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F1 renews deal with Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya until 2026
Barcelona, Nov 27 (IANS) Less than three weeks after extending its contract with the Chinese Grand Prix, in a move that will keep the championship coming to Shanghai until 2025, Formula 1 has renewed its deal with the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya until 2026.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Jonty Rhodes, Boman Irani send wishes to Formula Woman India participants
Vadodara, Nov 24 (IANS) Legendary South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes and Bollywood star Boman Irani on Wednesday conveyed their best wishes to the participants of Formula Woman India, which is taking place here.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Motorsports
Qatar buzzes with Formula One debut
Doha, Nov 21 (IANS) The roar of Formula One car engines whetted the excitement of motorsport fans in Qatar, who had keenly waited for celebrity racing drivers to burn the track as the country of 2.7 million feted the arrival of the marquee event.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Motorsports
Formula 1: Zhou Guanyu confirmed at Alfa Romeo for 2022
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu will race for Alfa Romeo in the 2022 Formula 1 season, the Swiss-based team has announced. In doing so, Zhou will become the first driver from China to race in the Formula 1 world championship.
2021-11-17
Category: International, China,Sports,Motorsports
Indian National Rally Championship to kick-start in Visakhapatnam next month
Visakhapatnam, Nov 10 (IANS) After a couple of postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian National Rally Championship 2021-22 season is all ready to set the engine revving from December 16-18 here.
2021-11-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Mercedes team principal says battle for top position not over yet
Mexico City, Nov 8 (IANS) Mercedes Formula 1 team principal Toto Wolff is putting up a brave front despite Max Verstappen's Red Bull dominating the Mexico City Grand Prix, as Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton followed him home in second position on Sunday evening.
2021-11-08
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Motorsports
Verstappen dominates F1 Mexico City GP; Hamilton distant second
Mexico City, Nov 8 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen took a big step towards the 2021 Formula One World Championship with a dominant win in the Mexico City Grand Prix, with title rival Lewis Hamilton a distant second.
2021-11-08
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Motorsports
Hamilton concedes Red Bull are 'too quick' ahead of Mexican GP
Mexico City, Nov 6 (IANS) Ahead of the Mexico City Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday, Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton admitted that Red Bull are "definitely too quick for us" as the battle for the drivers' championship goes down to the wire.
2021-11-06
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Motorsports
F1 extends Chinese Grand Prix contract to 2025
Shanghai, Nov 6 (IANS) Formula 1 has extended its contract with the Chinese Grand Prix, in a move that will keep the championship coming to Shanghai until 2025.
2021-11-06
Category: International, China,Sports,Motorsports
Max Verstappen holds off Hamilton to win F1 US GP
Austin (Texas), Oct 25 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2021 Formula One World Championship by holding off Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton to win an absorbing United States Grand Prix at Austin.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
Red Bull's Verstappen most popular driver; Hamilton third: F1 survey
Austin (Texas), Oct 22 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen is the most popular Formula 1 driver, with the Dutchman receiving a whopping 14.4 per cent of the votes, not just from the Dutch audience but from fans from other countries as well, especially the United States and Japan.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
Will give it everything to win in Turkey: Lewis Hamilton
Istanbul, Oct 10 (IANS) Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he'll give it everything to win in Turkey, despite starting the race in 11th position later on Sunday after copping a 10-place grid penalty for a change of engine on Friday (October 8).
2021-10-10
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Motorsports
Thrilling action on the cards in MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) The MRF MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021, boasting of more than 100 entries, resumes after a month's interval as the third round gets underway at the MMRT, here on October 8.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Weather could force Russian GP qualifying session to be moved to Sunday
Sochi, Sep 25 (IANS) Heavy rain at the Sochi Autodrom on Saturday has led to the cancellation of Free Practice 3 for the Russian Grand Prix -- with doubts remaining over the possibility of holding qualifying on later on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Motorsports
Not weighed down by pressure, says Verstappen ahead of Sochi race
Sochi, Sep 24 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen has said he is revelling in finally having a championship-contending car and rubbished suggestion from Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton that he might be weighed down by pressure of being in a title fight for the first time.
2021-09-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Motorsports
After Monza success, Ricciardo aiming for another top finish in Sochi
Sochi (Russia), Sep 22 (IANS) Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo, after his momentous maiden victory for McLaren at the Italian Grand Prix -- where he led home a one-two finish for the team ahead of team-mate Lando Norris -- said on Wednesday that he was banking on his "supportive team" to help him do an encore at this weekend's race in Russia.
