The Grand’s Prix in the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Canada have been scrapped this year but three races in Europe have been added to the coronavirus-affected season, Formula One said on Friday.
Formula One teams and drivers have sent 100th birthday congratulations to Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran whose own laps have raised more than 29 million pounds for Britain's National Health Service.
President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday there is a 99% chance that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix starting in 2021 -- the latest in a battle with Sao Paulo, the current host city.
The Brazilian Grand Prix will move next year to a new purpose-built circuit in Rio de Janeiro that could be named after Ayrton Senna, the country’s president revealed on Wednesday. Amid uncertainty over the long term future of the current event in Interlagos is Sao Paulo, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that a switch of venues would happen in 2020 when the event moves to Rio.
Briton Lewis Hamilton drove his Mercedes to a fourth-place finish Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix, which was enough for him to secure his fifth Formula One drivers' championship and match Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio's achievement back in the 1950s.
Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on Friday when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864).