W Series secures eight F1 support slots for 2021

The W Series will join the undercard at eight Formula 1 events in 2021. Talks between Formula 1 and W Series have been in progress for some time, the move to split F2 and F3 opening the door for another support category at grands prix. An agreement for W Series to support F1 eight times next season has now been […]

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Sebring 12 Hours: Taylor’s Acura on top in night practice

Ricky Taylor put the #7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 at the top of the times in the third practice session for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship finale. Taylor lapped the 3.74-mile airport course in 1min48.358sec, to go 0.177sec faster than Pipo Derani’s Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R. This was despite Taylor’s teammate Helio Castroneves requiring a new nose on […]

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S5000 makes summer series move

S5000 will run a shortened 2021 campaign ahead of a summer series switch for 2021/2022. The V8-powered open-wheeler series has locked in a four-round 2021 season, which will kick off in January and be finished by early May. Three of those four rounds will be alongside TCR Australia – Symmons Plains (January 24-26), Phillip Island (February TBA) and Sydney Motorsport […]

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Brazilian GP set to remain at Interlagos until 2025

Sao Paulo is set to keep the Brazilian Grand Prix until at least 2025, with local officials announcing on Thursday they are poised to sign a new Formula 1 deal. Despite a recent push by the Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to hold a race in Rio from 2021, the provisional calendar issued by F1 earlier this week declared that the […]

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Formula 1 Adopts Women-Only 'W Series' for Support Races in 2021

Conceived as a way to give women a leg up through the junior ranks of motorsport, the women-only Formula 3 category W Series has been the subject of dispute since day one. Its critics haven’t exclusively been jealous men, either; women with established racing careers such as Pippa Mann and Tatiana Calderon have scorned the series as a “step backward.” […]

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