Daniel Ricciardo may have finished a strong P8 for Renault in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix – but he was later disqualified from the results of the session after it was discovered that the Australian had exceeded his MGU-K power limit in the Q1 segment of qualifying. The MGU-K is part of an F1 car’s energy recovery system which converts energy generated under braking into electrical power, which can then be deployed directly to the drivetrain. Teams are limited to deploying 120kW of this electrical power – equivalent to around 160bhp – out on track. But after it was […]
Formula 1 racing’s governing body, the FIA, have added another DRS zone to Marina Bay for the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix, giving drivers three uses of DRS compared to last year’s two.
The 2020 FIA FORMULA 3 Championship calendar has been confirmed today. It will comprise a total of nine rounds – one more than in 2019, all support events of the FIA Formula One® World Championship and the FIA FORMULA 2 Championship. Seven rounds will be held in Europe, whilst two flyaway events will complete the calendar. There will be two new venues: Sakhir in Bahrain and Zandvoort in the Netherlands.
The 2020 FIA FORMULA 2 Championship calendar has been unveiled. Once again, it will consist of twelve rounds in total, all support events of the FIA Formula One® World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe, including new venue Zandvoort in the Netherlands, whilst four flyaway events will complete the calendar.
Haas has revealed the first image of what its tweaked car livery will look like following the split with title sponsor Rich Energy. The team’s original black-and-gold colour scheme was adopted at the start of this year because of a new tie-up with energy drinks company Rich Energy.
René Rast was his usual quick self in qualifying for the weekend’s second DTM race at the Nürburgring this morning, but his Audi Sport Team Rosberg stablemate Jamie Green was ever so slightly quicker, edging out the German by a mere thousandth of a second in the dying seconds of Sunday morning’s session.
The destination of the 2019 DTM title swung emphatically towards Rene Rast (GER) after the Audi driver claimed maximum points from pole position and a lights-to-flag race victory at the Nürburgring.
The parents of Juan Manuel Correa have provided an update on their son’s condition following the huge Formula 2 crash at Spa-Francorchamps in which Anthoine Hubert died. Juan Manuel Correa was transported from intensive care in Liege in Belgium to a hospital in London last week, where he was diagnosed with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and was put into an induced coma.
MARIO ISOLA – HEAD OF F1 AND CAR RACING: “We were delighted to open up a brand new chapter at Paul Ricard, with the debut for our 18-inch tires – which will change the face of Formula 1 – taking place alongside our latest development test for next year’s 13-inch tires. Renault provided a 2018 mule car for the 18-inch test, with Sergey Sirotkin driving to mark this historic moment. We completed our planned program as expected, covering 213 laps with the 18-inch tires over two days. This was very useful for us to take a first look at the […]
After 125 years of motorsport history, Mercedes-Benz is about to write a new chapter in the upcoming season: at the opening round of the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Saudi Arabia in late November, two all-electric race cars will be fielded by the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team for the first time.