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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.
29/11/2021 - 18:19
Fontana, who took part in four F1 grands prix in 1997 with the Sauber squad, received the helmet over the weekend after a fellow racer happened to spot it being worn by a motorbike rider in the street.
The helmet was stolen from Fontana’s family dwelling in his hometown of Arrecifes, located 180km away from Buenos Aires City. Thieves broke into the house and stole some of Fontana’s ...Keep reading
29/11/2021 - 17:38
Former Williams drivers and people from all areas of motorsport united in expressing their admiration for a man who had achieved so much success over the decades, and yet remained at heart the ultimate enthusiast, always eager to see the next race or support the latest young star coming through the ranks.
He served as an inspiration to many, having overcome the dreadful road accident he ...Keep reading
29/11/2021 - 16:21
While the fast sections of the new Jeddah track are expected to favour Mercedes in the fight at the front, the characteristics looks set to blow wide open the battle for best of the rest.
Ferrari has been better on higher downforce circuits, while closest rival McLaren has excelled at lower downforce venues. Plus, AlphaTauri appears to have unlocked more pace from its car recently, and Alpine ...Keep reading
29/11/2021 - 13:17
Picci has been an important figure at Sauber over recent years, having played a key role in saving the team in 2016 when it was sold to investors Longbow Finance.
He stayed on board as chairman of Sauber holdings to work closely with the Islero Investments consortium of entrepreneurs that were headed by Finn Rausing, as it rebranded under the Alfa Romeo moniker.
But ahead of the Mexican GP ...Keep reading
29/11/2021 - 10:41
I met Frank in late 1975. I had worked at Lola Cars in the early 1970s for three years, after a degree in engineering at University College, London, and after involvement with a project developing Super Vee Volkswagen engines and then designing the Scott F2 car. I’d then worked with Ron Tauranac at Trojan Cars part-time while building a boat in the Surrey Docks, and received a call to meet Frank ...Keep reading
29/11/2021 - 08:57
While there are still two races to go this year, F1 teams are working flat out to ensure their designs for all-new rules next season are as advanced as possible.
While some drivers, like Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz Jr, have already tried the new cars in the simulators and had a first taste of how different they are, Hamilton says that he sees little benefit to doing so.
As well as not ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 16:28
The former team principal, who originally founded Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1977, died on Sunday.
People from across the paddock paid their condolences to the legend, who led his team to 114 victories between 1979 and 2012, when he stepped down from the Williams board of directors.
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali said in a statement: “This morning Claire Williams ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 16:17
Williams remains one of the great Formula 1 names and, despite its recent troubles, is still the fourth most successful team in terms of world championship race wins. Only towards the end of 2020 did the Mercedes steamroller surpass Williams's total of 114 victories.
Williams is still third (two ahead of Mercedes) on the pole positions list, while its record of nine constructors' titles ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 16:15
Williams is one of Formula 1's most legendary and best-loved teams. Its recent struggles have been well-documented but last year's buyout by Dorilton Capital and announcement that the Williams family is stepping aside could herald the start of its revival.
PLUS: Why a new era for Williams could beckon success
Ahead of the launch of the team's 2021 challenger, Autosport decided to pick out ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 16:00
Resembling a cross between a lawn mover and the things football groundsmen use to paint white lines, it’s actually a grip tester, and its job is to log the level of grip all the way around the lap.
Known within the company as the “Doggy” - because it has to be taken for a walk now and again – it is an innovation introduced by Pirelli this year in order to improve the company’s ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 15:32
A short statement from the Williams team said he had been admitted to hospital on Friday and passed away peacefully on Sunday morning surrounded by his family.
The Williams team earned 114 F1 victories, along with seven drivers’ titles and nine constructors’ crowns, to became one of the best-known teams on the grid.
Frank Williams had originally founded Williams Grand Prix Engineering in ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 11:30
Two-time world champion Alonso returned to the sport in 2021 after a two-year hiatus, and the Spaniard scored his first podium of the season in the Qatar Grand Prix last weekend.
It was Alonso's 98th career podium and his first since the 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix with Ferrari.
