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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.
15/10/2021 - 18:56
After joining McLaren at the start of the season, Ricciardo accepted a wager with Brown over him scoring his first podium for the team.
With memories still fresh of Ricciardo’s famous tattoo bet with his former Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul, Brown was eager to avoid any physical discomfort from needles so opted for a racing incentive instead.
With Ricciardo being a big fan of Dale Earnhardt ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 18:09
Following a meeting of the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council on Friday, a draft schedule for next season was released.
The calendar, which stretches from the season opener in Bahrain on 20 March and finishes with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 20 November, has been put together as the sport hopes for a more normal season.
With the last two campaigns having been badly impacted by the coronavirus ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 17:18
Last year Binotto sat out Turkish and Bahrain Grands Prix to work from Ferrari's base as a test run for this season, when teams are forced combine a packed calendar with an intensive development programme for 2022's all-new cars.
Binotto also missed the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix due to illness, handing over the reins on the ground to Ferrari's sporting director Laurent Mekies.
Following on from ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 17:04
It’s hardly surprising for a recently retired three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner to have “absolutely no regrets” when recalling their time in motorsport.
Marcel Fassler’s top-level racing career spanned 20 years, contesting of the DTM in the first half of the 2000s before a switch to sportscars yielded a Spa 24 Hours-winning stint at Corvette, followed by his most successful spell at ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 15:11
Masi visited the regular MotoGP venue this summer immediately after the Hungarian GP, in company with F1 sporting director Steve Nielsen, while negotiations to hold a race were still under way.
Although the track has an FIA Grade 1 licence for car racing and was used for a GP2 Asia event in 2009, Masi's inspection confirmed exactly what work was required in order to make it suitable for current ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 13:17
Ongoing difficulties with engine supplier Honda in 2017 left it facing performance and reliability troubles, and it ended the campaign ninth in the standings for the second time in three years.
Its transformation since then has been remarkable, and its shock 1-2 at this year's Italian Grand Prix has helped it already deliver more points this season than any campaign in the turbo hybrid ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 11:59
After deciding not to develop its 2021 car to put its entire focus on F1's new set of technical regulations in 2022, Haas has struggled for pace this season, Schumacher and Mazepin usually languishing on the last row of the grid.
On Saturday, a Haas car managed to progress to Q2 in qualifying for the first time this season, courtesy of Mick Schumacher's 14th place in Q1.
Beyond that obvious ...Keep reading
15/10/2021 - 10:14
Alonso has been unhappy with the consistency of some of the race control decisions this season, particularly with regards to drivers leaving the track and gaining an advantage.
He was left angry after McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo overtook him off track in Austria and was also puzzled when Lando Norris got away with just a reprimand after crossing the pit entry line in the Russian Grand Prix ...Keep reading
14/10/2021 - 17:44
Ricciardo arrived in Turkey off the back of consecutive top-five finishes, winning the Italian Grand Prix at Monza and finishing fourth in Russia following the late rain shower.
But Turkey proved to be a more challenging weekend for Ricciardo as McLaren struggled for pace, resulting in him dropping out in Q1.
The team opted to fit Ricciardo's car with a complete new power unit, resigning him ...Keep reading
14/10/2021 - 13:35
F1 teams have had to balance work on this year's cars against the efforts needed to maximise the potential of next season's challengers.
And while Red Bull pushed on until well in to the season with upgrades to its RB16B, Mercedes decided to wind down work on its W12 quite early to focus on its future project.
The team felt that it could not risk falling behind with the 2022 car, even though ...Keep reading
14/10/2021 - 11:21
F1's recent addition of races in Saudi Arabia and Qatar has prompted renewed concerns about regimes with poor human rights records using grand prix racing as a sportswashing exercise.
However, F1 chiefs and the FIA have long argued that sports should remain neutral, and that racing in such places can have a positive effect by highlighting potential issues.
However, Aston Martin driver Vettel ...Keep reading
14/10/2021 - 10:41
After Charles Leclerc took a new engine in Russia, which included the latest update of Ferrari's hybrid system, it was Sainz' turn last weekend to move to his fourth power unit of 2021 and thus take a grid penalty.
But when the Spaniard saw how quick Leclerc was on Friday during low- fuel runs, he admitted feeling "a bit of a regret" that he wouldn't be able to fight for a podium like his ...Keep reading
14/10/2021 - 10:18
Bumps have long been an issue at COTA due to the instability of the land on which the circuit is built, a situation made worse by the heavy rain and flooding that impacted the 2015 F1 weekend.
