High expectations for Doohan: 'Goal is title in F2' - GPblog

Jack Doohan is to become the next driver to advance from Alpine's Academy to Formula 1. The australian already featured in test and free practice sessions last season. But his final breakthrough is still at least a year away. He will be part of the Alpine family going forward.
#Doohan #Alpine #Formula1 #australian #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Formula 1: No Replacement For Chinese GP, 2023 Season To Have 23 Races

Formula One will have 23 races this season, still a record and one more than last year. The sport faces a four-week gap in April after deciding not to replace the cancelled Chinese Grand Prix. The race in Shanghai, originally scheduled for April 16 as the fourth of 24 rounds, was axed last month for the fourth year in a row due to strict local measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
#Formula1 #ChineseGP #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

No way back for China and Portimao blow as F1 2023 calendar confirmed : PlanetF1

Formula 1 have confirmed that the F1 2023 calendar will remain at 23 races. Shanghai Grand Prix was initially scheduled to come back into F1 fold this year. Shanghai race was originally scheduled to return this year but strict COVID restrictions still in place ensured that the long wait for F1 to go racing again in China would continue for at least another season. China being dropped opened up a TBC slot to be filled.
#Portimao #Formula1 #China #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Formula 1 in 2023: Sport decides not to replace Chinese GP with season now set for 23 races

Formula 1 confirm season for 2023 with season now set for 23 races - an F1 record. Sport decides not to replace cancelled Chinese Grand Prix with season set for record 23 races. F1 season kicks off with Bahrain Grand Prix on March 5, and finishes in Abu Dhabi on November 26.
#Sport #Formula1 #Bahrain #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Wolff warns: 'Gap to Red Bull and Ferrari may be unchanged' - GPblog

Mercedes hopes to enter the 2023 Formula 1 season with a more competitive car than the year before. However, Toto Wolff is tempering expectations and fears that the gap to Red Bull Racing will not be closed yet. The team boss continues to believe in the concept of the problematic W13.
#Wolff #RedBull #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Sainz wants to challenge Verstappen and Red Bull: 'Ferrari must be perfect' - GPblog

Carlos Sainz has his sights set on revenge in the 2023 Formula 1 season. The Spaniard finished ahead of teammate Charles Leclerc in the championship in his first year at Ferrari. The 2023 season will require a perfect season from both himself and Ferrari. He sees 2022 F1 season mainly as an important learning year.
#Sainz #RedBull #Formula1 #Spania #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Porsche announcement turns out to be unrelated to F1 - GPblog

A spokesperson for the german company has clarified the situation. The announcement on the Formula E social media channel is not related to Formula 1.
#Porsche #GPb #german #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Gardening leave in Formula 1: what does the future look like? - GPblog

Former team boss reportedly has to abide by contractual agreements surrounding gardening leave. The term comes from the business world and makes it clear to employees that after leaving the organisation, they may not hold a position elsewhere for some time. It is now also well known in Formula 1.
#Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 weeks ago

Andretti F1 Bid Gaining FIA Momentum Thanks to GM Alignment

Andretti Global announced last week that it had entered into a partnership with General Motors through its Cadillac brand to target a Formula 1 team entry. But the majority of teams have so far been hesitant to the prospect of new entrants owing to the financial structure of the sport. A $200 million anti-dilution fee was agreed to in 2020, but its revenues has since grown.
#AndrettiGlobal #AndrettiF1 #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

James Vowles: Formula 1 2023: Williams appoints ex-Mercedes strategy chief as team principal - The Economic Times

James Vowles is the new team principal for Williams ahead of the 2023 Formula One season. The 43-year-old will formally join Williams on February 20 after being released from his contract by Mercedes. He was with Mercedes since the team's foundation in 2010, and with whom the team won eight constructors' titles. The move to Williams maintains the close ties between the two organizations.
#JamesVowles #Williams #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

Mohammed Ben Sulayem confirms 'process underway' for new F1 race directors : PlanetF1

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem admits Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas may not be back in Formula 1 at the start of the 2023 season. The duo were appointed as Formula 1’s new race directors last season. Michael Masi left the job after a controversial final race in charge.
#MohammedBenSulayem #PlanetF1 #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

Michael Andretti slams Formula 1 'greed' amid Cadillac entry row, McLaren and Alpine are 'allies'