With Kimi Raikkonen retiring after this season, Alonso - a 32-time grand prix winner - will be the eldest driver on ...Keep reading
28/11/2021 - 10:17
The 1999 CART champion and 2000 Indy 500 winner, Montoya was a sensation when he moved to Formula 1 in 2001 with Williams
With a competitive FW23 and powerful BMW engine Montoya was one of the few drivers who could challenge the great Michael Schumacher in his dominant Ferrari years, first making the German aware of his arrival with a bold overtake at the 2001 Brazilian Grand ...Keep reading
27/11/2021 - 13:13
Alpine announced last week that F2 championship leader Piastri would become its full-time reserve driver for next season after seeing fellow academy member Guanyu Zhou get the final seat on the grid.
Piastri - who leads Zhou by 36 points at the top of the F2 standings - had been linked with the Alfa Romeo seat, but explained that he did not personally have any talks with the ...Keep reading
27/11/2021 - 10:06
Current Williams team principal and CEO Capito served as Volkswagen’s motorsport director between 2012 and 2016, overseeing its four consecutive World Rally Championship titles with Sebastien Ogier from 2013 to 2016.
The VW Group is known to be considering a potential entry to F1 under the next cycle of power unit regulations due in 2026 with either Porsche or Audi.
The bosses of both ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 17:55
Drivers met with FIA officials including race director Michael Masi ahead of the Qatar Grand Prix to discuss racing rules after Max Verstappen's controversial defence against Lewis Hamilton in Brazil.
The Red Bull driver went off track while defending his lead from championship rival Hamilton at Turn 4 of the Interlagos circuit, an incident for which Mercedes requested the right to review after ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 16:21
Earlier this year, the Russian complained that he was running a chassis that was heavier than the one used by teammate Mick Schumacher.
Finally, at the Belgian Grand Prix, Mazepin got the lighter chassis, which at the time he said had "massively improved" his one-lap pace.
But the Russian driver was forced to revert to the heavier chassis after damaging the other one in opening practice for ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 12:52
At last weekend's Qatar GP, it took over 21 hours from the end of qualifying before final decisions were announced after Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz and Valtteri Bottas were accused of yellow flag offences.
After qualifying finished at 6pm local time, summonses for the three drivers were issued between 8.37pm and 9.40pm, asking for them to appear before the stewards the following afternoon ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 11:27
Alpine enjoyed a competitive race at the Losail International Circuit, Fernando Alonso scoring his first podium on his return to the revamped Enstone team while Ocon took fifth, as both drivers managed to execute a marginal one-stop strategy.
But Alpine's result was not down to just strategy alone, as shown by Alonso's fifth place in qualifying, which after penalties for Max Verstappen and ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 10:42
The Catalunya circuit has one of the longest unbroken runs of any current Grand Prix venue, having been on the calendar continuously since its first race in 1991.
The long term future of the race had been unclear in recent seasons due to the close involvement of the local authorities, and the need for the event to make financial sense.
F1 has stressed that the venue, which was built in the ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 10:38
The best F1 driver in history is a debate that has, and will continue to, rage as long as Formula 1 exists, but we look at who the best drivers are statistically.
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1st position, celebrates on arrival in Parc Ferme
Photo by: Jerry Andre / Motorsport Images
1. Lewis Hamilton - 102 wins
First race: 2007 Australian Grand Prix
World ...Keep reading
26/11/2021 - 10:06
The battle on track between F1's top two teams this year has been accompanied by a fight off it amid recent questions being posed by Red Bull about the Mercedes rear wing.
Red Bull suspects that Mercedes has been running a flexible rear wing to boost its top speed, and has based its suspicion on photos that it believes shows score marks on the inside of endplates.
Mercedes insists that it is ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 18:03
In the 1960s and 70s, it was widely accepted that racing came with a real risk of severe injury or death and it took some time before the culture of striving to protect lives set in.
Three-time world champion Jackie Stewart played an important part in the push for safety during some of F1's most dangerous years, advocating mandatory seatbelts and full-face helmets, as well as for better ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 15:52
The squad has faced a run of issues with its medium downforce configuration in the last few grands prix, which have given it headaches throughout practice.
TV images have shown the top element of the rear wing flapping when DRS is open, with the problem appearing to be caused by the actuator element not being able to cope with the forces being put through it.
The issues in practice in Qatar ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 15:33
The subject was discussed at length in the regular Friday briefing in Qatar, shortly after the Brazilian Grand Prix stewards confirmed that there would be no review of the Max Verstappen/Lewis Hamilton incident.
After the briefing, several drivers admitted that still didn't know exactly when penalties would be applied.
