American Motorsport News for 2 Dec 2021
Over a year after his maiden podium for Renault, Daniel Ricciardo meets up with former boss Cyril Abiteboul as the Frenchman gets a tattoo in recognition of the accomplishment. More»
Having spent his time in F1 struggling to score points, Antonio Giovinazzi is hoping to win his first race since 2016 when he competes in Formula E next season. Dropped by Alfa Romeo in favour of... rookie driver Guanyu Zhou, a move that Giovinazzi... More»
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has suggested recent stewarding decisions have "reset" F1's rules ahead of the closing stages of the season.
Williams and Formula 1 have confirmed that ‘joint tributes' will be made to Sir Frank Williams, who sadly passed away at the weekend. Williams spent a total of 43 years in Formula 1 after founding... his privateer team, and Bernie Ecclestone... More»
Smeets previously served as the team manager of Volkswagen's World Rally Championship team, working under current Williams CEO and F1 chief Jost Capito.After playing a role in VW's charge to three... consecutive drivers' and manufacturers' titles in the WRC, Smeets took over as the marque's motorsport director in 2016 following Capito's exit to join McLaren in F1.Smeets continued ...Keep reading
Honda's performance gains this season forced Mercedes to find a "few more things on the chassis", says Marc Surer. The post Honda’s gains forced Mercedes to ‘go back to the chassis’ appeared... first on PlanetF1.
Formula 1 is set for its first ever race in Saudi Arabia with the race set to be held around the lightning fast Jeddah Corniche Circuit. Drivers are arriving with little knowledge of the circuit with... it being completed just days before the action... More»
A new circuit, a title fight nearing its conclusion and an F1 legend remembered. More»
Article To news overview © Mercedes Damon Hill has called on F1 title rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton to remain "sporting" over the final two rounds of the 2021 season, as they go... head-to-head for the championship. Verstappen... More»
Before travelling to Jeddah for this weekend's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, George Russell soberly laid flowers at the entry to Williams' factory in Grove. There's no doubt that Sir Frank who left us on... Sunday was massively proud of the young... More»
The issues faced by Red Bull began to reveal themselves at the United States Grand Prix, as the team was forced to make repairs to the rear wing's mainplane during final free practice.The repairs were... largely believed to be caused by the bumpy circuit at COTA, with hairline cracks appearing that the team felt they needed to repair ahead of qualifying.An interesting note to make is the ...Keep reading
Ralf Schumacher has told Red Bull and Mercedes to either make an official protest or 'shut up'. With two rounds remaining this season, the title race is going down to the wire with Max Verstappen... eight points up on Lewis Hamilton. While the... More»
Red Bull and Mercedes should either officially protest or shut up, according to former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher. The post Ralf on title saga: Either launch protests or shut up appeared first on... PlanetF1.
Following reports that officials in New South Wales are keen to see the Australian Grand Prix move to Sydney, premier Dominic Perrottet insists the city is in with a 'fighting chance'. In October,... Seven News reported that Sydney was considering... More»
Video To news overview © SAGP Saudi Arabia will host its first-ever Grand Prix this weekend at the all-new Jeddah Corniche Circuit, which has been built in record time. Featuring long straights and... fast sweeps, the 27-corner, 6.174km track is set... More»
F1 world champion Damon Hill says Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton have "an obligation to be sporting" in the final rounds of the 2021 championship and avoid a controversial epilogue to their title... fight. Red Bull's Verstappen holds an... More»
Valtteri Bottas has been active in Formula 1 for ten years now, but he wouldn't have come this far. The Finn struggled with mental problems and depression and almost hung up his helmet. Nothing... mattered anymore for Bottas In a podcast by the... More»
Sebastian Vettel says Aston Martin's 'draggy car' is hurting them this season as there are no simply solutions to the problem. Vettel joined Aston Martin at the start of this year's championship, the... German and the team having hoped for regular... More»
Russell will leave the Williams team at the end of the current season, having spent his first three years in the sport with the Grove-based outfit.The Briton will replace Valtteri Bottas alongside... seven-time champion Hamilton, who has been with Mercedes since the 2013 season, winning six titles with the team.Russell raced for Mercedes in the 2020 Sakhir GP when he replaced Hamilton after ...Keep reading
Sebastian Vettel reckons Aston Martin's biggest weakness this year is that the AMR21 is a "draggy car" that lacks downforce. The post Vettel pinpoints Aston Martin’s biggest 2021 weakness appeared... first on PlanetF1.
For the first time in the turbo-hybrid era, Mercedes have been under sustained pressure throughout the Formula 1 season. Red Bull Racing have pushed the needle on the barometer to new levels of... Pascals over the last few months and they can still... More»
Fernando Alonso is hoping for "many surprises" at the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after scoring the first podium of his F1 return last time out in Qatar. More»
The Spaniard will race for Tech3 E-Racing next season in the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup
Williams Formula One principal Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be in Saudi Arabia for the penultimate race of the season.
Bernie Ecclestone hasn't been officially active in Formula 1 for a few years now, but that doesn't stop him from giving his opinion on a regular basis. The former Formula 1 boss also has a clear... opinion about the battle between Max Verstappen and... More»