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Corvette drivers wary of LMP3 impact on GTLM fight

Corvette Racing’s Nick Tandy and Jordan Taylor say that the similar lap times of GT Le Mans and LMP3 cars could see the two classes affect each other’s race.

IMSA Roar: Nasr puts AXR Cadillac on pole for qualifying race

Ex-Formula 1 racer Felipe Nasr landed pole in Action Express Racing’s Cadillac DPi-V.R for the Roar Before The 24 qualifying race tomorrow.

The reluctant Lotus ace who was dropped for Clark Prime

The reluctant Lotus ace who was dropped for Clark

A firm believer that motor racing was a sport for gentlemen, Innes Ireland lived a spirited life. Nigel Roebuck recalls a character whose outlook ceased to fit with modern Formula 1.

IMSA Roar: Vautier fastest in third practice for Cadillac

Tristan Vautier topped third practice for the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course in JDC-Miller Motorsports’ Cadillac DPi-V.R.

Hyundai “cannot be proud” of Rally Monte Carlo efforts

Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo believes his World Rally Championship team “cannot be proud” of its Rally Monte Carlo showing so far.

Remembering Monte Carlo 1991 - Delecour’s delight and despair
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Remembering Monte Carlo 1991 - Delecour’s delight and despair

Lockdowns aren’t fun but it does give us motorsport fans the opportunity to dip into our archives and relive classic moments.

Camier: Racing had "lost meaning" after recurring injuries

World Superbike veteran-turned team manager Leon Camier has admitted that he lost the motivation to continue racing at the top level after a series of injuries in the last three years.

Seven-driver Ferrari F1 test to include Sainz, Schumacher

Ferrari has announced plans for a seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using its 2018 Formula 1 car, including Carlos Sainz, Charles Leclerc and Mick Schumacher.

Button: New Williams F1 owners "not afraid of change"

Jenson Button feels there is a “sense of optimism” at Williams after joining the Formula 1 team as a senior advisor, saying its new owners are “not afraid of change”.

Monte Carlo WRC: Ogier leads Toyota 1-2-3 after Tanak's DNF

A short, sharp blast through traditional snowbound stages in Monte Carlo saw seven-time winner Sebastien Ogier reassert his authority on the opening round of the 2021 World Rally Championship.

Tanak blames recce error for Rally Monte Carlo retirement

Hyundai’s Ott Tanak has said an error during his recce for this week's Rally Monte Carlo is what led to his retirement.

Van Gisbergen wins TRS season opener on single-seater return
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Van Gisbergen wins TRS season opener on single-seater return

Supercars star Shane van Gisbergen claimed an emphatic victory in the opening race of the Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs on his return to single-seaters.

Racing Nederland overcomes travel farce to top LMP2

Racing Team Nederland didn’t turn a lap in the opening practice session of the Roar Before the 24 yet rebounded to top the LMP2 class in FP2.

Button returns to Williams F1 team as senior advisor

2009 Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has joined Williams as a senior advisor on a multi-year agreement.

IMSA Roar: Conway edges Montoya for top spot in second session

Mike Conway’s Action Express Racing Whelen Engineering Cadillac stole fastest time from Juan Pablo Montoya’s Meyer Shank Racing Acura by just 0.006sec in the second Roar Before the 24 session.

American sports channel NBCSN to close at end of 2021

American sports cable channel NBCSN, which airs many of the nation’s top racing series including NASCAR and IndyCar, is to be closed down at the end of 2021.

Rob Dyson becomes chairman of IMS Museum

Former race team owner Robert R. “Rob” Dyson has been named chairman of the board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. 

Verstappen slur cited in dictionary definition change campaign

Max Verstappen's Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix radio slurs have been cited in a charity's campaign for improved dictionary definitions for the word "Mongol".

Ogier ready to “take more risk” to win Monte Carlo Rally

Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier says he will take more risks to win the WRC's season-opening Monte Carlo Rally for the eighth time after his time on Friday's final stage moved him right back into contention.

