AUTOCOURSE 2022-23 72nd YEAR OF PUBLICATION In a dramatic season the Formula 1 World Championship was concluded in Abu Dhabi in a contentious late race finish which saw Max Verstappen overtake the helpless Lewis Hamilton to take his first world title. Mercedes and Hamilton - now the winningest driver in history - broke more records. The Briton smashed through the 100 pole-position barrier, and moved inexorably past a century of Grand Prix wins in the face of a real championship challenge from Max Verstappen. Red Bull Racing and Honda seemed to have all but matched Mercedes to provide the fans with a thrilling wheel-to-wheel battle, which would end up with some controversial collisions as the season reached boiling point. Authors Tony Dodgins and Maurice Hamilton, combining almost 80 years of F1 expertise, examine each round in depth. Full race reports are backed by detailed results, including lap charts and tyre strategies. The nuances of F1s designs and development are analysed team by team by the much-respected Mark Hughes, enhanced by Adrian Deans handsome F1 car illustrations. Motor racings other major categories are also fully covered: Toyotas WEC and Le Mans sports car successes; the closely-fought F2 and Formula 3 championships, featuring emerging young talent from around all continents the world; and Nick de Vries emerging victorious in the tight fought Formula E series for electric powered single seaters. Autocourse includes all the hectic action from the top Touring Car series - the World Touring Car Cup and the British Touring Car Championships as well as the reconfigured DTM Series now running GT cars from Audi, Mercedes, BMW and Ferrari. From America, Gordon Kirby recounts a thrilling Indycar series, featuring a mix of youthful talent such as Alex Palou, Colton Herta and Pato OWard, who were overturning the established veterans who have dominated proceedings over the past decade. The ever-popular NASCAR stock car series ran from February to November with barely a weekends break, to feature more than forty races before the final championship play-off round at Phoenix, Arizona. In a single essential volume, Autocourse provides the most comprehensive record of world motor sport, complete with full results not found anywhere in a single volume. It is required reading for all motor sport fans worldwide.