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Ingall wary of stern fitness test at Bathurst

Russell Ingall says he'll be "pounding the weights" between now and October to ensure he's up to the physical test of a modern Bathurst 1000.

Teenager's "surreal" Triple Eight Bathurst shot

Broc Feeney is excited for what he says is a "surreal" opportunity to share a Triple Eight entry with Russell Ingall at the Bathurst 1000.

Ingall to make Bathurst 1000 return with Triple Eight

Russell Ingall will return to the Bathurst 1000 this year, partnering teenager Broc Feeney in a Triple Eight-run wildcard entry.

PR1/Mathiasen enters Tech1 alliance for WEC debut

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports has entered into a tie-up with Tech1 Racing ahead of its FIA World Endurance Championship debut at Spa next weekend.

Hamilton, Wallace react to Chauvin guilty verdict
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Hamilton, Wallace react to Chauvin guilty verdict

Seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and NASCAR Cup Series racer Bubba Wallace have reacted on social media following the guilty verdict in the murder of George Floyd.

Dixon predicts "hell of a fight" with IndyCar teammate Palou Birmingham
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Dixon predicts "hell of a fight" with IndyCar teammate Palou

Six-time IndyCar title winner Scott Dixon has predicted "a hell of a fight" with new Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Alex Palou, following the Spanish driver's run to victory at Barber.

Brown open to idea of third full-time Arrow McLaren SP entry

Zak Brown, McLaren CEO, says the Arrow McLaren SP team would welcome the chance to add a third full-time car but says it would need to be for a “championship-caliber” driver rather than a "rent-a-driver".

Button could make guest appearances in DTM next year

2009 Formula 1 champion Jenson Button could make guest appearances in the DTM in 2022 at the wheel of a McLaren 720S GT3, according to the co-owner of Jenson Team Rocket RJN, Chris Buncombe.

Alonso: Playing catch-up in F1 is no excuse for current form

Fernando Alonso says he cannot use his lack of recent race experience in a Formula 1 car as an excuse for his lacklustre performance at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Russell insists Bottas crash won’t harm Mercedes relationship

George Russell is confident his Formula 1 crash with Valtteri Bottas at Imola is not going to harm his relationship with parent team Mercedes.

Norris: Leclerc should have passed Verstappen at Imola restart

McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris reckons Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc should have passed Max Verstappen during the eventual 2021 Imola race winner’s brief off-track moment at the red flag restart.

Knife-edge F1 battle risks Red Bull/Mercedes development war

Helmut Marko fears Red Bull and Mercedes will have no option but to keep developing their 2021 Formula 1 cars long into the season if the title battle remains super close.

Thrustmaster launches Ferrari F1 replica wheel for Esports

The new Thrustmaster SF1000 Edition Wheel Add-on allows racing game fans and esports competitors to use a replica of the 2020 Ferrari F1 steering wheel used by Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel.

Mexico Formula E back-up race boosted by fan attendance go-ahead

The viability of Formula E’s backup plan to host a Mexican race near the city of Puebla has been boosted by limited fan attendance being permitted for local sporting events.

Latifi only realised he tagged Mazepin from TV replay

Nicolas Latifi didn't know that he had collided with Formula 1 rival Nikita Mazepin until he saw a TV replay of their first lap crash at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

McLaren sells F1 factory in £170 million leaseback deal

McLaren has agreed a £170 million sale and leaseback deal for its Woking Formula 1 and automotive factory.

Gearbox issue led to Zarco’s Portugal MotoGP crash

Johann Zarco says “a little issue” with his Pramac Ducati’s gearbox caused him to crash out of second late on in last weekend’s MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix.

"No certainty" WRC Rally Finland will be open to fans

Rally Finland organisers admit there is "no certainty" fans will be allowed to attend this year's World Rally Championship round despite moving the event to a new autumn date.

Suzuki latest marque to commit to MotoGP through 2026
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Suzuki latest marque to commit to MotoGP through 2026

Reigning teams’ and riders’ world championship-winning marque Suzuki has announced it will remain in MotoGP through to 2026 after signing a new five-year deal with Dorna Sports.

How Mercedes' biggest strength is its main weakness

Mercedes escaped from Imola with its lead of both Formula 1 world championships still intact, but the team is under no illusions of the gap to Red Bull that remains.

