Early Winners, Losers From F1 Silly Season after Bahrain Grand Prix

There was a fair bit of movement of drivers between Formula 1 teams after the 2020 season. In fact, only 12 drivers in the 20-driver field for 2021 are with the same outfit they started with just one year ago. It is still a little early to grade most of

Nikita Mazepin calls F1 debut "one of worst days of my life"

Nikita Mazepin called his Formula 1 debut “one of the worst days” of his life after crashing out on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Haas driver headed into the race itself on the back of a difficult weekend, having spun twice during qualifying which limited him

Eddie Jordan: Wrong for F1 to become franchise sport | Planet F1

Eddie Jordan is vehemently opposed to Formula 1’s $200m ‘anti-dilution’ entrance fee, believing it deters new teams being set up. The $200m charge for a new constructor to enter the paddock, increasing the number from the current 10, has been included in the latest edition of the Concorde Agreement which

With F1 Bahrian Grand Prix Fast Approaching, Series Can’t Shake Shadow of COVID-19

The big news in international sport in recent days has been the announcement from Japan that international spectators will not be allowed to attend the Olympic Games this summer. An estimated 900,000 tickets have been sold to overseas residents for the Olympic and Paralympic events, and money for those tickets

Get 25% off annual F1 TV subscriptions this week!

The return of Formula 1 is thankfully just around the corner and, to celebrate, F1 TV are offering 25% off annual subscriptions to their upgraded platform. All you have to do is click the following link and use the promo code F1TV25 at the checkout! Not only is F1 TV Pro now

Aston Martin to Supply New F1 Safety and Medical Cars

Aston Martin will mark its return to F1 this year after a 60-year absence by also becoming an official supplier of F1’s safety and medical cars. It’ll be the first time in 26 years that something other than a Mercedes-Benz will take up either role, and the first time in

F1 finances 'very, very strong," say Liberty | F1 News by PlanetF1

Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei says Formula 1’s finances are strong despite the fact the sport made a record loss in 2020. In financial figures reported for the 2020 season, total losses came to $386m after the teams were paid, with overall revenue falling by 44% from $2,022m in 2019 to

Renault Espace F1 Revival Rendering Says No To Boring Minivans

The V10 family hauler is back… in Photoshop. Renault took the 1994 Paris Motor Show by storm with the unveiling of what is arguably the most ludicrous minivan ever built. We’re using “ludicrous” in the most positive way possible as the one-off Espace F1 had a lot going for it. Built

F1 Still Marching Toward 2030 Net-Zero Carbon Footprint Goal

A year ago, Formula 1 announced an ambitious plan for sustainability, aiming to get to a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. The ambitious plan includes taking on the carbon footprints on all on-track activity and all other operations related to the sport, with the key exception being emissions generated by

How F1 know-how is making waves in the America’s Cup

While Mercedes may still be weeks away from unleashing the new W12 into its first Formula 1 race, the Brackley-based outfit will be facing its first competitive battle this weekend. For Mercedes’ Applied Science division, an off-shoot of the grand prix team, has been heavily involved in the INEOS Team