Formula One drivers will make a collective show of their opposition to racism before Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix but may not all take a knee to back the Black Lives Matter campaign.
Twelve months after claiming a dramatic pole position at the Red Bull Ring, Charles Leclerc struggled to secure seventh on the grid for Ferrari – and admitted it was “crazy”.
Valtteri Bottas will start the Austrian Grand Prix in pole position ahead of team-mate and reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.
The total value of used car sales in the month of June 2020 increased by 46% versus May 2020, while the market in the Western Cape – which saw a 101% increase in sales last month – improved vastly, notes AutoTrader.
Finland’s Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes took pole position for the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix ahead of world champion Lewis Hamilton in a 1-2 for Mercedes.
The Grand Prix Drivers’ Association said drivers had held several virtual meetings to agree how best to show collective support against racism at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Red Bull’s appeal against Formula One rival Mercedes’ dual assistant steering system has been unsuccessful.
Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas continued their total dominance with another one-two to top the times in the third and final free practice at the belated season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.
Formula 1’s travelling circus was given a medical thumbs-up on when organisers announced that everyone involved at this weekend’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix had tested negative for the COVID-19 virus.
Ferrari team chief Mattia Binotto admitted that the Italian team had not made any offer to keep Sebastian Vettel before telling the four-time champion he was being released at the end of the year.
When the original was replaced by the Mk II Golf, somebody at Volkswagen South Africa had a brainwave.
The Red Bull protest comes ahead of Formula One’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday
Lewis Hamilton began his quest for a record-equalling seventh world title by topping the times as Formula 1 roared back with a full day’s practice for the belated season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.
To counter lockdown restrictions, father-and-son duo Graham and Tristan Hedgcock decided that the next best thing was to have a racetrack in their backyard.
TRX will produce the full 527kW/875Nm, eclipsing the 336kW/692Nm of the Raptor’s twin-turbocharged 3.5 EcoBoost V6.
Formula One got back on track in changed circumstances on Friday but with Mercedes bringing a familiar look to the timing sheets.
South African vehicle sales posted a 30.7% year-on-year drop, a decline of 14 086 units to 31 867. June is the first full month of sales since the country-wide lockdown was implemented in late March to curb the Coronavirus outbreak.
Mercedes confirmed that it will be running the system at the Red Bull Ring this weekend.
We shouldn’t dismiss the saloon or sedan body-style. Despite the decline in sales during recent years, saloon cars still have a lot to offer.
Lewis Hamilton unveiled a new ‘Black Lives Matter’ helmet design on Friday as Formula One roared back to life in the Styrian Alps in opening practice at the belated and surreal season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.
“People being silent is something that I’ve experienced for such a long time, and now is not the time to be silent.”