Plenty of driver intrigue around new F2 format | F1 News by PlanetF1

There is the potential for the new F2 format to make race weekends stressful, but also plenty of excitement over the possible opportunities. Largely inspired by the financial impacts of the global pandemic, both the Formula 2 and Formula 3 race weekend formats have been changed. There will be less

Gasly becomes sixth F1 driver to test positive for COVID-19

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly is currently self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. Gasly has recently been in Dubai for a training camp as part of his off-season preparations, but announced on Sunday night via social media that he had contracted COVID-19. It makes Gasly the sixth F1 driver

Ferrari Academy driver Marcus Armstrong makes DAMS F2 switch

Ferrari Driver Academy member Marcus Armstrong will join former Formula 2 champion squad DAMS for his second campaign in the Formula 1 feeder series.  The credentialed New Zealander has teamed up with the French outfit after a challenging rookie F2 season with ART Grand Prix, highlighted by two podiums finishes

TV Presenter And Racing Driver Takes Porsche Taycan On Hot Lap

He is Fifth Gear’s Jason Plato who not only has lots of racing experience, but he has also owned many Porsche models. If you’ve watched the popular British motoring show Fifth Gear, then you undoubtedly know Jason Plato and his driving style. If you haven’t and don’t know who he

What’s Your Dream Winter Driver on a Budget of $15,000?

The arrival of winter each year (not available in all areas, void where prohibited) can be a different experience for different drivers. Some are surprised each year that snow can have an effect on commute times, but never quite plan for any kind of disruption and continue driving on all-season

Study Says Driver Assist Systems Are Making Us Less Safe, Not More

One step forward, two steps back? As electronic driver aids get more advanced, new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and MIT’s AgeLab shows that drivers are more likely to engage with distractions; the thought process being something along the lines of “If my car will steer

Young Driver Award-winner completes Red Bull test | F1 News by PlanetF1

Johnathan Hoggard, winner of the 2019 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award, has completed a testing session with Red Bull. Hoggard was given the chance to test the RB8 for the day at Silverstone as part of the award which he won after impressing in MSV

Tesla Driver Shares Video Of Autopilot Preventing A Crash

While some Autopilot save videos lack details (and sometimes credibility), this one looks like the real deal. There is something deeply satisfying about watching a car avoid an accident on its own, like in this video. What makes it even more impressive is the driver’s confession that he was actually