For the first time in 30 years, India loses its seat at FIA’s World Motor Sport Council (WMSC)

Gautam Singhania was defeated in his bid for 14 WMSC seats reserved for titular members. The announcement occurred on the same day that Mohammed Ben Sulayem was sworn in as the new President of the FIA, succeeding Jean Todt. The…

Volkswagen group joining Formula 1? First hints as FIA confirms MGU-H will not be a part of the engine component from 2026

MGU-H has been phased out of the power units starting in 2026 but ensuring that the electrical power output will be increased to 350kW. The MGU-H – Motor Generator Unit-Heat – is a device that can recover or store energy…

“I wanted to cut all ties with Mercedes”: Valtteri Bottas reveals the reason why chose to join Alfa Romeo instead of Williams for 2022

Valtteri Bottas says he made the decision to join Alfa Romeo for 2022 because he wanted a completely new environment to work in.  Earlier this year, Mercedes announced that Bottas would be leaving them at the end of the season.…

“The youngsters relate to him more”: Former Red Bull driver feels Max Verstappen winning the 2021 Championship would be good for F1 as more young people will be drawn to the sport

David Coulthard believes that Max Verstappen winning the 2021 Championship would be good for both Formula 1 and Lewis Hamilton.  The former F1 driver mentioned how Mercedes have been dominating F1 for 7 years. He feels that a new driver…

“The decision for the second driver seat is made”: Alfa Romeo set to announce their other 2022 driver after the Brazilian Grand Prix

Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed that the team have decided as to who their second driver for 2022 will be. There has been a lot of talk about the team’s driver line-up for 2022 this year. Earlier…

“The next Charles Leclerc?”: Ferrari sign one of the most promising young drivers in the world to their academy

Ferrari has secured the signing of 16-year-old double F4 Champion Ollie Bearman, who is one of the most promising young drivers around.  The Italian team’s driver academy has produced a number of Formula 1 stars. The likes of Sergio Perez…

“At Ferrari, not winning is not an option”: Carlos Sainz discusses the importance of his team finishing P3 in the Championship

Carlos Sainz believes that finishing P3  ahead of McLaren in the Constructor’s Championship would be ‘symbolic’ for his team Ferrari.  The Scuderia had a tough 2020 . The team ended the season 6th in the standings which was their worst…

“We won’t be doing any testing in Abu Dhabi”: Williams are already set for a slow start to 2022 as the team confirms that they will be missing the post season testing

Williams F1 team confirm that they do not have the available resources to participate in the 2021 end of season testing in Abu Dhabi.  Formula 1 will be entering a new era from the 2022 season. Massive regulation changes are…

“Look who is back!”: Mercedes AMG GTR Safety Car to make a return to Formula 1 at the Mexican Grand Prix

Mercedes’ safety car will return to Formula 1 at the Mexican GP this week after 12 races with the Aston Martin car.  Mercedes have been the primary supplier for both safety and medical cars in F1 since 1996. However, at…

“I’m not sure whether the money we get is very pure”: Sebastian Vettel questions Formula 1’s income flow following decision to race in certain venues

Sebastian Vettel admits that he’s not sure how pure F1’s revenue is following their decision to add ‘questionable’ venues to the calendar. The four-time World Champion is a huge advocate for social issues and is never afraid to voice his…