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Alpine presents new A521 F1 car
Mercedes reveals W12 F1 car
Alonso "completely fit" for testing
F1 to use sparkling wine for podiums

Alpine has unveiled its new Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season following the team's rebranding from Renault over the winter.

Mercedes has revealed its new Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season when it will bid for an eighth consecutive constructors' championship.

Fernando Alonso is "completely fit" and will be ready to drive in Formula 1 pre-season testing next week after recovering from a cycling accident, according to Alpine's CEO.

Formula 1 drivers will be back to using sparkling wine to celebrate on the podium after races this year, following an official tie-up with Italian company Ferrari Trento.

How Alpine's cure to 2021 F1 rules starts at the front Prime

How Alpine's cure to 2021 F1 rules starts at the front

A new name, new faces and new colours pulls the rebranded Alpine Formula 1 team into a new era while carrying over core elements of its 2020 car. But under the surface there's more than meets the eye with the A521 which hints at how the team will tackle 2021...

Can Mercedes' W12 retain the team's crown? Prime

Can Mercedes' W12 retain the team's crown?

Replacing Formula 1's fastest car was never going to be an easy feat for Mercedes. Amid the technical rule tweaks to peg back the W12 and its 2021 rivals, the new Mercedes challenger will remain the target to beat

Formula 1
Mar 2, 2021
The pointed note that starts Ferrari's Leclerc vs Sainz era Prime

The pointed note that starts Ferrari's Leclerc vs Sainz era

Ferrari is starting its post-Sebastian Vettel age by welcoming Carlos Sainz in alongside Charles Leclerc. But while Sainz has a tough challenge to match his new teammate, Ferrari is also sending a message that previous intra-team spats must end

Formula 1
Mar 2, 2021

Mercedes makes F1 engine changes after pre-season "issues"

Mercedes has explained the changes it has made to its Formula 1 engine to address reliability concerns it had ahead of the new season.

Hamilton explains decision to sign one-year Mercedes extension
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Hamilton explains decision to sign one-year Mercedes extension

Lewis Hamilton has explained his decision to only sign a one-year Formula 1 contract extension with Mercedes for 2021, saying there was no need to plan too far ahead.

Supercars working on TV graphics fix

Supercars is working on a fix for its new TV graphics package after a number of glitches across the season-opening weekend.

Mercedes has no intention to "flirt" with other drivers yet
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Mercedes has no intention to "flirt" with other drivers yet

Mercedes has no intention of "flirting" with other drivers over potential future race seats until it knows what is happening with its current Formula 1 line-up.

Rossi not racing in MotoGP “just to spend time”

Valentino Rossi says he is not racing “just to spend time” and has set his sights on fighting for victories in the 2021 MotoGP season with Petronas SRT.

Bottas looking to be "a bit more selfish" in 2021 F1 title bid

Valtteri Bottas says he plans to be more demanding and “a bit more selfish” with his Mercedes race team this year as he targets an elusive Formula 1 world championship.

Alpine explains decision to ditch F1 team principal role

Alpine’s Formula 1 team will run without an official team principal this year, with the outfit electing to split responsibilities across a senior management duo.

What Mercedes did and didn't tell us about its new W12 F1 car

Mercedes has dominated the Formula 1 landscape for the last seven years, producing one monster of a machine after another, which makes the W12 the most important car in the busy launch cycle as it’s the benchmark for others to measure themselves by.

First NASCAR test at COTA prompts prediction of "epic starts"
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First NASCAR test at COTA prompts prediction of "epic starts"

Three former NASCAR Cup Series champions got their first on-track laps Tuesday at the Circuit of the Americas and gave the road course glowing reviews.

Jimmie Johnson: The NASCAR legend's IndyCar challenge

Jimmie Johnson is one of the greatest NASCAR drivers of all time, yet has decided to take on the NTT IndyCar Series for 2021. He tells David Malsher-Lopez why, while Ganassi managing director Mike Hull explains the challenges.

Several NASCAR drivers to get early look at Bristol Dirt Track
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Several NASCAR drivers to get early look at Bristol Dirt Track

Several Cup Series drivers plan to compete in the upcoming Bristol Dirt Nationals to get a preview of the track’s inaugural NASCAR dirt races.

Mercedes hiding floor design for W12 F1 car
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Mercedes hiding floor design for W12 F1 car

Mercedes has confessed to hiding the floor design of its new W12 Formula 1 car as it doesn't want to give rivals a head start on copying its ideas.

AXR signs Johnson, Kobayashi, Pagenaud for all IMSA enduros

Action Express Racing confirmed today that Jimmie Johnson, Kamui Kobayashi and Simon Pagenaud will reunite to run all three remaining rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin Endurance Cup.

Mercedes staying silent on F1 token spend for W12 car

Mercedes is staying silent on where it has spent its two development tokens for its new Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season.

Mercedes has no intention to "flirt" with other drivers yet
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Mercedes has no intention to "flirt" with other drivers yet

Mercedes has no intention of "flirting" with other drivers over potential future race seats until it knows what is happening with its current Formula 1 line-up.

The tricky driver conundrums facing Mercedes in F1 2021 Prime

The tricky driver conundrums facing Mercedes in F1 2021

Ahead of the new Formula 1 season, reigning world champions Mercedes will take on challenges both old and new. This also can be said for its driver conundrum which could become key to sustaining its ongoing success...

How Alpine's cure to 2021 F1 rules starts at the front Prime

How Alpine's cure to 2021 F1 rules starts at the front

A new name, new faces and new colours pulls the rebranded Alpine Formula 1 team into a new era while carrying over core elements of its 2020 car. But under the surface there's more than meets the eye with the A521 which hints at how the team will tackle 2021...

Alonso "completely fit" for F1 testing after cycling accident

Fernando Alonso is "completely fit" and will be ready to drive in Formula 1 pre-season testing next week after recovering from a cycling accident, according to Alpine's CEO.

Cassidy exceeded own expectations on Formula E debut

Nick Cassidy says he exceeded his own expectations in his maiden Formula E weekend in the Diriyah E-Prix after showing top six pace in both qualifying and race trim.

Brivio: ‘Not easy’ leaving Suzuki MotoGP squad for ‘dream’ F1 move

Davide Brivio says it was “not easy” to leave Suzuki’s MotoGP title-winning squad to become Alpine’s Formula 1 racing director, but thought he would regret not making the move.

William Byron, Rudy Fugle reunite for 'taste' of victory

Just three races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, William Byron already has a precious reminder of his previous experience working with crew chief Rudy Fugle – victory.

Williams to use augmented reality for F1 car launch

Williams has announced it will reveal its new car for the 2021 Formula 1 season using augmented reality on Friday afternoon.

Can Mercedes' W12 retain the team's crown? Prime

Can Mercedes' W12 retain the team's crown?

Replacing Formula 1's fastest car was never going to be an easy feat for Mercedes. Amid the technical rule tweaks to peg back the W12 and its 2021 rivals, the new Mercedes challenger will remain the target to beat

The pointed note that starts Ferrari's Leclerc vs Sainz era Prime

The pointed note that starts Ferrari's Leclerc vs Sainz era

Ferrari is starting its post-Sebastian Vettel age by welcoming Carlos Sainz in alongside Charles Leclerc. But while Sainz has a tough challenge to match his new teammate, Ferrari is also sending a message that previous intra-team spats must end