2021-09-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Motorsports
F1 drivers Vettel, Stroll to remain with Aston Martin for next season
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Formula 1 team Aston Martin have confirmed an unchanged pairing of Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll for next year.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Verstappen handed 3-place grid penalty for Sochi after deadly Monza crash
Monza (Italy), Sep 13 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen was handed a three-place grid penalty for the Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi (September 26) after the stewards judged he was to blame for causing a collision with Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton at Monza on Sunday.
2021-09-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Verstappen takes F1 title lead with dominant Dutch GP win
Zandvoort (Netherlands), Sep 6 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen retook the lead in the 2021 Formula One World Championship in dominant style with a home win at the Dutch Grand Prix.
2021-09-06
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Motorsports
Raikkonen out of Dutch GP after testing positive for COVID-19
Zandvoort, Sep 4 (IANS) Alfa Romeo's Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen will not take part in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort circuit after testing positive for COVID-19. Robert Kubica will fill in for Raikkonen for his first race since Abu Dhabi 2019 alongside Antonio Giovinazzi for the race on Sunday.
2021-09-04
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Motorsports
Verstappen awarded win in rain-affected F1 Belgian GP
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Aug 30 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen was classified as the winner of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, in which torrential rain prevented any racing laps from taking place.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Motorsports
India to host FIA-backed Formula Regional Championship, Formula 4
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The FIA-backed Formula Regional Indian Championship and Formula 4 Indian Championship are set to make their debut in the country in February 2022.
2021-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Mercedes to bid goodbye to Formula E after 2022
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Formula E champions Mercedes announced on Wednesday that it will say goodbye from the all-electric series at the end of the 2022 season to concentrate on Formula One. It also said that they are exploring options to keep the team in the series, including a potential sale to new owners.
2021-08-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Organisers confirm Dutch Grand Prix to go ahead as planned
Zandvoort (Netherlands), Aug 14 (IANS) The organisers of the Dutch Grand Prix confirmed on Friday that the race will go ahead as planned at the refurbished Zandvoort track between September 3 to 5. The organisers got a green signal from Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de Jonge.
2021-08-14
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Motorsports
Formula One: Alpine F1 team engine head Remi Taffin leaves
Oxfordshire (England), Aug 11 (IANS) Remi Taffin, the Renault stalwart who was the engine technical director of Alpine F1 team, has left the company. An Alpine spokesperson confirmed to Formula1.com that Taffin had left in July by "mutual agreement". It also understands, there are currently no plans to directly replace Taffin, with his responsibilities set to be assumed by existing staff members.
2021-08-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
Muddappa posts fastest time as Bengaluru riders dominate drag races
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Riders from Bengaluru, spearheaded by reigning champion Hemanth Muddappa, swept the honours in the first round of the MMSC fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Drag Racing Championship which concluded at the MMRT, here on Sunday amidst Covid-19 safety protocols.
2021-08-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Actor John Abraham to promote MotoGP in India
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Bollywood star John Abraham, a MotoGP enthusiast, has come on board Eurosport India and discovery+ -- India's real-life entertainment streaming app -- as the brand ambassador for its flagship motorsport property.
2021-08-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Hamilton retakes F1 lead as Ocon takes shock Hungarian GP win
Hungaroring (Hungary), Aug 2 (IANS) Esteban Ocon took a shock maiden Formula 1 win in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton recovered from last to finish third and retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen, who was caught up in a lap 1 melee that eliminated several drivers.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Hungary,Sports,Motorsports
Formula 1 world unites in condemning racism against Hamilton
Silverstone, July 21 (IANS) The Formula 1 world has come together to condemn the racist abuse on social media against Lewis Hamilton after the British Grand Prix on July 18. The British driver won the race at Silverstone in a dramatic fashion which saw him send Max Verstappen crashing into the tyre wall at the ninth turn in the opening lap.
2021-07-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Hamilton wins F1 British GP despite penalty
Silverstone, July 19 (IANS) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won a pulsating and controversial Formula 1 British Grand Prix, fighting back from a penalty for a first-lap tangle with Max Verstappen to take the lead from Charles Leclerc with two laps to go.
2021-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Silk Way Rally: Red Bull KTM Factory Racing's Walkner overall first
Gorno-Altaysk (Russia), July 6 (IANS) Matthias Walkner of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing finished overall first, Skyler Howes of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna took the second spot, and Franco Caimi of Hero MotoSports Team Rally finished third at the Silk Way Rally 2021.
2021-07-06
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Motorsports
2021 Australian Grand Prix and Moto GP cancelled
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Australia's state of Victoria on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the 2021 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and Australian MotoGP citing low rates of vaccination that has made it impossible to stage the events.
2021-07-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Motorsports
Verstappen in dominant F1 Austrian GP win
Spielberg (Austria), July 5 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen took a firm grip on the 2021 Formula One world championship with a dominant win in the Austrian Grand Prix, as title rival Lewis Hamilton could only finish fourth after struggling with a damaged car.
