Mercedes boss Toto Wolff calls Michael Masi ‘disrespectful’ and ‘responsible’

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has accused former Formula 1 race director Michael Masi of being disrespectful to drivers, not accepting criticism and being responsible for the sport. Mercedes blame Masi for costing Lewis Hamilton the championship at last year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after he incorrectly implemented the safety car restart procedure at the end … Read more

Max Verstappen on the back foot as Charles Leclerc shows championship caliber

Based on pure performance, there has been very little choice between Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen this season. But based on championship points, the gap is already huge. With three of this year’s 23 races completed, Leclerc has a 46-point lead over Verstappen – a bigger margin than either Verstappen or Lewis Hamilton had over … Read more

Colton Herta sets track record by winning pole at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Colton Herta broke the Long Beach track record in qualifying on Saturday, and the California native will start from pole for his home IndyCar race. Herta clocked a lap of 1 minute, 05.3095 seconds on the temporary urban course set up in downtown Long Beach to earn his eighth career pole … Read more

Australian Grand Prix organizers reveal track changes

The Australian Grand Prix circuit in Melbourne has undergone some changes for the latest edition of the race. Darrian Traynor/Getty Images Australian Grand Prix organizers are hoping the days of single-track racing at Albert Park are over as they unveil long-awaited changes to the Melbourne lakeside circuit this week. Albert Park has hosted the Australian … Read more

I felt like the loneliest guy in the world

“What’s wrong with this guy?” CS Santosh often looked in the mirror and wondered. He had no broken bones, no visible scars. From the outside, he was a perfectly normal guy. Yet he couldn’t sit up without serious effort, couldn’t walk without support, and felt inexplicably drowsy most of the time. In January last year, … Read more

‘Confusing situation’ resulted in Lewis Hamilton missing chance to oppose

Lewis Hamilton’s crucial missed pit stop in the final stages of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was due to a confusing situation on the track, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. Hamilton was apparently presented with a golden opportunity to stop on lap 37 under a virtual safety car, resulting in a much smaller net loss … Read more