Tuesday, September 22, 2020

F4

FIA, Motorsport Games, COVID-19

FIA defers second edition of Motorsport Games for COVID-19 pandemic

The FIA has had to postpone the second edition of the Motorsport Games - due to take place in France - by a year because of COVID-19 pandemic. While racing events from world championships are...
ESports, Virtual Grand Prix, Guanyu Zhou

Zhou wins F1 inaugural Bahrain Virtual Grand Prix from Vandoorne

F1 started the ESports Virtual Grand Prix Series this weekend with Bahrain GP - won by Guanyu Zhou - on the 2019 game and a full grid of 10 teams. Even though they had the...

FIA announces expanded 15 disciplines for 2020 Motorsport Games

The FIA has announced a total of 15 disciplines for the 2020 Motorsport Games which will be held in France this year in Marseille and Paul Ricard. The FIA Motorsport Games will undertake a significant...

Global Racing Service confirms their drivers line-up

Global Racing Service confirms three drivers for the 2020 Spanish Formula 4 season. Global Racing Service was founded to compete in Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and Spanish Formula 4. They will take part in both...

SEBASTIAN ØGAARD WILL COMPETE IN THE ITALIAN F4 CHAMPIONSHIP WITH BHAITECH

Sebastian Øgaard will race his first season in formula single-seaters in the Italian F4 Championship with Bhaitech Racing.  After a first test with formula single-seaters in the final round of the Spanish F4 Championship in...
Sebastian Montoya, F4

Sebastian Montoya graduates to F4 with Prema in 2020

Colombian Sebastian Montoya - son of Juan Pablo - will make his single-seater debut in Formula 4 (F4) in 2020 with Prema Racing. Having karted for the last few seasons, Montoya is ready to take...
Red Bull

Red Bull adds only new name in junior line-up, reveals all programmes

Red Bull has announced their full line-up of their Junior Team for 2020 as they add just the one new name while retain most of their 2019 drivers. Ahead of Tuesday's announcement, Red Bull had...
Motorsport Games, FIA

FIA announces 2020 edition of Motorsport Games in France

The FIA has announced the return of Motorsport Games for the 2020 season, which moves from Italy to France, with expanded categories. After the success of the inaugural season of Olympic-style Motorsport Games in 2019,...
Jonny Edgar, Red Bull Junior Team

Red Bull junior Jonny Edgar stays in F4 but switches to Van Amersfoort

Red Bull Junior Team's Jonny Edgar will continue competing in Formula 4 (F4) in 2020, but has switched to Van Amersfoort Racing for his second season. Edgar made his single-seater debut in 2019 with Jenzer...
Arthur Leclerc, Ferrari

Leclerc joins Ferrari Driver Academy with Beganovic to make it nine names

Arthur Leclerc - brother of Charles - has joined the Ferrari Driver Academy from 2020 F1 season onward along with Dino Beganovic. The signing of Leclerc and Beganovic takes the total to nine young racers...
Francesco Pizzi and Lorenzo Fluxá from Xcel Motorsport batteling for the lead at Dubai Autodrome

F4 UAE: Francesco Pizzi completes a perfect weekend in Dubai

Francesco Pizzi has completed a dominant inaugural weekend for the Formula 4 UAE at the Dubai Autodrome. The Italian, who won Race 3 today, has won all the races of the weekend. The driver...

UAE F4: Pizzi wins inaugural race at Dubai from Fluxa and Marinangeli

After a great season in karting and with a brief baggage in single-seaters, Lorenzo Fluxá has completed a great debut at the F4 UAE, which is disputing his first races at the Dubai racetrack. With...
GRS

Lorenzo Fluxá to race for GRS in Spanish F4 in 2020

The Spanish team Global Racing Service (GRS) has announced Alex García and Lorenzo Fluxá as its drivers for the 2020 Spanish F4 Championship. According to our sources in Formula Rapida, the Valencian team GRS has...
F1, Japanese GP

F1 priority as support F4 races cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

F1 Japanese GP is the priority for Suzuka circuit as the organisers have cancelled the FIA Japanese F4 races due to the threat of Typhoon Hagibis. The penultimate round of the 2019 Japanese F4 season...
F4, Motorsport Games, FIA

FIA reveals details of Motorsport Games, first-ever hybrid F4 car unveiled

The FIA has released further details of the inaugural Motorsport Games to take place in 2019 in Italy in conjunction with promoter SRO Motorsports Group. A press conference was held at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on...
Paul Aron, Mercedes

Mercedes adds F4 racer Paul Aron in its F1 junior programme

Mercedes has announced the addition of karting champion and Formula 4 (F4) racer Paul Aron in its F1 junior programme. Aron is currently racing for Prema Powerteam in the ADAC (German) and Italian F4 championships,...
Motorsport Games, FIA

Rome to host Olympics-style inaugural ‘Motorsport Games’ in 2019

The FIA World Motor Sport Council approved Olympics-style 'Motorsport Games' for 2019, where racers will stand a chance to win medals. The decision was announced by the FIA as WMSC approved an Olympics-style 'Motorsport Games'...

