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Mid-Ohio IMSA: Tincknell takes shock pole for Mazda

Mazda’s Harry Tincknell set pole position for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Filipe Albuquerque.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Cameron tops second practice in MSR Acura

The Meyer Shank Racing Acura of Dane Cameron set a last-gasp fastest time in the second IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Derani leads first practice in AXR Cadillac Mid-Ohio
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Mid-Ohio IMSA: Derani leads first practice in AXR Cadillac

Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani left it late to top the opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Ricky Taylor.

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...

Toyota investors criticize Akio Toyoda’s position over EVs

Toyota shareholders are worried that Akio Toyoda may harm the company’s future when he criticizes combustion-engined car bans in Japan. The company’s CEO – who is also the head of the JAMA (Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association) – warned the country could “lose its strengths” if it kept planning to stop sales of these vehicles.

Why NASCAR’s Next Gen cost savings won’t be apparent in 2022
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Why NASCAR’s Next Gen cost savings won’t be apparent in 2022

Toyota Racing president David Wilson says it will take some time for NASCAR’s Next Gen car to deliver its promised cost savings to teams, as they will need to buy a whole fleet of the new machinery for competition in 2022.

Grand Prix race results: Hamilton beats Verstappen in Spain

Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona for Mercedes on Sunday, the fourth race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix qualifying results: Hamilton takes pole in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton took pole position – the 100th of his F1 career – for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona for Mercedes on Saturday, the fourth round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix practice results: Hamilton fastest in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest overall time on the opening day of Spanish Grand Prix practice in Barcelona for Mercedes on Friday, the fourth round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Ferrari Testarossa restomod teased, aiming for 200mph top speed

The Ferrari Testarossa is an automotive icon of the 1980s that's immediately identifiable from the cheese-grater side strakes, pop-up headlights, and wedge shape. Still, modern technology is far more advanced today, and the Swiss company Officine Fioravanti is building a restomod version that aims to boost the model's performance.

Who are the richest people in Formula 1?

Formula 1 is a sport that arguably consumes money like no other on the planet. The sums involved are vast and, to be a player, you have to have access to some serious cash.

NASCAR’s Next Gen Cup car: What is it and why it is needed
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NASCAR’s Next Gen Cup car: What is it and why it is needed

The NASCAR Next Gen is the future generation of chassis to be used in the Cup Series and is aimed at making the cars more cost-effective for race teams and car manufacturers, while simultaneously enhancing driver safety.

Toyota: NASCAR’s Next Gen is “biggest change” in 50 years
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Toyota: NASCAR’s Next Gen is “biggest change” in 50 years

Toyota Racing president David Wilson believes NASCAR’s Next Gen car, of which the three competing manufacturers all revealed their models today, is the “biggest change for the NASCAR industry” for over 50 years.

Mario Andretti: Riding along with IndyCar’s coolest chauffeur

Formula 1 world champion, Indy 500 and Daytona 500 winner, four-time Indy car champion Mario Andretti has been the star driver of the IndyCar Experience two-seater program for over 15 years. In this time, all manner of celebrities and dignitaries got the chance to lap a racetrack, chauffeured by this legendary racing icon, just before the start of each IndyCar race.

Three-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser dies

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser has passed away at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday from natural causes, his family has announced. He was 87.

Six-car shunt mars start of second Texas IndyCar race

A six-car crash at Texas Motor Speedway put the fourth round of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series under yellow right from the start.

Grand Prix race results: Hamilton beats Verstappen in Portugal

Lewis Hamilton passed title rivals Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas to win the Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao for Mercedes on Sunday, the third race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix qualifying results: Bottas takes F1 pole in Portugal Portuguese GP
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Grand Prix qualifying results: Bottas takes F1 pole in Portugal

Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao for Mercedes on Saturday, the third round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix practice results: Bottas, Hamilton fastest at Portimao

Valtteri Bottas set the fastest overall time on the opening day of Portuguese Grand Prix practice at Portimao for Mercedes on Friday, the third round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Emira teased as the final ICE-powered Lotus

We are merely a couple of months away from witnessing history in the making as Lotus has announced its final gasoline car will break cover on July 6.

Mario Andretti: America would "go crazy" over Herta in F1

Racing icon Mario Andretti believes IndyCar star Colton Herta is “Formula 1 quality” and he’s “pushing like hell” to find an opportunity for the 21-year-old with a top F1 team.

