In the history of racing, Ferrari and Formula 1 have always appeared to be the two faces of the same medal. Their endeavours have inspired and changed many lives, including the life of this writer. It was a privilege to start my F1 career there (in 2000), where I learned the potential of a worldwide marketing, technology and business platform. I was also incredibly lucky to start working in a company such as Ferrari where my eyes could appreciate and learn what human, strategic and operational excellence look like.
But it is not only a matter of tech and business. Before everything, F1 is a sport and an entertainment. For this important reason, a fairly balanced turnover of winners has to be guaranteed.
The first in a line of world beaters was designed in a back bedroom and then constructed in a shed. STUART CODLING recalls the Tyrrell 001
The Formula 1 world reacted with surprise when it learned Lewis Hamilton’s long-awaited new Mercedes deal guarantees his presence on the grid only until the end of 2021. Both parties claimed publicly they were happy with the arrangement but, asks MARK GALLAGHER, is there more to it than that?
Driver-turned-DJ Jaime Alguersuari lost his love for motorsport when he was booted out of Formula 1 just as he was starting to polish his rough edges. Having drifted from category to category then turned his back on racing altogether in 2015, he’s come full circle and is planning a return in karts for fun
While Mercedes struck back against Red Bull by topping the times at Imola on Friday ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the overall picture remains incredibly close. Despite having a possible edge this weekend, the reigning Formula 1 world champion squad is not taking anything for granted...
Mercedes may find itself leading the drivers' and constructors' standings after Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix, but it is well-aware that it came against the odds, with Red Bull clearly ahead on pace. Here's what the Brackley team must do to avoid its crown slipping
For too long, F1's richest teams have justified being able to spend as much as they want because that's the way they've always conducted their business. STUART CODLING says that's no reason not to kick a bad habit
It's been a tough start to Sebastian Vettel's Aston Martin F1 career, with a lack of pre-season testing mileage followed by an incident-packed Bahrain GP. But two key underlying factors mean a turnaround is not guaranteed
Vettel's driving style not as extreme as Perez, says Aston Martin
F1 to drop single-use plastic bottles in 2021