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Formula One is the highest class of open-wheeled auto racing defined by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), motorsport's world governing body.
30/07/2021 - 18:58
Verstappen was involved in a high-profile accident at Copse on the first lap of the British Grand Prix after contact with Lewis Hamilton, with the back of his Red Bull completely destroyed after impacting the tyre barriers at high speed.
Despite the sizeable damage, which Red Bull estimated cost the team over $1.8 million, Honda has given Verstappen the all-clear the continue using his power ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 18:29
After Max Verstappen topped the opening free practice session for Red Bull at the Hungaroring, Mercedes fought back in FP2 with Bottas producing a 1m17.012s to take top spot by 0.027s from team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
However, the day’s main focus was on the fallout from the FIA’s rejection of Red Bull’s review request over Hamilton’s British GP penalty following his clash with ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 17:17
After seeing Max Verstappen lead FP1 for Red Bull, Valtteri Bottas headed up a sweep of the top two places for Mercedes in second practice at the Hungaroring.
Bottas pipped Hamilton to P1 by just 0.027 seconds, with Verstappen finishing almost three-tenths off the pace in third.
With the air temperature well above 30ºC and the track temperature nudging 50ºC, conditions proved difficult for ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 16:14
After the British Grand Prix’s sprint format debut, practice reverted to a pair of one-hour Friday sessions in Budapest.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen was fastest ahead of Bottas in FP1 but he struggled with his car's balance in FP2, and Bottas led team-mate Lewis Hamilton in setting the fastest times of the day overall.
F1 Hungarian GP: Bottas fastest from Hamilton to ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 16:05
The Finn bolted to the top of the times towards the halfway stage of the one-hour stint when he ran to a 1m17.012s benchmark on soft tyres to put himself two hundredths clear.
While Hamilton was able to recover time through the final sector compared to his team-mate, a quicker opening half of the lap from Bottas ensured he remained on top as the times dropped by 1.2s when the field ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 14:50
Following an initial report by Sky Sports, a Red Bull spokesperson confirmed to Autosport that the employee - who was not a publicly-known member of the trackside team - was no longer working with the team.
It comes after a series of WhatsApp messages containing racist language and abuse emerged online earlier this week.
"As publicly acknowledged last week, we condemn racist abuse of any ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 14:50
The team issued a statement on Thursday after the FIA threw out Red Bull’s right to review the case to push for Hamilton to gain a harsher penalty for his role in the first-lap British Grand Prix collision with title rival Max Verstappen that led to a 51G impact for the Dutch racer.
Mercedes hoped the ruling would bring “this incident to a close” and “mark the end of a concerted ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 14:16
In the wake of the opening lap collision between Hamilton and Max Verstappen that knocked the Red Bull driver out of the race, his team pushed the FIA to open up a further review into the incident.
Red Bull felt that the 10-second penalty handed down to eventual race-winner Hamilton by the FIA was not strong enough, and it submitted evidence that it hoped would convince stewards to look at the ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 13:58
The Mexican was drafted in to replace Alex Albon for 2021 on initially a one-year deal, after former team Aston Martin triggered a break clause in his contract to sign Sebastian Vettel.
An inherited maiden victory in Baku, coming after team-mate Max Verstappen’s tyre failure and Lewis Hamilton’s brake bias mistake, has helped Perez to fifth in the drivers’ standings.
Speaking ahead of ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 12:39
Robert Kubica, in for Kimi Raikkonen at Alfa Romeo for FP1, established the first place benchmark at 1m25.259s on the hard tyres, but was quickly shuffled down the order by a flurry of faster laps as the majority of the pack set their initial times on the white-walled rubber.
Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas and Pierre Gasly all enjoyed a brief moment at the head of the times, with the ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 11:08
If the past 18 months have taught us anything, it is that sports and social issues absolutely do mix.
“Stick to sports” has been a retort wrongly aimed at those eager to use their platform to speak out about important matters that impact all of society.
We saw this no clearer than during last year’s activism around the world in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, as sporting stars ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 10:39
Russell, a Mercedes junior since 2017, has been heavily linked with the second Black Arrows seat alongside Lewis Hamilton for 2022, following his strong turnout for the squad in a one-off appearance at last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix and his high-profile qualifying results and near-points-finishes for Williams this season, as well as Valtteri Bottas’s points gap to Hamilton so far in ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 10:13
The world champion ended a five-race victory drought on home turf at Silverstone a fortnight ago when he bounced back from a first-lap crash with Max Verstappen to take an emotional win.
