Carlos Sainz thought Ferrari were talking to 'all drivers' | Planet F1

Carlos Sainz has revealed he did not get too excited when initially approached by Ferrari – as he thought they would be “talking to all the drivers”. While the start of the F1 season was on hold in the spring of 2020, lockdown was livened up by news that Sebastian Vettel was being released by Ferrari at the end of […]

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Formula 1 respond to street-race cancellation report | Planet F1

Formula 1 have denied any further changes to the 2021 calendar are planned following a report that the three street races in May and June were under threat. Long-established Dutch magazine Formule1’s website reported that the Monaco Grand Prix, plus the races in Azerbaijan and Canada, would be scrapped for the second consecutive year with an announcement expected next month. […]

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Alonso v Vettel: A great F1 duel to be recreated in 2021

Ten years ago, one of the biggest rivalries in Formula 1 was Fernando Alonso vs Sebastian Vettel. Ben Edwards looks forward to it happening all over again at the head of the midfield in 2021. Two out of three ain’t bad, as Meat Loaf crooned in the 1970s, but the third configuration of the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain did mark […]

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Max Verstappen: New engines scuppered Mercedes-style run for RB

Max Verstappen feels Red Bull could have gone on a Mercedes-style run of dominance if the new F1 engines had not been introduced. The Silver Arrows have now collected the past seven Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships in a row, which means only Mercedes have won a title in the era of V6 turbo-hybrid engines which started in 2014. Before that […]

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Importance of our concern for safety

Alas! This is how we treat our fellow motorists for buying something they have long aspired for, spending their hard earned money. Emvi recently shared this with other BHPians. 2020 has been a year to forget, ironically it is the one that will be remembered forever. SAFETY has been the most discussed topic these days. If ever there was an […]

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George Russell learned 'ruthless' side of F1 at Mercedes

George Russell has described how being groomed by Mercedes helped to prepare him for the “ruthless” side of F1 – and avoid being “chewed up and spat out”. The 22-year-old Briton, a rising Formula 1 star, was taken on by Mercedes in his formative motorsport years and spent a season as their reserve driver in 2018 – the same year […]

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Verstappen: Red Bull could have dominated F1 like Mercedes

Max Verstappen thinks that Red Bull would have enjoyed Mercedes levels of dominance in Formula 1 if the turbo hybrid rules had not been introduced. The arrival of new power units in 2014 opened the door for Mercedes to deliver title winning form ever since. The German car manufacturer has delivered seven consecutive F1 title doubles since 2014, with Red Bull having now not won a title since 2013. Speaking […]

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5 Things You Need to Know before Chili Bowl Saturday

The Chili Bowl Midget Nationals is dirt racing’s version of the WWE Royal Rumble. In the Rumble, 30 professional wrestlers periodically enter the ring over the course of an hour, with eliminations taking place as a result of one participant sending another over the top rope. In the Chili Bowl, instead of 30 participants, there’s more than 350, and eliminations […]

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Feds Question Lack of Tesla Recall for Model S, Model X

Perhaps the most prominent feature of a Tesla interior is the center touchscreen, which controls crucial features such as the air conditioning and Autopilot — so the last thing you want it to do is fail. Just such an issue is at the heart of an unusual request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has asked the California […]

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Grammy Winning Superstar Joins NASCAR Ownership Pool

Mr. Worldwide has come to NASCAR. Grammy award winning artist Pitbull revealed on Friday that he has purchased an ownership stake in the new Trackhouse Racing team launched by Justin Marks over the summer. Trackhouse is a revolutionary concept team that intends to emphasize STEM education and minority outreach and hired Daniel Suarez to drive the No. 99 Chevrolet Camaro […]

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