F1 News

WEEKEND WARM-UP: Mercedes upgrades spark excitement ahead of the British Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Watch Weekend Warm-Up with Will Buxton, Rosanna Tennant and Lawrence Barretto, and hear from the drivers ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix.
Categories: F1 News

Can Mercedes’ Silverstone upgrades turn the British Grand Prix into a proper three-way fight?

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
F1.com's Lawrence Barretto looks ahead to this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone...
Categories: F1 News

Championship lead 'no reason to celebrate' insists Verstappen ahead of British Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Max Verstappen currently has a healthy 46 point lead at the top of the drivers' championship – but the Dutchman insists that's nothing to celebrate as he prepares for this weekend's British Grand Prix.
Categories: F1 News

GOOD LAP vs GREAT LAP: Ride onboard with Hamilton and Bottas to see how to nail a lap of Silverstone

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Given they were driving the same machinery, how did Hamilton eke out that crucial fraction of time to get ahead of his Finnish team mate in qualifying for last year's British Grand Prix?
Categories: F1 News

‘It’s a sizeable difference’ – Williams drivers Albon and Latifi assess hefty British GP upgrade package for FW44

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Alex Albon will receive a new Williams FW44 package for the team’s home race at Silverstone and the Thai driver said he was excited to test out a “proper upgrade” – while team mate Nicholas Latifi explained that Albon’s car will appear markedly different to his own.
Categories: F1 News

What is the weather forecast for the 2022 British Grand Prix?

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Formula 1 heads to Silverstone for the 10th round of racing at the 2022 British Grand Prix, but can we expect rain or will the sun be shining?
Categories: F1 News

Hamilton 'incredibly grateful' for F1 community support in wake of Piquet comments

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has addressed comments allegedly made by three-time champion Nelson Piquet that surfaced ahead of the 2022 British Grand Prix as other drivers weighed in with words of support on Thursday.
Categories: F1 News

‘I’m expecting to have fun’ says Vettel, as he prepares for carbon neutral-fuelled Silverstone run in Mansell’s 1992 Williams

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Fans at this weekend’s British Grand Prix are in for an extra treat this Sunday as Sebastian Vettel will be hitting the circuit in Nigel Mansell’s Williams FW14B for a demonstration run around Silverstone – 30 years after Mansell took victory at the track...
Categories: F1 News

Leclerc ‘still believes’ 2022 title possible – but says next four races will be crucial as he looks to end win-less run

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Engine penalties, strategy missteps and retirements have all conspired to mean that Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc now hasn’t taken victory since the Australian Grand Prix back in April. But the former championship leader said ahead of the British Grand Prix weekend that he still believed a title tilt was possible in 2022.
Categories: F1 News

World Motor Sport Council approves changes to sporting and technical regulations

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
The World Motor Sport Council has rubber stamped a swathe of tweaks to the sporting and technical regulations, including adjusting fuel temperature rules, wing deflection tests and power unit rules.
Categories: F1 News

FORM GUIDE: Is Verstappen's stellar run set to continue in the 2022 British Grand Prix?

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Red Bull are enjoying their most successful run of form in the F1 turbo-hybrid era but are they favourites to win the 2022 British Grand Prix – or do Ferrari, and perhaps even Mercedes, stand a chance of success at Silverstone?
Categories: F1 News

Alpine announce Rac(H)er programme to provide path to F1 for female drivers and increase diversity

Formula 1 - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:00
Alpine have announced the Rac(H)er programme to increase diversity as they aim to not only field the first female F1 driver but significantly increase their ratio of female employees.
Categories: F1 News

Leclerc hoping for ‘first clean weekend since Miami’ at Silverstone | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 19:01
In the round-up: Leclerc hopes for "clean weekend" • New cars should be "awesome" at Silverstone • Alfa Romeo "can't afford" loss of track time
Categories: F1 News

Lewis Hamilton: "Real action" needed to stop giving "older voices" a platform

Motorsport.com - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 17:32
An interview conducted last year with three-time world champion Piquet emerged this week, in which he used a racial slur in reference to Hamilton, resulting in condemnation from the F1 community and a ban from the paddock.
Piquet apologised to Hamilton, but denied his comment had any racial intent and disputed the way in which it was translated.
Hamilton appeared in Thursday's FIA press ...Keep reading
Categories: F1 News

What's changed with F1's new rear wing deflection tests

Motorsport.com - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:18
One of the most intriguing, that has been placed into the rules rather than fall under the remit of a technical directive, relates to rear wing flexibility tests.
As teams have begun to settle into F1's new regulations, and produce a steady stream of updates orientated towards reducing drag whilst maintaining downforce, it's interesting to see that changes have been made to the rear wing and ...Keep reading
Categories: F1 News

Alpine F1 team launches ambitious Race(H)er programme

Motorsport.com - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:16
On Thursday morning, the Enstone-based squad announced the launch of its Rac(H)er programme, which aims to open up more opportunities for women within its organisation.
It wants to make jobs in motorsport more appealing to young females, and will include programmes in schools and a proper path for them to carve a career at the F1 team.
Alpine is aiming to have 30 percent of its ...Keep reading
Categories: F1 News

Five stand-out F1 technical ideas from 2022 cars

Motorsport.com - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:02
The more restrictive regulations in terms of design freedom prompted fears that the only variation we would see among cars would be with the sidepods.
However, as the F1 season has developed, there has been a fascinating mix of ideas and solutions up and down the grid that are worth focusing on
Here we take a look at some of the key areas where teams have allowed their own concepts to ...Keep reading
Categories: F1 News

Revealed: How Williams F1 update isn’t just a Red Bull clone

Motorsport.com - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:53
While it’s obvious that the changes will have an effect on the external airflow stream, there’s also a considerable amount of work that's gone on underneath the hood in order to accommodate them.
It’s clear that there’s heavy influence in design decisions from both Ferrari and Red Bull, with the sidepods completely altered to take onboard a mixture of the design features seen on the ...Keep reading
Categories: F1 News

Williams’ new Red Bull-esque sidepod design is a “much-needed upgrade” – Albon | 2022 British Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:44
Alexander Albon has high hopes for the improvement Williams will make from its first major upgrade of the season, but admits it may take a while to get the most out of.
Categories: F1 News