The change that enabled Toyota to dominate at Okayama

Toyota believes that a change in set-up concept for the 2021 SUPER GT season is one of the factors that allowed the GR Supra to dominate at Okayama.

Supercars still open to New Zealand double-header

Supercars will continue to evaluate a New Zealand double-header as a means to accomodate Hampton Downs in its schedule.

NASCAR nixes Jennifer Jo Cobb's planned Cup Series debut

NASCAR has put a hold on Jennifer Jo Cobb’s debut in the Cup Series this weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.

Foyt “glad to see the #14 leading the race for a change” Birmingham
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Foyt “glad to see the #14 leading the race for a change”

Racing legend A.J. Foyt has commended his new full-time ace Sebastien Bourdais for his stunning drive through the field at Barber Motorsports Park to claim fifth with a damaged car.

McLaren: Norris Imola F1 podium deserved on merit

McLaren Formula 1 team boss Andreas Seidl believes Lando Norris' podium in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was earned on merit, as shown by his driver hitting the top three on pace in every Imola qualifying session.

Vettel: FIA "not very professional" in dealing with Imola penalty

Sebastian Vettel says the FIA was "not very professional" in the way it handled his penalty during Formula 1's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Bottas crash damage could cost Mercedes F1 upgrade push

Toto Wolff says the costs incurred by the damage to Valtteri Bottas’s Formula 1 car following his crash with George Russell at Imola could cost Mercedes upgrades and impact development.

Perez "very sorry" to Red Bull for Imola F1 woes

Sergio Perez has apologised to the Red Bull Formula 1 team for his troubled run at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix that left him out of the points.

Hunter-Reay: Aeroscreen “likely saved my life” in crash
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Hunter-Reay: Aeroscreen “likely saved my life” in crash

Andretti Autosport ace Ryan Hunter-Reay says he’s “extremely grateful” for IndyCar’s aeroscreen, after showing alarming onboard images of his shunt in the season-opening race at Barber Motorsports Park.

Russell apologises to Bottas after Imola incident
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Russell apologises to Bottas after Imola incident

George Russell has apologised to Valtteri Bottas for his behaviour after their Emilia Romagna Grand Prix crash, and admitted that it was not his 'proudest day' in Formula 1.

Matt DiBenedetto: Top-10 at Richmond "long overdue"

Slowly but surely Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 21 Wood Brothers team have been digging out of an early-season hole and Sunday they may have finally turned the corner.

Russell planning clear-the-air call with Bottas in coming days

George Russell says he is planning to call Valtteri Bottas in the coming days to clear the air following their Formula 1 crash at Imola on Sunday.

Marquez’s MotoGP rivals “expected” his strong comeback Portugal GP
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Marquez’s MotoGP rivals “expected” his strong comeback

Marc Marquez's rival MotoGP riders have praised his comeback efforts at the Portuguese Grand Prix, admitting they "expected" him to go strong despite nine months off his Honda.

Fenestraz facing prolonged wait to return to Japan

Toyota driver Sacha Fenestraz potentially faces a prolonged wait before he is able to return to Japan and take up his seats in Super Formula and SUPER GT after missing the start of both campaigns this month.

Formula E to create F1-style Concorde Agreement

Formula E is creating its own version of the Concorde Agreement as used in Formula 1 to boost the championship’s audience by better defining rights deals between teams and broadcasters.

Rins “did nothing wrong” in Portugal MotoGP crash Portugal GP
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Rins “did nothing wrong” in Portugal MotoGP crash

Suzuki rider Alex Rins says the data showed he did “nothing wrong” when he crashed out of victory battle late on in the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix.

Martin's surgery postponed, Jerez return in doubt

Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jorge Martin’s surgery on fractures suffered in a violent crash during the Portuguese Grand Prix has been postponed and a Jerez return is now in doubt.

Cancelled Portugal pole lap "lost" Bagnaia MotoGP win chance

Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia says his "lost the possibility" to fight for victory in the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix when his pole lap in qualifying was cancelled.

Mir forced into hard Marquez Portugal MotoGP overtake Portugal GP
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Mir forced into hard Marquez Portugal MotoGP overtake

Suzuki’s Joan Mir says he was forced into his hard overtake on Marc Marquez on lap one of the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix because of his ninth-place starting spot.

Walkinshaw Andretti United to run three-round wildcard

Walkinshaw Andretti United will field a third Holden for Kurt Kostecki at three Supercars rounds this year.

