2020 Articles #Formula1


The sale of Williams Formula 1 to the Dorilton Capital group has already brought the change many were wondering and some were hoping, the exit of the Williams family from the head of the decision making table. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at how Williams got to this point and why this definitive action may, or may not, be exactly what they need to survive. By Sean Smith

Back in 2001, Honda’s young driver, Takuma Sato, won the Formula 3 Championship, but failed to produce in Formula 1. Two decades on, Honda has finally found a new race horse to back - 20 year old F2 driver, Yuki Tsunoda. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at why Honda (and Japan) should be very excited. By Sean Smith

Mercedes have been on top of F1 for six years and the more you delve into the data of the Austrian GP, the more you realise just how far ahead they are. Today Stelvio Automotive reveals why, without major reliability failures, Mercedes could win every race in the 2020 season. By Sean Smith

Carlos Sainz joining Ferrari to partner Charles Leclerc, with an average age of only 24, leaves a big question mark over the Scuderia’s young driver program. But today Stelvio Automotive looks at how Alfa Romeo, Haas and more may hold the keys to a new Ferrari empire. By Sean Smith

After a decade of bad press in F1, IndyCar and GT Racing, the once fabled Lotus badge is now in need of rebuilding its image as a top name in motorsport. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at why that will change sooner rather than later and what might be the perfect fit for the UK’s best marque. By Sean Smith

This week the F1 driver market exploded, producing a somewhat surprising, new combination at Ferrari for 2021, and a golden (or at least yellow) seat left to be filled at Renault. Today Stelvio Automotive wonders if Sebastian Vettel may be the guy to fill it. By Sean Smith

This year’s F2 grid has one of the highest quality line-ups ever seen with plenty of young talent looking to take the crown and open the door to F1. Today Stelvio Automotive runs through the expected front-runners and how a compacted season may be crucial in deciding the title. By Sean Smith

After a short Winter break, Formula 1 is waking up for a new season with a highlight of the year, the launch season! Just one problem… (the cars look no different). Today Stelvio Automotive looks at the Ferrari, Red Bull, and Mercedes and asks if we can learn anything from the ‘new’ cars? By Sean Smith

With the current worries about Formula 1’s 2021 constrictive design regulations making the grid look ever more identical, it makes you wonder, what was the maddest looking F1 car ever? Today Stelvio Automotive takes a look back at the 1972 Ferrari “Snowplough”. By Sean Smith