Formula 1 at risk of losing a race from 2022 calendar

Formula 1 at risk of losing a race from 2022 calendar

One of the 23 races on the 2022 Formula 1 schedule could end up being dropped as a result of Russia’s deployment of its army into eastern Ukraine. Formula 1 is set for a record-breaking 23-race season in 2022 following a record-tying 22-race season in 2021. However, there are doubts that this will end up…

Russell explains benefit of moving teams amid regulation changes

Russell explains benefit of moving teams amid regulation changes

George Russell believes that changing teams amidst the sweeping regulation changes being introduced into Formula 1 for 2022 could be a positive. After three years with Williams, the Briton makes the switch to Mercedes for the upcoming season. Whilst some may view the crossover of this move and the new rules as being a challenge,…

Vettel outlines Aston Martin’s key goal for 2022

Vettel outlines Aston Martin’s key goal for 2022

“They feel a bit different driving in the sim (simulator), but I think it will be different in real life.” “I think from a driving point of view, the main challenge for all of us will be adapting to these cars,” Vettel told media including RacingNews365.com . Following the team’s launch of their new car…

Button tips Hamilton to be back at his best in 2022

Button tips Hamilton to be back at his best in 2022

Jenson Button expects Lewis Hamilton to bounce back from the disappointment of losing the 2021 World Championship. The Mercedes driver disappeared from public view following the controversial events of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and did not re-emerge again until 5 February, when he shared a post on Instagram saying that he was “back”. During…

Lando Norris believes Max Verstappen ‘is in the zone 24

Lando Norris believes Max Verstappen ‘is in the zone 24

Having won a first World Championship at the end of a tension-fraught season, Lando Norris says Max Verstappen was “naturally born in the zone” 2021 heralded the best title fight that Formula 1 has witnessed in years, if not decades as Verstappen took on Lewis Hamilton, the Briton seeking a record-breaking eighth crown. The two…

Nico Hulkenberg: ‘F1 is on its way to being really sexy again’

Nico Hulkenberg: ‘F1 is on its way to being really sexy again’

Aston Martin reserve driver Nico Hulkenberg has given his thoughts on why F1 is coming back to life after some relatively processional recent years. Liberty Media took over the running of the sport in 2016, and in Hulk’s words has given the championship its “glamour & star factor that has always made F1 special.” He…

Why Doohan chose Alpine Academy over Red Bull F1 junior programme

Why Doohan chose Alpine Academy over Red Bull F1 junior programme

Listen to this article The Australian had the option to extend his stay in the Red Bull junior programme for 2022, but elected to switch to Alpine, joining fellow FIA Formula 3 graduate Olli Caldwell and F3 drivers Victor Martins and Caio Collet as part of Alpine’s junior line-up. Last year Doohan finished runner-up to…

Abu Dhabi action plan will protect FIA’s integrity, says president

Abu Dhabi action plan will protect FIA’s integrity, says president

Listen to this article With the investigation into last year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix controversy coming to an end, the FIA has promised to reveal its findings and an action plan of changes is due to be announced imminently. With fan backlash still at fever pitch over the events of last year’s season finale, when…

Alfa Romeo’s 2022 F1 car revealed in Fiorano shakedown

Alfa Romeo’s 2022 F1 car revealed in Fiorano shakedown

Listen to this article As Motorsport.com’s exclusive photograph shows, the car is running in a camouflage livery that it is expected will also be used for testing. New driver Valtteri Bottas was behind the wheel, but wearing a black helmet, as he completed the first laps just before midday in Italy on the wet track….