St Petersburg Indy Lights: Kirkwood leads Andretti 1-2

Andretti Autosport scored an Indy Lights 1-2 on the streets of St Petersburg, as Kyle Kirkwood converted pole position into a dominant Race 1 victory – while it all was all action behind him.

Hunter-Reay opens up on aeroscreen’s role after Barber crash
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Hunter-Reay opens up on aeroscreen’s role after Barber crash

Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Ryan Hunter-Reay has given more insight into the wreck at Barber Motorsports Park in which his aeroscreen protected his head from Josef Newgarden’s front wheel.

When Senna broke his F1 duck by walking on water

After a sensational rookie season with Toleman in 1984, Ayrton Senna was expected to make a splash with Lotus in ’85. And it didn’t take him long, as he proved in the Portuguese Grand Prix…

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.

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.

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.

Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins wild Imola F1 race

Max Verstappen won a crash-packed and red-flagged Emila Romagna Grand Prix at Imola for Red Bull on Sunday, the second race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grosjean “super happy” with P7 for IndyCar Series debut

Romain Grosjean will start his first-ever IndyCar Series race from seventh on the grid after just failing to make it through to the Fast Six shootout for pole position at Barber Motorsports Park.

Grand Prix qualifying results: Hamilton takes pole in Imola F1

Lewis Hamilton took his 99th Formula 1 pole position for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola for Mercedes on Saturday, the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix practice results: Bottas fastest in both Imola sessions

Valtteri Bottas dominated the opening day of Emilia Romagna Grand Prix practice at Imola for Mercedes on Friday, the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Miami GP resolution passes vote, despite local resident opposition

Plans for the Miami Grand Prix to join the Formula 1 calendar in 2022 took a step forward when city commissioners voted in favour of a new resolution – despite opposition from local activists.

How Moss mastered Monaco to beat the Ferraris in ’61
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How Moss mastered Monaco to beat the Ferraris in ’61

It’s one of the greatest drives in Formula 1 history, how Stirling Moss drove an underpowered, privateer Lotus to victory over the might of the works Ferrari in the 1961 Monaco Grand Prix.

NASCAR commentators: NBC and Fox commentary teams for 2021

The 2021 NASCAR season has started on NBC Sports and Fox Sports in the United States, but why is it split in two pieces and who are the full commentary teams for each broadcaster?

Why Senna felt unstoppable at Donington in 1993 European GP
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Why Senna felt unstoppable at Donington in 1993

Ayrton Senna’s victory in the 1993 European Grand Prix at Donington Park is quite rightly lauded as one of the finest of his glittering career, and the opening lap in particular is held up as perhaps the best-ever in Formula 1 history.

VeeKay on wreck: “Indianapolis bites you and it really bit me”
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VeeKay on wreck: “Indianapolis bites you and it really bit me”

Rinus VeeKay says the broken finger he sustained in a crash during Indy 500 testing on Thursday won’t affect him in next weekend’s NTT IndyCar Series season opener at Barber Motorsports Park.

How to finish second after running back to the F1 pits

The 1995 Argentine Grand Prix was a strange one for many reasons: It was the first in Buenos Aires since the Falklands War closed its previous slot on the Formula 1 calendar, local hero Carlos Reutemann demoed a pukka Ferrari in the build-up to the event, but it was another Ferrari hero who stole the show on raceday – after a terrible start.

Remember when: F1 was “like qualifying from start to finish”

The 2000 San Marino Grand Prix was a prime example of how tense refuelling-era Formula 1 could be, as Ferrari’s Michael Schumacher overcame pole-sitter Mika Hakkinen of McLaren to keep his title bid firmly on the right track. After the race, Schumacher said: “It was good fun, like qualifying from start to finish.”

Renewed Miami GP F1 bid faces crucial city council vote

Hopes for the Miami Grand Prix joining the Formula 1 calendar in 2022 have been boosted by the Mayor of Miami Gardens, Rodney Harris, sponsoring a fresh bid to host the event.

How Senna enraged an unknowing Schumacher in Brazil

Ayrton Senna never enjoyed the best of fortunes at his home grand prix, and although he’d managed to conquer gearbox problems to win at Interlagos in 1991, mechanical issues came back to haunt him a year later – and put him squarely in the sights of Michael Schumacher. Michael, unaware of Ayrton’s problems, would hit out after the race – believing Senna had been “playing some kind of game”.

F1 Commentators: ESPN's Sky Sports commentary team for 2021

The 2021 Formula 1 season has started on ESPN in the United States, but who are the full commentary team and why is it supplied via Sky Sports F1 from the UK?