But as well as the joy of closing the points gap to Verstappen and Red Bull in the standings, the result was also important because it showed that an upgrade Mercedes brought to the last race did help in ...Keep reading
30/07/2021 - 09:41
Entitled SCHUMACHER, the film features contributions from his wife Corinna, his children Gina and Mick, and his brother Ralf.
Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm describes the film as the “family's gift to their beloved husband and father.”
It also features insights from many F1 personalities who either played a role in Schumacher’s career or who were his direct rivals, including Jean ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 21:38
After all, with Hamilton having already been sanctioned for the accident based on video and telemetry data, there was little chance of Red Bull being able to cross the threshold of providing some new ‘significant’ and ‘relevant’ evidence to the FIA.
As Ferrari found out to its cost in 2019, when it proposed using a Karun Chandhok Sky TV piece to try to convince the stewards to reopen ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 21:13
Hamilton and F1 title rival Max Verstappen collided while battling for the lead of the British Grand Prix on the opening lap of the race, resulting in a 51G crash for Verstappen.
Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty, but recovered to win the race, sparking anger from Red Bull which pushed for a harsher penalty by requesting a right to review the incident.
But in a hearing on ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 20:16
With Red Bull believing that Hamilton’s 10-second penalty for causing the collision with Max Verstappen on the opening lap at Silverstone was too lenient, it wanted the FIA to look again at the crash.
However, under the FIA’s rules in the International Sporting Code, Red Bull needed to bring a “significant and relevant new element” to the stewards for the governing body to be convinced ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 18:54
In addition there is a possibility that promotional events or “filming” days – often used by teams to shakedown their new cars before the first official test – could be extended from the traditional 100km length.
In 2021 testing was restricted to just three days in Bahrain before the opening race in order to cut costs and because many elements of last year’s cars were frozen for this ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 16:43
With the controversy over the collision between Hamilton and Verstappen at Silverstone showing no sign of dying down, both drivers spoke at length about the incident for the first time in Hungary on Thursday.
Reflecting on the specifics of the crash, with Hamilton making a move down the inside into Copse, the world champion was clear that he would not change what he did if the same thing ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 16:41
Hamilton received racist abuse on social media in the wake of his victory at the British Grand Prix two weeks ago, prompting F1, the FIA and Mercedes to issue a joint statement condemning the messages.
This was followed by a wave of support from other teams and drivers on the grid showing solidarity with Hamilton, F1’s only black driver.
Speaking for the first time about the messages ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 16:20
Hamilton and Verstappen collided while battling for the lead at Copse on the opening lap of the race at Silverstone, resulting in a 51G impact with the barrier for Verstappen.
Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty for causing the collision, but recovered to win the race and cut Verstappen’s championship lead down to eight points.
Verstappen and Red Bull were vocal in their ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 15:45
Speaking in public for the first time since his opening lap crash with Hamilton at Silverstone, Verstappen said his opinion - voiced over social media in the race's aftermath - that his rival had not acted correctly still stood.
After confirming that he had spoken to Hamilton via phone after the accident, Verstappen did not tone down his belief that it was wrong of his rival to appear so happy ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 15:29
Verstappen was promoted to the Red Bull senior team after a season at the junior Toro Rosso squad in early 2016, replacing Daniil Kvyat four races into the season.
He duly won on debut in that year's Spanish Grand Prix, becoming F1's youngest-ever victor at the age of 18 years and 227 days, but frequently came in for criticism from rivals for his aggressive on-track moves - prompting the late ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 15:26
Title rivals Hamilton and Verstappen collided while battling for the lead on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix, making contact at the high-speed Copse corner.
Verstappen suffered a 51G impact with the barrier, and while Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty for causing a collision, he recovered to win the race and cut the gap at the top of the standings to eight points.
Red ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 14:38
Alpine driver Alonso is the second-oldest driver on the grid behind 41-year-old Kimi Raikkonen, and said at Silverstone two weeks ago that he still feels like he is 25.
Alpine helped celebrated Alonso’s birthday by bedecking its motorhome in decorations, while Sebastian Vettel attempted to set off a party popper in the press conference - only to aim it the wrong way and send confetti all over ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 14:03
Being the Head of Communications of a Formula 1 team is central to their success, running all media operations, from interviews with drivers and team principals to organising TV appearances and press releases.
Stuart Morrison has worked for Haas F1 Team since the team began in 2015, but began his career in motorsport working for Jonathan Palmer in 1998.
