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The FIA World Motor Sport Council has formally approved a wide-ranging raft of changes to the Formula 1 regulations to cover the 2020 World Championship season and beyond.
Formula 1 is reserving the first two weekends of August for races at Silverstone if UK government quarantine restrictions allow personnel to travel freely at that time.
In the 2001 Monaco Grand Prix, unheralded backmarker Enrique Bernoldi boldly held off delayed poleman David Coulthard for over 30 laps – and then received a telling off from a furious Ron Dennis.
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has reportedly responded to lobbying from Formula 1 to create a quarantine exemption for the sport’s travelling personnel by asking his ministers to make it happen.
Over the course of Formula 1's hybrid era Mercedes has rarely dropped the ball, but the Brackley team did just that during the Monaco Grand Prix five years ago today, denying Lewis Hamilton a near-certain victory.
Grand Prix Drivers' Association chairman Alex Wurz says that the organisation is fully behind Formula 1’s push to return with “ghost races” – and he’s adamant that everything is being done behind the scenes to ensure that safety concerns are addressed.
The 2005 Monaco GP saw a storming drive to victory by Kimi Raikkonen – while his McLaren Formula 1 team made a big strategic call with a little help from the folks back home.
Austin's senior public health official says that large events are unlikely to take place in the Texan city before the end of the year, casting further doubt on the US Grand Prix, which is still scheduled for October 25.
Jacques Villeneuve twice went to the Monaco Grand Prix with a car that could have won and thus allow him to emulate the achievement of his father Gilles, but instead he endured two of the worst races of his peak years with Williams.
The mounting indications that the UK government will not exempt travelling Formula 1 personnel from the upcoming 14-day quarantine restrictions has thrown yet another spanner in the works as Chase Carey and his colleagues try to nail down a tenable 2020 schedule.
Silverstone’s hopes of getting the final green light for the British Grand Prix have suffered a blow, sources have indicated to Motorsport.com, amid growing indications that the UK government will not exempt sports – including Formula 1 - from planned quarantine restrictions.
Silverstone boss Stuart Pringle says plans for the two Formula 1 World Championship races to be held at the venue this summer are being made “on the hoof” – and he stresses that the events will look very different from the traditional British GP.
The 1974 Belgian Grand Prix was the race that first opened Bernie Ecclestone's eyes to the real commercial possibilities of Formula 1, and that weekend had an influence on everything that has followed.
McLaren Formula 1 team boss Zak Brown believes that the combination of Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris in 2021 will be “awesome” – and he thinks the experienced Australian will help his younger partner to further raise his game.
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says he is “very proud” that his home country of Austria is set to host the first two rounds of the 2020 World Championship.
McLaren Formula 1 team boss Zak Brown believes that his team will be a happier place than the two rival outfits that will also go through the 2020 season with a driver who is known to be leaving.
Singapore GP organisers says they are in “an open dialogue” with the F1 organisation about the event’s place on the 2020 World Championship calendar.
McLaren Formula 1 boss Zak Brown says that Sebastian Vettel was not considered as a possible 2021 driver for the team because Daniel Ricciardo was already the prime candidate to replace Carlos Sainz.