World driving champion Fernando Alonso will skip this year’s Monaco grand prix to race in the Indianapolis 500. He will be driving for Andretti Motorsports.
Formula One is thinking about the next engine rules package for 2021 and beyond. Should it go forward with more technological wizardry and complexity in the name of efficiency or take a step back to more conventional gasoline engines?
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap ever recorded on the Melbourne street circuit during qualifying for the start of the 2017 Formula One season. But Sebastien Vettel and his Ferrari was only a quarter of a second behind.
with wider, grippier tires and more down force, Formula One cars are expected to be 2-3 seconds a lap quicker in 2017. Fernando Alonso says drivers no longer need to drive “like small children.”
A dispute is brewing over Formula One suspension rules just prior to the start of winter testing. Ferrari is challenging the legality of the suspension system used by Mercedes and Red Bull and is threatening protests at the first race in Melbourne in March.
Formula One rules allow brake discs that are 4 mm wider than last year. This year’s cars are expected to be faster and generate up to 25% higher braking force, putting heavy G loads on drivers.
Bernie Ecclestone has been kicked upstairs by Liberty Media, new owners of the commercial rights to Formula One.
Ross Brawn thinks Formula One needs to take a hard look at what it wants to be after the current rules package expires in 2020. That would be a novel idea.
In a surprise announcement, 2016 world driver’s champion Nico Rosberg has retired from Formula One racing. His plans for the future are vague other than to spend more time with his wife and family.
According to a cheeky tweet from his mom, Sophie, Breast Feeding the lad into his teens is the Secret of Max Verstappen’s F1 Success!
Nico Rosberg is the 2016 Formula One world driving champion after a tough drive in the last race of the season at Abu Dhabi. But was his victory a gift from Red Bull Racing?
Bernie Ecclestone is at it again, proposing idiotic rules changes to “spice up the show.” He wants to have standing starts after every safety car period. If the sport would simply return to racing, there would be no need for such stupidity.
In an interview with ESPN UK, Ross Brawn explains to reporter Jennie Gow what his role might or might not be within Formula One. His first objective, he says, would be to create a long term plan for the sport, something he says has never been done.
Velocity RPB Concept for an enclosed formula car is so good, maybe it really Should be the Future of Formula 1 race cars (w/ Video)
Liberty Media, which bought the commercial rights to Formula One earlier this year, has picked Ross Brawn to head the management of the sport.
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