Friday, September 30, 2022

F1 extends Sky broadcast deal until 2029 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Sky and F1 will also continue their deals in Italy and Germany until 2027, expanding upon its exclusivity in both regions with all races upon their respective Sky channels.
In the UK, Sky purchased the full broadcasting rights from the BBC for the 2012 season - although the BBC retained a highlights package until the end of 2015 when Channel 4 acquired them for 2016 and beyond.
The deal ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 extends Sky broadcast deal until 2029 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The best of F1 on Sky since 2012 - SkySports F1

Following Sky's seven-year extension to cover Formula 1, check out some of the best moments from the previous decade in the sport, live exclusively on Sky Sports.

Read more: The best of F1 on Sky since 2012 - SkySports F1

Alonso: Verstappen and Red Bull “outstanding” in 2022 - Motorsport.com

The Alpine driver was 25 when he earned his second title with Renault in 2006, while Verstappen, who can mathematically clinch his second crown this weekend, turned 25 on Friday in Singapore.
Alonso was asked if a second championship would put Verstappen amongst the all-time greats.
"I think so,” said the Spaniard. “I mean he's 24 or 25. Still a long way in front of him, but I wish him ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso: Verstappen and Red Bull “outstanding” in 2022 - Motorsport.com

Autosport Podcast: How F1’s rules revamp shook up the pitstop arms race - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Last year, the FIA ruled that some of the automation should be removed from pitstops, putting more pressure on the mechanics in the stops.
But the changes in the 2022 cars, complete with heavier wheels, have also added to the challenge - and often, pitstops can make or break a driver's race.
To delve into the world of pitstops, Martyn Lee talks to Autosport F1 reporter Luke Smith about the ...Keep reading

Read more: Autosport Podcast: How F1’s rules revamp shook up the pitstop arms race - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Autosport Podcast: How F1’s rules revamp shook up the pitstop arms race - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Last year, the FIA ruled that some of the automation should be removed from pitstops, putting more pressure on the mechanics in the stops.
But the changes in the 2022 cars, complete with heavier wheels, have also added to the challenge - and often, pitstops can make or break a driver's race.
To delve into the world of pitstops, Martyn Lee talks to Autosport F1 reporter Luke Smith about the ...Keep reading

Read more: Autosport Podcast: How F1’s rules revamp shook up the pitstop arms race - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Winning races, not beating Mercedes to second place, is Ferrari’s priority – Sainz | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari are more “concerned about getting back to winning” than beating Mercedes in the constructors’ championship, says Carlos Sainz Jnr

Read more: Winning races, not beating Mercedes to second place, is Ferrari’s priority – Sainz | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Verstappen “on top of his game” say rivals as he closes on second title | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Several of Max Verstappen's rivals have praised his performances this year as he arrives in Singapore able to clinch his second world championship with five races left.

Read more: Verstappen “on top of his game” say rivals as he closes on second title | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Bottas impressed by Zhou’s lack of errors despite “lots of outside pressure” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Bottas impressed by Zhou's lack of errors • Fluid loss impairs concentration in Singapore - Gasly • Mercedes "not far away" - Hamilton

Read more: Bottas impressed by Zhou’s lack of errors despite “lots of outside pressure” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Bottas: Alfa Romeo recruitment drive can sort key weakness out for 2023 - Motorsport.com

While the Hinwil-based squad has made good progress in 2022, and showed impressive speed early on in the campaign, more recent inconsistent form and reliability dramas have hurt its points tally.
Bottas, who arrived at the squad from Mercedes, reckons that the team was unable to keep up its early season promise because it lacked the right resource – something that is now being ...Keep reading

Read more: Bottas: Alfa Romeo recruitment drive can sort key weakness out for 2023 - Motorsport.com

Bottas: Alfa Romeo recruitment drive can sort key weakness out for 2023 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

While the Hinwil-based squad has made good progress in 2022, and showed impressive speed early on in the campaign, more recent inconsistent form and reliability dramas have hurt its points tally.
Bottas, who arrived at the squad from Mercedes, reckons that the team was unable to keep up its early season promise because it lacked the right resource – something that is now being ...Keep reading

Read more: Bottas: Alfa Romeo recruitment drive can sort key weakness out for 2023 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

2022 F1 Singapore Grand Prix session timings and preview - Motorsport.com

Red Bull's Max Verstappen heads to Singapore with the chance of wrapping up the 2022 drivers' title, having extended a 115-point lead in the championship over Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc.
In the constructors' championship, Red Bull enjoys a 139-point advantage over Ferrari with six races including Singapore remaining in the season.
However, Red Bull has never won a race on the streets of ...Keep reading

Read more: 2022 F1 Singapore Grand Prix session timings and preview - Motorsport.com

Zhou earned his new F1 deal but he has a career habit to break in 2023 | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

A respectable rookie campaign earned Zhou Guanyu a second season in F1 but he must prove he can build on that early promise.

Read more: Zhou earned his new F1 deal but he has a career habit to break in 2023 | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Key talking points ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix - F1technical.net

With the cancellation of the Russian Grand Prix, Formula One drivers and teams had a two-week period to recharge their batteries following the emotional and thrilling Italian Grand Prix before the action continues at Singapore this weekend. F1Technical’s Balázs Szabó picks out some talking points ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix.

Read more: Key talking points ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Alonso “excited” by Alpine’s downforce-boosting new floor for Singapore | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Alpine’s Singapore GP upgrade package includes a new floor that they hope will return them to their previous form after not scoring at Monza

Read more: Alonso “excited” by Alpine’s downforce-boosting new floor for Singapore | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Aston Martin: Trait that helped it land Alonso key to better F1 car - Motorsport.com

The Silverstone-based squad is recovering from a poor start to the year where it went down the wrong concept route with its AMR22, before switching tact from the Spanish GP.
And although it still looks set to finish ninth in the constructors’ championship this year, it feels it has made decent progress behind the scenes to be confident about delivering decent steps in to 2023.
The team has ...Keep reading

Read more: Aston Martin: Trait that helped it land Alonso key to better F1 car - Motorsport.com

The key F1 design decisions that allowed Red Bull to dominate 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

What has been perhaps most remarkable about its campaign is that it did not start the year as the fastest car – it had to overhaul Ferrari’s F1-75.
There is no magic bullet that explains why the RB18 has proved so effective for the current rules. Instead, it’s a combination of factors – some designed in from the start and others that have been developed – which work together in unison ...Keep reading

Read more: The key F1 design decisions that allowed Red Bull to dominate 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The key F1 design decisions that allowed Red Bull to dominate 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

What has been perhaps most remarkable about its campaign is that it did not start the year as the fastest car – it had to overhaul Ferrari’s F1-75.
There is no magic bullet that explains why the RB18 has proved so effective for the current rules. Instead, it’s a combination of factors – some designed in from the start and others that have been developed – which work together in unison ...Keep reading

Read more: The key F1 design decisions that allowed Red Bull to dominate 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The key F1 design decisions that allowed Red Bull to dominate 2022 - Motorsport.com

What has been perhaps most remarkable about its campaign is that it did not start the year as the fastest car – it had to overhaul Ferrari’s F1-75.
There is no magic bullet that explains why the RB18 has proved so effective for the current rules. Instead, it’s a combination of factors – some designed in from the start and others that have been developed – which work together in unison ...Keep reading

Read more: The key F1 design decisions that allowed Red Bull to dominate 2022 - Motorsport.com

Mercedes last, best chance to win this year? Five Singapore GP talking points | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull expect Mercedes will be strong in Singapore. Can they finally win and put Verstappen's title celebrations on hold? Here's this weekend's talking points.

Read more: Mercedes last, best chance to win this year? Five Singapore GP talking points | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Mercedes and Hamilton's long wait: Will they win race this year? - SkySports F1

Eight straight years of domination came crashing to an end this season for Mercedes. That in itself is remarkable - but what has been even more so is the team's failure to win a race so far.

Read more: Mercedes and Hamilton's long wait: Will they win race this year? - SkySports F1

Iwasa “standout” Red Bull junior in F2, Hauger “a bit underwhelming” – Horner | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Iwasa "standout" Red Bull junior in F2, Hauger "a bit underwhelming" - Horner • Agren returns to W Series • Danish prodigy to make F4 debut

Read more: Iwasa “standout” Red Bull junior in F2, Hauger “a bit underwhelming” – Horner | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

F1 in 2023: Race calendar and driver line-ups - SkySports F1



Read more: F1 in 2023: Race calendar and driver line-ups - SkySports F1

Alfa Romeo retain 'best surprise' Zhou for 2023 as another F1 door closes - SkySports F1

Zhou Guanyu has signed a new deal with Alfa Romeo to keep him on the Formula 1 grid for the 2023 season.

