Formula One

Hanoi will host a Grand Prix in 2020 after first expressing interest in 2016

Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time in April 2020, organisers have confirmed, becoming the first new destination on the motorsport series’ calendar since the...

Formula One’s director of marketing and communications Ellie Norman tells Ben Cronin why the sport’s series of city-based Fan Festivals aim to make it more accessible to audiences and promote it beyond the confines of a Grand Prix weekend.

Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing subsidiary of Amazon

Formula One’s managing director of commercial operations, Sean Bratches, has conceded that the motor-racing series will again be without a race in one of its core markets, Germany, next year.

Formula One has signed a new partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an agreement the motor-racing series says will open up new levels of data access to fans.

The Formula One motor-racing championship has continued its efforts to ramp up fan engagement by agreeing a partnership with technology company VirtTrade.

The Formula One motor-racing series has today (Wednesday) confirmed that the Belgian Grand Prix will remain on the calendar until 2021.

A deal has been reached that will retain the Belgian Grand Prix on the Formula One calendar through to 2021, according to the government of the region of Wallonia.

The Formula One motor-racing championship is facing up to the prospect of having to pay compensation to 3M after it emerged that the US conglomerate has filed opposition to F1’s trademark application for its new logo.

Force India has again moved to play down reports that Rich Energy is close to completing a takeover deal for the Formula One motor-racing team.

Research and strategy consultancy MTM has launched a specialist sports division which will seek to advise stakeholders on how to best operate in digitally-driven markets.

Arif Rahimov, promoter for the Baku Formula One Grand Prix in Azerbaijan, has revealed that he has opened talks about a revised contract with organisers of the motor-racing championship as he seeks to secure a return to a June slot on the calendar, lower hosting fees and greater commercial benefits.

In this week's China sports industry round-up: LPGA confirms replacement for failed Alisports tournament; SAIC Motor strikes Chinese Super League deal; and Vivo lays out World Cup activations

McLaren Group, parent company of the eponymous Formula One motor racing team, has today (Monday) confirmed fresh investment of £203.8m (€231.3m/$277.2m) from Canadian businessman Michael Latifi.

Digital media company Motorsport Network has expanded into the ticketing market by acquiring UK-based operation BookF1.com.

Formula One is set to press on with a deal to bring a round of the motor racing championship to Miami next year after the proposal received the unanimous support of the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County’s Economic Development and Tourism Committee.

The Formula One motor-racing championship has agreed a deal for online sports apparel and merchandise retailer Fanatics to become its exclusive merchandise retail partner at grand prix weekends and online.

The City of Miami Commission has scheduled a vote for May 10 to decide whether to back plans to stage a second US Formula One race in the city.

In this month's issue we cover the following: GDPR – How rights holders are preparing for the new data privacy regulations FROM EXPOSURE TO ENGAGEMENT – Formula One uses new tool to price its spons...