'mcLaren and Alpine alllies' are attempting to join the 'all-American' grid. 'it's all about greed and looking at themselves and not looking at what is best for the overall growth of the series,' he said.
#MichaelAndretti #Cadillac #American #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

Formula 1 is Looking for the Next Great Female Driver - Latest Tweet by Bloomberg

Formula 1 is looking for the next great female driver. The post is embeded directly from the user's social media account. LatestLY does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.
#Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

“Márquez would be Ayrton Senna in Formula 1”: Carlos Sainz pays the ultimate compliment to MotoGP sensation Marc Marquez

Ayrton Senna is the only one he has seen do impossible things in an F1 car. Carlos Sainz compared the driver to reigning world champion pecco Bagnaia. The spaniard says he is keeping his spirits up even in a horrible season.
#AyrtonSenna #Formula1 #MotoGP #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

Formula 1 is Looking for the Next Great Female Driver - Latest Tweet by Bloomberg

Formula 1 is looking for the next great female driver. The post is embeded directly from the user's social media account. LatestLY does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.
#Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 weeks ago

Formula 1 is Looking for the Next Great Female Driver - Latest Tweet by Bloomberg

Formula 1 is looking for the next great female driver. The post is embeded directly from the user's social media account. LatestLY does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.
#Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


4 weeks ago

British weather and food was sapping Yuki Tsunoda of his energy : PlanetF1

Yuki Tsunoda feels his move to Italy in 2022 helped him in multiple ways, not least because the food and weather there is better than he found while living in the UK. His pace relative to team-mate Pierre Gasly improved last year but was given another one-year contract for red Bull’s sister team in Formula 1.
#YukiTsunoda #Bull #Formula1 #British #Italy #News #Sports #F1Racing


4 weeks ago

Lando Norris reveals his ‘hate’ for driving new-era Formula 1 cars : PlanetF1

F1 challenger Lando Norris is yet to find a soft spot for these new cars. He has a season of experience driving the McLaren MCL36. But he is not confident that such progress will make the cars better.
#LandoNorris #McLarenMCL36 #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


4 weeks ago

Mick Schumacher only has eyes for F1 as he plots 2024 grid return : PlanetF1

Mick Schumacher has said he is not considering combining his Mercedes reserve driver role with a seat in another series. The son of the seven-time World Champion, Michael, has had the pause button pressed on his Formula 1 career after Haas opted not to renew his contract for what would have been a third season with the team. The former Haas driver will be teaming up with Sebastian Vettel at the Race of Champions event.
#MickSchumacher #Mercedes #World #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Race of Champions 2023: Which F1 drivers past and present are racing in Sweden? : PlanetF1

The race of Champions will see teams of two compete for their countries in a series of races on Saturday 28 January, before the individual Race of Champions takes place on Sunday 29 January. Two former Formula 1 world champions have already been confirmed to be taking part, with Sebastian Vettel set to drive for the 11th time.
#SebastianVettel #PlanetF1 #raceofChampions #RaceofChampions #Sweden #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

FIA to invite 'expressions of interest' for possible new F1 teams : PlanetF1

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has requested an ‘Expressions of Interest’ process to be launched for prospective new teams. The move could open the door for the likes of the long-linked Andretti Global bid to finally gain motion. There has been vocal opposition from several Formula 1 teams about adding another constructor.
#MohammedBenSulayem #FIA #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

F1 News: Audi announces search for F1 reserve driver - F1 Briefings

Audi has declared its intentions to sign a reserve driver by the end of 2023. The german brand will not officially enter Formula 1 in the 2026 season. It is understood that Sauber will continue to design and manufacture the car in Switzerland.
#Audi #erman #Formula1 #Switzerland #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Audi planning to hire development driver in 2023 to help with F1 project : PlanetF1

Audi are looking to bring in a development driver late in 2023 to help them on their way to Formula 1. Adam Baker, CEO of the brand’s racing branch, said a driver will be coming on board to help the team. The team will be completing a majority takeover of Sauber in time for the 2026 season.
#AdamBaker #Audi #Formula1 #PlanetF1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Ex-Mercedes Chief: "In Germany, Formula 1 has Turned into a Tragedy" - F1 Briefings

Former Mercedes motorsport vice president says formula 1 has turned into a tragedy in germany. He blasted the outlook on the sport after leaving the team in 2012.
#Mercedes #erman #Formula1 #Germany #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Why Albon feels 2022 was his 'best year in F1' after comeback

