Open wheel News and Analysis
The last remaining seats in Cadillac’s roster for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona have been filled by Williams F1 reserve driver Jack Aitken and six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon.
W Series champion and Williams young driver Jamie Chadwick has joined Andretti Autosport for the 2023 Indy NXT season, the team has announced.
Tatiana Calderon feels she has “unfinished business” in IndyCar following the abrupt end to her 2022 campaign, but is open-minded about her 2023 options.
Jack Doohan and Amaury Cordeel will drive for Virtuosi Racing for the 2023 FIA Formula 2 season, the team has confirmed.
Toyota driver Ritomo Miyata says he and SUPER GT teammate Sacha Fenestraz have promised each other they will race together in Europe in the future, following the latter's departure from the Japanese scene.
Honda’s Super Formula driver roster for the 2023 season appears to be taking shape, but some key questions remain unresolved ahead of next week’s post-season rookie test at Suzuka.
IndyCar president Jay Frye says that testing of the new 2.4-liter engines with hybrid component will proceed in plenty of time for the 2024 season after earlier parts supply-chain problems.
After just one season in Super Formula, Ren Sato has been axed by the Red Bull Junior Team, and his place on Honda’s 2023 roster is also uncertain. Jamie Klein looks back at the rookie’s campaign and asks if he deserves a second chance.
Victor Martins topped the FIA Formula 2 post-season test in Abu Dhabi, driving for ART, the team with whom he won the 2022 Formula 3 title.
Toyota has elected to promote junior driver Kazuto Kotaka to a spot on its Super Formula roster for 2023, replacing the departing Sacha Fenestraz.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has swapped Christian Lundgaard and Jack Harvey’s car numbers for the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series season, so that the reigning Rookie of the Year will become Hy-Vee’s primary representative going forward.
After the IndyCar demonstration in Argentina “wildly exceeded expectations”, series president Jay Frye says he would like to add more venues to the schedule.
‘The Captain’ of American motorsport, Roger Penske, will be the recipient of an Autosport Gold Medal at this year’s Autosport Awards in London next month.
Daniel Ricciardo maintains he has no interest in racing in IndyCar despite comments from Patricio O'Ward that he would relish the US series after leaving the McLaren Formula 1 team.
Clement Novalak has signed with Trident for his second full season in Formula 2, departing teams' title champion MP Motorsport ahead of 2023.
Toyota’s Sho Tsuboi feels he and his Inging Super Formula team are still “one step away” from rediscovering their past form after another disappointing season.
Arthur Leclerc will make the move up to FIA Formula 2 with DAMS in 2023, it has been announced.
Ayumu Iwasa held off a fierce challenge from Felipe Drugovich to secure his second FIA Formula 2 win of the season in Abu Dhabi, as Logan Sargeant secured his Formula 1 superlicence.
Lyn St. James and Beth Paretta of Women in Motorsports North America are enthused by Formula 1’s announcement of an all-female racing championship from 2023.
Ayumu Iwasa led a DAMS 1-2 in the final FIA Formula 2 qualifying session of 2022 as a red flag ended running early.
Former Arrow McLaren SP president Taylor Kiel has been confirmed as Chip Ganassi Racing’s new team manager and explained, “You think, ‘Man, they’re doing something right and I want to know what that is!’”
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Cusick Motorsports have joined forces to enter Stefan Wilson in the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Theo Pourchaire entered the 2022 Formula 2 season a firm favourite for the title after remaining with ART Grand Prix for a second season. But an unexpected charge from Felipe Drugovich and MP Motorsport meant the Frenchman was forced to settle for second. What went wrong for the Sauber protege, and where does he go from here?
Juan Manuel Correa will make his long-awaited Formula 2 comeback in the 2022 finale at Abu Dhabi, replacing David Beckmann at Van Amersfoort Racing.
Hy-Vee IndyCar Race Weekend double-header will again feature concerts by global superstars.
Williams Formula 1 junior driver Zak O’Sullivan will join Prema for his second FIA Formula 3 season, moving over from Carlin.
Sauber junior Theo Pourchaire says he is “pretty sure” he wouldn’t have a Formula 1 race seat for 2023 even if he had won the Formula 2 title.
Teenager Josh Pierson is to become the first driver of Ed Carpenter Racing’s new development program and aims to reach U.S. open-wheel racing’s top level in 2025.
Kamui Kobayashi believes his Super Formula season never recovered from a pre-season testing period he says was a “disaster” for his KCMG team.
Enzo Fittipaldi has become a full Red Bull junior driver and will compete for Carlin in his second full Formula 2 season in 2023.
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will likely race a third Dale Coyne Racing-Honda for the five oval IndyCar races next season and venture into IMSA.
FIA Formula 2 frontrunner Theo Pourchaire is in the frame for a Super Formula test outing next month as a potential replacement for Sacha Fenestraz at Kondo Racing.
Zane Maloney will compete in the last round of the 2022 FIA Formula 2 season in Abu Dhabi with Trident, replacing Calan Williams.
Leading SUPER GT and Super Formula engineer Ryan Dingle will join Toyota’s FIA World Endurance Championship effort next season.
Sixth in the F2 standings heading into this month's final round, but within touching distance of third, Enzo Fittipaldi has quietly put together a strong first full season in the Formula 1 support series, recovering well from the scary Jeddah start crash that cut his 2021 campaign short. It marks a turn in fortunes for the Brazilian who thought he'd bid hopes of a career in Europe goodbye two years ago.
Alexander Rossi scored eight wins in seven years at Andretti Autosport – a lower ratio than any of us expected. Now he could be on the brink of a rebirth at Arrow McLaren SP. He spoke to David Malsher-Lopez.
Dennis Hauger will join MP Motorsport for his second season in FIA Formula 2 after switching from the Prema team with which he won the 2021 FIA Formula 3 title.
Raoul Hyman is set to race in Super Formula next year after clinching the HPD scholarship for winning the Formula Regional Americas title.
IndyCar has announced that its prime feeder category is being relaunched as INDY NXT by Firestone and has unveiled its 2023 schedule.
Honda is facing a possible reduction in the number of Super Formula cars it runs in 2023, with Team Goh looking set to exit the championship entirely.
OPINION: Tomoki Nojiri has cemented himself as one of Japan's fastest stars, but his achievements will likely never get recognised outside of his homeland as chances of any Pierre Gasly-esque trips through Super Formula to Formula 1 have evaporated. But he could well mark himself as a benchmark that could help others progress onto the world stage.
Ukyo Sasahara says he hopes Honda will recognise his performances in Super Formula this year as he waits to learn whether he has a seat in the series for 2023.