Breaking: Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton clung on to survive a late attack from Max Verstappen to begin his Formula One title defence with a dramatic victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Verstappen’s Red Bull had the edge in speed over Hamilton’s Mercedes for the entirety of the race weekend but, after a frenetic stop-start opening to the race gave way to a strategic battle between the teams expected to compete at the front of the grid this season, it was the Briton who found himself taking the chequered flag. Having emerged from his…

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Gasly tips Ferrari as team to watch in 2021 Formula 1 season

Pierre Gasly believes Ferrari could be the team to watch in the 2021 Formula 1 season even though Mercedes are likely to finish “clearly on top”. The Scuderia managed just three podium finishes through Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel last year as they came sixth in the constructors’ championship. AlphaTauri were just 24 points behind them, their season buoyed by a remarkable grand prix win for Gasly in Monza. However, testing ahead of 2021 has offered glimpses of a better future for Ferrari following their worst season in four decades.…

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Formula 1: Leclerc would jump at the chance of racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Charles Leclerc has applauded Ferrari’s intention to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and admitted he wouldn’t mind a crack at it himself. The giants of the luxury sportscar world last competed in the main class at Le Mans in 1973, but revealed last week that they will unleash a new hypercar in the World Endurance Championship’s premier event from 2023 onwards. Speaking at the launch of the 2021 Ferrari Formula 1 team, Leclerc said he was fully focussed on the new season but that he wouldn’t hesitate…

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McLaren driver Lando Norris tests positive for COVID-19 Few Days To Australian Grand Prix

McLaren driver Lando Norris has tested positive for COVID-19 while on holiday in Dubai. The 21-year-old tested positive on Monday ahead of a planned training camp. He will now isolate in his hotel for 14 days, which is in line with local regulations in Dubai. His team confirmed the news on Tuesday, adding that Norris’ only symptoms were a loss of a taste of smell. When Norris recognised the symptoms he immediately took a test and informed the team of the positive result. “Yesterday I lost my sense of taste…

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Akwai Yiwuwar Dage Gasar Australian Grand Prix

Hukumar shirya tseren motoci ta Formula 1 a kasar Australia na duba yiwuwar dage gasar bana da tun farko aka tsara za ayi a watan Maris a birnin Melbourne a bisa sake bullar cutar Covid-19. Kawo yanzu dai ba a fara sayar da tikitin gasar ba, duk da cewa a ranar 21 ga watan Maris aka sanya ranar fara kakar bana a filin tsere na Albert Park. Ko a kakar bara ma, an soke gasar ne awanni kadan kafin farawa bayan an sami daya daga cikin ma’aikatan kamfanin Mclaren dauke…

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Australian Grand Prix likely to be postponed due to COVID-19

The Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne looks set to be rescheduled from its season-opening slot to later in the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a tightening of local quarantine rules. Tickets for the March 21 race at Albert Park have yet to go on sale. A Formula One spokesman, asked on Monday about media reports of a likely postponement, said the sport looked forward to racing again in March. He did not specify where, with Bahrain’s Grand Prix also scheduled for March. “In 2020 we proved…

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