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Porsche joins rush to electric racing

Porsche has become the third car manufacturer in 10 days to commit its motorsport future to the electric Formula E Championship.

Mercedes follows BMW to electric racing

The soaring profile of the all-electric FIA Formula E championship will be further boosted later in 2018 by an official entry from Mercedes-Benz.

BMW to go electric racing in Formula E

BMW is joining the growing list of car manufacturers competing in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. The German brand intends to campaign a full works team in the fifth season of the international series, in 2018-19, as part of a realignment of BMW’s motorsport strategy first revealed in 2016. The manufacturer will join forces with the established Andretti Formula E team, which will adop...

Silverstone sparks threat to British GP

The 2019 British Grand Prix could be the last, unless a new contract is agreed between Silverstone circuit and Formula One owners Liberty Media.

To Infiniti – and up the Goodwood hill

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has always been a historic motorsport spectacular but is now something else - Britain's international motor show.

A short history of Honda Type R

The launch of a new Honda Civic Type R this month continues a glorious history of performance cars from the Japanese brand.

Aston Martin takes last-lap Le Mans win

Aston Martin sent the 60,000 British race fans attending the Le Mans 24 Hour race home happy, claiming victory in the GTE Pro class after a bold last-lap pass.

Porsche wins survival battle at Le Mans

Porsche has won its 19th Le Mans 24 Hours, and its third in a row, after a race of highs and lows for both the German team and its great rival Toyota.

Toyota locks out front row for Le Mans 24 Hours

Toyota will lead a 60-strong field to the start of the 85th Le Mans 24 Hours on Saturday after Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi smashed the French circuit’s lap record in final qualifying. Kobayashi set a 3min 14.791 sec lap, an average of 156.471mph, in the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid he shares with Mike Conway and Stéphane Sarrazin. And the Toyota Gazoo Racing #8 car of Sébastien Buemi, Anthony Davids...

Steve McQueen in Le Mans – the graphic novel

"Steve McQueen in Le Mans" is a stunning new graphic novel interpretation of the cult racing movie, released with the blessing of McQueen's estate.

Ford joins winners at dramatic Croft BTCC

Subaru and BMW dominated the fifth meeting of the 2017 BTCC – the British Touring Car Championship – at Croft, until race three. Both were then unable to stop the first Ford win of the season. An action-packed meeting around the Yorkshire circuit confirmed the Subaru of Ashley Sutton as a title contender. The frantic but mostly clean racing also helped put the events of Saturday, when three ...

BTCC qualifying cancelled after 11-car crash – UPDATED

Two drivers had to be cut out of their cars after an 11-car accident that stopped qualifying for the fifth meeting of the British Touring Car Championship at Croft.

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