Read more: Alfa Romeo retain 'best surprise' Zhou for 2023 as another F1 door closes - SkySports F1

McLaren to run tweaked livery in next two races of F1 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The cars of Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo will feature neon pink elements and cyberpunk-inspired engine illustrations alongside its traditional orange papaya colours, to herald F1's return to Asia for the first time since 2019.
The livery forms part of a joint campaign between McLaren and crypto exchange OKX labelled 'Future Mode', with both drivers' race suits also being enhanced for the ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren to run tweaked livery in next two races of F1 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

McLaren and crypto sponsor reveal special livery for Singapore and Japan rounds - RaceFans

McLaren is marking the return of the Singapore and Japanese grands prix to the Formula 1 calendar with a special livery it will use in the two events beginning this weekend.

Read more: McLaren and crypto sponsor reveal special livery for Singapore and Japan rounds - RaceFans

Monday, September 26, 2022

Ferrari engine’s driveability is biggest difference to Mercedes – Bottas | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Ferrari engine's driveability is biggest difference to Mercedes - Bottas • Piastri "chopped off the hand that fed him" • Leclerc "missing something" - Todt

Read more: Ferrari engine’s driveability is biggest difference to Mercedes – Bottas | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Why a good night's sleep is not just a Singapore GP issue - Motorsport.com

Since the first night race back in 2008, F1 folk have grown used to adjusting to the schedule by staying up until dawn and sleeping until the early afternoon in an attempt to stay on European time. Against the backdrop of the inevitable jet lag on arrival, it's never an easy thing to manage.
The reality is that while good sleep becomes a topic of paddock conversation around the Singapore GP, it ...Keep reading

Read more: Why a good night's sleep is not just a Singapore GP issue - Motorsport.com

Ocon: Only Hamilton has done a better job as Alonso’s F1 team-mate - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The Frenchman looks set to lead the Alpine team in 2023, following the departure of Alonso to Aston Martin.
But while Ocon is raved about by his team, which has committed to him until the end of 2024, he is aware that those outside the squad sometimes fail to recognise the job he is doing.
For he reckons that having shown so strongly against Alonso, which included his maiden ...Keep reading

Read more: Ocon: Only Hamilton has done a better job as Alonso’s F1 team-mate - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Ocon: Only Hamilton has done a better job as Alonso’s F1 team-mate - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The Frenchman looks set to lead the Alpine team in 2023, following the departure of Alonso to Aston Martin.
But while Ocon is raved about by his team, which has committed to him until the end of 2024, he is aware that those outside the squad sometimes fail to recognise the job he is doing.
For he reckons that having shown so strongly against Alonso, which included his maiden ...Keep reading

Read more: Ocon: Only Hamilton has done a better job as Alonso’s F1 team-mate - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Why F1 has held back on "unfair" early sustainable fuel switch - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

While car manufacturers around the world invest heavily in electric vehicles, F1 is not ignoring the huge benefits that can be had globally by pioneering cheap plug-in carbon-neutral fuel to help power the two billion internal combustion engines that will remain on the roads for decades to come.
But while the new engine and fuel rules for 2026 are something that F1's bosses are excited about ...Keep reading

Read more: Why F1 has held back on "unfair" early sustainable fuel switch - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Ocon: Only Hamilton has done a better job as Alonso’s F1 teammate - Motorsport.com

The Frenchman looks set to lead the Alpine team in 2023, following the departure of Alonso to Aston Martin.
But while Ocon is raved about by his team, which has committed to him until the end of 2024, he is aware that those outside the squad sometimes fail to recognise the job he is doing.
For he reckons that having shown so strongly against Alonso, which included his maiden ...Keep reading

Read more: Ocon: Only Hamilton has done a better job as Alonso’s F1 teammate - Motorsport.com

How Verstappen can win the title at the Singapore GP - SkySports F1

Max Verstappen will have his first chance to clinch a second Formula 1 world championship at the Singapore GP, with a scintillating run of form putting the Dutchman in contention for the earliest title finish in 20 years.

Read more: How Verstappen can win the title at the Singapore GP - SkySports F1

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Verstappen says changes to “very overweight” Red Bull were key to his 2022 gains | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Verstappen says changes to "very overweight" Red Bull were key to his 2022 gains • BMW has no interest in F1 return • Barranquilla seeking F1 race

Read more: Verstappen says changes to “very overweight” Red Bull were key to his 2022 gains | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Alfa Romeo CEO: “No hurry” to decide F1 future beyond 2023 - Motorsport.com

Alfa Romeo announced last month that it will conclude its sponsorship deal with the Sauber team at the end of the 2023 season ahead of the Swiss outfit’s expected alliance with Audi.
The Alfa announcement was made on the same day that Audi confirmed its intention to enter F1 in 2026, and it was seen by some observers as a clumsy attempt to draw attention away from it.
Alfa can only stay in ...Keep reading

Read more: Alfa Romeo CEO: “No hurry” to decide F1 future beyond 2023 - Motorsport.com

Hamilton: Maintaining record of win in every F1 season has "zero importance to me" - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Seven-time F1 world champion Hamilton has won at least once per season since making his F1 debut with McLaren back in 2007.
But amid Mercedes’ struggles to compete with Red Bull and Ferrari at the very front this year, Hamilton finds himself in the longest winless run of his F1 career, dating back to last December’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Mercedes has made steps forward with its W13 ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: Maintaining record of win in every F1 season has "zero importance to me" - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Maintaining record of win in every F1 season has "zero importance" to Hamilton - Motorsport.com

Seven-time F1 world champion Hamilton has won at least once per season since making his F1 debut with McLaren back in 2007.
But amid Mercedes’ struggles to compete with Red Bull and Ferrari at the very front this year, Hamilton finds himself in the longest winless run of his F1 career, dating back to last December’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Mercedes has made steps forward with its W13 ...Keep reading

Read more: Maintaining record of win in every F1 season has "zero importance" to Hamilton - Motorsport.com

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Has closer racing in 2022 shown Formula 1 can live without DRS now? | Debates and polls - RaceFans

With overtaking increased by most measurable metrics so far in 2022, is it now time for Formula 1 to do away with the controversial Drag Reduction System?

Read more: Has closer racing in 2022 shown Formula 1 can live without DRS now? | Debates and polls - RaceFans

Winning races much more important than taking second in championship – Russell | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Russell wants wins more than second in championship • Euroformula Open loses Pau Grand Prix • Colapinto leads F3 test

Read more: Winning races much more important than taking second in championship – Russell | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Ocon: 2022 F1 cars like ‘go karts on kerbs’ in Singapore - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The new cars have been already proved to be tricky at similar temporary venues such as Montreal and Baku earlier this season.
While bouncing has to some degree been dialled out at recent events, it is expected to be more prominent once again in Singapore, which F1 will visit next weekend for the first time since 2019.
"It's going to be very bumpy,” said Ocon. “A big challenge I think for ...Keep reading

Read more: Ocon: 2022 F1 cars like ‘go karts on kerbs’ in Singapore - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Vettel was "never really close" to Red Bull F1 return after Ferrari exit - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Vettel won all four of his world titles during his six-season stint at Red Bull between 2009 and 2014 before joining Ferrari for 2015.
Ferrari opted against renewing Vettel’s contract when it expired at the end of the 2020 season, paving the way for the German driver to switch to Aston Martin for the following year.
Vettel was linked with a potential return to Red Bull and it was known he ...Keep reading

Read more: Vettel was "never really close" to Red Bull F1 return after Ferrari exit - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Vettel was "never really close" to Red Bull F1 return after Ferrari exit - Motorsport.com

Vettel won all four of his world titles during his six-season stint at Red Bull between 2009 and 2014 before joining Ferrari for 2015.
Ferrari opted against renewing Vettel’s contract when it expired at the end of the 2020 season, paving the way for the German driver to switch to Aston Martin for the following year.
Vettel was linked with a potential return to Red Bull and it was known he ...Keep reading

Read more: Vettel was "never really close" to Red Bull F1 return after Ferrari exit - Motorsport.com

Caption Competition 195: Hamilton and Ben Sulayem - RaceFans

Seven-times Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton had a little assistance from FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem at Spa.

Read more: Caption Competition 195: Hamilton and Ben Sulayem - RaceFans

Friday, September 23, 2022

FIA confirms it turned down request to grant superlicence to Herta | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: FIA confirms it turned down request to grant superlicence to Herta • Alguersuari 'clarifies' Marko comments • Jarama could get F1 makeover

Read more: FIA confirms it turned down request to grant superlicence to Herta | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Latifi set to leave Williams at end of 2022 F1 season - F1technical.net

Nicholas Latifi will part ways with Williams Racing at the end of the 2022 season, the Grove based outfit announced the Canadian driver’s departure today.

