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Subaru's first SUPER GT title was "a long time coming"

Subaru's first-ever SUPER GT title with the brand-new BRZ was "a really long time coming" according to marque stalwart Hideki Yamauchi.

Shortlist for funded NZ Grand Prix drive revealed

Seven young Kiwis have made the shortlist for a drive in the 2022 New Zealand Grand Prix funded by Castrol.

Officials to monitor Bathurst water logging

Motorsport Australia officials will monitor water pooling at the Mount Panorama circuit amid forecasts of more wet weather in Bathurst.

2021 Supercars Bathurst 1000 session times and preview

The 2021 Supercars season is set to come to a spectacular close this weekend with the Bathurst 1000.

Patrese: Racing for Sir Frank Williams was an “honor”

One of Williams F1 team’s most beloved alumni, Riccardo Patrese, says that his relationship with the late Sir Frank Williams was based on “respect and friendship.”

Ex-F1 driver Kovalainen announces retirement from SUPER GT

Former Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen has announced that he won’t return to SUPER GT for an eighth consecutive season in 2022, citing personal reasons for his exit from the series.

Patrick Head pays tribute to F1 legend Frank Williams

Frank Williams, who passed away at the age of 79 on Sunday, enjoyed fantastic success in Formula 1 at the helm of his own team in partnership with Patrick Head. In a tribute by Head, he remembers the beginning of his time working with Williams.

How Pirelli’s F1 “Doggy” is helping drive tyre development

On every Formula 1 race weekend Pirelli engineer Martin Wahl logs up miles walking patiently around each circuit pushing a curious looking three-wheeled device.

Sauber F1 chairman opens up on disagreements that triggered resignation

Sauber chairman Pascal Picci has revealed that disagreements with team boss Fred Vasseur about driver choice were the trigger for him resigning from the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 squad.

Sainz: Jeddah F1 track will compress midfield battle

Formula 1's midfield battle could 'compress' massively at this weekend's high-speed Saudi Arabian Grand Prix venue, reckons Ferrari's Carlos Sainz.

Hyundai lifts lid on its mid-engined prototypes

Hyundai has released a new video detailing the story behind its RM series of mid-engine concept cars that proves the automaker has the expertise to build proper performance beasts in future.

Williams and Red Bull F1 juniors secure F2 drives

Williams Formula 1 academy driver Logan Sargeant and Red Bull junior Jack Doohan will graduate to the FIA Formula 2 Championship in Saudi Arabia this weekend.

Formula E releases teaser of Gen3 car ahead of 2022 debut

Formula E and the FIA have teased the championship’s forthcoming 200mph Gen3 electric race car and its delta wing-inspired design ahead of its 2022 debut.

G-Drive set for full-time WEC return and Rolex 24 in 2022

Former FIA World Endurance Championship title-winning outfit G-Drive Racing will make a full-time return to the series in 2022 after an absence of three seasons.

How Williams helped a MotoGP legend after his own life-changing accident

Sir Frank Williams' contribution to motorsport, and Formula 1 in particular, is legendary. But the impact the late team owner had on people extended to a much more personal level for some. Suffering life-changing injuries of his own in 1993, MotoGP icon Wayne Rainey tells Motorsport.com just how pivotal Williams was to his life

Gallery: Valencia Formula E pre-season test in photos

Check out the best images from the opening day of Formula E pre-season testing at Valencia, as all 11 teams showcased their new liveries for the series' final Gen2 campaign.

Ex-F1 racer recovers helmet that was stolen 23 years ago

Argentinian ex-F1 driver Norberto Fontana has recovered a crash helmet that he used at Sauber, which was stolen from his family’s home in 1998.

Evans quickest as Formula E trials new qualifying format

Formula E has trialled its new qualifying format at its pre-season Valencia test, with Mitch Evans setting the overall fastest time within the final two hours of the day.

