Australian GP boss tells drivers to ‘stop complaining’

Australian Grand Prix Corporation boss Andrew Westacott has dismissed complaints from George Russell and other F1 drivers about the timing of the trip to Melbourne. Images: Getty Images Although the return of The Australian Grand Prix after a two-year break was a triumphant successin the run up to the race not all drivers were happy … Read more

Haas rejects Uralkali’s request to return sponsorship money

Immediately after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in March, the Haas team unilaterally terminated its Uralkali sponsorship deal due to ties company owner Dmitry Mazepin had with the country’s president, Vladimir Putin. He also ended his deal with racing driver Nikita Mazepin, who has since been replaced by Dane Kevin Magnussen. At the time, Uralkali … Read more

F1 engine row sparked by Porsche/Audi plans

Red Bull wants a more generous concession for new Formula 1 engine makers from 2026, but rivals are more concerned about how an unprecedented Volkswagen Group entry plan could materialize. After the successful introduction of the team budget cap in 2021, F1 plans to cap spending by engine manufacturers alongside its new technical regulations in … Read more

Rules you didn’t know Formula 1 drivers must follow

With its blazingly fast speeds and very real element of danger, it’s no wonder why Formula 1 has to stick to the rules. From obtaining an F1 Super License to wearing fire retardant gear every time you’re in a race car, there are plenty of things drivers need to do before starting their engines. If … Read more

The Miami F1 Grand Prix will include a beach and a yacht club

Most South Florida drivers have probably been too busy negotiating traffic on I-95, the Palmetto and the Turnpike to realize that a Formula One race track the size of 59 football fields (17 Eiffel Towers in long) is being built and is nearing completion around the parking lots of Hard Rock Stadium. And this is … Read more

Miami Gardens residents make one last case to block F1 race

Francis Ragoo, right, participates in a protest outside the Shirley M. Gibson City Hall in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Activists rallied to oppose bringing Formula One racing to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. MATIAS J. OCNER [email protected] Just weeks before Formula One racing debuts outside Hard Rock Stadium, nearby residents … Read more