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Darryn Binder says Moto3 to MotoGP jump a “no-brainer”

Darryn Binder admits he didn’t expect his MotoGP debut in 2022 would come straight from Moto3, but says signing for Yamaha and RNF Racing was a “no-brainer”.

Bagnaia: MotoGP 2021 “wasn’t the year to try to win the championship”

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia will go “all in” to keep his MotoGP title hopes alive at Misano this weekend but admits 2021 “wasn’t the year to try to win the championship”.

F1 "not even thinking" about having sprint races at every GP

Formula 1 is "not even thinking" about holding a sprint race at every grand prix, according to Stefano Domenicali, as fans expressed their opposition in the biggest-ever global survey.

Quartararo must approach MotoGP match point 'like season start'

Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo admits he has to approach his first 2021 MotoGP title match point this weekend at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix "like the beginning of the season".

Nunez to join Derani at AXR for 2022, Conway retained for enduros

Action Express Racing today announced that Pipo Derani will partner with Tristan Nunez in the #31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac in IMSA next year, with Mike Conway joining the team for the four endurance events.

F1 fans vote Verstappen most popular driver, McLaren named favourite team
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F1 fans vote Verstappen most popular driver, McLaren named favourite team

Max Verstappen has been voted as Formula 1's most popular driver, according to the biggest-ever Global Survey commissioned by Motorsport Network in partnership with F1 and Nielsen Sports.

Remembering Switzerland’s first F1 winner Prime

Remembering Switzerland’s first F1 winner

Stepping up to F1 in 1962, Jo Siffert shone with Rob Walker Racing Team and BRM before his career was abruptly ended in a fatal crash at Brands Hatch in 1971. Kevin Turner looks back at the life of Switzerland's first F1 winner on the 50th anniversary of his death

Formula 1 and Motorsport Network unveil fan results of largest single sports survey ever conducted by Nielsen Sports

2021 F1 Global Fan Survey Includes Feedback from Record 167,000 fans. Sport More Popular than ever with 90% of Respondents Believing F1 is “Pinnacle of Motorsport”. Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo Selected by fans as Favorite Drivers. McLaren, Red Bull, Ferrari, and Mercedes Highlighted as Top F1 Teams.

Alonso believes Formula 1 will ‘always need’ DRS

Fernando Alonso believes that Formula 1 will “always need” DRS with its future technical regulations, and that it will remain a “useful tool” for drivers.

Perez: "Everything will feel bad" in 2022 compared to current F1 cars

Sergio Perez believes “everything will feel bad” compared to the current best-ever generation of Formula 1 cars as drivers prepare for the new regulations in 2022.

Extreme E reveals unforgiving Island X-Prix course through military base

Extreme E has revealed a hard and unforgiving course through the Capo Teulada military base in Sardinia that will underpin its fourth round, the Island X-Prix, this weekend.

Ex-F1 driver Moreno to make Formula Ford Festival comeback

Ex-Formula 1 and Indycar driver Roberto Moreno is to race a Van Diemen RF80 at next week’s Formula Ford Festival, 41 years after he won the event in a similar car.

Yamaha announces 2022 MotoGP deal with rebranded RNF team
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Yamaha announces 2022 MotoGP deal with rebranded RNF team

Yamaha has announced the rebranded RNF Racing team will be its official satellite team from 2022, with options to extends to 2023 and 2024.

Ducati set to become official MotoE supplier from 2023

Ducati will take over from Energica as the supplier of the bikes that will compete in the MotoE World Cup from 2023, Motorsport.com has learned.

No talk over Ducati MotoGP team orders yet – Miller

Jack Miller says there's been no official conversations with Ducati about employing team orders in the final MotoGP races to aid teammate Francesco Bagnaia's slim title hopes.

How F1's development battle has swung between Mercedes and Red Bull

Formula 1's COVID-forced adoption of an interim car design for 2021 has resulted in some fascinating battles on and off track this season: and a very different upgrade war.

F2 and F3 set for 2022 points allocation changes
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F2 and F3 set for 2022 points allocation changes

FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 are set to introduce a new points system for the 2022 season.

The making of the BTCC's newest superstar Prime

The making of the BTCC's newest superstar

Ash Sutton is on the verge of being crowned a three-time British Touring Car Champion; he seems to have it all. But life hasn't always been straightforward for this superstar of touring cars, as Marcus Simmons has been finding out

Sainz: "Quite different" feeling of 2022 F1 cars an open secret among drivers

Carlos Sainz Jr says it is an open secret among Formula 1 drivers that the 2022 cars are behaving ‘quite different’ in simulators compared to the current models.

Fresh push for Sydney Formula 1 race – reports

There is a fresh push underway from Sydney to steal the Australian Grand Prix from rival city Melbourne according to local reports.

