Formula 1 announces eSports ‘World Championship’
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
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
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
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
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 ...
Formula E could get electric touring car support series
An electric touring car support race could feature on the same bill as the FIA Formula E championship for the 2018/19 season, Motorsport.com has learned. The plan to introduce the series is close to being firmed up, and an announcement on the exact details from promoter ...
F1 could introduce standard parts, Carey says
Formula 1 could introduce standard parts to address the huge spending disparity across the grid, F1 CEO Chase Carey has confirmed, according to motorsport.com. The budgets of F1 teams vary wildly, with Ferrari spending an estimated £330million ...
F1: Alonso says Indy the only positive moment of 2017
Fernando Alonso says his Indianapolis 500 outing has been the only positive moment from the first half of the 2017 season, according to motorsport.com The McLaren driver made his debut in IndyCar's blue ...
F1 cars set for 5 kg weight increase in 2018
The 2018 cars are due to carry a little more bulk, with the minimum weight rising 5kg to 733kg following the introduction of the 'Halo' cockpit safety device, according to planetf1.com According to Auto Motor und Sport, the changes will be made to the 2018 regulations ...
F1 drivers back safety push despite Halo backlash
Formula 1 drivers insist that the FIA’s push to improve safety, which has led to the controversial decision to impose the Halo for 2018, will not result in the racing spectacle suffering, according to motorsport.com ...
Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton took a record-equalling fifth British Grand Prix victory in dominant fashion on home turf at Silverstone, slashing Sebastian Vettel's championship lead to a single point, according to motorsport.com. ...
5 volunteers awarded with 5-day trip
Five volunteers have won the right to participate in the 2017 Italian Grand Prix. The expenses will be provided by Baku City Circuit. Baku City Circuit family will provide volunteers with an incredible experience, unforgettable memories and many new friendships ...
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Valtteri Bottas converted pole position into his second win since joining Mercedes in the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, according to AFP. The Finn held off the Ferrari of championship leader Sebastian Vettel with Daniel Ricciardo in a Red Bull fending off Bottas' ...
Hamilton gearbox damage not caused by Vettel crash
Mercedes has dismissed suggestions that the damage that Lewis Hamilton's gearbox suffered at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was caused by the impact he took from Sebastian Vettel in the race, according to Motorsport. Vettel ran into the back of Hamilton's Mercedes ...
2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: 71,541 fans attended the most spectacular race of season!
Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that 71,541 Formula 1 fans - old and new - attended the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, the second successive street race to be hosted in the Azerbaijani capital. ...
Stewart brands Vettel “irresponsible” for Baku swipe at Hamilton
Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart says Sebastian Vettel made “a large mistake” when he banged wheels under safety car conditions with Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, according to motorsport.com Stewart believes that Vettel’s lack of mind management was to blame for him ...
Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix successfully ended
President Ilham Aliyev watched Opening Ceremony and final race
The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix has successfully wrapped up in Baku. Azerbaijan has excellently hosted another major international sporting event. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and family members watched ...
Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
President Ilham Aliyev presented the cup to the winner
Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo emerged a shock winner in a remarkably chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, punctuated by a huge flare-up in the rivalry between title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, according to motorsport.com ...
Gabala FC sign French midfielder
Azerbaijani football club Gabala have announced the signing of French Steeven Joseph-Monrose on a two-year contract. The 27-year-old midfielder has played for French clubs AS Bondy, RC Lens and LB Châteauroux, and Belgian Kortrijk and Genk. ...