'Sebastian Vettel should have taken a sabbatical'

Sebastian Vettel would have been “better” off had he taken a sabbatical instead of joining Aston Martin, that’s according to Gerhard Berger. Dropped by Ferrari even before the first race of the 2020 season, Vettel spent several months deciding what he wanted to do in 2021. The German’s options were

'The UK Government should part-fund our own British Car Company'

Mike Rutherford thinks Britain's new independence makes it perfectly poised to invest in car production Last time I checked, MPs were preparing to blow “at least £12billion” refurbishing their already lavish London workplace, the Houses of Parliament. They also said yes to burning about £100billion on HS2, which many of

Should Mercedes Sell The EQV Electric Minivan In The US?

Check it out in this video review in order to make your mind up. Mercedes has opted not to sell any of its EQ models that are based on ICE vehicles in the United States. The first EQ-badged model to be made available in the US is the flagship EQS

'An arm around the shoulder for Vettel' | F1 News by PlanetF1

After his bruising final season with Ferrari, Aston Martin are ready to put an “arm around the shoulder” of Sebastian Vettel and listen to his needs. Vettel has a new team for the 2021 season, the German signing with Aston Martin after being dropped by Ferrari. The Scuderia informed him

Should Lewis Hamilton sit out the rest of the season? | F1 News by PlanetF1

With various streaks and potential records now over for Lewis Hamilton, should he sit out the rest of the Formula 1 season? That is one topic being discussed by PlanetF1 readers, plus your reaction to his stand-in replacement George Russell and more on how Max Verstappen is being perceived by

How an ICU lesson should guide F1’s future engine path

Formula 1’s future engine direction has been in full focus since Honda announced it would quit at the end of 2021. What F1 does will depend on what manufacturers deem relevant to them, but perhaps it can learn a lesson from an intensive care unit The shockwaves of Honda’s decision

F1 should consider NASCAR-style ‘restart zone’, says Steiner

Formula 1 should consider adopting NASCAR’s ‘restart zone’ to avoid a repeat of the pile-up at Mugello that was triggered after a safety car period, reckons Haas boss Gunther Steiner. The recent Tuscan Grand Prix had to be red- flagged early on when a chain reaction crash at a safety

Dan Ticktum: 'I should have chosen the words better'

DAMS driver Dan Ticktum has expressed some regret over comments made about Louis Delatraz during an F2 race at Silverstone. The Williams reserve and development driver, who has already served a lengthy ban after he purposely crashed into MSA Formula rival Ricky Collard under Safety Car conditions at Silverstone back

Hamilton should join Red Bull alongside Verstappen – Jordan

Lewis Hamilton should join Red Bull and help form a super team alongside Max Verstappen, reckons former Formula 1 team boss Eddie Jordan. While Hamilton is likely to extend his contract to remain at Mercedes beyond the end of this year, Jordan believes that a more enticing prospect for F1