Jenson Button to defend Super GT title with Honda in 2019

11.01.2019 [22:20]
One-time Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button will remain in Super GT in 2019 to defend his drivers' crown, Honda officially confirmed at the Tokyo Auto Salon on Friday, according to Autosport. Button will again pair up with established Japanese racing star Naoki Yamamoto ...

McLaren appoint ex-Porsche boss Seidl to run F1 team

10.01.2019 [20:24]
A huge 2019 season is on the horizon for McLaren. Not only will they have a new-look driver line-up as they bid to climb back towards the front of the grid, but the iconic British squad now have a new chief after confirmation that Andreas Seidl has been appointed ...

Al-Attiyah confirms Alonso wants Dakar Toyota test

09.01.2019 [21:30]
Dakar Rally star Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed that he has spoken with Fernando Alonso about the possibility of the Spaniard testing his Toyota Hilux in Qatar in February, according to Motorsport.com ...

Alonso reflects on 'special' battles with Schumacher

07.01.2019 [16:16]
Fernando Alonso has admitted that he sees seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher as his greatest rival in his Formula 1 career, Sport24 reports. The pair fought it out for the 2005 and 2006 Drivers' Championships, with Alonso narrowly winning out in both seasons ...

Banning free tyre use on grand prix Fridays tabled by F1

04.01.2019 [20:59]
Formula 1's push to make races less predictable included the suggestion of stopping teams from testing different tyres in Friday practice, Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe has revealed, according to Autosport. Last year's United States Grand Prix suffered from heavy ...

Ferrari special exhibition marks Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday

04.01.2019 [16:17]
The Ferrari Museum has honored Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher with a special exhibition to mark his 50th birthday, according to MotorAuthority. Opening Thursday, the day of Schumacher's birthday, the exhibition is filled with ...

No contract offer for Schumacher yet - Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

03.01.2019 [16:19]
Mercedes has not offered Mick Schumacher a place in its driver development programme, according to Grandprix.com. According to speculation, Formula 1's top two teams - Mercedes and Ferrari - are vying to get the son of F1 legend ...

Fernando Alonso: Baku is probably the race that has been the best one for me in terms of feelings

19.12.2018 [21:06]
“Baku is probably the race that has been the best one for me in terms of feelings,” said two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso, according to formula1.com. During the summer break Fernando Alonso announced he would not be driving in F1 next season ...

Six new drivers enter W Series selection

19.12.2018 [19:40]
W Series, the all-new single-seater racing series for female drivers only, today named a further six drivers who will take part in the selection program that will determine the drivers who will race in the inaugural W Series season, commencing at Hockenheim (Germany) in May 2019, according ...

Racing Point to launch 2019 season in Canada

19.12.2018 [16:18]
Racing Point has announced it will launch its 2019 Formula 1 season in Toronto on February 13, according to Racer.com The former Force India team is set for an official name change before the start of next season but is currently entered under the ...

Lewis Hamilton places second in BBC Sports Personality vote

17.12.2018 [17:45]
Lewis Hamilton missed out on a second BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award on Sunday night after placing second behind Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas in the 2018 vote. Hamilton clinched his fifth Formula 1 world championship ...

Porsche factory role for Brendon Hartley in 2019

10.12.2018 [20:35]
Former Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley will remain part of Porsche's factory driver programme in 2019, it has been confirmed at the manufacturer's Night of Champions event in Stuttgart, according to f1i.com. However Hartley is not currently part of the any of the team’s sports car formal named ...

Registration of Marshals for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix continues

10.12.2018 [18:11]
Baku Marshals Club, operating under Baku City Circuit (BCC), continues its Marshals’ recruitment campaign for the 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be held in Baku on April 26-28, 2019. Anyone, over the age of 21, who wishes to directly contribute to the success of this spectacular sporting event in the streets ...

Zhou joins UNI-Virtuosi for 2019 F2 season

05.12.2018 [21:43]
Ferrari Academy and European Formula 3 driver Guan Yu Zhou will compete for the new UNI-Virtuosi Formula 2 team in 2019, according to Motorsport.com. The Chinese driver took eighth in his second season in European F3 with Prema Racing ...

UNI-Virtuosi replaces Russian Time in Formula 2

05.12.2018 [18:22]
UNI-Virtuosi will replace Russian Time in next year’s Formula 2 Championship, organisers confirmed on Tuesday, according to Motorsport Week. Russian Time has competed in Formula 2, and predecessor GP2, since 2013 ...

Force India F1 team finally announces Lance Stroll's 2019 deal

03.12.2018 [19:03]
Racing Point Force India has finally confirmed Lance Stroll's expected move to the team to partner Sergio Perez in the 2019 Formula 1 season, according to Autosport. Stroll graduated to F1 with Williams in 2017 as the reigning European ...

Aston Martin cancel 2021 F1 plans

30.11.2018 [19:54]
Aston Martin were considering entering Formula One as an engine manufacturer for 2021, but the lack of changes that Liberty Media suggested could be made has put them off, according to GPToday. The sport’s owners had planned to implement simpler and louder engines for 2021 ...

Alexander Albon joins F1 team Toro Rosso as of 2019 season

27.11.2018 [20:36]
Italian Formula One racing team Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda announced on Monday that Thai driver Alexander Albon is to drive for them starting next season, alongside his upcoming Russian teammate Daniil Kvyat, according to EFE News Agency. ...

Hamilton hit with reprimand after pitlane entry mishap

24.11.2018 [19:15]
Lewis Hamilton has received his second reprimand of the 2018 season after he crossed the white line at the entry to the pitlane in Abu Dhabi, according to F1Today.net. The Briton was attempting to return to his garage following the conclusion of the first free practice session ...