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The female all-rounder who arrived "too early" From Formula 3 to truck racing, Dakar and EuroNASCAR via a winning stint in the DTM, there's not much Ellen Lohr hasn't seen in a stellar racing career that highlights the merit in being a generalist. But she believes her career came too early...
Closing the knowledge gap on concussion Concussion remains an area of sporting injury in which medical research and practice are still playing catch-up, but work is ongoing to change that
What a Le Mans winner gets out of iRacing Many top drivers compete in online competition, but it's not necessarily for the reasons you might think - as a trip to Porsche GT ace Nick Tandy's gaming room reveals
How a Formula 4 underdog is taking on the big guns The margin between success and failure in Formula 4 is tiny, but JHR Development's investment in a bespoke Pro-Sim racing simulator is helping tip the balance in its favour
Behind the scenes on the WRC's 80km/h rodeo The recce before every World Rally event gives crews a chance to perfect their pacenotes, and it is played out in a very different atmosphere from when the competition proper gets under way
When a WRC title contender went racing - and won Thierry Neuville's day job is trying to claim the World Rally Championship for Hyundai, but he also found time to go circuit racing and claim a touring car win earlier this year - with a bit of tutoring from a tin-top legend
The 'unsexy' way to win a title It's often maligned as the 'unsexy' way to win, but consistency is exceptionally difficult to achieve and should be celebrated. A multi-disciplinary panel of champions explains why.
Why Supercars aces are as good as F1 juniors A bold pair of IndyCar stars are taking on the Supercars field at this weekend's Bathurst 1000. Autosport Performance's legendary driver coach Rob Wilson says his experience with Supercars drivers is they can match the best in the world
The evolution of Eau Rouge It's now flat in a Formula 1 car, but Spa-Francorchamps' iconic corner, Eau Rouge, is still a challenge not to be underestimated
A dropped F1 junior's story of redemption Being dropped by a Formula 1 junior scheme would be curtains for many young hopefuls, but Sacha Fenestraz has responded in the most convincing way possible since moving to Japan
Promoted: How a bespoke race suit is made Autosport went to see the factory where Lewis Hamilton's race suits are produced and found a cottage industry pushing for perfection
The life of an F1 substitute Lingering in the shadows at the back of the garage lacks the glamour of being a race driver, but the role of understudy is an important one when the time comes to step into the limelight
Tips for handling an extreme 'diva' car Three experienced all-rounders reflect on some of the most difficult cars they encountered in their careers and share their tips for conquering them
The F1 expertise accelerating W Series' driver development An all-female grid, no teams, cars and engineers rotated after every round - there are a lot of things that are unique about W Series. One under the radar element is the role of a performance development company with a spectacular F1 record
Mark Skaife: The art of gamesmanship The six-time Bathurst 1000 winner and Australian Supercars legend explains how he used every trick in the book to win
Why nice guys don't always finish last Ruthlessness is often described as an attribute of champions, but could playing the nice guy have its advantages? Our panel of experts weigh in.
The secret of an enduring motorsport phenomenon Its nature has changed considerably, but gamesmanship has been present throughout motorsport history
Treading a fine line developing tyres for an iconic race How do you pick the right tyre for a track with more than 70 turns? Falken Motorsports explains its process in preparation for the upcoming Nurburgring 24 Hours
Why Alonso and McLaren are not alone in struggling at Indy Fernando Alonso and McLaren failed to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500, which proves that the challenge of oval racing should not be underestimated. But there are other famous motorsport names that struggled with the same issues
Agony Aunt: Sarah Fisher on Indy 500 rookie problems In the first of a new series, our guest expert is nine-time Indianapolis 500 starter Sarah Fisher, who moved into team ownership and kick-started Josef Newgarden's IndyCar career
The secrets of oval racing Often dismissed for being all about bravery and turning left, oval racing suffers more misconceptions than most forms of motorsport. The reality is more sophisticated
The lightweight tech keeping NASCAR's champion comfortable Bell Racing Helmets launched a new bespoke lightweight NASCAR helmet with Team Penske last year, and its efforts have paid dividends
The return of a motorsport institution The resurrection of the legendary Winfield Racing School signals a step change in the education of young racing drivers. Its founder, Mike Knight, was encouraged by what he saw
Motorsport's last low-hanging fruit PROMOTED: A recent test of temperature-regulating base-layer brand Walero against a control product exceeded all expectations. Here's why it could be significant
Promoted: The gear you need for 2019 Finding out what equipment you need when starting out in motorsport can be a minefield. Stefan Mackley spoke to Grand Prix Racewear boss Anthony Cheshire to get some clarity
How to thrive as an F1 rookie This year's rookies will be seeking to make an impression in F1, but what key traits should they prioritise? An expert panel including Juan Pablo Montoya and Jackie Stewart explains why outright speed isn't as important as you might expect
Bidding farewell to a motorsport survivor Christian Fittipaldi has racked up starts in almost every discipline of motor racing during a 30-year career that came to an end at the Daytona 24 hours last month. He looks back at the wins and disappointments - and the many injuries
The at-home key to an F1 rookie's rise Lando Norris is part of the new breed of Formula 1 drivers perfecting their skills by using simulator technology on a daily basis. We spent a day at home with the McLaren ace to find out how his gaming set-up boosts his on-track performance
Why motorsport's 'intruders' are starting to make a mark Driver coaches have long suffered from the perception that they offer little of value, but that's beginning to change. James Newbold spoke to some of racing's most respected coaches to find out why
