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Mick Schumacher, Alfa Romeo, Frederic Vasseur, F1, Ferrari

Sauber close to new Ferrari deal, driver in Sep; Schumacher’s F2004 run

Frederic Vasseur says new deal of Sauber with Ferrari and Alfa Romeo soon as 2021 F1 line-up a question mark, while Mick Schumacher drives F2004. Now officially the 'Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN' F1 team, the...
Alpine, Mahindra, Juri Vips

Alpine joins LMP1; Mahindra hires ex-Mercedes F1; Vips stays with DAMS

Alpine has joined the LMP1 grid in WEC as Mahindra hires ex-Mercedes F1 personnel in Formula E, while Juri Vips stays with DAMS in F2. Alpine joining LMP1: After Renault confirmed a change to Alpine from...
Colton Herta, Andretti Autosport, IndyCar 2020

IndyCar: Herta wins Mid-Ohio Race 2 as Andretti sweeps podium

At the second IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio, Colton Herta of Andretti won, from his teammates Alexander Rossi and Ryan Hunter-Reay in the first Andretti 1-2-3 since 2005. As an IndyCar grid of 23 lined up...
F2, F3

F2: Lundgaard dominates sprint race; Lawson wins F3 finale, Piastri has title

ART's Christian Lundgaard won sprint FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship at Mugello as Hitech GP's Liam Lawson took it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: Reverse-grid pole-sitter HWA Racelab's Artem Markelov did not have a...
Will Power, Team Penske, IndyCar 2020 Mid-Ohio

IndyCar: Power wins Mid-Ohio Race 1, leads Penske 1-2 from Newgarden

After a slew of poor races, Team Penske's Will Power took the win in IndyCar Mid-Ohio Race 1 from Newgarden and Andretti's Alexander Rossi. In the face of uncertainty, the Mid-Ohio doubleheader commenced late Saturday...
F2, F3

F2: Mazepin wins dramatic feature race at Mugello; Vesti takes F3 thriller

Hitech GP's Nikita Mazepin won feature FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship at Mugello as Prema's Frederik Vesti took it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: Pole-sitter ART Grand Prix's Christian Lundgaard led the way in...
F2, F3

F2: Lundgaard beats Ticktum to pole by 0.005s; Zendeli has it in F3

ART Grand Prix's Christian Lundgaard took feature FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship pole at Mugello as Trident's Lirim Zendeli had it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: The first run in F2 qualifying at Mugello...
Ferrari, F1

Ferrari reveals new livery for 1000th F1 GP, Schumacher to drive F2004

Scuderia Ferrari has revealed a special retro livery for this weekend's Tuscan GP which will be its 1000th F1 GP at Mugello. As was reported at the start of the weekend, Ferrari has now revealed...
Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR, IndyCar

NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson commits to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will move to IndyCar after signing a deal with Chip Ganassi Racing from 2021 onward. Johnson announced the partnership with CGR for 2021 and 2022 IndyCar seasons, where the NASCAR...
Racing Point, F2

Racing Point, Ferrari withdraw appeal; DAMS lashes F2 after Ticktum’s DQ

Racing Point and Ferrari have joined in to back out of their appeal over the brak duct saga during F1 Italian GP as DAMS comes hard on F2 organisers. After Renault withdrew their appeal of...
F2, F3

F2: Ticktum eases to win at Monza; Hughes takes it in chaotic F3 race

DAMS' Daniel Ticktum won sprint FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship race as HWA Racelab's Jake Hughes had it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: Pole-sitter Charouz's Louis Deletraz did not have the best of starts...
IndyCar 2020, Mid-Ohio

IndyCar confirms September date for Mid-Ohio doubleheader

IndyCar, after weeks of speculation in the wake of the race's initial postponement, have confirmed the Mid-Ohio doubleheader for September 12-13. When IndyCar president Jay Frye stated on the broadcast for the second race of the two...
F2, F3

F2: Schumacher controls feature race at Monza; Vesti takes it in F3

Prema's Mick Schumacher won feature FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship race at Monza as Frederik Vesti did it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: Pole-sitter UNI-Virtuosi Racing's Callum Ilott started well in feature F2 race...
F2, F3

F2: Ilott on pole in red-flagged session; Pourchaire takes in F3 amid chaos

UNI-Virtuosi Racing's Callum Ilott took feature FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship pole at Monza as ART Grand Prix's Theo Pourchaire had it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship). F2: The first part in F2 qualifying at...
Alex Palou, DCR, IndyCar 2020

Palou Q&A: Rookie title aspirations, dissatisfaction with results & more

Speaking to FormulaRapida.net in an exclusive interview, DCR IndyCar driver Alex Palou discussed the championship, his dissatisfaction with his results, the aeroscreen, and more. A paradigm for the year 2020, the debut season of DCR w/...
Roy Nissany, FIA, F1

