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Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley is Motorsport.com’s Global Editor in Chief. After spending five years in the aerospace industry in his native North Wales, while working weekends as a freelance writer at racetracks around the UK, Charles joined the staff of Motoring News in the heart of London. He transferred to the nascent Autosport.com team in 2000 before transitioning to the magazine, becoming its Editor between 2011 and 2014. Charles then upped sticks to work in America, as Motorsport.com’s Editor in Chief, where he created the multi-national and multi-lingual editorial team that quickly became the world’s most-read motorsport website. He was instrumental in delivering three of the biggest Global F1 Fan Surveys in sports history and is also a multiple award-winning scriptwriter. Charles is also an overseas member of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife Helen – and a cat that’s named after Serbia’s top football club.

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F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins Spanish GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona on Sunday, after early race dominator Charles Leclerc was forced to retire his Ferrari when it lost power.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Spanish GP pole Spanish GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Spanish GP pole

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, the sixth round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, bouncing back from an early Q3 spin.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: Leclerc fastest on Spanish GP Friday

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was fastest during Spanish Grand Prix practice in Barcelona on Friday, the sixth round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Podcast: Indy 500 Preview with two-time winner Takuma Sato

33 drivers. 200 laps. 500 miles. And just 10 days to go until the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosts the 106th running of the Indy 500.

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance gets F1 Edition special

The F1 Edition costs €222,815 in Germany and takes the shape of an appearance package that adds €23,800 to the car's base price of just under €200,000.

Ken Block reveals Porsche Hoonipigasus 911 with 1,400bhp

Ken Block will race the twin-turbo AWD monster at Pikes Peak next month.

Porsche Mission R morphs into 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance test car

The concept has now transitioned to a running prototype, dubbed 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance.

Alfa Romeo seeks "easy" Spanish GP with new F1 updates

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 boss Fred Vasseur is hoping for an “easy weekend” following the dramas of Imola and Miami when the team introduces a major update package in Barcelona.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Bourdais takes pole in Ganassi Cadillac

Sebastien Bourdais took pole position for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio in his Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac.

Why Miami’s unloved chicane won’t be an easy fix due to F1 rules

Several Formula 1 drivers have called for the Miami International Autodrome’s tight chicane to be changed for next year, but revisions would not be straightforward.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Bourdais fastest in second practice for Ganassi

Sebastien Bourdais produced the fastest time in the second practice session for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Mid-Ohio in his Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R.

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Albuquerque fastest in opening practice

Filipe Albuquerque produced the fastest time in the first practice session for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Mid-Ohio in an Acura 1-2.

Escaping the Miami GP with the Acura NSX Type S

Escaping the Miami GP with the Acura NSX Type S.

Alfa Romeo "pleased" with Bottas despite Miami F1 slip

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team boss Fred Vasseur says he was "more than pleased" with seventh place in Miami despite a costly late slip by Valtteri Bottas.

Why Miami’s first F1 race could never live up to its mega hype Miami GP
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Why Miami’s first F1 race could never live up to its mega hype

OPINION: With a former first lady of America, the king of basketball and the GOAT of all NFL quarterbacks in the house, the on-track Miami GP show was never going to outshine the off-track A-listers.

Distracted Bottas explains reason for Miami F1 wall brush

Valtteri Bottas says that the brush with the wall that cost his fifth position in the Miami Grand Prix occurred because he was distracted by the battling Mercedes duo in his mirrors.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins Miami GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Miami Grand Prix at the Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, after passing the Ferrari of Formula 1 World Championship rival Charles Leclerc.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Miami GP pole

Charles Leclerc took pole position for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix at the Hard Rock Stadium, the fifth round of the 2022 F1 World Championship, ahead of Ferrari teammate Carlos Sainz.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: George Russell fastest in Miami GP on Friday

Mercedes’ George Russell was fastest during Miami Grand Prix practice at the Hard Rock Stadium on Friday around the newest track on the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship schedule.

From Vice to F1: The story of Miami's other grands prix

Formula 1 might be visiting a new venue in Miami this weekend but the city has plenty of motorsport history from a diverse range of categories over the years.

