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The Bend Supercars: Tyre trick helps Heimgartner to pole The Bend
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The Bend Supercars: Tyre trick helps Heimgartner to pole

Andre Heimgartner used a single set of wet weather tyres throughout qualifying to take pole for the first Supercars race at The Bend.

Former factory rivals sharing staff at The Bend

Former factory rivals Walkinshaw Andretti United and Tickford Racing are sharing a pit boom for this weekend's Supercars event at The Bend.

Creed succeeds through major carnage at Darlington Darlington
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Creed succeeds through major carnage at Darlington

Reigning NASCAR Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed picked up his first win of the 2021 season thanks to avoiding a multitude of wrecks in the final 35 laps.

Former Gen3 boss leaving Supercars
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Former Gen3 boss leaving Supercars

Former head of the Supercars Gen3 programme John Casey is no longer part of the category's executive team.

The Bend Supercars: Heimgartner tops second practice The Bend
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The Bend Supercars: Heimgartner tops second practice

Andre Heimgartner topped a second weather-affected Supercars practice session at The Bend Motorsport Park.

The Bend Supercars: Winterbottom fastest in damp practice The Bend
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The Bend Supercars: Winterbottom fastest in damp practice

Mark Winterbottom topped a damp first Supercars practice session at The Bend Motorsport Park.

Horner: Poaching Mercedes F1 engine staff an “inevitability”

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has defended his team's strategy of poaching key Mercedes staff for its in-house Formula 1 engine project, saying its proximity to Mercedes made it an "inevitability".

The Barcelona practice times that prove Red Bull has hidden pace

Lewis Hamilton led the way in Friday practice for the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix, but there was one major encouraging sign for Red Bull. However, making good on that gain will require Max Verstappen to avoid repeating a mistake that left him well down the FP2 order...

F1 assessing Turkish GP impact after country placed on UK red list

Formula 1 is assessing the potential impact on the Turkish GP after the UK government announced on Friday that the country is going on its COVID travel red list.

Raikkonen reveals his son teased him over F1 Portuguese GP crash

Kimi Raikkonen has revealed that he was teased by his son Robin over the crash that put him out of last weekend’s Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix.

Vettel "more at home" with Aston Martin car after upgrades

Sebastian Vettel feels "a lot more at home" with Aston Martin's Formula 1 car after running the team's updates for the first time in Spanish Grand Prix practice on Friday.

Grand Prix practice results: Hamilton fastest in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest overall time on the opening day of Spanish Grand Prix practice in Barcelona for Mercedes on Friday, the fourth round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Domenicali: "Robust" F1 will survive Hamilton retirement

Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali says that the sport is "robust" enough to survive the potential retirement of Lewis Hamilton at the end of this season.

Formula E makes more changes to Monaco track layout

Formula E has made several late changes to the Monaco layout ahead of its first race at the full circuit on Saturday, but drivers insist it hasn't affected their sim preparations.

Hamilton 'amazed' by McLaren, Ferrari F1 progress

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari, McLaren and Alpine's progress in Formula 1 this season has been "amazing" to see, but suggests it's not only Red Bull that has to worry.

Wolff: Red Bull approached 100 Mercedes F1 engine staff

Toto Wolff says Red Bull approached around 100 Mercedes staff over a move to its new Formula 1 engine division after announcing a raft of recent signings.

Susie Wolff got "weird texts" about controversial Valencia race

Venturi Racing team principal Susie Wolff says she received “a lot of weird texts” that she “didn’t even know” how to reply to after the controversial opening Valencia E-Prix race.

The philosophical problems the WEC's new Hypercar class is already facing

Most of the column inches after the World Endurance Championship's opener were centred around the relative pace of the Hypercar class and the LMP2s, but there's another question that needs addressing in order for the new division to have a successful future

Spanish GP: Hamilton tops FP2 from Bottas, Leclerc

Lewis Hamilton topped the second practice session for Formula 1's 2021 Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas, with Max Verstappen well down the order after aborting his qualifying simulation.

F1 financial numbers continue to improve after disastrous 2020

Formula 1 has released much improved financial numbers for the first quarter of 2021, reflecting the organisation's continued recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out its income early last season.

