Formula 1

6:15 AM ET MARANELLO, Italy — Ferrari says it would attempt to block any move to replace Formula One’s CEO, Chase Carey, with Mercedes current team boss Toto Wolff. Wolff has been linked with a move to F1’s top job amid speculation 66-year-old Carey will step down once he has delivered the sport’s new financial
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8:55 AM ET The Vietnam Grand Prix has revealed an altered layout to the Hanoi circuit which will host the country’s first Formula One race in 2020. The circuit has been increased from 22 to 23 corners, which features a revised sequence of turns through the final sector. A circuit press release stated “the new
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7:19 AM ET Formula One will stick with its existing Pirelli tyres next year after its 10 teams unanimously voted against the introduction of a new compound which was being prepared for the 2020 season. The 2020 prototype tyres were debuted during practice ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix in November before being rolled out
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6:10 AM ET Russia’s Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi will not be affected by the country’s four-year World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ban for tampering with doping tests, the race’s promoters said on Monday. The sanctions include a four-year ban on Russia hosting major sporting events. Formula One’s governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA)
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6:25 PM ET Lewis Hamilton received the trophy to mark his sixth Formula One world title at the end-of-season FIA awards on Friday. The 34-year-old Briton became statistically the second most successful driver in the sport after Michael Schumacher, when he secured enough points to collect the world championship at the US Grand Prix in
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11:59 AM ET Renault Technical director Nick Chester is departing the Formula One team after a difficult season in charge, the team announced on Friday. Chester was also placed on “garden leave”, a move designed to stop top staff with intimate knowledge of the organisation being immediately employed by a rival team. 1 Related Renault
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7:33 AM ET Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi has been in the Mercedes factory this week getting a seat fitting for a currently undisclosed event with the world champions. Rossi, a seven-time Moto GP champion, and Lewis Hamilton are set to trade wheels on December 9 in an event organised by mutual sponsor Monster Energy.
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8:49 AM ET Italian gamer David Tonizza won the esports F1 Pro Series for Ferrari on Wednesday, ensuring at least one championship trophy for the Italian team after another season of disappointment on the real racetrack. Formula One’s oldest, most successful and glamorous team have not won a drivers’ title since Finnish ‘Iceman’ Kimi Raikkonen
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