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Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley is Motorsport.com’s Global Editor in Chief. After spending five years in the aerospace industry in his native North Wales, while working weekends as a freelance writer at racetracks around the UK, Charles joined the staff of Motoring News in the heart of London. He transferred to the nascent Autosport.com team in 2000 before transitioning to the magazine, becoming its Editor between 2011 and 2014. Charles then upped sticks to work in America, as Motorsport.com’s Editor in Chief, where he created the multi-national and multi-lingual editorial team that quickly became the world’s most-read motorsport website. He was instrumental in delivering three of the biggest Global F1 Fan Surveys in sports history and is also a multiple award-winning scriptwriter. Charles is also an overseas member of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife Helen – and a cat that’s named after Serbia’s top football club.

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F1 results: Sainz fastest in Singapore GP practice on Friday

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz was fastest during Singapore Grand Prix practice at Marina Bay in Singapore on Friday, the 17th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Maserati reveals new Project24 images with track-only MC20

The MC20 isn't a true successor to the MC12, but much like the Ferrari Enzo-based supercar from the mid-2000s, it too is getting a track-only derivative.

Three all-new Porsche v Ferrari blockbusters

OPINION: Forget the movie Ford v Ferrari, there’s going to be an imminent remake of Porsche v Ferrari – only it’s not going to be on the silver screen but on the racetracks of the world… and the stock market.

2023 Nissan teases new Z GT4 Nismo race car

In collaboration with its high-performance Nismo division, Nissan is teasing on social media something new – a GT4-spec version of the new Z.

NASCAR admits missing Byron/Hamlin clash under caution, but will review it Texas II
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NASCAR admits missing Byron/Hamlin clash under caution, but will review it

NASCAR's Sr. Vice President of Competition Scott Miller admits race control missed the contact between William Byron and Denny Hamlin under yellow at Texas on Sunday night that sent Hamlin spinning through the infield.

Playoff stars Elliott, Bell suffer Texas NASCAR Cup wrecks Texas II
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Playoff stars Elliott, Bell suffer Texas NASCAR Cup wrecks

NASCAR Cup Series playoff contenders Chase Elliott and Christopher Bell suffered wrecks caused by blown tires in Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Wild Texas NASCAR Xfinity wreck wipes out playoff contenders Texas II
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Wild Texas NASCAR Xfinity wreck wipes out playoff contenders

Three playoff contenders in the NASCAR Xfinity Series were taken out in a huge nine-car wreck at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Porsche Museum celebrates 50 years of RS models

Porsche is celebrating the "Spirit of Carrera RS" special exhibition at the museum in Zuffenhausen – the cars on display include an original RS prototype in green metallic. Plus, there are examples from the 964, 993, 996, 997, 991, and 992 generations.

Cindric’s Bristol NASCAR Cup drama “clears the mindset” going into Round of 12

Daytona 500 winner Austin Cindric says his nail-biting progression into the Round of 12 of NASCAR’s Cup Series at Bristol last Saturday night “clears the mindset” as he bids to progress to the next playoff segment.

Penske dominates Homestead NASCAR Cup test with Cindric, Logano

Penske topped both days of NASCAR’s organizational test at Homestead-Miami Speedway this week, ahead of next month’s crucial Cup Series playoff race there.

Acura: The NSX will likely return as electric supercar

Acura bid farewell to the NSX in April with the unveiling of a $169,500 Type S epilogue limited to just 350 cars. Vice President and Brand Officer Jon Ikeda says the performance machine will return at some point in the future as an electric model.

Skoda Vision GT design study envisions electric race car

The Vision GT concept is portrayed by Skoda as a single-seater machine envisioned exclusively for the circuit with a low-slung body featuring an overly sharp design and no roof.

Delage D12 hybrid hypercar gets speedster conversion

The Speedster attaches a smaller windshield to the front of the car, replacing the closed canopy.

Porsche IPO approval could happen soon, 911 million shares to be offered

The Porsche initial public offering is moving ahead, its value allegedly between $70 billion and $80 billion. The Volkswagen supervisory board could sign off on it as soon as Sunday, September 18, according to sources speaking to Reuters.

The untold story of Kyle Busch’s final Gibbs NASCAR contract

While Kyle Busch’s switch to Richard Childress Racing is a seismic news story for the NASCAR Cup Series in 2023, his last deal with Joe Gibbs Racing three years ago sparked quite the saga too…

2023 Toyota GR Corolla first drive: The hot hatch America has been waiting for

If I told you 10 years ago that Toyota's best performance car was a Corolla, you'd probably think I was off my meds. The poster child for affordability is now a fiery hot hatchback and all it took were two letters on the bumper: G and R.

KTM X-Bow GT-XR debuts: Road-legal track toy with canopy and Audi power

Following numerous spy shots, KTM is introducing the X-Bow GT-XR to serve as a road-going equivalent of its GT2 racer.

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Italian GP under safety car Italian GP
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F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins Italian GP under safety car

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sunday, his 11th victory of the season, seeing off the Ferrari challenge of Charles Leclerc despite a grid penalty and a late safety car.

2022 F1 World Championship standings after the Italian GP

Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring his 11th win of the season in the Italian Grand Prix.

Herta not giving up on "F1 dream" despite likely superlicence rejection

Colton Herta will not give up on his Formula 1 dream even if the FIA rejects his superlicence application, says his IndyCar race-winning father.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Italian GP pole Italian GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Italian GP pole

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Italian Grand Prix, the 16th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 results: Carlos Sainz fastest in Italian GP practice on Friday

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz was fastest during Italian Grand Prix practice at Monza on Friday, the 16th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Gordon Murray working on "Hybridization, electrification, hydrogen"

Gordon Murray Automotive – the supercar automaker founded by former Brabham and McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray – is currently exploring several ideas in the search for the best electrification solution.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins Dutch GP

Max Verstappen won the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort on Sunday, his 10th victory of the season for Red Bull.

2022 F1 World Championship standings after the Dutch GP

Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring his 10th win of the season in the Dutch Grand Prix.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Verstappen takes Dutch GP pole Dutch GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Verstappen takes Dutch GP pole

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took pole position for the Dutch Grand Prix, the 15th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 results: Leclerc fastest in Dutch GP practice on Friday

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was fastest during Dutch Grand Prix practice at Zandvoort on Friday, the 15th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Monterey Car Week auction total hits record amount of $470 million

Monterey Car Week brought in over 110 cars that sold for over $1 million.

2022 F1 World Championship standings after the Belgian GP

Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring his ninth win of the season in the Belgian Grand Prix.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins Belgian GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday, overcoming a grid penalty for a power unit change that meant he started from the midfield.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Sainz takes Belgian GP pole Belgian GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Sainz takes Belgian GP pole

Carlos Sainz took pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, the 14th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship, despite Red Bull’s Max Verstappen setting the fastest time in qualifying.

Barnicoat: Lexus will give Corvette a “hot battle” over runner-up spot

VasserSullivan Lexus star Ben Barnicoat has promised a “hot battle” with Corvette Racing for runner-up spot in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD Pro class.

What next for Kimi Raikkonen after his NASCAR Cup debut?

After his departure from Formula 1 last year, Kimi Raikkonen made his debut in NASCAR’s Cup Series race at Watkins Glen on Sunday. The Finn's day ended in the tyre wall, and he was tight-lipped on his future afterwards, although didn't rule out making further appearances. But will further cameos come to pass?

Mercedes-AMG reveals non-homologated GT3 Edition 55 race car

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 55 race car will be produced in a highly-limited run of just five examples.

Trackhouse to expand Project 91 NASCAR Cup plans in 2023
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Trackhouse to expand Project 91 NASCAR Cup plans in 2023

Trackhouse Racing co-owner Justin Marks says his Project 91 program is targeting expansion next year to “six to eight” NASCAR Cup Series races.

McLaren Solus debuts as single-seater, track-only special with 829bhp

The company is making just 25 of them and every example already has a buyer – deliveries begin in 2023. The Solus packs a Judd-sourced 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine that makes 829 horsepower (619 kilowatts) and 479 pound-feet (650 Newton-meters).

DeLorean Alpha5 makes public debut at Pebble Beach

The Alpha5 was created in conjunction with Italdesign and has fully functional gullwing doors. It's an all-electric affair, with DeLorean now claiming it can hit 60 mph in 2.99 seconds and reach 155 mph flat-out.

2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS debuts with 518 HP and DRS

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is finally here, and even features a drag reduction system – a first for a production Porsche.

Aston Martin DBR22 celebrates Q Division with roofless concept

Aston Martin introduced the DBR22, an open-cockpit design concept that'll be displayed at this year's Monterey Car Week. The concept celebrates a decade of Q by Aston Martin, the automaker's customer customization division.

Suarez: Raikkonen “doesn't know how aggressive” NASCAR rivals will be

NASCAR race winner Daniel Suarez believes Kimi Raikkonen will be “fast” on his Cup Series debut at Watkins Glen but could struggle in dealing with aggressive tactics from his rivals.

Kimi Raikkonen on NASCAR Cup test: “So far it’s been good”

Kimi Raikkonen says he feels better prepared for his NASCAR Cup Series debut with Trackhouse Racing at Watkins Glen next weekend following his maiden Next Gen test run on Thursday.

Mercedes-AMG One production starts, assembly is done by hand

Only 275 cars will be made, with deliveries starting this year.

Raikkonen tests Trackhouse NASCAR Next Gen car at VIR ahead of Cup debut

Kimi Raikkonen got his first taste of a NASCAR Next Gen car at VIRginia International Raceway today, ahead of his Cup Series debut at Watkins Glen next weekend.

Nico Rosberg takes delivery of first production Rimac Nevera

The first production-spec Rimac Nevera is complete, and Nico Rosberg is taking delivery of it. He records the whole experience at the automaker's headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia, while hanging out with company boss Mate Rimac.

Las Vegas GP date leaked, F1 race could pair with Abu Dhabi

The inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix night race has a preliminary race date of November 16-18 next year that could form a glitzy season-ending back-to-back with Abu Dhabi.

Road America IMSA: Albuquerque/Taylor win, title rival Jarvis crashes

Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor won Sunday’s rain-impacted IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Road America, as title rival Oliver Jarvis crashed his similar Acura in the closing laps of the race and lost the points lead.

Road America IMSA: Albuquerque on pole for Acura, Bourdais crashes hard

Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque took pole position for Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Road America for Acura in a red-flagged qualifying, while Lexus took GTD pole thanks to Jack Hawksworth.

Lewis Hamilton joins Denver Broncos NFL team ownership group

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has joined the new ownership group of NFL team and three-time Super Bowl champions the Denver Broncos.

TVR electric sedan and SUV to follow sportscar's 2024 debut

The British TVR marque has been renowned globally as a maker of specialized sports cars but things will change beyond its official return in 2024.

F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins wild Hungarian GP Hungarian GP
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F1 race results: Max Verstappen wins wild Hungarian GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a frantic Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring on Sunday, charging to victory from 10th on the grid and aided by Ferrari’s latest strategy blunder.

2022 F1 World Championship standings after the Hungarian GP

Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring his eighth win of the season in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

F1 qualifying results: George Russell on Hungarian GP pole Hungarian GP
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F1 qualifying results: George Russell on Hungarian GP pole

? took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix, the 13th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

Who will be the winner from the Alex Palou contract saga?

OPINION: It's hard to remember a more bizarre motorsport contractual boxing match than the one we’re witnessing unravel over Alex Palou, between Chip Ganassi Racing and McLaren right now. But what’s the real story here? And who will come out on top?

F1 results: Leclerc fastest in Hungarian GP practice on Friday

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was fastest during Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Friday, the 13th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, ahead of McLaren’s Lando Norris.

Tyler Epp named Miami GP president in F1 management reshuffle

The Miami Grand Prix has reshuffled its management team following the inaugural Formula 1 race in May, with Tyler Epp promoted to president and Richard Cregan shifting into a consultancy role.

2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS teased ahead of August 17 debut

A new official teaser image coming from Stuttgart confirms the new range-topping 911 will be ready for its full debut very soon. Porsche’s plan is to unveil the sports car on August 17 this year.

2022 F1 World Championship standings after the French GP

Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring his seventh win of the season in the French Grand Prix.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins French GP French GP
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F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins French GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard on Sunday, after his title rival Charles Leclerc crashed his Ferrari from the lead of the race.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes French GP pole French GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes French GP pole

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole position for the French Grand Prix, the 12th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: Sainz fastest in French GP on Friday

Carlos Sainz was fastest during French Grand Prix practice on Friday, the 12th round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, leading a Ferrari 1-2.