Giacomo Rauli

Giacomo Rauli

Giacomo Rauli is responsible for the PRIME, Podcast and Rally section of the Italian edition of He studied at the University of Bologna, specializing in Communication Sciences, and since an early age he has been motorsport and sports in general enthusiast. He started writing for BlogF1 in 2012 and, 2 years later, he moved to Omnicorse, which then became the Italian edition of in 2017.  WRC is his priority, Giacomo also covers F1 and MotoGP. Away from motorsport, Giacomo is an assiduous reader - books and newspapers - rock music enthusiast and guitar player in his spare time. Above all, husband of Chiara and father of Anna.

Latest articles by Giacomo Rauli


Ferrari "firmly against" F1 engine freeze for 2022

Ferrari has made clear it is 'firmly against' the idea of a Formula 1 engine freeze from the start of 2022, despite Red Bull pushing for the plan.

Imola F1 race to run without fans after government order

The Italian authorities have made a late decision to ensure that this weekend’s Formula 1 Emilia Romagna GP is run behind closed doors.

Binotto "surprised" by suggestion of Vettel tension

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto has denied there is any added tension in the team's relationship with Sebastian Vettel, feeling "quite surprised" by the suggestion.

Ferrari: Racing Point saga like "copying a test"

Mattia Binotto has compared Racing Point's role in the Formula 1 brake duct controversy to "copying a test" amid Ferrari's plans to appeal for a harsher sanction.

Binotto: Vettel's spin hurt his race more than strategy

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto says Sebastian Vettel's first-lap spin hurt his race more than the team's strategy calls despite confusion from the German driver at Silverstone.

Vettel: Ferrari strategy "didn't make any sense"

Sebastian Vettel said Ferrari's strategy in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix "didn't make any sense", as he endured another difficult race at Silverstone.

Struggling Vettel feels he's "going up against a wall"

Sebastian Vettel feels like he is going up against a wall in trying to work out how to get more speed from his Ferrari at Silverstone.

Ogier set to extend WRC stay with new Toyota contract

Sebastien Ogier is poised to stay in the World Rally Championship in 2021, with a new deal with current employer Toyota close to being signed.

WRC changes starting order rules for Estonia return

The World Rally Championship has revised the starting order rules for the series’ return to action in Estonia in September.

Verstappen has "much better feelings" than previous Friday

Max Verstappen says Red Bull has "much better feelings" with its RB16 car compared to last week in Austria after leading second practice for the Styrian Grand Prix.

Meeke could get a career lifeline in form of Pirelli role

Ex-World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke could be handed a career lifeline as Pirelli's tyre tester ahead of the marque's returned to the series in 2021.

Toyota decides against debuting GR Yaris in WRC next year

Toyota has decided against the introduction of the GR Yaris in the 2021 World Rally Championship season.

WRC wants to return to key markets United States and China

Outgoing World Rally Championship chief Oliver Ciesla believes his series must return to key markets in the United States and China if it is to attract more manufacturer participation in the future.

WRC will wait until "last minute" to cancel more rallies

The World Rally Championship has pledged to wait until the last minute before cancelling any of its remaining rallies, and remains confident of hosting at least four more events before the end of the year.

New Zealand, Japan WRC rounds face cancellation

The returning World Rally Championship rounds in New Zealand and Japan are set to be axed from the 2020 schedule due to economic and logistical hurdles, has learned.

Bautista: Ducati V4 still "too immature" to win

Ducati's brand-new Panigale V4 R bike is too "immature" to win from the get-go in World Superbike this year, Alvaro Bautista believes.

Driver in lethal Hayden accident gets suspended sentence

The driver who hit and killed MotoGP and World Superbike star Nicky Hayden has been given a one-year suspended jail sentence for his role in the fatal accident in 2017.

Rossi ruled out for at least a month

Valentino Rossi will need to rest for “30 to 40 days” according to the doctor that operated on the MotoGP rider’s broken leg in the early hours of Friday morning.