SPORTS NEWS | F1 Set For A Series Of Firsts With Revised Race Calendar

LONDON – Formula One is set for a series of firsts after publishing a revised eight – race schedule on Tuesday that will see Austria’s Red Bull Ring and Britian’s Silverstone circuit each host two grands prix without spectators in July and August respectively. The season, which originally envisaged a record 22 races, has been … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | F1 Set For A Series Of Firsts With Revised Race Calendar

SPORTS NEWS | British GP Could Go Ahead Despite Quarantine Restrictions

UK – Formula One is working to put on a British Grand Prix in July Even if the country imposes quarantine measures on visitors during the COVID-19, F1, sources said on Sunday. The Sun newspaper quoted a government source as saying there would be an exemption for sports, with Formula One and soccer teams free … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | British GP Could Go Ahead Despite Quarantine Restrictions

SPORTS NEWS | McLaren Boss Expects To ‘Hit A Glitch’ In F1 Season Plans

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Formula One can be expected to ‘hit a glitch’ as the sport tries to complete a 2020 season stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic but 14-15 races looks feasible, McLaren boss Zack Brown said on Monday. The American told motorsport.com that number could be achieved at 10 circuits. Organizers have said they … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | McLaren Boss Expects To ‘Hit A Glitch’ In F1 Season Plans

SPORTS NEWS | F1 Still Face A Challenge With Revised Season Plan

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – Formula One plans to start its stalled season with two races behind closed doors in Austria in July before more of the same at Britain’s Silverstone circuit, insiders said on Monday. If they go ahead as planned, it will be a first for a sport that has yet to see … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | F1 Still Face A Challenge With Revised Season Plan

RACE TO A VENTILATOR | Mercedes F1 Engineers Help Make A Breathing Aid For Coronavirus Patinets In Less Than 100 Hours

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Formula One engine manufacturer Mercedes has teamed up with clinicians and university engineers in London to design a breathing aid for coronavirus patients that can be quickly mass produced, a development that could help reduce the need for ventilators. The Continuous Positive Airways Pressure (CPAP) device, which was re-engineered from an … Continue reading RACE TO A VENTILATOR | Mercedes F1 Engineers Help Make A Breathing Aid For Coronavirus Patinets In Less Than 100 Hours

SPORTS | Formula One Expects Shortened Season Of 15-18 Races

LONDON – Formula One expects to run a shortened season of 15-18 grands prix once racing can resume after the coronavirus pandemic, hopefully during the European  summer, chairman and chief executive Chase Carey said on Monday. The original 2020 calendar had a record 22 races but the season  has yet to start with the first … Continue reading SPORTS | Formula One Expects Shortened Season Of 15-18 Races

SPORTS | Monaco Grand Prix Canceled As Formula One Postpones Start Of Season

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA - The Monaco Grand Prix has become the latest Formula One race to be canceled as the sport continues to be affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak. The lucrative event was scheduled for May 24 and is one of the sports’ showcase events with drivers racing through the principality’s historic streets. Formula … Continue reading SPORTS | Monaco Grand Prix Canceled As Formula One Postpones Start Of Season