Why Suzuki’s Brivio replacement must come from within

With its charismatic leader Davide Brivio leaving for Formula 1, the Suzuki MotoGP squad he turned into a world championship-winning force in 2020 has a major recruitment headache that it needs to resolve carefully. Brivio’s departure from Suzuki leaves the Japanese factory with a huge dilemma: whether to find a

Why F1 2020’s underdog star is relishing a year of continuity

Dumped by Red Bull during 2019, Pierre Gasly became one of F1’s top performers with AlphaTauri in 2020 – and it wasn’t just about his Monza win. Now with the full backing of his team, he’s relishing settling into a team leadership role in 2021 The glitzy rebranding of Toro

Why a new era for Williams could beckon success

The Williams family bid farewell to close an F1 chapter in 2020, but fresh investment and new leadership offer genuine belief that a revival in form is possible in the future In four decades as a Formula 1 constructor, the Williams family had controlled the team that bears its name.

Why electronics are key to managing modern engines in motorsports

In modern motorsport, electronics have become king. Where there once were mechanics and technicians fettling a car for laptime, the modern-day equivalent features data and software engineers crunching the numbers to run the engine, brakes and other components in the most efficient way possible. That, allied to the expansion of

Why Offer The Dacia Spring Just For Ride-Sharing In COVID-19 Times?

This is what this Electroheads video said will happen in the UK. The first person to ever received a COVID-19 vaccine was Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old British lady. As promising as that is, the truth is that the new coronavirus will be a concern for many months ahead. This is

Why Audi’s Le Mans return heralds a new age for sportscars

OPINION: The news that Audi will return to Le Mans means we’ll at last get to see the fight promised in 2012 against Peugeot and Toyota. It also gives LMDh a tangible form, which could open the floodgates for more like-minded marques to follow suit… Given the crisis that blights

Why Bottas changed three tyres at his last stop in Bahrain

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas finished a lowly eighth in Bahrain after a tricky race that saw him make three pitstops – including one where he changed only three tyres. It was the Finn’s second consecutive disastrous Sunday after his 14th place in the rain-affected event in Turkey, where he spun six times. Mercedes

F1 interview: Why Ricciardo can take McLaren to the next level

Daniel Ricciardo is one of the few proven grand prix winners on the current Formula 1 grid. It’s been a while since he stood on the top step of the podium, but as he tells Motorsport.com, he knows he can do the job – both for Renault now and McLaren

Mercedes Explains Why eSprinter Is Not Coming To The U.S.

It could have been a tight rival to the Ford E-Transit. The Mercedes eSprinter debuted in Europe last year and it’s being sold in the Old Continent for six months now. With two battery options available – 55 kilowatt-hours or 41 kWh – the electric cargo hauler poses as a

Why Yamaha’s MotoGP rivals should fear Crutchlow’s return

Yamaha’s signing of Cal Crutchlow as its new test rider is a major statement of intent as it strives to iron out the weak spots that have hindered its 2020 hopes. Even though he won’t be racing, the Briton can be expected to have a major impact A golden chapter