The undulations were a cause for concern during the last F1 event there in 2019, when some surface grinding was undertaken after practice on Friday evening, and again after qualifying on ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 19:21
Capito was speaking on Wednesday as the Grove team launched its own sustainability programme, with a clear target of becoming climate positive by 2030.
The Williams Racing Sustainability Strategy has been put together with the support of outside specialists. The team intends to tackle a wide range of areas, including cutting carbon emissions from transport and personnel travel and at its own ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 16:42
The German was running in 10th place when he was told there was a pit stop window as other drivers were stopping for a second set of intermediates.
Asked on lap 36 if he might want to try soft tyres should slicks become an option Vettel responded, “Medium, medium, let’s go for it. These inters can’t be any worse.”
The team confirmed that he should box and he came straight ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 14:41
Bottas scored his first win in over a year with a controlled display at the front of the pack in the Turkish Grand Prix last weekend, crossing the line over 14 seconds clear of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in damp conditions.
By denying Verstappen victory, it ensured that Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton only slipped to six points off the lead of the drivers’ standings, having fought from ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 14:04
Russell made his life harder in Sunday race with a mistake at the last corner of his final run in Q2, an error that left him only 13th on the grid when he had the pace to make the top 10.
He then lost two places in the early laps of the damp race and ran in 15th for the rest of the afternoon, unable to make any progress.
Russell admitted he found it hard to get on top of tyre management on a ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 12:43
Early on in the season, Red Bull appeared to be throwing more weight behind aerodynamic upgrades in the opening half of the season than its rival.
It was delivering smaller optimisation packages at almost every race, while Mercedes stuck to its usual development path of bring more occasional substantial upgrades.
Red Bull RB16 front wing detail
Photo by: Giorgio Piola
This ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 12:08
A non-stop run in a full-length uninterrupted race hadn’t been achieved since Mika Salo managed it at a rain-affected 1997 Monaco GP, in the days of refuelling. In the slow conditions and a lap down the Finn managed to save enough to get safely to the flag.
In 2005 it was mandatory for a set of tyres to last the race, but drivers still had to pit for fuel.
Inevitably Ocon’s performance ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 10:25
The Italian car manufacturer elected to hold fire on introducing some upgraded 2021 power unit components until the second half of this season, so it could maximise development time with an engine freeze in place.
The final go-ahead for the developments was given at the Russian Grand Prix, as Charles Leclerc took a grid penalty for fitting the improved power unit.
Last weekend in Turkey ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 10:14
A 1200-metre stretch of tarmac through Adelaide's Victoria Park, formerly used to create the city's famous Formula 1 and Supercars street circuit, was put on the chopping block by a recent proposal to redevelop the area into a greener space.
The 'Reimagining Victoria Park' proposal was heard at an Adelaide City Council meeting last night, Professor Doug McEvoy speaking of a"major threat to the ...Keep reading
13/10/2021 - 10:06
Hamilton was left frustrated after Mercedes opted to pit him with eight laps remaining at Istanbul Park, dropping him from third back to fifth place after starting 11th on the grid due to a penalty.
Hamilton had hoped to complete the whole race on a single set of intermediate tyres after not pitting when the immediate cars near him did with around 20 laps remaining.
Mercedes explained after ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 17:58
But it was a more difficult weekend for Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton started 11th after an engine penalty, and although he fought his way back up as high as third in the race, he ended up fifth after frustration over Mercedes’ strategy, leading to some tense moments on the radio.
So why did Mercedes not pit sooner or try and keep him out all the way to the end? And why were the ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 17:24
With little separating Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in the drivers’ standings, and a more varied selection of winning drivers this year, there have been some suggestions that F1’s current rules deliver everything the sport needs.
Furthermore, there are concerns that such is the overhaul triggered by the new 2022 cars, that the grid will spread out next year as a result, with the better ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 16:39
At the end of lap 34 the pair ran side-by-side through the last corners and Perez went wide into the pit entry. He then passed to the wrong side of the bollard before returning to the track.
The Mexican subsequently managed to stay in front of Hamilton when they arrived at Turn 1.
Some observers thought Perez might be in trouble for going off the circuit and behind the bollard before ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 14:18
With the Istanbul Park race being hit by tricky conditions, as race-long drizzle and low cloud meant the circuit never fully dried, drivers had a challenging time managing their tyres.
