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LIVE COVERAGE: Follow all the build-up ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:23
Live coverage of all the build-up ahead of the 2024 Spanish Grand Prix weekend.

SPANISH GRAND PRIX – Read the all-new digital race programme here

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:23
Check out the digital race programme for this weekend's Formula 1 Aramco Gran Premio de Espana 2024 in Barcelona.

GALLERY: Check out the best images from the Barcelona Fan Festival Road Show

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:23
It was an exciting day at the Barcelona Fan Festival yesterday as the eagerly anticipated Road Show and Fan Forum took place ahead of this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.

NEED TO KNOW: The most important facts, stats and trivia ahead of the 2024 Spanish Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:23
Formula 1 heads back to Europe for the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend. Need to Know is your all-in-one guide for the three days of action ahead with statistics, driving pointers, strategy tips and plenty more. You can also keep track of how fans have voted using our popular F1 Play predictor game.

New FG series reveals radical all-electric car with digital screens

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:15
The new FG series has showcased the first pictures of its all-electric, dual-powered race car ahead of its inaugural season in 2025.Christened the FG-Twin, it was designed by Daniel Simon, who has worked on several Hollywood blockbusters including Tron Legacy, Oblivion and Top Gun Maverick, along with series founders Dilbagh Gill and Nick Heidfeld.The FG-Twin carries a futuristic look that sets it ...Keep reading

Ferrari's hero-to-zero form a new norm in Formula 1, says Vasseur

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 13:03
Ferrari team principal says Fred Vasseur hero-to-zero moments like his team experienced at the Canadian Grand Prix are the new norm in a super-tight Formula 1.Just a fortnight on from Charles Leclerc's triumph in Monaco that had thrust Ferrari into championship contention, the Maranello squad came crashing down to earth in Montreal after a lacklustre qualifying and then a double retirement.While ...Keep reading

Why sustainability is key to Pirelli’s F1 programme

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 12:35
The topic was also a key element of the most recent F1 tyre tender process launched by the FIA, and which covered the 2025-'28 seasons.However, long before it submitted its successful tender bid Pirelli had already established its sustainability credentials. Indeed, in November 2021 it became the first tyre company to receive a three-star certification under the FIA's Environmental Accreditation ...Keep reading

The problem Formula E may face by sticking to its current calendar DNA

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 11:48
Since taking on his new role almost one year ago, Formula E CEO Jeff Dodds has been vocal on several topics as he looks to guide the all-electric championship to bigger and better things.The latest noise has centred around the 2024-25 Formula E calendar that was released earlier this month, having been approved by the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council and which features a scheduled 17 races across ...Keep reading

Gasly lays out Le Mans victory ambitions after 2024 race visit with Alpine

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 11:30
Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly said it ‘didn’t feel right’ to attend the Le Mans 24 Hours in casual clothing as he revealed his ambition to compete in the sportscar epic.Gasly and Alpine F1 team-mate Esteban Ocon were in attendance at last week’s 92nd running of the French endurance classic, where the Renault-owned squad made its Hypercar return with the new A424 LMDh prototype.Frenchman ...Keep reading

Bahrain set to host F1 2025 pre-season test

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 10:48
Formula 1 looks set to host the official pre-season test in Bahrain again next year, despite it not holding the first race of the campaign.With Sakhir's event having been the season-opener since 2021, F1 has recently shifted its first pre-season test to take place at the venue in the days before rather than running at its previous favourite destination Barcelona.Bahrain was preferred because it ...Keep reading

Ferrari eyes joker upgrades to Le Mans-winning 499P

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 10:22
Ferrari is eyeing a performance upgrade of its Le Mans 24 Hours-winning 499P that could come on stream before the end of this year’s World Endurance Championship. Ferdinando Cannizzo, technical director of Ferrari’s sportscar operations, stated before and after it retained its Le Mans crown last weekend that the Italian manufacturer is looking to exploit the evo joker rules that govern car ...Keep reading

Aston Martin F1 team ramps up bid to secure Newey

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 09:55
Ferrari is facing an increasingly tough fight to secure Adrian Newey's services after it emerged Aston Martin hosted the Formula 1 design legend for a secret factory visit.Aston Martin has long been known to have been interested in Newey's services, with revealing back in March that its owner Lawrence Stroll had made a personal offer to him.Now, as Newey weighs up what he plans to ...Keep reading

Spanish Grand Prix: Start time, how to watch, weather and more

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 09:49
When is the Spanish Grand Prix?The tenth round of the 2024 Formula 1 season is the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.  
Date: Sunday 23 June 2024 
Start time: 1pm GMT / 2pm BST / 3pm CEST / 7pm ET / 11pm AEST 
The Spanish Grand Prix will take place between 21-23 of June, with Sunday’s race starting at 2pm BST – 3pm local time.  What are the timings for the ...Keep reading

Will F1 2024 go back to 'normal' as Red Bull flexes its Barcelona muscle?

Motorsport - Thu, 2024-06-20 08:50
The 2024 Formula 1 season has become or three or even four-horse race in recent races, but Red Bull is keen to re-assert its dominance on circuits that suit its car much better.McLaren and Ferrari had both been closing the gap to Red Bull since their respective upgrades in Miami and Imola. And in Canada, Mercedes joined the fray to make it a four-way battle as it hit a sweet spot with its own ...Keep reading

Arrow McLaren’s continued saga in striving for stability

Motorsport - Wed, 2024-06-19 21:02
Theo Pourchaire remains a candidate to complete Arrow McLaren’s driver roster for 2025 despite recently being dropped for the rest of the season in favor of Nolan Siegel.Arrow McLaren continued the latest rotation of drivers to pilot the No. 6 Chevrolet entry on Tuesday by announcing Nolan Siegel to a multi-year deal, which begins this weekend at Laguna Seca.In turn, though, that move by the ...Keep reading

What is the weather forecast for the 2024 Spanish Grand Prix?

Formula 1 - Wed, 2024-06-19 18:58
Formula 1 returns to Europe as the Spanish Grand Prix kicks off a triple header of action – but what does the weather have in store in Barcelona?

Remote control cars, lifelike dolls and flying to the moon – Getting to know the real Oscar Piastri

Formula 1 - Wed, 2024-06-19 18:58
Think you know Oscar Piastri? Think again. After we put Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu and Daniel Ricciardo through their paces, it was the Australian’s turn to experience our unusual quickfire interview. From driving test skills to the F1 legends who would make his ultimate F1 team, and unexpected gifts to dreams of spending a day as an astronaut, he lifts the lid on all of these topics and more…

How to stream the Formula 1 2024 Spanish Grand Prix on F1 TV Pro

Formula 1 - Wed, 2024-06-19 18:58
After a thrilling race last time out in Montreal, Formula 1 returns to Europe with the Spanish Grand Prix kicking off an exciting triple header.

What tyres will the teams and drivers have for the 2024 Spanish Grand Prix?

Formula 1 - Wed, 2024-06-19 18:58
All you need to know about the tyres chosen by Pirelli for the Spanish Grand Prix weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Why Justin Haley thinks Rick Ware Racing will only get better

Motorsport - Wed, 2024-06-19 18:40
Haley, signed on to RWR last season after it became clear he would not be returning to Kaulig Racing, where he had run several seasons in both the Cup and Xfinity series.RWR, committed to improving its performance, had already entered into a technical alliance with RFK Racing the year prior and was looking for a talented driver to help boost its stature in the Cup series.RWR also fields a team in ...Keep reading


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