The February issue is partially devoted to acknowledging the knighthood awarded to Sir Ron Dennis in the British New Year Honours List. His knighthood is celebrated by a review of all the positive things Sir Ron achieved in the 36 seasons he was involved in Formula One.
Former Nascar executive, George Pyne has suddenly become one of the most powerful men in Formula One after his acquisition of a major stake in the maker of the Drive to Survive TV series. Whoever controls Drive to Survive controls the future of the sport and BusinessF1 profiles Pyne.
After Toto Wolff signed a new contract to keep running Mercedes-AMG F1 until 2006, we examine the chances of the team being competitive in 2024. We conclude that Wolff’s job now is to beat the other Mercedes engined cars of Williams, Aston Martin and McLaren. If he can’t do that then there is effectively no future for him in Formula One.
The Autosport International show took place last month. Once the greatest motorsport show in the world, it is now a shadow of its previous self. Can it survive? – hardly anyone thinks it can in its present format.
Guenther Steiner was unceremoniously fired as team principal of Haas in early January. The real story of his demise is told for the first time.
Red Bull Racing has a glittering future ahead but only if the four principal members of the team, Christian Horner, Adrian Newey, Max Verstappen and Helmut Marko stay together.
Plus 20 pages of news and all your regular columnists, including Lewis Webster who is back from his vacation in Barbados.