And for Norris, one thing that stood out as he bid to move up the order, was the limited visibility early on.
“The laps to the grid I basically couldn't see a thing,” explained the McLaren driver. “I was ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 11:55
Having already had COVID early last season Van der Merwe tested positive shortly before the Turkish GP. F1 doctor Ian Roberts also tested positive, and thus both men were unable to travel to Istanbul.
Van der Merwe subsequently confirmed on social media last weekend that he has not been vaccinated against COVID for personal reasons.
Proof of vaccination is currently required for entry to ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 10:48
Alonso started fifth at Istanbul Park for Alpine, only to be spun at Turn 1 by Pierre Gasly and fall down the order in damp conditions.
As Alonso looked to make up places, he attempted to pass Schumacher down the inside at Turn 4 on the next lap, only to make contact with the Haas driver and send him into a spin.
It resulted in a five-second time penalty for Alonso - which he served when ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 10:48
Honda-backed youngster Tsunoda reached Q3 for the third time this season at Istanbul Park on Saturday, and started well to sit eighth early on ahead of Hamilton.
The AlphaTauri driver was able to keep Hamilton back for a number of laps with some solid defending, stalling the Mercedes’ driver’s recovery from a grid penalty that meant he started 11th.
But Hamilton was eventually able to ...Keep reading
12/10/2021 - 10:24
The four-time world champion, who is actively engaged in environmental and sustainability issues, thinks F1's current roadmap for greener engines and sustainable fuels is not as aggressive as it should be.
He thinks there is a danger of it leaving F1 stuck behind where the fast-changing world is moving to, and that could put pressure on the very future of the sport.
Speaking to selected ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 17:28
On a wet track Hamilton was trying to carve his way back through the field after a grid penalty made him start in 11th. By Lap 35 Hamilton had moved up to fifth and launched an attack on Red Bull's Perez on Istanbul Park's back straight.
After the pair went wheel-to-wheel through the final corner combination, which almost forced Perez across the pit entry, he managed to hang on to fourth place ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 16:29
Formula 1’s return to Istanbul Park for 2021 may have lacked the slipping and sliding of last year, yet it provided another intriguing, strategy-filled race.
Valtteri Bottas scored his first win in over a year with a controlled display at the front of the pack in damp conditions, ensuring Max Verstappen never had a sniff of victory for Red Bull.
But Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton had a ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 15:45
After seeing most of the frontrunning drivers pit with around 20 laps to go for a fresh set of intermediate tyres, Mercedes opted to keep Hamilton out as he felt his tyres were still in good enough shape.
The team considered keeping Hamilton out all the way to the end of the race, only to ultimately pit him with eight laps remaining after he started losing time to the cars chasing ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 11:57
Hamilton had staged a recovery from 11th on the grid to challenge for a podium finish in the wet Istanbul race, when his main rivals elected to stop for fresh intermediate rubber.
With the older tyres holding up well at that point, Hamilton elected to push on and ignore a call from his Mercedes pits to come in for a change.
However, the move ultimately backfired because the pace of the used ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 11:20
A test could be undertaken as soon as the United States GP in Austin in a fortnight's time.
At the moment drivers are expected to slow and not record a meaningful lap time when they pass double yellows.
That can occasionally lead to controversy, as happened with Fernando Alonso in qualifying at the Turkish GP.
The Spaniard entered a double yellow zone at the start of his first flying lap ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 10:47
In the wake of Max Verstappen having no answer for the pace of Valtteri Bottas in the Turkish Grand Prix, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner thinks that the competitive picture between the two F1 title rivals has shifted in recent weeks.
Whereas Red Bull appeared to hold a pace advantage heading in to the summer break, he believes that the arrival of Mercedes' latest specification of engines ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 10:40
After recovering from 11th on the grid after a grid penalty to run as high as third, Hamilton was called into the pits with eight laps to go as Mercedes feared he could fall down the order on a risky no-stop strategy.
PLUS: The hidden factors that thwarted Hamilton's Turkish GP victory hopes
Hamilton ultimately finished fifth in Turkey, leaving him six points behind title rival Max ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 10:12
After topping qualifying, Hamilton started the race from 11th on the grid due to an engine penalty, but had recovered to third place with 10 laps to go in the race.
