Vesti becomes fourth member of Mercedes’ junior programme | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Vesti becomes fourth member of Mercedes’ junior programme • Perez spends first day at Red Bull • Glock to make Daytona 24 Hours debut Source: F1 Fanatic

Simona de Silvestro returns to Indy 500 with female-led entry | IndyCar

Former Sauber F1 test driver Simona de Silvestro will return for a sixth attempt at the Indy 500 with Paretta Autosport. Source: F1 Fanatic

Norris: Mercedes engine a "much better package" for McLaren

McLaren announced in September 2019 that it would be switching to Mercedes power units, rekindling their famed partnership that yielded three world titles between 1995 and 2014.McLaren spent three seasons using Renault engines after ending an acrimonious period with Honda at the end of 2017. The deal with Mercedes will run until at least the ...

COVID impact "opened the eyes" of Formula 1 teams – Tost

Following initial plans to introduce a $175 million cost cap for the 2021 season, F1 teams agreed to reduce the figure to $145 million from this year after the pandemic caused last year’s calendar to be heavily altered.The move came as teams braced for a significant fall in prize money payouts from F1 as a ...

Formula 1: Roy Nissany to continue as Williams test driver

Israel’s Roy Nissany will continue as Williams test driver for the 2021 season. Source: BBC F1

Pictures: Johnson joins 2021 IndyCar testing at Sebring | IndyCar

Testing for the new IndyCar season began yesterday at Sebring with NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson joining Ganassi team mates Scott Dixon, Alex Palou and others. Source: F1 Fanatic

Nissany retains role as Williams F1 test driver

The Israeli, who joined the Grove team last year, is the first support driver to be formally confirmed by the new owners, who took over in September.Nissany drove in three FP1 sessions in 2020 in Spain, Italy and at the first Bahrain race, and he also completed a full day of running at the post-season ...

Aston Martin plans social media push to ‘bring fans right into the heart of the team’ | 2021 F1 season

Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll says his team has a “serious ambition” to open itself up to fans in new ways following its rebranding. Source: F1 Fanatic

Mercedes adds Frederik Vesti to junior F1 programme

Vesti finished fourth for Prema in last year’s FIA Formula 3 championship with three wins, and will move to ART for this season.He is a former Danish karting champion, who won races in Formula Ford and Formula 4, before taking the 2019 Formula Regional Championship F3 title for Prema.After stepping up to FIA F3 with ...

Nissany will drive one of Williams’ three pre-season test days | 2021 F1 season

Williams has announced test driver Roy Nissany will drive one of its three days of testing ahead of the 2021 F1 season. Source: F1 Fanatic