In the round-up: Alesi becomes Paul Ricard circuit president • Mercedes junior on course for title • F1 tests ‘an off-season thing’ for IndyCar pair
Pirelli will conduct tests with teams over the winter using this year’s Formula 1 cars as it continues to develop new dry and wet-weather tyres.
Ayumu Iwasa won the Formula 2 feature race at Le Castellet, his first Sunday victory in the series and a home win for his Dams team.
Red Bull test and reserve driver Liam Lawson won his first Formula 2 race since Jeddah in the Paul Ricard sprint race.
Jamie Chadwick claimed her fifth win of the W Series season at Paul Ricard, retaining her perfect record in 2022.
As Silverstone seeks full attendance at the British Grand Prix, race promoters in Hungary, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia, USA and Brazil have the same aim.
Almost every corner at Paul Ricard has been resurfaced and reprofiled, by the team behind recent renovations at Zandvoort and Silverstone, in a bid to improve racing at the French track.
A carefully-worded statement announcing the cancellation of the French Grand Prix left the door open for F1 to race at Paul Ricard this year, as Dieter Rencken explains.
Paul Ricard could use a different version of the chicane on its longest straight for this year’s French Grand Prix, but its asphalt run-offs will stay.
The first five corners at Paul Ricard will be changed to aid overtaking if the FIA approves their plans, but the chicane on the Mistral straight will remain.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has suggested removing the Mistral chicane from the Paul Ricard circuit to improve the quality of racing at the track.
The pit entry and exit configuration at Paul Ricard has been changed for this weekend’s French Grand Prix to improve safety.
Formula One will not use the full 1.8-kilometre Mistral Straight at Paul Ricard when the track hosts the French Grand Prix in 2018.
Journeyer concludes his look back on the history of the French Grand Prix – read part one here. A Leyton House leading a race? A driver winning after making four pit stops? The French Grand Prix has seen some highly unusual developments.
For the second year in a row Formula 1 heads to the Circuit de Nevers in Magny-Cours expecting it to be the final visit. I’ve never found it the most exciting of F1 circuits – in fact, for me it’s the closest track I haven’t been to. And when we discussed the expected dropping of … Continue reading 2008 French Grand Prix preview: Last Tango in Magny-Cours