Frank Williams obituary: F1 team owner legend dies aged 79

The outpouring of affection for Sir Frank Williams, following Sunday’s announcement of his death at the age of 79, was a clear indication of the respect in which he was held around the world.

Hyundai's new-look 2022 WRC car breaks cover

Hyundai Motorsport has revealed what is expected to be the final iteration of its 2022 Rally1 World Rally Championship challenger ahead of next year’s Monte Carlo season opener.

McLaren completes purchase of majority stake in Arrow McLaren SP

McLaren revealed today that it has completed the acquisition of a controlling 75 percent stake in the Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar team.

Frijns tops Formula E pre-season test opening day for Envision

Envision Racing driver Robin Frijns topped the opening day of Formula E pre-season testing in Valencia over the DS Techeetahs of champions Jean-Eric Vergne and Antonio Felix da Costa.

Ferrari appoints Oreca to build next-gen GT3 car

Ferrari is teaming up with French motorsport organisation Oreca for its forthcoming next-generation GT3 contender scheduled to start racing in 2023.

How Mercedes's Formula E squad replicated the F1 team's best trait Prime

How Mercedes's Formula E squad replicated the F1 team's best trait

With its ultra-successful sister team in Formula 1 and a support network providing some of the best minds and resources in the business, Mercedes Formula E team principal Ian James knew his squad had all the winning ingredients. But mixing it together was no easy feat and required key attributes to be grown from within

Audi's Muller lands WEC LMP2 seat with new Vector Sport team

Audi driver Nico Muller is set to contest the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship with an all-new LMP2 team, Vector Sport.

Double victory ends Cupra drivers’ WTCR season on a high

Cupra drivers Rob Huff and Mikel Azcona were delighted to end the FIA World Touring Car Cup season on a high by sharing a pair of victories in Sochi’s WTCR finale.

Prodrive to field three 2022 Dakar Rally entries

Prodrive has announced it will field three entries into next year’s Dakar Rally, with Orlando Terranova joining its Bahrain Raid Xtreme programme.

Ducati says Bagnaia keeps exceeding expectations

Ducati general manager Gigi Dall'Igna says Francesco Bagnaia "takes another step" every time "you expect him to really reach his level" in MotoGP.

Baguette takes blame for Fuji melee: "I had to take a risk" Fuji II
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Baguette takes blame for Fuji melee: "I had to take a risk"

Bertrand Baguette has accepted the blame for the early pile-up that ended the Real Racing Honda team's SUPER GT title hopes at Fuji Speedway, but insists that the team lacked the pace to fight anyway.

Rowland: Mahindra needs to arrive better prepared to FE weekends
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Rowland: Mahindra needs to arrive better prepared to FE weekends

Oliver Rowland feels Mahindra needs to arrive at Formula E weekends better prepared than last season to consistently race near the front of the field in 2022.

Hamilton: Wind tunnel gains mean no point in 2022 F1 car sim run

Lewis Hamilton says the rapid progress Mercedes is making in developing its 2022 Formula 1 car means there is no point in him trying it out in the simulator yet.

Wildcard could keep Lowndes on the Bathurst 1000 grid
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Wildcard could keep Lowndes on the Bathurst 1000 grid

A Triple Eight-run wildcard entry could be key to Craig Lowndes being on the Bathurst 1000 grid in 2022.

Tsuboi shocked first GT500 win also yielded SUPER GT title Fuji II
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Tsuboi shocked first GT500 win also yielded SUPER GT title

TOM'S Toyota driver Sho Tsuboi says he is shocked his maiden top-level SUPER GT win in Sunday's Fuji Speedway finale also ended up delivering he and teammate Yuhi Sekiguchi an improbable first title.

Kristoffersson crowned 2021 WRX champion on countback Nurburgring
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Kristoffersson crowned 2021 WRX champion on countback

Johan Kristoffersson claimed his fourth World Rallycross Championship after ending the 2021 campaign tied on points with title rival Timmy Hansen.

