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Kyle Larson: "NASCAR has always been my No. 1 priority" Nashville
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Kyle Larson: "NASCAR has always been my No. 1 priority"

Kyle Larson would like to clear something up – NASCAR is where his focus is and where he has always hoped to compete.

Why Alfa's boss is up to the task of securing a stronger F1 future Prime

Why Alfa's boss is up to the task of securing a stronger F1 future

Two tenth places in recent races have lifted Alfa Romeo to the head of Formula 1's 'Class C' battle in 2021, but longer-term the Swiss-based squad has far loftier ambitions. With the new 2022 rules set to level out the playing field, team boss Frederic Vasseur has good reason to be optimistic, as he explained to Motorsport.com in an exclusive interview

Why Red Bull reject Kvyat believes he deserves another F1 chance

Daniil Kvyat has not given up on a Formula 1 comeback, and the Russian's current role as Alpine reserve has at least given him a foot in the door.

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.

Ryan Newman: NASCAR Cup title "will always be on my radar"

Ryan Newman’s future with Roush Fenway Racing may be in doubt but his desire and goals in NASCAR haven’t changed.

Yokohama sure "catastrophic" 2020 form now behind it

Yokohama is convinced that its SUPER GT race pace has taken a step forward compared to what it labelled as a "catastrophic" 2020 campaign.

Reddick charges back into playoff contention

Over the last two months, Tyler Reddick has been charging back into NASCAR Cup Series playoff contention, but he’s still looking for more.

Chase Briscoe: No practice or qualifying at Sonoma 'not ideal'

Chase Briscoe hopes another round of double duty this weekend will produce another top-10 finish in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Hirakawa admits Toyota WEC test is “quite a big chance”

Ryo Hirakawa has acknowledged his upcoming test outing in Toyota’s Le Mans Hypercar at Portimao this month is a “big chance” to revive his career on the international stage.

How F1 hopeful Pourchaire is re-writing the F2 record books Prime

How F1 hopeful Pourchaire is re-writing the F2 record books

He'd marked himself out as a star of the future in last year's FIA Formula 3 championship, but 17-year-old Theo Pourchaire underlined his credentials by winning his first Formula 2 race in the Monaco feature. Sauber junior status gives him a clear route to the top, but with wisdom beyond his years, he's not getting caught up in his own hype.

Dixon: “We haven’t seen a true picture” in Indy 500 practice

Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon says that practice days have only revealed so much and that no one truly knows the competitiveness of their cars, outside of their teams.

Life after the scandal: Max Mosley, interviewed in 2008

The passing of former FIA president Max Mosley marks the end of an era in Formula 1, after he helped shape the sport we know today.

How box office Alonso is still proving his star quality in F1 Prime

How box office Alonso is still proving his star quality in F1

Fernando Alonso's return to Formula 1 in 2021 with Alpine has so far not reached the heights that made him a legend, but there's no doubting his status and ultimate target. After his outstanding exploits away from the grand prix scene, the Spaniard opens up on his driving performance level, F1's future and how he's really viewing his comeback - and in doing so reveals just what he really brings to motorsport's top tier

Bautista unsure improved Honda ready to win races

Alvaro Bautista is unsure Honda's World Superbike project is ready to win races despite the improvements made to the Fireblade ahead of this weekend's Aragon curtain-raiser.

Mazepin: I’m sure public opinion will change with better results

Nikita Mazepin has made quite the impact on Formula 1, if not yet for the right reasons. While the online trolls are to be expected, his on-track performances have been far away from where he wants them to be. Only when he’s earned some decent results does he believe public opinion will shift in his favor.

How Giuliano Alesi has reinvented himself in Japan Autopolis Prime
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How Giuliano Alesi has reinvented himself in Japan

A relatively modest set of results in Formula 1's support categories meant Giuliano Alesi was at a crossroads at the end of 2020. Landed in Japan's second-tier Super Formula Lights category, an unexpected opportunity to try his hand in the main series yielded a shock maiden win that suggests he shouldn't be written off just yet.

Kyle Larson: "There wasn't anything else I could do" Dover
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Kyle Larson: "There wasn't anything else I could do"

During much of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover, it looked like Kyle Larson’s to lose – and he did.

Why IndyCar is satisfying Grosjean’s appetite for his second life Prime

Why IndyCar is satisfying Grosjean’s appetite for his second life

After spending the majority of his 179-race Formula 1 career in middling to tail-end machinery, Romain Grosjean finds himself once again with an underdog team in IndyCar. While not without its challenges, he's relishing the more level playing field that means his Dale Coyne Racing crew can expect to claim a few scalps...

Mardenborough on Super GT: “I will be back for sure”

Jann Mardenborough has declared that he “will be back for sure” in SUPER GT in the future following his surprise dismissal by Nissan at the end of last year.

