director of performance engineering in the company's Special Vehicle Operations division.
Andretti Autosport-Honda driver Romain Grosjean says that being able to directly compare himself with Colton Herta in the same team will be beneficial and he anticipates a back-and-forth battle.
Red Bull and Aston Martin have settled their dispute over aerodynamicist Dan Fallows moving teams.
Formula E’s eighth season kicks off next week, and the all-electric racing series will add a new safety car to the lineup – the all-electric Porsche Taycan Turbo S.
Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves believes the arrival of Simon Pagenaud as his teammate at Meyer Shank Racing will elevate the team, particularly on road courses.
Sebastien Ogier says it will be a “pleasure” to have one more battle with long-time World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Loeb at this weekend’s Monte Carlo Rally.
There seemed little doubt about Austin Cindric’s ascension to the NASCAR Cup Series with Team Penske, not because of his familial connection with the organization but due to his talent.
Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood says that AJ Foyt Racing’s recent struggles mean that he faces less pressure than in a top team, and that he and the squad can “grow together”.
Danilo Petrucci is set to join Ducati for a pre-season World Superbike test at Portimao next month as he gets set for a potential move to MotoAmerica.
Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is sceptical that teams will go back to having a free choice of compounds for each race weekend, with the supply choices to be fixed again for 2022.
Ferrari may wait until the final pre-season Formula 1 test before revealing its definite racing colours for 2022.
Reigning ADAC GT Masters champion Ricardo Feller will make his DTM debut in 2022, completing Abt Sportsline’s three-car line-up.
Gresini’s Enea Bastianini says “the DNA” of the Ducati MotoGP bike he will ride in the 2022 season is “incredible for me”.
Track testing of the new Peugeot 9X8 FIA World Endurance Championship contender has started without a rear wing.
Part-time opportunities with Citroen and Hyundai have offered brief glimpses of what Craig Breen can do in a World Rally Championship car. Now signed up by M-Sport to lead it into the WRC's new hybrid era, Breen has been given the chance he's pursued for so long and is determined to make the most of it
The United Kingdom will be absent from the World Rally Championship calendar in 2022 after plans to bring rallying’s top tier to Northern Ireland collapsed.
Four-time Formula 1 world champion Alain Prost says his departure from Alpine came after he felt sidelined by CEO Laurent Rossi.
Pol Espargaro believes MotoGP testing in 2022 being just five days will be enough to get the new Honda ready, but there’s “no panic” if the marque needs longer.
There's a new team in the Honda Super Formula stable for 2022 in the form of Team Goh, which has yet to finalise its driver line-up. After missing out on a spot at Dandelion Racing, could super-sub Ukyo Sasahara finally get the permanent seat he deserves?
Despite uncertainty over his 2022 roster as a driver, Ed Carpenter does believe his team will benefit from having Rinus VeeKay and Conor Daly returning this season.
Defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Alex Palou is aiming to improve his qualifying efforts and earn his first oval victory in 2022.
AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet’s newest signing, rookie Tatiana Calderon, is hoping her experience from Super Formula, F2 and sportscars will help cover her shortfall in IndyCar experience.
Ten-time Grand Prix podium finisher Romain Grosjean says he loved the exciting end to the 2021 F1 World Championship, and expects his test with Mercedes-Benz to go ahead.
Kimi Raikkonen says his final Formula 1 appearance in Abu Dhabi last month could "very easily" prove to be the last professional outing of his career.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown says that the top Formula 1 teams "are holding the sport hostage" by lobbying for extra budget cap concessions for sprint qualifying events.
Frederic Vasseur is confident his previous work with Valtteri Bottas in junior categories will help strengthen their understanding and trust at Alfa Romeo in Formula 1 this year.
Lamborghini ended 2021 by setting a sales record, but buried in its 2022 sales report was a single line that spelled out the company’s plans for this upcoming year – it plans to unveil four new products over the next 12 months.
Pato O’Ward says he remains focused on winning the IndyCar championship but doesn’t understand the FIA Super Licence points system were Formula 1 to become an option.
Pol Espargaro’s switch to Honda for 2021 was one of MotoGP’s biggest rider market shocks. But a difficult bike coupled with various external factors led to a difficult first campaign. As a critical 2022 campaign for both Espargaro and Honda looms, his 2021 experience hasn’t dented his long-held resolve
Tony Kanaan, now 47, will race a fifth Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda in this year’s Indianapolis 500, with backing from the American Legion.
Arrow McLaren SP driver Felix Rosenqvist says the 2021 IndyCar season “was a tough one to go through” but is confident the team has gained “big grounds” that will boost his chances.
Newly-signed Williams Formula 1 junior Logan Sargeant says he is “lucky to still be here doing what I love” after his racing career was jeopardised by financial struggles in 2020.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown has urged Formula 1 chiefs and the FIA to take a stronger hand in moving control of the sport away from teams, as the fallout from last year's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix continues.
Motorsport Games will gain unprecedented access to the NASCAR team assisting in the development of its gaming franchise through a technical partnership.
Tatiana Calderon will race a third AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet at all of IndyCar’s road and street races in 2022 and, together with Kyle Kirkwood, will be sponsored by ROKiT.
Former world champion Alain Prost has left his advisory role with the Alpine Formula 1 team as part of the ongoing management shake-up.
After exiting the Formula 1 paddock underappreciated and then narrowly missing out on a next logical step to the DTM, Heikki Kovalainen became an unlikely SUPER GT refugee. But the 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix winner went big in Japan, winning the title in 2016 and finding peace with his racing career.
Norman Nato has been added to Jaguar’s Formula E reserve roster for the 2021-22 season, joining compatriot Tom Dillmann as the team’s back-up pairing.
Formula E has announced the Indian city of Hyderabad as a potential venue for the series’ first Gen3 season in 2022/23.