Formula 1

Formula 1 has banned military air displays at Grands Prix on sustainability and environmental grounds. Fly-bys and other demonstrations by military aircraft have become commonplace as part of events building up to the start of races. F1 aims to be carbon neutral by 2030. There is also a concern the displays can be used to
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The winter break is almost over and the 2022 Formula 1 season is edging closer. But first we get to see what the cars for the year ahead will look like for a season with some significant car design changes. Several teams having confirmed their launch dates, but others are still to be announced. Then
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Aston Martin have appointed former BMW motorsport boss Mike Krack as team principal. The move is part of the restructuring of Aston Martin as they seek to become one of the leading player in F1. Krack joins Aston Martin after gaining extensive experience in motorsport management at BMW and Porsche. He has also been an
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Alpine executive director Marcin Budkowski is to leave the team with immediate effect. Frenchman Budkowski, who joined what was then known as Renault in 2017, is the victim of a management reorganisation following their first season under their new name. The reshuffle has been decided by Alpine chief executive officer Laurent Rossi, who was appointed
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Team principal and chief executive officer Otmar Szafnauer has left the Aston Martin Formula One team. The 57-year-old had been with the Silverstone-based team since 2009. An Aston Martin statement said the current leadership team would take over until his replacement is announced. Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh joined the team in September 2021 following
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Lewis Hamilton may have missed out on a historic eighth world title, but his record still marks him out arguably the greatest of all time. Who would have thought anyone would have come close to Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula 1 World Championships when Hamilton equalled it last year? Lewis Hamilton’s win at the
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Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has tested positive for Covid-19. The 24-year-old, who finished seventh in the drivers’ championship this year, produced the positive test result on his return to Europe from the season’s final race in Abu Dhabi. Ferrari said he was “feeling fine and will self-isolate at home” in Monaco. It is the second
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