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Carlin adamant it will resume LMP2 programme this year

The British Carlin team expects to resume racing in the LMP2 ranks this year despite opting out of the first two rounds of the 2020 European Le Mans Series season.

Dennis, Davidson join JOTA for Spa ELMS round

Former R-Motorsport Aston Martin DTM driver Jake Dennis will return to the prototype ranks for the first time in four years at the Spa European Le Mans Series round next month.

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How pragmatic principles made Ron Tauranac a design legend

Jack Brabham's 1966 world championship campaign in his eponymous car was also a defining moment in the career of designer Ron Tauranac, who would apply the same ethos to his ultra-successful production racing car business, Ralt.

BMW M4 GT3 racer for 2022 rolled out

The next-generation BMW GT3 racer based on the M4 has turned a wheel for the first time in the hands of Augusto Farfus.

Legge out of hospital after ELMS test crash

Katherine Legge has been released from hospital following surgery in the wake of a testing accident prior to Sunday’s Paul Ricard European Le Mans Series round. 

Ginetta won't continue factory WEC effort into 2021

Ginetta has ruled out continuing in the FIA World Endurance Championship next season with its factory team as it winds down its involvement in the remainder of the 2019/20 campaign.

Legge sustains fractures in high-speed Paul Ricard crash

Former Champ Car racer Katherine Legge has suffered a broken lower left leg and right wrist in a high-speed accident during Paul Ricard's European Le Mans Series test.

Hollywood movie star Fassbender to contest full ELMS season

Hollywood star Michael Fassbender will contest this year's European Le Mans Series at the wheel of a Porsche GTE car as part of a bid to fulfil his ambition to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Farfus replaces Turner at Aston Martin for final WEC races

BMW factory driver Augusto Farfus will make a return to the FIA World Endurance Championship with Aston Martin for the final rounds of the 2019/20 season, replacing Darren Turner.

R-Motorsport withdraws from 2020 GT World Challenge season

The R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad has withdrawn from this year's GT World Challenge Europe and will instead focus on its 2021 campaigns.

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Ranked: Top 10 Austrian Grands Prix

The 2020 Formula 1 season finally gets underway in Austria this weekend. From teammates colliding to victory by just 0.050s, Autosport has picked out the 10 best races from the event's rich history

Tincknell signs new multi-year deal with Multimatic

British endurance racer Harry Tincknell has agreed a new long-term deal with Multimatic Motorsport, which masterminds Mazda's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship assault.

Rescheduled Spa 24 Hours extended by one hour

The rescheduled Spa 24 Hours round of the GT World Challenge Europe in October has been extended by one hour to become a 25-hour race.

Bernhard withdraws Spa 24 Hours entry

Two-time World Endurance Championship title winner Timo Bernhard's Porsche team has scratched plans to contest the rescheduled Spa 24 Hours in October.

The Le Mans-winning car that almost wasn't entered at all

Of the 29 editions of the Le Mans 24 Hours he's attended, Gary Watkins selects his favourite - a scarcely-believable fairytale win for one of the race's most legendary teams that almost didn't happen at all.

Le Mans reveals condensed four-day schedule for 2020

A new, condensed four-day timetable has been announced for the rescheduled Le Mans 24 Hours FIA World Endurance Championship round in September.

IMSA to permit 5,000 fans for Daytona race return

A limited number of fans will be allowed when the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship resumes at Daytona next month.

Audi's forgotten winner that still holds a Le Mans record Prime

Audi's forgotten winner that still holds a Le Mans record

In 2010, a 39-year distance record was finally beaten at the Le Mans 24 Hours as Audi claimed its ninth win at the event. It achieved both with a car that's largely forgotten, the 'ugly duckling' R15-plus TDI.

Obituary: Porsche engine designer Hans Mezger, 1929-2020

Hans Mezger, the architect of a line of successful racing engines at Porsche including the TAG-badged Formula 1 turbo V6, has died at the age of 90.

How Graham Hill set Alonso a challenge for the future

Fernando Alonso's quest for motorsport's triple crown has captured the imagination in recent years. Here's how Graham Hill completed the set, from the 3 January 2013 issue of Autosport magazine.

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How Sauber created its greatest legacy

In the latest part of the series celebrating 50 years of the much-loved Swiss outfit, we exmaine how Sauber's partnership with Mercedes and its famous junior drivers helped produce its greatest legacy in racing

Bentley ends factory IGTC programme

Bentley has called time on its factory race programme with the M-Sport team in this year's Intercontinental GT Challenge with immediate effect.

New electric series ETCR set for first demo race in 2020

The Pure ETCR electric touring car series remains on course for a first demonstration race this year, despite delays resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Suzuka 10 Hours cancelled due to coronavirus

The Suzuka 10 Hours round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in August is the latest casualty of the COVID-19 crisis.