Video and Press Release: Villeneuve and Lemarié, in search of talent for F1 in...

The former Formula 1 drivers have presented the FEED Racing program in Barcelona, an initiative that aims to give an opportunity to a young talent, with the ultimate goal of reaching the highest car...
Recap of Formula Renault Eurocup and Formula Regional European Championship

Junior Round-Up: Martins leads FR Eurocup, Vesti in Regional F3

The weekend of April 12-14 saw two prominent European single-seater kick-off as Victor Martins led the way in Formula Renault Eurocup, while Frederik Vesti did it in Formula Regional European Championship. Formula Renault Eurocup: Close...

F4 Round-Up: Habsi leads in Spain, David in Asia & Alvarez in UK

The April 5-7 weekend saw Shihab Al Habsi end as leader in F4 Spanish series while Hadrien David headed F4 South East Asia with Sebastian Alvarez in British F4 as Benjamin Pedersen got F3...
Arthur Leclerc, Subaer Junior Team, ADAC F4

Leclerc joins Sauber Junior Team to compete in ADAC F4 for 2019 season

Arthur Leclerc, brother of Charles, has joined the Sauber Junior Team and will compete in the ADAC F4 championship for the 2019 season. The entry list for the 2019 opening weekend at Oschersleben carried Leclerc's name...
Reema Juffali, British F4

Double R signs Saudi Arabia’s Reema Juffali for 2019 British F4 season

Double R Racing announced the signing of Saudi Arabia's Reema Juffali for her maiden British Formula 4 (F4) campaign in 2019. Having started competitive racing only in October 2018, Juffali has signed up with British...
Liam Lawson, Jack Doohan, Red Bull Junior Team

Red Bull adds Lawson to junior team, Doohan set for EF Open season

Red Bull Junior Team has made a new acquisition with Liam Lawson joining the squad from 2019, while plans for Jack Doohan has been revealed too. Lawson has had some solid single-seater racing seasons in...
Callum Ilott, Juan Manuel Correa, F2, Charouz by Sauber

Ilott, Correa, Zendeli among drivers in Sauber Junior Team for 2019

The drivers to be racing for Sauber Junior Team in 2019 has been revealed with names like Callum Ilott, Juan Manuel Correa and Lirim Zendeli featuring in the list. The Sauber Junior Team was formed...
Caio Collet, Renault

Renault adds Caio Collet in their academy for 2019 season

Renault Sport Academy has announced Brazilian Caio Collet as their second confirmed driver for the 2019 season. After the announcement of Guanyu Zhou earlier in the day, Renault has named Collet in their academy for...
Antonio Fuoco and rest of Ferrari academy members

Fuoco remains with Ferrari academy as 2019 batch meets at Maranello

Antonio Fuoco will remain part of the Ferrari Driver Academy for the 2019 season but not in a racing role as the new batch got together at Maranello. Last week, 2018 European F3 champion Mick...
Mick Schumacher, Ferrari

Schumacher joins Ferrari Driver Academy as full 2019 line-up is confirmed

Mick Schumacher has officially joined the Ferrari Driver Academy from the 2019 season as the Italian manufacturer reveals its junior line-up. The last few weeks saw the Italian press report about Mick Schumacher signing with...
Feed Racing France, Jacques Villeneuve

Villeneuve and Lemarie join hands to start Feed Racing France school

Jacques Villeneuve and Patrick Lemarie have joined hands to start a racing school named 'Feed Racing France' to help young racers progress in their career. Villeneuve has been quote vocal about the talents coming through...
Sauber-Charouz

Vasseur explains reasons for Sauber-Charouz union to create Junior Team

Sauber F1 boss Frederic Vasseur has explained the decision to partner with Charouz Racing System to create 'Sauber Junior Team'. The announcement was made in November with the Swiss F1 team joining hands with the...

Rafa Villanueva will race at Formula 4 UAE

Rafael Villanueva will race at Formula 4 United Arab Emirates Championship with Xcel Motorsport Team in the first part of 2019 season Madrid driver wants to take a step forward in 2019 and will start...