Tag Archive: F1

Apr 22

“It’s a win-win situation”

Nyck De Vries talks about his simulator work for McLaren F1

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Bahrain International CircuitRacing drivers are always looking for a competitive edge in their fight to achieve their dream, for help to achieve the points and wins that add up to a tilt at the title.

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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

‘It feels s**t right now, but it makes winning feel better’

“Probably for Formula 1 it’s good as well if there’s a fight between Ferrari and Mercedes”

‘It feels s**t right now, but it makes winning feel better’Toto Wolff maintains the rise of Ferrari as potential title contenders for this year’s F1 world championship is a motivation to Mercedes, despite the bitterness of being beaten to victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Mercedes ponders team order dilemma amidst Ferrari pressure

Mercedes went to great lengths to emphasise its equal opportunities ethos with Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Mercedes ponders team order dilemma amidst Ferrari pressureToto Wolff has admitted Mercedes may need to rethink its policy on ‘equal opportunities’ for its drivers if it is to give the team the best chance to defeat Ferrari in the 2017 F1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Pirelli F1 Tyre tests

All Teams Will Take Part In The Programme To Develop 2018 Formula 1 Tyres

PirelliPirelli Agrees 2017 Test Calendar With The Fia And The Teams: First Session To Take Place On 18 April, Last Session From 14-15 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

How McLaren is saving itself off track if it can’t win on it

It means that if McLaren-Honda can’t win on track, it has to do something rather extraordinary off it

20170324-039They say all news is good news, but it’s been hard to find the silver lining in McLaren’s increasingly stormy relationship with Honda and Fernando Alonso in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Alonso: If I can’t beat Schumacher, I want to be a complete racer

“I will go with my best and full commitment to win the race”

20170323-032Fernando Alonso has revealed he is setting his sights on victories in the Indy 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hours to prove he is a ‘complete racer’ in the absence of establishing himself as a more coveted F1 driver than seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Hamilton expects Vettel rivalry to remain friendly through title fight

“Right now, we’re fighting up against a four-time world champion” – Hamilton

Hamilton expects Vettel rivalry to remain friendly through title fightLewis Hamilton expects his rivalry with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to remain friendly through 2017 despite the pair being poised to fight to the wire for the Formula 1 drivers’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Bottas: I’m very close to matching Hamilton

“I know that I am very close now, I will improve and we’re going to have some very good fights together in the future”

20170323-039Valtteri Bottas insists he is now ‘very close’ to matching Lewis Hamilton in terms of pure pace at Mercedes despite a disappointing Chinese Grand Prix weekend hampered by a clumsy spin that left him sixth at the chequered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Vettel confident Mercedes still favourite for China F1 victory

F1 Chinese GP

20170326-044Sebastian Vettel is adamant that Mercedes’ remains favourite for victory in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix despite winning the Formula 1 season-opener in Australia for Ferrari two weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Hamilton to F1 bosses: Change regulations more regularly

“Because there can often be dominance for a certain team and it’s hard to catch up”

20170326-093Lewis Hamilton has called on the F1 bosses to ‘spice up’ the regulations more regularly to stop one outfit dominating as his own Mercedes team has done since 2014, create new challenges and keep fans interested. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Bratches keen to improve promotion of older F1 races

One of the big talking points since Liberty’s takeover has been the plan for F1’s calendar

Bratches keen to improve promotion of older F1 racesFormula 1 commercial chief Sean Bratches believes there are plenty of opportunities to improve the way that older races on the calendar are promoted in order to make them more sustainable.
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Apr 02

Vettel feels the ‘relief’ as Ferrari fights back

“Winning is always great, it’s a great medicine. It seems to fix everything”

20170326-090Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari’s impressive start to the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season is ‘a great medicine’ with which to respond to its critics following a heavily scrutinised 2016 campaign.
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Apr 01

Alonso: F1 back to where it should be

“The cars are definitely tougher to drive”

20170326-056Despite his frustrations at McLaren-Honda, Fernando Alonso has hailed the new era of Formula 1 and feels it is returning towards being the pinnacle of motorsport with the faster and trickier cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Campos Racing concludes positive pre-season testing in Sakhir

 

Campos Racing completed three positive days of testing carried out by main F1-feeder series, the FIA Formula 2

MALC7427Extensive pre-season testing for Campos Racing despite inclement weather with rain and wind made things much more complicated for drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Hamilton: Title hunger has frickin’ doubled!

“I want to win the world championship more than ever before”

20170326-100Lewis Hamilton says the exit of Nico Rosberg has done nothing to diminish his determination for reclaiming his Formula 1 title crown, insisting the renewed threat from rivals has seen his ‘hunger double’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Wolff on Bottas – Now it is about joining the dots together

Bottas is still developing but is sure he will ‘join the dots’ and get the most from the car

20170326-097Valtteri Bottas performed to expectations ‘under a lot of pressure’ in his first race as a Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 driver, according to team boss Toto Wolff. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Horner: Judge F1 overtaking after Bahrain

“I think we have to reserve judgement until after two or three races”

20170325-029Red Bull boss Christian Horner has urged fans to hold off on their verdicts on overtaking with the 2017 F1 cars and the new technical regulations until after the second and third races of the season in China and Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

The WTCC’s F1 connections

Here are 10 things that link F1 to the FIA World Touring Car Championship

The WTCC’s F1 connectionsThe new FIA Formula One World Championship season began in Australia.

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Mar 23

Ferrari F1 test driver and 2009 Le Mans winner to provide exclusive content for Motorsport.com & Motor1.com readers in Spain

Marc Gené joins Motorsport Network as new Spanish market expert contributor

Marc Gené joins Motorsport Network as new Spanish market expert contributorMotorsport Network, the owner of Motorsport.com and Autosport.com, today confirmed it will supplement its recent launch of Motor1.com SPAIN with a content partnership across motoring and motorsport with Marc Gené, the veteran of a distinguished Formula One and sports car racing career.  Read the rest of this entry »

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