Sainz: I have not signed as a number two driver

Carlos Sainz has dismissed claims he has signed with Ferrari as a number two driver, saying his contract with the Scuderia is much the same as any other. Replacing Sebastian Vettel at Maranello in 2021, the Spaniard maintains he is not going there to merely act as the wingman of Charles Leclerc. “No,...

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8 hours ago, Grand Prix 247

How secret private jet chat led to Raikkonen's Sauber return

How secret private jet chat led to Raikkonen's Sauber return

Raikkonen made his F1 debut with Sauber back in 2001, but returned to the Swiss-based team - now under the Alfa Romeo brand - last year following five seasons with Ferrari.It ensured a continuation of the 2007 F1 world champion's career, and is now likely to see Raikkonen break Rubens Barrichello's record...

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8 hours ago, Motorsport.com

F1 News: Sauber began approach for Raikkonen return in 2017

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team manager Beat Zehnder has revealed the first plans to bring Kimi Raikkonen back to Sauber-run team were formulated as early as 2017

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9 hours ago, Autosport

F1: No deadline for finalising calendar

Chase Carey says there is no deadline in terms of confirming the remainder of the 2020 schedule.

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9 hours ago, Pitpass

My job in F1: The master of podium ceremonies

My job in F1: The master of podium ceremonies

My job is…My job is the master of ceremony, that’s how they call it at the FIA. Just like they give super licences for drivers, they also issue them for key people in the FIA organisation. And one of them is for the master of ceremonies.Most of the time I work for Formula One Management, but the podium...

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9 hours ago, Motorsport.com

F1 hopes to have fans back at races by autumn

F1 hopes to have fans back at races by autumn

All events in the initial eight-race European leg of the revised calendar announced yesterday will be held behind closed doors.However, Carey hopes that when the series moves to flyaway races outside Europe there will be scope to allow spectators into venues."Fans are incredibly important," Carey said...

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10 hours ago, Motorsport.com

No deadline to finalise remainder of 2020 F1 calendar

No deadline to finalise remainder of 2020 F1 calendar

After seeing the opening 10 races of the year called off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, F1 confirmed the first eight-race leg of the 2020 campaign on Tuesday morning.The season will start with back-to-back races at the Red Bull Ring in Austria in early July, kicking off a run of eight grands prix in just...

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10 hours ago, Motorsport.com

F1 News: "Very different" races will be as "fierce" as ever - Horner

The battle between Formula 1 teams will be as "fierce" as ever when racing resumes next month, reckons Red Bull boss Christian Horner, despite the unique circumstances of closed-door events

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11 hours ago, Autosport

F1: Races will go ahead even if a driver tests positive

Chase Carey states that even if a driver tests positive for the coronavirus, race weekends will go ahead as planned.

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11 hours ago, Pitpass

Williams expects decision on potential sale within four months | 2020 F1 season

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams wants to secure new funding for her team - potentially through a sale - within the next four months.

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12 hours ago, F1 Fanatic, Williams

Mexican Grand Prix holds firm on November 1 date

The promoter of the Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix has stated that its November date remains firm, despite the threat of coronavirus in the country. Corporación Interamericana de Entretenimiento (CIE) released a statement yesterday claiming that they remain focused on holding a race as planned between...

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13 hours ago, Grand Prix 247

Formula 1 scraps plans for reverse-grid races

Formula 1 will not move forward with its plan to run reverse-grid qualifying races at two grands prix in 2020, CEO Chase Carey has revealed. A proposal that was put to the teams last week, all but Mercedes were believed to be in favour of using the second race in Austria and Silverstone to trial the...

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13 hours ago, Grand Prix 247

Today in Racing: 3 June

There were four grands prix over the years on 3 June…  Peter Collins and Paul Frère’s Ferraris held Stirling Moss’ Maserati off to win a damp 1956 Belgian Grand Prix – Moss had taken over Cesare Perdisa’s car before charging back to third. The other three races were all in Monaco, starting...

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15 hours ago, Grand Prix 247

Carey: Positive COVID-19 test will not cancel race

Formula 1 races will not be cancelled even if there is a positive test for COVID-19, CEO Chase Carey said on Tuesday. The American was speaking after the sport published an eight-race initial calendar with the season starting in Austria on July 5. The original March 15 opener in Australia was cancelled...

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15 hours ago, Grand Prix 247

Mexican Grand Prix race date “remains firm” | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Mexican Grand Prix promoter expects race will go ahead • Ferrari 'put collective interest first' - Binotto • Norris to test F3 car

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19 hours ago, F1 Fanatic

Formula 1 boss Chase Carey says positive test would not cancel a race

A race would not be cancelled in the re-started season if a driver or team member tested positive for coronavirus, says Formula 1 boss Chase Carey.

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22 hours ago, BBC Sport

Hamilton: I am completely overcome with rage

Six times Formula 1 motor racing world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Tuesday he felt “completely overcome with rage” as he urged people to speak out against racism and stand up for justice. The Briton had slammed his sport on Sunday for its silence over the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed...

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23 hours ago, Grand Prix 247

F1 will not cancel races if a driver tests positive for Covid-19 | 2020 F1 season

Formula 1 will not cancel races if a driver or other paddock members tests positive for the Covid-19 Coronavirus.

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23 hours ago, F1 Fanatic

Hamilton says he was “overcome with rage” in reaction to Floyd killing | 2020 F1 season

Lewis Hamilton says he was "overcome with rage" following the death of George Floyd, adding, "unfortunately, America is not the only place where racism lives".

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1 day ago, F1 Fanatic

F1 wants race format experiments but no gimmicks

F1 wants race format experiments but no gimmicks

Carey was keen to use the 30-minute qualifying race format to spice up the second weekend of double-header events at the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone, but a lack of unanimous support from the 10 teams has seen the idea fizzle out since it was tabled in a meeting on Friday. Carey says that new ideas...

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1 day ago, Motorsport.com

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