Formula 1

9:37 AM ET McLaren have talked with the Volkswagen Group, whose Audi and Porsche brands have been linked to future Formula One entry, but nothing has been agreed, according to team boss Zak Brown. German newspaper F.A.Z. has reported that Volkswagen’s supervisory board will decide at the end of February whether both Audi and luxury
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11:18 AM ET Alain Prost has accused the Alpine F1 Team of having “no respect” after his departure was leaked before being made official. Prost, a four-time Formula One world champion, had been the team’s special adviser since 2017, serving through its rebrand from Renault to Alpine ahead of last season. The F1 website announced
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6:06 AM ET Mercedes will launch the Formula One car it hopes Lewis Hamilton will race in 2022 at a virtual Silverstone event on Feb. 18. Mercedes will unveil the W13E Performance as it bids to continue its recent dominance of F1, having won eight straight Constructors’ Championships coming into this season. However, a major
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5:20 AM ET Seven-times MotoGP motorcycle world champion Valentino Rossi said he will return to the track to compete in car racing in the GT World Challenge Europe, joining Belgian outfit WRT. Rossi, who called time on an illustrious motorcycling career spanning more than two decades in 2021, had previously spoken of a desire to
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7:20 AM ET Aston Martin have named Mike Krack as its team principal following the departure of Otmar Szafnauer, the Formula One team announced on Friday. Krack joins from BMW, where he led the German manufacturer’s global motorsport division. He has worked previously in F1 with Swiss-based Sauber. The move means he will work again
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5:01 AM ET Former Formula One champion Jacques Villeneuve will join Netherlands based outfit Team Hezeberg in a bid for a spot on the Daytona 500 starting grid, NASCAR said on Wednesday. The 50-year-old Canadian, winner of the 1995 Indianapolis 500 and the 1997 F1 drivers crown, took part in preseason testing at the famed
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11:57 AM ET Executive director Marcin Budkowski has left the Renault-owned Alpine Formula One team, where he effectively ran day-to-day operations, with immediate effect. Alpine said in a statement on Thursday that chief executive Laurent Rossi would temporarily step in to ensure preparations for next season continued smoothly. Budkowski has been linked with rivals Aston
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