2020 Articles #StelvioAuto


The Virtual Le Mans 24hrs saw Penske return to the Circuit de la Sarthe with a fresh vision of taking on the big names in Endurance racing once again. Today Stelvio Automotive rolls back the clock to when Penske and Porsche took down the might of Audi with the greatest LMP2 car of all time, the RS Spyder. 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

With 245 days between the 2019 finale and the first round of 2020 MotoGP season, the big teams and riders have been choosing their futures. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at the biggest of these movers, Ducati, and discusses why the red team have a lot to worry about off the track. By Sean Smith

Sixteen years after their infamous MC12, Maserati have finally bitten the bullet again to produce a brand-new sports car to give its ‘frenemies’ at Ferrari a bloody nose. Today Stelvio Automotive takes a look at the MC20 and why it matters so much to Italy’s favourite, underdog, car company. 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

As lockdowns and bans of mass gatherings continue to put a hold to the motorsport calendar, it has meant that the gains and resultant pecking orders remain unknown. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at the Aprilia MotoGP team and why this extended hiatus has stolen their moment of glory. 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

While the WEC has been suffering with LMP1 and the new Hypercar ruleset, in the USA IMSA have seen a complete rejuvenation since the fall of the ALMS. Today Stelvio Automotive takes a closer look at the turnaround and why LMDh is the bright future we need for endurance racing. By Sean Smith

After a decade of split, the endurance racing world is finally coming back together as the ACO and IMSA have agreed to a framework to race one another once again, but it’s not perfect. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at the WEC’s Hypercar class and the problems faced in its making. 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