Mugello set for September slot on updated F1 calendar

Mugello is set to be the first new Formula 1 event to follow the initial schedule of eight European races. The Ferrari-owned venue has been handed the September 13 slot to form the last part of a triple-header, following on from Spa and Monza. It’s believed that the name chosen

F1 news: No quick fix for ‘complex’ Mercedes gearbox issues

Mercedes has admitted that it is facing a “complex problem” in trying to solve its Formula 1 gearbox issues ahead of this weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix. A combination of electrical interference within its systems, allied to the vibrations caused by running over kerbs at the Red Bull Ring, left the

Fernando Alonso set for 2021 F1 return at Renault

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso is set to make a sensational return to the Renault F1 team, with a two-year deal to cover the 2021 and 2022 seasons expected to be announced as early as Wednesday. Alonso, 38, will replace McLaren-bound Daniel Ricciardo at the team and partner

Red Bull: Social media prompted Hamilton penalty review

Red Bull said that its decision to request a review of Lewis Hamilton’s yellow flag infringement in Austria was prompted by intrigue on social media. The Milton Keynes-based outfit pushed the FIA in the hours before the Austrian Grand Prix to review the stewards’ decision not to punish Hamilton for

Mercedes confident of solutions for Austria gearbox issue

Mercedes is confident of putting fixes in place to prevent a repeat of its Austrian Grand Prix gearbox issues in time for the second race at the Red Bull Ring. Valtteri Bottas led all 71 laps en route to victory in the 2020 season opener, with teammate Lewis Hamilton finishing

Horner: Hamilton is the one who needs to change approach

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says Lewis Hamilton is the one who perhaps needs to race differently in the future, following his second clash with Alex Albon in three races. Hamilton and Albon were battling for second place in the closing stages of the Austrian Grand Prix when

Austrian Grand Prix: Sunday’s best F1 images

After a long wait the 2020 Formula 1 season finally roared back to life with a spectacular Austrian Grand Prix. Check out Sunday’s best photos from Motorsport Images at the picturesque Red Bull Ring. Click on the images below to cycle through them… Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari and Kimi Raikkonen, Alfa

Surprise second ‘feels like a victory’ – Leclerc

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc says his unexpected second place in the Austrian GP “feels like a victory” after the Italian team struggled for performance all weekend. Leclerc could qualify only seventh, but after a strong run in a race of high attrition he moved up to third place

F1 results: Austrian Grand Prix, Bottas wins amazing race

Valtteri Bottas won an incident-packed Austrian Grand Prix, the first race of the delayed 2020 Formula 1 season, for Mercedes at the Red Bull Ring. Mercedes’ dominance was challenged by Red Bull but Max Verstappen, who was running second behind Bottas, was forced out with an electrical failure early on.

How F1’s new podium procedure will work in Austria

The FIA has revealed the full details on how Formula 1’s new podium procedure will work for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix, taking place on the start/finish straight. As part of the new “closed event” protocols for F1 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it was confirmed last month that the podium ceremony