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Colton Herta turned the fastest lap of the weekend to top second practice, as all the drivers tried out the Firestone alternate compound for the first time.
Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea topped Friday practice for this weekend's Jerez World Superbike round, going a massive four tenths faster than nearest rival Michael Ruben Rinaldi.
Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton in another Mercedes 1-2 in second practice for Formula 1's 2021 Russian Grand Prix, which was disrupted after Antonio Giovinazzi crashed his Alfa Romeo heavily.
Valtteri Bottas led a Mercedes 1-2 ahead of Lewis Hamilton in opening practice for Formula 1's 2021 Russian Grand Prix, with championship leader Max Verstappen third for Red Bull.
Caio Collet topped FIA Formula 3 practice in Sochi, leading teammate Victor Martins in an MP Motorsport 1-2.
Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi hit the top of the times in a gray Sunday morning IndyCar warm-up that was disrupted by a red flag for Callum Ilott spinning off at Turn 6.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s rookie Scott McLaughlin ducked under the 71sec barrier to top second practice at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in a session interrupted by two red flags.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia topped a tight third practice for the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix as Marc Marquez will have to go through Q1 in qualifying after a late crash.
The first practice session of the weekend saw Team Penske-Chevrolet’s title hopeful Josef Newgarden lead 2019 Laguna Seca winner Colton Herta who went off at the end of the session.
Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu set the pace in Friday practice for this weekend's Barcelona round of the World Superbike Championship, pipping title rival Jonathan Rea to the top spot.
Pramac Ducati’s Johann Zarco topped a soaked second practice for the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix, while championship leader Fabio Quartararo struggled on the Yamaha down in 18th.
Aprilia’s Maverick Vinales topped a rain-interrupted FP1 for the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix as Andrea Dovizioso and Franco Morbidelli marked their returns.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Scott Dixon topped final practice for tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Portland, ahead of Josef Newgarden and Ed Jones.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Alex Palou set the fastest lap of the 75-minute practice session at Portland International Raceway, the only track time before qualifying.
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.
Lewis Hamilton led Mercedes to a 1-2 finish in final practice for the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix on Saturday as Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz crashed heavily at Ascari.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo topped third practice for the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix by 0.023 seconds as Marc Marquez suffered another crash.
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.
Lewis Hamilton led from Formula 1 title rival Max Verstappen in opening practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday, topping the single session before qualifying this evening for Mercedes.
Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a tight second practice for the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix, while FP1 pacesetter Marc Marquez was only 19th after an early crash chasing his brother.
Dan Ticktum topped FIA Formula 2 practice in Monza, leading Formula 1 hopeful Theo Pourchaire and Carlin teammate Jehan Daruvala.
Honda Marc Marquez dominated opening practice for the Aragon Grand Prix as Maverick Vinales made his official Aprilia debut on Friday morning.
Max Verstappen comfortably beat the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in the final practice session ahead of Formula 1's 2021 Dutch Grand Prix.
Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu led the way in Friday practice for the World Superbike round at Magny-Cours, heading his championship rivals Scott Redding and Jonathan Rea.
Charles Leclerc led a Ferrari 1-2 over Esteban Ocon in FP2 at Formula 1's 2021 Dutch Grand Prix while a stoppage for Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton brought out the red flags.
Jamie Chadwick was quickest in W Series practice at Zandvoort, leading from championship rival Alice Powell.
Lewis Hamilton topped first practice for Formula 1’s returning Dutch Grand Prix, which was heavily disrupted by a long red flag period after Sebastian Vettel suffered a suspected engine failure.
Jak Crawford set the quickest time in FIA Formula 3 practice at Zandvoort, with the 16-year-old taking the top spot in a session halted twice by red flags.
Max Verstappen set the fastest time in the wet final practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Belgian Grand Prix ahead of his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton.
Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a frantic FP3 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix as 2019 Silverstone race winner Alex Rins crashed out of the Q2 places.
Championship leader Fabio Quartararo dominated FP2 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix on his Yamaha despite suffering a heavy crash and injuring his ankle.
Max Verstappen led Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in FP2 at Formula 1's 2021 Belgian Grand Prix, a session twice red-flagged due to incidents including a late crash for Verstappen.
W Series championship leader Jamie Chadwick topped practice at Spa-Francorchamps, leading the field by a tenth to take the top spot for the second consecutive round.
Valtteri Bottas led Max Verstappen in a rain-affected first practice session for Formula 1’s 2021 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, where Lewis Hamilton finished down in 18th.
Marc Marquez topped a red-flagged FP1 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix at Silverstone despite suffering a scary 274km/h crash on his Honda.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s two-time winner at WorldWide Technology Raceway produced his magic again to top practice by over 1mph ahead of rookie teammate Scott McLaughlin.
Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea topped Friday practice ahead of title rivals Toprak Razgatlioglu and Scott Redding on World Superbike’s first visit to Navarra in Spain.
The #36 Alpine A480-Gibson of Nicolas Lapierre, Andre Negrao and Matthieu Vaxiviere topped the third Le Mans 24 Hours practice session as the #8 Toyota suffered an accident.
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.
Less than a tenth of a second separated the top three cars as the two Toyotas sandwiched the Alpine in first free practice for this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours.
Oliver Rowland snared the fastest lap over Maximilian Gunther in the final Formula E practice session ahead of the 2021 Berlin E-Prix 14-way title decider at Tempelhof Airport.
Martin Truex Jr. led the way in Saturday’s lone practice session on the Indy Road Course in advance of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series’ inaugural race on the track.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Marcus Ericsson maintained the momentum from his Nashville triumph to lead Alexander Rossi in raceday warm-up on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia topped third practice for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix by 0.094 seconds, as Styrian GP winner Jorge Martin faces Q1 in qualifying after a late crash.
Jake Dennis was again quickest in Formula E practice ahead of the 2021 Berlin E-Prix season finale as the rookie headed Lucas di Grassi and points leader Nyck de Vries.
Reigning Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric led the way on Friday in the series’ only practice session on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
Championship leader Alex Palou drove to the top of the times in opening practice for the Big Machine Spiked Coolers GP on the Indy road course, while IndyCar debutant Christian Lundgaard finished the session in seventh.
Jake Dennis topped an opening Formula E free practice session for the double-header 2021 Berlin E-Prix title decider in which the top seven were covered by under a tenth.
Tech 3 KTM rider Iker Lecuona dominated a rain-hit second practice for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix, leading Friday’s overall pacesetter Johann Zarco by 3.397 seconds.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco blitzed the field with a record lap of the Red Bull Ring to top FP1 for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix as Fabio Quartararo hit mechanical troubles.
A mistake-ridden warm-up session for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in Nashville ended prematurely when Jimmie Johnson caused the third red flag with a 170mph spin off the bridge.
Colton Herta extended his margin over his rivals in second practice for Nashville’s Music City Grand Prix, but the remaining times hardly acted as a form guide, as the session ended with multiple spins and red flags.
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.
Francesco Bagnaia topped third practice for the MotoGP Styrian Grand Prix, as Yamaha duo Fabio Quartararo and Maverick Vinales almost came to blows.
Colton Herta topped the first ever session on the new street track in downtown Nashville, while Pato O’Ward suffered an early shunt and Conor Daly brought the session to a premature end in the tire wall.