FIA to review F1 superlicense system, Nissany gets Monza FP1 drive

FIA is to review the F1 superlicense system in view of COVID-19 as Roy Nissany will drive for Williams during FP1 of Italian GP. With COVID-19 affecting the calendar of not only the bigger championships...
Anthoine Hubert, Jack Aitken

Aitken shares melting stories about Hubert, Ricciardo in awe of his family

Jack Aitken shared heartwarming stories for Anthoine Hubert on his death anniversary as Daniel Ricciardo was in awe of his family coming to F1 Belgian GP. A fellow Renault academy member and former teammate, Aitken...
IndyCar 2020, Josef Newgarden Team Penske

IndyCar: Newgarden wins Gateway Race 2 from O’Ward under yellow

Under FCY conditions, Penske's Josef Newgarden won the second IndyCar race at Gateway from Arrow McLaren SP's O'Ward and Penske's Power. Reminiscent of the race preceding it, the second IndyCar race at Gateway was yet...
F2, F3

F2: Shwartzman dominates in crazy sprint race; Sargeant takes it in F3

Prema's Robert Shwartzman won sprint FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship at Spa-Francorchamps as Logan Sargeant did it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: Reverse grid sprint F2 race pole-sitter and Trident's Roy Nissany did not...
IndyCar, Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing

IndyCar: Dixon wins Gateway Race 1 from Sato in an intense finish

In the first IndyCar race at WWTR, CGR's Scott Dixon won from RLLR's Takuma Sato, with a gap of just 0.140 seconds. Arrow McLaren SP's Patricio O'ward came third. As an IndyCar field of 23 embarked...
F2, F3

F2: Tsunoda wins after Mazepin penalty at Spa; Zendeli secures first in F3

Carlin's Yuki Tsunoda won feature FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship race at Spa-Francorchamps as Trident's Lirim Zendeli wins FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: Pole-sitter and Carlin's Yuki Tsunoda made a good start in feature F2...
Christian Horner, Franz Tost

Horner speaks on Vettel, Albon; Tost adds about Gasly, Tsunoda

Christian Horner opened up on Sebastian Vettel and Alexander Albon during F1 Belgian GP as Franz Tost added on Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda. The F1 seats at Red Bull Racing and AlphaTauri is pretty...
F2, F3

F2: Tsunoda takes Spa pole, Ticktum competes ; Zendelli tops wet F3 run

Carlin's Yuki Tsunoda took FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship pole at Spa-Francorchamps as Trident's Lirim Zendelli had it in FIA Formula 3 (F3) Championship. F2: It was sunny for F2 qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps with no wet...
Juan Manuel Correa, Anthoine Hubert, F2

Correa returns to Spa as he updates on recovery, F1 drivers honour Hubert

Juan Manuel Correa returned to the F2 paddock at Spa as he updated on recovery while he and certain F1 drivers joined in to pay Anthoine Hubert their homage. Together, as the paddocks of F1...
Juri Vips

Vips Q&A: F2 drive, Super Formula goal, F1 future, Tanak & more

Red Bull Junior driver Juri Vips talked with FormulaRapida.net at Paul Ricard last weekend, about his future in F1, and his expectations in F2 and Super Formula. After a good debut F3 year in 2019...
Anthoine Hubert, F2

Hubert to be recollected in Belgian GP as #19 retired; track changes at Spa

Anthoine Hubert will be remembered this weekend in Belgian GP by F1, F2 and F3 contingent as #19 has been retired forever with Spa-Francorchamps seeing track changes. After nearly a year since the unfortunate passing...
Fernando Alonso, Patricio O'Ward, Arrow McLaren SP, IndyCar, Indy500

Indy500: Top rookie O’Ward on difficult passing, Alonso recounts issues

A potentially successful Indy500 for Arrow McLaren SP quickly became diluted, as drivers Fernando Alonso, Pato O'ward, and Oliver Askew explained post-race. At the risk of sounding over-simplistic, Arrow McLaren SP had a disappointing Indy500. What easily...
Lukas Dunner, F3

Lukas Dunner Q&A: F3/Macau GP, EF Open, Dallara F320, future & more

FIA F3 and EuroFormula driver Lukas Dunner talked with FormulaRapida.net at Paul Ricard last weekend, about his debut season, his 2019 and more. Austrian racing driver Dunner had a dual programme of F3 and EuroFormula...
F1, Mark Blundell

F1 Nation has talks on Indy500, Blundell adds of F1 2020, Ilott & more

F1 Nation latest episode has discussions on the Indy500 where Mark Blundell adds on 2020 season, Callum Ilott and more. The opening segment of the latest F1 Nation episode began for the first time with...
Lance Stroll, David Schumacher

Stroll comes forward to donate for fire in LA; Schumacher joins Carlin in F3

Racing Point's Lance Stroll has stepped up to donate money for forest fire spread out currently in Los Angeles as David Schumacher has joined Carlin in F3. Having seen donations from F1 drivers towards not...