Miami GP officials repair track damage ahead of F1 practice

Miami GP officials have worked overnight to repair some minor areas of damage to the track surface that emerged on Thursday.

Gasly: Meeting Michael Jordan the “best experience of my life”

Pierre Gasly says meeting basketball legend Michael Jordan this week ahead of the Miami Grand Prix was “by far the best experience of my life”.

How the Miami GP keeps track of giant F1 building blocks

This weekend’s Miami Grand Prix is the first of 10 planned years of racing around the Hard Rock Stadium, and its designers have devised an ingenious way of ensuring the build and packdown process goes to plan every time.

The inside story of F1's newest race track

After several years of planning and preparation, and with hype levels at an all-time high, the inaugural Miami Grand Prix is finally set to take place this weekend. But to get to this point has been a journey of ups and downs

The science behind Miami GP’s “innovative” F1 track surface Miami GP
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The science behind Miami GP’s “innovative” F1 track surface

The Miami GP track features a local limerock and Georgia State granite mix that asphalt specialists believe will provide an “innovative” surface that will satisfy the expectations of the FIA and Formula 1 in terms of grip and wear and for its inaugural race on May 8.

How the Miami F1 GP has prepared for Florida’s natural hazards Miami GP
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How the Miami F1 GP has prepared for Florida’s natural hazards

Miami International Autodrome, the home of Formula 1’s new Grand Prix on the American East Coast, has taken precautions against the natural hazards that South Florida can provide.

Miami GP: Check out F1’s new track – and its fake marina

Miami International Autodrome hosts the first event of a 10-year deal to run Formula 1’s second annual race in the United States this weekend.

Exciting F1 racing “first and foremost” in Miami GP track design Miami GP
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Exciting F1 racing “first and foremost” in Miami GP track design

Formula 1’s newest 2022 track, the Miami International Autodrome, has been designed with the racing product “first and foremost” in mind, according to its designers.

The other Ferrari on F1’s podium: Why drivers celebrate with Trento wine

Until Charles Leclerc’s late slip-up at Imola, Ferrari the manufacturer had been a fixture on the 2022 F1 World Championship podium – but even with a Red Bull 1-2 and a McLaren in third, the Ferrari name appeared in the post-race celebrations.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Taylor/Albuquerque win after fierce Acura duel

Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque won the fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Laguna Seca after winning an intense duel with fellow Acura racers Oliver Jarvis and Tom Blomqvist.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Ricky Taylor tops FP2 for Acura

Ricky Taylor continued to set the pace in second practice for this weekend’s fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Laguna Seca.

Why key corners of Miami’s F1 track are “on the limits of design” Miami GP
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Why key corners of Miami’s F1 track are “on the limits of design”

The most technically-demanding corner sequence in terms of construction at the new Miami International Autodrome are “on the limitations of design” say its architects.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins at Imola

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, as Ferrari’s World Championship leader Charles Leclerc crashed but salvaged sixth.

F1 Grand Prix sprint results: Verstappen wins for Imola pole

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Formula 1 sprint event to take pole position for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after a fantastic duel with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Verstappen takes sprint pole at Imola

Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen will start Saturday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix sprint event on pole position after an incident-packed qualifying at Imola on Friday.

Miami GP opening party, South Beach F1 demo to add glitz to inaugural event

The Miami Grand Prix will hold a star-studded official opening night event at its Hard Rock Stadium, while a Mercedes F1 car will perform a demo run on South Beach’s Ocean Drive during the race weekend.

Attempt to block F1 Miami Grand Prix dismissed by judge

The court challenge by local residents to halt the inaugural Miami Grand Prix on the grounds of damage to hearing due to noise from the event has been denied by a Miami judge today.

Ferrari 296 GTS debuts with unlimited headroom and hybrid V6 power

The 296 Gran Turismo Spider (GTS) is here to soak up the sun better than the 296 GTB.

Miami judge wants proof of “unavoidable” F1 noise harm in residents’ lawsuit

A judge has told a group of Miami Gardens residents that they must produce evidence of why the upcoming Miami Grand Prix would mean they’d “suffer actual injury” from noise levels.

