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Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet ace Pato O’Ward says he’s proud of his 2021 season, but admits he’s disappointed that the team is not yet quite level with Chip Ganassi Racing.
Romain Grosjean says he “felt a bit like Alex Zanardi” after his stunning drive to the podium that included him pulling off some wild overtaking maneuvers at one of the most famed corner sequences on the IndyCar calendar.
Alex Palou says that his commanding lead heading to the NTT IndyCar Series finale in Long Beach won’t alter his approach to race hard, race smart.
Firestone GP of Monterey winner Colton Herta says he’s in two minds over the rule that allows would-be lapped runners to hold up the leaders in order to stay on the lead lap.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s two-time champion Josef Newgarden is gunning for runner-up in the championship in Long Beach, after seeing his title hopes fade away, despite a strong drive in Laguna Seca.
Colton Herta scored his second win of the IndyCar season leading 91 of 95 laps, as Alex Palou extended his points lead with runner-up finish and Romain Grosjean charged to third.
Kyle Kirkwood scored his second straight Laguna Seca victory by 26 seconds, although title rival David Malukas limited the damage to the points margin by claiming runner-up spot.
Four-time British Touring Car champion Colin Turkington added to his reputation as the ‘King of Croft’ by scoring his 13th BTCC win at the North Yorkshire circuit in the third race of the day.
Aric Almirola was right on the edge of playoff advancement at Bristol Motor Speedway, but an ill-handling race car and older tires kept him from doing so.
Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi hit the top of the times in a gray Sunday morning IndyCar warm-up that was disrupted by a red flag for Callum Ilott spinning off at Turn 6.
Suzuki’s Joan Mir admits he is “a bit angry” at the 2021 MotoGP title slipping from his grasp as he believes “I’m a better rider” than in 2020.
IndyCar has announced its 17-race 2022 schedule, which sees Iowa become the only double-header, and the season-opener at St. Petersburg moving to February.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says he almost crashed several times in the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix but ‘enjoys’ being “fully on the limit” despite having to defend a championship lead.
Triple World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson claimed his first victory of the 2021 campaign on the second day of a double-header weekend in Latvia.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia admits he was “terrified” in the final laps of Sunday’s MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix about repeating the crash which robbed him of Misano victory in 2020.
Ferrari Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz said he was happy to see his old McLaren team end its winless streak at the Italian Grand Prix, despite the result being a big blow to Ferrari in the championship.
Jake Hill broke his 2021 wins duck in style in the second British Touring Car Championship race at Croft by sailing to victory as war broke out behind him.
Enea Bastianini says overtaking “the boss of MotoGP” Marc Marquez on his way to a maiden MotoGP podium in the San Marino Grand Prix was “fantastic”.
Arrow Electronics has renewed its multi-year contract with the McLaren SP IndyCar Series team, and McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says that its ex-F1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne is a possible driver for its expansion to a third car as soon as next season.
Michael Ruben Rinaldi beat Toprak Razgatlioglu to victory in a red-flagged final World Superbike race of the Barcelona weekend, as Jonathan Rea lost the points lead with a laboured run to sixth place.
The Panoz GT programme wasn't a fashionable pick for an ex-Formula 1 driver in 1997, and McLaren appeared a much better bet for David Brabham. But against the odds, he linked up with the American marque and forged a winning partnership that would last for over half a decade.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia fended off a hard-charging Fabio Quartararo to claim a stunning home MotoGP win at the San Marino Grand Prix, as rookie Enea Bastianini took his maiden podium.
Mercedes driver Lucas Auer claimed his first victory of the 2021 DTM season at Assen after holding off championship leader Liam Lawson in the closing stages of Sunday's second race.
The transformation in Daniel Ricciardo’s Formula 1 season from the woes before the summer break to his Italian Grand Prix victory was something no one could have predicted.
Raul Fernandez battled through a wrist injury to claim back-to-back victories in Moto2 after fending off Ajo Motorsport teammate Remy Gardner in the San Marino Grand Prix.
OPINION: The 2021 Formula E campaign was one without a narrative for much of the season, with no single car or driver able to break away from the pack. That makes choosing a top 10 especially difficult, particularly as the qualifying format meant some worthy performers were unable to enjoy their day in the sun.
Leopard’s Dennis Foggia claimed back-to-back Moto3 victories after benefitting from a late crash for long-time leader Romano Fenati in the San Marino Grand Prix, as Pedro Acosta struggled to seventh.
Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea fended off World Superbike title rival Toprak Razgatlioglu in a dramatic Superpole race in Barcelona, which was red-flagged following a collision between Chaz Davies and Lucas Mahias.
Lucas Auer put Mercedes on pole position for the second DTM race at Assen, topping Sunday’s qualifying from BMW’s Marco Wittmann and new championship leader Liam Lawson.
Toto Wolff believes Formula 1 has too much responsibility to “freestyle” changes to the regulations amid continued discussions about sprint races and the format of grand prix weekends.
Kevin Harvick was looking for his first win of the season, but Chase Elliott wasn’t going to make it easy.
With some unintentional help from an angry Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson stole a win at Bristol Saturday night that seemed like it belonged to Kevin Harvick.
Colton Herta believes that the increased race length for this year’s Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey will cause major issues for several IndyCar drivers.
Colton Herta delivered a brilliant pole position for Andretti Autosport, beating teammate Alexander Rossi by 0.1957sec for his second straight Laguna Seca pole and the seventh of his IndyCar career.
Andretti Autosport's Kyle Kirkwood wrested the Indy Lights points lead away from David Malukas with his eighth win of the season as the erstwhile championship leader could only finish fourth.
Maverick Vinales says qualifying on the Aprilia MotoGP bike is “still complicated” for him and admits that he'd expected to be higher than 10th on the grid for the San Marino Grand Prix.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s rookie Scott McLaughlin ducked under the 71sec barrier to top second practice at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in a session interrupted by two red flags.
Helio Castroneves said he would love the opportunity to work with former Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud at Meyer Shank Racing-Honda in 2022.
MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo admits he is “struggling much more than usual” in qualifying at the San Marino Grand Prix, despite putting his Yamaha third on the grid.
Williams Formula 1 boss Jost Capito says the Italian Grand Prix gave a strong indication of how much progress the Grove team has made on race pace of late.
Niclas Gronholm put poor fortune in the opening three rounds of the World Rallycross Championship behind him to bounce back with a commanding victory at round four in Latvia.
Jack Miller says he is “happy to play blocker’ for Ducati teammate Francesco Bagnaia in Sunday’s MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix, should the poleman break away at the front.
Valentino Rossi says he’s “very frustrated” with the crash in qualifying for the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix which ultimately left him 23rd on the grid for his home race.
Aiden Moffat grabbed the first British Touring Car Championship pole position of his career at the culmination of a dramatic qualifying session at Croft.
MotoGP world champion Joan Mir is critical of Marc Marquez using other riders as a reference to make lap times during the San Marino Grand Prix weekend.
Scott Redding says he was taking a 'win-or-bust' approach to the closing stages of the Barcelona World Superbike opener after completing a remarkable recovery from ninth to win.
Six-time and reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon has confirmed he’s prepared to work for teammate Alex Palou should he himself be eliminated from championship contention this weekend.
Scott Redding scored a remarkable victory in the opening World Superbike race of the weekend at Barcelona, recovering from ninth place in wet conditions to lead home an all-Ducati podium.
Francesco Bagnaia snatched back-to-back MotoGP poles after topping San Marino Grand Prix qualifying with a new lap record to head a Ducati 1-2, while Fabio Quartararo crashed late on.
Factory BMW driver Marco Wittmann clinched his second victory of the 2021 season at Assen, as Liam Lawson snatched the points lead following a nightmare race for Kelvin van der Linde.
Alex Albon joked that he owes George Russell “a couple of beers” for his help in getting a Formula 1 seat with Williams, but said he was almost “too supportive”.
M-Sport has announced that Adrien Fourmaux will be partnered with Alexandre Coria for the World Rally Championship’s visit to Rally Finland next month.
BMW rider Tom Sykes put an end to Jonathan Rea's streak of World Superbike pole positions by beating Toprak Razgatlioglu to the top spot in qualifying at Barcelona.
Having learned the ropes in GT3 alongside Rene Rast, Kelvin van der Linde is in line to take up the three-time champion's baton as Audi's new DTM king. From humble origins in South Africa, it's been a remarkable journey so far for the current series leader, but he knows that the 2021 title is a long way from settled just yet.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia topped a tight third practice for the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix as Marc Marquez will have to go through Q1 in qualifying after a late crash.