Jacobo Vega

Jacobo Vega

Jacobo Vega is the Editor in Chief of the Spanish edition of Motorsport.com. He began his career in 2003 in the Spanish magazine Grand Prix International, covering the F1 races for them until 2008 as a FIA Accedited journalist in all rounds of the championship. He joined la Sexta in 2009, being part of the commentators team in all rounds of the F1 World Championship. In 2012 he moved to Antena3 TV to braodcast the F1 when they adquired the rights from La Sexta, following the World Championship until 2015. In 2016 he joined Motorsport Network as Editorial Director of Motorsport.com. In August 2020 he was also designated Editorial Director of Motorsport.com Latam and Motor1.com Spain. During all these years he was also collaborating with different media like Onda Cero radio station or Movistar+ TV.

Latest articles by Jacobo Vega


Overtaking masterclass at the Hungaroring in ETCR

Much is said about the difficulty of overtaking in championships such as Formula 1, with "DRS trains" or narrow tracks meaning a lack of entertainment. In the ETCR, where the cars are almost identical, one might think it was the same, but it is not.

CUPRA EKS secures crushing victory at FIA ​​ETCR opener in Pau

CUPRA EKS secured victory at the opening round of the FIA ​​ETCR in Pau, taking all three places on the podium.

How Roberto Merhi got his surprise Audi SUPER GT call-up

Sometime Formula 1 racer Roberto Merhi will be making his SUPER GT debut next week at Fuji Speedway following a surprise late call-up to join the Team LeMans Audi squad.

CUPRA targets ETCR title with its Fab Four News
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CUPRA targets ETCR title with its Fab Four

Tom Blomqvist and Adrien Tambay join Mattias Ekstrom and Jordi Gene in the Cupra line-up for the electric touring car championship in 2022.

Ekstrom partners with CUPRA to compete in ETCR with his own team

CUPRA has announced EKS, the team of the current ETCR champion Mattias Ekstrom, as its new partner in the electric touring car championship.

Alonso undergoes surgery for jaw fracture after cycling accident

Alpine Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso has undergone corrective surgery after sustaining a fracture to his upper jaw in a cycling accident.

Ocon: WRC stars must have "balls of steel"
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Ocon: WRC stars must have "balls of steel"

Alpine Formula 1 driver Esteban Ocon says that rally drivers have “balls of steel” after gaining his first experience of the sport on Thursday.

Alpine F1 team “in good hands” with new management - Ocon

Esteban Ocon believes that the rebranded Alpine Formula 1 team is "in good hands" and that its new management is "really motivated and really humble".

Barcelona "in the process" of renewing Spanish GP contract

Spanish Grand Prix chiefs are confident that they can finalise a deal to keep the race on the Formula 1 calendar next year – even if its date changes.

Toyota logs over 4,000km in Sebring WEC test

The Toyota LMP1 team logged more than 4,000 kilometres during a three-day test this week for the upcoming FIA World Endurance Championship race at Sebring.

Toyota aiming to keep Alonso for 2019/20 WEC season

Toyota has revealed it has already opened talks about keeping Fernando Alonso in its FIA World Endurance Championship line-up beyond the current 2018/19 superseason.