Racing Point and Haas have reached a settlement in a two-year-old row between the teams regarding the distribution of Formula 1’s prize money.
Racing Point – soon to be Aston Martin – have made a big call by cutting Sergio Perez’s contract short to replace him with Sebastian Vettel. But is it the right decision?
Sebastian Vettel will replace Sergio Perez at Racing Point and drive for the team next year, when it becomes Aston Martin.
Ferrari have given notice of their intention to appeal the latest reprimand issued to Racing Points over the brake ducts the team raced in today’s Belgian Grand Prix.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff predicted the Racing Point row will not end up before the FIA’s International Court of Appeal after Renault dropped their protest.
Renault has withdrawn its appeal against the penalty handed down to Racing Point over the team’s brake ducts, the team has announced.
Racing Point CEO Otmar Szafnauer has revealed he voted in favour of a change in the same rule his team have been found guilty of breaching.
Former Formula 1 team principal Colin Kolles has claimed Racing Point copied Mercedes’ car using a 60% scale wind tunnel model and show car.
Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul says Racing Point should be stripped of all the points they scored in the races where his team protested them.
McLaren will continue to seek a resolution over a loophole which could hand Racing Point and other teams an advantage in the 2021 F1 season, despite the FIA stating the rule in question will not be withdrawn.
Sergio Perez will return to the cockpit this weekend after Racing Point confirmed he has tested negative for Covid-19.
Ferrari and Renault will proceed with appeals against the decision issued by the FIA stewards on Racing Point’s use of Mercedes-sourced brake ducts, but McLaren will not.
Racing Point co-owner Lawrence Stroll has spoken for the first time on the penalty issued to the team two days ago, saying he is “extremely angry” over the decision.
Racing Point CEO Otmar Szafnauer has dismissed criticism of his team by McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown after it was penalised by the FIA stewards for breaking the sporting regulations.
Ferrari, McLaren and Renault have notified the FIA they intend to appeal today’s ruling on Renault’s protest against Racing Point. At least two of the three believe the penalty issued was too lenient.
Racing Point have been given a 15-point deduction by the stewards. They have fallen from fifth to sixth in the constructors’ championship.
Racing Point has been handed a 15-point deduction and fined £360,000 as the FIA stewards upheld a series of protests against its car brought by rivals Renault.
‘The FIA needs to decide what they want otherwise we’re going to have a lot of very, very similar racing cars in the same order every year with only one team leading.’
Sergio Perez’s trip across the Atlantic, and subsequent Covid-19 infection, has resulted in him missing today’s British Grand Prix. Was there more to his Mexican sojourn that meets the eye?
Nico Hulkenberg will return to Formula 1 at this weekend’s British Grand Prix in place of Sergio Perez, who has tested positive for Covid-19.