• Guest, RaceDepartment is now on Discord!  Join Here

grand prix

  1. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 2020 | Take A Deeper Look At The New 'My Team' Feature

    Codemasters continue to expand the offline career aspect of their F1 games, and in this recent trailer, the studio give us a little look at some of the things they have included around the team building aspect of the new title. Expanding yet further into the world of Formula One outside of...
  2. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Mugello and Portimao Linked To 2020 Schedule

    With Formula One bosses scrabbling to ensure a minimum of 15 Grand Prix take place this year, both the Ferrari owned Mugello circuit and Portugal's Portimao have confirmed they are in talks to host races.. The harsh reality of the world travel situation means that Formula One racing in many...
  3. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | First Eight European Races Confirmed | Austria / UK Double Header

    The FIA has confirmed the European portion of the Formula One season will start this July 5th, with a double header event around the Austrian Red Bull Ring set to finally kick off the 2020 racing season. Austria has long been expected to open the much delayed new season, the the FIA have now...
  4. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Williams In Trouble As Title Sponsor Pull Out And Team Potentially Up For Sale

    The legendary Williams Formula One team are in hard times this morning, as they terminate title sponsorship with ROKiT phones and announce could well be up for sale. Having endured incredibly lean times in recent seasons, all the indications pointed to a gradual upward trajectory for the former...
  5. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 2020 | Check Out The Latest Round Of New Screenshots

    Codemasters have released a new batch of screenshots for the upcoming F1 2020 racing videogame. Unless something absolutely incredible happens between now and July 10th, it very much looks like virtual racing fans will be able to drive 2020 Formula One cars before the real drivers of the...
  6. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 2020 | New Screenshots Released By Codemasters

    As the build-up to release continues, Codemasters have recently dropped a number of new screenshots for their upcoming new Formula One game - F1 2020. Featuring the cars, teams and drivers of the 2020 Formula One and supporting F2 series, the latest Codemasters officially licenced Grand Prix...
  7. Paul Jeffrey

    Breaking | Carlos Sainz In At Ferrari

    In a move that happened quicker than I can type, Ferrari have signed up McLaren driver Carlos Sainz as replacement for the outgoing Sebastian Vettel. Triggering a chain reaction in the driver market following in recent days, Carlos Sainz has been confirmed as a Ferrari driver from the start of...
  8. Paul Jeffrey

    Breaking | Ricciardo Signs For McLaren

    Ever smiling Australian Daniel Ricciardo will drive for McLaren in 2021 as the 30-year-old has been confirmed as replacement for the potentially Ferrari bound Carlos Sainz. With the Sebastian Vettel news triggering a wave of activity in the driver market following his announcement that contract...
  9. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Who Next For Ferrari?

    With Sebastian Vettel confirmed as out at seasons end, who can the Scuderia bring in to replace one of the most successful drivers on the current grid? Like him or loath him, Sebastian Vettel has enjoyed an incredibly successful career in Formula One since making his full World Championship...
  10. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Vettel To Leave Ferrari At Season End

    In a surprising move, Ferrari have confirmed four time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel will depart the team at the end of the year - opening up what is sure to be one of the most hotly contested seats in recent seasons. Having enjoyed incredible success with Red Bull in his early...
  11. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 2020 | Check Out Barcelona-Catalunya in New F1 2020 Video

    Codemasters have released a new gameplay video from the upcoming F1 2020 racing game - showing a lap onboard Carlos Sainz's McLaren Renault around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in game. The Barcelona venue, one of the more popular and widely used tracks within the Formula One calendar...
  12. Paul Jeffrey

    rF2 | 2020 Zandvoort Grand Prix Circuit Now Available

    Studio 397 have dropped a surprise new circuit configuration into rFactor 2 - adding the yet to be raced brand new 2020 Zandvoort Grand Prix layout to the simulation. Included as an additional configuration to the already available original Zandvoort venue, the new release today bring with it...
  13. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 2020 | First Look At The New Zandvoort

    Codemasters have given fans their first look at the freshly redesigned Zandvoort Circuit within F1 2020 - showing off a re-profiled venue that looks destined to have to wait that little bit longer for a Grand Prix return. 2020 was supposed to mark the triumphant return of the Dutch Grand Prix...
  14. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 2020 | New Game Trailer And Launch Announcement

    Codemasters have confirmed the next instalment of the long running F1 franchise will release this July - with quite a few new additions under the hood. That's right, despite the real world Formula One season having yet to start, it looks highly likely that Codemasters will be the first out of...
  15. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | What Might Have Happened If... Jean Alesi Signed For Williams

    Murray Walker once famously said 'if' is 'F1' spelt backwards... ... and while that isn't strictly true, we can forgive our Murray as the sentiment is pretty much bang on the nose when it comes to the sport we love. Those of us with long memories might recall a young French Sicilian named Jean...
  16. Paul Jeffrey

    Community Question | Your Favourite Decade Of Formula One?

    This is a question that often gets mates down the pub into heated debate, and something we would love to throw out to the sim racing community - your favourite era of Formula One! Yes, our wonderful sport has gone through many different phases throughout its 70 year history, with advances in...
  17. Nicecuppatea

    1923 Sunbeam Grand Prix 1.2

    Third installment from Tours 1923 and the final car, along with the Bugatti and the Voisin, that managed to finish the race. The hardest model to make so far because there's so little info available. I had to base most of the cockpit on the 1922 car because that's all I could find good hi-res...
  18. Paul Jeffrey

    Opinion | How To Fix Formula One?

    Formula One Grand Prix racing has been around for a heck of a long time, celebrating a 70th anniversary this year no less, but some fans feel it is broken in its current form.. this is how I propose fixing it... I've spoken about this before at RaceDepartment (actually, many, many times), but...
  19. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Mercedes HPP Step Up in Coronavirus Fight

    Without much in the way of racing to keep them entertained, the dominant Mercedes Formula One team have turned their attention to the development of potentially life saving respiratory devices to assist the worldwide fight against COVID-19. Many of the British based Grand Prix teams have joined...
  20. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Azerbaijan Grand Prix Postponed

    Another one bites the dust... today the FIA have confirmed the proposed Azerbaijan Grand Prix has been postponed. Expected to be the new opening round of the rescheduled Formula One season this June 5th - 7th, today (March 23rd) Formula One and the event organisers have confirmed they have...