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Rachit Thukral
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Rachit Thukral

Rachit Thukral has been working for Motorsport Network from its early days in 2016. Initially recruited for the Indian edition, he was promoted to Motorsport.com’s Global team in mid-2019. 

Over the years, he has held a wide variety of roles, ranging from covering Super Formula and SUPER GT in Japan to junior formulae in Europe.

More recently, he has directed his focus to sportscar racing, particularly WEC, DTM and IMSA. He also has experience in reporting on Formula E, Dakar and MotoGP.

Rachit also plays an active role in the day-to-day running of Motorsport.com in his post as News Editor.

Prior to joining Motorsport Network, he worked at the autoX magazine from 2014-15. He started his career in motorsport journalism by launching the website RachF1.com during his teen years.

Latest articles by Rachit Thukral

Muller departs as Peugeot lines up replacement for 2025 WEC season

Muller departs as Peugeot lines up replacement for 2025 WEC season

WEC
WEC
Muller departs as Peugeot lines up replacement for 2025 WEC season
Why multiple MotoGP race winner Bezzecchi is struggling on Ducati's GP23

Why multiple MotoGP race winner Bezzecchi is struggling on Ducati's GP23

MotoGP
MotoGP
Why multiple MotoGP race winner Bezzecchi is struggling on Ducati's GP23
2024 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix session timings and preview

2024 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix session timings and preview

Formula 1
Formula 1
Hungarian GP
2024 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix session timings and preview
Has KTM hit a ceiling with its MotoGP bike in 2024?

Has KTM hit a ceiling with its MotoGP bike in 2024?

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Has KTM hit a ceiling with its MotoGP bike in 2024?
Zarco: Yamaha having more MotoGP bikes in 2025 will push Honda to improve

Zarco: Yamaha having more MotoGP bikes in 2025 will push Honda to improve

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Zarco: Yamaha having more MotoGP bikes in 2025 will push Honda to improve
VR46 "doesn't agree" with Ducati on reducing factory MotoGP bikes in 2025

VR46 "doesn't agree" with Ducati on reducing factory MotoGP bikes in 2025

MotoGP
MotoGP
VR46 "doesn't agree" with Ducati on reducing factory MotoGP bikes in 2025
Ducati admits reaction to Marquez MotoGP decision has been "divisive"

Ducati admits reaction to Marquez MotoGP decision has been "divisive"

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Ducati admits reaction to Marquez MotoGP decision has been "divisive"
Ford wants to "own" rallying with factory Dakar programme

Ford wants to "own" rallying with factory Dakar programme

Dakar
Dakar
Ford Raptor T1+ unveil
Ford wants to "own" rallying with factory Dakar programme
WEC Sao Paulo: Peugeot fastest in truncated opening session

WEC Sao Paulo: Peugeot fastest in truncated opening session

WEC
WEC
Interlagos
WEC Sao Paulo: Peugeot fastest in truncated opening session
Espargaro: My job at Aprilia is done, now I want to help Honda win again in MotoGP

Espargaro: My job at Aprilia is done, now I want to help Honda win again in MotoGP

MotoGP
MotoGP
Espargaro: My job at Aprilia is done, now I want to help Honda win again in MotoGP
Gresini or VR46? Aldeguer hopes for 2025 MotoGP team decision in summer break

Gresini or VR46? Aldeguer hopes for 2025 MotoGP team decision in summer break

MotoGP
MotoGP
Gresini or VR46? Aldeguer hopes for 2025 MotoGP team decision in summer break
Ford reveals Dakar challenger at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ford reveals Dakar challenger at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Dakar
Dakar
Ford Raptor T1+ unveil
Ford reveals Dakar challenger at Goodwood Festival of Speed
Vinales can't "comprehend" Aprilia's disappearing MotoGP practice pace

Vinales can't "comprehend" Aprilia's disappearing MotoGP practice pace

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Vinales can't "comprehend" Aprilia's disappearing MotoGP practice pace
Marquez: Staying third in MotoGP standings "won't be easy"

Marquez: Staying third in MotoGP standings "won't be easy"

MotoGP
MotoGP
Marquez: Staying third in MotoGP standings "won't be easy"
Has Morbidelli found his MotoGP mojo again after years of struggles at Yamaha?

Has Morbidelli found his MotoGP mojo again after years of struggles at Yamaha?

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Has Morbidelli found his MotoGP mojo again after years of struggles at Yamaha?
Acosta: First half of rookie MotoGP season "4.5/10"

Acosta: First half of rookie MotoGP season "4.5/10"

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Acosta: First half of rookie MotoGP season "4.5/10"
Alex Marquez would've 'traded 42 podiums for one with Marc' before German GP

Alex Marquez would've 'traded 42 podiums for one with Marc' before German GP

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Alex Marquez would've 'traded 42 podiums for one with Marc' before German GP
Thiim completes '20-year-old dream' as he joins father Kurt as a DTM winner

Thiim completes '20-year-old dream' as he joins father Kurt as a DTM winner

DTM
DTM
Norisring
Thiim completes '20-year-old dream' as he joins father Kurt as a DTM winner
Nine things we learned from the 2024 MotoGP German Grand Prix

Nine things we learned from the 2024 MotoGP German Grand Prix

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Nine things we learned from the 2024 MotoGP German Grand Prix
Bagnaia was expecting last-lap German GP showdown before Martin crash

Bagnaia was expecting last-lap German GP showdown before Martin crash

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Bagnaia was expecting last-lap German GP showdown before Martin crash
Marquez felt like he "won" in German GP after tough MotoGP weekend

Marquez felt like he "won" in German GP after tough MotoGP weekend

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Marquez felt like he "won" in German GP after tough MotoGP weekend
Martin doesn't know if 2024 MotoGP crashes due to riding style or mindset

Martin doesn't know if 2024 MotoGP crashes due to riding style or mindset

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Martin doesn't know if 2024 MotoGP crashes due to riding style or mindset
MotoGP German GP: Bagnaia gifted win after Martin crashes from lead

MotoGP German GP: Bagnaia gifted win after Martin crashes from lead

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
MotoGP German GP: Bagnaia gifted win after Martin crashes from lead
MotoGP German GP: Full Moto2 and Moto3 results

MotoGP German GP: Full Moto2 and Moto3 results

Moto2
Moto2
Sachsenring
MotoGP German GP: Full Moto2 and Moto3 results
F1 British GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel

F1 British GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
British GP
F1 British GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel
Marquez bemoans "worst MotoGP weekend of the year" in German GP

Marquez bemoans "worst MotoGP weekend of the year" in German GP

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
Marquez bemoans "worst MotoGP weekend of the year" in German GP
MotoGP German GP: Martin defeats Oliveira, Bagnaia to take sprint win

MotoGP German GP: Martin defeats Oliveira, Bagnaia to take sprint win

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
MotoGP German GP: Martin defeats Oliveira, Bagnaia to take sprint win
MotoGP German GP: Martin beats Trackhouse duo to pole, Marquez 13th

MotoGP German GP: Martin beats Trackhouse duo to pole, Marquez 13th

MotoGP
MotoGP
German GP
MotoGP German GP: Martin beats Trackhouse duo to pole, Marquez 13th
F1 British GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

F1 British GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
British GP
F1 British GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel
2024 F1 British Grand Prix session timings and preview

2024 F1 British Grand Prix session timings and preview

Formula 1
Formula 1
British GP
2024 F1 British Grand Prix session timings and preview
Ex-F1 driver Mazepin begins testing in Europe as EU sanctions lift

Ex-F1 driver Mazepin begins testing in Europe as EU sanctions lift

Formula 1
Formula 1
Ex-F1 driver Mazepin begins testing in Europe as EU sanctions lift
Honda signs retiring Espargaro to expand MotoGP test team

Honda signs retiring Espargaro to expand MotoGP test team

MotoGP
MotoGP
Honda signs retiring Espargaro to expand MotoGP test team
Alex Marquez signs new two-year deal with Gresini MotoGP team

Alex Marquez signs new two-year deal with Gresini MotoGP team

MotoGP
MotoGP
Dutch GP
Alex Marquez signs new two-year deal with Gresini MotoGP team
Espargaro ruled out of Dutch MotoGP race after high-speed crash

Espargaro ruled out of Dutch MotoGP race after high-speed crash

MotoGP
MotoGP
Dutch GP
Espargaro ruled out of Dutch MotoGP race after high-speed crash
F1 Austrian GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel

F1 Austrian GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
Austrian GP
F1 Austrian GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel
F1 Austrian GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

F1 Austrian GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
Austrian GP
F1 Austrian GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel
F1 Austrian GP Sprint race: Start time, how to watch, TV channel

F1 Austrian GP Sprint race: Start time, how to watch, TV channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
Austrian GP
F1 Austrian GP Sprint race: Start time, how to watch, TV channel
Martin: "Strange" to talk to Ducati boss Dall'Igna after MotoGP split

Martin: "Strange" to talk to Ducati boss Dall'Igna after MotoGP split

MotoGP
MotoGP
Dutch GP
Martin: "Strange" to talk to Ducati boss Dall'Igna after MotoGP split
Martin: Ducati has offered full support in MotoGP despite Aprilia deal

