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Record crowd prompts Australian GP seating rethink

All grandstands at Albert Park have been redesigned to hold more people following the record Australian Grand Prix crowd earlier this year.

WTCR Saudi Arabia: Berthon goes from hero to zero as series comes to a close

Nathanael Berthon won the first World Touring Car Cup race in Jeddah, only to crash out in the second, as Nestor Girolami clung on to the runner-up spot as the series drew to a close.

Nissan impressed by Baguette's progression through 2022

Nissan says new SUPER GT signing Bertrand Baguette performed "much better" towards the end of his title-winning 2022 campaign than he did at the start following his off-season move from Honda.

Bentleys rejoin Australian GT grid

The Bentley marque will return to the GT World Challenge Australia grid for the season finale in Adelaide this week.

Energy X-Prix: Hamilton’s X44 team snatches Extreme E title
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Energy X-Prix: Hamilton’s X44 team snatches Extreme E title

Lewis Hamilton’s X44 squad clinched the Extreme E title in a highly-eventful season finale, as Abt Cupra took a maiden win in the Energy X-Prix in Uruguay.

Gran Turismo hopeful of FIA partnership, bigger World Series events in 2023

On the eve of the Gran Turismo World Series Nations Cup World Final, gaming series producer Kazunori Yamauchi clarified its current relationship with the FIA and its virtual motorsport plans for next season.

Vettel reveals story behind last F1 race ‘Invitation’ T-shirt

Sebastian Vettel has revealed the story behind the unique ‘Invitation’ T-shirt that he wore to his final Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi last weekend.

How Red Bull's dynamic leader Mateschitz shaped its F1 philosophy Prime

How Red Bull's dynamic leader Mateschitz shaped its F1 philosophy

The death of Dietrich Mateschitz last month has not only deprived Red Bull of its visionary founder, it has shorn Formula 1 of one of its most influential benefactors. Mateschitz himself was famously media-shy, preferring to let the brand do the talking on his behalf. And, while it’s now normal to speak of Red Bull F1 titles and champions made, Mateschitz never assumed it would be easy or even possible – as ANTHONY ROWLINSON discovered during this previously unpublished interview from 2006…

DTM champion van der Linde wants 'bucket list' Bathurst outing

BMW driver Sheldon van der Linde wants to tick off the Bathurst 12 Hour from his bucket list after winning the 2022 DTM title with the new M4 GT3.

F1 won’t suffer from the "complete mess" FTX crypto collapse triggered – Brown

Formula 1 will weather the storm caused by the "complete mess" of the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX and the contagion it triggered, says McLaren boss Zak Brown.

Alonso: Making success of F1 comeback not to be underestimated

Fernando Alonso says the challenge of making a successful Formula 1 comeback should not be "underestimated".

Tickets for F1 Spanish Grand Prix and Catalan MotoGP 2023 now on sale

Tickets for Barcelona’s two major motorsport events at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona next season are now available for fans to purchase.

Norris: P5 the maximum for McLaren after "tough season" in F1 2022

Lando Norris says McLaren's fifth position in the championship was the maximum the team deserved to achieve after a tough 2022 Formula 1 season.

Verstappen samples Honda NSX-GT SUPER GT car

Max Verstappen got behind the wheel of a Honda SUPER GT car for the first time at Motegi on Saturday ahead of the marque's end-of-year 'Thanks Day' event.

How trailblazer Kalle Rovanpera has ripped up the WRC record book Prime

How trailblazer Kalle Rovanpera has ripped up the WRC record book

At the tender age of 22, Kalle Rovanpera is redefining what’s possible to achieve in rallying and inspiring a new legion of fans as a result. The newly-crowned World Rally Championship title-winner and his peers reflect on his ability and the start of his success in the top tier.

WEC drivers bid farewell to special GTE Pro category

The GTE Pro era of the FIA World Endurance Championship should be celebrated for the kind of machinery and close racing it offered, according to drivers who were a part of the category over the years.

Verstappen: F1 drivers should quit if not prepared for marathon battles

Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen says drivers should quit if they aren’t prepared for the intensity of super-close title battles.

Did Sato do enough in Super Formula to avoid Red Bull axe?

After just one season in Super Formula, Ren Sato has been axed by the Red Bull Junior Team, and his place on Honda’s 2023 roster is also uncertain. Jamie Klein looks back at the rookie’s campaign and asks if he deserves a second chance.