However, Masi is adamant that they have been kept properly ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 15:15
Drivers Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin have scored no points in a difficult 2021 campaign for Haas, which is set to finish last in the F1 constructors' championship this season.
The trying campaign, allied to the increasing demands of a 23-race schedule next season, has left the team with a likely challenge of keeping its best personnel delivering to the maximum.
Mazepin Sr has now put ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 14:32
An exclusive interview with Verstappen was the cover feature of November’s edition of GP Racing and the tensions in the world championship battle have grown even more feverish since it hit the news stands.
GP Racing editor Ben Anderson and columnist Mark Gallagher join host Stuart Codling to debate the latest developments in what is an increasingly bitter fight.
Verstappen’s on-track ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 13:44
Rightly or wrongly, overtaking is often used by fans as the measure of a good grand prix. More overtaking means more action and therefore more excitement, right?
Not necessarily. Who could argue that watching Daniel Ricciardo cling on to win the Monaco Grand Prix in 2018 despite losing a chunk of power wasn’t compelling? The same could be said of Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the principality ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 12:53
The Maranello outfit has been embroiled in a season-long battle for third with McLaren, but has pulled ahead of its British rival in the latter part of the campaign, especially thanks to the results in the last three races.
Ferrari is 39.5 points ahead of McLaren with just two races remaining after the Woking team managed to score just four points in the latest triple-header in Mexico, Brazil ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 11:42
Horner was summoned to see the stewards after the race in Losail for having hit out at a ‘rogue marshal’ who he blamed for putting out the yellow flags in qualifying that earned Max Verstappen a grid penalty.
The FIA was clear that it could not accept its officials being criticised in such a manner, and Horner duly apologised for his words – both in private to them and later in public via ...Keep reading
25/11/2021 - 10:34
The 22-year-old Russian was current Haas driver Mick Schumacher's team-mate at Prema Racing in F2 last season, finishing fourth in the championship with four wins, and is currently third in this year's standings.
The 2019 FIA Formula 3 champion will take the wheel of the current Haas VF-21 at the rookie test, which will take place the week after the season closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 16:59
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton dominated the Qatar GP weekend to take a second consecutive win, which brought the championship gap with Red Bull's Max Verstappen down to eight points with two races left to run of a hotly contested 2021 world championship.
Verstappen was in for a weekend of "damage limitation" after coming up short in qualifying and being handed a five-place grid penalty, which he ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 16:52
Ranking the best British drivers in Formula 1 history is no easy task as it's an argument that can generate hours of debate, but statistically the top 10 can be declared.
While statistics rarely reveal the full picture to decide any dispute, they can provide a window on the wider topic, albeit with a few ifs and buts required to provide context around the feats.
Lewis Hamilton has a strong ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 14:09
Blandin is still working at Brackley and is not expected to join his new team until October next year, after he has completed his gardening leave.
His appointment comes as a surprise as he is the first key player to be headhunted from Mercedes, the power unit and gearbox supplier to Aston Martin.
An Aston spokesperson told Autosport: “We can confirm that Eric Blandin will begin working for ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 12:42
While the Brackley-based squad remains locked in a tight fight with Red Bull for the F1 titles, it has had to battle through an intense campaign where it has sometimes been on the back foot.
This was especially true in pre-season testing, when the impact of new aero regulations in changing the balance of the Mercedes car became apparent.
Speaking to selected media, including Autosport, about ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 10:28
Since he earned 10th place at the Russian GP, Russell has finished the last five races in 15th, 14th, 16th, 13th and 17th positions.
He’s also struggled of late to match his early season pace in qualifying, having previously been guaranteed to at least make Q2.
Despite failing to score in recent races Williams still looks set to beat Alfa Romeo to eighth in the World Championship, as it ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 09:44
Four-time Formula 1 world champion Vettel, now racing for Aston Martin, and Haas F1 rookie Schumacher will represent Germany in the event to be held at the seaside resort Pite Havsbad on 5-6 February, 2022.
Vettel won the individual Race of Champions at London's Olympic Stadium in 2015, beating nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen in the final.
The 34-year-old has also won the ROC Nations ...Keep reading
24/11/2021 - 08:00
Amid a tight championship battle that has boiled over at times into collisions between himself and rival Max Verstappen, Hamilton is clear that how he wins is just as important as achieving his goals.
In a wide-ranging interview with selected media, including Autosport, Hamilton said that keeping it clean was something he valued strongly, even though many other greats in the sport have not ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 17:23
Having been a strong contender for third place in the constructors' championship heading in to the Mexican Grand Prix, a run of incidents and bad luck has proved costly for both Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris.
