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Andrea Iannone, MotoGP

Iannone breaks silence on doping ban, thanks everyone for support

Aprilia's Andrea Iannone breaks his silence on the 18 months doping ban from racing in MotoGP and anywhere else as he thanks everyone for their support. The FIM International Disciplinary Court, even though understood that...
Toto Wolff, Aston Martin, Mercedes

Wolff puts brakes on Aston Martin link, eyes longer future with Mercedes

Toto Wolff has puts brakes on his Aston Martin link amid fresh rumors after F1 team confirmation as he says he is eyeing a longer future with Mercedes. Already when Aston Martin was put on...
MotoGP, French GP

MotoGP confirms French GP postponement as 2020 start further delayed

The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports have confirmed the postponement of the French GP as well as the 2020 MotoGP season start is further delayed. As expected, MotoGP has confirmed that French GP has been...
McLaren, F1 COVID-19

McLaren reveals pay cut for F1 drivers and employees amid pandemic

McLaren Racing has revealed details of pay cut for its F1 drivers and also employees due to COVID-19 pandemic, some have been put on furlough. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, McLaren have become one of...
Racing Point, Aston Martin

Racing Point change to Aston Martin made official for 2021 F1 season

Racing Point has officially confirmed the change to Aston Martin from 2021 F1 season irrespective of the COVID-19 pandemic and regulation push to 2022. The change from Racing Point to Aston Martin F1 Racing has...
IndyCar iRacing Challenge

Power, Karam open to retired drivers in IndyCar iRacing, Rosenqvist differs

IndyCar top three finishers in last weekend's iRacing Sage Karam, Will Power and Felix Rosenqvist have different views on retired drivers playing. Given that it is virtual, the possibilities are endless for ESports racing. All...
FIA, F1, 2020, 2021

FIA notifies further changes for 2020 and 2021 F1 seasons for COVID-19

The FIA has noted about the Sporting and Technical rule changes for both 2020 and 2021 F1 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After the decision was taken to postpone the sporting and technical rule...
Mercedes, F1

Mercedes F1 together with UCLH prepare breathing aid for patients

Mercedes F1 team along with University College London Hospitals prepared a NHS-approved breathing aid for patients of COVID-19. The work done by Mercedes and UCLH forms under the 'Project Pitlane', where seven F1 teams based...
Daniil Kvyat, Daniel Ricciardo

Kvyat rates Ricciardo as his fastest teammate in F1

AlphaTauri's Daniil Kvyat has rated Renault's Daniel Ricciardo as his fastest teammate in F1 from the time they spent together at Red Bull Racing. Kvyat was promoted to the Red Bull seat in 2015 alongside...
Mattia Binotto, F1 2020, F1 2021

Binotto says reduced weekend/season for 2020, Jan 2021 end as options

Scuderia Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto revealed the discussions about the 2020 F1 season where he stated that they are looking at ending at January 2021 too among other things. While Ferrari has stopped working...
Flavio Briatore, F1, Podcast

Podcast: Briatore on Benetton, Schumacher/Alonso, crashgate & more

The F1 Beyond The Grid podcast had Flavio Briatore speaking on his time at Benetton, drivers like Michael Schumacher, Martin Brundle, Fernando Alonso, crashgate and more. The third episode of the F1 Beyond The Grid...
Indy500, IndyCar, NASCAR

IndyCar to race with NASCAR as Indy500 postponed to August

IndyCar will run with NASCAR as a historic double-header in July, while Indy500 has been postponed to August for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. In response to the spread of the coronavirus in the...
MotoGP, Spanish GP

MotoGP confirms 2020 season start delay as Spanish GP is postponed

The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports has confirmed that the 2020 MotoGP season will not start with the Spanish GP as the race has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic. After weeks of silence since...
McLaren, F1

McLaren notes all F1 members back home from quarantine

McLaren Racing have confirmed that all of its F1 members are back home in the United Kingdom after spending weeks in quarantine in Australia. Earlier this week, McLaren confirmed to FormulaRapida.net that their 19 team...
Pirelli, F1