Rolex 24: Chase Elliott explains challenge of Prototype switch

NASCAR Cup champion Chase Elliott says that adapting to an IMSA Prototype’s rolling speed through turns was the trickiest part of his simulator preparation for the Rolex 24 Hours.

What Button can offer Williams upon his surprise F1 return

Jenson Button's return to Williams is a welcome feel-good story, but its re-signing of the driver it handed a Formula 1 debut back in 2000 could also be a shrewd move in its mission to move up the grid, says Luke Smith.

Maya Weug becomes first female to join Ferrari’s Driver Academy
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Maya Weug becomes first female to join Ferrari’s Driver Academy

Maya Weug, the Dutch/Belgian driver born in Spain, has made history not only by becoming the first FIA Girls on Track - Rising Stars driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy, but the first-ever female to do so.

IndyCar season-opener pushed back to mid-April

IndyCar officials have announced the NTT IndyCar Series season-opener at Barber Motorsports Park has been rescheduled from Sunday, April 11 to Sunday, April 18.

Motorsport.tv live motorsport action returns

Motorsport.tv has fans itching for a live action fix covered with single-seater and touring car action from down under.

IMSA Roar: Pagenaud's AXR Cadillac leads first session

Simon Pagenaud set the fastest time in opening session in the Roar Before The 24, driving Action Express Racing’s #48 Cadillac DPi-V.R.

F1 owner Liberty Media raises $500,000,000 for buying spree

Formula 1 owner Liberty Media is raising $500,000,000 which it plans to spend on acquiring a new addition to its portfolio of subsidiaries.

Landon Cassill returns to fulltime NASCAR competition

After step back from racing last season, Landon Cassill will return to fulltime competition in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021.

The ground-up refresh behind Toyota's new Le Mans challenger Prime
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The ground-up refresh behind Toyota's new Le Mans challenger

Toyota's new GR010 contender for the World Endurance Championship's Hypercar era has little in common with the LMP1 TS050 that preceded it. But within the confines of the scaled back new rules, its latest challenger will be no less formidable a prospect

Red Bull's ultimatum on 2022 F1 engine freeze not "blackmail"

Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko says that the company's stance on the proposed 2022 engine freeze is not a case of "blackmail."

Monte Carlo WRC: Evans takes lead as Ogier suffers puncture

Britain’s Elfyn Evans holds the overnight lead in Monte Carlo as Toyota seized the initiative on the opening round of this year’s World Rally Championship.

Toyota Hypercar will be "really different" to race with

Toyota drivers Brendon Hartley and Mike Conway believe the marque's new Le Mans Hypercar will be very different to race with compared to the LMP1 car it replaces.

MotoGP issues revised 2021 calendar, adds second Qatar race

The 2021 MotoGP season will begin with back-to-back races in Qatar followed by the Portuguese Grand Prix in April as part of COVID-19-enforced changes to the calendar.

KTM reveals first pictures of Oliveira as factory MotoGP rider

KTM has revealed its first pictures of double MotoGP race winner Miguel Oliveira as part of its factory team line-up for 2021 alongside Brad Binder.

Watch: FIA Girls on Track winner announced
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Watch: FIA Girls on Track winner announced

After an intensive selection process, the winner of the FIA’s Girls on Track competition and a place in the Ferrari young driver Academy will be announced on Motorsport.tv.

2021 F1 season: New car launches and testing dates latest

The countdown to the 2021 Formula 1 season is under way, but before the first race of the campaign there is still plenty to get done.

Rivals fear new homologation cycle benefits top FE teams

Changes to the Formula E regulations - designed to offset the impact of COVID-19 - could hand the top two teams in the championship an advantage, according to team bosses.

Pandemic forces WTCR calendar reshuffle

The FIA World Touring Car Cup has announced a revised calendar with its season now beginning in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ferrari Academy driver Armstrong makes DAMS F2 switch

Ferrari Driver Academy member Marcus Armstrong will join former Formula 2 champion squad DAMS for his second campaign in the Formula 1 feeder series. 

Plato says he will return to BTCC after sitting out 2020 season

British Touring Car Championship wins record holder Jason Plato has put a stop to rumours that he would not return to the series in 2021. 

