Motor Sports

Saudi Arabia track aims to be ready for F1 in 2023

The development, which is situated about 30 miles from Riyadh, is part of a major new entertainment and commercial complex that is being built against the backdrop of a spectacular mountain range. With the layout having been designed by former grand prix driver Alex Wurz to the FIA Grade 1 standards required to hold an […]

Bratches set to depart F1 commercial role

Former EuSportFeeds executive Bratches was announced in the role of managing director of commercial operations when Liberty took over F1 in January 2016. Since then he’s served as part of a three-man management team alongside Chairman/CEO Chase Carey and motorsports managing director Ross Brawn. His job has been to focus on boosting the sport’s main […]

Williams: First-try crash test successes a contrast to 2019

The Grove-based outfit had a troubled start to last season when its new car famously failed to make the start of testing, and then proved slow when it did finally emerge. But following an overhaul of its structure and processes during 2019, the team feels it is hitting the ‘tough targets’ it has set itself […]

AlphaTauri: 2019 success largely down to Red Bull synergy

The former Scuderia Toro Rosso matched its best ever constructors’ championship finish with sixth place, while both Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly secured podium finishes in high attrition races. With both Red Bull and Toro Rosso using the same Honda power unit – after diverging in 2018 when the Italian team first went to Honda […]

Leclerc feels Vettel still stronger in race trim

After an impressive first campaign for Ferrari in 2019, Leclerc is determined to do an even better job this year to become a regular contender for wins and even the title. Having made notable progress in lifting his qualifying potential over the course of last season, he says the key area for now is doing […]

Leclerc: I've still "a lot to learn" from Vettel

The Monegasque driver took more pole positions, wins and points than Vettel during a 2019 season that included some controversial moments between the pair – including their collision in the Brazilian Grand Prix. Speaking on stage at the Autosport International Show on Sunday, Leclerc said that having Vettel alongside him was a positive though because […]