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Dragon expecting to benefit from old FE powertrain

Nico Muller believes having a reliable car could play into the hands of Dragon Penske in the Diriyah E-Prix, with the team having elected to start the 2020/21 Formula E season with the same powertrain as last year.

Vergne "super hungry" after last season's "pain" - Da Costa

Antonio Felix da Costa says his DS Techeetah teammate Jean-Eric Vergne is “super hungry” for success after the “pain” inflicted by last season's Formula E title defeat.

How Nissan plans on dethroning DS Techeetah in Formula E

Techeetah has been Formula E’s dominant squad of late with five titles in the last three years, but if there is one manufacturer that can usurp the Chinese team in 2021 it is Nissan.

Hughes joins Venturi as Formula E reserve

Multiple Formula 3 race winner Jake Hughes has joined the Venturi Formula E team as its reserve driver ahead of the start of the 2020/21 season.

Rating the prospects of Formula E's bumper rookie crop

While four past champions and a slew of race winners headline the 2020/21 Formula E grid, there is no shortage of fresh blood either, with six drivers making their full-season debuts.

Fenestraz joins Jaguar Formula E team as reserve driver

Ex-Renault Formula 1 junior Sacha Fenestraz will serve as Jaguar’s reserve driver and will be on-site for Formula E’s season-opening Riyadh races.

Alesi joins Super GT test as Sakaguchi replaces Fenestraz

Giuliano Alesi will make his first SUPER GT appearance at the Okayama pre-season test next month, while Sena Sakaguchi will replace the absent Sacha Fenestraz at TOM’S.

Mahindra bullish for 2021 with "one of its biggest" upgrades

Mahindra Racing is targeting a return to winning ways in the 2020/21 Formula E season, buoyed by “one of the biggest upgrades” it has made to the powertrain since the inception of the series.

Lotterer: Second-year Porsche success tough to repeat in FE

Andre Lotterer says the limited scope of development in Formula E means it won’t be as straightforward for Porsche to replicate the success it achieved in its sophomore campaign in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Cassidy braced for "tough times" in rookie Formula E season

Nick Cassidy admits he is braced for some “tough times” in 2021 as he embarks on his maiden Formula E campaign with Envision Virgin Racing this year.

Vergne rubbishes FE homologation "advantage" suggestions

Jean-Eric Vergne has rubbished suggestions that DS Techeetah has gained an advantage by delaying the introduction of its new Formula E powertrain until April.

Le Mans invites awarded as G-Drive wins Asian Le Mans title
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Le Mans invites awarded as G-Drive wins Asian Le Mans title

G-Drive has secured an automatic invite for the Le Mans 24 Hours by clinching the 2021 Asian Le Mans Series title, as JOTA swept the Abu Dhabi double header.

FE's future "bright" despite Audi, BMW exits - Gunther

Maximilian Gunther believes Formula E has a “very, very bright future” and is “untouchable” despite the loss of two big-ticket manufacturers in Audi and BMW.

Facebook ban hits Supercars team

Facebook's controversial ban of news coverage in Australia has seen the official page of Supercars team Matt Stone Racing taken down.

Wehrlein keen to avenge Mahindra near-misses with Porsche

New Porsche recruit Pascal Wehrlein says he is keen on scoring a maiden Formula E victory for himself and the German manufacturer in the upcoming 2020/21 season.

Supercars engineer Little diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Supercars’ Technical Manager Campbell Little has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and will step away from work to undergo treatment.

Rast confirms he won't return to the DTM in 2021

Rene Rast has announced that he won’t return to the DTM in the first year of its GT3 era to defend his title.

Vergne: Gains from new DS FE powertrain "barely seeable"

Jean-Eric Vergne insists DS Techeetah’s new Formula E powertrain won’t bring a massive step in performance, despite the extra development time afforded by the new homologation cycle. 

Formula E makes last-minute Diriyah track layout changes

Formula E and the FIA have made several changes to the track layout of the Riyadh Street Circuit two weeks before the season opener in Saudi Arabia.

Walkenhorst Motorsport enters DTM with BMW M6 GT3

Walkenhorst Motorsport has announced that it will enter the DTM this season with the venerable BMW M6 GT3, making BMW the fifth different manufacturer to be represented in the series. 

BMW can win title on Formula E swansong, say drivers

BMW Andretti duo Maximilian Gunther and Jake Dennis are confident that the German manufacturer can mount a sustained title challenge in its final season in Formula E this year.

