Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette dominated SUPER GT qualifying at Sugo, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto secured their first front-row start of 2019. Having topped the sole practice on Saturday morning for the penultimate round of the season, Honda squad Real Racing lowered the previous lap record by over half a second
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Ryan Hunter-Reay put his Andretti Autosport Dallara-Honda on top in second practice for the IndyCar season finale at Laguna Seca. All but two entries ran the softer red-sidewalled Firestone tyre compound to set their best times, and it was Andretti Autosport driver Hunter-Reay who clipped 0.02 seconds from Felix Rosenqvist’s Chip Ganassi Racing entry to
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The FIA will incorporate lessons from the Spa Formula 2 accident involving Anthoine Hubert and Juan Manuel Correa into next year’s Formula 1 technical regulations, with further developments for 2021. The investigation into the accident has established the unprecedented scale of the forces involved in the collision between the two cars at the top of
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Maverick Vinales led Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Valentino Rossi in Aragon Grand Prix FP2, though Marquez held onto top spot on the combined times despite a small crash. Honda Marquez was dominant in FP1, leading Vinales by 1.6s, and continued to run the soft rear tyre at the start of second session in a bid to
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Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend’s IndyCar double-points season finale will be “critical” as overtaking at the series’ return to Laguna Seca is expected to be tough. Laguna Seca returns for the first time since 2004, and while the current generation of Indycar allows for closer racing than its predecessor, overtaking is expected to
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Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg’s hopes of remaining on the Formula 1 grid have taken another blow as Haas chose Romain Grosjean for 2020. With Esteban Ocon replacing Hulkenberg at Renault, and Grosjean sticking at Haas, Williams and Alfa Romeo seem the only likely destinations for the German driver next year. Autosport investigates Hulkenberg’s likely landing spots
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MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has warned race direction about the precedent set by the decision not to penalise Misano Moto2 race winner Augusto Fernandez. Fernandez beat local hero Fabio Di Giannantonio in a breathless late-race duel and his victory meant he closed to 28 points of Marquez’s brother Alex in the Moto2 title race.
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The use of artificial intelligence in Formula 1 and the rest of motorsport is discussed in the latest Autosport Podcast, in association with AVL. Michael Resl, director motorsports, and Matthias Dank, global business segment manager racing, join us from Austrian company AVL to discuss the widespread uses – and potential future deployments – of artificial
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Citroen is conducting a crucial pre-Rally GB test in Wales this week to decide whether it deploys suspension updates for the next World Rally Championship round. The team will not make a call on whether the new parts it has available for next month’s rally will be used in competition until the three-day test is
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Chip Ganassi Racing’s rookie star Felix Rosenqvist says the IndyCar Dallara-Honda is the most difficult car he has needed to master in his career. Despite not turning 28 until November, Rosenqvist has enjoyed a remarkably varied career since winning the Formula Renault Asia title back in 2007. His path since then has encompassed Formula Renault,
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Fabio Quartararo has made waves in his rookie premier class season with the Petronas SRT Yamaha team, scoring three pole positions and four podiums in his first 13 races in MotoGP. At Misano, he led for most of the 27-lap contest, resisting immense pressure from reigning world champion Marc Marquez up until the last tour.
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Fabio Quartararo has made waves in his rookie premier class season with the Petronas SRT Yamaha team, scoring three pole positions and four podiums in his first 13 races in MotoGP. At Misano, he led for most of the 27-lap contest, resisting immense pressure from reigning world champion Marc Marquez up until the last tour.
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