Bernie Ecclestone today announced he will formally stand down from his F1 directorial duties while he prepares to face trial in Munich on bribery charges. Ecclestone says he does not intend to abdicate the day-to-day responsibility for F1, which will no doubt be a comfort to a lot of teams as they hurry to complete […]
The FIA announced over the weekend the numbers it will lease to this year’s crop of F1 drivers (or rather their marketing people and their licencees) for the balance of their careers in grand prix racing, just like they do in MotoGP and in NASCAR. The rule change makes it easier to wear your favourite […]
Formula One is back in cinemas this week. ‘1’ (now retitled 1: Life on the Limit) has gone from cult hit inside the F1 community following a private screening at the US GP in 2012 to mainstream hit, topping the box office at iTunes in the USA and winning glowing reviews from ‘serious’ critics. It […]
UPDATED: Wednesday 1 January, 4pm Seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher’s condition has improved slightly after a second operation to relieve pressure on his brain. “Michael’s condition has been carefully supervised all the night and has remained stable also this morning,” said Sabine Kehm, Schumacher’s assistant on Wednesday. “For the moment, the good news for today […]
If you’re thinking of buying someone an F1 drive for Xmas, better hurry up, they’re going quicker than PlayStation 4s. A quick phone around Asda, Tesco and John Lewis tells us there are but six seats left for next year and two of them might already have names on. They must have pre-ordered.