F1 team bosses to hold meeting to discuss track limit rules

Formula 1 team principals will discuss whether or not track limit rules need to change, during their regular race weekend get-together in Spain on Saturday.

AlphaTauri explains why it voted against cost cap rule change

AlphaTauri Formula 1 chief Franz Tost says changes to the financial regulations must be made “in a proper way” after voting against sporting penalties for procedural breaches last week.

Red Bull/Mercedes gap justifies low-rake complaints - Aston

Red Bull’s reduced gap to Mercedes in races this year proves that high rake cars have been hurt the least by new Formula 1 aero rules, reckons Aston Martin.

Meet Sebastian Montoya, Juan Pablo's son aiming for F1

Max Verstappen, Mick Schumacher and soon Sebastian Montoya? The Colombian driver could be the next F1 driver's son to compete in the world championship.

Spanish GP practice as it happened

Follow all the action from the Spanish Grand Prix as it happens with our minute-by-minute coverage.

Barcelona F3: Hauger snatches late pole from Doohan

Prema Racing's Dennis Hauger snatched a late pole position from Trident’s Jack Doohan in a hotly-contested first FIA Formula 3 qualifying session of the season.

Gresini becoming Aprilia MotoGP satellite would be "romantic"

Aleix Espargaro believes the Gresini Racing MotoGP team becoming Aprilia's official satellite squad in 2022 would be "romantic" following the death of Fausto Gresini in February.

Spanish GP: Bottas leads Verstappen by 0.033s in FP1

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas led Red Bull's Max Verstappen by 0.033s in a disrupted first practice session for Formula 1's 2021 Spanish Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton third.

Five key plotlines to follow in the 2021 BTCC Prime

Five key plotlines to follow in the 2021 BTCC

It’s been a busy silly season in the BTCC since the chequered flag fell to end the 2020 campaign last November. While last year’s top two have stayed put, there’s been a lot of fat to chew elsewhere, which should result in another fascinating year of tin-top action.

Vettel: ‘Wasted opportunity’ if Aston Martin writes off 2021 season

Sebastian Vettel believes it would be a “wasted opportunity” if Aston Martin wrote off its 2021 season and switched full focus to next year’s Formula 1 car.

Barcelona F3: Prema’s Hauger tops first practice of 2021

Prema Racing’s Dennis Hauger topped the times in the first FIA Formula 3 practice session of the 2021 season in Barcelona.

Lost F1 tracks: The madness of Montjuic Park

Decades before the Spanish Grand Prix found a permanent home in Montmelo, Barcelona’s daunting Montjuic street circuit was one of the most feared venues on the Formula 1 calendar.

WRC becomes first FIA championship to use 100% sustainable fuel Rally Portugal
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WRC becomes first FIA championship to use 100% sustainable fuel

The World Rally Championship will be the first FIA series to use 100% sustainable fuel from next season

Perez using Verstappen's car set-up to avoid getting "lost"

Sergio Perez has revealed that he is following Max Verstappen’s set-up direction to avoid getting ‘lost’, as he gets to grips with his Red Bull Formula 1 car.

Verstappen: Mercedes still holds F1 energy deployment advantage

Mercedes still holds an advantage with the energy deployment of its Formula 1 engine, despite Honda’s gains in overall power, reckons Max Verstappen.

Makino to make Super Formula return at Autopolis

Honda driver Tadasuke Makino will return to Super Formula at Autopolis next week after missing the opening two rounds of the season due to illness.

KGR shelves Bathurst wildcard plan
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KGR shelves Bathurst wildcard plan

Kelly Grove Racing has shelved a short-lived plan to run a wildcard Supercars entry later this season.

Walkinshaw returns to Australia
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Walkinshaw returns to Australia

Supercars team owner Ryan Walkinshaw has returned to Australia and will be back in the paddock by the Winton round later this month.

2021 The Bend SuperSprint – Start time, how to watch, channel & more

The 2021 Supercars season continues this weekend with the OTR SuperSprint at The Bend Motorsport Park.

Foyt: Signing Hildebrand for Indy “a no-brainer… He could win”

Larry Foyt says hiring JR Hildebrand for the fourth AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet at the Indianapolis 500 made “all the sense in the world”.