Nannini to complete dual F2, F3 campaign, joins Deledda at HWA

Matteo Nannini will complete a dual campaign in Formula 2 and Formula 3 this season with HWA, joining Alessio Deledda in the senior of the two championships.

Bottas: Armchair critics motivate me to do better in F1

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says armchair critics who feel he should be doing better against Lewis Hamilton only serve to motivate him rather than get him down.

WEC cancels Sebring opener, Portimao named as replacement

The scheduled opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship at Sebring set for March has been replaced by a new fixture at the Algarve circuit in April.  

Seton inks 2021 Super2 deal

Aaron Seton, son of Australian touring car legend Glenn, will join Matt Stone Racing for the 2021 Super2 season.

Larkham returns to Supercars TV team

Supercars has backflipped on its unpopular decision to axe Mark Larkham from its broadcast team.

Toyota names Super Formula drivers for 2021 season

Toyota has revealed its line-up of Super Formula drivers for the 2021 season, as Ritomo Miyata steps up to fill the vacancy created by departing 2019 champion Nick Cassidy.

Toyota reveals 2021 Super GT drivers, GT500 grid complete

Toyota has revealed its driver line-up for the 2021 SUPER GT season, meaning the full GT500 grid for the new campaign is now known.

Blanchard Racing Team signs ex-Erebus engineer

The new Blanchard Racing Team has signed former Erebus engineer Mirko De Rosa for the upcoming Supercars season.

No super soft tyres for pre-season Supercars tests

Next month's pre-season Supercars tests won't feature any running on the new Dunlop super soft compound control tyre.

Alpine F1 team “in good hands” with new management - Ocon

Esteban Ocon believes that the rebranded Alpine Formula 1 team is "in good hands" and that its new management is "really motivated and really humble".

Sainz to make Ferrari F1 test debut at Fiorano

Carlos Sainz will make his first on-track appearance as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver when he takes part in a private test at Fiorano next week.

Sowery lands second Juncos Racing Indy Lights ride

Toby Sowery will join Sting Ray Robb in Juncos Racing’s line-up for the 2021 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series.

Monte Carlo WRC: Tanak stars in opening stages

Hyundai’s Ott Tanak has thrown down the first marker at the start of the 2021 World Rally Championship season in Monte Carlo.

Allmendinger to return to Cup Series at Daytona Road Course

A.J. Allmendinger plans to make his first NASCAR Cup Series start since 2018 next month at Daytona.

Santiago E-Prix set to be reinstated on Formula E calendar

Formula E is set to reinstate the Santiago E-Prix for early June, according to a letter sent out by the president of the Chilean motorsport federation.

What to look out for in the 2021 WRC Prime
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What to look out for in the 2021 WRC

As the 2021 World Rally Championship prepares to launch amid tight COVID-19 restrictions in Monte Carlo, here are the eight things unrelated to the pandemic that you should keep an eye on this year

The one certainty over F1's uncertain 2021 calendar Prime

The one certainty over F1's uncertain 2021 calendar

Formula 1 has firmed up its 2021 calendar but, like last year, it is uncertain if there are further cancellations in the pipeline. Largely, it's at the mercy of worldwide COVID vaccine progression - but unlike 2020, F1 will at least be guaranteed a full season

Evans: Safety-first approach won't win WRC title

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans says a safety-first approach is not how he plans to win the 2021 WRC title, despite it almost netting him glory in 2020.

Steiner: Grosjean didn’t get credit he deserved through F1 career

Gunther Steiner feels Romain Grosjean did not get enough credit through his Formula 1 career, saying he was “one of the best ones out there” on a good day.

Mazda cutting to one car has "positives and negatives"

Mazda cutting back to a single car for the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season has positive aspects as well as obvious negatives, believes Harry Tincknell.

ByKolles Le Mans Hypercar unlikely to race this year
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ByKolles Le Mans Hypercar unlikely to race this year

FIA World Endurance Championship stalwart ByKolles looks unlikely to race in the series this year, despite being on the verge of testing its new Le Mans Hypercar.