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Former Minardi F1 driver Tuero injured in motorbike crash

Ex-Formula 1 driver Esteban Tuero, who drove for Minardi in 1998, has been hospitalised following a serious road accident in Argentina that left him with multiple fractures.

Barrichello to run dual Toyota programme in 2020

Formula 1 grand prix winner Rubens Barrichello will contest a debut campaign in the Argentine Super TC2000 touring car series in 2020.

Vandoorne: Chile boasts “one of the most tricky corners” in FE

Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne reckons the layout changes made to Santiago’s Park O’Higgins circuit have created “one of the most tricky corners” on the Formula E calendar.

Alonso: "Exciting" Verstappen F1's best driver right now

Fernando Alonso says that Max Verstappen has been his choice for the best driver in Formula 1 this year thanks to his "attack mode" attitude.

Alonso tests STC2000 series car in Buenos Aires

Two-time F1 world champion Fernando Alonso tested the works Toyota Corolla that races in Argentina's Super TC2000, the country's main racing series.

Rins puzzled by Suzuki's loss of form in Argentina

Alex Rins admits he and his Suzuki MotoGP team do not have a good explanation for their dramatic loss of form in qualifying for the Argentina Grand Prix.

IndyCar investigating Argentina race at San Juan Villicum

Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, owners of IndyCar, has confirmed that the series is in talks with promoters Grupo OSD about a race at the Circuito San Juan Villicum in Argentina.

Wolff hopes Calderon gets F1 race chance

Ex-Williams test driver Susie Wolff is hopeful Tatiana Calderon will get a Formula 1 race chance in the future, but concedes the superlicence points system is an additional "stumbling block".

Vandoorne finding more joy without F1 politics

Ex-McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he is enjoying Formula E following his Formula 1 exit because of the difference in camaraderie between drivers and paddock “politics”.

Mortara: Fourth place in Santiago "like a victory"

Edoardo Mortara says his fourth-place finish in the Santiago ABB FIA Formula E race was "like a victory" for his Venturi team after a difficult start to the 2018/19 season.

Penalised Sims adamant he didn't hit Mortara

Alexander Sims is adamant he did not hit Edoardo Mortara into spin during last weekend's ABB FIA Formula E Santiago E-Prix, but accepts the penalty he received for the incident.

Fenestraz dropped by Renault junior scheme

Sacha Fenestraz has been axed by the Renault Formula 1 junior programme, and is now closing on a switch to the All-Japan Formula 3 Championship as his next career move.

Canapino completes Juncos Cadillac lineup for Rolex 24

Juncos Racing announced today that Top Race Championship and TC2000 ace Agustin Canapino is to join Will Owen, Kyle Kaiser and Rene Binder in the team’s first shot at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.

Citroen "doesn't want" part-time Loeb programme for 2019

Sebastien Loeb's World Rally Championship comeback looks highly unlikely to continue into 2019 because Citroen team principal Pierre Budar is reluctant to allow the nine-time champion to compete part-time again.

Redding confident of avoiding Lowes' Aprilia fate

Scott Redding believes he can avoid the fate of his Aprilia predecessor Sam Lowes because of his greater MotoGP experience.

Miller "expects" Ducati to exercise 2019 option on him

Jack Miller says he "expects" Ducati to exercise its option to keep him in the Pramac satellite squad for the 2019 MotoGP season.

First half of F1 2017 season in statistics

The August break provides the perfect opportunity to recap the first half of the 2017 F1 season.

F1 race director Whiting inspects Buenos Aires track

FIA Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has completed an “informal visit” of Argentina’s Buenos Aires circuit to evaluate the state of the facility.

Urrutia claims to be close to IndyCar deal for 2018

Indy Lights driver Santiago Urrutia claims to have "70 percent" of the budget in order to race in the Verizon IndyCar Series next season and is currently in negotiations with three winning teams.

Monteiro wants to stay with Honda WTCC squad in 2018

Tiago Monteiro says he wants to continue with Honda in WTCC, and has already started to discuss conditions for a contract renewal with the Japanese manufacturer.

Catsburg: WTCC needs "hard look" at tyres after double puncture

Volvo driver Nicky Catsburg believes that the WTCC organisers need to take a "hard look" at the series' tyres after the two punctures he suffered in both races last weekend in Argentina.

Chilton says Ehrlacher clash penalty too harsh

Tom Chilton says the penalty for clashing with Lada driver Yann Ehrlacher that cost him victory in the opening Termas de Rio Hondo WTCC race was harsh.

Gallery: Russian GP in numbers

Mercedes have been unbeatable in Russia since the country debuted on the Formula 1 calendar in 2014. But Given Ferrari's resurgence, can the Silver Arrow maintain its stranglehold at Sochi?

Espargaro: Aprilia suits me better than "strict" Suzuki

Aprilia rider Aleix Espargaro says the Italian mentality of his new MotoGP team is a better fit for him than the "super-strict" Suzuki outfit he raced for previously.

