Vergne was in quarantine before Marrakesh podium charge

Jean-Eric Vergne says the Marrakesh E-Prix “was definitely my most difficult weekend in Formula E” after he served a hospital quarantine before scoring a surprise podium. The DS Techeetah driver was forced to miss the first practice session of the Morocco weekend when he fell ill with a virus. He returned for Saturday, qualified 11th and then climbed to an eventual […]

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Unwind With This Incredibly Relaxing Vintage F1 Video

Forget the glamour and special effects of a big-budget race movie like Ford V. Ferrari. For all the fun those movies are, it’s hard to emulate the experience 70 years later. If you want to understand what made old motorsports so raw and intriguing, you have to see what it really looked like. That’s why we love this video, sent […]

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Marrakesh E-Prix: Da Costa wins, as Gunther pips sick Vergne

Antonio Felix da Costa took the Formula E championship lead by winning the Marrakesh E-Prix, as his DS Techeetah teammate Jean-Eric Vergne scored his first podium of the season from 11th on the grid. Reigning series champion Vergne had sat out Friday’s shakedown and first practice due to illness, but climbed to as high as second place in the race, […]

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Lewis Hamilton: Pirelli tyres 'way too inflated'

Lewis Hamilton has criticised Pirelli’s tyres, saying they are now “way too inflated” and that they must be pushed to do better. Pirelli planned to introduce a new construction for their 2020 tyres after criticism that finding the operating window of their 2019 rubber was too difficult, but after extensive testing, teams unanimously rejected the new compounds. This meant that […]

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Verstappen downplays skittish Red Bull car after spins

Max Verstappen says he is not worried at all about the stability of his 2020 Red Bull Formula 1 car despite a number of spins through pre-season testing. Verstappen ended the final day of testing in Barcelona with the third-fastest time of the winter after a late qualifying simulation run, only trailing Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas’ pair of leading efforts. Despite showing […]

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Marrakesh E-Prix: Evans quickest in FP2 from di Grassi

Jaguar Formula E driver Mitch Evans was comfortably fastest in the second practice session ahead of the Marrakesh E-Prix, beating Audi’s Lucas di Grassi by two tenths. Evans heads into the Morocco race at the top of the standings after his victory in Mexico City. He backed that up with the fastest time in second practice, posting a 1m17.306s benchmark […]

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George Russell: Latest Mercedes engine troubles 'not ideal'

Williams’ George Russell says the team had a “small issue” with their Mercedes PU on Friday as the reliability issues in testing continued. The issue didn’t cost Russell too much time as he completed 146 laps on the final day of testing, but it was another worrying sign from a Mercedes PU which has looked fragile during pre-season testing ahead […]

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Barcelona F1 2020 testing: All the statistics over six days

With pre-season now done and dusted, check out all the statistics from the six days of Formula 1 testing in Barcelona… Combined fastest laps from the two tests Pos Driver Time 1 Valtteri Bottas 1’15.732 2 Max Verstappen 1’16.269 3 Daniel Ricciardo 1’16.276 4 Charles Leclerc 1’16.360 5 Lewis Hamilton 1’16.410 6 Esteban Ocon 1’16.433 7 Sergio Perez 1’16.634 8 […]

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