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Susie Wolff: "One Wolff in Formula One is enough!"
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Susie Wolff: "One Wolff in Formula One is enough!"

For the latest #ThinkingForward interview with leading figures from motorsport, Venturi Formula E team principal Susie Wolff comes home for this weekend’s London ePrix and looks into big decisions needed around the future of Formula E, the progress of women in motorsport, and her own plans for the future.

Graham Stoker: The quiet revolutionary running for FIA president
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Graham Stoker: The quiet revolutionary running for FIA president

In the latest part of the #ThinkingForward series, Graham Stoker has spoken about his decision to stand for the FIA presidency in the election to be held later this year.

Extreme E: Alejandro Agag says the world is now ready to listen
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Extreme E: Alejandro Agag says the world is now ready to listen

Alejandro Agag is celebrated as a pioneer of sustainable motorsport having created not one, but two electric racing series from scratch. Earlier this month he staged the inaugural Extreme E event, while Formula E is thriving in its seventh season. For the latest #ThinkingForward interview with motorsport’s leaders, we ask Agag how he sees Extreme E evolving and whether he believes that motorsport has successfully taken the opportunity of the Coronavirus crisis to reshape itself for the future?

Juan Pablo Montoya: Sprint races are the way forward for Formula One
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Juan Pablo Montoya: Sprint races are the way forward for Formula One

Juan Pablo Montoya lit up Formula One twenty years ago, has been an IndyCar champion and Indy500 winner, and is still active today competing in IndyCar and Le Mans.

Gerhard Berger on racing's future: "fans want to see a car that's a challenge"
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Gerhard Berger on racing's future: "fans want to see a car that's a challenge"

It is 30 years since Gerhard Berger was a teammate in Formula One to Ayrton Senna at McLaren Honda and today the Austrian is very active in motorsport as the boss of DTM. The series has undergone a huge transformation this year, with a change of regulations to GT3. Berger is also overseeing an ambitious program to create a 1,000 horsepower electric DTM car as one possible avenue for the future.

Faye Ho: British Superbikes' only female team owner on women in racing
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Faye Ho: British Superbikes' only female team owner on women in racing

If you thought car racing was a male-dominated sport, it’s nothing compared to motorbikes, where female participation at the rider, team management, and engineer level is very low. While there are programs in place to encourage female participation in cars, like FIA Girls on Track and powerful voices like Michele Mouton and Susie Wolff, bike racing has few parallels.

WRC future focused on Chinese manufacturers, hybrid cars and action
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WRC future focused on Chinese manufacturers, hybrid cars and action

The World Rally Championship kicks off on January 21-24 with the Monte Carlo Rally, part of a 12-date calendar that features first events for Croatia and Ypres as well as the return to the Safari Rally in Kenya.

Toto Wolff discusses the future of Formula 1, cost caps and more

With the retirement of Frank Williams this year, Toto Wolff is now the most successful active team principal in Formula 1. His range of motorsport responsibilities for Mercedes also includes Formula E, where rivals BMW and Audi made shock withdrawal announcements recently. So how does the seven-time world champion team boss see the future of both series and what is his view on what the motorsport of tomorrow will look like?

Motorsport.com survey: F1 fans want sustainability and diversity
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Motorsport.com survey: F1 fans want sustainability and diversity

F1 audience survey reveals overwhelming fan demand for sustainable racing.

F1 to stick with hybrid energy, says its head of strategy
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F1 to stick with hybrid energy, says its head of strategy

Formula 1 fans may not have heard of Yath Gangakumaran, but he is an influential figure in the future of the sport. As director of strategy and business development his role is to set the long-term direction for Formula 1, working with Chase Carey and, from January, the incoming CEO Stefano Domenicali.

Michele Mouton on Girls on Track: Women will win like I did
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Michele Mouton on Girls on Track: Women will win like I did

Michele Mouton is a true legend of our sport. Still the only woman to have won a world championship rallies, the sight of her wresting the mighty Audi Quattro and Peugeot 205 T16 in the 1980s, matching the top male rally drivers of the time, is as iconic as any moment of motorsport history.

Le Mans 24 Hours winner on a new esports series with a twist
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Le Mans 24 Hours winner on a new esports series with a twist

The virtual racing world of esports and sim racing has undergone two years’ worth of growth in a few months this year, thanks to the attention on it during the Covid lockdown. Real racing stopped and fans and drivers flocked to the virtual world. But where does it go next?

Extreme E unites Hamilton and I for good cause, says Rosberg
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Extreme E unites Hamilton and I for good cause, says Rosberg

Since his shock decision to retire as a driver after winning the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship, Nico Rosberg has remained in the public eye. And much of his activity has been focused on the electric and the sustainability agenda, as a shareholder of the all-electric FIA Formula E series and founder of the Greentech Festival.

Nathalie McGloin: Disabled racers are “doing incredible things”
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Nathalie McGloin: Disabled racers are “doing incredible things”

Nathalie McGloin is a disabled woman who races on equal terms against able bodied men in Porsches. As a teenager she broke her spine as a passenger in a road accident, now the car has brought her a new purpose.

F1 will soon be “the best it’s ever been”, says ex-Renault boss Bob Bell
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F1 will soon be “the best it’s ever been”, says ex-Renault boss Bob Bell

Bob Bell has enjoyed a stellar career as a top engineer in Formula 1 with McLaren, Benetton, Jordan, Renault and Mercedes. He was technical director at Renault during Fernando Alonso’s title winning years, then team principal after the departure of Flavio Briatore. And more recently was one of the architects of the current Mercedes F1 juggernaut.

