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F1 and teams just "tens of millions apart" over 2021 cost cap

Maffei also insists that “huge progress” has been made towards finalising a new Concorde Agreement that will start in 2021. Both sides have been working towards a new Concorde for some months, although the process of tying down the future commercial arrangements, governance and the technical and sporting regulations in parallel is a complex one. […]

Brazil government wants Petrobras' McLaren deal terminated

McLaren announced a new technology tie-up with Petrobras at the start of 2018, to begin from 2019.  As well as branding on the car, the Brazilian company is responsible for developing fuel and lubricants for McLaren to use. McLaren was using Petrobras transmission lubricant at the start of the 2019 and indicated other products would be […]


Interlagos gets boost in bid to stay on F1 calendar

A crucial Sao Paulo council vote has supported the Interlagos circuit not being privately sold, as the city attempts to secure its F1 future and defeat a push to transfer the race to Rio. Earlier this month, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro claimed the race will move to a new purpose-built circuit in Rio from next […]

FIA to launch more tenders for standard F1 parts

The process has been complicated by the looming official deadline for the publication of the 2021 technical regulations at the end of June. The governing body has in essence been prioritising the major items, and has thus far issued four invitations to tender. The first, for a common gearbox cassette for the 2021-2024 seasons, closed […]

Ferrari: Quick fix possible for "obvious" SF90 weaknesses

A comprehensive loss to Mercedes in the Spanish Grand Prix further exposed the limitations of Ferrari’s 2019 challenger, as its rival finished first and second in all five races so far in 2019. Read Also: Despite aerodynamic upgrades and a new engine, Ferrari remains unable to unlock the potential its SF90 has only shown in […]

Zandvoort secures F1 return as Dutch GP venue

Zandvoort and the Dutch GP have not been part of the F1 schedule since 1985. Following the rise of Red Bull race winner Max Verstappen, Zandvoort organisers struck an agreement with championship bosses to exclusively discuss the return of the race next season. A deal has now finally agreed, with Zandvoort securing a deal to […]