PETRONAS to end sponsorship of Mercedes-AMG F1 team after 2021 season

The PETRONAS name will be absent from the racing cars of the successful Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 team after this year’s championship ends. It has been confirmed that the team, which has won 7 world championships, will no longer have Malaysia’s national oil corporation as its title sponsor. This comes after over 10 years of association […]

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2022 Formula 1 calendar to have 23 races, with season-opener in Bahrain

The Formula 1 organisation has released its calendar for next year and the 2022 Formula World Championship will have 23 rounds, one more than 2021. Perhaps to be on the safe side, the Australian GP is no longer the season-opener, as it was for many years. In 2020, the opening round in Melbourne was cancelled […]

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F1/Round 16: Highlights & Provisional Results For 2021 Turkish Grand Prix

Rain was falling as the cars lined up, Valtteri Bottas in front with Max Verstappen alongside and the fastest driver in qualifying – Lewis Hamilton – down in 11th spot as he had to take a grid penalty for the engine component change. The wet conditions were expected to remain throughout the race. The Mercedes-AMG […]

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F1: Australian GP to be replaced by Ooredoo Qatar Grand Prix in November

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted motorsports events around the world last year, including the Formula 1 World Championship. After the opening round in Australia was cancelled literally at the ‘eleventh hour’, other venues also decided that the situation was worsening and they could not be sure their event could be safely held, or that the authorities […]

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Brembo brakes have been stopping cars in 800 F1 races

At the 2021 Russian F1 Grand Prix over the weekend, brake manufacturer Brembo celebrated a historic milestone of its vital components having a presence for the 800th Formula 1 race. This milestone comes after 46 years when the company supplied a small number of cast iron discs to Scuderia Ferrari in 1975. At that time, […]

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F1/Round 15: Highlights & Provisional Results For 2021 Russian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen had to start from the back as he took a penalty, and while going on the formation lap, he had a battery problem and was concerned he might not be able to start. However, by the time he reached the starting grid, it seemed to go away. Lewis Hamilton, starting from a few […]

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F1/Round 15: Preview & Starting Grid For 2021 Russian Grand Prix

Race starts at 3 pm in Russia/8 pm in Malaysia The 2021 Formula 1 World Championship takes off again after the summer break as Round 15 is run this weekend in Russia. Once again held at the Sochi Autodrome, it will be the eighth time that Russia has had a Formula 1 Grand Prix. It’s […]

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F1/Round 14: Highlights & Provisional Results For 2021 Italian Grand Prix

Although Valtteri Bottas had won the Sprint Qualifying race – which determines the starting order for the main race – he had to start from the back as he had a Power Unit replaced and regulations require that penalty. So starting from pole position was Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen who got a good start […]

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