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Tom Howard

Tom Howard is a News Editor working across both Autosport.com and Motorsport.com websites. Starting out as a sports reporter in local newspapers, Tom focussed on motorsport covering several national championships in the UK, including the BTCC. 

After a period working as a freelance journalist, Tom moved to Australia in 2013 landing a job at leading Australian motorsport news outlet speedcafe.com, covering international motorsport events including F1, WRC and Supercars. Progressing to Editor in 2017, Tom was named Motorsport Australia Journalist of the Year for his work. He is also a two-time winner of Supercars Journalist of The Year (2017,2019) and a Supercars Championship Media Award winner in 2019.

Tom moved back to his native UK in 2020, firstly working in BTCC, before joining Autosport and motorsport.com in 2021.

Latest articles by Tom Howard

WRC legend Petter Solberg set for rally comeback in ERC

WRC legend Petter Solberg set for rally comeback in ERC

ERC
ERC
WRC legend Petter Solberg set for rally comeback in ERC
Inside Hyundai's rally-meets-Nurburgring challenge

Inside Hyundai's rally-meets-Nurburgring challenge

WRC
WRC
Inside Hyundai's rally-meets-Nurburgring challenge
Hyundai’s plan to help Tanak unlock potential from WRC car

Hyundai’s plan to help Tanak unlock potential from WRC car

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Hyundai’s plan to help Tanak unlock potential from WRC car
WRC's 2025 rule change will create “pretty crap” car - Hyundai's Abiteboul

WRC's 2025 rule change will create “pretty crap” car - Hyundai's Abiteboul

WRC
WRC
WRC's 2025 rule change will create “pretty crap” car - Hyundai's Abiteboul
Has the WRC finally turned a corner in its promotion pursuit?

Has the WRC finally turned a corner in its promotion pursuit?

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Has the WRC finally turned a corner in its promotion pursuit?
Schumacher F1 watches top $4 million after cyber-attack delays auction

Schumacher F1 watches top $4 million after cyber-attack delays auction

Formula 1
Formula 1
Emilia Romagna GP
Schumacher F1 watches top $4 million after cyber-attack delays auction
Evans feels “new ideas” are required after WRC Portugal struggles

Evans feels “new ideas” are required after WRC Portugal struggles

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Evans feels “new ideas” are required after WRC Portugal struggles
The latest Ogier record amid Portuguese drama for the WRC title fighters

The latest Ogier record amid Portuguese drama for the WRC title fighters

Prime
WRC
Prime
WRC
Rally Portugal
The latest Ogier record amid Portuguese drama for the WRC title fighters
Tanak not far from “being in the fight” after Portugal WRC victory challenge

Tanak not far from “being in the fight” after Portugal WRC victory challenge

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Tanak not far from “being in the fight” after Portugal WRC victory challenge
Neuville stunned by almost “impossible” result in WRC Rally Portugal

Neuville stunned by almost “impossible” result in WRC Rally Portugal

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Neuville stunned by almost “impossible” result in WRC Rally Portugal
Ogier: Surpassing Markku Alen’s WRC Portugal record “means a lot”

Ogier: Surpassing Markku Alen’s WRC Portugal record “means a lot”

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Ogier: Surpassing Markku Alen’s WRC Portugal record “means a lot”
WRC Portugal: Ogier makes history with record sixth Portugal win

WRC Portugal: Ogier makes history with record sixth Portugal win

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Ogier makes history with record sixth Portugal win
WRC Portugal: Ogier holds rally lead, Evans hit by overheating drama

WRC Portugal: Ogier holds rally lead, Evans hit by overheating drama

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Ogier holds rally lead, Evans hit by overheating drama
What the teams made of WRC’s vision to improve promotion

What the teams made of WRC’s vision to improve promotion

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
What the teams made of WRC’s vision to improve promotion
WRC Portugal: Ogier responds to Tanak challenge to lead into final day

WRC Portugal: Ogier responds to Tanak challenge to lead into final day

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Ogier responds to Tanak challenge to lead into final day
Rovanpera explains WRC Portugal exit from the lead

Rovanpera explains WRC Portugal exit from the lead

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Rovanpera explains WRC Portugal exit from the lead
WRC Portugal: Ogier back in front after Tanak suffers puncture

WRC Portugal: Ogier back in front after Tanak suffers puncture

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Ogier back in front after Tanak suffers puncture
WRC Promoter sets “clear roadmap” for 2026 USA event

