2:35 PM ET SAO PAULO, Brazil — Sebastian Vettel has shrugged off speculation about the legality of Ferrari’s engine after Max Verstappen suggested the Italian team had been cheating up until the U.S. Grand Prix. Verstappen made the comments after Ferrari struggled for performance at the last round in Austin following a purple patch at
11:09 AM ET Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso says Max Verstappen is the Formula One driver he rates highest at the moment because of his tendency to attack at all opportunities. Alonso is one of the most successful drivers of the modern era but walked away from the championship at the end of 2018. Alonso’s
9:00 AM ET Matt Damon was surrounded. As one of the world’s most recognizable movie stars, he is surrounded a lot. But on this day, May 26, 2019, the Academy Award winner was enveloped among more than 300,000 people, and he was likely the most famous person among them. “How’s everyone doing?” he said to
9:56 AM ET Lewis Hamilton’s championship victory has prompted us to look at the Power Rankings a little differently this week ahead of the penultimate round of 2019, the Brazilian Grand Prix. With Hamilton celebrating a sixth title and the talk naturally shifting to whether he can match Michael Schumacher’s records, it is also worth
5:20 PM ET Mercedes’ future in F1 after 2021 is “not a given”, says team principal Toto Wolff. The German carmaker’s factory team have won both the constructors’ and drivers’ championships for an unprecedented six years in a row, and next season is the last before a financial, technical and sporting shakeup. “Everything indicates that
Aug 9, 2019 The 2020 Formula One grid is all but complete now, with Williams the only team yet to confirm its lineup for next season. Here is how the grid looks and what led every team to the decision it has made. Mercedes Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
5:37 AM ET Red Bull has confirmed Thai driver Alexander Albon will remain Max Verstappen’s teammate in 2020. Albon started his rookie F1 season at Toro Rosso but was promoted to Red Bull in August, with Pierre Gasly going the other direction. Red Bull called the switch an opportunity to evaluate it’s two young drivers
5:44 AM ET Lewis Hamilton‘s domination of Formula One is “getting a bit boring” and it is time for the younger generation to take over at the top, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has said. The Dutch driver hopes he and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, also 22-years-old, will be fighting for the Mercedes driver’s throne next year.
5:31 AM ET Formula One has set out its first ever sustainability plan with the aim of achieving a net zero-carbon footprint for the sport by 2030. The championship, which will have a record 22 grand prixs next year with the 10 teams flown around the world, said carbon reduction projects would start immediately. 1
8:48 AM ET Maurice Hamilton Close • Veteran F1 journalist, covering the sport since 1977• Motor racing correspondent for the Observer for 20 years• Has written several books and covered F1 for BBC Radio 5 Live James Mangold’s latest movie is variously titled ‘Ford v Ferrari’ or ‘Le Mans ’66’, depending in which part of the world you