David Malsher-Lopez

David Malsher-Lopez is’s U.S. editor, covering the NTT IndyCar Series and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Since completing journalism college in 1994, he has worked for Autosport, TRMG, Motor Sport, Autosport (again) and Racer, before joining in 2015… where he has found himself enjoying a third spell writing for Autosport. Over the course of those 27 years, he has served as a journalist, sub-editor, features editor, deputy editor and editor. In 2015, he also wrote Will Power’s biography. David lives with his wife Sophia in California and when not writing about racing, he will be found reading about planes and classic cars, attending airshows, listening to a wide variety of music or watching cop shows from the ’70s. He intends to one day own a grand piano, an Airedale terrier and a vintage Pontiac. He doesn’t do Facebook and doesn’t understand Instagram but can be found @DavidMalsher on Twitter.

Latest articles by David Malsher-Lopez


Honda: Tough F1 return critical for building title fight form

Honda says the "tough" experience it first endured on its Formula 1 return in 2015 was critical for delivering the breakthrough needed to make it a title contender now.

IndyCar video game proves visionary Penske is ideal series owner
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IndyCar video game proves visionary Penske is ideal series owner

Today’s announcement that Roger Penske and Penske Entertainment have boosted the IndyCar Series’ profile and its audience’s horizons with a new video game comes as no surprise.

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.

Penske non-committal on Supercars future

Team Penske isn't ready to publicly commit to its Supercars programme beyond the end of the current season.'s top IMSA drivers of 2019

In this special feature, we pick out the 12 outstanding drivers of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, across both Prototypes and the GT divisions.

Frost, Shields dominate at Lucas Oil Raceway

Danial Frost led from flag to flag for Exclusive Autosport to conquer the fifth round of the Indy Pro 2000 Championship, while Cameron Shields emerged victorious in USF2000 for Newman Wachs Racing, around the 0.686-mile Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, IN.

McLaren wary of "chicken-and-egg" scenario with WEC

McLaren CEO Zak Brown says the British marque is still interested in joining the FIA World Endurance Championship's hypercar class, but is cautious of what he calls a "chicken-and-egg" situation.

Penske: Supercars title 'opens door' for McLaughlin NASCAR switch

Scott McLaughlin's sensational Supercars title win 'opens the door' for a future move into NASCAR, according to legendary team boss Roger Penske.