Red Bull’s Horner reveals Sergio Pérez talks amid poor form | Motorsport

Jul 19, 2024, 01:52 PM ET Red Bull Formula One boss Christian Horner hailed Sergio Pérez‘s best Friday practice performance in months and revealed it came after a kitchen meeting to discuss the Mexican’s poor run of results. Perez was fourth fastest in second practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix in a car with fewer upgrades than teammate Max Verstappen‘s….

Muller left Abt Formula E team for “new challenge”, poised to join Andretti

Nico Muller says that his decision to leave the Abt Formula E team was fuelled by the need for a “new challenge” as he looks poised to join Andretti. The Swiss driver is in his second campaign with the German squad, having joined from Dragon at the start of the 2022-23 season. Despite Abt struggling for outright pace during those…

Aron beats Fittipaldi and Hadjar to Hungaroring pole · F2 · RaceFans | Motorsport

Formula 2 championship contender Paul Aron secured his second feature race pole of the season by setting the quickest time in qualifying at the Hungaroring. The Hitech driver took the top spot on the grid for what will likely be a very hot and challenging feature race on Sunday, less than a tenth ahead of Enzo Fittipaldi. Championship leader and…

McLaren man hopes to have repaid his team’s faith in ‘curveball’ career move – Motorsport Week

NEOM McLaren’s Jake Hughes has told Motorsport Week that he hopes to have shown his team and the FIA Formula E community as a whole that signing him was the right call. The Englishman is ending his second full season in Formula E, and from a personal perspective, Hughes can be rightly pleased with his performances this year. Having captured…

ESPN UK’s 25 greatest athletes of the 21st century | Motorsport

Jul 19, 2024, 05:30 AM ET Olympic years often provoke feelings of nostalgia and introspection as the quadrennial event marks the passage of sporting time, and 2024 is no different. As the Paris Games swing into view amid an already-blockbuster British sporting summer, ESPN UK looks back at the past 24½ years of action since the turn of the millennium,…

DS Penske targets strong Formula E season finish in London

With 16 races (in 10 different countries) scheduled between 13 January and 21 July, the 2024 Formula E world championship season is very dense. To bring it to a close, it will be taking on a relatively short – less than 2.1km for 20 corners – but very special track. This is because the layout of the London ExCel exhibition…

Jaguar TCS Principal reveals team morale ahead of Formula E title showdown

Jaguar TCS Team Principal James Barclay has revealed the team’s mentality ahead of the final E-Prix weekend in London.  James Barclay leads the celebrations for Jaguar after securing a one-two finish in Monaco (Image Credit: Autosport) FormulaNerds enjoyed an extended conversation with Barclay at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car had just returned from a run up the famous…

Cassidy and Evans to battle for World Championship Formula E title in London

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns this weekend for the double-header season finale, for Rounds 15 and 16 of its highly competitive tenth season. The Hankook London E-Prix will take place 20-21 July, at the ExCeL London. After a thrilling tenth season of the all-electric single-seater series, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to London for…

Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton praises Ralf Schumacher’s coming-out post | Motorsport

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Lewis Hamilton said former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher’s decision to share publicly that he is gay “sends such a positive message” but said the sport still has progress to make on inclusivity. Schumacher, younger brother of Michael and winner of six F1 races between 1997 to 2007, announced in a social media post at the weekend that…

Formula E London E-Prix: Where to watch, stream, preview for the season finale and championship race

Getty Images After a battle spanning an entire season of racing, Season 10 of the ABB Formula E World Championship remains thoroughly undecided and completely up for grabs entering this weekend’s London E-Prix, a double-header season finale to decide the series title. Coming off of the most recent race in Portland, seven drivers remain mathematically eligible to win the World…

Red Bull must unlock more “pure pace” with Hungarian GP upgrade | Motorsport

Max Verstappen said he simply needs Red Bull’s upgrade for the Hungarian Grand Prix to unlock more “pure pace” from the RB20. The reigning world champions enter the second half of the season under fierce pressure from McLaren and Mercedes. The latter claimed victory in the last two races and locked out the front row of the grid at Silverstone….

Maserati star hopes to finish ‘good and consistent’ season on a high – Motorsport Week

Maserati MSG Racing’s Maximilian Günther has spoken to Motorsport Week ahead of the final weekend of the FIA Formula E season in London. The German has seen much improvement from his Maserati team in Season 9, and whilst his win tally matches that of last year, Günther’s omnipresence in the points positions sees him currently in eighth spot in the…

Magnussen changing nothing in what may be final season · RaceFans | Motorsport

Today’s announcement by Haas confirms Kevin Magnussen will start just 12 more grands prix for them before moving on at the end of the season. These may be the final half-dozen rounds of Magnussen’s Formula 1 career. And he embarks upon them knowing he is at greater risk of collecting a ban than anyone. Magnussen has amassed 10 penalty points…

SEVEN UP FOR THE CUP: DESTINY OF SEASON 10 CROWN TO BE DECIDED IN LONDON

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship’s very own ‘Magnificent Seven’ will head into battle in London this weekend (20-21 July) for the honour of being crowned Season 10 ABB FIA Formula E World Champion in the all-electric single-seater series. In order to accomplish that, they will need to conquer the unique, 2.09km ExCeL Circuit that twists and turns around…

Kevin Magnussen wants F1 stay; waiting on Carlos Sainz | Motorsport

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Kevin Magnussen said his priority is to stay in Formula One beyond 2024 but his immediate future is still being held up by Carlos Sainz‘s own contract situation. On Thurdsay, Haas confirmed Magnussen — the team’s most experienced driver — will leave at the end of the season. The American team has already signed Oliver Bearman and…

F1 pictures: 2024 Hungarian Grand Prix build-up | Motorsport

The Formula 1 teams have arrived at a sweltering Hungaroring for the 13th round of the world championship. While much of Hungary has experienced several days of consistently hot conditions recently, a downpour hit the paddock during the set-up and caused some damage to McLaren’s motorhome. Its Team Hub had only recently been repaired after a fire broke out at…

Monaco goes for green – Spear’s

Formula E is part of Monaco’s grand plan to push its green credentials A lot of places think of themselves as a favoured destination for the world’s super-rich. Yet Monaco, the most seasoned veteran of this game, has a particularly visible metric to reinforce that image. From the balcony of the Hôtel Hermitage, I can count them: the gleaming towers…

London E-Prix Preview: Season finale to crown Formula E world champion

After 14 races, Formula E enters this weekend’s season finale double-header in London with seven drivers still in title contention, and all three titles on the line.  The London E-Prix is set to be a thriller once again, with it closing the curtain on the 10th season of the all-electric series. It has been one of the sport’s most competitive…

Can Jaguar finally claim a first Formula E title?

Formula E has delivered another entertaining season of racing in 2024 with eight different winners from six different teams, and the climax in London this weekend is poised to close the book in style. It would appear on the surface that both championships are Jaguar’s to lose. Cassidy’s relentless run of consistency through the mid-season, where he scored five podiums…

Brittany Force to race for first time since father’s accident | Motorsport

Jul 17, 2024, 01:54 PM ET KENT, Wash. — Brittany Force will return to her Top Fuel dragster this week in Seattle, her first time competing since her father John’s horrific accident in Virginia last month. John Force Racing said this week that with 16-time NHRA champion John Force “responding positively to treatment” for the traumatic brain injury he suffered…