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Oct 21

F1 US GP: “Ferrari double and triple checked car…” – Vettel

Ferrari has changed Vettel’s chassis after FP2 due to his handling issues

2017-10-20_0885Sebastian Vettel is confident Ferrari’s recent reliability issues won’t return at the F1 United States Grand Prix after a tricky FP2. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 20

Bottas ‘definitely not happy’ with gap to Hamilton at Mercedes

Bottas is currently third in the standings

2017-06-09-15-12-40_2049Valtteri Bottas says he “definitely not happy” with the current gap to Mercedes Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton, wanting more than the two wins and two pole positions he has achieved this year.

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Oct 19

F1 commercial boss Bratches explains pre-race shake-up

Liberty Media set to celebrate its first official home race since taking control of the sport at the start of 2017

Formula 1’s managing director of commercial operations Sean Bratches has outlined how Liberty Media wants the start of the United Grand Prix to become more of a spectacle for fans. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 18

Wolff: Hamilton ‘on another level’ since summer break

Hamilton can wrap up the title in this weekend’s United States Grand Prix

2017-06-11_1845Now on the verge of a fourth world title, Lewis Hamilton has turned things up a notch since the F1 summer break according to his Mercedes team boss. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 17

Haas turned down Ferrari request to run young driver in race seat

Team principal Günther Steiner says Haas was approached by technical partner Ferrari to run a young driver in a race seat

2017-06-09-08-59-08_0033Haas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner has revealed the team turned down a request from technical partner Ferrari to field one of its young drivers in a race seat for the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 16

Ecclestone: Liberty bosses don’t want me at F1 races

Ecclestone was moved into the honorary role of ‘chairman emeritus’

2016-06-09_0599Former Formula 1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone says the bosses of the sport’s owner, Liberty Media, do not want him to attend races anymore, reasoning his reduced attendance through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 14

Sainz outlines immediate targets ahead of Renault debut

Jolyon Palmer shuffled out of the squad

Carlos Sainz Jr says it will be “a big challenge” to get up speed for Renault in his late season switch which begins at the United States Grand Prix as he explains his expectations of the French manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 13

Ricciardo explains Vettel’s emotional outbursts

During Ricciardo’s first year stepping up to Red Bull from Toro Rosso he joined alongside Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo says Sebastian Vettel’s aggressive outbursts are sparked by the adrenalin of the moment but once he cools off he is much fairer and level-headed, making it both a strength and weakness to the Ferrari driver’s ability. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 12

Hasegawa: Cutting F1 engine numbers increases costs

Manufacturer has to invest heavily in research and development

Honda’s Yusuke Hasegawa says the FIA’s plan to cut the number of permitted engine elements down to three per season will achieve the opposite effect of its desired outcome by raising costs in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 11

Horner: Red Bull wants Ricciardo, Verstappen until 2020

Ricciardo’s current Red Bull contract expires at the end of 2018

2017-06-09-08-47-11_0024Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says despite Daniel Ricciardo being out of contract at the end of next year he is determined to see the Australian driver and team-mate Max Verstappen remain as its driver line-up “until 2020.” Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 10

Rosberg ‘optimistic’ ahead of Kubica’s Williams F1 test

Robert Kubica prepares for a private test for Williams

Nico Rosberg says he’s feeling positive about Robert Kubica’s chances of a Formula 1 comeback as he prepares for a private test with Williams in the fight for a 2018 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 09

Raikkonen: Ferrari engine issues are weird

Ferrari mechanical problems keep occurring before races rather than in practice and qualifying

2017-06-09-15-33-26_2105Kimi Raikkonen has described Ferrari’s engine issues as weird having seen the team suffer consecutive major problems during sighting laps before the Malaysia and Japanese races. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 08

Hamilton: I could only dream of F1 59-point lead

Hamilton can now claim the 2017 F1 world championship with victory in the next race in America

Lewis Hamilton says his stranglehold on the Formula 1 world drivers’ championship has come as a dream as he claimed victory in the Japanese Grand Prix coupled with Sebastian Vettel’s retirement for Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 07

Vettel expects close Japanese GP against Hamilton

Sebastian Vettel has qualified third for the Japanese Grand Prix

2017-06-11_0554Sebastian Vettel has predicted a tense and tight battle for victory at the Japanese Grand Prix after being promoted on to the front row in qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 06

Hamilton quickest as just five cars post times in rain-hit Suzuka FP2

Lewis Hamilton leads from Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez in a rain-hit FP2 that saw just five drivers post a lap time

Lewis Hamilton finished quickest in a largely washed out second Formula 1 practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday at Suzuka as just five cars took to the track to post lap times. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 05

Daniel Ricciardo says he’s yet to hold any discussions with Red Bull about staying beyond the end of his current F1 contract for the 2019 season

Ricciardo yet to discuss 2019 F1 plans with Red Bull

2017-06-11_0543Daniel Ricciardo is yet to begin discussing plans for the 2019 season beyond the end of his existing Red Bull Formula 1 contract as speculation begins to circulate about his future.

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Oct 04

Wolff: Helping Bottas a Mercedes priority

“It has been challenging for Valtteri and it is a priority for us to give him the car he needs to perform.”

2017-06-11_1495Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says enabling Valtteri Bottas to maximise the performance of his W08 has become a priority for the squad despite Lewis Hamilton’s battle for the Formula 1 world title. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 02

Alonso shrugs off Vettel’s Malaysia blue flag complaints

Alonso finished P11 at Sepang on Sunday»

Fernando Alonso has shrugged off Sebastian Vettel‘s frustration over allegedly not respecting blue flags while being lapped during Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, saying that he could not have let the Ferrari Formula 1 driver through earlier. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 01

FIA race stewards in Malaysia confirm no action will be taken over the crash after the chequered flag between Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll

No action taken over Vettel-Stroll crash after chequered flag

2017-06-09-14-35-09_1772The Formula 1 race stewards in Malaysia have confirmed that no action will be taken over the clash between Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll after the chequered flag at Sepang on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 30

Ferrari forced to change Vettel’s engine after Malaysia issue

Title contender Sebastian Vettel edges closer to a grid penalty after being forced to move onto his final engine of the season in Malaysia

2017-06-09_643Ferrari has confirmed it has changed the engine on Sebastian Vettel‘s Formula 1 car following an issue during final practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, edging the German closer to a grid penalty. Read the rest of this entry »


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