ARG working on quarantine resolution

Australian Racing Group is working on getting its New South Wales-based competitors into Tasmania for the TCR Australia/S5000 opener later this month. The Race Tasmania event at Symmons Plains, scheduled for January 24-26, has been plunged into doubt by the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in New South Wales. While cases

Jenson Button exclusive: On Hamilton and car v driver | F1 News by PlanetF1

Jenson Button has weighed in on Sir Lewis Hamilton’s place on the list of Formula 1’s all-time great drivers and discussed the difficulties of arriving at a definitive answer. The car v driver debate is always one of Formula 1’s hot topics, even more so after Hamilton wrapped up a

Rumour: Maruti working on next-gen S-Cross, codenamed YFG

The next generation S-Cross could compete with the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. The Maruti S-Cross was launched in India back in 2015 and received a facelift two years later. Now, the latest rumours suggest that Maruti Suzuki is working on the next generation S-Cross. The next generation S-Cross is

MotoGP working on Sepang test without quarantines

MotoGP is working with the Malaysian government to allow the paddock to go to the first pre-season test in the country without having to serve a minimum quarantine period. Travel restrictions remain in place worldwide heading into 2021 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, with countries tightening their borders in the

Was Sebastian Vettel on the button with 'stay relevant' views?

Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 needs to stay relevant – and Planet F1 readers have also been airing their views on what the sport’s future holds. Are politics playing too much of a part and is F1 getting its environmental message right? Vettel’s comments provoked plenty of reaction. Also, did

Supreme Court: Private car on a public road is public place

This verdict means that activities such as smoking, which are banned in public places, will not be allowed in a private car on a public road.   The Supreme Court of India has passed a judgment stating that any private car that is travelling on a public road can be

Japan Doubles Subsidies On Plug-In Electric Cars

Meanwhile, the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) are getting an insanely high level of support. According to Nippon, Japan’s Environment Ministry announced a temporary increase in subsidies for purchasing electric vehicles – BEVs, PHEVs and FCVs. The maximum incentives for plug-ins will double: BEVs: from 400,000 yen to 800,000 yen

Alex Albon not yet included on provisional 2021 entry list | F1 News by PlanetF1

The FIA has published the provisional entry list for the 2021 Formula 1 season with Alex Albon the most notable omission. The official document means a whole number of planned changes have been ratified. The Alpine F1 Team and Aston Martin BWT F1 Team are now fully-fledged entrants, while Fernando

Stroll ‘surviving’ on F1 engine miles as P3 battle heats up

Racing Point Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll admits that he is “surviving” on engine miles as his team heads into the crucial showdown for P3 in Abu Dhabi. Racing Point is just 10 points ahead of McLaren and 22 clear of Renault with millions of dollars of prize fund money

Daruvala leads Shwartzman on Day 2 of Bahrain F2 testing

Jehan Daruvala remained on top on the second day of Formula 2 post-season testing on Bahrain’s grand prix layout, as Prema’s Robert Shwartzman prevented another Carlin 1-2. Having set the pace on the opening day of the test with a time of 1m41.848s, the Indian driver lowered the benchmark further