Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz dies aged seventy-eight

Red Bull co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz has died at the age of seventy-eight following a long illness. The Austrian was the driving force behind the establishment of what became the global market leader in energy drinks. Mateschitz owned 49% of the energy drinks brand and was the driving force behind its move into racing, which began

Audi confirms entry into F1 under 2026 engine regulations

The German car manufacturer Audi has announced they will enter Formula One in 2026 when new engine regulations are introduced. The manufacturer has only announced they will be making engines, but are expected to work with Sauber, currently racing under the  name Alfa Romeo. The news of the Volkswagen group entering Audi and Porsche into

Russian Grand Prix cancelled following the invasion of Ukraine

Formula One has cancelled this year’s Russian Grand Prix saying it was “impossible to hold the (race) in the current circumstances.” On Thursday crisis meeting of the commission was called after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The cancellation follows the passionate pleas from drivers, with world champions Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen and Fernando

Frank Williams dies aged seventy-nine

The founder and former team principal of Williams, Sir Frank Williams CBE, has died at the age of seventy-nine. Sir Frank was one of the sports longest-serving and most successful team principals having founded the Williams team predecessor Frank Williams Racing in 1969, before stepping down in August 2020. During his time as a team

Sir Stirling Moss dies aged ninety following long illness

The former Mercedes driver Sir Stirling Moss has died aged ninety in the early hours of Easter Sunday. The Englishman won 212 Grand Prix and many other races and is regarded as ‘the greatest driver to never to win the world championship’. His world championship results saw him win sixteen races in ten years from