Nelson Piquet – one of F1’s most formidable champions

Nelson Piquet was one of Formula 1’s biggest stars of the 1980s, going head-to-head with fellow legends Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Ayrton Senna – and enjoying his fair share of success against them.

Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix race results: Hamilton beats Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton won a pulsating Bahrain Grand Prix at Sakhir for Mercedes on Sunday, the first race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix qualifying results: Verstappen takes pole in Bahrain F1 Bahrain GP
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Grand Prix qualifying results: Verstappen takes pole in Bahrain F1

Max Verstappen took pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix at Sakhir for Red Bull Racing on Saturday, the first race weekend of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Grand Prix practice results: Verstappen tops Bahrain F1 sessions

Max Verstappen set the fastest time on the opening day of Bahrain Grand Prix practice at Sakhir for Red Bull Racing on Friday, the first race weekend track running for the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

The day Senna, Brundle and Bellof made their F1 debuts

On this day in 1984, the Brazilian Grand Prix was the opening round of that year’s Formula 1 World Championship and was remarkable for the quintet of rookie drivers making their debuts. It marked the maiden grand prix starts for Stefan Bellof, Ayrton Senna and Martin Brundle – as well as the less heralded Philippe Alliot and Francois Hesnault.

Van der Zande slams Derani over Sebring clash: “He’s just too wild”

Renger van der Zande has hit out at IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship rival Pipo Derani after their early clash in the Sebring 12 Hours, claiming he’s “just too wild” following his latest on-track incident.

Jimmie Johnson explains early Sebring 12H crash

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has explained the error that led to him requiring emergency service in the opening minutes of the Sebring 12 Hours.

Lamborghini announces two new V12 reveals planned for 2021

An Aventador successor with a V12 engine is eventually coming, but perhaps it might arrive sooner rather than later? That seems unlikely, but Lamborghini will unveil two new V12 products for 2021.

Pagani reveals Huayra R track-only supercar with 850bhp V12

The company claims the Huayra R will sound like a Formula 1 car of yesteryear.

Emmo Fittipaldi Jr to make car racing debut in Danish F4

Emerson Fittipaldi Jr will make his car racing debut in Danish Formula 4 next month, after signing for the multiple championship-winning team FSP Racing.

See Gordon Murray drive his T.50 fan car at the Top Gear track

This clip is literally the first drive of the T.50 prototype, so it's understandable why things are taken slowly...

Audi apprentices build amazing IMSA GTO-themed RS6 concept

In 2020, no fewer than 12 Audi apprentices needed about six months to build the one-off RS6 GTO as a tribute to the 90 Quattro IMSA GTO.

Race of my Life: Murray Walker on the 1986 Spanish F1 GP

The voice of Formula 1, the motorsport world has been shocked by Murray Walker's passing at the age of 97 on Saturday. In honour of the late commentary icon, AUTOSPORT is revisiting Walker's recollections of his favourite race - the 1986 Spanish Grand Prix - first published in the 19/26 December 2013 issue...

How Jean Alesi and Tyrrell shook Ayrton Senna in Phoenix

With his nemesis Alain Prost gone to Ferrari, Ayrton Senna was looking forward to an easier time of things in Formula 1 1990 with the all-conquering McLaren team. While Prost would continue to be a thorn in his side in the title reckoning, it was another Frenchman – driving for an F1 giant-turned-minnow – that got his attention early on…

Amalgam unveils 1:8 scale Ferrari SF1000 model with 1,000th GP livery

With the 2021 F1 season starting up this month, the scale model masters at Amalgam have unveiled a very special 1:8 scale Ferrari SF1000. Aside from being a very dismal car last year, the replica comes sporting the one-off livery from the 2020 Gran Premio Della Toscana at Mugello Circuit – the 1,000th race for the Scuderia.

Aston Martin reveals new F1 safety and medical cars for 2021

Aston Martin’s new Formula 1 safety car and medical chase vehicle will make their debuts at this week’s pre-season test in Bahrain before being used in the opening grand prix of the season there on March 28.

What Toyota wants to know before you buy a GR Super Sport

Do you want to own the Toyota GR Super Sport that's the road-going version of the brand's entry in the new Le Mans Hypercar class? Well, not so fast because the automaker has a long questionnaire that interested owners have to fill out before the company decides whether to sell one to you.

We’ll “get the best” out of Vettel at Aston, says Szafnauer
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We’ll “get the best” out of Vettel at Aston, says Szafnauer

Aston Martin F1 Team chief Otmar Szafnauer believes he can extract the best from four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel after his ill-starred final season with Ferrari in 2020.