Read more: Latifi set to leave Williams at end of 2022 F1 season - F1technical.net

Formula 1: Nicholas Latifi to leave Williams at end of season - BBC F1

Canada's Nicholas Latifi will lose his seat at Williams at the end of the current season, three years after joining the team.

Read more: Formula 1: Nicholas Latifi to leave Williams at end of season - BBC F1

Williams confirms Latifi exit at end of 2022 F1 season - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Latifi made his F1 debut with Williams at the start of 2020 on a three-year contract, but struggled to match team-mates George Russell and Alex Albon for form during his time at the team.
The Canadian’s departure has been widely expected for a number of months, but Williams confirmed the news on Friday, revealing his contract will not be extended.
Williams said it will announce a ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams confirms Latifi exit at end of 2022 F1 season - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Fallows: Aston Martin reminds me of a young Red Bull F1 team - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Fallows left his role as head of aerodynamics at Red Bull last year in order to pursue a new challenge with Aston Martin, which has been on a recruitment drive since the team was acquired by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll.
Stroll has been clear in his aim to turn the team into a front-running squad in five years, and made a statement signing in two-time world champion Fernando Alonso for ...Keep reading

Read more: Fallows: Aston Martin reminds me of a young Red Bull F1 team - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton “definitely” planning longer stay in F1 after tough 2022 campaign | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Speaking to select media including RaceFans, Lewis Hamilton reveals his controversial 2021 title defeat and troubled 2022 campaign have motivated him to "stay longer" in F1.

Read more: Hamilton “definitely” planning longer stay in F1 after tough 2022 campaign | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

F2 vows to keep costs under control after adding Australia to 2023 calendar | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Formula 2 CEO Bruno Michel says the increased travel resulting from the series' first trip to Australia next year “isn’t going to impact the budgets of the teams”.

Read more: F2 vows to keep costs under control after adding Australia to 2023 calendar | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Thursday, September 22, 2022

In-demand Gasly wants to 'fight at the front' | Alpine test potential drivers - SkySports F1

Pierre Gasly has reiterated his desire to "fight at the front" in Formula 1 but says a "couple of things need to be sorted" before a move to Alpine can progress, with the French team having now tested other potential drivers for their 2023 seat.

Read more: In-demand Gasly wants to 'fight at the front' | Alpine test potential drivers - SkySports F1

Mercedes simulations say Singapore “should be one of our better tracks” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Toto Wolff doesn't want to make predictions, but his software has, on Mercedes' Singapore GP chances

Read more: Mercedes simulations say Singapore “should be one of our better tracks” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

AlphaTauri retains Tsunoda for 2023 Formula 1 season - Motorsport.com

Tsunoda, 22, made his F1 debut with AlphaTauri in 2021, and was widely expected to be retained by the team for a third season heading into next year.
The Japanese driver said at the end of last month that his future was dependent on “things in the background”, but any doubt over his seat with AlphaTauri was removed on Thursday when the team confirmed he would be staying put for ...Keep reading

Read more: AlphaTauri retains Tsunoda for 2023 Formula 1 season - Motorsport.com

AlphaTauri retains Tsunoda for 2023 Formula 1 season - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Tsunoda, 22, made his F1 debut with AlphaTauri in 2021, and was widely expected to be retained by the team for a third season heading into next year.
The Japanese driver said at the end of last month that his future was dependent on “things in the background”, but any doubt over his seat with AlphaTauri was removed on Thursday when the team confirmed he would be staying put for ...Keep reading

Read more: AlphaTauri retains Tsunoda for 2023 Formula 1 season - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

AlphaTauri retains Tsunoda for 2023 Formula 1 season - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Tsunoda, 22, made his F1 debut with AlphaTauri in 2021, and was widely expected to be retained by the team for a third season heading into next year.
The Japanese driver said at the end of last month that his future was dependent on “things in the background”, but any doubt over his seat with AlphaTauri was removed on Thursday when the team confirmed he would be staying put for ...Keep reading

Read more: AlphaTauri retains Tsunoda for 2023 Formula 1 season - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Rosberg predicts 'big challenge' for Piastri | Red Bull regret not signing him - SkySports F1

Sky Sports F1's Nico Rosberg has predicted a "big, big challenge" for Oscar Piastri up against Lando Norris at McLaren next season, insisting the "world-class" British driver is "championship material".

Read more: Rosberg predicts 'big challenge' for Piastri | Red Bull regret not signing him - SkySports F1

Vettel: “This is the hardest year to catch up” due to cost cap | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Vettel: "This is the hardest year to catch up" due to cost cap • Mini leads day one of Jerez F3 test • Alonso's management team signs Marti

Read more: Vettel: “This is the hardest year to catch up” due to cost cap | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Key takeaways from the 2023 F1 calendar - F1technical.net

Although the current season still finds itself in an intense phase, the preparation for the 2023 championship has already started after Formula 1 had announced the calendar for the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship yesterday. F1Technical’s Balázs Szabó analyses the newly announced 2023 F1 calendar.

Read more: Key takeaways from the 2023 F1 calendar - F1technical.net

Horner 'regrets' not looking at Piastri as driver for Red Bull - SkySports F1

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has spoken of his regret at missing the chance to sign Oscar Piastri when the Australian was working his way up to Formula 1.

Read more: Horner 'regrets' not looking at Piastri as driver for Red Bull - SkySports F1

Red Bull had planned DTM outing for F1 aspirant Colton Herta - Motorsport.com

According to Motorsport.com’s sister title Motorsport-Total.com, Red Bull was going to enter an additional Ferrari 488 GT3 for American driver Herta at its home event on September 23-25, with the 22-year-old slated to join regulars Felipe Fraga and Nick Cassidy in the AF Corse line-up.
It is understood that Red Bull went as far as applying for a wildcard outing, which was approved by the ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull had planned DTM outing for F1 aspirant Colton Herta - Motorsport.com

F1’s new rules will eventually close up grid, says Domenicali - Motorsport.com

F1 introduced all-new rules for 2022, aimed at both improving the racing and giving more teams a chance of success through the gap between the front and the back of the grid getting smaller.
This is being helped by a combination of a cost cap plus an aerodynamic handicap system that allows more windtunnel and CFD development time for teams further down the order.
However, as some ...Keep reading

Read more: F1’s new rules will eventually close up grid, says Domenicali - Motorsport.com

Alpine F1 CEO Rossi "proud" of Szafnauer signing - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Although Szafnauer has endured some difficult weeks, after finding himself at the centre of F1’s driver market silly season when Alpine lost Fernando Alonso to Aston Martin and Oscar Piastri to McLaren, Rossi has nothing but praise for him.
Rossi says that despite what happened on the driver front, with the team still upset about a lack of loyalty shown from Piastri, he is adamant Szafnauer ...Keep reading

Read more: Alpine F1 CEO Rossi "proud" of Szafnauer signing - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Mercedes lacked tools to sort W13 problem quicker - Motorsport.com

The Brackley-based squad is still hunting for its first F1 victory this season, with it having been on the back foot against Red Bull and Ferrari throughout much of the 2022 campaign.
The design of its current challenger has proved to be not ideal for the new ground effect regulations, with it suffering from a lack of performance, bouncing and poor ride.
Furthermore, its concept of producing ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes lacked tools to sort W13 problem quicker - Motorsport.com

'Too crowded': Domenicali insists F1 doesn't need new teams - SkySports F1

Stefano Domenicali has admitted there are not enough Formula 1 seats for "great drivers" such as Daniel Ricciardo, but believes the sport does not need any new teams as there is a risk it would become "too crowded".

Read more: 'Too crowded': Domenicali insists F1 doesn't need new teams - SkySports F1

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Zhou couldn’t show the “huge step” he’s made since season began | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Zhou couldn't show the "huge step" he's made since season began • Martins aims for Art F2 drive • Alonso 'will be challenging' - Aston Martin

Read more: Zhou couldn’t show the “huge step” he’s made since season began | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

F1 announces 24-race calendar for 2023, French GP out, Monaco and Belgium set to stay - F1technical.net

Formula 1 has announced the record-breaking 24-race calendar for the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship, which has been approved by the World Motor Sport Council.

Read more: F1 announces 24-race calendar for 2023, French GP out, Monaco and Belgium set to stay - F1technical.net

McLaren still paying the price for early F1 brake problems - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The Woking-based squad faces an intense fight with its Enstone rival over the remainder of the 2022 campaign for the best-of-the-rest slot in the constructors’ championship behind Red Bull, Ferrari and Mercedes.
While Alpine looks favourite to take that fourth position, especially after it revealed it is bringing a major new floor update to the Singapore GP, McLaren accepts that it has paid ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren still paying the price for early F1 brake problems - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton, Max praise F1 hopeful De Vries as Red Bull rumours swirl - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen lavished Nyck de Vries with praise for his performance in his Formula 1 debut, with rumours now swirling that the Dutchman is edging towards a full-time race seat for 2023.

Read more: Hamilton, Max praise F1 hopeful De Vries as Red Bull rumours swirl - SkySports F1

Ferrari hasn’t escaped "real mystery" of F1 2022 cars - Motorsport.com

The new generation of ground effect machinery has produced a number of surprises this year, and teams have sometimes found themselves on the back foot at race weekends where they expected to do much better.
But there has also been a flip side to that too, in that sometimes teams find their performance far exceeds what they had anticipated.
Ferrari has been chasing answers for that exact ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari hasn’t escaped "real mystery" of F1 2022 cars - Motorsport.com

The all-time Formula 1 records Verstappen can break in his dominant title run | F1 statistics - RaceFans

Max Verstappen is on his way to a second world championship - and he has a strong chance of breaking records held by Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher and others as he does.

Read more: The all-time Formula 1 records Verstappen can break in his dominant title run | F1 statistics - RaceFans

Monday, September 19, 2022

Fernando Alonso will be 'challenging' for Aston Martin, says team boss Mike Krack - BBC F1

In an exclusive interview with BBC Sport, Aston Martin team boss Mike Krack says signing Fernando Alonso was the "right step".

Read more: Fernando Alonso will be 'challenging' for Aston Martin, says team boss Mike Krack - BBC F1

Binotto: Three power units ‘too few’ for current calendar | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Three power units for a season not enough, says Binotto • Tost 'hung up' on Alguersuari after Red Bull dropped him • F3 test drivers announced

Read more: Binotto: Three power units ‘too few’ for current calendar | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Why F2’s role as F1’s sustainable fuel guinea pig ‘isn’t going to be a reliability issue’ | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Formula 2 will help develop the sustainable fuels Formula 1 will use from 2026 but those running the series are confident reliability won't be compromised.

Read more: Why F2’s role as F1’s sustainable fuel guinea pig ‘isn’t going to be a reliability issue’ | Formula 2 - RaceFans

F1 teams in race to use up rookie FP1 sessions - Motorsport.com

Under a rule introduced for 2022, both race drivers have to give up a free practice session for a driver who has made two or fewer starts.
Early in the season, most teams were in no hurry to field rookies as they felt their race drivers needed all the mileage they could get in the new cars. Latterly some have maintained that focus as they are in tight battles in the constructors' ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 teams in race to use up rookie FP1 sessions - Motorsport.com

Herta doesn't want to be "an exception" over F1 superlicence - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Herta, who has scored seven wins in his first four seasons of IndyCar racing and finished third and fifth in the 2020 and '21 championships, has only 32 of the required 40 points to be granted a superlicence.
Thus he would have been relying on the FIA making him a special case in order to land a race sat in F1 for 2023.
"I can understand the FIA's position," Herta told Autosport at the ...Keep reading

Read more: Herta doesn't want to be "an exception" over F1 superlicence - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Herta doesn't want to be "an exception" over F1 superlicence - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Herta, who has scored seven wins in his first four seasons of IndyCar racing and finished third and fifth in the 2020 and '21 championships, has only 32 of the required 40 points to be granted a superlicence.
Thus he would have been relying on the FIA making him a special case in order to land a race sat in F1 for 2023.
"I can understand the FIA's position," Herta told Autosport at the ...Keep reading

Read more: Herta doesn't want to be "an exception" over F1 superlicence - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Red Bull: "Massive ask" to win all remaining F1 2022 races - Motorsport.com

Max Verstappen looks almost certain to wrap up the F1 drivers’ championship in the next few races, with his first opportunity coming at the Singapore Grand Prix if he wins and title rivals Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez do not score heavily.
Verstappen has won 11 races this season so far, including the last five in a row, and only needs three more victories from the remaining six races to ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull: "Massive ask" to win all remaining F1 2022 races - Motorsport.com

Red Bull: "Massive ask" to win all remaining F1 2022 races - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Max Verstappen looks almost certain to wrap up the F1 drivers’ championship in the next few races, with his first opportunity coming at the Singapore Grand Prix if he wins and title rivals Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez do not score heavily.
Verstappen has won 11 races this season so far, including the last five in a row, and only needs three more victories from the remaining six races to ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull: "Massive ask" to win all remaining F1 2022 races - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Red Bull: "Massive ask" to win all remaining F1 2022 races - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Max Verstappen looks almost certain to wrap up the F1 drivers’ championship in the next few races, with his first opportunity coming at the Singapore Grand Prix if he wins and title rivals Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez do not score heavily.
Verstappen has won 11 races this season so far, including the last five in a row, and only needs three more victories from the remaining six races to ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull: "Massive ask" to win all remaining F1 2022 races - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Aston Martin expect upswing in form as F1 heads to high-downforce tracks | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Aston Martin expect the coming races on circuits which demand a high-downforce set-up will play to the strengths of their AMR22.

Read more: Aston Martin expect upswing in form as F1 heads to high-downforce tracks | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Next two months of development “crucial” for Mercedes’ 2023 chances – Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Next two months "crucial" for Mercedes' 2023 hopes • Power already thinking of 2023 IndyCar title • Morgatto wins karting world championship

Read more: Next two months of development “crucial” for Mercedes’ 2023 chances – Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Binotto says Shwartzman worthy of F1 race seat ahead of FP1 debut - Motorsport.com

The 23-year-old, who is now running under his Israeli passport and licence in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, will undertake the two mandatory FP1 rookie sessions for Ferrari at the US and Abu Dhabi GPs.
Shwartzman won the 2019 FIA F3 title before spending two seasons in F2, finishing fourth in 2020 and runner-up to Oscar Piastri last year.
He had his first public F1 outing when ...Keep reading

Read more: Binotto says Shwartzman worthy of F1 race seat ahead of FP1 debut - Motorsport.com

How a gyro camera became latest F1’s latest TV innovation - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1's TV department is always looking for new angles and fresh shots. This year has seen the return of the pedal cam two decades after the last experiment, while the Dutch GP opened up an opportunity to try something different in order to give a better impression of how steep the banked corners really are.
The shot was only seen briefly on Saturday and Sunday at Zandvoort, and only on the ...Keep reading

Read more: How a gyro camera became latest F1’s latest TV innovation - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Binotto says Shwartzman worthy of F1 race seat ahead of FP1 debut - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The 23-year-old, who is now running under his Israeli passport and licence in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, will undertake the two mandatory FP1 rookie sessions for Ferrari at the US and Abu Dhabi GPs.
Shwartzman won the 2019 FIA Formula 3 title before spending two seasons in Formula 2, finishing fourth in 2020 and runner-up to Oscar Piastri last year.
He had his first public ...Keep reading

Read more: Binotto says Shwartzman worthy of F1 race seat ahead of FP1 debut - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Solution to end fan confusion over F1 grid penalties is ‘pretty simple’ - Motorsport.com

Fans and some teams were left in a state of confusion for nearly four hours after qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix when nobody was sure how the FIA would implement a spate of grid penalties and settle on the final line-up.
The uncertainty about the grid, and the length of time it took to be confirmed, prompted suggestions that a better system should be implemented – especially as the FIA ...Keep reading

Read more: Solution to end fan confusion over F1 grid penalties is ‘pretty simple’ - Motorsport.com

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Bottas – Slow upgrade production a ‘weakness’ of Alfa Romeo | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Alfa Romeo's slow upgrade speed "one of our weaknesses" - Bottas • Michel not looking to expand F2, F3 grid • Gasly's obstacles to Alpine switch removed

Read more: Bottas – Slow upgrade production a ‘weakness’ of Alfa Romeo | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

How Lauda's crash led to F1's greatest ever comeback - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

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Read more: How Lauda's crash led to F1's greatest ever comeback - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

How Lauda's crash led to F1's greatest ever comeback - Motorsport.com

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Read more: How Lauda's crash led to F1's greatest ever comeback - Motorsport.com

F1 drivers expect “toughest race of the year” in Singapore | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 drivers expect the next round in Singapore will be the "toughest race of the year" due to the heat and bumpy track surface.

Read more: F1 drivers expect “toughest race of the year” in Singapore | 2022 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Brown: Herta case shows F1 superlicence system needs review - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

In the wake of Alpine's driver drama, Red Bull was willing to release Pierre Gasly from his 2023 contract to join the Enstone team, but only if it could get multiple IndyCar race winner Herta to replace him at AlphaTauri.
But with Herta on just 32 superlicence points out of the 40 needed to be allowed to race in F1, that avenue appears to have closed as the FIA announced it wouldn't make any ...Keep reading

Read more: Brown: Herta case shows F1 superlicence system needs review - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Brown: Herta case shows F1 superlicence system needs review - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

In the wake of Alpine's driver drama, Red Bull was willing to release Pierre Gasly from his 2023 contract to join the Enstone team, but only if it could get multiple IndyCar race winner Herta to replace him at AlphaTauri.
But with Herta on just 32 superlicence points out of the 40 needed to be allowed to race in F1, that avenue appears to have closed as the FIA announced it wouldn't make any ...Keep reading

Read more: Brown: Herta case shows F1 superlicence system needs review - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Brown: Verstappen, Raikkonen wouldn't have qualified for F1 superlicence either - Motorsport.com

In the wake of Alpine's driver drama, Red Bull was willing to release Pierre Gasly from his 2023 contract to join the Enstone team, but only if it could get multiple IndyCar race winner Herta to replace him at AlphaTauri.
But with Herta on just 32 superlicence points out of the 40 needed to be allowed to race in F1, that avenue appears to have closed as the FIA announced it wouldn't make any ...Keep reading

Read more: Brown: Verstappen, Raikkonen wouldn't have qualified for F1 superlicence either - Motorsport.com

Caption Competition 194: Rocky relationship | Caption Competition - RaceFans

Actor Sylvester Stallone hung out with Red Bull's Christian Horner during last weekend's Italian Grand Prix. Can you come up with the best caption for this picture?

Read more: Caption Competition 194: Rocky relationship | Caption Competition - RaceFans

Friday, September 16, 2022

Alex Albon: Williams driver aiming to race in Singapore after respiratory failure - BBC F1

Williams driver Alex Albon says he hopes to race at the Singapore Grand Prix following the respiratory failure that left him in intensive care.

Read more: Alex Albon: Williams driver aiming to race in Singapore after respiratory failure - BBC F1

Alonso certain he will reach 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore - Motorsport.com

Alonso matched Raikkonen’s tally of 349 grand prix starts at the Italian Grand Prix last weekend, putting him on the cusp of the outright record.
At 41, Alonso has shown few signs of wishing to slow down or give thought to hanging up his helmet, having recently signed a multi-year agreement with Aston Martin starting in 2023.
It has given the two-time world champion little doubt he will ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso certain he will reach 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore - Motorsport.com

Alonso certain he will surpass 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alonso matched Raikkonen’s tally of 349 grand prix starts at the Italian Grand Prix last weekend, putting him on the cusp of the outright record.
At 41, Alonso has shown few signs of wishing to slow down or give thought to hanging up his helmet, having recently signed a multi-year agreement with Aston Martin starting in 2023.
It has given the two-time world champion little doubt he will ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso certain he will surpass 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alonso certain he will surpass 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alonso matched Raikkonen’s tally of 349 grand prix starts at the Italian Grand Prix last weekend, putting him on the cusp of the outright record.
At 41, Alonso has shown few signs of wishing to slow down or give thought to hanging up his helmet, having recently signed a multi-year agreement with Aston Martin starting in 2023.
It has given the two-time world champion little doubt he will ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso certain he will surpass 400 F1 races as record awaits in Singapore - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen: Important to enjoy current F1 wave of success - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen scored his fifth consecutive victory last weekend at the Italian Grand Prix, extending his lead at the top of the drivers’ championship to 116 points over Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.
It means Verstappen can mathematically clinch his second F1 title at the next race in Singapore should he extend his advantage by a further 17 points.
Verstappen is also closing on the record for ...Keep reading

Read more: Verstappen: Important to enjoy current F1 wave of success - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F2 stands by rule barring champions from returning after Drugovich urges change | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Formula 2 champion Felipe Drugovich's call for the series to allow title winners to remain in the category has fallen on deaf ears.

Read more: F2 stands by rule barring champions from returning after Drugovich urges change | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Sainz encouraged by progress at ‘young, maturing’ Ferrari team | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr says Ferrari's improved form in the last race at Monza shows the team is heading in the right direction, despite its dip in competitiveness after Formula 1's summer break.

Read more: Sainz encouraged by progress at ‘young, maturing’ Ferrari team | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Horner: Porsche collapse won't hurt Red Bull | 'They got ahead of themselves' - SkySports F1

Red Bull will be at no disadvantage to F1 rivals without Porsche as a partner, team boss Christian Horner said after talks with the German sportscar ended.

Read more: Horner: Porsche collapse won't hurt Red Bull | 'They got ahead of themselves' - SkySports F1

Porsche would be a “great addition” for everyone in F1 – Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Porsche would be "great addition" for F1 - Wolff • FIA appoints first CEO • Alonso was the "villain" when I watched F1 - Stroll • Doohan and De Vries join Alpine test

Read more: Porsche would be a “great addition” for everyone in F1 – Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Ferrari in 'need' of answers as to why F1 development has stalled - Motorsport.com

While the Maranello squad and its main F1 rival were pretty evenly matched over the first half of the campaign, more recently Red Bull has been in dominant form, with Max Verstappen winning the last five races despite only starting from pole once.
After losing out again to Red Bull at last weekend's Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari says it is looking through the data to try to get a better grip on ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari in 'need' of answers as to why F1 development has stalled - Motorsport.com

Brown: Szafnauer looks "a little silly" after Piastri F1 contract comments - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Piastri will race for McLaren next year after F1's Contract Recognition Board (CRB) ruled Alpine's claim it had an agreement in place with the Australian for next year was not correct.
Ahead of the CRB hearing, Alpine team boss Szafnauer said at Spa he was "very" confident Alpine would win the case, as well as questioning Piastri's integrity given all of Alpine's support for ...Keep reading

Read more: Brown: Szafnauer looks "a little silly" after Piastri F1 contract comments - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Shwartzman set for Ferrari FP1 debut at US Grand Prix - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Shwartzman will take over one of the F1-75 cars of either Charles Leclerc or Carlos Sainz in Friday practice at the Circuit of the Americas as part of the team's obligation to have two FP1 sessions run by rookies.
Ferrari's race director Laurent Mekies earlier revealed Shwartzman, who turns 23 on Friday, would be at the wheel for both of those sessions, with the location of his second practice ...Keep reading

Read more: Shwartzman set for Ferrari FP1 debut at US Grand Prix - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Red Bull’s RB18 suits Verstappen more than Perez now – but that’s not by design | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull's technical director Pierre Wache has shared details on how their car development has led to a growing gap between their drivers.

Read more: Red Bull’s RB18 suits Verstappen more than Perez now – but that’s not by design | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Ferrari: Title aims, the need for change and a Mercedes fear - SkySports F1

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has accepted his team needs to improve and make changes if they are to win titles again, admitting a "painful" finish behind Mercedes is only possible because of too many mistakes.

Read more: Ferrari: Title aims, the need for change and a Mercedes fear - SkySports F1

“If I’m not on the grid next year, I’m okay with that” – Ricciardo | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Okay if I'm not on the grid next year - Ricciardo • F1 invites fans' views on sprint races • Blakely wins F1 Esports opener

Read more: “If I’m not on the grid next year, I’m okay with that” – Ricciardo | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Gasly expecting “nightmares” about Ricciardo’s rear wing - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The AlphaTauri driver finally got some relief when Ricciardo stopped with an engine issue in the closing laps, triggering the safety car period under which the race ended.
Gasly had a difficult start to the Monza weekend as he didn’t feel well on Thursday. He bounced back to qualify ninth, before gaining four grid spots from penalties.
He eventually finished the race in eighth, logging ...Keep reading

Read more: Gasly expecting “nightmares” about Ricciardo’s rear wing - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alpine prefers experienced driver in 2023, but Doohan an F1 option - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The Enstone-based squad remains on the lookout for a team-mate for Esteban Ocon for 2023 after Alonso elected to jump ship to Aston Martin and its reserve Oscar Piastri signed for McLaren.
Alpine has set its sights on a deal to take Pierre Gasly from AlphaTauri, but Red Bull, which owns the Frenchman’s contract, says it will only release him if it gets hold of IndyCar driver Colton ...Keep reading

Read more: Alpine prefers experienced driver in 2023, but Doohan an F1 option - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Honda engines have won more than half of F1 races since company announced exit | 2022 Italian Grand Prix stats and facts - RaceFans

Honda's engines have won more than half of the Formula 1 races which have been held since the manufacturer announced its plans to leave the series.

Read more: Honda engines have won more than half of F1 races since company announced exit | 2022 Italian Grand Prix stats and facts - RaceFans

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Wolff: Abu Dhabi gave FIA confidence to avoid Monza 'big bang show' - SkySports F1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has hinted at being "Abu Dhabi traumatised" but says he is happy that last year's controversial F1 title decider at least gave the FIA confidence to make the right decisions at the Italian GP.

Read more: Wolff: Abu Dhabi gave FIA confidence to avoid Monza 'big bang show' - SkySports F1

Albon released from hospital following respiratory failure - SkySports F1

Alex Albon has been released from hospital after he suffered a respiratory failure and was placed on a ventilator following complications from an appendicitis surgery.

Read more: Albon released from hospital following respiratory failure - SkySports F1

“I didn’t want to ruin it for them”: How Power repaid his crew with second IndyCar title | IndyCar - RaceFans

Few tipped Will Power as a candidate for a second IndyCar title before the season began, but the 41-year-old beat a field packed with upcoming young talents.

Read more: “I didn’t want to ruin it for them”: How Power repaid his crew with second IndyCar title | IndyCar - RaceFans

Brundle: Max unstoppable - but Italian GP raised 'painful' F1 issues - SkySports F1

It's a long time since I've seen Monza so intensely packed with fans, but unfortunately, and unusually in recent times, Formula 1 didn't put on its best show for both qualifying or the race...

Read more: Brundle: Max unstoppable - but Italian GP raised 'painful' F1 issues - SkySports F1

Alpine mystified by loss of pace after strong start to Monza weekend | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Alpine sporting director Alan Permane admitted the team did not understand its step backwards in pace after Friday practice at Monza.

Read more: Alpine mystified by loss of pace after strong start to Monza weekend | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

2022 Italian Grand Prix driver ratings | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Another race defined by grid penalties and an unexpected debutante making a strong impression. Here are the RaceFans driver ratings for the Italian Grand Prix.

Read more: 2022 Italian Grand Prix driver ratings | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Monday, September 12, 2022

Things we learnt from the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc drove his heart out at Monza, but Max Verstappen used the superior speed of his car once again to secure his fifth consecutive victory. Reporting from the Monza F1 paddock, F1Technical’s Balázs Szabó picks out a few things we learnt from Round 16 of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship.

Read more: Things we learnt from the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Reverse grid sprint races under consideration again – Domenicali | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Reverse grid sprint races under consideration again - Domenicali • Monza stewards "asleep" - Latifi • Szafnauer made himself looks silly with Piatri comments - Brown

Read more: Reverse grid sprint races under consideration again – Domenicali | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

FIA should have red-flagged Italian GP, says Horner - Motorsport.com

Although drivers taking the chequered flag under caution meant Max Verstappen was unchallenged at the end, Horner believes that not having the cars racing to the line was bad for the sport.
He says it went against a core principle that teams have long agreed on, that it is essential races do not end with the safety cars and leave fans disappointed.
While the FIA has blamed problems in ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA should have red-flagged Italian GP, says Horner - Motorsport.com

Power wins second IndyCar title despite Newgarden fightback - SkySports F1

Will Power was pushed to the brink Sunday by Team Penske but withstood the internal challenge from his team-mate to close out a season of consistency and win his second IndyCar championship. 

Read more: Power wins second IndyCar title despite Newgarden fightback - SkySports F1

Verstappen grabs fifth straight win as Ferrari find beating him “impossible” at home | 2022 Italian Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Ferrari's efforts to deny Max Verstappen another win were thwarted by Red Bull's speed and the controversial decision not to restart the Italian Grand Prix.

Read more: Verstappen grabs fifth straight win as Ferrari find beating him “impossible” at home | 2022 Italian Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Monza finish brought back memories of Abu Dhabi finale for Hamilton | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Monza finish triggered Abu Dhabi flashback for Hamilton • Zhou nearly hit De Vries behind Safety Car • F2 and F3 penalties were incorrect

Read more: Monza finish brought back memories of Abu Dhabi finale for Hamilton | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

2022 Italian Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari might have had two cars on the podium at home had it not been for the Safety Car period at the end of the Italian Grand Prix. Here's all the race data.

Read more: 2022 Italian Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Vettel accuses F1 of ‘giving in’ to Italian president by allowing pre-race fly-by | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel said Formula 'gave in' to the Italian president's 'ego' by allowing a fly-by before today's race started.

Read more: Vettel accuses F1 of ‘giving in’ to Italian president by allowing pre-race fly-by | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

2022 F1 Italian Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more - Motorsport.com

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc will start the race from pole position after topping qualifying on Saturday. Runaway championship leader Max Verstappen qualified his Red Bull in second but will take the start in seventh after taking on an additional engine behind his allocation.
Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez and Ferrari's Carlos Sainz have also been penalised for new power unit elements and will ...Keep reading

Read more: 2022 F1 Italian Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more - Motorsport.com

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Fast facts ahead of the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Just a few days after the incident-packed Dutch Grand Prix, Formula One is back to action with Italy welcoming the field. F1Technical’s Balázs Szabó picks out the vital facts ahead of the nail-biting Italian Grand Prix that takes place at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

Read more: Fast facts ahead of the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Tsunoda vows to avoid “stupid moves” after reaching eight penalty points | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Tsunoda to avoid "stupid moves" • Vips' future "looking quite difficult" • Bearman needs "miracle" to win F3 title

Read more: Tsunoda vows to avoid “stupid moves” after reaching eight penalty points | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Leclerc believes he can halt Verstappen’s winning run after unexpected pole position | 2022 Italian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc has a golden opportunity to boost Ferrari's morale in Monza after taking pole, but Red Bull's downforce gamble could prove a wise move.

Read more: Leclerc believes he can halt Verstappen’s winning run after unexpected pole position | 2022 Italian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Power breaks IndyCar pole record as his title rivals falter before finale | IndyCar - RaceFans

Will Power took a record-breaking pole position at Laguna Seca, while his title rivals Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon were knocked out in the first round of qualifying.

Read more: Power breaks IndyCar pole record as his title rivals falter before finale | IndyCar - RaceFans

Italian GP: Latest F1 technical images from Monza - Motorsport.com


Red Bull Racing RB18 detail
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Red Bull’s unique sidepod inlet design with an open top and large undercut undoubtedly has significant cooling and aerodynamic advantages. Also, note the detail in the mirror and stalk design, as both carefully dictate the airflow’s trajectory. Special mention to the L-shaped buttress near the cockpit, which has an overlapping ...Keep reading

Read more: Italian GP: Latest F1 technical images from Monza - Motorsport.com

Saturday's sport pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - BBC F1

Tributes are paid as sport resumes on Saturday following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Read more: Saturday's sport pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - BBC F1

Red Bull F1 driver Perez appears on new Iron Maiden tour t-shirt - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

British metal icons Iron Maiden are currently embarking on the second part of their Legacy of the Beast world tour, which was postponed at the start of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the last few weeks, the band has been on the second leg of its 2022 jaunt, which takes in Latin America, South America and North America.
On Wednesday 7 September, the band played a show ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull F1 driver Perez appears on new Iron Maiden tour t-shirt - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Ferrari chairman backs Binotto but F1 team "needs to improve" - Motorsport.com

Ferrari grabbed the opportunity provided by the 2022 rules reset to become competitive again and challenge Red Bull for wins with its F1-75 car.
Charles Leclerc emerged as an early title contender after grabbing two early wins, but as the season went on reliability problems, driving errors and strategical mistakes have allowed Ferrari's first title bid in years to unravel.
Verstappen and Red ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari chairman backs Binotto but F1 team "needs to improve" - Motorsport.com

Friday, September 9, 2022

F1 Italian Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel - Motorsport.com

Ferrari appears to have an early edge over its rivals at Monza, having topped both practice sessions on Friday with drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
Red Bull duo Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez not only trailed the Ferraris in practice but are also carrying grid penalties this weekend, having taken on additional power unit elements beyond their full-season allocation. Mercedes' Lewis ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 Italian Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel - Motorsport.com

First laps after illness ‘like a slap in the face’ – Gasly | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Gasly's first laps after illness 'like a slap in the face' • De Vries "privileged" to drive three 2022 cars • Drugovich hit by grid penalty

Read more: First laps after illness ‘like a slap in the face’ – Gasly | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Ferrari boosted by Friday showing but Verstappen’s race pace will cause concern | 2022 Italian Grand Prix Friday practice analysis - RaceFans

Ferrari have the best chance of pole position at Monza, but Max Verstappen's long run pace should make the home favourites nervous.