F1 Form Guide: US Grand Prix

Bottas on a roll, a ‘predictable’ podium, Ricciardo’s revolution and a ‘win’ for Williams? Here are some tips for this weekend in Austin.

Sidorkova to miss W Series Austin finale after US visa denied COTA
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Sidorkova to miss W Series Austin finale after US visa denied

Russian W Series driver Irina Sidorkova will miss the final two races in Austin this weekend after she was denied a US visa.

What Verstappen is risking with his current stance on 2021 F1 world title defeat

OPINION: Max Verstappen is back in the lead of the 2021 Formula 1 drivers’ championship, with the season’s final flyaway events set to get underway in the USA this weekend. But a defensive stance he’s recently adopted could have a lasting impact for the Red Bull driver when it comes to his chances of defeating Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes

How Alonso's Turkish escape will stop further yellow flag dramas

A seemingly incongruous incident involving Fernando Alonso in Turkey was a trigger for an innovation that could finally address one of Formula 1's perennial sources of controversy.

2021 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix session timings and preview

Formula 1 will make its first visit to America in two years for the United States Grand Prix. Here's how you can follow this weekend's action.

Alesi: Super Formula Lights title near miss could impact future

Giuliano Alesi says his future on the Japanese racing scene remains unclear after his Super Formula Lights title near miss last weekend at Motegi.

Castroneves added to MSR Acura line-up for Petit Le Mans

Helio Castroneves will contest next month's Petit Le Mans IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale for the Meyer Shank Racing Acura squad, it has been announced.

Secret $25 million funding of Supercars takeover

Supercars’ prospective new owners are partially funding the $100 million takeover with a secret private offering of a substantial stake in the business.

Weight a key factor in Aston Martin’s tweaked green F1 livery choice

Aston Martin says that any change of its green paint colour for next year must not compromise the weight of its Formula 1 car.

Why Courtney and Tickford are a dream match Prime

Why Courtney and Tickford are a dream match

James Courtney has been around the block in his motorsport career it's fair to say. After a single-seater career cut short, he's won everything there is to win in Supercars. Following a rocky ride recently in the Australian category, he's found a happy hunting ground with Tickford Racing.

Hamlin: NASCAR needs an "F1-style approach" to race weekends Kansas II
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Hamlin: NASCAR needs an "F1-style approach" to race weekends

NASCAR Cup Series star Denny Hamlin says he’s been paying more attention to Formula One racing and thinks NASCAR could benefit from how it showcases its product on race weekends.

Lundgaard: Move to IndyCar is about “What’s most exciting?”
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Lundgaard: Move to IndyCar is about “What’s most exciting?”

Christian Lundgaard says that joining Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar team is about pursuing enjoyment and excitement in his motorsport career – but admits he hasn’t given up on the F1 dream.

Fernando Alonso would back a third American F1 race

Alpine Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso says he would welcome a third grand prix in the United States, which would join Austin and Miami on the calendar in future seasons.

Latifi will miss Russell as reference at Williams F1 in 2022

Williams Formula 1 driver Nicholas Latifi says he will miss having current teammate George Russell as a reference in 2022.

Ricciardo "at peace" with lack of Formula 1 title
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Ricciardo "at peace" with lack of Formula 1 title

Daniel Ricciardo says a change in mindset means he is now “at peace” with not having a Formula 1 world title after previously feeling “a little bit bitter” about it.

Sainz on Ferrari F1 life: Signing contract in his pyjamas, nervous fans and his breakthrough

There can be few more iconic moments for a racing driver than putting pen to paper on a Ferrari Formula 1 contract.

Brandon Jones to return to JGR's Xfinity program in 2022

Brandon Jones will return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2022 to compete fulltime in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Why Verstappen "won't have nightmares" over F1 title defeat
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Why Verstappen "won't have nightmares" over F1 title defeat

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has opened up on why he thinks winning a Formula 1 world title won't change his life, and why he 'won't have nightmares' if Lewis Hamilton beats him to the 2021 crown.

The hidden Ferrari struggle that Sainz’s recent charge put to rest Prime

The hidden Ferrari struggle that Sainz’s recent charge put to rest

Despite appearing to adjust to life as a Ferrari driver with relative ease, it was far from straightforward under the surface for Carlos Sainz. But, having made breakthroughs in rather different routes at the Russian and Turkish races, he’s now targeting even greater feats for the rest of the Formula 1 season

Hulkenberg and Arrow McLaren SP confirm test

Nico Hulkenberg has confirmed that he will take part in next week’s IndyCar evaluation test at Barber Motorsports Park.

Acura brand returns to F1 with Red Bull and AlphaTauri at US GP

Red Bull and AlphaTauri will both race with Acura sponsorship in this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, marking the brand’s first Formula 1 appearance in over a decade.

