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Issue #172: Almirola Takes Talledega

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Payoffs edges towards the annual showdown in Homestead later this year, it was time for the final race of the year at the mighty Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. What would the iconic track hold for the drivers still involved in the title chase? Amanda Vincent has the full story on how Aric Almirola captured his dream wwin

Meanwhile over in Braselton, Georgia, it was time for IMSA to also crown its new champions as the season drew to a close with the 21st running of the iconic Motul Petit Le Mans. And what an amazing sportscar race it was with the race only being decided on the second last corner of the race. Chris Soulsby has the full story on how it unfolded.

And on the other side of the Pacific it was time for the 6 Hours of Fuji, the all-important home race for Toyota and with little in the way of competition, a must win for the Japanese outfit. Daniel Lloyd reports on how it all went for the home Toyota squad.

Plus we've got a special insight on Honda and its Formula 1 efforts which finally look to be heading in the right direction, plus the latest news including Williams' new signing and a new all-female motorsport series.

And as always we have all the usual news, views and stories in this week's edition of the most widely read weekly motorsport magazine in the world!