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Type of site
Sports news
Available inEditions (21)
Languages- English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Indonesian and Turkish
OwnerMotorsport Network
Launched9 April 1994; 25 years ago (1994-04-09)
Current statusActive is a website specializing in motor racing news. It posts content in thirteen languages. It is part of the Motorsport Network company.’s headquarters are in Miami, United States.

History[edit] was formed in 1994.

In March 2015, acquired,[1] followed by[2] and Edimotive S.r.l. in May.[3] In May, the Grand Prix Drivers' Association and joined forces to allow followers of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship to voice and share their opinions about the sport through an extensive worldwide survey for fans.[4] More than 200,000 respondents from 194 countries participated in the survey.[5] In June, acquired, RaceFansTV and, while later gaining the technical archive of Giorgio Piola in September,[6] also announcing a partnership with[7] In October, became the official media partner of Ferrari for the 2016 Ferrari Finali Mondiali[8] and a global partner of[9] In November, acquired Wildsoft Digital F1 Encyclopedia.[10] The following month, the site formed a global digital content partnership with VICE Sports[11] and AOL’s[12]

In 2016 acquired French pan-european TV-station Motors TV after it went into a bankruptcy procedure[13]. In 2018 the renamed Motorsport.TV decided to stop broadcasting as a television station [14] and closed down the television operation.

In January 2016, appointed Zak Brown as non-executive chairman of[15] In February, the site announced a strategic merchandising partnership with UK-based Branded-London and Puma Company.[16] In March 2016, became the official digital media partner of the FIA World Endurance Championship,[17] while also extending exclusive digital rights agreement to host the F1 video magazine Series Inside Grand Prix.[18] On 15 March 2016, acquired Spain’s moto racing digital media company[19] In April 2016, acquired, Turkish auto racing website. In May 2016 acquired[20] In June 2016 acquired[21] The following month, the site become official media partner” of the 2016 TCR International Series.[22] In March 2017, launches tri-language Swiss edition in partnership with businessman Lorenzo Senna.

In 2016, expanded to Japan through a joint venture with digital media company, Kotsu Times Sha Co.[23]

Staff writers[edit]

Its current Editor-in-Chief is Charles Bradley, having been appointed to the position of global editorial leader in May 2015. The team's current roster of leading staff journalists includes Formula 1 Editor Jonathan Noble,[24] MotoGP Editor Oriol Puigdemont,[25] European News Editor Pablo Elizalde,[26] Swiss News Motorsport Italian Edition Antonio Russo[27],[28] Swiss News Motorsport German Edition,[29] Swiss News Motorsport French Edition,[30] US Editor David Malsher, News Manager Nick DeGroot, NASCAR Editors Lee Spencer and Jim Utter,[31] French Editor Guillaume Navarro, Italian Editor Franco Nugnes,[32], Swiss German, Swiss French and Swiss Italian Editor Emmanuel Rolland Editor Australian Editor Andrew van Leeuwen,[33] UK Editor Jamie Klein, Russian Editor Aleksander Kabanovsky, Brazilian Editor Felipe Motta, German Editor Stefan Ziegler, Latin-American Editor Jose Roman, Middle East Editor Khodr Rawi,[34][35] Indian Editor Rachit Thukral, Canadian Editor René Fagnan[36] and Japanese Editor Kunihiko Akai.


  • received Silver Telly Award by Telly Awards.[37]


  1. ^ " Acquires No. 1 France-Based Motor Sport Website". Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Motorsport Acquires Online Auto Enthusiast Publication". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  3. ^ " Acquires Italy's Largest Online Automotive Publishing Company". Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  4. ^ "GPDA and Launch Global Fan Survey". IndyCar Today.
  5. ^ " & GPDA Announce Global Survey Highlights: F1's Fans Want Change But No Revolution". KWES-TV. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  6. ^ " Acquires Giorgio Piola's F1 Technical Archive - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports". Bayou Buzz.
  7. ^ " and Prodigy/MSN Announce Digital Partnership in Latin America". Portada. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Finali Mondiali – Official Media Partner for the event". Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  9. ^ " and Announce Global Partnership". Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  10. ^ " Acquires Wildsoft Digital F1 Encyclopedia". World News.
  11. ^ "Vice Sports Drives Content".
  12. ^ ", AOL's Share Content".
  13. ^ "Motors TV placed in safeguard procedure".
  14. ^ "Motorsport TV To Close TV Channel At End Of This Month".
  15. ^ Appoints Zak Brown Non-Executive Chairman
  16. ^ and Branded, a Puma company, Announce Partnership
  17. ^ " Named As Official Digital Media Partner". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  18. ^ " Extends Exclusive Rights Agreement To Host "inside Grand Prix"". Formula 1 press. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  19. ^ " adquiere la compañía digital líder en España". El Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  20. ^ " Acquires Leading Hungarian Auto Racing Website". Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  21. ^ "Through Acquisition, Launches Digital Platform in Ukraine". Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  22. ^ "TCR International Series partners with". 23 June 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  23. ^ "Leading Japanese Digital Media Company Kotsu Times Sha Co. to Invest in". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  24. ^ "World Leading F1 News Journalist Jonathan Noble Joins". Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  25. ^ " Appoints Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP Editor". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  26. ^ " Pablo Elizalde announced as news editor for Europe".
  27. ^ "Dettagli autore". (in Italian). Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  28. ^ " launches Italian Swiss edition".
  29. ^ " launches German Swiss edition".
  30. ^ " launches French Swiss edition".
  31. ^ " to Host Popular Weekly NASCAR Television Show "RACELINE"". WFMJ-TV. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  32. ^ " Launches New Digital Platform in Italy". KIII.
  33. ^ " Launches Australian-Specific Digital Platform". WDRB.
  34. ^ " Launches Its New Digital Platform to the Middle East and North Africa". KUAM-TV.
  35. ^ " expands footprint into Mena region". Trade Arabia.
  36. ^ "Veteran René Fagnan to Lead Editorial Efforts in Province of Québec". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  37. ^ "2016 Online Video Silver Winners". Telly Awards. Retrieved 11 July 2016.