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Indy 500: VeeKay leads after first qualifying runs

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay took full advantage of the favorable temperatures at the start of the day to set the third fastest qualifying run in Indy history, but there was major trouble for several of the stars, including Helio Castroneves, Colton Herta and Marco Andretti.

F2 Spain: Drugovich dominates to take second victory of season

Felipe Drugovich took his second FIA Formula 2 win of the season in the Barcelona sprint race, taking the lead off the line to finish two seconds clear of Ayumu Iwasa.

Extra Thunderbirds flypast replaces balloon-release at Indy 500

The once-traditional balloon-release in the pre-race activities at the Indianapolis 500 will not occur this year, and has been replaced by an extra flypast by the U.S. Air Force's legendary Thunderbirds.

Indy 500: Carpenter, Dixon head last practice before qualifying

Ed Carpenter turned the fastest lap of the final practice session before the qualifying runs commence, but Scott Dixon ran the best unassisted single lap and also the best four-lap average without a tow.

F3 Spain: Vidales holds off Crawford for maiden win at home

David Vidales took his maiden FIA Formula 3 win on home soil in Barcelona, leading the sprint race from lights to flag despite a strong challenge from Jak Crawford.

Autopolis Super Formula: Nojiri scores third pole in a row

Reigning Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri scored his third successive pole position for this weekend's fourth round of the season at Autopolis, further stretching his points lead.

Super Formula to try simulating V8 engine sound in next test

Super Formula will try and emulate the sound of a V8 engine in its next scheduled test for its development cars at Sugo next month.

Indy 500: Kanaan sets best four-lap average on Fast Friday

Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Tony Kanaan went to the top of the four-lap average speeds in the final five minutes of Fast Friday, as drivers dealt with horrendously windy conditions.

Qualifying for Indy 500? It’s complicated… and now earlier, too

This year’s Indy 500 qualifying procedure will provide thrills but the tweaks have made things more complicated for teams and engine manufacturers. Now potential weather problems have brought the schedule forward.

O'Ward: Indy’s wind-blasted Fast Friday “a bit terrifying”

Halfway through a very difficult Fast Friday, Alexander Rossi has turned the fastest single lap, but Pato O’Ward is the only driver to have set a full four-lap run with an average over 230mph.

Johnson has lucky escape at Indy after smacking Turn 2 wall

Indy 500 rookie Jimmie Johnson has suffered his first slap of the SAFER barrier in an IndyCar at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but his car survived the strike relatively unharmed.

F2 Spain: Doohan beats Vips to Barcelona pole

Jack Doohan took his second FIA Formula 2 pole in four rounds in Barcelona despite a last-ditch attempt by Juri Vips to snatch away the top spot.

Cindric: Positives and negatives to loss of fourth Penske at Indy

Team Penske-Chevrolet president Tim Cindric says reducing to three cars for the 2022 season has had upsides and downsides in preparation for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500.

F3 Spain: Stanek snatches maiden pole from Martins

Roman Stanek snatched his first FIA Formula 3 pole in Barcelona, knocking championship leader Victor Martins off the top of the timesheet at the last second.

Indy 500 trophy: What's it called? Why does it have faces? & more

When a driver wins the Indianapolis 500, he doesn’t just put his name in the record books: he gets his effigy in sterling silver on the world’s most iconic sports trophy.

Alesi's style 'impossible to compare' to TOM'S teammate Miyata

Giuliano Alesi can't be directly compared to his TOM'S teammate Ritomo Miyata in Super Formula because of the pair's wildly differing driving styles, according to the Frenchman's race engineer.

How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape Prime

How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape

With just five points separating the top five after two rounds, FIA Formula 3 looks set for another thrilling season in 2022. But who stands the best chance of pulling away from that pack, and who are the contenders bubbling under?

How Toyota's brightest Super Formula hope got his groove back Prime

How Toyota's brightest Super Formula hope got his groove back

Having won the SUPER GT title for the TOM'S Toyota squad last year, Sho Tsuboi endured a miserable Super Formula campaign alongside, managing just six points all year. But after going back to basics with the Inging team over the off-season, Tsuboi looks revitalised in his pursuit of Japan's top single-seater crown

How Drugovich plans on becoming Brazil's first F1 driver since 2017 Prime

How Drugovich plans on becoming Brazil's first F1 driver since 2017

With a chaotic but “pretty much perfect” FIA Formula 2 weekend in Saudi Arabia behind him, Felipe Drugovich now leads the drivers’ standings in his third crack at the series. The Brazilian driver reveals how he ended up back on the grid after what he thought would be his last year in the series, and shares his F1 aspirations.

Dennis Hauger: The Red Bull junior aiming to emulate Piastri in F2

Norwegian talent Dennis Hauger has a tough act to follow in Oscar Piastri’s footsteps on his graduation to F2 as the reigning F3 champion with Prema. Here’s what he makes of the task ahead of him.