Charles Bradley
Author

Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley is Motorsport.com’s Global Editor in Chief. After spending five years in the aerospace industry in his native North Wales, while working weekends as a freelance writer at racetracks around the UK, Charles joined the staff of Motoring News in the heart of London. He transferred to the nascent Autosport.com team in 2000 before transitioning to the magazine, becoming its Editor between 2011 and 2014. Charles then upped sticks to work in America, as Motorsport.com’s Editor in Chief, where he created the multi-national and multi-lingual editorial team that quickly became the world’s most-read motorsport website. He was instrumental in delivering three of the biggest Global F1 Fan Surveys in sports history and is also a multiple award-winning scriptwriter. Charles is also an overseas member of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife Helen – and a cat that’s named after Serbia’s top football club.

Latest articles by Charles Bradley

Grid
List

Porsche confirms 963 customer team delay in 2023 WEC and IMSA

Porsche’s customer 963 teams in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the American IMSA series will be forced to miss multiple rounds due to supply chain issues with its new LMDh challenger.

Castroneves still working on Daytona 500 NASCAR Cup opportunity

Four-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves says he hasn’t given up on his dream of racing in NASCAR’s Daytona 500 – but is still waiting to hear if he’ll get a shot next year.

Skip Barber: The first step on your racing journey

Have you ever wanted to experience the speed and adrenaline rush of real auto racing for yourself? Or, could you be responsible for launching the “next big thing” in racing? Now is the perfect time to find out.

GM boss says two new Chevy sports cars are coming in 2024

General Motors President Mark Reuss has promised a pair of Chevy-badged performance vehicles due in 2024.

$7m 777 Hypercar is a 730hp racing experience based at Monza

Created by Andrea Levy's 777 Motors, it costs 7 million euros and includes a simulator, exercise gear, and 14 track events.

Roger Penske to receive Autosport Gold Medal in London, England

‘The Captain’ of American motorsport, Roger Penske, will be the recipient of an Autosport Gold Medal at this year’s Autosport Awards in London next month.

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Abu Dhabi GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina, extending his all-time winning record to 15 victories in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

2022 F1 World Championship points – final drivers’ and constructors’ standings

Max Verstappen’s record-extending 15th Grand Prix victory in Abu Dhabi brought down the curtain on the points race in the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 qualifying results: Max Verstappen takes Abu Dhabi GP pole

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, ahead of the 22nd and final round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

Audi S1 Hoonitron, Electrikhana detailed in behind-the-scenes video

Ken Block explains "the most advanced drift car I have ever driven".

F1 results: Max Verstappen fastest in Abu Dhabi GP practice

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was fastest during Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice at Yas Marina, the 22nd and final round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

2023 Porsche 911 Dakar debuts with three-inch lift, 473hp

It has the ground clearance of many SUVs with the power of a 911 Carrera 4 GTS.

2023 Ferrari 296 GTS First Drive: Fast & loud (or quiet)

The 296 GTS makes a glorious noise, inspires national pride, and shows the soul of Ferrari persevering in the electrified age.

Stewart-Haas promotes Preece to NASCAR Cup Series, demotes Custer

Stewart-Haas Racing has promoted its reserve driver Ryan Preece to the NASCAR Cup Series, where he will replace Cole Custer in the team’s No. 41 Ford Mustang in 2023.

F1 World Championship points after the 2022 Brazilian GP

George Russell’s maiden Formula 1 win in the Brazilian Grand Prix almost guarantees him fourth spot in the 2022 F1 World Championship Drivers’ standings for Mercedes.

Mercedes-AMG One smashes Nurburgring lap record

The hypercar is nearly eight seconds quicker around the course than the previous record holder.

F1 race results: George Russell wins Brazilian GP in Mercedes 1-2

George Russell won the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos on Sunday, the 21st round of the Formula 1 World Championship, leading home a Mercedes 1-2 for his maiden F1 victory.

F1 race results: George Russell wins Brazilian GP sprint São Paulo GP
Video Inside

F1 race results: George Russell wins Brazilian GP sprint

George Russell won a thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix sprint at Interlagos on Saturday for Mercedes, giving him pole position for Sunday’s main event.

