Formula 1 has moved a stepped closer to introducing live 360-degree footage from races, following successful tests that took place at the Singapore Grand Prix last weekend, according to motorsport.com. F1's technology partner Tata trialled two live 360º video cameras at the Marina ...

Verstappen pips Vettel, McLaren shines in FP3

16.09.2017 [18:19]
Red Bull's Max Verstappen pipped Ferrari Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel to the fastest time in third and final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, according to motorsport.com. Verstappen posted a 1m41.829s on the ultrasoft Pirelli ...

Bottas secures Mercedes contract for 2018

13.09.2017 [16:39]
The Mercedes Formula 1 team has extended Valtteri Bottas's contract for the 2018 season, according to motorsport.com. Bottas was signed as a last-minute replacement for 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg, who shocked F1 when he announced his ...

F1 pushing for more F2 drivers to get practice runs

12.09.2017 [18:02]
Formula 1 bosses are evaluating ways to increase the number of Formula 2 drivers regularly participating in Friday F1 practice sessions, according to Ross Brawn, according to motorsport.com ...

Singapore will favour Ferrari/Red Bull, says Mercedes

11.09.2017 [19:54]
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff believes this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix street circuit will favour Formula 1 rivals Ferrari and Red Bull, according to motorsport.com. Ferrari, which trails Mercedes by 63 points in the constructors' championship, has had the upper hand on low-speed tracks this ...

F1 has had 40 approaches from new GP venues

09.09.2017 [17:50]
Formula 1 commercial chief Sean Bratches says there have been around 40 expressions of interest from potential grand prix venues since Liberty Media took over earlier this year, according to motorsport.com. Bratches says that F1 will choose new events on the basis of what they can bring ...

F2 to become “almost compulsory” after F1 superlicence overhaul

08.09.2017 [18:40]
The Formula 1 superlicence system is set to be overhauled to make it “almost compulsory” for aspiring drivers to race in Formula 2, according to F2 technical director Didier Perrin, Motorsport.com reports ...

Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix as Mercedes dominates

05.09.2017 [18:26]
Lewis Hamilton produced a dominant drive to win the Italian Grand Prix and seize the Formula 1 world championship lead outright for the first time this season, according to autosport.com. The Mercedes driver led away from pole and dictated the race from the ...

Formula 2 unveils 2018 car with Halo

31.08.2017 [20:04]
The new Formula 2 car that will be raced in the Formula 1 support series from 2018 has been revealed, according to motorsport.com. The car, called the F2 2018, was unveiled at the Monza circuit today and features a Halo cockpit protection device ...

Vettel extends Ferrari contract until 2020

26.08.2017 [18:51]
Sebastian Vettel will remain at Ferrari for the next three years, after the German agreed a contract extension to stay with the Maranello outfit over the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, according to motorsport.com. ...

Spa F2: Leclerc tops practice amid fire extinguisher woes

25.08.2017 [18:49]
Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc topped the Formula 2 practice at Spa-Francorchamps despite missing much of the session after his car’s cockpit fire extinguisher was activated, according to motorsport.com. Leclerc, who leads the F2 championship by 50 points over Rowland, had only ...

The V10 alarm clock that paved way for F1 two-seater plan

24.08.2017 [17:40]
Part of Formula 1’s brave new world of fan engagement is the two-seater program that’s set to become a GP weekend staple next season. Luckily, there’s nine years worth of two-seater experience in Australia to call on, according to motorsport.com. There’s a lot of hype around the two-seater program at the moment, as former ...

McLaren confirms Vandoorne for 2018 season

23.08.2017 [18:08]
The McLaren Formula 1 team has confirmed that Stoffel Vandoorne will stay on at the British outfit in 2018, according to motorsport.com Although Vandoorne was always expected to remain at McLaren since securing a long-term deal, the Woking-based team ...

Raikkonen secures new Ferrari deal for 2018

22.08.2017 [16:44]
Kimi Raikkonen will stay at Ferrari next season, after the team announced a new deal with the Finn on Tuesday, according to motorsport.com. The former world champion's contract with the Maranello outfit had been due to run out at the end of this year, and there had been speculation ...

Formula 1 announces eSports ‘World Championship’

21.08.2017 [18:51]
Formula 1 will crown an official eSports Series World Champion for the first time in 2017, it has been confirmed, according to motorsport.com. The Formula 1 eSports Series will be run as a partnership between Formula 1, game developer Codemasters, and eSports ...

Germany WRC: Mikkelsen leads after Friday morning loop

18.08.2017 [18:46]
Andreas Mikkelsen leads Rally Germany for Citroen on just his third appearance with the team, according to motorsport.com. Mikkelsen, who began the 2017 season without a World Rally Car drive after Volkswagen's exit, established himself in second through Friday morning's early ...

Asian Le Mans Series makes significant changes for 2017/2018 season

17.08.2017 [19:29]
A fourth automatic entry for Le Mans, a new amateur GT sub-class and 6 hour race for Buriram, according to motorsport.com. There’s good news for the Asian Le Mans Series and its GT class today as the ACO have confirmed a fourth automatic entry for ...

F1 race director Whiting inspects Buenos Aires track

16.08.2017 [17:02]
FIA Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has completed an “informal visit” of Argentina’s Buenos Aires circuit to evaluate the state of the facility, according to motorsport.com. Whiting walked circuit, which was last used for F1 in 1998, and is believed to have been pleased with the standard of the track ...

McLaren launches tongue-in-cheek Woking GP plan

15.08.2017 [18:12]
McLaren has launched a light-hearted plan for a Formula 1 grand prix on the streets of its home town of Woking, according to motorsport.com. With the F1 season in the middle of its summer break, McLaren has joked that its “absurdly ambitious plan” would ...