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Andretti Autosport race engineer Ray Gosselin says he and the team “couldn’t be happier” with the way potential Indy Lights graduates Kyle Kirkwood and Devlin DeFrancesco adapted to IndyCars in their first test.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia topped the first of two days of MotoGP testing at Misano despite suffering a crash during the afternoon.
NASCAR saw positive results from its largest Next Gen car test yet at Daytona and expects to conduct an even bigger one in January.
Glickenhaus topped the pre-event test day for next week's Le Mans 24 Hours after a late run from Olivier Pla put the #708 car ahead of both Toyotas.
Toyota led the way in the opening session of the Le Mans 24 Hours test day in which the three manufacturers in the Hypercar class were covered by less than a second.
Colton Herta led Alexander Rossi in an Andretti Autosport 1-2 in testing at Gateway’s World Wide Technology Raceway, but Team Penske-Chevrolet rookie Scott McLaughlin was an eye-catching third.
Maverick Vinales led a Yamaha 1-2 ahead of teammate Fabio Quartararo at the post-Catalan Grand Prix test on Monday at Barcelona.
For the second time this season, NASCAR conducted some testing on a short track oval utilizing its wet weather tires.
Mercedes driver Maximilian Gotz topped the timesheets on the second day of DTM pre-season testing at Lausitzring, beating Red Bull’s Formula 1 reserve Alex Albon.
Maximilian Gotz led a 1-2-3-4-5 for Mercedes as the second and final DTM pre-season test of the 2021 season got underway in mixed conditions at the Lausitzring on Tuesday.
Toyota moved ahead of the best of the LMP2 runners in the final session of the official pre-season test at Spa ahead of Saturday's FIA World Endurance Championship opener in Belgium.
LMP2 cars maintained their grip on the overall timesheets in the third session of the FIA World Endurance Championship's Prologue pre-season test at Spa, with G-Drive Racing leading the way on Tuesday morning.
The United Autosports LMP2 team again topped the times with Filipe Albuquerque in the final session of the opening day of the FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue test at Spa.
LMP2 machines dominated the timesheets during the first session of this week's FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue pre-season test at Spa, marked by two major crashes at Raidillon.
Felipe Drugovich ended the three-day FIA Formula 2 in-season test on top after posting the fastest time overall on the final day of running in Barcelona.
Formula 2 rookie Richard Verschoor emerged fastest on the second day of the FIA Formula 2 in-season test at Barcelona.
Alpine Academy driver Christian Lundgaard topped the times on the opening day of the FIA Formula 2 in-season test at Barcelona.
Three-time British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden made the perfect start to his return to the series by topping the official test day on the Silverstone National Circuit.
Formula 3 rookie Victor Martins dominated the first day of testing at Barcelona, leading the afternoon session by over six-tenths from Trident’s Jack Doohan.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden topped the second day of Indy 500 testing, ahead of Takuma Sato, Juan Pablo Montoya and Scott Dixon
Conor Daly again put his US Air Force Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet on top in testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday morning, while all rookies have now completed their orientation practice.
Four-time Champ Car title winner Sebastien Bourdais had to complete the Rookie and Refresher practice session at Indy, but made the most of it to set a 224.427mph lap.
Conor Daly led the opening Indy 500 test session, some consolation for the Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet team that saw his teammate Rinus VeeKay hit the wall.
Lucas Auer led a 1-2-3-4-5-6 finish for Mercedes at Hockenheim, as the first pre-season test of the 2021 DTM season came to a close on Thursday.
Maximilian Gotz led a 1-2 finish for Mercedes in a snow-disrupted opening day of DTM pre-season test at the Hockenheim circuit in Germany.
MP Motorsport’s Caio Collet emerged fastest overall from the opening FIA Formula 3 pre-season test at Austria’s Red Bull Ring.
Alexandr Smolyar topped the timesheet on the first day of Formula 3 testing in Austria on Saturday, taking P1 in the last 20 minutes of the session.
Reigning champion Jonathan Rea remained on top for Kawasaki as the sole official pre-season test of the 2021 World Superbike season came to a conclusion at Barcelona on Thursday.
Reigning champion Jonathan Rea topped the opening day of World Superbike's official pre-season test at Barcelona for Kawasaki on Wednesday.
The works NISMO Nissan GT-R set the pace on a rain-hit final day of SUPER GT pre-season testing at Fuji Speedway.
TOM'S newcomer Sho Tsuboi put Toyota at the head of the times on the opening day of SUPER GT's final pre-season test at Fuji Speedway.
Honda driver Nirei Fukuzumi set the pace at Fuji Speedway for Dandelion Racing on Wednesday as Super Formula pre-season testing came to an end.
Sam Lowes ends the final Moto2 test of the 2021 pre-season fastest of all, pipping Valentino Rossi protégé Marco Bezzecchi by 0.013 seconds on the final day.
Private SUPER GT testing continues at Suzuka this week, with the majority of the GT500 class in action at the Japanese Grand Prix venue.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas led the way on the second day of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Bahrain, holding off AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly in a rapid afternoon session.
McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo has set the fastest time on the second morning of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Bahrain, as Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes lost more precious mileage due to a spin.
Tech3 KTM’s Danilo Petrucci topped a final day of the Qatar MotoGP test ruined by high winds, with only five riders posting lap times.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen has topped the first day of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Bahrain, as Mercedes' 2021 campaign got off to a low-key start.
McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo led the way in the first test session of the 2021 Formula 1 season, as Ferrari's Charles Leclerc caused a late red flag in Bahrain.
Ryo Hirakawa concluded a rain-hit second day of Super Formula pre-season testing at Suzuka with the fastest time, as TOM'S substitute Giuliano Alesi broke into the top five.
Maverick Vinales led a Yamaha 1-2 on the penultimate day of MotoGP pre-season testing in Qatar, while Alex Marquez suffered a fractured foot after a crash.
Dandelion Racing super-sub Ukyo Sasahara set the pace on the opening day of Super Formula pre-season testing at Suzuka, as Giuliano Alesi was handed his first test outing by TOM'S.
Ducati’s Jack Miller set an outright lap record at Losail as he topped the opening day of the second Qatar MotoGP pre-season test ahead of Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo.
Campos Racing’s Ralph Boschung topped the final session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Bahrain.
Marcus Armstrong topped the times on the final morning session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Bahrain.
Christian Lundgaard set the fastest time in FIA Formula 2 pre-season testing so far to top the morning session on day 2 in Bahrain.