Brawn: Friday young driver practices are 'coming in'

Friday practices for young drivers are “coming in” says Ross Brawn, there are just a few details that still need to be ironed out. Earlier this month it was reported that Formula 1 is considering young driver practice sessions, beginning in 2022. While in yesteryear Formula 1 testing was almost

F1 could make young driver tests 'mandatory' on Fridays

Formula 1 is in talks with the teams about making it “mandatory” for them to run a young driver in one of the two Friday practice sessions. That’s according to F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali. As the rules stand, all the teams are permitted to run a third driver during a

'Every driver copied Turn 3 racing line from Fernando Alonso'

A report in Spain has claimed Fernando Alonso was the first driver to find the optimum line around the banked Turn 3 at Zandvoort. A source from AS found that, upon reviewing each driver’s telemetry around the tricky cambered left-hander, every other car on the grid then followed the lead

'A driver who makes fewer crashes will have a higher value'

As the F1 teams grapple with the budget cap and the cost of crashes, Guenther Steiner reckons it is no longer speed alone that determines a driver’s value. Crashes and the cost of them has been making headlines over the last few weeks as Red Bull had three cars involved

Car And Driver Not Happy With Cost Of Tesla Model 3 Maintenance

The publication has been running a Model 3 for nearly 40,000 miles, but it hasn’t found the vehicle as cheap to maintain as expected. While some are reporting that moving to a Tesla Model 3 from a gas car has brought them savings, particularly on maintenance, it seems not everybody

Cops Arrest Driver Who Tricked His Tesla To Drive With Him In Backseat

He is now booked into Santa Rita Jail on two counts of reckless driving. Autonomous driving technologies have been enjoying a rapid improvement in the last few years. From the very first adaptive cruise control systems that can be described as early self-driving tech, to the precise radar-based systems of

CCTV Footage Shows Driver Jumping Rising Drawbridge

Dramatic CCTV footage at a drawbridge in Florida depicts a Hyundai Sante Fe driver’s moment of extreme impatience. On Monday morning they blew past red lights and smashed through both barriers of the Main Street bridge in Daytona Beach, jumping over the middle section as it rose. Admittedly it’s not

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