Formula 1 racing: The era of reserve drivers (Part 1)

With the Formula 1 (F1) season going to take place in Austria in July, the coronavirus crisis makes the reserve drivers suddenly get special attention because it is very likely that a certain driver will positive for Covid-19 and required isolation. In fact, Formula 1 boss Chase Carey mentioned this issue in a recent video […]

A brief history of Formula One (Part 3)

In the early 1970s Bernie Ecclestone reorganized the management of Formula One’s commercial rights, turning the sport into an international billion-dollar business. In 1971 he invested in the Brabham team and so gained a seat on the Formula One Constructors’ Association (FOCA) and in 1978 he was voted president. Until Ecclestone, circuit owners controlled many […]