Tough LMP2 debut for Vandoorne as G-Drive dominates Dubai
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Tough LMP2 debut for Vandoorne as G-Drive dominates

Ex-Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne made a fraught LMP2 debut in the opening two races of the Asian Le Mans Series last weekend, as G-Drive completed a clean sweep at the Dubai Autodrome. 

Lynn splits with Aston Martin after marque's GTE Pro exit

Alex Lynn will not be a part of Aston Martin’s factory roster following the British manufacturer’s exit from the GTE Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

World Superbike publishes entry list for 2021 season

The World Superbike Championship has issued a provisional entry list for the 2021 season, with 24 riders representing 16 teams and five different manufacturers.

Dennis knows he has to earn post-BMW FE stay

New BMW Andretti recruit Jake Dennis says he is aware he needs to make a quick impact in Formula E to extend his stay in the series beyond the German manufacturer’s exit at the end of the 2020/21 season.

Mahindra becomes Formula E's first net carbon neutral team

Mahindra Racing has become the first Formula E team - and the first in any FIA world championship - to be certified Net Carbon Neutral since inception.

Mercedes to support customer teams in DTM

Mercedes-AMG has announced that it will support its customer teams in the DTM this year, marking a return to the series for the first time since its factory exit in 2018.

Former MotoGP rider Baz makes MotoAmerica switch

Former MotoGP rider Loris Baz will switch to the MotoAmerica series with HSBK Racing Ducati in 2021, it has been announced.

King joins Mahindra as simulator and development driver

Ex-IndyCar and Formula 2 racer Jordan King has joined Mahindra as its simulator and development driver ahead of the start of the 2020/21 Formula E season.

Red Bull reveals DTM plans for Albon as Cassidy joins line-up

Red Bull has announced that AF Corse will run two Ferrari 488 GT3 Evos for Alex Albon, Liam Lawson and Nick Cassidy in the 2021 DTM season.

Auer and BMW announce split after just one season

Lucas Auer and BMW have mutually agreed to part ways after just a single year competing together in the DTM.

DTM announces two pre-season tests for 2021

The DTM will hold pre-season tests at Hockenheim and Lausitzring ahead of the start of its new GT3 era at Monza.

Rea wants dropped scores in WSBK during pandemic

Jonathan Rea wants the World Superbike Championship to introduce a dropped scores system as a temporary measure to cover off the risk of riders missing races due to contracting coronavirus.

Hanson loses TCR podium for collision with Mostert
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Hanson loses TCR podium for collision with Mostert

Jay Hanson has lost his podium finish in the opening race of the 2021 TCR Australia season at Symmons Plains after being hit with a 10-second penalty for causing a collision with Chaz Mostert.

Sauber protege Pourchaire moves up to F2 with ART

Sauber Academy driver Theo Pourchaire will move up to Formula 2 in 2021, becoming ART Grand Prix’s first signing for the new season.

Phoenix rules out competing with Audi in DTM 2021

Phoenix Racing has ruled out continuing its relationship with Audi in the new privateer era of the DTM, but is exploring other options to stay in the series.

Van Gisbergen wins the New Zealand Grand Prix from pitlane
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Van Gisbergen wins the New Zealand Grand Prix from pitlane

Supercars star Shane van Gisbergen delivered a masterful drive from the pitlane to win the 66th running of the New Zealand Grand Prix at Hampton Downs.

Camier: Racing had "lost meaning" after recurring injuries

World Superbike veteran-turned team manager Leon Camier has admitted that he lost the motivation to continue racing at the top level after a series of injuries in the last three years.

Van Gisbergen wins TRS season opener on single-seater return
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Van Gisbergen wins TRS season opener on single-seater return

Supercars star Shane van Gisbergen claimed an emphatic victory in the opening race of the Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs on his return to single-seaters.

Nannini to complete dual F2, F3 campaign, joins Deledda at HWA

Matteo Nannini will complete a dual campaign in Formula 2 and Formula 3 this season with HWA, joining Alessio Deledda in the senior of the two championships.

Richard Mille team joins WEC with all-female crew

The Richard Mille Racing team will graduate to the FIA World Endurance Championship this year with an all-female crew comprising Tatiana Calderon, Sophia Floersch and Beitske Visser.