The uphill struggle to master Spa Fresh from his first experience of racing just a few weeks earlier, Stefan Mackley headed to the home of the Belgian Grand Prix for an RSRSpa premium trackday. Here's what he learned from his day at the legenday track
How a New Zealand series attracts F1 hopefuls New Zealand's Toyota Racing Series is well-established as a great way for European-based single-seater talents to get some winter race preparation. Marcus Simmons spoke to TRS returnee Marcus Armstrong to find out more
The mental reset that laid the foundation for life after F1 A year out of racing after being ejected from Formula 1 gained Felipe Nasr a new sense of perspective for his IMSA title win
How rallying saved an F1 outcast From the Formula 1 scrapheap, a switch to rallying gave Stephane Sarrazin a shot at career salvation that has led to success in sportscars and Formula E
Why World RX is moving away from its roots The recent triumphs of circuit racers Mattias Ekstrom and Johan Kristoffersson have pointed towards a new way to be successful in Rallycross
Why the 'boring' approach to rallying is most effective Using his experience of two different motorsport disciplines, our expert coach Rob Wilson explains why circuit racing skills can also be transferred to rallying
From trackday to Le Mans in three years Johnny Mowlem's Red River Sport agency has been created with the express intention of helping gentleman drivers enjoy their racing
The real value of trackday driver coaching McLaren's new 600LT proves to be a surprisingly good training vehicle for aspiring racers, particularly with expert coaching on hand
Martin Donnelly’s F3000 gamble, 30 years on His British F3 title hopes on the wane, Martin Donnelly gambled on a mid-season move to Formula 3000 in 1988 that turned him from obscurity into the UK's new great hope. Thirty years on, here's how he did it
Examining the career momentum myth It may not be the path drivers would choose, but taking a step backwards can be just as effective for building career momentum as moving forward
How to turn opportunities into a factory racing career Having scrapped for every opportunity in his career, Porsche GT ace and Nurburgring 24 winner Fred Makowiecki is well-placed to explain how to capitalise on a big chance
What's the point of an F1 junior? This season, more than half the Formula 2 drivers have a Formula 1 affiliation. But what does it actually mean for them and what do they do?
The reflections and regrets of a WRC nearly-man Ex-WRC driver Matthew Wilson now runs M-Sport's Bentley GT3 programme. Is there anything he would advise his younger self? David Evans asks the questions on the road to Spa
Why rallying and F3 are closer than you think As preparations for European Formula 3 go, drifting a Ford Escort Mk2 rally car is at the upper end of unusual, but for Enaam Ahmed this trip wasn't just a jolly
How to conquer the Spa 24 Hours To commemorate the 70th running of the Spa 24 Hours, we spoke to some of the event's winners and nearly-men to discover their best memories of the popular Belgian track
Why F1 drivers are smarter than you think A tie-up between Formula Medicine and Pirelli offering mental and physical exercises for racing drivers provided the ideal setting to conduct a unique test. We went to Italy to see how a normal person measures up against Sauber's Marcus Ericsson
Inside the cockpit that saved Latvala The modern-day World Rally Championship car has to be remarkably robust to keep its occupants safe, as Toyota's Jari-Matti Latvala proved in Corsica. We looked inside the wreckage to find the key features that helped him escape unscathed.
How mechanical sympathy improves speed Esteemed driver coach Rob Wilson explains why there's more to driving with mechanical sympathy than is typically assumed
What the F1 rookies should expect at Le Mans As the defending Le Mans winner with Porsche, Toro Rosso Formula 1 racer Brendon Hartley is well-qualified to explain what this year's stellar rookie crop will encounter
How Alonso's Le Mans lid takes shape Hidden behind the windscreen of his Toyota, Fernando Alonso will be gunning for glory armed with the latest in Bell Racing's helmet technology. Here's how it all comes together
The changing face of helmet tech at the Indy 500 The development of helmet technology is intertwined with the Indianapolis 500 and the Andretti family - its a long history that covers much of the family's association with the famous American race
How qualifying can become a distraction Autosport Performance's coaching guru explains why one-lap pace shouldn't be a driver's main focus
Life as a one-off Indy 500 driver Pippa Mann is preparing to make her annual appearance at the Indianapolis 500, the only IndyCar race she will enter this season. As a one-off entry specialist, Mann has to organise an entirely different approach to going racing.
How to 'damage' the opposition in qualifying DTM ace Jamie Green explains how drivers can gain a psychological edge over their rivals in qualifying
Meet the man behind motorsport safety legislation There's a common criticism from competitors that changes in safety legislation are simply money grabs from suppliers, but the reality is very different
How to become a qualifying master Extracting the best from a car in qualifying is a key skill for aspiring professionals to learn. James Newbold delves into the guiding principles you need to know to ace a single flying lap
Why top drivers are still capable of F1's lost art Autosport Performance's resident driver coach explains how drivers can still make a difference in building a winning team
How simulation is powering a BTCC underdog to glory Speedworks won the BTCC Independent drivers' and teams' titles last year and, with in-house simulation capabilities, it’s aiming for the very top in 2018
Tommi Makinen: How sustaining success can take its toll The four-time World Rally champion and Toyota WRC boss explains how maintaining the energy required for repeated success in rallying is not as easy as it can be made to look
The secrets of being a rally co-driver There's a whole lot more to co-driving than sitting and reading. To be one of the best, there's a great deal to master
Why loyalty is racing's most undervalued attribute Commitment to a team or a manufacturer is often abandoned in the search for individual success, but it still has a valid place in motorsport