DJR becomes first carbon neutral Supercars team
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DJR becomes first carbon neutral Supercars team

Dick Johnson Racing says it's the first carbon neutral motor racing team in Australia.

Mercedes unveils livery for its final Formula E campaign
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Mercedes unveils livery for its final Formula E campaign

Mercedes has launched its final works Formula E car, with the defending teams’ champion set to quit the championship at the end of the upcoming 2022 campaign. 

Why Le Mans didn't decide Toyota's WEC title outcome in 2021 Prime

Why Le Mans didn't decide Toyota's WEC title outcome in 2021

Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez scored a second successive FIA World Endurance Championship title in the #7 Toyota, as its new Le Mans Hypercar went unbeaten. Motorsport.com recaps how each of the four classes in the 2021 season were won and picks out the best LMH and GTE drivers

How Williams overcame its greatest F1 setback

The biggest challenge of Sir Frank Williams’ life struck in early 1986 when he suffered terrible injuries in a car crash on his way to the airport following a test at Paul Ricard. But with the kind of steely determination that characterised his whole approach to F1, Williams never let the disabilities hold him back – and he certainly never let it impact his team. In a tribute to the late F1 team boss, we revisit Damien Smith’s piece on how Williams recovered from that difficult period.

Sir Frank Williams remembered: The genesis of an F1 great

Sir Frank Williams, who passed away today, achieved tremendous success as a Formula 1 team boss. But it never came easy. For his early career was filled with battling against the odds, tremendous hard work, and the scorn of fellow competitors. On the day that the entire motorsport community paid tribute to him, we look again at Damien Smith’s fascinating insight in to the genesis of an F1 great.

Tributes paid to F1 legend Sir Frank Williams

Tributes have poured in from across motorsport after Williams F1 team founder Sir Frank Williams passed away aged 79. 

F1's fastest and slowest: Williams's rollercoaster ride

In its time gracing the Formula 1 grid, Williams has hit the very pinnacle of grand prix racing - and also brought up the rear. As part of tributes being paid to the late Sir Frank Williams, who sadly died on Sunday aged 79, Motorsport.com revisits a piece where we show how its pace measures up from 1978-2020 (first published 31 January 2021)

Legendary F1 team boss Sir Frank Williams dies aged 79
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Legendary F1 team boss Sir Frank Williams dies aged 79

Former Formula 1 team boss Sir Frank Williams, whose squad became one of the most successful in grand prix racing’s history, has passed away. He was 79.

Ocon: Alonso's out-of-the-box thinking 'unprecedented' in F1

Esteban Ocon says the way his Alpine Formula 1 teammate Fernando Alonso approaches racing compared to other drivers is "unprecedented".

Sochi WTCR: Huff becomes 12th race winner in season finale

Rob Huff scored his first World Touring Car Cup victory of the season and became the 12th winner in 16 races in a thrilling wet-weather finale at Sochi. 

Richard Mille not ruling out running male driver in 2022 WEC

Richard Mille could move away from an all-female driver line-up when it returns to the FIA World Endurance Championship for a second season in 2022.

Yamamoto details incident that cost him third SUPER GT title Fuji II
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Yamamoto details incident that cost him third SUPER GT title

Honda driver Naoki Yamamoto says he had taken extra care to avoid any trouble with lapped traffic at the time of the incident with a GT300 machine that wrecked his and Team Kunimitsu's SUPER GT title hopes.

Sochi WTCR: Ehrlacher champion, Azcona scores first win of 2021

Yann Ehrlacher secured his second consecutive World Touring Car Cup title with a safe sixth place finish in race one at a sodden Sochi, as Mikel Azcona came from eighth on the grid to score his first win of the season.

Dakar reveals details of 2022 Saudi Arabia route
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Dakar reveals details of 2022 Saudi Arabia route

The ASO has revealed the complete route for the 44th Dakar Rally that will take place in Saudi Arabia from January 1-14.

