F1 season cut to 22 races after Russian GP not replaced on calendar

Timeline set for Alpine’s Alonso/Piastri decision

F1 season cut to 22 races after Russian GP not replaced on calendar

May 19 2022 , 10:03 am

The Russian Grand Prix will not be replaced on this year’s calendar after the Formula One race in Sochi was cancelled in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine. The F1 season, which had been set to host a record 23 meetings, will now revert to 22 races. F1 had been looking at potential alternative […]

Timeline set for Alpine’s Alonso/Piastri decision

May 18 2022 , 11:03 am

Otmar Szafnauer has said Alpine will make a decision on their future driver line-up around the time of the British Grand Prix in July.   With Fernando Alonso’s contract set to run out at the end of this season, speculation remains as to who will partner Esteban Ocon at Alpine next year. The Frenchman’s place […]

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has his £265,000 Richard Mille watch stolen in Tuscany

April 20 2022 , 10:15 am

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has his £265,000 Richard Mille watch stolen in Tuscany just days before the start of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix… as his personal trainer bemoans lack of street lights leaving them exposed. Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc was robbed of his £265,000 watch while signing autographs in Italy on Easter […]

Williams dismiss Latifi crash cost concern

April 17 2022 , 11:06 am

Williams head of vehicle performance Dave Robson has dismissed concerns over the rising bill for Nicholas Latifi’s various crashes in the opening races of the F1 season with the team having budgeted for “attrition”. The spending of each team was capped at $145million in the first year of the cost restriction era, with the total […]

Sergio Perez on Saudi Arabia pole

March 26 2022 , 11:11 pm

Red Bull’s Sergio Perez beat Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc to take his first Formula 1 pole position at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The second Ferrari of Carlos Sainz beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to third. Haas driver Mick Schumacher was taken to hospital after a high-speed accident, although initial indications were that the German was […]

Sebastian Vettel will miss this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix due to Covid-19

March 25 2022 , 9:47 am

Sebastian Vettel will miss this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix due to Covid-19 with Nico Hulkenberg to drive for Aston Martin in his place once again.   Four-time world champion Vettel sat out last week’s season opener in Bahrain after testing positive, with fellow German Hulkenberg taking his spot on the grid.   With Vettel […]

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