Formula 1 to Launch Female ‘Formula Academy’ Series in April
Officials with Formula Academy—the Formula 1-backed all-female driver series—have confirmed five teams will compete during its inaugural season, which opens in Spielberg, Styria, Austria, on April 28–29. Current F2 and F3 teams (ART Grand Prix, Campos Racing, Carlin, MP Motorsport, and PREMA Racing) will enter three cars each to make up a 15-car grid. The
Liqui Moly Sponsors Formula 1 for Fifth Year
The German oil manufacturer, LIQUI MOLY, announced it will return to the “pinnacle of motorsport” with renewal for 2023 season of Formula 1 after signing a 1-year contract with the racing series. This will be the company’s fifth consecutive year sponsoring Formula 1. With the new contract, LIQUI MOLY will be an “Official Partner” of
FIA Launches Applications for Prospective Formula 1 Teams
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has launched an application process to identify prospective teams seeking to participate at a competitive level in the FIA Formula One World Championship. “For the first time ever, as part of the selection conditions, we are requesting that candidates set out how they would meet the FIA’s sustainability benchmarks and how
F1 Announces 24-Race Calendar for 2023
Formula 1 has announced the calendar for the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship, which the World Motor Sport Council has approved. Kicking off in Bahrain on March 5 and concluding in Abu Dhabi on November 26, the season will feature a record-breaking 24 races, with China and Qatar set to return, and Las Vegas
Tyler Epp Named President of Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix
Tyler Epp has been named president of the Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix event, as announced by Tom Garfinkel.
VW Confirms F1 Interest for Both Porsche and Audi
The rumor mill that is Formula 1 seemingly never sleeps. Lately, there’s been a lot of talk surrounding F1, and today, VW added fuel to that fire by confirming rumors that both Audi and Porsche could join F1 in 2026. Volkswagen Group CEO, Herbert Diess, acknowledged that plans for both Audi and Porsche to join
W Series Kicks Off 2022 Season at Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix
W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for women, today announces that Hard Rock International® will be the title sponsor of the 2022 season-opening double-header in Miami, USA, taking place this weekend. W Series Miami presented by Hard Rock features two races in support of the inaugural Formula 1® Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix, taking place
Las Vegas to Host Formula 1 Night Race in 2023
Formula 1 has announced the world-famous neon lights of Las Vegas will provide the backdrop to Formula 1’s newest race when the American city hosts a night event beginning in 2023. The Las Vegas Grand Prix will take place on a Saturday next November and be one of three races in the United States, joining Miami
IndyCar’s New 2.4-liter V6 Finally Sees Track Time
IndyCar’s new 2.4-liter V6 engine, due to debut in 2024, has undergone its first track tests using the Formula 1 circuit layout at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. According to IndyCar, the engine was not tested in its final configuration as development is still ongoing, not least because manufacturers are still working on integrating the hybrid system.
Formula 1 Cancels Russian Grand Prix
Amidst the developing Russian and Ukrainian war, Formula 1 has canceled the 2022 Russian Grand Prix, initially set for September 23–25.
Mercedes Launches New F1 Car
Mercedes has revealed the car that Lewis Hamilton and George Russell will drive in this season’s championship. The W13 vehicle was built for the 2022 technical regulations and features narrow sidepods and a rearward-placed engine layout. “It just takes you back to being a kid,” said Hamilton at the launch. “I think it’s always exciting
W Series to Break New Ground at Eight Formula 1 Weekends in 2022
W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers, today announces its continued partnership with Formula 1 and the eight Grand Prix weekends it will race at in 2022, including the series’ first-ever round in Asia. W Series will visit five new venues during its third on-track season, which will include a round