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Red Bull cop huge £6m F1 bill as Max Verstappen's success punished by FIA
FIA regulations mean Formula 1 teams and drivers pay entry fees which rise depending on their success the previous season. Red Bull must pay £6,512 per point gained in 2023 on top of the flat entry fee of £542,774 for next season. The 860 points they earned this year means their 2024 entry fee is a whopping £6.14m.
Lewis Hamilton went topless on Abu Dhabi GP podium to show off new tattoo
Lewis Hamilton won his fifth Formula 1 world championship in 2018. He ended the season in style by topping the podium at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Mercedes star then stripped down for the last time that year. Hamilton said he wanted to draw attention to his 'Still I Rise' tattoo.
F1: When does the 2024 season start at the Bahrain Grand Prix?
The 2024 F1 season starts on March 2 with a unique Saturday night race in Bahrain. Formula 1 embarks on a record-breaking 24-race season next year, an increase from 22 races in 2023. The season is also longer in terms of duration, running from February-December as opposed to March-November. Bahrain has hosted the season-opener since 2021.
Why Formula 1 Is The First Sports Partnership For Amex In A Decade
American Express and Formula 1 announced a multi-year partnership in October. Amex will serve as the Official Payments Partner of F1 in the Americas, F1 Academy and Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Ex-F1 driver admits Schumacher condition is 'incredibly difficult' to deal with
Former Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell says Michael Schumacher's health is 'incredibly difficult' to deal with. The 57-year-old Brit competed against the German legend before they made it to the big time in the early 90s. He says his absence is a 'big loss' for F1 in general, but particularly for his son Mick, who is also an F1 driver.
F1: Mercedes’ Toto Wolff and Ferrari’s Fred Vasseur face punishment over ‘swearing’ at Las Vegas Grand Prix
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and Ferrari chief Fred Vassuer have been summoned to see the FIA stewards over their conduct in a heated press conference last week. The team principals’ presser took place on Thursday night at F1’s newest race, after a first practice abruptly curtailed following a manhole cover incident. Vasseur was scathing of Formula 1 at the start of the press conference, labelling the incident “unacceptable” before adding “we’ve f***ed up the session for Carlos”
Michael Schumacher health hope shared by F1 rival ahead of accident anniversary
Michael Schumacher suffered a skiing accident in the French Alps in December 2013. Details of his condition have been kept under wraps by his family. Former Formula 1 rival Mark Blundell admits he knows very little about how his old rival is getting on.
Mick Schumacher excited for 'new chapter' in WEC
Mick Schumacher will return to full-time racing in 2024 as part of Alpine's World Endurance Championship driver lineup. He joined Mercedes' Formula 1 team as a reserve driver this year after not being retained following a one-year stint with Haas. He has not driven in a race this year, but was in the car for a tire test in Barcelona.
Mick Schumacher admits defeat in bid to land F1 return by making career switch
Mick Schumacher will race for Alpine in the World Endurance Championship. The 24-year-old spent two seasons in Formula 1 racing for Haas. He will continue to be Mercedes' reserve driver next season.
Mick Schumacher returns to racing with Alpine in 2024 WEC season
Mick Schumacher has been confirmed as a driver for Alpine in the World Endurance Championship next year. The 24-year-old has been present in the Formula 1 paddock this season as a reserve driver for Mercedes, driving in the simulator and providing cover for Lewis Hamilton and George Russell. He was dropped from his F1 race seat at Haas at the end of the 2022 season after two years.
Martin Brundle demands F1 rule change after Las Vegas GP drama leaves Ferrari seething
Martin Brundle has called on Formula 1 chiefs to alter their rulebook. Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz was deemed to have been given an unfair penalty at the Las Vegas Grand Prix. The regulations state that if a team replaces a car’s energy store using a new component then they must incur a penalty.
Oscar Piastri laments F1 rule after "awkward" Lewis Hamilton clash in Las Vegas
Oscar Piastri was heading for a fourth-place finish at the Las Vegas Grand Prix. But a Formula 1 rule prevented him from continuing with hard tyres. The 22-year-old had to switch to medium tyres on the 43rd lap. The Australian finished 10th in his McLaren.
Lewis Hamilton risks FIA punishment over ignoring rule mandatory for F1 drivers
FIA rules mandate that the top three drivers in the Formula 1 standings have to attend the glamourous event. Hamilton is now guaranteed to finish third this season as Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso are now too far behind to catch up with only one race remaining. If he doesn't he'll be punished just as he was in 2021 when he refused to show up.
Ferrari to hold 'private talks' with Las Vegas GP chiefs about compensation deal
Ferrari will hold 'private discussions' with Liberty Media and Formula 1. Carlos Sainz's freak crash in Free Practise 1 on Thursday caused damage to his car. Liberty Media already facing a class action lawsuit filed by a local Las Vegas firm seeking damages on behalf of the fans.
McLaren chief demands Las Vegas GP F1 track change after Norris put in hospital
McLaren team principal Andrea Stella has called for changes to the Las Vegas Grand Prix ahead of next year's race. Lando Norris lost control of his car and smashed into the barriers at 180mph. Stella has urged Formula 1 to ensure a bump in the road at Turn 12 is "smoothened out"
Las Vegas Grand Prix sees Hollywood and sporting greats mix in the pits as Rihanna joins Cara...
Rihanna cut an edgy figure in black leather as she joined the likes of Cara Delevingne, Heidi Klum, Brad Pitt, Paris Hilton and David Beckham at the event. Brad Pitt has been in Las Vegas reportedly as part of Formula 1 movie that he is set to star in alongside Lewis Hamilton.
A-list stars like Jennifer Aniston and Cristiano Ronaldo swear by cryotherapy to stay young and...
James Bond star Daniel Craig 'bolstered' his fitness training with the technique. Cristiano Ronaldo has a £500,000 ice chamber at home. Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton has a session after every race.
Las Vegas Grand Prix up and running with mixed feelings from locals
Formula 1 is back in Las Vegas with its unique race track that covers nearly four miles of the Vegas Strip. One business owner is caught in the construction, losing money. Elizabeth Campbell reports.
Las Vegas F1 Grand Prix qualifying live: latest updates and lap times
Renee Wilm, CEO of the Las Vegas Grand Prix, and Stefano Domenicali,. CEO of Formula 1, today issued the following statement. “Our top priority at Formula 1 is the safety and security of our drivers, employees, and fans.”I am not sure this is good enough and, I am not the first person to point it out, but “sorry” or “apologise” is not found in the above statement.
Red Bull told to snap up ‘next Max Verstappen’ to replace Sergio Perez and annoy rival
Oscar Piastri has been tipped to replace Sergio Perez at Red Bull. The Mexican driver has seen his seat come under pressure following a string of disappointing performances, despite being second in the Drivers’ Championship. The Aussie is racing in his first Formula 1 season but has shown signs of promise, which has seen ex-McLaren driver Mark Blundell compare him to Verstappen.