Why a BTCC legend remains defiant at '97 not out' Prime

Why a BTCC legend remains defiant at '97 not out'

After a year of enforced absence from the British Touring Car Championship grid, Jason Plato is back and hungrier than ever. Despite stellar opposition and some familiar challenges, the two-time champion still has his eyes focused on the biggest prizes.

Kyle Larson had a plan to win at Kansas but "screwed that up" Kansas
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Kyle Larson had a plan to win at Kansas but "screwed that up"

Kyle Larson had lost the lead late in Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway but he still had a plan to win.

Kevin Harvick "scratching and clawing" for every point in 2021

Kevin Harvick’s 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season may not appear bad statistically but it’s far removed from the career-best performance he enjoyed in 2020.

How sim champion Frede Rasmussen adapted to real-life Formula E

When Frederik Rasmussen won the Formula E: Accelerate title, he also won the chance to prove just how realistic simulators are thanks to a drive in a real Formula E race car.

Brad Keselowski: NASCAR "can't have cars leaving the ground" Talladega
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Brad Keselowski: NASCAR "can't have cars leaving the ground"

Brad Keselowski says there should be one primary focus following his teammate Joey Logano’s terrifying accident Sunday at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.

Jeb Burton's NASCAR career has been 'a tough road' Talladega
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Jeb Burton's NASCAR career has been 'a tough road'

For more than nine years, Jeb Burton has toiled away at trying to establish a career as a NASCAR driver.

How Toyota's Sekiguchi rediscovered his motivation

Toyota SUPER GT driver Yuhi Sekiguchi says that being partnered with young and fast teammates at TOM'S has helped him rediscover some of his lost motivation.

Gibbs talks satisfying, but nerve-racking Martinsville 1-2

Joe Gibbs loves when all of his NASCAR teams are running well but when two are racing for the win, then it can become a little dicey.

Verstappen exclusive: Why lack of titles won't hurt Red Bull's ace Prime

Verstappen exclusive: Why lack of titles won't hurt Red Bull's ace

Max Verstappen’s star quality in Formula 1 is clear. Now equipped with a Red Bull car that is, right now, the world title favourite and the experience to support his talent, could 2021 be the Dutchman’s year to topple the dominant force of Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes?

Keselowski "feels strong and optimistic" a win will come soon

In what has been a quirky start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Brad Keselowski hopes to rely on past success to break into the win column in the coming weeks.

Chadwick excited to face motorsport greats in Extreme E

Jamie Chadwick says she’s relishing the opportunity to test herself against the likes of Jenson Button, Sebastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz Sr in Extreme E this season.

Christopher Bell: Virtual Bristol dirt track 'not realistic' Bristol
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Christopher Bell: Virtual Bristol dirt track 'not realistic'

The kickoff of the 2021 eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series offered a sneak peak at what Cup Series drivers could face this weekend at the Bristol Dirt Track, or did it?

Kyle Busch looking "to be the best when it matters most"

Kyle Busch still hasn’t led a lap this season or been in serious contention for a win but he liked what he saw in last weekend’s race at Atlanta.

Chase Elliott: HMS showing "fundamental upgrades" this season

Even though a Hendrick Motorsports driver won the NASCAR Cup Series title in 2020, it’s clear the organization has taken another big step forward this season.

Glickenhaus move "very important" step for Derani

Pipo Derani has described his full-time return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for 2021 with the new Glickenhaus squad as a “very important” step in his career.

Kyle Busch's first top-five of year part of "building process"

It’s been a rough start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season for Kyle Busch but Sunday’s race at Las Vegas may have helped turned the corner.

Defiant Gragson not backing down after recent criticism

Noah Gragson is not backing down from blowback to his fiery post-race comments after a disappointing end to Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series race.

Kyle Larson "as fresh as ever" despite missing most of 2020

Despite missing most of last season due to a suspension, Kyle Larson said he’s been “excited” with his return to NASCAR competition and a little surprised it’s gone as well as it has.

Jimmie Johnson: The NASCAR legend's IndyCar challenge

Jimmie Johnson is one of the greatest NASCAR drivers of all time, yet has decided to take on the NTT IndyCar Series for 2021. He tells David Malsher-Lopez why, while Ganassi managing director Mike Hull explains the challenges.

William Byron, Rudy Fugle reunite for 'taste' of victory Homestead
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William Byron, Rudy Fugle reunite for 'taste' of victory

Just three races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, William Byron already has a precious reminder of his previous experience working with crew chief Rudy Fugle – victory.

Baguette: No qualms about being 'Cerumo of Honda'

Bertrand Baguette believes that he and Real Racing teammate Koudai Tsukakoshi remain a match for any of Honda's other SUPER GT driver pairings featuring younger drivers, ahead of his third season with the team.

Why Haas is willing to sacrifice its 2021 F1 season Prime

Why Haas is willing to sacrifice its 2021 F1 season

Every Formula 1 team is facing the same difficult decision this season: how do you split precious aero development time between the current car and the all-new 2022 project?

