FIA criticized for “absurd” rule barring drivers from speaking out

In the round-up: FIA’s political crackdown veers close to restricting human rights, an organization representing athletes claims. In letter Athletes body calls out FIA for restricting competitor freedoms Global Athletean international movement led by sports people, has called the FIA’s new restriction on motorsport competitors making political statements “absurd” and said the governing body “must … Read more

Exclusive: Horner on the ‘inevitability’ of the 2022 regulation changes

Christian Horner believes that Formula 1 fans will be treated to a tighter battle for the championships in 2023, following Red Bull’s unprecedented dominance. Following one of the biggest regulation overhauls in Formula 1 history, the Red Bull team fought against Ferrari’s early pace and their own reliability issues to emerge as the dominant force … Read more

FIA about turn on F1 wet weather racing

In recent years Formula One has been blighted by canceled or reduced running for wet weather races. Yet this was not always the way the sport has dealt with such conditions. Ex F1 driver and Sky F1 commentator Martin Brundle aired his frustration over the 1 hour delay at the start of the 2022 Monaco … Read more

The F1 reserve and backup drivers for 2023

There are times when Formula 1 teams will be unable to call upon their usual Grand Prix drivers and must find a replacement. It can happen for a variety of reasons such as injury, suspension, or in more recent times, a positive COVID-19 test. In 2022, two reserve drivers were called into action as Nico … Read more

The F1 reserve and backup drivers for 2023

There are times when Formula 1 teams will be unable to call upon their usual Grand Prix drivers and must find a replacement. It can happen for a variety of reasons such as injury, suspension, or in more recent times, a positive COVID-19 test. In 2022, two reserve drivers were called into action as Nico … Read more

Sergio Perez ‘relaxed’ about Daniel Ricciardo arrival as Sky Sports F1 pundits debate 2024 Red Bull seat

Daniel Ricciardo has been mooted with a return to the grid with Red Bull after agreeing third driver deal but Sergio Perez insists his signing “doesn’t change anything” while Sky Sports F1 David Croft says: “Daniel’s a fantastic bloke… but he’s not the future of Red Bull.” Last updated: 22/12/22 6:24am Please use Chrome browser … Read more

FIA criticized for “absurd” rule barring drivers from speaking out

In the round-up: FIA’s political crackdown veers close to restricting human rights, an organization representing athletes claims. In letter Athletes body calls out FIA for restricting competitor freedoms Global Athletean international movement led by sports people, has called the FIA’s new restriction on motorsport competitors making political statements “absurd” and said the governing body “must … Read more