Formula One

Coronavirus: Azerbaijan Grand Prix set to be latest Formula One postponement

Formula One`s Azerbaijan Grand Prix in June looks set to become the latest casualty of a season that has yet to get started due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 23, 2020, 17:32 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton goes into self-isolation after contact with coronavirus patients

Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has put himself under self-isolation after came in contact with two people who were later tested positive for deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

Mar 21, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Monaco Grand Prix cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

For the first time since 1954, the Formula One race will not take place in Monaco in May this year after Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) announced the cancellation of the race in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 20, 2020, 12:11 PM IST

List of sports events postponed amid COVID-19 outbreak globally

According to Microsoft Bing Novel Coronavirus cases, there were around 2,00,071 positive cases of coronavirus in the world by Wednesday (March 18, 2020) afternoon. Whereas around 8,009 people have died due to the COVID-19.

 

Mar 18, 2020, 15:54 PM IST

Australian Grand Prix cancelled due to coronavirus

Amid coronavirus outbreak across the world, Formula One has confirmed that this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne has been cancelled.

Mar 13, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

McLaren withdraws from Australian Grand Prix after team member tests positive for coronavirus

The Chinese Grand Prix, which was slated to take place in April, has been postponed while Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead as per schedule but without spectators. 

Mar 12, 2020, 20:20 PM IST

Haas, McLaren team members quarantined, tested for coronavirus

Two members of the Haas Formula One team and one from McLaren were quarantined in Melbourne on Wednesday (March 11, 2020) as a precaution amid coronavirus fears ahead of Sunday`s season-opening Australian Grand Prix. "Two members showed some cold-like symptoms this morning. With the guidelines we`ve followed, they have been tested (for coronavirus)," a Haas spokesman told Reuters at Albert Park. "As a result of being tested they have to go back into the hotel for isolation while we await the results."

Mar 11, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton donates $500,000 for Australian wildlife rescue

The Australian bushfires have left 26 people dead and killed or injured an estimated one billion animals.

Jan 10, 2020, 15:52 PM IST

Motor racing: F1 teams vote to stick with existing Pirelli tyres for 2020

All 10 Formula One team have unanimously voted to continue using the current specification of Pirelli tyres after testing and analysing results of the new 2020 prototype in Abu Dhabi, the sport`s governing body (FIA) said on Tuesday.

Dec 10, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

Fernando Alonso plays down his chances of winning Dakar Rally

Twice Formula One world champion and double Le Mans 24 Hours winner Fernando Alonso has played down his chances of winning the Dakar Rally when he makes his debut next month.

Dec 07, 2019, 14:58 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton can eclipse Michael Schumacher's record of seven world titles, believes F1 boss

The final Grand Prix of the year will take place at Yas Marina Circuit on December 1. 

 

Nov 25, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

Motor racing: Lewis Hamilton's success 'getting a bit boring' for Max Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton`s domination of Formula One is "getting a bit boring" and the time is fast approaching for the younger generation to take over at the top, says Red Bull youngster Max Verstappen.

Nov 12, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton inches closer to 6th world title with Mexican Grand Prix win

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton produced nearly a flawless performance to emerge as the quickest driver in this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City

Oct 28, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

Formula One plays down talk of new teams from 2021

The most recent all-new entrants are U.S.-owned Haas, who made their debut in 2016 and have a close technical partnership with Ferrari.

Oct 04, 2019, 09:42 AM IST

McLaren to switch back to Mercedes engines from 2021

McLaren, who have used Renault engines since last year, have clinched a deal with Mercedes until at least the end of 2024, resurrecting a partnership that ran from 2005 to 2014.

Sep 28, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Singapore Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel beats Charles Leclerc as Ferrari makes one-two finish

With the win, Vettel ended his 13-month winless streak in Formula One and registered a record fifth victory in the city-state.

Sep 23, 2019, 13:46 PM IST

Robert Kubica to announce departure from Williams -Polish media

Kubica is one of five drivers scheduled to appear at a news conference organised by the governing FIA at the Singapore Grand Prix scheduled for 2030 local time (1230 GMT).

Sep 19, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Singapore Grand Prix organisers stock up on anti-smog masks

Organisers will be keeping tabs on haze readings as the $100 million Formula One street race kicks off on Friday, just days after Singapore authorities warned already-unhealthy levels could worsen and advised people to reduce outdoor activity.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

Williams and Mercedes extend F1 engine partnership to 2025

Former champions Williams, who have not won a race since 2012, have used Mercedes power units since 2014.

Sep 13, 2019, 20:26 PM IST

Michael Schumacher admitted to Paris hospital for 'secret treatment': Report

Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was admitted to a Paris hospital for "secret treatment" earlier on Monday, Le Parisien newspaper reported.

Sep 10, 2019, 10:22 AM IST