The Las Vegas GP weekend was a combined bag. The latest Formulation 1 occasion was at all times going to battle to stay as much as the hype, and the on-track issues that led to the injury of Carlos Sainz’s Ferrari, the delay of FP2 and ejection of followers was a nasty begin. However when the correct motion received going, the high-speed avenue circuit supplied one of many higher contests of 2023.
What the occasion might actually have executed with was a shock winner, which by this season’s requirements merely means a non-Pink Bull. And, as Alex Kalinauckas explains in our in-depth report, Ferrari star Leclerc actually ought to have received this one.
In addition to the GP drama, we additionally have a look at the broader Las Vegas points and what might be improved for the second version subsequent yr.
Toyota was the workforce to beat because the Hypercar period of the World Endurance Championship actually hit its stride this season. Gary Watkins explains how the titles have been received and picks out his prime 10 drivers in our 10-page evaluate – and it’s not a Toyota driver who will get the #1 spot.
Toyota additionally scored massive within the World Rally Championship in 2023 and Tom Howard was in Japan to observe the house workforce rating a 1-2-3 within the season finale, led by Welshman Elfyn Evans.
There was domination of kinds in Macau as F3 returned final weekend. We’ve recognized that Luke Browning was a standout expertise for some time, however the common F3 season hadn’t instructed that the 2022 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award winner could be a drive across the unforgiving streets. However he was. Jamie Klein was there and experiences on the Macau GP and GT World Cup.
The Roger Albert Clark Rally is arising this week and Paul Lawrence investigates the Triumph TR7 effort with Chris Ingram that hopes to problem the Ford Escort hordes, whereas Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Adam Smalley is our visitor columnist.
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