Month: January 2020

5:28 AM ET Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll has agreed to buy up to 20% of Aston Martin and rename his Racing Point Formula One team after the 107-year-old company. A decline in sales of Aston Martin’s luxury sports cars since it floated on the London Stock Exchange in October 2018 has put the company’s shares
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Fabio Quartararo is set to replace Valentino Rossi at the factory Yamaha MotoGP team in 2021, Autosport has learned. Quartararo, who was the standout MotoGP rookie in 2019, will partner Maverick Vinales, who recently agreed an extended deal to remain at Yamaha until 2022. An announcement regarding Quartararo’s graduation from the satellite Petronas SRT Yamaha
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10:41 AM ET Six times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is yet to start talks with Mercedes to extend his contract beyond this year, despite media reports they had stalled already over wage demands. The 35-year-old Briton denied the speculation in a post, subsequently deleted, on Instagram. “FYI (Team principal) Toto (Wolff)
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Drivers from the 2017 grid explain why Suzuka is one of their favourite circuits in the world ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix… For more F1® videos, visit http://www.Formula1.com Like F1® on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Formula1/ Follow F1® on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/F1 Follow F1® on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/F1
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Encouraged by the success of the Blancpain Endurance Series, world-renowned Swiss watch manufacture Blancpain and the SRO Motorsports Group decide at the end of 2013 to extend their partnership to the Sprint series, previously promoted as the FIA GT Series, offering teams and drivers the opportunity to compete for an overall Blancpain GT Series title,
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3:48 PM ET John Andretti, who raced on the NASCAR, IndyCar and open-wheel circuits, has died after a long battle with cancer at the age of 56, it was announced Thursday. “With the heaviest of hearts we share that John Andretti has today lost his battle with cancer,” said a post by Andretti Autosport, which
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11:07 AM ET Associated Press Tony Kanaan will close his wildly popular IndyCar career this season on a farewell tour of oval tracks and the Indianapolis 500. The “TK Farewell Tour” was announced Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Kanaan is one of the most revered drivers in speedway history. Fans adore the wide-smiled Brazilian,
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4:48 AM ET Reuters and ESPN World champions Mercedes are not preparing to pull out of Formula One, Daimler Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Wednesday. 1 Related Autocar and the racefans.net website reported Wednesday that the subject of whether Mercedes should leave the sport as a constructor would be discussed at the next board
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As he prepares for his 300th F1 race, here’s a look back at Kimi Raikkonen’s greatest moments in F1… For more F1® videos, visit http://www.Formula1.com Like F1® on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Formula1/ Follow F1® on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/F1 Follow F1® on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/F1 #F1 #Kimi300
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6:25 AM ET Fernando Alonso is targeting a return to Formula One next year and is confident he will win the championship given the right car. Alonso left the series at the end of 2018 after four seasons with McLaren failed to yield results. Since then, he has won the Le Mans 24 Hours twice,
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