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Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, will “look into” allegations by British politician Anneliese Dodds that the FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, may have breached an anti-trust settlement by holding a stake in the Formula One world championship, according to Forbes.

Teams competing in the inaugural season of the new Formula E motor racing championship have formed a new collective that will allow them to jointly discuss matters with stakeholders in the series.

The FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, has waded into the crisis surrounding Formula One teams Caterham and Marussia by stating their slide into administration reinforces the need for cost-cutting measures in the sport.

Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said that a decision over a future make-up for the motor racing series involving a 24-car grid with a number of teams running third cars is likely to be made by the middle of October.

Formula One will run its equal longest schedule in 2015, with the Mexican Grand Prix handed a date of November 1 on the 20-race calendar for its return to the motor racing series.

Russian Grand Prix organisers have sold two-thirds of tickets for Sochi’s inaugural Formula One race, with promoter Sergey Vorobyev stating security remains a “priority issue” for the event.

The FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, has announced that the new Sochi Autodrom in Russia is ready to host its first Formula One grand prix race in October.

The FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, has unveiled a partnership with Legends Polyphony Digital, the video gaming company that created the hugely-popular Gran Turismo series.

World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) promoter Eurosport Events has announced that the motor-racing series will race on Germany’s legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in 2015 as part of a new three-year deal.

Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), the creator and organiser of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance motor-racing event, has extended a deal with the FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, to stage the FIA World Endurance Championship.

The International Motorsport Federation (FIA) and race promoters have maintained that Formula One’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix remains on course for its October debut in Sochi, despite ongoing concerns about the crisis in Ukraine.

Increasing payments to the sport’s 11 teams, plus a new agreement with the International Motorsport Federation (FIA), resulted in the profits of the Formula One motor racing series falling by $137m (€99.3m) to $286m on an underlying basis in 2013.

Nascar team owner Gene Haas has said he is yet to decide whether to launch his new Formula One motor racing outfit in 2015 or 2016, but said he plans to “beat the Europeans at their own game”.

The International Motorsport Federation (FIA) has accepted the proposal of a new Formula One entry by Nascar team owner Gene Haas, adding that it is also considering another bid from the Forza Rossa organisation.

International Motorsport Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt has stated plans to introduce a cost cap system into Formula One next season have been abandoned, while the motor racing series’ chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said F1 has agreed to admit two new teams.

Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said a new US-based team could join the motor-racing series for the 2015 or 2016 season.

Motor racing series the World Endurance Championship (WEC) has appointed the Craig Company as its permanent representative in the North American territories.

The FIA, motor sport’s global governing body, is looking at the possibility of encouraging new African championships to develop motor racing across the continent.

Formula E, the International Motorsport Federation’s (FIA) new electric racing series, has announced that its new headquarters and team facilities will be based within the grounds of the Donington Park circuit in the UK.

Gene Haas, co-owner of Nascar motor racing team Stewart-Haas, has entered an application to launch a new American Formula One team through his Haas Racing Developments outfit.

Pirelli has announced a three-year extension to its status as the exclusive supplier of tyres to the Formula One motor racing championship.

The Austrian Grand Prix’s return to the Formula One calendar has been confirmed after local authorities gave their approval for their event.

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has expressed his doubts that a cost cap will be the correct method to address escalating spending in the Formula One motor racing series.

The FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, has launched a tender process seeking expressions of interest from would-be new teams for a potential slot on the Formula One grid from the 2015 or 2016 season of the motor racing championship.