Lundgaard makes 2022 IndyCar move in third RLL seat
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Lundgaard makes 2022 IndyCar move in third RLL seat

Danish Formula 2 driver Christian Lundgaard will switch to IndyCar in 2022, joining Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in a third full-time entry.

Rinaldi has no explanation for "strange" WSBK grip issues Villicum
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Rinaldi has no explanation for "strange" WSBK grip issues

Michael Ruben Rinaldi says he doesn’t understand the “strange” tyre grip issues that have plagued him in his first World Superbike season with the factory Ducati team after a tough weekend in Argentina.

Season review: Why there was more to DTM 2021 than Norisring farce

While the 2021 DTM season will always be remembered for the controversial Norisring finale, it would be wrong to judge the year based on one race alone. Here's Motorsport.com's review of the series' first campaign under GT3 regulations.

The nightmare season of a W Series title favourite Prime

The nightmare season of a W Series title favourite

She came into 2021 as a W Series title contender, but Beitske Visser has had a frustrating season, marred by a horrific crash at Spa and floundering in 12th place in the drivers’ standings. After misfortune and on-track clashes, the Dutch driver wishes the season was just starting now

Double F1 champion Hakkinen to partner Bottas in Race of Champions
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Double F1 champion Hakkinen to partner Bottas in Race of Champions

Two-time Formula 1 champion Mika Hakkinen will feature in next year’s Race of Champions, becoming team-mates with Valtteri Bottas for Team Finland.

Redding: MotoGP teams' approach to riders now "not respectful"
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Redding: MotoGP teams' approach to riders now "not respectful"

Ducati World Superbike rider Scott Redding says the way MotoGP teams now handle young talent and dismiss older riders is "not respectful".

Who makes F1, MotoGP, Indycar tyres and how do they do it?
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Who makes F1, MotoGP, Indycar tyres and how do they do it?

Tyres play an enormous role in Formula 1 races and a good understanding from both the drivers and teams of getting the best from them is vital to success

Bringing a ‘European’ mindset to one of Japan’s top teams

After its worst SUPER GT season in a decade, Cerumo recruited top engineer Kotaro Tanaka to try and revive its fortunes. But, as Tanaka reveals, the problem within the team is less on the technical side and more on the communication side.

Matt Stone Racing confirms Hazelwood deal

Matt Stone Racing has confirmed that Todd Hazelwood will return to the squad on a multi-year deal next Supercars season.

Hazelwood to make MSR move

Todd Hazelwood is expected to complete Matt Stone Racing's line-up for the 2022 Supercars season.

Cauchi to join Kelly Grove Racing for 2022
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Cauchi to join Kelly Grove Racing for 2022

Triple Eight engineer David Cauchi will move to Kelly Grove Racing for the 2022 Supercars season.

Hulkenberg, Sargeant to make IndyCar debuts in Barber test
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Hulkenberg, Sargeant to make IndyCar debuts in Barber test

Ex-Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg and Formula 3 race-winner Logan Sargeant will get their first opportunities to try an IndyCar when they take part in next week’s test at Barber Motorsports Park.

Avintia fires MotoGP mechanic for faking PCR test result
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Avintia fires MotoGP mechanic for faking PCR test result

The Avintia MotoGP team has announced that it has parted ways with a member of its squad who faked a PCR test result to gain access to the MotoGP paddock.

Rally legend Sebastien Loeb tests M-Sport 2022 WRC Puma in Spain
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Rally legend Sebastien Loeb tests M-Sport 2022 WRC Puma in Spain

Nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb has tested M-Sport’s new 2022 World Rally Championship Ford Puma in Spain.

Haas: Self-critical Mick Schumacher has right F1 attitude
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Haas: Self-critical Mick Schumacher has right F1 attitude

Haas says that Mick Schumacher's hard work ethic is one of his stand-out qualities, as the young German bids to finish his rookie Formula 1 season on a high.

2022 Goodwood Festival Of Speed reverts to June date

Right off the heels of the 78th Goodwood Members' Meeting last weekend, where we witnessed a screaming debut of the Gordon Murray T.50, the motorsport and automotive event dates for 2022 have been announced.

Ganassi confirms second Cadillac and driver line-up for ’22
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Ganassi confirms second Cadillac and driver line-up for ’22

Chip Ganassi Racing has confirmed it will add a second Cadillac DPi-V.R and three new full-time drivers for its 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship campaign.

O’Ward: Herta has "everything to be successful" in Formula 1

Pato O’Ward believes fellow IndyCar driver Colton Herta “has everything to be successful” in Formula 1 amid suggestions he could make the switch with Andretti in the near future.

Spain WRC: The Good, The Bad and a Belgian masterclass

A first all-asphalt Rally Spain for a decade provided the perfect backdrop for a high speed game of chess as the latest twist in an intense World Rally Championship title fight unfolded. Motorsport.com reviews the highlights, lowlights, turning points, close calls and heartbreak that made round 11 of the 2021 season.