Mercedes will quit the DTM at the end of next year, and has confirmed it will take up its option of a Formula E entry for the 2019/2020 season. The Stuttgart brand has been a core part of DTM since the category was relaunched in 2000. Its departure at the end of 2018 will leave […]

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Formula 1 is set to introduce the halo cockpit protection device for 2018 after the FIA pushed it through on safety grounds during Wednesday’s Strategy Group meeting, Autosport understands. The halo and shield devices had emerged as the two options for cockpit protection, with the FIA insistent some form of device will be introduced for […]

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Lewis Hamilton produced a dominant drive to win the British Grand Prix and slash Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel’s championship lead to a single point after a dramatic finish. Hamilton led from lights to flag, crossing the line 14 seconds ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen completing the podium. There […]

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Porsche has revealed that it will decide its future in the LMP1 division of the World Endurance Championship before the end of this month. The admission comes against a backdrop of rumour that Porsche is gearing up to end its involvement in P1 after the 2017 season. Porsche LMP1 team principal Andreas Seidl said: “We […]

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Penske’s Simon Pagenaud followed up leading two Toronto practice sessions by taking the first pole of his IndyCar title defence with a record-beating time. Pagenaud was the second driver during qualifying to set a fastest-ever lap of the track, in a time of 58.9124 seconds, as he beat Graham Rahal by 0.3121s. Will Power had […]

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Lewis Hamilton will keep his pole position for Formula 1’s British Grand Prix after being cleared of blocking Romain Grosjean in Q3 at Silverstone. Grosjean was left furious after feeling that he had been impeded by Hamilton on the left-hand turn into Club as he finished his first run in the final shootout session. The […]

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Valtteri Bottas stayed on top in second practice for Formula 1’s British Grand Prix, beating Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by only 0.047 seconds. Bottas’s benchmark from the morning was beaten around 15 minutes into the afternoon session at Silverstone, as Hamilton posted a 1m28.780s on soft tyres before quickly improving to a 1m28.543s. That put […]

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Sebastian Vettel will be the first Formula 1 driver to trial the shield cockpit protection device when he runs it in Friday practice for the British Grand Prix. It is anticipated the Ferrari driver will run the device for a handful of laps early in the session before removing it and focusing on preparation work […]

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BMW has announced its full factory Formula E effort will be run by the Andretti squad. The manufacturer has been working with Andretti in the series since early 2016, and confirmed it was evaluating a full works FE effort last September. It was accepted by the FIA as a powertrain provider for the 2018/19 season onwards in […]

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Formula 1 cars are set to run on the streets of central London on Wednesday evening as part of an all-day pre-British Grand Prix event. F1 bosses have been working on the project – entitled F1 Live London and designed to raise grand prix racing’s UK profile – for months, with details of the programme […]

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