Changes Coming at the FIA

Formula 1 decisions are made collectively between the different stakeholders but the commercial matters are handled by the Formula 1 group and regulatory matters and overall strategy for the World Championship are handled by the FIA.

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Santino Ferrucci and Sam Hunt Racing Thrilled With Las Vegas NASCAR Finish

LAS VEGAS, Nev.: Continuing to make his transition from open-wheel cars to stock cars, Santino Ferrucci looked more like a balanced veteran during Saturday afternoon’s Alsco Uniforms 300 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway in just his second career NASCAR start for Sam Hunt Racing.

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F1 Legend Schumacher, Longtime Indy 500 ‘Voice’ Page Elected to IMS Hall of Fame

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 4, 2021 – Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher and longtime Indianapolis 500 broadcaster Paul Page comprise the 2021 class of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. Schumacher and Page were elected to the IMS Hall of Fame by the distinguished voting panel of 150 motorsports journalists, officials and living Hall of Fame members, chosen from a total of 14 nominees representing the Speedway’s diverse history as host to the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and, from 2000-2007, F1’s United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis.

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Santino Ferrucci’s Xfinity Debut A Learning Experience

Considering that his first-ever lap in a stock car was the pace lap in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Contender Boats 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, former IndyCar driver Santino Ferrucci of Ridgefield, CT was reasonably satisfied despite a 30th-place finish.

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F1 British Grand Prix Boss Desperate for Big Crowd for Silverstone Race in July

British Grand Prix boss Stuart Pringle is desperate for spectators to be able to attend his race at Silverstone Circuit in July. And get this, he’s hopeful of a 140,000-strong sellout on race day. The COVID-19 pandemic might have a little bit to say about that, as it as for the past year.

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Formula 1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo Says That a Sprint Race Format is a Better Alternative Than Reverse Grids

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Formula 1 is considering sprint races to replace traditional F1 Saturday qualifying at three tracks in 2021. The new format has been proposed as a trial for F1 Grands Prix at Montreal, Monza and Interlagos. New F1 chief executive Stefano Domincali has said that the new format is just one more way to try to attract new fans to Formula 1.

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Longtime Racing Announcer Bob Jenkins Battling Cancer

Longtime racing announcer Bob Jenkins said he plans to scale back his work at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May as he undergoes radiation and chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer. The 73-year-old Jenkins made the announcement Tuesday near the end of a 24-minute video posted on the speedway’s YouTube account.

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JR Hildebrand May Be Bringing an IndyCar to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

The 99th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb entry list hints at what could be the fastest car ever entered in the event.

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New Smyrna World Series Night #1 Official Results

Find official results from Night #1 (Friday) of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) after the jump.

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Marco Andretti Joins SRX Driver Line-up

When Marco Andretti made the surprise announcement that he is stepping back from full-time IndyCar racing, he left the door open to exploring “different opportunities in all of motorsports”. Just two weeks later, he’s already made good on that by becoming the latest driver to commit to the inaugural season of the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX).

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AVX Partners with the DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT Formula E Racing Team for the Third Consecutive Season

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, proudly announces its continued support of the newly rebranded DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT Formula E racing team. The seventh season (2020/21) of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is currently scheduled to kick off with a double-header in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its desert landscape, and marks the third consecutive season that AVX has aligned with Mouser Electronics and TTI, Inc. in supporting the…

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Track Talk – Santino Ferrucci Excited and Ready for NASCAR Racing

New NASCAR driver Santino Ferrucci is excited and ready for the challenge for stock cars. This week, Ferrucci explains how a deal to run Xfinity Series races with Sam Hunt Racing came to be; people he talked to about making a transition to NASCAR; anticipating habits Ferrucci will have to break in stock cars; the first impression from a late model test; if stock cars with fenders and bumpers will suit his style; what the feedback and reaction have been to the move; who Ferrucci sees himself leaning on for…

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Track Talk – Santino Ferrucci of Westbury, CT Ready for NASCAR

The perception of Santino Ferrucci of Westbury, CT is pretty easy to describe – just not in a family-friendly kind of way.

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Track Talk – INDYCAR Announces Update to 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021) – INDYCAR officials have announced the 2021 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is being rescheduled for Sunday, April 25 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The move creates a condensed, action-packed early-season schedule for 2021.

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SRX Racing Series Will Make a Stop at the Connecticut Stafford Speedway in 2021

Presently, the series has nine announced drivers, including Stewart, Tony Kanaan, Paul Tracy, Helio Castroneves, Bobby Labonte, Willy T. Ribbs, Bill Elliott, Mark Webber and Ernie Francis Jr. SRX has been billed as a revival of sorts of the International Race of Champions (IROC) series that ran for 30 years, most recently in 2006, where Stewart won the championship. Like IROC, SRX is built around gathering champions from various racing disciplines and putting them in identical stock cars to test drivers purely on skill.

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