Norris: Reverse Silverstone layout would be cool but tricky

Lando Norris says the idea of reversing Silverstone to add more events to the shortened 2020 Formula 1 calendar is a “great opportunity”, even if the alternate layout looks “tricky”. Last week, Silverstone boss Stuart Pringle told Sky Sports that the circuit was opening to running multiple races and “nothing’s

What we know about Formula 1’s 2020 cars so far

Formula 1’s 2020 cars may not yet have run in anger on an official grand prix weekend, but pre-season testing and the build-up to Melbourne has already offered us a good glimpse at what teams have come up with. And, while many had expected this year to be like a

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

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

Sette Camara: Super Formula on a par with IndyCar

Sergio Sette Camara believes that the level in Super Formula is on a par with the NTT IndyCar Series having taken part in pre-season testing for both championships. Ex-Formula 2 racer Sette Camara was a last-minute addition to the B-Max Racing/Motopark line-up in Super Formula, replacing fellow Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi

The fascinating story of McLaren’s most iconic F1 car

The McLaren MP4/4 remains Formula 1’s most successful machine, with a 93.8% win ratio that helped Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost storm to victory in 15 out of the 16 races during 1988. The first of its successes came on this day 32 years ago when Alain Prost triumphed in

Motorsport Heroes: The Ferrari that made Massa F1 champ for 38s

In Motorsport Heroes, the full-length feature film by Manish Pandey now available on Motorsport.tv, four legends of our sport share their life stories. Here, we look at the machinery that almost powered Felipe Massa to the 2008 world title. In the film, Massa relives some of the greatest and worst

Netflix showed Steiner’s ‘surprising’ leadership – Grosjean

Romain Grosjean says the Netflix Drive to Survive series helped showed Haas Formula 1 chief Gunther Steiner’s “surprising” leadership style that avoids any intra-team politics. The Haas team’s woes through the 2019 season were profiled in the second episode of the latest season of Drive to Survive as Grosjean and