SiriusXM to broadcast all Formula 1 races

SiriusXM‘s coverage of F1, which will use the BBC Radio 5 feed with commentary from Jack Nicholls, Tom Clarkson and Jennie Gow, starts with qualifying from Circuit of The Americas this Saturday and will continue for the remaining four events on the 2017 F1 schedule. For 2018, SiriusXM will air every grand prix on the calendar.Coverage is available via satellite radio and also the … Keep reading

Motorstore Gallery feature star: Ayrton Senna's first F1 victory

From now on, you can look through our exclusive photo archives, pick the photos and frames you love, and display your favourite motorsport moments for all to see.Our collection includes selected images spanning generations of racing’s finest moments across Formula 1, MotoGP or the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours.Featured photo –  Ayrton Senna’s first Formula 1 victoryThe 1985 Portuguese … Keep reading

Vettel says Suzuka reprimand “a bit of a joke”

Vettel remained in his car during the ceremony as Ferrari’s mechanics worked at full speed to solve the spark plug issue that later put him out of the race.Since it was already the Ferrari driver’s second reprimand of the 2017 Formula 1 season – after he’d crossed the pit exit line at Monaco earlier this year – the Suzuka decision by the FIA stewards means that he is edging closer to … Keep reading

Hamilton: No plans to kneel in protest during US GP

A number of athletes across various sporting disciplines in the United States have been kneeling – instead of standing – during the national anthem, in protest over racial discrimination and police brutality.This method of protest, kickstarted by now-unemployed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year, recently re-emerged as a major topic of national conversation when Donald Trump … Keep reading

Renault “months” ahead with 2018 reliability targets

Although the French car manufacturer has made solid gains with its performance this season, an all-new concept of power unit has suffered a spate of reliability problems.Red Bull has paid the biggest price for those issues, with Max Verstappen losing a run of good results, and it is no surprise that the Milton Keynes-based outfit wants Renault to make a step-change.But although all … Keep reading

Hartley called Marko when Porsche announced WEC exit

Hartley got a surprise Toro Rosso chance for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix at Austin, with Carlos Sainz Jr released to join Renault early and Pierre Gasly fighting for the Super Formula title at Suzuka following a two-race stint as Daniil Kvyat’s replacement.Red Bull backed Hartley’s early single-seater career, which included a Formula Renault Eurocup title and third place … Keep reading

Button considered Toro Rosso F1 drive in 2009

In Life to the Limit, Button writes that in the aftermath of Honda’s withdrawal from F1 at the end of 2008 he had an “option” to drive for Red Bull’s junior outfit, which had a slot available after Sebastian Vettel was promoted to the senior squad.Button ultimately decided not to pursue the Toro Rosso drive and ended up staying with the former Honda team when it became Brawn GP and … Keep reading

Di Resta completes 'busy' Williams F1 test in Hungary

The ex-Force India driver, who is the current Williams reserve alongside racing for Mercedes in the DTM, took over from Robert Kubica in Hungary, after the pole completed his second day of running with the team on Tuesday following a run at Silverstone last week.Di Resta and Kubica are in contention for the seat alongside Lance Stroll at the team next year, with Stroll’s current … Keep reading

Ferrari risks “chaos” with big technical overhaul

The last three races have been a disaster for Ferrari, with Sebastian Vettel falling 59 points behind Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ standings after a crash in Singapore and engine problems in Malaysia and Japan.The recent troubles have already prompted Ferrari to reinforce its quality control department, with the Maranello outfit appointing Maria Mendoza, an expert in metals and … Keep reading