American Motorsport News for 25 Jan 2021
In the round-up: Kvyat wishes car breakthrough had come earlier • 'Last step to F1 the hardest' - Zhou • W Series selects Hitech replacement
Organisers of the Monaco Grand Prix are looking to stage the event in 2021 with half of the normal attendance, says Helmut Marko. With the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Monaco Grand... Prix was cancelled for 2020, marking the first... More»
Ferrari F1 boss Mattia Binotto has described their first female appointment to the Ferrari Driver Academy as a 'key moment' in their history. Aged just 16, Maya Weug has been crowned as the first ever... winner of the ‘Girls on Track'... More»
As expected Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff and his superstar driver Lewis Hamilton are in no rush on ink a contract extension, despite media unsubstantiated reports that there is a stand-off... between the parties. ORF TV’s Sport am Sonntag interviewed Wolff who is in Kitzbühel, rep[ortedly recovering from a bout of COVID-19. Regarding the ‘stalled’ […] The post Wolff: Before Bahrain we will sign something with Lewis appeared first on GRAND PRIX 247.
Jenson Button is a man in demand these days, hot on the heals of his role as Williams advisor, the 2009 Formula 1 World Champion will join a posse of racing superstars as he signs his name to the... nascent Extreme E series. Seven-time F1 World Champion Sir Lewis Hamilton and his former Mercedes teammate […] The post Button joins Extreme E with own team appeared first on GRAND PRIX 247.
Toto Wolff has been infected with the corona virus. After several Formula One drivers have already been infected with the virus, this is the first time a team boss in F1 has contracted COVID-19. Toto... Wolff sat down for an interview with ORF on... More»
Jenson Button has followed fellow Formula 1 champions Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg into the new all-electric Extreme E racing series. Hamilton and Rosberg both own teams in Extreme E, which aims to... bring attention to the effects of climate... More»
Carlos Sainz built up a 'special relationship' with Lando Norris at McLaren, and hopes to transfer that to Ferrari and Charles Leclerc. During their time together at McLaren in 2019 and 2020, Sainz's... very positive relationship with Norris made them... More»
Carlos Sainz built up a "special relationship" with Lando Norris at McLaren, and hopes to transfer that to Ferrari and Charles Leclerc. The post Sainz sets out goal for Leclerc relationship appeared... first on F1 News by PlanetF1.
French cartoonist Jean Graton who created the most famous comic book racing hero – Michel Vaillant – passed away last week after battling a long illness A graduate of the Franco-Belgian school of... Art, he has sold over 20 million... More»
French cartoonist Jean Graton who created the most famous comic book racing hero – Michel Vaillant – passed away last week after battling a long illness The following statement was released by his... family: “Jean Graton has died peacefully in Brussels, surrounded by his family.” A graduate of the Franco-Belgian school of Art, Graton sold […] The post Thank you for beautiful memories Jean Graton appeared first on GRAND PRIX 247.
Jenson Button will also compete in the Extreme E Championship in 2021. The Briton, who was previously announced as an advisor to Williams, is setting up his own team, but will also be in action... himself during this event. Extreme E is a new electric... More»
Dutch racer Maya Weug becomes the first female driver to be made a member of the Ferrari academy. More»
Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button will compete in the new Extreme E racing series, driving in his own team. More»
Jenson Button, the 2009 F1 world champion, has signed up to race for his own team in the all-new Extreme E off-road series. The Sky Sports F1 expert analyst joins fellow F1 champions Lewis Hamilton... and Nico Rosberg in launching a team - but Button... More»
Christian Horner's claims that George Russell's Sakhir Grand Prix performance showed that Max Verstappen is the 'best' driver on the grid is 'part of the game'. That's according to Toto Wolff.... Although Sir Lewis Hamilton wrapped up a... More»
Christian Horner's claims that George Russell's Sakhir Grand Prix performance showed that Max Verstappen is the "best" driver on the grid is "part of the game". The post ‘Horner’s Max is the best... teasing is part of the game’ appeared first on F1 News by PlanetF1.
Daniel Ricciardo believes the demonstration laps from Fernando Alonso in Abu Dhabi last year showed the Spaniard still only knows one speed - "fast". Alonso rejoins the Formula 1 grid this year after... two years spent competing in a variety... More»
Romain Grosjean thinks his Formula 1 career is 'over' since he has 'little interest' in returning just for the sake of it. The Frenchman, who first appeared in Formula 1 all the way back in 2009,... departed the series in 2020 after five seasons with... More»
Sergio Perez has said he already has a "good idea" of how good the Red Bull is after spending time in the simulator. Perez will partner Max Verstappen after signing a one-year deal to replace Alex... Albon at the end of last year. In his... More»
With January drawing to a close, Lewis Hamilton still remains a free agent for 2021. What could be causing the delay with a new Mercedes contract? Formula 1 is starting to show some signs of awakening... from its winter slumber, even if the first... More»