2021-07-05
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Hamilton extends Mercedes contract by two years
London, July 3 (IANS) Reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has extended his contract with Mercedes till 2023. The 36-year-old British driver has won six out of his seven world titles with Mercedes since 2013.
2021-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
FMSCI nominates navigator Musa Sherif for Khel Ratna award
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Breaking with tradition, the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) has proposed the name of senior co-driver Musa Sherif for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
2021-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Turkey rejoins 2021 F1 calendar
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) The Turkish Grand Prix has rejoined the 2021 Formula One calendar and will replace the Singapore Grand Prix on October 3.
2021-06-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Motorsports
Verstappen of Red Bull wins Formula One French Grand Prix
Le Castellet, June 20 (IANS) Max Verstappen of Red Bull pipped Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes to clinch the Formula One French Grand Prix race here on Sunday. This was Red Bull's third consecutive win of the Formula One season.
2021-06-20
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Perez wins turbulent Baku F1 GP after Verstappen crash
Baku (Azerbaijan), June 6 (IANS) Red Bull driver Sergio Perez won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday after team-mate Max Verstappen, who was leading, crashed out with five laps left owing to a puncture, and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton made a rare mistake in the closing stages.
2021-06-06
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Sports,Motorsports
Hamilton suggests boxing ring to settle Mercedes-Red Bull row
Baku, June 6 (IANS) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and his Red Bull rival Max Verstappen would like to see team bosses Toto Wolff and Christian Horner don boxing gloves to settle their differences.
2021-06-06
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Sports,Motorsports
Baku F1 GP qualifying: Leclerc on pole ahead of Hamilton
Baku (Azerbaijan), June 5 (IANS) Ferrari's Charles Leclerc on Saturday claimed pole position ahead of world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in a turbulent qualifying session for Sunday's Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix.
2021-06-05
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Sports,Motorsports
Singapore F1 Grand Prix called off due to Covid
Singapore, June 5 (IANS) Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix has been called off this year due to coronavirus restrictions, local organiser Singapore GP Pte Ltd have confirmed.
2021-06-05
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Motorsports
A day for Mercedes to forget as Perez leads Red Bull 1-2
Baku (Azerbaijan), June 4 (IANS) Mercedes had a forgettable second practice session on Friday as both drivers -- Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas - were out of the top 10 while Sergio Perez led a Red Bull one-two with teammate Max Verstappen ahead of the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
2021-06-04
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Sports,Motorsports
Teenaged Swiss rider Dupasquier passes away after crash
Mugello (Italy), May 30 (IANS) Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has succumbed to injuries sustained in a crash at a qualifying race at the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday, organisers MotoGP said on Sunday. He was 19.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Ex-motorsport governing body president Max Mosley passes away
London, May 24 (IANS) Max Mosley, the former president of motorsports' world governing body FIA, has died aged 81.
2021-05-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Leclerc out of Monaco GP with gearbox failure
Monte Carlo, May 23 (IANS) Ferrari's Charles Leclerc is out of the Monaco Grand Prix due to problems with his car's gearbox that arose from a crash during qualifying for the premier Formula 1 race.
2021-05-23
Category: International, Macao,Sports,Motorsports
Leclerc leads surprise Ferrari 1-2 in Monaco GP practice
Monte Carlo, May 20 (IANS) Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz were the unlikely names atop the timesheets in practice for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix as Ferrari found pace which has so far been missing this season.
2021-05-20
Category: International, Macao,Sports,Motorsports
Rabindra makes it to Aston Martin Racing Driver Academy
Bengaluru, May 19 (IANS) Bengaluru-based GT4 racer Akhil Rabindra on Wednesday made it to the Aston Martin Racing (AMR) Driver Academy for the third time in a row.
2021-05-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Frenchman Quartararo bags Le Mans pole
Le Mans (France), May 15 (IANS) Frenchman Fabio Quartararo of Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP grabbed his third consecutive pole position at Le Mans after the qualifying sessions at the SHARK Grand Prix de France on Saturday.
2021-05-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Turkish Grand Prix postponed as F1 shuffles calendar
Berlin, May 14 (IANS) The Turkish Grand Prix will not take place as scheduled next month and could be held later in the season as a consequence of the coronavirus numbers in the country, Formula One said on Friday.
2021-05-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Buhler finishes on podium in Andalucia Rally
Villamartin (Spain), May 13 (IANS) Hero MotoSports Team Rally built on its strong result in the Prologue stage to deliver a strong performance in the first stage of the Andalucia Rally on Thursday.
2021-05-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports