F1

Aston Martin could join F1 if Racing Point owner Stroll buys stake

Aston Martin could join Formula One if Racing Point’s billionaire owner Lawrence Stroll buys significant stake in the luxury carmaker Stroll is leading a consortium that is considering a stake in the British firm He is ready to capitalise on drop in value since London stock market float  Aston Martin shares have slumped from £19 to […]

Racing

It’s back: Waving the chequered flag to return to Formula One

Formula One's governing body has ruled for tradition over technology when it comes to deciding the official end of a grand prix. The FIA said in a statement after a World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris that the waved chequered flag would be reinstated next season as the "definitive end-of-race signal". The chequered flag […]

F1

Formula 1 relax 2020 engine restrictions

Formula 1 has relaxed restrictions on engine usage for 2020 meaning drivers could suffer fewer grid penalties. Drivers will next year be able to use three MGU-Ks – a part of the hybrid system – one more than in 2019. The move brings the MGU-K into line with the other parts of the power-unit in […]

F1

New era underway for Ricciardo and Co.

Daniel Ricciardo’s new teammate Esteban Ocon started work as a Renault F1 driver in post-season testing on Tuesday and said it was good to be back behind the wheel. The 23-year-old Frenchman lost his drive with Racing Point at the end of 2018 but has returned to replace departed German Nico Hulkenberg for 2020 alongside […]

F1

Ricciardo avoids F1 ‘punch in the guts’

Daniel Ricciardo’s first season with Renault has come to an end following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Monday morning. Ricciardo’s high-profiled switch to the French manufacturer sent the F1 community into a tailspin ahead of the 2019 season. The Aussie endured a tough season with his new team, failing to finish five races and […]

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Jamie Chadwick: British female racer to compete in Asian F3 series

Great Britain’s Jamie Chadwick will compete for Absolute Racing in the Asian F3 series over the winter. Chadwick, 21, won the inaugural women-only W Series earlier this year and has also had a role as a development driver with the Williams Formula 1 team. The Asian F3 series carries important FIA Super Licence points, required […]