Jean Todt wants 12 teams, but only competitive ones

FIA president Jean Todt says he and F1 CEO Chase Carey would like to have 12 teams on the grid, but only if they are competitive. Since 2017 the grid has remained stable at ten teams – 2016 proved the last season for Manor Racing, while before that HRT folded

Formula 1 teams vote unanimously to keep 2019 tyres

All 10 Formula 1 teams have voted in favour of keeping the 2019 tyre compounds in place for the 2020 season, the FIA has confirmed. The 2020 prototype tyres introduced by Pirelli did not receive an awful lot of love from the drivers who tested the new rubber out in

Martin Truex Jr. crew chief Cole Pearn shocks NASCAR by resigning from Joe Gibbs Racing

Cole Pearn has resigned from NASCAR and Joe Gibbs Racing to pursue outside opportunities. In a development that has tremendous ramifications, Cole Pearn has resigned as crew chief of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Cup Series, according to a team statement released on Monday evening.

Lewis Hamilton: W10 went from 'heap' to conqueror

Lewis Hamilton is delighted to have secured a sixth Drivers’ title and a sixth Constructors’ crown for Mercedes, having started 2019 with a “heap” of a car. Much of the damage was done at the start of the season as Mercedes took eight straight wins, an achievement which surprised many

Amazing auction: Autographed helmets of 57 NHRA champions hit the block for charity

Four one-of-a-kind NHRA autographed helmets hit the auction block on Dec. 9. Autoweek senior motorsports writer Al Pearce is up to his old, and generous, tricks again. Pearce has spent the better part of the last three years collecting autographs of every living NHRA champion in the Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro

Horner: 2019 Verstappen’s strongest F1 season

Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says that 2019 was Max Verstappen’s best season to date – and the statistics back him up. Having finished fourth in the 2018 world championship with 249 points, Verstappen moved into the top three for the first time with third place,

Rumors dominate backstage banter at the 2019 Formula 1 prize gala in France

Max Verstappen’s future plans could involve Mercedes—if you believe the rumor mill. Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen, who finished third in the 2019 Formula 1 standings behind champion Lewis Hamilton and runner-up Valtteri Bottas, says there may be opportunities for a move to another team for 2021. At the FIA end-of-the-season gala in

GT Sport Daily Races: Suzuka, Spa, and Super Formula

This week’s GT Sport Daily Races will see you take a grand tour of some of the game’s real-world circuits — and all three are tracks added to the game since launch. Race A puts you in a car from the most recent content update. The E46-generation BMW M3 Coupe

Gen3 won’t ‘dumb down’ Supercars tech regs

Supercars CEO Sean Seamer says the Gen3 regulations won’t “dumb down” the series, despite a focus on cost containment and a move to more control parts. The category is currently working on its next major technical overhaul, a team led by former Bathurst 12 Hour event director John Casey developing

Toto Wolff confident Lewis Hamilton won't blindside Merc

Toto Wolff believes whatever decision Lewis Hamilton makes about his future, he won’t blindside Mercedes as the two talk “all the time”. Hamilton has yet to decide where he will be in 2021. While Mercedes keen to hold onto the six-time World Champion, speculation that he could head to Ferrari