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Ex-Formula 1 boss, Bernie Ecclestone, has said current owners Liberty Media have a dilemma on their hands getting promoters to agree to new race dates.
Eight of Formula 1’s 22 grands prix have either been cancelled or postponed but Chase Carey is still hoping for a revised calendar of “15 to 18” races.
The Formula 1 teams have agreed to give Liberty Media and the FIA full control over a revised 2020 calendar.
It is not often that the F1 team bosses unanimously agree on anything but they have on deferring the 2021 regulations to 2022 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a bid to free up weekends when, or if, Formula 1 can go racing, teams are said to be “very angry” with reports the summer break will take place in the coming six weeks.
Formula 1’s bosses will video conference with the teams on Thursday to discuss a potential 2020 calendar, needing all 10 teams to sign up to the changes.
Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey feels it has been too easy to criticise F1’s handling of the coronavirus situation, especially in hindsight.
Formula 1 waited until two hours before the start of the Australian GP weekend to cancel the race and Chase Carey actually believes they handled the situation well. They didn’t.
Chase Carey has refuted Lewis Hamilton’s claims that “cash is king”, saying if that was the case F1 would not have cancelled the Australian GP weekend.
Formula 1 boss Chase Carey says he is not yet ready to call off either the Bahrain GP or Vietnam despite cancelling the Australian GP two hours before FP1.
Formula 1’s owners, Liberty Media, are close to agreeing a new Concorde Agreement with the 10 teams.
Although some scoffed at it, Yath Gangakumaran, the man behind F1’s plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030, insists it is not a “short-term gimmick”.
Lewis Hamilton may be one of the biggest names in Formula 1 but even he was quashed under Bernie Ecclestone’s thumb, told to “cease and desist” using F1 images on his social media.
F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn has refuted Andrew Green’s claim that F1’s 2021 cars will be a “nasty piece of work”.
As Formula 1 looks to grow the grid, Chase Carey says the sport must avoid treating newcomers as “second class citizens”.
Ross Brawn says it is unfortunate the teams voted down Pirelli’s 2020 tyres as they would have allowed the drivers to race “a bit harder”.
F1 boss Chase Carey is not setting a deadline but would like future prize money distribution to be resolved as soon as possible.
With two exciting restarts at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Ross Brawn says F1 will examine the procedures to ensure more of the same in the future.
Formula 1 is in desperate need of a budget cap with Ross Brawn saying the sport will “crash and burn” unless someone pulls the teams into line.
Conceding F1 made a mistake prioritising speed over passing, 2021’s new-look cars will be “approximately 3 – 3.5 seconds slower per lap” but will have “raceability”.
Lewis Hamilton, who previously threatened to quit F1 if the calendar became too long, says Liberty Media’s plans to extend it to 25 races is “pretty hardcore”.
Formula 1 boss Ross Brawn has warned the new financial regulations “have teeth” and will bite teams if they fall foul of the 2021 rules.
Formula 1 has announced as part of their big 2021 reveal that a maximum race calendar will be set, whilst race weekends themselves will be shorter.
The wait is over as Formula 1 has officially revealed what the 2021 regulations are set to look like as we prepare to start a whole new chapter of racing.
Max Verstappen still has a lot to learn before he can become a World Champion; that’s according to F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn.
Ross Brawn has revealed that “two teams” said no to reverse grid races but the F1 sporting boss didn’t say which two.
Formula 1 team bosses have reportedly said no to reverse grid races as Wednesday’s vote failed to win unanimous support.
Formula 1 fans will known later this week whether reverse grid qualifying races will take place next season with F1 bosses set to vote on it on Wednesday.
Formula 1 owners, Liberty Media, are set for an end-of-season reshuffle with commercial boss, Sean Bratches, set to leave his role.
The F1 drivers may not like it but Ross Brawn says Liberty Media has “unanimous team support” to trial reverse grids at some 2020 grands prix.