F1 community to stage auction to help Australian bushfire victims

24.01.2020 [18:45]
As fires continue to devastate a large part of Australia, the Formula 1 community has decided to create an F1 Auction, with the money raised going to help those affected in the worst hit areas, according to the official website of Formula1. Formula 1 has joined forces with others from around the world and ...

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for F1 race in 2023

18.01.2020 [15:48]
Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans for a purpose-built circuit in a new entertainment and business development outside of the capital city, Riyadh, according to Motorsport Week. The Qiddiyah circuit has been designed by ex-Formula 1 driver Alex Wurz and it's hoped it will be completed in time to host an ...

W Series joins F1 support bill for US and Mexico City Grands Prix

17.01.2020 [17:06]
There’ll be a new racing series on the support bill at the United States and Mexico City Grands Prix after F1 confirmed W Series, the single-seater championship for female drivers, will be part of the schedule, according to the official website of F1. ...

PricewaterhouseCoopers study reveals $506.3million benefit to Baku since arrival of F1 in Azerbaijan

15.01.2020 [20:50]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today released the results of its second study into the economic impact that hosting the annual F1 race weekend in the Azerbaijani capital has had on the city since 2016, with the total figure for the past 4 years coming in at US$506.3m ...

Two-stroke engines and eco-fuel: F1 aims to be greener than Formula E

14.01.2020 [19:55]
Formula 1 is looking to introduce two-stroke engines that run on eco-fuel by the middle of the decade, as it develops plans to become carbon neutral, according to Motor Sport Magazine. The proposal is said to make the sport greener than electric racing series ...

Marshals’ recruitment campaign for Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix kicks off

20.12.2019 [14:55]
Baku Marshals Club, operating under the auspices of Baku City Circuit (BCC) has launched the Marshals’ recruitment campaign for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku on June 05-07, 2020 ...

Hamilton still finds Schumacher comparisons 'surreal'

19.12.2019 [14:48]
Lewis Hamilton still finds it bizarre to have his name linked with F1's all-time statistical leader, Michael Schumacher, ahead of what could be a record-setting 2020, according to ESPN. Hamilton claimed the world title this year, his fifth in six years and sixth overall ...

Formula2 introduces the Anthoine Hubert Award

13.12.2019 [14:03]
FIA Formula 2 CEO Bruno Michel has tonight announced the creation of the Anthoine Hubert Award, according to Formula2 official website. The accolade is a celebration of the Frenchman’s great achievements and was presented for the first time at this evening’s Prize Giving Ceremony, in Monte Carlo, Monaco ...

Michael Schumacher’s Formula 1 car sold at an auction in Abu Dhabi for $6.6 million

07.12.2019 [13:33]
Michael Schumacher’s Formula 1 car that he used in one of his racing games has been sold through Sotheby’s auction, according to Econo Times. The car was the Ferrari F2002, which was one of the most successful F1 car designs of all time. The championship-winning Ferrari was designed by Roy Byrne ...

Abu Dhabi GP: Lewis Hamilton signs off from F1 2019 with win

02.12.2019 [14:25]
Lewis Hamilton claimed one of the most dominant victories of his glittering sixth title-winning season at the Abu Dhabi GP to sign off from F1 2019 in ultimate style, according to Sky Sports. The Briton matched his personal-best tally of 11 victories in one year - and set a new points record (413) for a season ...

F1 fuel legality push intensifies as FIA adds extra sensor for 2020

23.11.2019 [16:00]
Formula 1 teams will be required to run a second fuel-flow sensor next season as the FIA escalates its efforts to prevent the rules being exploited for performance gains, according to Autosport. The governing body investigated a trio of fuel systems after the Brazilian ...

Mick Schumacher drives dad Michael's soon-to-be-auctioned title-winning Ferrari

16.11.2019 [15:43]
One of the most iconic and successful Formula 1 cars of all time, Michael Schumacher’s F2002, is set to take centre stage in the first ever auction held by Formula 1 and RM Sotheby’s, and taking place in Abu Dhabi on November 30, according to the official website ...

Lewis Hamilton wins Mexican GP but must wait for F1 title

28.10.2019 [17:43]
Lewis Hamilton won the Mexican Grand Prix with a superbly controlled drive in a tactical fight with Ferrari to move to the brink of the world title, BBC reported. Hamilton will clinch his sixth championship at the US Grand Prix next Sunday as long as he does not lose ...

Formula 1 to stream 2019 Mexican Grand Prix weekend via Twitch

24.10.2019 [13:20]
Formula 1 has announced a partnership with Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment, that will see F1 live stream every session of the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix on the platform, according to the official website of Formula1 ...

Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2020 tickets on sale

22.10.2019 [16:01]
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that tickets for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2020 will be available to purchase online via www.bakucitycircuit.com from October 22, 2019. The landmark 5th successive Formula 1 race weekend to ...

Mission Winnow name returns to Ferrari

08.10.2019 [11:35]
Ferrari has revived its controversial and little-seen Mission Winnow title for the first time in in five months ahead of this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, according to the racefans.net. Critics claim the initiative backed by Ferrari sponsor and tobacco producer Philip Morris International is ...

F1 stresses "no serious discussions" with new teams for 2021 season

05.10.2019 [19:36]
Formula 1 has responded to suggestions from a Spanish entity that it is planning an entry for 2021 by stating it is in "no serious discussions" with potential new team, according to Autosport. A press release was issued earlier on Thursday on behalf of a prospective team with links ...

Team Mercedes’ Hamilton, Bottas victorious at F1 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi

30.09.2019 [14:02]
Team Mercedes pilots Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finished the 2019 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi in first and second places respectively, with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc crossing the finish line in 3rd place, TASS reported ...

FIA puts F1's move to standard brake system for 2021 season on hold

28.09.2019 [19:09]
The FIA has delayed the introduction of a standard supplier of brake system and friction materials in Formula 1 from its original 2021 date, according to Autosport. As part of a push to reduce costs, the FIA hoped to secure a stock supplier of brake-system components and discs for the new ...