motor sports

2020 MotoGP: Italian and Catalan Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus, revised calendar soon

2020 MotoGP: Italian and Catalan Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus, revised calendar soon

Apr 07, 2020

The statement further says that new dates for these Grands Prix, as well as the recently-postponed French and Spanish GPs, cannot be confirmed until it becomes clearer when exactly it will be possible to hold the events.

Aston Martin confirms return to F1 in 2021 after six decades: Racing Point to be renamed

Aston Martin confirms return to F1 in 2021 after six decades: Racing Point to be renamed

Apr 02, 2020

Aston Martin will be returning to Formula one as early as next year as a proper works team to take on Ferrari and Mercedes.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Buddh F1 track to help quarantine migrant workers as govt will provide medical aid

Coronavirus Pandemic: Buddh F1 track to help quarantine migrant workers as govt will provide medical aid

Mar 30, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh Government has designated India’s first Formula One race track as grounds for shelter for stranded migrants during the coronavirus pandemic.

Formula 1 teams to apply racing expertise to assist with ventilator production under Project Pitlane

Formula 1 teams to apply racing expertise to assist with ventilator production under Project Pitlane

Mar 30, 2020

The seven teams’ combined efforts, termed ‘Project Pitlane’, are part of a UK industry-wide effort to manufacture and deliver respiratory devices to support the national need.

Goodwood Festival of Speed postponed: New dates to be announced in coming weeks

Goodwood Festival of Speed postponed: New dates to be announced in coming weeks

Mar 27, 2020

As per advice received from the UK government and the Public Health England, Goodwood has taken the decision to postpone the Festival of Speed until later this year.

2020 MotoGP: Spanish GP postponed – fifth MotoGP round to be affected by coronavirus

2020 MotoGP: Spanish GP postponed – fifth MotoGP round to be affected by coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020

2020 MotoGP: The Jerez race on 3 May was hoped to be the season starter for the 2020 season, but that was pushed back on Thursday morning by MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports and governing body the FIM.

Missing MotoGP? Riders to compete virtually on official video game this Sunday – here’s how to watch

Missing MotoGP? Riders to compete virtually on official video game this Sunday – here’s how to watch

Mar 26, 2020

The track for the Virtual Race will be the stunning Autodromo del Mugello, with six laps around the digital rendition of one of the world’s greatest racetracks set to decide the first-ever Virtual Race winner.

F1 2020: Azerbaijan GP becomes eighth race to be postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

F1 2020: Azerbaijan GP becomes eighth race to be postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

Mar 24, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has delayed the start of the Formula One season even further as the Azerbaijan GP has been pushed for a later date.

FIA puts F1 2021 technical regulations on hold till 2022: Teams to continue with 2020 rules next year

FIA puts F1 2021 technical regulations on hold till 2022: Teams to continue with 2020 rules next year

Mar 20, 2020

Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the FIA has decided to put the new 2021 regulations on the back burner in order to give teams time to develop new cars.

F1 2020: Monaco GP cancelled due to coronavirus as Dutch and Spanish GP are postponed

F1 2020: Monaco GP cancelled due to coronavirus as Dutch and Spanish GP are postponed

Mar 20, 2020

The 2020 season for F1 will not be the same as the iconic and historic Monaco Grand Prix will not be included on the Calendar as the race has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

F1 2020: Teams to hold summer break in March-April to accommodate cancelled races

F1 2020: Teams to hold summer break in March-April to accommodate cancelled races

Mar 19, 2020

All 10 teams have unanimously agreed to move forward the summer break to March-April as a response to the coronavirus outbreak

2020 Isle of Man TT cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic

2020 Isle of Man TT cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic

Mar 17, 2020

The Department’s Motorsport Team is continuing to work with the Manx Motor Cycle Club for the successful delivery of the 2020 Classic TT Races and Manx Grand Prix.

F1 2020: Season likely start in late May as Bahrain and Vietnam GPs get postponed

F1 2020: Season likely start in late May as Bahrain and Vietnam GPs get postponed

Mar 16, 2020

The postponed races could take place during the mid-season break in August and may explore 2-day race weekend options.

Formula E 2019/20 season suspended for two months: Berlin ePrix likely to be next race

Formula E 2019/20 season suspended for two months: Berlin ePrix likely to be next race

Mar 16, 2020

Formula E 2020 postponed due to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic: Several grand prix events have either been postponed or cancelled for premier class MotoGP and Formula 1.

