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Retired F1 driver Sebastian Vettel might join Formula E's ABT Cupra team, as the team's boss Thomas Biermaier mentioned a former racer in Switzerland with a focus on sustainability as a potential replacement for outgoing driver Robin Frijns. Vettel, known for his environmental concerns, had previously discussed the potential decline of internal combustion racing like F1 due to climate change impacts. Despite any previous lack of enthusiasm for Formula E, his stance might have evolved.
Click here to read the full article by Saajan Jogia (si.com)
Red Bull F1 champion Max Verstappen is forming a GT3 team, Verstappen.com Racing, with plans to compete in top-level endurance racing. The Dutch racer aims to establish a two-car GT3 team by 2025, potentially joining a series like the GT World Challenge. He envisions this venture as a platform to groom skilled sim racers for GT racing careers, showcasing ambition both as a team owner and an F1 driver. While considering the shift of Le Mans 24 Hours' GT class to GT3 next year, Verstappen expresses a patient approach to his potential entry into endurance racing.
Click here to read the full article by Filip Cleeren (motorsport.com)
Pierre Gasly's manager, Guillaume Le Goff, expressed disappointment with Alpine's performance since moving from AlphaTauri, as they're now sixth in Formula 1. Despite Gasly's recent third-place finish, the team is struggling due to their 2023 car's lack of competitiveness and Renault's weak power unit. The team has faced leadership changes, and Alpine aims to improve its power unit's performance to be more competitive, considering the absence of a customer team like other manufacturers.
Click here to read the full article by Nick Golding (formula1news.co.uk)
Have you ever wondered about the speed comparison between an F1 car and a hypercar? Check out this 3D analysis. It's incredible how the SF23 is consistently outpacing the 499P on every part of the racetrack.
Head to the Oracle Red Bull Racing's Machine Shop to discover the process involved in designing, producing, and installing parts onto the RB19 at the Race Track. This facility operates 24/7 and owes its success to these skilled individuals who make it possible for the F1 car to be on the track.