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Aston Martin’s new Formula 1 safety car and medical chase vehicle will make their debuts at this week’s pre-season test in Bahrain before being used in the opening grand prix of the season there on March 28.
Do you want to own the Toyota GR Super Sport that's the road-going version of the brand's entry in the new Le Mans Hypercar class? Well, not so fast because the automaker has a long questionnaire that interested owners have to fill out before the company decides whether to sell one to you.
Aston Martin F1 Team chief Otmar Szafnauer believes he can extract the best from four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel after his ill-starred final season with Ferrari in 2020.
The most successful driver in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours, Tom Kristensen, has released a new and updated English language version of his award-winning biography, Mr Le Mans.
Pietro Fittipaldi, who made his Formula 1 debut subbing for the injured Romain Grosjean at the end of 2020, will remain as Haas’s official test and reserve driver this season.
February 18, 2001 is NASCAR’s darkest day. At 17:16 Eastern Time, it was the moment that the sport lost one of its greatest and revered drivers of all time: Dale Earnhardt.
On February 18, 2001, seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Dale Earnhardt – the fearless ‘Intimidator’ – was in his element at Daytona International Speedway. While his own DEI team’s cars ran 1-2 towards the finish line, his famed #3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo was playing rear gunner to block any late runs from the chasing pack. As the cars tore through Turns 3 and 4 on that fateful final lap, Earnhardt maintained the strongarm tactics that encapsulated his persona… but his actions in those moments sadly proved to be his last.
The NASCAR Next Gen is the future generation of chassis to be used in the Cup Series and is aimed at making the cars more cost-effective for race teams and car manufacturers, while simultaneously enhancing driver safety.
Toyota Racing’s NASCAR chief David Wilson has revealed he’s in talks with two potential new team owners that are not currently involved in America’s premier stock car racing series.
Martin Truex Jr says work is required by Daytona to ensure that mud isn’t dragged onto the racing surface at its bus stop chicane ahead of the upcoming road course Cup race, after he wrecked from the lead in Tuesday night’s Busch Clash event.
Brad Keselowski says his frustration level at not being able to win the Daytona 500 is “pretty extreme” after being involved in a spectacular series of wrecks in NASCAR’s biggest race of the year.
Reigning NASCAR Cup series champion Chase Elliott and seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson have both aired their hopes to return to the Rolex 24 at Daytona in future, following their participation in this weekend’s event.
Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque says he had to drive the “race of my life” to keep ahead of Renger van der Zande in the closing stages of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, until the Dutchman was forced to pit with a puncture.
The pole-winning Whelen Engineering Action Express Racing Cadillac has been knocked out of contention from the Rolex 24 at Daytona lead fight after suffering a failure in its gearbox.
Defending Rolex 24 Hours champion Renger van der Zande says there’s some “crazy stuff” happening on track as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s season opener at Daytona goes into its closing stages.
Reigning NASCAR Cup champion and Rolex 24 at Daytona debutant Chase Elliott says his first race stint in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar series opener was “terrible” and fears that he damaged his car by hitting a curb.
BMW’s Bruno Spengler has refuted the blame for the bizarre GT Le Mans crash before the startline of the 2021 Rolex 24 at Daytona that forced the majority of the GT field to make a panicked avoidance.
Carlos Sainz says his first test as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver was “a day I will never forget” as he drove a 2018-spec SF71H for over 100 laps of the Fiorano test track on Wednesday.
Ferrari Formula 1 hero Jean Alesi has described his emotions as he watched son Giuliano get his first taste of an F1 car at the Fiorano test track on Monday morning.
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc turned his first Formula 1 laps of 2021 at the Fiorano test track on Tuesday, ahead of new teammate Carlos Sainz getting his maiden run on Wednesday.
NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott says he’s beginning to push his own limits ahead of his debut in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this weekend.
Ferrari Driver Academy members Giuliano Alesi and Marcus Armstrong got their first taste of Formula 1 at Fiorano on Monday – with Alesi having his maiden test some 30 years on from his father Jean’s first-ever run with the Scuderia.
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.
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.
Wayne Taylor says his eponymous team’s preparations for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona have been “complete chaos” due to the late-ending, Covid-hit 2020 schedule, a more compressed test/race weekend and switching car from Cadillac to Acura in the off-season.
Jean Alesi made an immediate impact in Formula 1 when he arrived with Tyrrell, but his decision to join Ferrari instead of a resurgent Williams for 1991 was ill-judged as the Scuderia became engulfed with political in-fighting that resulted from an underdeveloped car...
Both Yamaha and Dakar Rally organisers are investigating the retirement of Andrew Short on Day 2 of the 2021 event, to ascertain whether the fuel supply became contaminated by water on Monday’s stage.
Former IndyCar star and Paralympic hero Alex Zanardi has made positive steps towards recovery and is responding to outside stimuli, according to an Italian media report.
Sir Frank Williams has been admitted to hospital, and is in a stable condition, the renowned former Formula 1 team principal’s family has announced.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from pole position for the final round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season, after beating the Mercedes duo to P1 in a thrilling Q3 session.
AJ Foyt's career is one very few can beat in terms of success and none can rival for longevity. In an article originally published in Autosport magazine on 26 August 2010, Charles Bradley rewinds the clock with the American legend to tell his amazing story…
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas will start the Sakhir Grand Prix from pole position for the 16th round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season in Bahrain, after just beating new teammate George Russell by 0.026s.
Haas driver Romain Grosjean returned to the Bahrain Formula 1 paddock on Thursday, just four days after his horrific fiery crash, and met two key firefighters to say “thank you for saving my life”.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position for the 15th round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season at Sakhir.
The organisers of the final round of the FIA World Rallycross championship have confirmed that the event, scheduled for December 12-13 at the Nurburgring, has been cancelled “In light of continued health concerns regarding COVID-19”.
Lance Stroll will start the Turkish Grand Prix from pole position for Racing Point, the 14th round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season, after a dramatic qualifying session at Istanbul Park.
Max Verstappen topped a bizarre opening day of Turkish Grand Prix practice at Istanbul Park for Red Bull on Friday, with drivers suffering a huge lack of grip as F1 returned to Turkey for the first time since 2011.
Billionaire NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick has revealed that both newly-crowned Cup Series champion Chase Elliott and seven-time champ Jimmie Johnson will contest next year’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, before admitting “maybe I jumped the gun on that”.
Codemasters, the official Formula 1 video game developer, is the subject of a $973 million buyout offer from American videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.
Valtteri Bottas will start the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix from pole position for Mercedes, the 13th round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season, at Imola.
“You can’t hear me? Hey n*****” Those fateful words uttered by Kyle Larson, spoken into his esports headset on April 12, were directed at his sim racing spotter – but instead they quickly became amplified around the world via social media, including his own Twitch stream.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton will start the Portuguese Grand Prix from pole position, the 12th round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season, at Portimao ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas.
Chase Briscoe has revealed how Tony Stewart pranked him with hidden cameras when he was told he’d be racing in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021 – and for a hero that Briscoe used to dress up as to play the NASCAR video game.
Erik Jones has signed for Richard Petty Motorsports to replace Bubba Wallace in the famed #43 car in 2021 NASCAR Cup Series.