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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 two of the biggest global 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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Extreme E: the Enel X Island X Prix takes place in Capo Teulada

The fourth round of the Odyssey 21 electric SUV series will be in Italy on 23 and 24 October in Sardinia. In addition to being a technical partner for charging cars, Enel X is also a sponsor of the Italian flag event.

2022 Civic Si teased as Honda prepares to take it racing

Honda revealed the 11th-generation Civic back in April, introducing a completely redesigned model. It is prepping the Civic Si to race in this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill, and it’s showing off a camouflaged test vehicle sporting a massive rear wing.

2022 Hyundai Sonata N Line Night Edition debuts with stealthy look

The 2022 Hyundai Sonata N Line Night Edition adds style to the sporty sedan, but you need to act quickly because the brand is only bringing 1,000 of them to the United States. Prices start at $34,750.

Ferrari Testarossa Restomod looks original but can do 201mph

Officine Fioravanti teased it Ferrari Testarossa restomod back in May. Now, the Swiss company is showing photos of the uncamouflaged, modernized 1980s supercar.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Bottas wins Turkish GP Turkish GP
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F1 Grand Prix race results: Bottas wins Turkish GP

Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park on Sunday as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finished second to take the F1 World Championship lead from Lewis Hamilton, who finished fifth.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Hamilton fastest, Bottas takes Turkey pole Turkish GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Hamilton fastest, Bottas takes Turkey pole

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in Turkish Grand Prix qualifying at Istanbul Park, but will start 11th on the grid due to an engine change grid penalty, so his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas inherited pole.

Turkish GP: The latest F1 technical images on display

Join us as we delve into the latest technical photos from the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: Hamilton fastest in Turkey

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was fastest on the opening day of Turkish Grand Prix practice at Istanbul Park on Friday, the 16th round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

New Ferrari Icona spy shots show off 330 P4 race car-style looks

Ferrari reportedly is preparing to debut its new Icona model in November, and these spy shots catch the rear end of it. The black covering hides a lot but we can still pick out that the rumours that it will take styling cues from the 330 P4 race car of 1967 are true.

Has NASCAR 21: Ignition game bucked the Madden NFL cover curse?

In the world of sports video games, a jinx theory has emerged that players who appeared on the cover of the NFL’s Madden series goes on to have a woeful season. So, you can imagine the outcry of fans of Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace when NASCAR 21: Ignition put them all three of them on the cover of the reinvented game this year!

Alpine reveals two-car LMDh Hypercar entry in WEC from 2024

French manufacturer Alpine has confirmed it will enter two LMDh cars in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s Hypercar category from 2024 that will “benefit from all the expertise” of its F1 project.

Hennessey Venom F5 design details dissected

The Hennessey Venom F5 has been a long time coming, but production is finally underway. We've yet to see the hypercar break the 300-mph barrier, but it broke 200 mph with ease earlier this year during testing.

Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR

Bubba Wallace claimed his maiden NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega on Monday to become the first Black victor in the category since Wendell Scott in 1963. Both Wallace and Scott had faced obstacles and racism in their paths to their breakthrough wins, and NASCAR is trying to put it right with its range of diversity programmes

NASCAR red flags Talladega race with Bubba Wallace leading

Bubba Wallace stands on the verge of his first-ever NASCAR Cup Series victory, as Monday’s rain-delayed Yellawood 500 at Talladega was red-flagged for more rain when he was leading.

Watch Vettel, Stroll hoon around in James Bond's Aston Martin DB5

To promote the newest 007 movie, Aston Martin invited its Formula 1 drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll, to hoon around with an Aston Martin DB5. Or at least they tried, with the direction from Mark Higgins, the stunt driver from the latest Bond film.

The magic moments of modern racing's foremost all-rounder Prime

The magic moments of modern racing's foremost all-rounder

From Champ Car to Formula 1, NASCAR, back to IndyCar and now plying his trade in sportscars, Juan Pablo Montoya's career is remarkable for its versatility. Here, the Colombian reflects on 10 of his most significant moments along the way.

Bryan Herta: Hard to believe Colton finished year only fifth
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Bryan Herta: Hard to believe Colton finished year only fifth

Colton Herta’s father Bryan, his strategist at Andretti-Herta Autosport, says that he believes the “potential” was there to fight with new IndyCar champion Alex Palou for the 2021 title.

O’Ward taken out of IndyCar title fight early in series finale Long Beach
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O’Ward taken out of IndyCar title fight early in series finale

Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet’s Pato O’Ward has lost his shot at the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series title at the Long Beach finale due to transmission failure, which occurred 17 laps after he was punted into a spin at the end of the opening tour.

Grand Prix race results: Hamilton wins wild Russian F1 GP

Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix for Mercedes at Sochi on Sunday, the 100th F1 victory of his career, as a late downpour cost McLaren’s Lando Norris his first-ever GP win.

Grand Prix qualifying results: Norris takes Sochi F1 pole Russian GP
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Grand Prix qualifying results: Norris takes Sochi F1 pole

McLaren's Lando Norris took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi, the 15th round of the 2021 F1 World Championship, after a dramatic wet but drying qualifying session.

Grosjean confirmed at Andretti Autosport for 2022 IndyCar season

Andretti Autosport has signed Romain Grosjean for its #28 DHL-Honda entry in the 2022 and 2023 NTT IndyCar Series seasons, after an impressive rookie year with Dale Coyne/Rick Ware Racing.

Why Grosjean's oval commitment shows he's serious about IndyCar Prime

Why Grosjean's oval commitment shows he's serious about IndyCar

One of motorsport’s worst-kept secrets now out in the open, and Romain Grosjean has been confirmed as an Andretti Autosport IndyCar driver in 2022. It marks a remarkable turnaround after the abrupt end to his Formula 1 career, and is a firm indication of his commitment to challenge for the IndyCar Series title  

Grand Prix practice results: Bottas fastest in Sochi F1 Russian GP
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Grand Prix practice results: Bottas fastest in Sochi F1

Valtteri Bottas was fastest on the opening day of Russian Grand Prix practice at Sochi on Friday, the 15th round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Hyundai’s young Texan female racer making history in TCR
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Hyundai’s young Texan female racer making history in TCR

America is no stranger to producing or playing host to successful female racing drivers, but it’s only recently that championship successes have come their way in IMSA’s classes.

The manufacturer that surprisingly has motorsport at its core

It’s not every day you see a brand-value pyramid during a road car launch where the word ‘motorsports’ appears at the very top. Sure, you might expect this from Ferrari, Porsche or Aston Martin. But for a Hyundai Elantra? Yup. And here’s why…

GM cancels its most powerful production combustion engine ever

When the C7 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 debuted for the 2019 model year, it literally shook the supercar world with its 755-horsepower (563-kilowatt) 6.2-liter supercharged V8. Unlike the previous-generation ZR1 which shared its engine (albeit detuned) with Cadillac, this new LT5 mill served the Corvette exclusively. But now, the LT5 era is officially over.

Ken Block signs with Audi, promises an electrifying future

Audi and Ken Block are now partners, but the German brand is being coy about the nature of their partnership. The company is only vaguely promising "exclusive joint projects in the field of electric mobility."

Franchitti: Dixon is “perfect wingman” for Palou’s IndyCar title bid

Four-time IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti believes Scott Dixon will be the “perfect wingman” as his teammate Alex Palou aims to seal a first title success in Long Beach this weekend.

Lamborghini Huracan STO first drive: Lightning in a bottle

The term “track-tuned” gets thrown around a lot in the performance world, but very few road-going vehicles own it like the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Omologato does.

Honda clinches 10th IndyCar Manufacturers’ title Laguna Seca
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Honda clinches 10th IndyCar Manufacturers’ title

Honda clinched its 10th overall, and fourth consecutive, NTT IndyCar Series Manufacturers’ Championship today at Laguna Seca, scoring an impressive podium sweep in the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey.