How getting sacked from Benetton made Mercedes' Allison Prime

How getting sacked from Benetton made Mercedes' Allison

He’s had a hand in world championship-winning Formula 1 cars for Benetton, Renault and Mercedes, and was also a cog in the Schumacher-Ferrari axis. Having recently ‘moved upstairs’ as Mercedes chief technical officer, James Allison tells Stuart Codling about his career path and why being axed by Benetton was one of the best things that ever happened to him.

Montoya: Driving 2008 Ferrari F1 car an "amazing experience"
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Montoya: Driving 2008 Ferrari F1 car an "amazing experience"

After years of competing against Ferrari in Formula 1, former Williams and McLaren ace Juan Pablo Montoya finally got to drive a car from the Scuderia, labelling his 2008 Ferrari F1 drive at Mugello as an "amazing" experience.

Fuji SUPER GT: Toyota steals title from Honda, TOM'S champions Fuji II
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Fuji SUPER GT: Toyota steals title from Honda, TOM'S champions

Toyota stole the SUPER GT title away from Honda in a dramatic Fuji Speedway season finale as TOM'S pair Yuhi Sekiguchi and Sho Tsuboi won the race and Naoki Yamamoto was eliminated by a GT300 car.

WRX Nurburgring: Kristoffersson victory reduces Hansen's points lead

Johan Kristoffersson won the first round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship's double-header at the Nurbugring while championship leader Timmy Hansen was disqualified, trimming his deficit to just four points.

Piastri knew he only stood 'very outside chance' of 2022 F1 seat

Oscar Piastri says he knew he only ever stood a “very outside chance” of landing a Formula 1 seat for 2022 after missing out on a drive with Alfa Romeo.

The remarkable qualities that propelled Kubica’s F1 comeback Prime

The remarkable qualities that propelled Kubica’s F1 comeback

It’s easy to look at Robert Kubica’s second Formula 1 career and feel a sense of sadness that he didn’t reach the heights for which he seemed destined. But as Ben Anderson discovered, performance and results are almost meaningless in this context – something more fundamental and incredible happened…

Da Costa: Formula E can rebound after "punch in the face"

DS Techeetah driver Antonio Felix da Costa is confident that Formula E will be able to rebound from recent setbacks, despite admitting that an exodus of manufacturers has dealt it with a “punch in the face.”

How Formula E's polarising newcomer Ticktum can prove himself Prime

How Formula E's polarising newcomer Ticktum can prove himself

OPINION: Few figures in racing today divide opinion like Dan Ticktum. The Formula 2 race winner now has the chance to wipe his professional slate clean with his move into Formula E, but it won't be easy at the squad which has brought up the rear for the past three years. Here are the three key criteria he must meet to make a lasting impression on the series.

Yamamoto still beatable despite poor qualifying, says Baguette Fuji II
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Yamamoto still beatable despite poor qualifying, says Baguette

Bertrand Baguette is adamant that beating fellow Honda driver Naoki Yamamoto to the SUPER GT title remains possible despite a poor qualifying showing for the Real Racing squad at Fuji Speedway.

Rea explains return to #65 plate in Indonesia

Jonathan Rea says running #65 on his bike on the cool-lap down in Indonesia brought back memories of his 'life-changing' first year with Kawasaki in the World Superbike Championship.

Capito: VW would not waste its time in F1 talks if it wasn’t serious
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Capito: VW would not waste its time in F1 talks if it wasn’t serious

Jost Capito believes the Volkswagen Group would not waste its time attending meetings about Formula 1’s future regulations if it was not serious a possible future entry.

Fuji SUPER GT: Yamashita gives Rookie Toyota pole for finale Fuji II
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Fuji SUPER GT: Yamashita gives Rookie Toyota pole for finale

Rookie Racing Toyota driver Kenta Yamashita snatched pole position for this weekend's Fuji SUPER GT finale with a new lap record, beating Honda's pre-race points leader Naoki Yamamoto.