Pirelli F1 member back home, 13-inch tyres confirmed for 2021

Pirelli Motorsport has noted that their member from the F1 contingent is back home from Australia as it confirms that 13-inch tyres will stay for 2021 season. Having confirmed that one of its F1 team...
Andreas Seidl, F1, McLaren

Seidl reveals McLaren allowed changes to fit Mercedes unit for F1 2021

Andreas Seidl says McLaren Racing is allowed to undertake some changes in their chassis for 2021 F1 season to fit the Mercedes power unit. All teams up and down the F1 grid have been affected...
Rally Italia Sardegna, WRC,

Rally Italia Sardegna asks WRC for a new date due to COVID-19

Rally Italia Sardegna will be postponed as the organisers have requested FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) for a new date due to COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus has ripped apart Italy as it has recorded the...
F1

F1 eyes 15-18 events in extended 2020 season, more ideas looked into

Chase Carey has released another statement on the on-going situation with F1 as it looks at 15-18 events in 2020 along with other ideas. With the postponement of Azerbaijan GP, F1 has released another statement...
F1

F1 teams adheres to changes shutdown rules amid coronavirus pandemic

F1 teams are reacting to the changes in shutdown rules amid coronavirus pandemic as host of them have already shutdown or will be off soon. Over the past few weeks, F1 has seen major changes...
Fernando Alonso, Dakar, Amazon Prime

Alonso’s Dakar journey titled ‘Fernando’ to feature on Amazon Prime show

Fernando Alonso's journey into rally-raid racing and eventual debut in 2020 Dakar Rally will be shown as a feature, which will release on Amazon Prime. After the success of Netflix's F1 Drive to Survive, more...
McLaren, F1

McLaren says no change in Mercedes deal for F1 2021 despite regs push

McLaren Racing says there is no changes in its deal with Mercedes for 2021 F1 season despite the regulations push to 2022. With COVID-19 pandemic creating havoc worldwide, F1 teams along with the FIA and...
F1

F1 teams join in to help health sector amid COVID-19 pandemic

F1 teams have come forward to help the health sector with ventilators amid COVID-19 pandemic as the crisis demands more equipment. Ferrari already confirmed about their work with the Italian civil department where the Italian...
Chase Carey, F1

Carey says teams’ approval not needed for F1 2020 calendar in statement

Chase Carey has issued a statement following the latest meeting as he states teams' approval is not required for revised F1 2020 calendar. The COVID-19 virus has disrupted seemingly everything in modern life, and F1...
F1

F1 confirms postponement of Dutch, Spain and Monaco races

F1 has officially postponed the races in May with Dutch GP, Spanish GP and Monaco GP all to not take place on their original date due to COVID-19. F1 has now officially confirmed that the...
Mattia Binotto, Ferrari

Binotto opens up on Vettel deal, SF1000, F1 2021, COVID-19 & more

Scuderia Ferrari's Mattia Binotto has discussed multiple topics starting from Sebastian Vettel's deal, SF1000, F1 2021, COVID-19 situation and more. Amid host of other things, Ferrari has another big task of its driver line-up going...
Le Mans 24 Hours, WEC

Le Mans 24 Hours re-scheduled to September date due to COVID-19

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has confirmed that the 2019/20 Le Mans 24 Hours has been re-scheduled to a September date due to COVID-19 pandemic. The ACO and WEC has confirmed the big calendar...
FIA, F1

FIA confirms F1 summer shutdown changes due to COVID-19 pandemic

The FIA has confirmed the changes with the F1 summer shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic as it has been brought forward from August to March/April. What was being reported for few days has now...
Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel

Vettel, Hamilton say respect won’t change despite off-track stand-offs

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton say the respect between the two remain utmost despite the off-track developments with regards to FIA and Ferrari settlement and other F1 teams joining hands against it. It's often assumed...
Ferrari

Ferrari helps Italian civil department with financial aide for COVID-19

Ferrari has stepped in to help the Italian civil department after the Agnelli Family decided to donate money and also necessary equipment to fight COVID-19. The Agnelli Family - one of the original founders of...
Chase Carey, F1

Carey apologises to F1 fans for Aus GP debacle in an open letter

F1 CEO Chase Carey is trying for a damage control as he apologises fans over the Australian GP debacle in an open letter he has shared. The handling of Australian GP brought huge criticism from...

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