Weird News F1 News: Formula 1 will be in a "great place" in six months, says Brawn
Horner pleads for customer cars: "Now is the time to be brave"
© Red Bull Content Pool Christian Horner would like to sell the old Red Bull cars Christian Horner has renewed his desire for customer cars. After the Red Bull team boss had previously spoken in favor of this solution in Formula 1, he emphasized in an exclusive interview with 'Motorsport-Total.com' for the series #thinkingforward: "Now is the time to be brave. " Formula 1 should take advantage of the current situation and "grab the bull by the horns".
Ross Brawn believes Formula 1 will be in a "great place" in six months, and says holding onto good memories is key to staying motivated for its comeback.
The sport's managing director of motorsport has faced a challenging period trying to help plot a path for F1's recovery, with the season having been put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.
But speaking in an exclusive Autosport video after being voted as F1's best technical director in a video series creating the sport's Greatest F1 Team, Brawn said he was boosted by the accolade and said it had fired him up for the future.
Formula 1 double race "very attractive"
Spielberg. Formula 1 continues to look for ways to save the season during the coronavirus pandemic. Double races could be a solution. For a long time, fans should only see Sebastian Vettel and Co. racing on TV. © Zsolt Czegledi Double races are becoming more and more likely on the way back to Formula 1 normality. Head of sport Ross Brawn publicly described corresponding mind games of two runs in a row in one place in the new podcast "F1 Nation" on Friday as "very attractive".
"I just want to thank everyone for this tremendous accolade of the award for technical director," he said.
"It's something that means a lot to me. It is very special.
"I think these very difficult times we're facing at the moment. It's great to remember the fantastic times that we've had in Formula 1, and indeed the fantastic times we're going to have in the future.
"And it gives us inspiration to find our way through these difficult times. F1 was in a great place six months ago, and it's going to be in a great place in another six months.
"This has really boosted me, and it's very special.
"[It's] a great group of people you voted for so far. Certainly a team I would have been honoured to work with.
"And I look forward to seeing who the rest of the pieces of the jigsaw are."
F1 - Season 2020: The new calendar would have leaked
© Panoramic Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H and Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 on lap one at Formula One World Championship, Rd13, Belgian Grand Prix, Race, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday 26 August 2018. Autosport has managed to obtain the new 2020 calendar presented at the Formula 2 and Formula 3 teams, championships which take place mostly at the opening of the Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Brawn's nomination as the best technical director comes as part of a special Autosport seven part series attempting to answer the question of what the line-up of the greatest Formula 1 team would look like.
A panel made up of 18 of the Motorsport Network's F1 experts from across the globe all voted for the individuals they believed were the absolute best in their respective fields, and this series looks at which names came out on top in each category.
This categories voted on were race engineer, chief designer, sporting director, technical director, number two driver, number one driver and team principal.
Each categories has a separate podcast with the final elements of the line-up due to be revealed this weekend.
teams (almost) agree in times of crisis: budget limit should go further down .
© LAT Red Bull and Ferrari are still blocking a reduction below 150 million Will the budget limit in Formula 1 be further reduced? It is currently $ 175 million, but given the corona crisis, the limit could be lowered a good deal. This emerges from a conference call between the team bosses and the Formula 1 bosses on Monday. In the afternoon, Ross Brawn, Chase Carey and FIA President Jean Todt met virtually with the team leaders to discuss further steps in the corona crisis.