How an Indy 500 'nearly man' found a home in Japan Prime

How an Indy 500 'nearly man' found a home in Japan

Having come within three laps of winning the Indianapolis 500, having already had the door to Formula 1 slammed in his face, Bertrand Baguette finally found a stable home in Japan with Honda. Ahead of his eighth season as a SUPER GT driver, he looks back on his career so far with Jamie Klein.

Chase Briscoe says move from Xfinity to Cup "very eye-opening"

For the last two seasons, Chase Briscoe has been one of most consistent performers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series – a perennial contender for race victories.

McLaughlin remains harsh critic of his IndyCar adaptation

Scott McLaughlin says he’s not astonished by his pace in an IndyCar because “I’m my own harshest critic” and “there’s areas where I’m OK and areas where I’m still really bad!”

Joey Logano: Losing on Daytona Road Course "stings a lot"

Almost any way you look at it, Joey Logano put in a great performance Sunday on the Daytona Road Course. Almost.

Logano vows to 'fix' lingering issues from Daytona 500 finish Daytona 500
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Logano vows to 'fix' lingering issues from Daytona 500 finish

With less than half-a-lap remaining in last Sunday’s Daytona 500, Team Penske seemed assured to claim victory in the prestigious race, but it never materialized.

From the archive: Dale Earnhardt’s final Autosport interview Prime

From the archive: Dale Earnhardt’s final Autosport interview

The death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500 shocked NASCAR to the core. At the Daytona 24 Hours, two weeks before his fatal accident, ‘The Intimidator’ shared his expectations of challenging for an eighth Cup title with JONATHAN INGRAM, in an article first published in the 15 February 2001 issue of Autosport magazine. Little did we know then what tragedy would unfold…

"Proud" of his Daytona 500 debut, Austin Cindric waits for more Daytona 500
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"Proud" of his Daytona 500 debut, Austin Cindric waits for more

Austin Cindric’s focus remains on his fulltime ride in the NASCAR Xfinity Series but his first taste of action in the Cup Series has whet his appetite for more.

Daytona 500 win "means everything" for Front Row Motorsports Daytona 500
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Daytona 500 win "means everything" for Front Row Motorsports

Front Row Motorsports is no stranger to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Cup Series, but winning the Daytona 500? That is uncharted territory

Daytona 500 champion Michael McDowell "never lost hope" Daytona 500
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Daytona 500 champion Michael McDowell "never lost hope"

For nearly 14 years Michael McDowell has toiled away in the NASCAR Cup Series looking for that elusive first victory.

Michael Jordan says Bubba Wallace has "the talent to win" Daytona 500
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Michael Jordan says Bubba Wallace has "the talent to win"

23XI Racing owners Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin, alongside driver Bubba Wallace sat down with Michael Strahan to talk about the new team's foray into NASCAR competition.

Why former Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope is still racing at 62

1990 Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope has vowed that his NASCAR Cup rivals will “know I am there” during Sunday’s running of the 500, and that “if they want to play, we’ll play” – despite being 62-years old.

Championship in hand, Chase Elliott still 'wants more'
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Championship in hand, Chase Elliott still 'wants more'

Chase Elliott has no plans to defend his 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship. He does, however, have every intention of trying to win another one this season.

Larson "extremely grateful" for second chance in NASCAR
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Larson "extremely grateful" for second chance in NASCAR

Kyle Larson is back and hoping to make the most of his second chance in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Harvick: Drivers will need to be "extraordinary" road racers

Kevin Harvick has been a vocal proponent of NASCAR changing up its schedule and by doing so this season he believes finding success in the sport will require versatile drivers.

Hamlin on balancing his role as a driver and new team owner

Denny Hamlin has shed light on how he intends to split his workload between racing for Joe Gibbs in the NASCAR Cup Series and be co-owner of the new 23XI Racing squad.

Bubba Wallace's biggest challenge in 2021? "Delivering results"
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Bubba Wallace's biggest challenge in 2021? "Delivering results"

With everything Bubba Wallace has been involved with off the track the past year, it might be surprising to learn he still believes his biggest challenges remain on it.

Jani not upset by FE exit, relishing WEC return chance

Neel Jani says he has a relaxed attitude about his short-lived stint as a Porsche Formula E driver, and is relishing the chance to return to the FIA World Endurance Championship with the marque’s GTE effort.

What Domenicali is changing for F1's next era Prime

What Domenicali is changing for F1's next era

Now in charge of Formula 1's reins, Stefano Domenicali has got to work in underlining his future plans for the championship. Although the COVID-19 pandemic still lingers in the short term, he has grand designs on F1's future as a spectacle

Preece 'not stressed at all' about qualifying for Daytona 500

Ryan Preece finds himself without a guaranteed spot in this year's Daytona 500, but the prospect of having to fight for a place in the field doesn't intimidate him at all.