But what does it take to become a head ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 13:10
Part of that involves the implementation of a brand-new simulator, developed by Bristol-based Dynisma, which the team has installed at Maranello to chase greater performance gains and get a head-start on understanding its 2022 contender.
Simulators are indispensable tools in modern motorsport – right across the grid, from young driver through Formula E and F1, and developers of driver-in-loop ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 12:43
All new car regulations coming for 2022 have meant a lot of teams have already abandoned work on improving their current challengers in a bid to ensure that they are not left behind at the start of the new era.
For with the rules in their relative infancy, teams are under no illusion that the more effort they put it now the bigger the advantage they could have when the cars are ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 12:08
In the wake of the Dutchman's high-speed accident at Silverstone a fortnight ago, there had been concerns that the engine would be a complete write-off.
Honda had to fly it back to its Japanese R&D facilities in Sakura for a deep analysis, and only after that could it judge whether or not it was salvageable.
But despite heavy external damage to some components, it is understood that the ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 10:41
I am fascinated by what it takes to be successful in Formula 1. It’s one of the reasons I continue to follow the championship so closely. So when I see some of the unfair comments about Valtteri Bottas, it’s worthwhile giving some perspective based on my own experience.
I know what it is like to go up against the best driver of a generation - in my case, Ayrton Senna - and to have worked ...Keep reading
29/07/2021 - 08:44
With McLaren and Ferrari already far clear in the fight for third, it has left Alpine, Aston Martin and AlphaTauri separated by just nine points in the race for P5.
AlphaTauri currently sits fifth, one point clear of Aston Martin, with both teams having already scored podium finishes this year. Alpine is a further eight points back in seventh.
Alpine has now shifted full focus to the ...Keep reading
28/07/2021 - 17:11
2020 F2 champion Schumacher graduated to F1 this year with Haas, and has so far led its efforts at the rear of the field, beating teammate Nikita Mazepin in all but two races both drivers have finished.
Schumacher has regularly been heard exchanging feedback with race engineer Gary Gannon on team radio, and has also welcomed advice from four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel.
Komatsu ...Keep reading
28/07/2021 - 15:39
Title rivals Verstappen and Hamilton collided while fighting for the lead of the race at Copse on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix two weeks ago, resulting in a 51G crash for Red Bull driver Verstappen.
Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty for causing a collision, but recovered to win the race and reduce Verstappen’s championship lead to eight points.
But Red Bull has ...Keep reading
28/07/2021 - 14:10
Verstappen and Hamilton collided at high-speed while fighting for the lead on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix, resulting in a 51G crash for Verstappen at Copse.
Mercedes driver Hamilton was deemed to be predominantly at fault for the crash, resulting in a 10-second time penalty, but he recovered to win the race and cut Verstappen’s lead at the top of the drivers’ ...Keep reading
28/07/2021 - 13:20
“You’re kidding!” That was Norfolk hotshoe David Sears’s reaction when his late father, ex-touring car hero Jack Sears, told him that family friend Colin Chapman, boss of the Lotus team from just up the road in Hethel, had been on the phone to invite Sears Jr to an upcoming December Formula 1 test at Paul Ricard.
It was early November 1979. Sears had won two of the UK’s four major ...Keep reading
28/07/2021 - 11:02
The FIA issued a technical directive at the end of June informing teams that it would be moving to slow down pit stops and restrict automated processes on safety grounds.
The new ruling was set to come into force from this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix, but in an update issued at Silverstone, F1’s lawmakers opted to postpone it to the other side of the summer break at the Belgian Grand ...Keep reading
28/07/2021 - 10:15
Red Bull is leading a push for F1 to move towards louder and more emotive engines from 2025 when new power unit rules are due to be introduced.
It wants F1 to ditch the quiet and economical current turbo hybrids in favour of something more exciting, which runs on environmentally-sustainable fuel.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner thinks the formula would tick F1’s green credentials on ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 21:03
The FIA announced on Tuesday that Red Bull have protested the penalty that Lewis Hamilton received at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, believing it wasn’t harsh enough.
This isn’t the first time an F1 team has protested a penalty, but have the FIA ever changed a penalty after a protest, and have they ever increased the severity of one after an appeal?
James Hunt, McLaren ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 18:15
The motorsport world mourned the loss of Carlos Reutemann last month, who died at the age of 79 following a battle with health issues.
The Argentinian had a an incredible career in Formula 1, driving for Brabham, Ferrari, Lotus and Williams over the years and winning 12 grand prix.
