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Formula E debutant Eriksson hit with 20-place grid penalty

The former BMW factory driver, who contested the Marrakesh rookie test last season for Dragon Penske, has been called up by the American squad to replace team regular Nico Muller. The Swiss will miss the Mexico double-header to compete in the first round of the relaunched GT3-based DTM at Monza in a Team Rosberg Audi. But Eriksson and team-mate Sergio...

Vettel's "remarkable" feedback behind long Aston Martin F1 debriefs

Vettel has joined the Silverstone-based outfit after several years at Ferrari, but initially struggled to adapt to the team’s high rake car concept.However, the four-time world champion has made good progress in recent races and scored a podium with his runner-up spot at the recent Azerbaijan Grand Prix.Team principal Otmar Szafnauer says that one of...

Darwin Supercars: Mostert wins opener, slow stop denies van Gisbergen

The race got off to a chaotic start, as poleman Anton De Pasquale was outfoxed by Shane van Gisbergen into Turn 1, the Triple Eight Holden driver drifting right before pulling a surprise move down the inside. De Pasquale's Dick Johnson Racing Mustang was then tapped into a spin by Scott Pye, who bounced over the inside kerb, before being hit again by...

Road America IndyCar: Grosjean tops practice, Magnussen 23rd on debut

Making his first visit to the 4.014-mile circuit, Grosjean clocked a best time of 1m47.678s to rebound well from a difficult weekend in Detroit in which he retired from both races.His best effort was 0.124s quicker than 2012 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay's Andretti Autosport machine, while Team Penske's two-time champion and 2018 Road America winner Josef...

Formula E agrees August 2022 date for maiden South Korea race

As reported by Autosport last month, as part of a heavily facelifted calendar, the country's capital city was expected to join the 2021-22 season schedule after the race was twice cancelled due to the global health crisis.The Seoul city government has now announced a 13-14 August slot in 2022 for a maiden event, with the race set to form part of the...

Mercedes could delay decision on second 2022 F1 seat until winter

While the German manufacturer hopes to nail down a fresh contract with Lewis Hamilton around the summer break, it is more uncertain about the timing of making a call on its second seat.Both Bottas and Russell are out of contract at the end of this year, and there have been suggestions that the team could be poised to decide soon.With Bottas having had...

MotoGP retires late Dupasquier’s race number from Moto3

Dupasquier sadly succumbed to injuries sustained in a serious accident during qualifying for the Moto3 Italian Grand Prix.MotoGP held a minute of silence ahead of the Italian GP following Dupasquier’s death, while his Prustel GP team vowed to continue racing on in his memory.This weekend’s German GP is the home round for the Prustel GP, who is situated...

MotoGP German Grand Prix qualifying - Start time, how to watch & more

Fresh from winning the Catalunya MotoGP last time out, Oliveira continued to grab the headlines with the fastest lap time in FP2 to take top spot by 0.220 seconds from Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo.FP1 timesheet-topper Marc Marquez, who remains undefeated at the Sachsenring in his MotoGP premier class career, faded to 12th place in the second practice session...

F1 faces "serious problem" over tyre failures, says Aston Martin

The Silverstone-based outfit suffered a high-speed tyre blow out with Lance Stroll at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with a Pirelli investigation concluding that it was caused by the running conditions of the rubber.The suggestion is that Aston Martin’s car, plus the Red Bull which also suffered a blow out with Max Verstappen, was running with tyre pressures...

New KTM chassis "not a game changer" – Oliveira

The Portuguese rider didn't score a top 10 finish until the Italian GP last month when KTM introduced its new frame, which was designed to help get the bike out of corners better and work with Michelin's softer 2021 front tyres.He was second in the Mugello race and went onto win the following Catalan GP.Carrying that form into the Sachsenring on Friday,...

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