MotoGP said one person from its world championship paddock has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in isolation ahead of the Czech Republic Grand Prix in Brno on Sunday.
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Formula One stewards fined Racing Point 400,000 euros ($473,000) and stripped them of 15 points in the constructors’ championship on Friday after upholding a Renault protest about the legality of their rival’s car.
Betting on Formula One, despite the sport having more data at its disposal than it knew what to do with, was once little more than a punt on the race winner and eventual champion, but times are changing.
Valtteri Bottas was fastest in first practice for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone on Friday with team mate Lewis Hamilton making it a Mercedes one-two on the timesheets.
Champions Mercedes are not ready to sign Formula One’s new ‘Concorde Agreement’ because it hurts them most, team boss Toto Wolff said on Friday as the sport’s owners vowed to press on anyway.
MotoGP confirmed Pramac Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia will miss this weekend’s Czech Republic Grand Prix and next weekend’s race in Austria after sustaining a knee injury in a crash during free practice in Brno on Friday.
Nico Hulkenberg will continue as a stand-in for Racing Point at Formula One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix on Sunday after Mexican Sergio Perez again tested positive for COVID-19, the team said on Friday.
Valtteri Bottas will continue to race for Mercedes until at least the end of next season, the Formula One champions said on Thursday ahead of the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
DS Techeetah’s Formula E leader Antonio Felix da Costa celebrated his third win in a row to open up a 68-point gap in the all-electric series at Berlin’s former Tempelhof airport on Thursday.
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc hit out on Thursday at those who accused him of racist behaviour in not taking a knee alongside other Formula One drivers before grands prix.
Mexican Sergio Perez was waiting for the go-ahead to race in Formula One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix after ending quarantine for COVID-19 on Thursday.
Antonio Felix da Costa stretched his Formula E lead on Wednesday as the all-electric series resumed its COVID-19-hit season behind closed doors at Berlin’s Tempelhof airport after 158 days without racing.
Former F1 driver Paul di Resta will be on standby this weekend as McLaren’s reserve for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone after having a seat fitting on Wednesday, the British team said.
Some statistics for Formula One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, the fifth race of the 2020 season:
The Indianapolis 500 will not have any spectators in attendance after the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) reversed direction on Tuesday, having originally planned for close to 100,000 fans at the race which has been rescheduled for later this month.
Formula One’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola in November will be condensed into two days without Friday practice, the sport said on Tuesday.
A tyre problem that nearly cost Lewis Hamilton a record seventh British Grand Prix victory last weekend was due to a particularly long final stint on one set, Pirelli said on Tuesday.
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will miss Sunday’s Czech Grand Prix after having a second operation on a broken arm, with test rider Stefan Bradl replacing him for the race, his Repsol Honda Team confirmed on Tuesday.
Former Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn has hailed Lewis Hamilton’s British Grand Prix win, on three wheels and a flat tyre, as ‘absolutely mind-blowing’.
Jean Todt, who presided over Michael Schumacher’s golden years at Ferrari, says he would have to congratulate Lewis Hamilton if the Briton smashes the great German’s Formula One records – even if he would prefer them to remain intact.
Police said they arrested four people on Sunday after protesters displayed a banner for climate action group Extinction Rebellion during the British Formula One Grand Prix.
Formula One has made sure drivers can show support for an ‘End Racism’ campaign without being rushed before the start of Sunday’s British Grand Prix.
Six times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for his home British Grand Prix in a track record time on Saturday.
Two times Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso is clear to compete in this month’s Indianapolis 500 after resolving a U.S. visa hurdle, McLaren F1 team boss Zak Brown said on Saturday.
A half-built hotel and empty grandstands provide the backdrop to the starting grid at Sunday’s fan-free British Grand Prix but Silverstone circuit boss Stuart Pringle hopes for a full house next year.
Canadian Lance Stroll led the way for Mercedes-lookalikes Racing Point in British Grand Prix practice on Friday while Red Bull’s Alex Albon crashed and brought out red flags.
Formula One teams may need to keep drivers within protective ‘bubbles’ all season after Sergio Perez contracted COVID-19 following a trip home to Mexico, Racing Point boss Otmar Szafnauer suggested on Friday.
Racing Point’s Sergio Perez, who will miss Sunday’s British Grand Prix after becoming the first Formula One driver to test positive for COVID-19, revealed on Friday that he went home to Mexico after the previous race in Hungary.
Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg will replace Racing Point driver Sergio Perez at this weekend’s British Formula One Grand Prix after the Mexican was ruled out by a positive COVID-19 test result.
MotoGP races in Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia this year have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but one more race will be added to the calendar and will be held in Europe in November, MotoGP announced on Friday.
Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez was self-isolating on Thursday after an inconclusive test for COVID-19, the governing FIA said at the British Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean said on Thursday they had cleared the air after the six-times Formula One champion accused the Haas driver of wanting to drop anti-racism protests.
George Russell says he is happy to see old rivals Lando Norris and Alex Albon shine in Formula One this season, even as he struggles to score, because their success adds to his own lustre.
Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton is hoping to stay in Formula One for at least three more years, with the COVID-19 pandemic and racial issues providing energy and motivation.
Ferrari launched their own virtual GT championship on Tuesday with Formula One driver and avid gamer Charles Leclerc offering advice to competitors hoping to secure a place in the Italian team’s esports lineup next year.
Misfiring Ferrari have complete confidence in team boss Mattia Binotto but cannot expect to return to winning ways in Formula One before 2022, company chairman John Elkann said on Tuesday.
Fabio Quartararo of Petronas Yamaha led from start to finish in the scorching heat of Jerez to win an incident-packed Andalusian MotoGP on Sunday.
Fabio Quartararo clinched a second consecutive pole position for Petronas Yamaha at the Andalusian Grand Prix in Jerez on Saturday, while Repsol Honda confirmed defending champion Marc Marquez would not be risked as he recovers from a broken arm.
The cancellation of the U.S. Grand Prix is a big loss for Texas but Austin’s Circuit of the Americas will aim to attract more fans next year, promoter Bobby Epstein said on Friday after Formula One’s announcement.
Formula One scrapped all four of this season’s races in the Americas due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday and added three European rounds, including old favourites Imola and the Nuerburgring, to the calendar.
Italian former Formula One driver and Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi was returning to intensive care on Friday, three days after being moved to a specialist recovery centre to treat serious head injuries.
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez is hoping to race at Jerez this weekend despite breaking his arm four days ago and undergoing surgery on Tuesday, the official MotoGP website said on Thursday.
Hockenheim will not host a Formula One race this year after being mooted as a possible stand-in on a calendar ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the German circuit’s manager Jorn Teske said on Thursday.
The all-female W Series could support more Formula One grands prix next year than the two American rounds already announced and has backup plans in the event of a split from the German Touring Car championship (DTM).
Ferrari announced a restructuring of their Formula One technical department on Wednesday after struggling in the first three races of a season so far dominated by Mercedes.
The 104th Indianapolis 500 will run on Aug. 23 with attendance limited to 25 percent capacity due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Lewis Hamilton has hit back at past Formula One champions Mario Andretti and Jackie Stewart for their comments on his anti-racism stance and push for greater diversity in the sport.
Italian former Formula One driver and Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi has been transferred to a specialist recovery centre a month after suffering serious head injuries in a handbike accident, the hospital treating him said on Tuesday.
Lewis Hamilton expects Silverstone to feel “super-weird” as he heads back to Britain on top of the Formula One world championship standings.