FP1 Results: Russian GP

Charles Leclerc put aside his Singapore disappointment to set the pace in Friday’s first practice for the Russian GP as Daniil Kvyat, Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo all ran into trouble. 1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:34.462 (soft) 2 Max Verstappen Red Bull 0.082s (soft) 3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 0.543s (soft) 4 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes

Key title-winning team builder is leaving F1

Aldo Costa, one of the leading figures behind Mercedes' recent success, will leave the team, it has been announced. Aldo Costa was a key building block for the all-conquering Ferrari effort from 2000-2004 and until recently he spearheaded the engineering side of Mercedes' unbroken run of titles since 2014. However, at the

Kubica to leave Williams at the end of 2019

Robert Kubica has confirmed that he will leave Williams at the end of 2019. Kubica has scored the team's sole point of the season so far in Germany, but will depart for new opportunities in 2020. He said: "We are looking forward to next year and looking for different opportunities. I've taken

‘Leclerc can lead Ferrari like Schumacher’

Jean Todt has likened Charles Leclerc to Ferrari's greatest ever champion, Michael Schumacher. Todt was team boss at Ferrari during the team's ultra-successful Schumacher era. "Charles is extremely strong mentally," FIA president Jean Todt told Auto Bild. "He has the makings of a great champion and the same natural way to lead a

Ex-Manchester United boss will be Formula E CEO

Jamie Reigle, a former leading executive for Manchester United at the Los Angeles Rams, has been named the Chief Executive Officer for Formula E with immediate effect. "I'm delighted and honoured to be charged with leading Formula E through its next phase of development," said Reigle. "I’ve followed the championship from inception

New F1 team aiming for a spot on the 2021 grid

A new team is hoping to make its Formula 1 debut in 2021. During the summer break, reports emerged that a new outfit called Panthera has set up camp near the British GP venue at Silverstone. “I would welcome them,” Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost said at Spa. Germany’s Auto Bild now has

Rosberg: Lewis Hamilton made a ‘dumb’ mistake

Lewis Hamilton made a “dumb” mistake at the Italian Grand Prix, according to former rival and team-mate Nico Rosberg. “Even Lewis, I was very happy to see actually he made a similar not so smart move as I did five years ago,” Rosberg said on his YouTube channel. “I thought I was

Classy reaction by Vettel after Italian GP

Ferrari driver, Sebastian Vettel after the Italian GP walks over to the Racing Point of Lance Stroll to apologise for what happened during the race, That's Classy Seb! Classy Seb. pic.twitter.com/AEHqz0ihZv — Ky (@FiftyBucksss) September 9, 2019

BREAKING: Albon to replace Gasly at Red Bull

Red Bull has announced that Alexander Albon will replace Pierre Gasly at the team from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards. Gasly has struggled to get up to pace at the energy drink squad this season, which was his first in the Milton Keynes outfit, replacing Daniel Ricciardo who departed for Renault. Max