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Formula E's 'lost world champions' will be a unique footnote in the history of the series. But it is a small price to pay for FE's latest step forward to greater prominence in motorsport
The opening part of last weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix featured a long segment where DRS did not work. For a time, it completely changed the face of the race, but it also exposed an uncomfortable truth for some Formula 1 fans
The Hollywood blockbuster that brought the story of Ken Miles, Carroll Shelby and Le Mans 1966 to the silver screen was so good that it’s crying out for a sequel, says Charles Bradley.
Sebastien Ogier is set to make his third new start in four years at the 2020 Monte Carlo Rally, following the confirmation of his deal to join Toyota. But with the six-time champion's retirement coming fast, he won't hold back from calling out mistakes
Director James Mangold decided to make Ford v Ferrari not because he thought it would be a huge box office success, but because he loved the story and wished to revel in his art. We motorsport-'experts'-turned-film-critics would be smart to remember that, says David Malsher.
Pierre Gasly is almost unrecognisable from the driver who left Red Bull no choice but to demote him. While his response to that has been outstanding, he must do more if he is to fulfil the promise his talent offers
Forget the stewards' verdict that blame was equal in the Ferrari drivers' Interlagos clash - this was clearly another example of one of Sebastian Vettel's flaws. What Ferrari does - or doesn't do - next will have long-running repercussions
The recent introduction of a tyre wear graphic on Formula 1 TV broadcasts appeared to mostly prompt annoyance and confusion. Was that fair?
With Christian Bale and Matt Damon in the lead roles of Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby respectively, the ‘Ford v Ferrari’ movie – a.k.a. ‘Le Mans ’66’ in Europe – opens on Friday, Nov. 15 across the U.S. David Malsher explains why it’s a must-see for motorsport aficionados and how it could turn a wider audience on to the magic of racing.
News that Peugeot will join the FIA World Endurance Championship grid in 2022 is just the tonic the series needed at a time doubts were beginning to surface about the hypercar concept, writes Jamie Klein.
Rebellion broke Toyota's stranglehold on the WEC at Shanghai, but the series just swapped domination by one car for domination by another. The LMP1 success handicaps are creating variety but not decent racing, says Gary Watkins.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2019 title with two races to spare, continuing Formula 1's drought of title deciders. The series would be justified in tweaking its points system to help matters.
By acquiring Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series, Roger Penske has landed his greatest deal, and now faces one of his toughest jobs. But there is no better man to provide the adrenaline shot needed by U.S. open-wheel racing, writes David Malsher.
Barely an hour after he had sealed his sixth Formula 1 world title with second place in the US Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton faced the media for his champion's press conference. In doing so, he revealed his humanity perhaps more than ever before
It’s hard to believe it, but yesterday a well-organized group of elderly ladies gave a global sport and a multiple Superbowl-winning NFL franchise a lesson in how to make your point. They influenced a county commission meeting that made the Miami Grand Prix far less likely to happen than planned in 2021.
How does an IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship racer who was arguably the best in class in 2019 – and whose erstwhile engineer ranks him with two modern-day IndyCar legends – end up still seeking a ride for 2020 as we head into November? David Malsher makes the case for Richard Westbrook.
Motorsport.com’s Global Editor-in-Chief Charles Bradley gives his views as Lewis Hamilton produced another champion drive at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, albeit it without wrapping up his sixth Formula 1 world title in Mexico on Sunday.
And the next manufacturer in NASCAR is…? Until recently, that question could be answered by another – ‘When is Dodge coming back?’ But a revised NASCAR technical ethos, and some broader-minded thinking about what the future of the sport should look like, has opened up its game perhaps like never before.
Formula 1's push for three reverse-grid races in 2020 hit the buffers when the teams rejected the idea. By delaying the latest change to improve the racing spectacle, self-interested teams have proved they fear change
Why is Ferrari's Formula 1 engine being scrutinised? How did Racing Point find out about Renault's brake bias system? Is Sebastian Vettel any good at car development? Our ex-F1 technical director answers these questions and more
As Formula 1 heads to its next era, fears of a GP1 'spec series' are surfacing among team bosses and designers. But will F1's 2021 push close down creativity and create cars that all look the same?