2021 Supercars The Bend SuperSprint session times and preview

Ford teams will be looking to snap a 223-day losing streak when the 2021 Supercars season continues at The Bend this weekend.

Next Gen's 'huge architecture change' not all in its looks

The visuals of NASCAR’s Next Gen car bodies unveiled this week were striking in comparison to the current iteration of Cup Series cars.

Verstappen: Understandable Mercedes staff want Red Bull challenge

Max Verstappen believes it is "understandable" that the Mercedes staff who have signed to join Red Bull’s new Formula 1 powertrains division are seeking a new challenge.

Can F1's standout performer of 2021 keep up his charge?

After an impressive start to his 2021 Formula 1 season, Lando Norris currently splits the Mercedes and Red Bull domination in the early drivers’ standings. While the McLaren driver has played down the likelihood of maintaining that position, his team remains optimistic that his form can lead to greater success

Ferrari Testarossa restomod teased, aiming for 200mph top speed

The Ferrari Testarossa is an automotive icon of the 1980s that's immediately identifiable from the cheese-grater side strakes, pop-up headlights, and wedge shape. Still, modern technology is far more advanced today, and the Swiss company Officine Fioravanti is building a restomod version that aims to boost the model's performance.

Rossi has SRT’s support after worst-ever MotoGP season start

Valentino Rossi says he has a lot of support from Petronas SRT amidst his worst-ever start to a MotoGP season in the nine-time grand prix world champion’s career.

Bottas hits out at "bullshit" mid-season dropping suggestion

Valtteri Bottas hit back at a suggestion Mercedes could replace him midway through the 2021 Formula 1 season, calling it "bullshit" and saying "only one team does that".

Red Bull signs five more Mercedes F1 engine staff Spanish GP
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Red Bull signs five more Mercedes F1 engine staff

Red Bull has signed five more senior Mercedes engine staff to help drive forward its new power unit push in Formula 1.

Alonso: Early F1 season struggles overblown by media

Fernando Alonso suggests too much is being made of Formula 1 drivers at new teams struggling in 2021 and asks observers not to over-analyse his early results with Alpine. 

Spanish GP: Best F1 2021 technical images from Barcelona

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Askew joins Andretti Autosport’s LMP3 team for Mid-Ohio

Andretti Autosport has announced it will be moving its LMP3 entry from the IMSA Prototype Challenge to the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and with Oliver Askew joining Jarett Andretti at Mid-Ohio.

The day Ayrton Senna failed to qualify for a grand prix

Ayrton Senna’s ultra successful Formula 1 career marked him out as one of grand prix racing’s greats.

Hamilton wins third Laureus Award for social activism

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has won a third Laureus Award, receiving the new Laureus Athlete Advocate of the Year Award for his activism against inequality.

Gotz leads Lawson, Albon as DTM testing ends

Mercedes driver Maximilian Gotz remained on top as the DTM's final pre-season test of 2021 came to a conclusion at the Lausitzring on Thursday.

F1 drivers react to 2021 Barcelona track changes

Several Formula 1 drivers have discussed the Barcelona track alteration, with some feeling it could improve overtaking into Turn 1 at the expense of passes at the reprofiled Turn 10.

Williams rear end issue hampered Russell’s F1 race in Portimao

George Russell says that his Williams Formula 1 team discovered an issue with his car that contributed to his struggles in last weekend's Portuguese GP.

Hamilton: People need to give Bottas a break

Lewis Hamilton believes that Valtteri Bottas’s critics “need to give him a break”, saying that Mercedes currently has the best line-up on the Formula 1 grid.

Verstappen: F1 needs better solution for track limits

Max Verstappen believes Formula 1 needs to "find a solution" to better police track limits, saying that a "hard limit" would be better to judge than a white line.

Alex Marquez “needs to accept” difficult recent MotoGP results

LCR Honda’s Alex Marquez admits it’s “not really easy” to stay calm right now after a bruising start to his 2021 MotoGP campaign but needs to “accept” the situation.

Electric GT Championship plans revealed ahead of 2023 launch

A new FIA Electric GT Championship promoted by Eurosport will kick off in 2023 using the rules unveiled by the governing body last month.