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Ferrari reveals plan to bring forward updates for Styrian GP

The Italian outfit headed into last weekend’s season opener in Austria aware that it was on the backfoot, with its car in the same specification as it had been in pre-season testing. That is because the team uncovered some aerodynamic flaws with the SF1000 during the Barcelona running which it has decided to address with […]

Alfa Romeo fined for Raikkonen's wheel loss

Raikkonen dived into pitlane for a new set of tyres when the safety car was called with around 17 laps remaining after Williams’ George Russell ground to a halt on the exit of Turn 4. Rejoining the race in 12th as the safety car pealed into the pits at the end of lap 54, Raikkonen’s […]

No mask Vettel, Red Bull chat prompts FIA letter

Photographs and video footage of Vettel chatting to the Red Bull team members were shared widely on social media on Saturday morning, prompting debate about whether or not it was a breach of the rules. Under the strict protocols laid down by the FIA, teams have to be separated into their own bubbles and are […]

Austrian GP: Latest key F1 technical developments

Racing Point RP20 deflector detail 1/27 Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images Racing Point has fitted the new bodywork it took to Australia but didn’t get the opportunity to use. The deflector array upgrade is almost identical to the one that Mercedes introduced at the Japanese GP in 2019. Mercedes AMG F1 W10, bargeboard […]

Why there’s more to Mercedes than a new paint scheme in Austria

The collection of modifications – which offer very little in isolation – will add up to a more sizable chunk of performance when we consider them as collective. These parts have been developed after it crunched and understood the data collected during the pre-season tests in Barcelona in February. Mercedes AMG F1 W11 rear wing […]

Social distancing to impact positioning of F1 marshals

The new 2020 season opener will take place this weekend in Austria, where people must stay one metre apart, and F1 has established a “biosphere” to try and keep all those working at the Austrian Grand Prix – and the seven races – safe. But the adapted marshalling locations will still provide the same visibility […]