F1 results: Perez, Ocon fastest in Brazilian GP practice sessions

Red Bull Racing’s Sergio Perez and Alpine’s Esteban Ocon were fastest during the Brazilian Grand Prix's pair of practice sessions at Interlagos, the 21st round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

F1 qualifying results: Kevin Magnussen takes Brazilian GP sprint pole São Paulo GP
Video Inside

F1 qualifying results: Kevin Magnussen takes Brazilian GP sprint pole

Kevin Magnussen took his first-ever Formula 1 pole position, for the Brazilian Grand Prix sprint race for Haas, ahead of the 21st round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

December reveal for 'all-terrain' Lamborghini in Miami

The all-terrain supercar will be unveiled at the Art Basel in Miami.

Joey Logano’s crew chief reveals ‘turning points’ to NASCAR Cup title Phoenix II
Video Inside

Joey Logano’s crew chief reveals ‘turning points’ to NASCAR Cup title

Joey Logano’s crew chief at Team Penske, Paul Wolfe, has revealed that September’s NASCAR Cup Series test at Homestead and his subsequent victory in Las Vegas were key ‘turning points’ ahead of his second title at Phoenix on Sunday.

From Motor1: A freshly-minted American F1 fan takes in the US GP

Motor1's racing neophyte soaks up the stardom, access, and motorsports drama at the US Grand Prix in Austin.

Ross Chastain has “no plans” to repeat NASCAR wall-ride in Phoenix title decider Phoenix II
Video Inside

Ross Chastain has “no plans” to repeat NASCAR wall-ride in Phoenix title decider

Viral internet sensation Ross Chastain says he plans no repeat of his wild Martinsville NASCAR Cup Series wall-ride move because “I don’t care to ever do that again”.

Knaus on Chastain NASCAR wall-riding: “You could absolutely do it at Phoenix” Phoenix II
Video Inside

Knaus on Chastain NASCAR wall-riding: “You could absolutely do it at Phoenix”

Veteran NASCAR crew chief and TV pundit Chad Knaus believes that a repeat of Ross Chastain’s sensational last-lap wall-riding move at Martinsville could be repeated in this weekend’s season finale at Phoenix.

Raikkonen’s Project 91 NASCAR ride is ‘his until he says otherwise’

Trackhouse Racing team owner Justin Marks says that Kimi Raikkonen’s NASCAR racing comeback with his Project 91 car is “kind of his ride until he tells me otherwise”.

NASCAR hero Ross Chastain is “built different”, says Trackhouse boss
Video Inside

NASCAR hero Ross Chastain is “built different”, says Trackhouse boss

Trackhouse Racing team owner Justin Marks says that Ross Chastain is “built different” to other drivers, which led to the jaw-dropping moment that sent him into NASCAR’s Championship Four.

Hail Ross! But should NASCAR ban Chastain’s wild last-corner move in future? Martinsville II
Video Inside

Hail Ross! But should NASCAR ban Chastain’s wild last-corner move in future?

OPINION: Perhaps this was NASCAR’s greatest-ever Hail Mary – but will Ross Chastain’s last-corner charge into the Playoffs be allowed to ever happen again?

Hennessey Venom 1200 Mustang GT500 revealed as most powerful version yet

The Venom 1200 upgrade on the stock Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 comes with a higher capacity 3.8-liter supercharger, a high-flow induction system, new fuel rails and injectors, and an air/oil separation system. It now makes 1,204hp.

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Mexican GP to set new record Mexico City GP
Video Inside

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Mexican GP to set new record

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Mexico City Grand Prix at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on Sunday, setting a new record of 14 Formula 1 victories in a season.

F1 World Championship points after the 2022 Mexican GP

Max Verstappen scored a record 14th race win of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship season in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez to extend his points advantage.

F1 qualifying results: Max Verstappen takes Mexican GP pole

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix, the 20th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 results: George Russell fastest in Mexican GP practice for Mercedes

Mercedes’ George Russell was fastest during Mexican Grand Prix practice in Mexico City on Friday, the 20th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

European Union to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars from 2035

The EU's executive arm, the parliament, and member states have finalized a deal that will basically render new sales of the internal combustion engine illegal in 12 years' time.

Ken Block slides Audi EV through Las Vegas in new Gymkhana video

Ken Block takes the Audi S1 Hoonitron on a high-speed adventure through the Las Vegas Strip, including into a casino. Along the way, some of Audi's most important race cars make cameos.

New Tennessee track aims for international events from 2024

A new Tilke-designed racetrack in Tennessee will open next year, with the aim of attracting international-level events to its 2.67-mile ‘Grand Prix’ road course.

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to make NHRA drag racing debut in Las Vegas

Three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will make his NHRA drag racing debut this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

F1 World Championship points after the 2022 United States GP

Max Verstappen won his 13th race of the season in Sunday’s United States Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of The Americas to underline his recently-secured crown.

