Category Archives: F1 (Formula 1)

No changes to Red Bull Ring despite lucky escape in MotoGP

It wasn't just Formula 1 that thread the needle last season with Romain Grosjean' s accident in Bahrain. MotoGP had a similar hair-raising incident earlier in the year, with Valentino Rossi among others being lucky enough to make it out in one piece. For the time being, however, this has not led to any additional…
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UK motorsport to remain behind closed-doors until May

Motorsport fans have been unable to attend race meetings at various points over the past 12 months due to the global health pandemic, with many Motorsport UK-sanctioned events being held behind closed-doors in 2020. National motorsport meetings began last weekend without spectators but there had been hope that the latest easing of restrictions, which come…
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Differential issue cost Verstappen 0.3s per lap in Bahrain

Verstappen took pole position for Red Bull for the F1 season opener and led the opening stages of the race, but frequently reported problems and was unable to pull more than two seconds clear of Lewis Hamilton. This allowed Hamilton to pit early and get the undercut on Verstappen, laying the foundations for the Mercedes…
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Vettel currently “not at home” in Aston Martin AMR21 F1 car

Vettel's Aston Martin start was hampered by issues in pre-season testing, which restricted his mileage and opportunities to adjust to the AMR21. The four-time world champion qualified 18th in Bahrain after encountering double yellow flags on his final Q1 hotlap but was demoted to last on the grid after stewards decided he hadn't respected the…
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