IndyCar CEO Mark Miles: Future to see third constructor, digital offering
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IndyCar CEO Mark Miles: Future to see third constructor, digital offering

IndyCar has been in the news recently with an exciting new street race for 2021 announced in Nashville. Under the ownership of American racing legend Roger Penske, both the series and the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway have the foundations of a strong future ahead. So what does that future look like and what are the threats, beyond the current pandemic?

W Series boss Bond Muir’s quest to put a female driver in F1
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W Series boss Bond Muir’s quest to put a female driver in F1

After a successful 2019 debut season, W Series – the development championship for female race drivers – was forced to cancel its 2020 calendar due to Covid-19.

Why social justice and esports are so important to Formula E

Formula E, the all-electric single-seater series, was set up as the motorsport championship with a sense of purpose, to create a more sustainable future. As the world has changed dramatically this year, the series is well placed to capitalise.

The future of motorsport must be electric says WRX’s Paul Bellamy
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The future of motorsport must be electric says WRX’s Paul Bellamy

This weekend the World Rallycross Championship (WRX) restarts in Sweden, the season now set at seven rounds with the goal to have fans potentially in attendance from round three in Latvia.

What’s the future for one of racing’s ‘most risky’ sports?
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What’s the future for one of racing’s ‘most risky’ sports?

The legendary TT, the world's oldest motorcycle race, brings in around £7 million a year in revenues and economic benefit to the Isle of Man. This year it was cancelled due to the Coronavirus crisis, disappointing the 50,000 fans who attend the event and millions who follow it around the world.

Who should decide on the future of F1?
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Who should decide on the future of F1?

The Covid-19 crisis has given societies and industries around the world a powerful shock and motorsport has certainly not been immune.

BTCC boss Alan Gow on the future for touring car racing
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BTCC boss Alan Gow on the future for touring car racing

As the boss of the British Touring Car Championship as well as President of the FIA Touring Car Commission, Alan Gow is the most senior leader in the touring car world.

The future of F2 and F3: The Bruno Michel interview

In the latest part of the #thinkingforward series, Formula 2 and Formula 3 boss Bruno Michel reflects on how the two championships reacted to the COVID-19 crisis and how they plan for a sustainable future.

Could Twitch replace TV as the way to watch F1?

One of the positives from Formula 1’s lockdown has been seeing how much closer some drivers have got to their fans.

Steiner: F1 could have ditched reverse grids if they failed

Haas team principal Gunther Steiner thinks Formula 1 would have been strong enough to park talk of reverse grid races forever, if trials of it had proved to be a flop this year.

Steiner: F1 mustn't row back on cost cut plans
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Steiner: F1 mustn't row back on cost cut plans

Formula 1 must not row back on its recent drive to cut costs when the world's economic situation kicks back into gear, says Haas boss Gunther Steiner.

NASCAR restart has given IMSA real confidence - Doonan
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NASCAR restart has given IMSA real confidence - Doonan

The United States is the first country where pro-level motor racing has restarted with NASCAR leading the way and the other major series IndyCar and IMSA set to follow in the coming weeks.

Esports has seen "two years of growth in two months"

With the coronavirus crisis forcing motorsport and the wider world to grind to a halt, one aspect of racing has thrived with predictions for "two years' worth of growth in two months" in the Esports industry.

Abiteboul: Renault plans "very long" stay in racing
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Abiteboul: Renault plans "very long" stay in racing

Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul reckons that the 'new deal' for Formula 1 involving a wide-reaching package of measures aimed at cost control and levelling the competitive playing field is a victory for common sense and will be a boost to his French car manufacturer staying in the sport.

Ratel: Electric and customer racing will be the future
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Ratel: Electric and customer racing will be the future

Stephane Ratel believes the current coronavirus crisis is not only reshaping the 2020 season but also the direction of technology, with a future of electric and customer racing on the horizon.

Pirelli reveals complexity of F1's restart plans

Pirelli's head of Formula 1 and car racing Mario Isola has revealed the complex challenges that lie ahead for his company if grands prix are to restart in July, but he sees no insurmountable obstacle that could stop the sport getting the show back on the road.

Vergne: My dream for F1 and Formula E to merge in future
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Vergne: My dream for F1 and Formula E to merge in future

Jean-Eric Vergne believes a combination of Formula 1 and Formula E could be the future of motorsport as technology and sustainability focus develops from manufacturers.

F1 is ready to start but we’re bound to hit a glitch – Brown

McLaren team principal Zak Brown believes that a championship of 14 or 15 races at 10 venues is realistic to start the 2020 Formula 1 season.

Horner: F1 should consider short-term customer car option

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Formula 1 must look beyond a budget cap and consider 'bold' plans like customer cars in a bid to help all teams survive the coronavirus crisis.

Domenicali: We must take this chance to “reshape” the sport

Stefano Domenicali has said that it would be “criminal” for motorsport not to seize the opportunity presented by the current pandemic crisis to reset the sport for the future.

Insight: What’s the future for the Le Mans 24h and WEC?

For the latest in our series of #thinkingforward interviews with leaders from across motorsport Charles Bradley and James Allen discuss how the Le Mans 24 Hours and worldwide endurance racing will emerge from this pandemic crisis with Automobile Club de l’Ouest President Pierre Fillon and WEC CEO Gerard Neveu.

Agag warns of consolidation in the motorsport industry

Formula E chairman Alejandro Agag has warned that many motorsport series are at risk due to the current crisis and the industry will have to consolidate around a much smaller number of categories.

Todt: Motorsport will require new approach after pandemic

FIA President Jean Todt says that motorsport is facing a new reality and requires a new approach as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.