Despite showing some good pace with its car, Ricciardo got tangled up in a first lap clash with Valtteri Bottas in Mexico, retired from the Brazilian GP thanks to a crack in the power ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 16:02
Without the normal amount of data to analyse from previous races, drivers were unsure what to expect from the Losail International Circuit - but it ended up being a familiar result as Lewis Hamilton scored his seventh win of the season and cut down Max Verstappen’s championship lead.
But it was Fernando Alonso who completed the podium after Alpine pulled off a risky one-stop strategy to give ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 13:59
Yellow flags were shown after Gasly ran wide on his last lap at the penultimate corner, losing his front wing and puncturing his right front tyre.
He kept going in an attempt to get out of the way and not impede cars trying to finish the lap, but he then stopped on the pit straight.
At that stage flags were waved - initially a single yellow and then a double – and both Verstappen and ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 13:52
Formula 2 championship leader Piastri had been linked with a possible move to Alfa Romeo for next season, but missed out on the driver to Zhou, who was announced as Valtteri Bottas's team-mate for 2022 last week.
Zhou is known to be bringing financial backing to Alfa Romeo, with outgoing driver Antonio Giovinazzi taking to social media to say that F1 could be "ruthless" when "money ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 12:32
Before the summer break Ocon took a shock maiden win in Budapest after an incident-filled start saw him vault to the lead.
All race long Ocon defended his lead against Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel, but it was the resurgent Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton he was more worried about.
But behind Ocon teammate Alonso managed to keep the much quicker Hamilton at bay for several laps, which gave Ocon ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 10:27
Bizarre quirk of Qatar kerbs caused F1 problems, reckons Mercedes
Alpine: Alonso Qatar F1 podium "a question of a few corners"
Red Bull F1 boss Horner defends 'straight talking' attitude
The seven-time world champion has closed to within eight points of Max Verstappen in the drivers’ standings following his dominant victory in last weekend's Qatar Grand ...Keep reading
23/11/2021 - 10:13
A number of drivers hit trouble over the Qatar weekend as they suffered car and tyre damage throughout the event.
Charles Leclerc and Nikita Mazepin both had to swap chassis following damage caused by kerb strikes, while Pierre Gasly smashed a front wing that triggered a puncture at the end of qualifying.
In the race, it is suspected that the repeated running over the kerbs played a part in ...Keep reading
22/11/2021 - 14:55
The inaugural Qatar Grand Prix proved to be a significant challenge for the Pirelli tyres due to a combination of high-speed corners and aggressive kerbs at the Losail International Circuit.
During Sunday's race, Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, McLaren driver Lando Norris and both Williams cars of George Russell and Nicholas Latifi all suffered left-front tyre failures as they attempted what Pirelli ...Keep reading
22/11/2021 - 14:19
Lewis Hamilton may still be trailing in the 2021 Formula 1 world championship battle, but the Mercedes driver laid down the gauntlet to Max Verstappen and Red Bull with a second dominant victory on the trot in Qatar.
After Verstappen's victory in Mexico, Hamilton has come alive and with two races to go it's still all to play for in the drivers' championship, although a DNF for Valtteri Bottas ...Keep reading
22/11/2021 - 13:55
Horner received a warning from the FIA stewards after the race in Losail on Sunday for remarks where he accused a "rogue marshal" of having put out double-waved yellow flags in qualifying.
It was those flags that triggered an offence for Max Verstappen, who was handed a five-place grid penalty for ignoring the warning signals.
Horner's comments about the marshal follow the behaviour of both ...Keep reading
22/11/2021 - 12:20
McLaren driver Ricciardo had qualified a disappointing 14th on Saturday and any chance of recovering was compromised by his team telling him to be very conservative during the first half of the event.
Later in the race he was given the go-ahead to run flat out again, but he had already dropped out contention and he finished out of the points in 12th place.
"After the start we had fuel saving ...Keep reading
22/11/2021 - 10:59
It feels as though every race in the last year has thrust Hamilton on the path to breaking a new F1 record, largely those once-unbelievable records set by Michael Schumacher.
We have also included the records Hamilton shares with another driver, some of which he could hold alone in the next few years.
Most wins in Formula 1
Lewis Hamilton: 102Michael Schumacher: 91Sebastian Vettel ...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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