Martin: Ducati has offered full support in MotoGP despite Aprilia deal

MotoGP
MotoGP
Dutch GP
Martin: Ducati has offered full support in MotoGP despite Aprilia deal
2024 F1 Austrian Grand Prix session timings and preview

2024 F1 Austrian Grand Prix session timings and preview

Formula 1
Formula 1
Austrian GP
2024 F1 Austrian Grand Prix session timings and preview
Bronze-rated Keating not interested in racing 'scary' LMDh cars again

Bronze-rated Keating not interested in racing 'scary' LMDh cars again

IMSA
IMSA
Bronze-rated Keating not interested in racing 'scary' LMDh cars again
Mercedes will take "as long as possible" to make Antonelli F1 decision

Mercedes will take "as long as possible" to make Antonelli F1 decision

Formula 1
Formula 1
Mercedes will take "as long as possible" to make Antonelli F1 decision
BMW rules out using evo jokers on LMDh car before end of 2024

BMW rules out using evo jokers on LMDh car before end of 2024

WEC
WEC
BMW rules out using evo jokers on LMDh car before end of 2024
The factors behind Super Formula losing its international lustre

The factors behind Super Formula losing its international lustre

Super Formula
Super Formula
The factors behind Super Formula losing its international lustre
Aprilia: Adapting to all new line-up in MotoGP 2025 the only "question mark" for us

Aprilia: Adapting to all new line-up in MotoGP 2025 the only "question mark" for us

MotoGP
MotoGP
Dutch GP
Aprilia: Adapting to all new line-up in MotoGP 2025 the only "question mark" for us
F1 Spanish GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel

F1 Spanish GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
Spanish GP
F1 Spanish GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & TV channel
F1 Spanish GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

F1 Spanish GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

Formula 1
Formula 1
Spanish GP
F1 Spanish GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel
Vanthoor claims Kubica pushed him off on purpose in race-ending Le Mans clash

Vanthoor claims Kubica pushed him off on purpose in race-ending Le Mans clash

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Vanthoor claims Kubica pushed him off on purpose in race-ending Le Mans clash
2024 F1 Spanish Grand Prix session timings and preview

2024 F1 Spanish Grand Prix session timings and preview

Formula 1
Formula 1
Spanish GP
2024 F1 Spanish Grand Prix session timings and preview
New FG series reveals radical all-electric car with digital screens

New FG series reveals radical all-electric car with digital screens

Other open wheel
Other open wheel
New FG series reveals radical all-electric car with digital screens
Gasly lays out Le Mans victory ambitions after 2024 race visit with Alpine

Gasly lays out Le Mans victory ambitions after 2024 race visit with Alpine

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Gasly lays out Le Mans victory ambitions after 2024 race visit with Alpine
Drugovich hopes Le Mans debut "opens some doors" as future remains unclear

Drugovich hopes Le Mans debut "opens some doors" as future remains unclear

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Drugovich hopes Le Mans debut "opens some doors" as future remains unclear
Ogier was "never really attracted much" by Dakar as he rules out future outing

Ogier was "never really attracted much" by Dakar as he rules out future outing

Dakar
Dakar
Ogier was "never really attracted much" by Dakar as he rules out future outing
Ferrari's WEC title hopes "back on track" after Le Mans win

Ferrari's WEC title hopes "back on track" after Le Mans win

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Ferrari's WEC title hopes "back on track" after Le Mans win
Peugeot defends new car after 'never being in the game' at Le Mans

Peugeot defends new car after 'never being in the game' at Le Mans

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Peugeot defends new car after 'never being in the game' at Le Mans
Porsche drivers claim rivals were sandbagging before Le Mans 24 Hours

Porsche drivers claim rivals were sandbagging before Le Mans 24 Hours

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Porsche drivers claim rivals were sandbagging before Le Mans 24 Hours
Ferrari thought repeat Le Mans victory in 2024 was "impossible"

Ferrari thought repeat Le Mans victory in 2024 was "impossible"

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Ferrari thought repeat Le Mans victory in 2024 was "impossible"
Le Mans 24 Hours: Ferrari survives late drama to score back-to-back wins

Le Mans 24 Hours: Ferrari survives late drama to score back-to-back wins

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Le Mans 24 Hours: Ferrari survives late drama to score back-to-back wins
Le Mans 24h, H18: Porsche surges ahead of Toyota as safety car returns

Le Mans 24h, H18: Porsche surges ahead of Toyota as safety car returns

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Le Mans 24h, H18: Porsche surges ahead of Toyota as safety car returns
Le Mans-leading Ferrari slapped with big penalty for Kubica's BMW clash

Le Mans-leading Ferrari slapped with big penalty for Kubica's BMW clash

Le Mans
Le Mans
24 Hours of Le Mans
Le Mans-leading Ferrari slapped with big penalty for Kubica's BMW clash

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