Tag Archive: Chinese Grand Prix

May 01

‘Curious’ Hamilton wants back-to-back failures explained

“I’m very, very curious as to what is going on”
Lewis Hamilton says he has asked the Mercedes team to give him ‘as much detail as possible’ to explain why he suffered identical problems in qualifying for both the Chinese Grand Prix and this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Horner ‘shocked’ by Red Bull pace, teases upgrade ‘mischief’

He was thrilled with the result and the pace relative to Ferrar
Horner ‘shocked’ by Red Bull pace, teases upgrade 'mischief'Christian Horner says Red Bull is already ‘snapping at the ankles’ of Ferrari in terms of pace as he admitted to being shocked by his team’s turn of form during the Chinese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Furious Vettel slams “suicidal” Kvyat for driving “like a crazy”

“I know it’s racing but you need to expect when you attack like a crazy you damage the car … You were lucky this time”

Vettel slams “suicidal” Kvyat for driving “like a crazy”Sebastian Vettel has hit out at Daniil Kvyat following the Chinese Grand Prix, and angrily said he was “driving like a crazy”, having earlier described the Russian’s move at the start as “suicidal”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Rosberg denies Ricciardo for pole as Hamilton starts last

With qualifying marking a return to the familiar knockout format of 2015
Rosberg denies Ricciardo for pole as Hamilton starts lastNico Rosberg has put himself in prime position to extend his lead in the Formula 1 World Championship standings after snatching pole position in an eventful qualifying session for the Chinese Grand Prix while his main title rival Lewis Hamilton starts last after suffering more technical issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Raikkonen fastest in FP2 for Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen fastest in FP2 for the Chinese Grand Prix, as Ferrari looks strong and finishes one-two
Raikkonen fastest in FP2 for FerrariKimi Raikkonen was quickest in second free practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, 0.109s up on Sebastian Vettel in the sister Ferrari, as the Scuderia showed promising, possibly even Mercedes beating pace. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Hamilton slapped with Chinese GP grid penalty

He will start no higher than sixth for the race
Hamilton slapped with Chinese GP grid penaltyLewis Hamilton will receive a five-place grid penalty for the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after Mercedes opted to make a precautionary gearbox change.
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Apr 13

AG88 becomes Race Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

Race Partner at the 2016 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix, as well as at the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix

08 - Sauber F1 Team Shortly before the Chinese Grand Prix, the Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce a race partnership with Dranix Technology Development Limited for two upcoming Formula One GPs in Asia.

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Apr 13

Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying change

The Frenchman was a central part of the F1 teams uniting and writing to Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone
Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying changeMcLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier says Formula 1 has made the right move for the fans by reverting back to the previous qualifying format and ditching the highly-criticised knockout experiment. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Qualifying format to undergo latest key vote

How does it work?
Qualifying format to undergo latest key voteQualifying is back in focus today as F1 stakeholders meet yet again to consider a revised format and potentially vote it through ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix race report

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai.

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Apr 11

Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix qualifying report

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai.

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Apr 11

Mercedes AMG Petronas to #DriveForGood with Laureus in Shanghai and Beyond

Nico Rosberg has been a Laureus ambassador since 2013

2015-04-10 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Shanghai - Nico Rosberg - LaureusLaureus branding to feature on F1 W06 Hybrid throughout Chinese Grand Prix weekend, Laureus ambassador Nico Rosberg will #DriveForGood throughout 2015 F1 season Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix free practice report

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Daniel and Daniil gear up for the Chinese GP

Ahead of this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix
2015-04-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel and Daniil gear up for the Chinese GP 1Red Bull racers, Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat have been busy sampling some local activities with our friends from Red Bull China.

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Apr 08

Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix preview

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One preview.

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai.

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May 15

Mattiacci’s silence ‘deafening’

Marco Mattiacci is officially the lowest-profile team boss in F1, two respected correspondents have declared.

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso pit stop Just ahead of the Chinese grand prix last month, Stefano Domenicali quit Ferrari, with president Luca di Montezemolo appointing the F1-unknown Mattiacci to replace him. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Rosberg tips rivals to be closer in Spain

“Until now we have had a big gap to our nearest competitors”

2014-04-19 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Nico Rosberg (7) Nico Rosberg has tipped Mercedes’ rivals to have closed the gap during the three-week break since last month’s Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Mercedes working with F1 psychologist – report

Former professional soccer player Dr Ceri Evans

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China Mercedes has turned to a psychologist to help the dominant team cope with its championship campaign in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

‘Bad luck’ for dominant Mercedes’ rivals – Montoya

Mercedes may now be at the front, but little has changed in formula one.

Juan Pablo Montoya - NASCAR - Talladega - 10-2010 That is the view of former driver Juan Pablo Montoya, who left the paddock half-way through the 2006 season to begin his foray in the American series Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Company to help F1 turn up V6 volume – report

Formula one is pushing ahead with efforts to make its new V6 engines louder.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (14) After decades of screaming, naturally-aspirated V12s, V10s and V8s, the markedly lower volume of this year’s energy-recovering turbo ‘power units’ was a shock. Read the rest of this entry »

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