Miami GP boss says new F1 track is almost ready to race Miami GP
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Miami GP boss says new F1 track is almost ready to race

The all-new racetrack that will host the inaugural Miami Grand Prix on May 8 is “95 per cent complete” with just under three weeks remaining to race day, according to event chief Richard Cregan.

Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida could be demolished

Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida has been sold to a new owner, who has very different plans for its future than keeping it as a track. The circuit could be demolished and retooled into an industrial park.

Ferrari 296 GT3 WEC car spied lapping Fiorano test track on video

The 296 GT3 uses a non-hybrid version of the GTB's twin-turbocharged 3-litre V6 because the electrical assistance won't be allowed under the GTE regulations.

Ferrari’s all-new 296 GT3 breaks cover in Fiorano shakedown test

Ferrari’s next-generation GT3 car, the 296, made its track debut at Fiorano on Tuesday, kicking off a development programme ahead of its racing debut in 2023.

Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica debuts in New York with STO power

The Huracan Tecnica takes many of its cues from the Huracan STO, the track-oriented iteration of the V10-powered supercar. Essentially, the STO is as close to a race-ready Super Trofeo race car as road laws allow.

When is the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix? Date, track information and more Miami GP
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When is the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix? Date, track information and more

Formula 1 is heading to Miami for the first time this year, but when is the race and what will the track look like? Find out here.

Final 2022 Ford GT Heritage Edition honours 1966 Le Mans sweep

Check out the last Heritage Edition for 2022, and as such, the last for the current-generation Ford GT.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Ferrari's Leclerc wins Australian GP

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc won the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday, as world champion Max Verstappen was forced to retire his Red Bull after giving valiant chase.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Australian GP pole Australian GP
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F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc takes Australian GP pole

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, the third round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: Leclerc fastest in Australian GP on Friday

Charles Leclerc was fastest during Australian Grand Prix practice in Melbourne on Friday, the third round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship.

Maserati GranTurismo Folgore EV appears in Formula E reveal

Maserati wants to go fully electric by 2030 and the GranTurismo Folgore will play a pivotal role in this plan, and the new car appeared in the announcement of a powertrain deal Venturi Racing in Formula E.

GM and Honda announce shared EV platform, first car in 2027

Honda and General Motors will expand their electric vehicle collaboration to introduce a new series of models that will arrive in 2027 in North America.

Miami GP boss wants F1 racegoers to think "this is different" Miami GP
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Miami GP boss wants F1 racegoers to think "this is different"

Miami Grand Prix chief Tom Garfinkel wants attendees for the first Formula 1 World Championship race of its 10-year deal to think “this is different” during its May 8 race date.

Lotus: Eletre SUV needs to succeed for sportscars to survive

The new Lotus Eletre is a significant departure for a company that built its reputation with motorsport racing and lightweight sportscars.

Toyota GR Corolla debuts with 300bhp and 4WD

After a long wait and lots of teasing, the 2023 Toyota GR Corolla is finally here. It gives the brand a hot hatch to sell in the United States for the first time in ages.

Michael Schumacher’s 1998 Japanese GP F1 Ferrari for sale

The Ferrari with which Michael Schumacher lost the 1998 F1 World Championship in the Suzuka showdown to McLaren’s Mika Hakkinen is up for private sale with an asking price of USD 4.9 million.

How Wallace went from racing star to hypercar record-holder

One of the few drivers to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Daytona, as well as the Sebring 12 Hours, Andy Wallace has since gone on to become the fastest road car test driver on the planet.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins Saudi Arabian GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at Jeddah on Sunday, the second round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, after a thrilling battle with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Perez takes Saudi GP pole

Red Bull's Sergio Perez took his first ever Formula 1 pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Jeddah, the second round of the 2022 F1 World Championship.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: Leclerc fastest in Saudi Arabian GP on Friday

Charles Leclerc was fastest during Saudi Arabian Grand Prix practice in Jeddah on Friday, the second round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, but ended his day by hitting the wall.

Toyota launches limited-run GR Supra GT4 50 Edition race car

Toyota launched the GR Supra GT4 in 2020, with sales for the track-only car reaching 50 by the end of 2021. It will add at least six more to that number with its new Toyota GR Supra GT4 50 Edition that adds a handful of special features over the standard car.