Racing Point

Aston Martin F1 name change for Racing Point adds pressure - Stroll

Racing Point Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll says that the planned change to the Aston Martin identity in 2021 will bring "pressure and expectation"

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1 day ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Racing Point: No "certainty" on when F1 can return from hiatus

Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer says there can be no degree of certainty when Formula 1 will return to normal amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

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5 days ago, Autosport, Racing Point

F1 hiatus “doesn’t mean we can afford to take it easy” – Racing Point | 2020 F1 season

Racing Point team members will work from home once the factory shutdown ends to ensure they are ready when the 2020 championship begins.

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1 week ago, F1 Fanatic, Racing Point

Top teams "quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point - Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez expects the top three Formula 1 teams to remain "quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point, despite pre-season testing speculation suggesting its 2020 car could trouble Ferrari

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2 weeks ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Top cars "still quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point - Perez

Top cars "still quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point - Perez

Racing Point's RP20 caused a stir in winter testing due to its design similarities with Mercedes' W10 car from 2019, and the team ended up with the fifth-fastest time of the two tests at Barcelona last month.There were signs Racing Point was potentially masking its ultimate performance, and long-run...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

Why Racing Point is more than just a 'pink Mercedes'

Why Racing Point is more than just a 'pink Mercedes'

The pink car's pace in Barcelona testing certainly suggested that it will be in the mix at the sharp end of the midfield – and that if it really does show some pace, there might be a little controversy.In many ways this weekend's Australian GP will be the real start of Racing Point's tenure under Lawrence...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Racing Point

Racing Point: DAS would require all-new chassis

Racing Point: DAS would require all-new chassis

Mercedes caused a stir in the first pre-season test when it revealed its Dual Axis Steering design – which alters the toe angle of the front wheels through the drivers pushing and pulling the steering wheel.Rival teams have looked into the benefits of it, but question whether the small advantage DAS...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

Racing Point believes its model is the future of F1

Racing Point believes its model is the future of F1

The Silverstone-based outfit's RP20 has taken inspiration from last year's Mercedes design, and that has been helped by it using the suspension, gearbox and wind tunnel of the German car manufacturer.While some rivals are unhappy about its move, because they believe all F1 teams should design and build...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

Racing Point drivers preview the Australian Grand Prix

Racing Point drivers preview the Australian Grand Prix, weekend, Round 1 of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship, at Albert Park in Melbourne from 13 to 15 March. Lance Stroll Interview What’s the best thing about the first race of the year? LS: “It’s definitely not the flight over – that’s quite a...

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3 weeks ago, Grand Prix 247, Racing Point

F1: Australian GP: Preview - Racing Point

Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll look ahead to this weekend's season opener.

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3 weeks ago, Pitpass, Racing Point

F1 tyre challenge bigger than ever in 2020 - Racing Point

F1 tyre challenge bigger than ever in 2020 - Racing Point

With teams having unanimously rejected a 2020 prototype tyre following a test in Abu Dhabi last year, the decision was made to stick with the 2019 construction and compounds.While that means teams are in a unique situation of having the same tyres for a second year, Racing Point’s technical director...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

Racing Point: 'Pink Mercedes' route impossible until now

Racing Point: 'Pink Mercedes' route impossible until now

The Silverstone-based outfit’s RP20 has taken inspiration from last year’s Mercedes design, and that has been helped by it using the suspension, gearbox and wind tunnel of the German car manufacturer.While some rivals are unhappy about its move, because they believe all F1 teams should design and build...

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4 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Racing Point

Racing Point "can sit on coat-tails" of top F1 teams in 2020

Racing Point believes its model of partnering with a manufacturer will help it "sit on the coat-tails" of Formula 1's bigger teams, having built a Mercedes-inspired car for 2020

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4 weeks ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Racing Point: Who better to copy than Mercedes?

Racing Point are aiming for fourth place in the Formula 1 World Championship and have copied a winning package to help them achieve their goal and perhaps even an occasional visit to the podium if preseason form is anything to go by. After a challenging 2019 season, their drivers Sergio Perez and Lance...

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4 weeks ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes, Racing Point

"Naive" Racing Point critics "haven't stepped up to the plate"

"Naive" Racing Point critics "haven't stepped up to the plate"

The extra funds that have been on tap since Stroll bought the outfit at the end of 2018 have enabled Racing Point to build a Mercedes ‘clone’ this year – and its pace has been clear in pre-season testing.And while some of its competitors are unhappy with what Racing Point has done, the Silverstone-based...

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1 month ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

Racing Point's F1 rivals have been "naive" - Green

Racing Point's Formula 1 rivals were "naive" to think that the cash injection from Lawrence Stroll's takeover wasn't going to help it make big progress, says technical director Andrew Green

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1 month ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Sainz: Racing Point hiding its full potential

Sainz: Racing Point hiding its full potential

Racing Point’s new RP20 is a radical departure from the team’s previous car, and in terms of overall concept and aerodynamic detail has much in common with the 2019 championship-winning Mercedes W10 - a development other teams have described as “concerning”. While differing fuel loads and tyre compounds...

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1 month ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

Sainz: Racing Point masking true pace of its 2020 F1 car

McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz believes Racing Point is masking the pace of its controversial 'pink Mercedes' and that it could be among the leading midfield teams this season

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1 month ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Racing Point not ruling out challenging Ferrari in 2020 F1 season

Racing Point Formula 1 team technical director Andy Green has not dismissed the idea of his team being a threat to Ferrari at the start of the season

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1 month ago, Autosport, Ferrari, Racing Point

F1: McLaren and Racing Point impress with Barcelona mileage

Though Lewis Hamilton has expressed concern at the reliability of the W11, Mercedes once again leaves Barcelona with the highest mileage.

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1 month ago, Pitpass, McLaren, Racing Point

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