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Horner: Mercedes can be a contender again

While Mercedes downplayed their improvements ahead of the Spanish GP, Red Bull boss Christian Horner said they could be back into the title fight. ... Continue Reading

Aston Martin cleared of copying Red Bull's F1 car

Formula One's governing body, the FIA, have announced that Aston Martin's upgraded car is legal after it launched an investigation into the apparent similarities between its AMR22 car and Red Bull's RB18. ... Continue Reading

Parity, youth, Next Gen cars dominate NASCAR season so far

The season started with a stunning win by a rookie in the Daytona 500 and has continued to pick up speed thanks to durable Next Gen cars and young drivers making their way. ... Continue Reading

Can Mercedes kick-start its season at the Spanish GP?

The Spanish Grand Prix, at the venue that hosted an F1 preseason test, could help Mercedes find some answers to its troublesome 2022 car, Laurence Edmondson writes. ... Continue Reading

Sainz raises driver health concerns over F1 cars

Carlos Sainz is concerned about the long-term health impact of racing the latest generation of Formula One cars after experiencing intense stiffness in his neck and back after races this year. ... Continue Reading

Steiner: Not all F1 GPs need to be like Miami

After the hype and excitement of the Miami Grand Prix, this weekend's race in Spain feels like a return to normality for Formula One. Not all events need to have the glitz and glamour of Miami and Monaco. ... Continue Reading

F1 won't replace Russia, season to be 22 races

Formula One has opted against replacing the cancelled Russian Grand Prix, meaning the current season will feature 22 races instead of a record 23. ... Continue Reading

Sato, Honda top Indy speed chart in 1st practice

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart late Tuesday on the first day of preparations for for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.'' ... Continue Reading

Johnson feels 'at home' in Indy 500 preparations

Amid preparations for his Indianapolis 500 debut -- the fulfillment of a childhood dream -- Jimmie Johnson told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he's "ecstatic and ready to go." ... Continue Reading

F1 jewellery ban is for right reasons, says GPDA's Wurz

Formula One is right to ban jewellery from the cockpit but the governing FIA could have enforced the rule in a less confrontational way, according to Grand Prix Drivers' Association (GPDA) chairman Alex Wurz. ... Continue Reading

Baku keen to host F1 sprint race next year

Azerbaijan wants its Formula One Grand Prix in Baku to be one of six proposed Sprint weekends next season, promoter Arif Rahimov said on Monday. ... Continue Reading

B. Force gets third Top Fuel win of season at Va.

Brittany Force won the Top Fuel class in the Virginia NHRA Nationals on Sunday and John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight took the Funny Car crown at Virginia Motorsports Park. ... Continue Reading

Leclerc crashes ex-Lauda Ferrari at Monaco Historic

Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc crashed the 1974 Ferrari of three-time champion Niki Lauda after experiencing brake failure during a demonstration run at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix on Sunday. ... Continue Reading

Hagan bests Va. track record in NHRA qualifying

Matt Hagan made the quickest Funny Car run in Virginia Motorsports Park history Saturday to top qualifying for the Virginia NHRA Nationals. ... Continue Reading

Pit stops don't slow Herta at wet, wild IndyCar GP

Colton Herta stopped an early slide, overcame two late pit stops and eventually pulled away from Simon Pagenaud on Saturday to win the IndyCar Grand Prix. ... Continue Reading

Force sets track marks in NHRA's Virginia return

Top Fuel points leader Brittany Force broke both ends of the track record at Virginia Motorsports Park in qualifying Friday for the Virginia NHRA Nationals. ... Continue Reading

Climate change makes Vettel question his F1 job

Four times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday that climate change had made him question his job as a driver travelling the world to race cars. ... Continue Reading

Fisher named Indy 500 celebrity pace car driver

Indianapolis 500 race organizers have selected IndyCar veteran and local fan favorite Sarah Fisher to be the celebrity pace car driver for the May 29 race. ... Continue Reading

Did the Miami Grand Prix live up to its Super Bowl hype?

For a moment ahead of the Miami Grand Prix, F1 felt like the centre of the sporting universe. In some ways, writes Laurence Edmondson, the actual event which followed almost didn't matter. ... Continue Reading

Hoops, hockey, Formula One and tons of stars highlight Miami's thrilling sports week

Miami is known for its nightlife, but the sports world and its stars took over South Beach this past week. ... Continue Reading