Jonathan Wheatley

Almost half of readers think the FIA made a mistake by firing Masi

Almost half of F1 fans who took part in a poll believe that the FIA made a mistake by firing Michael Masi after the controversial 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Specifically, 47.2 percent of participants said they don’t think the FIA made the right call by removing Masi as Formula 1’s race director ahead

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Red Bull warn Ferrari could be a ‘big threat’ in 2022

Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley has suggested that Ferrari will be an imposing presence amongst Formula 1’s leading fight in 2022. Sweeping changes to the technical regulation will see a massive distinction between this year’s cars and those of 2021 as the ground effect returns and the tyres get bigger. Mercedes team principal Toto


Abu Dhabi controversy: McLaren CEO says some rules are ‘not acceptable’

McLaren CEO Zak Brown is not impressed by Formula 1 team principals recently lobbying race director Michael Masi for favourable in-race decisions. Persistent throughout the 2021 season were comments from Red Bull and Mercedes team members made over the radio to Masi during races, and this was particularly prevalent during the season finale in Abu


Red Bull’s Sporting Director Tests Positive For COVID-19

Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley has tested positive for coronavirus and, as per FIA protocols, will self-isolate for 10 days and therefore won’t be attending this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix. “We can confirm that during mandatory pre-race testing in the UK, Sporting Director Jonathan Wheatley tested positive for COVID-19,” Red Bull Racing said in