Hollywood history runs the risk of repeating itself when it comes to projecting motorsport on the silver screen. Thirty years after the first poorly received attempt to set Top Gun several thousand feet lower down, plans are afoot to give Formula 1 the blockbuster treatment this time.
Apple TV earlier this year landed the rights to an F1 feature film starring Brad Pitt. The red carpet regular will play a seemingly over-the-hill ace who must come out of retirement and pair with a young hotshot to show the world how it’s done. If that plot sounds familiar, it’s only a couple of F-18 fighter jets short of 2022 smash hit Top Gun: Maverick. Oh, and for good measure, Maverick producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Joseph Kosinski will reprise those roles for this flick.
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The Singapore Grand Prix has, explains BEN EDWARDS, played an important role in Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 career. As the series returns to the Marina Bay Street Circuit for the first time in three years, he faces the latest challenge with an underperforming Mercedes car
Although Ferrari's chances of title glory in 2022 have evaporated, chairman John Elkann expects the team to have chalked up both championships by 2026. Both require drivers to play the team game and, having now become more comfortable with the F1-75, Carlos Sainz may be Ferrari's key to title glory
With Formula 1’s future engine regulations now agreed, MARK GALLAGHER wonders if they will provide a more competitive field than past attempts actually managed
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