F1 2020 News
Formula 1 2020: From new Grand Prix winner to two debutants, why 2020 Sakhir GP will long be remembered
Racing Point's Sergio Perez won the Sakhir Grand Prix in his penultimate race for the team and without a drive for next season.
Formula 1 2020: George Russell to replace Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes for Sakhir GP; Jack Aitken to step in at Williams
Russell becomes just the third British driver to represent Mercedes in Formula One after Stirling Moss and Lewis Hamilton.
Formula 1 2020: Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley to miss Bahrain GP after testing positive for COVID-19
The vastly-experienced key pit-wall decision-maker returned a positive test during mandatory pre-race tests and will be isolation for 10-days in line with the sport’s protocols and public health guidelines.
Formula 1 2020: Michael Schumacher's son Mick says his father would welcome Lewis Hamilton's record-equalling 91 wins
Mick, who leads the Formula Two championship this year and is on the verge of moving up to Formula One next year, said his father had always told him "records are there to be broken".
Formula 1 2020: Sebastian Vettel says he has 'no regrets' on Ferrari stint despite failing to win titles with team
Vettel made clear he felt revitalised by the prospect of joining Aston Martin next year— but looked back with pleasure on his years at Maranello.
Formula 1 2020: 'Nobody told me anything', Sergio Perez says he did not expect Racing Point axe on short notice
Perez, who had a contract for 2021 and believed the team wanted him to stay, learned his fate during a phone call from team owner Lawrence Stroll on Wednesday, shortly before his departure was confirmed.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton romps to grand Belgian GP victory, inches closer to Michael Schumacher's F1 record
Hamilton registered his 89th career win with another flawless drive to take his fourth Belgian triumph, finishing 8.448 seconds clear of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Formula 1 2020: McLaren's Lando Norris abandons new helmet design for Belgian GP over 'political' significance
Norris, who has Belgian grandparents, had introduced a new-look helmet for the Belgian Grand Prix, which included a black lion on a yellow background, the flag of the Flemish region.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton not to boycott Belgian Grand Prix amid protests against racism in United States
Hamilton, a six-time F1 champion and the only Black driver in the sport, said he supported the boycotts but that similar measures in Europe wouldn't have the same impact.
Formula 1: United States-based investment firm Dorilton Capital completes purchase of Williams F1 team
The team will continue to race under the Williams name and remain at its English base in Oxfordshire.
Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas finishes fastest ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at Spanish GP's first practice
Bottas clocked a best lap in one minute and 16.785 seconds to outpace the six-time champion by 0.039sec with last Sunday’s race victor Max Verstappen third for Red Bull, nine-tenths adrift of the fastest time.
Formula 1 2020: Max Verstappen claims season's first victory at 70th Anniversary Grand Prix in Silverstone
Verstappen owed his victory to a team decision to start the race on hard compound tyres while his main rivals all launched from the grid on ‘mediums’, the two Mercedes men struggling to manage tyre-wear throughout the race.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton clocks fastest time during second practice for 70th Anniversary GP at Silverstone
Hamilton had been second behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in the opening morning session at Silverstone, but was fastest in torrid heat and temperatures of 36 Celsius.
Formula 1 2020: Nico Hulkenberg keeps Racing Point place after Sergio Perez tests positive for COVID-19 again
Perez had hoped to return after spending seven days in quarantine, but his Racing Point team said Friday morning he had tested positive.
Bottas, who was runner-up to Hamilton last year, joined Mercedes in 2017 and has so far notched eight wins and 12 pole positions with the team.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton romps to victory at British Grand Prix, closes in on Michael Schumacher's F1 record
Lewis Hamilton held on to win the British Grand Prix on Sunday despite a puncture on the last lap to clinch an 87th career win and move within four of Michael Schumacher's Formula One record.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton grabs pole position at British GP qualifying ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas
Hamilton needs five more wins to equal Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record of 91 GP wins. The defending champion is also odds-on to equal the F1 great's record of seven world titles.
Bottas was 0.14 seconds quicker than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, the Formula One champion. Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third in somewhat cooler conditions at Silverstone following Friday’s stifling heat, with Racing Point's Lance Stroll in fourth.
Verstappen set a time of one minute, 27.422 seconds in his Red Bull to finish ahead of championship leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes by .474 seconds.
Formula One races in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States have all been cancelled for this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, with three others, all in Europe, added to the calendar.