Read more: Ferrari boosted by Friday showing but Verstappen’s race pace will cause concern | 2022 Italian Grand Prix Friday practice analysis - RaceFans

Italian GP: Latest F1 technical images from the pits and on track - Motorsport.com


AlphaTauri AT03 rear suspension detail
Photo by: Giorgio Piola

At the rear corner of the AlphaTauri AT03, note the small winglets mounted on the inner surface of the brake duct fence which are used to help divert the airflow to its intended target.


Ferrari F1-75 technical detail
Photo by: Giorgio Piola

Ferrari made changes to the F1-75 during FP1, as it conducted ...Keep reading

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F1 teams should register young driver deals to avoid “wild west” - Wurz - Motorsport.com

The Austrian, who is currently guiding the career of his son and F4 racer Charlie, has made the suggestion to F1 stakeholders in the wake of the Oscar Piastri controversy.
Currently only F1 race driver and reserve driver contracts are registered with the CRB.
However, junior programme and driver academy contracts that often reference future F1 roles are not registered, potentially weakening ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 teams should register young driver deals to avoid “wild west” - Wurz - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo deserves race seat not reserve role, Hamilton and Russell say | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo deserves a place on the Formula 1 grid in 2023, the two Mercedes drivers have said, after reports linking him to a reserve role at their team.

Read more: Ricciardo deserves race seat not reserve role, Hamilton and Russell say | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sport pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - BBC F1

Sport and sportspeople lead tributes to the Queen following her death at the age of 96.

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Sporting events called off following death of Queen Elizabeth II - BBC F1

Horse racing was halted on Thursday following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, while Friday's play in the Test match between England and South Africa was called off.

Read more: Sporting events called off following death of Queen Elizabeth II - BBC F1

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Sainz urges safety changes to tight pit lanes which risk ‘very dangerous situations’ | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr has warned that some pit lanes Formula 1 uses risk creating "very dangerous situations" because they are so narrow.

Read more: Sainz urges safety changes to tight pit lanes which risk ‘very dangerous situations’ | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 superlicence system credibility at stake over Herta call, says Domenicali - Motorsport.com

IndyCar front-runner Herta has emerged as a contender for a seat at AlphaTauri for next season, with Red Bull eager to tap into the impact his switch to F1 could have on the American market.
But with Herta not having enough superlicence points to automatically receive an entry, this comes with efforts from the Red Bull camp to get Herta an exemption under force majeure circumstances.
Motor ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 superlicence system credibility at stake over Herta call, says Domenicali - Motorsport.com

Queen Elizabeth II has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace announces - SkySports F1



Read more: Queen Elizabeth II has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace announces - SkySports F1

Ricciardo's Monza return will be "weird" amid McLaren F1 struggles - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Ricciardo took his only win in two years with McLaren at last year's Italian Grand Prix, leading team-mate Lando Norris home in a 1-2 for McLaren's first F1 victory in nine years.
But Ricciardo's Monza success proved a rare highlight in his troublesome McLaren stint, leading to the Woking team's decision to end his contract a year early and move to sign reigning F2 champion Oscar Piastri for ...Keep reading

Read more: Ricciardo's Monza return will be "weird" amid McLaren F1 struggles - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Low drag car should help Alpine in McLaren fight at Monza – Alonso | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Alpine extended their points lead over McLaren last weekend and Fernando Alonso expects their low-drag car will help them do the same at Monza.

Read more: Low drag car should help Alpine in McLaren fight at Monza – Alonso | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

While one Red Bull driver is streaking ahead, the other is slipping behind | News Focus - RaceFans

While Max Verstappen strides to his second world championship, his team mate Sergio Perez has experienced a reversal in fortunes since the season began.

Read more: While one Red Bull driver is streaking ahead, the other is slipping behind | News Focus - RaceFans

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

New look, same Ferrari? F1 giants head home under increased scrutiny - SkySports F1

Ferrari, and the Italian Grand Prix. There aren't many more legendary, more emotive combinations in Formula 1, and a few months ago it looked like this could be a homecoming to remember with a title on the line.

Read more: New look, same Ferrari? F1 giants head home under increased scrutiny - SkySports F1

IndyCar title contender McLaughlin extends contract with Penske | IndyCar - RaceFans

Scott McLaughlin has extended his contract with Team Penske to remain in IndyCar in a new, multi-year deal ahead of this weekend's season finale.

Read more: IndyCar title contender McLaughlin extends contract with Penske | IndyCar - RaceFans

Tsunoda unsure of stepping into Gasly’s shoes as team leader straight away - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Gasly looks poised to leave AlphaTauri and the Red Bull family at the end of the year amid interest from Alpine as a replacement for Fernando Alonso.
Talks are ongoing between Red Bull and Alpine about the terms of Gasly’s release, but the deal hinges on whether IndyCar race winner Colton Herta can be signed as a replacement and a possible exemption for an FIA superlicence. 
Should he ...Keep reading

Read more: Tsunoda unsure of stepping into Gasly’s shoes as team leader straight away - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Tsunoda unsure of stepping into Gasly’s shoes as team leader straight away - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Gasly looks poised to leave AlphaTauri and the Red Bull family at the end of the year amid interest from Alpine as a replacement for Fernando Alonso.
Talks are ongoing between Red Bull and Alpine about the terms of Gasly’s release, but the deal hinges on whether IndyCar race winner Colton Herta can be signed as a replacement and a possible exemption for an FIA superlicence. 
Should he ...Keep reading

Read more: Tsunoda unsure of stepping into Gasly’s shoes as team leader straight away - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Binotto: Ferrari needs to react at Italian GP home F1 race - Motorsport.com

Last weekend Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz qualified second and third on the Dutch Grand Prix grid respectively, both within a tenth of polesitter Max Verstappen.
But on what was widely expected to be a strong track for the Scuderia, Leclerc and Sainz were unable to challenge Verstappen and Red Bull, and instead were put under pressure by Mercedes.
Leclerc was beaten to second by George ...Keep reading

Read more: Binotto: Ferrari needs to react at Italian GP home F1 race - Motorsport.com

Binotto: Ferrari needs to react at Italian GP home race - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Last weekend Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz qualified second and third on the Dutch Grand Prix grid respectively, both within a tenth of polesitter Max Verstappen.
But on what was widely expected to be a strong track for the Scuderia, Leclerc and Sainz were unable to challenge Verstappen and Red Bull, and instead were put under pressure by Mercedes.
Leclerc was beaten to second by George ...Keep reading

Read more: Binotto: Ferrari needs to react at Italian GP home race - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen-Hamilton rivalry resumed? Five talking points for the 2022 Italian GP | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

With Red Bull having such an advantage at low downforce circuits this season, are Verstappen and Hamilton set to resume their on-track rivalry once again this weekend?

Read more: Verstappen-Hamilton rivalry resumed? Five talking points for the 2022 Italian GP | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Hamilton desperate to fight Max, confident of Merc win this season - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton admitted he is "dying" to have the opportunity to race Max Verstappen again as he remains confident a win for Mercedes is in his sights this season.

Read more: Hamilton desperate to fight Max, confident of Merc win this season - SkySports F1

Piastri truth shows criticism of him in F1 contract saga was "unfair", says McLaren - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Piastri produced one of the surprise moves of the F1 driver market silly season this summer when he signed for McLaren for next season.
This was despite the Alpine team, where he is reserve, thinking it had a firm deal with him for 2023 – and even announcing him as replacement for Fernando Alonso.
The matter went all the way to F1’s Contract Recognition Board, with it eventually ruling ...Keep reading

Read more: Piastri truth shows criticism of him in F1 contract saga was "unfair", says McLaren - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alonso: Dutch GP was "70 laps of qualifying" in recovery to sixth - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alonso dropped out in Q2 on Saturday at Zandvoort after being hindered by traffic, but managed to battle his way up the order through the opening stint of the race.
Alpine was one of the first teams to switch to the hard compound tyre, helping Alonso move up the order before planning a return to softs for the final stint.
The Spaniard managed to keep McLaren’s Lando Norris at bay after the ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso: Dutch GP was "70 laps of qualifying" in recovery to sixth - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Former points leader Ericsson admits IndyCar title hopes are “far away” ahead of finale - RaceFans

Having led the IndyCar championship by 35 points after his Indianapolis 500 win, Marcus Ericsson goes into this weekend's finale with only an outside chance of taking the title.

Read more: Former points leader Ericsson admits IndyCar title hopes are “far away” ahead of finale - RaceFans

2022 Dutch Grand Prix driver ratings | 2022 Dutch Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen took the honours at Zandvoort but it was a competitive weekend across the field in the Netherlands. Here are the RaceFans driver ratings for the Dutch GP.

