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Japanese MotoGP round cancelled, COTA to replace it

MotoGP’s 2021 Japanese Grand Prix in October has been cancelled but will be replaced on the same date by the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.

Williams explains departure of ex-F1 team principal Roberts

Williams Formula 1 boss Jost Capito has explained the decision to part company with team principal Simon Roberts as part of the British squad’s restructuring.

Watch Tesla Model S Plaid attack Pikes Peak hillclimb course

Here we have the first videos of the Unplugged Performance Tesla Model S Plaid in training sessions for the 2021 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race.

Red Bull: France F1 win disproves rear wing and tyre ‘accusations’ French GP
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Red Bull: France F1 win disproves rear wing and tyre ‘accusations’

Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner felt Max Verstappen’s victory in France answered the recent “accusations” made against the team about flexi-wings and tyre pressures.

Where is Hendrick beating Penske right now? 'Everywhere'
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Where is Hendrick beating Penske right now? 'Everywhere'

It certainly looks like Team Penske has had a solid season with all three of its NASCAR Cup Series drivers having won this year but looks can be deceiving.

Jeff Gordon to be vice chairman at Hendrick, leaves FOX Sports
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Jeff Gordon to be vice chairman at Hendrick, leaves FOX Sports

Jeff Gordon is leaving the Fox Sports broadcast booth for an executive position at Hendrick Motorsports.

How overlooked Mazda produced one of Le Mans' greatest shocks

The screaming rotary-engined Mazda 787 is regarded as one of the most popular Le Mans 24 Hours-winning cars, but until its surprise success on this day 30 years ago it was never regarded as a likely victor. But that reckoned without a new technical partner, some canny political manoeuvring and a rival's bizarre self-inflicted weakness.

Prost: Alonso back to his best after F1 absence

Four-time world champion and Alpine Formula 1 team advisor Alain Prost believes that Fernando Alonso is back to his best after his two-year break.

Hamilton: Defending harder against Verstappen was "pointless"

Lewis Hamilton says it would have been “pointless to defend any harder” against Max Verstappen in the Red Bull Formula 1 driver’s race-winning pass at the French Grand Prix.

Safari Rally organisers outline measures to avoid wildlife interruptions Rally Kenya
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Safari Rally organisers outline measures to avoid wildlife interruptions

The FIA and Safari Rally organisers have outlined the extra measures being undertaken to prevent wildlife interrupting the event’s return to the World Rally Championship.

Ogier: Safari winner will have to drive with head not right foot Rally Kenya
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Ogier: Safari winner will have to drive with head not right foot

Sebastien Ogier says drivers will have to drive with their head and not their right foot to conquer the Safari Rally’s unique blend of extreme road conditions and wildlife hazards.

Mazda has “eye on the championship” but also going for wins

Mazda’s Harry Tincknell, Oliver Jarvis and Jonathan Bomarito say that their priority remains the IMSA championship in the marque’s final year, but admit it’s time to go for wins in the WeatherTech Championship.

Tickets for fans to attend Le Mans 24 Hours in 2021 now on sale

50,000 fans are set to be admitted to this year’s event in August.

Suzuki MotoGP rivals “better than us” in recent races – Mir

Reigning world champion Joan Mir admits Suzuki’s MotoGP rivals “are being better than us” in recent races having finished last weekend’s German Grand Prix an off-colour ninth.

Ferrari discussing new F1 deal despite dropping Mission Winnow logos

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto says talks with tobacco giant Philip Morris International over a new sponsorship deal are ongoing despite dropping the Mission Winnow logos for EU races.

DTM showed it "still deserves its name," say drivers

Several DTM drivers have given a thumbs up to the championship’s move to GT3 regulations following the opening round of the 2021 season at Monza.

Remembering Colin McRae’s final WRC win Prime

Remembering Colin McRae’s final WRC win

The Safari Rally returns to the World Rally Championship this weekend for the first time since 2002 - when crowd favourite Colin McRae set aside the maximum attack style for which he was renowned to deliver a textbook third win.

Yamaha WSBK rider Gerloff replaces Morbidelli for Assen MotoGP

Yamaha World Superbike rider Garrett Gerloff will make his MotoGP debut in this weekend’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix in place of the injured Franco Morbidelli at Petronas SRT.

Can Red Bull really win anywhere now it’s toppled a Mercedes F1 stronghold?

OPINION: Red Bull team boss Christian Horner reckoned Max Verstappen winning the French Grand Prix – an event where Mercedes had previously been dominant – would signal “we can beat them anywhere”. Here’s how that claim stacks up looking at the rest of the 2021 season

Next Level Racing GT Track cockpit review

The Next Level Racing GT Track cockpit is a serious bit of sim racing kit – but is it worth the lofty price?

Ilmor on standby to help with Gen3 Supercars engines

Ilmor Engineering in the USA is on standby to help Supercars paritise its new Gen3-spec V8 engines if needed.

Is this the weakest-ever Super Formula title defence?

After another poor weekend at Sugo, reigning Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto is staring down the barrel of one of the worst title defences in the series’ recent history.

S5000 added to Supercars Superlicence list

The S5000 Australian Drivers' Championship has been added to the list of category's eligible to earn Supercars Superlicence points.

Morbidelli to miss Assen due to training injury German GP
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Morbidelli to miss Assen due to training injury

Franco Morbidelli will miss this weekend’s Dutch GP after the Petronas SRT MotoGP rider injured his knee in training.

Red Bull baffled by Mercedes F1 engine comments

Red Bull does not know why Formula 1 rival Mercedes thinks its straightline speed advantage at the French Grand Prix was down to a step forward with its Honda engine.

Mercedes F1 can still stop Red Bull if "we perform at our best"
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Mercedes F1 can still stop Red Bull if "we perform at our best"

Mercedes is adamant that it can still overhaul Red Bull and win this year's Formula 1 world championship if it performs at its best.

Aston hopes French GP result silences F1 cheating accusations

Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer hopes that the French GP will put a stop to suggestions that the Silverstone outfit was not following Pirelli's Formula 1 tyre prescriptions.

Binder: KTM needed tough 2021 start to get to current MotoGP level

Brad Binder says KTM needed to go through its tough start to the 2021 MotoGP season to get to the level it is now following its third-straight podium in Germany.

Rossi rejoins Wayne Taylor Racing for Watkins Glen 6 Hours Watkins Glen
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Rossi rejoins Wayne Taylor Racing for Watkins Glen 6 Hours

IndyCar ace Alexander Rossi will return to the cockpit of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura ARX-05 for this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

Honda: Marquez's Germany win won't transform season German GP
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Honda: Marquez's Germany win won't transform season

Honda MotoGP boss Alberto Puig admits Marc Marquez's German Grand Prix victory won't transform its 2021 season as "it doesn't mean we have now fixed everything" with the bike.

Latvala: Small possibility Ogier will do full 2022 WRC season
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Latvala: Small possibility Ogier will do full 2022 WRC season

Toyota boss Jari-Matti Latvala is not ruling out the possibility of Sebastien Ogier committing to a full World Rally Championship season in 2022 but admits a half season deal is most likely.

Aprilia "not ready" for MotoGP podium despite Germany form

Aleix Espargaro admits Aprilia “is not ready” to fight for the podium in MotoGP despite running in the rostrum battle for much of the German Grand Prix.

Triple World RX champion Kristoffersson to switch to Audi
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Triple World RX champion Kristoffersson to switch to Audi

Triple World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will switch to an Audi S1 and the EKS JC team in his bid to win a fourth crown this year.

The IndyCar feature that Paul Ricard desperately needs in F1

The French Grand Prix offered a surprisingly interesting spectacle, despite the headache-inducing nature of the circuit. But IndyCar's Road America race offered far more in terms of action - and the increased jeopardy at the Elkhart Lake venue might be something Paul Ricard needs in future...

Why Yamaha is about to risk losing Valentino Rossi Prime

Why Yamaha is about to risk losing Valentino Rossi

With Valentino Rossi’s next career move imminent in MotoGP, it is set to have wide-reaching influences on a number of riders and teams on the grid. But one of the biggest impacts will be felt at Yamaha, with its pivotal role in the saga set to see it lose its appointment with ‘The Doctor’

Why the FIA rejected calls to ditch Paul Ricard sausage kerbs

Formula 1's new feature of offering snapshots of radio messages between teams on the pitwall and race control has been a fascinating addition for fans.

Alesi: First SF Lights wins make up for subdued Sugo race

Giuliano Alesi says getting his first Super Formula Lights wins under his belt at Sugo helped to make up for a subdued run in the main Super Formula event.

Schumacher may need to "get his elbows out" in Mazepin F1 fights
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Schumacher may need to "get his elbows out" in Mazepin F1 fights

Mick Schumacher reckons he may need to "get his elbows out" against Haas Formula 1 teammate Nikita Mazepin, after another near miss at the French Grand Prix.

Zarco: Marquez’s Germany win good for my MotoGP title hopes German GP
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Zarco: Marquez’s Germany win good for my MotoGP title hopes

Johann Zarco says Marc Marquez winning the German Grand Prix was positive for his own MotoGP title hopes after he faded to eighth in last Sunday’s race.

New F1 2021 game trailer showcases two-player career, Braking Point

A new F1 2021 game trailer showcases the Braking Point story, two-player Driver Career and in-game icons for the very first time.

Mercedes DTM drivers unhappy with Monza BoP changes

Mercedes DTM drivers feel Audi and BMW were out of reach following two successive rounds of Balance of Performance adjustments during the season opening round at Monza.

The initial verdict on DTM's move to GT3 cars

OPINION: Facing collapse last year, the DTM has shifted its philosophy from a championship for silhouette-based touring cars to GT machines not too dissimilar to those racing across multiple series worldwide. But despite some initial BoP-based teething troubles, there were some pleasant findings as the 'new DTM' got underway at Monza

The rear wing rethink defining F1's title battle

The tiny margin between Formula 1's title protagonists Red Bull and Mercedes is forcing both to rethink their aerodynamic set-up at races this year.

Toyota GR Yaris spied in potentially 'hardcore' spec at the Nurburgring

As seen in the video and spy images, the modified GR Yaris here comes with a number of iterations that lead us to believe that it's the Yaris Gazoo Racing Masters of Nurburgring in development.

Supercars names 'drop dead date' for Australian GP
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Supercars names 'drop dead date' for Australian GP

Supercars says it needs to make a firm decision on whether it will race on the Australian Grand Prix support bill by not later than September 1.

Matsushita vows to “calm down” after Sugo recovery charge

Nobuharu Matsushita has vowed to “calm down” in future Super Formula races after a costly qualifying off left him just shy of a podium finish at Sugo.

Whincup drops young talent hint

Jamie Whincup says a rookie driver would likely be signed on a secure two-year deal if they were to join Triple Eight next season.

Border reprieve for Townsville Supercars

Queensland will reopen its border to the Greater Melbourne area later this week in what is a reprieve for the upcoming Supercars event in Townsville.

IndyCar confirms 16-race season after Toronto cancellation Toronto
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IndyCar confirms 16-race season after Toronto cancellation

The NTT IndyCar Series has confirmed that this year’s Toronto round will not directly be replaced, thereby reducing the schedule from 17 to 16 rounds.

Why Verstappen wasn't punished for breaching F1 track limits protocol

Max Verstappen's hopes of winning Formula 1's French Grand Prix appeared to suffer an early blow when he ran wide at the opening corner.

Gasly defends "hard racing" after Norris F1 criticism

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly has defended his aggressive move on Lando Norris in France, which angered the McLaren driver.

What caused Ferrari’s French GP nightmare

Ferrari slumped to its first non-score of the 2021 Formula 1 season at the French Grand Prix, in a race Charles Leclerc labelled one the most difficult of his career.

Red Bull: "Ballsy" F1 strategy call was payback for Spanish GP French GP
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Red Bull: "Ballsy" F1 strategy call was payback for Spanish GP

Red Bull says its "ballsy" call to sacrifice the lead and switch to a two-stop strategy to win Formula 1's French Grand Prix was payback for its Spanish GP defeat.

Wolff welcomes Bottas’ feistiness over Mercedes F1 team radio

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff welcomed Valtteri Bottas’s feisty radio messages during Sunday’s French Grand Prix, saying he was glad the Finn didn’t “internalise” his feelings.

Palou will continue aggressive approach despite points lead

Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda driver Alex Palou says he will continue to “drive as I’ve been driving” and won’t become cautious in his quest for the IndyCar championship.

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.

How Aston Martin scored its greatest victory

The Aston Martin team was under pressure ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1959. After a decade of trying and three second places, owner David Brown was determined to win one of sportscar racing’s greatest events.

Goodwood Festival of Speed to go ahead as pilot event

The Goodwood Festival of Speed will go ahead this year after being chosen as a pilot event as part of the UK government's Events Research Programme.

Abu Dhabi approves new F1 layout plan to improve racing
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Abu Dhabi approves new F1 layout plan to improve racing

Abu Dhabi’s Formula 1 track is to undergo layout modifications this summer in a bid to help boost overtaking for this year’s season finale.

Muller: Important to prove myself against GT3 experts in Monza

Factory Audi driver Nico Muller says he felt it was important to ‘prove myself’ against established GT3 runners after finishing on the podium in the DTM season opener at Monza.