Mercedes to use black cars during F1 2020 season in stand against racism

Formula One champions Mercedes unveiled black-liveried cars for the 2020 season on Monday as part of a public pledge to further improve diversity within the team and the world of motorsport. Mercedes have traditionally raced in silver throughout their time in Formula One but will switch to black an


Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas takes pole position for season-opening Austrian Grand Prix

Austria: Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.The Finnish driver edged out the world champion by .012 seconds at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in t


Formula One considering closed races once season starts due to coronavirus

Formula One is considering holding closed races without spectators, most likely at European circuits, once the season is able to start after being stalled by the new coronavirus pandemic. The Australian opener on March 15 was canceled and every race up to the French Grand Prix on June 28 has been p


Bahrain to enter own team in 2021 Dakar rally

Bahrain will enter its own team in next year’s Dakar Rally after being title sponsor this year of Spaniard Carlos Sainz’s winning Mini JCW X-Raid entry. The island kingdom’s Mumtalakat sovereign wealth fund announced on Wednesday that it was setting up a joint venture with British


Sainz, Brabec poised to win Dakar Rally with 1 stage to go

At 57, Carlos Sainz is poised to win a third Dakar Rally after playing it safe on the penultimate stage on Thursday. A day after grabbing a giant 18-minute gap on rivals Nasser Al-Attiyah and Stephane Peterhansel, Sainz gave back eight minutes on the sandy 379-kilometer route from Shubaytah back to


Sainz wins halted 10th stage to stretch Dakar lead, Alonso rolls

Spaniard Carlos Sainz took a big lead in the Dakar Rally on Wednesday after winning a 10th stage halted before the halfway point by strong winds and deteriorating conditions in the Saudi Arabian desert. The Mini buggy driver, a two-times winner of the endurance event, had started only 24 seconds cl


Formula One going carbon neutral

ByDAVE MAKICHUK Formula One has announced a new 10-year plan to “change the face of the sport” and become carbon neutral by 2030, CNN reported. The sport has faced increasing criticism over its current yearly output of 255,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide given the so-called climate emerge





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