David Richards

Formula 1 preparing replacement for Mohammed Ben Sulayem as he faces axe

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem is finding himself in more and more controversy as the days pass, with the re-emergence of sexist comments being the latest thing to land the 61-year-old in hot water. Ben Sulayem was already being criticised for ignoring a letter from a Liberal Democrat life peer and commenting on the financial


RAF claims banning Mazepin from British GP is ‘discrimination’

The Russian Automobile Federation (RAF) has questioned Motorsport UK’s decision to prohibit Nikita Mazepin from racing at the 2022 British Grand Prix, accusing them of discrimination. Following Russia’s horrific invasion of Ukraine in the last week, F1 has taken steps to ban Russian and Belarusian sponsors and branding to appear in the sport, while drivers


Mazepin banned from racing in 2022 British GP, other countries may follow suit

The FIA has confirmed that Russian and Belarusian drivers will still be permitted to race amid the war between Russia and Ukraine. As a result of Vladimir Putin’s “unprovoked” invasion, Haas opted to remove Uralkali branding from their cars, trucks and motorhomes during last week’s pre-season test in Barcelona. Furthermore, sanctions against Russia may prevent