Hockenheim in talks to replace axed Russia GP

17.03.2022 [16:13]
Hockenheim has put its hand up as a potential replacement venue for the axed Russian GP, according to Grandprix.com. Actually, F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has repeatedly expressed disappointment that, despite its automotive industry and deep Formula 1 history, Germany is not putting up the money ...

‘It’s tough out there’ – Hamilton reflects on challenging day of testing but backs Mercedes to bounce back

12.03.2022 [20:11]
Lewis Hamilton was left looking back on a difficult second day of pre-season testing in Bahrain for Mercedes – but backed the team to get the unique W13 performing up to their lofty standards, according to the official website of Formula 1 ...

Sainz spars with Verstappen on way to fastest time of day five

12.03.2022 [19:34]
Carlos Sainz Jnr put Ferrari back on top of the times for the penultimate day of testing in Bahrain after a brief battle with Max Verstappen on track. According to RaceFans, Sainz’s 1’33.532 on C4 tyres was the quickest time of the opening two days ...

Peugeot confirm Magnussen’s exit from WEC programme for Haas return

10.03.2022 [17:57]
Peugeot has confirmed Kevin Magnussen will not remain part of its World Endurance Championship team after he returned to the Haas Formula 1 team, according to RaceFans. Haas confirmed yesterday Magnussen had returned to the team in a “multi-year” ...

Haas eye Magnussen as Mazepin replacement

09.03.2022 [18:40]
Haas are exploring the possibility of former driver Kevin Magnussen replacing Mazepin ahead of the new season, according to Sky Sports. Magnussen, who raced for Haas for four seasons before the team let him go at the end of the 2020 campaign, has also previously driven for McLaren and Renault ...

Baku City Circuit launches accreditation process of 2022 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix for local media representatives

09.03.2022 [17:12]
Baku City Circuit Operations Company (BCC) has announced the call for local media applications for the 2022 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix accreditation. It will start on March 9 at 13:00 and will be finalized on April 14, 17:00 local time, BCC told AZERTAC. “Media accreditation for the 2022 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix taking place on June 10-12 ...

Cape Town Formula E circuit revealed for expected 2023 debut

04.03.2022 [16:45]
The layout of the Cape Town E-Prix in South Africa has been revealed ahead of its appearance on Formula E's calendar for the 2022-23 season, according to Autosport. Based in the Green Point area of Cape Town, the circuit uses the Cape Town Stadium ...

F1 cuts ties with Russian Grand Prix permanently

04.03.2022 [11:48]
The Formula One on Thursday canceled its contract with the Russian Grand Prix amid the Russia-Ukraine war, according to Anadolu Agency. "Formula 1 can confirm it has terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix promoter. It means that Russia will no longer have a race in the future," the organizers said in a statement ...

Norris makes Mercedes prediction ahead of Bahrain test

02.03.2022 [15:59]
Lando Norris is expecting Mercedes to keep their true pace a secret during Bahrain testing but has warned that "if they're good, they're going to be incredible at the first race", according to Racing News 365. The McLaren driver ...

Formula 1 could be heading back to Portugal in 2022 to replace the now cancelled Russian GP

02.03.2022 [10:40]
F1 organizers are reportedly considering a return to the Portimao circuit, to replace the now cancelled Russian GP in the 2022 calendar, according to The Sport Rush. F1 made the decision to not go ahead with the Russian GP this year amidst the Russia-Ukraine ...

FIA Formula One cancels 2022 Russia Grand Prix in Sochi

01.03.2022 [11:06]
The executive management of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Formula One announced its decision to cancel the 2022 F1 Grand Prix in Russia’s Sochi, the press office of F1 said in a statement on Friday, according to TASS. The 2022 F1 Grand Prix ...

F1 Russian Grand Prix called off after Ukraine intervention

25.02.2022 [20:01]
Following Moscow’s military intervention in Ukraine, Formula 1 on Friday confirmed that the 2022 Russian Grand Prix has been canceled. “The FIA Formula 1 World Championship visits countries all over the world with a positive vision to unite people, bringing nations together. We are watching the developments in Ukraine with sadness and shock and hope for ...

Red Bull's radical new RB18 breaks cover in Barcelona F1 test

24.02.2022 [20:47]
The Milton Keynes-based team, which helped Max Verstappen to his maiden F1 drivers’ championship last year, has kept the car away from being in the spotlight so far, according to Motorsport.com ...

Alpine unveil blue and pink 2022 challenger, the A522

23.02.2022 [14:42]
Alpine have become the ninth Formula 1 team to launch their 2022 challenger – the A522 – with a live show from Paris, according to the official F1 website. The French manufacturer secured their first victory under the Alpine banner when Esteban Ocon won in Hungary last season, and they ended the campaign sixth in the constructors’ ...

Formula 1 to race in Bahrain until 2036 after contract extension

11.02.2022 [18:19]
Formula 1 will continue to race in Bahrain until at least the year 2036, following an extension of the contract with the race’s promoter, the Bahrain International Circuit, according to the official website of Formula 1. The Sakhir-based circuit first hosted Formula 1 back in 2004, and has provided some unmissable ...

Formula 1 extends Engineering Scholarship programme to 2025

09.02.2022 [10:25]
Formula 1 has announced that it will extend its funding commitment to the Formula 1 Engineering Scholarship programme for underrepresented groups until 2025, continuing its drive to increase diversity within the sport. The Formula 1 Engineering ...

Frederick switches to Hitech GP for second F3 season

05.02.2022 [12:48]
Hitech Grand Prix has added to its 2022 FIA Formula 3 driver line-up by announcing the signing of American Kaylen Frederick, according to Motorsport. Frederick spent his rookie campaign in F3 last year with Carlin Racing, however he missed out on two rounds due to injury and illness ...

Haas becomes first team to launch new-look 2022 F1 car

04.02.2022 [19:12]
Haas has become the first Formula One team to release images of its 2022 car ahead of the upcoming season, according to ESPN. Built to the sport's new technical regulations, the Haas VF22 is a dramatic departure from last year's car with all new design concepts mandated by F1 and the FIA to improve wheel-to-wheel racing ...

F1 proposes three sprint races instead of six in 2022

04.02.2022 [11:05]
Formula 1 is trying to break the deadlock over its sprint event format plan by offering teams a compromise arrangement for 2022, according to RaceFans. Having held its first three sprint qualifying races last year, F1 planned to scale up the trial by holding six more in 2022, starting with the season-opening round in Bahrain ...