Formula 1 to create new all-female championship with 2023 start possible

Formula 1 to create new all-female championship with 2023 start possible

Beitske Visser of Netherlands and Sirin Racing (95) leads Marta Garcia of Spain and CortDAO W Series Team (19) during the W Series Round 6 race on October 02, 2022 in Singapore. Clive Mason | Getty Images Sports | Getty Images Formula 1 is planning to develop a new women’s racing series. The championship — … Read more

F1 faces legal challenge over Bahrain contract and sportswashing | Formula One

Formula One faces a legal complaint accusing it of breaching Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development guidelines after the sport concluded a deal this year extending its contract to hold races in Bahrain until 2036. The complaint, made through the British government’s UK National Contact Point (NCP), which addresses issues of responsible business conduct, has … Read more

Ross Brawn applauds F1’s decision to drop unanimous team agreement : PlanetF1

Ross Brawn

Ross Brawn has applauded Formula 1’s decision to do away with unanimous decisions, saying with eight teams “we can get things done in the short term” while only five are needed for decisions affecting the next season. Appointed as F1’s managing director by Liberty Media back in 2017, Brawn, at times, found himself butting heads … Read more

Capito Exclusive: This year we earned points on merit, not luck

Capito Exclusive: This year we earned points on merit, not luck

Williams have been in the Formula 1 doldrums for a number of years – ever since their 2018 challenger proved off the pace before the relative disaster of ’19 fed into their first-ever pointless campaign in ’20. While on-track performance nose-dived, changes were afoot off-track. Sir Frank Williams elected to sell his eponymous team in … Read more

Logan Sargeant: American driver lands Williams F1 seat for 2023 after earning super license

Logan Sargeant: American driver lands Williams F1 seat for 2023 after earning super license

Logan Sargeant claims fourth in Formula 2 championship to clinch super license and Formula 1 drive; American 21-year-old will partner Alex Albon at Williams next season, completing the 2023 grid Last Updated: 21/11/22 1:26pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Logan Sargeant finished fifth in the final F2 feature race of … Read more

F1 2022, 2023 driver market, Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon, Pierre Gasly, Alpine, Aston Martin, contracts, driver feuds

F1 2022, 2023 driver market, Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon, Pierre Gasly, Alpine, Aston Martin, contracts, driver feuds

Esteban Ocon says he’s glad to see Fernando Alonso leave Alpine after having to bear more than his fair share of the load alongside the decorated Spaniard. Alonso returned to Formula 1 after a two-year sabbatical as the French team’s star signing to replace Daniel Ricciardo. The two-time champion’s signature was considered a signal of … Read more

The ‘ridiculous’ situation that caused F1’s flag ‘overreaction’

The 'ridiculous' situation that caused F1's flag 'overreaction'

The aggressive use of the black-and-orange flag during the middle stages of the 2022 Formula 1 season was “an overreaction” to Yuki Tsunoda’s AlphaTauri’s being allowed to run with a patched-up rear wing in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, according to FIA head of single-seater technical matters Nikolas Tombazis.  Tsunoda was shown the black-and-orange flag … Read more