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Vettel, Schumacher to compete in 2022 Race of Champions
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Vettel, Schumacher to compete in 2022 Race of Champions

Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher are the latest names to be confirmed on the burgeoning list of stars competing in next February’s Race of Champions in Sweden.

Why Pure ETCR champion Cupra chooses electric motorsport

The momentum behind electric motorsport gathered pace in 2021 with the introduction of the Pure ETCR touring car championship and Extreme E off-road category.

​NASCAR Heat Ultimate Edition+ officially launches on Nintendo Switch

Motorsport Games Developed NASCAR Game is the First to Come to the Console, Available to Play Starting Today, November 19, 2021.

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson partners Pastrana in Race of Champions

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will feature in next year’s Race of Champions event in Sweden, becoming teammates with action sports legend Travis Pastrana for Team USA.

Why Saudi Arabia is investing so heavily in motorsport News
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Why Saudi Arabia is investing so heavily in motorsport

Arguably no country in the world is investing more in motorsport currently than Saudi Arabia. Their efforts will be projected onto a world stage in December as the F1 season reaches a thrilling climax and one of the venues playing host is a new street circuit in Jeddah. F1 has signed a long-term contract with Saudi Arabia to host F1 and ultimately the race will run on a new purpose-built circuit that is being developed in Qiddiya. They also have the Dakar rally, Formula E, and Extreme E events.

Study says Australian motorsport worth $8.6 billion

An Australian study has concluded that motorsport contributes a total of $8.6 billion to the economy each year.

How to follow the third round of the Le Mans Virtual Series by Motorsport Games, kicking off this weekend on November 13

After an action-packed first two rounds, drivers will take on the long challenge of Nordschleife on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen
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Motorsport is very bankable, says Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen

Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans 24 hours with nine outright victories. Since retiring from racing, he's been President of the FIA Drivers Commission. From that platform, he's running for the role of FIA Deputy President for Sport in December's election, alongside the current holder of that role, Graham Stoker, who's bidding to become President.

Photo concern prompts FIA presidential election warning
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Photo concern prompts FIA presidential election warning

The FIA presidential candidates have been warned against potential unethical behaviour in next month's election, amid concerns that voters could be being asked to send photos of their ballot papers.

Singapore GP clerk nominated for FIA Vice President for Sport for Asia

The Singapore Grand Prix’s deputy clerk of the course Janette Tan has joined the FIA presidential election ticket of Graham Stoker.

FIA targets participation of 90 countries in 2022 Motorsport Games

The FIA and event promoter Stephane Ratel are aiming to attract 90 nations to compete in the second edition of the Motorsport Games centred on Paul Ricard next October.

Staging an F1 race is like a Coldplay concert says Mexican GP promoter News
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Staging an F1 race is like a Coldplay concert says Mexican GP promoter

As the world emerges from the pandemic and people value going out and enjoying live experiences once again, it seems that Formula 1 is at the top of the wishlist. The US Grand Prix weekend at Austin had a record 400,000 spectators and this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix is also a sell-out, boosted by local hero Sergio Perez (known as Checo) now an established Grand Prix winner in a competitive car.

Start your engines! NASCAR 21: Ignition officially launches, available to play today

Motorsport Games’ officially licensed NASCAR game arrives for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, bringing fans our most authentic NASCAR experience to date.

FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem on his plans to double motorsport News
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FIA Presidential candidate ben Sulayem on his plans to double motorsport

Mohammed ben Sulayem will be one of just two names on the ballot for FIA President in December, to succeed Jean Todt in the most powerful job in motorsport as head of the worldwide federation that owns and regulates F1 and the other World Championships. If successful, Ben Sulayem would be the first non-European to lead the FIA.

Motorsport Network acquires Autoblog Argentina

Autoblog Argentina is the most widely read automotive news site in the country and will be renamed Motor1.com Argentina. Motorsport Network will also launch InsideEVs Argentina.

Formula 1 and Motorsport Network unveil fan results of largest single sports survey ever conducted by Nielsen Sports

2021 F1 Global Fan Survey Includes Feedback from Record 167,000 fans. Sport More Popular than ever with 90% of Respondents Believing F1 is “Pinnacle of Motorsport”. Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo Selected by fans as Favorite Drivers. McLaren, Red Bull, Ferrari, and Mercedes Highlighted as Top F1 Teams.

The one-time Schumacher rival rebooting his career Down Under Prime

The one-time Schumacher rival rebooting his career Down Under

Joey Mawson made waves in the middle of the last decade, beating future Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher - among other highly-rated talents - to the 2016 German F4 title. A run in F1's feeder GP3 category only caused his career to stall, but now back in Australia Mawson's S5000 title success has set that to rights

Why Todt’s FIA successor could be cut from the same cloth Prime
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Why Todt’s FIA successor could be cut from the same cloth

Jean Todt has signalled that he will not stand for re-election as FIA president. Mark Gallagher analyses the strong credentials of one potential successor…

The lesson football’s would-be wreckers could learn from racing Prime

The lesson football’s would-be wreckers could learn from racing

OPINION: The greed-driven push for a European Super League that threatened to tear football apart is collapsing at the seams. Motor racing's equivalent, the football-themed Superleague Formula series of 2008-11, was everything that the proposed ESL never could be.

The real-life racing rogues stranger than fiction Prime

The real-life racing rogues stranger than fiction

The forthcoming Netflix film linking the world of underworld crime and motorsport plays on a theme that isn't exactly new. Over the years, several shady figures have attempted to make it in racing before their dubious dealings caught up with them.

2015 End of Year Memo from the Editor

The following is a letter from Motorsport.com Editor-In-Chief Charles Bradley, looking back on the progress Motorsport.com made in 2015.

Motorsport.com acquires leading motorsports online retail company Onpole.com

Motorsport.com acquires leading motorsports online retail company Onpole.com, launches new e-commerce platform.

Motorsport.com Announces Dutch-Based Digital Edition in the Netherlands

Motorsport.com Expands European Footprint, announcing its 15th edition, Motorsport.com – NETHERLANDS.

Motorsport.com and GPTicketShop.com Announce Global Partnership

Motorsport.com and gpticketshop.com agreed to create a ticketing service to be powered by the Austrian-based company.