Petrov replaced as F1 steward after father’s death

Vitaly Petrov has stood down as a race steward at the Portuguese Grand Prix following the death of his father Alexander on Saturday. According to reports emerging from Russia, Alexander Petrov was shot at his home near Vyborg in the western part of the country. The tragedy meant that Vitaly,

Buemi on Red Bull F1 duty as Sette Camara makes it to Japan

Sebastien Buemi is officially on reserve duty for the AlphaTauri and Red Bull Formula 1 teams after Sergio Sette Camara was able to enter Japan to race in Super Formula. Ex-Formula 2 racer Sette Camara has been the reserve for the two Red Bull-owned teams this season, and has been

Chase Carey: Coming to F1 as outsider helped | F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey believes the fact that he came into the sport as an outsider actually worked in his favour. Having held roles in the past with companies such as News Corp, 21st Century Fox and Sky plc, Carey took over as CEO and Executive chairman of the

Nissan integrates Japan and ASEAN operations – global management streamlined to four regions –

Nissan has announced that it has restructured its regional operations as part of its Nissan Next four-year transformation plan. Aimed at creating a leaner, more agile organisation, the move sees the streamlining of its regions from seven to four. The biggest news is that the Asia & Oceania group will

Ferrari Omologata Revealed As Stunning One-Off V12 Grand Tourer

The 812 Superfast has never looked this good. Two years in the making, the Omologata is Ferrari’s tenth V12 one-off creation in the modern era and has been commissioned by a “discerning European client.” It started off as a “regular” 812 Superfast before the talented folks from Maranello got rid of all

VW Golf GTI TCR Spied As Wolfsburg's Ultimate Front-Drive Hot Hatch

It will bridge the gap between the regular GTI and the all-paw R. The Volkswagen Golf lineup has blossomed this year to include the spicy GTI, GTE, and GTD trio along with the practical Variant and Alltrack duo. There’s more to come on the performance side as 2020 will also

Volkswagen Taos enters as small crossover SUV

Volkswagen’s forthcoming small crossover SUV will be known as Taos, the automaker announced Thursday. After stringing together a series of teasers throughout the year, as well as rampant speculation over whether the small crossover model sold in Europe will be imported here, the Volkswagen Taos will be designed specifically for

Ocon shut down by Renault as he voices frustration

Esteban Ocon was gagged by Renault as he tried to voice his frustration over what he deemed to be a “missed” opportunity at the Italian Grand Prix. Qualifying 12th at the Monza circuit, Ocon raced his way to eighth at the chequered flag. The Frenchman was the last driver to

Renault to be rebranded as Alpine for 2021 F1 season

Renault has announced that its Formula 1 team will be rebranded under the Alpine name for the 2021 season. Following the appointment of new Renault Group CEO Luca de Meo earlier this year, the French marque has undergone a review of its various brands, including its Alpine arm. Renault officially

Monza F2: Ilott on pole as Schumacher crashes

Callum Ilott took his fourth pole position of the Formula 2 season after topping a qualifying session at Monza that was prematurely ended by a crash for Mick Schumacher. Virtuosi’s Ilott lost the F2 points lead after a disastrous round at Spa last weekend where he scored just one point.