Video: VW’s new ID R Pikes Peak electric racer is as fast as F1 car


The Pikes Peak hillclimb is widely believed to be one of the most dangerous motor sport events in the world, and no place, you'd imagine, to whee

Video: 1000bhp Ford Mustang drift cars burn rubber


When it comes modern-day motorsport, you'll often hear fans grumble that the likes of Formula One or the World Rally Championship aren't all that
F1 cars 2018: Renault RS18

This is what the 2018 F1 cars look like


Formula One cars tend not to look radically different from one year to the next but you'll notice one major change for 2018 immediately.
Grid girls banned in F1

Grid girls scrapped from Formula One


"Grid girls" have been scrapped from Formula One, the sport's organisers have said. The ban takes effect from first race of the new season.
Nigel Mansell: Lewis Hamilton did nothing wrong by allegedly avoiding tax on jet

Nigel Mansell: Hamilton did nothing wrong on tax


Former Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell has told Sunday Times Driving that Lewis Hamilton has done nothing wrong by allegedly avoiding...

Drag racer sends flaming fuel into crowd


Twelve people have been injured after burning fuel sprayed into the crowd at a drag racing event in central Australia.
Obituary: John Surtees

Obituary: John Surtees


The 1960s were the golden age of British motor racing, and the final grand prix of the 1964 Formula One season in Mexico City was a three-way sho
Me and My Motor: Derek Bell, Le Mans legend

Me and My Motor: Derek Bell


His name may not be as instantly recognisable as the likes of Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart or Lewis Hamilton, but to true motor-sports...
Spectator dies after Monte Carlo Rally WRC crash

Spectator dies after Monte Carlo Rally WRC crash


A spectator has died after he was struck by a car competing in Rallye Monte Carlo, the first round of the World Rally Championship (WRC), organis
Former Miss Castrol, 72, set to rally again in original 1970 London-to-Mexico Austin Maxi

Former Miss Castrol, 72, set to rally again


In 1970 Bronwyn Burrell put on her short dress, stepped into an Austin Maxi and revved off in the world’s most arduous car rally.

$1m eRace gives driver second chance at stardom


When Graham Carroll climbed into his parents’ loft and sat down in front of a car racing computer game he could never have imagined that it would
Me and My Motor: Christina Nielsen, sports car racing ace

Me and My Motor: Christina Nielsen, racing ace


The naysayers may still snipe about whether women have what it takes to make it in motor sport, but Christina Nielsen is too busy winning...
Supersport Supercars: To Oulton in a Porsche 991. . . sorry, 997 GT3 RS

Supersport Supercars: Oulton in a Porsche GT3 RS


When I’m next quizzed about the Porsche 911 GT3 RS (991 series), I shall answer ...