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Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso set the pace in a wet second practice session for MotoGP’s Malaysian Grand Prix, half a second clear of title rival Marc Marquez. With conditions deteriorating since Friday morning’s opening practice session at Sepang, Dovizioso’s benchmark FP1 time of 2m00.671s went untouched through the afternoon, with the provisional top 10 order also […]

Kris Meeke has criticised the Citroen World Rally Championship team’s decision not to test locally before this week’s Rally GB. Winner of the previous WRC round, Meeke fears his chances of success on his home rally have been hit by struggling to find the most appropriate set-up for his C3 WRC on Thursday’s shakedown stage. […]

Andrea Dovizioso topped the opening practice session for MotoGP’s Malaysian Grand Prix, leading Alvaro Bautista and Johann Zarco in mostly dry conditions. Ducati rider Dovizioso took top spot right at the end, his 2m00.671s lap good enough to knock Aspar Ducati’s Bautista down to second. Points leader Marc Marquez was fifth quickest, while Valentino Rossi […]

Max Verstappen took to social media to apologise for the language he used in criticising Formula 1’s stewards in the wake of his United States Grand Prix penalty last Sunday. Verstappen hit out at FIA officials after being stripped of his third place for overtaking outside of the track limits on the final lap at […]

Kiefer Racing boss Stefan Kiefer has passed away in Malaysia, on the eve of the Sepang MotoGP weekend.

 Autosport understands the Moto2 team boss died in his hotel room overnight, however details of his passing are limited at this time. News of Kiefer’s passing was confirmed by MotoGP on Twitter after first practice in Malaysia […]

Sebastian Vettel believes Maurizio Arrivabene is the key architect of Ferrari’s recent revival in Formula 1 and says he “absolutely” wants him to stay with the team. There have been suggestions recently that senior Ferrari personnel could be reshuffled, following the Scuderia’s recent collapse in the F1 world championship after a spate of reliability problems […]

Kimi Raikkonen says Max Verstappen just has to accept his United States Grand Prix penalty, even if the Red Bull Formula 1 driver feels it was not justified. Verstappen lost third place to Raikkonen in last Sunday’s Austin race, after transgressing track limits to pass the Ferrari driver on the final lap. F1’s stewards penalised […]

Sebastien Ogier leads Rally GB after the short Tir Prince stage that kicked off the event on which he could become World Rally champion for a fifth straight year. M-Sport Ford driver Ogier leads team-mate Ott Tanak by 37 points and Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville by 38, with only 30 available after this weekend. Ogier completed […]

Esteban Ocon says he has been receiving death threats on social media since his collisions with Force India Formula 1 team-mate Sergio Perez earlier in the 2017 season.

 Perez and Ocon were banned from racing each other by their F1 team after multiple incidents in the middle of the year, including collisions in both the […]

Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting says accusations the FIA stewards are inconsistent in dealing with track limits are “without foundation”. While Max Verstappen remains angry about being given a penalty for cutting the track when he overtook Kimi Raikkonen on the final lap of the United States Grand Prix, Whiting says the issue is […]