He came close to winning the world championship, but the title was always just out of reach for the fast ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 17:33
All 10 teams are currently working flat out on their designs to meet the demands of the biggest package of rules changes in years.
They are doing it against the background of a cost cap that reins in the biggest-spending teams, as well as a sliding scale of aerodynamic testing restrictions that works against the best performers. Those two factors provide a fresh context to the usual pattern of ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 16:40
Team managers or sporting directors have been linked by a radio channel to race control for many years, with the option of speaking to the race director about any issues that might arise.
This year for the first time, selected messages are being broadcast on TV, which potentially allows teams to put their views across in public.
After Verstappen and Hamilton made contact on the first lap of ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 15:41
Following its examination of the accident and the decision by the FIA stewards to deem that Hamilton was ‘predominantly’ to blame for the collision, Red Bull has pushed forward with its desire to take the matter further.
The FIA has confirmed that, in according with its International Sporting Code (ISC), Red Bull has lodged a petition for the matter to be looked at again.
A video ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 15:29
The Australian has called on the category to embrace the rivalry between the two star drivers, and the growing tension between the Mercedes and Red Bull squads off the back of the controversial first-lap clash at Silverstone.
Hamilton was handed a 10-second time penalty for his role in the clash - which resulted in a 51g impact for Verstappen - but still fought back to win the British Grand ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 14:02
F1 heads to its familiar final round before the summer break with the Hungaroring set to welcome an intriguing rendezvous between world title protagonists Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen after their opening lap clash at the British GP.
Hamilton has slashed Verstappen’s F1 world championship lead down to eight points following his victory at Silverstone, fighting back from a 10-second time ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 13:17
It's a call that is hugely important to the two drivers involved, as it will define the nature of their F1 career – and the success they can achieve – over the next few years.
But it's also a decision whose ramifications are not just limited to the men in the cockpit, because it will impact other teams on the grid too.
On the one side are teams like Alfa Romeo who see it as an ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 11:33
Having been worked on for several months, and coming off the back of the Hamilton Commission Report, the ‘Ignite’ initiative will work towards helping ensure there is a much broader pool of talent making it into the motorsport industry.
Funding for the charity will come jointly from both Hamilton and Mercedes, and it will work closely with the world champion’s personal foundation, Mission ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 10:50
Alonso will celebrate his birthday on Thursday at the Hungaroring, joining 41-year-old Kimi Raikkonen as the only other driver on the grid to be racing over the age of 40.
The two-time F1 world champion won his first title at the age of 24 in 2005, and returned to the grid with Alpine this year after two seasons away racing in sportscars, IndyCar and at the Dakar Rally.
Doubts were raised ...Keep reading
27/07/2021 - 10:15
With Mercedes set to make a call on whether or not to keep Bottas or take George Russell as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate next year, there has been speculation linking the Finn with options elsewhere.
A return to the Williams team that handed him his F1 debut is one possibility, while it is understood that Alfa Romeo has put him high on its wish list for 2022.
Bottas is still holding out hope ...Keep reading
26/07/2021 - 18:03
Mercedes ended Red Bull’s five-race win streak at the British Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton fought back from a 10-second time penalty to score his eighth home victory.
Hamilton was penalised after clashing with Red Bull driver Verstappen on the opening lap at Copse, resulting in a 51G crash for the Dutchman.
The weekend saw Mercedes enjoy an upswing in form after being comprehensively ...Keep reading
26/07/2021 - 16:50
The inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will be the penultimate round this year, taking place on 5 December, one week before the finale in Abu Dhabi.
But despite its positioning for its first event, the promoter of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and chairman of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, says that the preference for 2022 is to be nearer the ...Keep reading
Out of Bounds (OOB) is an interesting photo effect where the object or scene in the image seems to jump right out of the photo or its borders. It is a photo manipulation technique to add an illusion of 3-dimsnsionality o a flat photo. Getting an interesting OOB effect depends largely on the photo angle and the overall execution of the concept. It is lots of fun to create an OOB effect. You can use any photo editing software such as Photoshop or Gimp. With some imagination, creativity and basic photo editing knowledge you can create an amazing OOB image that captivates the viewer’s attention.
This article showcases 50 most spectacular examples of Out of Bounds photo effects. We have also featured some excellent tutorials if you are interested in learning how to create this effect in Photoshop. So lets venture into this mesmerising world where you will find creatures, people, and vehicles jumping right out of the screen.
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