WRC pushes Middle East event plans to 2024

The World Rally Championship is working on delivering a desert rally event in the Middle East in 2024 after plans for next year failed to come to fruition.

The most dominant race win in modern F1
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The most dominant race win in modern F1

Winning margins in Formula 1 are usually measured in seconds. Occasionally, in a wet race, we get a race won by more than a minute.

McLaren's F1 partnership with Gulf won't be extended

McLaren's partnership with the iconic Gulf Oil brand is to end this year, with their sponsorship contract not being extended into 2023.

Martins tops Abu Dhabi post-season F2 test for ART

Victor Martins topped the FIA Formula 2 post-season test in Abu Dhabi, driving for ART, the team with whom he won the 2022 Formula 3 title.

Alfa: Beating Aston Martin makes “big difference” to 2023 F1 budget

Alfa Romeo boss Fred Vasseur says that the prize money earned for sixth place in the Formula 1 constructors' championship will make a “big difference” to the Hinwil outfit.

Watch Bahrain Full Access: Episode 1
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Watch Bahrain Full Access: Episode 1

The FIA World Endurance Championship behind the scenes series returns for the first episode of the season finale in Bahrain.

Mexico, Chile and new European rally join 2023 WRC calendar

The World Rally Championship has revealed a 13-round 2023 calendar that features the return of Mexico and Chile alongside an all-new European tarmac rally.

Was the MotoGP 2022 title won by Bagnaia or lost by Quartararo? Prime

Was the MotoGP 2022 title won by Bagnaia or lost by Quartararo?

Reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo had a 91-point lead over rival Francesco Bagnaia after the German Grand Prix, a seemingly impregnable gap to overcome in the remaining 10 races. But as the Frenchman struggled for pace with his Yamaha, Bagnaia stormed back into contention and swept to Ducati's first riders' title since 2007

Unbranded Aston brought back memories of 2002 Jaguar F1 test for Alonso

Fernando Alonso was reminded of his test with Jaguar in 2002 when he drove the unbranded, green-livered Aston Martin Formula 1 car for the first time in Abu Dhabi.

Binotto exit rumours ramp up amid resignation report

Speculation over the future of Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto ramped up on Friday when reports out of Italy suggested his departure from the squad could be imminent.

The long road to convergence for sportscar racing's new golden age Prime

The long road to convergence for sportscar racing's new golden age

The organisers of the World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship worked together to devise the popular new LMDh rule set. But to turn it from an idea into reality, some serious compromises were involved - both from the prospective LMDh entrants and those with existing Le Mans Hypercar projects...

Binotto admits "difficult" time in dealing with Ferrari F1 criticisms

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has admitted that he had a hard time this year isolating his Formula 1 squad from the distraction of external criticism.

Alex Marquez "felt at home" immediately on Ducati in test

New Gresini MotoGP rider Alex Marquez says he “felt at home” on the Ducati immediately during his first test of the bike in Valencia following the season finale.

Toyota reveals GT500 line-ups for 2023 SUPER GT season

Toyota has revealed the majority of its 2023 SUPER GT line-up, but has yet to settle on a replacement for Sacha Fenestraz within the two-car TOM'S set-up.

Toyota announces unchanged driver line-up for 2023 WEC season

Toyota will defend its FIA World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours crowns next season with an unchanged driver line-up.

Toyota promotes Kotaka to Super Formula seat for 2023

Toyota has elected to promote junior driver Kazuto Kotaka to a spot on its Super Formula roster for 2023, replacing the departing Sacha Fenestraz.

Mercedes thinks it can avoid F1’s spiral of decline precedent

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has faith his squad is not set for years in the wilderness after being knocked off the top spot in Formula 1.

Which generation will be the biggest winners of Supercars' Gen3 shake-up?

The shift to new Gen3 cars that provide less downforce in 2023 is set to pose a significant challenge to teams and drivers in Supercars. But will series veterans or the paddock's young guns adapt best to the changes?

Adelaide cameos for factory Audi GT drivers

Factory Audi drivers Chris Mies and Kelvin van der Linde are heading to Adelaide for next week's GT World Challenge Australia finale.

Ex-MotoGP rider Petrucci secures WSBK move with Ducati

Two-time MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci will join the World Superbike Championship in 2023 after signing a deal with the Barni Ducati satellite team.

Horner: Red Bull's F1 success in 2022 "hurts our opponents"

Christian Horner believes Red Bull's Formula 1 success in 2022 "hurts our opponents" but warned against complacency in the fight against Mercedes and Ferrari.

