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    Motorsports: FIA bans former F1, IndyCar driver Tomáš Enge for failed drug test
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    Just a week after NASCAR took away AJ Allmendinger's keys indefinitely, the result of a failed drug test, Motorsport.com is reporting that the FIA has sidelined Tomáš Enge for a similar infraction. Enge also failed a recent drug test, earning an 18-month ban from racing for what ...

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    Motorsports: FIA demands ten teams in GT1 World Championship or else
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    The FIA GT1 World Championship is among our favorites simply because it fields some of the most lust-worthy machinery in all of racingdom. Having been dominated in its inaugural seasons by the Maserati MC12 (for all intents and purposes the racing version of the Ferrari Enzo), the GT1 series has ...

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    Official: FIA gains official recognition from International Olympic Committee
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    There's plenty of racing that takes place at the Olympics, so don't let anyone tell you otherwise. There's running, cycling, sailing, speed skating, luge, bobsledding and skiing. The thing is, none of these sports are mechanically powered, so motorsports are decidedly excluded from the ...

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    Official: FIA confirms 2012 Formula 1 calendar, United States GP set for November 18
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    Finalizing the calendar for the Formula 1 World Championship can't be an easy task. Each race organizer has its own demands, as do the teams. The FIA has its say, and so does Formula 1 Management. Logistical considerations need to be taken into account, as well as projected weather conditions. So ...

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    Official: ACO & FIA announce details for joint World Endurance Championship
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    Isn't it nice when we can all get along? After decades of rift between the FIA (which governs such premier racing series as F1, the WRC and the WTCC) and the ACO (which organizes Le Mans and its related series), the two have gotten together to form the new FIA World Endurance Championship. The ...

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    Official: Monte Carlo rally returns next season to World Rally Championship
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    Every racing series has its iconic race. F1 has Monaco. NASCAR has Daytona. Indy and Le Mans hardly need any elaboration. And rallying has Monte Carlo. The thing is, the Monte Carlo rally hasn't been part of the World Rally Championship for several years now. But that's about to change. The ...

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    Official: FIA and ACO team up for new World Endurance Championship
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    International motor racing is a complicated web of various series, each with their own types of cars run under different rules. The one element that binds them all – or at least a good proportion of them – together is the FIA. The international automobile federation governs Formula ...

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    Official: Bahrain Grand Prix back on the F1 calendar despite civil unrest
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    The start to this year's Formula 1 championship was delayed when civil unrest in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain forced the cancellation of the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. Since then, a question mark has loomed over whether the round would be reinstated later in the season, and now we have our ...

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    FIA lifts ban on team orders in Formula One
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    Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso on the podium at the 2010 German Grand Prix
    After years of speculation, Formula One has shaken things up by announcing that the current high-revving V8s will be replaced by 2013 with turbocharged four-cylinder engines. Along with it, the FIA imposed new limits ...

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    FIA fomulates new F3 International Trophy
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    It seems like new feeder series on the ladder up to Formula One are popping with increased frequency. GP2 kicked off in 2005, which then gave birth to GP3. Formula 2 was re-inaugurated in 2009, while other series like A1GP, Superleague Formula and Auto GP come and go. All the while, Formula 3 has ...

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    Michelin picks up the slack with World Rally Championship contract
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    You can't win 'em all, but you can win some. So while Pirelli may have beaten Michelin to the punch for the F1 tire supply contract, hesitation to find itself spread too thin led to its subsequently dropping out of the World Rally Championship. Well it looks like Pirelli's gain and subsequent ...

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    FIA approves new Top 10 points system for F1, WRC
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    The podium at the 2009 European Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Federation Internationale de l'Automobile has put together a new points system which has subsequently been adopted by both Formula One and the World Rally Championship. Starting with the 2010 seasons for ...

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    Flavio Briatore suing the FIA... again?!
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    Flavio Briatore is out for blood. The flamboyant Italian billionaire and disgraced former director of the Renault Formula One team was kicked out of the sport by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) in the wake of the "Crashgate" affair involving Nelson Piquet Jr., but subsequently ...

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    Report: French court overturns F1 bans for Briatore and Symonds
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    Former Renault Formula One leads Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds
    It looks like 2010 is starting off as a better year for Flavio Briatore. According to Planet F1, a French court has overturned the lifetime ban on the former Renault Formula One head honcho, along with alleged co-conspirator Pat ...

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    Todt elected FIA president
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    Jean Todt, the Frenchman who has led championship-winning teams in WRC, Paris-Dakar, Le Mans, and Formula 1, has been elected to head the FIA. He succeeds the long-serving and highly controversial Max Mosley, who agreed to step down earlier this year as part of the agreement to prevent a rival ...

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    First Blood: Controversy heats up in FIA presidential campaign
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    You didn't seriously think that the race to succeed Max Mosley as FIA president would be entirely clean, did you? The head office of the international automobile federation has been the subject of more controversy than a G8 meeting, so it only stands to reason that the campaign to fill its vacancy ...

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    Ruh-Roh: Formula One Teams Association reportedly walks out of meeting with FIA
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    Well, folks, it looks like that elusive peace is slipping away yet again as the members of the Formula One Teams Association reportedly up and walked out of a meeting today with technical representatives from the FIA.The meeting of the Technical Working Group was convened to iron out the details of ...

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    Who'll replace Mosley as FIA President? Could be...Mosley
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    With Max Mosley due to end his tenure as president of the FIA in October, the recent rift between the current Formula One championship and the Formula One Teams Association has apparently been healed. Now the big question on everyone's minds in the motorsport world is: Who will replace ...

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    McLaren appeal over Hamilton penalty thrown out of FIA court
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    Lewis Hamilton does not have good luck in France. Of all the races he's won in these past two seasons, he's yet to take the checkered flag at the French Grand Prix, has had his license revoked by the French gendarmes, and has now had his appeal thrown out of court in Paris. Following the Belgian ...

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