F1 Gold | That time Sebastian Vettel won a drenched 2008 Italian GP in an uncompetitive Toro Rosso

2020-04-08 07:30

Little over a year after joining Formula 1, Sebastian Vettel secured his first win in torrid conditions.


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Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

2020-04-07 20:44

The Canadian Grand Prix, scheduled for Montreal on 12-14 June, has been postponed, the latest Formula One casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.


F1 team Mercedes to deliver breathing devices to UK hospitals in virus fight

2020-04-07 15:11

Formula One team Mercedes will start delivering breathing devices to Britain's National Health Service this week to aid the fight against the coronavirus.


Italy, Catalonia MotoGPs postponed over coronavirus

2020-04-07 13:18

The start of the MotoGP season has been pushed back after organisers postponed the Italian and Catalonian Grands Prix due to the coronavirus.


F1 in 'very fragile state', warns McLaren boss Brown

2020-04-05 22:05

McLaren boss Zak Brown says the coronavirus pandemic has plunged F1 into "a very fragile state", warning that as many as four teams could even be driven out of business.


Norris, Sainz take pay cuts to protect McLaren staff

2020-04-05 10:39

Lando Norris has received praise for agreeing to a pay cut but he admits it is a decision that will benefit everyone in the team, including himself, in the long run.

Formula 1

Top drivers forego 'chunk' of salaries to help their F1 teams

2020-04-03 19:00

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton have agreed to forego part of their wages to help ensure the survival of Ferrari and Mercedes during the coronavirus pandemic.


F1 shutdown period extended to 5 weeks

2020-04-07 20:16

Formula One's mandatory shutdown period will be extended by a further two weeks following the delay to the season caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


Renault's Ricciardo determined to 'beat the best'

2020-04-07 15:27

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo has full confidence in his own ability, and says he will stop at nothing to prove he has what it takes to win the F1 championship.


Leclerc admits he was too impatient in 2019

2020-04-05 13:10

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc reveals the most important lesson he learned in his first season with the Scuderia "patience".


OPINION | 'Yes, we can!' - How South African motorsport can survive after the coronavirus crisis

2020-04-05 06:01

It's not all doom and gloom for South Africa's motorsport. Wheels24's motorsport contributor Reynard Gelderblom takes a look how the industry can recover after the lockdown.


Villeneuve calls for experimentation n 2020 season

2020-04-04 10:58

Jacques Villeneuve, the 1997 Formula One world champion, believes this season should be scrapped in favour of some unique racing events.


F1 boss praises teams for fight against coronavirus

2020-04-03 14:10

FIA president Jean Todt has praised Formula 1 teams for playing their part in 'Project Pitlane', which aims to construct much-needed ventilators to combat Covid-19.

Racing News

'My dad's been making me take out the garbage' - How Brad Binder is making the most of lockdown

2020-04-07 17:28

'This is the most time I have spent in South Africa since I was 16 and that is great, but I'm also staying focused and I'm on standby for when it all gets going again', says MotoGP star Brad Binder.


IndyCar cancels Detroit races, adds third event at Indy

2020-04-06 20:10

IndyCar called off two scheduled May races in Detroit due to the coronavirus pandemic but added second races at Laguna Seca and Iowa and a third Indianapolis event.


Vettel was too immature in 2008, says ex-Ferrari boss

2020-04-06 17:03

Former Ferrari boss Luca Cordero di Montezemolo revealed that Sebastian Vettel was too immature to drive for the team in 2008.


F1 toying with idea of freezing engine development

2020-04-05 12:22

Formula 1 bosses are considering the possibility of freezing engine development in order to reduce costs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to reports.


Ecclestone believes 2020 F1 Championship should be cancelled

2020-04-04 17:59

Bernie Ecclestone believes this season's Formula One championship should be cancelled as he does not think enough races can be completed for it to be valid.


Norris predicts Williams will challenge the midfield

2020-04-04 10:58

McLaren's Lando Norris was impressed with Williams' pre-season performance and is convinced they will pick up their fair share of points when the F1 season gets underway.


Vettel and Hamilton agree to salary cuts

2020-04-03 15:31

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton have agreed to forego part of their wages to help ensure the survival of Ferrari and Mercedes during the coronavirus pandemic.


McLaren drivers take pay cut amid cost-cutting measures

2020-04-02 12:54

McLaren drivers Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris have taken voluntary pay cuts as part of a raft of cost-cutting measures to help the team survive the coronavirus crisis.


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