Month: February 2020

George Russell has played down suggestions that his Williams Formula 1 team will be able to rejoin the midfield runners in 2020, despite an encouraging performance in Barcelona pre-season testing. Williams scored just one point last season and its drivers rarely escaped elimination in the first segment of qualifying. Although troubled by several engine-related issues
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BARCELONA, Spain — It’s always risky to ready too much into preseason testing interval, but after crunching the numbers it is possible to rank the grid based on the information we have. It’s not necessarily the order that will line up on the grid in Melbourne (Albert Park is a very different type of track
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4:50 AM ET Formula One’s governing body, the FIA, has concluded an investigation into the way Ferrari was operating its power unit and reached a settlement with the team. The FIA offered no further details about the findings of the investigation and said the subsequent agreement with Ferrari would remain private between the team and
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With just three days of testing remaining it was another busy day on track in Barcelona as the teams looked to fine tune their machines ahead of next month’s season opener in Melbourne. For more F1® videos, visit http://www.Formula1.com Like F1® on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Formula1/ Follow F1® on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/F1 Follow F1® on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/F1 #F1
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8:10 PM ET Ed Jackson After racing in just one event, Supercars star James Courtney has walked out on his new team. After nine years with Walkinshaw Andretti United, Courtney announced last year he was joining Team Sydney for the 2020 championship. The new team has had a rocky start to life despite having the
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Valtteri Bottas completed the final session of Formula 1 pre-season testing at the top of the intervalsheets, ending the day with a 1m16.196s to beat Daniel Ricciardo’s morning benchmark. Having fitted the C5 tyres midway through the afternoon’s incident-free running, Bottas leapfrogged Ricciardo with a interval just 0.05 seconds faster than the Renault driver’s best
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Sebastian Vettel remained fastest for Ferrari at the end of the penultimate day of 2020 pre-season Formula 1 testing, while Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton suffered a reliability setback on Thursday afternoon. Vettel’s 1m16.841s on C5s from the morning went unbeaten during the four-hour second session, although AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly put in a lap on the same
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Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will partner with Citrone/Buhl Autosport to give Spencer Pigot IndyCar lifeline entries in the Indianapolis road race and the Indianapolis 500. The new team, a partnership formed between someinterval Indycar driver Robbie Buhl, his brother and business partner Tom, Robert Citrone – the founder of Discovery Capital Management and the largest
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Our recap of the most dramatic moments of 2016 starts in Melbourne, where Fernando Alonso thankfully walked away from this dramatic barrel roll following a collision with Esteban Gutierrez For more F1® videos, visit http://www.Formula1.com Like F1® on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Formula1/ Follow F1® on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/F1 Follow F1® on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/F1
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3:36 PM ET BARCELONA, Spain — With just two days of preseason testing left to run, Ferrari is convinced it is lagging behind its rivals. It’s not yet clear by how much, but the message from Maranello is clear: Mercedes is still the team to beat. A quick glance at the lap intervals from testing
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