Steve Nielsen

Breaking: FIA in turmoil as sporting director quits

According to the BBC, Steve Nielsen has sensationally quit as the FIA’s sporting director, less than 12 months on from accepting the role. Nielsen became the FIA’s sporting director in January this year but has abandoned the position due to reportedly becoming “unhappy”. Reportedly, changes to race operations that were suggested by Nielsen were not


FIA announces major management shake-up

The FIA have announced a huge overhaul of their Formula 1 management structure, which has been heavily criticised over recent years, with senior F1 figure Steve Nielsen having been announced as the governing body’s new sporting director. Nielsen has been a regular member of the Formula 1 paddock for the vast majority of his life, having previously held roles


New race director may be needed for Miami Grand Prix

Both Eduardo Freitas and Niels Wittich have reportedly contracted COVID-19, meaning that a new race director may need to be drafted in for next weekend’s Miami Grand Prix. COVID laws in the Unites States rule that proof of a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before entry must be shown in order to