W Series, the all-female racing championship, has broken into the Formula One family 15 years after Bernie Ecclestone said that ‘women should wear white like all other domestic appliances’.
Formula One bosses have been accused of getting into bed with the Saudis who ‘stole’ their own TV rights deal.
Lewis Hamilton revealed he is in training to be a Hollywood movie star after sharing videos on a shooting range preparing for his future career.
COMMENT BY JONATHAN MCEVOY: I wonder whether F1 – and the other sports being lured there – might not play a constructive role in helping the kingdom towards improvement.
Following a number of on-track disputes last season – the pair’s first together at Ferrari – their battle reached boiling point when they crashed into each other at the Interlagos circuit.
Max Verstappen rattled the top of the drivers’ market on Tuesday by committing his future to Red Bull for £40million a year and the promise of a title-winning car.
The £120m deal for Sky to show every Grand Prix bar one on their subscription channel was signed off by Bernie Ecclestone last year. Channel 4 previously showed 10 races a season.
Charles Leclerc has signed a five-year contract to remain with Ferrari following a successful maiden campaign with Ferrari, rewarding the Frenchman with a new and improved deal.
If you look at the Sports Presonality of the Year shortlist, Lewis Hamilton stands supreme in terms of achievement. He has made extraordinary deeds appear routine.
Hamilton’s £40million-a-year deal with Mercedes expires at the end of next year, and Ferrari chief executive Louis Camilleri has confirmed that preliminary discussions have taken place.