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In the latest part of the #thinkingforward series, Formula 2 and Formula 3 boss Bruno Michel reflects on how the two championships reacted to the COVID-19 crisis and how they plan for a sustainable future.
The stars of Formula 1 may be the drivers and teams, but there are a number of other individuals who play a crucial role in fans’ enjoyment of the sport. Here, Motorsport.com brings you their story. This week it’s David Croft, the lead TV commentator for British broadcaster Sky Sports.
As Motorsport.com launches the latest episode in its Race of My Life podcast series, we revisit the race double Formula 1 world champion Emerson Fittipaldi picked as his best – the 1972 Italian Grand Prix in which he clinched his first title for Team Lotus.
On this day in 2013, Valentino Rossi clambered onto the top step of the Assen podium to celebrate his first win in over two years. Truly banishing the demons of his Ducati nadir, it would be the catalyst to much more in the ensuing years.
More than three months after the first race of the season was due to take place, F1 teams will descend on the Red Bull Ring this weekend for an Austrian double-header that will kick start the campaign.
Heinz-Harald Frentzen was one of Formula 1’s great enigmas of the late 1990s. The son of a funeral director was rated by some as “faster than Michael Schumacher” in their time racing in Group C for Mercedes and in his early F1 years. But although he joined Williams-Renault at its peak, he struggled to fit in – and found his F1 home at another (albeit very different) British team in Jordan Grand Prix.
McLaren's first year powered by Mercedes in 1995 was an odd one of numerous driver changes and flashes of true potential of a car it "barked up the wrong tree" with. But it served as an important launch pad to much bigger things...
Despite being replayed thousands of times since it took place on this day 30 years ago, Nigel Mansell’s overtaking move on Gerhard Berger at the 1990 Mexican Grand Prix Formula 1 still captivates fans today.
As Motorsport.com launches the latest episode in its Race of My Life podcast series, we revisit the race former Hispania Racing and Team Lotus Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok picked as his best - the 2008 Silverstone GP2 feature race.
Once the 2020 Formula 2 season eventually gets started in Austria, one F1 junior will face the most important campaign of their career to date in a bid to land a seat in Formula 1, as Frankie Mao explains.
Alain Prost’s Ferrari years were perhaps the most traumatic time of his illustrious career and culminated in him being fired by the Scuderia. And while the story of his enforced exit has been well documented, his replacement for the final race of the 1991 season was far less heralded, and extremely unlucky not to have scored a podium finish on his high-pressure substitute appearance.
Formula 1's history is full of underdog stories and teams that overachieved with the resources available. Luke Smith looks back at F1's last genuine minnow team - Manor - and how after reaching a new high it eventually all fell apart.
On June 19 2016 Toyota was at the heart of the most dramatic finish in Le Mans history when its leading car broke down with one lap to go. Three key players from Toyota's LMP1 programme explain how the team bounced back from that heartbreaking loss, which was one of several near misses.