Formula 1 'absolutely' doing right thing with sprint trials

Formula 1 president Stefano Domenicali maintains the series is “absolutely” heading in the right direction with sprint ‘races’. New for 2021 was the sprint qualifying initiative, which sees a 100km sprint ‘race’ take place on a Saturday at selected race weekends in 2021, setting the grid for the main grand

Smart Concept #1 – near-production electric SUV is first model of new era under Geely part ownership – paultan.org

Remember the Smart car? If you don’t it’s OK. If you do, erase the memory of those tiny city cars because there’s a new Smart, under a new owner. In March 2019, Geely became an equal partner in a 50:50 JV with Daimler (now called Mercedes-Benz AG) to develop the

Phase 1 NRP: How many people per car? Can cross district or state lines? What about Grab or taxis? – paultan.org

The ministry of transport has reminded the public that vehicle occupant capacity in Phase 1 states of the national recovery plan (NRP) is now dependent on whether they are fully or partially vaccinated, doing so via a Facebook post with a Bernama infographic. To recap, as of August 20, the

2021 Formula 1: Japanese Grand Prix cancelled for second year in a row due to resurgence of Covid-19 – paultan.org

The Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled for the 2021 season of Formula 1. This makes it the second year in succession that the race has been axed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has seen the country sustain a resurgence in infection numbers recently. “Formula 1 is now working

1,578bhp Bugatti Bolide being readied for limited production run

The new Bugatti Bolide weighs 1,240kg and can sprint from 0 to 311mph in just 20 seconds Last year, Bugatti unveiled the Bolide experimental hypercar concept. A project designed to investigate just how fast the brand’s 8.0-litre W16 engine could propel a car shorn of the luxuries in the Chiron

Formula 1 pays tribute to MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi | Planet F1

Formula 1 drivers past and present have been paying tribute to MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, who has announced his retirement date. The nine-time world champion, 42, revealed the news ahead of this weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix. Rossi will bring down the curtain on an illustrious 25-year career which yielded 115

How Crashes in Formula 1 Affect Teams’ Bottom Lines, Budget Caps

Formula 1 teams are counting the cost of the first half of the 2021 season, accentuated by the dramatic start to last weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Several teams suffered crash damage to a car after two separate accidents in damp conditions at the Hungaroring. Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll, Ferrari’s Charles

Amalgam Stuns With Life-Like 1:8 Scale Ford GT40 Model

Only 199 will be built. Ford only produced the GT40 from 1966 through 1969, but the winning race car left its mark on motorsports and the entire auto industry, which is still felt and honored today. The racer’s last model year saw the No. 6 GT40 win the 1969 24

Series 1 Lancia Fulvia for sale

Want an Italian classic – a Lancia, no less – that doesn't cost the earth? Try a Fulvia By Matt Bird / Friday, June 11, 2021 / Loading comments Nobody needs reminding that certain old Lancias are now tremendously expensive. It’s easy to see why: the resurgence of brand awareness

Formula 1 will keep searching for Monaco changes

Although they have not had any breakthroughs so far, F1 managing director Ross Brawn said updating the Monaco circuit is on their agenda. The Monaco Grand Prix is seen as the jewel in the Formula 1 crown, but in modern times it is a good job that it has this