It’s between me and Zarco to replace Rossi

Jonas Folger believes that the battle between himself and MotoGP teammate Johann Zarco will decide who ultimately gets to replace Valentino Rossi at the factory Yamaha team. Both Folger and Zarco graduated to the premier class from Moto2 this season, and have both proven a threat

Berger pushing to axe “hated” DTM performance weights

DTM chairman Gerhard Berger has made clear his desire to get rid of the series’ controversial performance weights system, which the Austrian says he “hates”. Performance balancing has become more intricate this season as the DTM aims to equate Audi, BMW and Mercedes, but a

Mercedes not making “dangerous” assumptions about Spa chances

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks it would be “dangerous” to assume that his team will be automatic pace-setters when Formula 1 action resumes at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend. The high-speed nature of the Spa-Francorchamps circuit appears perfect for the longer-wheelbase characteristics of the

Raikkonen secures new Ferrari deal for 2018

Kimi Raikkonen will stay at Ferrari next season, after the team announced a new deal with the Finn on Tuesday. The former world champion’s contract with the Maranello outfit had been due to run out at the end of this year, and there had been

Waters signs new two-year Prodrive deal

Cam Waters will be a Prodrive Racing Australia driver until at least the end of the 2019 season, after inking a fresh two-year deal with the front-running Supercars squad. Waters is a product of the Prodrive system, having won the Super2 title with the squad

F1 teams fill up with supersofts for Italian GP

Formula 1 teams have filled up their tyre allocation with supersofts for the Italian Grand Prix. Only three outfits – Mercedes, Force India and Haas – have elected not to take the maximum number of 10 sets of the softest tyre for the Monza weekend.

Honda changing development approach for F1 engine

Honda has changed the way it evaluates developments for its Formula 1 engine, according to its project leader Yusuke Hasegawa. The Japanese manufacturer has had a frustrating first half to its third season in F1, with poor reliability and a lack of power threatening its

F1’s greatest cars: McLaren-Mercedes MP4/13

With or without the controversial ‘four-wheel steering’, Adrian Newey’s McLaren MP4/13 has asserted itself as one of the greatest Formula 1 cars ever made. A new set of regulations were introduced for the 1998 season as F1 continued its drive to become safer in the