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Monday, September 5, 2022

Ricciardo could take reserve role to stay in F1 | 'Huge risk to sign him' - SkySports F1

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that he would be open to taking a reserve driver role with one of Formula 1's top teams in 2023, and believes he can get back to winning ways despite his current "adversity".

Read more: Ricciardo could take reserve role to stay in F1 | 'Huge risk to sign him' - SkySports F1

AlphaTauri defend Tsunoda and Schmitz over ‘insulting accusations of foul play’ | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: AlphaTauri condemn "insulting" conspiracy theories • Stroll laments bad luck • Extreme E reveals Hamilton-led diversity drive

Read more: AlphaTauri defend Tsunoda and Schmitz over ‘insulting accusations of foul play’ | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

2022 Italian Grand Prix TV Times | 2022 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

It's race week! Formula 1 heads to Monza for the Italian Grand Prix while IndyCar and Formula 3 will decide their champions. Here's where and when to watch.

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Villeneuve to test Alpine F1 car at Monza after Italian GP - Motorsport.com

It will be the first time that the 51-year-old has driven a near-contemporary F1 car since his last race with BMW Sauber at Hockenheim in 2006.
The chance came about through his relationship with broadcaster Canal+, and is part of a 25th anniversary celebration of his world championship title, achieved with a Renault-powered Williams in 1997.
Villeneuve drove for the Enstone team in the ...Keep reading

Read more: Villeneuve to test Alpine F1 car at Monza after Italian GP - Motorsport.com

Wolff: F1 teams know they are "vomit bags" for angry drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton was left furious after Mercedes elected to keep him out on old mediums at the late safety car in Zandvoort, which left him exposed to Max Verstappen behind him who had stopped for fresh softs.
The situation had further shifted against Hamilton when his team-mate George Russell, who had initially been behind him and could have acted as a buffer to Verstappen, was stopped for fresh softs ...Keep reading

Read more: Wolff: F1 teams know they are "vomit bags" for angry drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Wolff: F1 teams know they are "vomit bags" for angry drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton was left furious after Mercedes elected to keep him out on old mediums at the late safety car in Zandvoort, which left him exposed to Max Verstappen behind him who had stopped for fresh softs.
The situation had further shifted against Hamilton when his team-mate George Russell, who had initially been behind him and could have acted as a buffer to Verstappen, was stopped for fresh softs ...Keep reading

Read more: Wolff: F1 teams know they are "vomit bags" for angry drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1 teams know they are "vomit bags" for angry drivers, says Wolff - Motorsport.com

Hamilton was left furious after Mercedes elected to keep him out on old mediums at the late safety car in Zandvoort, which left him exposed to Max Verstappen behind him who had stopped for fresh softs.
The situation had further shifted against Hamilton when his teammate George Russell, who had initially been behind him and could have acted as a buffer to Verstappen, was stopped for fresh softs ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 teams know they are "vomit bags" for angry drivers, says Wolff - Motorsport.com

Dutch delight for champion-in-waiting as Red Bull see off their new main threat | 2022 Dutch Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Red Bull's brave tactical call delivered another win for Max Verstappen but this time it was Mercedes, not Ferrari, he had to beat.

Read more: Dutch delight for champion-in-waiting as Red Bull see off their new main threat | 2022 Dutch Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Horner dismisses “wild rumours” of Red Bull departure | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Horner dismisses "wild rumours" of Red Bull departure • Zhou "unlucky" with pit lane speeding • Stewards "don't like" F2 collision, but no penalty

Read more: Horner dismisses “wild rumours” of Red Bull departure | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

McLaughlin dominates in Portland as Power heads to finale with points lead | IndyCar - RaceFans

A third win of the season for Scott McLaughlin kept his slim title hopes alive but second placed Will Power leads by 20 points heading into the season finale.

Read more: McLaughlin dominates in Portland as Power heads to finale with points lead | IndyCar - RaceFans

Colton Herta: Red Bull working to secure licence for IndyCar star at Alpha Tauri next season - BBC F1

Red Bull are trying to secure a Formula 1 licence for IndyCar star Colton Herta so he can drive for their Alpha Tauri team next year.

Read more: Colton Herta: Red Bull working to secure licence for IndyCar star at Alpha Tauri next season - BBC F1

Leclerc hopes Ferrari can use split F1 strategies to pressure Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Championship leader Verstappen pipped Leclerc to pole position in qualifying at Zandvoort on Saturday, edging the Ferrari driver out by just two hundredths of a second in Q3.
Overtaking is notoriously difficult around the tight Zandvoort layout, making it important for Leclerc to get the jump on Verstappen early on for the best chance of reducing the 98-point gap between them in the ...Keep reading

Read more: Leclerc hopes Ferrari can use split F1 strategies to pressure Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Domenicali: F1 must respect superlicence rules on Herta - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Herta is being lined up by Red Bull as a replacement for Pierre Gasly, should a deal be concluded for the Frenchman to be released in order to join Alpine.
However, Herta currently has only 32 of the 40 points required to get a superlicence, unless the FIA uses force majeure to grant him one. The governing body is already looking into his case.
Speaking to Autosport, Red Bull’s Helmut ...Keep reading

Read more: Domenicali: F1 must respect superlicence rules on Herta - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The real story behind Piastri’s F1 move to McLaren - Motorsport.com

Although ultimately it was a matter for F1’s Contract Recognition Board, and cost Alpine nearly £540,000 in legal fees, it also included the situation descending at times into personal insults.
Piastri has faced accusations of lacking ‘integrity’ by Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer for turning his back on the squad that helped guide his career as part of its young driver Academy ...Keep reading

Read more: The real story behind Piastri’s F1 move to McLaren - Motorsport.com

Saturday, September 3, 2022

2022 F1 Dutch Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more - Motorsport.com

Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start his home race from pole position after edging out Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc by just 0.021s. 
Carlos Sainz will line up third on the grid following a much better showing from Scuderia in qualifying compared to a week ago in Belgium, when it was no match to the two Red Bulls.
Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and George Russell will take the start in ...Keep reading

Read more: 2022 F1 Dutch Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more - Motorsport.com

Ferrari pair eye split strategies to maximise their threat to Verstappen | 2022 Dutch Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Despite securing another home pole position, Max Verstappen will face a much tougher test than Ferrari have offered in recent races.

Read more: Ferrari pair eye split strategies to maximise their threat to Verstappen | 2022 Dutch Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Championship dark horse McLaughlin on pole in Portland in all-Penske front row | IndyCar - RaceFans

Scott McLaughlin and Will Power will share the front row for IndyCar's penultimate race of the season after a six-place grid penalty drops Josef Newgarden to eighth.

Read more: Championship dark horse McLaughlin on pole in Portland in all-Penske front row | IndyCar - RaceFans

Piastri opens up on 'bizarre and upsetting' Alpine exit - SkySports F1

New McLaren signing Oscar Piastri has accused Alpine of "bizarre" actions in handling his Formula 1 future and says it was "very upsetting" to be falsely announced as a 2023 driver after telling the team he was leaving.

Read more: Piastri opens up on 'bizarre and upsetting' Alpine exit - SkySports F1

Red Bull duo have not found "happy" place at F1 Dutch GP - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Having dominated last weekend’s race in Belgium, the duo had a troubled Friday practice at Zandvoort with their RB18 not feeling as solid as it did around Spa-Francorchamps.
Verstappen’s day was not helped by a gearbox problem in the morning session which limited his running, and in the afternoon he could manage no better than eighth after struggling with balance issues.
Speaking about ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull duo have not found "happy" place at F1 Dutch GP - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Red Bull duo have not found "happy" place at F1 Dutch GP - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Having dominated last weekend’s race in Belgium, the duo had a troubled Friday practice at Zandvoort with their RB18 not feeling as solid as it did around Spa-Francorchamps.
Verstappen’s day was not helped by a gearbox problem in the morning session which limited his running, and in the afternoon he could manage no better than eighth after struggling with balance issues.
Speaking about ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull duo have not found "happy" place at F1 Dutch GP - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Piastri opens up on "upsetting" and "bizarre" Alpine F1 behaviour - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

In the wake of the shock decision of Fernando Alonso to join Aston Martin for next season, Alpine issued a statement shortly afterwards that Piastri would be stepping up to become Esteban Ocon’s teammate.
But the team’s claim was swiftly rebuked by Piastri who famously tweeted that the team had made an announcement without his agreement.
 
Speaking to the official F1 website in ...Keep reading

Read more: Piastri opens up on "upsetting" and "bizarre" Alpine F1 behaviour - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories