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Larkham departs Supercars TV team

The former driver and popular TV tech whiz, best known for his informal whiteboard analysis work, won't play a role in the new TV deal split between Fox Sports and the Seven Network. He's the second high-profile talent to leave Supercars Media along with experienced pit reporter Riana Crehan. "I can’t tell you how much I’ve enjoyed the opportunity Supercars have given me over many ...Keep reading

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Erebus confirms engineering shake-up

Following weeks of speculation, its now official that both Alistair McVean and Mirko De Rosa have departed the Holden squad. Former data engineer Tom Moore, who worked as race engineer at times for David Reynolds during the 2020 campaign, will become a permanent race engineer next season. Erebus has also signed experienced race engineer George Commins from Kelly Racing - the same team McVean ...Keep reading

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First-ever VR46 MotoGP bike livery revealed

Ducati confirmed last month it had secured the signatures of 2020 Moto2 world champion Enea Bastianini and Moto2 runner-up Marini to join the Esponsorama squad (formally Avintia). As part of Marini’s deal, close ties have been forged between the VR46 team – for whom Marini races with in Moto2 – and Esponsorama Racing, with the Sky-backed VR46 livery appearing on the Italian’s bike. VR46 ...Keep reading

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Fittipaldi aims for IndyCar return and reserve F1 drive

The 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 champion ran six races for Dale Coyne Racing-Honda in 2018 but had his schedule disrupted by a heavy crash in a WEC car at Spa that left Fittipaldi with broken legs. That meant he missed the Indianapolis 500 and was driving in considerable pain when he returned to IndyCar in July. Despite this, late in the season, he was named as test and reserve driver for ...Keep reading

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Red Bull’s Marko sent congratulatory message to Perez

Having been dropped by Racing Point, Perez is still waiting for a decision on whether Red Bull Racing will retain Alex Albon in 2021 or give him the seat. Red Bull's management made it clear some time ago that it would wait until after the final race in Abu Dhabi, in order to give Albon the maximum opportunity to prove himself. Perez insists that he is not in a hurry. "I had ...Keep reading

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Magnussen “at peace” if Abu Dhabi is final F1 weekend

Outgoing Haas F1 driver Magnussen has joined Chip Ganassi Racing’s new team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for next season, racing in the top DPi category. It will mark a first foray into sportscar racing for Magnussen, and brings the curtain down on an F1 career that started back in 2014 with McLaren. Asked by Motorsport.com if he was treating this weekend’s season ...Keep reading

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New date for TCR’s Bathurst debut

The production car enduro, which was cancelled twice in 2020, is set to go ahead on its now-traditional Easter date next April. The undercard has now been locked in as well, TCR Australia to headline the supports in what will be a long-awaited Mount Panorama debut for the category. TCR Australia was meant to stage a sprint round at the 6 Hour last Easter and a 500-kilometre, two-driver ...Keep reading

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Spire Motorsports taps NBC’s Steve Letarte as consultant

Letarte, a former crew chief for Cup Series stars Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., is now serving as a consultant for Spire Motorsports, an up-and-coming Cup Series organization that will field at least two fulltime rides in the 2021 season. Letarte has served as a consultant on some projects for the group in the past but has taken on a more formal role with the organization in recent weeks ...Keep reading

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How Indy legend AJ Foyt scaled racing’s greatest heights

When it came to his fellow racers, AJ Foyt bruised many a rival's ego. And if they put him in the wall, or called him a punk to his face, the no-nonsense Texan wouldn't think twice about bruising their faces too. Autosport has produced a standalone special magazine to celebrate its 70th birthday. To order your copy of the 196-page Autosport 70th Anniversary issue, please go ...Keep reading

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Crutchlow: Honda wanted me to be MotoGP, WSBK replacement rider

Crutchlow’s full-time racing career has come to a close after electing to sign a test rider deal with Yamaha for 2021 having lost his LCR Honda place to Alex Marquez. The three-time MotoGP winner had been linked to a race seat at Aprilia before signing his Yamaha test rider deal, and told the media last month Honda had a role in mind for him if he wanted it. But HRC’s idea was to keep ...Keep reading

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