Mercedes had asked Hamilton to pit for a fresh set of intermediates much earlier when cars around him were coming in, only for the Briton to request he stay out, believing his tyres were still working fine.
Mercedes looked set to ...Keep reading
11/10/2021 - 10:06
The former Australian Grand Prix venue regularly hosted F1 title deciders between 1985 and 1995, before being revived as the home of the Adelaide 500 Supercars event from 1999 onwards.
The circuit last hosted Supercars in March 2020 before the Adelaide 500 was axed by the South Australian government last October.
Adelaide City councillor Greg Mackie is reportedly backing a residents' group ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 19:21
Gasly touched Alonso's rear-left wheel at Turn 1 on the first lap, sending the Alpine driver into a spin and tumbling down the running order. Moments later Alonso was involved in a second clash, this time sending Mick Schumacher into a spin and he picked up a five-second penalty for causing the collision.
Often first-lap contact is regarded by the stewards as a racing incident, but on this ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 19:01
With track conditions at Istanbul not drying up enough to be suitable for slicks, leaders Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen elected to pit around lap 36 for fresh inters to see them through to the end.
But Leclerc, who had been shadowing Verstappen prior to the pitstops, chose to stay out and initially it appeared he had done the right thing as his rivals failed to close up on him.
However ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 18:15
The Haas driver endured the worst of the spray thrown into the air at the back of the F1 pack during the wet race at the Istanbul Park track, a challenge he had to contend with both ahead of him and behind while being lapped later in the race.
Mazepin felt the spray was even worse at the Istanbul track due to the dirt flicked up from the track surface which made visibility harder when mixed ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 17:57
Verstappen moved six points clear of Hamilton at the top of the drivers’ standings after finishing second in a damp Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park on Sunday.
Hamilton entered the weekend with a two-point advantage, but was forced to start 11th on the grid after an engine penalty. He recovered to finish the race fifth, albeit after Mercedes opted to risk keeping him out longer on his ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 17:50
The world champion had made a strong recovery from 11th on the grid to run fifth behind Red Bull’s Sergio Perez during the midpoint of the race.
But as a number of cars ahead of him pitted for fresh inters, Hamilton joined Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in electing to try to stick it out until the end without a change.
Although that decision cost both drivers when it became clear that ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 17:12
The Mercedes driver had climbed up to third place from 11th on the grid, having taken a 10-place grid penalty coming into the race for an engine change, and was the last of the runners to make his sole pitstop for fresh intermediates on lap 50 – while Esteban Ocon was the only driver not to stop for the entire race.
With the intermediate tyres Hamilton started on fading in performance due to ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 16:29
The Aston Martin driver was the first one to gamble for dry tyres in the tricky conditions at the Istanbul Park, opting to take on fresh mediums after 36 laps, with the track still wet in several places.
The strategy, which Vettel said was a team decision but one he made the final call on, destroyed his race and fight for points as he slipped off track at Turn 4 and Turn 7 during his first lap ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 16:14
The Mercedes driver led from pole position in the damp conditions, and edged clear in front of Max Verstappen through the opening phase of the race before drivers switched to a second set of inters.
Although he briefly lost the lead to Charles Leclerc, who stayed out longer on his first set of inters, Bottas was able to pass the Ferrari before eventually coming home more than 14 seconds clear ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 15:53
Bottas held the lead from the start from Verstappen and ran the front for the majority of the race, but had to pass Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc for victory in the closing stages, as Leclerc attempted to stay out on the intermediate tyres that he’d started on.
Bottas won by over 14s from Verstappen with fastest lap, while Sergio Perez finished third in the second Red Bull. Leclerc finished ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 15:47
Sergio Perez completed the podium in the second Red Bull, with Charles Leclerc and Hamilton behind after their attempts to complete the race on a single set of inters did not pay off.
At the start, where all cars were fitted with intermediate tyres, the top three scrambled off the line in the order they had arrived, with Bottas comfortably leading Verstappen into Turn 1.
Leclerc made the ...Keep reading
10/10/2021 - 12:38
The Woking-based team is coming off the back of two of its strongest weekends in recent F1 history, having finished 1-2 in Italy and taking pole and coming close to a win for Norris in Russia a fortnight ago.
But the MCL35M has not been as competitive around Istanbul Park this weekend, with Norris lining up eighth on the grid and Daniel Ricciardo getting knocked out of Q1 – before taking an ...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.
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