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‘How could we be so dumb?!’ – Allison on the Mercedes revelation that means they can now ‘be as fast as anybody’

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 19:24
Mercedes’ first pole position in over a year at the 2024 Canadian Grand Prix signalled a massive turnaround in fortunes for the Silver Arrows – with the team’s Technical Director James Allison admitting that both he and the team should have seen the solutions to their problems earlier.

Aston Martin and Alonso host STEM education event to inspire the next generation ahead of Spanish GP

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 19:24
Aston Martin have been inspiring the next generation of talent by hosting the latest of their STEM education events ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix, with Fernando Alonso amongst those to meet with the students during the day.

PADDOCK INSIDER: The key factor distracting Sainz from his massive 2025 decision

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 19:24
Carlos Sainz will be the centre of attention this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix with the Spaniard not only preparing for his final home race in Ferrari red but also pondering which team he wants to sign for from next season and beyond…

Bearman sets out goal ahead of FP1 appearance for Haas as he reflects on prospects of 2025 seat

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 19:24
Oliver Bearman is keen to get back behind the wheel for Haas this weekend during Free Practice 1 in Barcelona, with the British driver continuing to “prepare for the future” amid his hopes of landing a seat on the grid in 2025.

5 storylines we're excited for as F1 ACADEMY battle it out in Barcelona

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 19:24
Summer is here, as the 2024 F1 ACADEMY field kick off their European leg with a trip to the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. A clean sweep for Abbi Pulling last time out has extended the Alpine driver’s lead out front to 34 points. But with last year’s visit delivering two first-time winners, don’t be surprised to see a few more names in the mix out front.

Meyer Shank Racing, Andretti working to continue alliance beyond 2024

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 18:39
Meyer Shank Racing and Andretti Global are currently negotiating an extension to continue their technical alliance in the IndyCar Series past this season.There were some questions around the paddock the partnership could be coming to an end when the checkered flag waves on the season finale at Nashville in September. However, co-owner Michael Shank denied any rumors of the deal not ...Keep reading

2024 NASCAR at New Hampshire schedule, entry list, and how to watch

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 18:29
Defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Ryan Blaney earned his first victory of the 2024 season, winning the inaugural race at Iowa over the Hendrick Motorsports duo of William Byron and Chase Elliott.Kyle Larson, who was a dominant force in the race, crashed after contact from Daniel Suarez with 130 laps to go. The incident cost him the regular season points lead, now trailing team-mate Elliott by ...Keep reading

Silverstone needs to curb "hugely expensive" F1 ticket prices - Hamilton

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 18:07
Lewis Hamilton says that Silverstone needs to ensure its Formula 1 ticket pricing strategy does not get out of hand, citing rising living costs as British Grand Prix prices rise.The Silverstone race is yet to sell out its full capacity ahead of July's event, having achieved a total attendance of 480,000 last year across the grand prix weekend.Although the circuit's managing company puts this down ...Keep reading

More chance now of catching Verstappen - Norris

Formula 1 at the BBC - Thu, 2024-06-20 18:04
McLaren’s Lando Norris says the hope of catching Max Verstappen in the World Championship this year has grown in recent races.

More chance now of catching Verstappen - Norris

Formula 1 at the BBC - Thu, 2024-06-20 18:04
McLaren’s Lando Norris says the hope of catching Max Verstappen in the World Championship this year has grown in recent races.

Hamilton asks F1 fans not to spread "negativity" with favouritism claims

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 17:49
Lewis Hamilton has asked his Formula 1 fans not to spread "negativity" following a recent debate about possible favouritism towards his team-mate George Russell.With Hamilton leaving for Ferrari at the end of 2024, his results compared to Russell have come under added scrutiny, particularly in the context of the younger Briton currently possessing a 9-2 qualifying head-to-head record.Russell leads ...Keep reading

Stroll: Aston Martin can offer Newey “young” and “exciting” F1 project

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 17:22
Aston Martin can offer Adrian Newey the benefits of being part of a “young” and “exciting” project, reckons Lance Stroll.The Silverstone-based team has ramped up its efforts to lure the star designer on board once his current contract with Red Bull ends in the first quarter of next year.While a number of teams are in the hunt to try to secure Newey’s services, it has emerged that Aston ...Keep reading

10 things you didn’t know about Silverstone F1 circuit

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 16:54
 Sponsored by  Former airfieldEveryone knows Silverstone is a former airfield – but did you know it was home to the legendary Wellington bomber? The site opened in 1943 during WWII with five large hangars, three intersecting runways and perimeter track. It was a training base for the No 17 Operational Training Unit but when that shut in 1947, it was then converted into a racetrack by the RAC ...Keep reading

McLaren needs to “provoke” itself in chase for more F1 wins

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 16:45
Lando Norris says McLaren has learned it needs to “provoke” itself more if it is to avoid the small mistakes that have cost it victories in recent Formula 1 races.The Briton is coming off the back of an especially frustrating Canadian Grand Prix where two decisions around pitstops – one under safety car conditions and one not – meant a shot at victory slipped through his grasp.But McLaren ...Keep reading

Stroll gives update on his future as he assesses Aston Martin’s prospects for Spanish Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 16:24
Lance Stroll expects an announcement to be made about his F1 future “soon”, with the Canadian driver yet to be confirmed at Aston Martin for 2025 though sources say that he is set to stay on at the British team.

Magnussen describes Sainz as ‘cork in the bottle’ of driver market amid update on contract talks

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 16:24
Kevin Magnussen says that Carlos Sainz is currently acting as the “cork in the bottle” of the 2025 driver market, with the Dane expecting other moves to start falling into place once the Ferrari man has made his decision.

Sainz doesn't want to wait any longer on F1 2025 team decision

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 15:17
Carlos Sainz does not wish to "wait any longer" to decide which Formula 1 team he races with in 2025, and hopes to have his future secured in the coming weeks.The Spaniard has long been considering his options as he prepares to leave Ferrari at the end of the season, and it is expected that his choice has narrowed down between Williams and Sauber/Audi for next year.Long-shot options at Red Bull ...Keep reading

Alpine to "consider all options" over F1 2026 engine call - Gasly

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 14:46
Pierre Gasly trusts Alpine will "consider all options" as it weighs up ditching its engine programme for customer engines for 2026.Motorsport.com recently learned that Alpine is considering abandoning its works F1 power unit programme in France and doing a deal for a customer engine instead, amid questions over the state of its new-for-2026 hybrid units.Alpine's Renault engines are known to be ...Keep reading

Marquez: Difficult to have a long MotoGP career now

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 14:32
Marc Marquez says “it’s difficult to have a long career” in MotoGP now because the competitive level in the series now is such that maintaining it is harder than before.Prior to last month’s Catalan Grand Prix, Aleix Espargaro announced that he would be retiring from MotoGP at the end of the 2024 season.It will bring to an end a grand prix career that began in the 125cc class in 2004, with ...Keep reading

Zhou returns to early 2024 Sauber F1 chassis, hopes it cures recent struggles

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:32
Zhou Guanyu will revert to using the Formula 1 chassis he used until 2024’s Imola round, after his Sauber squad concluded a problem with his newer one was contributing to his recent struggles.Zhou’s recent form since his Imola chassis change has included a Monaco practice shunt and two crashes last time out at Montreal, which cost him considerable practice running ahead of a race where he ...Keep reading

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