F1 social media trends of 2020

With the Liberty Media arrival in 2017, the regulations for drivers regarding social media were amended, and Formula 1 took a step towards online progress, which resulted in an immediate spike in popularity. And for three years, Formula 1 has been the most developing sport in social media. In the last year alone, the number of subscribers to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube accounts associated with Formula 1 was roughly 25 million, which is 33{3851c0879557ceb6c70cddb6630c7df9a9750acfd53fffec21979e603af26faa} more than in the previous year. These numbers are not that surprising, considering that the pinnacle of motorsport is popular even in with audiences that were previously difficult to win over, like India or the USA. But what are the current global social media trends of Formula 1?

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In 2017, according to the new rules, drivers were finally allowed to go live. Certainly, … Read the rest

Team TECHEETAH Joins Extreme E’s Debut Season

ABB Formula E team Team TECHEETAH has announced they will enter the new all-electric off-road racing series Extreme E in its debut season next year.

The team is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and it will be the first the first team from Asia in the series with them also claiming they will focus on managing the development of drivers of that continent.

Team TECHEETAH Extreme E will be owned by the Indover Group and will race under the TECHEETAH name. The team will be managed by leading Chinese sports management and marketing company SECA that owns the DS TECHEETAH, with the organisation being led by the president Edmund Chu and team principal Mark Preston.

“We are motivated by the challenge that Extreme E poses and are excited by the car, the race locations, and the race format.” Chu said.

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Sets & The City: Domi’s Dramas in NYC

New York City is the theatre capital of the world, so it’s a fitting location for some of the most dramatic moments in Dominic Thiem’s career during the US Open.

From devastating losses to milestone moments, ATPTour.com looks at the Austrian’s memorable highlights in New York ahead of his championship match on Sunday against Alexander Zverev.

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Thiem struck 74 winners and won more points (171 to 165) than Rafael Nadal in their US Open quarter-final, but it still wasn’t enough for victory. The Spaniard prevailed 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7(4), 7-6(5) in an epic four-hour, 49-minute marathon that finished at 2:04am.

The 11th match in their ATP Head2Head rivalry was their first on a hard court. Thiem made it clear from the first point that he would look to control the rallies, standing well behind the baseline to take massive cuts at topspin-heavy groundstrokes. He became … Read the rest

Godfall for PS5 & PC Reveals Editions, Prices, & Pre-Order Bonuses

Today, following the release of the new trailer of Godfall, Gearbox Publishing followed up with a press release announcing editions and prices.

We learn that the game’s standard edition will cost $59.99 on both PS5 and PC, the Deluxe Edition will be priced at $79.99 and will include the first expansion (coming in 2021), while the Ascended Edition  will be priced at $89.99 and will include the first expansion and the “Ascended Digital Cosmetic Contents.”

Pre-ordering will grant the “Starter Pack Items,” a chrome skin for three valor plates, and another skin for the Typhon valor plate, yellow on Epic Game Store and red on PS5, plus Zer0’s Sword.

You can already pre-order the game on Epic Games Store, while PS5 preorders will

You can check out the content of every edition and pre-orders in the gallery below.

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HED wheels see lower prices, new naming structure, updated graphics

It seems that for HED Cycling, 2020 is the year of the reset. Earlier this month, they announced a complete renaming of their gravel lineup and the addition of a new wheel. Now, the rest of their lineup is also getting a refresh with a new naming structure along with a number of price reductions […]

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Tuscan Grand Prix Ferrari 1000 – Ferrari goes back to its roots with the livery for its 1000th GP

Our most eagerly awaited moment of the year has arrived as Scuderia Ferrari prepares to tackle the 1000th Grand Prix in its history. Not only that, but this milestone takes place at the Mugello Circuit, the facility owned by the Maranello marque, which gets to host a round of the blue riband category of motor racing for the very first time.

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Historic. The Maranello marque has planned several initiatives, starting with a celebratory livery. Over the weekend, the SF1000s will feature a Burgundy colour, which is a faithful reproduction of the shade of red of the very first Prancing Horse car, the 125 S, and of the 125 F1 which took to the track in the Monaco Grand Prix on 21 May 1950. For the past 71 years, Ferrari has been ever-present in every year of the championship. Charles Leclerc and … Read the rest

Lewis Hamilton Enters X44 Team in Extreme E

Six-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will form a brand-new team named X44 to enter the new all-electric off-road racing series Extreme E next season.

The name references Hamilton’s own racing number, 44, that he has used since his early racing career days in karting. The team will be joining the first-ever X Prix race that is scheduled to take place early next year.

Hamilton himself will not be behind the wheel or be involved at the five locations that the series will feature, but instead will manage and help to guide the creation of the new team.

X44 Concept Livery – Credit: Extreme E

“Extreme E is an exciting new sustainability initiative, and this is a great opportunity to be involved from the outset as a team founder. Of course, my ambitions and commitments with Mercedes in Formula One mean that I won’t be operationally involved in X44, Read the rest

Ferrari explain Sebastian Vettel’s technical problem in FP2 | 2020 Tuscan GP

Both Scuderia Ferrari cars both spun in the second practice session at the Mugello Circuit, as Charles Leclerc failed to replicate the promising pace from his start to the team’s milestone weekend. The Monegasque was the first driver to spin, at Turn 12, as he went around in his Ferrari into the gravel, ruining an early lap. Sebastian Vettel also stopped on track at the end of the eventful session with a mechanical failure, citing an engine problem.

Charles Leclerc’s disappearance from the sharp end of the timesheet – he finished 10th in the lead Ferrari in P2 – meant F1 2020’s usual big-hitters formed the top three, with Bottas enjoying a perfect start to the first-ever Tuscan GP.

P2 then finished with Sebastian Vettel pulling off to the side of the track as the chequered flag waved, which was a disappointing end to an up-and-down day for Ferrari, celebrating … Read the rest

Updates: Carreno Busta Leads, Zverev Forces Fourth Set In US Open SFs

Alexander Zverev has extended Pablo Carreno Busta to a fourth set in their US Open semi-final, with the Spaniard now leading 6-3, 6-2, 3-6.

The fifth-seeded Zverev has never rallied from two sets down, but he will have to do so to reach his first Grand Slam final. Carreno Busta is also trying to make his maiden major championship match.

Zverev made 36 unforced errors in the first two sets compared to just 12 for Carreno Busta, allowing the 20th seed to build a sizable lead. If the German pulls off a stunning comeback, he will become the first US Open finalist from his country since Michael Stich in 1994.

Carreno Busta didn’t significantly drop his level in the third set, but Zverev began striking his forehand much cleaner, giving him more traction in rallies. Three consecutive breaks gave the German the edge, helping him extend the match. He only … Read the rest

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Delayed to Q1 2021

Today developer Ember Lab announced that its action-adventure game Kena: Bridge of Spirits has been delayed.

According to the developer, the transition to working from home has slowed down development.

This caused Ember Lab to take the difficult decision to move the launch of Kena: Bridge of Spirits to the first quarter of next year.

The additional time will be used to polish the game and deliver an experience that meets the developers’ vision.

You can see the announcement below.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits is coming for PS5, PS4, and PC.

If you want to see more, you can enjoy the original announcement trailer.

Here’s how Ember Lab describes the game:

“This gorgeous adventure takes players on a journey of self-discovery as Kena restores balance to an ancient village in a once-thriving environment.

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