F1 organisation puts staff on furlough as bosses take pay cut

The Formula 1 organisation has followed the route taken by teams and placed around half of its staff on furlough as the COVID-19 crisis continues to have an impact on the sport. In addition, senior staff are to take a 20% pay cut, with CEO Chase Carey likely to take

Why Vettel’s Ferrari mission isn’t over yet

A lot has changed since Sebastian Vettel won titles with Red Bull and set himself the goal of winning with Ferrari. There have been a lot of mistakes too, but he’s not ready to give up There’s a lot to be said for the 2010 Formula 1 season, looking back

Williams furloughs staff, management and drivers take pay cuts

Williams has confirmed it has placed a number of its Formula 1 staff on furlough as well as introducing pay cuts for its drivers and senior management members. As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact F1, teams are anticipating financial difficulties onset by a lack of revenue due to

Williams drivers join pay cut list, staff furloughed

Williams has joined McLaren in officially announcing pay cuts for senior staff and its drivers, whilst placing some other members of staff on furlough. With no Formula 1 racing for the foreseeable future, teams are understandably feeling the pinch when it comes to finances. Whilst teams are saving money in

GT Sport Daily Races: Rain, Pain, and Chicanes

Another week, another set of GT Sport Daily Races — and this week the central theme is chicances. Race A brings back the pick and mix format, with a choice of two specially provided cars — which, from the fact that there’s two, probably means you can guess it’s the

Formula 2 Racer Anthoine Hubert Killed in High-Speed Crash at Spa Francorchamps

It has been confirmed by the FIA that French Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert was killed as the result of a horrific early-race crash Saturday afternoon at the Spa Francorchamps circuit. Hubert violently struck a barrier near the track’s high-speed Raidillon/Eau Rouge complex and was then hit by fellow driver

Ducati doubts 10-round MotoGP season is feasible

Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti believes it will be difficult to find 10 countries able to host a MotoGP race this season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The opening six rounds of the 2020 MotoGP campaign have been either postponed or cancelled, with the originally scheduled seventh and eighth rounds

Reynolds reveals coronavirus scare

Supercars star David Reynolds endured a nervous wait last week after a family member was tested for coronavirus. Reynolds was potentially exposed to the virus during a family function in his home town of Albury, on the New South Wales/Victorian border, held shortly before Australia entered its current lockdown phase.

F1 engine development could be frozen

Engine development in Formula 1 could be frozen as a way of cutting costs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to reports. Already Formula 1 bosses have been in discussion with teams and the FIA about ways to reduce the costs of the series with the 2020 season remaining on hold.

How a fist shake may have cost F1’s youngest poleman a win

On April 4th 1982 Andrea de Cesaris started the US GP West in Long Beach from the only pole position he would ever earn. Had he converted it into victory, the Italian’s career might have taken a different direction – but not only did he lose the lead to a