Pirelli just announced the tire preview for the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix.
When Formula One returns to racing this weekend in Austria, it will do so in a world that has changed profoundly since the teams last gathered in Melbourne in early March. Our sport’s united response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, in the form of Project Pitlane, showcased the very best capability that Formula One has to offer.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the FIA, JCDecaux and the #3500LIVES Global Road Safety Campaign Ambassadors are promoting a unified message: ‘Stay Home. Stay Safe. Stay Committed’ in a new social media asset using the hashtag #RaceAgainstCovid.
Motor sport teams and car makers are usually pitted against each other, but during the COVID-19 pandemic the talents that create success on track are having an impact on the fight against the virus.
Marking a world first in motor racing, Extreme E, the pioneering electric off-road racing series, will see teams field both a male and female driver in its races – promoting gender equality and a level playing field amongst competitors.
Following the COVID-19 global pandemic that broke out at the beginning of the year, the FIA is closely monitoring the evolving situation with its Member Clubs and relevant authorities including Governments and WHO, under the direction of FIA Medical Commission President, Professor Gérard Saillant. The FIA will evaluate the calendar of its forthcoming races and, if necessary, take any action required to help protect the global motor sport community and the wider public.
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile just announced FIA Rally Star, a global, FIF-funded program to detect, train and develop talented young drivers. Spotted by the National Sporting Authorities, the best young people between 17 and 25 years old will eventually be able to join the World Rally Championship, benefiting from a sporting program set up by the FIA and its partners.
At round five of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin on 23 February, Porsche aims to clinch its first U.S. victory with the new 911 RSR.
Netflix is back with the show Drive to Survive. The new season will be online later this month. Today they released the first trailer.
Friends and family said a final goodbye to race car driver John Andretti yesterday. A big funeral mass was held in the afternoon at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral. After that John Andretti was laid to rest in a private burial.