F1 qualifying results: Carlos Sainz takes United States GP pole

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz took pole position for the United States Grand Prix, the 19th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas.

F1 results: Ferraris fastest in United States GP practice on Friday

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was fastest during United States Grand Prix practice at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas on Friday, the 19th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Date set for Ken Block’s Audi S1 Hoonitron Electrikhana debut

Ken Block’s next Gymkhana – renamed Electrikhana for the electric Audi S1 he’ll be piloting – debuts on October 25.

FIA vows to publish F1 Japanese GP crane incident report

The FIA has completed its investigation into the timing and use of the recovery vehicles at Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix and revealed that “procedural issues” were to blame.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi debuts with recycled aluminum from F1 car

Part of the same 130-unit production run, the new Fittipaldi edition celebrates half a century since the legendary Brazilian race car driver triumphed in 1972. That season, Emerson Fittipaldi and Team Lotus took home both the F1 Drivers' and Constructors' Championships.

Ex-Jeff Gordon NASCAR Cup car is race ready and for sale

It's got 850 horsepower, racing history in the 2011 Sprint Cup Series, and a $165,000 price tag.

The facts and numbers behind Porsche's meteoric rise

Porsche went from 50,000 sales in 1999 to over 300,000 in 2021, thanks to unique positioning in the market.

Why W Series must survive, and further steps are needed

OPINION: The all-female W Series will not see out the 2022 season for its three remaining races, and is now focusing on trying to resurrect the championship for 2023. While there remain questions about where its drivers should progress to, the prospect of losing it altogether should be a worrying one for motorsport, and underlines that more must be done to help female talent

Pietro Fittipaldi gets Haas F1 practice runs in Mexico and Abu Dhabi Mexico City GP
Video Inside

Pietro Fittipaldi gets Haas F1 practice runs in Mexico and Abu Dhabi

Pietro Fittipaldi will return to the cockpit of a Haas Formula 1 car in Mexico City and Abu Dhabi when he drives in the FP1 sessions for the American squad.

F1 World Championship points after the 2022 Japanese GP Japanese GP
Video Inside

F1 World Championship points after the 2022 Japanese GP

Max Verstappen claimed the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship crown after winning his 12th race of the season in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Japanese GP to take title

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a rain-impacted, red-flagged and shortened Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka on Sunday to be crowned world champion for the second time.

F1 qualifying results: Max Verstappen takes Japanese GP pole Japanese GP
Video Inside

F1 qualifying results: Max Verstappen takes Japanese GP pole

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix, the 18th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 results: George Russell fastest in Japanese GP practice on Friday

Mercedes’ George Russell was fastest during Japanese Grand Prix practice at Suzuka on Friday, the 18th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

2022 Ford GT LM is final special edition model

The latest and final special-edition Ford GT celebrates the company’s 2016 win at Le Mans – it will begin delivering the 2022 Ford GT LM Edition this fall, with production wrapped up by the end of the year.

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 first drive review: Detroit’s Ferrari

The 2023 Z06 is arguably the best Chevrolet Corvette ever, and it got there by being more like a decade-old Ferrari.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Sergio Perez wins Singapore GP

Red Bull’s Sergio Perez won the Singapore Grand Prix at Marina Bay on Sunday, a rain-delayed race punctuated by safety cars for multiple crashes and breakdowns.

2022 F1 World Championship points after the Singapore GP

Charles Leclerc closed the gap on Max Verstappen’s lead in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring second place in the Singapore Grand Prix, but he has winner Sergio Perez now right behind him in the standings.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Singapore GP pole Singapore GP
Video Inside

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Singapore GP pole

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix, the 17th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship, during a thrilling qualifying session.

F1 results: Sainz fastest in Singapore GP practice on Friday

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz was fastest during Singapore Grand Prix practice at Marina Bay in Singapore on Friday, the 17th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Maserati reveals new Project24 images with track-only MC20

The MC20 isn't a true successor to the MC12, but much like the Ferrari Enzo-based supercar from the mid-2000s, it too is getting a track-only derivative.

Three all-new Porsche v Ferrari blockbusters

OPINION: Forget the movie Ford v Ferrari, there’s going to be an imminent remake of Porsche v Ferrari – only it’s not going to be on the silver screen but on the racetracks of the world… and the stock market.

2023 Nissan teases new Z GT4 Nismo race car

In collaboration with its high-performance Nismo division, Nissan is teasing on social media something new – a GT4-spec version of the new Z.