Channel 4 have assumed the role as the main free-to-air broadcaster of Formula 1 in the UK from 2016 to 2018, following the BBCs departure due to cost cuts. The coverage was tipped to be going to ITV last week, following a report from an industry magazine which stated that the broadcaster was poised to
Jaguar will be taking on Formula E alongside Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 2016/17, in a deal which sees the Formula 1 team develop the car and the power train. This will be the first time the automaker has returned to motorsport since owning its own F1 team in 2004 alongside its previous owners Ford. The
Mercedes have launched legal action against an engineer at its High Performance Powertrains subsidiary, after alleging that he was going to take sensitive technical data to Ferrari. According to Bloomberg, the team allege that Benjamin Hoyle who is due to switch to Ferrari for 2016, was planning to join Ferrari for next year and attempted to
Max Verstappen claimed the top rookie and personality award in yesterdays FIA Gala, along with the award for best piece of action in 2015. The 18 year-old who has impressed throughout his debut season in one of the worlds biggest sports, was honoured in front of some of motorsports senior figures for his breathtaking move around
Oliver Rowland will be replacing Nick Heidfeld at the Uruguay round of the series later this month, after the former Formula 1 driver damaged a ligament in his hand from the previous round in Putrajaya. “During the Putrajaya ePrix, I damaged a ligament in my left wrist when the steering wheel snapped out of my hand,” said Heidfeld.
Red Bull will be branding their Renault engines as TAG Heuer from 2016 onwards, in a new multi-year deal announced between the Swiss watch maker and energy drinks company today. The partnership will see their 2016 car be known as the Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer RB12, with TAG set to be their official timekeeper, watch
FIA President Jean Todt and Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone have both been given a mandate which allows them to shape the future of the sport, without consulting the teams. The new roles were approved by the World Motorsport Council “by a near unanimous number” with only one vote against the idea. At the minute teams
Nico Rosberg won the final race of 2015 in Abu Dhabi today ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen. The Mercedes driver was unflappable, taking his third straight race win in the desert for the team despite struggling with tyre graining. Hamilton was looking to challenge Rosberg’s lead in the latter stages of
Today’s GP2 Sprint Race has been cancelled by the stewards due to concerns over safety, after a four-car pileup on the opening lap caused significant damage to the TECPRO barriers down at turn two. The shunt was caused by Pierre Gasly when he lost his DAMS mid corner and spun to the middle of the circuit.
Esteban Ocon has been crowned your 2015 GP3 champion after finishing ahead of rival Luca Ghiotto in todays race. The Mercedes development driver took the championship lead on Friday when he posted the fastest time in Qualifying to start on pole position for yesterdays race. However a five-second time penalty for track limits thwarted what should