Grosjean “felt a bit like Zanardi” during Corkscrew passes Laguna Seca
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Grosjean “felt a bit like Zanardi” during Corkscrew passes

Romain Grosjean says he “felt a bit like Alex Zanardi” after his stunning drive to the podium that included him pulling off some wild overtaking maneuvers at one of the most famed corner sequences on the IndyCar calendar.

Vandoorne “under consideration” for McLaren SP IndyCar drive, as Arrow renews
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Vandoorne “under consideration” for McLaren SP IndyCar drive, as Arrow renews

Arrow Electronics has renewed its multi-year contract with the McLaren SP IndyCar Series team, and McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says that its ex-F1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne is a possible driver for its expansion to a third car as soon as next season.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Albuquerque/Taylor victorious in WTR Acura

Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor dominated the IMSA WeatherTech series race at the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car event at Laguna Seca on Sunday in their Wayne Taylor Racing Acura.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Albuquerque sets pole position in WTR Acura Laguna Seca
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Laguna Seca IMSA: Albuquerque sets pole position in WTR Acura

Filipe Albuquerque’s Wayne Taylor Racing Acura will start IMSA’s Hyundai Monterey Sports Car event at Laguna Seca from pole position after beating Dane Cameron by 0.023s in qualifying.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Tincknell beats Derani by 0.002s in second practice

Mazda’s Harry Tincknell was quickest in IMSA’s Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Saturday morning practice session at Laguna Seca, just beating Pipo Derani by 0.002s in the closing moments of Saturday’s 1h15m of running.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Albuquerque tops practice in WTR Acura

Filipe Albuquerque set the pace in his Wayne Taylor Racing Acura during IMSA’s Hyundai Monterey Sports Car event opening practice session at Laguna Seca on Friday, as the top spot traded hands numerous times.

Hyundai reveals 690bhp hydrogen-powered sportscar concept

Hyundai has announced its ambitious plan to popularize hydrogen as a powerful and sustainable energy source for the automotive industry in the next two decades. During its ‘Hydrogen Wave’ online event, it unveiled the Vision FK concept car.

Best exotic cars on sale for over $1 million

From a McLaren Senna GTR to the closest thing you can get to a full-blown Multimatic Ford GT Le Mans 24 Hours racer, here are some mind-blowing supercars up for sale today.

Watch: This Week with Will Buxton, Le Mans Special Edition

Check out the Le Mans Special Edition of This Week with Will Buxton, as the popular Formula 1 presenter makes his first visit to the world’s most famous sportscar race.

Lancia 037 restomod spotted – looks and sounds amazing

Kimera Automobili resurrected the legendary Lancia 037 with a very special restomod project dubbed the EVO37. An example of the EVO37 was recently filmed on camera during the 2021 Passione Engadina event in Switzerland.

Remember when: Schumacher and Coulthard clashed at soaking Spa Belgian GP
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Remember when: Schumacher and Coulthard clashed at soaking Spa

In late-August 1998, a soaking wet Spa-Francorchamps circuit played host to one of the most significant races of the Formula 1 season – as recalled in the Motorsport Heroes movie.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins rain-ruined Belgian GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was declared the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday, as the 12th race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship failed to produce a single racing lap.

F1 qualifying results: Verstappen takes Spa pole, Russell stars

Max Verstappen took pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, as McLaren’s Lando Norris crashed heavily in Q3 after topping the opening sessions and Williams's George Russell starred to grab second place on the grid.

F1 practice results: Max Verstappen fastest, then crashes in Spa Belgian GP
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F1 practice results: Max Verstappen fastest, then crashes in Spa

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was fastest on the opening day of Belgian Grand Prix practice at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday, the 12th round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship, but his day ended with a crash.

Skoda renders forgotten ‘vampire’ sportscar

Skoda’s forgotten sportscar has received a futuristic makeover – this rendering is an in-house effort, created by French designer Baptiste de Brugiere from the company’s design team, that reimagines the Ferat Vampire RSR.

Rimac reveals Bugatti has all-new car in development for 2024

During Monterey Car Week, noted Bugatti collector Manny Khoshbin had occasion to chat with Mate Rimac on-camera. The real takeaway from this clip is Rimac revealing an all-new Bugatti already in the works.

Ford v Ferrari revisited – separating Le Mans '66 fact from movie fiction
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Ford v Ferrari revisited – separating Le Mans '66 fact from movie fiction

The story of Ken Miles, Carroll Shelby and Ford’s GT40 beating Ferrari at Le Mans in 1966 was showcased to the world via the Ford v Ferrari movie, starring Christian Bale as Miles and Matt Damon as Shelby. But what was the real story of how it happened, and what happened next?

Le Mans 24h, H8: Toyota extends 1-2 lead, trouble for Alpine

The #7 Toyota led the Le Mans 24 Hours at one-third distance, as the LMP2 battle was turned on its head by a wild sequence of accidents when rain caught out the leading competitors.

2022 Hyundai Elantra N makes US debut online with 276bhp

The division’s first hot-rod sedan will fit in great with the Veloster N and Kona N.

Le Mans 24h: Buemi leads Toyota 1-2 in second practice

Toyota’s Sebastien Buemi set the fastest time in the first night-time running ahead of this weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours, while Porsche and Ferrari dueled over top spot in GTE Pro.

See the design evolution of Lamborghini’s Countach over 50 years

From the first concept to the current LPI 800-4, the Lamborghini Countach has become a style icon. Perhaps today we're a bit used to everything, but in 1971 the Countach LP 500, the prototype that gave rise to Lamborghini's successful supercar, gave us a feeling of wonder.

FIA Presidential candidate Graham Stoker launches motorsport manifesto
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FIA Presidential candidate Graham Stoker launches motorsport manifesto

FIA Presidential candidate Graham Stoker has launched a motorsport manifesto as part of his ‘FIA for All’ campaign, which includes the policies he believes will transform the sport in the future.

Watch: Live coverage of Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières
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Watch: Live coverage of Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Watch the live broadcast of the 2021 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières Friday's action of Formula Tour 1600, CTCC, Super Production Challenge, Coupe Nissan Sentra, and Défi Urbain Chevrolet at Trois-Rivieres street circuit, Quebec.

Watch: Jenson Button drive new Lotus Emira around Laguna Seca

The 2022 Lotus Emira made its official US debut on the famous WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, doing a hot lap with Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button behind the wheel. Both Button and the Emira were in town for the upcoming Monterey Car Week.

Ultra-rare 353-mile Ferrari Enzo sells for $3.8 million

As far as modern-day hypercars go, there is no denying that the 2003 Ferrari Enzo is one of the most important. From its F1-inspired nose to its naturally aspirated 6.0-liter V12, everything about this Italian hypercar is built to perform. And perform it did recently with this stunning example selling for a cool $3.8 million.

Dixon: Nashville IndyCar event would benefit from changes, stiffer penalties Nashville
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Dixon: Nashville IndyCar event would benefit from changes, stiffer penalties

Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon believes that stronger penalties for driving transgressions and an increase in passing opportunities would benefit Nashville’s Music City Grand Prix IndyCar Series event in the future.

Road America IMSA: Nasr/Derani win in Action Express Cadillac

Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani scored a gritty IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win at Road America after seeing off multiple challengers for victory.

Radford reveals coachbuilt Lotus Type 62-2, Jenson Button involved

Formula 1 champion Jenson Button had a hand in this stunning nod to a classic Lotus racer, inspired by the iconic Lotus Type 62 race car from the 1960s.

Road America IMSA: Felipe Nasr takes pole in AXR Cadillac Road America
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Road America IMSA: Felipe Nasr takes pole in AXR Cadillac

Felipe Nasr qualified on pole position for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Road America in his Whelen-backed, Action Express Racing-run Cadillac.

Road America IMSA: Acura's Ricky Taylor fastest in practice

Wayne Taylor Racing's Ricky Taylor set the fastest time in final practice for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Road America.