Makino named as third driver for Fuji Super GT race

Tadasuke Makino is set for his return to SUPER GT action in next month's second round of the season at Fuji Speedway as a third driver for the Team Kunimitsu Honda squad.

Kubica didn't expect such an "easy" first LMP2 victory

Ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica has hailed the preparation done by his WRT team after scoring his first LMP2 victory in Sunday's European Le Mans Series opener at Barcelona.

Mostert explains lack of self belief

Chaz Mostert says a year of failing to convert promising grid positions into Supercars race wins took its toll on his self belief.

Ambrose could return to Supercars TV broadcast

Supercars Media would welcome Marcos Ambrose back to its broadcast line-up in the future following the NASCAR race winner's impressive TV debut at Symmons Plains.

Supercars coy on restoring endurance series

It remains unclear whether Supercars will look to restore a multi-race endurance cup in the future.

IndyCar’s newest winner Palou “in love” with Dixon, Johnson Birmingham
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IndyCar’s newest winner Palou “in love” with Dixon, Johnson

Barber Motorsports Park winner Alex Palou says he’s in love with his champion teammates, Scott Dixon and Jimmie Johnson, but doubts they reciprocate the feeling when he’s pestering them.

Hamlin: "We should have won" Richmond Cup race Richmond
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Hamlin: "We should have won" Richmond Cup race

Denny Hamlin continues to deliver impressive results every race this season, but Victory Lane still eludes him.

Jimmie Johnson escapes “scary moments” to finish on IndyCar debut Birmingham
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Jimmie Johnson escapes “scary moments” to finish on IndyCar debut

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson finished 19th on his IndyCar Series debut at Barber Motorsports Park, but admitted to two “scary moments” along the way.

Joey Logano: Bowman "kind of snookered everybody" in win Richmond
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Joey Logano: Bowman "kind of snookered everybody" in win

Joey Logano wasn’t as dominant as Denny Hamlin but felt he had just as good a chance to win Sunday’s Cup race at Richmond.

Power: Palou’s pace, fuel mileage “blew my mind” Birmingham
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Power: Palou’s pace, fuel mileage “blew my mind”

Will Power, who finished runner-up at IndyCar’s season-opener at Barber Motorsports Park, admits that winner Alex Palou’s combination of speed and fuel mileage initially convinced him he was on a different pitstop strategy.

Bottas: Russell has "quite a theory" over Imola defending after crash

Valtteri Bottas hit back at George Russell's suggestion he may have defended differently against another driver after their Imola Formula 1 crash, calling it "quite a theory".

Newgarden apologizes for opening lap chaos at Barber Birmingham
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Newgarden apologizes for opening lap chaos at Barber

Two-time IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden has apologized for causing the first-lap crash that took out Ryan Hunter-Reay and Colton Herta in the season-opener at Barber Motorsports Park.

No further action on Bottas-Russell 'racing incident'

The FIA's Formula 1 race stewards have opted to take no action over Valtteri Bottas and George Russell’s clash in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, calling it a “racing incident”.

Russell: Bottas may not have made same move on another driver

George Russell has questioned Valtteri Bottas's "dangerous" move in their Imola Formula 1 crash on Sunday, saying he would have acted differently "perhaps if it was another driver".

Bottas: Imola F1 crash with Russell "clearly his mistake"

Valtteri Bottas pointed the finger at George Russell following their high-speed crash in the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying it was “clearly his mistake”.

Norris: Soft-tyre call at Imola restart was “right decision”

Lando Norris now agrees with McLaren’s decision to run soft tyres at the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix restart – which secured a podium finish – despite not being confident with the call at first.

Raikkonen loses points after post-race penalty at Imola

Kimi Raikkonen has been stripped of his points finish at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after being handed a 30-second post-race penalty.

Stroll hit with post-race penalty, drops to eighth

Lance Stroll has been demoted to eighth position after stewards issued a post-race time penalty following the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Leclerc explains why he didn't pass Verstappen on restart

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc has explained why he did not pass Max Verstappen during the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix winner's brief off at the race's safety car restart.

Quartararo 'feels like 2019' after Portimao MotoGP win

Portuguese Grand Prix winner Fabio Quartararo says he feels like he did in his rookie season on the 2021 Yamaha MotoGP bike and is confident it will work everywhere.