American Motorsport News for 24 Feb 2018
Haas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner wants the team to stick to just a single brake supplier through the 2018 season as it looks to avoid the recurring problems that have hindered its efforts through... its first two years on the grid. Haas joined... More»
Ferrari came close to beating Mercedes in 2018 and the SF71H bears many signs the teams feels it is on the right track with its current design philosophy.
Mercedes engine chief Andy Cowell confirmed that Mercedes have made considerable changes to their new power unit, designated M09 EQ Power+, developed to meet substantial changes in the Sporting... Regulations for the 2018 season. The team said on the occasion of the launch on Thursday: “The reduction in the number of power unit components that can be […]
Although Lance Stroll made history in his debut season, Williams are expecting even better from their Canadian driver with Paddy Lowe predicting a "phenomenal second year." The post ‘Stroll can have... a phenomenal second year’ appeared first on PlanetF1.
Tony Schumacher said "the perfect storm" helped lead to his Top Fuel record run of 336.57 mph at 3.667 seconds in his second pass Friday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
Tony Schumacher had the fastest official speed in Top Fuel history Friday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals, and Brittany Force struggled in her first two runs since a jarring crash …
Double world champion Fernando Alonso sounded an optimistic note after driving the first Renault-powered McLaren Formula One car in Spain on Friday. The Spaniard, who has endured three hard years with... unreliable and under-performing Honda engines,... More»
The start of Sunday's Monster Energy Cup race has been moved up one hour because of the threat of rain. The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will now start at …
Long-time McLaren shareholder Mansour Ojjeh has praised the crews at Woking for their "fantastic effort", the fruit of which is the team's striking new MCL33. It's been a painful last three years for... McLaren, dominated by a massive... More»
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says "there should not be any debate" about the halo cockpit protection device introduced to Formula 1 for the 2018 season
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says it would be “dangerous” for the team to discount any of its rivals, as the manufacturer strives to capture both titles for a fifth straight year. Mercedes dominated... Formula 1 between 2014 and 2016, but... More»
Four-time world champion Alain Prost celebrates his 63rd birthday today, and we've chosen a very particular picture to salute the F1 legend. It is perhaps one of our favourite classic shots, created... by the expert eye of our friend Paul-Henri Cahier... More»
Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has made it clear that the team's RS18 launched early last week is more of a platform to show of the team's 2018 livery rather than a glimpse into the race car which Nico... Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz will be driving... More»
Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has made it clear that the team’s RS18 launched early last week is more of a platform to show of the team’s 2018 livery rather than a glimpse into the race car which... Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz will be driving this year. Abiteboul told reporters in Paris, “To be extremely […]
Lewis Hamilton have McLaren's new MCL33 contender two thumbs up yesterday as he responded to a message posed by former foe Fernando Alonso on Instagram. McLaren unveiled yesterday its stunning 'papaya... orange' racer which it hopes will lead its... More»
It has long been suspected that the engine manufacturers who run Formula 1 teams – Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault – have ‘special' software which they use to boost their power units when... required, but now the FIA is clamping down... More»
It has long been suspected that the engine manufacturers who run Formula 1 teams – Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault – have ‘special’ software which they use to boost their power units when... required, but now the FIA is clamping down and insisting that customer teams are not disadvantaged. The sport’s governing body is demanding that […]
Formula 1 pre-season testing takes place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain across the end of February and beginning of March, giving all 10 teams a chance to complete an extended run with... their new cars for the first time. Here are all... More»
As a Formula 1 driver, one enjoys many perks and privileges, but there's nothing like having a high-scale luxury car manufacturer as your team's main partner. Aston Martin has ramped up its... involvement with Red Bull Racing this year, pulling up the... More»
Carlos Sainz Jr. says his future in Formula 1 beyond the end of this season is currently "the least of my concerns" as he prepares for his first full year with the Renault factory team. Sainz joined... Renault for the final four races of... More»
Four-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has confirmed that the decision to wipe his social media channels over the winter break had been long-planned by his management team. Hamilton sparked... controversy in December when he uploaded a... More»
From the paradise beaches of the Dominican Republic to breaking records at Holland's famous Zandvoort circuit, Red Bull's array of demo runs bring fans up-close and personal to F1, ensuring the thrill... of racing is on display for all to see -... More»
Nico Hulkenberg reckons if Renault can halve the gap to F1's leading trio, they will have a good shot at fourth place in this year's championship. Last season Renault finished sixth in the standings... after a late surge saw them edge Toro Rosso by... More»
Nico Hulkenberg reckons if Renault can halve the gap to F1's leading trio, they will have a good shot at fourth place in this year's championship. The post Hulkenberg wants to halve the gap to... frontrunners appeared first on PlanetF1.
Formula One 2018 new machines will be show their paces when they touch to the track for four days of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. The opening round of pre-season testing curtain... down on 1st March before resuming in Barcelona... More»