The 26-year-old has hailed 2022 as his best year in Formula 1. He was retained by the team as a test and reserve driver in 2021. Albon says 2022 has been challenging in terms of Williams' form.
#Albon #Williams #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Schumacher: What happened to Michael Schumacher in 2013 and what all we know since then? - The Economic Times

The project will be based at Audi Sports facility in Neuburg near Ingolstadt. This is the first time in more than a decade that a Formula 1 powertrain will be built in Germany. The cost of running a competitive F1 team is around $100 million per year.
#MichaelSchumacher #AudiSports #Formula1 #Neuburg #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

McLaren boss Zak Brown recalls Martin Brundle's helpful advice during his first year with team in Formula 1

Martin Brundle was the executive director of the McLaren Technology Group before being promoted to CEO of the Woking-based team in 2018. The 51-year-old said that he could not be everyone's friend in the sport given the competitive aspect of the sport. Despite the Dutchman's record-breaking performance in 2022, Brown claimed that the new regulations allowed for closer racing in the midfield.
#MartinBrundle #McLarenTechnologyGroup #Woking #Dutch #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Marko enthusiastic: 'He would certainly have the personality for it' - GPblog

AdVettel bid farewell to the motorsport class over a month ago to loud applause. The former driver said he had enough years in Formula 1 behind him. He is hopeful for the future.
#AdVettel #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Which drivers have the potential to reach F1? McLaren boss Zak Brown has his say

McLaren boss Zak Brown feels that Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward have the potential to reach Formula 1 in the future. The two drivers have had the opportunity to take part in the young driver tests for McLaren. Both drivers were rumored to replace Daniel Ricciardo before McLaren signed Oscar Piastri.
#ZakBrown #McLaren #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

The iconic races away from F1 on Max Verstappen’s future wishlist : PlanetF1

The two-time f1 world champion has revealed in recent weeks that he’d like to do some racing outside of the sphere of Formula 1. The Dutch driver has always been vocal about not wanting to race in. He has even hinted he may choose to leave F1 behind when his current deal expires at the conclusion of the 2028 season.
#MaxVerstappen #Formula1 #Dutch #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

F1 News: Max Verstappen - "F1 cars are not designed to drive on a street track" - F1 Briefings

The number of street circuits in Formula 1 has increased in recent seasons. A growing willingness to compete in city circuits has sparked debate about the value they bring to F1.
#MaxVerstappen #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

"Lewis Hamilton probably saved my career by staying on in Formula 1": George Russell

He joked with his teammate that he saved his career by staying on at Mercedes and not retiring. If he had retired, he would have gotten the same acclaim as he did this season.
#LewisHamilton #Mercedes #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Scuderia Ferrari to unveil 2023 Formula 1 challenger on Valentine’s Day

Project 675 will be announced on february 14 next year. The new car will be taking part in the 73rd year of the Formula 1 world championship.
#ScuderiaFerrari #675 #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Carlos Sainz on why Marc Márquez would be like Ayrton Senna in Formula 1 : PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz compares him to ayrton Senna in a joint interview with his fellow Spaniard. He says he has no doubt the rider would be like him if he drove in f1. The italian has been in contention for the 2022 title, but it was only an outside shot.
#CarlosSainz #Formula1 #PlanetF1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

McLaren wants to expand further: 'I want to see us in le Mans' - GPblog

Zak Brown wants McLaren to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans as part of a sports car programme. The McLaren CEO wants to compete in Formula 1, IndyCar, Extreme E and Formula E. Brown says he wants all McLaren Group teams to compete for wins and titles.
#ZakBrown #McLaren #24HoursofLeMans #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Haas-team is thinking along: 'It's just an idea' - GPblog

There will be six sprint races in Formula 1 next season, six of which will take place in 2023. Separate qualifying for the sprint race is one such option, according to Guenther Steiner. Currently, there is free practice on Saturday alongside sprint races, but no working with the cars is allowed.
#GuentherSteiner #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Alpine say 'selfish species perish', but driver exits understandable : PlanetF1

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer says the selfish ‘perish’ in Formula 1. Oscar Piastri and Fernando Alonso both decided to leave Alpine in 2022. The pair will join McLaren from 2023 on a multi-year deal. Piasti will replace Daniel Ricciardo at McLaren after rejecting McLaren call-up.
#OtmarSzafnauer #Alpine #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

F1 News: Charles Leclerc wants Ferrari to take "another step forward" in 2023 - F1 Briefings

Charles Leclerc hopes Ferrari will learn lessons from the 2022 season. The Monegasque driver won the Drivers' Championship in his fourth season with the Scuderia. The 25-year-old has plenty of time left in Formula 1 to win the Championship.
#CharlesLeclerc #Ferrari #DriversChampionship #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

This is what the Formula 1 of the future will look like

The FIA are tightening the screws on the legacy races of the sport. It's already up to 24 races and it could reach 30, if necessary, between now and 2030. The calendar will expand dramatically.
#FIA #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Mercedes fire up W14 for the first time as 2023 challenger comes to life : PlanetF1

A 2023 #F1 car has been fired up pic.tWitter.cOm/5KL2v0j0X1 — PlanetF1 (@Planet_F1) December 22, 2022W14 represents a key marker as Mercedes look to recoverEven though the teams create a new car from scratch every season in Formula 1.
#Mercedes #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

F1 News: Alpine aims to "be closer to third place" in 2023 - F1 Briefings

Alpine's Otmar Szfanuaer has outlined the team's expectations of reducing the gap to Formula 1's top three teams for the 2023 season. The team showed solid pace throughout the 2022 season, consistently fighting at the front of the midfield and securing good points.
#OtmarSzfanuaer #Alpine #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Brown thinks Formula 1 field will even out: 'It'll take another two years' - GPblog

The budget cap started at $145 million and will be further reduced to $135 million by 2023. A team will soon get a new wind tunnel and simulator and hopes that this will allow it to take another step back towards the top.
#Brown #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Ross Brawn: 'Most of us would love to see' reverse grids, but they are 'divisive' : PlanetF1

Former team boss sees reverse grids as a good compromise in terms of an extra ‘race’ format for Formula 1. But some fans would think it is “too synthetic” for the premier class of motorsport. Brawn announced his retirement at the end of the season.
#Brawn #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

F1 world champion Max Verstappen has his say on GOAT debate between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Max Verstappen has had his say on the GOAT debate between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Formula 1 world champion explained that it's impossible to separate the two footballing icons. The Red Bull driver made the comments prior to the 2022 FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and France on December 18, 2022.
#MaxVerstappen #RedBull #Formula1 #FIFAWorldCup #Argentina #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Brown makes F1 declaration about McLaren's IndyCar crop

McLaren boss Zak Brown has declared that any of IndyCar drivers could race in Formula 1. IndyCar driver Pato O'Ward, '21 champion Alex Palou and Andretti Autosport's Colton Herta have completed extensive testing with McLaren. None of the drivers were able to find a race seat for 2023 due to lack of a superlicence.
#ZakBrown #McLaren #Indy #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Ross Brawn praises Liberty Media’s impact on Formula 1’s big boom : PlanetF1

Former team boss hailed the media corporation for helping grow the sport. He announced his retirement at the end of the season, which will see him leave the role of managing director of motorsports.
#RossBrawn #LibertyMedia #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Mercedes have an emotional message for fans ahead of upcoming holiday season

Mercedes have shared an emotional message with fans for the support they have had all season. The German team finished P3 in the constructors' championship. Mercedes had their worst Formula 1 season since 2012 with one pole position and one win. The message shared by the team read: 'In a year when we've needed your support more than ever, thank you'
#Mercedes #German #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Michael Andretti seeking F1 entry confirmation as ‘nice Christmas present’ : PlanetF1

The Andretti family are hoping they will get a “nice Christmas present” of official confirmation of their entry to Formula 1 in the coming weeks. Michael Andretti says they are still working every day to earn clearance for an expansion team. The main sticking point has been the current teams’ refusal to add an 11th constructor without a belief they would recoup their losses.
#MichaelAndretti #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Sebastian Vettel reveals inner conflict as F1 driver: Wanted to be less of the problem : PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel retired from Formula 1 in 2022 after 15 years in the sport. The German said he had an internal conflict with the sport and its impact on the environment. Vettel said he was a hypocrite for campaigning for the environment while racing in F1. F1 has made steps to mitigate its environmental impact but more must be done.
#SebastianVettel #PlanetF1 #Formula1 #German #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Esteban Ocon ready to take Alpine to the podiums but won't set any deadlines yet

Esteban Ocon revealed that he is eager to step onto the podium again with the team in 2023, but did not give any deadline for when that might happen. Laurent Rossi, the CEO of Alpine, proposed a plan for the team's competitiveness in the sport in early 2021. Last season was their first as a team, and he stated that the team will be working in the coming seasons to perform exceptionally well by 2024. Ocon achieved his first podium at the Sakhir Grand Prix of 2020, but he has tasted victory only once during his Formula 1 career.
#EstebanOcon #Alpine #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

2 more years for F1 to produce 'awesome competition', feels McLaren boss

McLaren CEO Zak Brown feels that it will take at least two years for Formula 1's budget cap to fulfill its purpose. The cost cap was implemented by Formula 1 for the first time in the 2021 season, limiting all the teams' budgets to $145 million for the season. The 2022 season saw the budget cap reduced by another $5 million and we are expected to see this downward trend every season. Brown reveals McLaren are still waiting for their wind tunnel for aerodynamic simulation.
#ZakBrown #McLaren #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

2024 Formula 1 season opener moved to Saudi Arabia

The 2024 Formula 1 season will kick-off with the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The move is being made to avoid the race weekend clashing with the holy month of Ramadan in the Arab country. The Australian GP has been signed for a two-year extension to the contract with F1.
#CarNews #Formula1 #Arab #SaudiArabia #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Sky seizes back Formula 1, cutting it out of Spark-TVNZ deal - NZ Herald

Spark Sport's Formula 1 rights will not be included in the content that will shift to TVNZ from July. Spark said its F1 rights would expire on December 31. Sky will have F1 content on its channels, plus its Sky Sport Now app, from January 2023. The Melbourne Grand Prix will be free-to-air, along with highlights of each F1 race.
#SparkSport #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Full 2023 Formula 1 entry list revealed - Speedcafe

The FIA have released the full entry list for next year's Formula 1 championship season. It confirms all 20 drivers set to compete in the (currently) 23-event competition along with formal details of the 10 teams. That includes changes to the official name of the team, which in some parts suggests changes in title sponsorship.
#FIA #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Mazepin to make racing return after losing F1 seat due to Russia tie

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin was axed from Haas after failing to score a point in his first season in Formula 1. Haas removed sponsor Ukralkaki, a company owned by the racer’s oligarch father Dmitry, from the paddock. The 23-year-old could make an international racing return as early as February, before the 2023 F1 season begins.
#Mazepin #Express #Russian #Formula1 #Russia #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Max Verstappen explains why he is 'very happy' to have made F1 debut with Toro Rosso and not Red Bull

Max Verstappen advises fellow Dutchman Nyck de Vries to enjoy his maiden Formula 1 season with Scuderia Toro Rosso. The Dutchman reminisced about his debut with the Faenza-based team and revered his experience with them. The world champion feels that the maiden year with a team like AlphaTauri can be an umbrella when drivers have minimal experience and tend to make mistakes.
#MaxVerstappen #ScuderiaToroRosso #Dutch #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Ranking the top 10 Formula 1 drivers of 2022

Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc were the drivers of the season. But with the benefit of hindsight and more information subsequently surfacing, there’s greater justification for why some flourished and others suffered during any given weekend. With that wider context now established, here we present our best drivers of this season.
#MaxVerstappen #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

Formula 1 2023 start times confirmed, with Saturday night race for inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix

Formula One calendar for 2023 is set to feature 23 races - one more than the sport has ever hosted before. The inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix will take place in Las Vegas on a Saturday night. The British GP from Silverstone will start at 3pm on July 9. There are still conversations ongoing for replacing the Chinese GP, which was due for April 16.
#F1News #Formula1 #GrandPrix #LasVegas #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

FIA confirm 2023 Formula 1 season entry list, driver numbers and start times : PlanetF1

The 2023 Formula 1 season begins on March 5, with start times and start times confirmed. The Bahrain Grand Prix will kick-off proceedings with lights out at 1800 local time. Red Bull and AlphaTauri to be powered by 'Honda RBPT' (Red Bull Powertrains) units as of 2023.
#FIA #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago

McLaren's newest team principal explains his 'hands-on' working style

Andrea Stella has been a part of the sport since 2000 when he joined Ferrari. In 2015, he moved to McLaren alongside Fernando Alonso. Andreas Seidl will be moving to Alfa Romeo/Sauber next season as he works on Audi's initiation in Formula 1.
#AndreaStella #Ferrari #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing


1 months ago