Le Mans 24-Hours postponed due to Coronavirus: September race to close 2020 EWC season

Le Mans 24-Hours postponed due to Coronavirus: September race to close 2020 EWC season

Mar 13, 2020

24 Hours Le Mans Moto postponed: ACO and Eurosport Events have already fixed the new dates, 5 and 6 September 2020, for the race which will as an exception close the 2019-20 FIM EWC season.

F1 2020: Australian GP cancelled due to Coronavirus: McLaren team personnel tests positive

F1 2020: Australian GP cancelled due to Coronavirus: McLaren team personnel tests positive

Mar 13, 2020

A total of eight people from the paddock were tested for the COVID-19 virus upon arrival, out of which one member from the McLaren team tested positive. Reports claim that a local photographer was also tested and are currently awaiting test results.

2020 MotoGP: Coronavirus forces another calendar change, Argentina GP postponed

2020 MotoGP: Coronavirus forces another calendar change, Argentina GP postponed

Mar 12, 2020

2020 MotoGP calendar revised: The Valencia season finale will take place after 22 November which means there will be an Americas-Argentina-Valencia triple header to finish the season.

2020 Formula 1: Vietnam GP could be postponed, Australia GP on track

2020 Formula 1: Vietnam GP could be postponed, Australia GP on track

Mar 11, 2020

Vietnam was added to the F1 World Championship for the first time this season. The Hanoi street race is scheduled to be Round 3 on 19 April. The next race, in Shanghai, has been postponed indefinitely.

F1 2020: Bahrain GP to continue without spectators amid coronavirus outbreak

F1 2020: Bahrain GP to continue without spectators amid coronavirus outbreak

Mar 09, 2020

One of the other early races in the Formula One season, the Shanghai Grand Prix on April 19, has been postponed although organisers say the season-opening race in Australia on March 15 will go ahead as planned.

Women’s Day, Women in motorsports: From first-ever F1 racer to India’s first world champion

Women’s Day, Women in motorsports: From first-ever F1 racer to India’s first world champion

Mar 08, 2020

International Women’s Day 2020: Express Drives takes this opportunity to raise a glass to women in motorsports who shall be inspirational lighthouses for others to look up to.

Out of the slipstream: Why F1 fans unhappy with FIA’s decision

Out of the slipstream: Why F1 fans unhappy with FIA’s decision

Mar 07, 2020

FIA’s settlement with Ferrari just at the start of the season doesn’t bode well for the sport.

Can Coronavirus spell doom for Formula 1 and MotoGP in 2020? How it possibly can

Can Coronavirus spell doom for Formula 1 and MotoGP in 2020? How it possibly can

Mar 03, 2020

MotoGP’s season opener Qatar GP, the second round Thai GP and Formula 1’s Chinese GP have been either canceled or postponed indefinitely.

Formula 1 Drive to Survive Season 2 Review: Best thing to happen for F1 since season 1

Formula 1 Drive to Survive Season 2 Review: Best thing to happen for F1 since season 1

Mar 02, 2020

Right after the 2019 F1 season came to an end, we couldn’t wait to tune into Netflix to watch the second season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive, mostly for what happened at the German GP. With Ferrari and Mercedes now included in the mix, we binged all 10 episodes to find out if it was just as good as the first season.

2020 MotoGP: Coronavirus scare postpones Thai GP indefinitely, first race now in US next month

2020 MotoGP: Coronavirus scare postpones Thai GP indefinitely, first race now in US next month

Mar 02, 2020

The decision to postpone the March 22 Thailand Grand Prix in the northeastern province of Buriram comes a day after this weekend’s season-opening race in Qatar was cancelled due to travel restrictions on passengers from Italy and elsewhere.

2020 MotoGP: Qatar GP cancelled due to coronavirus, Moto2 and Moto3 to continue

2020 MotoGP: Qatar GP cancelled due to coronavirus, Moto2 and Moto3 to continue

Mar 02, 2020

However, the Moto2 and Moto3 world championship races will go ahead as planned at the desert track as riders and teams were already in the Gulf state preparing for the event with winter testing.

2020 Formula E: DS Techeetah dominates Marrakesh, challenging e-prix for Mahindra Racing

2020 Formula E: DS Techeetah dominates Marrakesh, challenging e-prix for Mahindra Racing

Mar 01, 2020

Mahindra Racing headed to Marrakesh for the fifth round of the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship, where the team had secured victories in the year 2018 and 2019.

F1 2020: Vettel fastest in pre-season testing as Hamilton encounters engine trouble

F1 2020: Vettel fastest in pre-season testing as Hamilton encounters engine trouble

Feb 28, 2020

While Vettel was fastest on the penultimate day of pre-season testing, his lap time was much slower when compared to the fastest time of 1:15.732 set by Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas.

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