Aucklander Nick Cassidy’s rollercoaster ride in Japan’s Super Formula Series continued at Sportsland Sugo over the weekend. The 23-year-old qualified on pole position. “I was able to put in one of the laps of my life,” said the triple New Zealand Grand Prix winner. Behind him were both the Japanese drivers from Toyota’s World Endurance […]

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Juri Vips (17, Estonia, Prema Powerteam) is the new ADAC Formula 4 champion. The Estonian finished third in the last race of the season at the Hockenheimring, which was enough to successfully defend his lead in the championship table from title rivals Marcus Armstrong (17, New Zealand, Prema Powerteam) and Felipe Drugovich (17, Brazil, Van […]

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European F3 race winner Nick Cassidy claimed his first Super Formula pole position at Sportsland Sugo with a late flyer in Saturday’s qualifying session. WEC star and Friday pacesetter Andre Lotterer led the first half of qualifying with a 1m09.558s lap, before times quickly tumbled towards the end of the session. Red Bull junior Pierre […]

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Jaguar has signed Formula E’s inaugural champion Nelson Piquet Jr to partner Mitch Evans for the 2017/18 season. Piquet switches from the NextEV/NIO team after failing to finish in the top 10 in the championship since winning the title. He replaces Adam Carroll in Jaguar’s line-up for its second FE campaign. Jaguar has sought Piquet […]

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The FIA will introduce a new single-make Formula 3 in 2019 for cars producing 350bhp. As revealed by Autosport recently, the governing body’s F3 European championship will make way for a new FIA Formula 3 International championship, as voted for on Thursday by the World Motor Sport Council. Although the WMSC statement did not specify that the […]

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Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong has become the first driver to lead both the German and Italian Formula 4 Championships. The narrowest of margins separate team-mates Marcus Armstrong (NZ) and Juri Vips (Estonia) after the latest round of the German Formula 4 Championship on the 3.7 kilometre at Sachsenring circuit in Saxony, Germany. With two podium finishes, […]

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Three top New Zealand race drivers converged on the spectacular Circuit of the Americas in Texas over the weekend, but only two came away with victory. Racing in FIA Formula 4 USA alongside the high profile FIA World Endurance Championship, Southland race driver Brendon Leitch was figuratively rubbing shoulders with two great Kiwi race drivers […]

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The new Formula 2 car that will be raced in the Formula 1 support series from 2018 has been revealed and will feature the halo cockpit protection device. The car, which has been called the F2 2018, was unveiled at the Monza circuit on Thursday. The new car will be the first the F1 feeder […]

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From a high to a bruising low – and back again. After a breakthrough weekend at the previous round of the 2017 FIA Formula 4 Championship, Southland race driver Brendon Leitch has emerged from a battering weekend at Virginia International Raceway physically intact and determined to strike back. The punishing race weekend began when he […]

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