Yuki Tsunoda’s post-qualifying outburst during this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix earned him no favours with his AlphaTauri team. If the Japanese rookie is to lift himself out of his current dip, he may need to call on elements he does not have in his personnel possession – particularly calm and experience. This is where his team needs to come in.
McLaren Honda racer Fernando Alonso has been withdrawn from the season opening Australian Grand Prix following his test crash in Barcelona nine days ago.
McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is on the road to a solid recovery in hospital following his test crash on Sunday. According to a release by the Woking-based team, the 33-year-old Spaniard has been chatting to family, friends and staff at the hospital; however it is unknown at this stage whether he will participate in the final pre-season test which begins later this week.
Fernando Alonso’s crash on the final day of the second pre-season Formula One test at Barcelona did more than take him out of the rest of the running. It gave a speedy rise to unfounded speculation and exaggeration. It also displayed how sensitive the sport still is to developing stories surrounding driver care.
Renault Sport Technologies and Michelin have announced that they are investigating a possible switch to 18-inch tyres for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series for the 2016 season. The entities are also looking into introducing 17-inch tyres for their Formula Renault 2.0 categories.
Former Auto GP champion Kevin Ceccon is to rejoin the GP3 Series with Jenzer Motorsport this weekend and will remain with the Swiss squad for the rest of the season.
Several drivers confirmed their involvement in the GP3 Series this week, as the opening round at the Circuit de Cataluña closes in.
Kiwi pilot Richie Stanaway will make his full-time return to single-seater racing this season in the GP3 Series with Status Grand Prix.
German Formula 3 champion Marvin Kirchhöfer has joined the ART Grand Prix team for the GP3 Series.
Controversial racer Johnny Cecotto Jr is to return to Trident Racing this year as he attempts a fifth season of GP2 Series competition.
Perennial GP3 Series midfielders Trident Racing have made their first two signings for the 2014 season – Victor Carbone and Roman de Beer.
Alexander Toril and Ed Jones will move to the FIA European F3 Championship this year to race with T-Sport and Carlin respectively.
When a loose wheel from Mark Webber’s Red Bull brutally hit FOM cameraman Paul Allen during the German Grand Prix, the sport was again left to look at its operations. Two-and-a-half weeks on from the incident, one is forced to ask if the FIA and FOM have been looking in the right direction.
The GP3 Series has – in conjunction with control tyre supplier Pirelli – decided to adjust the control tyre compounds for the rest of the season.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Alonso charges to Spanish victory; Urrutia and Jones taste Portimao success"
Rapax driver Stefano Coletti claimed the GP2 Sprint Race ahead of the hard charging Robin Frijns and Felipe Nasr.
A stellar start for Aaro Vainio helped the Finn to a welcome GP3 Series sprint race victory at Barcelona.
Tio Ellinas claimed a frantic victory in the opening GP3 race of the season at Barcelona today.
Robin Frijns drove a pitch perfect race at Barcelona this evening to assume his first GP2 victory of the season.
With only a single free practice committed into the GP3 Series books for 2013, four drivers have already found themselves in trouble with the stewards.