WRC Promoter sets “clear roadmap” for 2026 USA event

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Promoter sets “clear roadmap” for 2026 USA event
WRC Portugal: Rovanpera rolls handing Ogier the lead

WRC Portugal: Rovanpera rolls handing Ogier the lead

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Rovanpera rolls handing Ogier the lead
Evans: Driving to smartphone WRC pacenotes “almost as good as normal”

Evans: Driving to smartphone WRC pacenotes “almost as good as normal”

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Evans: Driving to smartphone WRC pacenotes “almost as good as normal”
WRC Portugal: Rovanpera, Ogier split by a second, Evans suffers pacenote issue

WRC Portugal: Rovanpera, Ogier split by a second, Evans suffers pacenote issue

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Rovanpera, Ogier split by a second, Evans suffers pacenote issue
WRC Promoter to set out vision for the future

WRC Promoter to set out vision for the future

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Promoter to set out vision for the future
WRC Portugal: Katsuta leads as inspired Neuville impresses

WRC Portugal: Katsuta leads as inspired Neuville impresses

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Katsuta leads as inspired Neuville impresses
The rally test that could provide motorsport's fossil free fuel "end game" solution

The rally test that could provide motorsport's fossil free fuel "end game" solution

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
The rally test that could provide motorsport's fossil free fuel "end game" solution
Mercedes faces "very difficult" F1 recovery after taking "wrong turns" - Lowe

Mercedes faces "very difficult" F1 recovery after taking "wrong turns" - Lowe

Formula 1
Formula 1
Mercedes faces "very difficult" F1 recovery after taking "wrong turns" - Lowe
WRC Portugal: Neuville tames Super Special to claim early lead

WRC Portugal: Neuville tames Super Special to claim early lead

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC Portugal: Neuville tames Super Special to claim early lead
WRC drivers expect Portugal to deliver "most competitive" victory fight

WRC drivers expect Portugal to deliver "most competitive" victory fight

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
WRC drivers expect Portugal to deliver "most competitive" victory fight
Toyota not “expecting too many changes” to WRC technical rules for 2025

Toyota not “expecting too many changes” to WRC technical rules for 2025

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Toyota not “expecting too many changes” to WRC technical rules for 2025
Gravel season “definitely” an opportunity for Tanak to ignite WRC title bid

Gravel season “definitely” an opportunity for Tanak to ignite WRC title bid

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Gravel season “definitely” an opportunity for Tanak to ignite WRC title bid
WRC Sardinia schedule sheds light on part-time driver programmes

WRC Sardinia schedule sheds light on part-time driver programmes

WRC
WRC
Rally Italy
WRC Sardinia schedule sheds light on part-time driver programmes
Evans: 2025 WRC Rally1 prototype “not so exciting” after first test

Evans: 2025 WRC Rally1 prototype “not so exciting” after first test

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Evans: 2025 WRC Rally1 prototype “not so exciting” after first test
Toyota shuffles its WRC manufacturer points scorers for Portugal

Toyota shuffles its WRC manufacturer points scorers for Portugal

WRC
WRC
Rally Portugal
Toyota shuffles its WRC manufacturer points scorers for Portugal
Stellantis motorsport chief gives verdict on WRC future vision

Stellantis motorsport chief gives verdict on WRC future vision

WRC
WRC
Stellantis motorsport chief gives verdict on WRC future vision
FIA: WRC regulations debate won’t affect 2025 tyre development

FIA: WRC regulations debate won’t affect 2025 tyre development

WRC
WRC
FIA: WRC regulations debate won’t affect 2025 tyre development
WRC looking to add F1-style team radio to TV broadcasts

WRC looking to add F1-style team radio to TV broadcasts

WRC
WRC
WRC looking to add F1-style team radio to TV broadcasts
Auction raises more than €50K for Craig Breen Foundation

Auction raises more than €50K for Craig Breen Foundation

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
Auction raises more than €50K for Craig Breen Foundation
Ford simulator boosting M-Sport WRC Puma performances

Ford simulator boosting M-Sport WRC Puma performances

WRC
WRC
Ford simulator boosting M-Sport WRC Puma performances
The eight minutes of madness that saw Ogier strike in Croatia

The eight minutes of madness that saw Ogier strike in Croatia

Prime
WRC
Prime
WRC
Rally Croatia
The eight minutes of madness that saw Ogier strike in Croatia
FIA not at war with manufacturers over 2025 WRC technical rules

FIA not at war with manufacturers over 2025 WRC technical rules

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
FIA not at war with manufacturers over 2025 WRC technical rules
ERC star Sesks secures WRC Rally1 graduation with M-Sport

ERC star Sesks secures WRC Rally1 graduation with M-Sport

WRC
WRC
ERC star Sesks secures WRC Rally1 graduation with M-Sport
Evans: New points system offered “zero reward” from “mega” WRC battle

Evans: New points system offered “zero reward” from “mega” WRC battle

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
Evans: New points system offered “zero reward” from “mega” WRC battle
Neuville: WRC Croatia not a “disaster” after final day error

Neuville: WRC Croatia not a “disaster” after final day error

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
Neuville: WRC Croatia not a “disaster” after final day error
WRC Croatia: Ogier victorious after final-day drama for Evans, Neuville

WRC Croatia: Ogier victorious after final-day drama for Evans, Neuville

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC Croatia: Ogier victorious after final-day drama for Evans, Neuville
WRC Croatia: Ogier takes shock lead as Neuville, Evans crash

WRC Croatia: Ogier takes shock lead as Neuville, Evans crash

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC Croatia: Ogier takes shock lead as Neuville, Evans crash
The unusual extra motivational bet that capped Neuville’s WRC Croatia display

The unusual extra motivational bet that capped Neuville’s WRC Croatia display

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
The unusual extra motivational bet that capped Neuville’s WRC Croatia display
 WRC Croatia: Relentless Neuville fends off Evans to hold narrow lead

WRC Croatia: Relentless Neuville fends off Evans to hold narrow lead

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC Croatia: Relentless Neuville fends off Evans to hold narrow lead
WRC Croatia: Neuville edges clear of Evans, Ogier in pursuit

WRC Croatia: Neuville edges clear of Evans, Ogier in pursuit

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC Croatia: Neuville edges clear of Evans, Ogier in pursuit
Latvala: Neuville, Evans tied for WRC Croatia lead "something special"

Latvala: Neuville, Evans tied for WRC Croatia lead "something special"

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
Latvala: Neuville, Evans tied for WRC Croatia lead "something special"
WRC Croatia: Neuville, Evans tied for the lead after eight stages

WRC Croatia: Neuville, Evans tied for the lead after eight stages

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC Croatia: Neuville, Evans tied for the lead after eight stages
WRC Croatia: Neuville sets the pace to lead title rival Evans

WRC Croatia: Neuville sets the pace to lead title rival Evans

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC Croatia: Neuville sets the pace to lead title rival Evans
Hyundai enacts contingency plan after WRC Kenya fuel issue

Hyundai enacts contingency plan after WRC Kenya fuel issue

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
Hyundai enacts contingency plan after WRC Kenya fuel issue
WRC 2025 rules limbo creating “critical” situation for teams

WRC 2025 rules limbo creating “critical” situation for teams

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
WRC 2025 rules limbo creating “critical” situation for teams
Why tough love has allowed Fourmaux to reach new WRC heights

Why tough love has allowed Fourmaux to reach new WRC heights

WRC
WRC
Why tough love has allowed Fourmaux to reach new WRC heights
Ireland’s bid to rejoin the WRC in 2025 halted

Ireland’s bid to rejoin the WRC in 2025 halted

WRC
WRC
Ireland’s bid to rejoin the WRC in 2025 halted
Toyota to field Ogier and Rovanpera in WRC Portugal line-up

Toyota to field Ogier and Rovanpera in WRC Portugal line-up

WRC
WRC
Toyota to field Ogier and Rovanpera in WRC Portugal line-up
Max McRae scores maiden European Rally Championship triumph

Max McRae scores maiden European Rally Championship triumph

ERC
ERC
Max McRae scores maiden European Rally Championship triumph
Why Craig Breen will be remembered for his "heart on sleeve" approach

Why Craig Breen will be remembered for his "heart on sleeve" approach

WRC
WRC
Why Craig Breen will be remembered for his "heart on sleeve" approach
Hyundai to mark Breen anniversary with tribute livery, charity auction support

Hyundai to mark Breen anniversary with tribute livery, charity auction support

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
Hyundai to mark Breen anniversary with tribute livery, charity auction support
M-Sport set to debut WRC Puma upgrade in Croatia

M-Sport set to debut WRC Puma upgrade in Croatia

WRC
WRC
Rally Croatia
M-Sport set to debut WRC Puma upgrade in Croatia
FIA confident of “collaborative solutions” to WRC teams' 2025 concerns

FIA confident of “collaborative solutions” to WRC teams' 2025 concerns

WRC
WRC
FIA confident of “collaborative solutions” to WRC teams' 2025 concerns

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