Andretti to run five cars at Indy 500 again

Michael Andretti has confirmed that Andretti Autosport will again campaign an extra car at the Indianapolis 500, but admits the driver selection has not been made.

Peru wants Dakar Rally return for 2018

The Peruvian government has announced that it is keen on the Dakar Rally returning to the country in 2018 and that it'll negotiate with organisers ASO to make it happen.

Former Minardi F1 driver Tuero retires from racing

Ex-F1 driver Esteban Tuero, who contested a full-time campaign with Minardi back in 1998, has retired from motorsport aged 38.

Urrutia admits his open-wheel career may be over

2016 Indy Lights runner-up Santiago Urrutia says that he is uncertain whether his motorsport career can continue, due to budget constraints following his near-miss in the title race.

Volvo could field third car for Girolami in Japan

Argentinean driver Nestor Girolami completed a test for the Volvo WTCC squad at Termas de Rio Hondo this week, and could race a third car in the next round of the series at Motegi.

WTCC's Thailand round could face cancellation

The World Touring Car Championship's Race of Thailand, scheduled for November, could end up dropped from the 2016 calendar.

Lopez to start Race 1 last after engine change

WTCC points leader Jose Maria Lopez will start Sunday's opening race of the Termas de Rio Hondo round from last place.

Lambiris' WTCC debut called off

Uruguayan driver Mauricio Lambiris will not be making his WTCC debut at Termas de Rio Hondo after all.

Last-minute deal has Lambiris making his WTCC debut this weekend

Mauricio Lambiris will make his debut in the WTCC this weekend in Argentina, after securing a last-minute agreement to replace Ferenc Ficza at Zengo Motorsport.

Felix da Costa critical of F1's closed cockpit push

Former Red Bull reserve driver Antonio Felix da Costa has said Formula 1 is wrong to pursue closed cockpits as a future safety measure.

Fangio's second son is confirmed

Rubén Vázquez has learned he is the son of the five-time Formula 1 World Champion, following a legally-mandated DNA test. 

Juan Manuel Fangio’s corpse is exhumed in Argentina

The body of five-time Formula 1 World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio has been exhumed today in order to test his DNA and determine his paternity over two men.

Fangio exhumation will go ahead

The body of five-time Formula 1 World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio will be exhumed this week, following the orders of a judge in Argentina for a paternity test.

Fangio’s exhumation put on hold due to "second son" claim

A judge has suspended the exhumation of five-time F1 World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio’s body until a similar case, from another man claiming to be his son, is completed.

Juan Manuel Fangio’s body to be exhumed, rules Argentinian judge

The body of five-time Formula 1 World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio will be exhumed next month, following the orders of a judge in Argentina for a paternity test.

Jarno Trulli, a racer doubling as a team owner

Trulli, between the driver and the team owner

Alguersuari: 'Formula E is what Formula One should be'

Jaime Alguersuari is currently eighth in the championship standings for the Virgin Racing team.

While he enjoys Formula E, Piquet Jr. dreams of a NASCAR return

In an exclusive interview with Motorsport.com, the Brazilian opened up about his aspirations to return to NASCAR.

Marco Andretti set for Formula E debut

Prost, Senna, Piquet, Andretti. No, this is not the grid for a 1980's F1 race, but for this weekend's Formula E ePrix.

Sam Bird Q&A: "This is real racing"

Ahead of this weekend's ePrix, Motorsport.com talked with Formula E star Sam Bird.

Michael Andretti wants Montoya on his IndyCar team for 2014

Andretti Autosport team owner has already talked to the Colombian about the idea.

Fangio's Mercedes is the most valuable race car ever sold in an auction

US$29,650,095 for the W196R the Argentinean drove in 1954 to earn his second of his five Formula One championships.

Keselowski attacks Joe Gibbs Racing and Hendrick Motorsports for hiring process

Keselowski made some serious allegations in the media this week about the hiring processes of some big teams in NASCAR.

2012 champion Keselowski returns to the White House

Team owner Roger Penske will join his driver as they both will head to Washington DC after the Texas 500 to meet with President Obama

Toyota wants to cross out the Auto Club Speedway off its bucket list

The manufacturer has never won at the California racetrack with the Sprint Cup Series, but Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch may change that this weekend

Hamlin won't appeal fine, but won't pay either

Denny Hamlin is pushing the limits with NASCAR on the monetary fine, and he has growing support from the fans!

Hornish has an eye on the prize again

Sam Hornish Jr. has been strong in the first races of the NASCAR Nationwide Series this season which brings back memories of his IndyCar days.

Denny Hamlin strikes back at NASCAR

Denny Hamlin did not mince his words on the monetary fine he received from NASCAR. He spoke out after the test session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup teams at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Piquet Jr. on Istanbul pole in hot title chase

Nelson Piquet Jr. reduced to nine his gap with Lewis Hamilton.