Jarvis has less than 50 per cent chance of 2023 IMSA enduro drive

Oliver Jarvis has pegged his chances of continuing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as an enduro driver in 2023 as less than 50 per cent after losing his full-time seat at Meyer Shank Racing.

Can Mercedes break Formula 1's cycle of doom? Prime

Can Mercedes break Formula 1's cycle of doom?

OPINION: Teams that have dominated for long periods throughout Formula 1's history often take years to get back to the top of the tree once they've slipped down. But it remains to be seen whether the same will happen to Mercedes after a challenging 2022 season

Ricciardo "relieved" to finish McLaren F1 stint with clean race

Daniel Ricciardo says he was "relieved" to finish his Formula 1 spell at McLaren with a clean race in the Abu Dhabi GP.

DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured

DTM and ADAC are in dialogue with a view to collaborate on a number of areas in 2023, and a potential sale of DTM is also being rumoured.

Marc Marquez announces Amazon Prime documentary

A new documentary charting Marc Marquez's recovery from injury will be released on Amazon Prime in February.

Mercedes and Aston Martin tech innovations banned for F1 2023

Two extreme aero ideas introduced by Mercedes and Aston Martin this year have been banned for the 2023 Formula 1 season.

Mercedes still does not understand all the quirks of W13 F1 car

Mercedes has admitted that it still does not understand all of the quirks that made its W13 such a tricky Formula 1 car.

Farfus plans SUPER GT stay, but IMSA to take priority

BMW factory driver Augusto Farfus admits his full-season commitment in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2023 is likely to impact the number of SUPER GT races he can contest for Team Studie.

Marini feels “no pressure” from Valentino Rossi connection in MotoGP

VR46 Ducati rider Luca Marini says he has “no more pressure” racing in MotoGP despite being Valentino Rossi’s brother and this fact “doesn’t change so much” for him.

Hulkenberg felt "human degradation" towards end of comeback F1 test

Nico Hulkenberg joked that he felt some “human degradation” towards the end of his comeback Formula 1 test with Haas in Abu Dhabi as he stepped up preparations for 2023.

Szafnauer thinks Gasly is faster than Piastri on 2023 Alpine line-up

Alpine Formula 1 team principal Otmar Szafnauer thinks that with incoming Pierre Gasly the team has ended up with a better driver for 2023 than Oscar Piastri. guide: What's on 25-27 November weekend?

No F1? No problem! The Gulf Historic Dubai Grand Prix Revival, where legendary cars that have battled on the tracks for many years and are now "historic", will be broadcast live on this weekend.

Dissecting a SUPER GT season to forget for TOM'S

Toyota's flagship SUPER GT team TOM'S suffered its worst season since 2012 as it failed to get either of its cars into the top five of the standings this year. So what went wrong, and what can the team do to return to winning ways in 2023?

S5000 horsepower cut for Adelaide

The S5000 cars will run at reduced power for their debut on the Adelaide street circuit next week.

Hy-Vee to sponsor Lundgaard’s RLL-Honda in IndyCar in 2023

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has swapped Christian Lundgaard and Jack Harvey’s car numbers for the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series season, so that the reigning Rookie of the Year will become Hy-Vee’s primary representative going forward.

F1 champion Max Verstappen to stick with number 1 in 2023

Max Verstappen says he will continue using the #1 race number for as long as he is the defending world champion, including the 2023 season.

FIA announces departure of Rao as interim secretary general

The FIA has announced the departure of senior figure Shaila-Ann Rao, a former Mercedes executive whose appointment caused concern among rival Formula 1 teams.

GM boss says two new Chevy sports cars are coming in 2024

General Motors President Mark Reuss has promised a pair of Chevy-badged performance vehicles due in 2024.

Front Row Motorsports makes Cup Series leadership changes

Front Row Motorsports announced several leadership changes to its NASCAR Cup Series organization, including a new crew chief for driver Michael McDowell.

Richard Mille Racing shuts its doors after 2022 WEC season

The Richard Mille Racing LMP2 team has folded following the conclusion of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship season in Bahrain.

WRT scores 1-2 win in wild Indy eX Prix

Esports Team WRT locked out the Final in a wild Indy eX Prix presented by ACER VERO R8G promoting Acer Earthion at Indianapolis Motor Speedway which provided close and action-packed oval racing.