Keating moves to TF Sport Aston Martin for 2021 WEC season

Ben Keating has joined the TF Sport Aston Martin team for his second full season in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021.

Realteam steps up to WEC, signs Duval and Nato

European Le Mans Series outfit Realteam Racing will step up to the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2021 and has signed ex-LMP1 stars Loic Duval and Norman Nato.

Camier named Honda World Superbike team manager

Veteran World Superbike rider Leon Camier has been announced as Honda’s new team manager ahead of the first pre-season test of the 2021 season at Jerez.

Al-Attiyah not interested in Dakar return if rules don’t change

Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah says he is "not interested" in returning to the Dakar Rally if the rules aren't changed to make the fight fair between buggies and 4x4s.

Makino discharged from hospital after one month

Tadasuke Makino has been discharged from hospital and is recovering at home, the reigning SUPER GT champion said in a short video online.

Peterhansel: Al-Attiyah lost Dakar 2021 due to "ego" Dakar
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Peterhansel: Al-Attiyah lost Dakar 2021 due to "ego"

Stephane Peterhansel has responded to the comments made by Nasser Al-Attiyah and believes the Toyota driver lost the 2021 Dakar Rally because he was too egoistic to win the Prologue. 

DTM drops Russia from calendar, Monza now season opener

The DTM has announced a slightly revised calendar for 2021 after receiving approval from the FIA, with Russia’s Igora Drive venue being dropped and Monza named the season opener.

Peterhansel secures record 14th Dakar Rally title Dakar
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Peterhansel secures record 14th Dakar Rally title

Stephane Peterhansel has secured a record-extending 14th Dakar Rally title after winning the 2021 edition of the event in Saudi Arabia, beating Nasser Al-Attiyah and Carlos Sainz to the crown.

Daruvala stays at Carlin in F2, retains Red Bull backing

Jehan Daruvala has retained his place in the Red Bull junior team and will remain with Carlin for a second season in Formula 2 in 2021. 

Red Bull juniors Vips, Lawson join Hitech F2 team

Juri Vips and Liam Lawson will compete in Formula 2 for Hitech GP in 2021, turning the British squad into an unofficial Red Bull junior outfit.

Dakar 2021, Stage 11: Peterhansel closes in on overall win Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 11: Peterhansel closes in on overall win

Nasser Al-Attiyah secured a fifth stage win of the 2021 Dakar Rally on Thursday, but was unable to make a major dent in Stephane Peterhansel's lead ahead of Friday's showdown.

Muller, Rockenfeller to stay in DTM in 2021 with Audi

Audi has announced that Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Muller will compete in the DTM in 2021, while leaving the door open for its other factory drivers to return to the series.

Frijns: DTM return difficult due to Formula E clashes

Robin Frijns has conceded that it might be tricky for him to continue full time in the DTM in 2021 due to potential clashes with Formula E and coronavirus-related uncertainties.

Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Al Rajhi wins, Al-Attiyah beats Peterhansel Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Al Rajhi wins, Al-Attiyah beats Peterhansel

Overdrive Toyota driver Yazeed Al Rajhi took top honours in Stage 10 of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday, as Nasser Al-Attiyah narrowly beat Stephane Peterhansel to second.

Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Benavides takes lead as Cornejo retires Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Benavides takes lead as Cornejo retires

Kevin Benavides moved into the lead of the Dakar Rally after overnight leader Jose Cornejo retired from the race following a crash on Wednesday's Stage 10.

Dakar 2021, Stage 9: Peterhansel wins as rivals hit trouble Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 9: Peterhansel wins as rivals hit trouble

Stephane Peterhansel extended his lead in the 2021 Dakar Rally with a dominant victory in Stage 9, as Nasser Al-Attiyah and Carlos Sainz both hit trouble.

Dakar 2021, Stage 8: Al-Attiyah cuts gap to Peterhansel Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 8: Al-Attiyah cuts gap to Peterhansel

Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah closed the gap to his X-raid Mini rival Stephane Peterhansel with a fine victory in the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally.

Daruvala set to race in F3 Asia ahead of F2 season

Jehan Daruvala is set to gain additional mileage in the F3 Asia later this month ahead of his planned return to Formula 2 for a second season.

Peterhansel "really lucky" to finish stage after double issue Dakar
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Peterhansel "really lucky" to finish stage after double issue

Stephane Peterhansel says he considers himself “really lucky” to have finished second in the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally after being hamstrung by two different technical issues.