Tag Archive: Formula 1

Aug 22

Force India not giving up on F1 podium hunt in 2017

Force India heads to Spa out to build on a strong first half of the season and add to its podium haul

2017-06-10_0247Force India Formula 1 boss Vijay Malla says the team is not giving up in its bid to score a Formula 1 podium finish in 2017 heading into the second half of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Formula 1 launches new eSports series

“As we do in Formula 1, we’ll continue to evolve and innovate”

2017-06-11_1048Formula 1 has announced it will hold its first official eSports series in co-operation with Codemasters and Gfinity, starting with initial qualifiers next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Alonso could explore options outside F1 for 2018

Alonso could explore options outside F1 for 2018

2017-06-11_0551Fernando Alonso is willing to consider competing outside of Formula 1 in 2018 if he is unable to find a seat that will give him a chance to win races next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

See how road cars would look if they raced in F1 (gallery)

9 everyday cars reimagined as F1 cars

F1 road cars 1_Toyota PriusFormula 1 cars were designed specifically with speed and aerodynamic efficiency in mind — but have you ever wondered what a Smart car, a Porsche 911 or a Toyota Prius would look like if they were speeding around Silverstone? Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Sainz has ‘no intention’ of breaking Red Bull F1 contract

Sainz currently races alongside Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso

2017-06-11_3325Carlos Sainz Jr. says he has “no intention” of breaking his Formula 1 contract with parent team Red Bull amid speculation about his racing plans for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 15

Palmer encouraged by Renault development after recent updates

“We knew it was going to address the floor that we had since the start of the year”

2017-06-09-14-21-34_1650Jolyon Palmer feels encouraged by the gain that Renault has made in developing its Formula 1 car in recent weeks, setting the team up well for a strong second half of the season after the summer break. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

Is Formula 1 your dream?

F4 SEA

F4 SEA gets Formula 1® stage to kick off 2017-18 season30-race championship for EURO 100,000 – including 6 races at the Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “The first half of the season has been incredible”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM, Formula 1 and ADAC GT Masters: Lucas Auer has been exceptionally busy during the last few weeks driving ‘Pink Panthers’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Horner backs Verstappen to respond after tough first half of season

Verstappen has picked up just one podium finish through the opening 11 rounds in 2017

2017-06-09-14-12-21_1531Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner has tipped Max Verstappen to bounce back after the summer break following a difficult first half of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

F1 team tech chiefs not expecting ‘huge tricks’ with Halo aero

“The definition isn’t finally issued yet so we don’t exactly know what opportunities we’ll have”

Technical bosses from a number of Formula 1 teams are not expecting to gain any noticeable aerodynamic performance through the fairings that will be added to the ‘Halo’ cockpit device upon its introduction in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Kubica: F1 return possible thanks to preparation, not change in condition

Kubica turned in a star display at the Hungaroring to finish the day fourth-fastest

Robert Kubica has put his Formula 1 test return down to his preparation programme as opposed to a change in his condition, explaining that his limitations and condition remain unchanged. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Call to swap Hamilton and Bottas ‘extremely difficult’ – Wolff

“Lewis’ pace seemed to be quicker” – Wolff

2017-06-08_0687Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says the decision to swap Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix was “extremely difficult” to take, but praised both drivers for their sportsmanship.
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Jul 30

Vettel holds on for contentious Hungarian GP win

Vettel nursed his car to the line ahead of Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen

Vettel holds on for contentious Hungarian GP winSebastian Vettel scooped his fourth victory of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix despite encountering a handling issue early in the race.
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Jul 30

Di Resta felt ‘back at home’ driving F1 car again

“When you’re out there, there’s nothing else like it”

Di Resta felt 'back at home' driving F1 car againWilliams super-sub Paul di Resta felt “back at home” behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car after an impressive showing during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Rookie Lando Norris on pole position

The rookie is supported by the McLaren Formula 1 team

Rookie Lando Norris on pole positionAt the Spa-Francorchamps Formula 1 circuit, Lando Norris (Carlin, 2m12.144s) claimed pole position in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Jul 27

Formula 1 returns to the Hockenheimring in 2018!

Early bird tickets on sale from Monday 31st July

Hockenheim-Ring GmbH logoGreat news for all motorsport fans: F1 is returning to the famous Hockenheimring next year on the weekend of July 20-22nd, 2018*. Advance ticket sales for this amazing weekend of racing and entertainment will begin this coming Monday, July 31st with fantastic early bird discounts and incredible special offers for young fans! Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

GP3: Russell to join Budapest F1 test

Series leader to test on both days with Mercedes

Russell to join Budapest F1 testGeorge Russell will stay in Budapest following the upcoming Round 4 at the Hungaroring to join Mercedes AMG F1 for both days of the Formula 1 test at the circuit, on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Nic Hamilton and Solberg Jnr to star at Canada RX

Hamilton is the younger brother of three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton

DriverRising motorsport stars Nic Hamilton and Oliver Solberg will compete in the supporting categories at the Canadian round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Trois-Rivieres next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Formula 1 ready to bring sexy back to Austin, Texas

Watch F1 drivers channel their inner Justin Timberlake ahead of return to COTA!

Circuit of The Americas logoThe world’s top Formula 1 drivers are getting in the groove as they begin to look ahead to their return visit to Austin, Texas for the 2017 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX to be held at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) this October 20th-22nd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Hamilton: The world would erupt if we lost the British GP

“I feel like this, the UK, is the home of motorsport as we’ve obviously got lots of teams here” – Hamilton

2017-06-09-15-37-04_2146Lewis Hamilton feels his home country should be pushing for two British races as well as ensuring the future of Formula 1 at Silverstone.  Read the rest of this entry »

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