Max Verstappen was why Fernando Alonso watched F1 last year | Planet F1

Fernando Alonso has revealed that when he watched F1 on TV last year, it was in the hope of seeing something exciting from Max Verstappen. After beginning his Formula 1 racing career in 2001, Alonso took two years out in 2019-20 to try his hand in other motorsport disciplines before

Why the Alpine F1 Team Locked Down Esteban Ocon With New 3-Year Deal

Esteban Ocon isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. This week, the Alpine F1 team made a three-year commitment to the Mercedes Junior graduate. Laurent Rossi , CEO of the Alpine F1 Team, said on Friday that he’s happy to have locked down the 24-year-old Ocon. The three-year deal, lengthy in F1

Why Wouldn't You Want A Rotary-Swapped Mazda 1200 Restomod?

Mazda is on a roll with its styling at the moment, with the current Mazda3 arguably being one of the best looking hatchbacks on sale. It clearly has good genes, as this Mazda 1200 coupe – an indirect ancestor to the 3 – is a roughly four-metre-long slice of Japanese

Here\u2019s Why Honda\u2019s EV Plans Could Be a Challenge

Honda may have been a hybrid pioneer along with Toyota, fielding the slippery Insight hatch in 1999, but just like Toyota it has waited on the sidelines to jump into the EV game, only throwing its hat in the ring relatively recently. And it hasn’t made plans to offer its

Alex Albon understands why Red Bull left him hanging | Planet F1

Alex Albon bears no grudges towards Red Bull for dragging out the decision to drop him for this season, leaving him without a Formula 1 race seat. The London-born Thai driver’s future was only announced publicly on December 18, five days after the end of the 2020 campaign, when Sergio

What, Why and Where to Find Racing on TV for February 27-28

It’s Week 3 of the NASCAR Cup Series season and there’s a chance we’ll see something that hasn’t been seen in 70 years. Should another first-time NASCAR winner cross the stripe in the lead at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it would mark the first time since NASCAR’s inaugural 1949 season that a

What, Why and Where to Find Racing on TV for February 27-28

It’s Week 3 of the NASCAR Cup Series season and there’s a chance we’ll see something that hasn’t been seen in 70 years. Should another first-time NASCAR winner cross the stripe in the lead at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it would mark the first time since NASCAR’s inaugural 1949 season that a

MotoGP: Why Franco Morbidelli missed out on factory Yamaha

Yamaha MotoGP team principal Lin Jarvis says 2020 runner-up Franco Morbidelli deserves a factory-spec M1, but it simply wasn’t possible to give him one for 2021. Morbidelli is the only one of Yamaha’s four riders in 2021 not to have factory-supported current-spec machinery, with the Italian remaining on the lesser