Formula 1

Toro Rosso will keep both drivers for next season

Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to confirm that Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat will be continuing with the team in 2020. Both drivers have proven their capabilities throughout the 2019 season, with Daniil scoring the team’s second podium in its history at the German Grand Prix, and Pierre’s strong performances beginning immediately upon his return to Toro Rosso. We are excited to hit the ground running in 2020 with our strong pairing, which will play an important role in our target to move further up the grid.

RENAULT F1 TEAM STATEMENT

Renault F1 Team acknowledges the decision of the Stewards of the Japanese Grand Prix regarding the protest by SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team concerning the legality of Renault F1 Team’s braking system during the Japanese Grand Prix.

ROKiT Williams Racing Announces a Major New Partnership with ROKiT Drinks

ROKiT Williams Racing is pleased to announce a major new multi-year partnership with ROKiT Drinks, commencing from 2020. ROKiT Drinks is a premium beverage business with a unique collection of award-winning spirits, beers, water and energy drinks. ROKiT Drinks prides itself on striving for excellence to ‘Build the Mega Brands of Tomorrow, Today’ and has a multi-national portfolio of outstanding and award-winning drinks with a history and heritage of quality. Through this new partnership, ROKiT Drinks will promote various brands within the ROKiT Drinks portfolio including Bogart Spirits, ABK Beer from the 700-year-old brewery in Bavaria and Bandero Tequila. ROKiT […]

Wolff dedicates Mercedes’ sixth straight title to late team mate Niki Lauda

With Valtteri Bottas winning and Lewis Hamilton third, Mercedes made history at Suzuka on Sunday as they became only the second team in history to win six straight constructors’ titles, while at the same time ensuring that only Hamilton or Bottas can be crowned 2019 drivers’ champion. That means they’re now guaranteed to become the first team ever to secure six straight championship doubles – an achievement Silver Arrows Team Principal Toto Wolff was quick to dedicate to late team member Niki Lauda.

FIA: Vettels Start was acceptable

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel escaped a penalty for a possible jump-start in the Japanese Grand Prix because his pre-start movement was “within acceptable tolerance”, the FIA has explained. Vettel’s car, which had lined up on pole for the Suzuka Formula 1 race, had twitched forward before the start lights were out, which meant he was placed under investigation soon after.

Japanese GP results altered

The FIA has launched an investigation into why the chequered flag light display panel was shown a lap too soon at Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix, which meant the race was declared a lap earlier than originally intended.